Domaining exp. #3: Using Twitter to promote Sedo auction

March 30, 2009

I’m selling I’ve sold HELOCLoans.net as part of an experiment testing the effectiveness of using Twitter to promote a Sedo domain auction.

1. To help get this auction started, I’ll paypal 10% of the final sales price to the person who makes the first bid. Update: Contest winner: @FreelanceNation

2. I’ll also pick a random commenter who tweets about this auction and paypal them 5% of the final sales price. Update: Contest winner: @MylesAgnew

HELOCLoans.net: Auction ends Friday Apr/03/09 – 6:51PM EST

Overview: HELOC Loans (short for Home Equity Line of Credit Loans) are one of the most heavily searched financial terms on the Internet. Google’s sktool shows an estimated 1000 monthly searches with an average cost per click (CPC) of $7.27.

Due to it’s high demand and CPC, this domain is ideal for a mini site or end user resale to a bank. Google shows 249,000 results for ‘heloc loans’ and all of the top 5 domain extensions have been reserved for this competitive keyword.

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Click here to view this listing on Sedo.

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admin 03.30.09 at 10:05 am

Post moved from previous page. People who have re-tweeted this auction as of 4/3…

http://twitter.com/christophdonath
http://twitter.com/TeenDomainer
http://twitter.com/TCusack247
http://twitter.com/FreelanceNation
http://twitter.com/mylesagnew

Update: Thank you everyone for your help promoting this domain auction. The sedo listing received over 700 views, however there was only one bidder for the name.

Contest Winners: @FreelanceNation (for pushing domain to auction) and @MylesAgnew (for retweeting)

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