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strategy A Path To $10,000 Plus Domain Name Sales

More investors sell successfully at the high 3-figure and 4-figure levels, compared to those with multiple 5-figure domain name sales.

A single 5-figure sale can make a monumental difference in a domain investing career. It might open the door...
 
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information Top Topics: Bored Ape Yacht Club Creator Acquires Yuga.com; Should I Have Deleted This Domain?...

In this week's Top Topics, we take a look at full-time domain investors and their portfolio sizes, plus a domainer is looking for a more profitable opportunity than domain parking. Elsewhere, an investor is ready to quit the industry and Yuga...
 
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sales One Of World’s Top Brands Acquires Single-Letter Domain

The shortest domain name possible, at least within the centralized domain name ecosystem, is 3 characters in total, a single-character country-code extension name.

However, for many country-code extensions, single letters are not released, so...
 
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information Top Topics: Do You Sell Retail or Wholesale?; Helium Announces New Name, Nova.xyz...

In this week's Top Topics, domain investors reveal whether they predominantly sell domains at retail or wholesale levels, and is domain brokerage a low risk, high reward business? Elsewhere, Helium, a decentralized telecommunications network that...
 
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news Alter Domain Marketplace To Continue Operations Under New Ownership

A NamePros member has purchased the Alter domain name marketplace. Alter will continue operations as a brandable marketplace under the new ownership.

I reached out to the new owner, Filip Erkic, who goes by the NamePros handle @F.E....
 
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information Top Topics: This Phishing Scam Targets Domain Owners; Should I Partner With a Business?...

In this week's Top Topics, a domain investor is looking for advice on writing off domain purchases in a tax return. Elsewhere, there's a phishing scam targeting domain name owners and registrar GoDaddy acquires DNAcademy.


Advice Needed...
 
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analysis Domain Names Starting With THE

Dictionaries define more than a dozen ways that the word the can be used, but as a leading part of a domain name it is most used as a definite article
used as a function word before a proper name to indicate the distinctive...
 
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information Top Topics: Gaming.io Sells for $105,000 Payment Plan; How Did You Scale-Up in Domaining?...

In this week's Top Topics, we look at the recent sale of Gaming.io on a $105,000 payment plan, questions are answered about scaling up your domain name business, and it's revealed that popular brandable marketplace Alter is to close down...
 
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analysis Names and Colors - Part 2: Branding Considerations

Color is important in branding, whether the color is explicitly part of the domain name or not. If you use a logo or graphical background in domain presentation, it is important to consider the impact of different color choices.

This article...
 
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information Top Topics: Did Games.com Once Sell for $10 Million?; Gravity Forms Acquires Gravity.com...

In this week's Top Topics, George Kirikos warns domain owners to stop using UK and Australian-based registrars, a WordPress developer acquires an incredible domain name, and did AOL pay $10 million for Games.com?


Red Alert: Get Your...
 
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analysis Domain Names With Color - Part 1

Adding a color to a word can make a memorable brand.

A brand like RedBull provides a brand icon known around the world.

The color purple could mean many things, but the mattress company Purple has acquired the name in the .com...
 
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information Top Topics: A .TV Domain Sells for $50,000; Is Your Time Worth Anything?...

In this week’s Top Topics, a domain investor shares the news of their latest five-figure .TV sale, and insurance company Root completes a major domain name upgrade. Elsewhere, a buyer broker shares details of a company’s recent brand protection...
 
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strategy Starting Out Right In Domain Name Investing

It is easy to start out on the wrong foot in domain investing.

Whether it is hand-registering too many names, choosing quantity over quality, or investing in sectors or languages that we don’t understand, there are many ways to go wrong. Those...
 
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information Top Topics: Integromat Evolves to Make.com; How Much Did You Start Domaining With?...

In this week's Top Topics, we focus on a ten-year-old company that has rebranded to an ultra-premium .com domain. Elsewhere, we want you to share how much money you started your domain investing career with, and an end-user has asked for advice...
 
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analysis The 2021 High-Value .COM Sales

This article looks at 2021 high-value NameBio-listed .com domain name sales. I only included sales with prices of $25,000 or more. There were 369 sales, totalling $62.1 million in total dollar volume.

Many retail sales do...
 
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information Top Topics: I Sold This .TV for $8,000; Do You Allow Crypto Payments?...

In this week's Top Topics, a domain investor shares their $8,000 .TV sale and there's a focus on new technologies as we discuss crypto payments and Namecheap's acquisition of Namebase. Elsewhere, the .US extension turns 37 with a timely $99,999...
 
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information A Value-Added Approach To Domain Names

Great domain names sell themselves.

But that does not mean that there is no role to influence the probability of sale, or to add value.

Not Just Speculators

I sometimes hear those outside our field refer to ‘domain speculators’...
 
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information Top Topics: Meta.co.uk Rebrands to Herd.io; What I’ve Learned After a Year...

In this week's Top Topics, we look at the details of two rebrands, with one company moving to a .IO and one switching to a .COM. Elsewhere, a new investor shares what they've learned after a year in the business, and what's the easiest way to...
 
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guide Finding Expiring and Recently Expired Domain Names

Many domain investors primarily acquire names from expiring domain auctions or closeouts. This article, intended mainly for those relatively new to the field, provides an introduction to efficient ways to find domain names that are either about...
 
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information Top Topics: Galaxy.com Acquired for $1.8 Million+; Why I’m Happy to Pay High Commissions...

In this week’s Top Topics, a seven-figure domain sale is uncovered by investor George Kirikos, courtesy of a company’s SEC filing. Elsewhere, a domainer explains why they’re happy to pay high commission fees on a good marketplace, and what’s the...
 
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information Stress and Domain Investor Mental Wellness

Investing in domain names allows you to be self-directed, have almost complete flexibility in hours, and the ability to work from anywhere. Those advantages can result in a rewarding and healthy side-gig or full-time position, one that allows you...
 
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information Top Topics: Is Parking .XYZ Domains Worth It?; I vs l in Domain Marketplace Listings...

In this week's Top Topics, we decide whether parking .XYZ domain names is ever worthwhile and just how quickly can you build a $5,000 per month income from domaining? Elsewhere, investors tell us how long they spend on domaining activities each...
 
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analysis Past 12 Months Of XYZ: A Look At The Data

Whether excited about opportunities, or not a fan of the extension, .xyz is the focus of many recent discussions here on NamePros.

It is not hard to see why the extension has attracted attention. In just the first 23 days of 2022
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information Top Topics: Is January 2022 Slow For You?; I Sold This Domain for $6,000...

In this week's Top Topics, we look at how domain investors are faring this month. Is this January slower than usual for you? Elsewhere, we discuss whether .COM will be king in five years' time and we hear from a domainer that has sold a name for...
 
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news Fractional Ownership And Domain Names As An Asset Class

Are we approaching a time when domain names will be considered an asset class, like bonds, stocks, real estate, currencies and commodities?

Will investors be able to hold domain name investments without the need to be directly involved in...
 
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