The Myth, The Man, The Legend Behind — Ron Jackson

There are not many people in the land of domain investing, nor in the domain industry in general, that can say they’ve single-handedly transformed an industry.

And while today’s podcast is not ever likely to proclaim such a statement, he’s forever changed and continues to champion change in the domain industry.

Ron Jackson is quite the gentleman, and one of the most gentle, accommodating, and inspiring people anyone will meet in the domain industry.

With careers spanning journalism, broadcasting, and entrepreneurship in a number of industries, Ron has a plethora of life and business experiences sure to guide one to profitable success.

In a recent podcast, Ron and I chatted about what led to him discovering domain names, and why and how he got his start investing in .US domains after stumbling upon

We also discuss what led to the birth of (— The Domain Industry News Magazine. We then talk about important metrics to watch for and use from DNJournal, and domain sales report in general when buying and selling domains.

In addition to unveiling his buy-it-now pricing strategy, Ron also shares a few names and recent sales from his domain portfolio and various industries and market segments he invests in today.

And as if he didn’t already have enough to do, Ron and I discuss his latest venture — American Domain Names, The .US News and Information Website.

And last but not least, hit play and hear about the legendary crossing of the paths in the wrestling ring that Ron experienced with hardcore wrestler Terry Funk — a broken mic, blood shed, and blood-stained sports coat. Enjoy!


Written by Alvin Brown
He's an experienced and passionate serial entrepreneur, founder and publisher of Kickstart Commerce. Alvin possesses a great love for startups dominating their market using profitable digital strategies for greater commerce.