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GoDaddy promotes domain investing on its homepage

Registrar builds awareness about domain investing through prominent feature. Large companies can make a big impact. When McDonald’s started offering apple slices in kids meals, it became the largest restaurant buyer of apples in the U.S. overnight. For all of its faults, it also made a huge impact on childhood nutrition. Like McDonald’s can do […]

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GoDaddy glitches continue to annoy domain investors

GoDaddy has been having a less than stellar month, with issues stemming from its API and app changes. Earlier in June, GoDaddy began making changes to its API, along with the continuation of the investor app. The main GoDaddy app is being updated to utilize newer technology, but issues continue. On June 16th, GoDaddy log […]

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Divyank Turakhia : Are your domain names safe in the USA ?

Divyank Turakhia, Co-Founder and President of the Directi Group, participated as speaker during TRAFFIC East in Orlando, Florida, almost ten years ago. In a video spanning about 10 minutes, Divyank Turakhia discusses whether or not you should move your domains offshore, or is it safe to keep them in the United States. TRAFFIC 2008 East […]

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Editorial : What worked for others might not work for you

Time for the monthly editorial column here on DomainGang. Let’s be blunt: a lot of bullshit advice circulates currently, about what to do as a newcomer to the domain industry. The good news first: people are still flocking to become domain investors, whether part time or full time. The latter type, usually went through the […]

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Domain negotiations : Don’t compete against yourself

Quite often, domain inquiries kick-start the negotiation process, when the price quoted isn’t within the buyer’s budget. One thing to remember, after that initial price quote, is this: Do not compete against your own quote. The practice is common: the other party indicates the price quoted for a domain isn’t what they had in mind. […]
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Internet Reboot report : Domainers want something for nothing

Domainers want something for nothing, a new study shows. Expert analysis of the expectations shared by domain investors produced some interesting data, according to the Internet Reboot Institute : “We’ve come to the conclusion that domainers are a group of professionals with some of the highest expectations, when it comes down to calculating the work […]

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It was the best of times, it was the worst of times – DNW Podcast #131

One market for domain names is very strong but the other is lackluster This week we chat with domain name broker Andrew Rosener of Media Options about the domain name market. He says it’s a very bifurcated market, with different results in the end user and investor markets. Andrew also discusses the challenge of premium […]

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Domain Memes : Where did you get those flowers from?

Our Domain Memes series depict short, fun snapshots of events related to the domain industry, whether about funny or more serious incidents. Today’s domain meme is about the Queen.com debacle, and the apparent chutzpah of a Danish florist company to challenge the ownership of the aged, generic domain via the UDRP process. As Rick Schwartz […]

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