DNForum will no longer be allowing the sale of IDN domains, citing its inability to verify the validity of the listings and their claims. Adam Dicker, owner of DNForum stated: “DNForum.com Drops The Sales of IDN Domain Names We have no way to validate that what someone posts is actually the correct IDN for that [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The same dufus that has been promoting a series of bastardized domains as “IDN” – which Rick Schwartz accurately labeled as “lower than pigeon shit” in terms of quality – is now selling yet another “gem.” Not content with trying to convince potential buyers about the supposed value of ·Poker.com, the peddler of pseudo-IDN domains [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Rick Schwartz commented the other day about a large list of pseudo-IDN domains, as being “below pigeon shit” in quality. The same seller offered another such piece of steaming manure, which contained “Cherokee letters”: ᏒᎬᎪᏞᎬᏚᎢᎪᎢᎬ.com But now he’s topping himself, with more sales of worthless domains, that are only good for phishing. One such beauty, [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
A few days ago, an article about a humongous pile of steaming manure domains, served under the pretext of “IDN” was commented upon by Rick Schwartz, who stated: “Sorry, I don’t even consider these of “Pigeon Shit” quality which until right now was the lowest form of worthless domains. We now have reached a new [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
IDN domains exist for a reason: to utilize the alphabets of countries that use a non-Latin alphabet, or an alphabet with accents. Chinese, Cyrillic, Japanese, Greek and other such IDN domains have changed hands for sizable amounts of money, or are developed web sites. There is, however, a type of hybrid domain registrations, when a [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Due to a severe lack of quality control, the Australian aftermarket Flippa.com is fast becoming the junkyard where domain newbs pose as “developers” and opportunists attempt to sell worthless domains for thousands of dollars. Such is the case with this sales entry on Flippa: the seller of MadeInChina.xxx is asking for $595,000 for this “beauty”. [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
A tribute to Rick Schwartz who coined the term “pigeon shit domains“, is at this web site. Enjoy some fine specimens at the web site belowCopyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
In a recent study among domainer professionals conducted over at popular domain forum, NamePros, the youthful community concurred: Crappy domains do retain their value, even after several flips. “At first I was concerned that my crappy domains would lose their worth”, said Nick Bratt who goes by the nickname kidrawk16 on NamePros. “I asked my [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Not every domainer is a Rick Schwartz – there are plenty of domainers with much less intuition in the domain game. However, there’s a difference between being a rookie that uses common sense and resources available to you, and being a noob domainer that doesn’t care about education. Here’s an example of how NOT to [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Just a few weeks ago we were talking about how Rick Schwartz has been using the term “pigeon shit” quite often, to describe domains that cannot be monetized and without reselling value. Of those that took our poll about whether Rick should trademark this phrase, 62 per cent said that yes, Rick should trademark the [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
All while the word “domainer” comes up as a typo in every word processor, new words and expressions are being added quite often to the domainer dictionary. One of the most recent ones is the term “pigeon droppings” as a reference to any domain that lies at the bottom of the domain food chain. The [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
It’s the end of year sale! yells one domain blogger. No domains over $1,000 – shouts another. You guessed it: as the end of the year is nigh, lots of domains are being offered via various direct venues and blogs; at various prices, trying to take advantage of the slowest end of the season when [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.