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  1. James Iles

    information What Did You Miss? The Best Domain Stories From Summer

    Summer is traditionally a slow period for domain name investing, since many investors take time off to enjoy the season with family and friends. Throughout the summer, we published some fantastic interviews and some breaking news stories that you may have missed, so here is a look at some of the...
  2. James Iles

    information What Did You Miss? The Best Domain Stories From Summer

    Summer is traditionally a slow period for domain name investing, since many investors take time off to enjoy the season with family and friends. Throughout the summer, we published some fantastic interviews and some breaking news stories that you may have missed, so here is a look at some of the...
  3. James Iles

    interviews Inside Interview with the Buyer of $300,000 in Domain Acquisitions

    Building a brand on a memorable, one-word domain name is something that many of us strive to do. Our guest this week has managed to create a network of at least twelve websites, all hosted on some of the best .COM and .NET domain names around. Yigal Ben Efraim is the founder and CEO of STANDS4...
  4. James Iles

    interviews Inside Interview with the Buyer of $300,000 in Domain Acquisitions

    Building a brand on a memorable, one-word domain name is something that many of us strive to do. Our guest this week has managed to create a network of at least twelve websites, all hosted on some of the best .COM and .NET domain names around. Yigal Ben Efraim is the founder and CEO of STANDS4...
  5. James Iles

    interviews Inside Interview: Behind the $250,000 Purchase of StockPhoto.com

    This week's Inside Interview puts the spotlight on Jon Yau's $250,000 purchase of StockPhoto.com. This purchase was completed using Flippa, and it is the largest domain sale on the marketplace's website (according to NameBio). In the eleven questions below, Jon (@Stockphoto.com) provides...
  6. James Iles

    interviews Inside Interview: Behind the $250,000 Purchase of StockPhoto.com

    This week's Inside Interview puts the spotlight on Jon Yau's $250,000 purchase of StockPhoto.com. This purchase was completed using Flippa, and it is the largest domain sale on the marketplace's website (according to NameBio). In the eleven questions below, Jon (@Stockphoto.com) provides...
  7. James Iles

    interviews Inside Interview: What's It Like to Buy a Domain Name from Rick Schwartz?

    This week, I had the pleasure of interviewing Punchbowl Founder and CEO Matt Douglas. Punchbowl is an online invitation and digital greeting card company that has gone from strength to strength since opening for business in 2007. What makes Punchbowl so interesting from a domain investment...
  8. James Iles

    interviews Inside Interview: What's It Like to Buy a Domain Name from Rick Schwartz?

    This week, I had the pleasure of interviewing Punchbowl Founder and CEO Matt Douglas. Punchbowl is an online invitation and digital greeting card company that has gone from strength to strength since opening for business in 2007. What makes Punchbowl so interesting from a domain investment...
  9. James Iles

    interviews Inside Interview: HostGator Founder's $500,000 Give.com Purchase

    In 2002, Brent Oxley founded the web hosting company HostGator in his dorm room at Florida Atlantic University, and he quickly grew it from a small business with just 100 customers into one of the largest providers of reseller hosting. In 2012, Brent sold HostGator to EIG for a reported $225...
  10. James Iles

    interviews Inside Interview: HostGator Founder's $500,000 Give.com Purchase

    In 2002, Brent Oxley founded the web hosting company HostGator in his dorm room at Florida Atlantic University, and he quickly grew it from a small business with just 100 customers into one of the largest providers of reseller hosting. In 2012, Brent sold HostGator to EIG for a reported $225...
  11. James Iles

    interviews Inside Interview: A Look at the $430,000 Purchase of Staff.com

    In the sixth issue of my regular series of Inside Interviews, I speak to Rob Rawson, the owner of Staff.com - a platform for remote job opportunities. In this interview, Rob discusses many topics such as how he acquired Staff.com, his views on new gTLDs, and he reveals exactly how much he paid...
  12. James Iles

    interviews Inside Interview: A Look at the $430,000 Purchase of Staff.com

    In the sixth issue of my regular series of Inside Interviews, I speak to Rob Rawson, the owner of Staff.com - a platform for remote job opportunities. In this interview, Rob discusses many topics such as how he acquired Staff.com, his views on new gTLDs, and he reveals exactly how much he paid...
  13. James Iles

    interviews Inside Interview: The $185,000 StockBrokers.com Domain Name

    In this week's Inside Interview, I had the pleasure of chatting with Blain Reinkensmeyer; a partner at Reink Media Group. Along with a team of three others, Blain runs the popular StockBrokers.com service, which provides unbiased reviews and ratings for online brokers. Having originally created...
  14. James Iles

    interviews Inside Interview: The $185,000 StockBrokers.com Domain Name

    In this week's Inside Interview, I had the pleasure of chatting with Blain Reinkensmeyer; a partner at Reink Media Group. Along with a team of three others, Blain runs the popular StockBrokers.com service, which provides unbiased reviews and ratings for online brokers. Having originally created...
  15. James Iles

    interviews Inside Interview: Behind The $700,000 Nuts.com Acquisition

    In 2011, the domain name Nuts.com was acquired by Jeff Braverman, the CEO of a family nut shop first set up in 1929. As a college freshman, Jeff created NutsOnline.com which helped Nuts.com become what it is today. Since 2002, the company has grown revenue from $1.5 million to $35 million. Jeff...
  16. James Iles

    interviews Inside Interview: Behind The $700,000 Nuts.com Acquisition

    In 2011, the domain name Nuts.com was acquired by Jeff Braverman, the CEO of a family nut shop first set up in 1929. As a college freshman, Jeff created NutsOnline.com which helped Nuts.com become what it is today. Since 2002, the company has grown revenue from $1.5 million to $35 million. Jeff...
  17. James Iles

    interviews Inside Interview: Behind the Rebranding of DoorBot to Ring.com

    In 2011, an inventor named Jamie Siminoff brought together a team of 5 engineers to work out of his garage to create a product that would become DoorBot; a doorbell system that allows you to see and speak to visitors from your smartphone. This small team - with a lack of real funding - was able...
  18. James Iles

    interviews Inside Interview: Behind the Rebranding of DoorBot to Ring.com

    In 2011, an inventor named Jamie Siminoff brought together a team of 5 engineers to work out of his garage to create a product that would become DoorBot; a doorbell system that allows you to see and speak to visitors from your smartphone. This small team - with a lack of real funding - was able...