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Category Archives: Domaining

Try To Get It Right The First Time!

Change Your Name “If you have a US startup called X and you don’t have x.com, you should probably change your name. The reason is not just that people can’t find you. For companies with mobile apps, especially, having the right domain name is not as critical as it used to be for getting users. […]

How Is A Sale Transacted?

So you found the name you’ve been looking for. You contacted me with an email, we’ve come to an agreement on the price. Then what? How does the domain become yours? It goes like this: I initiate a transaction at Escrow.com Escrow emails you and if you don’t already have one, you sign up for […]

There’s A Domain For That – Startup Domains For Sale

A selection of names acquired over the last six months. Hundreds of hours pouring over domain drop lists and navigating the auction sites so that you don’t have to. For more information or to make an offer, email me (If you don’t hear back it slipped into the spam folder – please try again). More […]

Moz on Domains, Uniregistry Sales, Myth of the Available Domain Name

Rand Fishkin, SEO expert-founder of Moz.com, reviewed choosing a domain name recently. If you’re about to launch a company the video provides an excellent approach to finding the right domain. Rand doesn’t discuss the costs of his various examples. You can bet, for example that Gusto.com cost ZenPayroll an easy quarter million when they rebranded […]

Psyching Out a Domain Owner, and What Kevin Paid for Oink

Jason Goldberg is the founder and CEO of FAB. In this excerpt from an interview with Kevin Rose, Jason tells us how he was able to get Fab.com for a ‘low six figures’ and Kevin tells us what he paid for Oink.com. Click arrow to play audio. Psyching Out a Domain Horder Update 12/6/16 Pepo, […]

Brandable Domain Names – There’s A Domain For That!

For more information or to make an offer please email me.  More great names here! (Where a Twitter handle is mentioned, I’m happy to transfer it to you for free at the conclusion of a domain sale.)       Most of these domains are priced low to mid 4 figures. Need a domain to […]

Why So Quiet?

I’m still here. Still have a few hundred what I feel are awesome names for sale. Others I’m getting closer to being able to develop myself. I sell a handful a year. Some of the names on this blog have sold. I keep hoping one will turn into a Unicorn. But a few things have […]

Leah Busque – How RunMyErrand Became TaskRabbit

From the always excellent Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Series at Stanford, this excerpt from a recent talk by Leah Busque describes how RunMyErrand.com became Taskrabbit.com. We came up with hundreds and hundreds of names, so many names, it was such a grueling exercise. We had naming parties at our house, an we brought our friends over, […]

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