Google Domains Adds Nearly 90 Donuts Domains To Its Inventory

donutsDonuts Inc., the largest registry for new domain names, like .guru, .media and .photography, said today that Google has added nearly 90 of the company’s domain options to its domain name sales platform, bringing a more diverse set of new domains to its system.

In beta in the United States since last year, Google Domains is a Continue reading

Jothan Frakes In Charge Of Moniker

monikerMoniker, the once great but lately failing registrar, seems to be turning a page. Jothan Frakes will be in charge of Moniker as it was announced in DOMAINfest Asia.

Andee Hill, business development director for Donuts Inc., revealed this in a Facebook post today: Continue reading

Above Launches Brand Repositioning Initiative For Registrar, Marketplace & Monetization Services announced the hiring of Aaron Kvitek as SVP Strategic Marketing to spearhead the brand repositioning of, which provides domain investors with free tools designed to minimize the daily challenges associated with the monetization, registration and selling of their domains, announced today the launch of Continue reading

Afternic Integration With GoDaddy (video)

afternicA new GoDaddy hangout series has started. It is called "On The Dot!" and its first episode features the domain name aftermarket and specifically Afternic.

Afternic Integration with GoDaddy: Get the low down on how Afternic works, domain listing best practices, how sellers can benefit and more.

The video was presented by the Afternic sales team on July 28th, 2015. Here is the video: Continue reading

The GoDaddy Story In A 23 Minute Video!

godaddyGo Daddy published a 23 minute video explaining what Go Daddy has done in the past few years and what it does today.

"GoDaddy - a brand recognized around the world. With offerings in 37 countries and 17 languages, GoDaddy is a large, high-growth business company, which you can learn more about at GoDaddy has nearly 13 million customers, $1.4 billion in revenue and more than 20% of the world’s domain names under management. But there’s much more to the GoDaddy business story. C.E.O. Blake Irving introduces you to some of GoDaddy’s customers and tells all about this incredible company."

Here is the video: Continue reading

GoDaddy Purchases The Domain Through Right of the Dot

godaddyGoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY) announced it has bought the domain name that correspondents to its New York Stock Exchange ticker.

When visited, takes individuals to GoDaddy’s Investor Relations page, enabling anyone to quickly find out more about the company.

The seller of the domain name was Continue reading

Go Daddy Aftermarket: “There’s A Name For People Like You” (video)

godaddyGo Daddy Aftermarket had another Google hangout called "There's A Name For People Like You". The hangout was described by Go Daddy: "Whether you're buying a domain name or selling, learn what you need to know from our domain aftermarket leaders.".

Today's Go Daddy panel features: Continue reading

New Go Daddy Ad Starring Jon Lovitz (video)

godaddyGo Daddy published a new ad video featuring Jon Lovitz. This is the second ad from Go Daddy starring Jon Lovitz. Click here to see the first one.

"Ever met a "Doubter?" You know, someone who says you aren’t cut out to live your dream of starting a business? See what happens to this bothersome doubter, played by Jon Lovitz, when you get your domain, email and website from"

Here is the second video: Continue reading

GoDaddy Pro Goes Into ‘Beta’

godaddyThe new GoDaddy Pro beta is now open and you can join.

GoDaddy Pro is a brand new program that was developed specifically to serve web professionals and their needs. It’s a one-stop shop for the web pros, to manage their clients and their clients’ products. Program members also receive a host of different benefits. Continue reading

Go Daddy Adds New Bidder Verification Process For GoDaddy Auctions

godaddyGo Daddy added a new bidder verification process for Go Daddy auctions using Paypal. After many complaints from many users, including my own, Go Daddy implemented this new system. But is it enough?

Go Daddy introduced the verification process to protect both buyers and sellers:

Now, the domain aftermarket experience promises to be even better. That’s because we just introduced a new bidder verification process to further protect both buyers and sellers against fraudulent activity. Designed to limit the way unverified bidders can place bids, this revamped process helps to ensure a fair and open marketplace through a two-tier bidder verification practice.

There are two types of auction inventory that will now require verification:

  1. Value Priced - These are domain names that have been reacquired by GoDaddy that are now up for auction.
  2. Expiry Auctions - These are domain names that have expired and are not renewed by the original owner that are now up for auction.

But what happens with domain auction of up to $1,500? Continue reading