In a new twist to the domain names ‘Guzzini’ has been purchasing, many of us have been watching recently as many of Guzzini’s domains have been moving over to a company called ‘SEO Web Recovery’. And this has been happening mostly ever since the time I was banned from bidding on the Drop.com.au auctions (I was banned in May 2021).Read more
Yesterday I filed official complaints to all of the relevant authorities in regards to Drop.com.au and/or Trellian.Read more
Back in August we posted an article letting all domain investors and entrepreneurs know that DOCA (Department Of Communications) wasRead more
It’s been 85 days since I was banned from the one and only Australian domain name auction platform in the world. As far as I know, I’m the only person who’s ever been banned and I remain banned to this day.Read more
There has been a lot of recent discussion about our (current) sole expired domain name marketplace in Australia – Drop.com.au. Most of this has revolved around a perceived lack of transparency during and after the bidding process; and the incremental levels of bids a bidder may need to place.
Today Domainer wants to show you how our Kiwi cousins do it. Judge for yourself which you prefer.Read more
I thought we were supposed to be able to see through the windows at Drop.com.au now?Read more
Rather than just write a new single subject story each time, Domainer is also going to reintroduce a regular news bulletin of snippets relating to domains in Australia. By regular, this means perhaps twice a week at this stage! We used to do this some time ago.
Todays topics include a revamped expired auction platform at Drop; auDA’s new charges for external review; auDA’s blog link on monetisation; and finally, a solid rumour that there is a new drop catcher in the wings!Read more
For those involved on a daily basis in the domain industry, it is common knowledge that NetAlliance t/a Netfleet (an auDA accredited registrar) is not currently in a healthy state. As there has been silence from auDA, we at Domainer put some open questions out there.Read more
Drop (71%), Netfleet (29%)Read more
Netfleet is broken. They don’t seem to be able to win any dropped domains and their system is losing existing clients’ domains.Read more
Today we have a guest post from Luke Smorgon. Apart from being a well known and successful digital entrepreneur at Transpire, Luke is a serious domain investor. He recently made a domain blooper which he has been kind enough to share as a learning experience for others.Read more