Another .IO Startup Exits as sells to Oracle
When it comes to domain names, .IO has been a favorite among startups. From companies like that have raised over $11M to others... - 23 hr 36 min ago
Richard Branson to Retailers – “Think Like An Entrepreneur”
Today is the last day of the NRF Big Show in New York City, the largest show in retail that kicks off the year here in the Big Apple. W... - Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 12:10
3 key retail trends emerging from NRF 2017
I am in New York City this week for NRF, which is known as “The Big Show” since it really is the biggest show in the retail... - Monday, January 16, 2017 - 13:48
Everyone will be in Las Vegas in Jan. Find out why... beefs up security with new verification process
I have been using for a long time, when it comes to safely and securely buying or selling domains, they’ve been the go... - Friday, January 13, 2017 - 1:19
Beware of fake comments on domain blogs
Don’t believe every comment you read on domain blogs. While many do come from real people who are commenting as themselves, latel... - Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 1:52
How Stripe became Stripe, a look inside the startup naming process
One of the questions I’m always looking to answer is how a particular company came up with the brand name they decided to build t... - Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 10:19
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How to track the performance of new domain name extensions
It’s safe to say there are more new domain name extensions out there than any of us can remember. There are some clear leaders wh... - Sunday, January 8, 2017 - 15:7
Countdown to NamesCon Part 2: Will new gTLDs be the hot topic this year?
Last year the hot topic at NamesCon was probably split between the Chinese domain market and new gTLDs. This year there’s only on... - Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 21:6 vs. – a real life example of why not having your exact-match domain na...
It’s a point I’ve made over and over to more founders than I can count on two hands. What I’m talking about is the im... - Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 19:17
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Countdown to NamesCon Part 1: Understanding the Chinese domain market
It’s official, NamesCon is less than a month away. In a few weeks entrepreneurs, domain investors, venture capitalists, angel inv... - Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 20:13
Five predictions for the domain industry in 2017
I’ve had a few people ask me over email about my predictions for the domain industry next year. Of course, I’m late to the ... - Sunday, January 1, 2017 - 20:36
The Five Most-Read Articles on in 2016
Well time sure flies and I still can’t believe that tomorrow will be the beginning of 2017. In 2016 I wrote a lot, almost every s... - Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 12:7
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What domain marketplace has the best mobile UX?
Rewind ten years ago and most people accessed websites with a desktop browser. Today, over 50% of traffic most sites get (definitely tr... - Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 23:3
Domain Name Wire taps 15 industry experts to share their domain name predictions for 2017
I think it’s safe to say that the two blogs I’ve been reading the longest in the domain space are DN Journal and Domain Nam... - Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 15:38
Happy Holidays from – For the 9th time!
Happy Holidays to all my blog readers aground the world! Whether you celebrate Christmas or Hanukkah (I grew up celebrating both) or an... - Sunday, December 25, 2016 - 22:54
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Are you buying any domain names over the holidays?
I’ve always found the holidays to be an interesting time for domain investors. There always seems to be less bidding activity on ... - Friday, December 23, 2016 - 23:3
Is Apple kicking Mac fans to the curb?
If you know me, you know I’m a bit of an Apple fanatic. Okay, fine, you can call me a fanboy since if I didn’t say it now s... - Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 22:43
Why should a startup pick an unknown domain extension rather than a .COM
Let’s take a step into my time machine and go back to the late 90’s, a time when .COM, .NET, and .ORG were the three domain... - Monday, December 19, 2016 - 23:58
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3 common mistakes startup founders make when trying to acquire a domain name
Let me know if this rings a bell. You hire a marketing firm and spend a month (or longer) writing down things like your company values,... - Sunday, December 18, 2016 - 22:36
Is the recent decline in .COM registrations a taste of what’s to come?
Popular domain name blog The Domains wrote an article today about .COM registrations falling below 128 million after hitting the new hi... - Friday, December 16, 2016 - 23:1

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