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5 Domaining Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

If your domain portfolio is an out of control revenue eating monster or web development feels too much like a giant cash eating venture then you may be making one of these five domainer mistakes. Mistake #1 - Development as an alternative to pay per...

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Meet a Domainer: Mike Mann, DomainMarket.com

Mike Mann runs several ventures such as DomainMarket.com, SEO.com, Phone.com, MikeMann.com and MakeMillions.com. On forums he is known as "micro.man". To many domainers, he is known as the "Mann" who sold Sex.com for 13 million. To put it bluntly, hi...

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Meet a Domainer: Bill Hartzer, Advice Interactive

Name: Bill Hartzer Business: Advice Interactive Forum Nickname: Bhartzer Twitter: @bhartzer Facebook: facebook.com/bhartzer Best Development Project(s): Probably the best dev project is my own site, BillHartzer.com Best Domain Sale: 1998...

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What is the difference between traffic and targeted traffic?

Some believe that any website traffic is good traffic. They write scatterbrained content. They purchase website visitors. They aimlessly advertise their websites and wonder why they receive so many clicks yet no sign ups or conversions or revenue. T...

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Do newer TLDs have keyword search value?

If you purchase domains based on the SEO keyword value in the TLD then you might want to reconsider your strategy. TLDs such as .dating, .live and others may have the potential to create rememberable, easy to spell domains but how much does the exten...

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Meet a Domainer: Andrew Rosener, Media Options Inc

  Name: Andrew Rosener Business: Media Options Inc Current City: Panama City, Panama Forum nickname(s): SeafoodMan / BambooMan Best Development Project: CascoViejo.org - the city we live in - #1 site in Google Best Domain Sale: Prince.com...

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7 MORE SEO keyword types you probably never tried - Part 2

Be sure to also check out our first post "7 SEO keyword types you probably never tried". 1. Model Numbers / Product Names A client of mine had a unique problem: not only did they serve a private industry (government mostly) but their service area a...

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7 SEO keyword types you probably never tried

SEO a fun challenge and almost an art in itself. Have you ever stopped to think about what type of keywords people might be looking for? Here are seven keyword types you probably never tried. 1. Websites Users sometimes search for URLs in the searc...

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.live Domain Extension Guide

About .live .live is managed by Rightside Registry who maintains a portfolio of TLDs such as .actor, .reviews, .video and more and brands such as eNom, Name.com and NameJet. Interesting .live Facts Microsoft & Google was once a .live applicant...

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Not even sex can sell these domain extentions

I don't buy many domains in other extensions beside .com but when I do it needs to follow three basic rules: The keyword(s) is something people will want to buy. The keyword(s) has some type of commercial value. The keyword(s) make sense with ...

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MPAA takes down several domain names registered with Donuts

The MPAA has begun exercising its agreements with internet providers, advertising agencies and even payment processors in order to avoid court orders and take down offending sites within ten days or less. This type of agreement started with the Donut...

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.TEL Domain Extension Guide

A guide for everything .tel can and can't do. What .TEL Is .tel is a domain extension released in March 2009 by and  overseen by Telnic. [featured-image] Interesting .TEL Facts DNS records are encrypted with 1024 bit security to prevent indexing...

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John Berard, founder of .sucks, reflects on the past year with .sucks

[featured-image size='full'] With the 1 year birthday of .sucks just passed, John Berard, Founder of Vox Populi Registry that runs .sucks, wrote an article on CircleID.com reflecting on the past year. In it, he writes: A successful gTLD either meet...

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WIPO rules 22 Prada domains were registered in bad faith

[featured-image size='full'] 22 domains are being transferred to Prada due to a recent WIPO decision that all domains were registered in bad faith. Additionally, the domains were being used to sell counterfeit Prada items. Among the respondents are...

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GoDaddy Reseller Review: Wild West Domains

Wild West Domains is a reseller company by GoDaddy who sells various domain reseller packages to businesses and individuals. In return, one could sell domains at a certain price range or even domain reseller accounts themselves. I had an account as ...

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Enom $0.99 US domain sale

[featured-image] I just got an email that .us domains are on sale at Enom until the 4th of July for 99 cents. Here is the promo code: FIREWORKS2016 It looks like this only applies to first year registrations and not renewals, transfers or multi-year...

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Google Domains offers unique way to sell domains to customers

Google Domains releases a platform called Google Domains Partners that allows developers to use widgets that sell domains to site visitors. [featured-image] Visitors can turn into customers through the widget which handles the technical and financi...

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Babies Need Domain Names

Do you: only name your child if the domain name is available and secure the domain name even before its born Then you are parenting just like a domainer! Everyone needs food, shelter and water to survive but a domainer baby also needs a doma...

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Woman bought PresidentTrump.com for $9. Trying to resell it for $100,000+

A Tampa, Florida resident purchased PresidentTrump.com in 2013 for $9. Obviously a Trump fan, Julie is also an air conditioning contractor and invests in real estate and domain names. [featured-image] I have to admit I am a bit jealous. Okay, a lot...

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5 Ways to Find Inspiration When Tempted to Quit in Business

This post is for the solopreneurs who are always working on projects hoping to make it to their next big break. It's for the entrepreneurs who feel family and friends never understand what they do. And last but not least, those quiet superstars who f...

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New Domain Sales Platform Robocalls End Users

There are many domain portfolio scripts that allow you to sell domains without paying  3rd party commissions but many miss the end user aspect of upsell and marketing. Not anymore. Vabera Tech just launched a new domain sales program called VexNag...

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Don't Panic: How to Make a Website Mobile Friendly After a Google Warning

Did you receive an email from Google warning you to fix mobile usability issues on your website? It's expected that over 2 billion mobile devices will make mobile commerce transactions online by 2017. If you've heard the terms 'responsive design' a...

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Fa La La La La... Uniregistry Rumcakes!

Twas the week Before Christmas When all through the 'net I was regging domains Gasping at how much was spent When out on the lawn There arose such a clatter I sprang from my desk To see what was the matter Away to the door I flew like a flash There...

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What Happened to MTGox? Details Found in MTGox.com HTML Source

Edit: Just after publishing this article MTGox changed their website text to explain further. Dear MtGox Customers,In the event of recent news reports and the potential repercussions on MtGox's operations and the market, a decision was taken to close...

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What is the status of keyword domains for Valentine's Day?

The day of love is here. So what is the status of top keyword domains this Valentine's Day? ValentinesDay.com - single and lonely parked page Valentines.com - single website and not lonely , doesn't seem to sell anything. Chocolate.com - m...

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