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Update: Estibot’s Lead Generation Tool

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Earlier today, I posted an article about using Estibot’s Lead Generation Tool to sell a domain name, and that article has been taken down. I am sorry if you are looking for that article and it’s no longer available to read.

After a couple of well-reasoned comments from readers, and after thinking about it a bit further, I decided to pull the article. Although I was trying to show how useful the Estibot tool was to me, I think much of the success had to do with my sales email, negotiating experience, and most importantly, the domain name.

Don’t get me wrong, the Estibot sales lead generation tool was helpful in finding a buyer, but I think my post made it sound almost too easy. I don’t think it’s right to give people the impression that it’s easy because the account at Estibot isn’t cheap, and I don’t think people will have much luck if their domain names aren’t great and prices aren’t fair. For instance, it’s not likely going to benefit people who want to sell a brandable domain name.

The Estibot tool worked well for me, but after further thought, I don’t want to give the idea that it’s a simple process. I hope you aren’t disappointed, but I would rather take the post down than have people use my example and get in trouble for spamming or have people become disappointed that they couldn’t replicate my success.

Have a great weekend and be safe.


About The Author: Elliot Silver is an Internet entrepreneur and publisher of DomainInvesting.com. Elliot is also the founder and President of Top Notch Domains, LLC, a company that has sold seven figures worth of domain names in the last five years. Please read the DomainInvesting.com Terms of Use page for additional information about the publisher, website comment policy, disclosures, and conflicts of interest.


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Comments (4)

    Josh

    I’m an Estibot fan, but I have found the lead tool to be a bit lacking. It definitely can get one some “how much?” type leads if you are pitching a decent domain with a well worded email, but it doesn’t have a very good filter, and if you’re not very careful, it can move a person firmly into the spammer camp. Also, along with often giving more than a few bad leads, it often leaves out some of the best leads.

    October 28th, 2011 at 8:54 pm

    up.biz

    I have listened a lot about estibot tool. I think i should give it a try.. Thanks for sharing your experience.

    October 29th, 2011 at 2:34 am

    Arseny

    Actually, thanks for being honest.

    November 1st, 2011 at 3:53 am

    Lead Generation Tools

    I believe it will be great as other lead generation tool…it is required by every business now a days…

    December 29th, 2011 at 8:19 am

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