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Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Monday January 6th, 2020

It’s being proven what we all thought. ICANN is a for profit entity. The profit is to make sure all those that work their have the cash to travel and make salaries of fortune 500 companies. They officially regulate but its really just a money grab. The latest is the payoff received to ensure that Verisign can raise dot com rates. I shouldn’t have to but there is an easy way to hedge and offset all lost money from ICANN’s sellout. Buy stock of VeriSign.

Over the last three years the yields have been more than enough to cover any increases that Verisign can dish out. Buying stocks is risky and there is no guarantee you will make money and could lose money so don’t take this as advice. But if you had you would have lost a few percentage in 2016, Been up around 40% in 2017, around 30% in 2018, and around 20% in 2019. When VeriSign raises prices on us, they make more money, their stock goes up. Plain and simple. It works financially.

What it doesn’t cover is if VeriSign jacks up something else and the company suffers setbacks despite having money thrown in their lap. Without getting too technical, a few calls for a few hundred dollars can cover a 5000 name portfolio from price increases easily. That way you can lock in your costs. And by lock in I mean in theory, it certainly doesn’t always work. Again. Don’t take my advice. Just trying to stir your brain a little.

Quote of the Day: Once you feel you are avoided by someone, never disturb them again

Domain of the Day: I like “The” names. I think they make fantastic brands and grew up in this industry watching Michael Berkens do well with them. Travis doesn’t like them. Just pointing out that a lot of people don’t think they are anything special

Namejet, Sedo, Snap, and other Names Up for Auction 19 years old. Met reserve. Good name for anything sports related. 2 billion Google results for the term so you know there are tons of companies that could use the upgrade Sounds like a new show on CNN Under $500 for a pronounceable sounds fair to me Would make a good pay for dirty photo (or any photo) site This is pics but with video Already quite a few things and companies named this I have avoided all the NNNN.nets that have been up for auction but I really like the pattern on this one. Super memorable The huge keyword outweighs the dot net on this one IMO

Godaddy Domains With Bids All the backlinks and juice have this as the top price of the day. Most bids on the Godaddy board today. Over 100 “ups” on the price Not anywhere near peak. Going to be a staple in pain management In the same business I’m a buy on any good two word yoga name Godaddy overvalues all crypto names because of the great sales during peak. I’ve visited, not as bad as I thought it would be. Really more of a pissville As I said the other day. I am long energy names. I think alternative energy is a huge growth opportunity Upgrade name for a couple food and spirits joints Speaking of Travis. I don’t think most people know he sold the domain A nice name on its own but the juice is adding to the price Find your Dad to help around your house. Or just show him how to do it The double A is helping it along. Already at 4 figures Not sure the org is great here but the keyword is nice and relaxing Recipes for this delicious treat. Sugar is Vegan and If you are going to invest in 6N you have to have these matching patterns to have any value Already a cold brew coffee product. Perfect name for that Several organizations have already taken on this name. 1999 birthday Without knowing what the company did, if I saw this as their name I would think they help with social media and you tube marketing coin wallet Need to borrow a couple loonies? Its gonna need a buildout. But the answer is Garmin “Let us boost your social media”

Godaddy Names With One of No Bids

The Rest of the Godaddy Names With Bids

Have a name at auction and need more exposure? Send me an email. We Charge $10 per name per day. We may be able to help. If you have an auction you want to promote, email us for details.*All names chosen by us, Shane and Josh . (ie you click through and purchase a name you like) or an occasional paid listing. Everything we say is based on our own research or is opinion. Do your own due diligence. That means look it up yourself if you don’t think the stats or our opinion is correct. We hand choose the names but we are paid to make this list by both the auction houses, individuals that are auctioning names, and Godaddy affiliate links. Keep that in mind and only buy names that YOU think are good.

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4 Replies to “Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Monday January 6th, 2020”

  1. Thank you again for putting these lists together.

    Won yesterday today

    Would love a blog post or two on monetization of such domains. I mean obviously recipes for vegancupcakes and ecomm/affiliate for bird repellent. What I would love is some details or direct info on what has worked for you or others. Something I can implement immediately and get going on.
    I’m not in the dark on these topics, just saying, I would love some expert advice.

    Happy to shop your lists for the past decade or whatever. Rock on DSAD

    Loyal reader,

    1. Hey Michael – thanks for being a longtime reader. While we have a lot of expertise in knowing what type of name could / should be used for what type of purpose, I wouldn’t say that any of us have a lot of expert advice for firing up an affiliate site quickly. We all have these sorts of projects in mind and maybe even a few in the works, but not enough that we would have expert advice on the topic. Regarding these two names: – I don’t think it will be easy to build an e-commerce or affiliate site out of this one (unless you make vegan cupcakes yourself). There probably aren’t a lot of bakeries with an affiliate program. That isn’t to say that the name doesn’t have value (to someone who makes vegan cupcakes). You can find these people by doing a Google search for “vegan cupcakes -recipe”. You are probably already aware, but the -recipe removes anything with the word recipe from the results which is important for this type of search. You can then email / cold call these guys to see if they have interest in the name. Alternatively, you wait for them to find you by listing the name on Afternic and Sedo with a fair BIN price and create a lander for it somewhere such as Efty, Uniregistry or DAN. – there are thousands of search results on Amazon for this term so it might work fine as an affiliate niche site. There are multiple WordPress themes built specifically for being an Amazon Affiliate to get you some of the way there. Beyond that, it’s like anything else – a lot of work. That involves building the rest of the site, writing something useful to readers, SEO and figuring out how to market your site on social media and elsewhere.

      Thanks again and hope this helps.

      1. Great advice, I appreciate you taking the time to respond.

        I bought to build a recipe site on and figure out the monetization after the value is there for the visitor.

        I agree on bird repellent, Amazon site all the way.

        I would REALLY REALLY love if you guys mixed in some posts like the advice you just gave me. A quick (or in depth) guide for building out Amazon sites or anything monetization wise that has worked for you guys with EMD product domains and the like. I’ve purchased many of these off the lists over the years, so it’s time to explore monetization.

        I know you guys work hard enough, I would just LOVE some Dev/Mon content. Please! 🙂


      2. Michael,

        I’ll share what I can. I don’t have a ton of experience of build outs. That’s more Travis. And monetization is always the hardest because nobody wants to quit their job and form a real business and that’s what it takes to do a real build out

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