domaining ebook

I’ve decided to write an e-book on domaining. True, I started in 2005 which makes me a latecomer to the domain name industry. Also true that I have not made millions of dollars (yet), though I do own upwards of 2,000 domain names that earn good parking income and I have made many good sales.

Nevertheless, I have learned much in two years, and beyond that I have considerable experience as a researcher and writer.

But what really prompted this decision is an incident that occurred recently. A member at one of the domain name forums bought a new e-book on domaining, and noticed that substantial portions were plagiarized from this blog, DomainerPro.com. I investigated and sure enough, there was a sizeable amount of material in the e-book that was taken word for word from this blog. Even my text formatting style was copied, with a copyright label slapped on it!

Naturally I contacted the author. He claims that he hired a contractor to write the book and he did not know that the contractor had plagiarized portions of the book. Perhaps he is telling the truth. To his credit, he pulled the book from the market immediately.

If my writing is good enough to be copied into someone else’s e-book, then I may as well write one of my own. In addition to sharing the fruits of my own experience, I will make heavy use of the advice of the experts, crediting them fully for their ideas. I will attempt to put together something very comprehensive, that covers all the fundamentals in detail.

You can expect to see the release of this e-book before summer 2008.



10 Comments to “I’m Going to Write an e-Book on Domaining”

  1. Patrick McDermott | January 4th, 2008 at 10:55 pm

    Hi,

    I don’t suppose you would say the name of that ebook
    or you probably would have said it.

    Would you say if it wasn’t a particular ebbok?

    A new domain ebook that I know about has the word Manifesto in the title.

    It wasn’t that ebook, right?

    Patrick

    *****REPLY FROM DOMAINERPRO*****

    I did not say the name of the e-book, and I prefer not to say since the issue has been resolved. It was not the Domain Manifesto.

  2. ASN5 | February 1st, 2008 at 5:43 am

    Now ya know how Dell feels! LOL

    BTW, I just thinking about writing an ebook too! I already registered DomainerProEbook.com for my sales website. What do you think? Sounds kind of catchy huh?

    (Just kidding)

    *****REPLY FROM DOMAINERPRO*****

    Ha ha, very funny. Actually I already registered DomainingHandbook.com.

  3. Steve Smith | February 8th, 2008 at 7:31 pm

    Excellent e-book idea & look forward to reading it. Let me know if you are interested in the domain names that I hand-regged awhile back-
    DomainNamesBook.com and/or DomainNamesEBook.com
    All the best,
    Steve Smith

  4. Nuts Magazine | February 14th, 2008 at 7:10 am

    I look forward to reading your domain ebook. What I’ve learnt is all self taught, I’ve never sold a domain yet though.
    Mally

  5. fc | March 11th, 2008 at 2:39 pm

    I have been reading domainerspro for quite some time.. you were inf act one of the reasons I stopped myself from making a domaining blog.. 🙂

    so count me in, in the list of looking forwarders..

    *****REPLY FROM DOMAINERPRO*****

    Stopped you from making a domaining blog? Why? Surely my blog is not so good as to exclude competition. There’s plenty of room in this space for more people’s opinions and experiences.

  6. fc | March 13th, 2008 at 6:13 pm

    I don’t own 2000 plus domains 🙂
    and at 20 (domains not age) i figured i will learn something from you guys first before blogging about how to net killer domains.. before becoming a blogging competition.. 😉

  7. fc | March 13th, 2008 at 6:16 pm

    moreover the domain wasn’t too great either… hehe

  8. bigdaddydomain | March 22nd, 2009 at 1:20 pm

    Well… nowadays there is a lot of crap around us. people were promoting cheap e-book consist of plagiated content…

  9. Sumedh Sharad Inamdar | November 4th, 2009 at 12:26 pm

    Hey,

    Have you written it? 🙂

  10. W.H.A. | November 4th, 2009 at 7:05 pm

    Hello Sumedh. Unfortunately no, I have not. Other business projects have demanded my attention. And – this may sound strange – I have been working on a book of children’s stories. I started making up some animal stories from my daughter, and people told me they were very good, so I decided to write them in a book.

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