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October 17, 2019 18:55

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Three 5N .COMs are in the top ten Go Daddy expiring auctions this week

I don’t want to sound like a broken record, but I can’t stop noticing the trend – 5N .COMs are seeing really active bidding and four-figure prices in the aftermarket. Looking at the expired domain auctions ahead this week at Go Daddy three of the ten highest priced auctions are 5N .COMs. Here’s a look […]

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#Domains versus #crypto : Who wins the duel?

This month’s Editorial is about domain investors moving their hard-earned cash to cryptocurrencies and facing a very hard week. Cryptos dropped 15% – 20% on average across the board, and the market is extremely volatile; the so-called “correction” might take long to recover from. If you panicked and liquidated your crypto, no worries: there are […]

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Going Dutch : Entrepreneurs won’t pay much for domains in The Netherlands

If you’re dreaming of selling domains to a Dutch buyer, better drop your asking price – a lot. A new research on domain adoption and budgets for domains by Dutch entrepreneurs, produced some very interesting results. About 80% of Dutch entrepreneurs have been able to register the domain name of their first preference without any […]

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Domain After-Aftermarket : Where unwanted domains go to die

Ever wondered what happens to domains acquired on aftermarket web sites? The majority of them, as high as 78.8%, end up being left undeveloped and are either auctioned off repeatedly on NameJet, or become repositories of unrelated PPC ads for Viagra and incontinence pads. Wouldn’t it be better to take those domains out of their […]

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Are you buying any domain names over the holidays?

I’ve always found the holidays to be an interesting time for domain investors. There always seems to be less bidding activity on popular aftermarket sites like NameJet, Go Daddy, etc. which often means that some lucky investors can add a few solid names to their portfolio with a little less competition than usual. I’ll be the […]

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Domainer buying guide: How to buy domains from BuyDomains

Earlier this month we covered the subject of how to acquire domain names owned by Mike Mann’s DomainMarket.com. Another important venue that maintains a strong inventory of domains, is BuyDomains.com. The company is a division of NameMedia; Since 1999, BuyDomains has been assisting business owners and entrepreneurs create their online presence and find the domain […]

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Morgan’s Flippa Five: QT.com, DWILawyer.com, Continue.com

Hello, happy Sunday and welcome to my Flippa five. In case you missed the big news a few weeks ago, Flippa recently acquired Domain Holdings and predicted north of $70M in sales this year. This of course means that Flippa has some of the best domain inventory on the planet which makes my job even harder […]

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Why Most People Will Lose Money Trying To Buy And Sell Domain Names

I started buying and selling domain names back in 2007. When I started people told me I was late to the game, all the good domains were taken and I wouldn’t stand a chance. Those people were partially right, most of the good domain names were taken, where they were wrong about is thinking that the only way […]

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Morgan’s Flippa Five: VUM.com, Peppermint.com, Cuddle.com

Hello and welcome to my weekly feature – Morgan’s Flippa Five. Since I am finding that my blog is getting new readers every week I’d like to quickly explain what I do in this post each week. Every week I go through the Flippa domain catalog and hand-pick five, not ten, not twenty or thirty, […]

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Flippa and FreeMarket compete for “Apple Watch” domain violations!

When it comes down to listing domains with trademark issues, newcomer domain venue FreeMarket.com appears to be mimicking Flippa‘s early days. Both domain marketplaces have a fair share of domains that contain corporate names and famous marks, such as Microsoft, iPhone and Apple. FreeMarket.com does not charge for its listings, but it has only been […]

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