The worst domain appraiser in the world
When I acquire a domain, I do my own research and make my own purchase decision. I have never asked anyone to appraise my domains. So, it puzzles me to see investors requesting for domain appraisal on forums or even in private messages to me.(Read)
The surprising fact about my Pinyin domains
Because I'm Chinese and I write about the Chinese domain market, I regularly receive requests to appraise Pinyin domains. The surprising fact is that most of these Pinyin domains are owned by non-Chinese investors who don't speak Chinese. If that's hard to understand, today's discussion will even be harder to comprehend.(Read)
Google demo points to massive value of digital address
I was stunned by the Google demo I saw last year. In the demo, the AI-powered digital assistant called a hairdresser in the real world and booked a haircut for its client. The assistant even added 'ummm' and 'aaah' in the conversation, but the lady on the other end had no idea that she was actually talking to a digital robot! (Read)
Domains are real addresses, and the Chinese government says so
I have been saying that domains are digital addresses, yet I never expected that they would be treated as equal to the physical addresses one day. A recent announcement by the Chinese government has changed the concept of a domain. It's not only an address to build your store, it can also be used as an official address to register your business.(Read)
There is a catch to ALR.com – and a touch of Chinese too!
Andrew Rosener must be wearing a special type of eyeglasses, because he often looks at a domain and sees great value hidden in it. On the DomainSherpa shows, his answer to why he has bought a certain domain often amazes me. Last week, the top broker mentioned that he recently bought the domain ALR.com and said there's a catch to it.(Read)more...