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June 21, 2018 10:27

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Morgan Monday’s – from Fathers Day in Berkeley to meetings in NYC

Hello from New York City, as I write this I just got to my hotel room, it is after midnight and I have a meeting first thing in the morning so I’m actually going to keep this short this time. One thing that you don’t think about when you start a company is the amount […]

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Two Australian domain name companies were just hit with close to $2M AUD in fines

ZDNet published a story yesterday about two Australian domain registrars that were hit with close to $2M AUD in fines for scamming their customers. It’s one of the reasons why you should always pay careful attention to any bill you get related to domain names because while sometimes mistakes do happen, scams happen all too […]

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Sorry but domain age doesn’t impact SEO

I was talking with someone this week about domain names and SEO and they told me that they liked to buy older domains because if they ever developed them they’d rank better. I told them they were wrong and that age actually didn’t have any impact on SEO, and they said – “prove it.” So […]

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Is now the best, or worst time to buy crypto-related domain names?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock you know that crypto has had a rough go so far this year. From exchange hacks to a pretty high impact article in the New York Times about price manipulation, things aren’t looking as bright as they did six months ago for the cryptocurrency world. If you haven’t […]

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I am really impressed with the new Efty, but more impressed with how they include Domainers in the process

At the end of May Efty rolled out a new and improved version of their platform and I have to say, I’m really impressed with the end result. That being said, let’s be honest, a lot of companies make updates to their platforms and as a software company you have to always be innovating and […]

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Flippa confirms their focus has shifted from domains to online businesses, but I’m concerned about some of the scammy businesses I found on the site

Last week I wrote a post about how Flippa really fell off the map when it comes to domain names. I was happy to see that someone from Flippa actually read the post and commented. In their comment they confirmed my observations around their shift in focus but also corrected some confusion around irregular bidding […]

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Morgan Monday’s – a new weekly series, now let me know whether this first post is interesting or long and boring…

For those who have been reading my blog for a while now you probably remember a weekly post I used to do called weekend musings. Every week I would take a break from talking about the normal topics I cover on my blog and would instead share a bit more about me and my life. […]

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Forbes covers exact-match domain names…but gets the link between domains and SEO wrong

Domain names have been getting some nice attention by Forbes recently with the latest article hitting today discussing exact-match domain names and their popularity with investors. Along with covering why exact-match domains are so interesting to investors, and why .COM is still the way to go: When selecting your domain, it’s also wise to consider […]

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Giving thanks and remembering on Memorial Day

I wanted to take a break from my normal blog posting cycle to give thanks and remember those who lost their lives fighting for the freedoms that we enjoy today. I know that a number of my readers have either served in the military and/or lost loved ones that have served and I want to […]

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Here’s how some sites are blocking all European traffic to meet 100% GDPR compliance

This is the week that we’ll likely look back on and say, “wow, I’ve never seen more emails about privacy policy updates in my life.” Yes – most of us had to sift through a seemingly endless barrage of emails as companies around the world prepared for GDRP. In case you don’t know what GDRP […]

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