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nCoV2019.live: “one of the largest coronavirus-tracking websites in the world”

There has been considerable discussing about registering COVID-19 and coronavirus domain names for resale. Bloomberg’s…  Read more

domainshane

AUCTION RECAP OF APRIL 6, 2020

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

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

Godaddy continues it’s quest for domain world domination. Hopefully I can work a deal with them to get another 10,000…

AUCTION RECAP OF APRIL 5, 2020

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

impulsecorp

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…

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…

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 could ask one question about Go Daddy’s acquisition of Neustar’s registry business, what would it be?

Today was a big day in the domain name world as Go Daddy announced their acquisition of Neustar’s registry business. T…

Doing outbound on domain names now is a slippery slope

Over the weekend I’ve talked to a few different domain investors who have been doing outbound on their names. As I’v…

What’s one thing you’re doing differently with your domain portfolio?

It’s been fascinating to see how different people adapt to change. As a startup founder I’m used to things changing,…

DomainInvesting

nCoV2019.live: “one of the largest coronavirus-tracking websites in the world”

There has been considerable discussing about registering COVID-19 and coronavirus domain names for resale. Bloomberg’s…

GoDaddy Registry: GoDaddyRegistry.com was Registered in March

One of the tools I use on a regular basis is the Brand Monitor tool at DomainTools. This tool allows people to track dom…

GoDaddy Acquires Neustar – Gets Into Registry Business

GoDaddy is the largest domain name registrar in the world. The company sells domain name registrations on behalf of doma…

BillHartzer

April Fool’s Day 2020 Cancelled

For at least the past 15 years, just about every single year that I have been posting on this blog, I make an April Fool…

Google Ads Phone Support Not Accepting Phone Calls

Google Ads Support is not currently accepting any phone calls. When you call the phone number for Google Ads phone suppo…

Results of Removing My Google My Business Listing

Every month, there are over 5 billion searches on Google for restaurants. 3 billion searches for hotels. 1 billion searc…

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

GoDaddy acquires Neustar’s registry business

Goodbye Neustar! Hello GoDaddy Registry! GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY), today announced it is acquiring Neustar Inc’s Regi…

Neustar will continue running the .CO domain registry

The Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies (MinTIC) of Colombia announced as the winner of the tender fo…

ISOC Ireland: “Ethos does not seem to understand or care about the .ORG community.”

The Internet Society (ISOC) Ireland send a letter to ICANN on March 31, 2020 saying that “Ethos does not seem to under…

namepros blog

Top Topics: Zapier Acquires Zap.com; Decentralization.com Closes at Just $5,050...

Is automation powerhouse Zapier about to rebrand to Zap? It looks like the company bought Zap.com earlier this year, any…

A Look at 2019 Premium Domain Name Sales in the .ORG Extension: Prices, Length, Types, Venues, Uses

This article looks at .org extension domain name sales during 2019. I use data from the NameBio database, only consideri…

Top Topics: Coronavirus.es Confiscated by the Spanish Government; Which Is the Safest Registrar?...

In this week's Top Topics, an investor asks whether it's an opportune time to perform outbound sales in light of the soc…

Whizzbangsblog

Saturday Musings – Crazy Lockdown Antics!

I’m the first to admit that going a little stir crazy being locked down at home. Roselyn and I were supposed enjoying…

Week 3 – Impact of COVID-19

Around the world, one economy after another is reeling from the impact of COVID-19. In this video I’m unpacking a fre…

Saturday Musings - Fun with a scammer!

I thought I’d lighten the mood this Saturday and recount a recent experience I had with a scammer. He contacted me vi…

domaingang

Your #domain names are safe and secure at #Uniregistry

A lot of ignorant commentary in blog posts today suggests that your domains at Uniregistry are in some type of “danger…

#Domain sightings : Jan Can LLC using the plural version thanks to New Ventures

What are domain name sightings? Simply put, they are random encounters with domain names in real life. When we come acro…

UTA .ro : Cradle or acronym domain? #UDRP decision favored Respondent

The beauty of acronym domains, such as the LLL type, is that there is a very large number of matching word combinations.…

abdulbasit

Afternic experiment of March 2020

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

First experience, best experience using Epik.com escrow

Hello everyone, I’m very excited to share my new escrow experience which happened with Epik Escrow and it was outstand…

Recent past domain acquisitions

Hello everyone, My last acquisition post was published in May 2018 and it was surprising to see how quickly time flies.…

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

225 Domain Discoveries for April 7th

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

$318k in Sales on April 6th – Think.ai sold for $21,009 – Daily Market Report

The top sale of the day was Think.ai which sold for $21,009 at Whois.ai. NameBio recorded 384 sales $100+ for a total of…

313 Domain Discoveries for April 6th

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

ICANN to consider cancelling ICANN 68 tomorrow

ICANN is consider whether to cancel its in-person ICANN 68 gathering at a meeting of its board of directors tomorrow. Th…

Coronavirus: more delay and free domains for .gay

Top Level Design is delaying its general-availability launch of .gay domains for an indeterminate period due to the coro…

CentralNic seeing no impact from coronavirus

CentralNic, the triple-play domain company, has told the markets that the coronavirus pandemic is not having an impact o…

dngeek

Brandable domain name sales week 12: PayCard.com, SuccessInsider.com, TheWarrior.com

For now, it seems that there’s still plenty of cash being pumped into domain name acquisitions by both investors and e…

Brandable domain name sales week 11: Cico.com, Jozz.com, Froot.com

There’s been plenty of discussion at the moment about whether the demand for aftermarket domain names is currently up…

Brandable domain name sales week 9 & 10: Slotz.com, Segura.com, OnlyTech.com

Despite everything going on right now in the world, domain names still sell and some brandables still fetch five-figures…

acro

How Sedo, SnapNames, and Afternic helped me sell a domain name twice

This article is about how Sedo, SnapNames, and Afternic, helped me sell a domain name twice over the course of a decade,…

Five important things to follow up on after you score a domain name sale

Congratulations. You just sold a domain name, and now it’s time to rest on your laurels and forget about it all—righ…

A “thank you” note goes a long way

There are many ways to show gratitude to others, and share your appreciation with them. In the case of strangers that ne…

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

One Year From Now: 80% Of World Population Infected; 40% Dead (Modeling The Real China Death Count)

Today: Opening my access to information and resources not available most anywhere else.  Link: The best articles are h…

COVID-19: Life Will Never Be The Same

It's because we don’t make anything in America anymore.  The Crisis Could Last 18 Months. Be Prepared. The shutdowns…

COVID-19: The Economic Cataclysm Ahead (Can You Handle The Truth?)

Why can't we get supplies?  Why can't we assume this is solved and go back to work?  Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMind…