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Sell Domains Fast : New book for domain investors by Indian entrepreneur Aishwin Vikhona
The rules of domain investing change very often. If you read books on the subject that were written ten, five or even a couple of years ago, many are already obsolete and contain outdated information. Domain investing requires staying on top of new trends and emerging markets, and the introduction of new gTLDs expands the [… Copyright DomainG
DomainGang  -   8/5/2015 12:05 AM registrar resets account passwords due to security issue
Domain registrar performed a mass resetting of account passwords today, citing a security issue. The email notification sent out today by asks account holders to use the “forgot my password” option to change their existing passwords. There is no indication that any particular users’ accounts have been compromis
DomainGang  -   8/4/2015 10:42 PM
Sedo Weekly Transactions Total $1.6million led by at $500,000
Over the past week, 550 transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1.6m. 56% of total sales were the result of Buy Now listings. Top sales:   Top .com: at 500,000 USD Top ccTLD: at 4,500 EUR Top “other” TLD: 7,999 USD Only one new gtld sale    1,000  
TheDomains  -   8/4/2015 6:47 PM
Rightside has record revenue in Q2
Rightside continues upward trajectory. Domain name company Rightside posted record revenue of $52.2 million in Q2, the company announced today. That compares to $46.7 million in Q2 2014 and $50.5 million in the first quarter of this year. The company posted revenue gains in all three segments compared to Q2 2014. Registrar services revenue, which [
Domain Name Wire  -   8/4/2015 5:23 PM
DotSauce Magazine relaunched today
Mark Fulton‘s DotSauce Magazine is back; after a hiatus of exactly 687 days, the publication relaunched today. Covering subjects related to domains, domain investing, SEO, marketing and development, DotSauce Magazine will also be hosting regular contributions by yours truly. DotSauce has been one of these publications that offered a lot of in  -   8/4/2015 4:50 PM
GoDaddy Hiring Marketing Manager for its Aftermarket
There are quite a few people who are involved in the domain investment space and have an interest in working for a large industry company. I saw a job posting on Twitter that I want to share with readers who have an interest in the field of Marketing. GoDaddy is looking to hire a Marketing Manager for its Aftermarket. Here’s what the job enta  -   8/4/2015 4:24 PM
Uniregistry is about to offer domainers, investors, and end-users one of the oldest Internet acronyms: LOL. Shorthand for “Laughing Out Loud“, LOL is the most often used representation of a reaction to something funny. Dot .LOL is the ultimate “fun” destination, for anything related to humor: jokes, videos, pictures and othe
DomainGang  -   8/4/2015 3:39 PM
July’s Hottest Domain Name Stories, a $50,000 cybersquatting settlement and more. Legal stuff continued to make headlines in July in the domain biz. ParkingCrew also made things interesting with its acquisition of NameDrive. Here’s a look back at the top stories on Domain Name Wire last month. 1. Sex.Com lawsuit – company demands domain name over copyright and tr
Domain Name Wire  -   8/4/2015 2:42 PM
Famous Four launches 5 domain names this week
Five domains on tap this week. Famous Four Media launches another five top level domain names on Wednesday of this week. Registrars will begin selling .racing, .accountant, .download, .win and .loan. 101Domain is offering all of the names for about $30. I’m somewhat surprised that Famous Four has priced all of the names the same, […
Domain Name Wire  -   8/4/2015 12:35 PM
Rightside and NameCheap ink longer term deal
Deal adds some certainty to Rightside’s future revenue. After frequent short-term extensions, Rightside’s eNom and reseller NameCheap have signed a longer term reseller deal. Many people are surprised to learn that NameCheap, which manages millions of domain names, is actually a reseller. It’s an important one to Rightside; NameCh
Domain Name Wire  -   8/4/2015 12:13 PM
Do Startup Names Matter? Would Any Random String Of Letters Be Fine?
FDA Approves First 3-D Printed Pill; How to Create a Visual Brand and Fight the Dark Forces; OS X flaw leaves Macs vulnerable to attacks, no password required; How to Tell Your Own Life Story; Zeotap scores $6.4 million from heavy hitters to bolster its data mone; EFF developing stronger ‘Do Not Track’ standards for web browsers; How To Pitch Freel
Frager Factor  -   8/4/2015 11:46 AM
Was Registering 30,000 Domains a Good Idea?
I received Giuseppe Graziano’s weekly domain brokerage newsletter this morning, and I was a bit surprised by one of his observations. In going through some recent domain industry developments, Giuseppe opined that “the most impressive development that I have seen is the registration of the remaining 30,000 Chinese Premium̶  -   8/4/2015 11:43 AM
How Did the UDRP Panel In Not Find Reverse Domain Name Hijacking?
Chooser S.A. of Jodoigne, Belgium just lost its attempt to grab the domain name in a UDRP. The Belgium company didn’t have any registered trademark but attempted to grab the domain name based on a “common law mark” they alleged but could not prove, that they owned the domain back in “2010 when due […
TheDomains  -   8/4/2015 10:36 AM
Glitter Launches on
Betaworks-backed Glitter is a personal trading cards app — TechCrunch (@TechCrunch) August 3, 2015 Whenever I hear about a company or business using a descriptive brand name, I immediately wonder if they got the exact match .com domain name or opted for an alternative. I saw the tweet above referencing a TechCrunch article ab  -   8/4/2015 10:22 AM
Johnson & Johnson Working On An HIV Vaccine Buys Domain
Johnson & Johnson is working on an HIV Aids Vaccine and has purchased the domain name
TheDomains  -   8/4/2015 9:11 AM
Go Daddy Auction Picks 8-4-15 – – Style.Ca
Go Daddy Auction Picks 8-4-15 Powered by Something for everybody today, there is a decent group of, is a public auction, already over $400. is an expired auction closing in on $500. There are plenty of on the list but there are not many Chinese premium 4L. would be […
Hybrid Domainer  -   8/4/2015 8:54 AM
DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Tuesday, August 3rd 2015
I’m going to use this top section to fit in a whole bunch of opinions.  Here they go.  One, stories about people, places, and things not owning the dot com are becoming less and less relevant.  Dot coms aren’t as important to everyone else as they are to you.  Get over it. Two, iNames and eNames are done.  They age the product.  Just be
Domain Shane  -   8/4/2015 6:41 AM
Inside The Numbers 8-3-15 closes for four figures on Flippa – $30,000 sale
Inside The Numbers 8-3-15 led all action on Monday, the domain was reported sold by Namebio at $30,000. More info on this name below. sold for $10,000 on Sedo, registered since 2003, the .net is registered. Yardmax looks to be a registered trademark, YardMax® Rechargeable In-Ground Fence – PetSafe did not meet [&#
Hybrid Domainer  -   8/4/2015 4:51 AM
I recently purchased a few domains from GoDaddy. They aren’t anything great but I know I can make money on them down the road at least 10x my small investment. I feel like a lot of people get caught up on seeing the big numbers. Don’t get me wrong, I love to read about how someone flips one for massive amounts of money. If you can start
Domain Shane  -   8/4/2015 4:04 AM
Antitrust lawsuit against ICANN dropped at the 9th Circuit
An antitrust lawsuit against ICANN has been dropped, as the 9th Circuit declared that the plaintiff cannot proceed with antitrust claims., a registry specializing in so-called “expressive” top-level domains such as .art and .food, opposed ICANN’s new round of gTLD applications in California in 2012. In that lawsuit, Nam
DomainGang  -   8/4/2015 12:16 AM