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This Means War! ICANN proposes lifting price cap provisions on .org and .info domains!

This means war! ICANN proposes lifting price cap provisions .org and .info domains! This is the most serious matter that registrants have come up against ever. If these agreements are accepted by ICANN then VERISIGN will come running asking ICANN to lift price cap provisions in .com and .net. So all domains can go overnight …

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I am renewing my best domain names for 5+ years

In the past year or so I have decided that whenever I make a sale I will use some of the money for renewals. I am not talking about the normal renewals that I usually do every 3-4 months and are quite costly. I am talking about using 3-4% of the money to renew my …

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Mike Mann shares his domain name pricing levels

Mike Mann shared today on social media the pricing levels he uses to price his domain names. I assume he uses similar levels on his domain name appraisal service. One thing we already knew even from his BuyDomains.com days is that he loves those 8s! Mike Mann is the owner of DomainMarket.com that offers more than 300,000 …

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Sometimes resigning from a job is the best you can do

2 weeks ago I resigned from the Greek basketball team I had been working for the past 14 months. Yesterday was my last day (it was a Sunday game) and I already know I made the right decision. It was time to move on. One of the 2 owners of the team didn’t understand what …

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Marksmen makes lowball offer using a GoDaddy domain appraisal

Marksmen, a brand protection agency, made a lowball offer for one of my domains using a GoDaddy domain name appraisal. Everybody in the domain name industry knows that all automated domain name appraisals are useless. And GoDaddy appraisals have not gained any credibility despite being offered by the most popular domain name registrar in the …

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How I reply to threats from companies that want to steal my domains

I got a message from a Spanish company trying to steal my domain. They used the contact form that I have on this domain name I own to send the message below. I have nothing more on the domain name except this contact form. No content, no PPC, no ads, no “for sale” sign, no …

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Renew or drop? Using GoDaddy domain name appraisals!

To renew or not? The one question that comes up tens, hundreds or thousands of times each year for every domainer. Should you pay for the domain name renewal or drop the (bad) domain and save a few bucks? There are many signals to help you determine if a domain should be renewed. The point …

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Top 10 domain name articles of 2018 (Domain investors, Godaddy, Uniregistry, Oliver Hoger, Mugshots, Elon Musk)

These are the top 10 domain name articles from 2018. It was a year full of controversial news and opinions and a few crazy people that don’t belong in the domaining industry. Or any other industry… It was a busy year for OnlineDomain.com with 279 posts published, ~200,000 views from ~100,000+ visitors and ~1,600 comments. …

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Everything is fine here!

I got some emails and messages asking if everything was good with me because I didn’t make any posts for a couple of weeks. So what is up with me? Well, everything is fine here. Nothing to worry about! Just taking some time off. I had a good domaining year with some healthy profit. The …

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Uniregistry removes TopCoin

Say goodbye to TopCoin as Uniregistry (now Uni) removes TopCoin from its platform in 2019. Starting January 1st, 2019 Uniregistry will no longer issue TopCoin as a reward currency. Existing TopCoin owners will have until March 31st, 2019 to redeem their TopCoins with Uni. At least this is what Uni said as I have never …

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A few important observations on the Tesla.com sale

Yesterday it was revealed that the domain name Tesla.com sold for $11 million in 2016 to Tesla Motors and Elon Musk. I have a few important observations that are worth noting regarding this deal and the people involved: The domain name sold for $11 million because obviously the seller was not motivated. Elon Musk was …

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I have now completely left Uniregistry!

I have now left Uniregistry once and for all. Yes, I am now completely Uniregistry free and it feels great. The company had great potential when it started but it has been going downhill for the past 2-3 years due to poor business and management decisions and some marketing disasters. I have left Uniregistry (now …

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Bipartisan.com sold for $7,000 – What do you think?

Reportedly, the domain name Bipartisan.com sold for $7,000 last week at Sedo. I say reportedly as I don’t know if the domain has been paid for. Bipartisan.com was on a regular public auction on Sedo with a single $7,000 bid. Maybe it was pushed to auction by the seller after it got that single bid. …

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Namecheap had an outage, so I guess I will now try them!

Have you ever thought of trying a service AFTER you heard about an outage it had? Well this is what happened to me after I read a post by Namecheap explaining, in detail, how the outage they had happened on November 13 and the steps they plan to take to ensure this does not happen …

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The ICA says that Verisign’s attempt to increase .com fees is still unjustified

The ICA released a very important statement written by Zak Muscovitch on the price increase of .com domains. The ICA said that Verisign’s attempt to increase .com fees is still unjustified the despite diversionary tactic. The important thing here, that is also noted in the statement, is that we should not really care too much …

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Just bought the domain WithoutBorders.com. What do you think?

I bought the domain name WithoutBorders.com yesterday in an auction at DropCatch.com. The domain name dropped and has a 2018 registration date. Yes, domains still drop these days! The domain was originally registered in 1999 according to DomainTools.com. It then dropped in 2003 and was owned by a domainer up until 2008. From then on …

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Rob Monster explains why GAB.com is now registered with Epik

Rob Monster explained why the domain name GAB.com is now registered with the Epik domain name registrar. Last week GoDaddy told the controversial website that they should get a new registrar within 24 hours before their domain was suspended. The domain name Gab.com was sold on Flippa.com in September 2018 for $220,000 but the domain …

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Injunction denied! (Oliver Hoger against Konstantinos Zournas)

A Greek court denied the injunction brought by Oliver Hoger against Konstantinos Zournas and OnlineDomain.com in a Greek court. The judge found, among other things, that since the article in question did not contain false statements the article does not have defamatory content. “Consequently, since the aforementioned contested article of the defendant contains no false …

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(Not) staying out of drama!

Shane wrote about me and my court battle with Oliver Hoger yesterday. This piece was wrong in so many levels I didn’t even know where to begin. So I waited a day before writing this. I still don’t know where or how to begin but I will give it a try… Here are my thoughts …

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Funniest domain name “inquiries” of the week!

I have decided to start documenting and posting every week the domain name “inquiries” and the messages that come with them. Well actually these are not really domain name inquiries. These are people that are obviously confused as to what website they ended up with. They think it is the website of a company or …

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