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Old 06-09-2019, 09:39 AM   #1
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Skoolie.com is up for sale

They are a business that builds custom skoolies, and according to NC business listings they are still in business.

I was looking for a skoolie related website to build a wiki on, and came upon the .com (for a couple thousands). Obviously a bit too much for me as .com's normally come in at around $9.99 a year.

Anyone know what's going on with the company or anything about them?
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They are a business that builds custom skoolies, and according to NC business listings they are still in business.

I was looking for a skoolie related website to build a wiki on, and came upon the .com (for a couple thousands). Obviously a bit too much for me as .com's normally come in at around $9.99 a year.

Anyone know what's going on with the company or anything about them?


I didn't renew my webpage on time, and it was bought up by an outfit that buys active, but un-renewed websites, and then offers them back for large sums - sounds to me that's what happened here -l'm a stubborn old SOB and told them to screw themselves and went with another supplier - I lost some of my stuff, saved some - I don't use it much anyway - my kennel face book page keeps me busy with just shy of 5000 followers and still growing - if anyone is interested in what we do here for troubled or last chance dogs, you can find the page at https://www.facebook.com/Spirit-of-t...8877000190851/
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Old 06-09-2019, 10:29 AM   #3
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They are a business that builds custom skoolies, and according to NC business listings they are still in business.

I was looking for a skoolie related website to build a wiki on, and came upon the .com (for a couple thousands). Obviously a bit too much for me as .com's normally come in at around $9.99 a year.

Anyone know what's going on with the company or anything about them?
Rip off artists. They got sued at least once. Look up the reviews.
Edit- got them confused with "skoolie homes" I think .
https://www.yelp.com/biz/skoolie-homes-kingsport-2
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Old 06-09-2019, 10:59 AM   #4
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They are a business that builds custom skoolies, and according to NC business listings they are still in business.

I was looking for a skoolie related website to build a wiki on, and came upon the .com (for a couple thousands). Obviously a bit too much for me as .com's normally come in at around $9.99 a year.

Anyone know what's going on with the company or anything about them?

I'm confused. . .their domain is valid through August 2020.

https://whois.icann.org/en/lookup?name=skoolie.com


It's also GoDaddy, so I'd figure it should be about $10.99. . . .
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Old 06-09-2019, 01:24 PM   #5
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The site was listed on Sedo at $2,495.00

https://sedo.com/search/?keyword=sko...om&language=us


You don't necessarily have to wait until a domain expires to sell it, you can put up domains for sale right after you purchase them or at any time during ownership. Upon purchase the domain is transfered to the buyers registrar and the buyer takes control.

Base price for .com is $9.99 unless you're a large business and higher tier, and most reigstrars just add on to that price as markup. However, if you are buying a .com (or other common domain, such as .net or .org) make sure to look up coupon codes, most sites have options every month for the most common domains.


Here is the scam site that wraps electrical lines around propane lines: https://skoolie.homes/portfolio/
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The site was listed on Sedo at $2,495.00

https://sedo.com/search/?keyword=sko...om&language=us


You don't necessarily have to wait until a domain expires to sell it, you can put up domains for sale right after you purchase them or at any time during ownership. Upon purchase the domain is transfered to the buyers registrar and the buyer takes control.

Base price for .com is $9.99 unless you're a large business and higher tier, and most reigstrars just add on to that price as markup. However, if you are buying a .com (or other common domain, such as .net or .org) make sure to look up coupon codes, most sites have options every month for the most common domains.


Here is the scam site that wraps electrical lines around propane lines: https://skoolie.homes/portfolio/
Just saw this bus on here the other day-
https://skoolie.homes/blog/portfolio...the-beach-bus/
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When I started my powder coating business, Creative Candy Custom Powder coating (CCCP). I tried to get CreativeCandy.com, it is owned, but not in use. I went with a .org for $11 instead of the $4799 the AH who owns .com wants
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At my current job, we wanted "companyname.com" but someone owned it (and didn't use it), so we went with "companynameONLINE.com" instead. We offered a decent sum to the owner of the plain .com, but no dice - it was unused, and I heard the guy was really rude about it, and wanted some huge amount of money.

Fast forward 3 years, and having an actual company, we've got trademarks and copyrights (and in general have enough business presence that the other guy couldn't use it), and we bought it for about half of what we originally offered.
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I had a similar experience.

We went to register a domain for the local port district. We found that someone else had already registered that domain and "parked" it.

We reached out to the individual that had it registered. He asked for $20k. We told him no.

Then he set up an active porn site at that domain.

Then...... He sent many emails to county officials claiming to be a resident of the county and claiming to be offended by the material on a "county" website.

In a county with a total population of about 5000 it was pretty easy to figure out that he doesn't live here and probably never has.
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