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GoDaddy really needs to scrap these valuations

Anyone who has been in this business for just a solid year, knows that artificially generated valuations are crap 99% of the time. I had an interesting conversation about a week ago where someone asked me about the GoDaddy valuations. I said they are mostly for entertainment purposes but I do think they do harm […]
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Whether something is legal or not, optics matter

I think one thing that needs to be discussed internally at all the auction houses is, “How does this look?” Something can be legal, but the optics don’t look good. I will say point blank, if I ran an auction site, I would have in the TOS that you cannot bid on a family member […]
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Grab the popcorn

Sometimes you just grab some Sit back and just watch a thread become entertainment. Domains wanted thread started out like: Collecting 2 letter .com domains Can pm me   Only .com domains do not send anything   Budget 100$ to 999$ depends on...
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What do you think a single letter .com is worth?

Kudos to Elliot Silver on getting the full scoop on X.com being acquired by it’s original owner Elon Musk. Someone asked me, “where I thought the remaining 23 one letter .com would sell for in an auction environment, with no reserve?” Z.com is the only sale we have to go on currently. That domain sold […]
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The Untapped Online Marketing Asset You Might Not Be Aware of

Introduction What if I told you that there is a marketing asset, at your disposal, which can increase your business, in many cases for free?  Might this be of interest to you?  If yes, please do read on. In the business world, all too many people assume that their corporate website should have one domain […]
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Are more domainers a good or bad thing?

Interesting question posed today on Namepros that brought me back to a conversation from last week. Last week a long time domainer who I had not spoken to or texted with in months, texted, “There are just too many people in this business.” I replied, I think there are more coming, he replied back with […]
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Disappointment in the current state of domaining

Are you disappointed with the state of domaining ? There is a member on Namepros that posted the following: Hi All, I just had this thing on my mind and feel I had to rant. There are so many domainers out here who have grossly overvalued their domains. They are very highly unlikely to sell […]
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Would you turn down $200,000 because of an NDA ?

So a posted on Namepros @MapleDots, made an interesting post about NDA’s and sales confidentiality. The initial post: Confidentiality Sucks I have had 3 big sales at 75k each and in each case I signed a confidentiality clause which prohibited me from talking about the domain. In retrospect I find this really hampers my domaining […]
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