Alvin Brown provides this tutorial for discovering how many Whois searches have been performed on your domain names registered at GoDaddy.
Deciding which domains to renew can be quite challenging for domain investors, especially for newly minted domain investors.
Personally, I use a number of factors to help me decide whether or not to renew a given domain.
Often times my decision comes down to domain age, traffic, parking revenue, search relevance, and a longer list of details I’ve picked up along the way.
In fact, I often feel like I’m Google and its 200+ search ranking factors as I’ve accumulated a growing number of varying renewal factors used to gauge a domain’s renewal status.
But one in particular I’d like to share today is tracking and using GoDaddy’s Whois searches as a factor in deciding domain renewals. [Read more…]