Before Rick Schwartz had announced his plans to auction off several of his .net and .org domain names, The Domain King had laid out plans to exchange several of his domain names out of his personal collection with other domain investors.
According to a recent post on his personal blog titled Rick to have his First Domain Auction? Ladies.org, Brides.net. Men.net…, he has had a change of heart.
So later this year I plan to sell or auction off some or all of the following domain names. Most if not all have traffic and revenue. But they are not my focus and it is time to parlay these, so I can reinvest in the domains I need to fill in and strengthen what I have at greatly discounted prices. I already bought more domains this year than the last 2 years combined….
After earlier saying he would exchange the names, it looks like he’s finally going to cash in on the properties instead – with many likely to fetch high prices, that is unless he sets the reserve price at an unattractive level.
Rick isn’t known for selling his names cheap.
One of his techniques is to hold onto the name until the market reaches his asking price.
The list of names he plans to auction some time in the future, include: