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November 18, 2018 16:06

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PIR chief: registries should stop stressing about volume

Public Interest Registry has announced some sweeping changes to how it markets .org and its other TLDs, with interim CEO Jay Daley telling DI that there’s too much focus on volumes in the industry today. PIR is scrapping is volume discount programs after the current batch of incentives expires at the end of the year. […]

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PIR (.org) makes changes to its sales practices

No more volume discounts, focus on quality over quantity. Public Interest Registry (PIR), the non-profit registry that runs the .org top level domain name, is making changes to how it markets its domains. Jay Daley, Interim President and CEO of PIR, said in a blog post that the organization is nixing volume discounts. These discounts […]

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How domaining changed my life

Today: What I have learned in the past 15 years of domain investing / Biggest Regret: Domain You Let Drop/Expire / How to backorder a .org domain / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Outbound domain email subject line tips – If you haven’t been […]

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Need .com, net and org domains

Today: Buying CVCV.com domains / Got an offer for $200 – Should I take it? / Naihc.org sold for $13,503 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: ETHX.com – There is a liquid value when it comes to four letter .com’s, however, the value varies depending […]

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Forced traffic versus organic traffic to a domain

Today: Sell or Not to Sell – Legal/Moral Dilemma? / Report.org Sold for $8,500 / Showcase and discuss 3-word domain names / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: 3P.tv sold for $1,000! – A nice four digit .tv ccTLD sale to keep your blood pumping. .tv […]

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Cute abruptly quits PIR

Brian Cute unexpectedly resigned as CEO of Public Interest Registry late last week. No reason was given for his departure. In a May 10 press release, the .org registry said that he’d left May 7. He’s been replaced temporarily by board member Jay Daley until a permanent replacement can be found. I asked a PIR […]

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Buying One Word (Dot) COM’s

Today: Budget: $10k – I’m looking for a shopping/price comparison domain / looking for the best .in or co.in-one word (not two-word domain) / “Coin” domain name needed / And more! Here are the new domain discussions and domain news. MoneyRaid.com – Would MoneyRaid.com fit in a niche about the justice system raiding property for counterfeit […]

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Buyer agrees to a $5000 purchase price – Here’s what happened next!

Today: Ideas on how to develop a domain name / I’m investing in a one-word .fi domain suitable for a digital marketing services company / Buying a lot of hand reg Casino domains / And more! Here are the new domain discussions and domain news. Frame.works – Are new gTLD domains like Frame.works worth anything in […]

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Hy.org – a very nice tribute by Rick Schwartz

While doing some research on LL.org names I came across Hy.org. The domain is actually owned by Rick Schwartz and is a digital tribute to his Father, Hy. Rick put the site up 18 years ago this July 7th. Rick bought the name for $400 on Ebay. Very cool on Rick’s part using a 5 […]

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PIR promotes two senior execs

Public Interest Registry has promoted two people in its senior finance team. Marc Saitta, previously chief financial officer, is now chief operating officer, a position that appears to have been empty for a few years. Saitta joined PIR as CFO in 2014. Kathy King, who was senior director of finance and accounting, is now vice […]

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