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The Q2 2017 closed with approximately 331.9 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains

Verisign released their Q2 Domain Name Industry Brief. The second quarter of 2017 closed with 331.9 million domains registered, up 1.3 million domains. Summary The second quarter of 2017 closed with approximately 331.9 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains (TLDs), an increase of approximately 1.3 million domain name registrations, or 0.4 percent over […]

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Contrib.com looks pretty interesting

I recently signed up for Contrib.com which is self described as a contribution marketplace. The concept seems interesting, there are many different ways to contribute and figure out what you want to earn. It also looks like they are doing an ICO to establish their model. Industry veteran Chad Folkening is the lead mentor for […]

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“The new gTLD industry has not “killed” it.”

Pinky Brand wrote an article on his blog that is a good read for anyone interested in the domain industry. Whether registry, registrar or investor, Brand gives some decent insight into the new gtld program and doing business in China. Brand noted that the new gtld’s would have to “kill it” to meet his projections […]

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Namebio giving away cash and prizes just for playing a game

Namebio is giving everyone a chance to win cash and prizes just by playing their Domain Game. Michael Sumner has done a really good job with the app in my opinion. Now players can win the following prizes: Launched in the Spring of 2016, The Domain Game is closing in on a major milestone… ONE […]

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Domainer mom : Photo goes viral after she pets adorable cat

This domainer mom looks amazing today, and you won’t believe what happened, when her baby stopped crying, after she started petting an adorable, striped cat. Such a sweet, captivating story, on a busy Friday no less, that has nothing to do with domains and domain investing. Surprised? In fact, most domain-related press releases are uninspiring, […]

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Verisign ended the second quarter with 144.3 million .com and .net domain name registrations

Verisign reported earnings today after the close. There were a couple odd after hours trades that might have made some investors gasp. After hours trading can be very thin and the odd print does happen. Things are back to normal as of the time of writing. Trade Detail After Hours Time (ET) After Hours Price […]

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Oliver Hoger posts his side on Namepros

Oliver Hoger has been one of the people at the heart of the discussion on Namepros with regards to NameJet bidding. Oliver posted today and gave his side of the story. It’s an important read because it let a lot of those with less auction experience see how the big volume domainers use NameJet. I […]

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Michael Sumner’s research work is excellent

With so much negativity going on this week, I always think it’s right to find balance and highlight some good. The work Michael Sumner (Namebio) has done as an unrelated, unbiased participant in the NameJet situation has been excellent. Here is the latest research he put together I think most on Namepros have come to […]

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What do you see as the biggest problems in the domain industry?

There are many opinions on what’s right and what’s wrong with the domain industry. In this post give your comments on what you think needs to be changed about the domain industry. What do you see as the most glaring problems or concerns? If you have suggestions for fixing them, please add that as well. […]

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A lot of shady things coming to light this week

The thing about domaining is there are always people in the know on certain topics but they don’t go mainstream. It takes a post on a blog or Namepros for the majority of domain owners to see the full picture. DomainNameWire wrote about a topic today that has pissed me off for awhile and I […]

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