The Domain King talks about his upcoming meetup and the state of domains.
The Domain King is back! Rick Schwartz talks about the domainer meetup he’s organizing in Asheville, North Carolina and why he feels it’s time for this type of meetup. We also talk about how Rick is investing in domains these days, brandable domains, domain estate planning and other domain topics.
Also: GoDaddy and Wix milestones, .Dev, ICANN and GoDaddy people changes, a Whois change and more.
This week’s sponsor: Name.com
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King Sigma says
Domaining school is in session…
Charles Christopher says
Regarding the Team Schilling and Team Schwartz Debate:
Part 1 https://vimeo.com/77963554
Part 2 https://vimeo.com/78412499
One can listen in terms of the difference in the points of view, but I think listening in terms of where the panel was in agreement is most informative and consistent with what we are seeing now.
Add to this the manor in which .COM obtained .WEB and that it went after .WEB (Recall Monte’s comments). Not to mention the amount they paid for it. Clearly Versign is putting money on nTLDs via .WEB.
Registries do not exist for domain investor, resistance to this fact has always fascinated me. There was a time when they needed us as their unpaid sales force, they need us no longer and that alone shows how the market has changed to understand what a nTLD is.
Registries have now replaced domain investors via their various methods of releasing prime terms. Registrars have replaced domainers and domain investors via drop auctions.
Not suggesting doom and gloom for domain investors, but things have changed and nTLDs have been part of that change.
Domain Boss says
Just listened to Rick’s session. Very uplifting.
Thanks Andrew and Rick.
Andrew Allemann says
Thanks for listening
Always good to hear from Rick. Wish I could make this. Asheville is actually my summer family vacation plan.
David Michaels says
I am very inspired by Rick Schwartz’s comments in this podcast.
If you are in the Toronto area, come to my domainer meetup events:
Patrick Cowan says
Were all one doctors visit away from a life changing event.
That’s why I don’t go to the doctor.
Just kidding , cancer survivor,but you are absolutely right Rick.