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...]

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...]

“Domain names aren’t nearly important nowadays”

The commercial registration and use of domain names goes back to the early 1990's. Since 1995, domain registrations are paid for, instead of being free, selective, and manual reservations. Today, more than 350 million domain names are registered, but not everyone agrees on their value and … [Read more...]

Shift the paradigm : Clueless realtors and domain names

A lot of domain investors facilitate domain sales basing their approach on how the real estate market operates. While there are similarities in this analogy, there are also differences which make the use of real estate an imperfect example to demonstrate how the domain market works. For … [Read more...]