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various Top Topics: Brandable Domains; Pronounceable 4-Letter .com's; PayPal.me Squatting...

The most popular discussions this week include PayPal’s new service, PayPal.me, and the username speculation and squatting that is occurring with it; the best registrars for investors with large domain portfolios; renewal tips and techniques for...
 
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various Top Topics: Auction Strategies; Pinyin Domains; Pheenix Changing to DropCatch Model...

The most popular discussions this week include strategies to follow on pending delete and expiring auctions, what Pinyin domains are and why their popularity is on the rise, the value of domain names with reversed keywords, and Pheenix’s...
 
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various Top Topics: Chinese Premium LLLL .com's; Facebook Uses .XYZ; Flippa Subsidies...

The most popular discussions this week include an announcement of scheduled auctions to assist a NamePros member in need; Facebook using an XYZ domain name for their live stream; Shane Bellone, a former Flippa broker, spilling the beans about the...
 
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various Top Topics: Chinese Investors; Pricing and Selling Hand-Registrations; GoDaddy Scammers...

The most popular discussions this week include the potential of scammers running rampant on GoDaddy’s auction platform due to their relaxed Terms of Service, what other domain extensions Chinese investors are eyeing, a surprising comeback for...
 
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various Top Topics: 4's In Numeric Domains; Best ngTLD's; Domaining History...

The most popular discussions this week include the dreaded (but sometimes good) number “4” in numeric domain names; momumental and historic investments made by Kevin Ham, FMA, and Marchex; the best new gTLD’s to invest in; and how many times have...
 
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various Top Topics: Owning Premium Domains; Industry Norms; Misspelled Domains...

The most popular discussions this week include Alphabet Inc. purchasing the alphabet in dot com; what the industry standard is or should be regarding escrow fees; owning your first name, last name, or variant thereof in dot com; investors that...
 
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various Top Topics: 14,000 New LLLL .net's; .BIZ Value; 6N Registrations...

The most popular discussions this week include a recent two-day promotion for discounted .net registrations that resulted in 14,000 new LLLL.net’s, the current and future value of .biz domain names, 6N .com’s having 500,000 reported registrations...
 
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various Top Topics: Market Activity Trends; New gTLD's Performance; LLLL .net Buyout...

The most popular discussions this week include analyzing domain name trends and market activity for wise investment decisions, setting realistic and achievable investment goals for the New Year, the poor performance of the promising new gTLD’s...
 
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various Top Topics: Domain Pump and Dump; Trademark Infringement; LLL .com Prices...

The most popular discussions this week include a theory on the current Chinese domain market being part of a larger pump and dump scheme, the pricing of non/premium LLL.com domain names, speculating on numeric .com’s that are 10+ digits, Western...
 
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various Top Topics: 360° Trend; Rebranding to ngTLD's; LLLL .org Buyout; PayPal Chargebacks...

The most popular discussions this week include end users embracing new gTLD’s by rebranding from their .com to generic strings, the Chinese premium LLLL.org buyout that occurred earlier this week, 360° domains and what they are, buyouts of...
 
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various Top Topics: The Domain Game; USA.tv Sells for $125K; Sedo Make Offer; LLL888 .com's Taken...

The most popular discussions this week include an explanation on Sedo’s “Make Offer” and what it means, domain name investors sharing times in which they’ve gotten taken for a ride, inside the $125K sale of USA.tv after an initial $100K offer...
 
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information Top Topics: Which Domain Would You Buy With a Powerball Win?

In this week's Top Topics, we ask the community which domain name they would buy if they won the $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot. The replies were interesting and varied, as you'll see below. The news also broke this week that our very own...
 
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information Top Topics: Frank Schilling's Predictions; Triple Pinyin Domains; Will China Block .COM Domains?...

Welcome to this week's Top Topics. "China will block the .COM extension" is a bold prediction from a member in one of NamePros.com's most active discussions this week. Elsewhere, DN.com released some very interesting information regarding triple...
 
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information Top Topics: Would You Pay for Domain Lists?; An Interview With the King of Pinyin...

Welcome to another edition of Top Topics, giving you a look at some of the most interesting and popular discussions of the week. In this issue, there’s one piece of news in particular that you’ll find fascinating if you follow the Chinese market...
 
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information Top Topics: Should We Hold on to 4L .COMs?; What's Your First Sale Over $1,000?...

Welcome to Top Topics. Before we delve into this week's most popular content, we have news of a domain sale. The two-letter domain ZZ.com has sold today, and according to George Kirikos, the buyer is from China. I don't know the exact sales...
 
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information Top Topics: Are You Making Money?; I Would Stop Domaining If...

Whilst the Chinese domain market may be down in the past few months, I've received four offers on a four character (LLNN) .COM domain name within the past 24 hours. These four offers are from four different people; three in China, and one in...
 
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information Top Topics: Should I Have Accepted the Offer?; Trademark Owner Wants to Buy My Name...

Some time ago, NamePros published an article about securing your domain name registrar accounts by using two-factor authentication. After my own experiences this week, I've found there's one problem with this security system, and that is...
 
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information Top Topics: How Long Until New gTLDs Crash?; eName Releases an English Version

In this week's Top Topics, we reveal the news that eName has released an English version of their website, as well as documenting a discussion about new gTLDs and we see an investor asking for advice for selling a domain to an end-user...
 
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information Top Topics: Is Drop Catching Dead?; Five Myths About Domaining...

Earlier this week, Sedo unveiled their new user interface. This caused a big reaction within the industry, with over 90 comments on our news article to date. Today, Sedo have responded to those comments with a list of upcoming fixes...
 
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information Top Topics: I've Dropped 75% of My Domains; The Latest BrandBucket Statistics...

This week, we have a number of interesting discussions around mistakes in domaining and advice for new investors. If you are looking to learn about domain investing and hoping to avoid some rookie mistakes, you need look no further than NamePros...
 
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information Top Topics: A Former Owner Threatens Legal Action; How Do You Sell Your Chinese Domains?...

In this week's Top Topics, we have a discussion about the Chinese domain market, and how to sell domains right now. At the moment, the Chinese market seems fairly slow. There are some high value trades going on behind closed doors, but prices are...
 
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information Top Topics: My First Big Domain Sale; Do 99% of Investors Lose Money?

A discussion was published yesterday regarding five-letter .COM domains, with the title telling visitors that there was potentially some "good news" for this category. I see very little good news in the five-letter .COM market! The Chinese...
 
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information Top Topics: NamesCon Happy Hour Meetup; The Results of My First Year In Domaining...

Welcome to the first Top Topics of 2017. This is a bumper edition, covering the most interesting and thought provoking discussions of the past two weeks in the domain name community. We'll start with four topics from last week, followed by four...
 
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information Top Topics: FO.com Confirmed As Sold!; Who Has Made Money This Month?

In case you missed it, we recently published the first in our Domain Detection series in which we summarise the recent activity of large domain portfolio owners to see what they bought, sold or dropped. The data collected is fascinating, so...
 
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information Top Topics: Is ReCaptcha Killing Domaining?; What Should I Do With This Name?...

In April, we published the news that the valuable two-letter .COM domain name HH.com had sold. Since then, the legal firm that owned the name has been in the process of transferring data to a new domain.

This week we received notification...
 
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