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Our New Learn Section on DomainTools.com

| February 23, 2011 | 0 Comments
Our New Learn Section on DomainTools.com

Following up on our previous post about our new website and membership options, we wanted to take a moment to talk more in depth about our new Learn section on DomainTools.com. In our continuous effort to help more novice visitors of our website who often write in to our support team asking questions such as “What is a domain name?” and “How do I buy or sell domains?”, we wanted to start a resource section of our website that talks about these topics more in depth.

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Best Tips & Strategies for Buying and Selling Domains

| February 8, 2011 | 3 Comments
Best Tips & Strategies for Buying and Selling Domains

Buying and Selling Domains – Advice from the Experts

One of the workshop sessions on Day 2 of Domainfest featured a panel of experts who talked about the best tips and strategies for buying and selling domains. Whether you’re a domain investor, buyer or domains are part of your job description, the session was very informative. The panel included Michael Berkens, Larry Fischer, Tessa Holcomb, Jason Miner, and Kathy Nielsen.

Predictions for the Domain Market in 2011: Among the panel, the first prediction for the domain market in 2011 was that it will continue to grow with new players looking at domains for acquisition, monitization or brand building purposes. The second prediction was that the largest domain sale will likely happen this year, perhaps in the $20-$30 million dollar range.

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Domain Strategy & Investment: Which Domains Should You Develop?

| January 31, 2011 | 3 Comments
Domain Strategy & Investment: Which Domains Should You Develop?

We recently reached out to Elliot Silver of www.elliotsblog.com regarding his strategy behind which websites to develop and which ones to add to his portfolio. He had some great advice to share.

By Elliot Silver
Internet Entrepreneur and Domain Industry Veteran

When I purchase a domain name in the aftermarket, it’s because I can imagine it as a fully functioning website. I don’t buy brandable domain names that could be used by someone, but I prefer names that are intuitive and don’t require any explanation (for example a dog walker directory on DogWalker.com. As an individual domain investor, I don’t have the time to build each domain name I buy, as a majority of my business comes from re-selling domain names for revenue.

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