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New data released shows that most newly registered .TO domain names pose danger to users

A couple of weeks ago I wrote an article about a study that Unit 42 did on newly registered domains. Yesterday I stumbled on another article about two more studies, also talking about newly registered domains, and like the title of the post says – with similar findings. According to 2 reports separately from Farsight […]

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Domain Investing News Recap for the week of August 26th 2019

Hello, happy Friday, and welcome to my weekly Domain Investing news roundup. I know you’re all probably are itching to start the three day weekend so I’ll hold off from writing some long drawn out stream of conscious here. Let’s just get to the news so you can get to your well-deserved R&R. Enjoy! GoDaddy […]

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The two security features you should insist on when picking a domain registrar

While I love a good user interface, great support, and a lot of other things that I think most reliable companies should have in general – when it comes to a domain registrar, security takes the cake as my #1 concern. Heck – what good is a beautiful UX if your domains get stolen? When […]

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Let me be crystal clear, as a domain investor I focus on .COM, not planning on changing my tune any time soon

For some reason, whenever I write a post about any extension except for .COM some readers get confused and think I’m suddenly suggesting that people should invest in other TLDs. I don’t know how many times I’ve repeated it on my blog but I may as well do it once again so it’s crystal clear. […]

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One-word .CO domains are hotter than ever with startups

No matter where in the world I go, I see a startup branding on a one-word .CO domain name. In July I was in Denmark and one of the top scooter companies there, Wind was branding on Wind.co. Then, I get back to SF and I’m walking to the office, and there it is again, […]

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What percentage of your portfolio should be in liquid domains?

Here’s a question I find myself pondering all the time – what percentage of your portfolio is (or should be) numeric domains? As I’ve pointed out many times before, numeric domains are selling for five figures all the time at Go Daddy auctions, and the prices only seem to be getting higher. Numeric domain names […]

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Video – How use of new domain extensions can spur growth

There were a lot of really interesting talks at NamesCon Europe and one that I found particularly interesting was titled – Dark Horses & Long Shot Opportunities: Where to Invest in Today’s nTLD Market. Now first things first. I don’t personally invest in new TLDs and I don’t recommend it to other investors. After watching […]

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SF-based Gas and Electric company PG&E gets ahead of their critics with defensive domain registrations

It’s becoming a more common practice and one that costs almost nothing – defensively registering domains that could be used to damage your brand online. Critics of companies or public figures frequently register domains like crook.com, or scam.com. Now, companies are getting ahead of this trend and registering the domains first. Such is the case […]

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Here’s one thing you might not know about the $60,000 sale of Business.club

Yesterday the news quickly spread through the domain name world of a major .CLUB sale, Business.club selling for $60,000. I first read about this on DNJournal and sent an email over to Jeff, one of the founders of .CLUB to congratulate him and the team. As usual, I always love to get a little extra […]

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My weekly newsletter is back

So a long time ago, in a galaxy far far away, I started a newsletter. For those who have been reading my blog for the last decade (damn I’m old, and I guess you are too!) you remember when my newsletter was a very regular thing. I kept adding new features, exclusive content, all kinds […]

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