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With less than an hour left until the calendar rolls into 2015, it’s time to announce the Domainer of the Year for 2014. Many domain investors, professionals and associates stand out for their contribution; the opportunities to excel are endless, thanks to the expanding structure of the domain industry. On a daily basis, what really [...] Continue reading
Not sure where 2014 went but ready or not, here comes a New Year! A solid rebound in the domain aftermarket and the influx of new money being invested in new gTLDs made it a good year for many players and we believe 2015 will be even better. [...] Continue reading
As we close out 2014 everyone here at TheDomains.com would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year. Our final poll for 2014 asked, Do you plan on holding more domain names in 2015 or less ? Readers seemed to be split with 42 % saying they plan to hold more vs 39% saying they [...] Continue reading
The screenshots below are examples of buyers of domains from the last few months that have either developed their sites, or purchased an upgrade domain and have redirected their acquisition to an existing website. GoldPay.com sold for $64,000 at Sedo, and the domain is still showing as under transfer at Sedo. A simple placeholder [...] Continue reading
The year’s about to change on the calendar, and that’s when one typically gathers their thoughts on the previous 364 days that passed. For 2014, I’m grateful for the people that made a change in this world; friends, relatives, associates and colleagues that shared love and support with each other. Every year that passes by [...] Continue reading
This year we’ve seen an exponential increase in domain name hijacking and theft, all thanks to a requirement by ICANN for registrars to verify WHOIS information. Domain theft is rampant in countries that the US legal system cannot comfortably reach, such as China and Russia. What can domainers do to prevent the loss of their [...] Continue reading