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One Person’s Junk Is Someone Else’s Treasure

I know nothing about Pierluigi Buccioli beyond the gambling related domain names he shares on Twitter. A tweet he shared…  Read more

domainshane

AUCTION RECAP OF NOVEMBER 26, 2020

A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on November 26, 2020. If ther…

Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Friday November 27th, 2020

Hope everyone had a good Thursday or Turkey day. Today’s a crazy day if you’re in retail and no different for me. Lo…

AUCTION RECAP OF NOVEMBER 25, 2020

A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on November 25, 2020. If ther…

impulsecorp

The Story of BuildFreeSites.com

It started with an idea I had to promote BoredHumans.com. Maybe I could build free websites for people in exchange for t…

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…

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

Pointing multiple domains at one site? Here’s a few things to consider.

Over the last few years buying domain names for SEO value has become increasingly popular. The reality is, if someone sp…

Would you sell this .IO portfolio for 20 BTC?

If you can remember back to earlier this year, which honestly feels like years ago now, then you’ll remember the block…

This interview with Brad Mugford is a must-read for Domain Investors

This morning I woke up to see that Raymond Hackney, the publisher of TLDInvestors.com and main writer for TheDomains.com…

DomainInvesting

One Person’s Junk Is Someone Else’s Treasure

I know nothing about Pierluigi Buccioli beyond the gambling related domain names he shares on Twitter. A tweet he shared…

Thankful for These Domain Tools

There is not one perfect domain industry tool that does everything I need. In fact, there are quite a few tools I use re…

Amazon Acquires AmazonFarts.com

I was looking through my morning DomainTools Registrant Alert email, and I saw an amusing domain name that caught my att…

BillHartzer

Google Webmaster Tools Moves Twitter Account

Google Webmaster Tools, now called Google Search Console (for several years), has moved their Twitter account from @goog…

Email Deliverability, Setting Up DMARC, DKIM, and SPF on Your Domain

In episode 46 of the Digital Marketing with Bill Hartzer podcast, I talked about Email Deliverability. If you send or re…

The Bing Search Engine is Now Microsoft Bing

Microsoft has rebranded its Bing search engine and given it a new name: Microsoft Bing. Most of us will most likely cont…

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

$10,000 domain name sale for a handreg with no favorable metrics

A long time member of Namepros and someone who I interacted with frequently in the .tv sub forum, Fleaking, announced a…

Coach.co records 5th highest .co sale of 2020

Coach.co was listed at Sedo according to Archive.org for 50,000 Euro. The domain sold on Wednesday for $29,814 at Sedo.…

Thanksgiving.com redirects to a 3 word .com

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving in the U.S. and the premium domain name is owned by the people behind USA Today. (Gannett). Tha…

onlinedomain

Internet grows to 370.7 million domains at the end of Q3 2020

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN) announced that the third quarter of 2020 closed with 370.7 million domain name registratio…

Nominet and London police add new landing pages for suspended domains

Nominet today introduces law enforcement landing pages for domains suspended due to criminal activity to provide info…

GoDaddy employees used in website attacks

Krebs on Security wrote about how GoDaddy employees were used in website attacks. “Fraudsters redirected email and web…

namepros blog

How Many TLDs In That Domain Name?

A domain name, such as example.com, has the top level domain (TLD) .com combined with the second level example to make t…

Top Topics: Soda.tv Sells for $8,500; Does the Number of Offers Indicate a Domain's Value?...

In this week's Top Topics, a prolific .TV domainer shares their latest .TV sale, which ranks as the ninth-largest public…

Setting The Minimum Offer Value For A Domain Name

In most cases, marketplaces require specifying a minimum when you enable make offer on your domain names. Is it better t…

Whizzbangsblog

Industry Update - 27th Nov 2020

This week’s domain monetization industry is full of incredible stats that allude to the resilience of the direct adve…

Industry Update - 19th Nov 2020

There was a great discussion in one of the threads on NamePros that I felt almost compelled to join in. It was whether…

Industry Update – 11th Nov 2020

It’s been a few weeks since my last update and I must admit, it’s good to be back! So where was I you may ask? It j…

domaingang

Legal Brand Domains : MicroGrid.com and other #domain acquisitions

Legal Brand Domains is operated by Braden Pollock, a seasoned domain investor who is often as hyper-active as Drew Rosen…

Labor Day & Labor Day Weekend : Holiday #domains used as URL forwarders

With Labor Day this coming Monday, Americans are about to take a break from their mostly home-based work. Canadians too!…

Vote twice : Illegal prompt by Donald Trump might result in #domain sale

President Donald Trump prompted supporters in North Carolina to verify their mail-in vote by attempting to vote twice: o…

abdulbasit

Beware of this new scam trick

Hi everyone, I wanted to make you all aware of this new scam trick. I believe some have received similar emails as well…

Some top acquisitions of 2020

Hi everyone, I’m very excited to share some of my top domain acquisitions of recent time. My last post on acquisition…

Afternic experiment of September 2020

Hi everyone, Before I start sharing last month’s Afternic results, I would like to inform you that this is the last po…

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

239 Domain Discoveries for November 27th

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

$257k in Sales on November 26th – LearnNC.org sold for $16,505 – Daily Market Report

The top sale of the day was LearnNC.org which sold for $16,505 at NameJet. NameBio recorded 426 sales $100+ for a total…

162 Domain Discoveries for November 26th

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

Vaccine agency to get more domain takedown powers next year

The UK’s health regulator is going to be added to a Nominet pilot program enabling the speedy takeover of suspected cr…

Domain growth dropped off in Q3, says Verisign

The third quarter saw the worldwide domain industry base of registrations increase by 600,000 names over the second quar…

Donuts boss discusses shock Afilias deal

Afilias is to spin off its registrar business and also its contested application for the .web gTLD, following its acquis…

dngeek

Brandable Insider Domain Review #30 – Crypto and Blockchain sales

PODCAST: With Bitcoin close to all time highs I take a close look at 14 end user sales containing the words Crypto, Coin…

Brandable Insider Domain Review #29 – with Braden Pollock

PODCAST: In this blockbuster interview, million dollar domainer, Braden Pollock reveals his domain-deal secrets includin…

Brandable Insider Domain Review #28 – Top 15 Sales of the Week

PODCAST: A detailed analysis of the top 15 brandable domain sales from the past week, according to Namebio.com.  Domain…

acro

GoDaddy broke one great Uniregistry feature I liked

One of the many great features I liked at Uniregistry was its support system. The acquisition of Uniregistry by GoDaddy…

Sedo : Dealing with well-known domainers on neutral platforms

Today’s most established domain investors span about 25 years of trading domain names for profit, if we account for a…

GoDaddy is on the right path

It took a lot of effort for GoDaddy to provide a token report of sales, earlier today. Personally, I lost track of time;…

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…