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Who makes the first move matters

Gerald M. Levine wrote an excellent article that domain investors, especially those that do outbound marketing should read. Levine delves into the subject of who makes the initial contact in a domain negotiation. Levine highlights the loss of Halifax.com and how even fellow domain investors agreed on the respondent losing. From the article: Woe be […]

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90% of domainers should start over

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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.Art Gets 3K Domain Registrations on 1st Day of General Availability

According to the .Art registry during the first 24 hours of general availability which started yesterday, over 3,000 .Art domain names were purchased/registered. Of those about 95% were “standard” domains  e.g., personal names of people and organizations, while the rest belonged to the .ART inventory of word and word combinations. While the personal names are mostly sold at […]

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Is Startup sentiment changing with regards to .com ?

There was an interesting article by Christopher Steiner on Forbes. The article titled, “Most Startups Still Believe They Need A Dot-Com Domain, But That Is Changing.” Steiner seems to be a bit all over the place with both data supporting securing a non com and some reasons why to stick with .com. He also seems […]

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Daniel Negari .XYZ acquires it’s 10th New gTLD .Storage

  Daniel Negari CEO of XYZ, announced that it has acquired it’s 10th new gTLD .Storage. The new gTLD .Storage was applied for by Self Storage Company, LLC to be  operated as a restricted domain extension.   Self Storage Company, LLC  won the domain name in a private auction against Donuts who also applied for […]

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