Never quite understood this.
Their domain is listed as for sale at one venue at the very least, so it’s clear they want to sell and not develop, yet they use private whois.
Imagine that you’re trying to sell a house.
And, instead of using a large/visible For Sale sign, you build a huge wall around it instead.
Why would you do that?
I just don’t get it.
If you want to develop a domain and don’t want your competitors to know what you’re up to then sure, the private whois approach makes sense.
But when I come across domains that are obviously for sale and see that the owner uses private whois, I can’t help but cringe.
If you’re reading this, do yourself a favor: go through all of your domains and if any of the ones you want to sell have private whois enabled, disable it asap.
Otherwise, you’ll discourage lots of potential buyers and it just doesn’t make sense.
Sure, most of the ones who will be discouraged are probably lowballers.
But not all of them.
Some would have been genuinely interested but since they perceive the private whois as a “Do Not Disturb” sign, they simply move on.
By using private whois on the domains you want to sell, you’re basically paying for the privilege of discouraging buyers.
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