Links.com Sold for €700,000 via Sedo

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Yesterday afternoon, Sedo reported the €700,000 sale of Links.com. At today’s exchange rate, the sale is just shy of $800,000 USD (approximately $796,610), making it one of the largest public domain name sales of the year to date. It also appears to be the largest sale of the year for Sedo, not including any unreported private sales.

The tweet promoting the sale stated that this was the “most expensive fixed price domain sale yet!” I presume this means the buyer used the buy it now option from Sedo’s marketplace and it was the largest sale in this manner to have transacted via Sedo rather than a brokered domain name sale:

The Whois information for Links.com shows the domain name is registered under privacy proxy at Uniregistry. When I visited Links.com this morning, I was forwarded to AllMyLinks.com. I could not find much information about this company.

Before its sale, Links.com appears to have been owned by a registrant in Switzerland. In looking through my email records, it appears this domain name had been listed for sale several years ago. I see a few emails mentioning the domain name was for sale. In looking at NameBio, I do not see any other public sales history for this domain name.

Once Ron Jackson charts this sale on DNJournal, it will rank as the fifth largest publicly reported domain name sale of 2019 (unless another sale beats it this week). It will rank above the $600,000 sale of Medidata.com and below the $900,000 sale of OL.com.

For those who may have missed out on Links.com, Sedo broker Dave Evanson announced he is brokering the sale of Link.com:

8 COMMENTS

  1. Nice deal, can’t say forwarding is an upgrade but it is a great buy.

    The singular Link.com is a lot better than Links.com.

  2. Smart move by the buyer. The fact that the seller had paid Sedo for their appraisal indicates the person’s not really confident as a seller. Could have asked more otherwise. Maybe the Voice.com news had its impact as well, they decided to act before something changes.

    • Interesting, the previous owner “richrf” had been trying to sell it for a decade or more, constant auctions etc, I wonder what he eventually got for it.

  3. Elliot, I predict you’ll get a bigtime sale for Travels.com in the near future — these key one word .com domains are becoming priceless assets.

  4. Can some top domain experts explain me how a simple business model of allmylinks.com able to afford this price tag and why it is worth for one word?
    I understand value of big keywords and have sold couple with high 5 figures but high six figures, wow look like i am underestimating this industry, need to learn a lot.
    Look like i should develop we.link!

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