Inside The Numbers: Sedo 2011 Sales Report Covering $85 Million Dollars In Domain Sales
Here are some of the more interesting numbers out of the report:
“In total, there were 39,951 domains sold across Sedo’s Domain Marketplace in 2011″
The total sales volume was $84,431,965.
“80% of sales revenue consisted of confidential sales”
“47% of traded domain names during 2011 were sold at prices at or under $500.”
Only 6% of sales were $10K or more.
“44% of all sales were .com domains”
“18% were .De domains (of course Sedo.com is headquartered in Germany
“150 different TLDs being traded on the marketplace, and for the first time, previous top ten candidates such as .fr and .es dropped down the list to be replaced by .co and .me.”
“Although the year saw fewer domain sales and lower sales revenue than 2010, the median prices of almost all domain extensions increased, with the most notable growth among TLDs that are seen as a viable alternative to the ever popular .com. ”
These were the top 10 categories for domains sold through Sedo.com marketplace in 2011: