Before I acquire a domain name, I always look for metrics. There are lot of metrics and it is advisable to check thoroughly especially when you are acquiring an expensive domains. Otherwise you can look for few important metrics and this post intended to show you what important metrics to look for before buying a domain.
The reason is that metrics will clearly tell you saleability of the domain. So What are the most important “metrics” you should look for when you plan to purchase a domain name.
Everyday thousands of the domains expiry and it is almost difficult to find the gems among the garbages if you don’t know how to use filters. In this post we will discuss the techniques of filtering to spot good domains that can make your profit. If you are a serious domainer, I mean if you deal domaining business on daily basis, you should absolutely know this filtering techniques.
I deal with tens of domains on daily basis, and sometimes actually in hundreds. There are a few filters I regularly use when I scan the the expired domain list. Yes the atomic tool or better call it a website that I use every day is ExpiredDomains.net. It is amazing and of course free. Many experienced and pro domainers use the site regularly. This is a treasure trove of great domains and the only thing you need how to sport the valuable ones.
Okay, some of the important metrics I look for when scanning for expired domain are:
- Search Volume
- Cost per click
- Registration of other top level domain extensions
- Domain Age
That is all about it. And honestly it does not involve much work. You just have to familiarise yourself with the site. Spend sometimes to know how filters in the site can be used. This site is like cash cow. A lot of gems are there, which can’t be acquired easily at registration cost from elsewhere.