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Domain Wire

  • March 31, 2020Zoom domain registrations skyrocket
    Some of the registrations are for bad purposes. Videoconferencing solution Zoom is having its moment as millions of people work from home and kids take classes from their bedrooms. My daughter is now getting instruction on Zoom the majority of the sc …
  • March 31, 2020End 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. …

The Domains

  • March 30, 2020Focusing on niches for the future of work and education
    Instead of poor quality coronavirus domains I believe people should be looking at other niches amplified by the pandemic. Trends that will only grow stronger years into the future. Remote work, online classes, tutors, education. Work from home, etc… …
  • March 29, 2020Some interesting coronavirus trademark filings
    Intellectual property wise all the discussion regarding Covid-19 (Coronavirus) has centered on domain names. Taking a look at just one day’s worth of bad domain name registrations can make one cringe at the waste of money. via GIPHY I took a quick lo …

Online Domain

  • March 30, 2020Pay your fucking bills!
    I see a lot of people lately that are looking for an excuse to not pay their bills on time. (or ever?) And I am not talking about people that have lost their jobs or income due to the coronavirus pandemic. Yes, there are a lot of people that have or …
  • March 27, 2020Efty stats: inquiries are down, traffic is up!
    Efty decided to share some important stats around the impact the coronavirus outbreak has on domain name inquiries and traffic across its platform. “The impact of the coronavirus pandemic is having a profound and serious impact on the global economy …

Domain Shane

  • March 31, 2020AUCTION RECAP OF MARCH 30, 2020
    A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on March 30, 2020. If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring name) and …
  • March 31, 2020IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Tuesday, March 31st
    Main List       NameJet          Flippa/Sedo    LLLL.com’s       LLL, CCC, 5L       Other LLLL’s Short Brandables         Numbers       One Worders    Vape, Vegan, VR Snap Names/Dropcatch         NamePros        Godaddy Value BIN Available For Reg Fe …

Domaining

  • March 31, 2020Come Join Us for an Online Social! (ALL WELCOME)
     DNAcademy: Friday, April 3, 2020 at 2PM Pacific, join fellow domain name investors to network, talk about investing, get support, provide advice, or just see happy faces. 😃
  • March 31, 2020Escrow.com Statement on “Security Incident”
     DomainInvesting.com: Yesterday evening, I received a text message from a colleague asking me if I had seen the Escrow.com website. I had opened a transaction a few hours earlier, and I did no I then did a hard refresh, and I saw that the homepage ha …

DomainIncite

  • March 30, 2020ICANN grants Verisign its price increases, of course
    ICANN has given Verisign its ability to increase .com prices by up to 7% a year, despite thousands of complaints from domain owners. The amendments give Verisign the right to raise prices in each of the last four years of its six-year duration. The c …
  • March 30, 2020ALL .za domains have to link to government coronavirus web site
    The South African government has decreed that every web site using a .za domain name must now carry a link to an official government coronavirus advice site. The regulation (pdf), which largely focuses on other types of teleconmmunications services, …

Domain Name Journal

DotSauce Magazine

  • September 10, 2015Domain Inquiry Analysis: Researching Offers to Maximize Domain Sales
    Combining domain parking with domain inquiries is the ultimate combination for domain names that are not developed. The practice of parking domain names at a venue such as Sedo, Bodis or Domain Name Sales serves a dual purpose: To generate “pay per c …
  • August 4, 2015How To Write Great Domain Sales Copy
    You’ve registered and acquired domain names for years, and now you decided it’s time to achieve some sales. Perhaps because your portfolio has grown fatter than Elvis in his late years, or simply to get some good money back in your pocket. You’ve lis …

Domain Name Industry News

  • March 31, 2020Registrar Group Publishes COVID-19 Response Document
    With the COVID 19 pandemic a focus of attention for most people around the world at the moment there is an impact on domain name registration trends and the internet infrastructure business. While many of the domains that are registered containing st …
  • March 30, 2020COVID 19: What Registrars and Registries are Doing to Help
    With the COVID-19 pandemic an ongoing crisis across the globe many businesses are currently closed. Some of them may never open again. While some governments are offering packages of financial assistance the current situation is going to hit many sec …

Domain Investing

  • March 31, 2020Escrow.com Statement on “Security Incident”
    Yesterday evening, I received a text message from a colleague asking me if I had seen the Escrow.com website. I had opened a transaction a few hours earlier, and I did not notice any issues on the site. I did a hard refresh, and I saw that the homepa …
  • March 31, 2020Sedo and InterNetX to Host Global Domain Report Webinar
    Earlier this year, Sedo and InterNetX published their 2019 Global Domain Report, which includes domain name sales data, trend reports, and other insight into the domain name aftermarket. On Thursday (April 2, 2020) at 11 AM Eastern, Sedo and InterNet …