Local Domain Names… Still An Opportunity?

Checking out a domain auction recently, I noticed anyonebuthillary.com is on the block. Asking price? $25,000. So, far no takers, but it got me thinking about local domains. Have these started to take off in price too? You bet… check it out:

Local Domain Auction For New York Keyphases

If you click on the link above it will take you to the auction (new window). Then you can enter a town or city in the box next to ‘begins with’ to check out the prices of local domains near you. With newyorkrealtors.com going for a cool $10grand, who knows?, maybe you’ll get lucky.

Some other interesting domain names I found on the auctioneer’s block:

  • bergencountypsychologists.com – $1,850
  • westchesterflorist.com – $4,088
  • nyfurniture.com – $48,000

I went in and snagged a couple hotties, despite seeing no actual bids beside any of the above terms.

Other Local Notes

  • I corrected the local internet advertising matrix. Local.com gets their first 3 ads from the Yahoo content match… not Google, as I had written. I apologize for any inconvenience that may have caused.

  • Both of the local sites I wrote about last week have returned to their original position on Yahoo!. From #1 to gone… back to #1… strange, but I’m happy they’re back.
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    8 Responses to Local Domain Names… Still An Opportunity?

    1. Pingback: Domain Names » Blog Archive » Local Domain Names… Still An Opportunity?

    2. MiriamEllis says:

      Okay, now someone has to explain to me what New York Amateur Invitational Bowling is and why it would be worth $50,000.00.

      I don’t get out enough. I know that’s the answer.

      Cool to hear the Yahoo oddity was only a little blip.


    3. Miriam, your comment really made me laugh. I can’t understand it either… though I don’t get out much either :) . They seem to be outrageously priced and thus no bidders. I’m sure there is a reason but I don’t know it either.

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