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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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strategy Process to Rate and Price a Domain Name Acquisition - Part 2

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information Top Topics: Printing.com sold for $2.27m; Earn a living as a domainer; GoDaddy transfer issue; Most valuable LLL combos; Dan & Afternic woes

Welcome to the weekly Top Topics review here at NamePros! :)

Printing.com sold for $2.27 million dollars; Can you still earn a living selling domains? GoDaddy transfer issue; Most valuable LLL combinations; Managing Dan...
 
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strategy Process to Rate and Price a Domain Name Acquisition - Part 1

Domain name investing is hard. Typically only about 1% of names sell by the end of a full year. Many names will not sell for a very long time, or ever. Naming trends and popular niches may change.

Pricing is difficult. If you price too high, the...
 
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information Top Topics: Sedo theme auctions success; Outbound sales woes; Afternic vs Dan; Trademarks & UDRP; Where to sell domains faster: Sedo or Afternic?

Welcome to the Easter Sunday Top Topics review here at NamePros! :)

How popular are Sedo themed auctions? You can lead an outbound sale horse to water; Afternic/GoDaddy versus Dan landers; Domains, trademarks, and UDRP...
 
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information NVIDIA – The Company and the Name

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information Top Topics: Epik login disabled; GoDaddy appraisal tool changes; XYZ domains demystified; 5% deposit for .AI auction bids; Afternic glitch or greed?

Welcome to the latest Top Topics review here at NamePros! :)

The Epik.com login page is deleted or disabled; GoDaddy is monetizing their appraisal tool; What's the worth of .XYZ domains? The .AI Registry now requires a 5% deposit to...
 
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information These 20 NamePros Articles Were Viewed A Total of 2,019,935 Times

NamePros has been active for many years, and is a gold mine of valuable content. In this article I highlight some of the most viewed articles.

I did not strictly list exactly the most viewed, but rather made a selection of highly-viewed articles...
 
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information Top Topics: Cognition.ai sold for $110k; Domaining is dead; Quandary at GoDaddy; Bad brokerage lessons; Gold.com got sold

Welcome to the latest Top Topics review here at NamePros! :)
Cognition.ai was sold for $110,000 dollars; Hey newbies: Domaining is dead! A complicated offer at GoDaddy; Never use a broker for outbound sales again; JM Bullion has...
 
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strategy DISPLACE – A Framework for Selecting Attractive Domain Name Sectors

While most modern businesses need a domain name, that does not mean that all sectors and niches offer an equal naming opportunity.

What are some of the factors that make names more likely to sell for good returns in a niche or sector?

In this...
 
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information Top Topics: Toros.com UDRP; GoDaddy nightmare; Expired domain not in drop since October; Squadhelp, BrandBucket, or Sedo?

Welcome to the latest Top Topics review here at NamePros! :)

The domain UKR.net was disabled by the domain registrar; Toros.com UDRP—You make the call; GoDaddy nightmare; Domain that expired in October has not dropped yet; Squadhelp...
 
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analysis Domain Name Marketplace Traffic Comparisons

Most domain name marketplaces do not report sales, at least not fully, so it is difficult to assess their reach and effectiveness.

If you have a large and successful portfolio, and have been in domain investing for some years, you probably have...
 
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information Top Topics: Girlfriend.ai sold for $170k; WIPO UDRP record in 2023; Howard Neu has passed; Swetha DNS changes; GoDaddy tapping appraisal tool data?

Welcome to the latest Top Topics review here at NamePros! :)

Girlfriend.ai was sold for $170,000 dollars; Record number of UDRP cases at the WIPO in 2023; Howard Neu - A valuable member of the domain community has passed; Swetha, XYZ...
 
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news Six Ways to Use the New NameBio Trends Reports

One key to domain investing success is to be well informed with up-to-date information. NameBio just made that easier, with introduction of NameBio Trends Reports.

In this article, I take a look at the different components of the...
 
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information Top Topics: Afternic closed its market; Bet.bet sold for $600k; Beij.ing domain hack for sale; Are aged domains worth more +1 more topic

Welcome to the latest Top Topics review here at NamePros! :)

Afternic has closed its marketplace; Bet.bet was sold for $600,000 dollars; Selling Bei.jing to the Chinese; Do not transfer domains renewed during the 45 day auto-renew...
 
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information Stay On Top of Upcoming Domain Name Price Increases with TLD Price Changes Website

Over the last few years we have seen an increasing rate of price increases in the domain name world. If you operate developed sites, or have names you feel sure you want to keep long term, in most cases it makes sense to renew in advance of price...
 
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information Top Topics: Sell without escrow? Dot .in untradeable, says NIXI; Dan lander issues; Domainer guilt; Big dogs to fight in court

Welcome to the latest Top Topics review here at NamePros! :)

Contract based domain sale without using an escrow; Trading .in domains banned; Dan.com issue with landing pages; Does anyone feel domainer guilt? Portfolio valuations by a...
 
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guide Get More from TLD-LIST

TLD-LIST is my go-to site for comparing registration, transfer and renewal prices at different registrars. While that is the main way TLD-LIST is used, the site can do much more.

Finding Lowest Prices

Before we look into what...
 
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information Top Topics: Worst investments; Google shutting down websites; SnapNames auction snafu; Domain reclassified as premium; Most you ever paid for a domain

It's Big Game Sunday and our review of Top Topics here at NamePros! 🏈

What are the worst domain investments you ended up losing money from? Google shutting down web sites; SnapNames at it once again; Domain name has been reclassified...
 
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strategy The Branding Power of Two: Duet, Gemini, Copilot and More

If you watched the 66th Grammy Awards ceremony on Feb. 4, 2024, odds are the duet by Tracy Chapman and Luke Combs is a lasting memory. Tracy Chapman made the song Fast Car a huge hit in 1988, while the 2023 Luke Combs rendition made the...
 
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information Top Topics: Are .ai domains expensive? Delete GoDaddy appraisals; Most powerful keywords; Domain tools you pay for; Domainers that started decades ago

Welcome to Sunday's review of Top Topics here at NamePros! :)

Why .ai domain registrations cost so much? How to delete GoDaddy appraisals; What's your most powerful keyword? Domain tools you pay for; Most successful domain investors...
 
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information Electrify Your Domain Name Portfolio

Electricity is pretty incredible. Think how easy it is to take the electricity provided by your utility company, and use it to cook your meals, power entertainment devices, operate an air conditioner or heat pump, charge devices, run motorized...
 
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information Top Topics: gTLDS hard to sell; Mistakes you made as a domainer; It.com domain worthiness; Recent .ai domain sales; The domain industry's maturity

Welcome to Sunday's review of Top Topics here at NamePros! :)

Are new TLDs hard to sell compared to .com domains? Mistakes you made as a domain investor; Worth renewing .it.com domains? Bison.ai and other sales on Namecheap; The...
 
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advice Domain Name Investment: Dos and Don’ts

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information Top Topics: Buyer didn't pay after domain push; Queries and frontrunning; 7.io sold for $150k; State of the Industry 2024; Dot .desi TLD in danger

Welcome to Sunday's review of Top Topics here at NamePros! :)
Domain investor sold domain with content but buyer didn't pay; Clean your cookies to avoid frontrunning, says domainer; The domain 7.io sold for $150,000 dollars; The State...
 
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tools Getting More From ExpiredDomains.net

We are fortunate to have many tools and metrics to assist and guide domain investing, many that are either free or have a free version. Probably none is more vital to domain investing than ExpiredDomains.net.

Back in 2022, I provided an...
 
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