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Why do Chinese companies like acronym domains?

China is the largest owner of liquid domains according to the quarterly market report by GGRG.com. These are very short .com domains such as LL (letter-letter), NN (number-number), and LN (letter-number) .com which can be sold at any time because of a large pool of ready buyers. In this article, I’ll focus on the acronym […]
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Facebook, China, and Domains

He married a Chinese woman. He learned Chinese. And he connects with young Chinese. Mark Zuckerberg has made a lot of efforts to win friendship in China, including giving a talk completely in Mandarin at a top-notch Chinese university. Yet, Facebook is not in the Middle Kingdom. Well, it actually was in China – only […]
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Liquid domains did not have a good second quarter according to report

Giuseppe Graziano released his LXDO liquid domains market report for the second quarter. As GDPR takes effect, Escrow.com reports the lowest volume of sales since the start of LXDO. Giuseppe commented that the median values of disclosed transactions also recorded very large decreases in almost all categories. This calls for caution in view of the […]
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Extension Spotlight: .Net

In this new series I am going to delve into the present and past of an extension, looking at trends, sales and other info. In this post the focus is on .net. The extension gets a lot of hate from some domain owners while others still seem to like it. Yesterday Mike Mann tweeted out […]
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Should domaining do away with the ridiculous?

Should the domain industry allow for the ridiculous, names being listed for sale at prices that border on the absurd? This has long been the forte of an Ebay, but what about a Sedo or Namepros? There was a thread on Namepros about whether the rules should be changed? Imadoer posted: How many times have […]
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Emoji Domains: Where Are They Now? 🤔

About a year or so ago, emoji domains were not red, but white hot and well on their way as a “riches in the niches” phenomenon. But as with everything in life, it’s good to stop, assess and take inventory from time to time in an effort to understand how much progress has or has […]
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