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October 16, 2018 01:26

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#SpamHaus and #domains : October 2018 report of most abused #TLDs

Malware activity monitor, SpamHaus, keeps track of the number of bad domains spewing out spam, for every TLD, ccTLD and gTLD. In other words, it’s not the absolute number of “bad domains” but the ratio that determines how bad a TLD, gTLD or ccTLD is. How does SpamHaus calculate that domain badness? The abusive behavior […]

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As we get closer to the holidays, scammers ready their “look-alike” domains

Every year, as consumer get ready to spend big in November and Decembers, scammers get ready to scam big, and domain names is a core weapon in many scammers arsenal. So what kind of domains are these scammers buying? Confusingly similar names to major online destinations, and they register so many domains that the companies […]

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How to negotiate incoming domain offers

Today: Keyword domain availability alerts / I will always help another domainer / CoastHomes.com sold for $3,150 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: How to find a single ‘word’ or ‘phrase’ .com – Are you investing in single word or popular phrase .com’s? Where do […]

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Microsoft Bakt : #Crypto or #marijuana domain?

Marijuana domain names are hot, and marijuana stocks are even hotter. Bakt.com might look, and sound, like a ganja name, especially after the recent sale at Sedo for $10,000 dollars, but it isn’t. The buyers were actually cryptocurrency investors that are ready to launch the domain name Bakkt.com. They were smart enough to know they […]

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“Planting seeds” #domain sold mere hours after its registration!

It’s been jackpot Friday for a very lucky domainer, who was inspired by an early morning blog post by Rick Schwartz. The Domain King’s advice on planting seeds each and every day, converted well for Spiro “Ducky” Pappas; his domain hand-registration was flipped in a matter of hours. “I love what I do, and I […]

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TIL – Malicious domains are frequently killed off within hours of creation

I stumbled on an interesting article today that did a deep dive into the average lifespan of what they define as malicious domains. While I’ve never heard of “malicious” domains, I assume that they’re talking about domains that are illegal to own for one reason or another. Apparently, these are being registered all the time, […]

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Thesite.com sold for $8,800

Today: Formula for $10k per month in domain revenue / The domain is too expensive – A buyers second choice extension / Hyping one-word domains / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Floor value of NLLL.com – Are you investing into the number, letter. letter. […]

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Prestige Limousine : How generic #domains can hurt your company’s reputation

Generic domains can help a company’s effectiveness in reaching out to consumers, but it usually takes years to do so. Take for example Apple.com – this generic keyword is used as an arbitrary mark, a word or image that already exists, but it has nothing to do with the business that uses it. It took […]

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BrettKavanaugh.com : #Domain is now a portal for sexual assault survivors

The domain BrettKavanaugh.com has become a portal for the survivors of sexual assault. Fix the Court, a nonpartisan group that advocates for the accountability and transparency at the Supreme Court, is redirecting traffic from the domain to several resources created to fight sexual assault, and other forms of abuse. According to The Hill, “the purchase […]

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How to make your biggest domain sale

Today: Setting up a branded email to use in outbounds / Baiser.fr sold for $5,745 / Cambridge.TV sold / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Buying domains ending with: _NearMe.com and _ForSale.com – Do you have any domain assets in your portfolio that meet this buyers […]

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