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The domain industry is long littered with stories of domain investors entering and quick flipping their way to profitable success.
Domain investing, specifically quick flipping, to profitable success in short order shouldn’t be dismissed. However, the more puzzling and challenging feat to achieve and sustain is multi-million dollar domain development. Continue reading
This is the question George Verdugo, a successful long-time domain investor and serial developer, tweeted last week in hopes of uncovering a few undervalued domain assets. Continue reading
If you’ve been around the domain industry two seconds or longer, then you’ve likely heard the name Rick Schwartz, also known as the DomainKing™.
He’s certainly not a new face to industry. A living legend, by many standards, not short on vision, stories, and facts/opinions about domain, business, and life in general, having held more than 30 jobs in a 5 year span. Continue reading
Technology to build and develop websites has journeyed quite a ways in the last 30 or more years, yet still has a way to go. Where will websites venture next? No one knows.
But no matter the technology behind the website, the one constant most website operators desire is the ability to keep their website content fresh and relevant, while maintaining the flexibility and fluidity to keep content dynamic in nature.
One of the most neglected elements of most websites is the lonely sidebar. Most websites will update their sidebars sparingly with a new product, lead magnet, or newsletter sign up just beneath the search bar, recent posts or trending posts.
And while many focus on cranking out new content in hopes of “striking it rich” to secure the top spot on page one of Google, there are a number of websites cleverly using their sides bars to display or hide content based on tag, category, post or page type, archive and the list goes on.
While many know that WordPress offers a widgets area to create and modify a static sidebar, what many don’t know is that WordPress offers the ability to use create and use dynamic content sidebars. Continue reading
Many domain investors learn to effectively manage their domain portfolios by trial and error.
I can tell you from experience that this method of domain portfolio management can get quite expensive to say the least.
However, I wisened up from my days of reckless domain portfolio management thanks to help from a few seasoned domain investors. Continue reading
It’s not everyday I stumble upon a business or personal brand actively growing their business through the use of new top-level domains (new gTLDs).
When I do, I find most business or personal brands are simply experimenting with such domains with no sign of commitment or results.
However, I recently stumbled upon a LinkedIn post containing a video promoting an Energy Management Consultancy based here in Austin, Texas. Continue reading
When I started my journey podcasting, I knew not one thing about podcasting. I had no clue how to prepare for a podcast, how to find guests, how to achieve an optimal mix, how to record a podcast, or how to host a podcast.
Thank goodness technology has come a long way from the days of having to invest tens of thousands of dollars in the latest equipment to record and host audio and video files on a server and having to custom development a player to support playback.
Imagine how excited I was to discover how easy it was to record a podcast using Voice Memos app when flying solo, and then Zoom.us or Skype when virtually interviewing parties of one or more.
Then, add in a user-friendly hosting service like Podbean — podcast publishing and monetization service, providing free and premium hosting packages for individuals and businesses — that fully integrates publishing, management, syndication, and analysis tools. Continue reading