The Flaws with Domain Appraisals

There are basically two ways you can get a domain name appraised. You can either ask for an appraisal from a domain expert or you can get one through an automated tool like Estibot. Unfortunately, appraising a domain isn’t as black and white as appraising…
Interview #7: Emil of King.net

Hello folks, Today’s interview is with Emil, the founder of King.net, Que.com, DomainString.com, among others. Emil is also a veteran member of NamePros forum (since 2003) and goes by TheWatcher. Q: What is your name and what company do you represent? Website? A: My name is EM…
Interview #6: Giuseppe Graziano of GGRG.com

Lately I have been on an interviewing binge, so here it goes. For this interview, I talk to Giuseppe Graziano. Some of you may have already heard of him on various domaining blogs, but for those who haven’t – he is a domain broker who…
Interview #5: Joe aka Vickyhunter

Here’s a brief interview with Joe aka Vickyhunter @ NamePros. Joe is not a veteran domainer, but he has been pretty successful in the short time that he has been domaining. He currently invests in short and generic keyword .COM domains. Q: What is your name and…
Interview #4: Bill aka DotCN

For this interview, I talk to Bill, a native of China, successful domainer, and member of NamePros forum. Bill specializes in the Chinese domain market, primarily dealing with 4 letter (LLLL) domains. Q: What is your name and what company do you represent? Website? A:…
Interview #3: Donald Williams Jr aka Biggie.us

For this interview, we talk to Donald Williams Jr who is an experienced domainer and veteran member of various domain forums. Q: What is your name and what company do you represent? Website? A: Donald Williams Jr aka Biggie.us I don’t represent any company, but my…
LLLL .COMs Continue to Climb in Value

I’ve been following the LLLL .COM market recently and it’s clear to see that they have been going up in value quite rapidly. Just a couple of months ago, you could buy a non-premium LLLL .COM for around $80 to 90. Now, you can’t find…
.COM is a Part of the Brand Name

Lately there have been a bunch of articles out there advising people to abandon .COM and start using a New gTLD. Articles like this and this. Usually the reason is that there are no more “good” .COMs left to register and because the new extensions add “meaning” to the…
.CLUB Hits a Renewal Rate of 75%

According to Colin Campbell, the CEO of .CLUB, they hit a first day renewal rate of 74.98%. General availability for .CLUB was May 7th, 2014. About 26,000 .CLUB domains were registered on the first day. I think this is great news for the .CLUB registry.…