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Verified Domains on Product Hunt

Verified Domains appeared on Product Hunt. Product Hunt is a “curation of the best new products every day.” You can “use the site to discover the latest mobile apps, websites, and technology products that everyone’s talking about.”

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How to See the Whois History of a Domain Name

Here on the Verified Domains blog, I’ve talked about performing a whois history check on a domain name. In that post, I went into detail about the data points, and what to look for, such as:

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When Can You Buy an Expired Domain Name?

When you buy a domain name, the registration period is typically for one year. However, many registrars try to “upsell” you, and get you to register your domain name for several years in advance. You can actually register your domain name for up to 100 years, although I have only come across a small number […]

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How to Perform a UDRP Domain Dispute Review

During our evaluation of a domain name’s prior history, we typically perform a check of UDRP domain disputes. The UDRP is also called the Uniform Domain-Name Dispute Resolution Policy, established by ICANN. It is a policy that allows you (or your company) to file a formal complaint and dispute the ownership of a domain name.

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Verified Domains Partners with Escrow.com to Ensure Smooth Transactions

Verified Domains has partnered with Escrow.com to ensure that domain transactions go smoothly, without any unexpected problems. Frequently, domain name sales that involve Escrow.com involve valuable digital assets. Verified Domains, by providing our extensive background checks on a domain name as a part of the transaction, ensures that there are no unexpected issues that arise. […]

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Performing an Email Blacklist Check on Your Domain Name

We created Verified Domains in order to help find problems with domain names before you use them on the web for commerce. In this series of blog posts, I go through many of the issues that we address in our Verified plan, our most basic plan. Previously I wrote about how to perform a site […]

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Performing a Site Topic Review of a Domain Name

We created Verified Domains in order to help find problems with domain names before you use them on the web for commerce. In this series of blog posts, I go through many of the issues that we address in our Verified plan, our most basic plan. In one of my last posts, I wrote about […]

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17 Percent of Domains on Domain Auction Sites Have Link Spam Problems

Are you bidding on a domain name that’s up for auction on GoDaddy, NameJet, or SnapNames? Well, there’s a chance that the domain name you’re about to buy has a serious link spam problem. In other words, before you use it for your website, you are going to need to spend a lot of time, […]

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Google Creates Alphabet and Registers .XYZ Domain Name, Then Crashes with BMW

Google recently created a new holding company called Alphabet. This new company, Alphabet, is going to be the parent company, and will essentially own Google, as well as other companies. When Larry Page named the company, however, it appears that he didn’t order due diligence or a service like our Verified Domains service. Why? There […]

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Performing a Whois History Check on a Domain Name

We created Verified Domains in order to help find problems with domain names before you use them on the web for commerce. In this series of blog posts, I go through many of the issues that we address in our Verified plan, our most basic plan. Whois History Check One of the data points that […]

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