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July 18, 2019 07:15

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.TV reported sales vs development

Today: Historica.org sold for $16,794 / Top keyword list / Domain Battle Round # 7 – Thunderdome Contest / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today! Should domain investors have their own portfolio marketplace? – Yes or no? Good or bad idea? Would it help or […]

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Financial Calamities: Blessing or Curse for Domainers?

I don’t particularly enjoy sharing personal experiences… but I’ll do it in this case. The Great Recession was a life-altering phenomenon in my case, first in a traumatically awful way but ultimately in a game-changing good one. I was (very) young and sitting on a decent pile of profits that I earned online through various […]

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Afternic’s description field of domains listed for sale

Today: Domainers are Domain Developers by default / NetConnect.com sold for $6,650 / GoDaddy Introduces Bidder IDs in Auctions / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today! Impact of the URS and Unlimited Fee Increases for Registrants in .ORG/BIZ/INFO/ASIA – Are you investing into any of […]

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The Greater Fool Theory – Domaining Implications

Sometimes, assets reach valuations that just don’t make sense. For example, companies that don’t make any money and probably never will but are the cool kid in town. Or Dentacoin (a cryptocurrency for dentists, I kid you not!)… or x,xxx other cryptos that have zero practical use and will never amount to anything beyond pump […]

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Hand registering a million dollar domain

Today: The best time-day to outbound / Domain Battle Round #2 – Thunderdome Contest / Heighten.com sold for $6,250 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today! CBD + Key Word dot com or co.uk – Paying up to £500 – Be sure to check your […]

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Wonderful Domain at Fair Price vs. Fair Domain at Wonderful Price?

Some of you probably recognized rather quickly that this title is a play on a Warren Buffet quote, who believes that “it’s far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price” What about domains? Would you rather: A) Buy a wonderful domain such as a […]

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Potential legal pitfalls for a US resident using a Canadian based domain name registrar

Today: Share your green .com or .org domains / SportsBettingApps.com sold for $12,500 / For anyone thinking about hosting your own landing pages / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today! The best months for selling domains – Have you been selling domain names for a […]

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(When) Should You Give Up Domaining?

The Internet is full of “anyone can do it” messages… but in a lot of cases, reality is more let’s just say complex than the guy who wants to sell you a $99 book on success makes it out to be We’re different. Some of us have a special gift when it comes to X, […]

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How to contact potential buyers and create a client list

Today: How to make an end-user buy, no matter what / Leasing websites may be a great business! / FIKU.com sold for $19,995 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today! Buying ONE & TWO word .COM ONLY – Budget: Up t $100,000.00 – If you […]

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Way Too Many Domainers Are *Still* Interested in New gTLDs…

… Stockholm syndrome? As I was browsing around the domaining space this morning, it became clear to me that despite several years of cold showers, waaaay too many domainers are still buying the new gTLD dream. They’re following landrush/GA phases, building portfolios, paying “premium” registration fees or at the very least higher-than-average renewal fees on […]

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