25 January 2013

Guide to Selling Your Unused Domain Names

Beginner’s Guide to Selling Your Unused Domain Names | iPixel Creative | Singapore Web Design & CMS Development Company Blog: " . . . . If you know someone who deals with domain names, it is recommended to contact him without going through the middleman. . . .  Selling on auction sites is another great way to find buyers. Ebay.com . . . Afternic.com . . . become a member at GreatDomains.com and list your domain name there. . . . You can also sell domain names through Sedo.com, a site which has its own selling program. Sedo.com has the largest marketplace in the world, and boasts of having a list of the most expensive domain names in the market. It also has a safe and secure escrow service for domain name buyers and sellers. . . . . "

What's In a Domain Name? | Guide to Domain Names: "Changing Your Domain Name" - " . . . Domain names change for all kinds of reasons including company takeovers, lapsed domain expiration or a re-positioning of a brand. Here are some things to keep in mind for SEO if you have the luxury to make the decision yourself: 1. If you have built up organic SEO and switch to a new domain, your rankings will be suppressed for a while as you build this up. Setting up 301 re-directs is mandatory to maintain traction. 2. Update your most important back links where possible to help search engines and reduce confusion for visitors 3. Submit an xml sitemap to the major search engines to help facilitate crawling quickly. There is a limited amount of time search engines have to crawl the site, so help them out. 4. Be aggressive with content. If your site is going to take a hit, make it better. Get more content onto the site and make it a better site and more content rich than it was before. 5. Get set up with Google’s Webmaster tools and check for errors (404 code). This will help you map 301 re-directs, check your xml sitemap submission and generally be a great tool in understanding how search engines crawl, index and rank your site. . . "

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