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November 22, 2017 01:44

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What I learned from looking at inbound offers on my domains earlier this year

Below is a screenshot of the inbound offers I received on my domains parked at DomainNameSales.com for the month of May. I currently have my domains parked between DomainNameSales.com, Efty and Afternic. As most of my readers know, I don’t make millions with domain names, instead I sell between 0 – 2 domains a month. […]

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Domain investor content with slow pace of sales; wife strongly disagrees

Antonio Gimones is not concerned about the slow pace of his domain sales; the branding and marketing professional from Bogota, Colombia, says it’s all good. “I have a portfolio of 3200 domains, many premium, numeric and brandables. I sell two to four domains a month, and at this rate, I’ll be able to sell my […]

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What is a Domainer? And how many people think they are one when they really aren’t

I was talking with a friend yesterday, he only knows me as a startup founder, but the conversation moved to domain names and domain investing, he has no idea I have a blog or that I’ve been buying and selling domain names for the last ten years. His initial response was, “wait – so you’ve […]

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The domain industry divides again over Bitcoin – and it’s getting ugly

Well ever since Rick Schwartz brought up the link between domain names and Bitcoin a small battle has been waging on, and it’s still going. This has led to another discussion that has to do with what people should write about on “domain blogs” and if Bitcoin is fair game or not. I don’t write […]

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Should domain name blogs only talk about domain names?

So I wrote a post on Saturday about the overlap (or lack of overlap) between domain names and Bitcoin. Here’s the post, and if you scroll down you’ll see a pretty lively conversation going on. It looks like this is a pretty polarizing topic as some people agree with Rick and think Bitcoin and Domain […]

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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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Do Domain Names and Bitcoin overlap? Rick thinks yes, Konstantinos thinks no

Last night, legendary domain name investor Rick Schwartz tweeted about how surprised he is that more people don’t see the connection between domain names and Bitcoin. To which, Konstantinos from OnlineDomain.com chimed in to say that he doesn’t see an overlap – just competition for the same dollars. The debate continued quite a bit on […]

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Efty founder brings up an important topic for Domain Investors – Sales Commission

Doron Vermaat, the founder of Efty.com shared an article on their blog today that I think should probably be required reading for new domain investors. Heck, I’d say it’s good for experienced investors to read as well since it’s a topic that should really be top of mind. In the article Doron shares some of […]

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.HK and .COM.HK are king in Hong Kong and IDNs are nowhere to be found

It has been twelve years since I have been to Hong Kong. In my early twenties I opened up distribution for Sonos in Hong Kong and used to be here all the time so it has been pretty exciting to see back and to see what’s changed and what has stayed the same. As usual […]

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This Week In Domaining – Episode 2: First.com sells for $200k, companies abusing the UDRP system learn the hard way, and more

Last week I debuted This Week in Domaining on my blog and on iTunes and it looks like people enjoyed it so let’s keep it going. This week I’ll share the story of a six-figure one-word .COM domain that was sold for a 0% ROI after 11 years, a new liquid domain report that shows […]

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