Nic.at published a look at domain name trading and referenced some words of wisdom from Rick Schwartz and contrasted them with a new trader starting out, Niels Buntrock.
From the article:
Several hours a week dedicated to domain trading
Schwartz has to be something of an outlier in this industry, though. In an interview with domain.com he shares a number of his hottest tips for people looking to get started: “You should start out slow and don’t quit your job quite yet” he says. “Domain trading can be the most rewarding hobby and a fantastic business, if you understand it.”
Trading domains as a hobby? This is where Niels Buntrock comes into the picture. A dedicated family man, he actually has a full-time job as a software developer. But the domain business has a hold over him. “I got interested in it early. I watch the market and keep on going back to buy domains,” Buntrock explains. He devotes several hours a week to his hobby at his home near Hamburg, sometimes more. “But that’s not all down to trading, there’s also admin and preparing for projects.”
Full article here
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