Archive | September, 2013

Language Barrier Issues and End User Sales

Posted on 20 September 2013 by Andrei

As most of you know, I’m not from the US and as a person who isn’t a native English speaker, I’m in a pretty good position to understand the potential implications of language barrier issues when it comes to end user sales.

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Is GoDaddy’s Afternic Acquisition Good for the Industry?

Posted on 19 September 2013 by Andrei

In my opinion, yes.

If it’s one thing the domaining industry needs, it’s strong sales venues.

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The Fed Didn’t Taper – Good News for the Domaining Industry

Posted on 18 September 2013 by Andrei

… as an economist (not sure I ever mentioned this but I’m a licensed economist, not that it means much these days heh), I’m not sure this is great news for the long-term perspective of the worldwide economy but for the time being, the fact that the Federal Reserve will continue to be aggressive is good news for the domaining industry and for risk assets in general (for example stocks, as I explained on Monday).

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How Much Is Your Portfolio “Worth”?

Posted on 17 September 2013 by Andrei

I never quite understood this question, nor do I think it will ever have an answer.

First of all, we can’t even define the term “worth” from a domainer perspective.

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Why Domainers Should Care Who the Next Fed Chairman Is

Posted on 16 September 2013 by Andrei

If you follow financial news, you know that something pretty important happened. Larry Summers, perceived by most people as the next Fed chairman, is no longer a candidate.

Why should domainers care?

Let me explain.

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Do You Believe in Partnerships?

Posted on 15 September 2013 by Andrei

A few days ago, I announced that I’m interested in selling but that I’m also open to partnerships suggestions.

To be perfectly honest though, while I am open to any suggestions (feel free to email me at, I’m not really sure I believe in partnerships unless the roles are clearly defined right from the beginning.

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4 GoDaddy Discount Codes

Posted on 14 September 2013 by Andrei

Managed to find 4 this week, 3 $1.99 ones which should work worldwide (or at least the first one but the other two should work as well) and one $2.95 coupon about which I’m not sure.

As always, I can’t guarantee they’ll work since I haven’t tested them myself.

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I’m Willing to Sell Domains at a Loss

Posted on 13 September 2013 by Andrei

One of my top goals as an entrepreneur as well as a domainer is becoming better at making rational as opposed to emotional decisions.

Emotionally speaking, selling a domain at a loss is tough, I understand that.

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What Domainers Can Learn from (Most) Gold Investors

Posted on 12 September 2013 by Andrei

I am not generalizing but most gold investors (the overwhelming majority) have an emotional rather than rational way of thinking. When gold goes up, they say it will go to the moon and when it drops in value, they say it’s due to manipulations.

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A Close Look at (The Marchex Domain Sales Division)

Posted on 11 September 2013 by Andrei

As a domainer, you should always at least take a look at what the industry’s biggest players are doing.

Therefore, I’ll be analyzing today, which is basically the Marches domain sales division.

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