Latest Post

Daily Domain Picks 6-25-19

Daily Domain Picks 6-25-19 Links.com selling for 700,000 Euros was the big news on Monday, congrats to the seller. Allmy…  Read more

domainshane

AUCTION RECAP OF JUNE 23, 2019

A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on June 23, 2019. If there is…

Travs List of Domains at Auction for Monday, June 24, 2019

There have been some recent articles out discussing Google’s efforts at quantum computing and the fact that their qua…

AUCTION RECAP OF JUNE 22, 2019

A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on June 22, 2019. If there is…

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

I sat down with Rolf Larsen on a beach in Portugal to chat about Afilias’ acquisition of .GLOBAL and life as a founder

Today, Afilias announced the acquisition of .GLOBAL, a new gTLD started by serial entrepreneur Rolf Larsen. I was able t…

A few photos and reflections on the first two days of NamesCon Europe

We have one more panel ahead for the day and then day two of NamesCon Europe comes to an end. Well, it doesn’t really…

Breaking (Video): The backstory behind the $30M Voice.com sale

Everyone at NamesCon Europe got pretty lucky today as the last talk of the day was an AMA with Go Daddy…and of course…

DomainInvesting

GoDaddy Acquires Small Portfolio from Monster

GoDaddy acquired a small domain name portfolio from Monster Worldwide via its NameFind entity. I noticed several transfe…

NamesCon Europe Announced 2020 – 2022 Locations

As NamesCon Europe concludes in Cascais, Portugal, NamesCon CEO Soeren von Varchmin announced the locations for the 2020…

GoDaddy Job: Aftermarket Domain Sales Account Executive

A couple of my GoDaddy connections on LinkedIn posted a job opening that might appeal to someone with domain name broker…

BillHartzer

Google My Business Short Names are 302 Redirects to Google Search Results

Google My Business recently rolled out a new feature called Google My Business short names. Each verified Google My Busi…

Google Ads Nightmare: Google Spends $225,000 Despite a $500 Per Day Budget

Pamela Lund on Twitter described this scenario perfectly: “this is a nightmare come true. I cannot imagine waking up t…

Google Calendar Is Down

Google Calendar is down. As in inaccessible using a web browser. This is actually the first time I’ve personally seen…

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

The domain name Links.com was sold for 700,000 Euro

The domain name Links.com was sold for 700,000 Euro. The equivalent today in USD is $797,825. The buyer of the domain is…

Afilias to acquire .GLOBAL domain extension

Afilias today announced the signing of an agreement to acquire Dot Global Domain Registry Limited in Dublin, the regist…

NamesCon Europe 2020-2022 city locations announced

NamesCon Europe 2019 officially concluded and the next 3 European city locations were announced. Soeren von Varchmin, C…

namepros blog

Top Topics: Showcase Your Libra Domains; nPay.com for $25,000 - Deal Or No Deal?...

It's rare to hear from the owner of an ultra-premium domain name on their reasons for selling a domain name, but the ori…

Top 10 Domains Owned by Digimedia: Bed.com, Inn.com, Cook.com...

The majority of domain investors will have come across a domain owned by Digimedia at some point while navigating the we…

Top Topics: Why ShareTheBus Upgraded to Bus.com; Lack of Innovation in Domaining?...

In case you missed it, we published an analysis of several well-funded companies that might consider rebranding since th…

Whizzbangsblog

What's Going On With Enom Pricing?

I’ve had a long-standing reseller account with Enom for many, many years and being a bit lazy I really haven’t chec…

Saturday Musings - Lifestyle Change...

I’ve never been a believer in going on diets to lose weight…..in fact, I think there a load of rubbish. You only ha…

Part 2 – Traffic Test – Focusing on Performance

This is the second in the series on running a traffic test. The first may be viewed by clicking on the link below: Part…

domaingang

#Sedo just sold the #domain Links.com for 700000 euro!

Sedo, a DomainGang sponsor, announced the sale of the domain Links.com. The price, 700,000 EUR, is approximately $797,96…

Get #FUCT : Immoral trademarks’ future opens thanks to LLLL .com #domain

FUCT is a four letter acronym and fashion brand conceived in 1990. It stands for FRIENDS U CAN’T TRUST, and the brand…

Voice .com sale a leverage point for all future #domain inquiries

The sale of Voice.com for $30 million dollars funded by crypto ICO proceeds, is creating a new status quo in domain inve…

abdulbasit

This negotiation turned into successful sale

Hello and Assalamo Alaikum, There have been many times fellow domainers ask about how I negotiate and what messages were…

From $16888 quote to $16888 domain sale

Hello and Assalamo Alaikum, It was a fantastic last week of March where I closed two good sales. I had a great February…

Some more great features added to DotDB

Hello and Assalamo Alaikum, Almost a year back I published an article about a great service DotDB which I’ve been usin…

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

170 Domain Discoveries for June 24th

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

$165k in Sales on June 23rd – 56CP.com sold for $9,100 – Daily Market Report

GoDaddy had the top five sales yesterday led by 56CP.com which sold for $9,100. NameBio recorded 291 sales $100+ for a t…

195 Domain Discoveries for June 23rd

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

What time is it? For ICANN, even that can be a controversial question

ICANN has found itself involved in a debate about whether Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea should be recognized. It…

auDA reveals cut-off date for 2LD priority

Australian ccTLD manager auDA has revealed how old your .com.au domain has to be to qualify for priority registration of…

Nic.br wins dot-brand from Afilias

Brazilian registry Nic.br has won its sixth gTLD client. It’s taking on the dot-brand back-end business of Natura, a c…

dngeek

Brandable domain name sales week 19 & 20: Medidata.com, Thiink.com, Yona.com

I wasn’t able to find the time last week to pull together a list so we have two weeks of sales data for you in this po…

Brandable Trends and The Rise of FemTech

“The bottom line is you have to work way smarter and harder now. Don’t fool yourself into thinking you can go out an…

What Kind of Domainer Are You? Part Three: Buy and Hold

A great domain name has to ripen. Like planting a fruit tree. In TIME it may bear fruit. I don’t think about selling.…

acro

GoDaddy continues to pester domain owners with “offers” that ignore the BIN

I wrote about this issue before, and it’s obvious that GoDaddy and its team of brokers don’t really care. At the ver…

Scammers using Bitcoin in an effort to steal domain names

During the past two weeks I experienced two attempts by scammers to steal domain names, by offering payments in cryptocu…

Domain offers : I can do $X,XXX tonight only

When receiving offers for domain names, the exchange can become progressively interesting as negotiations unfold. Domain…

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

Top Traffic Generating Keywords on Frager Factor June 2017

Research tells you what's new, what's next and where the brands of the future lie 1- Google 2- Apple 3- Samsung 4- Mars…

“Interesting Story. Never Heard This One.” and... "Who Pays For What?"

Today: Trade war troubles,  Attitude, Influencer, Slack, Domain Names, MLB (.com) Your Job Title Doesn't Determine You…

How To Become At Millionaire By Your 28th Birthday

Today: Becoming a millionaire, Apple in a post-Facebook world, Relevance in advertising, Koch Brothers buy Apple? 10 mon…