Whats Being Registered

So as i do my runs of five popular words to see whats being registered, Domain Scope shows be some recent registrations.  I think this is a terrific data source to see what real people are picking up at registration fee.

I had put in five cities so you’ll see some registration and my notes below.

My takeaways, most of the established services like plumbing, hardware, jobs hotels have been gone for awhile.  But for investors, take a look at some of the new growing businesses, especially in the hemp,cbd space.

We wrote about these names last month in our … Read the rest

Puppies and Domain Names

This is a Puppy

They need to be loved, and given food and water.. and they love you back.

This is another small dog..it should not be left alone, it should be taken in, it should not be let out to face the world alone.. You should sacrifice for this dog. You should spend money on this dog. You should put the needs of this animal before your own.  Let it become part of the family.

 

Now puppies are one thing, and bad domain names are something different.  And bad domain names are not puppies.  Yes they both cost … Read the rest

Series – 10 Things to Do – Step 1 Organize Your Names

This series sponsored by
Estibot Appraisal Software

Before you even start, sell a name right now.

Ok so this step may sound easy because it doesn’t involve contacting the public, its detailed oriented and it lets you go over your lists and see all the cool domain names you own. After about 5 minutes you will be so convinced you are a gazillionaire, you’ll never do steps 2-10.

So if your serious about selling, even before you do step 1, look at your soon to delete names, those in grace period that are about to go. Find one and type it into Twitter, Google  and Facebook and … Read the rest

My New Favorite TLD

So I’m not opposed to investing on other tlds. Its no secret i have a lot and work with .LA for city domain names for business in and around Los Angeles. I also use .ws as the best tld for emoji domains, and I’m a long time .TV fan.

But here is the registration date on my new favorite, any guesses? It could be a new tlds, existing tld or cctld.  50 Topcoin to the first one who gets the answer.

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Gamechanger – Domains Now Show $99 a Year at Godaddy … Brilliant!

Godaddy Available Domain Names now show $99 a Year. Brilliant!

Brilliant !

(Note this doesn’t happen all the time, but it did twice this morning for me)

So when you search for a single domain name, Godaddy will now show its available, and only $99 a year. Includes website and email.  Brilliant. This is what people want.

They get a fully protected domain name, email and a website. Boom, done!!

I think it will take about 30 days for everyone else to jump on board.  This takes all the hard decision making out of the equation. Domain names have always … Read the rest