Domain Entrepreneurs

Domaining profit scenarios include multiple pathways to domain flipping and website launch for profit. Web entrepreneurs can plan on creating multiple revenue streams from each site. But the limit on how much of a site can be created for monetary return and how much is informative content is a personal judgement call. The matrix is edited by one person: the webmaster or site admin.

Domains can be investment vehicles or active projects. Monetizing the websites and deriving revenue from affiliates and sponsors is one way, but making the website and driving web development is another. Eyeing domain name acquisitions with an objective toward development take a a trained and speculative eye. The fate of many domain names and websites can take a wrong turn with one or two simple decisions.

The profit model form many websites as entrepreneurial projects does not necessarily have to stem from the website to make it work. Online Internet users are looking for so many routes to information and so many shortcuts to organized links, data, and media any plan that targets a viable niche and delivers a quick route to entertainment or content can make a website work.

Research for homework, college papers, and general background online is hot, while many legacy sources of information like encyclopedias do not adapt well to modern readers or web researchers. Topical SEO optimized articles can make a website on Civil War history or a certain era of Victorian literature stand out. Web journalism literally rewrites its own standards daily. Webmasters can too.

A domainer can identify a group of people that may benefit from having the opportunity to buy business or personal websites from a qualified site designer. Investing in suitable domain names for this market and promoting the domain portfolio to the niche buyers would be on strategy to make money. Showing likely domainer news how to develop a site for their own entrepreneurial development might vend many urls.

Topical domain names that revolve around one subject or topic can serve to corner a market or deliver a tranche of domain buyers to one portfolio holder. But not every domainer is comfortable with this investment. Some domainers simply buy their own “taste” in names and wait until nibbling buyers make inquiring email bids.Research into names and their resale markets is helpful.

Entrepreneur domainers can work on their own or with partners. Maybe one domainer has the drive to market and sell names to other domainers, and one partner can make sites and launch applications on a tight budget and restricted timeline. The other partner might have the contacts and social skills to engage other domainers in buying negotiations. A series of successfully completed sites makes the domain partners a new site production team for hire.

For Internet domaining partners, pooling hosting resources and creative ideas is a must. Sometimes one domainer will know the ins and outs of an auction site better than his compatriot. The market in one country and one language may be ready for that domain speculation, but the one partner’s host country domain bidders and auction name buyers may not bite at all.

If a webmaster baulks at a topic that is too broad ins cope, a niche within that topic can be found sufficient to launch the website and populate it with density keywords. Domain entrepreneurs who are partners can give each other critical feedback and inform the website project with joint enthusiasm and attention to SEO detail. The content can grow from multiple perspectives.

Different domainer teams can assign themselves into new partnerships all the time. There is no limit for project design and site launching for the online entrepreneur. When domain name value must be grown and multiplied, online peers and partners can make entrepreneurial decisions and choices to render domain names more valuable than ever.

Originally posted 2010-06-24 22:40:59. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Drilling for Mobile Clicks


This is the age of the mobile domain name. Everyone has got not just a cellphone but a smartphone, an Internet portal users can hold in their hands in line at the fast food place, waiting for the movie to start in the theater, and waiting for the kids to come out of school. The mobile domain name website designer needs to feature an app for browsing site visitors to utilize. Just signalling one point on the landing page for mobile users is a start.

Everyone has got a cellphone. Infants and pets have cellphones. barbie has a cellphone and her doll has a cellphone. But not everyone likes the navigation or reduced footprint mobile access to Internet sites offer. My take on the mobile use of websites is that the visitation to any website can enjoy huge traffic bursts as long as there is a unique, standalone, easily navigable application (app). This can build in a number of directions.

I am confronted daily at my local bus stop by people who don’t know when the bus gets there. They are all holding cellphones. The reason they can’t access the local bus routes via internet is that the website for this service ( is the most bloated internet presence ever constructed. Getting schedule information is a tough dig.

Talk about a bloated online destination. is the worst and most overpacked online enterprise I have ever seen, and its schedules are buried under a site map sinking under the weight of too much pablum.  The overdesign of this site reaches critical traffic stalls regularly and the bus schedule I normally use has a permanent error built into its Adobe page split between the 5th and 6th age of my most used bus schedule.

What if I made a website that featured the bus arrival times and schedules for my local bus stops in an easily mobile-navigable format for simplistic mobile phone users to track and access? It sounds like re-inventing the wheel. But if the data owners don’t like their wheels to be accessible to riders, someone else can showcase the wheel and its dynamics.

Navigating an Adobe brochure on a cellphone with a screen size the size of a Lorna Doone cookie doesn’t work for me.  But checking the schedule of the MTA bus route 183, MTA bus route 96, and MTA bus route 222 maps tos a series of clicks which culminate in (you guessed it) the entire multipage bus schedule download. This is awful to tab through on a numeric mobile phone keypad.

But what if a local website hosted these schedules in navigable form so that mobile users could grab their  data while waiting curbside? Furthermore, a fun marketing idea might be to print stickers with this url and slap them on the bus stops so people would get the idea. Instead of worried faces and unnecessary delays, bus riders could access schedules “on the hoof”.

If a vendor or internet source online offers data in an unpalatable format, there is no law that says you can’t repackage that data on your own site and garner the clicks. By identifying bad websites and poorly accessible data, webmasters of would-be mobile features can target a repackaging strategy and spread the word. And domainers promoting these sites may see some tasty traffic.

Originally posted 2010-07-28 16:23:21. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Domain Name World Changes

The domain world is like both the sports world and the business world, where the big names make big news and the legal ramifications and business parameters change at any moment. But recently the doings of the domain bigwigs, as well as the business restrictions and legal shifts associated with domain name trading and purchase and auction sales, have caused long term market watchers to re-estimate the current market for name trade potential.

Monte Cahn suing Moniker/Oversee is an eye-opener, unless one considers the ramifications of pouring one’s hearts-blood into an enterprise during critical business cycles of the domain game and then having the rewards twisted out of all regard. The encomiums that followed Cahn’s exit of Moniker could hardly have been garnered by a self-serving coterie intent on cementing future lawsuit goodwill.

The big impact of the February Domainer Flu Outbreak (dubbed the Playboy mansion DotCom malaise by some) seemed to be the proof that domain industry news was in fact media worthy, but the mainstream media still does not absorb and reflect domain name industry news accurately or assess its importance and relevance efficiently. What is this opaque banner between the media and general public and the domain industry? Is it only visible when one is outside the domain world?

A full week after initial reports were coming down the domain blog pike, network news, even in local areas was slow and sloppy. The attempts to cover the story , even with competition of global tabloid saturation on every Hollywood street corner, was clumsy and often inaccurate. For those looking to expand their B2B media offerings, thinks about delivering a new pipeline to broadcast media sources unable to decipher the terms, importance, or relevance of domain news to their own lives and commercial enterprises.

Domain name professionals are still weighing the value of the dot-co market. Godaddy certainly has made the introduction of a dot-co domain name into the portfolio cost friendly. Godaddy continues to sponsor entry level domainers into the name game by providing discount coupon codes. These dotcom name purchase codes, the recent feature .co registration discount, and the .info cost reduction are mighty incentive when crafting a domain development plan or business agenda for monetizing a name. These savings can really add up to domain name holders with sizeable portfolios.

It’s unsettling to realize that the domain world has been around long enough to mystify and alienate would-be industry buyers and potential players in the domain space. The battles for real estate on the domain name corporate playground show testimony to the fact that this is valuable territory to acquire and own.  Changes continue apace in the online and domaining world.
Online security is no longer a buzzword but a vulture circling over the shoulder of every webmaster.

Denial of service attacks for the Barcelona DomainFest event and the subsequent cancellation resonate with the mobile phone hacking scandal in the UK and the “Hacktivism” website hack of the PBS website in the United States. Until forthright security measures for data, hosting, and website architecture layers are followed, hacking will continue as a fact of life,  as online malice spares none. There seems to be a measure of dissonance that cognitively persuades technology officers these threats are not real, and it is a salutory effect of the many hack reports that gives webmasters worldwide a chance to correct their online security and programming integrity omissions. Will they take the chance?

Some changes are long overdue. Rick Latona’s website actually looks like a website brokerage now and not a watch shopping cart. The doings of ICANN continue to amaze Internet passersby and dubious domainer onlookers. To see Frank Schilling offer parking services is not a surprise, but my expectation is that the parking market is long diminished (except for the Whypark engine). The reluctance of some domainers to develop websites that function as new media and communication portals, with provision for any level of visitor interaction, is a long standing weakness of many domainers.

Originally posted 2011-06-08 18:06:51. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Writing Discoverable Content

Getting a blog launched takes time and effort. But usually by the time a domain gets a series of chronological entries up and behind it, the webmaster or chief blogger loses interest and the new additions die away. This is why SEO researchers get stranded at forgotten blogs and websites that haven’t been updated for months or years. But SEO is what bloggers must keep doing to get noticed and attract new readers.

Methods to a better blog might just be a bracing checklist away. When the initial zest to write reams and reams of opinionated content start to pall, responsible bloggers and competent webmasters buck up. Use a different strategy every day to change things up for your SEO discoverability. Just reworking the responses and presentation of many of the below items can form the basis of a complete blog post or article.

1. Check the News

Every morning or at night check the news related to the key technologies or subjects related to your blog. Google the words or devices, subject words and “news”. The news articles approved by media outlets can give only the bare bones sketch of important news events, often written by editors who may not know as much as a webmaster or site owner about the topic or the principals involved.

Put some ballast in the tanks and report a more robust news story, and search engines and other webmasters will find your content and check back. Do some searches on your own and come up with supplemental material the news editors or reporters couldn’t be bothered to add. Deadline news writers for print and web media are seldom as up to date as the blogs and sites that follow the individuals or event concerned.

2. Slurp the Feeds

RSS news feeds often contain hastily rewritten or cribbed text content grabbed form press releases and other sources. RSS feeds are made to be fed to eager listeners while they drive to work, jog or do their chores. But a more in-depth treatment of the news article with additional information, expanded details and more sources amplifies the content.

News feeds were designed to populate sites with content that mirrored the topics and subject matter to a limited extent. But with the extent to which news feeds are utilized for templates and minisites, they may have lost a great deal of SEO value for site discoverability. Include the dates and times in the top of your posts so readers can check the timeliness of the reports before they read.

3. Browse the Forums

Forums are an excellent investigative source of how the herd who pays attention to any one type of blog subject will move. Does everyone want the next level development, or do they want things to stay the way they are? Why do some users feel one way and others encourage another point of view? Forums are touchstones where new ideas and groundswell support for a movement can happen in a flash.

Forums rise and fall dependent on their user shifts. See what types of users are moving in new directions. See what the savviest users are saying and take a bead on the conventional wisdom. See the places they talk about online where they get news and information. Those are road maps for sites to go to learn more about your topics and keyword article material.

4. Do the Rewrite Right

Rewrites that are repurposed jumbles of meaningless text don’t benefit anyone, certainly not the SEO value of the site. Webmasters who get fooled by these approaches often wait for search engine results and discoverability that never happens. Rewrites with fresh information and modern points of view appeal to readers trying to get a grip on the snapshot view of the topic.

But often magazines and journals have extremely outdated findings and conclusions. Writing an updated treatment of such an article bears the stamp of web journalism because it allows an online reader to see the history of a topic and its new directions at the same time. The SEO value moves downstream to the new sources of data on the subject, and upstream to the links that forged the progress the text articulates.

Originally posted 2010-05-13 00:38:00. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Owl Tube

The Domain Owl has been watching how Viacom is treating the YouTube matter. Sure, YouTube started out with the best of intentions. People scrupulously followed the rules. But then things changed. The mass of uploaders was impossible to police and bottlenecked the very fluidity of rapid dynamics YouTube launched the site to encourage. Onward rolled the subpoenas.

Everybody and their brother knows that once YouTube members started uploading pieces of movies, and scored fan videos, the gloves were off and billions of illegally copyrighted sequences were online. But instead of learning what the public wanted, copyright holders went screaming to the authorities. They demanded that YouTube comply with copyright laws or be shut down. YouTube stayed up.

In a world where digital video, desktop publishing and independent movie making run rampant, the studios and the corporations decided that file codecs and lashings of wealth were more important than imagination and website participation. In a world without the internet, they would have been right. But that world is gone, and the laws that governed it are out of date.

But the Internet is here. Digital manipulation of files for commercial purposes and uploading for illegal download are not the same thing as making a fan based video for fun and uploading it for friends and browsers to enjoy and comment on. But companies like those suing Viacom would prefer to control the content people use and enjoy even in their own homes and on their own computers. The law does protect them, to some extent.

But using copyright law to prevent the creation of fan videos and new media products rendered by wit, imagination and artistic creativity is wrong. It’s like living in a Nazi state where the origin source and form must equal an equally palatable end product. Companies like Viacom want to encourage growth and differentiation instead of control of that end product. And thing is, on the World Wide Web, they can’t control other people.  That genie is out of the bottle.

If companies like Viacom had keyboards for hire in the tens of thousands churning out fanvideos and uploading them onto a content controlled channel, that would be one thing. They could then claim that the abyss between individual art and corporate warez has been closed. But no such effort has taken place. If entertainment channels provided all the entertainment people wanted there would be no viewers per hours versus the extant millions.

But YouTube users are using their digital cameras to film an episode of Glee crosswise off their screens. How can that threaten a billion dollar corporation? The Internet opens up vistas of creativity (not the Windows kind) that a company like that would never dream of.  And once those pictures images and sounds and ideas are in the minds of millions of viewers, they can’t control the use of it, only the resale of it.

YouTube shows ads while content from other media and other creators shows. YouTube derives compensation and consideration from sponsors, created by the volume of users. A dalliance with the idea of a paid YouTube fee enraged copyright holders and studio entertainment behemoths even more. How dare once cent of revenue anywhere on this existential plane be exacted without their cut?

I read in the newspaper a few days ago that Viacom was challenging the judge’s interpretation of the law as it read in some clause in one of hundreds of contracts to govern these matters. Frankly, the language and terminology have obscured the issue by now. YouTube is a fact. Find out how to make money out of it or get back to work.

What I’ve never seen any of these studio companies do is launch a challenger for YouTube, even though they own the copyright to the material YouTube can’t use! That would be the way to go. But right now Hulu, Guba, DailyMotion and others own that space. And domainers trying to figure out what is legal and downright plagiarizing would have a better purview.

Until the movie companies can decide on a universal thin client with working download parameters (like Itunes) the online users will shape and visit download sites like the Pirate Bay. And justice doesn’t move swiftly enough to capture the lightning changes of forwarded masked domain urls and scripted squeeze pages. Frankly in my opinion affiliates should be tasked with reviewing what site content they pay revenues off of. Honest domainers would come out clean in that wash.

The Google-owned era of YouTube does show videos taken down due to copyright. To find the same level of creativity must one launch a pirate Tube on a dedicated server? With Google purchasing Widevine, bailing on Groupon, and getting scrutinized the EU, they’ve got enough to worry about. Viacom could find a better use for that money. Try paying some artists better fees or funding some films.

What is really happening is that one company wants to be paid because they missed out cashing on the Internet. At this time one would think they would move on and stop trying to turn back the clock. That way the internet and domain name developers could proceed along their chosen paths without Plan B and workarounds for whatever lawsuit YouTube is involved in this week.

Originally posted 2010-12-05 20:10:12. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Wiki Possibilities

Many times domainers come across Wiki names in the drop lists or in forming new suites of investment strategy names for their portfolio and wonder what they are supposed to do with them. The general consensus by now is that the end user public recognizes that the Wiki denotes information or at the very least a concise organization of data concerning the topic at hand. private domain value growth can occur while employing the “Wiki” strategy.

While there is no formal limit on how a domain name with the word “Wiki” in it is used for site programming, the fair use practices of trademark and copyright online website administration demand disclaimers to associations with the actual Wikipedia entity. But the trend among domainers is to establish an authoritative looking site with drilldown content that challenges the value of any Wiki.

Making a wiki site provides an opportunity for premium membership. This can keep subscribers updated while the general public has to keep scouting for disseminated information. A web site should have its own sources and it own authors, the more exclusive the better. Contrarily Wikipedia has a wide authorship, restricted content access, anonymous editors, broad editing powers accessible to many, and may not always bear the most accurate detail. But the beauty of such a site authored by a domainer is the relatively small upkeep required, unless key information should change.

Privacy and open access Wiki sites can be used for school reports, informal discussion, or as source material for other publications. But a website that follows the Wiki styles can have its own custom endorsements and be locked against editing from other Wikipedia authors. Even a project collaboration for a authorship of broken down parts can be controlled using tiered attributes in the editing user groups accounts programming.

Wiki sites can give domain name owners a chance to fulfill a domain name’s potential even if their is no gimmick or product to sell. keywords and high density of information can index a wiki leaning site higher in the search engines due to quality of information and end user traffic spans. The readability of a site can go a long way. Science terms and ideas, for example, can be versed in “plain English”.

The visual style and presentation of a Wiki type site should be as the Wikipedia site are clean lined and transparent as possible. Efforts to mimic the Wikipedia format and any such template usage will appear to violate the fair use intention. A webmaster building a nuts and bolts information site should show restraint from flashy animations, complex code, and purposeless trimmings or colors relative to nothing.

Overall, a Wiki type site can reflect well on its owner and furnish opportunities to link a variety of top level domains of the same ilk to related content for traffic and search query hits. The limited amount of ads or product recommendations make the product featured look better on almost any platform. The Wiki format is the perfect solve for domain names with information value but unfocused core users as yet.

Why park when you can wiki?

Originally posted 2011-01-14 18:52:20. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Honing Website Searchability


Domain name buyers will want to extract every last SEO option from their web design toolbox. Certain advanced features and processes can be used to optimize a website and enhance its SEO value. Employing hands-on administrative tools can build the domain value at the edge of the website construction envelope.

1. Detail Your Database

The entry of every blog post and article story in a content editor is a database record. if you need to use a table and re-import the data, so be it. Copying and pasting large amount so keywords and terms can be easier this way. Inside the hosting account the file for the database can be downloaded. A database utility like MS Access or Excel conversion an showcase the raw website data.

Use to verify search term density. Dates are not good search terms. Seeing the keywords, tags, and density laid out in a different format can change the webmaster’s perspective and improve the strategy of the site. The need for differentiation in search terms and tags is shown when the attributes are reviewed in table form. terms should relate back to the domain name.

Use actively searched synonyms of your best strategic search words and make sure  your search bar returns the highest result of these density terms in your articles or blog entry posts. Identify barren ranges of words that will furnish additional meaning for your readers and bots alike. Review attributes of the data table before uploading and reserve an extra “clean” copy of the database file before editing.

2. Hiding Content

For various reasons webmaster can hide content from specific searchability sources like Google. Evaluate these reasons for your site and coordinate areas of “hidden” code for greater SEO discoverability. Ads on the site can affect the way the search bots see your site and the indices they use to rank it. HTML comments can mask the ad density of your site. Evaluate if the domain name is served by the appearance of every ad present.

3. Building Categories

The inclusion of a category titled “uncategorized” in the mark of an amateur webmaster. A word that includes the search terms most densely used in those entries should be the new category term. The website’s domain name (and synonyms) should be present often. From time to time the direction the blog or site is taking may necessitate a formal reorganization or expansion of categories. Edit keyword tags to suit.

4. Site Reviews

A well written site review is a good idea for a blog entry or content article. Execute site reviews and conduct internet analysis in one go. Look for the sites for domain names close to yours. Study the way other sites are utilizing modern templates and popular applications. Compare web link, category management and ad placement. Researching other sites and their page ranking should be a regular domainer activity.

5. Submit the Site Plan

I was horsing around in my Godaddy account and I noticed for a few of my developed domains I had filed no “flight plan”. These site plans used to be a very good tool for mapping the relationships between pages and the intended  clickthrough pathway of any new user or return visitor to a website. Each domain name in your portfolio should have a site plan file in work. A site plan is a critical way to direct bots and reveal intended site architecture.

6. Evaluate Search Behaviors

How well known is your domain name? Websites online have available data and tools to return reports and data sets showing how bots and search engine indexing regards your site. Use Yahoo Search, Fastfind, and Zoom for paid search services. Make sure Google, Google API, Rollyo, Atomz and Alexa know who you and your website are.

Originally posted 2010-04-22 17:41:02. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Bad Websites Create Good Opportunities

The overdesigned site continues to create traffic opportunities for domainers. Tapping web rage at an incompetently designed (and poorly constructed) website yields fresh ideas for new sites that will attract traffic as the frustration with the company destination site grows. The same tricks the website uses to improve SEO strands the customer at the website, click after click.

For many domain name owners, finding the niche to get traffic is difficult to pinpoint. But the poor showing many websites make, even  glossy superbrand sites, embarrasses their company and offers a savvy webmaster a chance to shine. These are sites for companies like Target, Starbucks, and Rite Aid/CVS. Their unwillingness to proffer data and grudging inability to offer up the very information people seek is blindingly inept.

Why have a search bar with such poor results? Why bind a shopping customer to a buying decision before basic information is revealed? Why limit product availability and pricing data behind a login ? These types of website gimmicks make visitors frustrated and time sensitive surfers furious. Sadly, customers are used to the un-usability of these sites. (And if you call the store, you get a recording referring you to the website!)

You can’t find anything. The Google result leads you to the landing page where the search has to begin all over again. The assumption is that the customer will keep clicking and clicking until the site makes them cry “uncle”.  There is no valid reason a database or a clickthrough path should be this awkward and nonsalutary. The frustrating “option” is to undergo the “Contact Us” maze.

It’s just very poor design that renders customers willing to anywhere else to  get the answers they need. But how conscious must the webmasters of the site be to have organized he site plan this way? If a heading says “Medical Summaries” and I click on the product name, why is the CVS site search result an alphabetical search bar when I already performed the search and clicked on the result? Why not have the result be the …medical summary?

I was trying to compare the cost of a prescription drug online and I ran into an ugly surprise. There are still websites whose functionality is so poor they cannot render a liveable result without extra clicks, extra searches, extra pulldowns, extra runaround. The silver cream should have been a one click product listing reachable in the one click I performed from the search engine.

The three pages of drugstore products with silver in them did not help. Worse, clicking on the default drug listing that matched my search result returned me to an alphebetical index I had to click and click and click again and again to dot to dot find the information listing. Laughably, my search for “silver sulfadiazine price”  got an apologetic “Sorry, no search results found.” How inept a website is that?

I checked other sites, but they were online order houses. The whole point was to determine which local drugstore to transfer my prescription to. Without price information what data could possibly determine my choice? Why did the pharmacy require a blind transfer irrespective of price, when everybody knows there is some kind of offer or bonus for transferring prescriptions?

And fishing through my email for lost passwords to drugstore accounts I really don’t use is another waste of time. How can this be a sound process? How can site visitors forgive this inefficiency? Because they feel they don’t have a choice. Because the toleration for poorly performing corporate sites has become ground in. Web site visitors need search engine result choices.

This is where the domainer comes in. A website can be made furnishing comparative price information for the vendors . This is the information the store had decided must be buried beneath layers of click-heavy obscurity. The domainer gives the clicking public a choice.

Thus the unwary surfer has a place to go, to solve their problem and get their information. The unnecessary repetition of information many domainers see on new sites suddenly has just become very necessary. True, the development task may not be easy. But a domain name based on even one product, with an updated list of chain store pharmacy prices could make search engine referred viewers very happy.

Originally posted 2010-08-13 01:12:20. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Hyphenate Possibilities

enterGot hyphen names? Once the ugly stepchild of domain names, the hyphen market has been heating up. This is especially true of the international market, where the hyphen is more tolerated and favored by less typing-averse cultures. Should you have a hyphenate in your domain bucket?

Hyphen names can be derived form great slogans or phrases yet joined so the all-important message gets through. Don’t think browsers will type in all those characters? Use a small or short domain to do the heavy linking. Forward all your traffic to the hyphenate domain url while getting the sweet SEO keywords you want.

Originally posted 2010-02-19 19:32:38. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Hunting & Gathering Domains


Are you a domain hunter or a domain gatherer? The domain name premium name and aftermarket and resales market has settled all domainers into a hunting and gathering type platform.

The available market is ready to tap for both new and used domain names of varying types.

Do you specialize in identifying great names or inventing new names which will build in value, or do you excel rather at acquiring a broad spectrum of domain names and hope to capitalize on value through piecemeal marketing and promotion and eventual resale?

Hunters in the domain world stalk the droplists and auctions, scanning the globe for that big game name that will set their world on fire. Gatherers patiently embroider traffic and content value on names of specious value with breadcrumb benefit. But a lot of breadcrumbs can make a Google Adsense check.

Gatherers tend to pick up the bargains and unwanted stepchildren of the domain aftermarket, but can also rescue a stray dog and polish it into a mid $XXX to low $XXXX resale. Gatherers may also be sitting on grouped domains of value for enterprise commencement down the line.

Taking the caveman approach to domaining, the hunter or gatherer philosophy can work to establish a portfolio of domains and brush up on those sales skills. Just make sure your domaining activities are not the neanderthal habits of the get-rich-quick -with-no-work domainer.

But the domain name buy does not a domainer make. Every domainer should be developing some of their domains. With development today being the attendant effort to define value for any domain name, the no-development approach to domaining is as irrelevant and extinct as the dinosaur.

Don’t be a domaining dinosaur. Get developing, now!

Originally posted 2010-02-19 23:59:27. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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