The Sales Roundup: Why ElectricCar.com Sold for $180,000 and More…

My (almost) weekly series "The Sales Roundup" aims to give you a little bit of an insight into why a selection of domain names sold for the prices that they did. As domain investors, we constantly see sales data but we don't necessarily dive into the data to see...

Here’s How to Know Whether Your GoDaddy Domains Are Popular

Have you ever wondered just how popular your domain names are? At our disposal, we typically have data from traffic and possibly the number of inquiries received to determine the popularity of your domain. Knowing how popular your domain is may help you to ascertain its value. Did you know...

The Domain Cheat Sheet – A Quick Reference of the Services You Need to Know

In the domain industry, we're fortunate enough to have plenty of innovators - individuals and companies alike who want to offer new services and solutions to the domain industry. Here, I've compiled a quick "cheat sheet" for domain investors in general. This is inspired by, and builds on, a tweet...

“Who Said It?” Paul Graham’s Domain Advice for US Companies

Paul Graham is a name many of you may be familiar with. He's the founder of Y Combinator, the startup incubator, and is generally regarded as one of the key figures of the Internet era. Graham's brainchild, Y Combinator, has been responsible for helping thousands of startups gain traction...

Prefix Analysis: Are “Get+Keyword” Domains Worth Investing In?

Looking through data on startups, I routinely come across companies using the appendage "Get" before their brand name, such as GetExample.com, if a company's name is "Example". For most companies, this isn't the most desirable domain. Their best domain, in this case, Example.com, is either too expensive for the...

The Sales Roundup: Why BTI.com Sold for $100,000, and More…

In my Sales Roundup this week, I'm taking a look to find the stories behind four sales from DNJournal's weekly chart covering sales from February 10th - 16th, 2020. As always with The Sales Roundup, we're looking to find out why each domain name may have achieved the price...