Are There Still Opportunities in Domain Names?

Advice for Beginners, Life Issues, Opportunities, Priorities October 31st, 2007

opportunities in domain names?

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Thomas A. Edison (1847 – 1931)

Many new domainers feel that the domain name train has left the station. They look at the pioneers like Rick Schwartz, Frank Schilling and Kevin Ham and think, “Those guys took all the good names. There’s nothing left. It was a one-time deal.” Is that true? Can you still get rich with domain names, or is it too late?

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Does Domain Name Parking Provide a Useful Service?

Domain Industry News, Domaining Definitions October 18th, 2007

does domain parking provide a service?

Does domain parking provide a useful service? Or is it utterly valueless to the public? Many bloggers and tech writers are vehemently critical of domaining in its essence, calling it cybersquatting, typosquatting, or domain hoarding. They overlook the fact that domain parking provides at least one very basic service.

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Generic vs. Brandable, Personal October 12th, 2007 Sign

What? Does have a real-world storefront where you can buy party supplies?

Actually, no. This is a small store in a strip mall on a busy street in Panama City, Panama. They do not own the domain name, they just use it as the name of their store.

Here are a few more photos:

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Updates to 25 Must-Read Blogs for Domainers (and Some Extras)

Advice for Beginners, Domain Tools October 10th, 2007

every domainer's dream

I have updated my most popular post, “23 Must-Read Blogs for Domainers (and Some Extras)” and it’s now “25 Must-Read Blogs for Domainers (and Some Extras).”

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My Review of, the New Domain Aftermarket Service

Uncategorized October 7th, 2007

what an incredible place! will domaining get me there?

I recently received an email from eNom notifying me that that they have moved their auctions to, a new service. Of course I immediately checked it out thoroughly. I found things about NameJet that I like, and some that I don’t.

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To Succeed, Stick to Your System and Eliminate Emotion

Advice for Beginners, Domaining Mistakes October 1st, 2007

develop a domaining system

Whether you’re buying and selling stocks, options, futures or domain names, the biggest mistake is to make decisions based on greed and fear.

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