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December 9, 2019 00:28

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NamesCon domain auction moves to GoDaddy and Proxibid

At last some change in the NamesCon Global domain auction as the action moves from Namejet to GoDaddy. The new platform is of course GoDaddy Auctions with its pros and cons. The auction page is already active with 57 domains listed for pre-bidding. A lot more domains are going to be added to the auction […]

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Let’s sue ICANN

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) doesn’t care about the thousands of comments, tweets, articles, petitions and opinions. Submitting comments and signing petitions achieves nothing. Like nothing achieved the 3,200 comments that were made on not lifting the .org price caps. ICANN ignored them and went ahead with the plan, screwing all […]

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GoDaddy: Releasing outbound domain transfers is not working

We all know that GoDaddy has a failing system with hundreds of bugs lurking around but these random problems are really scary. So in the past few months releasing domain name outbound transfers is not really working. Yesterday I initiated transfers out of GoDaddy for 7 .com domains. I have made several attempts to release […]

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Now that ParkingCrew is sold I am looking for a new domain parking company

Now that ParkingCrew is sold to CentralNic I am looking for a new domain parking company. I am looking for a reputable parking company that offers both 1-click and 2-click landers. I also need them to offer generic landers with multiple headlines. I am not looking for sales landers that I am using for most […]

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Clueless company threatens Rick Schwartz

A totally clueless company threatened Rick Schwartz with a Cease and Desist letter about one of Rick’s domain names: Prop.com. Here is what Rick said about this in a tweet: C&D Meets FU POS Wants my Prop*com “The price of a domain should not exceed the cost of registering a trademark. If we provide you […]

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Mike Mann sells 7 domains for $152,026 in October

Mike Mann reported selling 7 domain names in October for a total of $152,026. Prices started at $12,500 and went up to $60,000. Mike Mann sold 7 .com domains which you can see further below. The average reported domain sales price was $21,718. If you want to further understand Mike Mann’s pricing and sell-through rates […]

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New website (full of BS, lies and omissions) created about the .ORG sale

The 3 companies involved in the .ORG domain name extension sale, PIR, Internet Society and Ethos Capital, created a new website about the .ORG sale: keypointsabout.org. This seems like a reply to the website created by many Non-Profits at savedotorg.org and all the articles and criticism that the sale has received in the past few […]

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Breaking: Did billionaire Republicans just buy the .ORG domain extension?

I guess you have by now heard the news about the .org extension being sold to Ethos Capital. A Medium post claims that there are more investors besides Ethos Capital and behind these investment firms are 3 billionaire Republicans. Jacob Malthouse, who started the “Stop the .ORG Digital Land Grab” petition on Change.org, claims that an […]

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“Why your business needs a business domain name” (video)

“Why your business needs a business domain name” video from GoDaddy. See the video here: ⏰TIMESTAMPS⏰ 00:23 – What is a domain? 00:56 – Consider SEO with a business domain name 01:43 – Use a domain-based email address 02:36 – Buy a domain name and build a website! 04:33 – Protecting your own content 05:14 […]

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A few important details on Mike Mann’s domain sales

I have a few important details and comments on Michael Sumner’s “Don’t Shoot for the Moon” post on Namebio.com about Mike Mann’s domain sales that people must consider. First of all I have to say that Michael makes many good points in his post but I have to add a few important ones. As I […]

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