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.CLUB sees spam double after China promotion

.CLUB Domains has seen the amount of spam in .club double a month after seeing a huge registration spike prompted by a deep discount deal. The registry saw its domains under management go up by about 200,000 names over a few days in early August, largely as a result of a promotion at Chinese registrar […]

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14 end user domain names sales up to $30,500

An IT Company, a fruit distributor, and an eyewear manufacturer bought domain names last week. It was a busy week for sales at Sedo with lots of diverse end users in the mix including international companies, many based in Sedo’s headquarter country of Germany. The top sale of the week was bad.de at €119,000, but it’s […]

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How to raise your prices and get better clients in 8 steps

When I began freelancing and started my design and development agency, Bourn Creative, I was like any other designer trying to make their way in the world. I looked at a ton of other designers’ websites to see what I needed to include and say on mine because I had no idea what to say. I […]

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

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 newsworthy and popular events, as well as anticipated trends. Keeping in the spirit of the zeitgeist that .com and […]

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ICANN Board to Hold Public Board Meeting During Genval Workshop

LOS ANGELES – 6 September 2018 – The ICANN Board will be holding a public Board meeting during its upcoming workshop in Genval, Belgium, which will be taking place from 14-16 September 2018. The agenda of the meeting is provided below. Date Time (UTC) Session 16 September 08:00 – 09:00 Public Board Meeting The meeting […]

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Preparing for the Jewish Holidays with JewishRecipes.com

With the Jewish Holidays and New Year approaching I always reflect on a domain I registered in 1998, JewishRecipes.com What excites me about this domain name is the possibilities: The obvious is to develop a site that offers Jewish recipes and/or Jewish recipe books and cookbooks. A site that offers ‘free’ jewish recipes could generate […]

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Choosing the Right Extension for Your Domain Name

Building your own website can be a fulfilling process. The end result is something that you created thanks to your personal vision. That being said, website building is definitely not something that s…

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Brandable domain name sales week 36: CloudBasket.com, LabelKing.com, CoinChamp.com

Kids are back to school and most business activity springs back to life with a returning workforce during the month of September. Brandable domain name sales are off to a decent start with three of them reaching five-figures in the first week of September. The sale of LabelKing.com for a cool $10,324 is a great […]

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Chinese Crypto exchanges are changing domains like crazy to avoid the ban

While you might think that cryptocurrency trading is a thing of the past in China after the ban, the reality is that dozens of exchanges have found a way to continue to operate. Sure, China banned all the exchanges both foreign and domestic, but they can only enforce a ban on exchange sites they know […]

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115 Domain Discoveries for September 11th

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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#Domaining : MERGE! 2018 in Orlando unaffected by hurricane #Florence

Hurricane Florence is threatening the East Coast of the US, as a major event; everyone in its path should follow the directives of local and federal authorities. MERGE! 2018 is about to begin in Orlando, Florida, and the event’s organizers sent out an update, as it relates to the Hurricane Florence situation: We are hard […]

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Verisign trending keywords for August – CryptoCurrency, Fan and Bets

Verisign released the trending keywords for August and it was mostly a random group of names. CryptoCurrency was 10th in .com, with Football coming back fan and bets made the top ten. .COM .NET fan hotels grid  hard grad  apps email canna  shorting bull  bets  pink orthodontists guy fabric pocket  goose gifts cryptocurrency  professional

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IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Tuesday, September 11th

17 years ago today… Crazy   Main List       NameJet          Flippa/Sedo    LLLL.com’s       LLL, CCC, 5L       Other LLLL’s Short Brandables         Numbers       One Worders    Vape, Vegan, VR Snap Names/Dropcatch         NamePros        Godaddy Value BIN Available For Reg Fee Click the links for […]

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Trending domain name keywords: fan, hotels, grid, grad, email, apps

The top 10 trending keywords registered in .COM and .NET domain names during the month of August 2018 were published by Verisign, the .com and .net registry. You can find the list from last month here. My experience shows that 700 or 800 (or even less) domain registrations are enough to bring a keyword into the […]

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Daily Poll: Will the Domain Market “Crash” Within the Year?

Keith deBoer published an insightful article yesterday discussing how to make money if the domain market crashes. There are some people who would likely say “when the domain market crashes” rather than “if the domain market crashes.” The domain market has been relatively strong for the last several years. Off the top of my head, […]

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PIR chief: registries should stop stressing about volume

Public Interest Registry has announced some sweeping changes to how it markets .org and its other TLDs, with interim CEO Jay Daley telling DI that there’s too much focus on volumes in the industry today. PIR is scrapping is volume discount programs after the current batch of incentives expires at the end of the year. […]

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PIR (.org) makes changes to its sales practices

No more volume discounts, focus on quality over quantity. Public Interest Registry (PIR), the non-profit registry that runs the .org top level domain name, is making changes to how it markets its domains. Jay Daley, Interim President and CEO of PIR, said in a blog post that the organization is nixing volume discounts. These discounts […]

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Dear End Users, Let’s Not Forget About Domains!

I see waaaaaaaaaaaay too many people who have become pretty much 100% dependent on social media. Businesses built around a YouTube channel. Or a Facebook page. Or Twitter, whatever. These individuals found something that works and don’t care about anything else. Maybe they’re talented at making videos and their YouTube channel is doing well. Perhaps […]

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2018-2023 Global Domain Name System Tools Market Report (Status and Outlook)

Domain Name System (DNS) is a decentralized naming system for computers, services, or any resource connected to the Internet or a private network. It consists of various information with domain names …

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The Ultimate Solution for Your Website and Its Sub-Domains' Security

If you have a website with multiple domain names as well as sub-domains, and you wish to secure all of them with a single certificate, then a Multi-Domain Wildcard is the best option for you.

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How to Make Money If the Domain Market Crashes

Opportunity is invisible to most. THAT is why it’s an opportunity to begin with. You have to look for voids and holes in the fabric of society – for the customer – and if you fill that gap, voila!  – Rick Schwartz, The Domain King Like any industry or asset class, booms and busts come […]

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Three 5N .COMs are in the top ten Go Daddy expiring auctions this week

I don’t want to sound like a broken record, but I can’t stop noticing the trend – 5N .COMs are seeing really active bidding and four-figure prices in the aftermarket. Looking at the expired domain auctions ahead this week at Go Daddy three of the ten highest priced auctions are 5N .COMs. Here’s a look […]

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(New Trend) – Electric Water Vehicles Domain Showcase

Today: 00234.com Sold for $9,089 / Best places to register .eu domains / eMail address versus input contact form on domain landing page / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Buying Aged Two-Word .com’s – Be sure to check your domain portfolio for one of these […]

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128 Domain Discoveries for September 10th

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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Get your FINAL final offer for #domains at #Sedo

Sedo allows two parties to communicate through its moderated interface; the buyer makes an offer, and the seller responds. This approach allows for the filtration of “bad” content, while maintaining the domain inquiry exchange at a high level of quality. Sometimes, however, some things seem odd. Our old time friend, Dale, has discovered the following […]

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Daily Domain Picks 9-10-18

Daily Domain Picks 9-10-18 DirtyJokes.com closed at $6,155 on NameJet to lead the way on Sunday. TheChateau.com was the one I liked the most, Mike Berkens has made a fortune with “The” names and I think at a $2,000 buy price that name could be resold for 10x. Top sales/closes from yesterday: dirtyjokes.com 6,155 USD […]

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Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Monday September 10th , 2018

AMAZING NEWS!!!!!!!!      Mousetrak.com and Foxo.com are back.   For the 1,422nd time these two amazing names can be yours.  In all seriousness, I have been doing this list for 9 years and mousetrak was always on the Namejet list.  I noticed it because it has a 1992 creation date so when sorted by […]

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Mastermind.com Sold for $275,000

Domain broker Darryl Lopes shared a YouTube video that was uploaded in July that reveals the Mastermind.com domain name was purchased for $275,000. Because the Escrow.com invoice looked a bit funky to me (the domain name was covered up), I did a bit of investigating to confirm the veracity of the report. In doing a […]

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Zwan.com, from the Smashing Pumpkins to an auction at DropCatch

Billy Corgan and Jimmy Chamberlin formed Zwan back in 01, after Smashing Pumpkins disbanded. Here is a screenshot of what Zwan.com looked like in 2002, They were using the name ZwanMusic.com originally and then started using Zwan.com. The band only stayed together for a couple years and by 03 they were done. It looks like […]

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Laying the Foundation: Define your Identity as an Entrepreneur & as a Business

Why & how to define your identity as an entrepreneur and a business before building strategy and brand identity: Harvard Business Review states entrepreneurs & companies with strong identities outperform their competitors by 25%. Take the time to develop identity and get the edge over your competition!

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