How Optimistic Are You About Your Current Domain Portfolio Compared To The Start of The Year ?

Our poll question for October is,How Optimistic Are You About Your Current Domain Portfolio Compared To The Start of The Year ? 2014 has brought about some new developments such as the new gtlds and a continuing drop in ppc payouts. I have spoken to a bunch of people on how they feel the new gtlds are affecting domaining and their portfolio specifically. I would say those who had great .com … [Read more...]

CENTR Domain Report: There Are Over 282.5 Million Domain Registered As Of August 1

CENTR’s just published its quarterly publication covering worldwide  domain name statistics. As of August 1, 2014 there are 282,525,140 domain name registered in the world. CENTR is the European ccTLD not for profit association dedicated to supporting the interest of country code TLD managers. The objectives of CENTR are to promote and participate in the development of high standards and best … [Read more...] Buys

      , today announced the acquisition of, from Thought Convergence, Inc. "This acquisition brings together the only two licensed escrow companies in the United States that have products, services, and systems specifically designed for the domain community and online personal property … [Read more...]

Minds + Machines Reports: Sales Increase 4,114%; Revenue 255%; Shares Are Up 9.5%

      Minds + Machines Group Limited (AIM:MMX) issued its financial report for the six months ending  June 30, 2014 today. Total sales increased 4,114% to £295,000 against £7,000 for the same period in 2013;  Operating profit was up 255% at £2.92 million against a 2013 loss of £1.88million,  and wound up with £20 Million  in the bank as of June 30th up from £9 Million  … [Read more...]

CentralNic Issues Interim Results For 6 Months Ending June 30, 2014

CentralNic (AIM: CNIC), today announces its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2014. Key Points: · CentralNic has seen steady growth in its wholesale ("Registry") business, against a background of delays in new Top-Level Domains (TLDs) and early demand levels across the industry falling short of industry expectations. · CentralNic has continued investment in the development … [Read more...] “Meet Mike Mann DC’s Pioneering Domain Squatter”: “I Practically Started the Industry, just covered ledgency domain investor Mike Mann In a story entitled "Meet Mike Mann DC’s Pioneering Domain Squatter" Its the second non-domainer publication today to cover a domain investor (click here to read the other one) "Before him, there was cybersquatting. Now, there is domain speculation." "When the business went mainstream, driving up the competition, he developed a … [Read more...]

Domain Investor Prakhar Bindal Featured: How To Make Millions Trading Domains”, just published a story entitled "How To Make Millions Trading Domains. The story features Domain Investor Prakhar Bindal which must have come out of the recent domain conferences held in India. ""It is not just bullion and shares that can be traded to make millions. Now, trading Internet domain names is becoming big business. "Take the example of Prakhar Bindal, … [Read more...]