Entries by Alan Dunn

GoTo.com is Back – 5 Questions with GoTo

A couple months ago Andrew Allerman wrote a piece on the acquisition of the GoTo.com domain by a group of previous employees and I couldn’t resist trying to find out what they paid for the domain. Anyone who has been around long enough in this industry can remember the influence GoTo.com had on search. Founded […]

10 Reasons to Upgrade Your Domain Name

At any given time in this industry you can find companies who need to upgrade their domain. Whether it’s upgrading to a .com, a shorter version of another extension or simply choosing a domain that is much more relevant to what they do. While there are many reasons why this doesn’t always happen (budget, availability, […]

Selling a Domain – How We Connect with End Users

What I love about this industry is everybody has their own niche. Whether its GoDaddy’s including only products they own in the shopping cart, SEDO’s international marketplace reach, Namejet’s golden expired inventory from Network Solutions or any number of other companies who have significant advantages of their own right. When I joined Domain Holdings it […]

2014 Domain Market Predictions

Wow. How time flies. It’s been almost 2 years since I’ve published anything online and this industry seems to have changed more over that time than the entire decade before. A few years ago new GTLD’s were just a discussion, long tail exact match domains were getting big dollars, many domain owners would never sell, […]

MX.com – a Domain Holdings Exclusive

Domain Holdings Group, a world-class leader in premium domain brokerage and monetization, has announced an exclusive premium domain offering – MX.com. “Two letter domain names like this tend to have the highest demand, the widest range of potential owners and fetch some of the highest prices in the industry”, says SVP Alan Dunn. While most […]