Domain Name Sales and GoDaddy: The best of both worlds

The majority of my domain portfolio is monetized and available for sale via Frank Schilling's Domain Name Sales platform. Most buyers type in a domain and end up on a page lander, which prompts them with a link to inquire further. Others might perform a WHOIS lookup and email me … [Read more...]

GoDaddy brokerage offers make little business sense

When someone looks up a domain through GoDaddy for availability and it's taken, they are presented with an option to make an offer to the domain's owner. GoDaddy emails the owner and indicates that one of their customers wants that particular domain name. The email does not disclose what the … [Read more...]

Quick and dirty end-user guide to accepting a domain push at GoDaddy

The very-capable brokers of Domain Name Sales closed a nice sale on my behalf today. There is a push for end-of-year brokering over at Frank's Fine Factory of domain deals, and it's the right time to contact them for some aggressive promotion of your domains. Surprisingly, the only non-smooth … [Read more...]

A fistful of GoDaddy dollars

It finally happened: the legendary Bob Parsons will no longer be in charge of the company he founded, GoDaddy.com Not many seem to like GoDaddy for practices of the past. And yet, the biggest domain registrar in the world with 40 million domains seems to have found the Holy Grail of domaining: … [Read more...]

How GoDaddy annoyed me for 30 days

It's important to state that GoDaddy was my primary domain registrar after I broke the chains of Network Solutions in 2000. Positive things arise from competition, all while monopolies bring down entire industries. Throughout my early active use of GoDaddy - and prior to discovering Stargate … [Read more...]