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

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

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 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

Spammers Sending Domain Expiration Notices

Domain Name Scam

Domain Expiration scam alert My domain name registrar will occasionally send me a domain expiration notice if I have a domain name that’s about to expire.  It’s important for domain name owners to be able to identify the difference between an actual domain and expiration and a domain expiration scam.  Spammers attempt to steal your … Read more

How to do a WHOIS Search via Command Prompt

WHOIS Search via Command Prompt

At least twice in the last few months I’ve went to a popular domain registrar and searched for a domain name where the result was something like your domain is available, only for it to become unavailable moments later.  I know this has probably happened to you, it’s happened to nearly everyone I know.  For … Read more

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