Domainer Legened Yun Ye and Other Multi-Million Dollar Success Stories

By on May 14, 2009

Michael Wong, SEO and Business blogger, published a fantastic editorial today featuring 8 ordinary people achieving extraordinary success.

These mostly young entrepreneurs, software developers, affiliate marketers and bloggers made their millions by developing businesses online.

However, there is one man that stands out who didn’t do anything like the others. He invested in domain names!

Yun Ye Sold His Domain Portfolio for $154 Million

yun-yeThe highlighted feature in Michael Wong’s editorial is Yun Ye, a domainer who got started in 1998.

Just four years ago he agreed to the sale of his 100,000 domain names. The portfolio was acquired by Marchex, now a leader in local search advertising.

Michael Wong and this 2006 DNJournal Cover Story report additional details that Yun Ye’s portfolio earned more than $20 million a year in parking revenue, with $19 million in profits. Marchex paid 8.6 times annual earnings, based on figures provided in SEC documents.

Build Your Online Empire Today

It’s inspiring and gratifying to hear about these life-changing stories of online business success. It’s good to see that even small online business can pay off big if you put your heart into it.

Yes, they had somewhat of a head start in their respective industries.  Revenue models change, Domainers obviously can’t rely solely on PPC or parking revenue anymore.

Development tools, software and social networks are evolving and innovating over time.  New technologies have been developed that make it easier to build and maintain online business.

There is virtually infinite opportunity still today to achieve extraordinary success online, and many will in the coming years.

Invest in domain names now and get your own head start!

About Mark Fulton

Mark is the Founder of DotSauce Magazine and a full time web developer, domain investor, SEO and online marketing professional residing in North Carolina, USA.

Visit MarkFulton.com for information on freelance website development, SEO and consultation services.

  • alienz

    woooowww, I want to be like him!!

  • alienz

    woooowww, I want to be like him!!

  • http://www.antiimpotencedrugs.com/ Pamela

    I was surprised at what can be so expensive to sell your domain! Really now earn money on the Internet much easier and faster than you every day you go to work!

  • http://www.antiimpotencedrugs.com Pamela

    I was surprised at what can be so expensive to sell your domain! Really now earn money on the Internet much easier and faster than you every day you go to work!

  • http://www.hellkom.co.za/ Telkom

    Absolutely awesome, what a fortunate man. I tell you what though, the dude who invents the time maching one day should shut the hell up about it, go back in time, buy MS shares and a boatload of domain names. A printout of the past 15 year’s lottery results probably wouldn’t hurt either =)

  • http://www.hellkom.co.za Telkom

    Absolutely awesome, what a fortunate man. I tell you what though, the dude who invents the time maching one day should shut the hell up about it, go back in time, buy MS shares and a boatload of domain names. A printout of the past 15 year’s lottery results probably wouldn’t hurt either =)

  • http://thetechnoclub.com/ satish

    really now domain selling has been a great source of earning money,, i liked this article very much

  • http://thetechnoclub.com/ satish

    really now domain selling has been a great source of earning money,, i liked this article very much

  • http://thetechnoclub.com/ prateek

    i swear internet has become a good source for marketing and earning. cheers to dat person

  • http://thetechnoclub.com/ prateek

    i swear internet has become a good source for marketing and earning. cheers to dat person

  • http://earth-paradise.blogspot.com/ Earth Paradise

    wow,, he really the legend in domain world,..
    nice to meet your blog friend,.
    Iam from Bali Island,.

  • http://earth-paradise.blogspot.com Earth Paradise

    wow,, he really the legend in domain world,..
    nice to meet your blog friend,.
    Iam from Bali Island,.

  • http://cyberfrogz.net/ cyberfrogz

    great person…,but now so difficult register new domain with nice words cause most of them has been bought.And prefer study SEO,but why so difficult for me…:((

  • http://cyberfrogz.net/ cyberfrogz

    great person…,but now so difficult register new domain with nice words cause most of them has been bought.And prefer study SEO,but why so difficult for me…:((

  • http://www.virtuoushost.com/ Jonathan Mark

    This is what makes people think that they can get rich quick through the internet. Stories like this inspire people but mostly in wrng ways.

  • http://www.virtuoushost.com Jonathan Mark

    This is what makes people think that they can get rich quick through the internet. Stories like this inspire people but mostly in wrng ways.

  • http://www.sb530.com/ sb530

    wow..he inspire me (maybe us)..!! I agree with Jonathan, in many case people took a wrong way to get much money through internet. So we have to learn how Yun’s strategic..

  • http://www.sb530.com sb530

    wow..he inspire me (maybe us)..!! I agree with Jonathan, in many case people took a wrong way to get much money through internet. So we have to learn how Yun’s strategic..

  • http://freearticlesforsites.com/ Ninah

    Whoa! That truly is an inspiring success story. I wish one day, I could achieve that same level of financial success online too. As matters are however, it’s still a challenge for me to go beyond earning peanuts and the occasional pat on the head.

  • http://freearticlesforsites.com Ninah

    Whoa! That truly is an inspiring success story. I wish one day, I could achieve that same level of financial success online too. As matters are however, it’s still a challenge for me to go beyond earning peanuts and the occasional pat on the head.

  • ystatus

    “Work smart, not hard”. I regret that I discovered how to do money on Internet only 2 years ago :( , but better later than never

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  • http://www.progiftstore.com/ Barbrine

    I’ve been following Yun Ye’s exploits for years. I’m sure he has an incredible story.

  • GG

    Chinese people are the smartest

  • http://freecoinsdollar.blogspot.com zicko

    Hard working men in the internet,,,,..
    keep the hard working guys,to be like him….

  • http://arazoneclay.blogspot.com zicko

    what great earning from internet.,..
    Loved to be like him….

  • http://societyworld-new.blogspot.com Zone

    What a great man to build his own money to success

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