How To Buy A Domain That Is Already Owned #Infographic
A great domain name can be the passport to success for a business and understandably there is often fierce competition for some of the best names.
“Domain names are the real estate of the Internet,” – Marc Ostrofsky
If you have chosen a potential name for your company you will no doubt search on the internet to see if it is already in use or whether it is still available.
Many find that the domain that they want has already been registered, but there are plenty of reasons to be hopeful that you still might be able to get your hands on a good domain name, provided you know where to look and how to do the research.
Where To Look
There are an estimated 20,000 domains that expire every day and plenty of aftermarket and secondary market domains that become available for purchase, often through an auction. At sites such as:
How To Do The Research
The type of suffix is one of the aspects that can affect the valuation of a domain name and it is not really surprising that a memorable name with a .com suffix will probably fetch more than one that ends with .tv or.biz. You can test a domain on sites such as:
- Site Search
- Search: site:yourdomain.com
- Brand Related Querie
- Search: Your Brand
- Site Search
- Way Back Machine
Check out the guide for more on how to buy a domain that is already owned and see what other aspects you should consider before you part with your money.
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