Frank Schilling just killed the New gTLD domain name program (Warning!)

Frank Schilling, owner of Uniregistry, just nailed the first nail on the New gTLD coffin. I wonder how the other registries are feeling about this? Yes, I am angry once again even though this price hike does not affect my own New gTLD names. But this affects the whole ICANN New gTLD program. Did Frank …

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Should Donuts or any other domain registry be the internet (copyright) police?

I think there has been a disproportionate reaction to 2 very similar policies: the Healthy Domains Initiative by The Domain Name Association and PIR and the agreements that Donuts and Radix have signed with MPAA. In February of last year, Donuts announced entry into a “trusted notifier” program with the Motion Picture Association of America …

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Epik acquires Undeveloped.com domain name marketplace

Dutch startup Undeveloped.com was acquired by US-based Epik Holdings Inc. to introduce a full-service solution for buying, selling, leasing and managing domains. Undeveloped.com announced today that it has been acquired by Epik Holdings inc. The integration of the two companies will help Undeveloped further accelerate the growth of its marketplace for digital brands, after more …

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30 New gTLD domain names sell for $143,129

This is the weekly New gTLD domain name sales report courtesy of Sold.Domains. This week 30 New gTLD domains were sold. 3 domains were sold for 5 figures: fashion.nyc, shop.nyc and bitcoin.casino. The total sales value for these 30 domains was $143,129. 23 of the domains were sold at the premium fashion .nyc domain name …

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The Quickest Path to $60M/month: Buy Business, Add Exact-Match Domain – With John Rampton

What do you get when you combine a killer, three-character exact-match domain name with the assets of a software-as-a-service invoicing provider?

A quick path to generating revenue.

That's what today's Sherpa did, combining a $130,000 domain name with a $20,000 asset purchase. And they were up and running, with some customers saying the brand is so familiar they think they’ve used them in the past.

One year into operations, Due.com is processing about $60 million per month in transactions. Here's how it happened.
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Domain name people: Joe Styler of GoDaddy

Joe Styler serves as product manager for the aftermarket at GoDaddy. He is responsible for marketplace products including any purchase, sale, or monetization of a domain name. Joe received his B.A. from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, and his Masters in Divinity from Gordon Conwell in Massachusetts. During his nine-year tenure at GoDaddy Joe has …

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NamesCon India going to Mumbai on May 19th, 2017

On May 19, 2017, NamesCon India is going to Mumbai — the largest city in India and the cultural home along the Ganges River to the third largest economy in the world. NamesCon India is pleased to join WHD.india at the Grand Hyatt Mumbai in 2017. NamesCon India will be a jam-packed day with three …

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