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Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Wednesday February 26th, 2020

I shared this story on twitter (follow me if you don’t @DomainShane) but I think its my favorite domain investor story…  Read more

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Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Wednesday February 26th, 2020

I shared this story on twitter (follow me if you don’t @DomainShane) but I think its my favorite domain investor story…

AUCTION RECAP OF FEBRUARY 24, 2020

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

Marie Lanyon – How a domain name plays into a confident brand

Marie Lanyon is Head of North American Sales at HEXONET. She has a brand-building and marketing background that she brin…

impulsecorp

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…

Sharing

Ever try a neti pot? They are supposed to be great for preventing sinus infections. My mother gave me one many years ago…

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

Do blog comments work for link-building? Unless you have a time machine, nope.

It’s funny, every once and awhile a comment slips by on my blog that doesn’t make much sense and links back to a web…

Alpha.vc sold for $1,210 two days ago, now it’s listed for sale for $500,000

I was bidding on alpha.vc last week, my thought was I’d get it for around $400 – $500 but I was prepared to go up to…

Weekend Musings – a relaxing weekend in Stinson Beach and buying StinsonBeach.org

My wife and I spent the weekend in Stinson Beach, the weather was beautiful and I’m feeling refreshed. If you’ve nev…

DomainInvesting

BettingTips.com Sold via Sedo for $150,000

Sedo hit the proverbial jackpot this week with the $150,000 sale of BettingTips.com. The sale was reported to me this af…

AVK.com UDRP: “Complaint was brought in bad faith”

A valuable three letter .com domain name came under fire via UDRP, but the respondent prevailed. AVK.com was subject of…

Brandsight to Host 2019 Domain Name Year in Review Webinar

Brandsight, the corporate domain name management company that was acquired by GoDaddy in a deal announced earlier this m…

BillHartzer

Hitwise is Shutting Down

by Bill Hartzer, February 18, 2020 at 2:38pm CST Hitwise, the internet data company that has helped global brands and ag…

NoFollow Links in Press Releases? How To Revise Your Press Release Strategy

Years ago (way back in 2013), Google took the position that press releases were simply link schemes, advertorials for a…

Google AdSense Extortion: Pay or Google Will Disable AdSense

By Bill Hartzer, February 17, 2020 at 11:33am CST A disturbing new extortion is being sent via email to website publishe…

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

Casting a doubt on all domain name sales

I have been reporting Mike Mann’s domain sales monthly for almost 4 years. Every couple of months there is someone tha…

Ethos Capital tries to save the .org deal

Ethos Capital senses that ICANN will deny their sweet .org acquisition deal and starts making promises left and right. O…

Mike Mann sells 3 domains for $79,888 in January

Mike Mann reported selling 3 domain names in January for a total of $79,888. Prices started at $9,888 and went up to $38…

namepros blog

Top Topics: Palace.com Sells for a Reported $306,000; A $30,000 Sale Thanks to LinkedIn...

Broker James Booth announced his latest sale this week, Palace.com, a name that has been picked up for development by a…

Starting Out in Domain Name Investing? Check Out These Articles

The NamePros Blog has been providing domain name investing news, information, interviews, tips, analysis, and strategies…

Top Topics: My $30,000 Sale; Reaction to GoDaddy's Acquisition of Uni...

If you have followed domaining news this week, you might have seen Verisign's proposal to increase .COM registration and…

Whizzbangsblog

NamesCon 2020 - The Future of Domaining

This is the final video in the three part series that comprised my keynote address at NamesCon 2020 in Austin, Texas. T…

NamesCon 2020 - Traffic Monetisation

This is the second in a three part video series that covers the keynote address I conducted at NamesCon 2020, Austin Te…

Video - Impressions of NamesCon

  In this video, Matt Herbert from ParkLogic and I share our very different perspectives on the recent NamesCon confer…

domaingang

Fat Tuesday? This King Cake might be the reason for this year’s #DirectnicMardiGras

It’s Fat Tuesday, and Directnic wants to make sure we lose all of last week’s hard-earned gainz from the gym overnig…

#Uniregistry Brokerage: Top 20 #domains sold – “On hold”

There will be no weekly Uniregistry brokerage report for today. We contacted Uniregistry, and the feedback was that “t…

#Sedo #domain sales for the week of Feb 24, 2020 topped by BettingTips.com at $150000

Sedo weekly: Top sale is that of BettingTips.com at $150,000 USD. Welcome to the latest edition of reporting on the Sedo…

abdulbasit

Afternic experiment of January 2020

Hello everyone, With the last post where I discussed of doing an experiment with my entire portfolio by moving from Unir…

New year, new experiment with entire domain portfolio

Hello everyone, Since everyone now is aware that how the last year ended for my portfolio and I was very much impressed…

From $2,888 and $4,400 quote to $15,888 domain sale

Hi everyone, It’s been a fantastic year for myself and I would call it one of the best year overall in terms of domain…

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

$309k in Sales on February 25th – Codi.com sold for $40,000 – Daily Market Report

The top sale of the day was Codi.com which sold for $40,000 at Sedo. NameBio recorded 317 sales $100+ for a total of $29…

253 Domain Discoveries for February 26th

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

230 Domain Discoveries for February 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

Ethos volunteers for .org pricing handcuffs

Ethos Capital has volunteered to have price caps written back into Public Interest Registry’s .org contract, should IC…

Yup. ICANN cancelled Cancun

ICANN has cancelled its public meeting in Cancun, Mexico, due to fears over Covid-19, aka Coronavirus. Late this evening…

The Queen has beef with Prince Harry’s domain name

Queen Elizabeth II reportedly wants her grandson Prince Harry to stop using the domain name sussexroyal.com. Harry and h…

dngeek

Brandable domain name sales week 3, 4 & 5: Xoco.com, Xinda.com, Adly.com

I’ve had a few busy weeks with travel to Europe and the US. I returned to Hong Kong a couple of days ago after visitin…

Brandable domain name sales week 1 & 2: Flapp.com, Purem.com, SmartCat.com

The new year is off to a decent start with a good number of five-figure brandable sales during the first two weeks of 20…

Top 100 brandable domain name sales for 2019

Five years ago I compiled a list of the top 100 brandable domain name sales during 2014 which planted the seed for a w…

acro

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…

Domain price increases : Gave ICANN a piece of my mind, and so should you

Domain prices increase, and that’s a fact of the industry’s regulatory direction. A contract renewal by ICANN has gi…

Domain registrar journey across two decades

Having registered my first domain in early 1997, I took a minute to recall what has changed in the domain registrar indu…

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

Direct Response TV At Its Best: Easy As Pie (.com)

You've often heard me speak of the underutilization of one of the best marketing strategies of the digital age: Direct r…

ElectionGuard: Microsoft Secures Elections, But Not The Brand's Exact Match Domain

From Nurse Bots to Artificial Kidneys to Mobile MRI to Glass Flip Phones to Dangerous Domain Names to Service Horse...…

Goodbye Colonoscopy (.com) & American EV Innovation You Haven't Heard About

Today: The Climate Pledge, Super Yachts, Bitcoin, Amazon prime, Electronic Vehicles, Instagram, Likes, Electric Deliver…