Domain Name Industry Blog — BUYING DOMAINS

What Your Domain Name Says About You

"What's in a name? That which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet."-William Shakespeare in Romeo and Juliet Juliet’s declaration, “What’s in a name?” may be romantic, but it’s poor business advice. Businesses spend a lot of time and money on choosing just the right name for their enterprise. But, all too often choosing the right domain name is left for the end of the business naming process instead of at the beginning where it belongs. Your future customers have to be able to find you on the web. Your domain name may be sending the...

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How to Identify a Premium Domain Name

Much like real estate, the stock market and other investment verticals, a premium domain name is a highly valuable asset. In fact, so long as the internet is alive and growing, domain names may just be the only certain investment there is.A premium domain name can range from $10,000 upwards of $35 Million dollars. These premium domain names have all been registered for decades and are only available on the aftermarket. Knowing how to pick the right ones from the digital vine can be a bit tricky, but there are a set of rules and if followed properly they can...

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Location, Location, Location.

Remember when there was no internet? When finding the perfect location for your business meant driving around town seeking “for lease” signs? When scouring through newspapers to find that perfect physical address for your business was your only option? Ever since the introduction of the world wide web, domain names have become more and more popular. They are the new real estate in our ever evolving digital world. The fact is, what used to be a physical address now begins with a www and ends with a .com. It is a known fact that exact match, generic .com domain names...

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Take These 4 Steps Before Buying a Domain Name

When buying a domain name you need to complete your due diligence. Just like any major purchase, make sure you know exactly what you are getting and if the domain is worth the investment. More than one person has found himself or herself on the wrong end of a bad deal. Follow these four steps and you will avoid many of the biggest problems domain name buyers run into. Domain name due diligence can be a tedious and lengthy process, but it will also help you protect your investment.One: See What Has Been on the Domain in the PastMany domain...

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Five Ways to Pick the Wrong Domain Name

When it comes to buying a domain name there are a lot of things to keep in mind. Even though the domain name process has been around for longer than most millennials, businesses keep making the same mistakes when looking to pick a domain name for their company. Here are five mistakes to watch out for.One: Rushing the Domain Name ProcessPicking a domain name isn’t easy. The problem is it’s tempting to take shortcuts. Most entrepreneurs are in a hurry to get a minimal viable product out into the marketplace and try and push the through the business naming and...

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