Future of New Domain Names in Voice Recognition and AI.

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Since 2014, hundreds of new domain extensions (new domain names, or new gTLDs) were introduced into internet space. Now we can register domain names in extensions like .life, .world, .live, .online, .store, .xyz, or .photo.

New domain names have one very interesting property, which, in my opinion, will be of great relevance once Voice Recognition and AI will dominate how we search the internet.

They can be used seamlessly as an integral part of a sentence. And in many platforms, they are also creating automatic hyperlinks.

At the moment, we still, in most cases, type our search queries in search…


(2020 Appraisal Guide for New gTLDs)

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Each domain investor should know the value of their domain names. Before 2014, we had 3 main domain extensions in internet space: .com, .net and .org. Domain names in those extensions have more-less the same yearly renewal fee (approximately $10), and as their sales were recorded in public sources for 30 years, it becomes easier and easier to appraise them.

Since 2014, hundreds of new domain extensions (new gTLDs) were introduced into internet space. Now we can register names in extensions like .life, .world, .live, .online, .store, .xyz, .photo, .shop or .global.

In the following text, I will quickly go…


Third Chapter: Whales, Builders, and Flippers.

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This is another brief article, which, I hope, can help new gTLD domain investors (mainly those who are just starting) to get some unbiased overview of investment opportunities, but also investment traps which one can face when investing in new gTLDs (new domain names, which are domain names created in extensions like .life, world, .online, store, or .xyz). Today I will discuss differences between various investment approaches when it comes to new gTLDs, an particularly we will learn the importance of investment styles. …


Second Chapter: Chaotic vs. Structured Domain Portfolios

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This is another of brief articles, which, as I hope, can help domain investors (mainly those who are just starting) to get some unbiased overview of investment opportunities, but also investment traps which one can face when investing in new gTLD domain names (which are domain names in extensions like .life, .world, .online, .store or .xyz). Today I will discuss why most investors should really avoid building what I would call “chaotic portfolio” and instead focus on building a nice (and probably also profitable) portfolio, which, in the following text, I will call “structured portfolio”. …


(First Chapter: Pizza.Elephant & Very Short Domains)

Hundreds of new gTLDs (also known as new generic top-level domains, new domain names, or a new generation of domain names: domains created in extensions like .life, .world, .online, store or .poker) are available on the internet since 2014, and more than 35 million of them were since registered. Hundreds of thousands of domain investors worldwide are now looking into opportunities and are purchasing these names. I am one of them, selling and buying very intensively. …


You really should have a good domain name.

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“Ouch, I just saw a really HORRIBLE website address!”, I complained to my friend after I recently saw an ad on LinkedIn.

The ad, created by a large government organization, was graphically very nice, and apparently they tried their best to attract students to find more information on their website about one of their programs, spending thousands of dollars for their ads in social media.

So far so good, just one small thing: their website address looked something like https://iin.fhsda.dxfbsl.co.uk.

This is a big mistake, and I will show you why.

This is definitely not the first time we can…


Domain investing is an art.

Each domain name is unique, and only very few people are able to continuously buy domain names which will sell at the aftermarket for significant ROI. Still, hundreds of thousands of people worldwide are trying to become domain investors, only to find out after a year or two that they just burned a large amount of money, and there is no profit from their activities.

Here are top 10 mistakes domain investors are doing in 2020. I really hope it will help you to save some money!

Mistake no.1 — you are registering BAD, WORTHLESS…


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As a domain investor, I constantly see most people in our industry losing money. We need to constantly remind ourselves that in domain investing we make an important part of our profits when we buy the domain names. So the following article is written particularly for new domain investors. Do your own due diligence and learn extensively about the topic, before making any investment decisions.

So here are 11 critical points you must consider before you purchase any domain name as an investment:

1. Register meaningful, 1-word domain names in most cases, like


If you are a social media influencer, you can lose years of your work, all your followers, and all your income: in one moment.

If you are a hard-working social media influencer (or you would like to become a one), the following article is for you. I want to show you how bad things can happen, and then advise on no.1 remedy you can take, so you and your social media income will survive any catastrophic event if it happens.

So how can you lose everything or almost everything?

  1. You can violate the TOS of your social media platform.
  2. Your social media platform can be banned in an important part of the world.
  3. Your social media platform can be shut down completely.

So buckle…


Being a domain name investor since 2014, so many people ask me daily how to start with the domain name investing, what skills one needs to have, and, of course … How Much Money One Can Make.

Especially that “How Much Money One Can Make” is the most common question by far. The short answer is - A LOT. But to answer it really properly, we need to define first exactly what is the domain name investing.

So here it is:

the whole goal of the domain name investing is to purchase a domain name for a certain price and…

Marek Eckhaus

CEO and Founder of www.Brands.International, leading domain investment and knowledge sharing platform focused on new generation of domain names.

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