Get rich by selling domain names?
Domain trading: How can you make money with domains?
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Does a website have a price? Yes, and you can make money buying and selling domains. If the demand is high enough, you can even make a high profit with domain trading. However, it isn’t enough to have any web address and just hope for the best. To buy and sell domains successfully, a few things must be considered. So what do you have to do to sell a domain?

Domain trading: How can you make money with domains?
NFT domains
NFT domain: a new generation of domains
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While classic websites and online stores with domain names ending with .com or .co.uk are hosted across central servers, NFT domains provide entirely new possibilities. Not only does the ending differ but an NFT domain is also stored in a decentralized manner and is based on blockchain technology, similar to cryptocurrencies. Read on to find out how the domains work and what their advantages are.

NFT domain: a new generation of domains
Blockchain domains
What are blockchain domains?
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The Domain Name System (DNS) ensures that we can use domain names instead of IP addresses to surf the Internet. But the web now has some stiff competition in the form of the blockchain. Blockchain domains are decentralized and are not managed by a single organization. Another advantage is that you buy them as opposed to renting them.

What are blockchain domains?
Domain registration: behind ICANN and Neustar
Domain allocation: how are Neustar and ICANN involved?
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It’s now easier than ever to register your own web address. Customers just need to apply to a web-hosting provider with their desired domain, and the rights to the address could be theirs in next to no time. But what processes are going on in the background? The application goes from pillar to post, beginning with the registrar, then sent on to a central registry for the chosen top-level domain,...

Domain allocation: how are Neustar and ICANN involved?
The Tokelau domain miracle
Tiny island, massive domain: why millions of domains are being registered in the Pacific
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How does a small, secluded island state in the South Pacific become responsible for the second most popular top-level domain ending on the World Wide Web? The Pacific island Tokelau may only have 1,400 inhabitants in its 10 km² of tropical paradise, but it’s responsible for 31 million registered domains – the highest of any country-specific domain ending. So how did the .tk TLD become so popular?...

Tiny island, massive domain: why millions of domains are being registered in the Pacific
Expired domains – success with abandoned websites
Expired domains – a success story from the US about expired websites
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Buying expired domains can be a profitable business – just look at this example from the US. University graduate, Cameron Harris, was able to earn more than $20,000 with an expired domain. But how did Harris actually make this small fortune? This article reveals what happened.

Expired domains – a success story from the US about expired websites
Registering an emoji domain – does it make sense?
Registering an emoji domain – the way forward or just a gimmick?
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Emoji domains immediately catch your eye. Why continue to register normal domains when you can get the message across with a few smileys? Registering a smiley URL doesn’t come without its problems though. In this article, we explain what is needed to set up an emoji URL, and explain the advantages and disadvantages of using emoticons in domain names.

Registering an emoji domain – the way forward or just a gimmick?
Top-level domain, .web, sold for a record-breaking sum
.web sold to Nu Dot Co – for 135 million US dollars
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How much is the top-level domain .web worth to the US company, Nu Dot Co? $135 million to be precise! The auction that took place in July 2016 saw ICANN take home a record-breaking sum for the popular generic top-level domains (gTLD). There were seven other competitors in the running for the sought-after .web domain: Google, Donuts, Afilias, Radix, Schlund Technologies, Vistaprint, and Web.com.

.web sold to Nu Dot Co – for 135 million US dollars
You've been trumped! Domain grabbing in the US election
The digital election: domain grabbing in politics
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The internet has completely changed political elections across the world. Online media offers candidates the chance to get closer to their voters, providing an essential communication channel for the electoral battleground. But the freedom of information online means that you’re always susceptible to the dangers of manipulation and slander via anonymous channels. A relatively harmless, but rather...

The digital election: domain grabbing in politics