Sample Email: What Should You Say to Someone If You Want to Buy a Domain Name from Them

May 23rd, 2019

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I talk to a lot of other startup founders, often at events completely unrelated to domain names, but we end up talking about domain names, since this is such a strange and mysterious world to most people. One of the most common questions I get is, “If I want to buy a domain from someone, what should I say in the email I send them?”


It’s Auction Time: Get the Perfect Premium Domain Name Before It’s Too Late!

May 16th, 2019

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May 9th, 2019

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The Story Behind BBB Accredited Business, BuyDomains

December 11th, 2018

“We love helping small businesses find that perfect domain name that will allow them to be found online. Having the right domain name is a marketing investment that becomes a valuable asset to a company as they establish their brand, launch and grow the business.” -Karen Dixon



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October 31st, 2018

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Naming Your Business: Are Domain Extensions Important? by Michael Gargiulo

October 23rd, 2018

“The lesson is simple here: If you can, buy an exact-match .com domain name for your business and reap the rewards of instant recognition, built-in traffic and long-term SEO value.

It’s already challenging enough to name your business and build a quality brand around it. If you’re smart about your web presence, you’ll be able to stay a step ahead of the competition. And while that has something to do with your product, it has a lot more to do with your name and the location visitors know you by.” -Michael Gargiulo


How to Choose and Purchase the Perfect Domain Name for Your Startup by Jen Sale

September 20th, 2018

“The success of your business can hinge on your choice of domain name. It’s closely connected to your online brand—your website, your emails, and all of your digital marketing. It is how your customers remember you and find you online. And once you choose your domain name, it’s difficult to change it. Getting it right the first time will save you serious stress and headaches down the road.” -Jen Sale

Feed the full Foundr article here.

Your Business’s Domain Matters: How To Make The Right Choice by Serenity Gibbons

September 4th, 2018

“Adding a strong domain can give an early-stage business the credibility to overcome the initial roadblocks that cause so many businesses to falter. I’ve seen the benefits that come with market leadership; my recommendation is for companies to focus on markets where it’s possible to build a frontrunner position. From there, they should build that platform into the next market opportunity.” -Serenity Gibbons

Read the full Forbes article here.

Exact Match Domains: How to Price These High-Value Assets by Michael Gargiulo

August 29th, 2018

“Exact match domain (EMD) names haven’t gone the way of the wind. Thousands of new extensions are being made available, but none will ever hold as much authority as the original dot-com extension. is one of the most expensive domain purchases in history. The domain name sold for a whopping $90 million in 2005, but would it have demanded such a price if it had been, or some other non-dot-com extension?


Why I Spent $1.5 Million on Our Domain by Noah Kagan

August 22nd, 2018

“ is now the former After six-plus years and 1.5 million cold hard dollars, we have finally rebranded as

Yes, you read that right. It cost us $1,500,000 for that domain name. That ties with for the 83rd most expensive domain purchase ever. But it’s not like we just chucked a briefcase full of cash at someone to make it happen.” -Noah Kagan