Domain name sales price analysis based on past Flippa.com auctions

Domain name sales price analysis based on past Flippa.com auctions

In my analysis of finished Flippa domain listings, a total of 409 finished listings were analysed. The earliest listing was from 06/11/2006 to  28/12/2014.

During this 8 years the domain only auctions have totally generated about 3,500,000$ in sales for the auction house.

  • The average sales price for domains was 8600$
  • The median sales price was 3850$

Sale price distribution

annual-domain-name-sales-statisticsChart 1: The number of successfully finished domain listings by the year.

Below is the chart of price distribution for all auctions. It doesn’t’ include all domain names, only the names sold below 25000$.

domain_sales_flippa_1Chart 2: Number of domain names sold below 25000$.

Auction vs non-auction sales

There are several methods how the auction can be sold on Flippa:

  • Buy It Now Bid
  • Earlier Highest Bid
  • Highest Bid
  • Private Sale
  • Sold by Negotiation

See the pie chart below how these sales are distributed by number of auction and by total value generated:

Auction-vs-non-auction-domain-salesChart 3: Successfully ended listings by type.

type-of-sale-distributionChart 4: Successfully ended listings by revenue distribution.

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