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  • New!15+ New Spam Emails, 9 Robocalls, 6 Spam texts within 24 hours of registering a domain

    15+ New Spam Emails, 9 Robocalls, 6 Spam texts within 24 hours of registering a domain


    - 8 hours ago, 19 Jan 18, 3:14pm -
  • MicroStrategy defends its Glory (.com)

    MicroStrategy defends its Glory (.com)

    Tech company fends off Japanese group that filed cybersquatting complaint. $1.5 billion dollar tech company MicroStrategy (NASDAQ: MSTR) has successfully defended the domain name Glory.com in a cybersquatting dispute. MicroStrategy has a vast portfol…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 5:27pm -
  • I’m bullish on domain names

    I’m bullish on domain names

    While other assets are currently overvalued, domain names aren’t. Asset prices have been quite frothy for a long time. They were high a year ago and then they shot much higher over the past year. Sure, sentiment might be positive. Asset prices migh…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 3:49pm -
  • 20 End user domain name sales including lots of cryptocurrency domains

    20 End user domain name sales including lots of cryptocurrency domains

    Cryptocurrency prices are fluctuating like mad, but crypto fans are buying domain names in droves. The cryptocurrency and blockchain boom has definitely had an impact on relevant domain names purchases. Sedo’s sales list this week includes many blo…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 8:58pm -
  • RRPproxy launches new domainer focused UI

    RRPproxy launches new domainer focused UI

    This is a sponsored post+ from our friends at RRPproxy. Domain registrar Key-Systems extended the focus of its reseller business RRPproxy particularly to domainers by launching a new responsive web interface optimized for any users with mid-size up t…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 7:38pm -

Domain Incite

  • A new gTLD kills itself off for the second time

    A new gTLD kills itself off for the second time

    British pharmacy chain Boots has applied to ICANN to terminate its dot-brand contract for the second time. The company asked for its .boots Registry Agreement, signed in 2015, to be ended in December and ICANN opened the request for public comment th…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 9:01am -
  • ICANN blocks 1.5 million domains, including some three-letter names

    ICANN blocks 1.5 million domains, including some three-letter names

    A million and a half domain names, including many potential valuable three and four-letter strings, have been been given special protection across all gTLDs under a new ICANN policy. The long-discussed, highly controversial reservation of the names a…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 9:53am -
  • Three ways ICANN could gut Whois

    Three ways ICANN could gut Whois

    ICANN has published three possible models of how Whois could be altered beyond recognition after European privacy law kicks in this May. Under each model, casual Whois users would no longer have access to the wealth of contact information they do und…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 1:02pm -
  • Ramchandani promoted to Radix CEO

    Ramchandani promoted to Radix CEO

    New gTLD registry Radix has appointed long-time business head Sandeep Ramchandani as CEO. He’s replacing Bhavin Turakhia, who is CEO of parent company Directi and executive chairman of Radix. Ramchandani had a lot of autonomy as business head and V…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 10:08am -
  • GoDaddy and DomainTools scrap over Whois access

    GoDaddy and DomainTools scrap over Whois access

    GoDaddy has seriously limited DomainTools’ access to its customers’ Whois records, pissing off DomainTools. DomainTools CEO Tim Chen this week complained to DI that its access to Whois has been throttled back significantly in recent months, makin…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 10:03pm -
  • Big changes at DomainTools as privacy law looms

    Big changes at DomainTools as privacy law looms

    Regular users of DomainTools should expect significant changes to their service, possibly unwelcome, as the impact of incoming European Union privacy law begins to be felt. Professional users such as domain investors are most likely to be impacted by…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 12:20pm -
  • Bezsonoff replaces Kaine at Neustar

    Bezsonoff replaces Kaine at Neustar

    .CO Internet alum Nicolai Bezsonoff has replaced Sean Kaine as head of Neustar’s domain name business. Neustar today announced that Bezsonoff has been appointed VP and general manager of the Registry Solutions business. That’s Kaine’s old job.…
    - 9 days ago, 10 Jan 18, 1:43pm -
  • Active new gTLD domains drop below 20 million

    Active new gTLD domains drop below 20 million

    The number of domain names recorded in new gTLD zone files has dipped below 20 million for the first time in 18 months. The total crossed the milestone in the wrong direction January 1, according to DI’s records. As of today, there are 19.8 million…
    - 9 days ago, 10 Jan 18, 1:06pm -
  • .web closer to reality as antitrust probe ends

    .web closer to reality as antitrust probe ends

    Verisign has been given the all-clear by the US government to go ahead and run the new gTLD .web, despite competition concerns. The Department of Justice told the company yesterday that the antitrust investigation it launched almost exactly a year ag…
    - 9 days ago, 10 Jan 18, 11:30am -
  • Afilias takes over back-end for Puerto Rico

    Afilias takes over back-end for Puerto Rico

    Afilias has won the back-end contract for Puerto Rico’s ccTLD, .pr. The registry services provider took over DNS for the zone last month and the final handover of the registration system happened at the weekend. .pr is a small TLD, under 10,000 nam…
    - 10 days ago, 9 Jan 18, 3:30pm -

Domain Sherpa

DN Journal

The Domains

  • 100+ Expiring Blockchain Domain Auctions in Next 5 Days
    I wanted to deliver this post at the beginning of the week, but it’s better late than never, I guess. 😉 It’s been an interesting week over at GoDaddy for expired domain auctions. There has been an uptick of expiring domain auctions containing…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 11:49am -
  • Are Domainer Invites from Alignable.com Legit?
    Here lately, my inbox has been inundated with emails referencing wanting to send me, rather my company, business if I would click a link and join Alignable.com. As I would soon come to learn, Alignable.com is a small business networking website actin…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 4:30pm -
  • Sedo weekly sales led by HappyMath.com
    Sedo released their weekly sales and HappyMath.com led the way at $35,000. Chosen.com was right behind at $34,000. HappyMath.com looks to have been sold by a Chinese registrant. There are a few apps using Happy Math in the name. Regged since 1997, th…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 9:28pm -
  • Surprise! Last Minute NamesCon 2018 50% OFF Discount…
    Just moments ago, NamesCon made a surprise tweet for last-minute decision makers still wanting to attend. Don’t have tickets to #NamesCon 2018 yet? We have a little surprise for you: 50% off your ticket! Secure yours now as the deal will be gone be…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 7:00pm -
  • Radix appoints Sandeep Ramchandani as CEO
    Radix announced today that Bhavin Turakhia will step down as CEO and that Sandeep Ramchandani will become CEO. There was also a story in the India Times about where Radix sees business for 2018. Full Release 15th Jan 2017, Dubai. Radix, the domain re…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 11:12am -

Domain Investing

  • New!Was ChicagoWest.com Bought for $2k via HugeDomains?

    Was ChicagoWest.com Bought for $2k via HugeDomains?

    Apparently Kanye West and Kim Kardashian had a baby that they named Chicago West. As one might imagine, a domain name like that was long registered before the young West was born. In fact, ChicagoWest.com was registered back in March of 2015. Since 2…
    - 1 hour ago, 19 Jan 18, 9:39pm -
  • New!Daily Poll: Do You Use Domain Brokers to Sell Domain Names?

    Daily Poll: Do You Use Domain Brokers to Sell Domain Names?

    I don’t regularly use domain brokers to sell my domain names. There are some exceptional brokers, but I typically do my own marketing when I am looking to sell a domain name. I have worked with several brokers before – both when buying a domain n…
    - 8 hours ago, 19 Jan 18, 2:49pm -
  • Glory.com Decision is Good but Highlights Outbound Risk

    Glory.com Decision is Good but Highlights Outbound Risk

    Earlier today, WIPO published the Glory.com UDRP decision. The complaint was denied and the domain owner (Microstrategy) will get to keep the Glory.com domain name. This is great because Glory.com is a high value domain name (they paid $115,000 in 20…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 8:53pm -
  • Daily Poll: Do You Manage Your Own Inbound Leads?

    Daily Poll: Do You Manage Your Own Inbound Leads?

    When someone inquires about a domain name I own, I negotiate with them. The negotiation is one of the more riveting aspects of domain name ownership, and I enjoy it. Some people don’t feel comfortable negotiating and others prefer to use an expert…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 3:20pm -
  • GoDaddy: No Super Bowl but Sponsoring Danica Patrick for Daytona 500 & Indy 500

    GoDaddy: No Super Bowl but Sponsoring Danica Patrick for Daytona 500 & Indy 500

    I have been emailing GoDaddy’s PR and media department to ask about whether the company will be running a Super Bowl commercial this year. I heard back from the company’s outside PR agency this morning, and GoDaddy will not have a commercial duri…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 1:26pm -
  • Supernatural.com Reportedly Sold for $215,888

    Supernatural.com Reportedly Sold for $215,888

    According to an email from Above.com‘s Steve Baik, his company brokered the sale of Supernatural.com for $215,888. Simon Saleem brokered the domain name on behalf of the seller. The buyer appears to have been represented by CSC, and the domain name…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 5:57pm -
  • Daily Poll: Do You Invest in ccTLDs?

    Daily Poll: Do You Invest in ccTLDs?

    ccTLD domain names remain popular in many countries. In addition, companies, especially startups, continue to use some of the more popular ccTLD domain names for their websites – either because they’re “cool” or they make solid domain hacks.…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 2:09pm -
  • NameBio Adds Crypto Domain Sales Category

    NameBio Adds Crypto Domain Sales Category

    Tracking cryptocurrency related domain name sales has not been easy. Some of the larger public sales stand out on Sedo’s weekly sales report and in DNJournal, but it has been difficult to track sales of crypto related domain names without putting i…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 4:54pm -
  • Daily Poll: Do You Do Outbound Marketing to Sell Domain Names?

    Daily Poll: Do You Do Outbound Marketing to Sell Domain Names?

    Outbound marketing takes quite a bit of time and effort. You need to research prospective buyers, custom tailor emails, and send a few to the most qualified buyers. Outbound marketing for good domain name is an effective tool to sell good domain name…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 2:30pm -
  • Surprised to See Blockchain Domain Names in Expiry Auctions at GoDaddy

    Surprised to See Blockchain Domain Names in Expiry Auctions at GoDaddy

    I was looking at the GoDaddy Auctions homepage over the weekend, and I saw something that caught my attention. A large group of blockchain domain names are currently in auction, and they are at the top section of the board for highest bids. It is not…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 1:17pm -
  • Mike Mann Sells CryptoWorld.com via Sedo for $194,888

    Mike Mann Sells CryptoWorld.com via Sedo for $194,888

    According to a tweet from Sedo broker Dave Evanson, Mike Mann sold the CryptoWorld.com domain name for $194,888 via Sedo: Crytpoworld(.)com… Congrats to Mike Mann for selling Cryptoworld(.)com via sedo for $194,888!! — dave evanson (@SedoDaveEvan…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 6:55pm -
  • Daily Poll: Are You a Full Time Domain Investor?

    Daily Poll: Are You a Full Time Domain Investor?

    I always assumed the vast majority of people investing in domain names do it part time to supplement their income. Investing in domain names full time isn’t easy, and I think it can take quite a bit of time to get the hang of it and be able to fund…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 3:20pm -
  • Publica.io Acquires Publica.com

    Publica.io Acquires Publica.com

    About a week ago, Sedo reported the sale of Publica.com, which sold via its platform for $75,000. Although it is very early in the year, the sale currently ranks as the second largest public sale of the year on the DNJ sales chart. Had it closed in 2…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 2:12pm -
  • 3 Expensive “Super” Domain Names Pending Delete

    3 Expensive “Super” Domain Names Pending Delete

    Several years ago, a few “Super” domain names sold for somewhat substantial sums of money. The domain names were acquired by SuperMedia LLC / Idearc Media LLC. I believe they were related to the company’s Super Pages phone directory. I was look…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Jan 18, 5:58pm -
  • Domain Capital Sells JB.com

    Domain Capital Sells JB.com

    As George Kirikos pointed out yesterday morning on Twitter, JB.com has changed hands. The domain name had been owned by Domain Capital for several years, and the company had been asking well into the seven figures to purchase it. I spoke with Domain…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Jan 18, 3:18pm -
  • GoDaddy: “.net Price Increase on February 1, 2018”

    GoDaddy: “.net Price Increase on February 1, 2018”

    I want to share an email from my GoDaddy account representative that notified me of an impending price increase on .net domain names. The price of .net domain names will increase by $1.00 on February 1. Customers can renew their existing .net domain…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 4:35pm -
  • Daily Poll: How Many .Web Domain Names in Year 1?

    Daily Poll: How Many .Web Domain Names in Year 1?

    On January 10, Verisign filed an 8k with the SEC with an update on the .Web gTLD domain name extension. From the filing: “As the Company previously disclosed, on January 18, 2017, the Company received a Civil Investigative Demand from the Antitrust…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 2:57pm -
  • GoDaddy Makes Changes to Prevent Spam

    GoDaddy Makes Changes to Prevent Spam

    One of the biggest issues plaguing domain owners is email spam, text message spam, and unsolicited phone calls offering “deals” on everything from web development services to graphic design services. I can’t even tell you how many phone numbers…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 1:19pm -
  • UDRP Filed Against DigitalCandy.com, Which is in Auction

    UDRP Filed Against DigitalCandy.com, Which is in Auction

    A couple of days ago, I noticed that DigitalCandy.com was in pending delete status and headed to auction. DigitalCandy.com is a domain name that previously (up until deletion) was home to a website operated by intellectual property attorney Stevan Li…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 8:33pm -
  • Daily Poll: Do You Participate in Domain Forum Discussions?

    Daily Poll: Do You Participate in Domain Forum Discussions?

    I have not been all that active on forums during the past few years. It’s probably because I spend more time writing articles here, and I might as well publish insight and information via DomainInvesting.com to be more fair to the companies adverti…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 1:48pm -

Online Domain

Domain Shane

  • New!AUCTION RECAP OF JANUARY 18, 2018
    A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on January 18, 2018.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…
    - 6 hours ago, 19 Jan 18, 4:53pm -
  • New!Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Friday, January 19th, 2018

    Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Friday, January 19th, 2018

    I would like to announce I will be leaving DSAD.com today and Josh and Travis will be taking over.  It’s healthy to get away from everything routine and step out and experience new things.  No. I’m not leaving DSAD for good. Just for a week or…
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Jan 18, 10:35am -
  • AUCTION RECAP OF JANUARY 17, 2018
    A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on January 17, 2018.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…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 5:09pm -
  • Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Thursday, January 18th, 2018

    Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Thursday, January 18th, 2018

    I have always been a pick and shovel guy.  I always start as a miner but as I get to know the system I tend to move into the supplier role. I make good money plowing and salting but would much rather sell everyone their salt and their equipment. I…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 12:35pm -
  • AUCTION RECAP OF JANUARY 16, 2018
    A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on January 16, 2018.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…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 5:54pm -
  • Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Wednesday January 17th, 2018

    Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Wednesday January 17th, 2018

     Here are today’s names.  Click for most recent priceAs you can tell, I have my hands in a lot of things.   This time of year when the nursery is slow, the snow is flying, and I have more time I wander even further.   I had a meeting yesterd…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 10:30am -
  • AUCTION RECAP OF JANUARY 15, 2018 + SEDO WEEKLY SALES
    heatingandairconditioning.com – a 25L .com sells for over $700!A $10K .co sale of Kraken.co at Sedo is interesting – defensive purchase for kraken.com?I still think that first and only bid of $13K for chatchat.com seems suspicious, but it shows…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 10:28pm -
  • IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Tuesday, January 16th

    IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Tuesday, January 16th

    Somebody’s collection of BlockChain names is at expired auction today, with BlockChainNetwork.com leading the way. I’m a little confused as to what Godaddy is doing with their expired inventory. A few weeks ago we found that they changed the who…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 10:47am -
  • AUCTION RECAP OF JANUARY 14, 2018
    A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on January 14, 2018.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…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 4:52pm -
  • Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Monday January 15th, 2018

    Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Monday January 15th, 2018

     There was/is a good discussion on Namepros about courtesy and professionalism in domain name inquiry responses.   In a nutshell, a domain investor emailed another domain investor about a domain name.   After 3 inquiries the inquirer told the do…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 10:30am -

TLD Investors

  • New!Daily Domain Picks 1-19-18

    Daily Domain Picks 1-19-18

    Daily Domain Picks 1-19-18   Go Daddy Auction Picks 1-19-18 Powered by ExpiredDomains.com A lot more blockchain names today on the list. AdBull.com quite the bidding war between bidder 10 and bidder 11. Currently at $2,550. Parently.com ly names sti…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Jan 18, 2:16pm -
  • Daily Domain Picks 1-18-18

    Daily Domain Picks 1-18-18

    Daily Domain Picks 1-18-18   Go Daddy Auction Picks 1-18-18 Powered by ExpiredDomains.com A few more blockchain names today, BlockChainManagement.com being the best, currently over $1,500. Searcho.com getting a lot of action, adding an o or a at the…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 2:34pm -
  • Daily Domain Picks 1-17-18

    Daily Domain Picks 1-17-18

    Daily Domain Picks 1-17-18   Go Daddy Auction Picks 1-17-18 Powered by ExpiredDomains.com • AbsoluteMotion.com • AdDriver.com • AftermarketSupply.com • AgentShare.com • Bala.net • BotFootball.com • CoinBoutique.com • ControlGenius.co…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 2:42pm -
  • Daily Domain Picks 1-16-18

    Daily Domain Picks 1-16-18

    Daily Domain Picks 1-16-18   Go Daddy Auction Picks 1-16-18 Powered by ExpiredDomains.com If you were looking for blockchain related names then today is a good day for you. 6 block related names expiring today. iDi.net 25 year old domain name, curre…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 12:32pm -
  • Daily Domain Picks 1-15-18

    Daily Domain Picks 1-15-18

    Daily Domain Picks 1-15-18   Go Daddy Auction Picks 1-15-18 Powered by ExpiredDomains.com PerfectPlacement.com over 30 bids, still under $200. Pen.co Public auction, no reserve, just under $700. CoinFountain.com could go traditional way or put a cry…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 11:36am -
  • Daily Domain Picks 1-14-18

    Daily Domain Picks 1-14-18

    Daily Domain Picks 1-14-18   Go Daddy Auction Picks 1-14-18 Powered by ExpiredDomains.com KidMedia.com aged name that should go for 4 figures. GirlMart.com not bad for an ecommerce play, memorable. GolfIndex.com golf ranking website. ImpossibleTasks…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Jan 18, 2:36pm -
  • Daily Domain Picks 1-13-18

    Daily Domain Picks 1-13-18

    Daily Domain Picks 1-13-18   Go Daddy Auction Picks 1-13-18 Powered by ExpiredDomains.com ICOinvestors.com public auction sent to auction with 1 bid of $1,000. Usually these end there but a couple more bids have come in. Being TLDinvestors.com I do…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Jan 18, 2:26pm -
  • Daily Domain Picks 1-12-18

    Daily Domain Picks 1-12-18

    Daily Domain Picks 1-12-18   Go Daddy Auction Picks 1-12-18 Powered by ExpiredDomains.com   • 22757.com • 22767.com • 53549.com • Albana.com • ArtfulDecor.com • BeingWealthy.com • BestHostingProvider.com • BrandContractor.com • Br…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 2:24pm -
  • Daily Domain Picks 1-11-18

    Daily Domain Picks 1-11-18

    Daily Domain Picks 1-11-18   Go Daddy Auction Picks 1-11-18 Powered by ExpiredDomains.com SMT.net aged 3L.net still under $700. CryptoMile.com Crypto names continue to get a lot of action. NeonPay.com 7 bids, should pick up. • 38056.com • 559.us…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 11:23am -
  • Daily Domain Picks 1-10-18

    Daily Domain Picks 1-10-18

    Daily Domain Picks 1-10-18   Go Daddy Auction Picks 1-10-18 Powered by ExpiredDomains.com • ActionExplorer.com • Avafo.com • BUZP.com • CaliCon.com • CastleStone.com • EPVY.com • EveryTips.com • FamilyServices.org • Hated.com • J…
    - 9 days ago, 10 Jan 18, 11:15am -

Domain Gang

  • #Sedo sold CAN.com for $155,000 dollars in brokered deal
    Sedo sold CAN.com, a domain that we predicted that would sell for six figures, for $155,000 dollars. The sale was facilitated by Frank Tillmanns, International Senior Sales & Domain Brokerage Consultant at Sedo. In a post over social media, Frank Til…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 10:32pm -
  • #Satan Coin joins the #cryptocurrency legions at 0.666 ETH
    First there was Jesus Coin, now the forces of evil arrive with Satan Coin. The Satan Coin project delivers the first of its kind “Black Paper,” beautifully articulating why you should invest in satan. Forged in the fires of Hell, Satan Coin is th…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 9:50pm -
  • Glory .com : #UDRP against 1995 #domain name was denied at the #WIPO
    Glory Ltd. of Himeji, Japan, filed a UDRP against the aged domain Glory.com. Registered in 1995, Glory.com has been in the current registrant’s possession for 14 years. According to the documents of this UDRP, the Respondent paid $115,000 dollars t…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 5:23pm -
  • Seven with #Sedo : First #GreatDomains auction of 2018
    Welcome to the first GreatDomains “Seven with Sedo” auction article for 2018 – sponsored by Sedo. The domain aftermarket had a great start this year, with Sedo scoring 14 out of 22 top weekly sales, according to DNJournal. GreatDomains is a mon…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 5:05pm -
  • The Beach Boys get around, grab the .ORG #domain from British tribute band
    The legendary Beach Boys defended their long-standing brand, winning the UDRP for the domain BeachBoys.org. Registered in 2002, the domain is owned by a British tribute band called Good Vibrations – another smash hit by the Beach Boys. What an awkw…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 5:59pm -
  • Escrow.com : Last year’s milestones and preparation for #NamesCon 2018
    Escrow.com, a DomainGang sponsor, is laying out the milestones it achieved last year. In an email to members, Escrow.com mentions the following notable achievements in 2017: SAN FRANCISCO: January 2018 – Escrow.com, the world’s largest online esc…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 1:45pm -
  • #DomainTools in agreement with #GoDaddy over stunted #WHOIS ?
    GoDaddy is going forward with a scandalous decision to filter WHOIS output from port 43 and third party tool queries, on January 25th. WHOIS output on the GoDaddy web site will be supported using a captcha as an anti-spam protection mechanism; in an…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 6:18pm -
  • #Ethereum .com : Seller’s note claims $10 million reserve has been met
    We’ve been following the sales notes posted on Ethereum.com, a domain first registered many moons ago. During the past few months, Ethereum.com shared offers of several million dollars, all while the Ethereum Project’s co-founder, Vitalik Buterin…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 4:02am -
  • Filing for a #domain #trademark in 2018? It will cost you more at the #USPTO
    If you plan on filing a trademark for your domain, brand or business services at the USPTO, it will now cost you more. After several years of keeping the fees unchanged, the United States Patent and Trademark Office announced its new fee plan yesterd…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 2:29am -
  • Domain jungle : Don’t be mad because our #domains are great!
    Domain investors are – mostly – human, and jealousy, envy and hatred quite often manifest via the sharing of unsavory comments on blogs and forums. When domain names are presented for validation by peers, for example, one cannot avoid witnessing…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 5:41pm -

NameBio Blog

  • New!$182k in Sales on January 18th – Paybit.de sold for $28,152 – Daily Market Report
    The top sale of the day was Paybit.de which sold for $28,152 at Sedo. NameBio recorded 191 sales for a total of $181,565 with an average sale price of $951. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 10% in the number of sales but the total…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Jan 18, 1:45pm -
  • New!201 Domain Discoveries for January 19th
    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…
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Jan 18, 10:54am -
  • $124k in Sales on January 17th – Calculating.com sold for $7,000 – Daily Market Report
    The top sale of the day was Calculating.com which sold for $7,000 at Flippa. NameBio recorded 211 sales for a total of $124,351 with an average sale price of $589. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 9% in the number of sales but th…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 1:45pm -
  • 142 Domain Discoveries for January 18th
    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, 18 Jan 18, 10:54am -
  • $163k in Sales on January 16th – Quini6.com sold for $25,000 – Daily Market Report
    Our new Crypto Domains category got a workout yesterday as a large cache of crypto domains expired at GoDaddy resulting in 33 sales for $53,570. The top sale of the day was Quini6.com which sold for $25,000 at Sedo. NameBio recorded 194 sales for a t…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 1:45pm -
  • 169 Domain Discoveries for January 17th
    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, 17 Jan 18, 10:54am -
  • $161k in Sales on January 15th – 3339.com sold for $85,000 – Daily Market Report
    NameJet had the top three sales yesterday led by 3339.com which sold for $85,000. NameBio recorded 148 sales for a total of $160,965 with an average sale price of $1,088. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 6% in the number of sales…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 1:45pm -
  • 113 Domain Discoveries for January 16th
    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, 16 Jan 18, 10:54am -
  • $73k in Sales on January 14th – Owl.io sold for $4,999 – Daily Market Report
    The top sale of the day was Owl.io which sold for $4,999 at Flippa. NameBio recorded 157 sales for a total of $73,101 with an average sale price of $466. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 14% in the number of sales and the total do…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 1:45pm -
  • Avoid These Four Common Mistakes When Pricing Domains
    Follow this advice when pricing a domain name and you will be well on your way to successful investing. These tips will seem like common sense to industry veterans, but I’ve found myself repeating them on the forums a lot recently so I thought it w…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 12:17pm -

TNT Names

  • TNT’s Best of the Drop List for 1/18/2018!
    Here is TNT’s Best of the Drop List for 1/18/2018. 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 →
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 2:11pm -
  • TNT’s Best of the Drop List for 1/10/2018!
    Here is TNT’s Best of the Drop List for 1/10/2018. 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 →
    - 9 days ago, 10 Jan 18, 3:11pm -
  • TNT’s Best of the Drop List for 12/27/2017!
    Here is TNT’s Best of the Drop List for 12/27/2017. 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 →
    - 23 days ago, 27 Dec 17, 4:26pm -
  • TNT’s Best of the Drop List for 12/21/2017!
    Here is TNT’s Best of the Drop List for 12/21/2017. 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 →
    - 29 days ago, 21 Dec 17, 5:16pm -
  • TNT’s Best of the Drop List for 12/19/2017!
    Here is TNT’s Best of the Drop List for 12/19/2017. 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 →
    - 31 days ago, 19 Dec 17, 3:10pm -
  • TNT’s Best of the Drop List for 12/14/2017!
    Here is TNT’s Best of the Drop List for 12/14/2017. 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 →
    - 36 days ago, 14 Dec 17, 5:50pm -
  • TNT’s Best of the Drop List for 12/12/2017!
    Here is TNT’s Best of the Drop List for 12/12/2017. 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 →
    - 38 days ago, 12 Dec 17, 6:58pm -
  • NameJet Offers First-Of-Its-Kind Emoji Domain Name Auction
    NameJet and Emoji Domains Investors Group have partnered together to offer a first-of-its-kind emoji domain name auction. Dec. 11, 2017 / PRZen / JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — NameJet, the industry-leading domain name auction platform, is offering premium…
    - 39 days ago, 11 Dec 17, 11:52pm -
  • TNT’s Best of the Drop List for 12/8/2017!
    Here is TNT’s Best of the Drop List for 12/8/2017. 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 →
    - 42 days ago, 8 Dec 17, 5:13pm -
  • TNT’s Best of the Drop List for 12/5/2017!
    Here is TNT’s Best of the Drop List for 12/5/2017. 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 →
    - 45 days ago, 5 Dec 17, 4:18pm -

Morgan Linton

  • Countdown to Namescon 2018 – 3 Great Sessions For New Domainers

    Countdown to Namescon 2018 – 3 Great Sessions For New Domainers

    Well NamesCon is getting closer by the day, my flights are booked and based on the buzz I’m hearing I think it’s safe to say that this is likely to break last year’s attendance record. Like any conference, you’ll get out what you put in and I…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 4:55pm -
  • My three favorite tweets about the last 48 hours in the crypto world

    My three favorite tweets about the last 48 hours in the crypto world

    The last 48-hours have been some of the most tumultuous in the cryptocurrency world since, well, a few weeks ago. Despite the fact that for four years in a row crypto goes down in Jan, with just about every crypto deep in the red panic is taking plac…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 5:56pm -
  • My thoughts on setting BIN prices on your domain names

    My thoughts on setting BIN prices on your domain names

    One of my favorite ongoing debates in the Domaining world surrounds a topic that might sound simple but ends up being surprisingly complex, should you price your domains or leave them open to offers? It’s a topic that I personally have gone back an…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 6:40am -
  • Today was a rough day for altcoins, here are the ten that got hit the hardest

    Today was a rough day for altcoins, here are the ten that got hit the hardest

    Almost every crypto is down today, and as usual we can all do our best to guess why but let’s be honest – you can do all the technical analysis you want and you’re still just throwing darts.  A number of altcoins saw their price drop massively…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 5:55am -
  • Should I create a separate blog focused on Domaining?

    Should I create a separate blog focused on Domaining?

    As those of you have been reading my blog for a long time know, my life has changed a lot since I started blogging back in 2007. Five years ago I co-founded a startup, Bold Metrics, and that meant spending a lot less time on Domaining. I think before…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Jan 18, 7:40pm -

DN Geek

Domain Magazine

  • New domain name extension .BOSTON is now available for public registrations

    New domain name extension .BOSTON is now available for public registrations

      New gTLD .BOSTON is now available for general public registrations . Registrations started at 16:00 GMT time yesterday. Price per domain for .BOSTON is currently $11.99, at GoDaddy. Minds + Machines group Ltd. (MMX.co) own the rights of .BOSTON .I…
    - 11 Oct 17, 12:43am -
  • Analysis of recent brandable domain name sales

    Analysis of recent brandable domain name sales

      In our daily life, we come across hundreds of brands. Right from our toothpaste to our TVs, from clothes to cars ; brands are everywhere. In order to become a successful  brand, its name is very important . Ideal brand name must be short, high…
    - 6 Oct 17, 6:26pm -
  • Domain Names In Everyday life.

    Domain Names In Everyday life.

    Domain name in an abstract concept. This makes it difficult for people to attach value to them. Hence, in this post I would try to give you examples wherein you can connect things to domains and understand their value. Let’s start with an example o…
    - 2 Oct 17, 10:07am -
  • The Great Rebranding Story: Small Business Owners Adopting the New Extensions

    The Great Rebranding Story: Small Business Owners Adopting the New Extensions

    We often have a preconceived notion that .com domains are the best for online presence and business. Businesses around the world are now moving away from the herd mentality and are opting for the new TLDs which reflect their brand and business in a b…
    - 28 Sep 17, 6:36pm -
  • Vodka.net And Other Great Auctions Ending Today at SEDO

    Vodka.net And Other Great Auctions Ending Today at SEDO

    Sedo is currently holding a week long auction for some hand curated domains named Great Domains from September 21st-28th. This auction, ending today, includes selected domains that are set to entice domain traders from all over the globe and you coul…
    - 28 Sep 17, 10:10am -
  • In The Game of Names, These People Rule The Seven Kingdoms

    In The Game of Names, These People Rule The Seven Kingdoms

    With the Game of Thrones (or GOT as it is often called) becoming a rage all over, we too haven’t been left untouched by the mania. Being the curious cat that I am, I did a little digging around on who are the people that “virtually” rule the se…
    - 27 Sep 17, 8:11pm -
  • Dispute Over .amazon – Two Nation States vs The Ecommerce Giant

    Dispute Over .amazon – Two Nation States vs The Ecommerce Giant

    “At first, I thought I was fighting to save rubber trees, then I thought I was fighting to save the Amazon rainforest. Now I realise I am fighting for humanity.” – Chico Mendes, Brazilian Environmentalist Much has been said about the dispute o…
    - 24 Sep 17, 4:35am -
  • Story of the hurricane domains.

    Story of the hurricane domains.

    Countries around the Atlantic Ocean recently witnessed few major hurricanes. These left people with massive loss of wealth. Some of the major hurricanes were the Hurricane Maria and Hurricane Irma. Let us take a look at the use of exact match Hurric…
    - 21 Sep 17, 2:36am -
  • Fighting Against A Trademark Bully – How to Handle UDRP

    Fighting Against A Trademark Bully – How to Handle UDRP

    For young startups, prospective entrepreneurs, small companies and people, buying a good keyword domain has always been a scary thing because of the millions of trademarks out there, in hundreds of countries. The trademark holders watch keyword domai…
    - 20 Sep 17, 12:11pm -
  • The story of over €35 million unregulated fundraising by DomRaider ICO

    The story of over €35 million unregulated fundraising by DomRaider ICO

    ICO or Initial Coin Offering is the new craze for the startups / companies to raise funds. This involves creating your own Token in the form of crypto currencies and selling them to general public. The advantage that the buyers get from buying these…
    - 19 Sep 17, 5:33am -

The Frager Factor

Dot Weekly

  • Domain Movers: Slade.com, Rasa.com + More
    Welcome, this is Domain Movers which focuses on corporate related domain name transactions and reports these early findings to you. Domain name assets are very important in branding, marketing, advertising and much more.Here is the latest sampling o…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 1:17pm -
  • Domain Movers: CoverMate.com, Chalo.com + More
    Welcome, this is Domain Movers and we focus on domain name transactions by companies around the world. These are often early indicators of new brands, rebrands, domain upgrades, new marketing efforts and much more.Here is a very small sample of some…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 2:28pm -
  • Domain Movers: BeVisible.com, JB.com + More
    Welcome to the latest round of Domain Movers which focuses on domain name transaction by companies.This is just a very small example of some activity over the past 24 hours that was detected by DotWeekly. I’m still highly restricted due to some re…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 6:32pm -
  • GoDaddy Auction Stats
    GoDaddy Auctions is where expired GoDaddy domain name inventory is sold off, with GoDaddy taking the profits of the expired domain sales on GoDaddy registered domains and the domains from other registrars owned directly by GoDaddy (HEG’s registrars…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 4:36pm -
  • How To Find A Business Email Address
    How to find a business email address or a specific person’s email address at a businessThere are 3 important things you need in order to find that email address and this is how and what you need using free tools.Domain Name used for EmailStructu…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 3:09pm -

CircleID Domain Names

  • Paving the Path to the Brandsight Beta: Development and Release of Our Domain Management Product
    It's been a busy few months here at Brandsight. For a small and young company, we have had a lot of initiatives closing out 2017 and entering 2018. By far, our biggest focus since launching the company has been on the development and release of our d…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 7:18pm -
  • Radix Appoints Sandeep Ramchandani as CEO

    Radix Appoints Sandeep Ramchandani as CEO

    Sandeep Ramchandani appointed as Radix CEORadix, the domain registry founded by serial entrepreneurs Bhavin Turakhia and Divyank Turakhia, has appointed Sandeep Ramchandani as its new global CEO. Launched in 2012, Radix owns and operates 10 leadin…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 12:46am -
  • Recalling 2017: The Year in Domain Data
    It is safe to say that 2017 was a turbulent year in more ways than one. There was the ongoing clash between WHOIS information and user privacy, the hope that top-level domains would finally take off and multiple hacks of large corporations that reign…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 3:53pm -
  • A Re-Examination of the Defense of Laches After 18 Years of the UDRP
    After 18 years of the UDRP, it is time to re-examine the defense of laches. When the UDRP was launched in 1999, the defense of "laches" was likely not foremost on anyone's mind. After all, "laches" refers to a lack of diligence in making a legal clai…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 8:16pm -
  • In Memoriam: UDRPsearch.com
    I have hesitated in writing this memorial for <udrpsearch.com> because I did not want to announce a demise that may not be true or the fear that my saying it will make it so. The website went dark for a short period in 2017, before being restored aft…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 2:46pm -
  • New UDRP Filing Fees at Czech Arbitration Court
    The Czech Arbitration Court (CAC) has long offered the least expensive (by far) filing fees for complaints under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP), but its fee are about to become more expensive, at least in most cases.CAC's…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 7:04pm -
  • First Do No Harm: Ensuring Compliance with the EU's GDPR While Preserving Access to WHOIS Data
    There is growing concern about how ICANN will comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), whose enforcement sanctions come into force in May of 2018. How will ICANN comply with GDPR without unduly restricting global Internet users'…
    - 10 days ago, 9 Jan 18, 8:17pm -
  • Lawful Registrations of Domain Names
    Doug Isenberg notes in a recent CircleID essay that two records in domain name disputes were broken in 2017, namely number of cybersquatting claims (3,036 in 2016, 3,073 in 2017) and number of domain names implicated (5354 in 2016, 6370 in 2017). (Up…
    - 10 days ago, 9 Jan 18, 6:39pm -
  • Q&A With Rami Schwartz, Founder and CEO of .tube
    After its initial launch in 2016 and with over 1,800 domains registered, the .tube TLD recently released over 25,000 previously reserved domains as part of a broader re-launch of its business and brand. I spoke with Rami Schwartz, Founder and CEO of…
    - 11 days ago, 9 Jan 18, 12:27am -
  • Deadline of Feb 1 for Nominations for Public Interest Registry (.ORG Operator) Board of Directors
    Would you be interested in helping guide the future of the Public Interest Registry (PIR), the non-profit operator of the .ORG, .NGO and .ONG domains? If so, the Internet Society is seeking nominations for three positions on the PIR Board of Director…
    - 11 days ago, 8 Jan 18, 7:54pm -
  • Afilias Selected to Provide Registry Services for .PR ccTLD
    Gauss Research Laboratories, the .PR ccTLD manager, is pleased to announce that it has selected Afilias, a leading domain registry operator, to provide technical services to support Puerto Rico's country code top level domain (ccTLD) on the Internet,…
    - 11 days ago, 8 Jan 18, 4:54pm -
  • CircleID's Top 10 Posts of 2017

    CircleID's Top 10 Posts of 2017

    It is once again time for our annual review of posts that received the most attention on CircleID during the past year. Congratulations to all the 2017 participants for sharing their thoughts and making a difference in the industry. 2017 marked Circl…
    - 12 days ago, 8 Jan 18, 1:20am -
  • New TLD Launch: Lessons Learned
    In September 2017, I wrote an article [1] about the new domain extensions in German and got very good feedback and was asked to translate it into English in order to make it available for a broader audience. I wanted to comply with this request, but…
    - 14 days ago, 5 Jan 18, 3:37pm -
  • Domain Name Disputes Break Two Records in 2017
    The year 2017 turned out to be a record-setting year for domain name disputes, in two ways: The number of complaints filed as well as the total number of domain names in those complaints.Specifically:• The number of cases at the World Intelle…
    - 15 days ago, 4 Jan 18, 4:21pm -
  • The UDRP and Judicial Review
    The courts of the United Kingdom have set themselves outside the mainstream of Internet consensus policies on trademark/domain name disputes. A U.K. court decision regarding the UDRP reflects an unfortunate tendency to overlook one of the fundamental…
    - 16 days ago, 3 Jan 18, 2:12pm -

gTLD's Club

  • A web crawler for new gTLDs

    A web crawler for new gTLDs

    ICANN IT has released a UA (Universal Acceptance) Web Crawler that’s been published on GitHub. The website explains that it is "a tool to find the UAC compliance factor of any website". In more simple words: a tool to help you ensure that your dom…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 1:23pm -
  • Reserved names : ICANN confirms its list

    Reserved names : ICANN confirms its list

    It will have taken four years for the ICANN to finalize the list of reserved names and put a date on it for its implementation at registrars and registries.What are we talking about?The list of reserved names consists in blocking certain domain…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 10:27am -
  • Singular or Plural: have registrants chosen?

    Singular or Plural: have registrants chosen?

    2017 has been an interesting year with a lot of new gTLDs launched and the opportunity for me to have a look at a complete year in terms of domain name registration volume.One new gTLD report that I update on a monthly basis has gained a lot of…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 4:27pm -
  • A limit to 1,000 new gTLD applications?

    A limit to 1,000 new gTLD applications?

    When the first round of the ICANN new gTLD program, who knew that there would be so many applications submitted?Nobody.The funny thing is that - and let's be honest - nobody knew that it was possible to submit a new  gTLD application: nobody kne…
    - 9 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 10:36am -
  • The .BANK and .INSURANCE new gTLDs are NOT removing eligibility verification

    The .BANK and .INSURANCE new gTLDs are NOT removing eligibility verification

    A recent letter was sent from the ICANN, by the Registry Services and Engagement Director, to Craig Schwartz in charge of the .BANK and .INSURANCE new gTLDs.Removal of Eligibility VerificationThe letter is entitled "Removal of Eligibility Ve…
    - 9 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 7:58am -
  • The .ABUDHABI Sunrise Period

    The .ABUDHABI Sunrise Period

    Two sunrise Periods were just announced for the ASCII and IDN versions of the ABU DHABI new generic Top-Level Domain (the city new gTLD).The strings concerned are:The .ABUDHABI new gTLD;The .ابوظبي (abu dhabi) new gTLD.When:START:…
    - 12 days ago, 8 Jan 18, 9:53am -
  • Real Estate and new gTLDs: blue or red?

    Real Estate and new gTLDs: blue or red?

    Few Real Estate related domain name extensions are reaching out to the 10,000+ domain name registrations in 2017 but eight of them and three have more than 40,000 domains registered:the .REALTY new gTLD;the .REALTOR TLD and (there is a "story" abo…
    - 15 days ago, 4 Jan 18, 5:41pm -
  • New gTLDs and Sports: blue or red?

    New gTLDs and Sports: blue or red?

    Things seem "normal" with SPORT new gTLDs with slow growing registration figures but did you take a closer look? LOL: only ".coach" and ".fit"?In fact, many TLDs stagnate or have very low registration figures. Only 4 TLDs kept receiving regist…
    - 23 days ago, 27 Dec 17, 5:54pm -
  • Jovenet Consulting in 2018 (updated)

    Jovenet Consulting in 2018 (updated)

    We've noticed a little more interest in new gTLDs in 2017 but let's be honest: with no date announced for the next round of the ICANN new gTLD program, not much is moving but some Trademarks who seem to have noticed that .BRAND new gTLDs now exist an…
    - 31 days ago, 19 Dec 17, 3:48pm -
  • Finance and new gTLDs: blue or red?

    Finance and new gTLDs: blue or red?

    There is a lot happening in Finance "and" new gTLDs. In fact this report on monthly domain name registration volumes is one of the longest from the Jovenet Consulting new gTLD reports. One of the reasons for this is that lots of Trademarks in the fin…
    - 32 days ago, 18 Dec 17, 12:28pm -
  • New gTLDs for the Law: blue or red?

    New gTLDs for the Law: blue or red?

    Have new domain name extensions dedicated to the law received many domain name registrations in 2017? This table tracked registration volumes from January to December.The listThere are not so many TLDs related to the law: .LAWYER - .LEGAL - .LAW -…
    - 35 days ago, 15 Dec 17, 12:00pm -
  • New domains for Companies: were we right?

    New domains for Companies: were we right?

    In 2016 we started to select a certain number of domain name extensions in which we believed that companies should secure their (second level) domain names with: because they'd want to use it, or..."just in case". In 2017, from January to December, w…
    - 37 days ago, 13 Dec 17, 1:59pm -
  • Isn't it better is .WED dies?

    Isn't it better is .WED dies?

    I wanted to name this post "Can .WED revive .WEDDING?" but actually, the .WEDDING new gTLD does not need to be revived since it is doing fine: its progression curve in terms of domain names created is positive until beginning of december 2017.Can W…
    - 38 days ago, 12 Dec 17, 12:05pm -
  • City new gTLDs: blue or red?

    City new gTLDs: blue or red?

    Which have been the number of domain name registered for city names as a new domain name extension in 2017?From January 2017 to December 2017, we took a monthly snapshot of each city domain name registration volume. There are 42 of them to which we…
    - 39 days ago, 11 Dec 17, 11:54am -
  • Photography and new gTLDs: blue or red?

    Photography and new gTLDs: blue or red?

    This is the "recap" of the 2017 new gTLD report related to photography and a few other digital things. You might have noticed that the title of the report has been changed to "Photo / Digital new gTLDs". The reason for this is that the report informs…
    - 42 days ago, 8 Dec 17, 12:08pm -
  • New gTLDs and Catering: blue or red?

    New gTLDs and Catering: blue or red?

    The year is finished and volumes of domain names registered in the Catering category are now available: it is now possible to check which domain name extension has been successful and which has not in terms of domain names registered.Four extens…
    - 43 days ago, 7 Dec 17, 11:30am -
  • VOLVO is not testing the electric car...

    VOLVO is not testing the electric car...

    ...is is testing its .VOLVO new gTLD :-)It is quite usual that Trademarks to have acquired their expensive .BRAND new gTLD don't do anything about it. When you look at the list of Automotive .BRANDs, you wonder why these companies applied for their…
    - 47 days ago, 4 Dec 17, 7:00am -
  • Using the ".bot" new gTLD

    Using the ".bot" new gTLD

    The .BOT new gTLD has not launched yet but, according to Domain Name Wire, it appears that it was presented in Las Vegas recently. This domain name extension was delegated in December 2015 - two years ago - and belongs to Amazon.This is what the…
    - 50 days ago, 1 Dec 17, 8:59am -
  • Project John Wolley for new gTLDs

    Project John Wolley for new gTLDs

    The concept of a universal directory does not exist on Internet. There are thousands of directories of all kinds and online Yellow Pages in many countries. All of these websites are different, accessed differently and operated differently: for exampl…
    - 50 days ago, 30 Nov 17, 3:30pm -
  • On TV: French .BRAND new gTLDs

    On TV: French .BRAND new gTLDs

    It is interesting how French .BRAND new gTLDs start to appear on Television. Here is a list of the first 4 .BRAND new gTLDs (extracted from a list of 49) that I have spotted on Television:The .CUISINELLA new gTLD:Link to the TV Video.The .…
    - 52 days ago, 29 Nov 17, 8:26am -
  • It is time for .RUGBY

    It is time for .RUGBY

    Just noticed today, the .RUGBY Sunrise Period begins.WhenStarts: 15 November 2017;Ends: 16 January 2018.MoreThe Registry: http://nic.rugby/;History of the .RUGBY new gTLD;Full details at ICANN.OupsGuess what's happened to dotRug…
    - 65 days ago, 15 Nov 17, 12:00pm -
  • Future dotBRAND new gTLD applicants

    Future dotBRAND new gTLD applicants

    What you should readThis is the Brand Registry Group update on .BRAND trends and use cases:Evolution of dotBrands - Use Cases & Trends;ICANN New gTLD 2012 Application Round;Snapshot from October 2017 - visible use;Volume of Second-Level Domains…
    - 72 days ago, 9 Nov 17, 10:17am -
  • Publication: a new gTLD for $10,000 ?

    Publication: a new gTLD for $10,000 ?

    A french major Registrar returned from the latest ICANN meeting, also called #ICANN60, and published that the asked price to submit a new gTLD application to the ICANN "could" change to $10,000 or below. There is no indication as if this concerns dot…
    - 73 days ago, 8 Nov 17, 10:39am -
  • The .USA new gTLD

    The .USA new gTLD

    In 2011, the .USA new gTLD team announced the creation of a .USA new gTLD for the second round of the ICANN new gTLD program.You can check their website and meet with the team if you are in Abu Dhabi.dotUSA is attending #ICANN60 in Abu Dhabi. Th…
    - 79 days ago, 1 Nov 17, 5:24pm -
  • Approved Board Resolutions for new gTLDs

    Approved Board Resolutions for new gTLDs

    This is an extract of the approved board resolutions from a recent regular meeting dated 29 October 2017 of the ICANN board. Content not related to new gTLDs was removed.On the .GAY and .MUSIC new gTLDsThe Board has adopted the "BAMC Recommendation…
    - 81 days ago, 30 Oct 17, 5:31pm -

NamePros Forum

  • New!Holo vs VR vs MR vs AR vs any other reality (All realities)
    Intel Project Alloy - A Must Readhttp://www.pcworld.com/article/3108445/hardware/intels-project-alloy-will-offer-the-first-open-source-third-party-vr-headset.htmlThe pace of change with new VR product designs is about to increase exponentially.An…
    - 1 min ago, 19 Jan 18, 10:55pm -
  • New!Sold four letter dot com for $22,500
    Sold all premium letter VCVC pattern .com for $22,500 via afternic BIN, $18,875 after their commission.Received email on 16th that it is sold and today, just in 2 days, payment was already disbursed.Amazing job by Afternic on this.Will share th…
    - 1 min ago, 19 Jan 18, 10:55pm -
  • New!DatingRule.COM $10 start
    DatingRule.com2 Words domain name in a very popular niche (Dating)Auction detailsStarting Bid at $10Bid Increments at $10+Ends 96 hours (4 Days) after last bid or BINPayment through PayPalBIN TBAAccount will be pushed to your GoDaddy account…
    - 3 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 10:53pm -
  • New!BidsForConstruction.com - Most Construction Companies Bid For Projects - 7 Years old - $1300 Apprais
    New Domain: BidsForConstruction.com Registrar: GoDaddy (push or auth code)Domain Expiry: 1/31/2018Starting Bid: $20Bid Increments: $1BIN - $188End Time: 120 hours after last bidPayment Option: PayPal (Must pay within 48 hours)---------------…
    - 6 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 10:50pm -
  • New!FamilyCourtAttorneys.com - Exact Keyword Match - 10 Years Old - $2100 Estibot Appraisal
    New Domain: FamilyCourtAttorneys.com Registrar: GoDaddy (push or auth code)Domain Expiry: 1/31/2018Starting Bid: $20Bid Increments: $1BIN - $188End Time: 120 hours after last bidPayment Option: PayPal (Must pay within 48 hours)--------------…
    - 6 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 10:50pm -
  • New!OnlineShareBrokers.com - Exact Keyword Match - $1900 Estibot Appraisal
    New Domain: OnlineShareBrokers.com Registrar: GoDaddy (push or auth code)Domain Expiry: 1/30/2018Starting Bid: $20Bid Increments: $1BIN - $188End Time: 120 hours after last bidPayment Option: PayPal (Must pay within 48 hours)----------------…
    - 6 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 10:50pm -
  • New!MediaSalesTraining.com - Exact Keyword Match - 11 Year Old Domain - $2000 Estibot Appraisal
    New Domain: MediaSalesTraining.com Registrar: GoDaddy (push or auth code)Domain Expiry: 1/30/2018Starting Bid: $20Bid Increments: $1BIN - $188End Time: 120 hours after last bidPayment Option: PayPal (Must pay within 48 hours)----------------…
    - 7 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 10:49pm -
  • New!DesignWebsiteFree.com - Exact Keyword Match - 4 Years Old - $1900 Estibot Appraisal
    New Domain: DesignWebsiteFree.com Registrar: GoDaddy (push or auth code)Domain Expiry: 1/30/2018Starting Bid: $20Bid Increments: $1BIN - $188End Time: 120 hours after last bidPayment Option: PayPal (Must pay within 48 hours)-----------------…
    - 7 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 10:49pm -
  • New!Goodrid.com - 1$ Start
    Domain: Goodrid.comRegistrar: NameSiloDomain Expiry: 10NOV2018Starting Bid: $1Bid Increments: $2 or moreBIN - TBAEnd Time: BIN or 120 hours after last bidPayment Option: PayPal within 24h
    - 8 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 10:48pm -
  • New!HoloSpectacles.com Just $1 BIN
    HoloSpectacles.comHolo is short for Holographic or Hologram.Spectacles are glasses or the plural of spectacle(show, event).Expiration: 2018-01-24Registrar: FastDomain, Inc.Price: $1Send message to buy it, be the first to get it.Payment…
    - 9 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 10:47pm -
  • New!Financial Industry | $125,000
    Timeframe - ASAPDomain QTY: 1Budget - $25,000 - $125,000Industry - FinancialExtension - .com onlyDomain Length - Up to 9 charactersDomain Type - One word dictionary domains, brandables with financial-related word parts no more than 5 letters.E…
    - 12 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 10:44pm -
  • New!"Blockchain" domains taking center stage at godaddy
    .com domain names beginning with the keyword "blockchain" are soaring at godaddy auctions and taking center stage!! This keyword is growing in value and if you own one you should HODL it!!Some names currently in auction:BlockchainBet.com @ NameJ…
    - 12 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 10:44pm -
  • New!Wanted: Bulk / Portfolios
    .COM PreferredBrandables / BB Rejects welcomeccTLDs consideredNo new gTLDsNo numerics$1 - $10+ per domain, dependingPlease quote price per domain, as well as price for entire portfolio.
    - 15 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 10:41pm -
  • New!crypto & digital payment domains wanted 💸
    Hey name pros,Total Budget >1000$Don't post domains in the thread pleaseI'm looking for crypto .com domains.Please send me your portfolio via private message. I slightly prefer domains hosted at GoDaddy.Minimum budget for domains I like: 50$…
    - 19 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 10:37pm -
  • New!Songplicity.com
    Songplicity.com for saleRegistrar: GoDaddyExpiry date: 05/09/2018All REASONABLE offers will be consideredPlease send me your offer here or via a PMAll Payments are by PayPal and must be receivedbefore I change ownership to the buyer.
    - 19 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 10:37pm -
  • New!New .KE second level domain extension is now open for registration
    Kenya domain authority (KeNIC) has recently started the liberalization process for second level .KE domain names (for example www.mybrand.KE or www.myname.KE ).The liberalization process for .KE second level domain will be rolled out in the below ph…
    - 20 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 10:36pm -
  • New!Invoicys.com
    Invoicys.com for saleRegistrar: GoDaddyExpiry date: 04/10/2019All REASONABLE offers will be consideredPlease send me your offer here or via a PMAll Payments are by PayPal.
    - 20 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 10:36pm -
  • New!CryptoOk.com $1
    CryptoOk.comPremium Crypto KeywordCrypto + suffix are hotRecent top salescryptobank.com 125,000 USD 2017-04-02 Undevelopedcryptorate.com 99,888 USD 2017-12-31 FoundationDomainscryptonews.com 50,536 USD 2017-08-04 Sedocryptogold.com 19,000…
    - 20 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 10:36pm -
  • New!The NP's Official USA Political Thread

    The NP's Official USA Political Thread

    Here you can spout your USA political views.Rules:1. Keep it clean2. No fighting3. Respect the views of others.4. US Political views, No Religious views5. Have fun :):wave:
    - 22 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 10:34pm -
  • New!Buying your best .in & .co.in at $1-5.
    Buying your unwanted .in or .co.in domains.No made up names.Payment via PayPal.Must be registered at GoDaddy.Budget: $1-$5.PM only.
    - 26 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 10:30pm -
  • New!Domain Portfolio For Sale: 22 Domains Remaining: BulkSquad.com, StarterBay.com, DadProducts.com...
    Hello, I am looking to sell all 22 domains. All domains will be pushed to buyer's GoDaddy account. Please Pm with your offers. Preference is to sell as bulk but can also sell individually. Payment accepted through PayPal. BizD…
    - 28 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 10:28pm -
  • New!Greetings, Hi Everyone! :)

    Greetings, Hi Everyone! :)

    Hello Everyone,I am a Pofessional Blogger and a Full time Internet marketer since last 7 years.I run multiple blogs and had invested in many names then wanted to convert them into blogs. Due to lack of time started selling them off. As time passe…
    - 30 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 10:26pm -
  • New!Your reg. of the day
    ### WARNING ###DOMAINING CAN BE ADDICTING### WARNING ###Mine:HeatingFuel.orgI think the net sold recent at auction for over $1,000 and is reg to Frank Schilling (I think) or his business name. This org name was dropped after 6 years according…
    - 30 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 10:26pm -
  • New!grunge.tv
    regged grunge.tv today. Thoughts?
    - 30 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 10:26pm -
  • New!LastCryptoCoin.com
    LastCryptoCoin.comNameSilo, 12/2018Start: $1Increment: $1+BIN - TBATransfer: Push onlyPayment: PayPalEnds: 122h. after highest bid / BINHappy bidding
    - 31 mins ago, 19 Jan 18, 10:25pm -

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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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

  • The Path to Maturity
    First of all, Happy 2018! 🙂 I’ve been pretty much MIA domain blogging-wise as of the end of September and do have to say, I’ve missed you guys! In 2018, I’ll do my best to articulate some thoughts once per month or so because despite domain…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 1:40pm -
  • Publishing Another Book Soon(ish), Need Some Help :)
    Hey guys, My new book is *almost* ready for the spotlight! However, I do want it to go through at least another round of editing and in the meantime, some feedback/opinions from you guys would be nice. If you’d like a free copy, simply write a comm…
    - 27 Sep 17, 3:00pm -
  • MMX.co… ‘please buy me’ owners of .VIP .Work .Law and everyone favourite .Horse

    MMX.co… ‘please buy me’ owners of .VIP  .Work  .Law and everyone favourite .Horse

    Mind and Machines (MMX)  are the evangelists for new gTLDs and own the good .VIP .Law .London, the bad .Garden .Luxe and the very ugly .Horse, are up for sale. Famously MMX’s founder Antony Van Couvering told Godaddy and other registrars at a conf…
    - 12 Sep 17, 11:20pm -
  • Bitcoins, Domains, Terrorism & Hurricanes.
    If you ever want an example of how the news dictates our thinking, Hurricane Irma and Harvey are your touch stones. Think of the biggest weather disaster in the last 14 days and most would think of the two hurricanes hitting the US but both pale into…
    - 10 Sep 17, 4:22pm -
  • Domaining and… Entitlement
    The fact that DomainSherpa is saying goodbye is awful news for the industry. I haven’t interacted with Mike all that much but when I have, he always struck me as a great guy with awesome work ethic. Our first interaction involved him asking me if…
    - 7 Sep 17, 10:12am -
  • Why “New gTLD Spotting” Is Pointless
    Since I’m now working really hard on my YouTube.com/OneMinuteEconomics channel, I tend to pay more attention to the let’s call it business side of YouTube and recently, I’ve noticed that two HUGE YouTubers (Rhett and Link, 12 million subscriber…
    - 6 Sep 17, 2:46pm -
  • The State of the Domaining Industry – Summer/Fall 2017 Edition
    Sorry for the lack of posts guys, been working a LOT on my new book (almost finished btw) and dabbling in crypto here and there (like quite a few other domainers it seems haha). And speaking of cryptocurrencies, one cannot help but notice that over t…
    - 24 Aug 17, 8:49am -
  • GTLDs – Email Security: number 1 reason to buy the dot com and I will show you why.

    GTLDs – Email Security: number 1 reason to buy the dot com and I will show you why.

    As a business owner and a domainer, I have never been a fan of the new GTLDs because of the headache it gives me when I think about actually using them as a URL in the real world. Explaining them to people you meet in the normal course of a business…
    - 24 Jul 17, 6:44pm -
  • Introduction to a new contributor to DomainingTips.com

    Introduction to a new contributor to DomainingTips.com

    Hi, domainers my name is Graham Haynes and together with Andrei I shall also be blogging on DomainingTips.com. My angle is going to be how to create a great business leveraging a generic domain, increasing its worth exponentially.  I have often thou…
    - 24 Jul 17, 3:35am -
  • Building value in a domain
    Many blogs discuss how to buy and sell domains pure play domaining. I want to blog about something different as a domainer how to set up a business on a great domain and sell it for £100million.The post Building value in a domain appeared first on…
    - 19 Jul 17, 1:48pm -

Domain Success

  • Verizon Scores on 8 Domains

    Verizon Scores on 8 Domains

    Verizon has laid claim to eight parked domains after a World IP Organization Arbitration and Mediation Center panel found that the original registrations were filed in bad faith. The disputed domain names all used the Verizon trademark alongside vari…
    - 16 Aug 17, 7:15pm -
  • Court Finds .Com is Entitled to Trademark

    Court Finds .Com is Entitled to Trademark

    In a surprising decision, DigitalNewsDaily reports that a federal trial judge has ruled that online hotel reservation service Booking.com is entitled to trademark protection for its name. The decision, issued last week by U.S. District Court Judge Le…
    - 15 Aug 17, 7:30pm -
  • Virgin Reclaims Domain Name

    Virgin Reclaims Domain Name

    Virgin Enterprises has reclaimed an infringing domain name after the original registrant tried to extort the company for money. Richard Branson’s Virgin brand took its case to the World IP Organization’s (WIPO) Arbitration and Mediation Center to…
    - 15 Aug 17, 3:22pm -
  • College Snaps Up Domain Name for State’s Free Tuition

    College Snaps Up Domain Name for State’s Free Tuition

    The Buffalo News is reporting this morning that if you’re searching the Internet for information about Excelsior Scholarship –  New York’s new free tuition program – you are likely to end up at an unexpected website – www.medaille.edu. And…
    - 11 Aug 17, 1:50pm -
  • Microsoft Reclaims Skype Domain Name

    Microsoft Reclaims Skype Domain Name

    Microsoft has recovered SkypeRoom.com following an Alternative Dispute Resolution Forum UDRP dispute. According to Microsoft, the owner of SkypeRoom.com used the Skype trademark in bad faith and had no rights or legitimate interests in holding the do…
    - 11 Aug 17, 12:02pm -

IWantMyName Blog

  • New!Where should we send newsletter replies?

    Where should we send newsletter replies?

    A good newsletter is a conversation. Stuff happens, content gets written, people read it, people reply, people reply to the reply, and so on. Fortunately, I think I have a good grasp of the writing part, but the conversation involves a layer I’m a…
    - 17 hours ago, 19 Jan 18, 5:30am -
  • Life lessons from playing Bloons TD 5

    Life lessons from playing Bloons TD 5

    Found in my Notes app from 10pm last night:Life realization playing Bloons TD 5 for roughly three hours today. If the story never changes, unless you’re being financially incentivized, you’re doing something wrong.Solve your problem, as Lenz wo…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 4:56pm -
  • Lock-in and Squarespace’s iwantmyname help page

    Lock-in and Squarespace’s iwantmyname help page

    I’ve had a bank account with Wells Fargo since I was 13 years old, and in it contains a checking account, a savings account, a business account, and an overdraft credit card that just sits there. And it’s fine. I don’t really like the app or th…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 3:44pm -
  • I might enjoy Facebook if…

    I might enjoy Facebook if…

    Preface 1: Facebook didn’t invent the closed web, but it did take it mainstream. That makes Facebook directly opposed to my interests (as a person and as an employee of iwantmyname) — but there was a time when I liked Facebook. It doesn’t have…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 5:29pm -
  • New year, new TLDs

    New year, new TLDs

    The new year tends to catalyze lots of new projects and goals, manifesting in things like gym memberships, Whole30 recipes, and… new domains!This time of year we see plenty of ambitious new registrations, and we get a lot of questions. One common…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 9:10pm -
  • The Facebook experience

    The Facebook experience

    Melle, probably being wise:Our blog posts don’t get posted to FB. They used to, didn’t they? I know we don’t really want to encourage that page, but the feed’s just showing stuff from April 2017, which doesn’t look great, either.After a…
    - 9 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 1:11am -
  • Hooked on phones

    Hooked on phones

    I’ve been working with startups for a long time, and one of the concepts I’ve taught many of them is the “hooked” model. Nir Eyal’s book, Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products, is an excellent summary of how habits work and how we can…
    - 9 days ago, 10 Jan 18, 6:11pm -
  • A B2C email trend I really like (and a bunch of subject lines I hate)

    A B2C email trend I really like (and a bunch of subject lines I hate)

    As you may or may not know, I have an inbox dedicated to ads that I flip through far too often. Maybe I’m weak and always want more stuff, or maybe the ex-ad-agency employee in me just really likes seeing what people are doing in the space. Regard…
    - 10 days ago, 9 Jan 18, 7:51pm -
  • Assumptions are killing a generation

    Assumptions are killing a generation

    Nilay Patel wrote on The Verge last night:I love gadgets and am one of the few crazy people that think CES is incredibly fun! — but I want to take a half-step back before it all begins and point out something obvious: most people have no idea how…
    - 11 days ago, 8 Jan 18, 8:55pm -
  • 2018 resolutions: Meet someone new

    2018 resolutions: Meet someone new

    I recently listened to a rebroadcast of this Freakonomics podcast episode about social trust. Fascinating stuff that affects everything from economic growth to public health to government corruption.Social trust refers to the approximate percentage…
    - 15 days ago, 5 Jan 18, 1:10am -
  • 2018 resolutions: Clean up your personal stuff

    2018 resolutions: Clean up your personal stuff

    It’s a new year, but it sure feels like everything is the same. The weather’s the same. The trends are the same. Your schedule is the same. 
But what about the things that aren’t so fluid? Like your personal site, or your company’s About p…
    - 16 days ago, 4 Jan 18, 1:09am -
  • 2018 resolutions: Find new and interesting content sources

    2018 resolutions: Find new and interesting content sources

    If you’re the type to make New Year’s resolutions, this is a good recommendation, and pretty easy to do. That’s also a good run down of how the big players (Facebook primarily) operate and how we’ve gotten to where we are with the dumpster f…
    - 17 days ago, 3 Jan 18, 1:39am -

Bing Domaining News

  • New!Mike Mann sells CryptoWorld.com for $195k
    Mike Mann announced on social media that he sold the domain name CryptoWorld.com for $195k. It seems that the domain was sold at Sedo and the exact price was $194,888. Mike bought the domain name in 2011 for $15. Probably the domain was in an expired…
    - 18 hours ago, 19 Jan 18, 4:54am -
  • New!Ranking 13 potential Seattle NHL franchise names from Sockeyes to Seals
    The city of Seattle and the NHL keep flirting over the possibility of adding a team in the area, and we got our latest drip feed of information with a series of domain names registered by someone at Oak View Group, the company that’s behind the exp…
    - 18 hours ago, 19 Jan 18, 4:35am -
  • I’m bullish on domain names
    While other assets are currently overvalued, domain names aren’t. Asset prices have been quite frothy for a long time. They were high a year ago and then they shot much higher over the past year. Sure, sentiment might be positive. Asset prices migh…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 6:49am -
  • Kim Dotcom Loses Megaupload Domain Names, Gets “Destroyed” Gaming Chair Back
    The U.S. Government has won another civil forfeiture case against Megaupload and Kim Dotcom. As a result, the U.S. now owns several online bank accounts, cars, servers, as well as Megaupload's domain names. Around the same time, the US returned two .…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 11:00pm -
  • SCORE: 3 ways to use a domain name for business
    Registering a domain name is one of the first steps to starting a business. That's because whatever name you choose will represent your business's space on the internet — and, possibly, a customer's first impression of your company. But once you ha…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 6:08am -

DomainState Forum

Reddit Domaining

  • How much could i get for my domain?
    Hi, i own headhustler.com and was wondering how much i could get for it on a flippa auction. Any advice on a price wiuld be great, thanks. submitted by /u/Nipplewart [link] [comments]
    - 8 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 6:31pm -
  • ::: Crypto Domain Names (FOR SALE) :::
    Top Quality Crypto Domain Names: CryptoCorrect.com / DigitalMinting.com / SideHash.com / SideHash.net / ValidBlock.com / UniversalMiner.com / CommunityMiner.com / BankOnCrypto.com / UncoverCrypto.com / DigitalCurrencyCommunity.com Available Crypto D…
    - 17 days ago, 3 Jan 18, 7:56am -
  • Multi domain search?
    Where can I put in a specifc word and get it to seach all the tlds togerher? I dont need cariants just "MyDomain" and .tv .io .bla etc Thanks submitted by /u/cmnstr [link] [comments]
    - 17 days ago, 2 Jan 18, 7:41pm -
  • Valuation for referral.link?
    What do you think I could get for it? I think it could be used for cool memorable referral links, business.referral.link/partner where partner is the partner referring to business. submitted by /u/ahtcx [link] [comments]
    - 17 days ago, 2 Jan 18, 7:28pm -
  • Can I put my dooms in on auction on GoDaddy before 60 days pass?
    Hey, my question is, am I able to put a domain on Auction at GoDaddy if I just bought it? So there is still a 60 day lock, does GoDaddy website allow that? Thanks submitted by /u/VadimTt [link] [comments]
    - 18 days ago, 1 Jan 18, 8:13pm -
  • 2 Domains for sale including Twitter & Facebook accounts
    ecodigits.com twitter @ecodigits facebook @ecodigits incorbit.com twitter @incorbit facebook @incorbit submitted by /u/Abuewaida [link] [comments]
    - 19 days ago, 1 Jan 18, 10:19am -
  • 10+ Domains for sale (not total garbage)
    Hello! For sale I have: WeatherCold.com (half a million searches a month) Ebatr.com (13 years old! Ebates misspell, high searches) LTD0.com (Crypot site, adsense approved) LTO4U.com IntelDigital.com PeepCheap.com IndianBTC.com BTCoinhub.com XCurb.com…
    - 25 days ago, 26 Dec 17, 3:54am -
  • What price could i get for my domain.
    ve-gains.com It was bought for a vegan suplement i was going to brand but found success with a different business so put this domain up for sale on flippa. Any advice on pricing would be great. Thanks. submitted by /u/Nipplewart [link] [comm…
    - 28 days ago, 22 Dec 17, 5:14pm -
  • First Listing
    Hey guys, I just bought my first domain name and put it up for auction. How do you guys feel about uniqueinvestments.org? submitted by /u/juhdawn [link] [comments]
    - 29 days ago, 21 Dec 17, 7:37pm -
  • Does anyone still use Dropping.com?
    I'm curious if the service is still worth its monthly cost. I have the basic($50) plan and it streamlines some metrics searches but it feels like most of the metrics are unnecessary. If you do think Dropping.com is worth it, should I stick with the…
    - 41 days ago, 10 Dec 17, 9:39am -
  • Whats a good estimate for these domains? godaddy is saying 1k +
    the domains are pandabrand.com and autodrivedemand.com submitted by /u/atylerrice [link] [comments]
    - 43 days ago, 8 Dec 17, 5:23am -
  • What u think about these domains? :/
    cryptomarketcoin.com dubaisex.com sexinmarbella.com ty submitted by /u/L1theR [link] [comments]
    - 49 days ago, 2 Dec 17, 10:19am -
  • Which top level domain is more indicative of a non profit? .org or .asn?
    I'm building a website for a not-for-profit sporting club and am now deciding what their primary domain should be. .asn.au and .org.au domains both indicate the org is a non-profit but which is more prominent in the public mind as indicating the orga…
    - 51 days ago, 30 Nov 17, 5:32am -
  • Brandbucket rejecting my domains. Any help?
    Hello! What is your experience with brandbucket or other similar sites? All my domains were rejected, even if they are fit, short and brandable. They even rejected domains similar to those accepted there. I tried again to submit a short brandable dom…
    - 57 days ago, 23 Nov 17, 1:36pm -
  • Where to find someone to sell a high profile domain name?
    Anywhere anyone can suggest on where to sell a 5 figure domain? submitted by /u/dotcomer77 [link] [comments]
    - 60 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 1:10am -
  • Domain valuation
    I have been sitting on these for a couple of years. Any thoughts on what they may be worth? getmebaked.com bitcamfun.com Thanks! submitted by /u/Supplicationjam [link] [comments]
    - 71 days ago, 10 Nov 17, 10:27am -
  • Which site do you suggest for figuring out estimates on domain value?
    submitted by /u/iamtheuniballer [link] [comments]
    - 95 days ago, 16 Oct 17, 5:28pm -
  • Looking for collaborators to help me monetize a pretty good domain name
    I own webcamchick.com, and I'm looking for people interested in helping me monetize it. I'm open to all legal and ethical suggestions. submitted by /u/kiloheavy [link] [comments]
    - 96 days ago, 16 Oct 17, 5:47am -
  • GoDaddy Domain Auctions Question
    Can I sell my domain on GoDaddy Domain Auction if I currently have it registered at different domain name registrar? Or do I need to transfer it to GoDaddy first? submitted by /u/rainnz [link] [comments]
    - 98 days ago, 13 Oct 17, 8:49pm -
  • Preachers.net worth?
    Looking for rough evaluations submitted by /u/JulianPerry [link] [comments]
    - 29 Sep 17, 8:11am -
  • Domain Sitting Here Collecting Cyber Dust - What to do with it ????
    Hello to all. I bought a domain a while ago for a business I was working with. I'm no longer with the company and now have this domain collecting cyber dust. Can someone please give me some ideas of what to do with it. The name of the domain is " THE…
    - 4 Sep 17, 10:08pm -
  • Domain Evaluation
    So bought a domain a few months back "Vibed.net" because the .com version is worth like 30,000 USD. Wondering what I should value/sell this .net at? submitted by /u/JustiinM [link] [comments]
    - 7 Aug 17, 12:53am -
  • CVCN .com domains, and pronouncable 5 letter .com
    I am kinda new in domaining, trying to build up a portfolio and sell a few domains here and there (didnt try to hard, didnt succeed to sell). Since today my portfolio contains 2 decent .com domains fib1.com fiboe.com they are fresh, no domain age for…
    - 6 Aug 17, 7:24pm -
  • Recently Started Domaining
    I see there are a few other members here who have started domaining within the past few months. My other online work came to an end, and as I have some experience in Websites I was already familiar with getting hold of the right domains. Now I am loo…
    - 3 Aug 17, 7:55am -
  • What is fooker.com worth?
    I bought it at a premium price in 2004, never used it and I'm thinking of selling it now. It has some really great qualities to it: one word, memorable, short. And where would you suggest I sell it? submitted by /u/redCashion [link] [comment…
    - 22 Jul 17, 5:58pm -

BrandBucket Blog

  • How Xero Got Its Cool Brand Name
    The road to finding the perfect name may not be easy, but when you do find a cool brand name that reflects your business you're armed with the best armor to start.The post How Xero Got Its Cool Brand Name appeared first on BrandBucket.
    - 7 Sep 17, 8:56pm -
  • 2016 Domain Name Sales Roundup
    We wanted to share some statistics on how the BrandBucket marketplace performed in 2016. Growth since our launch in 2007 has been steadily climbing, and 2016 was no different. Consumers and businesses all over the world now buy domain names from Bran…
    - 22 Aug 17, 4:38pm -
  • Awesome Brand Names at Startup Garage
    The awesome brand names at Startup Garage at Station F by Facebook are running on an accelerated program and we can't wait to see their progress!The post Awesome Brand Names at Startup Garage appeared first on BrandBucket.
    - 26 Jul 17, 2:29am -
  • Get Your Brand Name Right the First Time
    Getting the ideal domain name for your brand name can sometimes be a struggle. These brands have gone through the not so ideal track. The post Get Your Brand Name Right the First Time appeared first on BrandBucket.
    - 10 Jul 17, 3:55pm -
  • Calm Technology Leads to Calm Branding
    To be calm, a brand needs to have a meaning that is intrinsic and requires only a small amount of attention. This is calm branding.The post Calm Technology Leads to Calm Branding appeared first on BrandBucket.
    - 15 Jun 17, 7:38pm -
  • Startups Disrupting the Sleep Industry
    Check out these new collection of startups disrupting the industry by wanting to put us to sleep!The post Startups Disrupting the Sleep Industry appeared first on BrandBucket.
    - 7 Jun 17, 4:59pm -
  • 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 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.
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - 15 Mar 17, 3:21pm -

Acro.net

  • Investing in 2018: Buy more domains, or more crypto?
    Happy New Year. If you entered the cryptocurrency market in 2017, you were already late in the game. What started several years ago as an operation to decentralize currency, has become an investment game of gargantuan proportions. Cryptocurrencies an…
    - 11 days ago, 8 Jan 18, 11:38pm -
  • PayPal dispute nightmare : Another reason to use Escrow.com
    PayPal is well-established as a digital vehicle for sending and receiving payments. It’s adopted by millions of consumers, and over the course of almost 20 years it has adjusted its policies to better serve them. Still, there are issues that can cr…
    - 24 days ago, 26 Dec 17, 7:50pm -
  • End users will get whichever domain extension is most affordable
    A recent domain inquiry I received for a two word .com, affirmed one thing: end users will go for the cheaper of two TLDs. The domain’s second word is “graphics,” and as an aged .com domain asset I value it very close to five figures. As there…
    - 29 days ago, 21 Dec 17, 7:15pm -
  • Cryptocurrency trading : Not for those with a weak stomach
    Trading cryptocurrency, or “crypto” as the term has been reduced to, can be an exciting experience. The proliferation of Bitcoin as a vessel of wealth might have surprised many, as it was designed to facilitate transactions. Its worldwide adoptio…
    - 32 days ago, 18 Dec 17, 4:16pm -
  • No budget? No holiday shopping for domain names
    ‘Tis the season that domain inquiries increase; for many, the festive mood appears to be an excuse to place lowball offers. While there are discounts on physical products from Thanksgiving onward, one would be a fool to discount domain names during…
    - 35 days ago, 15 Dec 17, 5:19pm -
  • Got overpaid at Escrow.com?
    As a happy customer of Escrow.com for the past 15 years, I can only say that they always strive to improve their services. In the rare occasion that I faced an issue, Escrow.com support and management jumped in to resolve it to my satisfaction. And t…
    - 39 days ago, 11 Dec 17, 6:23pm -
  • Kudos to Escrow.com for salvaging a domain sale on my behalf
    I can’t thank Escrow.com enough for salvaging a domain sale for me, recently. It all started with an agreed upon sale via the Uniregistry Market. The domain, a single word .ORG, was sold to a Chinese buyer who then disappeared once I started escrow…
    - 52 days ago, 28 Nov 17, 4:38pm -
  • Five years at Uniregistry : “Dick move” examples when negotiating on a domain
    Since November 2012, I’ve been using the Uniregistry Market to monetize and sell my domain portfolio. When I joined the parking and selling platform, it was called Domain Name Sales. Whether I sell directly, or opt to utilize the capable brokers at…
    - 67 days ago, 13 Nov 17, 6:35pm -
  • Solution : How to disable intrusive ads on Skype in one easy step
    Skype has been my video software of choice for many years. I use it to communicate with family, friends, and professional contacts. When it comes down to using Skype, a Microsoft product embedded in Windows, it’s an effective tool for day to day bu…
    - 78 days ago, 2 Nov 17, 6:27pm -
  • Blockchain domains : What sells, and what doesn’t
    New technologies, such as blockchain, offer the opportunity to diversify one’s investments into real applications leveraging old problems. During MERGE! 2017 I was able to accumulate a lot of hands-on information, on how existing systems such as in…
    - 80 days ago, 31 Oct 17, 10:22pm -

ICANN

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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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.…
    - 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

  • IE Domain Name Rules Changing Soon

    IE Domain Name Rules Changing Soon

    Last year the .ie ccTLD opened a consultation process around “liberalisation”. As anyone who has tried to register a .ie domain name would know, compared to registering a .com or .eu the amount of paperwork and general bureaucracy associated with…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 7:39pm -
  • CloudFest to Have Robot Keynote (Literally!)

    CloudFest to Have Robot Keynote (Literally!)

    Cloudfest (Aka WHD Global) will be held in March this year in Rust, Germany. As usual the event will be the biggest of its kind in Europe. The organisers behind the event like to bring quirky speakers and performers to their events and this year is n…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 7:23pm -
  • PIR Board Seats up for Grabs

    PIR Board Seats up for Grabs

    PIR, which runs the .org domain name registry, is currently seeking applicants for positions on their board of directors. There are three positions available, one which starts immediately and two whose terms runs from the middle of 2018. Board positi…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Jan 18, 12:07pm -
  • RegistrarStats Going Dark

    RegistrarStats Going Dark

    RegistrarStats has been around for years. It was one of the better sources of information about domain registry market share, trends and, of course, statistics on registrars. It was. It hasn’t been for quite some time. When the site was first made…
    - 16 days ago, 3 Jan 18, 8:09pm -
  • Failed Social Media Platform Domain Sells on Sedo for $70k

    Failed Social Media Platform Domain Sells on Sedo for $70k

    A few years ago when Twitter was on the rise the social media company started imposing limitations on their API. What this meant was that many 3rd party developers found themselves restricted and inevitably they complained. Some people felt strongly…
    - 17 days ago, 3 Jan 18, 9:58am -
  • Domaining Europe Offering Early Bird & Discount Pricing

    Domaining Europe Offering Early Bird & Discount Pricing

    Domaining Europe will take place in Valencia in 2018 from June 7th to June 9th. As usual the venue is the Hotel Sorolla Palace on the edge of Valencia city. The speakers and agenda for the 2018 event haven’t been announced yet, but generally speaki…
    - 20 days ago, 31 Dec 17, 9:39am -
  • Numbers Community ICANN Board Nominees List Published

    Numbers Community ICANN Board Nominees List Published

    ICANN’s board is composed of appointees from a number of organisations including the ASO. The ASO is essentially “the numbers community” which is made up of the respective regional address registries (RIPE, ARIN etc.,). The ASO gets two seats o…
    - 24 days ago, 27 Dec 17, 10:54am -
  • Middle East DNS Forum Issues Call for Committee Members

    Middle East DNS Forum Issues Call for Committee Members

    The Middle East DNS Forum is now heading into its 5th year, with previous editions being held in Cairo, Tunis, Amman and Dubai. In common with many conferences the event’s program committee is made up of volunteers. They’ve issued a call for volu…
    - 24 days ago, 27 Dec 17, 9:34am -
  • ICANN Appoints Kim Davies Head of IANA

    ICANN Appoints Kim Davies Head of IANA

    A few months ago ICANN announced that Elise Gerich would be stepping down as head of IANA. Yesterday they formally announced that Kim Davies would be replacing her. The official job title is Vice President, IANA Services and President, PTI. The IAN…
    - 34 days ago, 16 Dec 17, 1:19pm -
  • NamesCon Offering 50% Off Tickets

    NamesCon Offering 50% Off Tickets

    NamesCon will be held the last week of January (28th – 31st) in the Tropicana in Las Vegas. The venue is located right beside the strip, so it’s close to the airport as well as a good range of hotels. The draft agenda for the event looks quite in…
    - 38 days ago, 12 Dec 17, 2:11pm -

Verisign Blog

  • Top 10 Trending Keywords in .Com and .Net Registrations in December

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

    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…
    - 11 days ago, 9 Jan 18, 10:00am -
  • 3 Ways to Use a Domain Name for Business Today

    3 Ways to Use a Domain Name for Business Today

    Registering a domain name is one of the first steps to starting a new business. That’s because whatever name you choose will represent your business’s space on the internet – and, possibly, a customer’s first impression of your company. But o…
    - 24 days ago, 27 Dec 17, 10:52am -
  • Verisign Q3 2017 Domain Name Industry Brief: 330.7 Million Domain Names on the Internet in the Third Quarter of 2017

    Verisign Q3 2017 Domain Name Industry Brief: 330.7 Million Domain Names on the Internet in the Third Quarter of 2017

    Today, we released the latest issue of the Domain Name Industry Brief, which showed that the third quarter of 2017 closed with approximately 330.7 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains (TLDs),  a decrease of  approximately…
    - 31 days ago, 19 Dec 17, 9:46pm -
  • 4 Myths About Using a Branded Email for Business

    4 Myths About Using a Branded Email for Business

    If you send emails to your customers, it’s not only about what you say in your emails, but what your email address says about you. If you use a generic email like Gmail or Yahoo for your business, it might be time to consider something more profess…
    - 35 days ago, 15 Dec 17, 8:57pm -
  • DNS-Based Threats: DNS Reflection and Amplification Attacks

    DNS-Based Threats: DNS Reflection and Amplification Attacks

    The Domain Name System (DNS), if not properly secured, may be susceptible to abuse by malicious actors. Cybercriminals recognize the value of DNS availability and look for ways to compromise DNS uptime and the DNS servers that support it. As such, DN…
    - 37 days ago, 13 Dec 17, 9:00pm -

GoDaddy Blog

  • New!How to use side jobs to become a freelance web professional

    How to use side jobs to become a freelance web professional

    Starting a web development business is not an easy task by any means. Not only do you need a solid technical knowledge and to constantly keep […]The post How to use side jobs to become a freelance web professional appeared first on Garage.
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Jan 18, 1:30pm -
  • New!How to avoid fake news in 2018

    How to avoid fake news in 2018

    With all the fake news, staying up to date this past year was like a perpetual conversation with that shifty uncle, the one who was always […]The post How to avoid fake news in 2018 appeared first on Garage.
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Jan 18, 1:30pm -
  • New!Namescon 2018: For domain enthusiasts from all walks of life

    Namescon 2018: For domain enthusiasts from all walks of life

    If you are interested in domain names — I mean really interested in them, as in geek-out over them and maybe own a few more […]The post Namescon 2018: For domain enthusiasts from all walks of life appeared first on Garage.
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Jan 18, 1:30pm -
  • Social media image sizes: The 2018 cheat sheet
    UPDATED: JANUARY 18, 2018 Now that social media presence has become a “must have” for businesses large and small, you may be ready to ramp […]The post Social media image sizes: The 2018 cheat sheet appeared first on Garage.
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 7:09pm -
  • Danica Patrick and GoDaddy reunite for big finale and life after racing

    Danica Patrick and GoDaddy reunite for big finale and life after racing

    Danica Patrick and GoDaddy — together again. Danica’s racing days are nearing an end, so it only seems right that GoDaddy would power her up again […]The post Danica Patrick and GoDaddy reunite for big finale and life after racing appeared fi…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 2:52pm -
  • What are work values and why do they matter for career planning?

    What are work values and why do they matter for career planning?

    If you’re drifting from one job to another, but never quite syncing up your work values, you’re not alone. In fact, more than half of U.S. […]The post What are work values and why do they matter for career planning? appeared first on Garage.
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 1:30pm -
  • Planning a startup? These small business statistics might surprise you.

    Planning a startup? These small business statistics might surprise you.

    This article was updated on Jan. 18, 2018. If you’re getting ready to start your own business, these small business statistics might shed insight into […]The post Planning a startup? These small business statistics might surprise you. appeared f…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 1:30pm -
  • How to promote your consulting practice on Instagram

    How to promote your consulting practice on Instagram

    In the last couple of years, Instagram has exploded in popularity, making it one of the fastest growing social media networks. With more than 700 million […]The post How to promote your consulting practice on Instagram appeared first on Garage.
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 1:30pm -
  • How to create an interest inventory

    How to create an interest inventory

    Figuring out what career to pursue can be a challenging endeavor. Maybe you’ve been hopping from job to job in your twenties, and none of […]The post How to create an interest inventory appeared first on Garage.
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 1:30pm -
  • Get more acting jobs with a portfolio that shines

    Get more acting jobs with a portfolio that shines

    Whether you are a working actor or currently aspiring to be one, exposure is your best friend. Competition is fierce out there, and the more […]The post Get more acting jobs with a portfolio that shines appeared first on Garage.
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 1:30pm -
  • 10 tips for launching a successful home business

    10 tips for launching a successful home business

    This post was updated on Jan. 17, 2018. When you first start a home business, there are a lot of mistakes others have made you can […]The post 10 tips for launching a successful home business appeared first on Garage.
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 1:30pm -
  • Launch a new product to grow your revenue

    Launch a new product to grow your revenue

    Whether you are just starting out or looking to grow your business, when you launch a new product or service to increase revenue, it can […]The post Launch a new product to grow your revenue appeared first on Garage.
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 2:00pm -

Sully's Blog

  • New!Day 5 – Reach out to 3 domainers / bloggers you respect

    Day 5 – Reach out to 3 domainers / bloggers you respect

    Day 5 – 21 days to becoming a better domainer You’ve been busy. See what you have already accomplished in just 4 days? Even you’re not following this plan day by day, you can still catch up pretty easily. Get on board if you’re not already a…
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Jan 18, 11:59am -
  • Day 4 – Keep a journal or notes on what you are learning

    Day 4 – Keep a journal or notes on what you are learning

    If you’re still hanging in there with me, we’re on day 4 of 21 days to becoming a better domainer. Today’s focus is to start tracking and organizing what you learn by keeping a journal or notes. We’ve been visiting blogs, posting comments, re…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 12:00pm -
  • Day 3 – Join a domain message forum

    Day 3 – Join a domain message forum

    We’re into day 3 of 21 days to becoming a better domainer and just building on the foundation we already started. Again, this isn’t a hard one but it can pay you back exponentially. Join a domain themed message forum and be active. These domain…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 12:01pm -
  • Day 2 – Comment on 3 blogs you haven’t commented on before

    Day 2 – Comment on 3 blogs you haven’t commented on before

    Welcome to day 2 of 21 days to becoming a better domainer. Nobody said this was going to be difficult. In fact, the steps are easy, actually taking action is the hardest part. Today we’re building off of the topic we started yesterday. Instead of r…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 12:02pm -
  • Day 1 – Read Domaining.com Daily

    Day 1 – Read Domaining.com Daily

    Alright, really?  We’re going to start out day 1 0f 21 Days to Becoming a Better Domainer with the most obvious tip of all?  The shameless kissing up to the master of domain blog traffic.  The gate keeper of domain freedom of speech.  The Googl…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 12:00pm -
  • 21 days to becoming a better domainer

    21 days to becoming a better domainer

     When I started in the domain name industry, I knew no other domainers.  None.  I had no idea what I was doing or where to turn for answers.  I stumbled across Elliott’s Blog, now DomainInvesting.com, while I was looking for a way to sell a dom…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Jan 18, 11:59am -
  • NamesCon 2018 – FREE

    NamesCon 2018 – FREE

    As you’ve likely seen on other domain blogs such as Konstantinos’ OnlineDomain.com and Kevin’s post today on DomainIncite.com, I too am providing 5 free NamesCon tickets to virgin domainers who have never attended the event. Just sign up for…
    - 14 days ago, 5 Jan 18, 10:35pm -
  • Tis the season to beware of scammers

    Tis the season to beware of scammers

    What a great time of year. Kids are all looking forward the gift giving season and getting a couple of weeks off of school.  Parents are all working hard trying to get everything in order for the holidays, waiting for the holiday bonus, cashing in t…
    - 41 days ago, 10 Dec 17, 2:52am -
  • 5 Available Hand Regs Valued at over $500 Each – Can you Flip These Domain Names?

    5 Available Hand Regs Valued at over $500 Each – Can you Flip These Domain Names?

    This post isn’t going to make you rich, but it demonstrates that there are still opportunities even if you are just entering the domain industry or only have a few bucks to your name.  You can take a few bucks and make it into a few more with some…
    - 66 days ago, 14 Nov 17, 2:55pm -
  • With 3 Million Monthly Page Views, Finder is a Keeper

    With 3 Million Monthly Page Views, Finder is a Keeper

    As an author, blogger, award-winning digital marketer, media commentator, mentor and active member of the startup community, Fred Schebesta is a highly respected entrepreneur. Fred is the Co-founder and Director of finder.com.au — one of Australia…
    - 85 days ago, 26 Oct 17, 12:00pm -

DN Academy Videos

3 Easy New Year's Resolutions to Improve Your Domain Name Investing

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What's Your New Year's Domain Name Investing Resolution?

- 36 days ago, 15 Dec 17, 8:00am -
Simplest Explanation of Domain Name Pricing

- 50 days ago, 1 Dec 17, 8:30am -
Invest in Domain Names People Are Buying

- 23 Jun 17, 7:00am -
Domain Name Issues? Here's How To Resolve Them

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

- 18 May 17, 7:00am -