It’s the stupidest statement in all of domain negotiation emails.* I can honestly say that I have an exact success rate of 0% when the first offer contains that statement.* Does the person on the other end of that quote think that I’m all of a sudden going to drop my price because of this Jedi mind trick of a statement? If anything, I raise my price just to spite them. And that’s if I even reply to the email in the first place. I’m used to it by now from the mass quote requests I get for the numeric … FULL ARTICLE

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