To have a website that ranks highly in search engines like Google and Bing, just how important is the domain name? For the most reliable information on this topic, I invited the leading authority on search engines, Danny Sullivan, to join me on DomainSherpa.
Listen in as Sullivan discusses the often-debated relationship between domain names and search engine optimization, including:
* Do keywords within the domain name help search engine optimization?
* Are keywords within the domain name better than just having keywords elsewhere in the URL?
* Is buying a premium generic domain name a good investment for a new business?
And many more
March 19, 2012
We are looking for domain name entrepreneurs, domain name investors, and anyone who has a core competency related to domain names. If you are interested in sharing a success, a failure you learned from, or your process for doing something, we would like to interview you and help you tell your story. By doing so, […]
March 13, 2012
In the midst of a recession and with domain name parking revenue down, what can you do today to maximize your domain name pay-per-click (PPC) income?
Howard Hoffman, president of PPCIncome.com makes a living focused on maximizing the revenue from his portfolio of 9,000 domain names. Actually, that’s only half of his living. The other half is O2Cool Oxygen Water, a company he founded in 1998, which was the catalyst for his domain name career.
February 20, 2012
Whether you are buying a domain name that is $20,000 or $200, using an escrow service to eliminate the risk of fraud and guarantee that you receive the domain name can be money well spent. An escrow account also can be used to spread payments over time – such as with the recent $4.2 million purchase of Marijuana.com, currently being transacted through 69 payments of about $61,000 each at Escrow.com.
These topics and more are discussed with Brandon Abbey, president of Escrow.com. Learn what domain names Abbey owns, and what car he purchased through an escrow account at Escrow.com.
February 6, 2012
Bill Karamouzis has already hit three home runs in his domaining career. He sold his first two companies in 2005, each for well over seven figures. When it came time to launch his third company, Hallpass Media, he took the lessons he had learned from his past ventures and came up with a simple formula for success, which led to his third sale in 2011.
In this interview, conducted live at the TRAFFIC conference in Fort Lauderdale Beach, Florida, in October 2011, Bill Karamouzis recalls the strategy and tactics that led him to his latest successful business exit.
January 30, 2012
What are the best domain names to buy for parking, how can you maximize your return on investment when buying such names, and what is an appropriate return on investment for parking? These are but three of the questions answered in this week’s show with Michael Gilmour.
An entrepreneur and investor, Gilmour started his domain name business by placing a big bet: his last $100 on a single domain name that he immediately parked. Learn how Gilmour parlayed his earnings from that single domain into a portfolio that at its peak generated thousands of dollars a day in parking revenue.
January 23, 2012
When you purchase a television or a car, you perform due diligence by comparing prices, looking at third-party ratings and searching for recalls. Buying a domain name should be approached in the same way, conducting appropriate research to ensure a sound acquisition.
In this show, Steve Jones walks us through the 11 steps of his process for domain name due diligence, which will keep you from buying a domain name that infringes on someone else’s trademarks, that is stolen, or that was previously used for an unscrupulous purpose and might be on blacklists.
January 9, 2012
The Week of Domaining In Review: December 23, 2011.
The latest domain name news, hand-picked for you.
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December 23, 2011
Some people complain that if you did not buy domains in the mid-1990s you missed the window of opportunity. But what if you could hand register 12,450 domain names today for $7.87 each and build a million-dollar business?
Adam Hawley, president of Zipsurance.com, did exactly that. By leasing insurance-related domain names and providing associated services, Hawley connects insurance agents to clients and is on track to bring in more than $1 million in sales in 2012.
December 19, 2011
The Week of Domaining In Review: December 9, 2011.
The latest domain name news, hand-picked for you.
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December 9, 2011