Day 4 – Keep a journal or notes on what you are learning

By Mike Sullivan SullysBlog.com: If you’re still hanging in there with me, we’re on day 4 of 21 days to becoming a better domainer. Today’s focus is to start tracking and organizing what you learn by keeping a journal or notes. We’ve been visiting blogs, posting comments, reading forum threads and engaging in conversation with…



100+ Expiring Blockchain Domain Auctions in Next 5 Days

By Alvin Brown The Domains: I wanted to deliver this post at the beginning of the week, but it’s better late than never, I guess. 😉 It’s been an interesting week over at GoDaddy for expired domain auctions. There has been an uptick of expiring domain auctions containing the word “blockchain”. Talk about unfortunate or…



142 Domain Discoveries for January 18th

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…



A new gTLD kills itself off for the second time

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: British pharmacy chain Boots has applied to ICANN to terminate its dot-brand contract for the second time. The company asked for its .boots Registry Agreement, signed in 2015, to be ended in December and ICANN opened the request for public comment this week. What’s weird about the request is that Boots…



How Many Geo Domains Should You Expect To Sell?

By Omar OmarAndWill.com: Geo domains are a type of domain that I love buying. I feel they have several practical uses for a variety of business owners and having a strong geo domain name and impact your web presence for the better. Buying Geo domains is a hot topic and many people have different questions…



Week 2 of the 2018 Domain Sales Season is Another Winner: Top 3 Sales Total Over $500,000

DNJournal: After getting off to a good start in the opening week of 2018 the domain aftermarket’s week 2 was even better, headlined by a trio of 6-figure sales. Source: Domaining     



SuperNatural.com Reportedly Sold for $215,888

By Elliot Silver According to an email from Above.com‘s Steve Baik, his company brokered the sale of SuperNatural.com for $215,888. Simon Saleem brokered the domain name on behalf of the seller. The buyer appears to have been represented by CSC, and the domain name Whois registration is currently protected by CSC. As such, the buyer…



How to Write an Actionable Email Newsletter

By Neil Patel Every business needs an email marketing strategy. You constantly need to try to grow your subscriber list so you can engage more and more customers. But what kind of content should you be sending to the people on your email list? Currently, you may be focusing on coupons and other promotions. That’s…



Daily Poll: Do You Invest in ccTLDs?

By Elliot Silver ccTLD domain names remain popular in many countries. In addition, companies, especially startups, continue to use some of the more popular ccTLD domain names for their websites – either because they’re “cool” or they make solid domain hacks. .TV, .IO, .ME, .DE, .CA, and others regularly appear on the DNJournal sales reports…



Finland – A New Frontier for Global Domain Investors?

DNJournal: A little over a year ago Finnish domain authorities lifted restrictions on the .fi ccTLD making the extension open to all. Now, growth has surged and an aftermarket has opened. Source: Domaining     



20 End user domain name sales including lots of cryptocurrency domains

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Cryptocurrency prices are fluctuating like mad, but crypto fans are buying domain names in droves. The cryptocurrency and blockchain boom has definitely had an impact on relevant domain names purchases. Sedo’s sales list this week includes many blockchain related domain names. There were plenty of other crypto domains that…



RRPproxy launches new domainer focused UI

By Content Domain Name Wire: This is a sponsored post+ from our friends at RRPproxy. Domain registrar Key-Systems extended the focus of its reseller business RRPproxy particularly to domainers by launching a The post RRPproxy launches new domainer focused UI appeared first on Domain Name Wire | Domain Name News & Website Stuff. Source: Domaining…



The new Domain Magazine Daily Sales & Auction Analysis Series

By Prathmesh Tokekar DomainMagazine.com: Daily Sales analysis and Auction Recommendation series First of all I would want to apologize for all our readers for not having any content for a while. I have been away for a while because I dived into the world of cryptocurrencies , Blockchain and also enjoying some holidays . But…



Topcoin sale has started – Anybody that buys TopCoin is simply an idiot.

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: Topcoin conversion and sale round started yesterday Tuesday 1/16/18. Topcoin is distributing 1 billion tokens in a Token Distribution Event (“TDE”) scheduled to run from December 1st, 2017 until March 1st of 2018. Existing Topcoin holders can convert their existing Topcoin at a 2:1 ratio of new Tokens to old Tokens….



Topcoin sale has started – Anybody that buys TopCoin is simply an idiot.

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: Topcoin conversion and sale round started yesterday Tuesday 1/16/18. Topcoin is distributing 1 billion tokens in a Token Distribution Event (“TDE”) scheduled to run from December 1st, 2017 until March 1st of 2018. Existing Topcoin holders can convert their existing Topcoin at a 2:1 ratio of new Tokens to old Tokens….



The Beach Boys get around, grab the .ORG #domain from British tribute band

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: The legendary Beach Boys defended their long-standing brand, winning the UDRP for the domain BeachBoys.org. Registered in 2002, the domain is owned by a British tribute band called Good Vibrations – another smash hit by the Beach Boys. What an awkward moment it must have been, as the British band used the…



The Beach Boys get around, grab the .ORG #domain from British tribute band

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: The legendary Beach Boys defended their long-standing brand, winning the UDRP for the domain BeachBoys.org. Registered in 2002, the domain is owned by a British tribute band called Good Vibrations – another smash hit by the Beach Boys. What an awkward moment it must have been, as the British band used the…



SuperNatural.com Reportedly Sold for $215,888

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: According to an email from Above.com‘s Steve Baik, his company brokered the sale of SuperNatural.com for $215,888. The buyer appears to have been represented by CSC, and the domain name Whois registration is currently protected by CSC. As such, the buyer of the domain name is unknown for now. The domain…



SuperNatural.com Reportedly Sold for $215,888

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: According to an email from Above.com‘s Steve Baik, his company brokered the sale of SuperNatural.com for $215,888. The buyer appears to have been represented by CSC, and the domain name Whois registration is currently protected by CSC. As such, the buyer of the domain name is unknown for now. The domain…



AUCTION RECAP OF JANUARY 16, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on January 16, 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…



AUCTION RECAP OF JANUARY 16, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on January 16, 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…



Did Bitcoin Just Burst Or Is It Is An ‘Absolute Scam? And.. Tron’s Whitepaper Is Copied, Plagiar…

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: The World’s Top-Selling Video Game Has a Cheating Problem; Japan’s Largest Bank to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange; How the Tax Law Will Affect U.S. Firms Bringing Overseas Money Home; Disrupting Convergence of Blockchain and AI in Healthcare; How to Make Sure People Won’t Hate Your New Open Office Plan;…



Did Bitcoin Just Burst Or Is It Is An ‘Absolute Scam? And.. Tron’s Whitepaper Is Copied, Plagiar…

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: The World’s Top-Selling Video Game Has a Cheating Problem; Japan’s Largest Bank to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange; How the Tax Law Will Affect U.S. Firms Bringing Overseas Money Home; Disrupting Convergence of Blockchain and AI in Healthcare; How to Make Sure People Won’t Hate Your New Open Office Plan;…



What to do at NamesCon 2018

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Here are some sessions and events you won’t want to miss. This year’s NamesCon event, taking place January 28-January 31 at the Tropicana in Las Vegas, has a slightly different structure than prior years. There’s more activity on Sunday and the conference ends earlier on Wednesday, which is followed…



What to do at NamesCon 2018

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Here are some sessions and events you won’t want to miss. This year’s NamesCon event, taking place January 28-January 31 at the Tropicana in Las Vegas, has a slightly different structure than prior years. There’s more activity on Sunday and the conference ends earlier on Wednesday, which is followed…



Are Domainer Invites from Alignable.com Legit?

By Alvin Brown The Domains: Here lately, my inbox has been inundated with emails referencing wanting to send me, rather my company, business if I would click a link and join Alignable.com. As I would soon come to learn, Alignable.com is a small business networking website acting as a path to customer referrals, recommendations, and…



Are Domainer Invites from Alignable.com Legit?

By Alvin Brown The Domains: Here lately, my inbox has been inundated with emails referencing wanting to send me, rather my company, business if I would click a link and join Alignable.com. As I would soon come to learn, Alignable.com is a small business networking website acting as a path to customer referrals, recommendations, and…



Dialex.xyz: Robots learn languages to improve customer experience in this week’s #WebsiteWednesday

By Team XYZ Gen.XYZ: Dialex.xyz – Gandi customer (Malaysia) You may remember in a #WebsiteWednesday post about a month ago we featured HYPERLAB.xyz, the Malaysian company using Artificial Intelligence to revolutionize customer service and advertising in the rising startup landscape of Southeast Asia. What you might not know, however, is that one of… Source: Domaining…



Daily Domain Picks 1-17-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 1-17-18 Go Daddy Auction Picks 1-17-18 Powered by ExpiredDomains.com • AbsoluteMotion.com • AdDriver.com • AftermarketSupply.com • AgentShare.com • Bala.net • BotFootball.com • CoinBoutique.com • ControlGenius.com • CrumbCake.com • CryptoFruit.com • CryptoGirl.com • DInvest.com • DreamCoins.com • Fajool.com … Source: Domaining     



Daily Poll: Do You Invest in ccTLDs?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: ccTLD domain names remain popular in many countries. In addition, companies, especially startups, continue to use some of the more popular ccTLD domain names for their websites – either because they’re “cool” or they make solid domain hacks. .TV, .IO, .ME, .DE, .CA, and others regularly appear on the DNJournal… Source:…



Another bad ICANN decision: on August 1st 2018 thousands of New gTLD domains will be blocked from…

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: Another bad ICANN decision is out that will protect some privileged IGOs and INGOs and the “beloved” International Olympic Committee (IOC). Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement (RCRC), the only organization that might have warranted some additional protection, is there just to make the decision better looking to outsiders. On … Source: Domaining…



Escrow.com : Last year’s milestones and preparation for #NamesCon 2018

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Escrow.com, a DomainGang sponsor, is laying out the milestones it achieved last year. In an email to members, Escrow.com mentions the following notable achievements in 2017: SAN FRANCISCO: January 2018 – Escrow.com, the world’s largest online escrow payments business powers into the new year after hitting a tremendous number of… Source: Domaining…



$163k in Sales on January 16th – Quini6.com sold for $25,000 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: Our new Crypto Domains category got a workout yesterday as a large cache of crypto domains expired at GoDaddy resulting in 33 sales for $53,570. The top sale of the day was Quini6.com which sold for $25,000 at Sedo. NameBio recorded 194 sales for a total of $163,330 with an average…



Day 3 – Join a domain message forum

By Mike Sullivan SullysBlog.com: We’re into day 3 of 21 days to becoming a better domainer and just building on the foundation we already started. Again, this isn’t a hard one but it can pay you back exponentially. Join a domain themed message forum and be active. These domain forums are a gift. Just as…



169 Domain Discoveries for January 17th

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 Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Wednesday January 17th, 2018

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: Here are today’s names. Click for most recent price As you can tell, I have my hands in a lot of things. This time of year when the nursery is slow, the snow is flying, and I have more time I wander even further. I had a meeting yesterday with one of…



ICANN blocks two million domains, including some three-letter names

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: At least two million domain names have been essentially blocked across all gTLDs under a new ICANN policy. The block includes many potential valuable three and four-letter strings. The long-discussed, highly controversial reservation of the names and acronyms of various intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations has become … Source: Domaining     



My thoughts on setting BIN prices on your domain names

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: One of my favorite ongoing debates in the Domaining world surrounds a topic that might sound simple but ends up being surprisingly complex, should you price your domains or leave them open to offers? It’s a topic that I personally have gone back and forth on for years but over time I’ve…



Omar And Will Bloopers – Episode 1!

By Omar OmarAndWill.com: As you all know, we continually put up videos about a wide range of topics in the domain industry and online marketing in general. But what we haven’t shown yet are the mess ups… That’s exactly what this video is for. Full Blooper Video Here Enjoy! OmarOmar is the CEO & Co-Owner…



NameBio Adds Crypto Domain Sales Category

By Elliot Silver Tracking cryptocurrency related domain name sales has not been easy. Some of the larger public sales stand out on Sedo’s weekly sales report and in DNJournal, but it has been difficult to track sales of crypto related domain names without putting in much effort. With crypto domain names being so popular lately,…



The Monday Media Wrap Up: The Talent Gap, Winter Olympics Phishing Campaigns, and Russian Hackers

By DomainTools Articles from January 6-12 Russian hackers are targeting U.S. Senate email accounts TechCrunch | Taylor Hatmaker | January 12, 2018 According to a new report, the same group that hacked… Source: Blog Domain Tools     



Daily Poll: Do You Do Outbound Marketing to Sell Domain Names?

By Elliot Silver Outbound marketing takes quite a bit of time and effort. You need to research prospective buyers, custom tailor emails, and send a few to the most qualified buyers. Outbound marketing for good domain name is an effective tool to sell good domain names. Today’s poll question is Do You Do Outbound Marketing…



AUCTION RECAP OF JANUARY 15, 2018 + SEDO WEEKLY SALES

By Travis M. DSAD.com: heatingandairconditioning.com – a 25L .com sells for over $700! A $10K .co sale of Kraken.co at Sedo is interesting – defensive purchase for kraken.com? I still think that first and only bid of $13K for chatchat.com seems suspicious, but it shows up as a sale. A comprehensive look at the final…



Sedo weekly sales led by HappyMath.com

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Sedo released their weekly sales and HappyMath.com led the way at $35,000. Chosen.com was right behind at $34,000. HappyMath.com looks to have been sold by a Chinese registrant. There are a few apps using Happy Math in the name. 57 .com sales 19 cctld sales 6 other gtld sales Kraken.co…



Surprised to See Blockchain Domain Names in Expiry Auctions at GoDaddy

By Elliot Silver I was looking at the GoDaddy Auctions homepage over the weekend, and I saw something that caught my attention. A large group of blockchain domain names are currently in auction, and they are at the top section of the board for highest bids. It is not unique that blockchain and cryptocurrency domain…



Sedo.com Releases Weekly Domain Name Sales List 01/08/2018 – 01/14/2018

By John Colascione StrategicRevenue.com: NEW YORK, NY – Just released is Sedo’s weekly sales list, a weekly list of public transactions above $2,000. This weeks highlights included the top .com sold as HappyMath.com at $35,000.00 US, the top ccTLD as Kraken.co at $10,000.00 US and the top other as Intuitive.asia at $5,000.00 US. Here is…



Domain names at CES 2018

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: You had to search to find domain names. I spent last week in Las Vegas at CES, the big technology trade show that features 3,000 exhibitors. Throughout the week I kept my eyes open for domain names. The thing that struck me wasn’t which top level domain names I…



Surprise! Last Minute NamesCon 2018 50% OFF Discount…

By Alvin Brown The Domains: Just moments ago, NamesCon made a surprise tweet for last-minute decision makers still wanting to attend. Don’t have tickets to #NamesCon 2018 yet? We have a little surprise for you: 50% off your ticket! Secure yours now as the deal will be gone before you know it: https://t.co/1HTdEbq8iT pic.twitter.com/34bXIkpsMz —…



#DomainTools in agreement with #GoDaddy over stunted #WHOIS ?

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: GoDaddy is going forward with a scandalous decision to filter WHOIS output from port 43 and third party tool queries, on January 25th. WHOIS output on the GoDaddy web site will be supported using a captcha as an anti-spam protection mechanism; in an email, GoDaddy claimed that the draconian measure will help…



A Re-Examination of the Defense of Laches After 18 Years of the UDRP

By Kamila Sekiewicz Internet Commerce Association: Can the UDRP be used to take away a Domain Name after 20 years? Complainants can certainly try, as we recently saw with the Queen.com case. Nevertheless, after 20 years of the UDRP it is high time for panelists to start seriously considering how severe delays in bringing a…



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