We've a domain name that's okay, though hardly brilliant, that we no longer need.

How would you go about auctioning or selling it? Has someone a recommended site where to put it up?

I'm assuming this is fair practice, we had thought we'd a real use for it and we're certainly not squatting the name.

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    When WebMasters SE goes public beta, this would be more appropriate there. – Rebecca Chernoff Jul 13 '10 at 22:43
  • fair enough, i'll have to wait till then... – dove Jul 14 '10 at 7:42
  • are you happy with one of the answers, @dove? Pick one! You don't have to wait for Webmasters SE if you are happy with one of the answers here. – Gaia Sep 6 '12 at 23:54
  • @Gaia thanks for nudge, I'd +1 yours ages ago but went with Sedo so John got there first. – dove Sep 24 '12 at 11:51

Sedo is a good place to start. Some registrars like Godaddy also have marketplaces.


If you are sure you have the rights*, here is the list.

  • Snapnames.com
  • Sedo.com
  • Godaddy.com Auctions
  • Auctionpus.com
  • Ebay.com
  • Latonas.com
  • Afternic.com
  • Domainmonkey.com
  • Bido.com
  • Domaintools.com
  • Greatdomains.com (Part Of Sedo)
  • Namejet.com
  • Snapnames.com
  • Winyourdomain.com

You can also try to sell it via the specialized forums (incomplete list):

  • dnforum.com
  • namepros.com
  • domainforums.com

Good luck!

PS: Only an IP lawyer can tell you for sure if you have the rights to the domain name and domain name disputes are usually resolved by the World Intellectual Property Organization.

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