I own the domain for "bassistheplace.com"--Any suggestions on how to get the best price for it?

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  1. kittyboy

    kittyboy Supporting Member

    Sep 27, 2005
    SF Bay Area
    I'm still a bass player, and will always be a bass player. But it's not my brand anymore, and the domain doesn't do anything for me currently except give me a cool email address. :smug:

    I'm in the process of making major shifts in my life, and am paring down belongings and raising cash as best I can.

    Does anyone have suggestions on how to sell this domain and get maximum return? I'm thinking a famous bass player might want it, or perhaps a store that specializes in basses. The domain value estimator (which is just an algorithm) guesses its value as about $1500, but I'm thinking it might be worth $10K to the right business or individual.

    Any assistance is greatly appreciated, thanks.
  2. gln1955

    gln1955 Supporting Member

    Aug 25, 2014
    Ohio, USA
    I'm not a marketing person by any stretch, but it seems if a domain doesn't have the business' name in it, it's not worth much.
  3. lokikallas

    lokikallas Supporting Member

    Aug 15, 2010
    los angeles
    Wrong forum
  4. Killing Floor

    Killing Floor Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2020
    Austin, TX
    Wait until Jaqueline Bassistheplace runs for senate?
  5. bass12

    bass12 Have You Met Grace Jones?

    Jun 8, 2008
    Montreal, Canada
    My guess it that anyone who wants the name badly enough to pay a significant amount for it will contact you directly. I wouldn't get my hopes up though.
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  6. Gorn


    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens, NY
    I’d lower my expectations if I were in your position. Best of luck to you.
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  7. Fresh Eddie

    Fresh Eddie

    Nov 13, 2008
    New England
    Pay-per-view cat videos... $1 per click. If you saw how I use YouTube you would know how quickly this would bankrupt me.
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  8. creaturegods


    Sep 23, 2017
    $10K :laugh:
    Best of luck, my friend!

    Maybe a Bootsy Collins biopic or a movie chronicling the creation of the Space Bass will come out called "Bass is the Place," then you'll have a chance. Otherwise, you should aim a little lower.
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  9. jd56hawk

    jd56hawk Supporting Member

    Sep 12, 2011
    The Garden State
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  10. Wood and Wire

    Wood and Wire

    Jul 15, 2017
    If you can add the letter "i" to the word "Place", I know some Trawlermen who would bite.
  11. dalkowski

    dalkowski It's "rout," not "route." Supporting Member

    May 20, 2009
    Massachusetts USofA
    download-1.jpg is the download.jpg .com

    OP, speaking as a digital marketing guy, I'm on Team "don't get your hopes up." Sorry, but best of luck.
  12. JKos

    JKos Supporting Member

    Oct 26, 2010
    Surprise, AZ
    If someone wanted it, you would already know.
  13. sleddogn


    Sep 8, 2013
    Love My Dogs
    my dyslexia gets me occasionally, is it bass is the place or bassist he place?
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  14. skycruiser

    skycruiser Supporting Member

    Jan 15, 2019
    I don't really understand what "bass is the place" means. Seems like a random collection of words.
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  15. nonohmic

    nonohmic Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 2005
    ABQ, NM.
    Maybe if it were bassINtheplace London!
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  16. sleddogn


    Sep 8, 2013
    Love My Dogs
    i'd try a fishing forum:roflmao:
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  17. Gorn


    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens, NY
    It’s just not a good euphemism/play on words. Bass is the place. What place? Bass is where the funk lives? Sure. But bass is the place just isn’t interesting or clever.
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  18. nonohmic

    nonohmic Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 2005
    ABQ, NM.
    Actually turns out Bass In the Place is already Public Domain :laugh:

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  19. Write a cool site that attracts lots of traffic to that domain.

    Then you will be able to sell it all.
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  20. lermgalieu

    lermgalieu Supporting Member

    Apr 27, 2000
    Bay Area
    So you came here to get advice on how to best profit from domain squatting? SMH.
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