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Diamond.com is For Sale

Saw.com, the leading firm in company naming, domain brand protection, and high value IP Asset sales and acquisitions is excited to announce that Diamond.com is now available for purchase. Sold exclusively through Saw.com, this one-of-a-kind domain has vast potential across multiple industries due to its broad consumer appeal.
Diamond.com Press Release
Today, Saw.com has released the Diamond.com global press release. Please read the press release here. The press release provides further information on the history of Diamond.com. Additionally, its expansive potential for the future.
There are a multitude of industries where this domain name would create a meaningful brand. The word “diamond” is extremely versatile, compatible with countless businesses. The diamond represents loyalty, accuracy, strength and wealth, all characteristics within the jewelry retail market, cryptocurrency and blockchain industries. A domain name like Diamond.com can give a business a strong digital presence, online identity and elevate their brand. Furthermore, it can set them apart from their competition.
For more information on the domain name Diamond.com, please call 1 (781) 281-9475 x706 or email Yogi@saw.com, or go to Diamond.com.
About Saw.com
The team of domain brokers at Saw.com have extensive experience in the domain industry. Saw.com is a team truly devoted to helping clients build their business and be seen online. We work with you every step of the way and want to see our clients reach their business goals. Our professional team of domain brokers is experienced in all types of sales across a wide variety of industries. Saw.com expertise creates a unique, personalized experience through domain brokerage, appraisal, portfolio management services and more.

With Saw.com domain brokers, anyone can buy a domain, sell a domain name or protect a domain name. If you are interested in speaking with an expert from our domain brokerage service about purchasing a domain name to invest in, please contact us for a free consultation.

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Meet Our Team: Yogi Solanki

The newest addition to the Saw.com domain brokerage team is Yogi Solanki. He is a passionate domain investor from New Delhi, India that believes domain names can change lives. Our newest member of the team opens up about his favorite hobbies, future goals and excitement to be joining the Saw.com family. Welcome Yogi, we are excited to see where the future takes us with you on our team. Interested in buying a domain? Read on to get to know more about our Saw.com team member, Yogi! 

Name 3 words that best describe you.

Three words to describe me would be: Motivated, Ambitious and Friendly

What are you happiest doing, when you’re not working?

If I am not working I really love spending time with my 6-year-old daughter, she keeps me very busy.

What would your personal motto be?

One of my mottos is “One step at a time.” This is a motto I strongly believe in. Especially as I enter the domain industry.  For example, when I started buying and selling domains, my sales were in three figures. Later on, I got a couple of four figures sales, and recently I sold a domain in five figures. Now, my next goal is to get a sale in six or seven figures.
Another motto I love is “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu.

 Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about?

I’m very good at sports, especially in table tennis, cricket, and volleyball. However, recently I have found a new talent in myself, and it is writing. I never thought I’d write a book, but somehow I was able to do it successfully; now, the newfound “writer” in me doesn’t keep quiet, and lately, I have been writing a lot of posts for my blog. I don’t know if it is talent or not, but I like doing it. The response I have received is just out of the world, so many people have liked my ebook, Domain Outbound Marketing. I want to thank everyone for all for their support!

How did you get into the domain industry?

I have a love for sales and a large background in sales. However, I have been buying and selling domains for the past year from New Delhi, India. I am now a full-time domain investor and I do outbound all day long. When I joined this industry, it was just a hobby, but now it has become my passion; it is a tiny industry but with lots of opportunities.
I love selling domain names and I strongly believe domains can change a persons life.

Why did you decide to join Saw.com?

Before joining Saw.com, I was working alone. I quickly learned you simply cannot learn enough if you are just working alone. I wanted to learn even more about the industry and take my passion for domain names to the next level.
I joined Saw.com because it is one of the best domain brokerage firms globally. Saw.com gives me that platform. Working with industry pioneers like Jeffrey Gabriel and Amanda Waltz is something I’m very excited about, and this will help me to become a better domain broker.
I am so excited to be a part of the fantastic domain brokerage team at Saw.com. I cannot wait to get started and give my all!

About Saw.com

The team of domain brokers at Saw.com have extensive experience in the domain industry. Saw.com is a team devoted to helping clients build their business and be seen online. Our professional team of domain brokers is experienced in all types of sales across a wide variety of industries. Saw.com expertise creates a unique, personalized experience through domain brokerage, appraisal, portfolio management services and more. With Saw.com domain brokers, anyone can buy a domain, sell a domain name or protect a domain name. If you are interested in speaking with an expert from our domain brokerage service about purchasing a domain name to invest in, please contact us for a free consultation.
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What is Brand Protection and Why is it Important?

At its core, brand protection is the processing of preventing bad actors from illegally infringing on your intellectual property (IP). This can include your brand name, brand identity, trademarks, copyrights, designs, patents, and more. Do not wait for something horrible to happen to your brand. When you buy a domain, it is important to plan ahead to protect that brand name and the rest of your business.
Before diving further into brand protection, we need to discuss brand infringement and its effects on your business.

Brand Infringement

Imagine your target customer searching online for your product or service. Imagine they’re searching on Google, researching for the product. They’re just about to find your website, but as things sometimes go, they come across a fake website posturing as your own! They see a cheap knock-off product being associated with your brand.
At this point, they might buy the fake product, or they might be turned off from your brand altogether. Whatever happens, it’s not going to be a good outcome for your business’s reputation or bottom line.
This exact scenario can happen to any business, whether you’re selling vintage clothing, consulting services, artesian jams, or anything else under the sun. And unfortunately, this isn’t the only scenario that could harm your brand online. The list of brand infringement schemes is long and ever-growing.

Types of Infringement

  • Counterfeit. The act of unauthorized manufacturing of copy-cat, knock-off items using your brand’s name or IP.
  • Trademark. The unauthorized use of your trademark through the sale of any goods or services. This includes logos, patterns, etc. that make up your brand.
  • Patent. The unauthorized sale of your patented product. This can include physical products or processes to make new products.
  • Copyright. The unauthorized copying of any of your company’s work is protected by copyright. This can include audio, video, or other formats.
  • Design. The unauthorized manufacturing of products using patented design elements to create a similar product.

Infringement Tactics

  • Look-alike websites. Websites that use the same brand name to sell counterfeit items or other brand-infringing products. Many times, these websites are set up to imitate the look and feel of the real brand.
  • Social media copy-cat. Similar to look-alike websites, social media copy-cats are set up to mimic a brand and redirect customers to their fraudulent websites or e-commerce listings.
  • Phishing. A scheme in which hackers mimic a legitimate brand in order to steal personal data from your customers.

Enter Brand Protection

Brand protection is how you can fight back against the ever-growing list of brand infringement schemes. After all, you and your company created your brand and everything that comes along with it. And this includes more than just buying a website domain. Your company is yours to benefit from and yours to protect.

Brand Protection Strategies

  • Social Media Monitoring
  • Keyword Monitoring
  • Advertising Monitoring
  • Domain Blocking

For the purposes of this article, we’re going to discuss domain blocking as an effective brand protection strategy. Domain blocking is a type of service that automatically blocks registrations of domain names that infringe on your trademark. This can include exact match or look-alike terms.

AdultBlock

AdultBlock is a domain blocking service offered through Saw.com that blocks infringing names in the adult sphere of gTLDs, including .xxx, .adult, .porn, and .sex. As this article has discussed, the use of “look-alike” websites is a major infringement strategy on the part of malicious actors looking to take advantage of your brand. In the adult sphere, this type of infringement could be particularly harmful to your brand and its reputation.
Adult themed searches receive more traffic than Netflix, Amazon & Twitter combined together each month. Prevent rouge misuse and misdirection by traffic savvy operators by migrating to AdultBlock or AdultBlock+.

Benefits of Brand Protection

Implementing an effective brand protection strategy with solutions such as AdultBlock will provide companies major ROI benefits:
  • Increased revenue
  • Decreased “defensive registration” costs
  • Decreased legal team and litigation costs in the case of infringement

More About Saw.com

The team of domain brokers at Saw.com has extensive experience in the domain industry. Saw.com is a team devoted to helping clients build their business and be seen online. Our professional team of domain brokers is experienced in all types of sales across a wide variety of industries. Saw.com expertise creates a unique, personalized experience through domain brokerage, appraisal, portfolio management services and more.
The team of domain brokers at Saw.com has extensive experience in the domain industry. Saw.com is a team devoted to helping clients build their business and be seen online. Our professional team of domain brokers is experienced in all types of sales across a wide variety of industries. Saw.com expertise creates a unique, personalized experience through domain brokerage, appraisal, portfolio management services and more.
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Is Domain Investing a Good Idea?

In the past decade, you might have seen news of multimillion-dollar domain sales and wondered if domain investing is a good idea. After all, it sounds pretty easy, right? Simply buy domains on the cheap and wait for customers to come to you and offer thousands or even millions of dollars. You could be a millionaire overnight.
But not so fast. Before you dip your toes into those risky waters, hear Jeff’s take on what you should know before becoming a domain investor.

Transcript

Hi, my name is Jeff Gabriel. I am the Co-Founder and CEO of Saw.com. We are the leading domain brokerage on the net. We’re always writing fresh content to help viewers like yourself understand and love the same industry that all of those that work with me at Saw.com have grown to love.

I’ve made a list of common questions and I want to answer each of these questions in 30 seconds or less.

Is it good to get into the domain investing business?

I do think that there are other opportunities for investments that are more profitable. But I don’t know the answer to that because I’m not sure of the returns of other industries. I mean, I’m sure if you get into the areas of doing things that are illegal, I’m sure the returns are much better. But the best thing that I can tell you, like any other thing, is that if you’re going to get into the domain business, there is a massive opportunity to make a lot of profit and be very successful.

But be careful… Domain investing is risky

The problem is that a lot of people jump in too quick. They might take some basic courses online and then start investing their money. What happens is that a lot of the people that invest their money end up making mistakes and buying some bad domains. And when they buy these bad domains, just because they spent maybe $500, $1000, $2000, $5000, $10,000 on these domains, doesn’t necessarily mean they’re valuable. So it’s not like stocks. If I buy $5000 worth of stock – even if it goes down by 50 percent – there’s still value there. With domains, that’s not necessarily the case.

There are many domains out there that people buy because they read in a book about what makes a domain name valuable. And they just go and purchase it, now stuck holding the bag. If you buy too many of these every year, you may wake up and have to pay $8, $9, $10, maybe $20, $50 a year in registrations. This can then become thousands of dollars, and you’re just getting in deeper and deeper and deeper. So there’s a lot of risk with domain investing. It can turn out to be a lot of overhead and potentially zero rewards.

Do Your Research

But at the same time, I know people that have purchased domains. People successfully do this on a regular basis – you can read about these people on different blogs in the industry like Domain Investing, The Domains, DN Journal. They have been massively successful and continue to be. And they’re great business people – they look at statistics, they don’t fall in love with too many domains, they have some that they really like but they aren’t afraid to cut their losses and make a sale to liquidate. Then, they’ll buy something else demanding.

It can be a very lucrative business, one that you could do full-time and make a great living. You could save for retirement and maybe do some development on the side and build other businesses. It’s a fun, exciting industry and I can’t imagine myself being anything else. I couldn’t be happier with it.

Is there a place that there could be better returns? I’m sure, but when it comes to making money and a degree of happiness, having the freedom to work when you want and how you want… I’m not sure things get much better than the domain business. And I hope it doesn’t change.

More About Saw.com

Is there a place that there could be better returns? I’m sure, but when it comes to making money and a degree of happiness, having the freedom to work when you want and how you want… I’m not sure things get much better than the domain business. And I hope it doesn’t change.
With Saw.com domain brokers, anyone can buy a domain, sell a domain name or protect a domain name. If you are interested in speaking with an expert from our domain brokerage service about purchasing a domain name to invest in, please contact us for a free consultation.
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Can Registrars Buy Domains?

Domain registrars have access to tons of domain name keyword search data. Have you ever wondered if registers try to “get ahead of the game” and buy up popular keyword domains before the general public can get their hands on them? Watch Jeff’s take on this idea below.

Transcript

Hi, my name is Jeff Gabriel. I am the Co-Founder and CEO of Saw.com. We are the leading domain brokerage on the net. We’re always writing fresh content to help viewers like yourself understand and love the same industry that all of those that work with me at Saw.com have grown to love.
I’ve made a list of common questions and I want to answer each of these questions in 30 seconds or less.

Can Registrars Buy Domains?

Here’s an interesting question, and I actually don’t know the answer to it. But people have asked me because I did work at Uniregistry which is a registrar. Ad they say, “Do domain registrars track which domain names people look up and perhaps buy it for themselves?”

Well, just so you know, a lot of people think it’s just GoDaddy and maybe four or five other registrars on the planet. Well, the reality is that there are thousands. And a lot of these registrars aren’t really public-facing. A lot of the registrars are for people who might own a lot of domain names – it could be a business – and they’re not really pushing to get new clients. There are those that are public-facing that might target a particular niche or offer particular services on top of being a registrar. And they all have different business models.

“They may not necessarily buy domains, but they don’t have to.”

But when people are searching for different keywords at a registrar, they could be letting different partners know of that data. The registrars might not be registering the domains themselves or trying to scoop them at that much of a granular level. But they could be looking at trends where certain keywords are growing in favor while others are going down. And that will help in marketing different names in different places on the site. I mean there are a million different things:
  • It could be selling that data back to domain registries. Now, remember, there are a lot of different registries that are selling gTLDs so they will know which domains could be more valuable.
  • There’s a company called NameBright. That’s a registrar (I actually use them – I think they’re a great registrar with great prices) that provides how many times somebody visited the WHOIS or looked up the ownership of the domains that you own. So if I own cars.com, one of the columns says the number of times the WHOIS has been searched. That gives me an understanding of how many people are interested in potentially purchasing the domain name, which is a very important statistic. Are they benefiting themselves by selling that data? I don’t know, but it helps the customer.

The Bottom Line

I think a lot of registrars, what they’re trying to do is get you in the door because selling registrations is such a low-margin business. A lot of these registrars need to sell email and hosting and many different things in order to make them the money they need to make it. If taking the search data of domain names is one of those things and selling it, well they should be allowed to do that. And you shouldn’t be mad about it. So if you search for a domain name and you like it and you want it, buy it. Don’t sit around, don’t snooze, or you will lose. That’s the name of the game in the domain business.
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Who Should Build Websites?

Saw.com CEO and Co-Founder Jeff Gabriel has years of experience sourcing talent in the domain industry. He has hired brokers, writers, copy-editors, graphic designers, website designers, programmers, etc. So what’s the secret to hiring a quality team? To Jeff, it’s important to cast a wide (think global) net when searching for talent.

Transcript

Hi, my name is Jeff Gabriel. I am the Co-Founder and CEO of Saw.com. We are the leading domain brokerage on the net. We’re always writing fresh content to help viewers like yourself understand and love the same industry that all of those that work with me at Saw.com have grown to love. I’ve made a list of common questions and I want to answer each of these questions in 30 seconds or less.

Who should build websites?

Somebody once asked me if I would ever consider hiring people outside of the United States to build them a website when they were launching a business. And I kind of laughed at the question; it’s kind of a very strange question to be asked.

Global Nature of Business

When I worked at Uniregistry and started my own business at Igloo, I had the opportunity to work with a group of people from all over the world. I’m talking about people from the United States to Australia to Hong Kong to Mainland China. I mean I’m just going across the planet from Indonesia to the Philippines to South Africa, different parts of Europe. I lived in the Cayman Islands for seven years. That place is a melting pot of people. Obviously, there are wonderful people from the United States like I already said. Then you get into Canada and other places all over the world. Currently, we have a handful of people from the Philippines that work for us. We have a developer in New Zealand that does some contract work for us. We’re also working with a Russian development company at the moment. I also have multiple salespeople in the UK and throughout the United States.

“It’s about the quality of the work”

The reality is that the quality of the work, the desire of the person, and their personality are important to be a team that works hard and wants to to reach certain goals. I think if you’re thinking about the idea of borders and you want to get into becoming a profitable competitive business that puts out a quality product, those aren’t the questions you should be asking.

More About Saw.com

The team of brokers at Saw.com have extensive experience in the domain industry. Saw.com is a team devoted to helping clients build their businesses and be seen online. Saw.com’s expertise creates a unique, personalized experience through domain brokerage, appraisal, portfolio management services and more. With Saw.com domain brokers, anyone can buy a domain, sell a domain name or protect a domain name. If you are interested in speaking with an expert from our domain brokerage service please contact us for a free consultation.
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What is the Hardest Type of Domain to Sell?

Like any asset, not all domains are created equal. The fact is that some domains are a lot more difficult to sell than others, for many different reasons. Who better to discuss this topic than our very own Jeff Gabriel? (broker of the famous $13 million sales of sex.com)

Transcript

Hi, my name is Jeff Gabriel. I am the Co-Founder and CEO of Saw.com. We are the leading domain brokerage on the net. We’re always writing fresh content to help viewers like yourself understand and love the same industry that all of those that work with me at Saw.com have grown to love. I’ve made a list of common questions and I want to answer each of these questions in 30 seconds or less.

What is the hardest type of domain to sell?

I think the question here is “what industry is the hardest to sell to?” I take it, from my end of the table, as a different way of thinking. From the broker’s perspective, I’m thinking about “what’s the hardest situation you get yourself into when selling?” So for this question, there are really two things, as domain brokers, that are really hard for us to do:
  • Sell domains with a questionable history
  • Sell domains in particular industries

History

Number one, when you’re given a domain that has been on the market for a while from another domain broker. When we’re handed that opportunity and we look at it and say, “all right, this is a good domain.” Then, the seller says, “Well, what can you sell it for?” Then, let’s say I say that the value of the domain name is $150,000 or $200,000. Then, they say, “okay, I’m willing to sign with you.” So then you send them over the agreements. You get started, you start researching the domain, the industry, and you start trying to sell it. Then you start to find out that the previous broker was trying to sell it for less than what you were selling it for. So the problem is that it becomes very hard to try to sell the domain when you’re trying to sell it for a higher price to a lot of the same people (not all) for a higher price. So that ruins your credibility as the broker. And it also ruins the credibility of the asset that you’re trying to push because it looks like whoever’s trying to sell this is not a very upstanding person. Another thing I was asked about was the history. I talked about the history of the domain name. Well, if the seller was not an upstanding person when they were the owner, and they used the domain, they probably didn’t do very ethical things with the domain. That raises a lot of red flags and creates issues, which then causes bad offers. When bad offers come in, and the feeling of desperation comes over the phone or over email, you’re gonna get nothing but bad offers. If this situation occurs, it’s a really hard domain to sell.

Industry

When I was given the opportunity to sell sex.com a number of years ago (which I sold for $13 million), calling adult businesses was actually very hard. This is because a lot of the people who work for these businesses say they work for advertising agencies. Or, when you call in and you try to go through the catalog of names that work there, all the names are fake. It makes sense – when the people that work there try to go to their children’s soccer games, they don’t want anyone in public to know that they’re an executive of an adult business. And a lot of those adult businesses have a front for the name of a business that is public-facing. So you know, I’m just making this up, but you have “Adult Pictures” as an adult company. It might be owned by a company called “J2 Advertising.” So, people will say “I work for J2 advertising.” Well, it’s very hard for you, as a domain broker, to go through and figure out the difference between J2 Advertising and you know C3 Advertising, where C3 focuses on totally different ads. And J2 is really just the adult business. So, getting in there and finding people that are very public-facing when it comes to adult business is very hard to do to get the right audiences and the right decision-makers to make the sales.

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Worried you might have one of these so-called “difficult” names to sell? It might not be as hard as you think, and you may just need the right domain broker. Our professional team of domain brokers is experienced in all types of sales across a wide variety of industries. In our world, no fish is too large or difficult for us to fry. Contact us today to book a free consultation.
Can i buy an expired domain name?

Can I Buy an Expired Domain?

Wondering whether buying up an expired domain that is trademarked will put you into legal trouble? Watch below to hear Jeff Gabriel’s advice.

Transcript

Hi, my name is Jeff Gabriel. I am the Co-Founder and CEO of  Saw.com. We are the leading domain brokerage on the net. We’re always writing fresh content to help viewers like yourself understand and love the same industry that all of those that work with me at Saw.com have grown to love. I’ve made a list of common questions and I want to answer each of these questions in 30 seconds or less.

Can I buy an expired domain that was previously a brand name that is currently trademarked?

Well, that’s an “it depends” question. There are a lot of “depends” questions in this industry. For the record, I am not a trademark attorney. There are plenty of great trademark attorneys that I would recommend in this industry. I’ll tell you three because I’m not going to point you in a certain direction. John Berryhill, he’s been in the industry for almost 20 years. He’s a very experienced lawyer. You have Zach Muskovitch; he’s the head of the ICA, a wonderful lawyer. And then you have Steve Lieberman, a third and great lawyer who’s also very knowledgeable. All three of them can do a quick search and give you a very straight and honest answer as to what the best use for a domain name may or may not be when there are multiple trademarks on it. I highly suggest, if you’re serious about launching a business and investing quite a bit of money into the business, you should probably go to someone like that and get their legal opinion.

General Rule for Trademarked Expired Domains

But, if for example, you were to buy delta.com in an expiration auction or from a third party that used to have Delta Airlines on it. And when you purchase that, and if you’re going to use it for something entirely different than the other trademarks that the term Delta is using it for, you probably won’t have any issues. So let me give you an example with Delta. You have delta.com, which exists today. If you go to delta.com, you’re going to see Delta Airlines, but there are also two other massive companies that use the word delta. You have Delta Dental you have Delta faucets. All three of those use the Delta trademark, but for three totally different things. So let’s say you wanted to come out with Delta Shoes, and you wanted to buy delta.com. You should (again, I’m no attorney), but you should be okay to use it for that use. So even if there’s a trademark on it, as long as you don’t infringe on that trademark, you should be okay. But again, I would speak to an attorney. I would certainly not ask places like Quora or message boards. You need to spend the money, and it should only be a few hundred dollars. And if you’re gonna spend thousands on a domain name, and potentially invest tens of thousands into a business idea or plan, you should probably spend it in the right places. And that’s by getting a professional opinion.

More About Saw.com

The team of brokers at Saw.com has extensive experience in the domain industry. Together, Saw.com Co-Founders Amanda Waltz and Jeffrey Gabriel have been a part of $400 million in domain sales. Furthermore, Saw.com is a team devoted to helping clients build their businesses and be seen online. Saw.com expertise creates a unique, personalized experience through domain brokerage, appraisal, portfolio management services and more. With Saw.com domain brokers, anyone can buy a domain, sell a domain name or protect a domain name. If you are interested in speaking with an expert from our domain brokerage service please contact us for a free consultation.
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MMX Auctioning Top .VIP Names

When I was the Vice President of Sales at Uniregistry, I had a front-row seat to watch extensions like .LINK, .Sexy, .Hiphop come to life. To be honest, I towed the corporate line and showed excitement for these new extensions. But deep down, my personal belief was that it would take a long time (if ever) for there to be a strong enough demand for these extensions. The good news is that I was wrong. That was about six years ago, and a lot has changed since then. First, I left Uniregistry and co-Founded Saw.com, a domain broker service. Working for yourself allows you the freedom to choose your projects and opportunities. One of those opportunities has been consulting for MMX, which I started in late 2020.

Consulting with MMX

In case you’re unaware, MMX is the registry that brings us such extensions as: .Law, .Fit, .Yoga, .Fashion, and .Vip. One of the things I have been doing is optimizing their sales efforts to sell more of their premium domains. Since we began, I picked out names that were registry reserved, dropped, or never registered and brought them to market. This has resulted in just shy of 150,000 USD in sales since we began. With this success, we as a group decided there are too many names to hold back and are auctioning a very strong group of .VIP names off to start. Have a look at the list on the link above and get bidding! There are some serious winners in there that can be perfect to buy for a website domain. Additionally, for short money! 4 days left in the auction to buy a domain! Here is a link to the auction: https://www.namejet.com/featuredauctions/50885722

My Favorites:

Tickets.Vip, Concerts.Vip, and Platinum.Vip… Who doesn’t want to be VIP when buying tickets, going to a concert, or any other event? Yes, that event space is suppressed and is not trading at an all-time high. However, when the virus is behind us I think we are going to see the event space surge. If you are in this space (Joe Styler)  I suggest you go for it! Here are some other great opportunities as well: Free.Vip Help.Vip Global.Vip Hot.Vip News.Vip Pro.Vip Tokyo.Vip Work.Vip Yum.Vip Platinum.Vip OOO.Vip Palm.Vip

This Auction Ends in Less Than Five Days.

Take a look at the list, get yourself signed up, and go for it if you haven’t signed up with NameJet already. If you are interested in learning more about where to buy domain names with Saw.com, our domain brokerage service, give us a holler! Happy Hunting Jeffrey Gabriel Co-Founder Saw.com
What do i need to know before buying a domain name?

What Do I Need to Know Before Buying a Domain Name?

Just getting your feet wet in the domain industry and don’t know where to begin? Watch the video below to hear Jeff break down the first questions you should consider when thinking about buying a domain name.

Transcript

Hi, my name is Jeff Gabriel. I am the co-founder and CEO of  Saw.com. We are the leading domain brokerage on the net. We’re always writing fresh content to help viewers like yourself understand and love the same industry that all of those that work with me at Saw.com have grown to love.
I’ve made a list of common questions and I want to answer each of these questions in 30 seconds or less.

What do I need to know before buying a domain name?

Well, that’s a very hard one to answer. It’s kind of like, “What do I need to know before putting on a pair of shoes?”
Well, here’s the thing that you need to know. You first need to ask yourself what you are trying to accomplish with the domain name. [For example], is it just going to be an email address for you? Are you not going to do anything with it except for personal things? Are you going to use it as a business? I’m just going to say that we’re going to use it as a business. Even if you’re going to use it for personal things, some of the same rules are going to apply.

Consider the History

So the thing you need to know about a domain name before you do anything with it is to ask, “What is the history of that domain name?” Was it used for the right purposes, or was it tied to scams or spamming or phishing or other illegal activity? This is important because that history can come with you.
If you were to build a site on a domain name that has a really shoddy past, being able to rank that domain will be difficult. Also, that domain could potentially be blocked by a lot of the ISPs. If you go to send an email, it could get blocked and put into spam or won’t even get to spam. If they’ve done all kinds of illegal activity and the search engines know about it. Or if it’s done black hat SEO, you could have hits against it or a filter on it. You’ll never be able to rank in the places, or it’s going to take you years. It’ll be an uphill battle to get to where you want to be.

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