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Are registrars and marketplaces going down a slippery slope with Covid-19?

So a couple days ago I wrote a post about Covid names and how people feel about those who register them. The conversation got a tad nasty on both sides. So now DAN.com (an advertiser here) tweeted today they are removing Coronavirus/Covid-19 from their platform. Starting from today, we will be removing all Corona Virus […]

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Will people selling covid/coronavirus names affect your opinion of them?

So with everything going on in the world with the Covid-19 pandemic, it seems some want to dabble in pandemic related names. I woke up this morning to an email asking me if I had a list of namepros members selling covid names? When I replied I don’t, why? The person said they were looking […]

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Flipping websites using aged domain names

NichePursuits.com and Spencer Haws hosted Richard Patey on their latest podcast. Patey discussed buying and selling websites and using aged domains. It’s a good listen and worth it for anyone who has questions on buying and flipping websites. From the article: I’m excited to welcome Richard Patey onto the Niche Pursuits podcast! Richard is well-known […]

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Will Booking.com case potentially change the web as we know it?

I wrote a couple weeks back about the ICA and Booking.com. Today Quartz came out with a very sensationalist headline, “A .com trademark case at the US Supreme Court could change the web as we know it.” Ephrat Livni wrote a very detailed piece on the upcoming case going before the Supereme Court. From the […]

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Kate Buckley on “What Smart Companies Know about Domain Names”

Kate Buckley published an article on LinkedIn that you might have missed. It’s certainly well worth a read as Kate dives into all the benefits of owning premium domains. The checklist of benefits that I have included below as an excerpt from the article is worth writing down. You can use this in negotiations when […]

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Monsters, Trolls, Spam police, new forum seekers – Just another week in domaining

Another wild week in the online drama that is Namepros. The constant pro Epik members battling anti Epik members continues to drag on. From the poll I have run the last 3 years on best or favorite registrar, with some saying employees should not be allowed to vote. That gets complicated because Epik has several […]

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Now being brokered, 20 years ago Cool.com had a lot going on

Elliot Silver mentioned yesterday that Future Media Architects  will now have it’s domain names brokered by Saw.com. One of the domain names FMA owns is Cool.com. 20 years ago Cool.com had a lot going on and a potential $38 million deal that was never accepted. ZDNet covered the story. Tim Lee hand registered the name […]

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