It looks like another descriptive domain name that has political appeal has come on the market. According to an article on Beta Beat, Occupy.com is being marketed by domain attorney Karen J. Bernstein on behalf of the domain owner.
Although the exact asking price for the domain name has not been revealed, the owner is looking for quite a bit of money for it. According to the article, “Ms. Bernstein hopes to get “six digits” for the domain, which ordinarily would have been worth a few thousand.”
I spoke with Karen at TRAFFIC, and she indicated there was quite a bit of interest, and I know of a couple companies looking to work with her to sell the domain name. She added, “here’s this domain name that’s been sitting there for over ten years and now can be put to good use. The timing couldn’t be better. It’s like a perfect storm.”
Last week, it was announced that Sedo had landed the brokerage rights to sell TeaParty.com. The price for that domain name has not been revealed either, but I understand there is considerable interest from a variety of parties.
It’s interesting to see the terms “tea party” and “occupy” turn into political hot button buzz words. It will be even more interesting to see if any buyers emerge, willing to pay premium prices for these domain names.