Liquid domains : The best deal might not be the fastest

Domain liquidity is the ability to convert digital assets into currency, quickly and without much hassle. Whether this title applies to domains used as "coinage" for years, such as LLL .coms, brandables or dictionary domains, one thing really matters: getting the cash you need. Underselling … [Read more...]

Bidding on domain auctions? Better check that trademark first

Expired domain auctions constitute a large portion of a smart domain investor's focus. The main reason: domains are typically aged, and - in theory - belong to a pool of good domains that is running dryer with every new .com registration. Auction venues such as GoDaddy Auctions, Sedo, NameJet … [Read more...]

Greece : Capital controls and 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...]

We are a start-up and can’t afford five figures

Every time I receive an inquiry for a domain name best suited for a start-up or a product, I face the same dilemma. Do I quote the maximum valuation price for the domain, or do I give them a break? This dilemma stems from a statement that is often part of the response to a quote: We are a … [Read more...]

Most end user buyers have no clue what an “aftermarket domain” is

If I could have a dollar for every email I sent, educating prospective buyers about aftermarket domains, I'd be at least one thousand bucks richer. The fact is, end user buyers - as opposed to domain investors - are for the most part unfamiliar with the value and pricing of domain names. This … [Read more...]