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domainshane

AUCTION RECAP OF JUNE 25, 2017

A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on June 25, 2017.  If…

Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Monday June 26th

  As many of you know I like 4L.coms.  I like 3Ls better but they’ve always been a little too much money for me to…

Update on Top 10 Sales from a Year Ago: Serres.com, Fantasy.tv, Curate.net, More

Listed below are updates on the top ten domain sales from a year ago, as ranked by DN Journal. 1. TelefoonHoesjes.nl sol…

impulsecorp

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…

Working In Teams

“After all is said and done, more is usually said than done.” The New York Times published a very interesting articl…

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

Can you name the top three You Tube stars?

The times, they are a changing, and while people around the world still watch video content on that good old television…

The one tip startup founders need to know about tracking down domain name owners

Tell me if this sounds familiar. You know exactly what you want to call your company and immediately go to register the…

Teller.io, the API for your bank account is getting a lot of attention on Y Combinator’s Hacker News

There’s a new startup that’s trending like crazy on Y Combinator’s insanely popular Hacker News – Teller.io whic…

DomainInvesting

Beware of “Invoice Scams”

I regularly use my email to discuss domain names with a variety of third parties. For over fifteen years, I must have ex…

The Dumbest Response to a Domain Name Inquiry

I have to share what I think is the dumbest response to a domain name inquiry that I have seen in a very long time. I as…

Summer Sunday Thoughts and Updates

It’s highly likely that I am on my bicycle right now while you read this. I am starting out at 6am and will probably f…

BillHartzer

Google Flags Google Analytics Code as Critical Error in AMP Pages

On my site, this site, I want to track how many visitors are coming to my site’s AMP pages. I use the official WordPre…

Which New gTLD Is Winning The Website Development War?

The New gTLD domain names have been available for a few years now. As you may know by know, I have done new gTLD researc…

12 Industry Pros to Meet at the Rocks Digital Marketing Conference 2017

I assume by now you realize just how much I love digital marketing, SEO, website marketing, search engine marketing, loc…

uniteddomains

Pride, Partnership, and the Road Ahead

This year, we had the honor to once again partner with Boston Pride for their 2017 celebration. While this is not the fi…

Are Emoji Domain Names Doomed?

Emoji. Love them or hate them, you definitely can’t ignore them.Just ask ICANN, the organization that essentially man…

How a Domain Name Purchase Accidentally Hindered the WannaCry Cyber Attack

After a wave of malware attacks crippled NHS trusts and hit hundreds of thousands of computers in 150 countries over the…

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

Cybersquatting Cases Down in .UK

The number of cybersquatting complaints filed against .uk domains fell in 2016, according to data out this week from Nom…

XYZ Asks Appeals Court to Force Verisign to Pay Legal Expenses

Keeping the legal system busy. The long-running court battle initiated by Verisign against .XYZ continues as XYZ has ask…

Normann Copenhagen and DLA Piper Team Up in Bad Reverse Domain Hijacking Case

With help of well-known law firm, furniture company tries to take Normann.com away from guy whose last name is Normann.…

hybriddomainer

onlinedomain

Video preview of GDS (Global Domain Summit) 2017

The GDS (Global Domain Summit) 2017 event is now only a couple of weeks away. GDS 2016 was the first year the meeting wa…

“I don’t like brokers”

I got a call, I was not expecting, from a broker from a well known marketplace. He clearly didn’t knew who I was or wh…

Global domain market in 2016: overall growth was 7.1%, no growth for ccTLDs

Afnic has published a complete overview of the global domain market in 2016 in a study based on ICANN statistics, infor…

namepros blog

Breaking: LR.com Sells to a 4.CN Client

Two-letter .COM domain names have been a popular choice amongst Chinese domain investors for several years, largely due…

Top Topics: I Know How Much You Paid; Showcase Your Crypto Names...

Last week, we brought you the news that James Booth sold the three-letter domain GMA.com to a Marksmen client. Yesterday…

Expert Exchange: Do You Think Being Different Is Necessary to Succeed in This Business?

Every domain name investor and broker has the ability to bring something different to the domain industry based on previ…

Whizzbangsblog

Saturday Musings - Working to the MAX!

Some of you may have noticed that I didn’t do any posts last week. Yes, I’m fine and nothing disastrous has happene…

Saturday Musings - Simple Solutions

I’ve just been trying to debug a pretty complex program. One screen displayed the error logs, another the database ch…

Global Online Trends

I’m a self-confessed data junky. I love my numbers and if they can be plotted on a graph so I can see a trend then so…

domaingang

WTF? World Taekwondo Federation rolls out domain rebranding

If you’re the World Taekwondo Federation, your acronym is WTF – not exactly professional sounding! Apparently, that…

Smoking sucks, but MarlboroSucks.com fails to impress

Smoking sucks – it kills hundreds of thousands of people annually, and that’s a hard fact. Cancer, heart attacks, em…

Chinese domain market report : China to crack down on bogus domain info

The Chinese government wants its citizens to be obedient, well-behaving pawns; after introducing the specifications of a…

abdulbasit

Why you should renew domains for longer period

Hello and Assalamo Alaikum, I always try to keep almost all if not all of my domains renewed for at least 1 year in adva…

From $1,000 offer to a $7,500 sale and another $4,500 sale

Hello and Assalamo Alaikum, Like many of us are noticing the number of inquiries and sales are on slow side and it’s b…

Find which .CO domains are registered of your domain

Hello and Assalamo Alaikum, I have bought and sold several .CO domains and had a great experience so far. Looking at WHO…

domainanimal

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…

NameSilo Marketplace Launches Domain Payment Plans

NameSilo, a domain name registrar, has just launched the ability to offer Payment Plans for premium domain names to cust…

.KIWI Gains 170,000 Domain Registrations In Two Weeks (Yeah, Right!)

.KIWI, a new domain extension aimed at the New Zealand market, has experienced tremendous registration growth the past t…

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

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…

Sold a Couple gTLDs (one for $15k)

I have not purchased many gTLD domains, somewhere around 30 of them.? Of those that I purchased I paid a premium price f…

Don’t Commit to a Deal Until Someone Has Cash in Hand

I have 79 LLL.co domains (list below) that I’m looking to sell so I started a post on Namepros.? I had a deal worked o…

namebio blog

$68k in Sales on June 25th – Dreamscapes.com sold for $3,200 – Daily Market Report

The top sale of the day was Dreamscapes.com which sold for $3,200 at NameJet. NameBio recorded 152 sales for a total of…

140 Domain Discoveries for June 26th

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

$72k in Sales on June 24th – HormoneTherapy.com sold for $7,050 – Daily Market Report

The top sale of the day was HormoneTherapy.com which sold for $7,050 at DropCatch. NameBio recorded 155 sales for a tota…

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

Cybersquatting cases down in .uk

The number of cybersquatting complaints filed against .uk domains fell in 2016, according to data out this week from Nom…

As .boots self-terminates, ICANN will not redelegate it

The dot-brand .boots may become the first single-dictionary-word gTLD to be taken off the market, as The Boots Company t…

GoDaddy launches security service after Sucuri acquisition

GoDaddy has revealed the first fruits of its March acquisition of web security service provider Sucuri. It’s GoDaddy W…

dngeek

79 newly funded startups and their domain names: MoneyTap.com, Make.tv, Lanla.com

Last week, $265,570,900 in venture capital was raised by 79 new startup companies. More than 67% of these companies la…

10 Companies With a Human Name and Matching .Com

Ferrari, Burberry, Boeing, and Barclays. Naming a company after yourself is nothing new but giving your company a popula…

Brandable domain name sales week 24: Oulin.com, MegaDeal.com, BrandMagic.com

It was another strong week for brandable domain name sales with five names selling for five-figures. The top sale of th…

acro

Hello? Are you there?

The Uniregistry Market is a clean, functional venue to sell your domain names; whether they are at Uniregistry – the r…

Domain valuation : Corporate education is the key to sales

Rick Schwartz had to go through the hoops of a UDRP process for Queen.com, in order to show its potential buyer that he…

Five figure domain sale : Using the Uniregistry secure checkout process

Since 2012, I’ve been using Uniregistry contact landers to promote the availability of my domain portfolio. The contac…

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

Rolling In The Dough: Drugs 101; The Jeff Bezos Empire in One Giant Chart

7 Steps To Survive Your Company’s Re-Org; Why So Many Top Hackers Hail from Russia; Wal-Mart to Vendors: Get Off Amazo…

This 13-Year-Old Just Built a 6-Figure Business Online. What's Your Excuse; How Much It Costs To Be A Wedding Guest

Uber for Toilets; 8 Reasons Why a Regent Seven Seas Cruise is Worth Every Dollar; This tech company gives employees $5,0…

5 Steps to More Effective Influencer Marketing Campaigns; Sling TV extends cloud DVR to iOS devices

Video Killed The TV Star; Mobile Marketing Strategy: Essential Guidelines To Drive Mobile Conversions; Reddit Looks to L…