Whilst I have lots of domain names, the amount I have actually developed over the years is fairly minimal. Like many other domain investors, I tend to “park” my domains with a professional parking provider. Doing this gives me a lot of flexibility whilst I consider future options. In the interim, I get a small amount of monthly income, plus can indicate that the domain may be for sale.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
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
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
In this podcast series we are calling Domainer Show – Blast from the Past, we are going back to someRead more
Your domain is the outward face of your brand. It’s your presence in the global digital world. But many start-ups underestimate the power of their domain for brand recognition.Read more
It can be incredibly difficult to determine the value of a domain. There is a lot of misunderstanding about how domains are valued.Read more
I was looking over my domains today having a cleanup and getting rid of a few domains that I noRead more
As the Founder & CEO of a Digital Marketing Agency, I often get asked about domain names and the valueRead 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
Like a lot of domain name investors, I really value most single word generics / brandables. This one is a little different – but it’s for that reason I love it!Read more