Category: Articles

8 Reasons You Should Sell Your Website to Domain Magnate

There are many marketplaces and websites you can use to sell the website you’ve spent time building or which you’ve acquired and made more valuable.  Some of them are so new that they may be younger than your business. They have their advantages (some are large and very visible) and disadvantages (no vetting or markers… Read more »

How to Make a Good Living as a Freelance Writer

This post is written specifically for freelance writers and people making their living by selling their services online, and it’s something I’ve been meaning for publish for several years now. It includes my observations and recommendations on how to advance in the field. Let me start with a disclaimer: I’m not a freelancer and have… Read more »

A Fail Proof Guide to Hiring Online

Over the last 4 years I’ve been using freelancers, a lot. Hundreds of different projects with at least a few hundred different programmers, designers, writers, data entry guys etc. It didn’t always go well – in fact the first few times I was charged large sums for not working scripts or crappy looking designs. But… Read more »

Domains Newsletters

I’m currently subscribed to 5 or 6 domaining newsletters and 4 of them send the emails [almost] periodically. They all go automatically to a special folder in my mailbox, called “newsletters”. Currently it has over 400 emails, accumulated in over a year. While there is usually nothing interesting to buy for resellers, or domain flippers… Read more »

Thousands of NNNNN.com’s Will Drop This Month

About a year ago things were quite different and domainers were encouraged to invest by ever rising prices on both short domains and generics and recent buyouts (such as LLLL.com and premium letter LLLL.net’s) which proven to be quite worthwhile. Minimum prices for LLLL.com’s reached $65 during peak times and there was a healthy supply… Read more »

Reinvent.com Premium Domains Portfolio

Similar to Anything.com, Reinvent.com own a top generic portfolio:   Domain Names We have thousands of domain names, each representing virtual real estate that can be developed into premium online businesses. The powerful nature of targeted visitors and premium branding of generic keyword domains can give rise to a perfect storm of rapid brand recognition… Read more »

Forbes: Flipping For Domains

Forbes has an interesting story about us! One of the people mentioned is Steve McDonald, or karter9977 from dnforum. According to the story he managed to acquire qsd.com for $620! It was later for sale here The article is discussed in dnf as well, domainer

My Domaining Strategy + A little Test

How do I make money domaining? Well by most part it comes to: know the market well buy low sell high Domaining is a strange market. There are the end user prices and the market/reseller prices for any domain – both can vary a lot and there is a lot of money to be made… Read more »

NY Times: How to Make $170K Flipping Sites

NyTimes has an interesting story on a guy who flipped a site for an awesome $173K, after buying it for $1800 and doing some changes. According to compete.com traffic estimates the site bird-cage.com only has 5-6k monthly visitors from US, so it’s strange that just 200 visits per day can provide such nice income. Besides… Read more »

GeoDomain Expo by Dnjournal

Dnjournal has an interesting story today about the recent GeoDomain conference. Highly recommended to all geo domain owners. Among the contest nomination for top developed city domains were such gems as: Vegas.com Richmond.com Hawaii.com Branson.com

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