Top 6 Domain Auction Sites & Marketplaces

bidding on domains

bidding on domains

A great big list of domain auction sites. Why should you use an auction when searching for a domain? Well if you have the extra money it takes to buy a premium or dropping domain then your domain will receive more traffic because it will be shorter, probably a .com, easier to remember, more relative to the keywords you are targeting, and much more.

Would you rather have the domain name or ? That’s a loaded question i know. But this is the difference. So where is the site list the title promised?

Here is the list in no special order – this site is one of our favorites, it has a huge selection of domains to choose from. Has great filter and search capabilities.

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sedo screenshot -Nameseek offers thousands of domains names both premium and not in a search able catalog.

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nameseek screenshot – Pick up dropping domain names, this site is great for catchings domains on the drop.

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pool screenshot – Afternic is much the same as the others, we’ve not really used it much.

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afternic screenshot – This is our very own marketplace. Buy and sell domains here. Sign up today and get $50 free. While this site is new it is very full featured and a great auction interface.

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marketplace.pagestat screenshot – Godaddy auctions is a very reputable and well known auction marketplace. We’ve bought hundreds of domains from these guys. screenshot screenshot

Domain Auctions

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If you are looking to buy and sell domains then we have a treat for you. has just created a Website & Domain Auction site that will help you do just that. It’s brand new but has been tested thoroughly.

Sign Up Today, and get $50 in free credits just for your efforts. That’s enough to list 5 – 10 sites. There are no sellers fees like some other domain auction sites, so it really is a good deal.

We will be promoting the domain marketplace heavily in the next year so look out for big things.

Some cool features that it offers are things like

  • Phone Verification
  • Domain Ownership Verification
  • Web 2.0 Interface
  • $50 in free credits on signup
  • Pageview counter
  • PageRank
  • Alexa Rank
  • Backlinks
  • Domain Registrar
  • Date domain registered
  • Buy It Now Options
  • Reserve Options
  • Comments
  • Featured Promotion Upgrades
  • Auction Promotion Banners
  • Re-Tweet integrations

Those are just some of the features you’ll find over at so check it out, buy and or sell some domains, and be sure to blog and tell your friends about it!

We like it so much we’ve put 5 of our domains up for sale, as well.
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