Truth about Appraisal Services
all seen domain names appraised for outrageous amounts of
Even random .coms supposedly holding ridiculous values of
20,000, 70,000, or 100,000 dollars. So why is it that when
you try to sell your $70,000 appraised domain name you cannot
even get a lousy $50?
truth behind most appraisal services is that they provide
you with false, imaginary, or over inflated values of your
domain. In many cases, the actual market value, or the amount
of money you might expect to receive if you were to sell your
domain, is significantly lower then the appraised value.
is done primarily for two reasons.
To make you feel good about your domain.
To drive more business.
this, if a domain name you registered for $15 was appraised
for $70,000 wouldn't you want to register more domains and
appraise those as well? Wouldn't you want to spend some money
posting your $70,000 domain on auction sites or domain sales
soon you'd be an Internet billionaire, and that's exactly
what appraisal services want you to think.
truth isn't pretty, and if you've made the mistake of having
your site appraised on one of those false-appraisal sites
you're probably not too happy to hear this. Now that you know
the truth about most appraisal services read on to learn how
our appraisals work.
appraisal service is like nothing you've seen before.
begin your appraisal campaign by researching your domain
name based on the business field it fits into. We take into
account the supply and demand for the product
or service associated with your name. We check out the latest
economical trend, and figure out how well the field linked
with your domain is doing.
we query some of the major search engines and determine
how many times your domain, or the keyword within your domain,
was searched for. We figure out who your competitors
are and how to get ahead of them.
then grade the name itself based on how smoothly it flows,
the images that associate with it and ease of remembrance.
we combine all of our research and appraise the domain for
what it's really worth.
final product will be a maximum expected market value,
a minimum expected market value, a list of sources
we used for our research, a list of Internet sources you may
use to sell your domain name for the price we appraised
it for, and raw information we collected as throughout
the appraisal process.
summarize, this is the our entire ten step appraisal process:
You submit your domain name for an appraisal.
We begin researching the field linked with your domain.
We learn about the current economical traits in that field.
We learn about the supply and demand for your domain and field.
We analyze how well the field linked with your domain is doing
in the market.
We count how many times your domain/keyword appears in search
We determine who your competitors are and how to get ahead
We grade the domain name itself based on our grading criteria.
We combine the research and appraise the domain for its actual
Maximum Expected Market Price
Minimum Expected Market Price
List of Sources we used for our Research
List of Internet sources you may use to sell your domain.
List of your competitors and their web site (if applicable)
Raw information collected during research
A certificate of Authentic Appraisal
you're ready to find out what your domain name is really worth,
cost per appraisal is $50, far less then most of our competitors
charge. To appraise more than five names at a time please
contact us to receive
a special discount.
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