Glasgow for sale: Businessman set to money in on city website

AN ONLINE guru who bought adult a fibre of websites during a emergence of a internet expects to dip £1 million by cashing in on his portfolio.

Tommy Butler, one of Scotland’s initial domain name experts, is offered his renouned site after 21 years of owning a domain. But he also owns many other geodomains including, and

Mr Butler began his operative life gutting chickens during a ornithology market, though a multiple of foreknowledge and fitness saw him buy adult a series of web addresses when a internet was only holding off.

He sole many of them off for a poignant distinction before shopping a site in 2001 for a reported £100,000.

He said: “I’ve been totally astounded by a seductiveness in a site. 

“I knew there competence be some seductiveness in domain name circles, though I’ve had offers from several people including Scottish businessmen, transport firms, companies and even a middle-eastern member of royalty.

“So that’s got me meditative to charity all of them out there. I’m releasing as it doesn’t fit with my stream business plan so it creates clarity to recover a others as good – possibly to a same customer or standalone buyers.

“The other thing that has blown me divided has been a critical offers entrance in so fast so that means instead of this holding until a finish of summer, as we suspicion it might, we might be means to have this resolved by a finish of May.”

It is accepted one intensity customer has already tabled a bid of £650,000 for

Geographic domains – famous as Geodomains – can attract poignant seductiveness and fees if a chairman thinks a site will beget adequate traffic.

Popular Geodomain sales embody, that went for £200,000,, that was sole for £1.8 million, and, that netted a seven-figure sum progressing this decade.

The businessman is good reputable within a digital courtesy for branch his courtesy to websites when others were still meditative of shopping fax machines.

He bought one of his initial sites for £100 and sole it dual weeks after for £1200. He also tapped into a supervision drug beginning Know The Score and bought a domain name, that he sole for £18,000 within a week.

But his biggest success stays a investment he done in geodomains that organically attract waves of internet traffic.