A Domain is Worth a Thousand Words Part II: Startups who built on Premium Domains… and Startups who didn’t…

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A Tale of Two Startups… Startups who invested in premium domain monikers, and startups who did not… In Part I we discussed domain acquisition essentials for Startups & Entrepreneurs. We particularly highlighted the credibility, branding, and search engine advantages for a startup owning a premium domain. We also discussed how a domain broker can help […] Read More »

Selecting A Domain Name Broker

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Recently I have noticed a lot of new entrants into the Domain Name Broker space. I have always been a free market capitalist and welcome competition as it only drives the cream to the top. However, what I don’t like is people with low moral or ethical standards entering my industry and pretending to be […] Read More »

IMPORTANT: MediaOptions Newsletter Opt-In

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We were notified by our email service provider that we must do a “double opt-in” with all of our clients on our email list which receive our Domain Deals Newsletter. Last night (October 17th) we sent out an Opt-In email to everyone who has been receiving our newsletter for the last 3 years. In order […] Read More »

DX.com – SOLD!

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We acquired DX.com in order to try our luck in the Daily Deal space which is so hot right now. We got a terrific development partner and with the help of Logo.com who did a knock up job with our Logo Design , we built a brand. Our traffic was building steadily. Our Alexa rank […] Read More »

How to Value a Generic Domain Name Methodology

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I was recently interviewed by Michael Cyger, publisher at DomainSherpa.com, about my methodology to value generic domain names. In this video interview, I run through not only my methodology, but also some examples of my brokered sales, some sales at auctions, and some sales that never materialized due to reserve pricing being set too high. […] Read More »

Domain Name Pizza.net Sold in Private Sale

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Media Options Inc. (MediaOptions.com) announced today that they have completed the sale of the domain name Pizza.net.  All parties involved in the sale signed an NDA (non-disclosure agreement) so unfortunately; details of the sale cannot be released.  However, it is believed that this sale represents one of the top 5 .NET domain sales of all […] Read More »

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