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Will wholesale auction prices for .xyz keep going up?

Sav.com and Docky.Ly are continuing to get some great wholesale pricing for expired and dropped .xyz names. Over the pas…  Read more

domainshane

Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Tuesday, October 20th , 2021

We broke our streak yesterday of 5 years without missing a post. It was bound to happen. I can’t do it 7 days a week and…

AUCTION RECAP OF OCTOBER 18, 2021

A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on October 18, 2021. If there…

AUCTION RECAP OF OCTOBER 17, 2021

A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on October 17, 2021. If there…

impulsecorp

Yachts.com – Update #1

In my posting from 3 months ago, I told the story of how I purchased the domain Yachts.com even though I know nothing ab…

Why I Bought Yachts.com

“Not all who wander are lost.” I have wandered the internet for the past 5 years, learning new things, trying various mo…

An Inside Look At Email Marketing

Here’s how a small project of mine a few months ago led to something really, really big… I have been selling domain name…

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 post…

morganlinton

Trading domain names for NFTs probably won't work for most people

This is a topic that I've seen come up quite a bit lately and I've now seen enough people try that I thought it would be…

A quick primer on how to secure your NFTs using a Hardware wallet

So you've started buying NFTs, and maybe you've spent more money on these NFTs than just about anything else you've boug…

The one Discord security setting everyone should know about

So you've decided to dive into the NFT world, which means you're probably spending more time on Discord, okay, a lot mor…

DomainInvesting

Bought my First Two .XYZ Domain Names via Dan.com

Aside from a dozen or so non .com domain names I registered over the years, I have been strictly a .com domain investor.…

Square Parent Company Called Block – Using Block.xyz

Another major corporate rebrand was announced today. This time, the news involved the publicly traded financial services…

Grain Upgrades to Grain.com

Last week, I noticed that Grain.com had transferred from Tucows to GoDaddy, and the domain name is now registered using…

BillHartzer

Contractors Penalized for Not Displaying License Numbers on Google My Business Websites

According to reports that have been sent directly to me, contractors in California are being penalized by the State of C…

Someone Stole My Domain Name: Here’s What You Do

Someone stole the domain name Perl.com. They thought it was just a domain name snafu, but in fact it was stolen, transfe…

Podcast: Video SEO, Generating Key Moments in This Video, and Video Schema

In the latest episode of the Digital Marketing with Bill Hartzer, I talked about some basics of video SEO, but also disc…

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 admission, a d…

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. (Illustratio…

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 fund…

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 we…

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 t…

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’s…

hybriddomainer

Will wholesale auction prices for .xyz keep going up?

Sav.com and Docky.Ly are continuing to get some great wholesale pricing for expired and dropped .xyz names. Over the pas…

Nomad.xyz sells for $49,000 and Swetha posts 8 sales in one day

It was a .xyz duel today between Nikul from Hypernames.co and Swetha from DNGear.com. Nikul took the top spot with Nomad…

November 2021 reported new gtld domain sales up over 57% vs October 2021

New Gtld domain name sales for November Looking back at November there were 348 reported new gtld domain name sales at N…

onlinedomain

Donuts domain trend report: November 2021

This is a great report provided by Donuts to get keyword and domain ideas for you future .com and other gTLD/ccTLD/NewgT…

The Afternic / GoDaddy / DomainTools domain name pricing problem is now fixed

Last month I wrote about a disastrous mixup with GoDaddy and Afternic domain name pricing at Domain Tools. Generally, wh…

Dynadot announces aftermarket domain sales

Dynadot has started announcing aftermarket domain name sales. The report includes domain name sales from Expired Auction…

namepros blog

Top Topics: Jack Dorsey's New Domain Name; Which Landing Page Should I Use?...

In this week's Top Topics, we look at the .XYZ domain name that Jack Dorsey's new corporation is using, an investor asks…

Domain Name Registrars -- Part 2: Investor Friendly Registrars, Registrar Market, Checklist

There are currently 2499 ICANN accredited domain name registrars. This offers a lot of choice when picking a registrar.…

Top Topics: Is Immersive the Next Big Trend?; Black Friday & Cyber Monday Promos...

In this week's Top Topics, we look at whether the term immersive will be the next big trending keyword for the domain na…

Whizzbangsblog

Entrepreneurial Burn-out

What do you do when you just don’t feel like facing all the issues anymore? The employee complaining, the bank harassin…

Is it really worth it?

Are all the late nights, early mornings and endlessly working on your weekends really all worth it in the end? Wouldn’t…

How to say "No" - to loved ones

In this Complete Entrepreneur episode we begin to unpack how to say No to loved ones. This is often quite difficult for…

domaingang

Perl.com : A 1994 #domain has been stolen by busy Chinese thief

Aged and active domain name Perl.com has been reported as stolen, after the thief listed it for sale on Afternic. Regist…

MadCreative.com #domain auctioned off after owner passed away

MadCreative.com is a great domain and brand that expired and dropped. It was auctioned off on DropCatch, where it sold f…

Video: DAN.com founder discusses the #domain platform at #NamesCon Online

NamesCon Online 2021 began today, with great participation from the domain industry, delivering enthusiastic panels. In…

abdulbasit

Best and worst emails you receive?

Hello everyone, Today I wanted to share my experience in regards to receiving the best and the worst emails I receive. I…

My first experience with Lumis.com

Hello everyone, I received an inquiry from Lumis.com co-founder Slade for one of my domains AaronWhite.com in April 2021…

Reasons why Afternic delays in releasing payment?

Hello everyone, Some might think I always show the positive sides of Afternic which is not the case because I try to sha…

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 demand…

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:   I…

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 ope…

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 knowing t…

namebio blog

244 Domain Discoveries for December 5th

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

$323k in Sales on December 4th – ZVV.com sold for $19,900 – Daily Market Report

The top sale of the day was ZVV.com which sold for $19,900 at NameJet. NameBio recorded 388 sales $100+ for a total of $…

233 Domain Discoveries for December 4th

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 are…

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 didn…

DomainIncite

ICANN takes the lamest swipe at Namecheap et al over blockchain domains

ICANN has come out swinging against blockchain domains and the registrars that sell them. And by “come out” I mean it’s…

GoDaddy hack exposed a million customer passwords

GoDaddy’s systems got hacked recently, exposing up to 1.2 million customer emails and passwords. The attack started on S…

EURid to drop 48,000 Brexit domains in one day

All the .eu domain names formerly belonging to Brits and UK residents will be released for registration on a first-come,…

acro

No idea who bought another “meta” domain from me

This is the 3rd post in a row about “meta” domains and that’s a good indication about the increased interest in the keyw…

My “meta” domains were registered years ago

Facebook rebranded its umbrella company as Meta, moving away from strictly social media and marketing and onto a more co…

Meta meaning: How to use “meta” correctly with domains and words

Domains that begin with “meta” are extremely popular currently; the Greek prefix is very easy to pronounce and write, fo…

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

Call-To-Action Domains Deliver Premium Value In Post-COVID Economy

COVID has created many hardships, but also new opportunities. Consumers now favor the work-at-home, come to me, contactl…

ShopRite Launches Essential Thanks (.com)

Joe Colalillo, CEO of Wakefern Food Corporation, which owns and operates over 300 ShopRite stores, tells TODAY’s Sheinel…