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Domain red alert : Would a nuclear war with North Korea affect domain investing?

An all-out, nuclear war with North Korea would disrupt most international trade. Traffic restrictions would have to be m…  Read more

domainshane

Update on Top 10 Sales from a Year Ago: Rod.com, Emigration.com, MyChoice.com, More

Listed below are updates on the top 10 domain sales from a year ago, as ranked by DN Journal. 1. 746.com sold for $121,0…

AUCTION RECAP OF APRIL 29, 2017

A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on April 29, 2017.  I…

Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Sunday April 30th

Quite a few one word dot biz up for auction at Godaddy today.  A few nice ones, a few that are a maybe, and most just d…

impulsecorp

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

Working In Teams

“After all is said and done, more is usually said than done.” The New York Times published a very interesting articl…

The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same

When my parents were teenagers, they hung out at drive-ins. My generation hung out in malls (I am 47). And at arcades an…

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

Lessons learned from Rick Schwartz – buying a domain with the “perfect” entity to sell it to in mind is probably a big mistake

While Rick Schwartz might not be blogging anymore, he is tweeting more than ever and I’ve been finding some great nugg…

3 tips for startup founders negotiating their own domain name deals

Today I was talking to a startup founder who was trying to figure out the best way to negotiate a deal for a domain name…

It’s official, Rick Schwartz is having more fun tweeting than blogging

Rick Schwartz, aka the Domain King wrote one of the most-read blogs in the domain name industry, aptly named “Rick’s…

DomainInvesting

Sunday Morning Domain Industry Thoughts and Updates

I wish this wasn’t the last day of April. It’s been a pretty solid month for my business, and I hope the same can b…

Fabricator.com Subject of UDRP

A UDRP has been filed at the National Arbitration Forum (NAF) against the Fabricator.com domain name. The UDRP filing ca…

Clean Up Your Marketplace Portfolios!

This morning, I received a transfer email from GoDaddy for a domain name I didn’t sell or transfer. I won this domain…

BillHartzer

Removed a URL from a Disavow File? Here’s How Long it Will Take to See Results

If you remove a URL from a disavow file it could take some time before you see actual results in the search results. I a…

Don’t Miss the Domain Name Houston Marketing Cruise

This Friday night, April 28th, 2017, from 7:00pm to 10:00pm in Houston, I’ll be speaking about SEO Audits and Domain N…

Can You Submit URL to Google Someone Else’s Page and Get It Indexed?

Can you submit a web page URL to Google from someone else’s website, that’s not indexed yet, and get that page index…

uniteddomains

Introducing the New UnitedDomains.com

We’ve overhauled our website to deliver the best domain registration experience to date.In the years since we started…

This is what a bogus “Domain Expiration Notice” looks like

Too many domain owners have fallen for letters like thisEvery so often, we get a call from a perplexed customer about a…

Happy holidays, and thanks from UD!

It’s time for us to wrap up another year at United Domains, and what a doozy of year it was! Right now, the UD team is…

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

Verisign Ends 1st Quarter of 2017 With 143.6 Million .com and .net Domain Names

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), reported financial and domain name registration results for the first quarter of 2017. Th…

Verisign Credits Super Bowl for Strong Quarter

Super Bowl ads propel new domain registrations. Verisign (NASDAQ:VRSN) released earnings and business results for Q1 201…

The EPA Let NoAttacks.org Expire, Then Blames The New Owner for Cybersquatting.

Your tax dollars at work. Here’s a good example if you want to get a feel for how the federal government can work. For…

hybriddomainer

onlinedomain

Verisign ends 1st quarter of 2017 with 143.6 million .com and .net domain names

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), reported financial and domain name registration results for the first quarter of 2017. Th…

The domain name Fly.com sold for $2.89 million by Travelzoo

The domain name Fly.com sold for $2.89 million by Travelzoo according to SEC filings. The sale price was for the domain…

Potential buyer tweets about domain name squatting

I got an inquiry on a 1-word .com. It is kinda of scifi, science, brandable and dictionary all mixed together word. Befo…

namepros blog

Top Topics: How Do I Recover My Stolen Domain?; What Should You Expect from a Broker?...

In last week's edition of Top Topics, a domain name investor asked the community for advice on a $2,000 offer that was r…

Domain Data: 66% of Companies Don't Own Their Stock Ticker Symbol as a .COM Domain

Stock symbols are used globally to identify publicly traded companies that offer their shares on a stock exchange. Depen…

Detected: Mike Mann Sells TripleCherry.com for $19,888; HBS.com Moves to China...

Detected Domains is an ongoing series documenting the domain names that industry experts and large portfolio owners are…

Whizzbangsblog

Saturday Musings - Being in a Whirlwind

This past ten days have been a little crazy in my household. Our son Tim and his girlfriend dropped in for a few days b…

Video - Domain Sales

This is the third video in the 10th Anniversary of Whizzbangsblog. In this video explore the topic of domain sales and…

Video - Thoughts on Development

As a part of the 10 year anniversary celebrations I discuss my thoughts on development. I hope you enjoy this second vi…

domaingang

Domain red alert : Would a nuclear war with North Korea affect domain investing?

An all-out, nuclear war with North Korea would disrupt most international trade. Traffic restrictions would have to be m…

Rick Schwartz’s domain requests on Twitter invigorate the domain industry!

Rick Schwartz has been asking domain sellers to post their best names on Twitter, for a maximum set price. Once posted,…

Domain blast : Future Media Architects sold Impact.com

Future Media Architects has one of the most sought-after domain portfolios; the brainchild of domain investor Thunayan K…

abdulbasit

Find which .CO domains are registered of your domain

Hello and Assalamo Alaikum, I have bought and sold several .CO domains and had a great experience so far. Looking at WHO…

Some recent domain acquisitions of 2017

Hello and Assalamo Alaikum, It’s been over 6 months since I last shared my latest acquisitions. Time passed so quickly…

Find your WHOIS and hosting history for FREE!

Hello and Assalamo Alaikum, I have been to long vacation last month with family to Malaysia. Recently my interview was p…

domainanimal

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…

NameSilo Marketplace Launches Domain Payment Plans

NameSilo, a domain name registrar, has just launched the ability to offer Payment Plans for premium domain names to cust…

.KIWI Gains 170,000 Domain Registrations In Two Weeks (Yeah, Right!)

.KIWI, a new domain extension aimed at the New Zealand market, has experienced tremendous registration growth the past t…

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

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…

Sold a Couple gTLDs (one for $15k)

I have not purchased many gTLD domains, somewhere around 30 of them.? Of those that I purchased I paid a premium price f…

Don’t Commit to a Deal Until Someone Has Cash in Hand

I have 79 LLL.co domains (list below) that I’m looking to sell so I started a post on Namepros.? I had a deal worked o…

namebio blog

$69k in Sales on April 29th – Posify.com sold for $3,250 – Daily Market Report

The top sale of the day was posify.com which sold for $3,250 at DropCatch. NameBio recorded 147 sales for a total of $69…

148 Domain Discoveries for April 30th

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

$148k in Sales on April 28th – CCCK.com sold for $6,800 – Daily Market Report

The top sale of the day was ccck.com which sold for $6,800 at NameJet. NameBio recorded 237 sales for a total of $147,72…

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

Second emergency registry tested with dead dot-brand

ICANN is running its second test of the Emergency Back-End Registry Operator system, designed as a failover for bankrupt…

MMX stung for $7.7 million by crappy .london contract?

Did MMX take a $7.7 million accounting hit to renegotiate a crappy .london gTLD contract? It looks a bit like that to me…

Hey, you! Listen to the ICANN board webcast more private sessions

ICANN’s board of directors is to live stream two sessions during an upcoming retreat, and if you’re at all intereste…

dngeek

The Brandable Insider: How to Find Good Domains for Hand Registration

“Want to be successful in the domain business? Don’t piss your money away” — Michael Berkens Every year it becom…

Brandable domain name sales week 16: ColorStreet.com, VeryLocal.com, RobotRide.com

It was a bit of a slow week for brandable domain name sales this week with only two sales reaching five-figures. The to…

65 newly funded startups and their domain names: FullHarvest.com, SalesWhale.com, TaskRookie.com

We have a list of 65 startup companies that raised $308,321,160 in funding last week. More than 67% of them is using a…

acro

PayPal history : Where to download your old transactions and history from

PayPal revamped its web site a couple of years ago, along with its logo and overall brand. The platform is very popular,…

Domain offers are binding, but contact form abuse is rampant

I believe it’s about time to add some legalese to domain name offer forms, such as those at the Uniregistry Market tha…

Domain comps : Of little importance to end user buyers

Domainers love “comps” – the comparative sales numbers that help many price, and sell, their domain names. Most sa…

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

How to talk to strangers; When You Get Fired or Fail Big, This is How You Bounce Forward

Is Your Company Culture Pirate Ship or Battleship? Amazon’s new Echo Look has a built-in camera for style selfies and…

The Buying Process Has Changed. Why Hasn't Your Sales? How brands can bounce back from disaster

Domain name valuation explained by these 6 factors; #1 Way Young Workers Beat Seasoned Workers in Job Search; University…

Marissa Mayer Set to Receive $186 Million for Failing; Uber’s C.E.O. Plays With Fire; Reclaim Your Commute

Six-figure salaries considered low income in some Bay Area counties; Jack Ma: In 30 years, the best CEO could be a robot…