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GoDaddy Was Scammed; New gTLD Renewal Rates; ICANN Slashes Revenue Budget…

GoDaddy Was Scammed; New gTLD Renewal Rates; ICANN Slashes Revenue Budget…

In this DomainSherpa Discussion:
• GoDaddy gets scammed by a social engineer and hands over domain
• Page Howe goes to Washington to promote .LA domains for Los Angeles
• The first new gTLD renewal rates are starting to come in from Donuts
• ICANN slashes their revenue projections for this year and next year’s budget
• Google Domains is ranked above all other registrars — is it anti-competitive?
• Is GoDaddy’s IPO something domain investors should invest in?
• Reader question: What’s the highest renewal rate the Sherpas have seen
• And much more!

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Everything You Need to Know About Domain Name Leasing (Including Example Agreement) – With Zak Muscovitch

Everything You Need to Know About Domain Name Leasing (Including Example Agreement) – With Zak Muscovitch

While domain name leasing is not as popular as a straight domain name sale, it’s happening more frequently every day.

In this interview, you’ll learn why a lease may help you sell a domain name, what provisions should be included in a domain name lease, and how to protect yourself (from both the lessee and lessor perspectives).

An example domain name lease, with legal considerations – compliments of Zak Muscovitch – is included as an educational reference.

DomainSherpa Review – Mar 16: Timeless.com, Cravings.com, Cheesy.com…

DomainSherpa Review – Mar 16: Timeless.com, Cravings.com, Cheesy.com…

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

In this show:
• An investor’s portfolio is appraised: Timeless.com, Cravings.com, HikingStore.com…
• Get your bids in soon for Cheesy.com, SkiBuddy.com, EasyWills.com, RunnersBlog.com…
• A surprising result when a Sherpa summits the mountain in the return of the “Name That Price” game
• Plus, much more!

Industry Sentiment; How to Stop Domain Theft; .Sucks Sucks; UDRP Issues…

Industry Sentiment; How to Stop Domain Theft; .Sucks Sucks; UDRP Issues…

In this DomainSherpa Discussion:
• The domain industry sentiment summarized in DomainNameWire.com’s annual survey
• Domain name theft is on the rise – here’s what you can do to stop it today
• .Sucks releases premium pricing of up to $2,499 for trademark holders – is it extortion?
• Dissenting panelist in UDRP case is completely off-base – what to do about it?
• Reader question: How to find renewal pricing on premium gTLDs?
• And much more!

DomainSherpa Review – Mar 9: Trunk.com, Toolchest.com, RefuseToQuit.com, Punches.com…

DomainSherpa Review – Mar 9: Trunk.com, Toolchest.com, RefuseToQuit.com, Punches.com…

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

In this show:
• Shane Cultra’s portfolio is appraised including domains like Trunk.com, Toolchest.com, Surfboard.net and RefuseToQuit.com…
• Get your bids in soon for 7147.com, Punches.com, Seductions.com and Undiet.com…
• Audience questions are answered
• Plus, much more!

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Where to Buy the Hottest .IO Domain Names That Startups Want – With Mike Carson

Where to Buy the Hottest .IO Domain Names That Startups Want – With Mike Carson

I stumbled across Park.io, a drop-catching service for .io domain names, and purchased PHP.io for $1,655, thinking that it would be a great domain to sell on the technology- and entrepreneurial-focused marketplace Flippa.com.

Within 30 days of my original purchase, the domain name sold for $6,000. I invited Park.io founder Mike Carson on the show to help let you in on my secret, even though I’d rather keep this terrific resource all to myself.

Verisign’s Afraid of XYZ; $20MM for .Blog; 55% New gTLD Renewals; NamesCon for $199…

Verisign’s Afraid of XYZ; $20MM for .Blog; 55% New gTLD Renewals; NamesCon for $199…

In this DomainSherpa Discussion:
• Verisign sues .XYZ and Negari for false advertising
• Verisign also ramps up their marketing of .COM
• The .Blog auction was settled for an estimated $20 million
• .Shabaka preliminary renewals coming in a 55%
• NamesCon.Vegas ridiculously low registration cost of $199 (for 2 days)
• Reader question: are new gTLDs still worth investing in?
• And much more!

DomainSherpa Review – Feb 23: Witchcraft.com, VoiceOverIP.com, Coleen.com…

DomainSherpa Review – Feb 23: Witchcraft.com, VoiceOverIP.com, Coleen.com…

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

In this show:
• Adam Dicker’s portfolio is appraised including domains like Planets.com, Witchcraft.com, VoiceOverIP.com and Canadians.com…
• Get your bids in soon for 6474.com, Lethargy.com, Coleen.com and GVY.com…
• Audience questions are answered
• Plus, much more!

How to Sell Domain Names Like a Super Seller on Flippa – With Ali Zandi

How to Sell Domain Names Like a Super Seller on Flippa – With Ali Zandi

Ali Zandi entered the domain name industry as an investor in mid-2014. He started by purchasing 10 domain names and sold every single one within 30 days on Flippa.

He did such a good job, he moved from selling about $2,000 to $12,000 in a period of three months, was upgraded from “New” to “Super Seller” on Flippa, and was offered a newly created senior broker position at Flippa. (His sales are now $402,000 in the first 7 months.)

In this interview, Ali Zandi talks about who buys what types of domain names on Flippa, and walks us through his exact process for listing domain names for sale on Flippa.

DomainSherpa Review – Feb 9: Wi.com, Santa.com, Blood.com, Buying.com…

DomainSherpa Review – Feb 9: Wi.com, Santa.com, Blood.com, Buying.com…

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

In this show:
• Andrew Rosener’s portfolio is appraised including domains like Wi.com, Santa.com, Blood.com and VVV.com…
• Get your bids in soon for Buying.com, HydroSpa.com, Permits.org and Stereotype.com…
• Audience questions are answered
• Plus, much more!

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