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The story of how Ritual.com was acquired in what amounts to a three team trade

How Ritual.com got acquired Jason Calacanis spoke with Ritual CEO Kat Schneider on This Week in Startups. Kat talks abou…  Read more

domainshane

AUCTION RECAP OF SEPTEMBER 25, 2020

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

IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Saturday, September 26th

Have a great weekend. Main List       NameJet          Flippa/Sedo    LLLL.com’s       LLL, CCC, 5L …

AUCTION RECAP OF SEPTEMBER 24, 2020

A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on September 24, 2020. If the…

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

Efty just hit a major milestone – their first 4 million user month

Well it’s safe to say Efty has had one heck of a summer. Today the popular domain management/monetization/marketing pl…

Are domains more liquid if they’ve been approved on BrandBucket or Squadhelp?

One of the things I’m seeing more and more these days is domain investors talking about names that have been approved…

Google continues to emphasize that keywords in domains do nothing for SEO

For years now Google has been sending a clear message when it comes to the role that domain names play in their ranking…

DomainInvesting

My DAN + GoDaddy / Afternic Pricing Strategy

I had a rare phone conversation with a friend about domain names yesterday. We chatted about the overall market, and I s…

“I Received an Offer…”

Outbound domain name marketing tends to result in lower offers and sales prices than inbound lead generation. It makes s…

How I Use Dropping.pro for Domain Sales Lead Gen

In response to yesterday’s article about using contact forms to sell domain names, two readers asked me for more infor…

BillHartzer

Naira Perez on Paid Media, and an Intro to Social Paid Media, and Audiences

On this episode of the Digital Marketing with Bill Hartzer podcast, I spoke with Naira Perez from SpringHill Digital. We…

Fake Birth Date Used on Google and Apple Accounts Is on Credit Report

A Reddit user, Reckoner6777, set up a Google Account and an Apple ID with a fake birth date. According to the user, they…

What is Bill Hartzer Disease?

What exactly is Bill Hartzer disease, and how do you get it? Is it a real disease? That’s a good question, I’ve been…

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

The story of how Ritual.com was acquired in what amounts to a three team trade

How Ritual.com got acquired Jason Calacanis spoke with Ritual CEO Kat Schneider on This Week in Startups. Kat talks abou…

How established .com businesses can benefit from using multiple domain names

Everyone who seriously invests in the new generation of domain names (also sometimes called “new gTLDs” – domain n…

$28,888 buyer of Tiger.io revealed

Earlier this month Tiger.io sold for $28,888 at Park.io. The buyer is now revealed to be Tiger Communications PLC out of…

onlinedomain

.Blog will release 47,000 3-character premium domains

.Blog will soon release 47,000 3-character “premium” domain names. All 3-character .blog domains were reserved when…

Mike Mann sells 9 domains for $210,703 in August

Mike Mann reported selling 9 domain names in August for a total of $210,703. Reported prices started at $15,500 and went…

These wholesale prices for .io domains are simply ridiculous

What the hell are you doing people? These wholesale prices for .io domains are simply ridiculous! You are paying $2k-$5k…

namepros blog

Free Tools For Quick Domain Research

This article lists a selection of free tools to help evaluate a domain name. It covers how you can quickly determine how…

Top Topics: I Sold BullionBlocks.com for $8,000; The August Domain Industry Report...

In this week's Top Topics, we profile a hand registered domain that was reportedly sold for $8,000, Dofo releases their…

Getting Creative Right Of The Dot

The original intention was that extensions would play a key role in specifying the type of website that would be on that…

Whizzbangsblog

Industry Update - 25th Sept 2020

This week’s update is full of great data and statistics that will tantalize as well as inform domain monetization inv…

Conversations - Freddy Schiwek

In this “Conversations” I have the privilege of chatting with the CEO of Flatsites, Freddy Schiwek. I’ve known Fr…

Industry Update - 18th Sept 2020

This past week we have seen a benchmark change in the domaining monetization landscape. I thought I’d never see it ha…

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

How do you see it from your viewpoint?

Hi everyone, Today I received an email which I wanted to share with everyone. Usually I don’t share any emails on my b…

Why you should NEVER use NameJet

Hi everyone, I believe some regular bidders won’t like sharing it publicly but I don’t care for such mentality of pe…

Afternic experiment of August 2020

Hi everyone, When I first started sharing the January experience, I wasn’t expecting to continue sharing for this long…

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

125 Domain Discoveries for September 26th

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

$222k in Sales on September 25th – Chiara.com sold for $13,222 – Daily Market Report

NameJet had six of the top ten sales yesterday led by Chiara.com which sold for $13,222. NameBio recorded 377 sales $100…

178 Domain Discoveries for September 25th

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

Could .cpa be the most successful new gTLD sunrise yet?

The registry for the new .cpa gTLD reckons it has received “thousands” of applications for domains during its curren…

ICANN 69 returning to YouTube

ICANN is to make its annual general meeting next month available streaming on YouTube, the org has announced. That’s i…

Three-letter .blog domains priced up to $100k

Knock Knock Whois There, the .blog registry, said it is going to release its inventory of three-character domains next m…

dngeek

Brandable Insider Domain Review #22 – Featuring Michael Cyger

PODCAST: A wide-ranging, insider discussion with an industry icon who sold his first domain for $7500 and a case of Bana…

Brandable Insider Domain Review #21 – NamePull sales

PODCAST: Today’s episode features an in depth analysis of about a dozen end user sales by NamePull, BuyDomains and Bra…

Brandable Insider Domain Reveiw #20 – Featuring Doron Vermaat

PODCAST: I’m super excited to share with you this in-depth interview with DnGeek and Efty founder, Doron Vermaat.  In…

acro

SedoPRO World Tour : A great experience 10 years ago

It’s been exactly 10 years since SedoPRO World Tour took place in Boston, Massachusetts. Attending the two day event w…

Zero force point: Don’t bend your own arm into buying that domain name

Every domain inquiry begins with the best intentions, as buyer and seller negotiate. It’s not just the price that affe…

Stolen domain names : The ethics of brokering stolen assets

Domain names have been stolen since the early days of the commercial Internet. The most known case involves the hijackin…

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…