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Domain Seller Guide
A comprehensive guide to help you sell on Traderlo!
How can I get Seller Access?
After successfully signing up, you must complete your ID verification to sell your domains. Navigate to Seller Access under Account Settings where you will have the option to verify your identity by uploading your documents (any government official photo ID) to our secured servers. Both Individual and Business Verification is required to sell as a business. Only Individual Verification is required to sell as an individual.
What are Basic and Premium listing promotions?
After your domain has verified, you can list it using the following promotions: Basic (free): By opting for this promotion, you can list your domain at $0 cost! Premium: By opting for this promotion, your listings will appear on the most visible pages of the website such as the home page, search suggestions, domain details page, and checkout page. Please note, at the time of listing, you can choose any of the promotions such as Basic or Premium to increase the visibility o
How can I sell my domains faster?
Sell your domain faster by placing it in the most visible locations on our platform and hence, making it easier for buyers to find and purchase it! At the time of listing, you can choose any of the promotions such as Basic (free) or Premium. Each type of promotion offers different levels of visibility as follows:
I could not see my listing on the website. How can I check the status of my listings?
Once your domain listing is approved, you will receive an email link to your listing. You can always check the status of your listed domain in My Listings under Selling Activity Tab. It could be at any of the following stages: Draft: The product listing details are yet to be completed. Verified: The product’s ownership has been confirmed. They can be listed by applying for basic or premium promotion under ‘Actions’. **Pending Approval: **The product is yet to be approved b
How can I edit the offer description of domains?
You can edit the description for any domain by following the below steps: Upon Login, go to Selling Activity Select the Edit Option under Actions for the domain listing you want to change the description for. Enter your description in the text box. Save your change! Please note, you can only make changes in your listing while it is in the draft and verified status. Once your listing is live, you will not be able to edit it further.
Are there any additional charges before or after the sale?
As a transparent and risk-free marketplace, Traderlo only charges commission to the seller with rates ranging from 7% to 10% after each successful sale.
How does the selling process work on Traderlo?
Traderlo takes care of the whole transaction process in the safest and most secure way possible. As soon as you come to an agreement with a buyer, we hold the amount of the buyer’s payment until their confirmation of a successful domain transfer. Upon confirmation that the buyer has successfully received all the files within the promised time, then we release the payment to the seller. In case of any queries or disputes, please contact email@example.com.
How can I verify TXT records?
Steps for domain verification procedure: Copy the generated TXT record Visit your domain registrar or host and sign in Navigate to the domain’s DNS records Select TXT, when asked for the record type Please enter @, in the given fields (name/host/alias) If required please enter your domain in this field, eg: your domain. com Paste the copied verification TXT record in the value/answer/destination field In the Time to Live (TTL) field, please enter 86400 or you c
How can I list a domain on Traderlo?
After successful ID verification, Traderlo will send the seller invitation link through email, and users are required to accept Traderlo Seller Terms and Conditions within 48 hours. Once you become the seller, you can start listing your domain. A 'Start Listing' button will be displayed in the upper right corner on the Traderlo Home Page. Verified users are allowed the choice of listing type (auction or non-auction) and pricing for their products. It is advised you u
How does Traderlo verify the ownership of my domain?
Traderlo uses TXT methods for verifying domain ownership: Add the given TXT records to the 'Verify Ownership' page to DNS zone editor on your website Click on 'Verify' It usually takes just a few minutes to a maximum of 24 hours to verify the ownership based on the type chosen.
How does the non-auction process work?
List your domain with a Buy at price under non-auction. With no hassle of lengthy back and forth negotiations, an agreement is reached when a buyer simply accepts your listed fixed price. Domains set with ‘buy at’ prices might sell up to 3x faster than domains set as Auction.
How can I sell domains in bulk on Traderlo?
You can sell multiple domains but you have to list them one by one only. If you do business verification in your seller access section you can sell as an agency.
If I’m not happy with the highest bid, do I still have to sell my domain?
If you are not satisfied with the highest bid you can reject the bid and can extend your auction can do this in My Listings under the Selling Activity tab...
How do I know when somebody makes an offer on my domain?
If you have chosen to sell your domain via auction, you will be notified whenever a customer places a bid, via email if you have selected bid notifications in your email preferences. Alternatively, you can check the status of your listings under My Activity → Selling Activity → Auction Status. To set your email preferences to receive bid notification, please follow these steps: Account Settings > Security and Preferences > Email Preferences. If you are selling your domain by direct sa
How do I set categories for my domains?
While you are listing a domain, there is an option called Select Category, where you can allocate the best-suited category for your domain. This ensures that your domain will get maximum visibility when placed in the relevant category.
Why did my listing get rejected?
In case of free listings, the user shall deem to have violated the listings rules and the listing if: If the domain is expired If the domain doesn’t belong to the user If the domain doesn’t meet the lawful nature If the domain or domain description shows racism, bias, or any misleading information which directly or indirectly hurt or harm any community If the domain belongs to someone else or doesn’t belong to the rightful owner. If the domain is banned by government bodies or by a
What are the requirements for listing a domain on Traderlo?
You just have to prove that you have full ownership of the domain and your identity verification with any government photo ID. It is as simple as that.
Can a seller stop the auction while the listing is still live?
No, the seller cannot stop the auction while it is still going on. The auction listing can only be deleted after the auction period expires. However, if you want your auction listing to be removed from the marketplace because you have already sold it somewhere else then please get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org to get it removed soon.
What listing types are available on Traderlo?
The seller can list their domain under auction or non-auction (direct sale). The overview of both types are as follows: Auction:- List Products at no cost. $0 listing fee on Traderlo! Receive Bids from buyers and the seller chooses the winner! Buyer’s Payment withheld by Traderlo till seller delivers the asset. Delivery by the seller within 2 to 10 business days!. Seller Gets Paid by Traderlo upon buyer’s confirmation. Non-Auction:- List your domain with a "buy at Price!" u
How do I check my recently sold domains?
You can check the history of all your sold domains in the Customer Orders tab under Selling Activity. You can also track the status of the transfer or payment on the same page.
How do I change pricing or other settings for my listed domains?
Changes and edits can be made to domain listing during the **Draft **and **Verified ** stages by simply navigating to My Activity → Selling Activity → My Listings and selecting the edit option under the Actions column. Once the listing is live, users are not allowed to edit the details of the listed domains.
Will my domain showcase after the sale?
No, once your domain is sold, it will be taken off from the Traderlo platform and will not be visible to others. For the people who have been watching your domain, it will show as Sold Out after it is sold and for those who bid on your domain and lost, the status will show as Lost.
Can I register a domain on Traderlo?
Traderlo does not currently support the registration of domains. However, users can buy and sell their domain, in the first phase of release. Look out for more exciting features in the near future!
Can I list a domain for sale that I don’t own?
Traderlo strongly advises that you do not list a domain that does not belong to you. Please note, you can be involved in disputes and legal action by doing this. Traderlo only approves listings with proper documentation and proof of ownership.
How long does an auction run for?
All auctions on Traderlo run for a maximum of 30 days from the date of commencement. The sellers are free to determine their auction periods but it cannot be longer than 30 days. There is always an option to relist and extend the auction period.
How can I remove domains from my account in bulk?
You would not be able to delete your listings in bulk from your account. However, you can delete these listings off, one by one before approval. Navigate to Selling Activity under My Listings where you will have the option to Delete the domain of your choice. Please note, you can edit or delete the domain when it is in the draft and verified status. Once the listing is live then you would not be able to edit or delete the domain.
Can I bid or place offers on my own domain?
No, You cannot bid on your own domain. Please note, bidding on your own auction is called "Shill Bidding" and it is a forbidden and illegal practice. Traderlo does not encourage any such practices in the marketplace. If detected, it could lead to permanent suspension or removal of the account.
I've just submitted a domain for submission, but I do not see it among the auctions?
Once a domain listing is submitted, the listing would be verified by Traderlo. After verification is complete, the seller will be notified and must apply listing promotion (basic or premium) under the Actions column in My Listings page under the Selling Activity tab. Once the promotion is applied, the listing will go live on Traderlo and can be viewed on the auctions page of the website.
What happens if a domain auction finishes without any bid?
Although such cases are rare, if an auction ends without any bid, then the seller can extend the auction up to 30 days.
What information will be published after a successful transaction?
Can I re-auction if my domain did not get enough bids?
Yes! You can always list the domain again through the selling activity tab, and also if an auction ends without any bid, then the seller can extend the auction up to 30 days.
What is the cost to sell a domain through Traderlo?
List your domains at no cost. $0 listing fee on Traderlo! Once you sell a domain, Traderlo would only charge the commission fees from the seller.
How much time will it take for domain verification?
Domain Verification takes as long as your DNS takes to propagate the changes around the world. It can usually take a few minutes to a maximum of 48 hours, depending on the TTL value. the larger the number, the longer it takes.
I am not satisfied with my auction. How can I remove my auction listing?
If the seller is not satisfied with the bid, they can extend the auction up to another 30 days, or can end the auction by selling the domain to the highest bidder. If the seller wishes to delete the domain then please mail at email@example.com.
My domain has been flagged or misclassified as “adult”. How do I change this?
Your domain would have either violated the Terms of Traderlo on the usage of the adult domain or is included in the list of Prohibited Content. If you think it was a mistake, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org who will assist you in changing the adult flagging of your domain.
Do I have to pay brokerage for any unsold domain?
No, there are no brokerage charges at Traderlo! We provide our users a safe and transparent trading platform with no hidden costs.
Can I edit my auction details during the live auction?
You can make any kind of changes when your domain is in the draft and verified status. Once the listing is live then you would not be able to edit or delete the domain.
How can I make a domain Premium?
You can make your listing Premium so that it features on top of the auction list! You can do this by selecting the promotion **Premium ** at the time of listing.
Can I Increase the starting bid price even after the listing Is live?
Sorry, as of now we are not allowing the seller to change the starting bid price of the listing once it is live.
If I list my domain on Traderlo, can I list my domain on other marketplaces?
Yes, of course! Users are free to list their products on any marketplace of their choice. We do not impose any restrictions because we strongly advocate user freedom throughout our platform.
Do I have to follow any terms and conditions to list my domain on Traderlo?
Yes, we recommend our users to check Traderlo Terms and Conditions before listing domains.
Does Traderlo own or control domains that are listed for sale?
Traderlo is just a platform where the users can buy and sell their domains and does not own domains that are listed in the marketplace.
How can I delete my domain listing?
Domain listings can only be deleted after the listing period ends. You can click on the delete option under the ‘Actions’ column in ‘My Listings’ which can be found under ‘Selling Activity’ Tab. However, if you want your listing to be removed from the marketplace because you have already sold it somewhere else then please get in touch with us at email@example.com to get it removed soon.
Which documents are required for Business Verification?
Business documents can be any government certificates or ID that suggest that your business is registered legally. For example, you can upload a Certificate of Incorporation, Business License, or a Business bank statement.
What is the recommended size for domain images?
All the domain listings are recommended to have one standard domain image size: 405 x 246 resolution for the best display of domain listings to the potential buyers.