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  • New!Tucows to drop some of Uniregistry’s domain names

    Tucows to drop some of Uniregistry’s domain names

    Registrar will cease offering domains with biggest real price increases. Tucows, the second largest domain name registrar, will cease offering nine of Uniregistry’s top level domain names this September after their annual fees skyrocket. The compan…
    - 16 hours ago, 29 May 17, 3:33pm -
  • ICANN security group warns against Emoji domain names

    ICANN security group warns against Emoji domain names

    SSAC says emoji domain are like 😈, gives 👎 to their registration. Emoji domain names have received some press over that last year thanks, in part, to .ws allowing registrations of emoji domain names. Now, the ICANN Security and Stability Adviso…
    - 2 days ago, 27 May 17, 7:23pm -
  • The generic domain name I can never remember

    The generic domain name I can never remember

    A simple domain that’s difficult (for me) to remember. I like when companies create a brand around a solid one-word brand. Amazon.com, Bing.com, Medium.com. But there’s one website with a name like this that, for the life of me, I can never seem…
    - 3 days ago, 27 May 17, 3:11pm -
  • A great resource for new top level domain name data

    A great resource for new top level domain name data

    Don’t overlook this new top level domain stats site. This blog and many others in the domain name industry often cite nTLDstats.com for new TLD metrics. It’s a great service, but you should also be aware of NameStat.org. I particularly like NameS…
    - 5 days ago, 25 May 17, 4:58pm -
  • Accepting PayPal for domains makes sense but there are risks

    Accepting PayPal for domains makes sense but there are risks

    There’s no seller protection for domains but it makes the buyer more comfortable. I saw that Efty has added the option to accept PayPal payments for domain names listed on its platform. I can see how this could boost sales; PayPal is trusted and mu…
    - 5 days ago, 25 May 17, 3:29pm -

Domain Incite

  • Web.com in takeover talks – report

    Web.com in takeover talks – report

    Web.com is in talks to be acquired by private equity firms, according to a report. Reuters reported last night that the registrar said the talks were “early stage” and that there was no guarantee of a deal. Web.com is of course home to Network So…
    - 4 days ago, 26 May 17, 9:06am -
  • After price hike, now Tucows drops support for Uniregistry TLDs

    After price hike, now Tucows drops support for Uniregistry TLDs

    Tucows is to drop OpenSRS support for nine Uniregistry gTLDs after the registry announced severe price increases. The registrar told OpenSRS resellers that it will no longer support .audio, .juegos, .diet, .hiphop, .flowers, .guitars, .hosting, .prop…
    - 4 days ago, 26 May 17, 8:54am -
  • Country names to finally be released in new gTLDs

    Country names to finally be released in new gTLDs

    It looks like hundreds of domain names matching the names of countries are to finally get released from ICANN limbo. The ICANN board last week passed a resolution calling for the organization to clear a backlog of over 60 registry requests to start s…
    - 6 days ago, 24 May 17, 6:48pm -
  • Want to be one of the internet’s SEVEN SECRET KEY-HOLDERS? Apply now!

    Want to be one of the internet’s SEVEN SECRET KEY-HOLDERS? Apply now!

    ICANN has put out a call for volunteers, looking for people to become what are sometimes referred to as “the internet’s seven secret key holders”. Specifically, it needs Trusted Community Representatives, people of standing in the internet comm…
    - 8 days ago, 22 May 17, 5:43pm -
  • Richemont kills off two more dot-brands

    Richemont kills off two more dot-brands

    Luxury goods maker Richemont has decided to ditch two more of its dot-brand gTLDs. The company has asked ICANN to terminate its registry contracts for .chloe and .montblanc, according to documents published by ICANN late last week. Chloe is a fashion…
    - 8 days ago, 22 May 17, 3:04pm -
  • Iran reported to Ombudsman after new gTLD conspiracy theory

    Iran reported to Ombudsman after new gTLD conspiracy theory

    ICANN’s Ombudsman has stepped in to resolve a complaint from the Iranian government that it was being “excluded” from discussions about the next phase of the new gTLD program. Kavouss Arasteh, Iran’s Governmental Advisory Committee representa…
    - 13 days ago, 17 May 17, 2:32pm -
  • Key-Systems buys reseller EDC

    Key-Systems buys reseller EDC

    Key-Systems has acquired one of its resellers, European Domain Centre. The acquiring registrar did not disclose the terms of the deal, but said EDC will help boost its own BrandShelter corporate registrar business. EDC says it has clients including A…
    - 13 days ago, 17 May 17, 11:26am -
  • Let’s all have a nosey at how much ICANN staff get paid

    Let’s all have a nosey at how much ICANN staff get paid

    It’s that time of year again when ICANN publishes its US tax returns and we all get to have a good old nosey at how much its top brass get paid. Figures for fiscal 2016 — so, basically a year out of date — came out this week and they show some…
    - 14 days ago, 16 May 17, 11:27am -
  • Massive ransomware attack hits 150 countries, brought down by a domain reg

    Massive ransomware attack hits 150 countries, brought down by a domain reg

    A massive outbreak of malware on Friday hit thousands of organizations in an estimated 150 countries and had a big impact on the UK National Health Service before being temporarily thwarted by a single domain name registration. WannaCry, as the malwa…
    - 15 days ago, 15 May 17, 9:12am -
  • ICANN’s origin story is well worth a watch

    ICANN’s origin story is well worth a watch

    The story of how ICANN was born is being told through an ongoing series of video interviews. The ICANN History Project went live late last week with an initial batch of eight videos on the theme of ICANN’s relationship with the US government, from…
    - 19 days ago, 10 May 17, 9:45pm -

Domain Sherpa

  • How to Sell Ice to Eskimos, DNSeattle Keynote – With Andrew Rosener
    DNSeattle took place on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Amazon's headquarters in Seattle, Washington -- and raised more than $6,000 to help find a cure for cancer!More than 100 attendees met, networked and learned about domain name sales during this live f…
    - 1 day ago, 29 May 17, 7:01am -
  • DNSeattle Live Stream Thursday 6-9PM PDT
    Thanks to the live streaming prowess of Marc Gawith, we will be live streaming DNSeattle this Thursday, May 25th from 6-9pm Pacific.While you won't receive all of the personal and professional benefits of attending DNSeattle in person -- which is the…
    - 8 days ago, 22 May 17, 12:00pm -
  • Discounted Uniregistry Pricing for All Active DNAcademy Students
    When I started investing in domain names, I knew others were paying less in domain name registrations and renewals but I didn't know how. I hunted high and low for discount codes and coupons, mostly wasting my time when they didn't work at checkout.W…
    - 12 days ago, 18 May 17, 7:01am -
  • Blockbuster $2 Million Freedom.com Sale, All the Details – With Ali Zandi
    Ali Zandi closed the second highest domain name sale of 2017 to date.If you want to know what goes into a $2 million blockbuster sale and hear all the details directly from the domain name broker that made it happen – this is the show you need to w…
    - 15 days ago, 15 May 17, 12:30pm -
  • Liquid Domain Name Market Report 1st Quarter 2017
    Liquid domain names are the types of domains that are actively traded in the domain name industry.Would you like to learn more about investing in liquid domains?Every quarter Ivan Rasskazov and Giuseppe Graziano put together a "state of the market" i…
    - 21 days ago, 9 May 17, 7:02am -

DN Journal

The Domains

  • New!Look out Domain King this guy says he has a $200 million portfolio
    I hope everyone in the U.S. is enjoying the Memorial Day holiday, and hope everyone else is having a pleasant day as well. Here is one of the more interesting new threads today, a member at Namepros valuing their portfolio at $200 million. It is not…
    - 13 hours ago, 29 May 17, 6:19pm -
  • $500 weekend blowout
    Well a month ago our $1,000 post was very successful, a number of sales took place and it brought about members engaging with one another to get some deals done below the stated price as well. The last couple sales posts did not do as well, there wer…
    - 3 days ago, 27 May 17, 1:20am -
  • Shares of Web.com Up Over 13% After Hours On Takeover Rumors
    Shares of Web.com (WEB) rose over 13% after hours as Reuters.com reported the company “is in talks with private equity firms after receiving takeover approaches.” The story went on to say “The buyout interest in Web.com comes as its sector has…
    - 4 days ago, 26 May 17, 1:56am -
  • Microsoft is buyer of Mixer.com
    Back in February, Jamie from DotWeekly.com reported that Tucow’s YummyNames.com had sold Mixer.com to an unknown MarkMonitor client. That client is confirmed today to be Microsoft. Microsoft is rebranding Beam, Microsoft’s answer to Twitch and Yo…
    - 5 days ago, 25 May 17, 4:21pm -
  • Emojis can be used to show intent ?
    There has been a lot of talk about emojis when it comes to domain names. It now seems that they are moving their way to be used in court proceedings. There was an article on TheNextWeb, where a landlord in Israel was successful in proving that he was…
    - 5 days ago, 25 May 17, 3:59am -

Domain Investing

  • Tony Kirsch to Host .brands Webinar

    Tony Kirsch to Host .brands Webinar

    #dotbrands webinar: Highlights of #GDDSummit, latest launches, best practice & more with @TonyPKirsch https://t.co/jkC8NbMeL1 #webinar pic.twitter.com/SHNJQNniXr — Neustar TLDs (@NeustarTLDs) May 25, 2017 Tony Kirsch is the Head of Professional Ser…
    - 3 days ago, 27 May 17, 3:11pm -
  • M&A Discussion in the Domain Space

    M&A Discussion in the Domain Space

    Check out this interesting article on an M&A wave coming: 4 Ways to Determine Whether You Should Sell @Entrepreneur https://t.co/R2PGm5BXNo — Uniregistry (@Uniregistry) May 25, 2017 Frank Schilling authored an article in Entrepreneur about mergers…
    - 4 days ago, 26 May 17, 1:16pm -
  • Poll: Are You Investing in Cryptocurrency?

    Poll: Are You Investing in Cryptocurrency?

    The last several weeks have been pretty crazy in the world of cryptocurrency. The value of Bitcoin, Etherium, and Litecoin have shot up considerably in the last weeks and days. People who bought $10,000 worth of Bitcoin in April would now hold nearly…
    - 5 days ago, 25 May 17, 5:36pm -
  • Valuable Names are Tough to Sell

    Valuable Names are Tough to Sell

    People in the domain space tend to laud those who own the best domain names. I am regularly impressed by the quality of domain names some of my friends and colleagues own. There is one downside to owning valuable domain names – they are not easy to…
    - 5 days ago, 25 May 17, 2:47pm -
  • Versailles.com and VisitVersailles.com Subject of UDRP Filings

    Versailles.com and VisitVersailles.com Subject of UDRP Filings

    Two geographic domain names have become the subject of two separate UDRP proceedings at the World Intellectual Property Organization. A UDRP was filed against Versailles.com (WIPO Case D2017-1016), and a UDRP was filed against VisitVersailles.com (W…
    - 5 days ago, 24 May 17, 7:43pm -
  • Offer Rejections Yield Intel

    Offer Rejections Yield Intel

    There are many ways to get domain name intelligence to help your business. The main way is to read sales reports from various marketplaces, auction houses brokers, and private sellers archived on NameBio and DNJournal. This information is readily ava…
    - 6 days ago, 24 May 17, 4:41pm -
  • Payoneer Escrow Shares Update

    Payoneer Escrow Shares Update

    Payoneer Escrow is coming up on its one year anniversary as a domain industry licensed escrow service provider (the company has existed longer than that though). I reached out to the company to see if they could share an update about how their busi…
    - 7 days ago, 23 May 17, 3:04pm -
  • Emoji + ASCII Domains Can Now Be Registered

    Emoji + ASCII Domains Can Now Be Registered

    Last November, I asked readers if they would consider registering an Emoji domain name. At that time, a little more than half of the people who voted said they would not consider registering an Emoji domain name. This morning, I was sent an email fro…
    - 7 days ago, 23 May 17, 12:13pm -
  • Looks Like SE.com was Acquired by Schneider Electric

    Looks Like SE.com was Acquired by Schneider Electric

    It looks like George Kirikos has discovered another high value domain name sale. Based on some observations made by George that I can also see, it appears that Schneider Electric may have acquired the high value SE.com domain name: ICYMI, French com…
    - 8 days ago, 22 May 17, 1:31pm -
  • Rick Schwartz to Drop All “Premium .Whatevers in 2017″

    Rick Schwartz to Drop All “Premium .Whatevers in 2017″

    I don’t think it is a secret that Rick “Domain King” Schwartz doesn’t really like the new gTLD program, nor is it a secret that he owns some new gTLD domain names. This morning on Twitter, Rick announced that he intends to drop his premium ne…
    - 10 days ago, 20 May 17, 4:41pm -
  • We Passed the $5,000 Mark!

    We Passed the $5,000 Mark!

    Riding in the Pan-Mass Challenge is one of my favorite things to do each year. Yes, riding my bike for 163 miles over two days is challenging for me, but having raised funds for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the cheering spectators along the rout…
    - 11 days ago, 19 May 17, 3:21pm -
  • Funny Domain Name Story

    Funny Domain Name Story

    Someone shared this funny domain name story on Twitter, and I want to share it with you. The moral of the story is that you should hold business discussions in private (or quietly), and buy your domain name as soon as you think of it! Coffee shop. Pe…
    - 11 days ago, 19 May 17, 1:52pm -
  • How I Would Start Over with $10,000

    How I Would Start Over with $10,000

    Let’s say I wanted to start over from scratch in the domain investment space and I have just $10,000 to spend. I thought I would share how I would start over today without any domain names, $10,000 in cash, and the knowledge I already have. I would…
    - 12 days ago, 18 May 17, 5:17pm -
  • Prepare.com “is Not for Sale”

    Prepare.com “is Not for Sale”

    If you want to buy the great (and obviously valuable) Prepare.com domain name, it is not for sale. The owner of the domain name has a creative page within his website to let people know Prepare.com isn’t for sale and he doesn’t have any intentio…
    - 12 days ago, 18 May 17, 2:05pm -
  • GoDaddy Does Not Sell Customer Information

    GoDaddy Does Not Sell Customer Information

    I get a ton of robocalls and spam text messages offering discounts and promo codes for web design, logo design, and web development services. This spam is annoying and can be time consuming to deal with, but I am accustomed to it because my Whois inf…
    - 13 days ago, 17 May 17, 5:43pm -
  • Bought for $350, WashingtonJournal.com Sold for $75k

    Bought for $350, WashingtonJournal.com Sold for $75k

    Mike Mann reported another solid domain name sale this morning. His company reportedly sold WashingtonJournal.com for $75,000. The sale was reported by Mike via Twitter: Washington native, MM, journals the sale of https://t.co/pW252LhHCo for $75,000.…
    - 13 days ago, 17 May 17, 2:22pm -
  • ATC.com UDRP Won by Domain Owner

    ATC.com UDRP Won by Domain Owner

    In late March, I wrote about the ATC.com UDRP filing. ATC.com had been created back in 1990, and the complainant owned the domain name for many years. The decision was just made, and the domain owner will retain this valuable domain name. The ESQwi…
    - 14 days ago, 16 May 17, 5:17pm -
  • Altering My Business is a Challenge

    Altering My Business is a Challenge

    When I tell people my company owns around 500 domain names, some people think this is a huge number and others are surprised my company owns so few domain names. Compared to other pros in the domain investment space, this is a relatively small numbe…
    - 15 days ago, 15 May 17, 3:42pm -
  • Connect With Sedo at These 5 Events

    Connect With Sedo at These 5 Events

    Sedo has been sponsoring and/or sending attendees to a wide variety of conferences and events where there could be domain name buyers. I received an update from Sedo on Friday to share some of the events where Sedo will have a presence. If you wish…
    - 17 days ago, 13 May 17, 2:20pm -
  • Share Your Thoughts About GoDaddy Auctions Valuations

    Share Your Thoughts About GoDaddy Auctions Valuations

    Yesterday morning, I wrote an article discussing that an updated valuation tool was being released by GoDaddy in conjunction with expiring domain name inventory coming up for auction at GoDaddy Auctions. The refined domain appraisal tool takes the…
    - 18 days ago, 12 May 17, 1:03pm -

Online Domain

  • .CLUB at Domaining Europe 2017 – Jeff Sass and Tanya Loh (video)
    At the 2017 Domaining Europe conference in Berlin, Germany .CLUB’s CMO Jeff Sass presented an introduction to the recently launched .CLUB broker program, and 60-month easy payments on premium names at www.Get.Club. In addition, Jeff introduces a ve…
    - 3 days ago, 27 May 17, 5:04pm -
  • Tucows stops support for 9 Uniregistry New gTLDs
    This is another hit to the Uniregistry New gTLD extensions. Tucows/OpenSRS will stop offering 9 of the Uniregistry extensions on September 8th, 2017 because of price increases. Registrants will not be able to register or renew these 9 extensions aft…
    - 4 days ago, 26 May 17, 2:26pm -
  • Undeveloped.com and Domaining Europe auction ends today
    The Undeveloped.com and Domaining Europe 2017  domain name auction ends in a few hours. The auction has been running since the 5th of May. Here are a few of the domains that had their reserve met and will sell today: sebe.com $6,899 ck.at $1,289 med…
    - 4 days ago, 26 May 17, 10:47am -
  • Renew or drop New gTLDs? The results are in and are not good!
    Yesterday I asked readers to submit New gTLD domain names so I could review them and tell them if I would renew them or drop them. About 230 domains were submitted and I would probably drop 82% of them. (That was for “drop” or “drop?”.) “Re…
    - 5 days ago, 25 May 17, 4:10pm -
  • Renew or drop? Post 10 New gTLDs domains and I will give you my opinion
    I posted that I dropped about 200 New gTLD domains in March and April saving me about $45,000 in future renewals. A couple of people asked me if they should keep or drop their domains so I thought to give people my opinion on their domains in a separ…
    - 6 days ago, 24 May 17, 4:21pm -
  • The people have spoken: Domaining Europe going to Rome in 2018?
    Before Domaining Europe 2017 in Berlin was over Dietmar Stefitz asked the attendees where they wanted to have Domaining Europe 2018. Attendees decided that next year they wanted to go to Rome, Italy. Then Dietmar asked people online on Twitter if…
    - 7 days ago, 23 May 17, 2:44pm -
  • Just dropped 198 New gTLD domains and saved $45,000
    Just saved about $45,000 of future renewals by dropping 200+ domains, including 198 New gTLDs. This is the review of my domain name renewals and drops in the months of March and April 2017. I had about 1,568 domains in many different extensions expir…
    - 8 days ago, 22 May 17, 4:39pm -
  • Results of the tech .nyc domain name auction: web .nyc $8,638, startup .nyc $3,300
    The tech .NYC premium domain auction was held at Snapnames and 18 of the 26 domains sold. Web.nyc and Startup.nyc were the top sellers. The 18 domains sold for a total of $28,872. The average price of the sold domains was $1,604 while the median pric…
    - 10 days ago, 20 May 17, 12:04am -
  • Why do people tell me they will register an available domain and never do?
    This happened to me 3 times in the past month. I had 3 domain name inquiries (for 1 .com, 1 .org and 1 .info) where the buyers said my price was too high (surprise!). All 3 said that they were going to register an available domain name. But they neve…
    - 13 days ago, 17 May 17, 5:58pm -
  • Domaining Europe in Berlin, Germany – Day 3 (photos) – See you in Rome?
    Today was the 3rd and last day of Domaining Europe 2017 in Berlin, Germany. You can see photos from the first 2 days here. Braden Pollock was again the Moderator of Domaining Europe 2017 along with Jothan Frakes. This time around there was some limi…
    - 13 days ago, 17 May 17, 2:17am -
  • You can now make Euro transactions at Escrow.com again
    You can now make Euro transactions at Escrow.com again. The feature was lost a few months back while the company started enforcing the KYC (know your customer) requirements while also changing their banking partner. Euro transactions were first intro…
    - 14 days ago, 16 May 17, 5:48pm -
  • Domaining Europe in Berlin, Germany – Day 1 & 2 (photos)
    Domaining Europe 2017 has started in Berlin, Germany. Domaining Europe 2017, the 9th Domaining Europe Conference, is taking place from the 14th to the 16th of May. The event venue is the Steigenberger Hotel Am Kanzleramt in Berlin, Germany. DAY 1 Die…
    - 14 days ago, 15 May 17, 7:29pm -
  • Merge! – 4 day event coming up this October in Orlando
    Merge! is a new 4 day event coming up this October in Orlando that will incorporate multiple shows. Co-Founded by Ray Neu of TRAFFIC and THEDomain Conference and Jothan Frakes, co-founder of the NamesCon, DomainFest, and Domain Roundtable conferences…
    - 15 days ago, 15 May 17, 4:19pm -
  • Namejet sold 136 domains for $844,540 in April (kohl .com, 7833 .com, vrvr .com)
    Namejet released it’s April 2017 domain name auctions report that includes 1 and 2 word .coms, some 3-letter and a lot of 4-letter .com and some numerics. Namejet sold 136 (156 domains in March) domains in April for a total of $844,540 ($872,909 in…
    - 15 days ago, 15 May 17, 3:23am -
  • Mike Mann says average domain sales prices have gone up to $3200
    Mike Mann said on social media that the average domain sales price has doubled over the past 18 months. Specifically prices have gone up to $3200. Back in December 2016 he had said that average prices were up from around $1300 to around $2600. Seems…
    - 16 days ago, 13 May 17, 7:46pm -
  • Flippa removes Escrow.com as a payout method
    Flippa has decided to remove Escrow.com as an available payout method. The company said that the reasons for this move are “improving the safety of transactions and reducing the transfer fees associated with Escrow on Flippa”. Back in 2014 Flipp…
    - 18 days ago, 12 May 17, 1:56pm -
  • Mike Mann reports 14 of his April domain name sales with $13k average price
    Mike Mann reported selling 14 domain names in April for a total of $182,370. Mike had 7 5-figure sales. Highest reported sale was BeAmazed.com that sold for $34,888. The average domain sales price was $13,026. Drew Rosener bought SUSHMA.com for $10,0…
    - 19 days ago, 11 May 17, 6:33pm -
  • Fake DDoS attack threatening .US domain names
    A fake DDOS ATTACK threatening .us domain names has started today. The scam is targeting owners of .us (for now) domain names by harvesting email addresses from domain name whois and then emailing a threat. Seems that every scammer in the world is us…
    - 19 days ago, 11 May 17, 4:42pm -
  • DigitalTown partners with .London domains to launch Smart.London
    DigitalTown, Inc. announced a major strategic partnership with Dot London Domains Limited and Minds + Machines (LSE: MMX), operators of the .LONDON top-level domain name. The ambitious partnership aims to align the .LONDON domain extension, a suite o…
    - 19 days ago, 11 May 17, 1:51pm -
  • Top 10 domain articles in April 2017: Rick Schwartz, Namejet, Mike Mann and DotBoss
    These are the top domain name articles from April 2017. April was a good month for OnlineDomain.com in terms of views. Also almost 250 comments were made by readers. The most popular articles were about Rick Schwartz (2 of them), suspicious auctions…
    - 20 days ago, 10 May 17, 6:32pm -
  • Tucows Q1 results: Enom purchase helps grow revenue by 55% to $69.6 million
    Tucows Inc. (NASDAQ:TCX, TSX:TC), reported its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017. All figures are in U.S. dollars. Financial Results Net revenue for the first quarter of 2017 increased 55% to $69.6 million from $44.7 millio…
    - 20 days ago, 10 May 17, 4:04pm -
  • Rightside results: Q1 2017 revenue down, registry domain renewal rate at 59%
    Rightside Group, Ltd. (Nasdaq:NAME), announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017. Total revenue decreased to $14.4 million compared to $16.6 million. The final registry renewal rate for the fourth quarter of 2016 was 59% co…
    - 20 days ago, 10 May 17, 10:34am -
  • Trending domain name keywords: jumbo, solar, visit, spinner
    The top 10 trending keywords registered in .COM and .NET domain names during the month of April 2017 were published by Verisign, the .com and .net registry. There are no common keyword in the .com and .net lists. That always strikes me as a bit stran…
    - 20 days ago, 9 May 17, 9:58pm -
  • CentralNic reports 2016 results while deleting several websites
    CentralNic (AIM: CNIC), announced today its audited results for the year ended 31 December 2016. All this while several websites just went dark after the company sold many of its 2-letter domain names (or ended the relationship with such owners) that…
    - 21 days ago, 9 May 17, 4:28pm -
  • Liquid Domains Market: Escrow.com reports $16M transactions in Q1 2017
    GGRG Brokerage Consulting and Giuseppe Graziano published the 1st quarter of 2017 Liquid Domains Market Overview partnering with Escrow.com and Estibot’s parent company Intelium and ShortNames.com. This report is focused on 2017 Q1 and presents key…
    - 21 days ago, 9 May 17, 12:59pm -
  • 2017 Global Domain Industry Summit in Xiamen, China
    Global Domain Summit (GDS) 2017 will be held in the domain city Xiamen, China during 7th -9th July,2017. GDS 2017 is co-organized by Godaddy, AliCloud, Baidu Cloud, eName and Bizcn. This summit is probably the largest  global domain name industry ev…
    - 21 days ago, 9 May 17, 3:32am -
  • The complete list of 143 domains in the Domaining Europe and Undeveloped.com auction
    Domaining Europe 2017 starts in less than a week in Berlin Germany and the domain name auction list has been officially announced by Undeveloped.com. Domaining Europe 2017, the 9th Domaining Europe Conference, will be taking place from the 14th to th…
    - 22 days ago, 8 May 17, 4:09pm -
  • What is a domain name and how does it work? (video)
    Uniregistry made a video explaining in brief what domain names are and how they can be bought and used. In this video, Uniregistry explains the key components of domain names, from the top level to the second level, and the relationship between regis…
    - 22 days ago, 7 May 17, 11:49pm -
  • Happy birthday .CLUB! (video)
    .Club domain names are celebrating their 3rd anniversary and they have published a video displaying a small sample of their journey so far. “It is hard to believe, but it has already been three years since our CEO Colin Campbell rang the bell and .…
    - 24 days ago, 5 May 17, 10:11pm -
  • Escrow.com wins Torch Award for Ethics from the Better Business Bureau (BBB)
    Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern Coastal California announced the winners of the first annual regional Torch Awards competition. Among the winners was Escrow.com that was the winner of the BBB Torch Award f…
    - 25 days ago, 5 May 17, 2:48pm -
  • Wishful thinking will not change how domain names are used
    Wishful thinking by many people in the domain name industry will not change how domain names have been used in the past, how they are used now and how they will be used in the future. Domain names are what they are. A great domain name can help a com…
    - 26 days ago, 4 May 17, 4:54pm -
  • GoDaddy allows jokester to appraise/auction his domain name year after year and then renew!
    So I won an auction for an expired domain name at GoDaddy for $2,605 on the 1st of May. I did the mistake and didn’t check out the domain name before made my bid and won the auction. I checked out whois history after I won the auction and found tha…
    - 27 days ago, 3 May 17, 4:54pm -
  • GoDaddy’s Q1 domain name revenue grows 10.0% year over year to $240.8 million
    GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY), today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017. Domains revenue of $240.8 million, up 10.0% year over year. “GoDaddy delivered another very good quarter, with strong customer growth, revenue…
    - 27 days ago, 2 May 17, 11:15pm -
  • The 3 steps to domaining success from Rick Schwartz
    Rick Schwartz has been tweeting non-stop lately sharing his view of the domain name industry and giving domain name advice to whoever that wants to listen. On Sunday Rick made the following tweet: “If you want to make it in domaining, stop skipping…
    - 28 days ago, 2 May 17, 3:15pm -
  • DigitalTown wins UDRP complaint for the domain Gorgonzola.City
    DigitalTown won a UDRP complaint for the domain name Gorgonzola.City. The complaint was made by Consorzio per la Tutela del Formaggio Gorgonzola of Novara. That is an organisation that oversees the production and marketing of all gorgonzola cheese p…
    - 29 days ago, 1 May 17, 5:15pm -
  • 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. The final .com and .net renewal rate for the fourth quarter of 2016 was 67.6 percent compared with 73.3 percent for the same quarter…
    - 31 days ago, 29 Apr 17, 2:22am -
  • 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 name only and not any other assets. Following the Company’s strategic decision to focus on its global Travelzoo® brand, Fly.co…
    - 32 days ago, 28 Apr 17, 4:04am -
  • 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. Before I had a chance to reply to the inquiry, and I know that because I researched the guy, he went on Twitter and wrote this: “#Do…
    - 33 days ago, 27 Apr 17, 3:59pm -
  • 10 things I examine when deciding what domains to renew and what to drop
    These are the 10 things I examine when deciding what domain names to renew and what domain names to drop. I am always reevaluating at renewal time and dropping domain names. This takes time but it also saves a lot of money. It also helps you to stay…
    - 34 days ago, 26 Apr 17, 5:51pm -
  • New gTLD study: a new domain name with enough content and links can compete with .com and .org
    The Domain Name Association (The DNA) announced today the results of its commissioned study titled “Hidden Advantages of a Relevant Domain Name” to understand the impact top-level domain name extensions (TLDs) may have on organic search engine re…
    - 34 days ago, 25 Apr 17, 8:35pm -
  • Yes, the UDRP is not designed for stolen domain names!
    Complainants from China tried to recover 74 domains, that they claim were stolen, using a UDRP complaint and failed. And it is only natural that it failed. UDRP was not designed for recovering stolen domain names. It might be a cheap and easy way to…
    - 35 days ago, 25 Apr 17, 3:53pm -
  • Minds + Machines reports final results for 2016
    Minds + Machines Group Limited (AIM: MMX) announced Final Results for the year ended 31 December 2016. Commenting on the results Toby Hall, CEO of MMX said: “To understand the key market drivers of the new gTLD industry that saw net new registratio…
    - 35 days ago, 25 Apr 17, 1:53pm -
  • Rick Schwartz values his domain name portfolio at over $500 million dollars
    Rick Schwartz, aka the “Domain King”, made a tweet describing his domain name portfolio and how he values his 7,000 domain names. “I own 7000 #Domains 750-1000 of them valued over $100k. 150-200 valued over $1 Million+. 5500+ between $0 and $10…
    - 36 days ago, 24 Apr 17, 4:49pm -
  • Rust or Bust! WHD Global and the JFK.club (VIDEO)
    The .CLUB team was at the WHD.global conference in Rust, Germany. The conference took place in the Europa-Park in March 25-31, 2017. Attendees came from industries spanning hosting and cloud services (SaaS, PaaS and IaaS), carriers and infrastructure…
    - 36 days ago, 23 Apr 17, 11:33pm -
  • Pirate Bay founder Peter Sunde launches anonymous domain name registration service
    Pirate Bay founder Peter Sunde launched an anonymous domain name registration service. The new service is called Njalla and is located at njal.la. Njalla is run by a company named 1337 LLC based in Nevis. Njal.la is opening up today for beta testing,…
    - 40 days ago, 20 Apr 17, 2:52pm -
  • Beware of domain name auction bids at exactly the reserve price at Namejet
    I was going through the Namejet domain name auctions when I spotted the domain name che.biz. I sold this domain at Sedo in March 2015 for 1,180 Euro. So of course I was interested to see what the buyer was doing with it. I checked out the auction onl…
    - 41 days ago, 19 Apr 17, 4:08pm -
  • Minds + Machines gets order for 90,000 domain name registrations
    Minds + Machines Group Limited (AIM: MMX), reported today orders for approximately 90,000 standard name registrations across certain of its US and European facing top-level domains valued at approximately US$500,000. The company said that these regis…
    - 41 days ago, 19 Apr 17, 10:22am -
  • Boston Ivy will drop the premium domain renewal prices in .Broker, .Forex, .Markets, .Trading
    Boston Ivy announced that it will be dropping the premium renewal prices to standard for 4 of its New gTLDs: .Broker, .Forex, .Markets and .Trading. The change will take place on May 1st. Going forward the non-registered premium domain names will hav…
    - 42 days ago, 18 Apr 17, 2:01pm -
  • DotBoss: a new service for domain management, website building and marketplace creation
    DotBoss is a new software that is crafted and designed with domain management in mind, specializing in the optimization of domain portfolios of any size with unique publishing, development and auction features. Long time reader and commentator on Onl…
    - 43 days ago, 17 Apr 17, 3:46pm -
  • 5 Afilias extensions are now licensed for sale in China: .INFO, .MOBI, .PRO, .RED, and .KIM
    Afilias, announced that the China Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has issued a formal statement that awards the .INFO, .MOBI, .RED, .PRO and .KIM Top Level Domains (TLDs) a license for sale in China as required by the latest MI…
    - 46 days ago, 14 Apr 17, 5:37pm -

Domain Shane

  • New!Recent Domain Sales That Have Been Developed (pics): CallForStartups.com, Licious.com, More

    Recent Domain Sales That Have Been Developed (pics): CallForStartups.com, Licious.com, More

    The screenshots below are examples of buyers of domains from the past year that have either developed their sites, or purchased an upgrade domain and have redirected their acquisition to an existing website.BeautyBio.com sold for $5,500 at Sedo, and…
    - 14 hours ago, 29 May 17, 5:14pm -
  • New!AUCTION RECAP OF MAY 28, 2017
    A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on May 28, 2017. If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring na…
    - 16 hours ago, 29 May 17, 3:11pm -
  • New!Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Monday May 29th
    One of the things I dislike most about Flippa is the amount of times a name came be resisted.  It is essentially forever.  Take the name NameGo.com   I stupidly bid on the name last year.  And every week for the last few months an email comes up…
    - 20 hours ago, 29 May 17, 10:45am -
  • AUCTION RECAP OF MAY 27, 2017
    A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on May 27, 2017. If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring na…
    - 2 days ago, 28 May 17, 4:12pm -
  • Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Sunday May 28th
    Hundreds of dot us on the expired list today.  Some great keywords and super shorts.  But the kicker is they all end in dot us.  I know Josh has had good success with dot us but he got them for a dime a piece which changes the game a little.  I d…
    - 2 days ago, 28 May 17, 10:42am -
  • AUCTION RECAP OF MAY 26, 2017
    A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on May 26, 2017. If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring na…
    - 3 days ago, 27 May 17, 3:34pm -
  • IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Saturday, May 27th

    IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Saturday, May 27th

    For all you dog lovers out there I have a project I’d like to support. A friend of mine recently bought a new puppy, after their long time companion Scooter died. During their first vet visit they discovered that the puppy, “Sadi” had a heart…
    - 3 days ago, 27 May 17, 9:26am -
  • AUCTION RECAP OF MAY 25, 2017
    A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on May 25, 2017. If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring na…
    - 4 days ago, 26 May 17, 5:34pm -
  • AUCTION RECAP OF MAY 24, 2017
    A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on May 24, 2017. If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring na…
    - 4 days ago, 26 May 17, 5:31pm -
  • Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Friday May 26th
    It’s hard not to watch the crazy increase in cryptocurrency prices and wish I was part.  Like I am missing out.  I planned on putting $10K in 10 times last year but never got around to it. Even set up a wallet.   I don’t feel all that bad for…
    - 4 days ago, 26 May 17, 10:14am -

TLD Investors

  • New!Daily Domain Picks 5-29-17

    Daily Domain Picks 5-29-17

    Daily Domain Picks 5-29-17   Go Daddy Auction Picks 5-29-17 Powered by ExpiredDomains.com A lot more .us domains today, especially LLL.us. BOJC.com 4L ending in C are very popular. MysteryMinds.com cheap one that works for a book or movie name in my…
    - 22 hours ago, 29 May 17, 9:24am -
  • WhatAboutWatermelon.com closes at $1,975

    WhatAboutWatermelon.com closes at $1,975

    Sometimes you see a name close at auction and you just say, “Wait, what?” WhatAboutWatermelon.com closed on GoDaddy auctions at $1,975, GoDaddy had a valuation of $1,294. The domain was actually developed into a website about what else? Watermelo…
    - 1 day ago, 29 May 17, 5:48am -
  • Daily Domain Picks 5-28-17

    Daily Domain Picks 5-28-17

    Daily Domain Picks 5-28-17   Go Daddy Auction Picks 5-28-17 Powered by ExpiredDomains.com If you like .us then today is the day to find some names. DomainSales.us should get a lot of interest from domain investors. Mibbo.com 5L pronounceable, I actu…
    - 2 days ago, 28 May 17, 9:34am -
  • Daily Domain Picks 5-27-17

    Daily Domain Picks 5-27-17

    Daily Domain Picks 5-27-17   Go Daddy Auction Picks 5-27-17 Powered by ExpiredDomains.com ForensicsLab.com this should go pretty high, currently over $250. eHired.com 30 bids, currently over $230. Precise.org If you are interested in a one word .org…
    - 3 days ago, 27 May 17, 7:21am -
  • Daily Domain Picks 5-26-17

    Daily Domain Picks 5-26-17

    Daily Domain Picks 5-26-17   Go Daddy Auction Picks 5-26-17 Powered by ExpiredDomains.com A couple 3 letter/word .io domains on the list, Day.io and Far.io. DomainBucks.com a decent name for someone in the business to build out. ArtVenue.com Art is…
    - 4 days ago, 26 May 17, 7:34am -
  • Daily Domain Picks 5-25-17

    Daily Domain Picks 5-25-17

    Daily Domain Picks 5-25-17   Go Daddy Auction Picks 5-25-17 Powered by ExpiredDomains.com PeerCapital.com my favorite name on the list, 24 bids and currently at $343. I think this name at a minimum triples if not five fold by the time the auction cl…
    - 5 days ago, 25 May 17, 7:50am -
  • Daily Domain Picks 5-24-17

    Daily Domain Picks 5-24-17

    Daily Domain Picks 5-24-17   Go Daddy Auction Picks 5-24-17 Powered by ExpiredDomains.com CoinFly.com for those looking for a coin related brandable this might be ok for a blog. 5055.net has a 0 but currently over $1,300. Drawing101.com great name f…
    - 6 days ago, 24 May 17, 7:35am -
  • Daily Domain Picks 5-23-17

    Daily Domain Picks 5-23-17

    Daily Domain Picks 5-23-17   Go Daddy Auction Picks 5-23-17 Powered by ExpiredDomains.com If you like the keyword King you have some choices today. Leave.org a one worder in .org that is getting a lot bids, currently over $500. Some interesting deve…
    - 7 days ago, 23 May 17, 9:47am -
  • Daily Domain Picks 5-22-17

    Daily Domain Picks 5-22-17

    Daily Domain Picks 5-22-17   Go Daddy Auction Picks 5-22-17 Powered by ExpiredDomains.com Full List 0006.cc AnimalCompanion.com Breatho.com CommercialScope.com CreativityMatters.com DesignYourSticker.com DomainLaunchers.com DroneProblem.com EdgeMind…
    - 8 days ago, 22 May 17, 2:59pm -
  • Disappointment in the current state of domaining

    Disappointment in the current state of domaining

    Are you disappointed with the state of domaining ? There is a member on Namepros that posted the following: Hi All, I just had this thing on my mind and feel I had to rant. There are so many domainers out here who have grossly overvalued their domain…
    - 8 days ago, 21 May 17, 7:22pm -

Domain Gang

  • New!Can’t win them all : Mike Mann lost UDRP for ArneJacobsen.com
    Domain investor, Mike Mann, just lost the UDRP for the domain ArneJacobsen.com at the WIPO. The Complainant is Arne Jacobsen Design I/S of Virum, Denmark, represented by Horten Advokatpartnerselskab, Denmark. According to the UDRP filing, the Complai…
    - 13 hours ago, 29 May 17, 6:31pm -
  • New!Fazeclan.com : Group of gamers get domain in UDRP
    Gaming is a serious business these days, and a gaming group called FazeClan just got the domain Fazeclan.com via the UDRP process. The Complainant is FazeClan Inc. of Plainview, New York, represented by Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard, LLP. While…
    - 13 hours ago, 29 May 17, 6:07pm -
  • New!Domain drama : OpenSRS retracted accusatory claim against Uniregistry
    OpenSRS changed its accusatory claims against Uniregistry within hours of publishing a corporate blog post, signed by Haley Midgette. The original statement by OpenSRS asserted the following: “We no longer support the TLDs that have the potential t…
    - 15 hours ago, 29 May 17, 4:31pm -
  • Is the LLL .com market losing its steam?
    In recent weeks, the LLL .com market shows signs of losing steam. One of the longest category of “coin” domains that retain liquidity, three letter .com domains witnessed a huge increase in valuation over the years. In the early 2000’s one coul…
    - 1 day ago, 28 May 17, 9:01pm -
  • All your domains are come from us : XYZ trademark application
    Domain trademarks are good to have, and the XYZ Registry has applied for a mark on a phrase that’s a meme variant: “All your domains are come from us.” The phrase is grammatically incorrect intentionally, and we’re not trying to be a grammar…
    - 2 days ago, 28 May 17, 5:34pm -
  • Father Domainicus and the surge of premium domain names
    Greetings and salutations, my domainer brothers and sisters – this is Father Domainicus, on a fine Sunday before Memorial Day. In recent months, I have been withdrawn to cater to matters of our Domain Church, but rest assured that I am diligently w…
    - 2 days ago, 28 May 17, 5:09pm -
  • Alert: TNTG.com is a stolen domain name
    The domain name TNTG.com has been stolen, and its current registrant is under investigation. They allege that they bought the domain on a Turkish domain forum. Mr. Lloyd Joseph, of the Technology Group, a Virtualization and Cloud Solutions Provider…
    - 3 days ago, 27 May 17, 2:19pm -
  • Chinese domain market report : China might not be #1 after all
    China might not be numero uno, after all. The world’s second largest economy is a fast-paced, growing consumer market operating on the Chinese “Communist Capitalism” model. And yet, there are indications that India, another fast-growing economy…
    - 3 days ago, 26 May 17, 8:36pm -
  • Cut the drama : Hard facts about the Uniregistry gTLDs and their real pricing
    There’s plenty of misinformation regarding what is the real upcoming pricing of certain Uniregistry gTLDs. We’re here to set the record straight, providing the hard facts about these gTLDs. Disclosure: Uniregistry is a premium sponsor of DomainGa…
    - 4 days ago, 26 May 17, 4:08pm -
  • Domain Memes : Mar-a-Lago meets Montenegro at “Despicable .Me”
    Domain Memes is a section on DomainGang meant to poke fun at a variety of domain industry situations; often crossing over to the real world, to emphasize funny or extraordinary elements of domain investing in a meme. This time around, it’s Donald T…
    - 4 days ago, 25 May 17, 7:08pm -
  • Last call : Domaining Europe 2017 domain auction ends tomorrow
    There’s one day left before the end of the online domain auction, organized by Domaining Europe 2017. The auction is operated by Undeveloped.com, and Dietmar Stefitz, founder of the Domaining Europe event said the results exceeded all expectations.…
    - 5 days ago, 25 May 17, 4:43pm -
  • TwinLakes.com UDRP : Estoppel a plausible domain defense
    The domain TwinLakes.com was hit by a UDRP, 12 years after its registration date in 2005. The Complainant, Twin Lakes Telephone Cooperative Corporation, is in possession of the registered mark WIN LAKES COMMUNICATIONS. According to the Complainant, R…
    - 5 days ago, 25 May 17, 2:31pm -
  • Avvo.com lawsuit : $2 million dollar judgement against Chinese phishing domain names
    Avvo.com has won a lawsuit it filed against the Chinese operators of an elaborate phishing scheme. A Federal Court in Arizona delivered a $2 million dollar judgement against hackers who created a spoofed web site, that copied the well-known legal rev…
    - 5 days ago, 24 May 17, 8:51pm -
  • Internet Reboot Report : Dandruff, Cheeto crumbs main cause of PPC domain “fat-fingering”
    Typo-squatting owes a lot of its success to fat-fingering, the act of slipping a finger while typing a domain in the browser. While some typographic errors are true misspellings of a domain name, a large number is due to foreign residue trapped insid…
    - 6 days ago, 24 May 17, 6:59pm -
  • Cut the UDRP cheese : Gorgonzola.CLUB in a safe place

    - 6 days ago, 24 May 17, 3:39pm -

NameBio Blog

  • New!$103k in Sales on May 28th – CallTracking.com sold for $21,000 – Daily Market Report
    NameJet had the top sale of the day for six days in a row, this time it was CallTracking.com which sold for $21,000. NameBio recorded 153 sales for a total of $103,383 with an average sale price of $676. Compared to the previous day there was a decre…
    - 18 hours ago, 29 May 17, 12:45pm -
  • New!138 Domain Discoveries for May 29th
    Every day we scan more than one hundred thousand domains across all the major marketplaces and pending delete lists to find domains you can buy that have sold in the past. Sale history, like the age of a domain name, is a great proxy for quality to h…
    - 22 hours ago, 29 May 17, 9:23am -
  • $107k in Sales on May 27th – QD.org sold for $10,001 – Daily Market Report
    NameJet had the top sale of the day for five days in a row, this time it was QD.org which sold for $10,001. NameBio recorded 171 sales for a total of $106,896 with an average sale price of $625. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 11…
    - 2 days ago, 28 May 17, 12:45pm -
  • 185 Domain Discoveries for May 28th
    Every day we scan more than one hundred thousand domains across all the major marketplaces and pending delete lists to find domains you can buy that have sold in the past. Sale history, like the age of a domain name, is a great proxy for quality to h…
    - 2 days ago, 28 May 17, 9:33am -
  • $135k in Sales on May 26th – UJW.com sold for $14,300 – Daily Market Report
    NameJet had the top sale of the day for four days in a row, this time it was UJW.com which sold for $14,300. NameBio recorded 191 sales for a total of $134,792 with an average sale price of $706. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 8…
    - 3 days ago, 27 May 17, 12:45pm -
  • 133 Domain Discoveries for May 27th
    Every day we scan more than one hundred thousand domains across all the major marketplaces and pending delete lists to find domains you can buy that have sold in the past. Sale history, like the age of a domain name, is a great proxy for quality to h…
    - 3 days ago, 27 May 17, 7:20am -
  • $129k in Sales on May 25th – ET.org sold for $22,000 – Daily Market Report
    NameJet had the top sale of the day for three days in a row, this time it was ET.org which sold for $22,000. NameBio recorded 207 sales for a total of $128,955 with an average sale price of $623. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 6…
    - 4 days ago, 26 May 17, 12:45pm -
  • 151 Domain Discoveries for May 26th
    Every day we scan more than one hundred thousand domains across all the major marketplaces and pending delete lists to find domains you can buy that have sold in the past. Sale history, like the age of a domain name, is a great proxy for quality to h…
    - 4 days ago, 26 May 17, 7:33am -
  • $174k in Sales on May 24th – EEH.com sold for $23,100 – Daily Market Report
    NameJet had the top sale of the day for two days in a row, this time it was EEH.com which sold for $23,100. NameBio recorded 220 sales for a total of $174,110 with an average sale price of $791. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 24…
    - 5 days ago, 25 May 17, 12:45pm -
  • 128 Domain Discoveries for May 25th
    Every day we scan more than one hundred thousand domains across all the major marketplaces and pending delete lists to find domains you can buy that have sold in the past. Sale history, like the age of a domain name, is a great proxy for quality to h…
    - 5 days ago, 25 May 17, 7:49am -

TNT Names

  • TNT’s Best of the Drop List for 5/25/2017!
    Here is TNT’s Best of the Drop List for 5/25/2017. I will not be back-ordering or bidding on any of these domains myself. There are some really valuable domains on this list! If you have any thoughts/input please leave a … Continue reading →
    - 5 days ago, 25 May 17, 1:25pm -
  • TNT’s Best of the Drop List for 5/22/2017
    Here is TNT’s Best of the Drop List for 5/22/2017. I will not be back-ordering or bidding on any of these domains myself. There are some really valuable domains on this list! If you have any thoughts/input please leave a … Continue reading →
    - 8 days ago, 22 May 17, 4:42pm -
  • Illinois.com Domain Name Up for Sale
    Rarely-Available Premium “Identity Asset” Now on the Market MERCH TIME LLC 16 May, 2017, 17:30 ET CHICAGO, May 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Illinois.com domain name is up for sale, a rare opportunity to scoop up one of the fifty state … Conti…
    - 13 days ago, 17 May 17, 3:33pm -
  • The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Added as a .eu and .ею ADR Provider
    EURid, the .eu and .ею domain name registry, welcomes the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center (WIPO Center) alongside the Czech Arbitration Court (CAC) as a provider of EURid’s Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) procedure May 16, 2017 08:03 A…
    - 13 days ago, 16 May 17, 8:15pm -
  • Name Ninja Celebrates Four Years of Acquiring ‘Impossible’ Domain Names

    Name Ninja Celebrates Four Years of Acquiring ‘Impossible’ Domain Names

    International alliances fuel growth and global reach of Toronto-based domain name brokerage firm that acquires difficult-to-obtain domain names for clients. TORONTO, May 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boutique domain name acquisition firm Name Ninja is m…
    - 13 days ago, 16 May 17, 7:58pm -
  • TNT’s Best of the Drop List for 5/16/2017!
    Here is TNT’s Best of the Drop List for 5/16/2017. I will not be back-ordering or bidding on any of these domains myself. There are some really valuable domains on this list! If you have any thoughts/input please leave a … Continue reading →
    - 14 days ago, 16 May 17, 5:28pm -
  • What impact is choice of domain name having on consumer trust?
    34SP.com offers discount .UK domain names for UK businesses looking to increase trust and confidence MANCHESTER, GREATER MANCHESTER (PRWEB UK) 16 MAY 2017 With the recent explosion of available domain names, choosing the right domain name for a websi…
    - 14 days ago, 16 May 17, 5:08pm -
  • dotHealth Announces Partnership with LegitScript to Monitor all .health Domains
    All registered websites on the new .health domain extension will be monitored by LegitScript for health-related content that is unsafe or illegal. MIAMI, FLORIDA (PRWEB) MAY 16, 2017 dotHealth LLC, the official registry of the .health domain extensio…
    - 14 days ago, 16 May 17, 3:07pm -
  • TNT’s Best of the Drop List for 5/12/2017!
    Here is TNT’s Best of the Drop List for 5/12/2017. I will not be back-ordering or bidding on any of these domains myself. There are some really valuable domains on this list! If you have any thoughts/input please leave a … Continue reading →
    - 18 days ago, 12 May 17, 4:25pm -
  • OC.com Available for First Time
    Rare, two-letter domain name ideal for Orange County, CA, businesses, municipalities IRVINE, Calif., May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The rare internet domain OC.com is available for purchase for the first time since 1991 with Heritage Auctions. OC.com…
    - 18 days ago, 11 May 17, 9:40pm -

Morgan Linton

  • Two paths – big portfolio vs. small portfolio

    Two paths – big portfolio vs. small portfolio

    I read an interesting article this week on DomainInvesting.com with Elliot’s thought on investing in hundreds of domain names vs. thousands of names. I think most people know Elliot, and know he has some very solid names – he’s focused on qua…
    - 11 days ago, 19 May 17, 2:53am -
  • One of my most-read posts is still getting comments six years after I wrote it

    One of my most-read posts is still getting comments six years after I wrote it

    I’m always happy to see when posts from years ago continue to live on and bring active conversation and discussion. Every once and a while I write a post that somehow magically transforms into a discussion board of its own. One particular post that…
    - 12 days ago, 18 May 17, 1:41am -
  • Freedom.com just sold for $2M – here’s how

    Freedom.com just sold for $2M – here’s how

    It’s funny because sometimes I hear people say things like, “are people still buying and selling domain names?” To which I’d love to respond, “No, that ship has sailed” since that would mean less investors to compete over names with, but…
    - 14 days ago, 16 May 17, 3:38am -
  • A great starting point for readable SaaS financial models

    A great starting point for readable SaaS financial models

    As the co-founder of a SaaS startup I end up spending quite a bit of time in Excel staring at tab after tab of numbers. Many of these numbers start at the top of the sheet and then after running through a zillion formulas end up populating massive ta…
    - 18 days ago, 12 May 17, 2:51am -
  • Google acquires Austin-based VR Startup Owlchemy Labs

    Google acquires Austin-based VR Startup Owlchemy Labs

    Today is an exciting day in the Austin startup world as news has rippled through town about Google’s acquisition of VR game creator Owlchemy Labs. If you don’t know Owlchemy Labs then you honestly have missed out on some of the most superbly amaz…
    - 19 days ago, 11 May 17, 4:52am -

DN Geek

  • Brandable domain name sales week 19: Raxi.com, EverTrust.com, PixelPerfect.com
    It is the third consecutive week in which we can report five or more sales exceeding the $10,000 sales price. The market for brandables is hot and it doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon.  Sedo.com is dominating the chart but that’s for…
    - 12 days ago, 18 May 17, 3:25am -
  • The Brandable Insider: Where Do We Go from Here?
    I feel the biggest hurdle to considering domain names as legitimate assets is how discretionary (random) prices are. In 2010, you could find two-letter .com domains that sold for around $100,000 (JF.com, XI.com and SZ.com) and one domain for $8 milli…
    - 13 days ago, 17 May 17, 12:34am -
  • 83 newly funded startups and their domain names: Wasabi.com, SilentMode.com, Prefer.com
    $316,389,490 in funding was raised by 83 startup companies last week. More than 68% of these companies launched with a .com domain name followed by the ccTLDs with a 16% piece of the pie. This is the second week in a row that there’s not a single s…
    - 15 days ago, 15 May 17, 2:28am -
  • The Brandable Insider: Slinq.com, Zunky.com, TheLearningSpace.com
    I haven’t done a recently-sold review in a while so I thought now would be a good time. I’ve picked an array of names, in different styles and genres. All of them sold for under $600. For each one I’ve given my thoughts on why I think the name…
    - 19 days ago, 11 May 17, 2:21am -
  • Brandable domain name sales week 18: WorldAirways.com, Redex.com, Ampa.com
    Another week with a few BIG brandable sales. Most notable was the sale of the expired WorldAirways.com domain name which sold for a whopping $66,000 on GoDaddy auctions. The domain name was the home of World Airways, Inc, an American airline that c…
    - 21 days ago, 9 May 17, 8:49am -

Domain News

  • New!Beyond Custom Domains and TLDs: 3 Additional Steps to Scaling Your Online Business
    Stats from StatDNS show there are a total of 126,980,556 domains that use the TLD “.com” extension, 14,887,979 domains with a “.net” extension and 10,418,897 with a “.org” extension. These are the so-called “traditional domain extension…
    - 14 hours ago, 29 May 17, 4:38pm -
  • 3 Innovative Content Strategies for a Company Blog
    The single most important thing to remember when creating a content strategy for a company blog is, you must create content in other channels too. It is necessary to reach out to readers and draw them in with an authentic voice, creating a personal c…
    - 19 days ago, 11 May 17, 6:10pm -
  • Startup News: Market Stats for the Beauty Industry in 2017 [Infographic]

    Startup News: Market Stats for the Beauty Industry in 2017 [Infographic]

    It is no news that startups have it rough in their first years even in top performing industries such as IT, security, finance, real estate and more. However, market research findings encourage the launch of new companies in emerging industries outsi…
    - 21 days ago, 9 May 17, 1:27pm -
  • Software Automation Solutions That Can Save Your Startup

    Software Automation Solutions That Can Save Your Startup

    Automation is a hot trending topic, especially in startup environments, where it has been linked to productivity, efficiency, and agile development business processes. In 2016, InfoWorld quoted automation as an imperative step in “better software t…
    - 53 days ago, 7 Apr 17, 2:15pm -
  • How to Realize Your Startup Dream

    How to Realize Your Startup Dream

    Many of us have hobbies that we prefer doing than working at an 8-5 job. You may be doing it on the side and profiting in your own little way which is good. But often with the lack of time and capital, we just couldn’t seem to take the next leap f…
    - 57 days ago, 3 Apr 17, 6:27pm -
  • Marketplaces for Small Businesses to Acquire First Domain
    Recent research shows that just over 55% of businesses own a website where they display their services and products (source: WaspBarcode’s State of Small Businesses Report, 2017). This leaves out 45% of businesses that do not have a website of thei…
    - 3 Feb 17, 11:49am -
  • What’s the Difference Between a Domain and Web Hosting?
    If you’re launching your first website and are completely new to it, you may have heard terms like “domain” and “web hosting” being thrown around. But what are they, and what’s the difference? Take a look at this brief overview. The Makeu…
    - 9 Dec 16, 2:35pm -
  • Customer Confidence Increases with Cybersecurity
    As data breaches continually hit the news, consumers are increasingly concerned about their information. The problem is that while most people are worried about cybercrime, they often don’t protect themselves. In a survey released by Symantec, 45 p…
    - 7 Dec 16, 1:49pm -
  • 4 Things to Consider When Buying a Domain Name
    Whether you’re setting up your first website or you have a strong background in website setup, it’s important to carefully consider your domain name. Buying a domain name plays a huge role in establishing your brand. It’s not a process that com…
    - 29 Sep 16, 7:16am -
  • Short Guide: How to Build an Online Customer Community
    We’ve previously covered how to transition your business from offline to online. Steps included finding a proper domain name and extension, hosting plan, SSL certificates and appropriate business email addresses. Today, we’re covering how to buil…
    - 2 Sep 16, 8:03pm -

The Frager Factor

Dot Weekly

  • Domain Movers: Makia.com, LongBeard.com + More
    Welcome to a Saturday addition of Domain Movers. We focus on corporate related domain name transactions and report these domain movements to help give an understanding of the large amount of domain activity that is done by companies around the world…
    - 3 days ago, 27 May 17, 11:13am -
  • Domain Movers: CL.net, Action.com + More
    Welcome! This is Domain Movers. We keep track of corporate domain name transactions and report the findings to you. This is just a very small sampling of transactions / movements in the corporate world involving domain names and we feels it’s very…
    - 4 days ago, 26 May 17, 1:59pm -
  • Domain Movers: WindowsNext.com, Stat3.com + More
    Welcome to Domain Movers where DotWeekly keeps track of corporate domain name transactions. These domain movements are often early indicators of new brands, marketing efforts, domain upgrades and much more.Here are the latest:Amazon Technologies, I…
    - 5 days ago, 25 May 17, 6:36pm -
  • Domain Movers: Lovables.com, Dearly.com + More
    Welcome! This is Domain Movers, where DotWeekly keeps track of corporate domain name transactions and reports the early findings to you. This is a very small sample of company domain name activity that takes place and are often early indicators of ne…
    - 6 days ago, 24 May 17, 10:54am -
  • Domain Movers: Sites.com, WillDean.com + More
    Welcome to Domain Movers. We keep track of corporate domain name transactions and report the early findings to you! We couldn’t do our research and present this data to you without our friends at DomainTools.com and DomainIQ.com!Here we go:NBCUni…
    - 8 days ago, 22 May 17, 11:19am -

CircleID Domain Names

  • New!Core Principles of Domain Name Law Created in UDRP Proceedings
    When in the Fall of 1999 the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) implemented the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy, it did not come with a fully formed jurisprudence. Panelists were essentially on their own in crea…
    - 12 hours ago, 29 May 17, 7:12pm -
  • Emoji in Domain Names Bad Idea Warns ICANN Security Advisory Group

    Emoji in Domain Names Bad Idea Warns ICANN Security Advisory Group

    Coca-Cola received a fair amount of press for using a number of emoji domains for its 2015 marketing campaign in Puerto Rico. And other companies including Budweiser, Honda and Ray-Ban followed suit, registering various emoji domains to tap into th…
    - 2 days ago, 27 May 17, 10:38pm -
  • What It Takes to Prove Common Law Rights in UDRP Complaints
    The Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy now has seventeen years of history. A high percentage of disputes are indefensible and generally undefended. As the history lengthens, early registrants of dictionary word-, common phrase-, and arbitr…
    - 3 days ago, 26 May 17, 8:06pm -
  • WIPO's UDRP 'Overview' Gets Bigger (and Better)
    Just as the number of domain names and domain name disputes have expanded significantly in recent years, so, too, has WIPO's "Overview," which has been updated to address the growing complexity of cases under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolutio…
    - 5 days ago, 25 May 17, 1:51pm -
  • UDRP: Better Late than Never - ICA Applauds WIPO for Removing Misguided 'Retroactive Bad Faith'
    The Internet Commerce Association (ICA), a non-profit trade group representing the domain industry, applauds the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) for removing misleading guidance from the newly released updated version 3.0 of its Overv…
    - 5 days ago, 24 May 17, 8:02pm -
  • ICANN to Release Hundreds of Domain Names Matching Country Names
    Hundreds of country and territory domain names are likely to be finally released this year based on the new resolution that calls for ICANN to take "all steps necessary" to do so. Kevin Murphy reporting in Domain Incite: "The ICANN board last week pa…
    - 5 days ago, 24 May 17, 8:00pm -
  • Balancing Rights: Mark Owners, Emergent Businesses, and Investors
    Is there any act more primary than naming? It comes before all else and makes possible what follows. For the most part, names are drawn from cultural assets: collections of words, geographic locations, family names, etc. They can be valuable, which i…
    - 13 days ago, 16 May 17, 9:31pm -
  • The 2-Character Answer to this GAC Advice Should be "No"
    Overview: ICANN's Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) has reacted to the ICANN Board's November 2016 decision to authorize the release of two-character domains at new gTLDs with advice to the Board that does not have true consensus backing from GAC…
    - 14 days ago, 16 May 17, 1:56pm -
  • Digital Identity and Branding: The Five Most Common Mistakes in Naming
    The U.S. is a total hotbed for Startups. Over the course of the last year, venture capital firms invested $69.11 billion in U.S. startups.Now is an exciting time where there is more ingenuity and entrepreneurial efforts than ever before. And of co…
    - 20 days ago, 10 May 17, 4:42pm -
  • How Should I Present .Brand Domains in Advertising? (Part 2)

    How Should I Present .Brand Domains in Advertising? (Part 2)

    Part 2: How do I choose the right option for my brand? In my previous article, I discussed the question of how to represent .brand domains in advertising.As you can imagine, it's a balancing act — stimulating awareness of the domain, creating th…
    - 21 days ago, 9 May 17, 2:32pm -
  • The Rise and Fall of the UDRP Theory of 'Retroactive Bad Faith'
    Since its establishment in 1999, the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy has required complainants to prove inter alia, "bad faith registration". In practice, this has meant that where a domain name was registered before a trademark came in…
    - 22 days ago, 8 May 17, 2:17pm -
  • A Lesson from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Domain Name Disputes
    While the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been making news as the result of controversial changes brought about under the new Trump administration — including the planned removal of "several agency websites containing detailed climat…
    - 25 days ago, 5 May 17, 1:52pm -
  • .PRESS Supports Press Freedom Day for 3rd Consecutive Year

    .PRESS Supports Press Freedom Day for 3rd Consecutive Year

    .PRESS, a domain extension for journalists and media, has partnered with Reporters Sans Frontieres (RSF), an international non-profit, to support the cause of free journalism on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, celebrated on 3rd May each year…
    - 26 days ago, 4 May 17, 4:41am -
  • Brand Control: The Next Stage for Digital
    Social and Digital Marketing are two of the fastest growing, and arguably the most important, pieces of branding today.According to eMarketer, 2017 digital marketing expenditures will account for 38.4% of total ad spending and are projected to be…
    - 27 days ago, 3 May 17, 4:42pm -
  • Domain Names Are Fading From User View
    The internet has changed and evolved ever since it's ancestors first came to life in the late 1960's. Some technology fades away and is forgotten; other aspects continue but are overlaid, like geological sediments, so that they are now longer visible…
    - 31 days ago, 28 Apr 17, 10:29pm -

gTLD's Club

  • New gTLDs: "last week"

    New gTLDs: "last week"

    Each week, there is an important cover about new generic Top-Level Domains: events, delegations, launchings, innovations, etc...and a lot is said. This post covers what was said yesterday. I strongly suggest to subscribe to this Newsletter to receive…
    - 4 days ago, 26 May 17, 8:30am -
  • French students soon equipped with new domains

    French students soon equipped with new domains

    Some French business schools will soon equip their students with new domain names from the ICANN new gTLD program.The idea is simple: have a email (or a website) that catches the eye of a recruiter on your résumé.Article is available in Fre…
    - 8 days ago, 22 May 17, 7:30am -
  • Second update: ".brands" & Homograph attacks

    Second update: ".brands" & Homograph attacks

    UPDATE: the two examples of homographs below for Apple and Epic now appear "in real" in the Chrome and Edge (Microsoft) Browsers. These browsers must have received an upgrade recently. This was not the case at the time of this first publication e few…
    - 12 days ago, 18 May 17, 2:45pm -
  • New gTLD Subsequent Procedures

    New gTLD Subsequent Procedures

    Below are the action items and discussion notes captured by staff from the meeting on 15 May.GDD Summit RecapHeld last week, Jeff Neuman and others were there;GDD Summit is intended for contracted parties:registries;registrars;consult…
    - 15 days ago, 15 May 17, 5:53pm -
  • Free ".broker" & ".forex" domains

    Free ".broker" & ".forex" domains

    Boston Ivy is what I call a "Multiple Registry", it means that it is one company which applied for several new domain name extensions.6 new domain name extensionsHighly specialized in financial domain names, it applied for six new gTLDs:The…
    - 18 days ago, 12 May 17, 12:30pm -
  • New gTLDs: what said the press recently

    New gTLDs: what said the press recently

    Everyday, the online press, bloggers and new gTLD service providers talk about new gTLDs. Some TLDs were acquired recently, some .BRAND new gTLD applicants launched more new domain names and some community TLDs are still pending activation for some o…
    - 20 days ago, 10 May 17, 2:00pm -
  • Country & territory name in new gTLDs

    Country & territory name in new gTLDs

    To register country and territory names in a new domain name extension, the permission must be asked to ICANN: "as required per Section 4 of Specification 5 of the Registry Agreement, the release of country and territory names from reservation is su…
    - 21 days ago, 9 May 17, 8:28am -
  • The .HEALTH Sunrise Period

    The .HEALTH Sunrise Period

    The Sunrise Period for the .HEALTH new gTLD starts today:START: Monday, 8 May, 2017 - 16:00END: Friday, 7 July, 2017 - 16:00There were four applicants to the .HEALTH new gTLD and one for .HEALTHCARE.Mission and Purpose of ".HEALTH"This i…
    - 22 days ago, 8 May 17, 1:00pm -
  • The .CREDITUNION Sunrise Period

    The .CREDITUNION Sunrise Period

    The Sunrise Period for the .CREDITUNION new gTLD starts today:START: Thursday, 4 May, 2017 - 16:15END: Saturday, 3 June, 2017 - 16:15Mission and Purpose of ".CREDITUNION"The intention of CUNA Performance Resources, LLC (ʺCUNA LLCʺ)…
    - 26 days ago, 4 May 17, 2:21pm -
  • New gTLDs: someone said "STOP"

    New gTLDs: someone said "STOP"

    The 2 of each month is a long day for me because I update new gTLD reports at Jovenet Consulting. These reports are a good monthly indicator on what's going on in the new gTLD industry. It also allows me to note when something is...strange.Many alr…
    - 28 days ago, 2 May 17, 9:39am -
  • The .IDN new gTLD (or .INTERNET)

    The .IDN new gTLD (or .INTERNET)

    IDN has a lot of meanings and one of them is "Internationalized Domain Names". It is the ISO 3166-1 alpha-3 code for the country of Indonesia too.The "AGB"For anybody who went through the process of applying to a new gTLD in the first rounfd of…
    - 34 days ago, 26 Apr 17, 10:07am -
  • New generic Top-Level Domains: recent News

    New generic Top-Level Domains: recent News

    There were interesting news about new gTLDs in the online press these weeks. I strongly recommend the reading of the article about LEGO and the one on how to present a .BRAND domain name in advertising. The news:China’s Online Dominance Worry Bra…
    - 36 days ago, 24 Apr 17, 7:47am -
  • UPDATE: Orange is launching a Bank

    UPDATE: Orange is launching a Bank

    Orange is the name of a fruit, but it is also a major French Trademark in telecommunication: the largest telephone operator in France and probably in many other countries in the world.Orange is a ".BRAND" applicantOrange is also a .BRAND new gTLD…
    - 41 days ago, 19 Apr 17, 8:54am -
  • The American Marketing Association

    The American Marketing Association

    Nice name isn't it?The American Marketing AssociationAccording to PIR, the Registry for .ORG domain names, the domain name "ama.org" was registered in 1994 so we can say that it is an old domain name...short too;According to the AMA, it is an A…
    - 42 days ago, 18 Apr 17, 11:18am -
  • The .AGENCY new gTLD is doing good

    The .AGENCY new gTLD is doing good

    The list of domain name extensions for the Real Estate industry is long and seven of them are in the blue in April 2017. Five of them are in the red.The .ARCHI new gTLD which had 5,831 domain name registrations in the beginning of January 2017 ke…
    - 46 days ago, 14 Apr 17, 8:00am -
  • Latest new gTLD NEWS

    Latest new gTLD NEWS

    A lot is said about new gTLDs every day and "reading it all" can be challenging and time consuming. We take care of this for you - everyday - in our Newsletter. Subscribe, it's free.What was said recently:New gTLDs: Holding ICANN Accountable;F…
    - 47 days ago, 13 Apr 17, 1:39pm -
  • Something wrong with .VIN ?

    Something wrong with .VIN ?

    For the first time since its launching, the .VIN new gTLD loses registrations. If the progression curve of .WINE is an example since it never lost one single registration, the .VIN domain name extensions is to me, the example of an extensions that ha…
    - 47 days ago, 13 Apr 17, 12:20pm -
  • New gTLDs: ".游戏" means ".game"

    New gTLDs: ".游戏" means ".game"

    The .游戏 (.game) new gTLD just started to create domain names and has now 120 registered. This extensions comes in competition with two ASCII existing TLDs: the .GAME and .GAMES new gTLDs.Two new gTLDs are in the red with a noticeable loss of…
    - 48 days ago, 12 Apr 17, 9:30am -
  • Very few are in the .GREEN (new gTLDs)

    Very few are in the .GREEN (new gTLDs)

    This title sounds negative right? Well, in April 2017 one might be surprised to see that the .GREEN new gTLD is the only "color related" new gTLD to have more domain name registrations. All other extensions are in the red.This is rather strange sin…
    - 49 days ago, 11 Apr 17, 7:30am -
  • Financial new gTLDs

    Financial new gTLDs

    It is often an event when a new domain name extensions passes the 10,000 registrations or when it doubles its number of registrations from one month to the other. If no financial gTLD passed the 10,000 registrations this month, the .BROKER new gTLD m…
    - 50 days ago, 10 Apr 17, 11:30am -
  • New gTLDs for the Law

    New gTLDs for the Law

    We listed 10 new gTLDs related to the law and only one of them is a dotBrand. Surprisingly, it is the only .BRAND new gTLD to be offering to submit new gTLD applications to the ICANN : shouldn't this be considered when thinking of a company to submit…
    - 53 days ago, 7 Apr 17, 9:30am -
  • The .AFRICA Sunrise Period

    The .AFRICA Sunrise Period

    The Trademark clearinghouse just announced the launching of the .AFRICA new gTLD Sunrise Period.When:START: Tuesday, 4 April, 2017 - 16:00;END: Saturday, 3 June, 2017 - 16:00.What the application says about .AFRICAThis is an extract of the new…
    - 53 days ago, 7 Apr 17, 8:28am -
  • Companies to register more "new" domains

    Companies to register more "new" domains

    That is a fact, companies don't have the budget to register their name in all new domain name extensions but they tend to register more domain names in targeted extensions. But...by the way, why would a company want to register its name in all availa…
    - 54 days ago, 6 Apr 17, 9:30am -
  • New gTLDs and City names

    New gTLDs and City names

    The city of Istanbul gains more than 1,000 new domain registrations in one month, with its .ISTANBUL new gTLD. Three cities have sticked to the red for the past 3 months and keep losing registrations. Six cities are "in the blue" and have kept gainin…
    - 55 days ago, 5 Apr 17, 11:00am -
  • Latest new gTLD NEWS

    Latest new gTLD NEWS

    These are the contents related to new gTLDs that we published a link to, in our latest gTLD.club Newsletters:The .FILM namespace is a viable new gTLD;Spotlight on the .CAM new gTLD;China approves more gTLDs;Interesting - How SHARP uses its ".sha…
    - 55 days ago, 5 Apr 17, 8:49am -

NamePros Forum

  • New!The 5 Letter Word Game
    It was only a matter of time before a 5 Letter Word Game was started. :imho:Since some may feel restricted by changing only one letter, this game allows up to two letters which may be changed. RulesEither one or two letters may be changedPictu…
    - 24 mins ago, 30 May 17, 6:43am -
  • New!HealthNewspapers.com
    Domain: healthnewspapers.comThis domain contains keyword, may be good for SEO.It is suitable for fitness website.* Feel free to bid, there is no start value, no BIN price.
    - 24 mins ago, 30 May 17, 6:43am -
  • New!VR + LL, LL + VR
    Looking forVRLL.comLLVR.com L - Letters Budget : $12kPlease dont post the name in the thread... PM me the names and post "PM Sent" in the thread.. Please mention the price..Immediate Deal...
    - 26 mins ago, 30 May 17, 6:41am -
  • New!4 x Single ♥ Emojis ♥ xn--q1h.ws and more

    4 x Single ♥ Emojis ♥  xn--q1h.ws and more

    [IMG]Single Rare emojis1)xn--q1h.ws uniregistry short code2)xn--347h.ws uniregistry3)xn--g78h.ws iwantmyname4)xn--0-2sn.ws godaddyEach Start:$200-- $100increment:1$BIN:TBAAuction ends 50 hours a…
    - 27 mins ago, 30 May 17, 6:40am -
  • New!Are Some Domainers Rude To Potential Buyers?
    I have made attempts a few times to inquire about some domains and what I get is a cold "no response" after they read the email.I feel this is rude and does not speak good of these people. I can say this has happened more than I can ever imagine. T…
    - 31 mins ago, 30 May 17, 6:36am -
  • New!Members Count Up, Staff Count Down
    Hey fellow NP members,I found this on another forum, It's simply..-Normal members count up-Staff members count downI'll start, I'm a normal member so...1Just a bit of fun :DSean Preston
    - 32 mins ago, 30 May 17, 6:35am -
  • New!Hello from Berlin
    Hello fellow Namepros members!I am new to this forum and new to the domain business as well. Thought I'd say hello and also start sharing the very few experiences that I already made.Well, I actually started to read about domain investment a coup…
    - 37 mins ago, 30 May 17, 6:30am -
  • New!Where does the Butt stop?
    Hi all,I was hoping for more advice on Domain Registration.When you order a Domain Name from a Registrar and in my case it was a new gTLD, then receive notification that the Domain has been registered then later is withdrawn. is it the responsibili…
    - 40 mins ago, 30 May 17, 6:27am -
  • New!Expired/Expiring Domains $1 each
    Going Cheap... Buy them nowbuzzpledge.compledgebuzz.comhugeroar.comAll at Dotster. Free push or transfer out
    - 40 mins ago, 30 May 17, 6:27am -
  • New!ZVQF.COM accepting offers
    I am accepting offers above $220 for zvqf.com, It is registered at GoDaddy, I will push to you GoDaddy account, Payment via Verified PayPal for established Members.zvqf.com 10 + year old domain expires July 2018 reg GoDaddy
    - 40 mins ago, 30 May 17, 6:27am -
  • New!Virtual Reality Domains (VR)
    Im betting big bucks on VR domains have a great future and with the big boys buying up VR companies, mainstream is a stones throw away.....Lots of VR+keyword.com taken years ago and I noticed this sale a week or so back -VRTechnology.com $3688T…
    - 41 mins ago, 30 May 17, 6:26am -
  • New!$7 Brandable .COM domains including AppealGo.com | Gainlytic.com | BridgeBloom.com and more
    *PRICES REDUCED*Liquidating some of my brandable domains. $7 each or $5 each if you buy more than 3 (Not applicable for paired domains below):Bloomlytic.comBoltZen.comBotNovo.comBridgeBloom.comClasslytic.comCredgy.comCrowdias.comFocusLuxe.…
    - 43 mins ago, 30 May 17, 6:24am -
  • New!40 LLLLL .com at $1.97 .ea -> Yoxat, iHine, Irehi, Ymooz, Qusly, Vouas, Napih, Dihap, Jilye, Vouas
    I'm a beginner started to invest on .com domain, inexperienced, purchase these .com over $10 and now selling.The expiration of all these domain are around Sep 15th 2017Registrar: BookMyIdentityFree pushPaypal onlyTo make a purchase of the d…
    - 43 mins ago, 30 May 17, 6:24am -
  • New!Fixed price CHIP LLNN/NNLL .COM domains incl. domains in series - nf72com, nf73.com and others
    All domains below are of the LLNN or NNLL pattern. CHIP LLNN & NNLL domains are high demand and usually get registered very quickly or are unavailable. As of writing this, there are no LLNN/NNLL domains available at all.For more information, see: h…
    - 44 mins ago, 30 May 17, 6:23am -
  • New!Aniimals.com
    [ATTACH]Expiration Date: May, 2018Registrar: GoDaddyTransfer: GoDaddy > GoDaddy onlyPayment: PayPalEnd Date: 120 hours after last bidBIN: $100Starting price: $10Increments: $1 (or more)Payment required within 24h of auction completionNew m…
    - 44 mins ago, 30 May 17, 6:23am -
  • New!$500 for LLLL.com pronounceable
    Reseller looking to buy Pronounceable LLLL.com domainPreference : VCVC , CVCVOnly .com, no hyphens, no numbers Domain budget per name : $ 200 - $ 500Total budget : $ 1200Payment : Paypal While sending domain, kindly write expiry date, domain…
    - 44 mins ago, 30 May 17, 6:23am -
  • New!4 Letter CHIP domain | 14 Yrs old domain | TLCR.NET
    [ATTACH]TLCR stand for Translational Lung Cancer ResearchRegistrar: GODADDYCreation Date: 16-apr-2003Expiration Date: 16-apr-2018Price $120Payment PaypalSkype: Okayface
    - 45 mins ago, 30 May 17, 6:22am -
  • New!Remaining.co - One word
    Remaining.co ( Uniregistry 6 - 20 )start : 2$inc : 1$BIN : 10$Paypal ( 24 hours after last bid or via bin )Good Luck .
    - 46 mins ago, 30 May 17, 6:21am -
  • New!4 letter game
    NP webmasters take a some rest lets play a bithere we gothe poster has to change only one alphabet of the word. thats iteg.. "word" change any one alphabet "work"happy playingand Okay i'll start firstLove
    - 46 mins ago, 30 May 17, 6:21am -
  • New!703070.com - Nice Pattern "70 30 70" Domain - $1
    Domain: 703070.comRegistrar: Namecheap.com (free push)Renewal: 6/28/2017Starting Bid: $1Bid Increments: $1 or moreEnd Time: 72 hours after last bidPayment Options: PayPalDomain will be pushed to winners Namecheap.com account or can be transfe…
    - 49 mins ago, 30 May 17, 6:18am -
  • New!The 4 letter word game
    RulesChange only one letter of the word in any positionNo picturesNo videoseg.. "same" change any one letter "some"Nper's take a break and lets play a bithere we goHappy playing I'll start firstLoveCheersCorey
    - 49 mins ago, 30 May 17, 6:18am -
  • New!augmentedrealityga.me // virtualrealityga.me // realitygam.es // wearabledevic.es // $1 each start
    This is an individual auction, you will be bidding on each name individually.augmentedrealityga.meUpper: AUGMENTEDREALITYGA.ME Lower: augmentedrealityga.meDomain Extension: .me Registration: Aug 15th, 2016Expiration: Aug 15th, 2017Regist…
    - 51 mins ago, 30 May 17, 6:16am -
  • New!Report Completed Domain Name Sales Here
    This thread is a central location to report domain name sales or purchases of any dollar amount.As much information as you can include about the transaction is welcome, but at a bare minimum please include the domain name(s), the sale price, and wh…
    - 52 mins ago, 30 May 17, 6:15am -
  • New!GRAB A Great Domain In Auction ---> CheapConvertibles.com. Current Bid: $26. BIN Reduced: ONLY $30

    GRAB A Great Domain In Auction ---> CheapConvertibles.com. Current Bid: $26. BIN Reduced: ONLY $30

    I'm back with another GREAT domain name. :xf.smile:You are bidding on CheapConvertibles.com. Starting bid is only $15 USD. Bidding increments are a minimum of $2.Buy it now price added. ONLY $30. The domain price is a lot cheaper than purchas…
    - 53 mins ago, 30 May 17, 6:14am -
  • New!The Namepros Word Game
    Think of the first word that comes into your head. I'll start with a word close to all our hearts:DOMAIN
    - 53 mins ago, 30 May 17, 6:14am -

DN Queen

Domain Crunch

  • Zillow to launch RealEstate.com
    It looks like Zillow the online real estate database company has launched RealEstate.com RisMedia.com wrote: In a bold move—and likely a surprise to the 89,000-plus real estate professionals presently paying for its services—Zillow Group announce…
    - 60 days ago, 30 Mar 17, 8:32pm -
  • Google has a problem
    Google has a problem that seems to be snowballing, more and more advertisers are pulling out of all “non-search” advertising. Inc.com reports: A growing number of brands have suspended their spend with Google, following The Times’ investigation…
    - 68 days ago, 23 Mar 17, 4:28pm -
  • Frank Schilling is happy with his .xxx investment
    Rick Schwartz has certainly perked up the domain conversation on Twitter lately. There was a discussion by three heavy hitters, Schilling, Schwartz and Berkens. The top was .xxx. Rick tweeted he lost 6 figures on the extension, Schilling said he was…
    - 71 days ago, 20 Mar 17, 3:46pm -
  • NameJet January sales led by TRM.com
    NameJet released their January sales and the top sale was Trm.com at $44,000. Total sales were $793,301. Three letter .coms dominated as usual, we did see fewer numeric sales than usual. Comments.com was the highest selling keyword domain at $22,001.…
    - 9 Feb 17, 5:35pm -
  • NameJet December sales led by eLuxury.com
    NameJet released their December sales data, the top sale was eLuxury.com at $35,200. The homepage currently shows a file directory. Three letter .coms took over the next 3 spots with Heh.com being the top 3L.com sale at $33,200. Tryp.com already up a…
    - 5 Jan 17, 3:22pm -
  • Three letter.coms dominate top 10 for NameJet in November
    NameJet released their November sales, the top 7 sales were 3L.coms. Peb.com was the top sale at $45,000. There were 53 5N.com names sold in November. Domain Name Payment Amount peb.com $45,000.00 laa.com $35,700.00 eja.com $24,500.00 ezc.com $22,500…
    - 8 Dec 16, 5:42pm -
  • NameJet October sales led by Jup.com
    NameJet October sales were $770,667. The top 10 was dominated by 3L.coms. MoneyExchange.com was the highest non 3L.com sale. RealEstate.nyc closed at $21,300 and was the top new gtld on the list. Numerics were nowhere to be found in the top 100 sales…
    - 2 Nov 16, 6:28pm -
  • The domain revolution and you

    The domain revolution and you

    Dynadot published an infographic detailing the new gtld revolution. If someone is asking you about the new gtlds you can share this with them as a quick fact guide.
    - 7 Oct 16, 3:17pm -
  • TechCrunch: The evolution of domain names
    Alan Dunn of NameCorp published a piece on TechCrunch about an hour ago. The post looks at the new gtlds and how they are part of the evolution of the namespace. Dunn writes: An industry that is finally maturing What was once an industry comprised ma…
    - 6 Oct 16, 12:58am -
  • NameJet September sales led by NTR.com
    NameJet released their September sales, the top sale was NTR.com at $39,000. There were five 3L.com sales on the list. Playpen.com for $12,600 was a nice buy in my opinion. Versatile name that can be used for the descriptive or a brandable. 4185.com…
    - 4 Oct 16, 9:00am -

Domaining Tips

  • What Would It Take to Call Dot Web Successful?
    Two days ago, I’ve explained why in my opinion, Dot Net is actually better than Dot Web in terms of “meaningfulness” of the term on the right of the dot. Both are superior to Dot Com in that respect but, well… that doesn’t matter I believ…
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  • Dot Web vs. Dot Net
    Some people actually think Dot Web could eventually end up being a threat to Dot Com, using “Everyone knows what Web is, what’s a *Com*?” as the main argument or if you will, the fact that “Web” is a more meaningful term on the right of the…
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  • New gTLDs = Amateur Hour
    A NamePros user shared his story about how a .Loan domain he registered six MONTHS (not minutes, hours or even days but M-O-N-T-H-S) ago was clawed back by the registry. I’m sorry but this is yet another reason why the entire new gTLD “phenomenon…
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  • Update: Existing Domains Won’t Be Affected by Uniregistry’s Price Increase
    At the beginning of March, Uniregistry decided to hike the prices on some of its poorest performers by as much as 3,000% and naturally, a huge backlash followed which culminated with GoDaddy’s decision of dropping all Uniregistry strings (not just…
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  • Letting Failed Extensions… Well, Fail
    Three days ago, I’ve mentioned that I for one see three options when it comes to new gTLDs: being rescued by ICANN, being bought by another company or simply letting them fail.Since the first two options have already been covered, it’s time to t…
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Domain Success

  • It’s National Bagel Day and YES it’s Real!

    It’s National Bagel Day and YES it’s Real!

    Happy National Bagel Day!! Believe it or not, February 9th is Officially National Bagel Day…still don’t believe me? “Just Google it!” And, YES you can get FREE bagels today too! And while the Super Bowl is over…the 2nd Annual National Bagel…
    - 9 Feb 17, 3:04pm -
  • Only 2 Bidders so far in .NYC Fashion Week Auction

    Only 2 Bidders so far in .NYC Fashion Week Auction

    The .NYC Fashion Week Premium Auction is underway until February 28, 2017 and so far 48 hours into the auction there only seems to be two (2) bids. A current bid of $500 on Fashion.nyc and a $500 bid on Shop.nyc both of which have met their reserve p…
    - 3 Feb 17, 1:19am -
  • .NYC Fashion Domain Auction Starts in 3+ Hours…

    .NYC Fashion Domain Auction Starts in 3+ Hours…

    Starting in about 3 hours and 30 minutes  when the clock strikes midnight and it’s officially February 1st, LIVE bidding will begin on the .NYC Fashion Auction, which runs from February 1 to February 28, 2017 to coincide with the most famous fashi…
    - 1 Feb 17, 1:39am -
  • From NamesCon to CBS News…the Dough is Rising for Bagel of the Month Club

    From NamesCon to CBS News…the Dough is Rising for Bagel of the Month Club

    Since arriving back from NamesCon last week, Bagel of the Month Club has been crazy busy with web traffic, orders & phone calls from being featured in Newsday and on CBS News; both within 24 hours! On Sunday Newsday featured the Bagel of the Month Cl…
    - 31 Jan 17, 7:44pm -
  • Shoes.com Shuts Down and Steps into Bankruptcy

    Shoes.com Shuts Down and Steps into Bankruptcy

    Shoes.com, No. 151 in the Internet Retailer 2016 Top 500 Guide, announced on Friday afternoon that it is shuttering its three e-commerce sites, including its flagship site Shoes.com as well as OnlineShoes.com and ShoeME.ca effective immediately. The…
    - 28 Jan 17, 2:27am -
  • Premium .co Portfolio Acquired by GoDaddy

    Premium .co Portfolio Acquired by GoDaddy

    DotWeekly reported today that GoDaddy has acquired the premium domains held by the .co registry. DotWeekly’s  Jamie Zoch further reports that GoDaddy’s Paul Nicks confirms and provided the following statement: “I can confirm that GoDaddy acqui…
    - 27 Jan 17, 10:47pm -
  • Domainer Schwag from NamesCon

    Domainer Schwag from NamesCon

    NamesCon took place this week in Las Vegas and it was outstanding! BRAVO to Richard Lau, Terri Potratz, Shallom Johnson and the entire NamesCon team who were all fantastic! Of course like any great industry conference, there was a ‘lively’ Exhibi…
    - 26 Jan 17, 3:07pm -
  • How to be an Effective Domainer

    How to be an Effective Domainer

    I recently sat down with Joe Connolly from WCBS to speak about being an effective entrepreneur and our conversation certainly applies to domaining too! Watch our conversation below and visit my session at NamesCon next week to learn more! Hope to mee…
    - 18 Jan 17, 2:51pm -

IWantMyName Blog

  • The bizarre naming trends that modern startups shouldn’t follow
    In a recent article, TechCrunch looked at naming trends of 1,000 startups founded in the past two years:Startups put great effort into finding the perfect name. Ideally, it should be short, memorable, descriptive, and easy to pronounce.Names that m…
    - 6 days ago, 23 May 17, 11:58pm -
  • Paul on the Wellington Startup Ecosystem
    I’ve been to Wellington a few times now as an iwantmyname employee, and I’m always surprised by the tech ecosystem that’s grown in the far corner of the world. But I really shouldn’t be – from my American perspective, Wellington is a lot li…
    - 15 days ago, 15 May 17, 5:48pm -
  • Why All The .ART Names Seem to Be Taken
    It’s always exciting for us when a new TLD goes live, but yesterdays .ART launch was a little disappointing. Not because of numbers or profits or whatever, but because so many of our customers with preorders didn’t get the domains they were hopin…
    - 18 days ago, 11 May 17, 10:07pm -
  • The Ultimate Last-Minute .MOM Day Gift
    For many of us around the world, Mother’s Day is this Sunday, meaning you have just a handful of days to cobble something together for your mom (or wife, if you have kids). Sure, Amazon has two-day shipping, and there’s always the gift card to ge…
    - 20 days ago, 10 May 17, 3:32pm -
  • TLDs for IoT, Home Automation, and AI
    From PointPub Media on Twitter: Any idea of a cool TLD for IoT, home automation, AI ? ;)IoT, home automation, and AI are huge growth sectors right now, so we’ll inevitably be seeing more and more related domains in the coming years. They can’t a…
    - 20 days ago, 9 May 17, 9:18pm -
  • It’s World Password Day, so Brush up on Our Guide to Keep Your Account Safe
    As an internet dweller, you’re probably sick of people reminding you to secure your accounts, but maintaining good security hygiene is like eating your vegetables – you just need to do it. So for World Password Day, here’s a useful excerpt fro…
    - 25 days ago, 4 May 17, 9:22pm -
  • Take Me To The .Shop Page, Nike!
    As many of you know, limiting mouse clicks is the key to speeding up tasks. Buttons and clickable links are great for lowering learning curves, but you know a site is great when you can get around without taking your hands off home row. Even better…
    - 28 days ago, 2 May 17, 4:42pm -
  • Nik Explains DNS

    Nik Explains DNS


    - 33 days ago, 27 Apr 17, 6:27pm -
  • A Simple Request to Beer Producers (Get a .BEER Domain)
    As a good millennial does, I was sitting by the pool over the weekend drinking a Modern Times beer (which was delicious, I should add). And because I’m generationally bound to search for everything online, I decided to check out what other beers th…
    - 34 days ago, 25 Apr 17, 9:43pm -
  • Create Your Own Affiliate Network With Tapfiliate

    Create Your Own Affiliate Network With Tapfiliate

    Back in my college days I spent most of my work hours peddling computers at the Apple Store. And if I learned one thing from the experience, it’s that word-of-mouth marketing is an invaluable resource (some people have a real knack for converting t…
    - 35 days ago, 25 Apr 17, 4:11pm -
  • The Perils of Closed Networks
    Gideon Rosenblatt, on losing patience with Google+:And this is where I start to get really mad. Like many others here, I have invested a lot of personal time and energy building a following here. Like many of you, I have poured heart and soul into f…
    - 41 days ago, 19 Apr 17, 6:01pm -
  • Help People Help Themselves With a Targeted .Help Domain
    I moved into a new house over the weekend, and my first home-improvement task was to install a Nest. The wiring was simple as could be, but it turns out the power draws from my furnace and not my AC unit, so I blew a fuse I didn’t even know existed…
    - 41 days ago, 18 Apr 17, 11:38pm -

Bing Domaining News

  • New!Please help! - Locked out of domain name email address
    I am desperately needing help sorting an issue out with my domain email address. I originally had a wordpress site and domain name, then swapped over to squarespace. I set up an email address to my domain name: [email redacted] This worked fine for 8…
    - 8 hours ago, 29 May 17, 11:32pm -
  • New!If all new domain name extensions failed, would the domain industry get smaller?
    So there has been a lot of talk lately about the challenges that the new domain extensions (new gTLDs as Domainers call them) have had when it comes to investment value. At the same time, hugely successful startups like Data.world and monster compani…
    - 11 hours ago, 29 May 17, 8:36pm -
  • New!Core Principles of Domain Name Law Created in UDRP Proceedings
    When in the Fall of 1999 the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) implemented the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy, it did not come with a fully formed jurisprudence. Panelists were essentially on their own in crea…
    - 16 hours ago, 29 May 17, 2:55pm -
  • New!Tucows to drop some of Uniregistry’s domain names
    Registrar will cease offering domains with biggest real price increases. Tucows, the second largest domain name registrar, will cease offering nine of Uniregistry’s top level domain names this September after their annual fees skyrocket. The compan…
    - 22 hours ago, 29 May 17, 8:55am -
  • Benefits Of Using Nigeria’s Domain Name ".ng"
    Having an online presence is a sure way to project your personal initiative or business to the world, be it nationally or internationally and at the core of this is a website that does the job of projecting the best of you online. Your website needs…
    - 1 day ago, 28 May 17, 11:23pm -
  • Should I Buy a Domain Name From My Web Hosting Company?
    Is it better to buy a domain name from a web hosting company or from a domain name registrar? – This is a valid question to have, and especially if you’re just about to launch your very first website. Both approaches have their pros and cons, obv…
    - 2 days ago, 28 May 17, 11:19am -
  • Use the new food domain names to bring hungry people to you
    Do you know that most decisions to visit a restaurant are made spur of the moment and on the fly? And that the vast majority of potential customers will check out your website before deciding to come to your restaurant? This is why it’s so importan…
    - 7 days ago, 23 May 17, 1:44pm -
  • Key Steps In Obtaining A Great Domain Name
    Your first step in getting a domain name should be to check its availability on a domain name registrar such as GoDaddy. If you happen to be extremely lucky and find the domain name available, the .com and .net domain names should only cost you about…
    - 7 days ago, 23 May 17, 6:47am -
  • 4 Reasons to Consider a Domain Name Change for Your Startup
    I remember back in 1994 when a friend asked if I'd like to buy a domain name. I had no idea what that meant, so I turned down his offer. And that turned out to be a big mistake. The domain offered (www.dog.com) is probably worth $2 million now. Later…
    - 12 days ago, 18 May 17, 4:03am -
  • How To Keep Your Domain Name Safe From Hackers
    Every day, several thousand domain names get stolen, and hundreds of WordPress blogs get hacked. You cannot afford to be on the list of people losing their domain names under avoidable circumstances. You must avoid domain theft at all cost so that th…
    - 12 days ago, 18 May 17, 1:00am -

DomainState Forum

Reddit Domaining

  • What is txt1.com worth ?
    submitted by /u/saluna [link] [comments]
    - 14 days ago, 15 May 17, 9:38pm -
  • Does Your Domain Name Have These 3 Qualities ?
    submitted by /u/joarley [link] [comments]
    - 19 days ago, 11 May 17, 5:32pm -
  • Protecting a domain against hijacking
    I own a domain name from a ccTLD in a pacific island. I registered the domain name in their NIC page. I plan to use the domain name commercially and I am concerned about domain name hijacking. It seems it just take someone sending a fax to their NIC…
    - 68 days ago, 23 Mar 17, 3:36pm -
  • Planning to start a website. How cool is this domain name? Zenormous.com
    submitted by /u/proximusivy [link] [comments]
    - 71 days ago, 20 Mar 17, 5:43pm -
  • My domain name has been parked, how to get it back?
    Hi everyone, Long story short, I thought my domain name was under subscription but it wasn't. Now it's parked by a japanese company : http://www.onamae.com/ How likely are the chance of getting back this domain name? How should I proceed? I purchased…
    - 71 days ago, 20 Mar 17, 1:33pm -
  • mgtow.co.uk worth?
    What is the worth of this domain name? and what is the best place to sell it. MGTOW is an up and coming keyword of a mens rights philosophy submitted by /u/FutureHope2 [link] [comments]
    - 75 days ago, 15 Mar 17, 9:29pm -
  • SitePromotion.com worth?
    I am being offered $4k for this domain. I have demanded $7k. It's a 20 years old domain registered in 1997. How much do you think I should sell it for? submitted by /u/powerlogo [link] [comments]
    - 77 days ago, 13 Mar 17, 11:10pm -
  • Frank Schilling Increasing New gTLD Prices 3,000%
    Sixteen TLDs from the company’s portfolio of 27 will see price increases of up to 3,000% starting September 8, CEO Frank Schilling confirmed to DI today. While domainers have taken to new gTLDs in greater numbers than Schilling anticipated, demand…
    - 81 days ago, 10 Mar 17, 2:27pm -
  • I built a tool....would like some feedback
    Give me a seed word and I'll generate a list of available domains for you. Curious what you think of the quality. submitted by /u/agentf90 [link] [comments]
    - 95 days ago, 24 Feb 17, 8:39am -
  • How to contact owner with whoisguard on domain?
    I recently started a business and am looking for a very specific website but it has whoisguard enabled. The whois just says enom inc. I think the owner would accept a reasonable offer as its not a blank page currently, but is there any way I can cont…
    - 96 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 5:35am -
  • Does anyone know of a website that lets you buy multiple/unlimited domain names for a set monthly fee?
    I know there are some that claim $.99 domain names. But are there any sites that let you buy multiple names at a discount or unlimited for a set monthly fee? submitted by /u/Aggiegirl2013 [link] [comments]
    - 98 days ago, 21 Feb 17, 6:24am -
  • Possible to get back domain name from departed club member?
    Short version: when a small non-profit organization was registering its first domain name, a volunteer said he would do it, but he used his name, personal (work) email address and phone number as the Registrant and Admin contact but the name and addr…
    - 1 Feb 17, 7:06am -
  • m-azon.com what is it worth?
    Looking to buy this domain.. just don't know how much it's actually worth. obviously this domain name is a derivative of the amazon.com domain which is a multi-billion dollar domain. M-azon.com seems like a great domain and it's current minimum offer…
    - 22 Jan 17, 5:24pm -
  • Value of uncommon surname dot com
    There is a very uncommon surname (150 people in the USA) domain (LLLLLLLL.com) that I would like to purchase . I bet you can't guess what it is! Guy wants $9000 for it. I want to pay $500 for it. Who is closer to actual value? submitted by /u/l…
    - 7 Jan 17, 4:35pm -
  • I own prop.bet, was offered $5k unsolicited, I think that's too little. What do you guys think?
    I told the buyer that $20k would work for me but he offered $5k. He says it is for a startup. I'm not poor but do need the money. So I have tentatively accepted. When I first got the name I had others tell me it would be worth a ton and since it's c…
    - 30 Dec 16, 5:03am -
  • Roy Flanders Passes Away
    submitted by /u/ayhme [link] [comments]
    - 22 Dec 16, 5:37am -
  • Phernix adds 300 more registrars to Dropcatch arsenal
    submitted by /u/ayhme [link] [comments]
    - 17 Dec 16, 1:55pm -
  • How to find out the price for a domain?
    Hey everyone, I'm new here and I have questions about two domain names I own: www.webdesignplaza.net www.webdesignplaza.nl How much would these be worth (ballpark), how do I find out, and where do I sell them? Thanks in advance (: submitted by…
    - 17 Dec 16, 11:05am -
  • The brave world of new gTLDs
    submitted by /u/ayhme [link] [comments]
    - 16 Dec 16, 7:08pm -
  • New top level domains considered harmful [x-post from /r/TLDs]
    submitted by /u/jogai-san [link] [comments]
    - 14 Dec 16, 9:10am -

BrandBucket Blog

  • A New Herd of Cool Unicorn Brands
    There are 193 companies valued above $1 billion according to the Global Unicorn Club. The biggest ones are Uber, Didi Chuxing, Xiaomi and Airbnb. These cool unicorn brands are private companies valued at $1 billion or more – were once an extreme ra…
    - 15 days ago, 15 May 17, 5:15pm -
  • Dynamite Brands at Winter Demo Day 2017
    Some of the cool brand names of Y Combinator Demo Day Winter Demo Day. The post Dynamite Brands at Winter Demo Day 2017 appeared first on BrandBucket.
    - 36 days ago, 24 Apr 17, 5:26pm -
  • How Seven Classic Companies Found Their Iconic Business Names
    These seven iconic brands have used different approaches to nail their perfect business names. The post How Seven Classic Companies Found Their Iconic Business Names appeared first on BrandBucket.
    - 62 days ago, 28 Mar 17, 9:06pm -
  • Funded Company Names #6
    Our 6th round of funded company names focusing on international brands.The post Funded Company Names #6 appeared first on BrandBucket.
    - 76 days ago, 15 Mar 17, 3:21pm -
  • OkCupid: The Curious Story Behind this Flirtatious Dating Brand
    Things weren’t always okay at the online dating startup, OkCupid. In fact, their brand search and naming process was anything but straight as an arrow. The story goes something like this.The post OkCupid: The Curious Story Behind this Flirtatious…
    - 97 days ago, 21 Feb 17, 7:53pm -
  • Creative Brand Names of Senior Care Tech
    Creative brand names in the senior care tech are changing the way services are offered and care is offered.The post Creative Brand Names of Senior Care Tech appeared first on BrandBucket.
    - 9 Feb 17, 11:35pm -
  • Agricultural Business Names Revolutionizing the Food Industry
    We’re seeing a renewed emphasis and continued focus on agricultural technology in the startup community and these names are shaking things up. The post Agricultural Business Names Revolutionizing the Food Industry appeared first on BrandBucket.
    - 24 Jan 17, 10:23pm -
  • High-Tech Wearables, Smart Home Sensors and Innovative Gadgets
    These cool brand names are creating wearables, sensors and other handy gadgets that make our lives more efficient with these exciting innovations. The post High-Tech Wearables, Smart Home Sensors and Innovative Gadgets appeared first on BrandBucket.
    - 10 Jan 17, 8:34pm -
  • Four Successful Startups with a Whole Lot of Southern Charm
    Successful startups aren't all in silicon valley! We cover 4 startups that are bringing innovation to the south. The post Four Successful Startups with a Whole Lot of Southern Charm appeared first on BrandBucket.
    - 8 Dec 16, 11:06pm -
  • Ring: How a Video Doorbell Company Got Their Killer Brand Name
    Rebranding can be a pain, but when the name is as cool as Ring, you know you have a killer brand name that can take the company to new heights. The post Ring: How a Video Doorbell Company Got Their Killer Brand Name appeared first on BrandBucket.
    - 16 Nov 16, 7:32pm -

Acro.net

  • I don’t care what you do with the domain, as long as you pay my asking price
    Many domain inquiries include introductory statements that reek of disclaimer essence: Want it for a blog I’ll be building I used to own it, has sentimental value It’s my son’s/daughter’s/dog’s name You’re not using it, I want to make a b…
    - 7 days ago, 23 May 17, 3:40pm -
  • How to do bulk domain transfers out of Fabulous.com
    After several years of using Fabulous.com, I made the decision to bid them farewell. My decision was based on several parameters, including providing timely responsiveness to tickets, which declined in recent years. Another issue has been the non-rev…
    - 13 days ago, 17 May 17, 2:45pm -
  • 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, and although it’s not the most secure for domain transactions due to the “digital assets” clause, it’s still in widesprea…
    - 34 days ago, 26 Apr 17, 4:09pm -
  • 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 that I use primarily. Offers attached to domain inquiries are binding, and yet there is rampant abuse. When a domain contact form inc…
    - 34 days ago, 25 Apr 17, 9:32pm -
  • 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 savvy domain investors have a good grasp of how to price their domains, and using comps is often utilized when flipping domains. If…
    - 39 days ago, 21 Apr 17, 3:34pm -
  • Domain negotiations : Don’t compete against yourself
    Quite often, domain inquiries kick-start the negotiation process, when the price quoted isn’t within the buyer’s budget. One thing to remember, after that initial price quote, is this: Do not compete against your own quote. The practice is common…
    - 40 days ago, 20 Apr 17, 3:12pm -
  • Time to get out of the domainer village
    Nine years ago I attended TRAFFIC 2008 in Orlando; the event was great, and I was able to finally meet people I only knew online until then. As a web and graphics developer, I felt that there was one thing missing, and that was the ability to see how…
    - 48 days ago, 12 Apr 17, 12:20am -
  • Domain inquiry : Sob stories won’t get you the domain name
    Poor students, single moms, ailing septuagenarians – all seems to be fair in the endless war of domain acquisitions, as far as inquiries go. While each one of these faux intros is a class of its own, I must admit I rarely have someone hit me with a…
    - 67 days ago, 24 Mar 17, 4:55pm -
  • Proxy domain inquiries on the increase in 2017
    Domain inquiries that utilize proxy third parties, are on the increase this year. Seemingly innocent queries attempt to approach domain owners, on behalf of larger entities. By using proxy domain buyers, a company can save thousands, sometimes millio…
    - 71 days ago, 20 Mar 17, 6:30pm -
  • Things I learned from my 9 years as a “domain blogger”
    When I started Acro.net as a domainer’s blog in 2008, little did I know it’d continue for this long. Producing creative content predates my early domain blogger days by almost two decades, as a journalist for computer and subsequently Internet in…
    - 88 days ago, 2 Mar 17, 9:54pm -

ICANN

  • Empowered Community Power Triggered: Approval of Amendments to ICANN's Fundamental Bylaws
    26 May 2017 – On 23 May 2017, the ICANN organization sent a notice [PDF, 238 KB] to the Empowered Community that the ICANN Board has approved amendments to ICANN's Fundamental Bylaws to move the Board Governance Committee's reconsideration responsi…
    - 4 days ago, 26 May 17, 7:00am -
  • ICANN Launches New Empowered Community Webpages
    25 May 2017 – The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) today launched three new websites for the Empowered Community.The primary Empowered Community page includes information about the purpose and scope of this new community…
    - 5 days ago, 25 May 17, 7:00am -
  • Issues Report - ccNSO PDP Retirement and Review Mechanism
    Open Date:24 May 2017Close Date:10 July 2017Originating Organization:Country code Names Supporting Organization (ccNSO)Categories/Tags:Policy Development, Security/Stability, ISO 3166, country code Top-Level Domains, review mechani…
    - 6 days ago, 24 May 17, 7:00am -
  • ICANN Hires First Consumer Safeguards Director

    ICANN Hires First Consumer Safeguards Director

    LOS ANGELES – 23 May 2017 – ICANN announced today that Bryan Schilling will be joining as the organization's first Consumer Safeguards Director, reporting directly to Jamie Hedlund, SVP Contractual Compliance and Consumer Safeguards. Bryan brings…
    - 7 days ago, 23 May 17, 7:00am -
  • Pre-ICANN59 Policy Update Webinar
    Please RSVP via this form by 13 June 2017. You will receive remote participation details the week of 12 June 2017.The ICANN Policy Development Support Team will host a Policy Update Webinar on Thursday, 15 June 2017 at 10:00 and 19:00 Coordinated…
    - 8 days ago, 22 May 17, 7:00am -

DN Aggregator

  • Available Domains List 27 March 2017
    Here is the DN Aggregator list of available, free to reg domain names on 27th of March 2017: FindTheArea.com EpilepsyCauses.com WeirdStory.com IndoorFootballShoes.com WhiteFerrets.com YogurtDip.com VodkaLemonade.com SaladDiets.com AutismStats.com Clu…
    - 63 days ago, 27 Mar 17, 8:22pm -
  • Available Domains List 17 March 2017
    Here is the DN Aggregator list of available, free to reg domain names on 17th of March 2017: EzyDebt.com Originalux.com PinRoy.com AndroideTV.com Dronamo.com Carbss.com PizzaOlo.com AndStream.com Chiicago.com Plasterings.com GoCocktail.com GlutenTest…
    - 73 days ago, 17 Mar 17, 9:01pm -
  • Available Domains List 16 March 2017
    Here is the DN Aggregator list of available, free to reg domain names on 16th of March 2017: VeggieBrunch.com ToDetermine.com AskingForAdvice.com BestBabyJumpers.com NearbyNightclubs.com AvatarTheme.com HardBind.com OutsideDepot.com WritingTheAlphabe…
    - 74 days ago, 16 Mar 17, 10:19pm -
  • Available Domains List 12 March 2017
    Here is the DN Aggregator list of available, free to reg domain names on 12th of March 2017. tContainer.com Militarz.com Brigadero.com NTFlorist.com MotorVechicles.com Gazelas.com LumbarLordosis.com PrintsArtist.com PelvisFracture.com BlazersJackets.…
    - 78 days ago, 12 Mar 17, 10:49pm -
  • Welcome to DN Aggregator!
    Hi everyone and welcome to DN Aggregator ! My name is Marius and I have been pretty much involved in domaining on and off since 2005. Most of you might know me from NamePros or the (now defunct) DNForum where I have the username loredan . Over the la…
    - 29 Dec 16, 11:04pm -

Internet News

  • UK2 Group Acquired by The Hut Group

    UK2 Group Acquired by The Hut Group

    The M & A activity in the hosting and domain markets continues. Earlier today it was announced that The Hut Group has acquired UK2. The Hut Group isn’t in the hosting or domain name space directly, but as a global e-commerce company would be a big…
    - 4 days ago, 26 May 17, 1:43pm -
  • EU Commission Opens Public Consultation on EU Domain

    EU Commission Opens Public Consultation on EU Domain

    The .eu ccTLD is quite different in that it is run by the European Commission. The Commission contracts EURid to run the registry on their behalf. As the entire thing is setup and managed by the European Union institutions the ccTLD’s policies are…
    - 15 days ago, 15 May 17, 1:42pm -
  • Former Australian ccTLD Board Member Raising Funds for FOI Request

    Former Australian ccTLD Board Member Raising Funds for FOI Request

    Over the past year there have been a number of fairly significant and at times disturbing changes with the Australian ccTLD. While some focus has been on the current plans to drop AusRegistry / Neustar from providing the registry backend services, ot…
    - 17 days ago, 13 May 17, 12:05pm -
  • Kelly Salter Elected to Nominet Board

    Kelly Salter Elected to Nominet Board

    The Nominet elections for a non-executive board member has concluded. Kelly Salter was elected and will serve on the Nominet board. The other votes, including the slightly controversial one to expand the board, yet exclude members will be voted on du…
    - 34 days ago, 26 Apr 17, 5:44pm -
  • WHD.India & NamesCon India Registration Open

    WHD.India & NamesCon India Registration Open

    As you may recall WHD acquired NamesCon, so in the future it’ll probably be fairly common for WHD and NamesCon events to run side by side. One of the first events to leverage this new relationship is the upcoming WHD India and NamesCon India which…
    - 48 days ago, 12 Apr 17, 12:52pm -
  • Afilias Wins Contract to Run Backend Registry Services for .io, .ac and .sh

    Afilias Wins Contract to Run Backend Registry Services for .io, .ac and .sh

    Afilias has won the contract to run the backend registry services for a number of country code domain extensions. The new contract will see Afilias handling the technical side of .io, .ac and .sh which are currently run in-house by The Internet Compu…
    - 48 days ago, 12 Apr 17, 12:32pm -
  • RIPE Executive Board Nominations Close Next Week

    RIPE Executive Board Nominations Close Next Week

    RIPE NCC’s executive board will have 3 openings this year, as three of its current members finish their terms. The board positions are honorary, but RIPE NCC will cover costs and expenses involved with carrying out the board duties. Interested? You…
    - 48 days ago, 12 Apr 17, 9:14am -
  • DomainMonster Is No More. All Customers Being Migrated to 123-Reg

    DomainMonster Is No More. All Customers Being Migrated to 123-Reg

    Mergers and acquisitions in the hosting and domain name business have become increasingly common over the last couple of years. As a result things have got a tad confusing and some well known brands have either ceased to exist entirely or are in flux…
    - 50 days ago, 10 Apr 17, 4:29pm -
  • Nominet Election Candidates Videos

    Nominet Election Candidates Videos

    Nominet members are voting this month to choose one non-executive director for the Nominet board. The position will have a term of 3 years. They are also being asked to approve a change to the organisation to allow for the appointment of another dire…
    - 53 days ago, 7 Apr 17, 12:44pm -
  • HostingCon 2017 Will be the Last HostingCon

    HostingCon 2017 Will be the Last HostingCon

    HostingCon is taking place this week in Los Angeles, California. The event is in its 13th year. I’ve personally attended it for the last few years, though I’m not in attendance this week due to it being held so close to WHD. This year will be the…
    - 56 days ago, 3 Apr 17, 7:33pm -

Verisign Blog

  • Q1 2017 DDoS Trends Report: 26 Percent Increase in Average Peak Attack Size

    Q1 2017 DDoS Trends Report: 26 Percent Increase in Average Peak Attack Size

    Verisign just released its Q1 2017 DDoS Trends Report, which represents a unique view into the attack trends unfolding online, through observations and insights derived from distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack mitigations enacted on behalf of…
    - 7 days ago, 23 May 17, 4:30pm -
  • Top 10 Trending Keywords in .Com and .Net Registrations in April

    Top 10 Trending Keywords in .Com and .Net Registrations in April

    With more than 300 million domain names registered globally, there are numerous examples of trending keywords reflected by domain name registrations. We have shown in the past that there is a correlation between domain name registrations and newswort…
    - 20 days ago, 9 May 17, 7:13pm -
  • Using March .Com Registration Trends to Discover Keyword-Rich Domain Names

    Using March .Com Registration Trends to Discover Keyword-Rich Domain Names

    Verisign publishes a monthly blog post series that identifies the top 10 trending keywords registered in .com and .net domain names in English during the preceding month. Given the popularity of these terms, I thought it would be interesting to dis…
    - 34 days ago, 25 Apr 17, 8:38pm -
  • Tech Startup Makes It Easy to Create Eye-Catching Graphics

    Tech Startup Makes It Easy to Create Eye-Catching Graphics

    Tech startup’s innovative SaaS app helps small businesses, entrepreneurs and marketers save valuable time and money on graphic design.  The idea for Snappa – to enable digital marketers to create and share highly engaging marketing visuals in mi…
    - 43 days ago, 17 Apr 17, 3:12pm -
  • Top 10 Trending Keywords in .Com and .Net Registrations in March

    Top 10 Trending Keywords in .Com and .Net Registrations in March

    With more than 300 million domain names registered globally, there are numerous examples of trends reflected by domain name registrations. We have shown in the past that there is a correlation between domain name registrations and newsworthy and popu…
    - 49 days ago, 11 Apr 17, 4:36pm -
  • Using February .Com Registration Trends to Discover Keyword-Rich Domain Names

    Using February .Com Registration Trends to Discover Keyword-Rich Domain Names

    Verisign publishes a monthly blog post series that identifies the top 10 trending keywords registered in .com and .net domain names in English during the preceding month. Given the popularity of these terms, I thought it would be interesting to see…
    - 60 days ago, 31 Mar 17, 2:31pm -
  • Market Landscape: The Botnet Ecosystem

    Market Landscape: The Botnet Ecosystem

    Launching a DDoS attack is much more accessible to attackers thanks to the rise of cloud computing, cheap hosting, readily available bandwidth and open-source attack tools. From low-skilled teenagers aiming to cheat while playing online games to cybe…
    - 60 days ago, 30 Mar 17, 8:06pm -
  • Top 10 Trending Keywords in .Com and .Net Registrations in February

    Top 10 Trending Keywords in .Com and .Net Registrations in February

    With more than 300 million domain names registered globally, there are numerous examples of trends reflected by domain name registrations. We have shown in the past that there is a correlation between domain name registrations and newsworthy and popu…
    - 76 days ago, 15 Mar 17, 6:15pm -
  • 2016 Year in Review: The Trending Keywords in .Com and .Net Domain Registrations

    2016 Year in Review: The Trending Keywords in .Com and .Net Domain Registrations

    2016 was a year characterized by historic elections, political initiatives, technological advancements and entertainment milestones. In the past, Verisign has identified how keyword trends from popular culture and newsworthy events are reflected in .…
    - 82 days ago, 9 Mar 17, 6:06pm -
  • Using January .Com and .Net Registration Trends to Discover Keyword-Rich Domain Names

    Using January .Com and .Net Registration Trends to Discover Keyword-Rich Domain Names

    Verisign publishes a monthly blog post series that identifies the top 10 trending keywords registered in .com and .net in English during the preceding month. Given the popularity of these terms, I thought it would be interesting to see what available…
    - 88 days ago, 2 Mar 17, 7:37pm -

GoDaddy Blog

  • New!Dayna Steele chats with Greg Kihn about rock, ‘riting and a righteous career

    Dayna Steele chats with Greg Kihn about rock, ‘riting and a righteous career

    Looking for motivation? Wondering if you can do it all? Trapped in career jail? Let a good old fashioned rock ‘n’ roll star inspire you …... Read MoreThe post Dayna Steele chats with Greg Kihn about rock, ‘riting and a righteous career appea…
    - 18 hours ago, 29 May 17, 1:30pm -
  • New!How to start a fitness blog with 7 tips from a pro

    How to start a fitness blog with 7 tips from a pro

    My love for health and fitness began in grade school when I started playing sports. As I grew up, that love turned into a desire to... Read MoreThe post How to start a fitness blog with 7 tips from a pro appeared first on Garage.
    - 18 hours ago, 29 May 17, 1:30pm -
  • How to use your blog to fuel startup crowdfunding efforts

    How to use your blog to fuel startup crowdfunding efforts

    Whether you’re attempting to crowdfund an eBook, a documentary, an album release, or some other venture, the goal is the same: You want as many people... Read MoreThe post How to use your blog to fuel startup crowdfunding efforts appeared first on…
    - 4 days ago, 26 May 17, 1:30pm -
  • Steve Langs Art makes waves online

    Steve Langs Art makes waves online

    “If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud.” ~... Read MoreThe post Steve Langs Art makes waves online appeared first on Garage.
    - 4 days ago, 26 May 17, 1:30pm -
  • How to start a fashion blog, keep it going & even make money(!)

    How to start a fashion blog, keep it going & even make money(!)

    The fashion blogging landscape is in flux. When this medium first came on the scene, style bloggers were considered wannabes and either ignored or disdained by... Read MoreThe post How to start a fashion blog, keep it going & even make money(!) appe…
    - 4 days ago, 26 May 17, 1:30pm -
  • Startup study shows new businesses can thrive anywhere in the country

    Startup study shows new businesses can thrive anywhere in the country

    When you hear the word “startup,” what comes to mind? Probably a new business located in a bustling metropolitan area such as New York City or... Read MoreThe post Startup study shows new businesses can thrive anywhere in the country appeared fi…
    - 5 days ago, 25 May 17, 1:30pm -
  • 9 blogging tricks from the year’s best beauty blogs

    9 blogging tricks from the year’s best beauty blogs

    If you love reading the best beauty blogs, are always the first person to try new makeup and cosmetics and are constantly telling your friends about... Read MoreThe post 9 blogging tricks from the year’s best beauty blogs appeared first on Garage.
    - 5 days ago, 25 May 17, 1:30pm -
  • How to price products so they sell and you profit

    How to price products so they sell and you profit

    Almost nothing is more difficult, even for experienced business owners, than how to price products for optimum sales. Too high and no one buys it. Too low and... Read MoreThe post How to price products so they sell and you profit appeared first on…
    - 6 days ago, 24 May 17, 1:30pm -
  • How to create a virtual law firm in 4 steps

    How to create a virtual law firm in 4 steps

    While establishing a successful and reputable law firm requires considerable practical and financial resources, the “office” need not take physical form. Thanks to modern technology, social... Read MoreThe post How to create a virtual law firm i…
    - 6 days ago, 24 May 17, 1:30pm -
  • How to start a podcast with WordPress

    How to start a podcast with WordPress

    Podcasts are a primary medium for quality content distribution. Shows like 99% Invisible average over 1.5 million listeners per month. The original series of StartUp, hosted... Read MoreThe post How to start a podcast with WordPress appeared first o…
    - 7 days ago, 23 May 17, 2:11pm -
  • 9 ways to motivate employees

    9 ways to motivate employees

    Engaged, motivated employees are the best resource a business can have. When workers align their own success to that of the organization, growth and prosperity follow.... Read MoreThe post 9 ways to motivate employees appeared first on Garage.
    - 7 days ago, 23 May 17, 1:30pm -
  • Use the new food domain names to bring hungry people to you

    Use the new food domain names to bring hungry people to you

    Do you know that most decisions to visit a restaurant are made spur of the moment and on the fly? And that the vast majority of... Read MoreThe post Use the new food domain names to bring hungry people to you appeared first on Garage.
    - 7 days ago, 23 May 17, 1:30pm -

Sully's Blog

  • Domainer Emails

    Domainer Emails

    Let’s face it.  NO ONE likes to get unsolicited emails.  It’s no different than receiving an unsolicited call on you cell phone or landline (yeah, I still have a land line, I blame my wife).  It just seems rude.  When I see a junk email in m…
    - 4 days ago, 26 May 17, 12:01pm -
  • This shop gets about 50,000 uniques per month

    This shop gets about 50,000 uniques per month

    Max Robinson, marketing manager of ScotlandShop.com.   The company was founded in 2002 selling Scottish crafts, gifts and goods.  Max’s talked to me about this global business and the decision behind the name and TLD that was chosen. Mike: Before…
    - 6 days ago, 24 May 17, 11:57am -
  • Michael Castello – How Domaining Has Changed

    Michael Castello – How Domaining Has Changed

    I always value the opinions and experience of those who have done great things in the domain industry.  Hearing and learning from their experiences is a great way to save time and improve your chances for success.  It’s been years since I last as…
    - 8 days ago, 22 May 17, 12:01pm -
  • Follow up on my experience with Efty

    Follow up on my experience with Efty

    Here is a follow up on my experience with Efty, the domain management platform.  Shortly after interviewing Doron, I started my free trial on the site.  I added just one domain name to my account there.  It was a hand registered name that I purch…
    - 13 days ago, 17 May 17, 11:59am -
  • .Legal vs .Law

    .Legal vs .Law

    Paul Saputo is an accomplished Texas criminal defense lawyer, currently representing clients in Dallas, Houston, Fort Worth, San Antonio, Austin and many other Texas locations. As the Saputo Law Firm’s principal criminal lawyer, he leads the Saputo…
    - 15 days ago, 15 May 17, 12:01pm -
  • What is everyone around me doing right now?

    What is everyone around me doing right now?

    Mack Hasz is a 22 year old raised in Malvern, PA. He’s a recent Virginia Tech graduate who had an idea for an app. As a freelance Software Developer living in Arlington, VA, he decided to put his idea into action and created OutHere. His website is…
    - 18 days ago, 12 May 17, 2:49pm -
  • Is dot TV Normal?

    Is dot TV Normal?

    Ginny Scales Medeiros was raised in upstate New York and now resides in the San Francisco North Bay. Ginny is an entrepreneur with multiple patents/trademarks. Ginny’s product widely sold in World Class spa resorts and on QVC, made appearances on N…
    - 22 days ago, 8 May 17, 12:00pm -
  • Finished with dot Club

    Finished with dot Club

    David Leshaw is the CEO of Finishers Club, a startup for runners. He hails originally from New York, and currently lives with his wife and their toddler in Jerusalem, Israel. He is passionate about trail running, good coffee, and tech startups. He on…
    - 25 days ago, 5 May 17, 11:59am -
  • Don’t Do This On Twitter

    Don’t Do This On Twitter

    I really like using Twitter.  Recently more than I have in the past.  I like engaging with other people and bantering about domains.  I also feel like there have been better discussions recently, even just to silently observe.   I like to retweet…
    - 25 days ago, 5 May 17, 2:15am -
  • I hate domaining

    I hate domaining

    I was recently on a trip that required a decent Uber ride from Philadelphia International airport to southern New Jersey.  It was late, I was tired, and just sort of taking in the sites as we drove along.  I was reading the billboards as a sort of…
    - 27 days ago, 3 May 17, 11:56am -

DN Academy Videos

Domain Name Issues? Here's How To Resolve Them

- 4 days ago, 26 May 17, 7:00am -
Discounted Uniregistry Pricing for All Active DNAcademy Students

- 12 days ago, 18 May 17, 7:00am -
Free, Beautiful Domain Name Logos in Under 2 Minutes

- 32 days ago, 28 Apr 17, 7:00am -
Overnight Success in Domain Name Investing

- 39 days ago, 21 Apr 17, 7:00am -
Do Your Own Domain Name Investing, Don't Copy Others

- 46 days ago, 14 Apr 17, 7:00am -
Investing in Domain Names: How Much Can You Make?

- 67 days ago, 24 Mar 17, 7:00am -