Domainers

Domain name speculation is the practice of identifying and registering or acquiring Internet domain names with the intent of selling them later for a profit.The main targets of domain name speculation are generic words which can be valuable for type-in traffic and for the dominant position they would have in any field due to their descriptive nature. Hence generic words and phrases such as poker, insurance, travel, creditcards, sex and others are attractive targets of domain speculation in any top-level domain.The speculative characteristics of domain names may be linked to news reports or current events. However, the effective period during which such opportunities exist may be limited.
Posts about Domainers
  • One in seven new gTLD domain names are actually just numbers

    … are said to be popular in China due to the fact that digits are the only 10 characters permissible in DNS that Chinese speakers natively understand. Many popular web sites in China use short, numeric .com or .cn domain names. Some short numeric domains have sold for six or seven figures to end-user companies. So there’s a thirst for numerics among…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 15 readers -
  • NamesCon 2015 bigger, longer and more popular

    … the roughly 525 registered a week before the 2014 event. Some are expecting the final turnout to top 800. Registrations were boosted as 2014 came to a close by the announcement that NamesCon had acquired the rights to use the longstanding DomainFest brand and domain to promote its own show. The show is due to run from Sunday, January 11 to Wednesday…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 7 readers -
  • Another SEO tool drops the word “SEO”

    … in the business world. The equity built up around a brand is often hard to measure and is underestimated when the decision to change a brand arises. Majestic also learnt from Moz’s migration from SEOMoz. They looked at the change in tandem with a large functionality launch and in hindsight this caused them several challenges. By contrast, Majestic went…

    Marketing Pilgrimin SEO Google Twitter- 7 readers -
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