Daily archives: March 7th, 2018

Why plurals kill value

By NamePros Daily Domaining Tips: Today: Registered “A Product” .com Domain…. Now what? / Blockchain.ventures sold for $42,000 / Teppich.tv sold for 2,200 EUR! / And more! Here are the new domain discussions and domain news. ThePetYard.com – Maybe a directory of parks for assorted pets? Or possibly a kennel and pet sitting service? If…



Does My Domain Suck – Episode #2

By Omar OmarAndWill.com: It’s time for Episode #2 of the “Does my domain suck” series! A big thanks to everyone who participated in Episode #1. Also, thanks to everyone who left their comments and suggestions for the series as well! You can find Episode #1 here. So in this new episode we’ve got several domain…



Warning : L5.com and XGK.com have been reported as #stolen #domains

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: The premium domains L5.com and XGK.com have been reported as stolen by their legitimate owner, Motohisa Ohno. Mr. Ohno was recently made aware of the theft, which occurred in June 2017. The domains were moved away from his eNom account without any notification. “L5.COM and XGK.COM were stolen from my Enom account…



Afternic Users Can Now Use Non-PPC Landers

By Elliot Silver Afternic emailed its customers yesterday to let them know they could now more easily set up landing pages without pay per click (PPC) links on them. These types of “for sale” landing pages make it more obvious that a particular domain name is for sale rather than having a smaller “for sale”…



How to Use YouTube Live to Grow Your Business

By Neil Patel How active is your company when it comes to social media marketing? It’s great if you have a Facebook profile, Twitter account, and Instagram page, but if you don’t have a presence on YouTube, you’re missing out on an easy way to generate new leads. YouTube can also help you make more…



Daily Poll: Will Super.com be the Largest Sale of 2018?

By Elliot Silver So far to date, the $1.2 million sale of Super.com is the largest public domain name sale of 2018. Super.com sold via the NamesCon auction at the end of January, and the sale closed a few days ago, as reported on TheDomains.com. The largest public domain name sale of 2017 was the…



After Selling Ring to Amazon for Over $1 Billion CEO Confirms He Paid $1 Million for Ring.com Domain

DNJournal: In a new podcast interview Ring CEO Jamie Siminoff shares fascinating details of how he acquired Ring.com for $1 million. Source: Domaining     



3 Reasons Why Your Domains Aren’t Selling

By Mike Sullivan SullysBlog.com: (Updated March 7, 2018) Many people enter the domain industry thinking they can accumulate hand registered domains and turn them into quick cash. Hell, I was one of those people. Maybe you have had some luck with a few of your names but now you hit a dry spell. No bites…



AUCTION RECAP OF MARCH 6, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on March 06, 2018. 10028.com sells for 10028 at Namejet?? Can someone explain this one to me please? If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at…



AUCTION RECAP OF MARCH 6, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on March 06, 2018. 10028.com sells for 10028 at Namejet?? Can someone explain this one to me please? If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at…



Top 10 domain articles in February: DigitalTown, Mike Mann, domain name value, domain appraisals,…

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: In February the most popular articles were about DigitalTown, Mike Mann, domain name value, domain appraisals, .blog, a new domain name organization, GoDaddy and some other subjects. See here the Top 5 domain name articles of 2017 (Frank Schilling, bitcoin and .xyz, Rick Schwartz, Uniregistry, .XYZ). Here are the top 10…



Top 10 domain articles in February: DigitalTown, Mike Mann, domain name value, domain appraisals,…

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: In February the most popular articles were about DigitalTown, Mike Mann, domain name value, domain appraisals, .blog, a new domain name organization, GoDaddy and some other subjects. See here the Top 5 domain name articles of 2017 (Frank Schilling, bitcoin and .xyz, Rick Schwartz, Uniregistry, .XYZ). Here are the top 10…



#Sedo infographic for 2017 : #Domain events and 14 fun facts about them

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Sedo, a premium sponsor of DomainGang, has rolled out a rather long infographic about their domain events, recapping 2017. The Sedo team travels around the globe as domain ambassadors, educating people about domain names and their value. Sharing this information with the general public about the value of domain names can be…



#Sedo infographic for 2017 : #Domain events and 14 fun facts about them

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Sedo, a premium sponsor of DomainGang, has rolled out a rather long infographic about their domain events, recapping 2017. The Sedo team travels around the globe as domain ambassadors, educating people about domain names and their value. Sharing this information with the general public about the value of domain names can be…



Oops: Network Solutions tells customers that their domain is now available

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Aftermarket sales email worries customers because of wrong subject line. Domain name registrar Network Solutions mixed up an aftermarket promotion email blast, accidentally informing its customers that their domain name was available for purchase. It seems that someone used the wrong mail merge token in the subject line of…



Oops: Network Solutions tells customers that their domain is now available

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Aftermarket sales email worries customers because of wrong subject line. Domain name registrar Network Solutions mixed up an aftermarket promotion email blast, accidentally informing its customers that their domain name was available for purchase. It seems that someone used the wrong mail merge token in the subject line of…



Afternic Users Can Now Use Non-PPC Landers

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Afternic emailed its customers yesterday to let them know they could now more easily set up landing pages without pay per click (PPC) links on them. These types of “for sale” landing pages make it more obvious that a particular domain name is for sale rather than having a smaller “for…



Afternic Users Can Now Use Non-PPC Landers

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Afternic emailed its customers yesterday to let them know they could now more easily set up landing pages without pay per click (PPC) links on them. These types of “for sale” landing pages make it more obvious that a particular domain name is for sale rather than having a smaller “for…



The Richest People In Cryptocurrency; How to land your start up’s first customer

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: ‘Big Bitcoin Heist’: Several arrested over stolen computers in Iceland…; Why Is California Rebuilding in Fire Country? Because You’re Paying for it; How Technology Stopped Being Innovation; Use Google Sheets and Google Apps Script to build a blog CMS; The Silicon Valley elite’s latest status symbol: Chickens; A…



The Richest People In Cryptocurrency; How to land your start up’s first customer

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: ‘Big Bitcoin Heist’: Several arrested over stolen computers in Iceland…; Why Is California Rebuilding in Fire Country? Because You’re Paying for it; How Technology Stopped Being Innovation; Use Google Sheets and Google Apps Script to build a blog CMS; The Silicon Valley elite’s latest status symbol: Chickens; A…



Sammy6000.xyz: Rising artist brings inspiring new designs to London and Shanghai in this week’s #…

By Team XYZ Gen.XYZ: Sammy6000.xyz – Tucows customer (United Kingdom) We always love seeing another creative professional using an.xyz domain to display their personal achievements and talented skills. In the past we’ve brought you the digital animations of SoaLee.xyz, the visual novel ghost adventure of Ghostpia.xyz, and the 3D art pieces of Lumat… Source: Domaining…



Taking control of your email and understanding it

By Jamie Zoch DotWeekly: Email is pretty complicated but having some basic email knowledge will put you on the right path to better secure your brand, help you hit inboxes better and actually know what is going on with your brand. As a domain name/ brand owner, you actually control what happens. Are you saying,…



Digging into Tucows’ annual report

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Some notable items from Tucows’ 10-k. Tucows (NASDAQ:TCX) filed its annual report yesterday. Here are some things I found interesting: 1. The company now has 558 full-time employees. With $329 million in revenue, that’s about $600k of revenue per employee. 2. Tucows had 22.3M domains under management (DUM) on…



Daily Poll: Will Super.com be the Largest Sale of 2018?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: So far to date, the $1.2 million sale of Super.com is the largest public domain name sale of 2018. Super.com sold via the NamesCon auction at the end of January, and the sale closed a few days ago, as reported on TheDomains.com. The largest public domain name sale of 2017 was…



.App domains are coming: Q&A with Google

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: You’ll soon be able to register whatever.app. Here’s what you need to know. Google paid $25 million three years ago for rights to run the .App top level domain name and it’s finally ready to offer it to consumers. While the original application said the domain would only be…



Daily Domain Picks -3-7-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 3-7-18 Top sales/closes from yesterday: 10028.com was the top close, going for $10,028 on NameJet. 977.net closed at $8,102 on GoDaddy, this name sold back in 2007 for $1,014. 10028.com 10,028 USD 2018-03-06 NameJet shirtmaster.com 10,000 USD 2018-03-06 Sedo 977.net 8,102 USD 2018-03-06 GoDaddy quickenergy.com 4,45… Source: Domaining…



$129k in Sales on March 6th – 10028.com sold for $10,028 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was 10028.com which sold for $10,028 at NameJet. NameBio recorded 174 sales for a total of $129,185 with an average sale price of $742. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 9% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount…



TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop and Auction List for 3/7/2018!

By TNTNAMES TNTNames.com: Here is TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop and Auction List for 3/7/2018. 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 Poll: Is .NET Dead?

By admin RegisterADot.com: I have never been a huge owner of .NET domain names, I rarely hear anyone talking about .NET domains anymore on forums or see much on Domaining.com, So I want to know is .NET Dead? Has GTLD’s killed off .NET, for me it was always an alternative to Dot Com and then…



110 Domain Discoveries for March 7th

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…



Domain Chain’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Wednesday March 6th, 2018

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: So who owns Namepros.com? Does anyone know? Rumor has it that James Iles owns it. Actually I would say that half the people I asked thought it was him. I don’t think it is but I really have zero idea who it is. Everyone has a different guess and some of the…



ICANN strikes back at “offensive” .gay bidder

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: ICANN has responded harshly to claims that a probe of its handling of applications for the .gay gTLD was fixed from the outset. Writing to dotgay LLC lawyer Arif Ali this week, ICANN lawyer Kate Wallace said claims that the investigation “had a pre-determined outcome in mind” were “as offensive as…



Namecheap accuses GoDaddy of delaying transfers

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: GoDaddy broke ICANN rules and US competition law by delaying outbound domain transfers yesterday, and not for the first time, according to angry rival Namecheap. March 6 was Namecheap’s annual Move Your Domain Day, a promotion under which it donates $1.50 to the Electronic Frontier Foundation for every inbound transfer from…



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