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September 25, 2017 13:17

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This Week In Domaining – Episode 1: A recap of the top domain name news stories from last week

Well I’ve decided, after years of staying out of the audio or video streaming world that it’s time to jump back in. For those who know me, you know that I have a lot of energy and sometimes that energy just doesn’t translate as well with writing alone. At the same time, my life is […]

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How I’m getting $1,500+ thanks to the NameJet audit

I’ll start by saying, no, I am not getting some kind of refund relating to bidding in an auction that was proven to have shill bidding taking place on it. While NameJet is doing an internal audit to determine if shill bidding has been impacting their auctions, it looks like they’re also uncovering some payments […]

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My thoughts on people bidding on their own NameJet auctions

As most of you probably know by now, I try to stay away from blogging about controversies in the domain name world. That being said, it’s hard for me to stay out of this one so I thought I would share my thoughts, and keep it short and sweet since in my humble opinion this […]

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Where do you go to get realistic domain investing advice?

Let’s face it – there’s a lot of bad advice out there. IMO there are two kinds of bad advice: Bad advice coming from people who just want to make money off of you (usually by selling a product or service) Bad advice coming from people who have no idea what they’re talking about and […]

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Some people think you should be weary of putting “For Sale” pages on your domain names

I’ll start by saying, I don’t agree. Yes, I’ll go on record saying it, I think you are absolutely missing out on potential buyers and decreasing your chances of selling a domain if you choose not to put up a landing page that makes it clear that your domain name is for sale. So why am […]

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3 Key Domain Industry Trends I Saw At NameCon This Year

One of the things I really enjoy about going to a conference like NamesCon is getting a pulse on what other domain investors are seeing, doing, and most importantly, changing about their investment strategy. It’s the reason why I’ve said many times before that any blog post, book, video, or anything else you read about […]

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5 Reasons Why NamesCon Could Just Be The Gold Standard For Conferences…Period

I’m back from Las Vegas and this time with more money in my pocket than when I arrived thanks to some good gambling luck and some even better domain deals. First let me just say I am incredibly impressed by the quality event that Richard and team have put together. NamesCon should be looked at […]

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Domain Name History could be made today as Live auction kicks off in Las Vegas

Today could be a day we all remember for a long time as the NamesCon – ROTD live auction kicks off in Las Vegas in about an hour. I wrote about the auction this weekend because I do think this could be a truly historic event. Now that I’m here in-person I can tell you that […]

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From domain names to startups, here’s me geeking out with NamePros for 23 minutes at NamesCon last year

Last year I sat down with Edward Zeiden, the Managing Director of popular domain name forum NamePros at NamesCon (say that five time fast) to talk about startups, accelerators, fundraising, and of course, the role domain names play in across this ecosystem. Whether you’re a startup founder looking to buy a domain name, or a domain […]

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This domain auction could (and likely will) make history

Next week the largest event in the domain name industry, Namescon, kicks-off in Las Vegas, and with it comes a domain auction that just might break some long-standing records. With the growth of the domain industry coupled with the new domain name extensions, the live auction next week is expected to bring some serious bidding from […]

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