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Uniregistry sale price revealed, updates on .ORG, a startup rebrands from .COM to .IO and more – a week of domain investing news in one article

Hello, happy Saturday and welcome to the brand new 2020 edition of my weekly domain investing news update. I’ve decided to spice things up this year and rather than just sharing links to articles about what happened this week, I’m adding my own commentary and pulling in data from Twitter as well. Let’s dive right […]

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Weekly Domain Investing News Update – new format, more social “buzz” and more

Hello, happy Friday and Valentines Day and welcome to my weekly domain investing news highlights. This year I want to do a better job of including breaking news from social media as well as blogs so I’d like to kick-off this week’s update with the following tweet…you might find it’s related to the title of […]

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Domain Investing News Highlights for the week of January 6th 2020

Hello, happy Sunday, and welcome to my weekly Domain Investing News Highlights. We’re almost halfway into the first month of 2020 and the domain investing world is in full swing again. Here’s a quick summary of what happened this week. The UDRPs are coming in hot this year and Lotto.com, a domain that sold for […]

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Here’s three things you should do once you’re making more than a few thousand dollars buying and selling domains

I was talking to a new Domain Investor last week who was trying to figure out how to get the business-side of his domain investing side-hustle setup correctly. He’s going to end the year with about $5,000 in sales, and while he agrees it’s nothing to write home about, he’s hoping to break into five-figures […]

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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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Countdown to NamesCon 2018 – Three Sessions That Caught My Eye

NamesCon kicks off in Las Vegas in a few weeks and having been to every NamesCon so far I can tell you that this year looks like it’s going to be the best year ever. Okay, I know that’s cheesy to say, and yes I feel a bit like Chris Harrison from the Bachelor when […]

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What is a Domainer? And how many people think they are one when they really aren’t

I was talking with a friend yesterday, he only knows me as a startup founder, but the conversation moved to domain names and domain investing, he has no idea I have a blog or that I’ve been buying and selling domain names for the last ten years. His initial response was, “wait – so you’ve […]

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The domain industry divides again over Bitcoin – and it’s getting ugly

Well ever since Rick Schwartz brought up the link between domain names and Bitcoin a small battle has been waging on, and it’s still going. This has led to another discussion that has to do with what people should write about on “domain blogs” and if Bitcoin is fair game or not. I don’t write […]

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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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