Latest Post

The number of inbounds you get a month can tell you a lot about your portfolio

Yesterday I wrote an article about the absolutely stellar results that Abdul Basit is seeing at Afternic and I’ve been…  Read more

domainshane

AUCTION RECAP OF JULY 6, 2020

A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on July 6, 2020. If there is…

IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Tuesday, July 7th

I stopped paying any real attention to news or current events a few months ago, so I was surprised when I went to a loca…

AUCTION RECAP OF JULY 5, 2020

A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on July 5, 2020. If there is…

impulsecorp

Domains and The “Great Repression”

I know I am stating the obvious here, but the COVID-19 crisis will forever change consumer behavior, shifting billions o…

How To Promote Your Site

As I wrote in my last blog posting, what used to work to get visitors to websites no longer does. Any SEO (search engine…

Change Is Hard

I haven’t made a blog posting in over 2 years because I haven’t really had anything interesting to write about. Or a…

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

The number of inbounds you get a month can tell you a lot about your portfolio

Yesterday I wrote an article about the absolutely stellar results that Abdul Basit is seeing at Afternic and I’ve been…

Do you prefer to read blogs in the morning or the evening?

Here’s something I’ve been going back-and-forth on for years – should I be writing my blog posts in the morning be…

Abdul Basit’s June numbers are incredible – here’s the domains he sold for $76,540

I have to say that I think we’re at a peak time in the domain industry when it comes to people sharing data about what…

DomainInvesting

If You Renew an Expired Domain Name, Check the Name Servers

A friend of mine reached out this afternoon to ask if I know who is managing the portfolio of Mrs Jello, the domain inve…

What’s Your Inquiry Ring?

I have more than one email address connected to my smartphone. One of the email addresses is the one that receives my in…

Mmhmm.App…. Hmmmmmmm

The Verge published an article about a teleconferencing startup that recently raised 7 figures in funding and its name m…

BillHartzer

Google Loses Blogspot.In Domain Name

Google has lost ownership to one of their Blogspot domain names. Blogspot is the former name of the blogging service tha…

Mark Traphagen on Schema, Schema Tools, and On Page SEO Tools

In this episode of the Digital Marketing with Bill Hartzer podcast, I spoke with Mark Traphagen from SEO Clarity. We dis…

Digital Marketing with Bill Hartzer Podcast

In the last Quarter of 2019, I’ve launched the Digital Marketing with Bill Hartzer Podcast. It can be found on most of…

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

Rick Schwartz shares more domain purchase prices

Rick Schwartz shared even more of his domain name purchase prices on Twitter @domainking. Most of the domains are older…

Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj registers TurboTaxSucksAss.com

Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj is one of my favorite shows. I have watched all 40 episodes of the show. It depicts everyt…

Mike Mann writes EPIC comment!

Mike Mann wrote an EPIC comment on my post about him dropping 50,000. The comment covers several different subjects incl…

namepros blog

Top Topics: Betting.com Sells; How Do You Respond to a 5 Figure Initial Offer?...

In this week's Top Topics, AbdulBasit Makrani shares the results of his June Afternic experiment that includes a $50,000…

Mixed Messages from Domain Sales in First Half of 2020

Given concerns related to the economic upheaval resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, many have speculated on whether…

Top Topics: How Is Your 2020 So Far?; Does a Successful Company Need a Great Domain?...

In this week's Top Topics, we feature a poll asking whether your year so far has been successful in terms of domain sale…

Whizzbangsblog

Life Principles – Trust

Trust is the second Life Principle that forms the bedrock of my own life. All relationships are built upon a basis of t…

Domain Industry Update – Week 16

This week showed a VERY unexpected change in the stats and one that I personally was very surprised to witness. It sign…

Saturday Musings - Life Principles, truth

Being a seeker of the truth is one of the most transformative attitudes that a person can have in their life. Many year…

domaingang

Generic? Jerky.com and Fetch.com are new #trademark applications

Following the decision by SCOTUS on the Booking.com case, two new trademark applications for domain names were spotted a…

MasterBedroom.com : #Domain value changed thanks to new real estate norms

The domain MasterBedroom.com is in the NameFind portfolio, a GoDaddy-owned group of approximately 1 million domains. Its…

#SedoMLS Brokerage Service : Get the #domain you want on a syndicated network

Sedo, our premium partner, has announced the SedoMLS Brokerage Service. In a nutshell, it syndicates domain brokering se…

abdulbasit

Afternic experiment of June 2020

Hi everyone, As the first half of this year is completed, there were some major things happening all around the world. W…

Great new feature at Afternic

Hello everyone, As I was going through a post of Elliot Silver which was actually talking about DAN on payout preference…

My experience of selling domains on payment plan

Hello everyone, Today I would like to share my little experience of selling domains on payment plan. Although I’ve had…

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

251 Domain Discoveries for July 8th

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

$269k in Sales on July 7th – Lineup.ai sold for $12,500 – Daily Market Report

The top sale of the day was Lineup.ai which sold for $12,500 at Sedo. NameBio recorded 430 sales $100+ for a total of $2…

166 Domain Discoveries for July 7th

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

Mucho weirdness as Google “forgets” to renew major domain

Google has lost control of a key domain name, breaking millions of URLs used by its customers. It emerged today that the…

First deadbeat dot-brand ripped from the root

ICANN has terminated a dot-brand gTLD contract for non-payment of fees for the first time. The unlucky recipient of the…

Coronavirus helps .nl beat 6 million regs

Dutch ccTLD .nl passed the six-million-domains milestone recently due in part to a surge in registrations during coronav…

dngeek

Brandable Insider Domain Review #9

PODCAST: Almost twenty domains get the Brandable Insider treatment on this week’s podcast including  some three keywo…

Brandable Insider Domain Review #8 – Less Is More

PODCAST: Which is better the singular or the plural? In this episode I discuss trends in brandable keywords with specifi…

Brandable domain name sales week 25: HelpWare.com, Zirrus.com, AdAction.com

The top-grossing brandable sales that was reported last week was that of HelpWare.com which sold for $35,000 at DomainMa…

acro

Recycling Mike Mann’s domains: Thanks Konstantinos!

Querying Mike Mann’s domain droplist was a herculean task, but Konstantinos of Online Domain delivered! Fifty thousand…

Domain sob stories: Should I feel sorry for your political mess?

An increasing number of businesses produce “sob stories” in order to usurp domain names on the aftermarket. The usua…

Affiliate program no more at Uniregistry

As a beta tester at Uniregistry, I opened one of the first accounts for its Affiliate Plus Program, six years ago. The p…

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

Call-To-Action Domains Deliver Premium Value In Post-COVID Economy

COVID has created many hardships, but also new opportunities. Consumers now favor the work-at-home, come to me, contactl…

ShopRite Launches Essential Thanks (.com)

Joe Colalillo, CEO of Wakefern Food Corporation, which owns and operates over 300 ShopRite stores, tells TODAY’s Shein…