Today many Australian businesses received a scam email from hackers trying to steal their domain name.Read more
In 2021, there are still some business owners who don’t understand the difference between a Cyber Squatter and a Domain Investor. Today, Domainer gives two easy-to-follow real-life examples.Read more
Many domain investors are reporting a surge in the number of complaints they are receiving via their Registrar/s – or directly from auDA.
An auDA complaint generally stems from someone who wants your domain but does not wish to pay a market value for it. Making a complaint is currently very easy – online process; costs nothing; and can be done anonymously.
As the subject headline suggests, prevention is definitely better than cure! As domain investors, we must try and follow the rules – even if we sometimes disagree.Read more
In July 2019, I brokered the sale of Pay.com.au between two long standing clients (and friends) of mine. To this day, it is still a record price for a 3 Letter domain in Australia.
Fast forward to today, and the site is in “beta” mode with a lot of interest from both institutional investors and SME’s.
If you are a good operator, this is what a premium domain name can do for any business. Gravitas and credibility!Read more
Trading.com.au and Goals.com.au FOR SALE.Read more
As someone who has been a domain investor for nearly two decades, 2020 was my absolute best year in terms of domain sales. Due to Covid-19, people and businesses have realised that an online presence is essential. And that starts with a good domain name.
I have also seen many changes in the .au domain name space over the years. None more so than recent times! So here’s what I would like to see going forward. How about you?Read more
The dirty would-be thief submitted a complaint in late November against my domain name in what he/she probably hoped would see my name drop to the public auctions during the Christmas holiday period so he/she could scoop it up for him or herself!Read more
Rob and Ed record their last show for 2020 with Luke Watson from Home.com.au & HonedDigital.com.au(.) Luke discusses how he went about acquiring the amazing premium domain name Home.com.au and how his company skyrocketed from there.Read more
Dave owns a few great Australian domain names (such as Beacon.com.au), sold Petsy.com.au to a Pet Insurance company for around $7,000 and RTX.com.au for $15,000.Read more
On Saturday just past, anyone observing the expired auctions at Drop.com.au would have been gobsmacked to see some absolutely premium one-word domain names on their list.
One thing is for certain though. As the sole drop-catcher, Drop had a good payday – and there are some very happy domain investors. Santa came early!Read more
Going through some old research, I happened to re-read this excellent interview that the well-respected Giuseppe Graziano from GGRG.com did with industry legend Nat Cohen earlier this year.
This is just one of Nat’s observations: “Speculation and investment occur in every asset class and domain name investors should not be singled out for criticism. There are many domain registrants besides domain investors who want to take advantage of the domain aftermarket and who engage in the profitable resale of domain names, from a huge corporation who no longer needs domain names obtained through the acquisition of other companies, to a small business owner who is retiring and wants to cash out of a valuable domain name.Read more