Daily archives: May 16th, 2018

Startup founders – it’s time to be less paranoid about your pitch deck

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: Mark Suster, one of my favorite VCs (who also has an awesome blog) wrote a great article recently about how the age-old advice to send your pitch deck as a link probably is well, aged, old, and out of touch. This is something that we learned over time as we were raising…



California Attorney General : Charges were filed against #Mugshots .com operators

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: California Attorney General, Xavier Becerra, announced charges of extortion, money laundering, and identity theft against four defendants who are allegedly operating Mugshots.com. “This pay-for-removal scheme attempts to profit off of someone else’s humiliation,” said Attorney General Becerra. “Those who can… Source: Domaining     



To be a successful domain investor you must…

By NamePros Daily TNTNames.com: Today: When your client wants you to sell them a domain name you don’t own… / Registrar email scam alert / Buying One Word .Com Domains / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the … → Source: Domaining     



Bottom line : Nobody knows WTF is #GDPR all about

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: When GDPR takes effect on May 25th, the European bureaucrats that glued together this abomination are expected to get a stiffie. A Euro lawyer’s wet dream, the General Data Protection Regulation is supposedly a method to ensure that personal information remains private, and under the control of the person it’s collected f……



How to Get More Likes on Facebook Without Paying for Followers

By Neil Patel Establishing a strong social media presence is crucial for brand survival in this day and age. No matter what type of business you have, you need to focus on your Facebook advertising strategy. Don’t get me wrong. Other social platforms, such as Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and YouTube, are all important as well….



How to Get More Likes on Facebook Without Paying for Followers

By Neil Patel Establishing a strong social media presence is crucial for brand survival in this day and age. No matter what type of business you have, you need to focus on your Facebook advertising strategy. Don’t get me wrong. Other social platforms, such as Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and YouTube, are all important as well….



Daily Poll: Will There be a 7 Figure New gTLD Domain Sale Within a Year?

By Elliot Silver Daryl Lopes, formerly a domain broker at Uniregistry, made a bold prediction about new gTLD domain names via Twitter: I am a firm believer in GTLDS. One day, a single GTLD domain name will sell for over $1 M. #gtlds #domains #domainnames #onemilliondollars — Darryl Lopes (@DarrylLopes) May 15, 2018 When Michael…



LLL #domain : Auction of NJD.com ended at #DropCatch at five figures

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: The DropCatch auction for NJD.com, the youngest three letter .com domain name on the planet, has ended. A bit of a background story. Originally registered in 1997 by a Japanese registrant, NJD.com dropped, all thanks to some undeliverable email, after a Japanese ISP changed its internal services. The domain was caught by…



Global domain name market: 44% of domains are ccTLDs and 56% are gTLDs

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: 44% of domain names globally are ccTLDs and 56% are gTLDs. These figures have not changed substantially over the past few years despite the introduction of hundreds of new gTLDs. gTLDs grew a combined 0.2% over the past year, dragged down by declines in .top, .org, .net. .biz. The largest gTLD,…



AUCTION RECAP OF MAY 15, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on May 15, 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…



If you have been a domainer for a decade or more…

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: If you have been investing in domain names for a decade or more, what is your opinion of the domain business now compared to when you were a year in? Do you think the business is better or worse now? Are you more excited about the future of domaining now…



ICANN publishes FY 2017 tax return including employee compensation

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Latest tax filing sheds light on employee compensation. ICANN has published its tax return (pdf) for FY 2017, which ended in June of 2017. From a public gawking perspective, the tax return includes salaries and total compensation of many of the non-profit’s top employees. This year’s return lists 20…



Selection bias and domain name appraisals

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Only looking at the domains you sell will skew your opinion of domain name appraisals. Automated domain name appraisals, such as those provided by Estibot and Godaddy, are extremely controversial in domainer circles. Focusing on cases in which domains sell for much more than the appraised value is an…



Three reasons ICANN could swing the GDPR ban hammer on day one

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: While ICANN reckons it will act “reasonably” when it comes to enforcing compliance with its incoming GDPR emergency policy, there are some things it simply will not tolerate. The policy expected to be approved tomorrow and immediately incorporated by reference into registry and registrar contracts, is a little light on ex……



Pacific independence : #Hawaii rolls out its own #ccTLD domain names

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Hawaii is the youngest US state, joining 49 others on August 21, 1959. The isolated volcanic archipelago in the Central Pacific, consists of six main islands, renowned for their rugged landscapes of cliffs, waterfalls, tropical foliage and exotic beaches. Hawaii now has the world’s youngest ccTLD domain on the planet, dot .HI….



Hexonet locks all gTLD domains and gives new stronger authorization codes

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: HEXONET is preparing for the May 25th, 2018 European legislation called General Data Protection Regulation (or GDPR for short) that protects the privacy and personal information of individuals living in the European Union. HEXONET is expanding these protections for all its customers and resellers worldwide. Some preliminary work to s… Source:…



Daily Poll: Will There be a 7 Figure New gTLD Domain Sale Within a Year?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Daryl Lopes, formerly a domain broker at Uniregistry, made a bold prediction about new gTLD domain names via Twitter: I am a firm believer in GTLDS. One day, a single GTLD domain name will sell for over $1 M. #gtlds #domains #domainnames #onemilliondollars — Darryl Lopes (@DarrylLopes) May 15, 2018 When…



Daily Domain Picks 5-16-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 5-16-18 Top sales/closes from yesterday: miaoju.com 6,150 USD 2018-05-15 DropCatch broadstreetcapital.com 4,388 USD 2018-05-15 BuyDomains mindsets.com 4,290 USD 2018-05-15 GoDaddy yagoort.org 4,250 USD 2018-05-15 DropCatch identy.com 4,095 USD 2018-05-15 NameJet thatsawesome.com 2,600 USD 2018-05-15 NameJet *data c… Source: Domaining     



127 Domain Discoveries for May 16th

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…



New gTLD registries get $6 million fund

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: ICANN has offered new gTLD registries refunds totaling over $6 million after allegedly double-charging them for access to the Trademark Clearinghouse. At the weekend, its board of directors resolved: to provide a refund of $5,000, as soon as practicable, to the contracted registries or registry operators (including those that have te……



Cute abruptly quits PIR

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: Brian Cute unexpectedly resigned as CEO of Public Interest Registry late last week. No reason was given for his departure. In a May 10 press release, the .org registry said that he’d left May 7. He’s been replaced temporarily by board member Jay Daley until a permanent replacement can be found….



No, I don’t get what’s going on with GDPR either

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: GDPR comes into effect next week, changing the Whois privacy landscape forever, and like many others I still haven’t got a clue what’s going on. ICANN’s still muddling through a temporary Whois spec that it hopes will shield itself and the industry from fines, special interests are still lobbying for special…



$121k in Sales on May 15th – MiaoJu.com sold for $6,150 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was MiaoJu.com which sold for $6,150 at DropCatch. NameBio recorded 254 sales for a total of $120,970 with an average sale price of $476. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 17% in the number of sales but the total dollar amount…



Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Wednesday May 16th , 2018

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: Like everyone else with one word domains, a lot of offers come in. Most don’t have an idea what one word domains sell for. Others know but hope that I don’t have a clue what its worth. Others just like to have some fun. This is one that came in that was…



Business Insider Acquires Insider.com Premium Domain Name

By Jamie Zoch DotWeekly: Business Insider, Inc. has acquired the premium generic domain name Insider.com Insider.com has been registered since June 6, 1997 and was owned by P.A. Gordon prior to be acquired at domain name aftermarket service Sedo.com for an undisclosed amount. It was announced in December 2017 that Business Insider was rebranding and…



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