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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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What to expect at NamesCon 2020 – DNW Podcast #261

Soeren von Varchmin talks about the domain investing community’s big conference in January. I spent last week in Montreal at the ICANN meeting. While there, I sat down with NamesCon CEO Soeren von Varchmin to talk about January’s conference. After many years in Las Vegas, NamesCon is moving to Austin. Soeren explains why it’s moving […]

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48 domains, $114k sales on $3400 investment – DNW Podcast #211

How Mark Levine made six figures this year by investing in domain names. Mark Levine isn’t Rick Schwartz, Frank Schilling or Michael Berkens. And that’s why you should pay attention to his story. He is what many domain investors aspire to be, clearing six figures in sales this year. On today’s show Mark breaks down […]

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Talking UDRP with Gerald Levine – DNW Podcast #201

The author of a book about UDRP discusses cybersquattind dispute trends. Gerald Levine literally wrote the book on UDRP. His book Domain Name Arbitration is the bible for domain name lawyers. On today’s show, Levine discusses some of the trends he’s seeing in UDRP cybersquatting disputes. Also: Abry gobbles up Donuts, Namecheap hits 10 million, […]

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5 things Mike Cyger learned – DNW Podcast #196

What DomainSherpa’s founder learned while learning about domain investing. Mike Cyger did over 400 interviews for DomainSherpa before he sold the site. On today’s show, Mike recounts how he got into the domain name business, how he learned domain investing my listening to and studying what others did, and five things he learned while running DomainSherpa. […]

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Checking in with Escrow.com – DNW Podcast #195

Jackson Elsegood provides an update on the domain market and Escrow.com’s service. Escrow.com has been in the news a lot over the past week thanks to its role as the escrow agent on several big deals. It handled the $3.5 million ICE.com deal, the $1 million snoring.com/sleeping.com deal and Crypto.com. Today I chat with Jackson […]

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Three companies using new TLDs – DNW Podcast #190

Why these three people chose new top level domain names. How do people learn about new top level domain names? Why do they decide to register them rather than go with a .com? What are their experiences using the domains? On today’s show, we talk with three people who registered new TLDs: Kristi Kohut, an […]

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Jen Sale of Evergreen – DNW Podcast #185

With two decades of experience in the domain business, Jen Sale shares her perspective on the current market. This week on the DNW podcast we talk with Jen Sale, a long-time fixture in the domain name industry who now runs the domain name brokerage Evergreen. We talk about how the domain industry has evolved over […]

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The challenges of new TLDs with Tobias Sattler – DNW Podcast #177

A first-hand account of selling new top level domains. What is it like integrating and selling new top level domain names as a registrar? On today’s podcast we talk with Tobias Sattler, the CIO for United Domains, a registrar with 1.6 million domains under management and around 10% of these in new TLDs. Tobias talks […]

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Meet the man who spent $500k on Home.loans – DNW Podcast #171

Hear why Blake Janover paid $500k for home.loans. Blake Janover just paid $500,000 to buy home.loans, a record price paid for a domain under new top level domain names. Is he crazy? Hear his story and listen to Blake explain his rationale for buying the domain name. Also: Crazy .club price, profitable domain company, UDRP […]

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