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Domain Investors Need To Learn Some Trademark Law

June 22nd, 2017 Comments off

By now everyone knows that Rick Schwartz prevailed in the UDRP filed on Queen.com. There was also a finding of RDNH. Last year Mr. Schwartz was dealing with enforcing his trademark for “Domain King.” While he lost his dispute for DomainKing.biz some of the comments on our two posts about Rick enforcing his trademark for […]

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The good, the bad and the ugly – Namepros

June 11th, 2017 Comments off

“The good, the bad and the ugly” An opportunity for readers to discuss what they like and don’t like about a particular company in the domain space. Each post will deal with just one company, readers are encouraged to share their positive and negative experiences. Suggestions for improvement are also encouraged. One of the goals […]

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The travel scam ?

June 2nd, 2017 Comments off

Would you travel to another country to close a $50K deal ? There is an interesting thread on Namepros where a member posted about a potential buyer wanting him to travel to another country to close the deal. Hell guys A strange request from a potential buyer for one of my domain names. He want […]

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90% of domainers should start over

May 17th, 2017 Comments off

Rick Schwartz made a pretty interesting tweet yesterday that I think will bring about a great deal of conversation. Rick stated that 90% of all domain investors should look to reboot. Drop everything and start over again. 90% of every domainer should drop ALL their #Domains and start again! They are so far off the […]

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Chinese Are 9 of Top 10 Biggest Registrants of New gTLD’s; Top 10 Own Over 10% Of All New gTLD’s

April 9th, 2017 Comments off

I was looking at ntldstats.com checking out the top registrants of new gTLD’s and of the top 10 biggest registrants of new gTLD’s 9 are from China. Moreover the top 10 registrants account for over 3.2 million registrations of new gTLD’s. According to ntldstats.com there are 29,194,819 new gTLD’s registered, meaning that the top 10 […]

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Can the Domain King’s success be replicated in the future ?

April 2nd, 2017 Comments off

Rick Schwartz made his triumphant comeback to domain commentary by getting on Twitter and filling up everyone’s timeline with domaining anecdotes, tips, and a few rants. One of the takeaways from Rick’s tweets in March was that he believes people can replicate his success today. He believes for every advantage he had in the past […]

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With Almost 10% Of New gTLD Registrations In Upcoming Delete Status; The Peak Of 28.8M May Stand Until .Web

March 29th, 2017 Comments off

According to ntldstats.com almost 10% of all registered new gTLD domain names are in upcoming delete status; meaning for at least a while new G’s domain name may have peaked out. On  March 24, 2017 the number of new gTLD domain registrations sat at 28,854,146. As of yesterday the number is 28,818,819. However the number […]

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Rick Schwartz “If u want to sell a $100,000 name, u have 2 buy one BEFORE it is a $100,000 name”

March 28th, 2017 Comments off

So quite the discussion yesterday on Twitter with Rick outlining his parameters for names he hopes to sell for $100,000.   If u want to sell a $100,000 name, u have 2 buy one BEFORE it is a $100,000 name. MUST recognize elements that make that possible. #Domains — Rick Schwartz (@DomainKing) March 27, 2017 […]

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Sophomore Jinx ?

March 27th, 2017 Comments off

Dominic Belley who I interviewed last year around this same time, detailed his second year in the business with a post on Namepros. Dominic points out that year 2 was not as good as his rookie season. By detailing his second year he does newcomers a great service in my opinion. Here is his post: […]

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Do you believe domaining will still be a viable business in 2027 ?

March 22nd, 2017 Comments off

I did a little poll last week about this and wanted to also get a snapshot here on the blog. Plus people have more than 140 characters to explain their position. In that limited sample size of 41 votes, 76% voted yes. Do you believe domaining will still be a viable business in 2027 ? […]

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