As reported on DNN, Moniker recently closed a $4 million deal for the domain name Bored.com and all associated content to JW Media. The company paid an additional $500,000 for a portfolio of 170 undisclosed websites. With over 2 million monthly visitors, Bored.com has a strong returning visitor base, which will help the buyer earn a return on its investment.
This marks the second multi-million dollar private deal that Moniker helped close in 2008.
Believe it or not, there are many people who struggle with the thought of selling one of their domain gems because of the difficulty in reinvesting in an equivalent or better name for the sales price. When the owner of a $1 million+ domain name receives an offer, he must evaluate the loss of revenue from the name, other potential offers he would miss out on by selling the name, and the tax implications of selling the name.
Additionally, he must evaluate the current market conditions to determine whether he will be able to smartly reinvest the proceeds from the sale into another domain name that will yield the same or better returns. More often than not,
I didn’t want to sell DebtCollectors.com for a few months, when I believe the debt collection industry will be even larger due to credit woes plaguing the US economy. However, due to a time sensitive development opportunity, I decided to sell this name for a great price. If you are interested in acquiring this category killer career/job domain name, please email me ASAP with your competitive offer. The price is VERY competitive, as I would like to close a deal today.
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