Archive | February, 2014

Domaining Industry Fallacies – Red Herring

Posted on 28 February 2014 by Andrei

One of the most important debates when it comes to new gTLDs is without a doubt the “Will consumers accept them?” one and I’ve noticed that today’s fallacy (logical error) is quite common when it comes to this specific debate.

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Sedo GreatDomains February Ending Today

Posted on 27 February 2014 by Andrei

… only approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes left.

This isn’t exactly their best month inventory-wise but still, you might be able to find something interesting. I think that for the domaining industry, a public monthly auction like GreatDomains represents a good thing but unfortunately, it seems this event is not a priority for Sedo these days.

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Could New gTLDs Survive Exclusively Through Domainer Registrations?

Posted on 26 February 2014 by Andrei

A few days ago, I explained that without domainers, new gTLDs would/will most likely fail. Today, I’d like to take things one step further by trying to figure out whether or not the new gTLDs could be supported *just* via domainer registrations.

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Domaining Industry Fallacies – Ad Hominem

Posted on 25 February 2014 by Andrei

This is a fallacy (a logical error) that we will most likely be seeing more and more of unfortunately. What is the ad hominem fallacy all about? Simply put, it means rejecting an argument by pointing out various negative aspects about the person making it. In other words, instead of analyzing the argument, you’re analyzing the person who is making it.

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The Biggest New gTLD Mistake

Posted on 24 February 2014 by Andrei

On DomainingTips, I do everything humanly possible to present a fair and balanced perspective when it comes to gTLDs or anything else for that matter. There are definitely positive aspects associated with the new extensions, I’ve referred to them through some of my previous posts and will continue to do so. The same principle is valid when it comes to the negative ones.

Today, I’d like to refer to something that in my opinion represents the biggest mistake made with new gTLDs.

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Without Domainers, New gTLDs Would/Will Most Likely Fail

Posted on 23 February 2014 by Andrei

In my opinion, domainers represent a *considerably* more important variable in the new gTLD game than most people think and through this post, I will try to explain why and what the implications are.

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10 GoDaddy Discount Codes

Posted on 22 February 2014 by Andrei

Found 10 coupons for you guys this week, 3 of them should work worldwide (so not just for customers from the US or Canada) and as far as the remaining 8 are concerned, I’m not sure.

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There’s Not Enough Trading Going On [Guest Post]

Posted on 21 February 2014 by Andrei

There’s not enough trading going on in domaining to get domain names into the right hands. Many domainers out there are just concerned about making the most out of each sale and hang on to domains until they receive an offer they can’t refuse.

What if it never comes?

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Domaining Industry Fallacies – Non Sequitur

Posted on 20 February 2014 by Andrei

This might be the most common fallacy (as explained yesterday, a fallacy is basically a logical error) I’ve come across in the domaining industry and I’m glad I’ll be able to address it today.

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Domaining Industry Fallacies – Appeal to Authority

Posted on 19 February 2014 by Andrei

As of today, I’ll analyze some of the most common fallacies we come across in the domaining industry.

What’s a fallacy? It’s basically an argument that isn’t backed by sound logic or a logical error/mistake, if you will.

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