I wanted to share some stats with you regarding the location of people who are interested in buying my domain names. The information is from the last few months, and it counts the location of the people who click on the inquiry link at the top of my parked domain names.
Top 10 locations of people who express interest in buying one of my company’s domain names:
- 49% United States
- 12% India
- 4% Canada
- 2% United Kingdom
- 2% Nigeria
- 1% Russian Federation
- 1% Pakistan
- 1% Germany
- 1% China
- 1% South Africa
In addition to this top ten list, there were a bunch of other countries represented that had 1% of less of the interested buyers.
There are a few things to keep in mind of course. Not all of the people who clicked on the link made offers. I don’t know this information and it would take a bunch of cross checking to figure that out. In addition, there may be language issues. Although my inquiry message is pretty clear, I would imagine some people still have no idea what they are doing when they click.
I think the reason why this is so heavily weighted towards English speaking countries is because I almost exclusively own .com domain names, and the keywords are almost exclusively English keywords. I don’t really own any numeric domain names, nor do I currently own many short domain names that seem to be favored in China right now. I would imagine had I still owned some of the LLL.com domain names I sold, it would be more heavily skewed towards Chinese prospects, although many of those buyers seem to inquire via Whois lookups.
I am not sure if you will find any value in this information, but I have it and figured I would share.