Monthly archives: May, 2014

Pawn Bash Keyword Sampling: Beats – Sortie – Coco – Paws – Cozy – Coils – Gorilla – Tone – …

By DomainBELL.com DropGRABS.com: Pawn Bash Keyword Sampling: Beats – Sortie – Coco – Paws – Cozy – Coils – Gorilla Tone – Spinout – Buddy – Luxury Cheat – Etc… ::: Domains ::: FunHoot.com YouthJP.com GlamTag.com ZapsPro.com 3xPrime.com BashUps.com PawnPals.com More on DropGrabs.com ~Patricia – DomainBELL.com Source: Domaining     



Powered by CAX: List of all available 3 to 6 letter Dictionary Word dot .Link domains from Unireg…

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: It’s about time we ran an update on popular gTLDs by Uniregistry – the first registrar built to serve commercial registrants. Single word, dictionary domains are easy to remember and can be used as brands, products and services instead of old-fashioned .com domains long taken. Here’s a list of all available 3…



Whoa Daddy, You have to know this auction is not legit

By Raymond Hackney DomainCrunch.com: Dynadot a competitor to Go Daddy in the registrar business is finding its own domain on public auction at Go Daddy. That’s right Dynadot.com is currently at $1,522 with 5 … Read More Source: Domaining     



Counterfeiters Using Google Adwords is a Big Problem

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Search Engine Land took a look at all the counterfeiters buying ads on Google using copy righted images on their websites to trick consumers. The article looked at a few categories, one being prom dresses. From the article: Among the websites buying AdWords sponsored ads for [prom dress] related terms,…



Yahoo Set To Launch Their Answer To You Tube

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: AdAge did an article on the launch of the Yahoo answer to You Tube. One of the selling points to publishers seems to be a revenue split higher than what Google offers You Tube publishers. Exclusivity will also not be required so content creators can be utilizing both sites. One…



Google’s Right To Be Forgotten Form Gets 12,000 Submissions

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: PLUS: Will Driverless Cars Doom Transit? How to Spot a Fake Online Review, How Graphics Can Increase Your Conversion Rate – Starting Today, Sad Men: How Advertisers Are Selling With Emotion, This Man Imagined The Internet In 1895 and.. I you don”t know what a Personal Brand is,…



Domain Flips and Flips: iPorno.com, Dudad.com, TeslaCars.com, HappyMan.com

By Aaron DomainShane.com: Below is another look at a few recent domain flips and flops, with recent data courtesy of DN Journal and historical data from NameBio. Flips WeAreFootball.com – Sold recently for $15,000 at Sedo, vs $1,250 in 2011 at Sedo. Developed in German, with its screenshot below, and a Google translation of their…



North Korea bans dot .Ninja domains as ‘dangerous’ to national security

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: The government of North Korea has banned access to the newly introduced dot .Ninja domain names, as ‘dangerous to national security.‘ Political circles in Pyongyang confirmed that dot .Ninja is the first and only gTLD to be banned in North Korea, per the orders given by the North Korean ruler, Kim Jong-un….



Mixergy Interviews Founder of Examine.com

By Elliot Silver Some of you in the domain investment community know Sol Orwell. I’ve known him for several years and have had the opportunity to get together with him a couple of times. Among other things, Orwell is the founder of Examine.com, “an online independent research guide about supplements and nutrition.” I think you’ll…



Email Hacks – Quick Tip To Tame Your Inbox

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: Let’s be honest, email takes up a lot of our time. It really doesn’t matter what industry you are in, email is there, and there’s a good chance you’ll be getting emails all day, every day, well, forever. Here’s the problem, it can be easy to spend time every day archiving or…



My GoDaddy Domain Name Aftermarket List 5-31-2014 Refuser, SMTP, Online Integrity

By Jason Thompson JasonThompson: I’m sure some of you are having a great time in Vegas right now. That’s one of the benefits of hosting a conference in the middle of the Las Vegas Source: Domaining     



Interpreting Rick’s Decision of Registering New gTLDs

By Andrei Domaining Tips: Earlier today, Mike Berkens wrote a post about the fact that Rick Schwartz registered 500+ new gTLD domains and a lot of people were surprised. In my opinion, there’s absolutely nothing to be surprised about and I’ll try to explain why. First and foremost, it’s important to view the situation from…



Trademarked: The Right Domain Name Can Change Your Life

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Mike Berkens dropped the ‘G’ bomb today, announcing that the Domain King, Rick Schwartz, has been busy registering gTLD domains. Congratulations to Rick for this bold move, as Frank Schilling’s phrase comes to mind: “The right domain name can change your life.” The latter is now a trademark, as Uniregist… Source: Domaining…



OpenDNS kills its typosquatting operation

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Company to shut down NXD error redirect service. OpenDNS announced this week that it is shutting down a service that was, in effect, a giant typosquatting operation. Millions of people use OpenDNS as an alternative to their ISP’s DNS. The useful service needed a way to make money, and…



Domain Parking Scam Uncovered; Four Keys to Hiring Exceptional People;

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: PLUS: Big Ideas Come To Us When There Is Space: Wisdom from Maya Angelou for the Job Seeker; Startup Making 3-D Printers Accessible To All; How Donald Sterling’s Wife Cut Him Out Of The Clippers Sale; How to Cut Costs Without Cutting People; It’s Never Too Late To…



Are Nexus Requirements Good or Bad?

By Elliot Silver I believe that geographic new gTLD extensions are going to be successful. Cities have a built-in audience of businesses and residents who may wish to purchase their business or keyword domain name in their local extension. There are two different approaches to selling their domain names, and one involves limiting sales to…



How to Get Fans Creating and Sharing Content for You

By Neil Patel Wouldn’t you love to get your fans to generate content for your company, brand, products, or campaigns and share it? Not only would user-generated content save you money, but it would also produce revenue for you. The more you get your fans engaged with your business, the more trust you will build,…



Mark Cuban’s Cyber Dust App Makes Texting More Private

By Elliot Silver If you are one of over 2 million followers of Mark Cuban on Twitter, you are most likely aware of the Cyber Dust app his company recently launched. Billed as a safe and private alternative to texting by offering a disappearing message service, Cyber Dust “leaves no trace of the messages, and…



ICM Registry: Sex.xxx Sells for $3 Million

By Elliot Silver According to an email and press release I received this morning from Stuart Lawley, Chairman and President of ICM Registry, the Sex.XXX domain name just sold for $3 million. This deal is “part of a groundbreaking $5 million, multi-year deal with ICM Registry.” The buyer is a company called Barron Innovations, and…



Weekly Domain Name Broker Listings – 5/28

By Elliot Silver The domain broker submitted domain sale listings are published below. Contact the broker of record if you are interested in buying one of these domain names or if you’d like to see your domain name listed in the future. You are welcome to submit one domain name you own for sale. The…



When and How to Use the Google Disavow Tool

By Neil Patel The higher the number of relevant sites linking to you, the higher your rankings will be, right? What happens if a non-relevant site keeps linking to you? Or worse, you get a backlink from an adult or gambling site? These irrelevant links can be hurting your rankings. For this reason, Google released…



WSJ Report: Bitcoins.com + Trademark for Sale

By Elliot Silver Earlier this year, I wrote about the Bitcoins.com domain name and its interesting history as told by the former owner. Bitcoins.com is now owned by Mt. Gox, the troubled bitcoin exchange, and according to an article in the Wall Street Journal this morning, the domain name is reportedly going up for sale….



.xyz Landrush is “Domainer-Friendly”

By Elliot Silver Daniel Negari has become a successful domain investor, with his company owning many top quality .com domain names. I admire his tenacity in building his business, and he is someone I think could build a successful business in a variety of fields. In fact, I am pretty sure he already has done…



Whoisology Running Survey

By Elliot Silver As you probably know by now, I appreciate it when companies reach out to clients and prospective clients to get their feedback in order to improve and build products that are of interest. Asking users and potential users for feedback is a great way to learn what needs to be improved and…



Did 50 Cent Invest in .Club?

By Elliot Silver I heard about the major launch party the .Club Registry threw in New York City to celebrate the launch of the .Club extension. I wasn’t able to attend the event, but I heard it was a fun time for those who could make it. I didn’t watch the video of 50 Cent…



The Definitive Guide to Marketing Automation

By Neil Patel You’ve heard people talk about marketing automation, but do you know what it is and how your business can leverage it? Because marketing automation is something that most web-based businesses can use, I decided to create a 30,000-word guide on how to automate your marketing efforts. The guide will break down everything…



Expedite a Domain Name Transfer

By Elliot Silver I don’t know about you, but I find it particularly annoying when a registrar domain transfer takes far longer than it should. In my opinion, if a domain name is transferred to another domain registrar, it should take no longer than a day to complete as long as all approvals are made…



NameStat.org Offers New gTLD Info

By Elliot Silver .Link gains 6,710 registrations in 2 days #newgtlds #newdomains — namestats (@NameStats) May 23, 2014 Jean Guillon retweeted the above tweet, which made me aware of NameStat.org this morning. I spent some time looking around the website, and it looks like they offer some interesting information about new gTLD domain name registrations….



Memorial Day Weekend Updates

By Elliot Silver One of the nicer things about this business is that I can take a day off whenever I feel like it. Yesterday, I decided I would do some of the easier landscaping stuff around the house (mulching). I bought 5 cubic yards of mulch, a wheelbarrow, and a pitch fork. I am…



Identity Crisis — Your Website Name Isn’t Available; The Internet’s 51 New Regulators

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: PLUS: What Is a “Good Link Profile” and How Do You Get One? Google Glass Can Now Empty Your Wallet When You Nod; Spammy Ads That Hijack Your Smartphone Are Now A Virtual Plague; Holy Patent Wars (Apple and Google call Truce; Jobs turning in the grave Frager…



THE BIG AFTERMARKET LIST: Saturday’s Domains at Auction or Dropping on May 17th, 2014

By ShaneCultra DomainShane.com: Yesterday Domain Holdings released their quarterly results. It’s always nice to see data and DnJournal shared some good stuff with general information on who was buying, average prices, how many phone calls and emails they sent, etc. But as a domain investor it really doesn’t mean much to me other than I’m…



Daily Sales Recap 5-16-14 VitaminC.com sells for $104,000 on Sedo

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Sales Recap 5-16-14 Congrats to Dave Evanson on the VitaminC.com sale, $104,000 is a great price. The domain has been registered since 1996. Someone went on a robot buying spree at Sedo, 1 letter Robot.com domains for $5,000. Broadstone.com regged in 2009 picked up by a real estate company for…



How To Register .ngo and .ong Domain Names for Your Nonprofit or NGO

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: Public Interest Registry (PIR) is the registry that will operate the New gTLD strings .ngo and .ong. The .ngo and .ong domains and the NGO Portal will launch in October 2014. Here’s a quick “How To” to prepare for the … → Source: Domaining     



Dave Evanson Reports 6 Figure Sale of VitaminC.com

By Elliot Silver Just sold VitaminC(.)com for $104,000!! Congrats to buyer and seller!! — dave evanson (@SedoDaveEvanson) May 16, 2014 Sedo broker Dave Evanson reported the sale of the VitaminC.com domain name at a price of $104,000 via his Twitter account. The Whois registration information is currently private, so I am not sure if the…



I Almost Died in the Deadliest Plane Crash Ever, Patentability of 3D-Printed Organs

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: PLUS: 3 Key PPC Metrics Are Lying To You, From Surfing Vacation Dream to $24 Million Business, How Two Former Roadies Created A Billion-Dollar Energy Company, Does the New York Times Know How to Fire Someone? Pinterest Valued at $5 Billion, The Document That Could Change the Internet…



Domainers: Our kids’ future is being robbed!

By Attila DomainGang.com: Chocolate Milk Banned?! Yes, you heard that correct. Starting in the state of Connecticut and following in many other states, chocolate milk is being banned from schools. What does this mean to domainers? Right now, not much, however like the cycle of life, children grow up and become future domainers.Your kids will…



Update on Top 10 Sales from 10 Years Ago This Week: Backcountry.com, Sitio.com, JMM.com, Casino.i…

By Aaron DomainShane.com: This week we’re going 10 years back in time…..to get an update on the top 10 sales from this week in 2004. Ron Jackson took a break from his weekly list one year ago (the nerve!), so we’re mixing it up a little. 1. IQTest.de for $147,635 A German-language site with a…



Reports: Diapers.com Founder Acquires Jet.com

By Elliot Silver For many years, the Jet.com domain name was owned by Canadian domain investor Garry Chernoff and his NetIncome Ventures, Inc. In January of this year, the Whois registrant information went private, and according to reports I read, the buyer was Mark Lore, founder of Diapers.com. According to an article on Fortune /…



New Quarterly Sales Reports from Domain Holdings Bring Additional Insight to Aftermarket Trends

DNJournal: Domain Holdings opened a new window into domain aftermarket sales trends this week when the brokerage company released the first report in what will be a quarterly series of reports breaking down domain sales at the well-known firm co-founded by John Ferber and Chad Folkening. Source: Domaining     



Know Your Asking Prices

By Elliot Silver There are many ways a person can inquire about a domain name. I have found that many buyers visit the landing page and inquire directly after seeing a “for sale” message on the page. Many people also have success selling domain names via marketplaces such as Afternic and Sedo. When you quote…



How to Calculate the ROI of Your SEO Campaign

By Neil Patel When I was running an SEO agency, I realized that companies had one big issue with SEO. They couldn’t figure out if they were losing or making money from their SEO campaigns. For this reason, most companies spend their marketing dollars on paid search because it allows them to track their return…



Just Added: 5 New Events

By andrew Calzone.org: Five new events have been published on Calzone, including one new TLD Start-up Plan. Calzone has also published the start and end dates for all Sunrise, Landrush and General Availability periods detailed in the new Start-up Plan. Calzone allows you to subscribe to any TLD phase, category, or script. If you subscribe…



You Can’t Claim to Be Successful Without CONSISTENCY

By Andrei Domaining Tips: This happens in pretty much all industries and ours is no exception. A guy invests in a certain stock or in a few stocks, the results are good and he now claims to be a stock market expert. A person flips a home while the bull market is in full gear…



When is a two-digit .com domain not worth millions?

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: If you owned a two-digit .com domain you’d be sitting on low seven figures. With the Chinese domain market gobbling up numbers like hard boiled eggs, any .com less than one hundred would be worth a small farm full with animals. We were surprised to see one offered for sale for just…



Sidney Feelmore: Dot com domains and gTLDs suck the tits of Aussie names, mate!

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Australian domain investor and frequent mile flyer, Sidney Feelmore, minced no words on Thursday, as he got off the plane from attending Domain Europe in Valencia, Spain. “I’ve seen, and I use the word loosely, some pansy domainers tinkle with those cockies, the gTLDs. It’s absolutely remarkable to me that domainers… Source:…



Domain Name Q&A: New gTLD Edition (EAP and GA pricing and renewals)

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: It has been a long time since I did a Domain Name Q&A post for the simple reason that I don’t have time for it. There is constantly something to write about and many times some stories don’t ever get … → Source: Domaining     



Circle Looks To Bring Bitcoin Mainstream

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Circle is getting ready to bring Bitcoin to the mainstream according to an article out today on Tech Crunch. The company was founded by the same entrepreneur that founded Bright Cove, the online video service. From the article: Circle, the bitcoin-based financial services company, is emerging from stealth with a…



What does Whois data have to do with cybersecurity?

By Tim Chen When we launched our new homepage last year, a lot of people asked me “What does Whois data have to do with cybersecurity?” A lot, as it turns out. My answer then is the same as it is now: Whois data helps you understand who is behind nefarious domains and IPs, and…



Who is Responsible for New gTLD Marketing?

By Elliot Silver It is my opinion that in order for the new gTLD domain names to have investment value for domain investors, there need to be companies who use these domain names for their websites. In order for this to happen, end users need to know what the new domain extensions are and why…



101Domain Evacuated Due to Wild Fire

By Elliot Silver Due to extreme wild fires in the Carlsbad area we have evacuated our main office. Dependent on the winds in the… http://t.co/PXK4jcjEF5 — 101domain (@101domain) May 14, 2014 If you are trying to reach someone from 101Domain today or in the near future, you should be advised that employees have been evacuated…



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