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Proxy domain inquiries on the increase in 2017

Domain inquiries that utilize proxy third parties, are on the increase this year. Seemingly innocent queries attempt to approach domain owners, on behalf of larger entities. By using proxy domain buyers, a company can save thousands, sometimes millions of dollars. Whether these inquiries arrive from professional domain brokers, or other disassociated parties, one thing is […]
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Jason Calacanis : Twitter is a beautiful disaster

Angel investor, Jason Calacanis, is more known to the domain investor community for his ownership of 20.com. Calacanis sought advice on NamePros to broker the domain name; his price range exceeds $3.4 million dollars, which was an offer he turned down in the past. Now, Calacanis is addressing Twitter as a “beautiful disaster” due to […]

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DN eBook : Sell and buy domain names for profit

Rod Seeber‘s DN eBook, is now available for download; it’s a complete guide on how to successfully buy and sell domain names for profit. Priced at only $7.99 dollars – or less than the cost of a .com domain registration – it will teach its readers all the domaining terms used within the industry plus […]

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Chinese domain market report : How are your Chips doing so far?

Domain sales in China are inching up; the year of the Rooster has started on a solid, spur-loaded foot, apparently. Then again, last year’s first quarter wasn’t too disappointing either, but come May, things became very muddy for the Chinese domain market. In recent weeks, we witnessed a lot of Chinese “Chips” changing hands; thousands […]

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Domain investments : Hold long, for maximum ROI

My most recent five figure domain sale started as an acquisition on DNForum, around this time in 2005. The domain was part of a fire sale by the late investor, Igal Lichtman, whose “Mrs. Jello LLC” sales threads were legendary. I spent $1,000 buying two LLL .net domains, and a two word .com. Igal’s words […]
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Domains versus fancy pants, and a fashionable .COM upgrade to a .IO

A recent domain inquiry arrived from a party that operates their own clothes boutique, from an upscale area no less. The introduction included the disclaimer that they did not possess great financial resources for the domain. Nevertheless, it was a direct, polite inquiry that arrived via the Uniregistry Market, and I ran the obligatory background […]
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10 domain investing mistakes to avoid in 2017

How is it possible that 2016 is almost over? But, it is. Domain investors eager to achieve better sales and experience a better, financially sound new year might consider not repeating the same mistakes in 2017. By planning carefully for the new year ahead, you will get a better grasp of how to best leverage […]

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