Tools & Rules for Picking the Right Domain: Mashable & Moz Overlooked the Two Best

Tess Diaz / Domain Names , Startups

Mashable and Moz.com have earned their status as excellent resources for entrepreneurs, startups, and SEO advice. Despite 12 rules and 18 resources, however, their recent articles advising startups on the domain naming process overlooked the two most vital options available today: aftermarket domains and a domain name broker like Media Options. Startups don’t always have […] Read More »

Forbes highlights Media Options CEO on Domain Brokerage Negotiations

Media Options / Company News

Yesterday’s Forbes article about updated perspectives on advertising, branding, and digital marketing highlights Media Options CEO Andrew Rosener’s fresh- and transparent- approach to domain name brokerage. Forbes lists domain brokers, and specifies Media Options as an example, as truly helping domain buyers and sellers to reach their goals.       Read More »

gTLD Winners & Losers

Media Options / Domain Names , gTLD

As gTLD application results begin to emerge, companies are being labeled “winners” and “losers.”  Lots of people are asking, “Will they be a success or a failure?”  Beyond the registries themselves, there are individual domains in each registry that will be real home runs – some strings have more than others.  Some of those names […] Read More »

Local Domain Value: What Go Daddy’s Acquisition of Locu Tells Us About Local Domains

Tess Diaz / Domain Names

The search engine placement of geo domains, and therefore their value, was adversely affected when Google started posting local listings for professionals and local services several years ago.  Basically, Google got into the directory business and ate your lunch while doing so. For example, a listing like SeattleLandscaping.com might have performed very well in the […] Read More »

Who’s Afraid of the URL Wolf?

Media Options / Domain Names

Some Buyers Fear that Domain Names will become Obsolete A recent Huffington Post article addressed some buyers’ fears that URLs or Domain Names could become obsolete. To many in the thick of the domain or technical world, this idea is quite foreign. However, we need to keep in mind that domain name buyers come from […] Read More »

When to Sell & Why We Sold White.com

Tess Diaz / Domain Names

Smart investors acquire domain names that are generic and have intrinsic value either for their semantic meaning or their potential brand value. It’s a technically savvy twist on the classic buy and hold strategy for any investment; take Real Estate for example. There’s always the option to develop, lease, or to hold out for the […] Read More »

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