Domain offers : The “school project” commentary is getting old
Plenty of domain inquiries that arrive at the Uniregistry Market come from sketchy accounts. Some use proxies, incomplete or made-up na...
Acro - Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 14:37
Just how hard is it to “blog” about the domain industry?
When I started this blog on Acro.net in February 2008, it was meant to be a personal repository of “rants and raves” with a...
Acro - Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 10:32
Start-up branding advice : Don’t waste money on an unfit domain
Technology start-ups tend to follow trends, as they are often peers to other companies. The addition of geographic proximity, such as c...
Acro - Monday, January 9, 2017 - 16:57
Everyone will be in Las Vegas in Jan. Find out why...
Quick survival guide for NamesCon 2017
When Richard Lau launched NamesCon in late 2013, it arrived at the right time. The January 2014 domain conference proved to be a cataly...
Acro - Sunday, January 8, 2017 - 14:38
Greek domainers : It’s time for Vegas and NamesCon 2017
It’s been almost a full year since the last NamesCon conference took place, and if you thought that it was a huge event, just wai...
Acro - Saturday, January 7, 2017 - 18:27
Sedo : Maybe the domain seller *is* on vacation
At Uniregistry Market, an ongoing joke is about brokers asking the other party – typically, the buyer – whether they are on...
Acro - Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 13:42
Everyone will be in Las Vegas in Jan. Find out why...
Domain intelligence : Missing info on Uniregistry Market a glitch or a feature?
Happy New Year. We’re getting closer to NamesCon 2017; during the domain conference, Uniregistry will be announcing its Uniregist...
Acro - Monday, January 2, 2017 - 17:5
Domain registrars revisited : The good, the bad and the ugly
Two years ago I wrote about how domain registrars fall in three categories: the good, the bad and the ugly. With the expansion of the I...
Acro - Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 14:51
Fabulous.com : DNS changes remain after expired domains get renewed
I’ve been using Fabulous as one of my trusted domain registrars, thanks to the great work and persona of Mike Robertson, who work...
Acro - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 11:21
Everyone will be in Las Vegas in Jan. Find out why...
Domain sales : Dealing with cranky buyers
Domain sales platforms, such as the Uniregistry Market that I use, offer sellers and buyers the ability to communicate directly. Whethe...
Acro - Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 9:54
Domains and Escrow.com : It’s been 14 years already!
This weekend marks the 14th anniversary of my first encounter with domain escrow services provider, Escrow.com. The sale was that of th...
Acro - Friday, November 11, 2016 - 12:30
Domain auctions : If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again
As an active domain investor, I maximize my domain portfolio’s potential by offering it on select domain auction venues. In recen...
Acro - Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 10:33
Everyone will be in Las Vegas in Jan. Find out why...
From Snapchat to Snap : Not a great rebranding idea
The recent rebranding of Snapchat to Snap, and the assorted “upgrade” of the corporate domain to Snap.com, generated positi...
Acro - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 11:58
Escrow.com vs. Sedo : A domain escrow timeline
For the past 14 years, I’ve been using Escrow.com to safely transact in domain name investing. Acquiring and selling domains requ...
Acro - Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 12:23
The scent of freedom
I grew up at a time and era when riding a bike exemplified the ultimate freedom. In those childhood years, not every kid had a bicycle,...
Acro - Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 16:17
Everyone will be in Las Vegas in Jan. Find out why...
Do not rush to agree to a domain sale
As a long-term holder of domain assets I’m not in a particular rush to sell my domains to the first offer that arrives. Offers co...
Acro - Friday, September 9, 2016 - 12:7
A few things I learned from watching the Olympic games in Rio
The Olympics in Rio are over, and the spectacular athletic extravaganza delivered most of its promised glory, at a cost of a few billio...
Acro - Monday, August 22, 2016 - 13:13
My 2016 votes for THE Domain Conference awards
This September, THE Domain Conference (TDC) welcomes domain investors from the US and from around the world, in Fort Lauderdale, Florid...
Acro - Monday, August 8, 2016 - 13:6
Everyone will be in Las Vegas in Jan. Find out why...
Domain offers : It’s a can-have, not a must-have
Domain inquiries arrive in all types of colorful examples of how people approach domain ownership. Having been an active domain investo...
Acro - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 12:26
Customer service reps : Your job is not to argue with the customers
More than twenty years ago I worked for a Greek ISP as a customer support technician. Those were the early days of the Internet, and th...
Acro - Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 13:19

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