Domain offers : I can do $X,XXX tonight only

When receiving offers for domain names, the exchange can become progressively interesting as negotiations unfold. Domain offers are often mere "pings" on a domain, to gauge its owner's activity, but some times they are honest inquiries with a random number tagged to them. The task of issuing a … [Read more...]

Domain inquiries : Increase in proxy offers from Latin America

Using a proxy buyer in an attempt to acquire valuable domains isn't exactly news. By utilizing a third party to negotiate the acquisition of a domain name, the actual buyer can save thousands of dollars. Not having to disclose the identity and true budget of the buyer, a good domain can be sold … [Read more...]

Domain offers are binding, but contact form abuse is rampant

I believe it's about time to add some legalese to domain name offer forms, such as those at the Uniregistry Market that I use primarily. Offers attached to domain inquiries are binding, and yet there is rampant abuse. When a domain contact form includes a minimum asking price, filling out that … [Read more...]

Domain offers : The “school project” commentary is getting old

Plenty of domain inquiries that arrive at the Uniregistry Market come from sketchy accounts. Some use proxies, incomplete or made-up names, or other bogus contact information. Those, are easy to ignore quickly, without spending as much as a second on them. Then, there are the student … [Read more...]

Domain intelligence : Missing info on Uniregistry Market a glitch or a feature?

Happy New Year. We're getting closer to NamesCon 2017; during the domain conference, Uniregistry will be announcing its Uniregistry Market app, and lots of new features for its existing web and app platforms. It seems that DNS, the Domain Name Sales platform that served me and hundreds of … [Read more...]