Unlike the early days in my domain investing journey, I found myself hand registering a few domains the other day.
As I was on autopilot, clicking through each screen of GoDaddy up selling additional domain extensions, email, etc., I arrived at a new web page not displayed before to my knowledge. Continue reading
Naming a product, service, company, or project can be very time consuming, to say the least. In fact, sometimes selecting a name can be more challenging that actually executing the idea.
Nothing kills the mood like checking the domain availability only to find out that someone else had your same thought and beat you to it first. Now what? Continue reading
It’s been a while since I graced you all with a tutorial using GoDaddy’s Aftermarket API.
In fact, I haven’t written a tutorial since the one about retrieving a list of GoDaddy domains you own.
Although today’s tutorial is not about retrieving a list of domains, you’ll likely use the previous tutorial in conjunction to today’s tutorial covering how to renew a domain for a given time period. Continue reading
At the beginning of the month, I shared an article, “How about domain auction bidder ids or usernames“, in response to GoDaddy’s self-reported article about a GoDaddy customer’s “serious allegations” about the collusion of multiple GoDaddy employees participating domain auctions.
Long story short, GoDaddy fired the employee for violating GoDaddy’s Code of Conduct for creating an account with fictitious data to place initial proxy bids only.
While many domain investors appreciated GoDaddy’s swift response in firing the employee, many beat the drum loudly questioning when GoDaddy would add bidder ids or usernames to its auction platform. Continue reading
If you’re like most domain investors — whether old, new, or in between, then you’ve likely explored or considered a number of domain platforms or marketplaces to stake your claim the next domain “rags to riches” story.
And while most domain investors love the thrill of buying and the adrenaline of a good auction bidding war, most have passed on or been completely in the dark on prospecting tools to increase the likelihood of quick flipping a domain into fortune. Continue reading