Domainers and cybersquatters both intentionally buy domains with the intention of flipping them for a profit. But these two types of domain investors are not the same. If you want to get into domaining, it’s a good idea to understand the differences. Below we’ll look at what cybersquatting is and why you should avoid the … Continue reading Are You a Domain Name Cybersquatter?
Want to make money selling domain names for a profit? Domain name investors (domainers) buy and sell domains. They register new domain names and buy existing ones that might be undervalued and can be resold for a higher price. Thousands of existing domain names are sold each week for anything ranging from $10 to over $1,000,000. … Continue reading Three Ways to Get Started With Domaining
Choosing the right domain name for your business can be a challenge. Rather than think of it as a chore, it should be a fun adventure. Here are several steps that will help you choose the best domain name for your new site. Brainstorm Sit down with a blank piece of paper or in front of … Continue reading How to Choose the Perfect Domain Name
Registering a domain name is a necessary first step in creating a website. But do you know how it really works? Let’s look at what happens when you register domain names at Namecheap. Domain Names as Pointers Every website you visit has an IP address. For example, Namecheap.com’s IP address is 18.104.22.168. Typing in that … Continue reading What Happens When I Register a Domain?
You get an email out of the blue from someone who wants to buy your domain name. Not only that, but their opening offer is $15,000. Sweet! Don’t get too excited yet. The person offering you that huge chunk of change might be a scammer. The domain name appraisal scam has been active for many … Continue reading Don’t Fall for the Domain Name Appraisal Scam
When you register a new domain, you might notice a wide range in pricing. While some domain extensions are fairly inexpensive, others cost hundreds or even thousands of dollars. Since all domain names work the same way, why do you have to pay so much for some domains? Below, we’ll examine the reasons why some … Continue reading Why Do Some Domain Extensions Cost More?
Do you get a lot of robocalls on your cell phone? How about unsolicited text messages offering you a logo for your new website? Is your spam folder overflowing with offers for SEO services? Do you wonder how in the world they got your contact information? Whenever you register any domain name, you’re required by … Continue reading Whois Privacy: Make Your Public Data Less Vulnerable
SSL certificates provide an easy way to secure website data. Even if you’re not selling anything, your website and your users will reap the benefits of enhanced privacy and verification. As part of our ongoing series of posts leading up to Internet Privacy Week (Oct 18-24), let’s take a look at how SSLs help to … Continue reading Secure Customer Data with SSLs
Good domain names can be worth big bucks! Here are ten domain names that have sold for over a million dollars and the companies that bought them. LA.com $1.2 million Tribune Publishing Company, which owns the L.A. Times, bought LA.com earlier this year. A “coming soon” page says that people will be able to get @la.com … Continue reading 10 Domains that Sold for Over $1 million
You just received an email from someone who is interested in buying a domain name you own. Maybe this is your chance to make big bucks! Before you respond, make sure you know how to handle these negotiations. Be smart, and you can walk away with money in your pocket. Here are 5 tips when negotiating to … Continue reading Five Tips for Winning Domain Sale Negotiations