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Forbes details how Swag.com went from great name to great sales

Joan Verdon wrote a great story on Forbes about Swag.com and detailed the history of the company, from staking out Facebook’s offices to get a $3,400 order to closing in on sales north of $6 million this year. From the article: The HBO series Silicon Valley included several memorable moments featuring characters rhapsodizing about the […]

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How many characters are too many for a domain name’s length?

Most companies looking to create and launch their digital presence use their company’s name as their domain name. Although I know there are nearly 350 million domain names currently registered and counting, I wish I had specific numbers on how many businesses currently operate a domain name that is an exact match of their business […]

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Namepros adds metrics to post to provide some new insights into your posts

Namepros has added a metrics options to their posts. This can be viewed on any post but should be most helpful on sales posts. This will give you some data on how many people are watching your sales thread and how many will be alerted when the thread is bumped. After you click the metrics […]

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Stevan Lieberman Sheds Light on Domain Agreements and Trademark Searches

No sooner than a person is introduced to domain investing, affectionately known as “domaining” by domain investors as known as “domainers”, that they soon encounter the ramifications of legally transacting payment and agreement of domains. Most new investors, a few old ones too, blindly play the payment roulette game when using PayPal or a non-secure […]

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Should religious and charitable organizations invest in domain names?

It’s no secret that companies of all sizes have been known to invest in domain names in addition to their core business. Some of these companies started because of a domain upgrade for their brand and digital presence. Others invested in domains for brand protection and to stave off the competition from owning prime digital […]

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Tempering expectations for sales at Namepros

Understanding the mindset and perspective of those you interact with helps with how you approach and manage your expectations. Over the years, especially the last three, I have had many discussions with people who were frustrated they were not doing more business on Namepros. They felt that the largest community for domain investors should bring […]

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