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Mike Mann repricing 150,000 .Com domains

Mike Mann talked on Facebook about his 150,000 .Com domain repricing project and the difficulties he is having. “My 150,000 .Com domain repricing project is working sort of but not really. I buy new ones quicker than I can price old, so the list is getting longer not shorter. However sale prices are up, as …

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Namecheap CEO: “Inciting Violence vs Freedom of Speech”

Richard Kirkendall, CEO of Namecheap, wrote an article about suspending the domain name DailyStormer.lol. The article called “Inciting Violence vs Freedom of Speech” was written (and later edited) the Namecheap CEO can be summarized in this quote: “But is this the right thing for freedom of speech and should a registrar be the one making …

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George Kirikos: “How can *objectively* argue that sunrise program has been a success, when the data says otherwise?”

George Kirikos has been arguing about the New gTLD sunrise success with the ICANN community and the GNSO Working Group. In my opinion his views are 100% correct and his suggested procedure could save all a lot of time and money, and stop the sunrise exploitation by some trademark sharks. Sunrise has been a waste …

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Rick Schwartz’s rules of domaining

Rick Schwartz sent out a tweet yesterday saying: “I NEVER buy a #domain asking question: Is this $1k domain worth $2k? I ask a completely different question & get different result!!” Of course I immediately asked him what the question is, in which he replied in a series of tweets: “There r multiple questions w/ …

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Mike Mann: “the final [price] is always gut but I have all the data to be correct”

Mike Mann talked on Facebook how he goes about repricing 150,000 of his domain names. Prices for most of his domains are going down but prices for the best ones are going way up: “In repricing 150,000 domain names the best ones are going way up, but most are going down; some are going way …

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Andrew Rosener has a 12% domain name sales turnaround every year

Andrew Rosener replied to a comment left by Mike Mann on Facebook revealing some details about his domain name investing business. Mike Mann said: “I took over the premium .Com industry again while everyone was sleeping & partying” Andrew replied and said: “Quality over quantity. We sell around 12% of our inventory per year and …

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Now here is an idea Mike Mann had…

Here is an idea that Mike Mann had and shared on his Facebook profile. He wants portfolios of domains and a 75% commission in exchange of renewal costs, staff, overhead or servers, no risk of losing money and no need to figure out how to appraise the collection. He will price and delete all as …

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Namejet knows about auction shill bidding (now and in the past)

Namejet knows about auction shill bidding on their platform. Period. They knew about it now and they knew about it in the past. There has always been some shill bidding on all auction platforms. Yes, of course there has been shill bidding in other auctions platforms. GoDaddy had and has several issues including missing auction bidder …

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OnlineDomain.com, a domain blog 5 years later…

It has been 5 years since I started this blog in a hot summer in 2012. It has been a fun ride with ups and downs. Here are my all time stats: 1,127,824 views 481,966 visitors 17,509 comments 3,653 posts I was not totally dedicated in the first year and a half and I was still …

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Proof that people use GoDaddy expired domain auctions as an appraisal and bait tool

Everybody knows that people are using the GoDaddy expired domain auctions as an appraisal tool and as a bait tool. They let they GoDaddy registered domain names expire, the domain name is auctioned at GoDaddy auctions, the winning bidder pays and then boom! The owner transfers out the domain name to a different registrar and …

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