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Living in a country like Australia, it’s often easy to fall into the trap of a first world mindset. We’ve been blessed with so much compared to other people and yet many of us aren’t happy. I’ve found that often the best way to become happier is to spend some time around Easter each [...] Continue reading
Cash-strapped ICANN has invited select community members to emergency budget talks at the Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, DI has learned. The three-day summit next week will address how best to spend the organization’s $138 million annual budget, along with its $236 million auction proceeds war chest and its $80 million of leftover new gTLD application [...] Continue reading
A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on March 30, 2018. 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 where [...] Continue reading
The domain Hatred.com famously sold to Milo Yiannopoulos for $150,000 last year, it seems Milo never updated the whois so it made it look like Richard Dynas was still the owner. Seems like Milo has changed course and will not be using Hatred.com but rather expressed interest in despicable.com. That name is currently for sale on [...] Continue reading
.CLUB marketing guru Jeff Sass is giving away free Kindle copies of his best selling book on marketing this weekend ONLY. [...] Continue reading
Over the years in reading many threads and posts it always seemed that the majority opinion was that more domain investors lose money than make money. I have had conversations with people who expressed their opinion that 80% plus were losing money over the long haul. A poll at Namepros which had 177 votes, went [...] Continue reading
The only thing worse than paying registration fee for crap names is buying them at auction. You can tell if someone has purchased your expired Godaddy names based on when you get the cancellation email. If the email comes around 03:00 Eastern time, your .com domain has more than likely been removed from your [...] Continue reading