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KickstartCommerce.com shares insight pertaining to search marketing and domain investing ideas to grow your business.

    Domain Name Law and Investing with Zak Muscovitch

    Domain Name Law and Investing with Zak Muscovitch

    Welcome to the Kickstart Commerce podcast where we share search marketing and domain investing strategies to help grow your business.


    In today's episode, our guest is Zak Muscovitch — a Canadian intellectual property lawyer, Founder and Publisher of Domain Name Law Reports, and General Counsel at the Internet Commerce Association (also known as the ICA). 


    Today Zak and I discuss:


    How Zak got his start in Internet and domain name law writing about the future of Internet commerce taxation.

    Zak then talks about his first domain name law experience, including the backstory of Toronto2.com and a few other key UDRPs — Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy.

    And of course, we discuss whether or not Zak invests in domain names.

    Zak and I discuss what domain investors should do to protect themselves from UDRP, what to do when facing a UDRP, and the likelihood of domain investors having to fight a UDRP.

    And last but not least, Zak shares the latest changes with the ICA as well as addressing the top pressing priorities on the horizon for the ICA.


    In closing, don’t forget to subscribe as you enjoy this week's episode via iTunes, GooglePlay, Stitcher, or however you desire to listen. 😍


    Last but not least, please visit KickstartCommerce.com and DNAdverts.com to learn more about search marketing and domain investing ideas to grow your business.


     

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Sifting and Shaking Things Up Outbounding Domains with Leanne McMahon

    Sifting and Shaking Things Up Outbounding Domains with Leanne McMahon

    Welcome to the Kickstart Commerce podcast where we share search marketing and domain investing strategies to help grow your business.


    In today's episode, our guest is web designer turned domain investor Leanne McMahon. 


    Today Leanne and I discuss:


    Finding a place under the sun and how she’s making a name for herself in the domain industry sifting through domain sales data.

    Next, Leanne and I chat about how web design, search marketing, and customer service roles intersected with her first attempt to flip domain names via Flippa.

    We then peek into Leanne’s outbound toolbox to discuss MailShake, and how she’s used it to dial in and perfect her sales through rate outbounding hand-registration domains.

    Leanne also reveals and discusses a list of 4,000+ available one-word, dictionary .com domains with GoDaddy estimated value in tow.


    In closing, don’t forget to subscribe as you enjoy this week's episode via iTunes, GooglePlay, Stitcher, or however you desire to listen. 😍


    Last but not least, please visit KickstartCommerce.com and DNAdverts.com to learn more about search marketing and domain investing ideas to grow your business.


     

    • 1 hr 8 min
    From Domain Investing to TinyAcquisitions.com Development with Stephen Campbell

    From Domain Investing to TinyAcquisitions.com Development with Stephen Campbell

    Welcome to the Kickstart Commerce podcast where we share search marketing and domain investing strategies to help grow your business.


    In today's episode, our guest is Stephen Campbell — a domain investor now turned domain developer and serial entrepreneur. 


    Today Stephen and I:


    Contrast and compare the worlds of domain investing and domain development.

    And based on this, we then discuss why Stephen shifted his domain investing strategy to be “less is more”, focusing on quality and less on volume and quantity.

    Stephen then recaps his latest news in regards to his no-code domain development subscription business model and strategy.

    Lastly, we discuss Stephen’s latest venture TinyAcquisitions.com — a platform aimed at helping creators and developers profitably divest their websites and online apps.


    In closing, don’t forget to subscribe as you enjoy this week's episode via iTunes, GooglePlay, Stitcher, or however you desire to listen. 😍


    Last but not least, please visit KickstartCommerce.com and DNAdverts.com to learn more about search marketing and domain investing ideas to grow your business.


     

    • 1 hr 1 min
    From OneWord.Domains to Elegance.ai with Steven Tey

    From OneWord.Domains to Elegance.ai with Steven Tey

    Welcome to the Kickstart Commerce podcast where we share search marketing and domain investing strategies to help grow your business.


    In today's episode, our guest is Steven Tey — a developer and founder of Elegance.ai, formerly known as OneWord.Domains. 


    Today Steven and I discuss:


    How pursuing education in Malaysia landed him in the United States, having recently graduated a double major in branding and data science from Minerva.

    We then discuss how a simple prototype to take the top 10,000 most commonly used English words and pair them with popular non .com domain extensions led to the birth of OneWord.Domains.

    And if that wasn’t enough, Steven shares his lighting-in-a-bottle moment of OneWord.Domains going viral via ProductHunt and Hacker News.

    Steven also shares how he used OneWord.Domains to discover and launch his next business ideas, Elegance.ai and Recurrence.app.

    Last but not least, Steven gives us a glimpse of what is on the horizon for him personally and professionally.


    In closing, don’t forget to subscribe as you enjoy this week's episode via iTunes, GooglePlay, Stitcher, or however you desire to listen. 😍


    Last but not least, please visit KickstartCommerce.com and DNAdverts.com to learn more about search marketing and domain investing ideas to grow your business.


     

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Controlling Your Brand With Domain Domme — Krista Gable

    Controlling Your Brand With Domain Domme — Krista Gable

    Welcome to the Kickstart Commerce podcast where we share search marketing and domain investing strategies to help grow your business.


    In today's episode, our guest is Krista Gable — a domain investor and founder of DomainDomme.com and partner of NameShoppers.com, a platform aiming to provide domain name investors, developers and businesses access to domain names from private portfolios that have never been offered on the open market before. 


    Today Krista and I discuss:


    Her winding and wild path as a creative marketing professional, a club owner, a professional dominatrix, and now the domain domme of the domain industry.

    We talk about her unique gifting to anticipate the future and how she’s used it to gain an advantage since entering into the domain industry in May 2018.

    Then we discuss how Clubhouse is helping the domain industry, and specifically, Krista, to evolve, innovate, and grow their personal and professional network — like Krista’s partnering with Steven Sacks to launch NameShoppers.com.

    Lastly, Krista not only unveils a few sales, but she also gets personal and shares how the domain industry has helped her to control and overcome social anxiety.


    In closing, don’t forget to subscribe as you enjoy this week's episode via iTunes, GooglePlay, Stitcher, or however you desire to listen. 😍


    Last but not least, please visit KickstartCommerce.com and DNAdverts.com to learn more about search marketing and domain investing ideas to grow your business.


     

    • 1 hr 18 min
    The Domain Investor That Sold Ruby.io for $88K — Joshua Schoen

    The Domain Investor That Sold Ruby.io for $88K — Joshua Schoen

    Welcome to the Kickstart Commerce podcast where we share search marketing and domain investing strategies to help grow your business.


    In today's episode, our guest is Joshua Schoen — a domain investor and partner of DNWE.com, a ZERO commission trading platform aimed at making the domain buying and selling experience seamless. 


    Today Josh and I discuss:


    How early careers in tennis and marketing introduced him to domain investing.

    Josh then shares how netted $15K from a .io sale, but not before losing money hand registering new gTLDs in .vip, .rentals, and .realestate extensions.

    Next, Josh and I talk tools, strategies, and types of domains he invests in and uses, including how became a partner of DNWE.com.

    I also get Josh to open up about his best and worst domain investing moments that help to shape and mold him as an astute domain investor.

    Lastly, Josh shares a few sales, like how he sold Ruby.io for $88K, and what’s on the horizon in the near future for him.


    In closing, don’t forget to subscribe as you enjoy this week's episode via iTunes, GooglePlay, Stitcher, or however you desire to listen. 😍


    Last but not least, please visit KickstartCommerce.com and DNAdverts.com to learn more about search marketing and domain investing ideas to grow your business.


     

    • 1 hr 11 min

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