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AUCTION RECAP OF SEPTEMBER 25, 2022

A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on September 25, 2022. If the…  Read more

impulsecorp

Yachts.com – Sold

A year ago I bought the domain Yachts.com for $350,000 even though I know nothing about boats and had no specific plan f…

VocalCloning.com – Free Business Idea

Here’s a good business idea I came up with but decided not to do. Maybe somebody else would be interested though, so I a…

Metaverses, NFTs, and AI

I spent most of the past 5 years working on AI projects, but they were mainly for me to learn from, not to make money. D…

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

Fascinated by Eddington

As I've gone deeper into understanding more about gravitational waves the history of Einstein's initial postulation has…

Why gravitational waves are so fascinating (at least to me)

As I have started to scratch the surface of Astrophysics I've found myself going down the rabbit hole that is gravitatio…

How I'm hacking my way into learning Astrophysics at Caltech

I've had a lifelong fascination with space and once I started my engineering degree I discovered I had a passion for Phy…

DomainInvesting

Cash is King: How I am Fortifying My Position

Earlier today on Twitter, Rick Schwartz posted something I agree with and want to amplify – cash is king right now: When…

Why It Pays Off to Keep an Unused Domain Name

Back in the day, I collected Kenner Starting Lineup figurines. There was a point, I recall, that some of them has some v…

Raising the Price After Passing on an Offer

Earlier this week, I received an offer for one of my domain names via broker. The domain name was listed for sale with a…

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…

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

AutoDNS releases Chrome extension

AutoDNS has released a chrome extension to give you domain name info right away. There will be 7 features listed in the…

HealthyChild.org closes at $60,000 with solid link profile

HealthyChild.org was another big link play that closed at $60,000 on GoDaddy auctions. Taking a look Ahrefs Domain Ratin…

Keyword Research for ecommerce might also be helpful for domaining

Maddy Osman wrote a very detailed and excellent piece on keyword research for ecommerce. I think if you are doing ecomme…

onlinedomain

Epik gets a new CEO

Rob Monster, Epik Founder, announced Brian Royce as the new CEO. Epik Holdings, Inc. announced that Robert Monster, Foun…

Identity Digital will release ~5,000 reserved domains

Identity Digital (Donuts) announced that it will release approximately 5,000 previously reserved domains at “buy it now”…

Radix H1 2022 premium domains report

Radix published its premium domain name sales and renewals numbers for the first half of 2022. The registry had a 28% in…

namepros blog

Top Topics: Are Hyphen Domain Sales On the Rise?; Capitol.tv Sold for $4,999...

In this week's Top Topics, cryptocurrency exchange Banxa announces a multi-million dollar domain bundle sale, and we loo…

Across The Dot Matches -- Tips And Techniques

In the early years of domain names, the extension was meant to have meaning. For example, .com for commercial oriented b…

Top Topics: Have You Noticed a Large Increase in Sales?; Disney Uses Go.com, But for How Much Longer?...

In this week's Top Topics, we look at Disney's use of the Go.com domain name, and we discuss illiquidity in domain names…

Whizzbangsblog

NamesCon - Be Inspired!

After heading across the USA and a series of whirlwind stops in Europe I am now finally heading to Austin for NamesCon.…

Leaving on a Jet Plane

It’s been quite a while since I last blogged and after a hiatus of two and half years I’m heading back into the sky and…

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…

domaingang

Patrida.net: New Greek political party ΠΑΤΡΙΔΑ using .net domain

ΠΑΤΡΙΔΑ (Patrida) is a new Greek political party, co-founded by independent, right-wing (Conservative) politician Consta…

Dasty.com UDRP: Respondent accused of engaging in #Cyberflight

The domain name Dasty.com was involved in a case of “cyberflight” following the filing of a UDRP. Cyberflight occurs whe…

Rays.com is not for sale, sorry Tampa Bay!

The Tampa Bay Rays are an American professional baseball team based in St. Petersburg, Florida. The Rays compete in Majo…

abdulbasit

Some of the acquisitions in 2022

Hello everyone, It’s been over a year since I last shared the recent acquisitions post.As always my purpose of sharing a…

From $4,000 offer to a $50,000 sale

Hello everyone! It was in July 2020 when I received an offer of $4,000 on BridgeMoney.com (acquired the domain in partne…

My highest .CO domain sale

Hello everyone, I’ve been investing in .CO domains since they were launched in 2010. As of today, I’ve now almost 200 .C…

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

233 Domain Discoveries for September 26th

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

$209k in Sales on September 25th – Kuvva.com sold for $9,855 – Daily Market Report

GoDaddy had the top five sales yesterday led by Kuvva.com which sold for $9,855. NameBio recorded 355 sales $100+ for a…

172 Domain Discoveries for September 25th

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

DomainIncite

.com and .net are the drag factor on domain industry growth

Verisign’s own gTLDs .com and .net slowed overall domain industry volume growth in the second quarter, according to its…

Nominet gets new CFO

Nominet has recruited Vodafone’s head of finance to be its new CFO. The company announced today that Carolyn Bedford wil…

It’s ICANN versus the blockchain in Kuala Lumpur

Internet fragmentation and the rise of blockchain-based naming systems were firmly on the agenda at ICANN 75 in Kuala Lu…

acro

DropCatch domain auctions can expose you to spammers; here’s how to fix it

Participating in domain name auctions at DropCatch is a business activity that I partake in weekly, enhancing and expand…

Fake sales: Hitting the BIN button at the Uni Market

Setting a “buy it now” (BIN) price for your domains is one established approach to selling. Instead of providing a conta…

Can someone else add your “for sale” domain on Dan.com?

Dan.com is a domain marketplace that in recent years propelled itself onto the top list of favorite platforms for 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