There are many brokers in the domain name space. Many brokers focus on all of the top level domains while others tend to skew towards one specific TLD or potentially only a few. There are two dominant types of brokers consisting of Reactive Brokerage: These are the sales platforms that exist in the space. Potential clients use inbound sales platforms such as SEDO or Afternic, type in a keyword and buy their domain name. The other type is Proactive Brokerage: Brokers that take the time to build the leads and determine the best fit for a specific domain name.
Buying the perfect domain name can be the difference between droves of web traffic and the internet equivalent of an empty room. An upfront investment of time and resources will be essential to the long-term value of your website.
Experienced domain name brokers not only guide buyers during appraisals and negotiations, but help with transfer services as well. They make sure that the money isn’t transferred until all
formalities are completed and the buyer confirms his satisfaction.
That’s what makes timing so important. When you conduct a domain appraisal, it’s like trying to hit a moving target. So if you’re hoping to put a number on the price of a domain, be sure that you have an expert consultant to put together an appraisal.
ue diligence is the easiest way to save money on your acquisition. Make sure that you have a plan in place for your domain name strategy.
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Whatever the product or service, you should always conduct the proper due diligence before making a new domain acquisition. Ask the right questions of the current owner and make sure you make an offer based on all of the information.
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