Domain inquiries : Should you keep the conversation going?

An important task of a domain investor, is the evaluation of incoming inquiries and the subsequent response to them. While some inquiries might note appear to be promising, it's good practice to respond to them, as an exercise in business communications. Many domain investors fail at this … [Read more...]

You might be in possession of stolen domains

If you casually acquire domain names off lists, auctions or even domain investors beware: some of these domains might be stolen property. Last week, a domain auction that was advertised on blogs, social media, and even Domaining.com, was terminated. The domain was stolen from its rightful … [Read more...]

Never set a BIN price for your domain names

Selling your domain names on a venue with a fixed, "BIN" price opens up a can of worms. Not only you're disclosing the price to the public, particularly on Sedo, but you're also risking getting much less money that what the domain might be worth. Setting a BIN price supposedly generates more … [Read more...]

Domain ownership a hot topic during ICANN 51 conference in Los Angeles

ICANN has expanded the Internet namespace with the introduction of the new gTLDs; this dramatic growth in all directions - a digital Big Bang - dictates that some urgent housekeeping must be performed on existing TLDs. Domains are not treated like property currently, and yet they are bought and … [Read more...]

‘I hate your business model’

I will not sugar-coat it: we are being hated upon, potentially by the entire world outside our little industry. Domain investing is an open industry where anything goes; speculators, short term tasters, flippers, agonized penny stock traders, long term betters - anyone and their mother can become … [Read more...]