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May 21, 2019 04:59

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KG.com : Heavyweight LL .com domain sold to Chinese buyers

Another day, another LL .com domain has been sold: KG.com moved to Chinese ownership two days ago. According to Canadian domain investor, George Kirikos, KG.com was sold by domain investor, Jay Westerdal, and Domain Holdings was brokering it. Kirikos monitors the percentage of two letter .com domains, a premium genre, that’s in the hands of […]

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Q1 liquid domain report shows huge drop in value for 3L .COMs

Every quarter Ivan Rasskazov and Giuseppe Graziano put together a report of the liquid domain name market. Note the word liquid which is critical to understand since this report does not cover the entire domain industry but instead focuses on a specific category of domain. So what is a liquid domain? This report focuses on the […]

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Here’s why one of the largest domain conferences in China should be on your radar

Last year the Global Domain Industry Summit held its inaugural conference and cemented itself as one of the biggest domain conferences in China. This year it’s back and it looks like it’s going to set a new bar for domain industry events in the East. Pinky Brand, a domain industry veteran who has been very […]

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Want to learn more about Chinese Domains? Join this WhatsApp Group

I’ll be honest in saying that while I’m all over Snapchat…I’m way behind on WhatsApp. This probably makes me par for the course in the US since WhatsApp hasn’t quite taken off here, but in China if you don’t use WhatsApp you’re probably carrying around a flip phone. If you haven’t heard of WhatsApp let’s […]

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Raising the Bar – TLD Registry gets coveted Chinese accredation

Today is a big day for TLD Registry as they became one of less than 4% of TLDs on the planet to be accredited by the Chinese government. While you might not be familiar with this accreditation if you live in the US, in China it’s a big deal since it means your website can be hosted […]

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Countdown to NamesCon Part 1: Understanding the Chinese domain market

It’s official, NamesCon is less than a month away. In a few weeks entrepreneurs, domain investors, venture capitalists, angel investors, web developers, SEO experts, affiliate marketers, branding experts, marketing wizards and more will all flock to Las Vegas for the domain industry’s largest conference. I wanted to point out all the different people that attend […]

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Editorial : China’s domain over-speculation is hurting the domain industry

‘Tis the season for December’s editorial here at DomainGang, and this time it’s about China and domains. China’s grappling with an astounding growth in construction and technology, while suffering from social pitfalls as the world’s largest nation. With a population of almost 1.4 billion people, China’s economy is fueled by a massive inventory of consumers; […]

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Chinese domain market : WeChat censoring group chats, so why do domainers trust it?

WeChat, the Chinese multi-function app by Tencent, has been censoring the private messages of its users, both in China and in other countries. Phones registered in China but used in other countries contain unique id numbers, allowing the WeChat application to enforce the censoring of words that the Chinese government imposes. Censorship is no longer […]

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Will Casino.cn beat Game.cn’s record as the top .CN sale?

I noticed a press release today that caught my attention, it was a press release specifically for Casino.cn. While I’ve seen press releases for big juicy one-word .COMs I haven’t seen it as much in other markets, and nor have I seen them put out that they expect the domain to shatter the previous price […]

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Dear Chinese domainers : CRZ.com is *still* not for sale

In October of last year, we shared our discovery of an entertaining web page, dedicated to sharing inquiries for the domain CRZ.com. An acronym of its owner’s full name, Christopher Robin Zimmerman, the aged three letter domain has been receiving offers to sell, non-stop. Naturally, the owner does not want to sell, and continues to […]

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