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information Top Topics: The Future of Four-Letter .COM’s; It's Hard to Buy a Good Domain!...

In this week's Top Topics, domain name investors give their opinion on Rick Schwartz's latest cryptocurrency related domain name purchases, and we find some excellent recommendations for tools and services relating to outbound domain sales...
 
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information Top Topics: How Much Will O.com Sell For?; Targets for 2018?...

In this week's Top Topics we ask how much O.com will sell for, we discuss domain landing pages and we look forward to 2018 by discussing targets for the upcoming year. If you celebrate Christmas, we hope that you have an excellent festive period...
 
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information Top Topics: Which Trends Will Be Hot in 2018?; From $14 to $1,000 in Three Weeks...

According to DomainIQ, it looks like Media Options sold the one-word domain Impala.com recently. In a March 2017 edition of the DomainSherpa Review, it was revealed that the domain was acquired for $30,000. This 1994 domain has now been...
 
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information Top Topics: Have You Ever Met a Domainer?; The Story of My Latest Sale...

Last week, the sale of NBX.com was announced via @Sedo. The name sold for $130,000 and has subsequently moved to the new buyer. Due to GDPR, we are unable to see the full WHOIS details of the new owner, but it’s highly likely that the...
 
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information Top Topics: Mike Mann’s Selling Strategy; Staying Positive Between Sales…

Before getting into this week’s Top Topics, I have a warning. If you haven’t already added two-factor authentication to your registrar accounts, I would urge you to do it soon. I won’t go into details, but after an incident this week, some of my...
 
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information Top Topics: My Experience With Numerics; What Happened to Emoji Domains?...

In this week’s Top Topics, investor AbdulBasit Makrani shares his experience with numeric domain names, domainers discuss the recent $853,000 sale of Translate.com and we ask, what ever happened to emoji domain names?


My Experience With...
 
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information Top Topics: Smartphone.com for $100,000, Is It Cheap?; Performing Outbound Sales on LinkedIn...

This week was the final NamesCon in Las Vegas before it heads to Austin next year. Whilst it was the last Las Vegas NamesCon, 2019 also my first. I would like to publicly thank the NamePros staff and members for making me feel very welcome. If...
 
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information Top Topics: Voice.tv Sold for $8,600; Brand Switches from .COM to .APP...

In this week's Top Topics, an investor shares some information about a one-word .TV sale, and domainers debate after brand switches from a two-word .COM domain name to a one-word .APP name. Elsewhere, we discuss why networking is beneficial to...
 
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information Top Topics: What Will the Industry Be Like in 10 Years?; How Domaining Changed My Life...

In case you missed it earlier this week, we reported on the news that Ice.com sold for $3.5 million. At the time of publishing, the buyer was unknown. However, since then, the name has started forwarding to TheIce.com, which is owned by...
 
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information Top Topics: White.com Sells; How My Former Domains Are Put to Use...

The ultra-premium White.com has been sold, with BQDN's James Booth (@BoothDomains) reporting via social media that he brokered the sale. According to DomainIQ, the domain showed "Booth.com", as the owner briefly before it went under...
 
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information Top Topics: Why ShareTheBus Upgraded to Bus.com; Lack of Innovation in Domaining?...

In case you missed it, we published an analysis of several well-funded companies that might consider rebranding since their ultimate .COM domain name is unavailable. It is, I believe, a reality check. There are a large amount of companies...
 
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tips Tips to Avoid Domain Name Scams

Scammers and rip-off artists are everywhere on the Internet. The domain name business is no exception. Here are some tips to help you avoid being scammed while executing domain name transactions, and to prevent your domains from being stolen:
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information Top Topics: Jack Dorsey's New Domain Name; Which Landing Page Should I Use?...

In this week's Top Topics, we look at the .XYZ domain name that Jack Dorsey's new corporation is using, an investor asks about which landing page is best for them to use, and which TLDs should a company register? Elsewhere, we also begin a list...
 
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information Top Topics: TradeZero.com Acquired for $540,000 in 2021; How Do You Reach Domain Owners Now?...

In this week's Top Topics, a new six-figure sale from 2021 is revealed, and we discuss how to reach domain name owners in a post-GDPR world. Elsewhere, a seven-figure deal from 2017 may have been discovered, and which timezone is best for...
 
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information Top Topics: ICANN/Verisign domain seizure policy; Spaceship .com specials; Trending keywords at NamePros; Responding to price requests; +1 topic

Welcome to this week's review of Top Topics here at NamePros!

ICANN & Verisign are considering a dangerous new tweak to domain seizure policies; Spaceship.com launches $3.08 .com specials; NamePros members do well picking up trending...
 
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information DAN & VAT changes; India to hinder domain .in(vesting); Tricking expired GoDaddy auctions; LTO new at Afternic; Clicks but no money for Sedo domain

Welcome to our summery review of Top Topics here at NamePros!

Dan.com has changed the VAT/invoicing process, becoming the middle man for buyer and seller; India is about to ban .in domain investing; Expired domain auctions at...
 
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information Top Topics: Namecheap auctions shady? Check your domains for trademarks; Bodis trims earnings; Grab a domain for a company; Develop for SEO vs parking

Welcome to our Sunday review of Top Topics here at NamePros! :xf.smile:

Namecheap "shady" auctions stir controversy; Is my domain infringing on a trademark? Bodis trims PPC due to upstream provider clawbacks; How do I get domains...
 
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information Top Topics: Mega.net valuation by GoDaddy; WIPO serves domainer; Big investors sought; University.com sale to Andrew Tate; Sedo traffic stats detailed

Welcome to our Sunday review of Top Topics here at NamePros! (y)

GoDaddy says Mega.net is worth only $15k, how accurate is that? The WIPO served a domain investor with a UDRP; Where and how to approach big investors with liquid...
 
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domains Disaster Domaining

For as long as domain speculation has existed, there have been investors in the name of gaining a penny off of tragic situations. From nearly every terrible incident that claimed one life to hundreds of thousands, there has been someone to claim...
 
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news Ebola.com Up and Running Rampant

Theo of DomainGang (@Acroplex on NamePros) reported that the controversial website Ebola.com went live. This is after the exchange of nearly $200,000 in the form of cash and stock options in the medical marijuana company...
 
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news Flippa Holds First Masterclass Featuring a Fireside Chat With Co-Founder Matt Mickiewicz

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“You wouldn’t buy a bag of chips or a toothbrush made by Tide, would you?” Matt Mickiewicz said after I inquired why all of his companies have separate brand identities and are separate entities unlike Google or Apple. He further...
 
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auctions It Would Sure Suck If This Domain Gets Renewed - The Epic Battle for KoreaTV.us

Anyone who knows me in this business knows that one niche I have been involved in for over a decade is TV related domains. Not just the .tv extension, but keyword and LLTV, in .com, .net, .org and .us to a very small degree. I actually probably...
 
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auctions Timeless Pieces of Arts.org on Auction

If you happened to catch the live NamesCon 2015 auction, by live streaming video, reading the end results or at the Tropicana Hotel during the event itself, you know that there was quite a lot of excitement when new gTLD’s hit the...
 
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events Frederick Schiwek Interview at NamesCon 2015 [Video]

Frederick Schiwek is the co-founder and CEO of DomainInvest with over 15 years of experience in internet marketing, international business development, and of course, domain names. In fact, he has over 50,000 domain names in his portfolio...
 
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various Top Topics of The Week: Generic typos, The number one thing in a domain, and Did I mess up?

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