Buy new .com domain or transfer for only $4.95 per year up to 3 domains!

I have been using since 2004 and a couple of years later I came to knew about GoDaddy coupon codes through I would like to share couple of coupon codes which will let you register any available .com domain or even transfer to GoDaddy for only $4.95 per year with up to 3 domains. Complete offer details are:

* Plus ICANN fee of $0.18 per domain year. Discount applies to new and transfer domains, up to ten registration years. Offer may not be used for renewals. $4.95 .COM limited to three domains per customer, additional .COMs just $7.99 per year. Discount will be reflected in your shopping cart and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or promotion. Customers may not use gift cards, PayPal® or AliPay to redeem this offer. After the initial purchase term, discounted products will renew at the then-current renewal rate. Offer expires after 10,000 redemptions or at 11:59 Mountain Time on December 7th or at Go Daddy’s discretion.

Code: SCOTT495 and 495COMS

I used both these codes for transferring in 6 domains. By the way, you can share the domains you registered while using these coupon codes.

Do you still invest in .cc/.im domain names?

From 2004 I mostly focused on .cc domains and .im compared to .com which was really a horrible mistake because as everyone knows .com is king but I was not getting any single keyword domains in .com so I thought to shift my mind towards ccTLDs. In the past 6 years I have purchased and still own over 50 .cc/.im domains and barely sold 15 domains altogether.

Both of them are very slow pace ccTLDs. You will find gems from time to time but there are not many buyers for those domains. You will hardly receive any offers. I am saying because having decent size and quality portfolio of .cc/.im domains such as,,,,,,,,, and I am very much disappointed with the aftermarket of these ccTLDs. If I recall my memory I had received maximum of 10 offers to date for all these domains listed above in last 5-6 years period, not an impressive number of inquiries.

I strongly suggest not to invest in such low popular extensions where you face difficulties in finding end users and making successful sales.

I would like to know if you still invest in .cc/.im domain names? What are your existing purchases and have you sold any of them to date? Are you in the same boat of mine or against my views? I would love to hear comments no matter how good or bad they are 😉

Domains I recently purchased

Like many other domain investors I don’t usually stuck to one or very few niches while buying domain names. I buy all type of domains except adult, gambling, alcohol related domains. My focus is to only look expired + aged domains which I think can sell to end users.

I would like to share my recent purchases of the past months and I will try to publish my domain acquisitions every month to keep you guys updated with the type of domain names I buy. This will give you better idea and understanding of what kind of domain names you should focus. Most of the domains I recently bought are from auctions as well as private. Some of the domains are listed below:

Would you like to share your recent domain purchases? Also what are your thoughts and suggestions about my acquisitions.

Best parking platform –

I was accepted by last month and since than I have been parking my domains with them. The results are awesome. I have tried several parking companies but this one is best. They provide each day’s report after 24 hours and not real time or hourly basis. It is very difficult to get accepted so make sure you are sending them your best domains to get approved.

I have compared between Voodoo, and Bodis but InternetTraffic is paying a lot more. My revenue has went up over 200%. I am receiving more inquiries than ever and traffic has jumped as well. One thing is clear that some additional traffic is coming from the platform where people type in the keyword they are looking and they find your domain. I am so sure about this because if you go to your DNS Inquiries/Archive page you will see icon which says dns-search.

There are some important things to be noted which I have got from their terms and conditions:

“a. ITC will pay such commission by wire transfer in U.S. currency only, thirty (30) business days after the end of each calendar month for all commissions earned by Publisher for which ITC has actually received payment from its licensors and suppliers during the prior month less any amount ITC determines, in its sole discretion, was not validly earned from proper use of any of Publisher’s websites or any Domain Names, including, without limitation, as described in the “Abusive, Inappropriate or Invalid Traffic” section below; and

b. Payment by ITC will be issued by wire transfer and ITC’s wire transfer charges will be paid by ITC, and any intermediary or bank charges from the Publisher will be at the Publisher’s expense. ITC is not responsible for the acts, omissions, failures or policies of any financial institution involved in any financial transaction involving ITC and Publisher.

2.2 No payment to Publisher will be issued for any amount payable to Publisher that is less than five hundred (US $500.00); and such unpaid earnings will be held until the next payment date after the month in which the total amount due is accumulated to at least five hundred dollars (US $500.00).”

Have you been accepted by What’s your feedback and results so far? Shoot your comments who are already using their system from long time since I am very new to their platform.

Backordering .cc domain with

About 3 years back I joined as they were just going to start taking backorders for .cc domains. I read their FAQ’s and found that if there are two or more person the domain will be auctioned. I thought that’s fine and I backordered one domain, made upfront payment. The domain was successfully grabbed by them. Later I found there were only two bidders including me so I thought it’s good and I will get the domain at bargain but I was surprised to see when they put up that domain at GoDaddy Auctions which was open for everyone to bid and can be the new owner of the domain!

This really frustrated me. I contacted Hexonet, the company’s CSO replied back and tried to make me understand that currently there is no auction platform of their own so they are auctioning at GoDaddy Auctions. I told them it’s fine but you must put only two of us and make it private auction which he rejected. I asked them to refund my money back and refused to place any more backorders in future. That domain went over US$1,000 whereas I could have easily got for US$200-US$300 if done privately between the auction participants only.

After a year or so they came up with their auction platform but I will never place any more backorders with them. I am not sure how their current auction platform is but I would never recommend anyone to give backorders through them. There are better places for .cc backordering like and which are having more successful ratio compared to

Have you experienced with What are your thoughts and suggestions?