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Twitter4Ever : Which is Rick Schwartz’s first domain name?

It’s official: Rick Schwartz will stay on Twitter for now, with no plans to return to active blogging soon, if ever. Despite what the majority of the Domain King®’s fans wished for, Rick’s commitment to Twitter – a medium that he took to actively since November – seems rather solid. Recent domain acquisitions, such as […]

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Rick Schwartz’s 977.com domain went straight to China

Details about the recent sale of 977.com by Rick Schwartz emerged today, and the destination country for this short, numeric domain is none other than China. The domain had been in transfer for a few days, and the WHOIS has just now updated. Chinese bidding powerhouse, Golden Name, is shown as the new registrant; in […]

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Rick Schwartz : I’m also a domain collector

Rick Schwartz is back “live” on Twitter, and he’s been sharing tidbits of domain wisdom that can fit in 140 characters – hashtags included. 😀 Many of these tweets by the Domain King® describe his position on gTLD domains, the power of .com and the necessity of companies to own their brand as a .com […]

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Bad domain karma : NiRA pulls the plug on Nigerian registrar, DomainKing.NG

Nigeria’s Internet Registration Association (NiRA) has pulled the plug on DomainKing.NG, suspending its services. The Nigerian registrar with direct ties to India, has been the focus of an Indian police investigation, after its founders were arrested earlier this month. On top of fraud allegations, potential ties to support of terrorist activities are under investigation. After […]

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Domain Sunday : The Domain King® acquires FakeMedia.com

“Fake news” and “fake media” are controversial subjects in today’s global politics, and the Domain King®, Rick Schwartz, has acquired one such major related domain. In what appears to be a rather quick flip by HugeDomains, FakeMedia.com was just recently sold to Rick’s domain-managing company. FakeMedia.com was registered in 2003 originally, but its British owner […]

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Rick Schwartz in 2017 : Won’t stop investing in domain names!

Rick Schwartz, the Domain King®, might be retired from active blogging but he’s never been busier registering domain names. The TRAFFIC conference founder created a “20 year plan” and successfully completed his goals, having sold millions of dollars worth of domain names. Is Rick retired from domain investing? Heck, no! 😀 We often look into […]

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