Man regrets not buying more domain names in the 1990s – and sells Pizza.com for $2.6m
Don’t we all, mate. Two minutes with a web-based time machine and we’d all be millionaires.
At least Chris Clark had the foresight to register a domain. He signed up pizza.com – which he’s just sold for a staggering $2.6m. His initial plan, when he registered the name in the dark days of 1994, was to scoop up a bit of consultancy work for his business.
Fast forward to now and he’s just bagged a vast pile of money for doing nothing other than continuing to pay the domain fees once a year. That’s the sort of easy-money dream the internet was founded to help come true.
Shopping.com, hotels.com, buy.com – missed opportunities the lot of em. Every night we cry ourselves to sleep over the missed opportunities.
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We all wish we could do that. That’s how to build a nest-egg.