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...]

GoDaddy : Openly ignoring the BIN price and using the client as an excuse

In May I wrote about how GoDaddy continues to send unsolicited offers for domains that are listed for sale on other marketplaces, with a BIN. What's the catch? For $69 dollars, GoDaddy brokers reach out to anyone with a domain. If a GoDaddy customer is hoping that the brokers there will … [Read more...]

How the GoDaddy domain valuation widget interferes with third party sales

In recent weeks, I was negotiating with a potential domain buyer, using the assistance of a Uniregistry Market broker. The broker made several attempts to educate the buyer, who represented his own company, on the domain's valuation. The aged .com domain consists of two generic, descriptive … [Read more...]

GoDaddy two way authentication : Use it!

Now that GoDaddy has rolled out two way authentication internationally, there is no excuse not to use it. In 2014 and 2015, the proliferation of domain theft targeted GoDaddy customers in record numbers. One cannot blame it on anything else than the fact that in pure numbers, GoDaddy is the … [Read more...]

GoDaddy auctions : When the owner renews the domain

A lot of resources publish domain expiration lists and some are curated by hand. By using these resources, one then spends time identifying domains with a great potential, for development or resale at a later time. On the secondary market, I focus on aged, brandable com/net/org domains and … [Read more...]