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strategy Finding Domain Name Comparator Sales – Part 1

An important skill is to find and evaluate relevant domain name comparator sales. This article uses NameBio to search for comparator sales information, along with a process to decide what is a strong comparator. I also consider how to...
 
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information How To Save Money On Domain Names

In terms of overall domain portfolio, a few dollars saved on a domain name may not make much difference. But if there are ways to stretch your money, why not consider them?

Of course the most significant savings are:
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interviews Simon Higgs: Internet Pioneer, Polymath, and NamePros Member

Interested in technical innovations, the early days of domain extension planning, website development, a 7-figure domain name sale, or creative media applications? Then let me introduce you to Simon Higgs.

Simon Higgs, @Particle here on...
 
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information 8 Ways Domain Name Investors Might Use Product Hunt And Similar Services

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analysis Corporate Naming Inspiration from Particle Physics

Since I started writing for NamePros Blog in 2019, I have been waiting for the right day to share an article about the Standard Model of particle physics. That day has arrived.

Recently SquadHelp rebranded to Atom, as discussed in the...
 
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information Everything You Wanted To Know About Domain Academy

I saw a post not long ago by @VivifyDomains that after a few recent small domain sales she was taking the money and investing in herself, and had started the Domain Academy course. I could relate, as I made a similar decision in December...
 
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analysis Recent Domain Name Sales Volume Trends in .NET, .COM, .AI, .IO and .XYZ

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

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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 NVIDIA – The Company and the Name

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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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advice Domain Name Investment: Dos and Don’ts

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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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advice A Dozen Things To Consider As We Start 2024

The new year brings new domain name opportunities and challenges. Definitely 2023 saw a mix of both.

This article is not about resolutions, but it is about reflecting on the past year, and setting the stage for the new one. Reflection is a...
 
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analysis 2023 Domain Name Market Down, But AI Propels Strong Country Code Results

This report is based on 145,100 domain name aftermarket sales recorded for 2023 on NameBio, with a total dollar volume of just over $139 million USD.

The domain name market, at least as reflected in the NameBio data, was...
 
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analysis The Top 100 Domain Name Sales in 2023

This article takes a look at the highest-value domain name sales from 2023, at least those reported on NameBio. I also compare the year with the preceding few years, to get a sense of the nature and health of the upper end of the domain...
 
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news In Case You Missed It – What Happened in Domains in 2023

2023 was a particularly active year in the domain world. I wanted to overview many of the changes, to make sure you can take advantage of any important to you.

In this article I am not covering things like trends in popular extensions, such as...
 
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analysis Startup Names Through A Y-Combinator Filter

As domain investors, we are in the business of providing names that businesses and organizations will use. Succeeding at that can be a win-win-win situation. We do well, but startup owners are well served by many good name choices in efficient...
 
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