AUCTION RECAP OF JUNE 23, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on June 23, 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…



Will You Make That Big, Brave Change?

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Today’s Tips: Crisis Management, CEOs, Google, Sales, Life Changing Decision, Mobile App, Social Media Integration ] The Most Important Skill Nobody Taught You Our Need To Sell Is Irrelevant To The Customer Our priorities are not our customers’ priorities—never forget Will you make that big… Source: Domaining     



170 Domain Discoveries for June 24th

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: 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…



$109k in Sales on June 23rd – OTEC.us sold for $8,412 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was OTEC.us which sold for $8,412 at Sedo. NameBio recorded 204 sales for a total of $108,783 with an average sale price of $533. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 17% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount…



Domain Industry: Brain Dead or just Stupid & Foolish? And a Namescon Secret I Have NEVER Revealed…

By Rick Schwartz Rick Schwartz: Morning Folks!! Sorry, but maybe it is time to question the mental health of the so-called “Domain Industry”. There are very smart people in it. There are also some very dumb and silly people. There are predators too. You can decide which group is biggest. I have been in dozens…



Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Sunday June 23rd , 2018

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: It was pretty obvious. I can’t think of anyone I talked to regularly that thought that more than 70 of % the new GLTDs would make it. It’s a numbers game and there is just no way that all of these things can stay afloat. Too many strings and not enough people…



Daily Domain Picks 6-24-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 6-24-18 From the you never know what will sell department, oTec.us was the top sale on Saturday at $8,412. The domain has been owned for years by the same person out of Austin, Texas. There are a few potential end users when looking at Google. The name was…



Domain Renewals: The Silent Killer

By Keith deBoer DNGeek.com: If you are buying domains and you say to yourself that you will hold it for a year and then decide to renew, you are buying the WRONG ones. – Rick Schwartz One of the great joys of domaining is waking up and seeing the words, Your Domain Has Sold!, in…



Lessons from Elite Domain Investors

By NamePros Daily TNTNames.com: Today: How are you progressing with your domain investments? / Soccer Domain Showcase / Shooting.net sold for $6,000 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Buying 2 words .com starting … → Source: Domaining     



Saturday Musings – When Your Body’s at War

Michael Gilmour: This past week was a complete mess for me. Monday and Tuesday were fine but Wednesday morning I woke up with a bad case of the flu. My brain was about as useful as a squished tomato and my body felt like a truck had driven over every square inch of it. In…



Saturday Musings – When Your Body’s at War

Michael Gilmour: This past week was a complete mess for me. Monday and Tuesday were fine but Wednesday morning I woke up with a bad case of the flu. My brain was about as useful as a squished tomato and my body felt like a truck had driven over every square inch of it. In…



Bad choice: Man gets life in prison for registering killer’s domain

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Such is life : A domain investor with a dark past, will have to live with the consequences of a bad domain registration. Thomas Man, from Peoria, Illinois, registered the domain name of a serial killer, who had been on the run since 1987. In doing so, he set up a single…



Privacy forum founder: We may have to cut #Europe off the Internet

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Lauren Weinstein, created the PRIVACY Forum in 1992, and has been involved with Internet and other technology issues for over 40 years, including at the first site on the ARPANET (the ancestor of the Internet), which was located at UCLA. The busy technologist shared a post, triggered by the recent European invasion…



Top 100 .com Domain Name Sales of 2016 Verses 2017 Suggests Market Stabilization

By John Colascione StrategicRevenue.com: NEW YORK, NY – Last year about this time (June) I compared the highest valued .com sales of 2015 to 2016 which were publicly available at that time via NameBio.com (the list changed slightly today effectively creating a $2M difference and 30% decline rather than 35% indicated at that time[provided that…



AUCTION RECAP OF JUNE 22, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on June 22, 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…



Be careful – that expiring domain you’re buying could come with Trademark trouble

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: For domain investors, buying expired domains is one of the best ways to acquire domains at wholesale prices…the challenge is, even the most well-respected marketplaces in the world don’t check to see if the inventory they’re selling infringes on any Trademarks. I was looking through expired domain name listings on G… Source:…



Make Offer Domain Marketplace Strategy

By Mike NameTalent.com: There are numerous strategies and plenty of discussion on whether to list domain names for sale with a BIN price vs make offer or even if it is beneficial to have domains listed for sale at marketplaces or with landing pages at all. In this post I want to drill down specifically…



Daily Domain Picks 6-23-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 6-23-18 TheFinest.com was the top close on Friday, the domain closed on GoDaddy at $6,211. Top sales/closes from yesterday: thefinest.com 6,211 USD 2018-06-22 GoDaddy shooting.net 6,000 USD 2018-06-22 Flippa map-embed.com 5,200 USD 2018-06-22 DropCatch vedix.com 5,000 USD 2018-06-22 Sedo ebed.com 4,603 USD 2018-06-… Source: Domaining     



165 Domain Discoveries for June 23rd

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: 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…



My First Visit to Candy.com Last Friday! Pics and Stories

By Rick Schwartz Rick Schwartz: Morning Folks!! A week ago Friday was the first time I ever visited the 75,000 sq. ft. factory of Candy.com in Braintree, MA since we made the deal in 2008 when I think they had 3500 ft. That’s a little larger than 1/2 of a Costco store. It is set…



My First Visit to Candy.com Last Friday! Pics and Stories

By Rick Schwartz Rick Schwartz: Morning Folks!! A week ago Friday was the first time I ever visited the 75,000 sq. ft. factory of Candy.com in Braintree, MA since we made the deal in 2008 when I think they had 3500 ft. That’s a little larger than 1/2 of a Costco store. It is set…



$137k in Sales on June 22nd – TheFinest.com sold for $6,211 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was TheFinest.com which sold for $6,211 at GoDaddy. NameBio recorded 244 sales for a total of $136,879 with an average sale price of $561. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 15% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount…



$137k in Sales on June 22nd – TheFinest.com sold for $6,211 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was TheFinest.com which sold for $6,211 at GoDaddy. NameBio recorded 244 sales for a total of $136,879 with an average sale price of $561. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 15% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount…



IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Saturday, June 23rd

By Josh E DSAD.com: The other day I found out that it’s not a good idea to try and eat a piece of General Tso’s chicken while operating a vehicle. I think I subconsciously knew that the odds of a bad outcome were pretty high. But I’ve pushed the odds before, sometimes you win, and…



IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Saturday, June 23rd

By Josh E DSAD.com: The other day I found out that it’s not a good idea to try and eat a piece of General Tso’s chicken while operating a vehicle. I think I subconsciously knew that the odds of a bad outcome were pretty high. But I’ve pushed the odds before, sometimes you win, and…



Famous Four and Everyone SILENT on Earth Shattering GTLD Bankruptcy!? REALLY??

By Rick Schwartz Rick Schwartz: Morning Folks!! Yesterday morning it was reported that Famous Four, The LARGEST new GTLD registry may be getting ready to declare bankruptcy! They have nearly 25% of all new GTLD’s!! The biggest may be about to fall and we have total silence! Just 1 comment on the story. No other…



How to get familiar with domain investing

By NamePros Daily Domaining Tips: Today: It’s Starting…Government Censorship On The Internet / Be sure to check all the marketplaces when you register a domain name / Reasons.com Sold for $50,001 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: If .com equals $X, then .net, .org…



Adding Like and Dislike buttons to my comments

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: Earlier this week I had dinner with my friend Steve Kaziyev. If you don’t know Steve, you probably do but just don’t know that you know him. He’s been in the domain industry for a long time and currently runs the NameSummit conference in NYC. During dinner Steve asked me, “hey, why…



SEC Filings Can Have Good Contact Information

By Elliot Silver Whether you are looking to privately acquire a domain name or sell a domain name you already own, it is essential to have the contact information for prospective buyers. With GDPR in place, finding good contact information for a company can be challenging. I have found that many consumer facing websites do…



MERGE! Announces a Half-Dozen Additions to Speaker’s Roster for 2018 Conference in Orlando

DNJournal: The 2nd annual MERGE! conference – coming to Orlando in September – continues to take shape with 6 new additions to the speaker’s roster today. Source: Domaining     



Daily Poll: How Many Times Do You Follow Up?

By Elliot Silver Negotiating to close a domain name sale is one of the more interesting (and perhaps exciting) aspects of domain investing. Engaging an active prospect and trying to work out a mutually agreeable deal never gets old for me. On the other hand, trying to get a lead to respond can be frustrating….



How to Improve Your Customer Service with These 8 Ways to Get Feedback

By Neil Patel It doesn’t matter what type of business you have or how long you’ve run it. Your customers are the lifelines of your brand. Whether you sell products, offer services, or a combination of the two, customer service needs to be one of your top priorities. You could have the best product in…



Top Topics: Is It Possible to Beat DropCatch?; VM.com Looks to Have Been Sold…

By James Iles NamePros.com: It has been mentioned several times on Twitter, but another two-letter .COM looks to have been sold very recently. This name, VM.com, moved to Escrow.com’s concierge account before moving under privacy protection to GoDaddy, which would indicate a sale. It’s unclear who bought the name, but it’s likely to be a…



Sweet outcome : #UDRP against SugarX .com is denied at the #WIPO

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: The UDRP against the aged domain SugarX.com has been denied at the WIPO; the law firm representing the Respondent is ESQwire, a DomainGang sponsor. In this case, the Complainant is Ferrer Internacional, S.A. of Barcelona, Spain, who asserted rights in the SUGARX mark in the US, since 2017. The Respondent stated that…



AUCTION RECAP OF JUNE 21, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on June 21, 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…



SEC Filings Can Have Good Contact Information

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Whether you are looking to privately acquire a domain name or sell a domain name you already own, it is essential to have the contact information for prospective buyers. With GDPR in place, finding good contact information for a company can be challenging. I have found that many consumer facing websites…



Daily Poll: How Many Times Do You Follow Up?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Negotiating to close a domain name sale is one of the more interesting (and perhaps exciting) aspects of domain investing. Engaging an active prospect and trying to work out a mutually agreeable deal never gets old for me. On the other hand, trying to get a lead to respond can be…



Is Bitcoin about to hit a 6 Month Low? Hovering just above $6000

By Rick Schwartz Rick Schwartz: Morning Folks!! I sold all my bitcoin a while back before it crashed. Timing is everything! But Bitcoin has lost a lot of luster since then and it may be poised to hit a 6 month low of $6000 from a high close to $20,000 last December. Crypto is depressed….



How do I Afford to Carry these Domains For 20 Years? My First Question and Hurdle.

By Rick Schwartz Rick Schwartz: Morning Folks!! The first question I asked myself was how do I carry these great domains for 20 years? 20 years because that was the timeframe I believed it would take for all this “Information Superhighway” as it was called back then, to hit critical mass. Most concern themselves first…



The “disclosure” on this fake domain renewal notice is hilarious

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Senders of misleading email specifically disclaim that it’s misleading. Domain Name Wire readers have surely received lots of fake renewal notices telling them they must pay or lose their domain name. Or, at least mislead them into thinking that. This all ends up in my spam folder, but when…



TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop and Auction List for 6/22/2018

By TNTNAMES TNTNames.com: Here is TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop and Auction List for 6/22/2018. The Auction items are all Hand Picked NamePro’s Auction Lists! I will not be back-ordering or bidding on any of these domains myself. There are some really … → Source: Domaining     



Daily Domain Picks 6-22-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 6-22-18 Reasons.com closed at $50,001 to lead the way on Thursday. UZY.com closed at a rather low $13,400. Reason.co sold for $5,300. Top sales/closes from yesterday: reasons.com 50,001 USD 2018-06-21 NameJet uzy.com 13,400 USD 2018-06-21 NameJet ecig.co.uk 9,275 USD 2018-06-21 Sedo liquide.com 6,380 USD 2018-06-21… Source: Domaining     



154 Domain Discoveries for June 22nd

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: 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…



Regional court in Germany to reconsider Whois data GDPR case

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Court exercises its option to re-evaluate its ruling before kicking appeal up to higher court. A German court that ruled against an injunction last month in a Whois data dispute will reconsider its decision. ICANN filed a legal action in Bonn after domain name registrar EPAG, which is owned…



$219k in Sales on June 21st – Reasons.com sold for $50,001 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: NameJet had the top sale of the day for two days in a row, this time it was Reasons.com which sold for $50,001. NameBio recorded 286 sales for a total of $218,848 with an average sale price of $765. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 50% in…



Has the world’s biggest new gTLD registry gone bankrupt?

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: Has Famous Four Media, by some measures the largest new gTLD registry, gone bankrupt? There’s some startling evidence that this may be the case, but the company and others concerned are maintaining radio silence. Last week, IANA’s administrative contact for all of the company’s 16 TLDs changed from its CEO, Geir…



Sorry to Say, But The Domain Name Industry IS in Decline! My Take.

By Rick Schwartz Rick Schwartz: Morning Folks!! As I look at the current conditions of the domain industry I can only come to the conclusion that the industry is in major decline. It did not start yesterday or even this year, it started a few years back and it is just getting more noticeable. My…



Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Friday June 22nd , 2018

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: I’m not sure if this bothers anyone else but I now have about 95% of my offers from Uniregistry coming with nothing filled in the offer page. They’ve opted in but not filled in the offer section. I have 100% filled out from Efty. Yes, half of Efty offers are $22 or…



The Coinsquare Bitcoin/Cryptocurrency Exchange Is a Scam!

By Andrei Domaining Tips: What better way to start the day than telling you guys about how I’ve been scammed… Right from the beginning, I want to make this perfectly clear: if you were thinking about doing business with the Coinsquare.com bitcoin/cryptocurrency exchange, don’t. Just don’t. To explain how I’ve been scammed by Coin… Source:…



NamesCon Europe 2019 will be held in Lisbon, Portugal

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: A few days back the 10th anniversary of Domaining Europe ended. Founder Dietmar Stefitz handed over the reins to NamesCon. The host city for NamesCon Europe 2019 will be Lisbon, Portugal. The conference will be held in June 2019. Venue and exact dates are still to be announced, but early-bird tickets…



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