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Uniregistry to Release 3.5 Million Domains Within the Hour
I just received an email from Uniregistry announcing that they will be “releasing over 3.5 million previously withheld domain names across 19 TLDs.” This will happen in approximately 10 minutes, beginning at 1pm Eastern time today. I believe these domain names will be available at the standard registration and renewal rate, but you will  -   10/25/2016 12:47 PM
GoDaddy/NameFind sells a handful of “The”related domain names
GoDaddy and their sold a bunch of “The” related domain names over the past few days. Furniture Row purchased the domain, which was once owned by Michael, when Michael owned the domain he turned down a $10,000 offer. The domain was registered in 2003. Furniture Row is a developed website that sells furniture
TheDomains  -   10/25/2016 12:46 PM
WIPO director : “Abandon hope all ye who enter here”
WIPO director, Stan Domainowski, did not mince his words in a recent meeting of the World Intellectual Property Organization in Geneva, Switzerland. “I want to make it clear to domainers who end up receiving UDRP notices for domain names: Abandon hope, all ye who enter here.” When asked to clarify this extraordinary statement, Mr. Domai
DomainGang  -   10/25/2016 11:13 AM
RoboMann : Domain investor, Mike Mann, not really human
In what appears to be an extraordinary revelation, domain investor, Mike Mann, has acknowledged that he’s not really human. Long-questioned about his ability to survive solely on cheap green tea and no sleep, Mr. Mann’s statement might shock some. “Why am I obsessed about being right? Well aside from being a narcissistic egomaniac
DomainGang  -   10/25/2016 10:32 AM
Facebook Employees Are Insanely Happy With Their Jobs
It’s Ridiculous to Throw Salespeople to the Wolves Without Any Training or Materials; Travis Kalanick says Uber has 40 million monthly active riders; Social Cause Branding: How CVS Won By Not Selling Cigarettes; Welcome to the Post-Advertising Age; How to make your employees love you after they leave you; Managers expect rise in market volatility a
Frager Factor  -   10/25/2016 10:00 AM
Daily Domain Picks 10-25-16
Daily Domain Picks 10-25-16 Domain Investors or “Domainers” are often hated, but is this fair? that was the title of a blog post from a non domainer on The author gives their opinion on domain investors and how non domainers should work with or around them. Go Daddy Auction Picks 10-25-16 Powered by [R
Hybrid Domainer  -   10/25/2016 9:59 AM
How I Manage Domain Names After Auctions
I do my best to keep my business manageable. One area that can throw this off is post-auction domain name management. Because I regularly bid on NameJet, GoDaddy Auctions, SnapNames, and, I can win domain names at several registrars. I want to share how I manage my domain names after auction to ensure the domain names are kept safe an  -   10/25/2016 9:57 AM
GGP Events : When is a “stolen” domain not really stolen?
Domain theft incidents are rampant, but each case needs to be examined individually. There are cases where a domain that was perceived by its former owner to be “stolen,” is not. How is this possible? A recent plea for help by the – former – owner of the domain tagged the domain as “stolen:” […
DomainGang  -   10/25/2016 9:45 AM
GoDaddy builds a new (and better) domain valuation tool
New tool is limited for now, but may become available to customers in the future. GoDaddy rolled out a domain name valuation tool four years ago that offered free domain name appraisals. It was, to put it mildly, underwhelming. a In May of this year, GoDaddy got serious about domain name valuation. It’s about to [… The post GoDaddy buil
Domain Name Wire  -   10/25/2016 9:37 AM
Uniregistry says it was unaffected by mother of all DDoS attacks
Almost 50 top-level domains were believed to be exposed to the massive distributed denial-of-service attack that hit Dyn on Friday, but the largest of the bunch said it managed to stay online throughout. As has been widely reported in the mainstream and tech media over the last few days, DNS service provider Dyn got whacked [… Related post
DomainIncite  -   10/25/2016 9:26 AM
I’ve been at work all day and didn’t have a chance to read any domain related news until this evening when I read Shane’s post from this morning. My thoughts and prayers go out to Lonnie’s family and friends. My heart breaks for the children and what they must be feeling right now, and for Lonnie’s wife and the profou
Domain Shane  -   10/25/2016 7:34 AM
Big brands condemn “fraudulent” .feedback gTLD in ICANN complaint
Top Level Spectrum has been accused today of running the gTLD .feedback in a “fraudulent and deceptive” manner. Over a dozen famous brands, corralled by corporate registrar MarkMonitor, today formally complained to ICANN that .feedback is a “complete sham”. They reckon that the majority of .feedback domains belong to entitie
DomainIncite  -   10/25/2016 7:09 AM
New gTLDs is an industry term – new domains is what most people are calling them
The data is in, and according to Google the term “new gTLDs” is far less popular than “new domains” or “new domain extensions” which means that when we all talk about new gTLDs, we’re mostly talking to other people in the industry, not to end users. While it can be easy to think that the […
Morgan Linton  -   10/24/2016 11:02 PM
Email harvesting attack against DomainTools has been patched
DomainTools notified its customers that an email harvesting campaign utilized a flaw in the individual membership email update processes. The scripting attack did not compromise usernames and passwords, but tested email addresses against a large database of unrelated data dumps, obtained from LinkedIn, Dropbox or other sources. DomainTools has patc
DomainGang  -   10/24/2016 8:36 PM
DomainTools was targeted by email harvesting campaign
DomainTools sent out an email today informing its account holders that a high volume user email harvesting campaign targeted its system and correctly matched a few hundred current or historic DomainTools account email addresses. This is the complete email sent out today: Hello Konstantinos, Yesterday DomainTools experienced a high volume user email
Online Domain  -   10/24/2016 8:30 PM
Hilary Swank’s New Clothing Line Launches On, a 2016 Domain Acquisition
Actress Hilary Swank made some headlines last week with the launch of her new clothing line, named Mission Statement. She smartly acquired the domain far in advance of the launch, with NameBio listing an acquisition date in January 2016, and a price of $26,000 through Uniregistry. The new site starts to address the name selecti
Domain Shane  -   10/24/2016 7:22 PM
Behind The Keyword – Spotlight on “Capital”
Welcome to Behind The Keyword, I will be taking a look at the most popular keywords that sell, get listed and get developed. Whether it be on big marketplaces like Sedo and Afternic or specialty sites like BrandBucket. Today we are looking at the keyword – Capital Some Capital related statistics: 1,420,000,000 results for the keyword […
Hybrid Domainer  -   10/24/2016 4:41 PM
Flippa – A Look Forward:, Hit Reserve.,, More
Reserve Met and Will Sell – This domain is owned by a big environmental firm, so it hasn’t been traded back and forth among domainers. Ends on Wednesday. – This domain has value thanks to Facebook. It sold for $3,022 last year at NameJet, and now is being put up at no reserve. – “PayR
Domain Shane  -   10/24/2016 2:08 PM
Got beer ? This .Blog domain has a renewal fee of $125,000 dollars!
Beer is an ancient beverage that many a manly man enjoy. Some even blog about their favorite bottled spirit, that arrives in so many varieties, flavors and alcoholic content. Naturally, a great domain for discussing beer-related content, would be Such two word composite .com domains can fetch a pretty penny when sold in the [… C
DomainGang  -   10/24/2016 2:03 PM
How to get free publicity for your website – DNW Podcast #107
Learn how to drive traffic to your website with free publicity. You’ve developed one of your domain names into a website, but how do you get traffic for it? Today’s guest has lots of experience driving traffic to his web business, and he hasn’t paid a dime to do it. Josh Elledge, founder of SavingsAngel [… The post How to ge
Domain Name Wire  -   10/24/2016 11:40 AM