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Entries for May, 2011

What kind of domain names should you buy? My rules for buying a domain name

This is kind of a broad question, it really depends on your passion, your profession, your budget, your vision and much much more. However, what I can tell you is that 2011 is all about keyword rich domain names. Yes, we still see many short or more, 3 character or 4 character domains getting sold [...]

New Linux Fedora version is out and how it’s going to help me as a domainer

Those of you that don’t know Fedora, it’s a linux distribution from Red Hat. The new version incorporated GNOME 3 which combines a modern look with productivity. I must say, I am not a big fan of Linux but Fedora does look very cool. It’s got a new sleek windows 7 like interface. I think [...]

New Free Domainer/Domaining tool that will save you a lot of time

I blogged about a recent domain acquisition and that a new domaining tool was soon to be released. Well, I just launched it a couple of days ago and that is The idea came along when I was going through huge list of domains and was trying to go through them as quick as [...]

Stick to .com domain names when building brands, .com will continue to increase in value

I’ve noticed that 2011 is all about .com domain names. Most domainers/developers alike are more focused on obtaining .coms than ever before. The reason is simple, .com keeps increasing in value in much more rapitdly than any other tld(extension).

Sunday Task, take a few minutes and do this to sell your domains

I’ve noticed that more often than not, I look at domain whois to figure out if the domain is or may be for sale. In fact, last couple of my domain name acquisitions were mostly contributed by “Domain For Sale” text in their whois. The reason is that, it gives me more confidence to take [...]

Domaining and Domain Development in 2011, domaining has changed, have you?

It’s no surprise that domaining and domain development has had significant changes in 2011 and domainers have to adjust rapidly to keep their revenues. Google is constantly making changes to their algorithm, some are announced publicly, like the Panda update and some are never shared with the public. Back in early 2000’s, when I was [...] sold behind the curtains?

I often listen to the radio when I drive from or to work, and I would hear “Reputation Defender” commercial multiple times almost on daily bases. I always thought that it’s a great idea and it’ll be very useful to businesses as more and more customers move to online, to check reviews and learn about [...]

Are you looking for a domain parking company? Don’t waste your time!

Good morning folks I know some domainers still depend on parking thier domains to earn some revenue. While, that may still work with domain names with high type in traffic, it will no longer work with most other domain names. We saw many new parking platforms/technologies in the last couple of years, some paid, some free and they [...]

Daily Expired/Dropped Domains list – Some of the great drops from Wednesday, available for hand reg!

Some of the best domains from that dropped yesterday and are available for hand registration as I am writing this post. Domain: Estibot: $530 $430 $360 $170

The Quickest Domain Buy Ever!

Today I aquired a domain name that was my quickest deal so far. It only took 3 emails to negotiate the price, paid and pushed to my account within one day! I even got the idea of the domain name yesterday and wasn’t even planning buying it as I was assuming the price would be [...]

Daily Expired/Dropped Domains list Tuesday, best one Estibot estimated $1200, available for hand reg!

Some of the best domains from that dropped and are available for hand registration as I am writing this post. Domain: Estibot: $1,200 $750 $410 $350 $350 $190 $110 Other Domains that I liked:

Comparing .me vs .co domain extensions (tlds) , which one should you choose?

Recently, I was searching for a domain name and all top extensions were taken, but .co and .me were available. I stopped and after thinking it through I chose .me and thought some people may have to make the same decision. Let’s see what they have in common: Both .me domains and .co domains are [...]

Starting a Blog Step 3: Change WordPress settings, do NOT leave the default settings!

in Step 3 of Starting a Blog, I will descuss what settings you should change before you do anything else. These settings are important to implement as they will effect your search engine ranking as well as help you start on the right path. by now you should already have done Step 1 and Step [...]

Daily Expired/Dropped Domains list, best one Estibot estimated $1400, how did you miss these?

I will hand pick a few domains from that expired and are available for hand registration on daily bases. Although there are already hundreds of people using on daily bases, they still miss many great domains that are well worth the $8 reg fee. I know many people like Estibot valuation and so [...]

Starting a Blog Step 2: Finding a WordPress theme, install/configure it.

Assuming you’ve read Step 1 and fallowed the process. You should now have live blog when you go to your url and you should also see “Hello World” post. Next, you have to find a theme that goes with your blog industery as well as your taste. This is always a challenge for me as [...]

Starting a Blog Step 1: WordPress installation 5 minute task or is it?

I’m really excited about blogging, so I’ve decided to start blogging while I install and tweak my blog to the point that it has all the bells and whistles that I will need. there is a conception that it’s so easy to start a blog, it only takes 5 minutes to install the wordpress and you’re [...]

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