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Domain registrar offers UDRP insurance

May 21, 2012Domain Registrars, Domaining, Domainnamewire, dona.com, francois carrillo, udrpComments Off on Domain registrar offers UDRP insurance

Registration service offers free insurance against expensive but unfounded UDRP filings.

Francois Carrillo, the guy behind Domaining.com, has launched a new domain registrar (an eNom reseller) with an innovative twist: “UDRP insurance”.

Basically, if you’re hit with a UDRP on one of your domains registered at DONA.com then you’ll get assistance with finding a domain attorney. Selected domain attorneys offer discounted rates to DONA customers. And if you successfully defend your UDRP, DONA will reimburse you for your legal expenses.

It sounds like an interesting idea that might offer some peace of mind if you frequently get hit with bogus UDRPs.

Additionally, DONA donates 30% of its profits to the Internet Commerce Association, an advocacy group for domainers.

.Com domain registrations at DONA are $11.15.


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Domaining.com Launches Traffic Domains Marketplace

September 9, 2010Domain Sales, Domaining, Domaining.com, Domainnamewire, francois carrillo, trafficdomains.comComments Off on Domaining.com Launches Traffic Domains Marketplace

Marketplace deals exclusively with domains that receive traffic.

Francois Carrillo of Domaining.com has launched a brand new marketplace for selling domains that get traffic. In keeping with Carrillo’s love of great domain names, the marketplace is aptly named TrafficDomains.com.

Even more exciting for me is that Carrillo has chosen to use DNW Certified Stats to authenticate traffic stats on the site. One of the big challenges to buying domains with traffic is getting accurate information from the seller. By requiring users to use DNW Certified Stats when listing a domain, TrafficDomains.com brings more transparency to the process.

To list a domain on TrafficDomains.com you enter its details along with your DNW Certified Stats certificate number:

TrafficDomains.com then grabs traffic and revenue data directly from DNWStats.com and displays it with your listing, as well as a calculation of the price multiple:

You can also automatically add stats to your listings on Carrillo’s other marketplaces, including the popular BargainDomains.com, as well as PremiumDomains.com, flipping.co, and Catchy.com.

Look for other sites and services to integrate DNW Certified Stats in the future.


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BargainDomains Switches to Auction Format, Catchy.com Gets Catchy

April 21, 2010bargaindomains.com, catchy.com, Domain Sales, Domaining, Domaining.com, Domainnamewire, francois carrilloComments Off on BargainDomains Switches to Auction Format, Catchy.com Gets Catchy

Two domain sales sites get upgrades.

BargainDomains.com, a site from Francois Carrillo of Domaining.com that offers domain names at a significant discount from their appraised value, is switching to an auction format. Previously, domain names were offered at a fixed price for 30 days. Little information about the auctions is available at this time, but submissions are open at the BargainDomains web site.

Another domain sales site from Carrillo — Catchy.com — has also received some significant upgrades. The first is the recent name change from Mocus to Catchy. Now, Catchy.com is obviously a great domain name. (Carrillo tells me he paid a lot for it, and given who the previous owner was I’m not surprised). But it’s even better since, frankly, Mocus.com never appealed to me because it sounds like mucus.

In addition to the name change, Catchy.com now accepts more types of domain names for inclusion. Previously domains had to be 4 letters or fewer; now five are OK. Also, ccTLDs are now accepted on the site. The site also went through a design overhaul and improved its affiliate program.

Most of the domains currently listed on Catchy.com are pronounceable four character CVCV domains such as Cafi.com, Pomi.com, and Pifo.com, although there are also some three character domains.


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A Big Thumbs Up for BargainDomains.com

November 19, 2009bargaindomains.com, Domain Sales, Domaining, Domaining.com, Domainnamewire, francois carrillo, valuate.comComments Off on A Big Thumbs Up for BargainDomains.com

New web site from Domaining.com is very promising.

BargainDomains.comDomaining.com founder Francois Carrillo works relentlessly to introduce new products. I like some more than others. Today I think he’s hit a grand slam with BargainDomains.com.

The premise is simple: you can list your domains for sale on BargainDomains.com for a maximum of 30% of the appraisal price on sister site Valuate.com.

When you take a look at the list of domains on BargainDomains.com, you’ll see that this model will actually work. There are some domains on there at very fair prices. True bargains. Not those elusive “great prices” for “premium domains” that you see everywhere else. There are actually some winners on here.

And, as with all great solutions, the beauty is because of the simplicity.

To list a domain, you just plug it into a submit box. It then tells you the Valuate.com valuation and how much you can list the domain for. Then pick a start date, and everything else is taken care of. Listings are exclusive for 15 days and there’s a 15% sales commission (no listing fee.)

Another beautiful but simple feature: domains discounted the most from their appraisal prices are shown higher on the page.

This web site is one to follow.


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A Big Thumbs Up for BargainDomains.com

November 19, 2009bargaindomains.com, Domain Sales, Domaining, Domaining.com, Domainnamewire, francois carrillo, valuate.comComments Off on A Big Thumbs Up for BargainDomains.com

New web site from Domaining.com is very promising.

BargainDomains.comDomaining.com founder Francois Carrillo works relentlessly to introduce new products. I like some more than others. Today I think he’s hit a grand slam with BargainDomains.com.

The premise is simple: you can list your domains for sale on BargainDomains.com for a maximum of 30% of the appraisal price on sister site Valuate.com.

When you take a look at the list of domains on BargainDomains.com, you’ll see that this model will actually work. There are some domains on there at very fair prices. True bargains. Not those elusive “great prices” for “premium domains” that you see everywhere else. There are actually some winners on here.

And, as with all great solutions, the beauty is because of the simplicity.

To list a domain, you just plug it into a submit box. It then tells you the Valuate.com valuation and how much you can list the domain for. Then pick a start date, and everything else is taken care of. Listings are exclusive for 15 days and there’s a 15% sales commission (no listing fee.)

Another beautiful but simple feature: domains discounted the most from their appraisal prices are shown higher on the page.

This web site is one to follow.


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