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Domain Investing news roundup for the week of October 28th, 2019

Hello, happy Saturday, and welcome to my weekly domain investing news roundup. There’s been some breaking news this morning that was picked up by Elliot from DomainInvesting.com that IJ.com has been sold for $550,000 by James Booth. As for the story that I think likely trended the most this week, well that goes to the […]

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I had some burning questions about .inc, here are the answers to them

One of the more recent new domain name extensions to launch is .inc, and I’ll be completely transparent in letting you know I don’t own any at the moment. I’ve steered almost completely clear of investing in new domain extensions as I’ve only ever seen a meaningful return from my .COM investments. When I first […]

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Domain Investing News Highlights for the week of April 1st, 2019

I’m always amazed at how much goes on in the domain investing world in a single week, and this week was no exception. There was a lot to cover this week and while I’m trying to keep this short and sweet, I’d say pull up a chair, crack open a beer, and get comfy because […]

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Monday Morning Walks With Morgan: Episode 7, an evening walk in San Francisco

Well this morning proved to be too busy for me to get out and go for a walk, but I didn’t want to miss another Monday so I decided to bring all of you along for an evening walk. My plan was to memorize and cover five stories and during the video and I thought […]

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Monday Morning Walks with Morgan – Episode 5

Hello, happy Monday, and welcome to Monday Morning Walks with Morgan. This episode is brought to you from snowy Lake Tahoe California. I did my best to keep the video this week short and sweet both because you asked for short videos…and it’s cold and I forgot to bring gloves and a hat out with […]

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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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How did a four-word .COM sell for $100,000?

I have to say I was pretty impressed with Uniregistry’s latest list of sales, with close to $30M in domain sales already this year it’s fair to say Uniregistry Market is on fire. A lot of the sales made perfect sense, one-word .COMs like Kombucha.com or Squeeze.com selling for six-figures is pretty darn normal. But […]

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Do city-specific domains like .BOSTON have any hope?

It’s no secret that a lot of the new gTLDs are struggling. At the same time some new gTLDs have found a solid path to success with extensions like .CLUB, .LOAN, and .ONLINE seeing real interest from end-users. I’ll be honest in saying that I thought .CITY domains were going to take off like a […]

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