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Domain Investing news highlights for the week of January 13th 2020

Hello, happy Friday and welcome to my weekly Domain Investing News roundup. This week NamesCon has been in the news quite a bit as the Domain Industry’s biggest show gets ready to kick off in Austin. A few things to note this week – Alan Dunn, industry veteran and a good buddy of mine launched […]

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One regret from last year I’m not going to regret this year – listing domains on BrandBucket

I’ve been a fan of BrandBucket for years now and I regularly send friends of mine to their site when they’re trying to find a good domain for their startup. What I find startup founders like about BrandBucket is transparent pricing and a transaction process that isn’t insanely confusing like it is too often when […]

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When you sell a domain name outbound vs. inbound, do you end up leaving money on the table?

I was talking with another domain investor last week about the potential price difference you’ll see on average when you sell a domain outbound vs. inbound. There is a real difference between an inbound and an outbound sale, and it really comes down to leverage. When someone comes to you and wants to buy your […]

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Countdown to NamesCon 2020: 5 Must-See Talks for New Domain Investors

Well it’s official, NamesCon 2020 is now two weeks away and that means it’s time to do some “Countdown to NamesCon” posts here on Is NamesCon a sponsor of mine? Nope. But I have had the chance to get to know Soeren, Helga and the rest of the team and they’re awesome and I’m […]

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SAP choose a .IO domain for their Venture Fund and Accelerator Programs

As we’ve all witnessed over the last few years, .IO has become a go-to domain name extension for the startup world. Today I found another interesting use for the domain extension, a way for a large multi-billion dollar company like SAP to brand their own Venture Fund and Accelerator programs (which they call Foundries). While […]

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Domain Investing News Highlights for the week of January 6th 2020

Hello, happy Sunday, and welcome to my weekly Domain Investing News Highlights. We’re almost halfway into the first month of 2020 and the domain investing world is in full swing again. Here’s a quick summary of what happened this week. The UDRPs are coming in hot this year and, a domain that sold for […]

Read more expired domain auction canceled after the owner renewed

Every once and a while you find an expired domain you really like, bid on it, and then get an email a day or two later like the one below… As pretty much all of you know by now, I’m a big two-word .COM fan, they represent the core of my domain portfolio and are […]

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MMX continues to see strong results going into 2020

MMX (aka Minds + Machines) was in the news quite a bit last year after posting strong for the first half of 2019 with 39% growth over the same time period in 2018. While MMX plans to release a full update on 2019 later this month, they’ve already begun to share data that shows the […]

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Would it be interesting for me to write a few articles about blogging? Yes, I’m asking you!

A good friend of mine has decided he wants to start blogging – he reached out to me to hop on a call to share some tips. Our call ended up going on for almost an hour and at the end he read the notes he had taken back to me. Then he said, “wow, […]

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Johan (aka DoseBuy) brokers his first six-figure deal, and doing the math…most people are pretty darn happy for him

For those who missed the hottest thread on NamePros so far in 2020, let me break it down for you. Johan (who goes by DoseBuy) recently brokered a six-figure deal, he was excited about it, and shared his excitement on NamePros along with some other data about his first six months in Domaining. Here’s an […]

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