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DomainSherpa Discussion: What Makes TLDs Successful?; .NET Value; Best TLDs for Speculation…

DomainSherpa Discussion: What Makes TLDs Successful?; .NET Value; Best TLDs for Speculation…

In this DomainSherpa Discussion:
• What makes a TLD successful to the general population?
• Update on Adam Dicker’s TLD+SEO Showdown
• New dots this week include .HIV, .Black, .Furniture, .Schule, .Fitness, .Discount, .Hamburg – Which TLD is best for speculation?
• Is pairing micro-payment donations with .HIV innovative?
• The value of a .NET as a fraction of .COM?
• Twitch.TV sells for $1.1 Billion; Are .TVs the next .COM?
• And much more!

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DomainSherpa Review – August 21, 2014: Savings.net, Minisite.com, MobileRepair.com…

DomainSherpa Review – August 21, 2014: Savings.net, Minisite.com, MobileRepair.com…

What do successful domain name investors think when they value domain names?

In this show:
• Tough love for the investor of NewYorkBrunch.com, SmartyDocs.com, DiscreteMeetup.com…
• Get your bids in soon for Savings.net, Minisite.com, MobileRepair.com…
• Andrew Rosener is the top Sherpa on the mountain (actually, it’s a clean sweep) in the “Name That Price” game
• Plus, reader questions are answered!

DomainSherpa Discussion: .COM Sucks, Again; TRAFFIC Nom Picks; Best TLDs for Speculation…

DomainSherpa Discussion: .COM Sucks, Again; TRAFFIC Nom Picks; Best TLDs for Speculation…

In this DomainSherpa Discussion:
• “.COM sucks, let me tell you why” by Adrian Kinderis
• Update on Adam Dicker’s TLD+SEO Showdown
• The Ice Bucket Challenge comes to the domain industry
• Which new TLD is best for speculation this week
• T.R.A.F.F.I.C. opens nominations and the Sherpas handicap the field
• Why 420,000 new domains appeared in the zone files
• Uniregistry.com launches Domain Tracker to help you get organized
• The National Association of Realtors® announces .REALTOR
• And much more!

Tutorial: Selling Domain Names on Major Marketplaces

Tutorial: Selling Domain Names on Major Marketplaces

Receive more offers on your domain names by listing them for sale at the five major marketplaces.

In 26 minutes, you will learn how to sell your domain names at the five major marketplaces that matter most, plus:
1. Organize your domain names for sale
2. Set pricing for your domain names
3. Hang a for sale sign
4. Select the right marketplaces
5. Sell domains on GoDaddy.com
6. Sell domains on Flippa.com
7. Sell domains on Sedo.com
8. Sell domains on DomainNameSales.com
9. Sell domains on Afternic.com
10. What to do after the sale

DomainSherpa Discussion: .COMs are Meaningless; New TLD SERPs; Sherpa Tools; IDN Email…

DomainSherpa Discussion: .COMs are Meaningless; New TLD SERPs; Sherpa Tools; IDN Email…

This is the show where we discuss domain name industry news with a panel of veterans and thought leaders.

In this DomainSherpa Discussion:
* “The Meaninglessness of .COM” by Mason Cole
* All other factors being equal, which would rank higher: wine.club or wineclub.com?
* Tool swap — what do the Sherpas use daily and why?
* Who cares about new TLDs? The DomainSherpa audience sounds off.
* Buying strategy for .com based on .whatever?
* And much more!

Uniregistry.com
DomainSherpa Review – August 11, 2014: Detect.com, PoolToys.com, NM.uk, Don’t Buy…

DomainSherpa Review – August 11, 2014: Detect.com, PoolToys.com, NM.uk, Don’t Buy…

Get into the minds of the Sherpas with the DomainSherpa Review!

* An investor’s portfolio is reviewed and appraised: Detect.com, JNA.com and BabyOutlet.com…
* Domain names going to auction at NameJet are valued: ETB.com, MedicalBillingServices.com and DCTowing.com, NM.uk…
* Adam Dicker is the top Sherpa on the mountain in the “Name That Price” game

For each domain name portfolio, the Sherpas answer:
* Which domains are valuable, and in what way?
* What is the market value (both wholesale and retail) of the best domain names?
* Which domains are worthless and should be dropped?
* Which domain names may invite legal issues, such as a UDRP case or cybersquatting lawsuit?
* Which domains do our Sherpas want to make an offer on?

We’re joined by three Domain Sherpas: Adam Dicker, Andrew Rosener and Page Howe.

Welcome to the Google Domains invite-only beta!

Welcome to the Google Domains invite-only beta!

The Google Domains registrar service is in private beta, and only invitation-only users have access.

Luckily, I was invited today to preview their service. Come along for a pictorial walk-through of the new Google Domains registrar service.

DomainSherpa Discussion: Fail.WTF?; Visa Drops V.me; Google Domains Preview; DomainTools Competitor…

DomainSherpa Discussion: Fail.WTF?; Visa Drops V.me; Google Domains Preview; DomainTools Competitor…

This is the show where we discuss domain name industry news with a panel of veterans and thought leaders.

In this DomainSherpa Discussion:
* Did the new TLDs .Fail this week? .Reise, .Limited, .Financial, .WTF, .Rocks, .Actor
* What we can learn from competing TLDs like .Photos. .Photo, .Pics and .Pictures?
* Visa checkout drops v.me for a 12 letter .com. .WTF?
* An insider look at Google’s new registrar service. Is it a GoDaddy killer?
* Amazon enters the domain space, much like Google did years ago.
* DomainIQ.com, a new competitor to DomainTools.com, launches in private beta.
* Porn.com is stolen! How can this happen in today’s day and age?
* And much more!

Profitable Flips: From $9.2K to $140K in 9 Months – Statement.com, With Braden Pollock

Profitable Flips: From $9.2K to $140K in 9 Months – Statement.com, With Braden Pollock

In the new DomainSherpa series Profitable Flips, skilled domain name investors share all the details of how they bought low and sold high turning a profit of at least five figures.

This is the story of Statement.com and how in nine months Braden Pollock turned a $9,200 purchase into a $140,000 sale.

DomainSherpa Discussion: ComeIn.Tokyo, .TK Passes 25MM, .Moe’s Pending 200MM Regs, Domain Scourge…

DomainSherpa Discussion: ComeIn.Tokyo, .TK Passes 25MM, .Moe’s Pending 200MM Regs, Domain Scourge…

This is the show where we discuss domain name industry news with a panel of veterans and thought leaders.

In this DomainSherpa Discussion:
* What new gTLDs did the Sherpas buy in .Tokyo, .Moe, .Consulting, .Kaufen (buy in German), .Media, .Associates, .Lease and .Pictures. EAP for .Reisen (travel in German), .University, .Town, .Toys.?
* .Moe predicts 200 million registrations; Are they sMOEking something?
* Next week’s general availability preview: .WTF, .Fail, .Financial, .Limited
* ICANN is done evaluating all 1,930 new gTLD applications from the 2012 round; What have we learned? When’s the next round of apps?
* .TK passes 25 million registrations; Is this business model the future of domain name registries?
* Go Daddy bug gets audience member’s registrations voided. What are they doing about it?
* The scourge of domain name registrars taken down; Why did it take so long?
* Reader question: Unsolicited $1,500 offer worth a lot more…should he push it to GoDaddy auction and let the market decide the price?
* And more!

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