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Potential buyer tweets about domain name squatting

I got an inquiry on a 1-word .com. It is kinda of scifi, science, brandable and dictionary all mixed together word. Before I had a chance to reply to the inquiry, and I know that because I researched the guy, he went on Twitter and wrote this: “#DomainName squatting should be illegal. How many great …

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10 things I examine when deciding what domains to renew and what to drop

These are the 10 things I examine when deciding what domain names to renew and what domain names to drop. I am always reevaluating at renewal time and dropping domain names. This takes time but it also saves a lot of money. It also helps you to stay in touch with your portfolio, which can …

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Rick Schwartz values his domain name portfolio at over $500 million dollars

Rick Schwartz, aka the “Domain King”, made a tweet describing his domain name portfolio and how he values his 7,000 domain names. “I own 7000 #Domains 750-1000 of them valued over $100k. 150-200 valued over $1 Million+. 5500+ between $0 and $100k.” When Rick was asked if he had domains that are not worth anything …

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Beware of domain name auction bids at exactly the reserve price at Namejet

I was going through the Namejet domain name auctions when I spotted the domain name che.biz. I sold this domain at Sedo in March 2015 for 1,180 Euro. So of course I was interested to see what the buyer was doing with it. I checked out the auction only to find that the domain had …

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Top 10 domain articles in March 2017: Frank Schilling & the Uniregistry disaster, Mike Mann, Epik

These are the top domain name articles from March 2017. March was the best month for OnlineDomain.com in terms of views in the past 2 years. Also almost 500 comments were made by readers. The most popular articles were Frank Schilling and the New gTLD Uniregistry disaster, Mike Mann sales and news, Epik acquisitions and news, …

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How to Make a Good Living as a Freelance Writer

This post is written specifically for freelance writers and people making their living by selling their services online, and it’s something I’ve been meaning for publish for several years now. It includes my observations and recommendations on how to advance in the field. Let me start with a disclaimer: I’m not a freelancer and have…
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“Preferably call me in the afternoon and speak Spanish.”

I got one of those usual messages on one of my domains from someone that has clearly the wrong website and complains. But this time the response got me laughing… So the inquiry I got was on a one word .org domain name I own and it was this: “not that continue taking my money …

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Mike Mann’s crowdpricing domain appraisal system will have 4 appraisers

Mike Mann shared some details on how the upcoming DomainMarket.com appraisal system will work. He calls it a “crowdpricing domain appraisal system”. About 10 days ago he announced that the appraisal system would be using 3 appraisers, costing $88 per name, but now he is up to 4 appraisers with no known price. Here is …

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My domain name renewals and drops in January and February 2017

This is the review of the my domain name renewals and drops in the months of January and February 2017. I don’t liquidate my domains by selling them for $5 or $10. That takes too much time for me that simply it is not worth my time. I just drop them. But that is just …

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The Uniregistry disaster continues: registrar increases domain retail prices by 62% to 75%

The Uniregistry disaster continues as people are jumping ship as both registry AND now registrar domain name prices are increasing. Uniregistry registrar sent out an email last week to inform current owners of the New gTLD price increase but the email had another bad surprise. I tried to stay out of the Uniregistry mess on …

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