I went to China and found out that…
For a lucky coincidence, on the 8/8 of last year, I receive an email from one of my old university friends inviting me to join the 10 year anniversary of my master program in Shanghai. The last time I have been in China was in 2010, and, as it might have happened to you, work […]
The Ninja Guide to Buying a Domain When It’s Already Taken.
Have you ever had that sinking feeling? The feeling of attempting to register yourdomain.com on GoDaddy only to find that: “Sorry, TheDomainYouDesperatelyNeed.com is already taken”. Or, maybe, you are one of the lucky few that was able to buy the domain you really needed even if it was already taken. If so, you know […]
How is Chinese New Year affecting you?
If you (like me) are working full time on domain names, you might have been enjoying an unusual period of calm and relaxation after a very hectic 2015. The aftermarket is somewhat slower, your QQ does not beep as often and your inbox is finally breathing. But why is that? If you haven’t noticed, we are […]
8 insights from Vegas
How is everything? Hope this first part of 2016 has been treating you well! On my end, I finally managed to get back to my beloved Lisbon after an odissey trip back from Vegas for Namescon, the largest industry event organized by Richard Lau & Jothan Frakes. While it is true that “What happens in […]
Investing in LLLL.com – A Starter Guide
How do you make one million dollars in six months? You might recall the story of Ken O’Brien. Ken did not own a single LLLL domain until he bought Adam Dicker‘s portfolio last May, as discussed in this DomainSherpa episode (11:00 to 19:00). Since then Ken started working with me to learn about the LLLL market and […]
Infographic: “The 12 Lucky Rules to Understand the Value of a Numeric Domain Name”
Back in May, we released the infographic companion to our Numeric Domains 2.0 – The Definitive Guide. It has been featured in several industry outlets, like DomainInvesting.com by Elliot Silver, DNSelect.com, as well as the legendary DNJournal published my Mr. Ron Jackson. To this day, it continues to receive great feedback – so much so that we […]
The optimal way to structure your domain portfolio
Are the new gTLDs a good investment? This is a question we asked VERY often. Using the Pareto principle, investing in new gTLDs is bad 80% of the time and good 20% of the time. Not only does this apply to which domains you actually pick to register (or “invest”), as it has a lot […]
Giuseppe and Angela St. Julien talk short and numeric domains
Angela St. Julien interviewed Giuseppe for Brand.bar‘s May 28th HappyHour Chat. It was a very fruitful discussion about the best techniques to invest in 2, 3, 4-letter and numeric .com domains. Enjoy!
Numeric Domains 2.0 – The Definitive Guide
Over a year ago I wrote an article about the meaning of numbers in Chinese culture and how that affects the value of numeric domains. The article got a fantastic response: several blogs linked to it; Michael Cyger from DomainSherpa.com interviewed me about the content and the article jumped to the second search result on […]