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A quick expired domains tip for finding valuable domains

Kassey Lee explains how you can find expiring domains that may be valuable both in China and the rest of the world. Even though I live outside China, I still want to include China in my domain investment strategy. This is because I have seen the spectacular rise of the Chinese economy and I want […]

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What sold (and why) on NameJet and Snapnames last month

Joseph Peterson takes an in-depth look at Web.com’s aftermarket sales in May. Once upon a time, people learning how to build websites and perform SEO went to a Lycos-owned tutorial site called WebMonkey.com.  It had its ups and downs, shuttered in 2004, reopened and re-closed in 2006, etc.  In 2008 the property was purchased by […]

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Short domain with a long history sells for $70,050

Once owned by CNET China, 55BBS.com sells for big bucks at DropCatch.com. As someone who enjoyed the golden days of BBS, I thought I knew exactly what 55BBS.com was developed for. How wrong I was! BBS is the acronym for “Bulletin Board System”, an internet service very popular in the 1980s and 1990s. I still […]

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Verisign patent suggests a new model for expired domains

Patent contemplates selling pools of access to each registrar. Someone looking in from the outside would consider the current model for drop catching expired domain names to be inefficient. Each registrar has a connection to the registry, which it uses to try to snap up domains the moment they expire. Drop catching services increase their […]

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A cool featured of ExpiredDomains.net

Kassey Lee explains a neat feature of ExpiredDomains.net for finding domain deals. I collect China-related domains. Recently I discovered a function provided by ExpiredDomains.net that is very useful if you have a shopping list of domains. During my daily research, I often come across domains I want to buy if their prices are low. These […]

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End user research helps me decide whether to acquire a domain

Kassey Lee explains the process he went through when evaluating an expired domain for purchase. I was watching Godaddy Auctions today and found the expiring domain YogaYoung.com. Since “yoga” is a popular keyword, I decided to look into this domain. First, I checked LinkedIn but found no company using the name “Yoga Young”. Google search […]

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What GoDaddy’s acquisition of Uniregistry means for domain investors

Less competition for expired domains, but less competition for registrars, too. Earlier today, GoDaddy announced that it is acquiring Uniregistry and Frank Schilling’s domain name portfolio. Here are some ways this will impact the domain name industry. Less competition for expired domains: Let’s start with some good news for domain name investors: Frank will no […]

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