After our recent coverage of a real life lowballing incident at Domain Name Sales went viral, we checked our dedicated Domain Name Jargon entries. Shock, horror! There has been no entry for this ill-defined domainer species, and we are going to make amends, right now. Keep in mind that Domain Name Jargon is here to […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
In loose terms, the definition of a domain lowballer is that of a person who places an offer substantially below the value of a domain name. While domain valuation standards vary, some domain offers are intentionally lowballs, for example offering less than $5,000 on a LLL .com is a silly attempt at lowballing its owner. […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The diversity of attendants at NamesCon 2015 has led to the inevitable: A domain lowballer has physically showed up at the biggest domain conference in Las Vegas. Freemus Notrias from Latvia, nonchalantly admitted that he is in fact, a serial lowballer, having sent offers in the $5 to $20 range for thousands of domain names. […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Bill Sweetman – the original Name Ninja – has created a funny ‘cartoon’ video visualizing the annoying inquiries domain owners receive for premium domains. Living in a lowballer’s world is tough, and this particular video captures the spirit of such inquiries domain investors receive – some of which are in the $50 dollar range for […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Yesterday, Mike Berkens unveiled that a California entrepreneur got ticked off with his refusal to sell MotorcycleHelmets.com for $11k, subsequently making a comment about penis size; now another lowball offer is stirring the quiet waters of DNForum, on a Sunday afternoon. Sean Stafford, author of popular ebook “Domain Graduate: Tapping the Online Mines” was approached […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
As domainers, we get those all the time: emails about buying a domain for an insignificant amount of money. That’s called lowballing and there’s already a certificate for it. The fun begins with the reason that comes with a lowball offer. Some claim that it’s for their child and they want a personal domain. Others […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Not content with having a ball during 2010, the Association of Domain Lowballers has started 2011 with a blast – an email blast, that is. In an email sent to several hundred – if not thousand – recipients, the members of the Association of Domain Lowballers explain their modus operandi: “It’s important for us to […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
As domainers, we receive them all the time: the much-dreaded, despicable, nerve-wracking offers that don’t even take into account the cost of renewing the domain. The Lowball Offers. They arrive via emails, phonecalls or via online venues such as Sedo, GoDaddy, Network Solutions or Afternic. Lowball offers are several zeros short of a full price, […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Sponsored by CarrotJuice.com It has been several days now that the new brainchild of Francois – Valuate.com – has been issuing remarkably accurate domain evaluations; the estimates are matching real world sales with an incredible precision. The tool publicly discloses that it’s running Estibot 2.0 – the artificial intelligence engine created by Finnish neurosurgeon Dr. […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.