Uniregistry App : Very useful, very dangerous

During last year's summer, I had to drag along an aged laptop to the beach house, just to keep up to the release of previously reserved domains. When typing on an old VAIO was not possible, I used my Samsung Galaxy S3, another aged relic, to log into my Uniregistry account. It took a lot of … [Read more...]

NameJet works great as a domain selling venue

I've recently listed and sold a small group of quality domain names on NameJet, utilizing their public auction venue. I'm very happy with the results, and for having the ability to follow the ongoing auction live, through the NameJet system. It can be entertaining as well. :D The way it works: … [Read more...]

Domain inquiries : Not every CEO is an “arsehole,” but this one is

A startup I worked for many moons ago, thrived on the firecracker personality of its CEO, a Kiwi expatriate. The guy was highly demanding, but was also a good listener that could tell BS and well-documented arguments apart. It wasn't random that despite several rounds of layoffs, I remained with … [Read more...]

Two people, one company : A fun negotiation technique

It's not rare for inquiries to arrive in waves, for the same domain name. Perhaps the domain became popular overnight thanks to the news, or a technological breakthrough. Researching one's domain prior to sending out a quote, is a must. What is rare, however, is for two or more people from … [Read more...]

Greece : Capital controls and Escrow.com domain transactions

As a Greek investor and entrepreneur, a good portion of my domain portfolio is focused on Greek brands, names and geodomains. It's not easy to relay the true essence of the Greek society and entrepreneurship, without it being distorted by the media. One thing is certain: there is plenty of … [Read more...]