Ten years later : How “Friday Funnies” became DomainGang

Keeping a personal blog for a decade is easy, one can write whenever they have the time, or the inspiration - or the need to share something with the public. Doing the same for an industry publication that provides content daily with very few exceptions, requires an enormous commitment. It's no … [Read more...]

Domain buyers: Strike while the iron is hot

The majority of my domain buyers are corporations, start ups, and companies in stealth mode. I'm pretty sure the occasional proxy buyer managed to get a good deal, and as long as the price is right I would sell to a domain investor as well. All these categories of buyers have one thing in common: … [Read more...]

Another ridiculous attempt to justify a lowball domain offer

During the past 20 years, I've seen a lot of attempts to justify making lowball offers for a domain name in my portfolio. The most common one seems to be that, since the domain hasn't been active for X number of years, nobody really wants it. My first thought and silent response, is always the … [Read more...]

Domain negotiations with the Arab world

Arabic speakers account for more than 4% of the world, and almost 320 million people. The Arab culture is a mosaic of local traditions, with a long history going back thousands of years, and the intermingling of religions. Arabs are known for their ability to negotiate in commerce, and they … [Read more...]

Rub.com : Finally, a domain investor takes the right development approach

When you own a quality generic domain name, such as Rub.com, it's important not to erase its potential. Generic domains that aren't developed suffer the consequences of an unforgiving Google, that clearly favors content over domain quality. To this day, many domainers regurgitate paradigms … [Read more...]