Reasons for Valuable Domain Names Expiration

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  1. Prashant Sharan

    Prashant Sharan India Active Member

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    Flabbergasted, someone asked “why would anyone let their valuable domain name expire?” It’s a good question, and there are many reasons for why this happens. Based on my own research over the years, I thought I would share 10 reasons for why people and companies let valuable domain names expire and sell for a lot of money at auction venues like NameJet and GoDaddy.

    10 reasons why valuable domain names expire:


    • Whois and/or contact email address is not updated. The registrant misses the renewal and expiry emails so the domain name expires. This issue can be exacerbated by inaccurate phone number and/or contact details preventing investors from getting in touch with the registrant to try and buy it before auction.
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