Author: Giuseppe Graziano

  • Liquid Market Report Q4 2022

    Liquid Market Report Q4 2022

    We just published the 26th edition of our Liquid Market Report. Highlights on this report’s edition include: A big thank you to our report partners:

  • Liquid Market Report Q3 2022

    Liquid Market Report Q3 2022

    We just published the 25th edition of our Liquid Market Report. Highlights on this report’s edition include: $20.3M in Escrow.com sales (+313%).  Liquidation values for the most traded categories. 2,378 disclosed transactions (+14.7%). Performance comparison with global assets markets, including BTC. $20.3M in publicly reported sales (+98%). Read the Liquid Market Report. A big thank you to our report partners: […]

  • Industry Interviews: David Castello (CCIN)

    Industry Interviews: David Castello (CCIN)

    “Evil is selfishness to the point of destruction” says the intro to The Diary of an Immortal (1945-1959), a historical-fiction novel written by David J Castello, the COO and Editor-in-Chief of the Castello Cities Internet Network, and co-founder with his brother Michael of CastelloBrothers.com, one of the best domain portfolios in the industry. The book is an epic tale […]

  • Industry Interviews: Michael Castello (Castello Cities Internet Network)

    Industry Interviews: Michael Castello (Castello Cities Internet Network)

    I recently said in this interview that what I came to love most about the domain industry is the people. Unlike other industries, domain investing attracts people from all walks of life, like Fred Mercaldo, who had a previous career as an art trader, or Ron Jackson, who was an accomplished DJ and TV anchorman.

  • Industry Interviews – Fred Mercaldo (Geocentric Media)

    Industry Interviews – Fred Mercaldo (Geocentric Media)

    My favorite part of the domain conferences are the dinners. You get to sit down with some of the smartest people in the industry, enjoying great food, drinking wine, and trading life stories while picking up gems about how domains – and sometimes life – work. At one of those dinners, organised by the super […]

  • Industry Interviews – Nat Cohen (Telepathy)

    Industry Interviews – Nat Cohen (Telepathy)

    For anyone who has been in the domain industry for a while, Nat Cohen needs no introduction. When we compiled the data for our first Liquid Market Report in 2016, I was surprised to learn that Nat, through his company Telepathy, is one of the largest holders of liquid domains in the world, with over 1,000 3L .com (the […]

  • Liquid Market Report Q2 2020

    Liquid Market Report Q2 2020

    Last quarter I was invited by the legendary Ron Jackson of DnJournal.com to share my view about how the domain aftermarket would be impacted by Covid 19. This is what I wrote: Assuming that within the domain aftermarket there are 2 separate markets (investors and end users), and assuming that the investor’s demand is a function of […]

  • How The Domain Economic Machine Works – Solving the Pricing Question

    How The Domain Economic Machine Works – Solving the Pricing Question

    Whether you are simply curious about the domain industry or you are a domain veteran who bought his first domain in the 1990s, chances are you are often asking yourself a question. This is the holy grail of the questions, the alchemic secret, the knowledge of which, can grant you the power to transform virtual […]

  • Industry Interviews – Michael Cyger (DNAcademy)

    Industry Interviews – Michael Cyger (DNAcademy)

    What happens when a nuclear engineer with entrepreneurial spirit who worked in the best of corporate America, from CitiGroup to General Electric, becomes passionate about domain names? The answer is Michael Cyger. Mike took the domain industry by storm a decade ago after successfully selling his previous business, iSixSigma. In that time, Mike won the […]

  • Industry Interviews – Morgan Linton (Bold Metrics)

    Industry Interviews – Morgan   Linton (Bold Metrics)

    Morgan Linton is the first face I saw in the domain industry, when watching his 5 part video series called Domaining Power Course (published by a young Morgan 11 years ago!). Yet, I only met Morgan in person last year in Lisbon in occasion of NamesCon Europe. We hit it off right away, and it […]