Top 10 domain articles in April 2017: Rick Schwartz, Namejet, Mike Mann and DotBoss

These are the top domain name articles from April 2017. April was a good month for in terms of views. Also almost 250 comments were made by readers.

The most popular articles were about Rick Schwartz (2 of them), suspicious auctions at Namejet, Mike Mann sales,, how to decide what to drop and what to renew, DotBoss that is a new domain name management service and some other subjects.

Here are the top 10 posts for April 2017 in order of views:

  1. Rick Schwartz values his domain name portfolio at over $500 million dollars
  2. Beware of domain name auction bids at exactly the reserve price at Namejet
  3. Mike Mann reports selling 27 domains in his best month ever (PropertyPhotos .com, ukcannabis .com)
  4. Comparing the domains and
  5. Potential buyer tweets about domain name squatting
  6. Too little, too late: Uniregistry will offer price protection on 9 domain extensions
  7. 10 things I examine when deciding what domains to renew and what to drop
  8. Complaint filed for Rick Schwartz’s domain name (Rick aims for RDNH + damages in court)
  9. Undeveloped sells for $125k, adds in Domaining Europe domain auction
  10. DotBoss: a new service for domain management, website building and marketplace creation

And here are a few posts that I think are important and most people missed them probably because of bad timing:

  1. The domain name sold for $2.89 million by Travelzoo
  2. Pirate Bay founder Peter Sunde launches anonymous domain name registration service
  3. New gTLD study: a new domain name with enough content and links can compete with .com and .org
  4. Rightside publishes list of 53 domain sales from $10k up to $183k for
  5. Boston Ivy will drop the premium domain renewal prices in .Broker, .Forex, .Markets, .Trading

An older article (April 2016) is getting a lot of attention lately: Are All .XYZ Domain Name Sales Real?.

You can find the top 10 articles from March 2017 here.

These were the top articles of all 2016 and these were the posts with the most comments.

Make sure you visit the The Michael Gleissner UDRP Tracker – Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH). Everybody should be keep an eye him.

I have posted a convenient calendar of the New Domain Names Launching In 2017.

This is where the readers came from this past month:

  1. United States
  2. India
  3. United Kingdom
  4. Canada
  5. Australia
  6. Germany
  7. Spain
  8. Netherlands
  9. France
  10. Turkey

About Konstantinos Zournas

I studied Computer Engineering and Computer Science in London, UK and I am now living in Athens, Greece. I went online in 1995, started coding in 1996 and began buying domain names and creating websites in 2000. I started the blog in 2012.

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  1. OD is kicking ass.

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