Domains and Escrow.com : It’s been 14 years already!

This weekend marks the 14th anniversary of my first encounter with domain escrow services provider, Escrow.com. The sale was that of the domain Quintet.net, a hand registration that I sold for low $xxx; before that, using PayPal or wire/check/CC payments were the primary methods. Its buyer, … [Read more...]

A domain Escrow process for non-profits : Autism.Rocks aftershocks

It seems that the domain community is "up in arms" about the way the sale of Autism.Rocks was handled by Sedo. Fact-checking isn't always the norm in the domainer village, and Sedo was quickly demonized over their 15% sales fee charge instead of a 3% escrow charge. A lot of "hindsight 20/20" … [Read more...]

How I sold a domain I didn’t plan to sell

As the old saying goes, "everything has a price tag", and while I generally agree, not everything needs to display that tag prominently. Investing in domain names doesn't always come with the purpose to resell. Even long term investments can change into becoming selling opportunities, despite the … [Read more...]