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January 18, 2018 02:00

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Oh, zero click, when will you be cleaned up?

Misleading landers and scams run rampant in zero-click programs. The concept of zero-click domain name parking makes a lot of sense. Rather than sending a domain visitor to a pay-per-click page where they must make two clicks to generate revenue, zero-click forwards unused domain names to other destinations and collects a fee from the advertiser. […]

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Tough Domains: new tool for creating a marketplace, landing pages & instant development

Tough Domains is a relatively new tool that has been developing its online services for the past 2 years. Tough Domains is a New York based company that “was founded on the principles of providing cutting edge tools and software that will provide the next generation of domainers revolutionary solutions to domain monetization.” The co-founders Tim […]

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Domain inquiries could drop next month. Blame SSL.

Start filling out a form on for sale landers and you’ll see a “not secure” message. Yesterday I wrote about how landing page companies are adding SSL support for domains on their platforms in order to meet Google’s deadline next month. Starting next month, domain names with any sort of user submission form that don’t […]

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Rewind: Tucows for $1.00, go-go parking revenue and CreditCards.com

A look back at the domaining world ten years ago this month. Remember 2007? It was go-go times in the stock market and we didn’t know what was about to happen. The great recession was knocking on the door. I just took a look back at Domain Name Wire’s archives to see what I was […]

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What are you using for domain name sales landers?

There are lots of options. What is working best for you? With pay-per-click revenue continuing to disintegrate on most domain names, one of the primary objectives of a parked domain name is to make it clear that the domain is for sale and make it easy for a potential buyer to make contact. I’ve tried […]

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Sedo : No more “one click” landers for its PPC pages

Sedo announced that as of May 1st, there will be no more “1 click” landers available as a PPC setting. It appears that the main upstream provider, Google, no longer supports this type of feed. Most likely a measure that Google has taken to thwart click fraud, this means that while CTR might decrease, earnings […]

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Kat.ph gets a TON of traffic, but no monetization on Google

Owner says it received over 700,000 uniques over past month. TorrentFreak has an interesting story about the Philippine country code domain name KAT.ph, which is currently for sale. The U.S. Government attempted to seize the domain name that was used by KickAssTorrents but was never able to get the registry to cooperate. The domain name […]

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Did GoDaddy acquire Rook Media?

GoDaddy appears to have acquired Swiss PPC monetization provider, Rook Media, after the following email circulated yesterday afternoon: “We’ve got exciting news: GoDaddy can confirm that Rook Media customers are moving to GoDaddy’s SmartName parking platform. GoDaddy and Rook Media will team up to make this transition as seamless as possible for our new customers […]

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DotBoss: a new service for domain management, website building and marketplace creation

DotBoss is a new software that is crafted and designed with domain management in mind, specializing in the optimization of domain portfolios of any size with unique publishing, development and auction features. Long time reader and commentator on OnlineDomain.com, Sergio Abrahao, was nice enough to explain us what DotBoss does. Sergio was/is the main developer […]

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How to park your names on Mailbox Park (in bulk)

The simple process to point your mail to Mailbox Park…if you use GoDaddy. Earlier this month I interviewed Greg Kraios on the DNW Podcast. Kraios is the founder of Mailbox Park, which is sort of like a domain name parking service for your domains’ email. You point your domains’ MX records to Mailbox Park and […]

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