Saturday , October 1 2022

domaininvesting

Racing to Avoid a Double Sale

When I have been doing outbound outreach to sell domain names, I have been including a link to a Dan.com BIN landing page. My focus has been on less expensive domain names since they tend to sell more easily. With Dan landers, the buyer has two purchase options, including the …

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Today is Gonna Be the Day

Every day when I wake up, I motivate myself by thinking that today is going to be the day a big sale hits. Domain name sales come in with no rhyme or reason. Sometimes they develop from inbound inquiries and sometimes a bit of outbound …

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Cash is King: How I am Fortifying My Position

Earlier today on Twitter, Rick Schwartz posted something I agree with and want to amplify – cash is king right now: When people start buying things other people start buying When people stop buying things other people stop buying When people start selling things other people start selling When nobody …

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Why It Pays Off to Keep an Unused Domain Name

Back in the day, I collected Kenner Starting Lineup figurines. There was a point, I recall, that some of them has some value. Even with the rising value of sports collectibles over the last couple of years, I don’t think Starting Lineup figurines grew much in value.  In fact, I …

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Dan Offering In-House Brokerage Service

This morning, I received an email from Dan.com announcing its new in-house domain brokerage offering. Dan sellers can now utilize brokers when they receive an offer and prefer to have a third party broker the sale on their behalf. The brokerage offering is powered by GoDaddy’s broker services. Here are …

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Axle Payments Rebrands as Denim with Denim.com

Axle Payments, a company that has raised $165.2 million in funding according to Crunchbase, announced that it has rebranded itself as Denim. The company acquired the Denim.com domain name in advance of the rebranding. The news was announced on LinkedIn by Co-Founder and CEO Bharath Krishnamoorthy. TechCrunch published an article …

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RDNH Finding in Kosmos.com UDRP

A company called Kosmos Global Holding, S.L. from Spain filed and lost a UDRP against the Kosmos.com domain name. A three member WIPO panel also found that this was a case of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking. Attorney John Berryhill successfully defended the domain name. This is the second time John …

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Newfold Digital to Acquire MarkMonitor

@NewfoldDigital has agreed to acquire @MarkMonitor, the leading global provider of domain management solutions, from @Clarivate, underscoring our commitment to delivering market-leading web presence solutions to our customers. Learn more: https://t.co/WdSpCXMOq0 — Newfold Digital (@NewfoldDigital) September 12, 2022 A major domain industry acquisition was just announced in a press release …

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Cristin Donahue Explaining Bullshit UDRPs

The viral “Girl Explaining” meme has been making the rounds, and it was a matter of time before someone made a domain name-related version of it. Cristin Donahue, Assistant to attorney John Berryhill, posted her version of the girl explaining meme. In this version, the …

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Moving Big Batch Back to Dan

I’ve been sharing some of the testing I have been doing with my inventory domain names. After moving just about all inventory-quality domain names to Embrace.com landing pages, I am tweaking my strategy a bit by moving many back to Dan.com BIN landing pages. Within …

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