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Any success selling domains via twitter to end users?

     
1:06 pm on Sep 8, 2014 (gmt 0)

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Have you had any success identifying, reaching, making sales to end users via Twitter?

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1:40 pm on Sept 9, 2014 (gmt 0)

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Thinking outside the box (my cranium), Twitter has been around for many years (in interweb time) and during that time I haven't seen "a report" - which is much less than "many reports" - that Twitter has been used successfully in "identifying, reaching, making sales to endusers".

It's POSSIBLE that in one or two or three cases Twitter has played a role in moving a domain. That's not the kind of data that would support spending time using Twitter to market domains. YMMV.
2:03 pm on Sept 9, 2014 (gmt 0)

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Yes, I have, but to users I already had a relationship with.

There's an understandable degree of diffidence on social media.

However, I had plenty of success (for cheap sales) on the NameCheap marketplace and on forums. :)
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n0tSEO - By saying "I already had a relationship with them" do you mean you used Twitter to move inventory to other domainers / domain speculators?
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I mean domain buyers (not speculators, just webmasters looking to buy a new domain for cheaps) I had already talked to (or developed professional/personal relationships with) in the past.

Yes, they found my ads on Twitter, DM'd me (if they were among my followers) or emailed me and I got the domain moved to them.
3:04 am on Sept 10, 2014 (gmt 0)

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FWIW n0tSEO, I just scanned your Twitter feed. I saw references to you offering for sale / flipping domains for $10.00, mostly .info domains, some of which incorporated trademarks.

I guess if anyone is working / hustling the ~$10.00+ market Twitter may provide a degree of access to buyers.

I tend to have my greatest success when people reach out to me. Indeed, I have yet to do any outreach.
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How do you plan to do outreach?

That might spark an interesting discussion. :)
2:11 pm on Sept 10, 2014 (gmt 0)

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Webwork's method of outreach is to acquire domains of such high quality that people come to him begging to buy! :)