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October 17, 2017 23:55

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Should domain name blogs only talk about domain names?

So I wrote a post on Saturday about the overlap (or lack of overlap) between domain names and Bitcoin. Here’s the post, and if you scroll down you’ll see a pretty lively conversation going on. It looks like this is a pretty polarizing topic as some people agree with Rick and think Bitcoin and Domain […]

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MERGE! 2017 : Information and photos from day 3 in Orlando, Florida

We’ve been covering MERGE! 2017 in Orlando, Florida; the multi-discipline conference catering to domain investors, developers, cryptocurrency and blockchain boffins, and more. Day 3 of the MERGE! conference was quite busy, with a schedule spread across several rooms, allowing everyone to pick their preferred session. Lots of activities from 9am onward, kept visitors engaged and […]

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One investor asks,”4L CHIPS: Wasn’t it the best example of pump and dump?

In 2015 the emergence of so called ugly 4L.com names started their rise. People started posting wanted threads on Namepros, “Looking for 4L.coms no a,e,i,o,u,v.” The prices started to pick up pretty rapidly, I owned two 4L.coms and the first one I auctioned on Namepros and it sold for $335. I auctioned the other on […]

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MERGE! 2017 : Chinese market analysis and Rick Schwartz makes a cameo appearance

Rick Schwartz established a virtual presence at MERGE! 2017 in Orlando, Florida today. During the Chinese domain market session, one of Rick’s popular quotes was presented by Guta.com founder, George Hong. The related PowerPoint slide can be seen below, both in English and Chinese. The Domain King’s quote reads as follows: “Domains would go up […]

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Afternic ups Fast Transfer max to $50,000

Afternic doubles the maximum listing price. Want to sell your domain names using Afternic’s extended partner network using Fast Transfer but don’t want to sell your domains for under $25,000? You’re in luck. Afternic has increased the maximum price for a domain to take advantage of Fast Transfer from $25,000 to $50,000. This means that […]

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My Favorite Picture from MERGE

As we all know MERGE is going on right now in Orlando.  From everything I’ve heard its been a great show and as always, great social.  Nobody knows work hard, play hard more than the legendary GGG  (photo courtesy of Braden Pollock, the Domain MC) The post My Favorite Picture from MERGE appeared first on DSAD.

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.NYC announces the 5 winners of the Best of Boroughs contest (plus some .nyc stats)

The City of New York, on behalf of .nyc, crowned the winners of the first-ever Best of Boroughs contest. The Best of the Boroughs 5 website winners are: Best of Bronx – NewDayChurch.nyc is committed to building a healing faith community in the Bronx. Through Sunday worship, small group gatherings and social justice projects, the […]

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Smart geo TLD marketing by .NYC

A great example of how to market a city top level domain name. JustFix.NYC was the Brooklyn winner in the “Best of the Boroughs” contest. Despite a slow start for some domains, I’m still a fan of city new top level domain names. City names only have to create awareness in a small geographic area. […]

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.NYC Announces Best of the Boroughs Contest Winners

.NYC announced today the winners of  first-ever “Best of the Boroughs” NYC contest. “The contest was designed to showcase the small businesses, organizations and entrepreneurs across New York’s 5 boroughs that are prospering from the unique opportunities a .nyc web address affords them. “All of the Best of Boroughs winners will be featured in a […]

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The 6 Best WordPress Directory Plugins

Building a directory website can be an expensive venture. This is especially true if you are looking to build something from scratch that is completely custom designed. You’ll also need to maintain the website, both from the backend and front. After all, your site needs to run smoothly and contain updated directory information. Creating a directory […]

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