Three domain sales : Uni Market, GoDaddy, and Escrow.com

It's been a fun May as far as domain sales go; today I'll be comparing three popular domain aftermarket platforms, based on my recent experience. The Uni Market needs no introduction, I've used it since 2012 when it was called Domain Name Sales. Now a part of the GoDaddy brand, it's still where … [Read more...]

American Rescue Plan : Selling the .com was easy, getting paid was not

The American Rescue Plan is a huge financial stimulus package aimed at transitioning the US through and after the pandemic. Valued at just under $2 trillion dollars, the plan's name was first announced by government officials on social media on the evening of January 14, 2021. Moments after that … [Read more...]

Uniregistry : Payouts are faster, cheaper with Tipalti

Having just completed my first domain sale using Tipalti, the new payout processor for Uniregistry, I'm about to share my experience. When negotiations take a while to complete, the last thing one needs is some additional delay with the delivery of the final "check." Fortunately, that wasn't … [Read more...]

GoDaddy broke one great Uniregistry feature I liked

One of the many great features I liked at Uniregistry was its support system. The acquisition of Uniregistry by GoDaddy has broken that part, and it's a big loss in my opinion. For starters, the GoDaddy ticketing system is by email only. It creates an email chain that includes unnecessary … [Read more...]

GoDaddy is on the right path

It took a lot of effort for GoDaddy to provide a token report of sales, earlier today. Personally, I lost track of time; was it really in 2015 such numbers were last shared? Although the format isn't perfect - very small sample of sales, four month delayed release of the monthly report - you can … [Read more...]