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It’s been a while since I shared a domain sale experience. The reason I’m highlighting today’s story is based on my latest experience selling a domain to a buyer that’s likely a Chinese domain investor.

How do I know that the domain buyer is a Chinese domain investor? I don’t know with great certainty, but it’s highly likely based on what I’m about to share with you.

I’m glad to report a few months into 2018 that I’ve been blessed with an influx of favorable domain inquiries. In fact, most of my sales started last November.

However, this specific domain request arrived a few weeks ago and intrigued me because of the following reasons: Continue reading

NamesCon has concluded with yet another successful year as I type this recap of Day Three (more to come).

If you’ve missed Day’s One and Two Recaps, then please click below to explore my NamesCon experience:

Day One of NamesCon 2018 in the Books

Day Two at NamesCon: Domaining to the Future.

It’s the start of Day Three of NamesCon, the halfway point. In a city that never sleeps, I find myself a few steps slow. Continue reading

A few days ago, I shared with you about GoDaddy Domain Auctions disappearing before time expired as experienced by now retired, longtime domain investor Rick Schwartz.

Schwartz was figuratively robbed in broad daylight by GoDaddy’s Aftermarket platform as he actively bid on a expired domain that vanished from his viewing with less than 5 minutes this morning.

With no good explanation of what took place, Schwartz took to Twitter, and lit a fire under GoDaddy with endless questions, jabs and everything in between.

And where did this get him and us, the domaining community? Continue reading

When new to domaining, there can often be a tendency to emotionally bid and buy expired domain names.

If familiar with expired domain auctions, specifically the GoDaddy aftermarket platform, then it’s likely you’ve been tempted to purchase closeout or buy-it-now domains for cheap.

You peruse the list and spot a desirable expired domain name that looks too good to be true.

You question yourself. How did this domain manage to slip through the cracks and off the radar of daily domain bidders in expired auction without a single bid?

The stars must have aligned for this expired domain and I to be united sings the voices in your head.

You buy the expired domain name thinking of the massive returns you’ll soon realize by developing or flipping.

Truth be told, we all have likely been down the path only to drop and not renew those domain gems we thought to have made us a fortune.

Don’t lose hope though. Today, I’m sharing with you a bit of insight to help you spot trending expiring domains that are undervalued. Continue reading

I receive a fair amount of weekly emails from people across the world attempting to sell me on their greatest gem of a domain and how it’ll change my life forever.

Not too often, one of these emails will be legit. Most recently, the email offers have been hyphenated, multi-word, wrong tense, wrong order if any order domains.

Case in point, the following emails just today and yesterday:

  • Furniturez.biz
  • Downloadz-empire.net
  • Downloader-manger.org
  • SafeCab.net
  • Villerealestate.com
  • TheTermInsurance.com
  • ACarRepair.com

Most of these reach the spam bin if not already in there to begin with. But then there are a few legitimate domain sales emails that catch my eye.

The one I’m referencing today that caught my did for a number of reasons. Continue reading

You’re likely a bit perplexed by the title, right?

No worries, because you’re not the only one perplexed by finding out that emoji domain names are a reality. 😮

Yes, the silly 😄, 😂, 😜 and other icons, also known as emojis, you send via text, email and across social networks daily.

They are even included in Google search results! Yes, Google has fallen in ❤️❤️❤️ with emojis, and started having mixed emoji results.

Google emoji search engine results

Per Fortune, even GoDaddy is getting in on the act to win over millennials with an emoji search engine for available emoji domains (more on this in a minute).

And if that’s not enough, emojis are set to hit the big screen August 2017 🎥. Continue reading

I often field emails and phone calls from persons wanting to break into the vast world of domain investing.

Some think it’s a business where they’ll be the ones to purchase a domain on Monday for pennies on the dollar and then flip it for thousands or millions by Friday.

I call this person the simpleton domain loser. Yes, I was once this person.

Without adequate understanding and comprehension of the various domain niches, they think it is just as simple as hand registering domains or bidding up expired domain auctions.

If you want to lose money quickly, then domain investing is one of many ways to lose your job, shirt, house, and car.

Domain investing is a precise game of patience and thorough understanding of supply and demand economics.

So, where did I go wrong? Continue reading

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