Daily Poll: Do You Want to Read About Sales Without Prices?


Yesterday, I wrote about Bob’s Discount Furniture’s acquisition of Bobs.com. As is the case with most sales I uncover, I was unable to get the acquisition price of the domain name. Without an incentive for sharing the price, most buyers and sellers have no interest in telling a third party (me) what they paid for a domain name or the sale price of their domain name.

While there were no comments in yesterday’s article about not having a sale price in the article, I have heard people mention publicly and privately that sharing details about a sale without the sale price makes an article a bit pointless. Domain names change hands all the time, and there is less (or no) value to an article if the price isn’t shared or can’t be shared. I assume this thinking doesn’t extend to sales of the most notable domain names (ie if Alphabet.com or 123.com changes hands privately), but I know there are people who don’t like it when a sale is reported but important details are not available or included.

I understand this line of thinking, but I find these upgrades and acquisitions interesting even without sale prices. Personally, I think it’s neat to see a company like Bob’s spending a considerable sum of money to buy a domain name.

I would like to gauge your thoughts on these types of articles to see if you enjoy reading about them. I find sales/acquisitions regularly while doing my own acquisition and sale research and also while monitoring a whole lot of domain names via DomainTools. Please vote in the poll below and feel free to add your thoughts beyond a yes or no.

About The Author: Elliot Silver is an Internet entrepreneur and publisher of DomainInvesting.com. Elliot is also the founder and President of Top Notch Domains, LLC, a company that has closed eight figures in deals. Please read the DomainInvesting.com Terms of Use page for additional information about the publisher, website comment policy, disclosures, and conflicts of interest. Reach out to Elliot: Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn

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