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Eric Lyon has raised the standard for those giving domain appraisals

Eric Lyon awhile back turned up the quality level on providing appraisals for those asking for them on Namepros. Eric do…  Read more

domainshane

AUCTION RECAP OF APRIL 23, 2019

A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on April 23, 2019. If there i…

Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Wednesday April 24th, 2019

I always tell everyone that in order to be personally successful in any industry, especially a small industry, you shou…

AUCTION RECAP OF APRIL 22, 2019

A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on April 22, 2019. If there i…

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

So I officially suck at sending #Domainer shirts in the mail

For any of my readers who went to NamesCon this year, you got a shiny new #Domainer shirt. It was a blast connecting up…

Efty ups the ante once again with acquisition of DomaHub

I’ve been talking quite a bit about Efty this year because honestly, it feels like every month they have something new…

There’s an interesting debate going on between Andrew and Theo on Twitter

Last week, domain investor Mike Mann announced that he sold two domains, each for around $20k, and both purchased for un…

DomainInvesting

Peter Askew’s Vidalia Onion Story is Inspiring

I was the underbidder in the VidaliaOnions.com auction in November of 2014. My maximum bid was $2,121, and the winning b…

Get Everything in Writing

Rick Schwartz shared some advice on Twitter that I agree with completely. When you close a deal, make sure all aspects o…

HugeDomains.com Forwarding Name to GoDaddy Search Page

I noticed something interesting over the weekend that I thought I would share with you. I typed in OutOfTheWorld.com to…

BillHartzer

ClixSense and i-Dressup.com Settle with FTC

ClixSense, an online rewards website, and i-Dressup.com, a dress-up games websites, have agreed to settle with the Unite…

Yelp Verified Business License Problems & Fake Address Issues

Back in March 2019 (just last month), Yelp announced a new initiative called Verified Licenses, which is supposed to bri…

Chitika Online Advertising Network Has Shut Down

Chitika, the online advertising network that, at one time, was an alternative to Google Adsense for publishers such as m…

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

Say “No” to unlimited price increases on .org, .info, .biz and .asia domains!

The ICA has created an easy-to-use Form for you to submit your objections to ICANN regarding its proposed removal of all…

Efty acquires competitor DomaHub

Efty announced it has completed the acquisition of competitor DomaHub Domains LLC. DomaHub is domain name management…

Mike Mann sells 7 domains for $122,700 in March (LinkChecker[.]com, AmVis[.]com)

Mike Mann reported selling 7 domain names in March for a total of $122,700. Prices started at $7,800 and went up to $40,…

namepros blog

How Animal Domain Names are Used

Animal domain names are some of the most sought after investments in the domain space? According to NameBio, domains suc…

Top Topics: White.com Sells; How My Former Domains Are Put to Use...

The ultra-premium White.com has been sold, with BQDN's James Booth (@BoothDomains) reporting via social media that he br…

Why You Can't Let Social Media Control Your Brand

Recently, a prospective client told me that a domain name is not that important in comparison to our social handles. Thi…

Whizzbangsblog

Saturday Musings – What's Easter All About?

Long time ago (about 40 years) in a country far, far away (ie. Canada) I woke up on the Sunday after Good Friday to an…

Saturday Musings - Serious Thinking

For just over a week I’ve been laid up sick and had just enough energy to press the buttons on the TV remote control.…

auDA is Creating Yet Another Mess

I just had a read of the changes that the Australian governing authority (AUDA) is looking to introduce to the .AU name…

domaingang

#Sedo sales report : #Domain names sold between 4/15/2019 – 4/21/2019 topped by Yotta.com at $100k

Welcome to the latest edition of reporting on the Sedo domain sales; this time we cover the days spanning April 15th, 20…

#Bodybuilding .com : Data breach leads to password reset

One of the world’s biggest online fitness stores, Bodybuilding.com, announced that a breach of its systems compromised…

#GoDaddy introduces “hard push” for #domain transfers under duress

Do you need a domain desperately, but the registrant won’t budge? Is it possible to get that domain by making them cha…

abdulbasit

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…

Some more great features added to DotDB

Hello and Assalamo Alaikum, Almost a year back I published an article about a great service DotDB which I’ve been usin…

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

172 Domain Discoveries for April 24th

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

$176k in Sales on April 23rd – Smartick.com sold for $15,856 – Daily Market Report

NameJet had the top sale of the day for two days in a row, this time it was Smartick.com which sold for $15,856. NameBio…

129 Domain Discoveries for April 23rd

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

Amazon tells power-hungry governments to get stuffed

Amazon has rejected attempts by South American governments to make the would-be gTLD .amazon “jointly owned”. In a l…

Oh, the irony! Banned anti-Islam activist shows up on “Turkish” new gTLD domain

Tommy Robinson, who has been banned from most major social media platforms due to his anti-Islam “hate speech”, is n…

ICANN got hacked by crypto bots

ICANN had to take down its community wiki for several hours last week after it got hacked by crypto-currency miners. The…

dngeek

Brandable domain name sales week 15: Fiku.com, GoJoy.com, Comba.com

Boom! We have a record number of twelve brandable domain sales in the five-figure range this week. The top grossing sale…

How I Evaluate and Acquire Expiring Domains

“In my years of scanning expiring domain name lists I’ve found that only 7% – 12% of all names, that expire, mean…

Brandable domain name sales week 14: Hackly.com, SmokeLand.com, Tirox.com

April is off to a great start with six sales reaching five-figures in the brandable category. The top grossing sale is A…

acro

Scammers using Bitcoin in an effort to steal domain names

During the past two weeks I experienced two attempts by scammers to steal domain names, by offering payments in cryptocu…

Domain offers : I can do $X,XXX tonight only

When receiving offers for domain names, the exchange can become progressively interesting as negotiations unfold. Domain…

Old domains : From hand-registration to sale, 17 years later

Between 2001 – 2003 I was perusing dropped domain lists provided by one of the best paid-for services at the time, Dom…

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

That Breath That You Just Took, That's A Gift

Every morsel of food, every sip of water, the air we breathe is the result of work done by other species. Nature gives u…

What Are You Smoking? The 420 on 4/20

Photo: WeedClub.com Today: Marijuana, Canopy Growth, Dispensaries, Hollywood Pot, Rejection, iPhone Password Hack, Mille…

Musk: "Far More Dangerous Than Nukes" -- "An Immortal Dictator From Which We Can Never Escape"

The United States is woefully unprepared for an AI future. FRAGER FACTOR: SUNDAY, JUNE 05, 2016: Tech moguls declare e…