Expiring Domains – Competition Is Coming!

In what will be “music to the ears” of domain investors and other online entrepreneurs, Domainer can now reveal that development is well underway for a new drop catching platform quite aptly called DropCatcher.com.au

The team behind this venture comprises some well-respected and trusted industry veterans.

Domainer has been told that the momentum behind this new platform was as a result of Trellian (owners of Drop.com.au) buying out Netfleet, and effectively creating a monopoly in the .au market place.

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The Kiwis Show Us How They Do It

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.

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Words Of Wisdom – Domain Investing

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.

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