Rick Schwartz

Rick Schwartz Announces Plans to Open Domain Brokerage

This morning on Twitter, Rick Schwartz announced his plans to open a domain name brokerage. Based on some of the hashtags and prior tweets, it would not surprise me if he launched a brand called Game Changing Domains with the matching GameChangingDomains.com domain name:

Rick Schwartz to Open Clubhouse Room

A few days ago, Rick Schwartz announced that he will be opening a room on Clubhouse. Dubbed “Domain King,” Rick’s Clubhouse room will become a place for Rick to share insight about domain names. The Clubhouse room will open in one week from today (Tuesday, June 15):

Rick Schwartz Agrees to Sell GoBet.com for $850,000

Rick Schwartz has been tweeting about his negotiation to sell the GoBet.com domain name. The prospective buyer started with an offer of $70,000 in June of 2019, and the buyer incrementally improved the offer since then. This morning, Rick announced that GoBet.com is “now in Escrow for $850,000 AFTER commissions!!

Rick initially tweeted about the state of the negotiation to sell GoBet.com back in November of this year when the high offer was $280,000:

“Reasonable is for LOSERS!”

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I don’t always agree with Rick Schwartz when it comes to domain name sales negotiating tactics, but I agree with his thoughts today about inquiries seeking a “reasonable” price to buy a domain name:

What is Your Crown Jewel Domain Name?

As you may have noticed on Friday morning, Rick Schwartz put out a call for people to submit a “crown jewel” domain name for his purchase consideration. Well over 100 domain names were submitted for his review. Some of the domain names that people submitted and shared were fantastic and some were less than stellar: 

I Don’t Respond to Unqualified Prospects

When you have an inquiry or make offer form on your undeveloped but valuable domain names, you likely receive a substantial number of inquiries and offers. The vast majority of these come from unqualified prospective buyers. These people either do not have the budget to afford the domain name, or they do not value the domain name at the level it is worth.

Over the weekend, Rick Schwartz shared some advice about not wasting time negotiating with people who are unqualified:

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