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Invest in domain names, not lottery tickets. I’ve been thinking about this for a long time, but Michael Sumner wrote it better than I could have. So you should read this. Most of the top sales you read about on DNJournal or see people brag about are outliers. Even Mike Mann’s. In fact, Sumner has […]

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Author: Andrew Allemann
Posted: November 18, 2019, 6:32 pm

Domain monetization will be a big part of CentralNic’s revenue and profit story going forward. Last Friday, CentralNic (London AIM: CNIC) announced it is acquiring Team Internet AG for $48 million, $45 million of which will be paid in cash. CentralNic has been rolling up smaller domain name companies with a focus on domain registrars […]

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Author: Andrew Allemann
Posted: November 18, 2019, 5:54 pm

Consolidation continues as CentralNic buys major domain traffic company. From speculation to reality in 24 hours. Domain name industry rollup CentralNic (London AIM: CNIC) is acquiring online advertising company Team Internet AG for $48 million. $45 million of the purchase price will be in cash (with $3 million deferred), funded with a bond offering. This […]

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Author: Andrew Allemann
Posted: November 15, 2019, 8:38 pm

Group calls out ICANN’s “terrible blunder”. Internet Commerce Association is asking domain overseer ICANN to block the sale of the .Org registry to Ethos Capital. It sent a damning letter (pdf) to ICANN today that states what many observers are thinking. In part: Surely you can now appreciate the terrible blunder that you have made. […]

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Author: Andrew Allemann
Posted: November 15, 2019, 5:16 pm

Company that started as an email marketing platform is entering a crowded field. Mailchimp is the latest company to get into the website builder game, taking on companies such as GoDaddy (NYSE: GDDY), Wix (NASDAQ: WIX), Squarespace and Weebly. The company started as an email marketing platform but is expanding to become an all-in-one online […]

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Author: Andrew Allemann
Posted: November 15, 2019, 5:02 pm

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