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Why are domain searchers submitting fewer queries?

DomainsBot releases interesting data about domain searches. DomainsBot, a service that powers many registrars’ domain search, has published some interesting data about user search behavior. The headline is that people entered fewer search queries per session in May than they did a year ago. Whereas in May 2020, about 20% of users searched just one […]

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Interview: Dofo aims to fix domain search

Domain search company wants to make it easier to find domains to register or buy.   Finding aftermarket domain names is difficult. The two big domain marketplaces, Sedo and Afternic, don’t have search functions that help domain investors find domains that fit their metrics. Dofo is trying to change that. I asked Dofo Founder & […]

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Namecheap adds cool new feature to domain search

Customers will understand more about the domain’s history. The message domain searchers get when a domain they want is taken is usually just “not available”. The customer then needs to move on. Namecheap just launched a nifty feature that adds context to the result. When a domain is taken, Namecheap shows when the domain was […]

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Domain marketplaces should include these search functions

These search parameters and features would improve domain discoverability. A couple of marketplaces reached out after I wrote my most recent plea for domain name marketplaces to improve their search functionality. They asked what I would include in marketplace search. Here are some of the features I’d like to see. (I’m ignoring ones that are […]

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C’mon domain marketplaces, let’s make search better

Another good search tool is gone, and I hope the domain marketplaces fill the void. I’ve commented before about how it’s frustrating that domain marketplaces such as Sedo and Afternic have horrible search. They are leaving lots of money on the table by not making their entire inventory searchable by more metrics. This weekend I […]

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Tutorial: How to create a domain name suggestion tool

Alvin Brown provides a tutorial on how to create a personalized domain name suggestion tool using GoDaddy’s API. It’s been a while since my last tutorial spotlighting the use of GoDaddy’s API to retrieve a list of domains associated with your GoDaddy account. Today’s tutorial aims to help create a simple tool that returns available […]

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Domain marketplaces should build better search tools

They are leaving money on the table with poor search features. Jamie Zoch tweeted a lot of domain aftermarket observations yesterday, and one of them struck a chord with me. It really surprises me that large domain name aftermarket services mainly rely on 3rd party services to provide tools for finding domain names for their […]

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GoDaddy adds tool to refine domain searches with more information

Tool gets more search data from user to suggest available domain names. A big challenge for domain name registrars is understanding what a domain searcher is looking for based on just a keyword or two. GoDaddy has added a feature that collects more information to provide customized domain name choices and hopefully chip away at […]

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