Afternic experiment of July 2020

Hello everyone,

It’s been a great year in terms of getting lot of surprises. Some in a good way and some not so good…

The last couple of months before July were absolutely great and full of surprises and July was no doubt was another unexpected month but in a different way which I never want to have it. LOL

This is the seventh post of the Afternic experiment series after I published January, February, March, April, May and June results which I’m hopeful that you’ll find it interesting.

It was the worst month in terms of number and amount of sales this year at Afternic by just having 3 domain sales. Also with the biggest gap between sales and I was a bit upset to see no sales for so many days continuously which was an eye opener for me. This confirmed my long term set goal where I want to increase my portfolio with a few more thousands of domain to get rid of this inconsistency and I believe this will happen with the addition of at least 2,000 more domains added with the current 4,050 domains.

The first sale happened on 17th July of SolutionStack.com for $2,988 via Afternic sales lander.

Second was a big relief in the shape of TheFg.com for $9,888. Both of these sales were via BIN. This one was sold via GoDaddy.com

The last sale of Home-Comfort.com for $2,500 via GoDaddy lander and actually happened on 1st August (Malaysia time) but according to Afternic report and their timing, this took place on 31st July. Home-Comfort.com was having $2,988 BIN but after negotiation, I eventually agreed to sell for $2,500 to keep things moving.

Total number of inquiries received were little under 550.

On the other hand, my friend Muhammad Aamir from DotCorner was happy to share once again his July sales which are shared below:

KingNetwork.com for $4,000 and HappyMusic.com for $6,500.

I’ve seen July was slowest month for many domain investors including myself and Muhammad Aamir. But there were some investors who shared with me of July as their best month of this year. It’s good to see overall things are in a good shape for domain investing.

I hope this August will be a better month than last one and wish everyone the very best 🙂

Feel free to give your feedback no matter how good or good it is 😉

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1 month ago

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Emeka
Emeka
1 month ago

Thank you for reporting on your July experiment .Still good you have some sales. Some big sales will help to make up for other months when there is slow sales activity .

Don’t be surprised to make 6 figures in another month though.Some big domain sales are unpredictable and unexpected but the good names make it happen.

Did you turn down offers ?If you did,that may have been a part but better not to leave too much on the table except for more cash flows.

👍

Paul A.
Paul A.
Reply to  AbdulBasit Makrani
1 month ago

Sure. Here it is.

WeddingDress.Org, $1001
DPVU.Com, $350

ColorMixture.Com, $69
NaughtySports.Com, $600
Adjustments.Org, $200

Blessing
1 month ago

Congratulations! Always looking out for your sales report, and thanks for your honesty August will be good to us all.

paul
paul
1 month ago

Thank you for sharing your sales info.

Remember, we are in the middle of summer… and in the middle of killer pandemic!! Double whammy.

I am having great summer and year…will doubled last year’s sales. Most are coming from Afternic BIN and GD/UNI brokers. Some on my own brokerage via UNI landers.

Continued success and stay healthy!

Vinod R
1 month ago

Slow month, but far better than me. 🙂
I was wondering are you using the NS3&Ns4 landers?

DomainBoss
1 month ago

It’s still a pretty good month Abdul.
Thanks for sharing.

Tauseef
1 month ago

your sales always amazes me. keep the momentum going strong month after month. Hope to see a six-figure sale soon.

Paul
Paul
1 month ago

Thank you for sharing Yours and Aamir bhai’s sales data.

Sells are average for me this month. Sold WeddingDress.Org, DPVU.Com, ColorMixture.Com, NaughtySports.Com, Adjustments.Org.

Hope situations will improve in next month and we will get more profitable sales..

Jai Gupta
Jai Gupta
1 month ago

It is part of the business and specially during the times of Covid.

Some days are good and some days are not so good and so are the numbers.

Let’s just keep moving forward and let it not hinder the cash flow.

Wish you great numbers in the coming months Abdul bhai.

Paul Haughney
1 month ago

$15k in sales in July is still a great month so as always well done AbdulBasit. Hopefully next month you’ll be able to add a ‘0’ to the 15 🙂

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1 month ago

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Mr Dee
1 month ago

Abdul, these few sales proves that with more quality and valuable domains, sales will eventually accelerate. Congrats to your sales and other post. Love them all. Blessings

Matt Morgan
Matt Morgan
1 month ago

Hiya Abdul, hope you are great!

There is no such thing as a slow month or even a bad month.

You have had sales, regardless how they are they are still sales correct?

Congratulations, every sale counts and you keep encouraging others to keep at this domain industry to help it grow,

It is nice that you are keeping your experiment going for over half a year now.

Keep up the good work, Matt Morgan.

Bipul
1 month ago

Thanks for sharing 🙂 it’s great and really inspiring.

Sajid Yasin
1 month ago

Hi Abdul, Congrats on your July 2020 sales. As always, very interesting to read your posts and keep getting encouraged and motivated with your sales :). Inspired by your Afternic experiment, I decided to move my tiny little portfolio to Afternic Sales landers (ns3 / ns4) in mid Jun 2020 and BOOM ! I got my first sale there in mid July 🙂 . I sold MENAHub (com) for USD 1995. Thanks and keep the motivational ball rolling Bro! 🙂

HelloJello
HelloJello
1 month ago

Thanks for your post – very interesting! (seems like you still you made a profit at least, despite very few sales)

How did you decide to price TheFG.com with a bin of $9888?

From a very quick Google search, I don’t see the obvious value for the domain.

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