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725 Emoji Domains Expire Next Week 🌊

It’s been a while since the emoji domain grinch came a knocking on the door for emoji domain renewal payment. The grinch of emoji domains is back at it as 725 emoji domains expire in auction this upcoming week. Out the the 725, there are only 10 Single...
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It’s good to be GoDaddy

Thursday was another shining example of why it’s good to be GoDaddy. Someone let’s 44 six number .coms that start with 888 expire and BAM. $48,000 plus for doing nothing. Thanks to Namebio for the data: 44 Total Sales $48.7k Dollar Volume $1,106 Average Price $173 Standard Deviation $363 Low Price $1,556 High Price 888263.com […]
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Is New gTLD Financing a Match Made in Heaven?

Of course, financing domain names is nothing new under the sun. Domain leasing and financing certainly happens each and every week, if not on a daily basis. It’s not news to read about a person or company leveraging varying financing options to hopefully stake their claim to highly-valued virtual real estate. The question I pose […]
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Are European domainers going to start getting shunned?

As we get closer to GDPR being official more and more reactions and questions come in. I noticed today that Theo at DomainGang.com is going to block Europe from accessing his blog. Someone told me I should do that two weeks ago. I had a couple readers express their desire to ban Europeans from making […]
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Why Domain Investors Should Consider Domain Development

There are countless carcasses littering the domain investing journey. Folks often enter domain investing thinking it’s nothing more than buying domains while sipping mai tai cocktails on a beach. And if not that image, then the image is that domain investors purchase domains at standard registration fees on Monday and flip them them for 5, […]
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When domain auctions jump the shark

There was a thread that’s now closed on Namepros where someone pointed out that a member wanted an auction to end 278 hours after the last bid. Some felt that this is fine, let the seller take as long as they like, they are trying to promote a good name. The name is average at […]
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Are we entering the Golden Age for domain scams?

via GIPHY Domain scams and cons are not uncommon, front running, stolen domains and shill bidding are just a few of the many cons that domain investors have to be on the look out for. With whois going away, we might just be entering the Golden Age of domain scams. It’s going to be harder […]
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Behind The Keyword – Spotlight on “App”

Welcome to Behind The Keyword, I will be taking a look at the most popular keywords that sell, get listed and get developed. Whether it be on big marketplaces like Sedo and Afternic or specialty sites like BrandBucket. Today we are looking at the keyword – App Some App related statistics: 1,720,000,000 results for the […]
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Efty is prepared for GDPR

Efty ( an advertiser here) wrote a blog post detailing their preparation for GDPR. Here’s why Efty users are best prepared for GDPR Unless you have been living under a rock for the past months you probably know that after May 25th public access to WHOIS is going to change when the European Union’s General […]
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Are old school domain investors still relevant?

So last week Rick Schwartz posted a semi – cryptic blog post. Some see it as a potential return to blogging. I thought either blogging or starting up a new forum, or conference. I had mentioned it in conversation to a few people over the weekend. One person asked me why I thought that was […]
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