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October 16, 2018 01:48

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.Co to rev up premium domain model in September

More .co domains will be sold at a premium through the domain name registrar channel. Neustar, the company that operates the .Co domain name, is drastically expanding its premium domain name program starting September 1. .Co launched premium domain name sales through the registrar channel back in August 2015 on a very limited basis. Three […]

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How much domain investors have made since they started

Today: Looking for more .co domains, 3L only / DTGO.com sold for $50,000 / Gaya.co sold for $2500 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: BettingUs.com Sold – $4,230.00 isn’t a bad sale for this domain, in my opinion. I wouldn’t have guessed it would have […]

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Selling domains privately to inexperienced buyers

Today: Buying pronounceable 5L .com / Outbound strategy for .co domains / BeSecure.be Sold for $5,824 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Afdah.tv sold for $1,100! – Another four digit .tv sales report! They just keep coming. They may not be huge ground breaking sales, […]

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Is .co starting to hold back mediocre domain names?

Holding back and reserving what one would consider “premium” names is nothing new in domaining. Verisign has taken back drops on premium .tv domains many a time. Certain new gtld registries have done the same. There is usually not a desire to hold back average or what some might even consider below average names. I […]

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How to pitch an old lead with the same domain

Today: Domain auction bidders waiting until the last minute to bidding? / Vinyl revival! showcase your vinyl & music domains / TheHappyHippy.com sold for $4000 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Investing in new gTLD domain names – virtual, ai and crypto – Be sure […]

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Now that they got funding time to change the name?

Peoople is a friend & influencer recommendation based app that enables its users to discover restaurants, books, movies and more. They just closed their first round of funding for 500,000 Euros. They are using Peoople.co The name is a bit clunky, even with the trend of spelling brandables with an extra letter like Smiile.com or […]

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The Grey Areas Of Outbound Sales

Today: Domain Age matters / Planning to start a new domain registrar? Read this! / Search engines of every country / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: I’m buying all kinds of domain names – You better hurry up and grab your domain portfolio! This investor is […]

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Domain names that have changed the world and how they did it

Today: Two-word ccTLD .co Sales Strategy And Experience / SuperBowl 2018 Ads And Their Domains / Significantly Increased Domain Auction Activity / And more! Here are the new domain discussions and domain news. The general broker fee associated with finding a domain name – How much is the standard fee or percentage for a broker […]

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Domains for Startups: One-word .CO, .ME, .IO vs. Two-word .COM

Recently I’ve been talking with a startup that I met in San Francisco last week at an event one of our VC firms put on for their portfolio companies. The startup is going through a rebranding and they are trying to pick the right domain name for their business. They currently have a brandable one-word […]

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.Co jumps on China craze with short domain auction

Two-character .co domains will be auctioned next month. .Co goes to China. Neustar (NYSE:NSR), the company behind the .co top level domain name, wants to cash in on the Chinese domain name investment craze. The company will hold a two-character domain name auction on the 22.cn platform July 5-13. The auctions start at 1 yaun, […]

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