Your probably a better Domainer than you think. Potency in Your Portfolio.
When you search your portfolio do you find personal projects, “protective registrations” of some of your favorites in other TLD’s, and names you tell yourself you can always develop. Lastly, do you see a name and its future “if” you could build it out, and end up buying a domain name with only one buyer… you. But your a domain name investor, your told you can sell 1-2% of your portfolio. So you rationalize buying a project, and calling it a sell-able name.
When you lump these extra … Read the rest
Is ICANN itself a threat to the safety and security of the Internet.
OPINION. by H.Page Howe
Recently highlighted by CircleID, The NRO, one of the more independent administrative bodies governing the Internet, took an unprecedented move to weigh in on the increasing move away from any sense of listening to the public by ICANN in its decisions.
ICANN has expertly removed itself from all accountability to the US Government, or anyone else. With a war chest of $300,000,000 and complete rule over its elections and rules; ICANN plays a constant game of jurisdictional hopscotch between those looking for … Read the rest
Ok, so its now 2020. If we still wrote checks we would have to worry about putting the 201x.. oops thinking it was 2019. The news about the 2020 election has probably put 2020 in our nomenclature in the USA more than any year since 2000.
But I still have one more year to finish my decade to do list, and that means one more year to do something that will make my personal best of the decade list. For the first decade of my domaining I’m going with selling 2 domains for over $1,000,000. So far my second decade … Read the rest
Here are some available Names.
southernidahonews.com… Read the rest
Some After Christmas and End of the Year Domain Deals.
Your regular job office may be closed. Family out shopping. Time to buy some names.
Now my first recommendation is still invest 2 hours in understanding what you own, and what you want to own in 2020. Also bring all your names together in a spreadsheet. Makes it easier to upload to aftermarkets, search for names and know whether your sales have tilted your portfolio downwards in quality.
But everyone likes to buy.
.COM Domain Specials
(Many of these are referral codes with affiliate compensation to me)
Name.com looks to … Read the rest
Ok so I’m negative on Namescon again. Can’t wait to meet domain investors needs in other ways in 2020. With Namescon’s new discounts announced this morning, you could be going, with a friend for less than the price of regular ticket. Of course is a shorter show, no meals and no idea who is speaking.
Buy one at 30% off, and get a free ticket is how it reads.
Panic price drop, I can’t tell? Of course this usually signals weakness in attendance, and can lead to disgruntled purchasers (ok me) who bought at the last deal price.
Add to … Read the rest
I use in how many extensions a left of the dot string is taken to separate platinum from awesome from great from good domain names. Its not a guarantee but helps me see what domain investors are taking in every possible extension.
Here are 100 of the top words or strings. I’ve culled this list from all domains with any TLD appended available in a pending delete name, a name listed at Uniregistry or Godaddy Auctions. I’ll refine it again by year end to include other lists.
So far I’ve found almost 19,000 words or strings taken in over 100 … Read the rest
Buying domain names can be an obsession. As we have seen recently Verisign is worth billions, and .org is now worth billions also, because of the amazing potential and possibly profit to be made owning domain names. I have seen similar attributes in investing in oil and gas wells, land and acreage.
It all happens because we assign real money to potential value, even if never realized.
When I used to evaluate tax advantaged investment for clients in the late 80’s, like oil wells, we would evaluate oil wells and fields based on certain categories.
For oil, this meant proved … Read the rest
Verisign Blog Monthly Lists Haven’t Been Issued Since August
Over the past few years Verisign, on their blog, has reported some Top Ten lists of keywords or strings registered in .com and .net. This hasn’t always been the most registered names, just names trending up compared to the past. I haven’t seen a list since a September post for August domains.
I posted about my predictions for the Top Ten Lists for October and how some words that didn’t make sense were showing up… and some trademarks. Some unique words started to appear like gate, quibet, yacai. Some of these … Read the rest
Our After The Drop series show you recently dropped and available domain names for investors and website owners. Its colder weather in the northern hemisphere but you can feel like your on the beach with SevenMile.org or Hanalei.org, if your … Continue reading