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Reported New Gtld domain name sales start the year off slow January comes in at just $139K

Looking back at January there were 216 reported new gtld domain name sales at Namebio. This is compared to 274 in Decemb…  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

Taking a Blog Break

I have been writing articles on my blog since 2007. I have been fortunate to have the advertising support of many domain…

Some Thoughts About 2023

As the year winds down, I have been thinking about what to expect for the upcoming year. I am hopeful that it will be a…

How I Am Preparing for the New Year

Less than a week remains in 2022. This is generally a quiet week in terms of domain name sales, so I tend to spend my wo…

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

Reported New Gtld domain name sales start the year off slow January comes in at just $139K

Looking back at January there were 216 reported new gtld domain name sales at Namebio. This is compared to 274 in Decemb…

Web3 Domain provider to offer .1 and .country blockchain domain names

DappRadar.com published a piece on a new domain name system being offered on the Harmony blockchain. The Harmony blockch…

A look at GoDaddy reported sales data 2022 vs 2021

When you decide to look at the macro picture of recorded domain name sales on Namebio, GoDaddy has far more sales record…

onlinedomain

.EU ends 2022 with 3,702,264 domains

EURid published its Q4 2022 progress report today with 186,117 new domain name registrations. Luxembourg leads the list…

CentralNic reported record gross revenue of $728 million

CentralNic Group plc (AIM: CNIC) announced its trading update for the full year 2022. Trading Update The Company now exp…

Demand for European ccTLDs increased over Q3 2022

The CENTRstats Global TLD Report Edition 3/2022 has been published. It covers the global status and registration trends…

namepros blog

Top Topics: TXT.com sold for $300k; Domain brokerage scams; How to save Epik; Afternic listings hijacked en masse; Sales of .XYZ domains analyzed

Happy end of January and welcome to another edition of Top Topics here at NamePros. The ultra premium domain TXT.com was…

Dollar Volume Per Domain Listing (DVPL)

One measure of domain name sales success is the sell-through rate (STR). For your own portfolio, that is simply the numb…

Top Topics: Domain infringement claim; Why are short domains selling high; Multiple TLDs as a metric; Outbound domains safely; Don't give up on gTLDs

Welcome to another edition of Top Topics here at NamePros. Here's a selection of active discussions for your reading ple…

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

Candida.com seller talked to the FBI about Epik

Kathleen Kalaf, sold the domain Candida.com expecting to receive $91,000 dollars out of a $100k sale conducted using Epi…

ImpossibleKick.com UDRP failed due to Complainant’s rushed filing

When you claim your mark has become distinctive but it hasn’t, filing a rushed UDRP won’t get you the domain name. Impos…

#Sedo : Domain sales report | January 31, 2023 — ThisAV.com at $99,000 dollars

Sedo domain sales report: Top sale is the domain ThisAV.com for $99,000 dollars. Caution: the domain is NSFW. Welcome to…

abdulbasit

GoDaddy updates to new commission model for Afternic, Uniregistry and Dan

Hello everyone, This may be good news to some and not so good to others. But since I’m using Afternic landers and alread…

Pros and cons of domaining

Hello everyone, As of today I’ve just reached the portfolio of 8,000 domains. This is something very special because all…

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…

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

$354k in Sales on January 31st – Pornos.de sold for $38,003 – Daily Market Report

The top sale of the day was Pornos.de which sold for $38,003 at Sedo. NameBio recorded 337 sales $100+ for a total of $3…

654 Domain Discoveries for January 31st

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

$236k in Sales on January 30th – BlockchainFrance.net sold for $16,006 – Daily Market Report

The top sale of the day was BlockchainFrance.net which sold for $16,006 at DropCatch. NameBio recorded 313 sales $100+ f…

DomainIncite

Unstoppable offering free .nft names to Twitter users

Unstoppable Domains is enabling Twitter users to claim free “domains” in its alt-root blockchain-based TLD .nft. The sit…

Fun name-spinner uses AI to suggest domains

The founder of a recently launched name-spinner web site says the AI-based tool has already been used a million times in…

New gTLDs: the next round just got real

It seems ICANN can multi-task, after all. Its board of directors has yet to formally approve the next application round,…

acro

Great drop-catching alternative: You can catch domains using Sav.com

Sav.com has been my go-to domain registrar for several months now. Transitioning away from GoDaddy-operated properties s…

LTO domain sales: Dan.com and Escrow.com compared

Merry Christmas! Lease-to-own domain sales, often abbreviated as “LTO,” are becoming popular among domain investors, tha…

Domains at Uniregistry: Check the auth code before transferring out

After a decade at Uniregistry as my domain registrar of choice, I’ve been migrating my portfolio elsewhere. The acquisit…

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