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The #Domain King and the #Royal Wedding

Thousands of on-site spectators and millions of others via television witnessed today’s Royal Wedding. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were united in holy matrimony, at the St George’s Chapel. Dozens of celebrities attended the Royal Wedding, but one domain celebrity was sorely missing: The Domain King. Rick Schwartz politely declined the invitation to attend the […]

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The #Domain King is gearing .app

Rick Schwartz broke his domain blogging silence once again, right after the launch of dot .app, a new gTLD managed by Google. The Domain King has been an outspoken non-supporter of fringe new domain extensions, such as dot .horse. Although most new gTLD extensions are far superior to the Domain King’s .horse paradigm, they seem […]

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Have you dropped all your domains?

So a year ago Rick Schwartz tweeted out that 90% of all domain investors should start over. 90% of every domainer should drop ALL their #Domains and start again! They are so far off the path that it is sad to see. #gtld#Startups — Rick Schwartz (@DomainKing) May 16, 2017 The thread here got a […]

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The #Domain King, Rick Schwartz, is back!

Rick Schwartz, the de facto Domain King, has returned. No, Rick did not get back on Twitter, a social medium he ditched at the end of 2017. Instead, Rick Schwartz has finally broken his domain blogging radio silence, by posting a cryptic one liner: ” The Life, The Death and The Rebirth of the Industry […]

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Is Bulk Hand-Regging Domains Worth the Time and Money Invested?

From Ali Zandi to Josh E to Rick Schwartz, it’s alway interesting and entertaining to watch industry vets do their thing — especially when the topic is hand registering domains. It’s been almost a year since Ali Zandi went on a spree hand registering nearly 4,600 .com domains via a FastHost.com promotion. And ole’ Josh […]

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Rick Schwartz : Politics and social issues become #domain names

Rick Schwartz quit social media and Twitter in particular at the turn of the new year. The Domain King is far from retired, as domain investing has been the core of his business for almost 25 years. Rick refers to his ongoing activity as that of a domain investor, and a domain collector. Rick’s passion […]

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Every Domain King needs his #domain #kingdom

If you’ve been binge-watching the second season of The Crown at Netflix, you are not alone. Millions of viewers are enchanted by the life of Queen Elizabeth II and her life among both Royalty and the commoners of Great Britain. The series is charged with a broad range of emotions, a rare sight for the […]

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Domain flippers? Chinese domainers upset over Rick Schwartz’s statement

A group of Chinese domainers from the Guangzhou province in China are upset with Rick Schwartz. The reason: The Domain King’s recent statement about exclusive traders of numeric, or letter domains not really being “domainers.” Said Rick via Twitter earlier today: Not all #Domainers are really Domainers. Those that focus ONLY on number #Domains or […]

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GoDaddy: Latest auction changes unrelated to Rick Schwartz’s tweets

GoDaddy implemented a series of changes to its domain auctions, a day after a series of tweets by Rick Schwartz rocked the domain industry’s foundation. Effective December 4th, GoDaddy will treat domain auctions as irreversible; their registrants will no longer be able to game the system to get free appraisals, and then renew the domains […]

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The Domain King is getting upset

Rick Schwartz is getting tired of some of the games in the auction business. Rick has been tweeting out a few things today about GoDaddy auctions I am still trying to get off the floor. My @GoDaddy rep just told me that they have no problem with people bidding on their own #Domains in their […]

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