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Countdown to NamesCon 2020: 3 awesome lunch spots close to The Omni

In less than 48 hours I’ll be on a plane headed to Austin. I’ve been texting with friends who are on their way and o…  Read more

domainshane

AUCTION RECAP OF JANUARY 26, 2020

A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on January 26, 2020. If there…

Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Monday January 27th, 2020

I can’t post today without mentioning the passing of Kobe Bryant and his daughter yesterday. Anyone with children know…

AUCTION RECAP OF JANUARY 25, 2020

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

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

Countdown to NamesCon 2020: 3 awesome lunch spots close to The Omni

In less than 48 hours I’ll be on a plane headed to Austin. I’ve been texting with friends who are on their way and o…

Countdown to NamesCon 2020: Three Hidden Bars in Austin worth checking out

When I lived in Austin I learned over time about some pretty cool bars I had walked by a zillion times, but never knew w…

Domain Investing news highlights for the week of January 20th, 2019

Okay, it’s official – NamesCon 2020 is less than a week away and you can feel the buzz as the domain industry’s bi…

DomainInvesting

InterNetX and Sedo NamesCon Ticket Giveaway

NamesCon Global begins this week in Austin, Texas. Domain investors are traveling from near and far to attend the larges…

Report: XL.com Sold in Bankruptcy Auction for €600,000

XL Airways was a low cost airline that declared bankruptcy and was set to have its assets liquidated. One of the assets…

Byte, “Successor” to Vine, Using Byte.CO

The hot new app being talked about quite a bit in tech circles and on Twitter this weekend is called Byte. Billed by som…

BillHartzer

Google App Maker is Shutting Down

Google is shutting down Google App Maker, a tool that allows you to make custom apps for your business. App Maker is inc…

Kobe Bryant Dead – TMZ Website Down

Certainly no one expected this. A Sunday morning helicopter crash with NBA star Kobe Bryant aboard. TMZ, the entertainme…

WeLeakInfo.com Search Engine Seized by US Government

The search engine called WeLeakInfo.com has been seized by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Department o…

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

Mike Mann sells 8 domains for $167,664 in December

Mike Mann reported selling 8 domain names in December for a total of $167,664. Prices started at $8,888 and went up to $…

DAN creates new domain financing tool

DAN created a new domain financing (lease to own) tool that is officially launching today. According to DAN the new doma…

ISOC saved PIR and .org!!!

We all got it wrong people! Read this to understand how ISOC saved PIR and .org from starving to death!!! According to a…

namepros blog

The best investment strategy for 2020

A dad was in his home office on an important phone call when his 5-year-old son came in and asked him if he could play.…

Top Topics: 1T.com Acquired for a Global Initiative; Is There Bias Against Some Extensions?...

Recently, the original owner of the 1T.com domain name took to NamePros' marketplace to sell the domain name. It was goo…

Domain Name Sales 2015-2019: Part 2 Average Prices

Over the past five years the average price for domain name sales listed in the NameBio database is about $1473, compared…

Whizzbangsblog

Qantas Club and Beyond!

As per my normal routine I find myself in the Melbourne Qantas Club and about to embark on a two-week world whirlwind t…

Saturday Musings - Considered Thought

I was speaking with a person the other day and encouraged them to start reading. Yes, we all read a huge amount of Twit…

Around the World to NamesCon

A few months ago, I had a stroke of genius. Rather than head from Melbourne across the Pacific to NamesCon I would prov…

domaingang

#Domain Name Jargon : Portfolio “Hero Domain”

About time to update one of the most important educational series about domaining: The amazing Domain Name Jargon series…

#Russian domain brokers : Are these offers legit or not?

We’ve received an influx of domain offers from Russian brokers recently, and that’s great news. Or is it? The Russia…

#DropCatch : Redesigned #domain auction platform out of beta

DropCatch, the domain catching and auctioning platform revealed its new public web site today. The new design goes light…

abdulbasit

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…

From $3000 offer to a $26000 domain sale

Hello everyone, As I recently published a post with several of my recent domain sales, today I wanted to share another d…

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

146 Domain Discoveries for January 27th

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

$211k in Sales on January 26th – Xinda.com sold for $22,101 – Daily Market Report

The top sale of the day was Xinda.com which sold for $22,101 at NameJet. NameBio recorded 276 sales $100+ for a total of…

161 Domain Discoveries for January 26th

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

Is the .co rebid biased toward Afilias? Yeah, kinda

The Colombian government has come under fire for opening up the .co registry contract for rebid in a way that seems pred…

Amazon governments vow revenge for “illegal and unjust” ICANN decision on .amazon

The eight nations of the Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization are unhappy that ICANN is giving .amazon to Amazon the r…

SaveDotOrg to protest outside ICANN HQ. #lol

Good grief. Just when you thought the outrage over .org manager Public Interest Registry’s imminent sale to Ethos Capi…

dngeek

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…

Brandable domain name sales week 51 & 52: Novo.com, XChange.com, Invinity.com

I hope everyone had a great Christmas holiday and is looking forward to the new year and a new decade. For me, looking b…

acro

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…

Domain security : Password protect your USB drive

When traveling, whether it’s to attend domain name conferences or for leisure, make sure all your digital devices are…

‘Tis the season to reprice your domain names

Happy holidays. ‘Tis the season to be jolly, and while you allow the spirit of Christmas empower you, it’s your own…

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

Billions Made On Shorting Cannabis Stocks

Today: Great Leaders Are Confident, Connected, Committed, and Courageous. Corporate Surveillance State Tracks Every Empl…

The Decade’s Big Market Winners With No Real Net Worth

Today: Amazon Created 200K New Jobs (for robots). The takeaway: Rapidly changing technology can make it difficult to det…

Lessons From 2019 IPO Bust (One Now Worth .18 Cents) and... Teleportation Is Real

Today: Canopy, HEXO, and Tilray; Marijuana Drinks; 23-Old NYC Budget; Eyewear; IPO; Ride Hailing; Cannabis One company…