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Short domain names be damned, this one’s all about the long game

Who said short domain names have all the fun? Here is a long one that’s expired over $600 at GoDaddy Auctions. thelong…  Read more

domainshane

AUCTION RECAP OF AUGUST 21, 2019

A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on August 21, 2019. If there…

Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Thursday August 22nd, 2019

I decided this past week to move a portion of my portfolio over to Brandbucket and build up a few hundred names there an…

AUCTION RECAP OF AUGUST 20, 2019

A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on August 20, 2019. If there…

impulsecorp

Why I Bought A .ai Domain Name

As a domain investor, I have never been a big fan of new domain extensions (domains that are not .com, .net, or .org). T…

My Cloud Gaming Site – 247Gamers.com

I am happiest when I am working on new projects, especially ones that have the potential to make millions of dollars. Th…

Sharing

Ever try a neti pot? They are supposed to be great for preventing sinus infections. My mother gave me one many years ago…

BruceMarler

Condo.Vegas Soft Launches

Two months ago we acquired Condo.Vegas, along with its plural, Condos.Vegas, we did this as a continued addition to our…

A Reboot for my Blog

For quite sometime I have had it in my mind to do a “reboot” of my blog at BruceMarler.com. I did my first initial p…

morganlinton

Mark Levine is hitting it out of the park when it comes to domain sales this year, what’s his secret?

It’s no secret that domain investors around the world are having one heck of a 2019. With domains hotter than ever in…

Yowza – 70% of newly registered domains are considered “not safe for work”

Well here’s an interesting one – Unit 42, the security division of Palo Alto Networks recently analyzed a boatload o…

Efty releases their sixth marketplace theme, and with it, a new approach that I think is pretty darn interesting

Efty just released their latest marketplace theme, Spinoza bringing the number of available theme options up to six. In…

DomainInvesting

Jane.AI Rebrands as Capacity and Gets Capacity.com

I just saw a tweet from TechCrunch linking to an article announcing that a company called Capacity raised a $13.2 millio…

Domain Names I Consider Inventory

To follow up with an article from earlier today, I want to share what I consider domain name inventory. Technically, all…

Advantage of Auctions Over Private Deals for Inventory

Generally speaking, my largest and best domain name purchases are private deals. More often than not, I spend quite a bi…

BillHartzer

What Happened When I Removed My Google My Business Listing

Recently, I made the decision to completely remove my company’s Google My Business listing. There are several reasons…

Should Google Link Out and Endorse SEOs?

Should Google link out to SEO websites from the official Google Webmaster blog? That’s the question that is a hot topi…

Travoom: US-Based SEOs Need Not Apply

There’s a job opening for a CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) at Travoom, a site that bills itself as a “social network…

uniteddomains

Take a chance on .ME (This Month Only)

It’s just the way things are now: if you’re being considered for a new opportunity — a new job, a college admi…

Save on .MX Domains All September Long!

The official domain extension of Mexico is getting a gigante discount this month at UD. Now until the end of the month,…

6 Simple Tips To Pick a Domain That Sells You To Customers

By Alisha Shibli, RadixBreathe. Making a strong first impression with your domain is easier than you think. (Illustrati…

DirectNavigation

Shaving My Head for Charity

Whatever hair I haven’t pulled out of my head from dealing with the domain business will be shaved off in a charity fu…

Another 2 letter .Com Just Sold

People ask if I still buy names. The answer is always that it depends on the domain and the price. With that said I foun…

Use SiteChat.com – A Great Tool for Domain Auctions

I’m at a computer most of my day. Like most of us, I use the internet to shop, bid on auctions and other things that w…

domainsherpa

Partnership between .xyz Domains and Ethereum announced for secure coin management and trading

At Ethereum’s DevCon3 last week, the popular blockchain cryptocurrency announced a partnership with XYZ to allow users…

Radix Claims 77% Renewal Rates After Two Years

New gTLD registry Radix says that three of its larger TLDs have seen a 77% renewal rate two years after launch. The comp…

Amazon and Google to Fight Over .kids at Auction

Amazon, Google and a third applicant are scheduled to fight for control of the new gTLDs .kid or .kids at auction. It’…

hybriddomainer

onlinedomain

How Google lost part of the search index!

Most of the time, Google’s search engine runs properly but in April 2019 many different issues appeared at about the s…

.EU domain extension is shrinking

EURid released its 2019 Quarterly Progress Report. .EU is shrinking ending Q2 2019 with 3,623,691 domain registrations.…

Mike Mann sells 4 domains for $144,720 in June

Mike Mann reported selling 4 domain names in June for a total of $144,720. Prices started at $9,944 and went up to $94,8…

namepros blog

Hippo.com Changes Hands

Earlier this week the high-value domain name hippo.com apparently changed hands. The domain name now redirects to MyHipp…

Top Topics: I Sold a Domain for $90,000; What's the Next Big Thing?...

There have been some stellar articles on the blog recently from a couple of new writers, @Bob Hawkes and broker @Darryl…

Learn negotiation skills from watching movies

One of my favorite movies is Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World. By watching this movie, I have developed a…

Whizzbangsblog

Saturday Musings – Make Decisions

One of the most difficult things in life is making decisions. You only have to reflect on the number of times you’ve…

Why domain traffic is so valuable

Have you ever wondered why advertisers keep on paying for domain traffic year after year? Despite all the naysayers out…

Personal Musings - Getting to the Facts

Facts can be scary things, especially when you don’t want to know about them. One of the reasons why things are calle…

domaingang

#Amazon : Legal department owns at least two #AmazonFire domains

The Amazon forest is on fire; it’s a disaster of massive proportions affecting the biggest rain forest on the planet.…

#02silverado .net : The #TLD doesn’t matter, as long as the #domain is cheap or free!

When you want to sell something on the Internet and need a domain, the extension itself doesn’t matter; what matters i…

#Netbank .Online : Trademark holder failed to snatch #domain at the #WIPO

Nedbank – with a “d” – is one of the five largest banks in South Africa and has been in existence since 1831. Th…

abdulbasit

Third Consecutive UDRP win but this time with RDNH finding!

Hello and Assalamo Alaikum, Not sure if this is the longest break I’ve taken in publishing posts but there were severa…

This negotiation turned into successful sale

Hello and Assalamo Alaikum, There have been many times fellow domainers ask about how I negotiate and what messages were…

From $16888 quote to $16888 domain sale

Hello and Assalamo Alaikum, It was a fantastic last week of March where I closed two good sales. I had a great February…

domainanimal

DomainAnimal Removed from Domaining.com

FYI – DomainAnimal.com has been removed from the Domaining.com feed due to being sold. The owner of Domaining.com dema…

Manage Your Own Domain Leads with HelpScout and WordPress

I would like to share one of the main things I’ve been working on lately in case anyone here could possibly benefit: …

4 Options for Free Killer Domain Logos

Whether selling a domain or launching a website, a nice logo can give a boost. If on a steak and taters budget with time…

dnsr

If You Want LOLS On Valentines Day – Send A Bag Of Dicks

If you want to give someone laughs on Valentines Day, look no further than BagOfDicks.com, the best way to send a prank…

Experian Registered ExperianDataBreach.com in 2009 – Conspiracy Theorists Rejoice

Written by Brad Hayes 10/2/15 It seems that even companies that offer data breach resolution services, can find themselv…

.XYZ Suspends 24 Domains Of Website Cloaking Fraudsters

The .XYZ Registry Steps In And Quickly Suspends 23 Additional .XYZ Domains That Were Being Used To Cloak Popular Website…

tld

2019 New Year Domain Sale

The domains below are for sale at buy-it-now pricing for 1 week.  Below them we have different categories of domains op…

Is Prevalent Shill Bidding Going on at Namejet?

If you bid on Namejet you should check out this Namepros thread that started yesterday: https://www.namepros.com/threads…

California Legalizes Recreational Marijuana, What Will Be the Impact on Related Domains

I have a few hundred marijuana domains, most of them are geographic in nature.  I’ve held them for a few years knowin…

namebio blog

132 Domain Discoveries for August 22nd

Every day we scan more than one hundred thousand domains across all the major marketplaces and pending delete lists to f…

$244k in Sales on August 21st – Homee.com sold for $40,000 – Daily Market Report

The top sale of the day was Homee.com which sold for $40,000 at Sedo. NameBio recorded 272 sales $100+ for a total of $2…

127 Domain Discoveries for August 21st

Every day we scan more than one hundred thousand domains across all the major marketplaces and pending delete lists to f…

Sweetmantra

The Seven Deadly Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Domain Name from Someone Else

For over two decades I’ve had the privilege of helping hundreds of business professionals acquire domain names that ar…

Why I Paid $1,500 to Rescue Oliver Stone's Domain Name

I make my living as a domain name buyer broker helping entrepreneurs acquire their dream domain names, but in my spare t…

New gTLDs – Aren’t We Forgetting Something? (My DOMAINfest Asia 2016 keynote)

Last month I gave a devil’s advocate keynote talk about the new TLDs at DOMAINfest Asia in Hong Kong. Since my talk di…

DomainIncite

Second-level .au names delayed

If you’re champing at the bit to grab yourself some second-level .au domain names, you’re going to have to wait a li…

ICANN names new directors, replaces Facebook exec

ICANN’s Nominating Committee has picked two new directors to join the board of directors this November. They are: Mand…

After getting acquired, bank scraps its dot-brand

Another dot-brand gTLD has bitten the dust, but this time it does not appear to be due to lack of interest. TIAA Bank ha…

dngeek

Brandable domain name sales week 33: DigitalBrain.com, CreateMe.com, WinnerWinner.com

As expected, Uniregistry puts a prominent mark on our weekly sales list, being the most dominant marketplace with 8 out…

Brandable domain name sales week 32: LiveWell.com, Profix.com, Toha.com

With Uniregistry now reporting 20 of their top-grossing public sales every week I expect we’re going to see at least a…

GoDaddy’s Advice on How to Be a Successful Domainer

Develop a good business plan and make sure you have a secondary source of income because full time or even part time dom…

acro

Flexibility in domain name negotiations : Sign of graciousness, or weakness?

When negotiating on a domain, the field is open wide. It’s like a chessboard with two armies, the White and the Black.…

“Domain names aren’t nearly important nowadays”

The commercial registration and use of domain names goes back to the early 1990’s. Since 1995, domain registrations ar…

Thank you, Jeff Gabriel

Jeff Gabriel announced his departure from Uniregistry, earlier today. Those of us that were made aware of this personal…

donnasblog

Listicles

Listicles According to many sources, listicles are here to stay. Wikipedia says that a listicle is a form of blogging an…

BootStrapping Your Startup

BootStrapping Your Startup Some of us who wish to start a business are not fortunate enough to have a successful track r…

Like Farming – Like This Post if You Want to Get Scammed

Like This Post if You Want to Get Scammed Like farming on Facebook is a real threat that many users are not even aware o…

davidgreen

Why do Heart Health Searches Peak in February?

heart health appears to peak most every year by the month of February

About Domain Sale Inquiries, Especially from China

There appears to be a significant (at least short-term) shift in the market regarding domain sales inquiries, at least b…

Dot-Club No Longer a Non-Discounted new TLD

There has been lots of domain blog posts about how dot-club is one of the top new TLDs without needing to heavily discou…

fragerfactor

Why Nation States are Petrified of Crypto... Zuckerberg's Shadow Bank

Today: POT, Crypto, Libra, Bitcoin, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg The Invention of Money Fascinating history of money and…

Dot US: Untapped And Extraordinary Value For American Business

Rapinoe Scores Dot Us Domain to put American exceptionalism on full display Neustar® Selected to Continue Operating .…

Just Be Nice

Today: Google easy dropping, YouTube Celebrity, Be Nice Just Be Nice - It's Not That Hard. What if Being a YouTube Celeb…