5 tried-and-true tips for buying and selling domain names for profit Joe Styler Joe Styler September

5 tried-and-true tips for buying and selling domain names for profit

Joe Styler September 11, 2019

This article was originally published on Aug. 5, 2015, and was updated on Dec. 3, 2018, and Sept. 11, 2019.

Buying and selling domain names is an exciting adventure that for some seems to conjure up images of finding hidden pirate treasure or guessing the winning combination on the next Powerball. Stories abound of domains that were purchased for $8 dollars 15 years ago being sold today for millions. Of course, that leads the more adventurous of us to wonder, “How can I do that?”

Well, the ocean is big. Your likelihood of cashing in on the motherlode is low, and you’re liable to waste a lot of time and money chasing after the wrong ships. You need a map or some other advantage to guide you toward that elusive booty.

These five tried-and-true tips for buying and selling domain names for a profit can navigate you to becoming an expert.

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5 tips for buying and selling domain names for profit

Here are some tips to get you pointed in the right direction when trying to buy or sell a domain name for profit:

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