Archive | September, 2013

Occam’s Razor

Posted on 30 September 2013 by Andrei

Occam’s razor is a popular problem-solving principle that more domainers should understand in my opinion.

It basically encourages you to choose the simplest solution among the competing solutions you have at your disposal.

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Is the Fact That Frank or Rick Said Something Enough?

Posted on 29 September 2013 by Andrei

In my opinion, yes.

It’s enough to at least make me think things through again.

When someone like Frank Schilling or Rick Schwartz says something you don’t agree with, you should at least start acknowledging the fact that you might be wrong.

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8 GoDaddy Coupons

Posted on 28 September 2013 by Andrei

I’m fairly sure one of them works internationally and as far as the other 7 are concerned I don’t know.

Didn’t use any of these myself so as always, I can’t guarantee they’ll work.

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Why the Registry Operator Will Be Important

Posted on 27 September 2013 by Andrei

I just read a comment Mike Berkens posted (HERE it is), it’s about the fact that his .me adventure turned out well and that his .xxx adventure didn’t turn out all that great.

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A Virtual Handshake

Posted on 26 September 2013 by Andrei

One of my favorite things about domaining is the fact that more so than with other industries at least based on my experience, a virtual handshake gets you far.

I am referring to the trust factor, to the fact that a lot of deals in our industry (especially reseller market deals) require nothing more than a virtual handshake.

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Why You Should Care About Reverse Domain Name Hijacking

Posted on 25 September 2013 by Andrei

Lots of domainers think that they shouldn’t care about reverse domain name hijacking because they’re not one of the “big boys” (large portfolio holders) and ironically enough, that’s exactly why they *should* care.

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Sedo GreatDomains September Started Last Week

Posted on 24 September 2013 by Andrei

… and the auctions will end on Thursday, in about 1 day and 20 hours.

Their inventory is better than last time. For example, they have the best collection of geo dot org domains I ever saw (USA.org, Germany.org, England.org, Italy.org, Spain.org and Europe.org).

Not bad at all.

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Don’t Use Phrases Like “Somewhere Around $x” During a Negotiation

Posted on 23 September 2013 by Andrei

I never quite understood why some people say “I’m looking for about $x” or “the price would be somewhere around $x” when a potential end user asks them for a price.

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When Should You Stop Replying?

Posted on 22 September 2013 by Andrei

As of a certain point, during a conversation with a potential buyer, you end up understanding that you’re just wasting your time.

In other words, that there’s no way you’ll be able to seal the deal and that further back and forth discussions are useless.

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5 GoDaddy Discount Codes

Posted on 21 September 2013 by Andrei

I’m pleased to say that I think at least 3 out of 5 codes (the first 3) should work internationally. Not sure about the last two.

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