Domain investor and broker, Ali Zandi, has taken investment risks before; he often shares his successes and failures as part of his commitment to transparency. In a recent exchange on Twitter, Zandi stated he had just dropped more than 1500 domain names: “The PURGE: 1500+ domains… #deleted. Feels good. Can you guess the TLD?” Wow. […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
An unscrupulous spammer, blasting millions of emails daily, is using cheap .US registrations at NameCheap for his mass spamming. When domain registrars offer domain registrations below the $1 dollar threshold, spammers reap the benefits. Hiding behind a Cloudflare proxy DNS, the cybercriminals are using hosts in Russia, Estonia and elsewhere. Just like in the case […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Sedo is back from the Holiday break, and has announced its schedule of events for a jam-packed new year, 2017. Beginning in January, NamesCon 2017 is the biggest domain industry event of the year, with Sedo participating – naturlich – with a staff of several great professionals: Dave Evanson Brad Lemire Tobias Flaitz Dima Beitzke […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
January 1st is not just the beginning of the year, it’s also the date most shared among domain investors as a day of celebration. If one takes a look on their social media friends, for example on Facebook, they will notice that January 1st is an unusually busy day for birthdays. We found no fewer […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
A balanced article on new gTLDs at The Atlantic is tapping Frank Schilling’s feedback, among that of other domain investors. Titled, “How Search Engines Are Killing Clever URLs,” the article focuses on the current state of affairs regarding the adoption of new gTLDs by the general public. Cyrus Namazi, an executive technocrat at ICANN, acknowledges […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
This is the 2nd edition of ADD Domainer, an once-in-a-blue-moon publication about domain names, domainers gone nuts, domain sales, and other non-events from the domainer community. Our content is meant to stop your attention deficit disorder from kicking in, and hopefully – OMG, did you see that squirrel??? Elliot Silver is auctioning off a bunch […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
We predicted the huge success of the 3rd and final part of the Sedo auction, featuring short and generic .AT domains; more than $1 million dollars in sales was the total amount spent on the auctions. By selling more than 1000 .AT domains, Sedo should be extremely happy. In the words of its CEO, Tobias […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
What is the most expensive domain ever sold? Although the list of the most expensive domains contains some dubious entries that might include additional assets, the numbers max out at $35 million dollars. Domain investor, George Kirikos, believes that Cars.com was sold for an astounding $872 million dollars, but there is no official consensus for […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The Domain King, Rick Schwartz, might be preparing for a glorious comeback to blogging; Ricks.blog is the latest domain registration we could find. By acquiring Ricks.blog from Automattic, Rick Schwartz indicates the importance he places in new gTLDs. In 2010, Rick registered Rick.co as well, a domain that forwards to DomainKing.com. Incidentally, another .Blog domain […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Domain investors that often delete domains from their GoDaddy portfolio, should empty the folder. According to new ICANN regulations, all deleted domains must be removed from the registrar after 30 days have passed. “Finally, some new regulations from ICANN that actually make sense, no more bloated Trash folders in your account, taking over our servers!” […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Mike Mann’s conventional and professional wisdom has been immortalized in a series of MannQuotes; we started the series in 2013 for that very purpose. Sharing Mike Mann’s entrepreneurial and often, very personal statements, is an educating and entertaining anthology worth reading. After all, it’s not just Mike’s business acumen that stands out, or his trademark […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.