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Domain Name Background Check: 17 NamesCon Live Auction Domain Names

Bill Hartzer, the original inventor of Verified Domains, has already analyzed the 600+ domains that are listed in the NamesCon domain name auction, which is being facilitated by ROTD (Right of the Dot) and Namejet.com. You can take a look at what we found when we analyzed the full list of domain names. You can […]

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Verified Domains at NamesCon 2016 in Las Vegas

Verified Domains will be attending the NamesCon 2016 conference in Las Vegas, Nevada from January 10, 2016 to January 14, 2016. If you’re attending the conference, be sure to stop by our booth on Network Lane on Sunday January 10, 2016 and say hello.

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Verify Before You Bid at a Domain Auction

One of our most popular posts during 2015 here on the Verified Domains blog was the post about domain auctions. When we pulled every domain name that was currently up for auction on GoDaddy Auctions, Snapnames, and NameJet, we found that a large percentage of the domain names would NOT pass our stringent verification process.

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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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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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