Interview with Steve Webb from Park.io: the hot take on new TLDs

Interview with Steve Webb from Park.io

At NamesCon Global I was able to chat with Park.io’s Steve Webb and learn about why he was so passionate about the work they’re doing there.   Park.io is a back-ordering service for Country Code and Generic TLDs.  They also offer a domain parking service where you can list your domains for sale with a buy-it-now … Read more Interview with Steve Webb from Park.io: the hot take on new TLDs

How to Transfer a Domain Name

how to transfer a domain name to someone else

Whether you bought or sold a domain name, or just want to transfer ownership to someone else in your company, this process is simple as pie.   Follow the necessary six easy steps below to allow your transfer to go off without a hitch. What does it mean to transfer a domain? Transferring a domain name … Read more How to Transfer a Domain Name

NamesCon 2020: A Regular Domainers Recap

NamesCon

It’s Friday evening in Austin, Texas and I just finished attending my very first NamesCon.  I’m going take a few minutes to share my experiences, insights, and observations of NamesCon Global 2020 from the perspective of a domain investor. To be clear, I’m not wealthy – I make nearly all of my money at my … Read more NamesCon 2020: A Regular Domainers Recap

Domain Sales Strategy: Price Upon Request

price upon request benefits

Price Upon Request was a recent feature added by Efty, this in addition to the options to Make An Offer and Buy It Now.  In this article I compare the buy-it-now-method versus the price-upon-request-method, listing the price upon request benefits.  When the feature was released, several Domain Investors were excited by the possibilities of this new … Read more Domain Sales Strategy: Price Upon Request

Interview with a Domain King: Why and How he Buys Domains Off Twitter

The Domain King

In this article I wrote how the Domain King, Rick Schwartz, is again setting a new standard in marketing, this time he buys domains off Twitter.  Since I wrote that, I was able to interview the Domain King and ask him if he’s actually bought any domains (spoiler alert: he did), among other questions.  With … Read more Interview with a Domain King: Why and How he Buys Domains Off Twitter

Domain Investing Frequently Asked Questions

domain investing FAQ

The purpose of this domain investing FAQ is to provide an overview of common terms used in the practice of buying and selling domain names as a way to make money.  Once you understand the basics, please ready my Complete Guide to Domain Investing, or give the podcast a listen for tips and tools to … Read more Domain Investing Frequently Asked Questions

Domain King Rick Schwartz Sets New Standard for Domain Investors

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Rick Schwartz, the man who has been called the Domain King, has been setting new marketing standards for domain investors on social media. The world’s most recognized domain investor, who has sold tens of millions of dollars in domain names, has had a few tweets recently that has really captured my attention.  Other domain investors … Read more Domain King Rick Schwartz Sets New Standard for Domain Investors

How to Buy a Domain Name: The Complete Domain Buyers Guide

domain buyers guide

In this domain buyers guide I’ll define common terms associated with how to buy a domain name, and give you tools and tips necessary to find your ideal domain name.  I’ll show you how to research and locate the domain registrar that is right for you, and show you how to register a domain name.  … Read more How to Buy a Domain Name: The Complete Domain Buyers Guide

Domain Names Are (Still) a Bargain in 2019

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Some business owners still think domain names are too expensive, however, I want to put some myths to rest today and prove that domain names are a bargain.  First, let’s analyze the real costs of domain names.  According to a search on namebio.com, within the last 12 months there have been 104,220 domain names sales … Read more Domain Names Are (Still) a Bargain in 2019

Domain Investing Guide – Buying and Selling Domain Names for Profit

domain investing

In this article I set expectations for individuals looking to get into the business of buying and selling domain names.  I provide definitions specific to the industry and a wealth of resources that will help you with your journey.  I will also give you a list of risks with information on how to buy, market, … Read more Domain Investing Guide – Buying and Selling Domain Names for Profit

How I Received Free Domain Privacy from GoDaddy

Free Money

What is Domain Privacy? Many domain registrars offer domain privacy as a premium add-on, which means you must pay for domain privacy when you register a domain name.  GoDaddy is one registrar that makes plenty of money doing this – they currently charge $9.99 if you want to purchase domain privacy.  As a domain investor, … Read more How I Received Free Domain Privacy from GoDaddy

How to Add Google Analytics to your For-Sale Domain Landing Pages

Google Analytics

Do you have the need to setup Google Analytics for multiple domains?  As a Domain Investor, I wanted the ability to see more about the user traffic that goes to my for-sale landing pages of the domains I own under one account.  With a bit of research, I was able to walk through these 12 … Read more How to Add Google Analytics to your For-Sale Domain Landing Pages

How the Domain Name System Works

internet routing

if you own or want to own a domain name,  you must understand how the Domain Name System works, including the purpose, rules, and limitations of TLDs, or Top Level Domains. Below I will dive into how internet routing works by utilizing IP Addresses and how IP addresses are assigned.  I will also outline the … Read more How the Domain Name System Works

Prevent Domain Name Theft

Prevent Domain Name Theft

Domain Names are valuable digital properties, and from time-to-time, they are stolen or compromised.  If you’re actively using your domain name for a business or personal website and email, imagine noticing your website is down and that you can no longer send or receive emails.  After digging further, you may discover this isn’t a technical … Read more Prevent Domain Name Theft

How to Setup Free Email Forwarding on Your Domain Names

Free Email Forwarding

As a domain investor, I’m constantly trying to find new ways to market my domain names.  As an avid listener to the Domain Name Wire Podcast, I’ve heard them mention more than once that setting up email forwarding on your domains could help you find a potential buyer for your domain.  For example, if domain … Read more How to Setup Free Email Forwarding on Your Domain Names

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