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Crypto #domains : Is Bitcoin.org about to be sold?

Bitcoin.org is the official mouthpiece of the Bitcoin foundation; its domain was registered anonymously in 2008. Some be…  Read more

domainshane

AUCTION RECAP OF JUNE 5, 2020

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

Trav’s List of Domains at Auction for Saturday June 6th, 2020

Something to keep your eye on – there have been multiple reports of people losing domains on marketplaces to scammers…

AUCTION RECAP OF JUNE 4, 2020

A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on June 4, 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

If you want to make a difference, start by watching this video

This week Emmanuel Acho shared a video on Twitter that covers a question many people have – what can I do to help? Whi…

Your silence speaks volumes

A friend of mine wrote a very powerful article on Medium titled, Check On Your Black Friends and Colleagues… We Are No…

If you don’t understand the protests, read this

People across the United States and around the world are protesting in honor of George Floyd and to fight against system…

DomainInvesting

You Can’t Look at Sales in a Vacuum

Although I do not report my own sales, I appreciate when other investors and companies share their sales. Some of the be…

Domain Investors Provide Liquidity

When I am trying to buy domain names from registrants who have held them for many years, I am frequently told that their…

Report: Meal.com Was Acquired for $1 Million

A reader sent me a link to an article from a Dutch entrepreneurial website, and the author reported that he spent $1 mil…

BillHartzer

Jumpshot Keyword Data Update: Ahrefs

As you might be aware, Avast shut down Jumpshot, and its shutdown affected several keyword research tools that relied on…

GoDaddy Sent Erroneous Credit Notices via Email

The domain name registrar GoDaddy sent emails to some current customers. The email, which was a legitimate email and not…

Schema.org is Down

The website Schema.org is down, currently showing a “500 Server Error”. A 500 Server Error could be the result of se…

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

Internet grows to 366.8 million domain names in Q1 2020

Verisign released the latest issue of the Domain Name Industry Brief, which shows that the first quarter of 2020 closed…

Lost a GoDaddy auction, then the winner defaulted. How do I find who the bidder was?

A few day ago I lost an auction for a domain name at Godaddy. I made a proxy bid early in the day the auction was ending…

“Is the lockdown driving domain registrations?”

Numbers from CENTR show a spike in new registrations in the month of April 2020. A sample of 25 European ccTLDs saw a 20…

namepros blog

Why is the .IO Extension So Popular?

Many domain investors and startup owners are enthusiastic about the .io domain extension. Quality single word names can…

Top Topics: The Top 5,000 Prefixes and Suffixes; How to Double Your Capital in 6 Months...

In this week's Top Topics, we feature a debate about the ethics of staying quiet when a newer investor spends thousands…

Hand Registering Domain Names

Most domain name investors start out with hand registrations. Many later move on to acquiring domain names mainly throug…

Whizzbangsblog

Domain Industry Update – Week 12

Another week and some fantastic data to trawl through that is impacting each of our domain portfolios. I must admit tha…

Saturday Musings – Carpe Diem?

The Latin phrase “Carpe diem” was made famous by the movie “The Dead Poets Society” where the late Robin Willia…

Domain Industry Update – Week 11

A lot happens in a single week! The data coming through in this video is riveting as it’s likely tantalizingly shows…

domaingang

Crypto #domains : Is Bitcoin.org about to be sold?

Bitcoin.org is the official mouthpiece of the Bitcoin foundation; its domain was registered anonymously in 2008. Some be…

Encephalitis.com causing a headache to #NameJet

Encephalitis.com is causing a big headache to NameJet. The former asset of CSC Corporate Domains, Inc. dropped in early…

James Booth : #Domain acquisitions in June

Domain investor and broker, James Booth, is the youngest of the Booth Bros. The BQDN founder often shares his latest sal…

abdulbasit

Afternic experiment of May 2020

Hi everyone, This is the fifth post of the Afternic experiment series after I published January, February, March and Ap…

Afternic experiment of April 2020

Hello everyone, This is the fourth post of the Afternic experiment series after I published January, February and Marc…

Afternic experiment of March 2020

Hello everyone, This is the third post of the Afternic experiment series after I published January and February results…

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

175 Domain Discoveries for June 6th

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

$195k in Sales on June 5th – Copal.com sold for $7,700 – Daily Market Report

GoDaddy had six of the top ten sales yesterday led by Copal.com which sold for $7,700. NameBio recorded 312 sales $100+…

149 Domain Discoveries for June 5th

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

Top-level reshuffle as ICANN loses its COO

ICANN today announced a series of organizational changes at the highest level of management after its COO decided to qui…

Amazon finally gets its dot-brands despite last-minute government plea

Amazon’s three long-sought dot-brand gTLDs were added to the DNS root last night, despite an eleventh-hour attempt by…

South Africa might raise, or lower, some wholesale domain fees

ZADNA, the South African ccTLD registry, has put out a call for comments on plans to adjust the wholesale price of .za d…

dngeek

Brandable Insider Domain Review #3

SPECIAL PODCAST: Domains and the Cannabis Industry In this weeks podcast I highlight my six favorite aftermarket sales f…

Brandable Insider: Domain Review #2

Another Podcast! This week’s review of affordable, brandable domains that sold in the GoDaddy expired auctions. End pr…

Brandable domain name sales week 20: Tema.com, Raptr.com, MindGlobal.com

GoDaddy Auctions dominates this week’s list and charts five sales in the five-figure range. The top sale, however, goe…

acro

Domain registrants are not landlords

Every time I hear how domains are exactly like real estate, I shake my head at the dissimilarities. Comparing domains an…

Getting the right offer : A waiting game worth playing

Earlier this week I closed on yet another domain sale on the Uniregistry market platform. The agreement was reached last…

The Uniregistry registrar is alive and kicking

One of the reasons I moved my domain names to Uniregistry several years ago, is their knowledgeable support department.…

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

ShopRite Launches Essential Thanks (.com)

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

Better For Them (.com): Call-To-Action Direct Response Domain

Better For Them could be a tagline for anything. But with a visual, them becomes one thing. A thing a domainers might ne…