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Domain inquiries : Turn off that autoresponder email

Communicating on a platform such as the Uniregistry Market can have its challenges. I recently mentioned how some inquiries assume the Uniregistry domain selling platform is a live chat of shorts; Uniregistry is working on adding a note that describes the response expectations. Another issue I came across that isn’t really a glitch, is the [...] Continue reading

Domain Name Wire

Google no longer bolding keywords in domain names

Another blow to domain names in search. Domain names and URLs that contain terms people search for on Google have long been thought to have some sort of advantage. For a while, Google seemed to give preference to “exact match domains”. Then it tweaked the algorithm to downplay this, at least for low-quality sites that [...] Continue reading

Domain Shane


A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on June 29, 2017.  If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring name) and may have had a reserve.  I’m only showing [...] Continue reading

Whats Your Name

The July 2017 promo code is not to be shared with others

Have your eye on a .COM or .NET domain or got some domain renewal dates coming up? No fear, because the July promo code will save you money and bring you joy. Use the promo code CAKE throughout the month of July to register and renew .COM domains for $9.99 and .NET domains for $12.99. [...] Continue reading

The Frager Factor

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Domain Name Wire

Should businesses use a brandable name or a descriptive one?

The debate continues and both sides have good points. For as long as I’ve been in the domain investor community there’s been a debate about what the best type of domain name is for a new company. Is it a category-defining domain name such as Or is a unique domain that can be branded, [...] Continue reading

KENIC To Begin Rolling Out Second Level .KE Domain Names in July

The Kenyan ccTLD operator KENIC will begin rolling out second level .ke domain names from 23 July, the registry operator announced Thursday through Facebook and Twitter, and they will be available along with the existing third level domains. While no specific dates have been announced other than the launch date, KENIC have published policies [pdf] [...] Continue reading

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