Archive | November, 2009

DNForum Drama – 100% Lame

Posted on 28 November 2009 by Andrei

It all started with a DomainGang post about Adam Dicker’s “decision” to shut down DNForum (obviously a joke, the post even ended with a “dummy disclaimer”). Come on, why would someone take a DomainGang post seriously?WTF? Here’s what happened:

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Domain Name Auctions – WTF Do People Expect?

Posted on 25 November 2009 by Andrei

A lot of domainers are pissed off  because (in their opinion) auction houses are not willing to do whatever it takes in order to attract end-users and that’s just plain wrong. Let’s crunch some numbers and find out why:

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Comments (19)’s First Auction – The Results

Posted on 24 November 2009 by Andrei

The grand total: $20,747. Not too shabby given the fact that it’s their very first auction. 31 domains have been sold, here ya go:

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88 Amazing Exact Match Two-Word Product Name Dot Coms Are Being Auctioned NOW

Posted on 23 November 2009 by Andrei

Important update: the “New Year’s Showcase Auction” has started on the 5th of January and will end on the 11th of January! Click HERE and you’ll be taken to the main SnapNames auction page (the exact match dot com product name domains can be found there).

88 exact match product name dot coms are being auctioned as we speak, including domains such as (regged back in 1999), (regged back in 1998), (regged back in 1999) and (regged back in 1999).

Here’s the complete list (click on the domain you’re interested in buying and you will be taken to the auction page for that specific domain or click HERE and you will be taken to the main SnapNames auction page, where all of the domains can be found):

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Domain Names and Word of Mouth/Offline Advertising

Posted on 21 November 2009 by Andrei

Since “word of mouth advertising” and “offline advertising” are two extremely similar topics from a domaining perspective, I’ll cover both of them today. As someone who invests in domains and/or develops domains, here’s what you need to know:

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Domain Names and Social Media Traffic

Posted on 19 November 2009 by Andrei

Let me get straight to the point: in my opinion, quite a few people will end up LOSING a lot of money due to the fact that their judgment has been clouded by social media hype. Here’s why:

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Domain Names and Search Engine Traffic

Posted on 18 November 2009 by Andrei

Lots of people earn a living by chasing after search engine traffic exclusively, so why shouldn’t investors also earn a living (or at the very least make some decent coin) by sending some domains their way?

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This Month’s SnapNames Showcase Auction – The Results

Posted on 17 November 2009 by Andrei

The grand total – $49,103. Here are the 36 domains which have been sold:

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Traffic Sources and Why They’re Important to DOMAINERS

Posted on 16 November 2009 by Andrei

Most domainers think that only type-in traffic deserves their attention but that’s just not true. Even if you want to limit yourself to being an investor (strictly buy and hold), it’s still important to understand how things work when it comes to other traffic sources and here’s why:

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Time to Up Your Game!

Posted on 15 November 2009 by Andrei

Enough with the bs already, seriously. Were you around back in let’s say 1996? Do all of your domains practically sell themeselves? Probably not! Don’t worry, you can still make bank and as of tomorrow, I’ll show you EXACTLY how 😉

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