Sedo and Afternic Weekly Sales Charts led by Batterie.FR In a week that saw no .com over $15,000, Batterie.fr lead all sales this week at 14,000 Euro ($19,044). LLL.com had a decent showing taking 3 of the top 7 Sedo .com spots. The dot Pro extension has a nice sale with Diamond.pro going for $7,000. Alliance.me was another nice cctld sale at $12,000. Sedo [More]
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The 3 Emerging Trends in Digital Marketing Syndacast put together this piece on 3 of the most talked about trends in digital marketing. Mobile continues to be the hot topic as moving forward there will be 2 billion smartphone users worldwide by 2015. I would say these trends are past the emerging phase and are now becoming staples. Its all about getting [More]
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TheArtOfTheName.com - Thursday, November 28, 2013 - 9:28
Sedo and Afternic Weekly Sales Charts led by 3dPrinter.net regged in 2011 A .net steals the show and was the top sale for the week, 3dPrinter.net sold for $60,000 on Sedo. Registration date February of 2011. The domain is under privacy currently a blog looking for people to submit articles and write for them. Routes.com took the number two spot at $50,000. Registered in 1994 also under [More]
TheArtOfTheName.com - Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 21:7
TheArtOfTheName.com - Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 15:44
Sedo and Afternic Weekly Sales Charts led by Outbreak.com Outbreak.com took the top spot this week at $73,000. The domain was registered in 1997 and was dropped two times previously. Bix.com was the number two sale at $46,000 and was one of a string of solid 3Letter.com sales that included Nwn.com and Rah.com. Pay.la was a nice sale for the repurposed country code of [More]
TheArtOfTheName.com - Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 20:41
TheArtOfTheName.com - Monday, November 18, 2013 - 5:24
MMM ! That’s Some Good Tasting Kool Aid By: Raymond Hackney Everywhere you look there are people telling other people they are drinking the Kool Aid of their chosen domain strategy. The people who are pro new gtld tell the people who are pro .com that .com is no longer going to keep its pricing power, and if they believe it will keep [More]
TheArtOfTheName.com - Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 2:42
Yahoo Selling Some of Their Domains Being Covered By Many Non Domaining Publications The business of domains is getting some extra coverage with other outlets covering the Yahoo auction of 100 domains they have been holding for years. Sedo emailed members the following: Yahoo Opens Up Treasure Chest of Domain Names in Sedo Auction More Than 100 Premium Domain Names from Yahoo Portfolio to be Auctioned on World’s [Mor...
TheArtOfTheName.com - Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 13:11
Sedo and Afternic Weekly Sales Charts led by Web-Design.com Web-Design led all sales this week selling for 24,001 GBP (I wish Sedo would use one currency) ClassicTrader.com was number 2 this week at 29,000 Euros. The domain was registered in 2001 and was purchased by Classic Trader GMBH out of Berlin. The .biz and .us are currently unregistered although many cctlds are registered. Paym.com [...
TheArtOfTheName.com - Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 18:27
The First Rule of Domain Investing Whether it be reading domain forums for a decade, or getting emails on my blog, there is one constant scenario that does not need to happen. This scenario or behavior is something that starts many new domainers going down the wrong road and subsequently makes them sour on domain investing. The story goes, “Hi, I [More]
TheArtOfTheName.com - Saturday, November 9, 2013 - 21:52
How To Increase The Domain Authority of Your Website Rohit Palit from TechTage.com put together this infographic on Domain Authority. You might have heard of ‘Domain Authority’ (abbreviated: DA). Every single SEO and a lot of webmasters use that term. As it’s a bit self-explanatory, you can already get a basic idea about it going by its name. Still, it basically means how much [More]
TheArtOfTheName.com - Friday, November 8, 2013 - 6:27
Sedo and Afternic Weekly Sales Chart led by Outbreak.com Outbreak.com led all sales this week at $73,000, regged in 1997. PhoneTracker.com was the number two sale at $50,000. Shiver.net sold for $10,000 and Amsterdam.org sold for 30,000 Euros. Sedo sold $1.2million in domains for the week. Afternic sold $1,821,172 in domains for the week. Sedo Sales .COMs phonetracker.com 50,000 USD gives...
TheArtOfTheName.com - Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 18:20
Forget Team Schilling and Team Schwartz and Focus on Team You Team Schilling vs Team Schwartz everyone wants to weigh in, and I get it, its fun, but whether Schilling is right or Schwartz is right is really not going to matter much for the small and mid sized domainer trying to make money in the domain industry. For starters they both have already reached the [More]
TheArtOfTheName.com - Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 15:44
10 Steps to Building A Successful B2B Landing Page Thomson Local put together a pretty cool little guide for improving your landing page focused on B2B Websites. As mentioned in the graphic, sales cycles are usually longer and more complicated in Business to Business transactions.
TheArtOfTheName.com - Saturday, November 2, 2013 - 18:53
The Importance of Local SEO Local SEO is talked about more and more and here are a couple tidbits for those focusing on Local SEO or feel they need to pay more attention to it for their development efforts. The first is an article today from Search Engine Land and how you have been negatively affected by the Google Hummingbird [More]
TheArtOfTheName.com - Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 20:20
The Auction Battle For e-Realestate.com There was a frenzy of action in the last five minutes on the auction for e-realestate.com. Of course erealestate.com is owned by Rick Schwartz and is very well known in domaining circles. Millenium Realty Group is the outfit who has let the hyphenated version expire at Go Daddy. The auction set to close at 2:07 [More]
TheArtOfTheName.com - Saturday, October 26, 2013 - 21:17
What eCommerce Users Really Want Endicia put together this look at what customers want from their ecommerce experience. Shipping is one of the biggest things in the mind of the consumer. These things can be tricky to get right for smaller webmasters that do not have the resources of an Amazon. If you are going to try to compete its [More]
TheArtOfTheName.com - Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 15:20
Google Trying To Find Another Way to Devalue Domain Names ? There was an article today on Search Engine Land that discussed the Google Operating System blog (not related to or a property of Google) uncovering a second go round with Google returning results without a url. A new Google search experiment replaces search results URLs with site names or domain names, depending on their popularity....
TheArtOfTheName.com - Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 1:50