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Popular YouTuber visits Tuvalu, the home of .TV, and the least visited country in the world…

Most people don’t know that .TV doesn’t really stand for TV, it actually is something called a ccTLD which stands fo…  Read more

domainshane

AUCTION RECAP OF NOVEMBER 14, 2019

A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on November 14, 2019. If ther…

Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Friday November 15th, 2019

Lets play a little game. You tell me a name you think is awesome and I’m going to make fun of it and tell you why its…

AUCTION RECAP OF NOVEMBER 13, 2019

A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on November 13, 2019. If ther…

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

Popular YouTuber visits Tuvalu, the home of .TV, and the least visited country in the world…

Most people don’t know that .TV doesn’t really stand for TV, it actually is something called a ccTLD which stands fo…

Domain Investing News Highlights for the week of November 11th 2019

Hello, happy Friday and welcome to my weekly Domain Investing news roundup. This week I decided to change the wording a…

Will the decline of Venture Capital in China increase demand for domain names?

For those who know me, you know that I read the Wall Street Journal every day, have for years – moved from the paper v…

DomainInvesting

DAE.com Sells for Six Figures in Expiry Auction

The DAE.com domain name expired in mid-October, and the domain name went to auction at GoDaddy Auctions. The auction for…

ICA Responds to Rick Schwartz Call for Action

Earlier this morning, Rick Schwartz posted an “Emergency Industry Alert in the form of a tweet to generate awareness f…

OKBoomer.com in Pending Delete Status

‘”OK Boomer” is a catchphrase and internet meme that gained popularity throughout 2019, used to dismiss or mock at…

BillHartzer

Google AdSense Sunsetting iOS and Android Apps

Google AdSense is getting rid of their iOS and Android apps in favor more a more favorable mobile experience. According…

Network Solutions Suffers Data Breach in 2019

Network Solutions, a Web.com company, along with Register.com, has suffered a data breach (they got hacked) in late Augu…

State of Search Digital Marketing Conference November 4-5, 2019

The Dallas/Fort Worth Search Engine Marketing Association, an organization I helped found back in 2004, is holding it’…

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

I just got payment from Oliver Hoger

I just got payment from Oliver Hoger for the money he owed me for a year for the attorney fees after he had his injuncti…

Security incident on the CENTR website

You may have noticed that the CENTR website was down between Friday 1st November and Wednesday 6 November. CENTR stands…

ICA asks ICANN to stop the .Org registry sale

ICA calls for ICANN to withhold approval of purported .Org registry sale. The original justification for awarding the .O…

namepros blog

Top Topics: A $7,500 .TV Sale is Announced; How Many .ORG Names Do You Own?...

In this week's Top Topics, we look at a new .TV sale that makes the top twenty list for 2019, and investors discuss the…

Meet Dr. Paul Mockapetris: Inventor of the Domain Name System

Over the years domain investors and website developers change DNS settings countless times, and the whole system just wo…

Top Topics: Postman Paid $85,000 for its .COM; Do You Make Offers on Domains?...

In September, Jamie Zoch tweeted the news that collaboration platform Postman acquired the domain Postman.com from its p…

Whizzbangsblog

Saturday Musings – The Age of Anxiety

I find that everywhere I go I here hear from people who are stressed, anxious and feeling overwhelmed by the world arou…

Saturday Musings – Equal Opportunity vs Equal Outcomes

I must admit that this blog post may get some people a little riled up…..but that’s OK as long as it provokes you t…

Why I Struggle with Domain Sales

Let me say right up front that domain sales as a business model is really difficult way to try to make a living. There…

domaingang

#Meth – We’re on it : South #Dakota registers #domain names for campaign

South Dakota is spending almost $450,000 dollars on a new anti-meth campaign. The message is “Meth. We’re On It.”…

From dot .EU to .ευ : #Greek use of new IDN #TLD expected to be minimal

Less is more, the ancient Greeks said, with the phrase “Ουκ εν τω πολλώ το ευ.” That last word, “…

#GDPR masked .com : Ironic #domain name as #WHOIS info is displayed!

The introduction of the Euro-law called GDPR in May 2018 brought serious headaches to the domain industry. It complicate…

abdulbasit

Few of my recent past domain sales

Hi everyone, It’s been a great time spending here in Malaysia. So far so good. It’s not easy to relocate in any part…

What websites/tools I use on regular basis for domain investing

Hello and Assalamo Alaikum, Many domain investors have asked me on several occasions that what tools and websites I make…

Five Figure Domain Sales right after relocating to Malaysia!

Hello and Assalamo Alaikum, It’s been just couple of weeks coming to Malaysia and right after relocating, I sold coupl…

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

Don’t Shoot for the Moon

Rob Monster of Epik recently started an interesting discussion over at NamePros about “shooting the moon” when selli…

216 Domain Discoveries for November 18th

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

$116k in Sales on November 17th – HonestlyHealthyFood.com sold for $7,800 – Daily Market Report

GoDaddy had the top four sales yesterday led by HonestlyHealthyFood.com which sold for $7,800. NameBio recorded 248 sale…

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

Selling off PIR, did ISOC just throw .org registrants under a bus?

Public Interest Registry is to lose its not-for-profit status, dramatically increasing the chances of .org price increas…

Rival dot-brand bidders in settlement talks, seek auction delay

Two companies called Merck have managed to delay an ICANN auction for the .merck dot-brand top-level domain. The two com…

ICANN going back to Puerto Rico for a third time

ICANN has selected Puerto Rico for its ICANN 73 public meeting. The meeting is slated to be held at the Puerto Rico Conv…

dngeek

Brandable domain name sales week 44 & 45: Saxx.com, Orius.com, Thinkster.com

We have a double dose of sales data for you as we list all reported brandable domain names sales from the last couple of…

81 Newly Funded Companies and their Domain Names: Choco.com, Dash.co, Repeat.app

The only startup that launched with a premium .com this week is Choco, a young startup from Berlin with plenty of moment…

Brandable domain name sales week 43: MailManager.com, Qiro.com, ChainTalk.com

Last week was a little slow for brandable domain name sales as we only charted two sales in the five-figure range. The t…

acro

Sedo pays really, really fast for domain auctions

As a domain investor, when I sell a domain name through a third party platform, I’m eager to get paid for the digital…

Relentlessness : A chief characteristic of the Uniregistry brokers

Closing on a five figure domain deal via Uniregistry’s domain marketplace isn’t new to me; I’ve been using the pla…

Ten years later : How “Friday Funnies” became DomainGang

Keeping a personal blog for a decade is easy, one can write whenever they have the time, or the inspiration – or the n…

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

Documentary Showcases Future Internet Moguls Growing Big Ideas On .CO Domain

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), the world’s largest celebration of entrepreneurship, kicks off today – and so t…

Here’s What to Do Now With Crushed Marijuana Stocks

Today: Apple, iPhone, LinkedIn, Bitcoin Mining, Google, Being Alone, SMS Malware Researchers unearth malware that siphon…

Analyst Calls 2,400% – 4,900% Bitcoin Moonshot

Today: Bitcoin, Trojan Malware, iPhone, App Store, BTC, Crypto, Tim Cook, Facebook, Clicker, Online Influencers, Face da…