Another Domain Millionaire

May 7, 2007 at 10:11 pm Leave a comment

The value of Sahar’s holdings took a huge jump with the start of the new millennium as new domain monetization options were unveiled. “We found out about the PPC business with a small company called 7search and were with them for about one year,” Sahar said. “Then one day we got an email for a domain we owned from Dean Shannon of Fabulous.com. Dean wanted to buy the domain and while chatting, we told him we owned these other high traffic domains. We worked out a deal over email to test all our names for one week for a flat fee and right after that, Dean gave us a deal of a lifetime, a flat fee for a year.”

“The next major development involved a domain we bought for $12 in mid-2000 on the drop, a name that had no meaning at the time. However, it started to generate traffic and revenues very quickly because it became a word/phrase that was seen, discussed or talked about nearly everywhere (we know the name, which is now a common computer related term, but Sarid did not want to publicize it). In 2003 we signed a contract to lease the domain for 30 days for $3,000 with option to sell for $60,000 at the end of the lease. At the end of lease, the lessee said his maximum offer was $30,000. We declined. Two years later this domain was generating $3,000 a day on PPC.”

Sahar credits Richard Lau for helping him make the next big leap forward. We were big fans of Fabulous.com and it was very hard to get me to even try someone else,” Sahar said. “I truly love the people at Fabulous, but Richard talked us into trying HitFarm.com with a few domains and the revenue difference was substantial. We moved our entire portfolio within a month. 

See    http://www.dnjournal.com/cover/2007/may.htm

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