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Ponyads.com Horse Domain Name for Sale
 By Ponybox   •   16th May 2010   •   9,261 views   •   14 comments
If you have ever tried registering a domain name then you know how difficult it is to find any good names left. Godaddy.com charges $10 to register each domain name, but you will have to be creative when finding a name since most of the good ones were taken years ago.
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I started buying domain names over a decade ago, not because I thought they would have a monetary value in the future, but I actually envisioned creating websites for each domain name I registered. Believe me, if I knew what I know now I would have grabbed up a lot of good names back in the 90's and sold them for a nice profit over the years.

I currently own about 30 domain names and most of them are horse or equestrian related. I don't really know why I have been holding on to them so long, I originally had an idea for each horse domain name I registered, but I just don't have the time or energy to devote to these projects.

I decided to see what they are worth and place a few on Ebay. I started with ponyads.com and ponyads.net. I listed them together on Ebay for a starting bid of $12,000. I have never sold a domain name and honestly don't know if this is the proper venue, but we will see what happens. I know ponyads.com would be an excellent domain name for a company that sells horses, especially since it is easy to remember and brand. Why did I list it for $12,000? This is what it would take me to part with it since I have no problems holding on to it for another 10 years.

You can follow the auction using the widget to the left and see how it goes or you can view it directly on Ebay here. Do I expect it to sell? I'm certain this domain name has a value above zero, the problem with auctions like this is the value is solely based on how much someone is willing to pay. If the right equestrian business notices this auction they may find the price very attractive. We shall see.
Ponyads.com Horse Domain Name for Sale
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Ebony Acres  
$!2,000? Considering that pople can buy them for 10 each, I belive that is a bit much. I would start around $5000
  May 16, 2010  •  2,226 views
 
Seastar Stables  
We learned how hard it is to start a business and register a name. We had to be sure to choose a name that was no one has used. Now we are looking into getting two more names. One to use for our farm products and one to set aside in case we need to split the current company in the future.
  May 16, 2010  •  2,042 views
 
Phantom  
Wow! I don't know if you will be able to get 12K for it.
  May 16, 2010  •  2,148 views
 
Fantasy Farms  
Extra $$ for ponybox Cool! :D
  May 16, 2010  •  2,042 views
 
Ponybox  MOD 
That's right Contrary, what adds to the value of domain names is that only 1 of each domain name exists in the world and once you own it knowbody else can use it unless you sell it to them.
  May 16, 2010  •  2,065 views
 
Artista  
Good luck Jeff! I've sold a few nice domains in the past. Nothing over 5k though, so 12k would be a GREAT profit! And it's a good name, to boot!
  Jan 19, 2011  •  2,030 views
 
T W I  
How much did you end up getting for it? When I first viewed this article, I was curious as to how much it would sell for, however I never got around to viewing it once it ended.
  May 7, 2011  •  2,070 views
 
Simplicity  
That is a bit expensive
  Jun 14, 2011  •  2,022 views
 
lovehorse  
wowee, i agree with Ebony
  Jun 20, 2011  •  2,023 views
 
Laugh and Ride  
I've never sold domains before.... or bought one for that matter, but it sounds cool! I think I must look into it more now :P
  Jul 9, 2011  •  2,052 views
 
All That Jazz  
Cool, extra money for PB >:D
  54 days ago  •  2,027 views
 
Diddy  
thats a great idea to get extra cash, but then again, a bit expensive unless you can make money from it. XD
  Feb 18, 2012  •  2,268 views
 
TBMareRhody  
Huh!!This was an interesting topic! Yu should do somehing about why people buy/don't buy domain names.
  Jun 26, 2012  •  2,217 views
 
OklahomaBlessing  
I don't thinks it will work people most likly wont spend 12k.
  Aug 1, 2012  •  2,033 views
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