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Popular Blog Articles

In this article, we provide a handpicked list of some of the most popular, interesting, and helpful articles to have ever appeared on the NamePros Blog. If you're short on time, or if you're not sure where to start, then you may want to check out...
 
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information Top Topics: Is Immersive the Next Big Trend?; Black Friday & Cyber Monday Promos...

In this week's Top Topics, we look at whether the term "immersive" will be the next big trending keyword for the domain name industry. Elsewhere, we cover the domain-related deals that investors can find over the Black Friday weekend and there's...
 
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information A Look At Domain Name Registrars – Part 1: The Top 10 In Terms of Registrations

Registrars serve an essential role, as the intermediary between the registries and the domain name investor. In this article I take a look at the number of domains under management at different registrars, as well as providing a brief history for...
 
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information Top Topics: Rearranging My Portfolio for 2022; Looks Like OpenSea Bough OpenSea.com...

In this week's Top Topics, we look at OpenSea's reported recent acquisition of OpenSea.com and we see why Dana White had big regrets before eventually acquiring UFC.com. Elsewhere, a seven-figure domain sale is received and an investor is looking...
 
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tools Finding Technology Trends And Opportunities

2021 will be viewed as the year of trending terms within the domain name community. From various crypto-related opportunities, lately ETH in particular, to NFTs, and then meta / metaverse, many domain name investors have chased trending terms...
 
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information Top Topics: Bird.com Domain Name Sells; Has the Meta Craze Slowed?...

In this week's Top Topics, we examine whether the meta domain name craze has slowed after some sizable recent sales. Elsewhere, we discuss the strategy for testing new landing pages and we receive news that the Bird.com domain name has sold...
 
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interviews From Smoke To Fire: An Interview With Dennis Tinerino –$50,000 ETH.Paris Seller And Domain Smoke Founder

Dennis Tinerino is an accomplished domain investor as well as editor and founder of the Domain Smoke newsletter.

He recently sold the domain name ETH.Paris for $50,000 at Dan. He had held the domain name for only 25 days.

That...
 
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information Top Topics: Metaverse.org Sells Within Days; How Do I Make the Marketplace Listing Process More Efficient?...

In this week's Top Topics, we look at possible means of making the marketplace listing process more efficient, and are some domaining strategies just a lottery? Elsewhere, news breaks of the sale of Metaverse.org and Intis Telecom puts its new...
 
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analysis A Look At How Different Domain Extensions Sell

Should a domain investor invest only in .com? I went looking for an answer in recent domain name sales data.

There seems a common consensus that, after .com, among general purpose extensions with investment potential are...
 
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information Top Topics: IT.com Sells for $3.8 Million; Facebook is Now Meta...

In this week's Top Topics, domain investors react to the news that Facebook has rebranded its corporation to Meta, using the Meta.com domain. Elsewhere, there's advice for new domain investors and we have news of a $3.8 million domain sale...
 
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advice Don’t Let Your Landing Page Land You In Trouble

The landing page is one of the first impressions that potential buyers will have of your domain name. It also can provide information about the name, a link for purchase or lease, and how to make contact.

However, should your name be disputed in...
 
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information Top Topics: Vote For Your Favorite Registrar; Have You Ever Thought of Dropping Domaining?...

In this week's Top Topics, you're invited to vote for your favorite domain registrar of the year. Elsewhere, there's a discussion about lease-to-own deals and we talk about meta domains.


Vote For Your Favorite Registrar of the Year...
 
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interviews An Interview With Award Winning Domain Investor Leanne McMahon

At the recent NamesCon conference Dan sponsored domain awards in five categories. The winner of the award for Community-Driven Domainer of the Year was Leanne McMahon, @PixelCorp.

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Even though she has only been in...
 
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information Top Topics: AI.com Sells via Saw.com; ICANN Working Group Jeopardizes Domainer Rights...

In this week's Top Topics, domain investors discuss the recent domain sale of AI.com, which reportedly sold to an unknown buyer in the NFT space. Elsewhere, there's an ICANN working group report that has raised concerns for domain investors, and...
 
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analysis An Updated Look At Domain Names With Hyphens

While hyphenated domain names are popular in some parts of the world, notably Germany, most domain investors shy away from them.

Only a small percentage of domain name sales have hyphens. But there are also far fewer names containing hyphens...
 
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information Top Topics: Meta.so Sells for $149,000; Which Valuation Metrics Do You Consider?...

In this week's Top Topics, we look at the recent $149,000 sale of Meta.so, sold by domain name investor Nikul Sanghvi. From a sale to an acquisition, a domainer shows off an exceptional recent buy, and is there a parking service purely for great...
 
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information Domain Investing: Just The Basics – Part 3: Outbound, Promotion, UDRP, Parking, Website, Resources

In this final segment of the basics of domain investing series, I look at inbound and outbound selling, domain promotion, UDRP, parking and other ways to earn income from domains, and how to set up your own domain investing portfolio website. The...
 
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information Top Topics: NFT.com Sold for $2 Million; What's Your Strategy - Passive or Active?...

In this week's Top Topics, we get confirmation that the NFT.com domain name sold for $2 million earlier in 2021. Elsewhere, domainers get the chance to showcase their most popular domain name and we ask you to share your strategy, are you passive...
 
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information Domain Investing: Just The Basics – Part 2

Last week’s Domain Investing: Just The Basics – Part 1 looked at domain name terms, extensions, and the basics for researching, registering, buying, renewing, and listing domain names. The article also considered developing a plan for your...
 
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information Top Topics: Floor.com Sells for $3,144,000; Do You Have a Domaining Company?...

In this week’s Top Topics, a seven-figure domain sale is revealed in the form of Brandforce’s $3,144,000 deal for Floor.com. Elsewhere, domainers react to a domain sale at the other end of the financial spectrum, and do you have a domaining...
 
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information Domain Investing: Just The Basics – Part 1

This two-part series is intended for those just starting out in domain investing. It covers basic information about registering, buying, renewing, researching, and listing domain names.

Next week, in the second part, I will look at...
 
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information Top Topics: Block.one is Now B1.com; Has Your September Been Slow?...

This week's edition of Top Topics features news that NameBio has introduced a new "live" feature to track domain sales in something close to real time. Elsewhere, blockchain company Block.one has officially switched to B1.com, and has your...
 
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sales The Interesting Buyer And Plans For The Domain Name Privateer.com

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information Top Topics: SmartWallet.com Sells for $175,000; What Percentage of Domains Do You Renew?...

In this week's Top Topics, domain investors react to the $175,000 sale of a two-word .COM domain from a leading investor. Elsewhere, a domainer finds a tweet suggesting a domain name sold for $1 million, and what percentage of domains do you...
 
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analysis The .EU Domain Name Extension

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information Top Topics: How Was Your August?; I Sold This Domain for $10,000…

In this week’s Top Topics, domain investors reveal how many domains they sold in August, a domainer shares news of a $10,000 sale, and where have your domain sales originated from recently?


How Was Your August?


In the domain name...
 
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