Daily archives: February 5th, 2019

How to Make Money Blogging in 2019

By Lars Lofgren I have a major disclaimer before we begin. A good part of my career has been working for some of the folks in this list. In fact, I was personally responsible for setting annual revenue goals and hitting those goals while I was the Senior Director of Growth and Product at I…



Changing from a .org to .com Ends in a Tribunal

By Elliot Silver Michael Bilde sent me an interesting Daily Mail article that had to do with a company’s domain name change. From what I understand, an executive at “an organic sex aid company” called Yes Yes Yes allegedly decided to change the company’s domain name from the .org to the .com, and it did…



How to Start a Blog That Makes Money in 12 Easy Steps — The Complete Beginner’s Guide

By Lars Lofgren I started my first blog to avoid getting a job. I’m completely serious. I was coming to the end of my undergraduate degree in international affairs and the thought of getting a job at the state department or in journalism sounded like a horrible idea. So I learned how to start a…



Increasing domain renewal fees causing large portfolio holders to sell

By NamePros Daily Domaining Tips: Today: Defining a domain names value / 97688.com sold for $4,597 / Should you turn domain privacy off? / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Buying pronounceable LLLL.COM and dictionary words .co.uk domains – This buyer has a total budget…



VDG.com UDRP: Complaint Denied

By Elliot Silver A Canadian company called Van der Graaf Inc. filed a UDRP against the three letter VDG.com domain name at the World Intellectual Property Organization. The registrant of the domain name, a domain investment company represented by Wiley Rein LLP, won the UDRP. The panel considered Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH), but that…



NFL Rookie of the Year Saquon Barkley Files UDRP

By Elliot Silver New York Giants star Running Back Saquon Barkley won the NFL’s Rookie of the Year award this year. Barkley was the #2 draft pick in the 2018 NFL Draft (behind Baker Mayfield) after graduating from Penn State University. According to the World Intellectual Property website, a LLC that appears to be related…



A Second Radix New gTLD Has Reached 1 Million Registrations with .SITE Joining .ONLINE

DNJournal: Radix Registry announced their .SITE TLD has passed 1 million domains making them the first new gTLD portfolio operator to have two TLDs at that level. Source: Domaining     



5th year anniversary goes off with a whimper. What’s next for new GTLDs

By Graham Haynes Domaining Tips: After launching in April 2014, 2years later registrations had shot up to over 20 million. Move on another 3 years to February 2019 and that growth has stalled to zero. The 5th anniversary was met with no fanfare, no proclamations of .com being resigned to the dustbin, like AM radio,…



#Chinese bike rental firm #Ofo wasted a million bucks on the matching LLL .com

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Chinese bike rental start-up, Ofo, is in deep trouble. The company with the trademark yellow bikes spent $100 dollars per bike with the manufacturer. Bike quality was dismal and half of the bikes, millions of them, would break and become unusable. Ofo spent more than $1.5 billion dollars it raised between 2016…



Changing from a .org to .com Ends in a Tribunal

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Michael Bilde sent me an interesting Daily Mail article that had to do with a company’s domain name change. From what I understand, an executive at “an organic sex aid company” called Yes Yes Yes allegedly decided to change the company’s domain name from the .org to the .com, and it…



#Sedo sales report : #Domain names sold between 1/28/2019 – 2/3/2019 topped by Pay21.com

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Welcome to the latest edition of reporting on the Sedo domain sales; this time we cover the days spanning January 28th, 2019 – February 3rd, 2019. This information has been provided by Sedo.com, sponsors of DomainGang. As a side note, GreatDomain auctions at Sedo are now bi-monthly. This report contains 6 domains…



Sedo weekly sales led by Pay21.com

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Sedo reported their weekly sales and Pay21.com led the way at $25,000. UpHoldings.com sold for $15,000. There were a few Word/Number combos in addition to Pay21.com. Host6.com sold for 8,000 Euros, ($9,130) Recipes365.com $4,985 and Orion247.com at $3,200. 46 .com sales 12 cctld sales 6 other tld sales Domain name…



How I reply to threats from companies that want to steal my domains

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: I got a message from a Spanish company trying to steal my domain. They used the contact form that I have on this domain name I own to send the message below. I have nothing more on the domain name except this contact form. No content, no PPC, no ads, no…



AUCTION RECAP OF FEBRUARY 4, 2019

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on February 4, 2019. 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…



The Best Blogging Platforms and Blog Sites of 2019

By Corry Cummings When it comes to creating your own blog, you have two options. There are pre-built platforms like Medium, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, etc. These can be considered blogging platforms, and with them you can get started right away. There are obviously cons to these, but one pro is that these platforms come with…



No reverse domain name hijacking in VDG.com case

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Complainant loses cybersquatting dispute but panel doesn’t find RDNH. Van der Graaf Inc. lost a UDRP cybersquatting dispute over the domain name VDG.com, but the panel stopped short of finding the company guilty of reverse domain name hijacking. A three-person World Intellectual Property Organization panel determined that Van d……



Most of my domain sales in last 60 days

By AbdulBasit Makrani AbdulBasit.com: Hello and Assalamo Alaikum, It was a little slow and low time in terms of sales for last few months. Both in terms of selling few domains as well as the amount of total sales. It was quite surprising to see because after having 2,500 domains in my portfolio, such slowness…



VDG.com UDRP: Complaint Denied

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: A Canadian company called Van der Graaf Inc. filed a UDRP against the three letter VDG.com domain name at the World Intellectual Property Organization. The registrant of the domain name, a domain investment company represented by Wiley Rein LLP, won the UDRP. The panel considered Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH), but…



Q&A with NameSilo CEO Kristaps Ronka

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: NameSilo CEO explains the background of the fast-growing registrar. NameSilo seems to have come out of nowhere. The domain name registrar doubled its domains under management in just one year. It is usually among the top ten registrars each month in terms of new .com registrations. So where did…



NFL Rookie of the Year Saquon Barkley Files UDRP

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: New York Giants star Running Back Saquon Barkley won the NFL’s Rookie of the Year award this year. Barkley was the #2 draft pick in the 2018 NFL Draft (behind Baker Mayfield) after graduating from Penn State University. According to the World Intellectual Property website, a LLC that appears to be…



Meth, Murder and The Coder

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Today: Google Threatened by Domain Names, Marijuana, Medical Marijuana, Meth, Coders, Canopy Growth, Change Source: Domaining     



VDG .com : Three letter .com #domain challenged via the #UDRP process

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: VDG.com, an aged three letter .com domain, was challenged via the UDRP process at the WIPO. The domain was registered in 1995, and in 2018 Van der Graaf Inc. of Brampton, Canada registered a trademark for VDG. The three member panel at the WIPO found that it was impossible for the Respondent…



I’m starting to use the Pipedrive CRM to manage inbound domain offers

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: One of my new years resolutions coming into 2019 is to finally make the move away from spreadsheets when it comes to keeping track of inbound offers on my domain names. For years I’ve used spreadsheets to manage inbound offers on my domains and for a brief stint I tried using Salesforce…



Happy… Safer Internet Day?

By Andrei Domaining Tips: As of 2003, the “Safer Internet Day” is celebrated on the 5th of February each year. If nothing else, it at least gives us a decent enough opportunity to at least think about how secure our experience on the Internet is. Perhaps it’s time for a “domaining edition” 🙂 In other…



XYZ files three trademark applications

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: New TLD company files for three trademarks on existing TLDs; readies two more namespaces. New top level domain name company XYZ.com LLC filed three trademark applications last week that match the slogans it uses to market three top level domain names. The applications are for: Express your passion (.theatre)…



Happy New Year of the #Pig .com – It’s a domain in #Chinese hands

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Gong xi fa cai and Happy New Year to our friends in China. The year of the Pig is now a reality, and with it arrives prosperity and happiness, according to the Chinese tradition. Which makes the domain Pig.com extremely valuable. Registered in 2000, the three letter (LLL) .com domain is in…



Daily Domain Picks 2-5-19

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 2-5-19 A rather long name took the top spot on Monday, DubaiExhibitionCentre.com sold for $9,000 on Sedo. Top sales/closes from yesterday: dubaiexhibitioncentre.com 9,000 USD 2019-02-04 Sedo 97688.com 4,597 USD 2019-02-04 GoDaddy asiaconsulting.com 3,077 USD 2019-02-04 GoDaddy q-cloud.com 3,000 USD 2019-02-04 Sedo … Source: Domaining     



137 Domain Discoveries for February 5th

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…



$154k in Sales on February 4th – DubaiExhibitionCentre.com sold for $9,000 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was DubaiExhibitionCentre.com which sold for $9,000 at Sedo. NameBio recorded 263 sales $100+ for a total of $131,250 with an average sale price of $499. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 30% in the number of sales and the total dollar…



TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop List for 2/5/2019!

By TNTNAMES TNTNames.com: Here is TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop List for 2/5/2019. I will not be back-ordering or bidding on any of these domains myself. There are some really valuable domains on this list! If you have any thoughts/input please leave … → Source: Domaining     



Prediction: Why Bitcoin $1300 is Coming.

By Rick Schwartz Rick Schwartz: Morning Folks!! I have been telling Berkens that I think that eventually Gold and Bitcoin will be priced at the same level. So that means that bitcoin $1250-$1300 is on my horizon. When? Well, I think bitcoin will be going down as we approach April 15th and tax time. I…



IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Tuesday, February 5th

By Josh E DSAD.com: I’m not sure if I agree with Shane’s assessment that there is a declining amount of salable wholesale inventory. To clarify I agree with the overall concept that if more and more businesses are buying domains and branding that it stands to reason that less are available. As far as specific…



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