The value of a category killer domain – DNW Podcast #176

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After a major business setback, Michael Gargiulo spent close to $1 million to acquire VPN.com.

dnw-podcastImagine creating a website that is generating $1,500-$2,000 a day and then getting hit with a lawsuit claiming trademark infringement and cybersquatting. That’s what happened to Michael Gargiulo. Making things more complicated, he was leasing the domain name from someone else. Despite settling the lawsuit and abandoning the business, Michael looked forward instead of backward. He negotiated to buy VPN.com for close to 7 figures. Hear Michael’s story about buying the domain name and why he thinks this category killer domain name is worth it.

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