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Should You Develop Domains Yourself?

Posted on 23 April 2014 by Andrei

In my opinion, there are two possibilities. If development is something you’re good at or passionate about then sure, go ahead. If not however, then you’re better off letting those who are do it for you. At the end of the day, it’s all a matter of crunching some numbers.

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Which Domain(s) Should You Develop?

Posted on 14 April 2014 by Andrei

When I announced the “official” launch of MegaSites.com yesterday (the actual launch took place in 2013 but wasn’t public, I basically limited myself to a few pilot projects to test the concept), I made it clear that developing small websites is *not* a viable long-term business model in 2014 and beyond. As some of you who have been around for a while know, I’ve been repeating this on DomainingTips obsessively for several years.

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Quick Website Backup Tip – My 3 Steps

Posted on 02 January 2014 by Andrei

Why most people think backing up their data is something you don’t have to take seriously is beyond me. Today, I want to let you guys know what I do. Some of you might consider it excessive, maybe it is but I love redundancy.

Here we go:

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According to SEOBook.com, Google Killed Long Tail SEO Traffic

Posted on 16 December 2011 by Andrei

… and yes, this information should be of interest to you as a domainer for obvious reasons.

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Another Quick Sunday SEO Tip for Domainers – Keep It Natural

Posted on 11 December 2011 by Andrei

Several domainers who wanted to develop some of their domains and generate organic traffic emailed me up until this point and most of them had two things in common: their niches were not overly competitive and they owned the exact match domain. One frequent mistake domainers make is this: they hire a link builder who generates lots of links in a short timeframe.

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Rick, the Cash Register Idea Is Unfortunately Not Scalable

Posted on 09 November 2011 by Andrei

Rick Schwartz wrote a blog post today about an idea that sounds great in theory but based on my experience as a domainer who owns several online businesses (with employees, products and so on), the idea in question is unfortunately not scalable.

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Why PageRank Is Only Important to Link Sellers These Days

Posted on 10 July 2011 by Andrei

I was browsing Domaining.com and noticed that Mike Berkens asked some reasonable PR-related questions. Since a lot of people are not quite sure whether or not PR is a metric worth taking into consideration these days, I decided to write this blog post.

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Case Study #2 – Articles.biz (Article Writing Services)

Posted on 27 March 2011 by Andrei

As promised in December when I published my Banners.biz/Logos.biz/Themes.biz case study, I’m keeping you guys updated. My quest? Turning great domains into businesses and today marks the launch of my newest project, Articles.biz (articles written by US writers at 2 cents/word). Let’s not waste another second, here’s the second part of my no bs case study (same format):

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Google’s “Content Farms Suck” Algo Change – Another Blow for Mass Development

Posted on 25 February 2011 by Andrei

I hate to say I told you so… but I told you so (and on more than one occasion)! Google’s recent “content farms suck” algo change makes one thing perfectly clear: they hate sites which don’t add value to the Internet and if you were in denial up until this point, it’s time to wake up and smell the roses. Mass development is not a viable and let’s not forget SCALABLE long-term business mode.

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Why Development Can REDUCE the Resale Value of a Domain

Posted on 22 August 2010 by Andrei

Lots of people think that developing their entire portfolio or at least a decent percentage of it is the way to go. After all, even if the domain doesn’t end up generating more revenue, development at least increases the resale value of a domain. Right? WRONG!

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