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November 22, 2017 18:06

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A (relatively) overlooked data point when looking at domain name sales

When I first started buying and selling domain names I used the current top domain sales as my inspiration. I saw some nice two-word .COMs that were selling in the five figure range and went to town. Of course I quickly learned that I had bought a bunch of junk, it wasn’t just all one-word […]

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When you buy a domain, how long do you think you’ll hang onto it before you sell?

It’s something many people don’t think of when they buy a domain, but more people should – when do you realistically expect to sell? This question is tied to an equally important question – what do you want to sell it for? If you look at some of the top Domain Investors, the people who […]

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Domains for Startups – Oct 13th, 2017: Five names up for auction that I think startups will dig

Hello, happy Friday and welcome to my new weekly column – domains for startups. Each week I will be going through domain names that are up for auction on popular domain marketplace NameJet. These domains are up for auction so in many cases will end up in the hands of the highest bidder, enjoy! SecureBit.com […]

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Yes, two-word .COMs can bring in price tags of over $1M in 2017

For anyone that thought only the best one-word .COMs sold for a million dollars, thinks again. Today one of the top domain sales of 2017 was announced, and it’s a two-word .COM brokered by veteran domain investors (and one of my favorite ppl on the domain industry) Larry Fisher. The domain is MyWorld.com and it […]

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Uniregistry Marketplace continues to solidify itself as a top domain marketplace with close to $30M in sales so far this year

Well the numbers are in and they are damn impressive. Uniregistry, which quickly gained notoriety as the startup-friendly registrar, then opened a marketplace that is quickly becoming the go-to resource for startups acquiring domain names. And the numbers don’t lie, with close to $30M in sales so far this year it’s safe to say that […]

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Domains for Startups: Five names on NameJet that I think startups will dig

Hello, happy Sunday and welcome to my new weekly “Domains for Startups” post. Each week I’ll be sharing five domain names on the popular domain marketplace NameJet that I think would be a great fit for startups. If you’re not familiar with NameJet, let me break it down. There are a number of marketplaces out […]

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When it comes to flipping two-word .COMs, Logan Flatt is on a roll

I always laugh when people say that the only people who make money with domain names are the guys who got started in the early days. When I started in 2007 just about everyone told me I was too late, and another “late-comer” that is making waves lately is Logan Flatt, who has been flipping […]

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Want to buy expired domain names? You should know about these five sites

This weekend a friend who is starting to get into the world of domain names asked me where I go to buy expired domains. I shared some of my favorite sites for buying expired domains and was surprised that he had only heard of one of the five. After sharing my top five list with […]

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The one tip startup founders need to know about tracking down domain name owners

Tell me if this sounds familiar. You know exactly what you want to call your company and immediately go to register the .COM. Then you realize what you were probably expecting from the beginning…someone else owns the domain. The normal reaction at this point is to think to yourself, “stupid squatter!” and instantly become both […]

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I was surprised to see Apartment.in sell for almost $10,000

It’s been a long time since I’ve seen a .IN domain sale making news, but today I read an article on Elliot’s Blog about a recent auction that Sedo ran focused on .IN domain names. For those who don’t know, .IN is not a new domain extension, it’s been around a while it just doesn’t […]

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