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Clueless #domainer lists #JacksonvilleShooting .com on NamePros

Following a mass shooting tragedy in Jacksonville, Florida, a clueless domainer registered JacksonvilleShooting.com. Such domain registrations related to crimes or disasters are frowned upon by domain investors. In this case, the registrant listed the domain at NamePros, and asked for people’s opinions on its value: ” Unfortunately there was a mass shooting today in Jacksonville […]

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Daily Domain Picks 8-26-18

Daily Domain Picks 8-26-18 0112.com was the top close on Saturday, the 4N.com closed at $30,050. Hangtime.com closed at $13,000 pretty solid brandable that could be used in a few different ways. Top sales/closes from yesterday: 0112.com 30,050 USD 2018-08-25 GoDaddy hangtime.com 13,000 USD 2018-08-25 GoDaddy jackpot.co 10,000 USD 2018-08-25 Sedo cnot.com 5,100 USD 2018-08-25 […]

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AUCTION RECAP OF AUGUST 25, 2018

A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on August 25, 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 name) and may have had a reserve.  I’m only showing where […]

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Top .com Branded Companies on the 2018 Inc. 5000 List

The 2018 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing companies in the US was recently published. I noticed two domain industry companies that made this year’s list. The .Club Registry reported revenue growth of 419 percent and 2017 revenue of $7.2 million. Namecheap reported 78% revenue growth and 2017 revenue of $109.1 million. Kudos to […]

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How to import your Whois data into Watch My Domains

Even with Port 43 limits and GDPR, you can still download your Whois info from select registrars. A lot of domain name investors use Watch My Domains Pro to manage their domain name portfolio. But as domain name registrars limit access to Whois in the GDPR era, it has become difficult for domain owners to […]

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8 great productivity tools for web designers and developers

Why are productivity tools so important to a web professional? The daily grind of working as a web pro comes with many responsibilities that can cause burnout if not managed properly. Sure, while we get to escape from an office desk and work from home or a coffee shop any time we want, we must also […]

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Happy National Ride the Wind Day

Today is National Ride the Wind Day. How are you celebrating? At Verisign, we did a quick search on NameStudioTM, our easy-to-use, domain name suggestion tool to see what interesting .com and .net domain names were available to register today … and here are some of our favorites! AVAILABLE .COM AND .NET DOMAIN NAMES* .COM […]

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ICANN Board Reaffirms Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data

LOS ANGELES – 23 August 2018 – The Board of Directors of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) voted to reaffirm the “Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data.” The full text of the Board’s resolution is available here. The Temporary Specification was originally approved by the Board on 17 May 2018, in […]

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How to become the customer that every support team member loves

I read a lot of blogs about online support, customer experience management, and the art of communication. There are tons of articles describing how we (aka the people working in support) can make the service experience for our customers as agreeable as possible. Those stories often go a little something like: Be nice. Listen carefully, […]

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Changing Marijuana Laws and CBD Sales Growth Fuels Active Domain Name Aftermarket

ASBURY PARK, NJ / ACCESSWIRE / August 24, 2018 / The fast growing CBD markets in the U.S. and Canada, as well as the changing laws in the recreational and medical marijuana markets has spawned an acti…

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Millennials are picking baby names based on available website domains

Millennials have truly hit a new level of “extra.” Social media habits are now dictating the way millennial parents name their babies. New parents are first checking to see if their preferred baby nam…

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So, someone just bought California.com

It’s official, California.com has sold as part of a bulk domain sale that landed somewhere in the mid seven-figure range. The company that acquired it, One Planet Ops, isn’t new to the domain game, and they also know how to put monster names like this to work. “Major domain names like this one don’t often […]

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TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop List for 8/23/2018!

Here is TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop List for 8/23/2018. 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 comment below! Good Luck! SnapNames best of the Drop List! jo8.com quvo.com mlshop.com free-project.org […]

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160 Domain Discoveries for August 25th

Every day we scan more than one hundred thousand domains across all the major marketplaces and pending delete lists to find domains you can buy that have sold in the past. Sale history, like the age of a domain name, is a great proxy for quality to help the cream rise to the top. Today’s […]

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Lights Out : Dot com #domain sent to the #UDRP process – What happened next?

Imagine when an aged, generic domain such as LightsOut.com gets thrown to the lions of the National Arbitration Forum. The UDRP process is meant to process trademark violations in the realm of domain names. And yet, it’s often used – more often than corporate lawyers want to admit – in an abusive manner: to wrestle […]

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Daily Domain Picks 8-25-18

Daily Domain Picks 8-25-18 SmartShift.com was the top close on Friday, auction closed at $6,033 not bad considering just 3 years ago on DropCatch it was acquired for $2,998. Top sales/closes from yesterday: smartshift.com 6,033 USD 2018-08-24 NameJet x65.com 5,346 USD 2018-08-24 Sedo 86008.com 4,200 USD 2018-08-24 NameJet elementcloud.com 3,888 USD 2018-08-24 BuyDomains 3638.net 3,550 […]

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AUCTION RECAP OF AUGUST 24, 2018

A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on August 24, 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 name) and may have had a reserve.  I’m only showing where […]

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Internet grows to 339.8 million domains in Q2 2018

Verisign released the latest issue of the Domain Name Industry Brief, which showed that the second quarter of 2018 closed with approximately 339.8 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains (TLDs),  an increase of  approximately 6.0 million domain name registrations, or 1.8 percent, compared to the first quarter of 2018.1,2 Domain name registrations have grown […]

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My Needlepoint Belt

I’ve been on vacation and saw quite a few people wearing preppy needlepoint belts. Most of the belts I noticed had nautical themes (flags, anchors, fish…etc.), local designs, or other fun themes. I thought the belts were nice looking, but aside from the patriotic designs, nothing really resonated with me enough to make a purchase. […]

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Anchors Aweigh! First Report from Vancouver Where Hexonet's Domain Industry Cruise Launches Tonight

HEXONET will be hosting a domain industry cruise event this evening in Vancouver but things got off to an early start for some last night.

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Former NFL player Shawne Merriman wanted LightsOut.com, but panelist disagreed

Cybersquatting complaint denied. Former NFL Pro-BowlerShawne Merriman wears a “Lights Out” shirt. Former NFL player Shawne Merriman started a clothing company last decade called “Lights Out” name after his sports nickname. The business operates as “Lights Out Brand” and uses the domain name LightsOutBrand.com. Lights Out Holdings, LLC, the holding company for the brand, filed a […]

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DPN.com sold for $32,200

Today: A good monthly number of views for domain landing pages / Domain investor rejects offer and then lets domain drop / Vancouver Island meetup / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Wanted: LLL & 1 Worded .CO domains – This buyer is ready to pay […]

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Parents Are Choosing Baby Names Based on Whether Domains Are Available

Trying desperately to find a good baby name that hasn’t already been snatched up by a friend or relative is a tale as old as time. A newer phenomenon is trying to pick a name based on what domain name…

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So you want to be a blogger: How to start a blog, buy a domain name, and gain a following in 10 steps

So you want to start a blog and carve out a little corner of the internet to call your own — that’s a pretty brilliant and popular impulse. We as humans are literally creating a whole cyber-dimension, …

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The .EU Top-Level Domain Facing Radical Shake Up as a Result of the Proposed New European Regulation

In response to outdated Regulations in a rapidly changing world of domain names and internet governance, the European Commission earlier this year proposed a new Europen Regulation for the .EU Top Level Domain (TLD). In a post published today in Lexology, Hogan Lovells foresees a radical change, should the proposed new legislation be adopted. She […]

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Is investing in FirstNameLastName.com’s illegal?

Here’s a question I’ve seen come up in conversation quite a bit – is buying and selling firstnamelastname.com domain names illegal? The answer is a bit complicated and could be summed up – sometimes. The reality is that most people won’t go after you, but a famous celebrity is more than likely to take you […]

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How to utilize a traffic domain better

Today: Do you trust the major auction websites? / Platform for outbounders and brokers / Stilform.com sold for $6,050 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Buying 2 character domains in io or co – If you have a two-character .io or .co ccTLD in your […]

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137 Domain Discoveries for August 24th

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 help the cream rise to the top. Today’s […]

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Instructions on how NOT to sell #domain names to other #domainers

Selling domain names to other investors directly, is part of the industry’s mechanics, and we’ve all done it at some point. From early on, domain flippers intend to present and sell their “merchandise” to their peers. Even later on, at large domain conferences, most domain auctions are attended by other domain investors, looking for an […]

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Daily Domain Picks 8-24-18

Daily Domain Picks 8-24-18 Aifor.com sold for $8,089 on Sedo to lead the way on Thursday. Top sales/closes from yesterday: aifor.com 8,089 USD 2018-08-23 Sedo stilform.com 6,050 USD 2018-08-23 Sedo ramped.com 3,999 USD 2018-08-23 NameJet fieldpoint.com 3,599 USD 2018-08-23 NameJet europarchive.org 3,384 USD 2018-08-23 DropCatch saas.ai 3,383 USD 2018-08-23 Park.io *data courtesy of Namebio Become […]

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