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Domain Investing News Roundup for the week of Dec 2nd 2019

Hello, happy Friday, and welcome to my weekly Domain Investing news roundup. Every week I hand pick a selection of news stories from across the Domain Investing world from blogs to Twitter to Instagram I’m always on the lookout for a good story to share. This week .ORG has been in the news quite a […]

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The New York Times just published an article on how meaningless .ORG has become

Ah .ORG, it has been in the news more over the last month than ever before, mostly due to its controversial sale to a Private Equity firm. Beyond all the issues with this deal there’s a fundamental issue that .ORG has always had that doesn’t get talked about as much. Dot-org symbolizes neither quality nor […]

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A little end of the year outbound technique that’s worked for me in the past

Welcome to December, we’re on the home stretch and all over the world people are getting into holiday-mode as they get ready to wind down the year. For some reason, historically Q4 has always been my best year for domain sales, I’m not entirely sure why but I’ve thought it might have something to do […]

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Domain Investing News Roundup for the week of November 25th 2019

Hello, happy Sunday, and welcome to my weekly domain investing news roundup. While this was a short week here in the US due to the Thanksgiving holiday it certainly wasn’t short on news. A lot happened in the domain industry this week but I’ve done my best to narrow it down to a handful of […]

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Black Friday Deals for Domain Investors

Hello and happy Friday! For those of you here in the US that celebrated Thanksgiving yesterday, I hope you had a great time with family and friends. As I’ve said before, I don’t do much Black Friday shopping in stores, but I do often lock in some great domain deals from the warm cozy comfort […]

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Thanksgiving 2019 – What I’m thankful for this year

Happy Thanksgiving to all my readers here in the US. I’m going to keep this short and sweet as Daina and I are getting ready to go ice skating in SF before heading to my Dad’s house for Thanksgiving. I’d like to take a moment to share what I’m thankful for this year, I feel […]

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What are the best Black Friday deals for Domain Investors in 2019?

It’s that time of year again – families all get together and enjoy a break in the action, friends who don’t visit family hold “Friendsgiving” and we all eat too much, get sleepy, and go to bed early. Then, Friday morning comes and people catapult out of their homes for a day of shopping and […]

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James Booth – DNW Podcast #262

A view on the market from an active investor. This week I catch up with domain broker James Booth of Phenom.com (formerly BQDN.com). We first talked in 2016 when he was just starting in the domain industry and had already brokered $5 million of domains in his first six months. At the time, 95% of […]

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Over 28,000 .UK names were suspended over the last year

.UK has been in the news quite a bit lately for a variety of reasons, now the latest headline is the roughly 28,000 domains that Nominet, the operator of .UK has suspended over the course of the year. While this might sound like a lot, the number has actually decreased since last year. Here’s the […]

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Planning ahead for NamesCon 2020 – what the one thing that matters most to you?

With NamesCon 2020 just around the corner I thought now would be a good time to talk about how you can get organized before the conference to make sure to maximize your time there. I read a great book called The ONE Thing that does a great job of covering a relatively simple but powerful […]

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