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$10,000 domain name sale for a handreg with no favorable metrics

A long time member of Namepros and someone who I interacted with frequently in the .tv sub forum, Fleaking, announced a $10,000 sale. For $10,000 USD via Sedo, so happy with it because it is the longest domain(18 characters) and also a highest hand-regged name that I’ve ever sold, most importantly… it has 0 other […]

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Outbound = Spamming (Really???)

It seems like some domain investors continue to see outbound marketing as spam. Whenever the topic comes up on Namepros the comments fly. A recent thread on automating outbound got replies like: Another outbound thread?Outbout=spamming.How many outbound threads do you need? Outbound marketing needs to be done properly, making sure it does not violate the […]

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When selling a domain name make sure you understand the payment/delivery process

Congratulations you just sold a domain name for $9,999 on GoDaddy auctions. Your transaction has now been forwarded to Escrow.com since it’s over $5,000. Whoops, Escrow.com does not support your country and they will not send you the proceeds from the domain sale. GoDaddy: Payment transactions depend on the domain name’s selling price and the […]

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Be careful when you do a domain name transfer, you may not gain that 1 year

So there was someone on Namepros talking about a situation with a domain name transfer. Where they transferred a domain name for a friend. I transferred a .com for a friend into my account on 10th March 2020. Domain renewal date is 31st January every year. So obviously when I transferred the domain name on […]

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Make sure you have confirmation before you call something a scam or say a sale is not legit

This is nothing new in the domain industry but there were a couple recent examples of yelling fire in a crowded theater where there was not even any smoke. Mike Mann announced the sale of LightRock.com for $94,888. I posted the info on Namepros and the not legit sale postings started pouring in. Sometimes I’m […]

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The story of how Ritual.com was acquired in what amounts to a three team trade

How Ritual.com got acquired Jason Calacanis spoke with Ritual CEO Kat Schneider on This Week in Startups. Kat talks about buying Ritual.com against the advice of investors. Interestingly Jason thinks the name is a 7 figure domain name. It’s an interesting story of how Kat got the name, I will let you hear it straight […]

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