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

    Stair stepping into Digital Expansion with Andrew Rosener

    Stair stepping into Digital Expansion with Andrew Rosener

    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 Andrew Rosener, Founder and CEO of MediaOptions.com — the #1 global domain brokerage company as well as the owner of The Domain Name Authority: DomainSherpa.com.

    Today Drew and I discuss:

    The importance of playing to one’s strengths as he shares his own downfall dabbling in domain development rather than focusing on domain investing and brokering.


    We go back down memory lane and journey from the bottom to the top to learn how Drew amassed a portfolio of 1,100 domains, yet never knew a domain industry existed.


    Drew then shares how one phone call from GoDaddy changed the trajectory of his life forever.


    Drew also highlights how he stair-stepped his way in the domain industry studying, networking, launching a newsletter, and simply doing what came naturally to him: dialing for domain dollars.


    Last but not least, we talk about what’s in the near future for DomainSherpa as well as his hot take on the digital expansion and its impact on domain names.

    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.

     

    • 54 min
    Buying Domain Names via Secret Brokerage — Arif Sengoren

    Buying Domain Names via Secret Brokerage — Arif Sengoren

    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 Arif Sengoren, Founder and CEO of SecretBrokerage.com — a boutique brokerage providing professional domain buyer, domain appraisal, domain portfolio management, and online brand protection services for select clients throughout the world.

    Today Arif and I discuss:

    How an architectural engineering career intersected with his becoming a globally recognized domain name broker.


    Arif then shares how he honed and refined his domain brokering skills with stops along the way working for Nokta Domains, DomainNameSales.com, and Uniregistry before founding SecretBrokerage.com.


    Arif also shares why Secret Brokerage is a unique boutique domain brokerage, including how they educate buyers to properly assess and appraise domains as assets when in the buying process.


    Last but not least, Arif and I discuss the potential avenues of success in 2022 that domain buyers, investors, and sellers should consider to realize lucrative gains.

    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
    Disrupting the Private Domain Marketplace with Graen.com — Neil Bostick

    Disrupting the Private Domain Marketplace with Graen.com — Neil Bostick

    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 Neil Bostick, Founder of FIH.com, QEIP.com, and recently launched Graen.com — a private domain marketplace, allowing accredited buyers & sellers to confidentially acquire & liquidate the best domains on the internet.

    Today Neil and I discuss:

    How various corporate IT sales roles led him to discover domain name investing and brokering.
    We then talk about how he initially invested in over 100 5-Letter .coms without a sale, and how this experience led him to buy and sell names on aftermarket platforms such as NameJet and Flippa.
    Neil then shares the “sleep and sell” story of his first-ever aftermarket buy and sell domain, OrderSushi.com.
    Neil and I also discuss the inner workings of FIH.com, a startup marketplace allowing successful online business owners to predictably and profitably exit, as well as QEIP, a domain acquisition, and liquidation brokerage.
    And finally, Neil spills the beans on his latest innovative venture Graen.com, the first private domain marketplace of its kind with buyer NDA exclusivity.

    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 19 min
    Going Above and Beyond in Domain Portfolio Management — Jebidiah Burnett

    Going Above and Beyond in Domain Portfolio Management — Jebidiah Burnett

    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 Jebidiah Burnett, a record-setting and top-selling domain industry professional, now the Business Development Manager at Above.com — a complete domain service management platform.

    Today Jebidiah and I catch up on all the latest twists and turns in his professional domain journey since his record-breaking sales of Home.Loans, Homes.ForSale, and Houses.ForSale.

    Jebidiah then shares in great detail how Above.com harnesses the power of technology and data-driven decision-making to empower domain investors to transform the way they manage and control their portfolios — most importantly, realize profitability in short order.

    Jebidiah and I also discuss the past, present, and what we believe the future holds for .com and non .com domains and domain extensions as new generations are introduced to the internet.

    And last but not least, tune in and hear about how you can meet Jebidiah and various domain professionals coming to a city near you.

    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 2 min
    The Myth, The Man, The Legend Behind DNJournal.com — Ron Jackson

    The Myth, The Man, The Legend Behind DNJournal.com — Ron Jackson

    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 Ron Jackson, Founder and Editor of DNJournal.com and ADN.us.

    Today Ron and I discuss:

    How careers in journalism, broadcasting, and being a collectibles record store owner led him to discover domain names.
    Then Ron shares why and how he got his start investing in .US domains after stumbling upon DNForum.com.
    In addition to unveiling his buy-it-now pricing strategy, Ron also shares a few names and recent sales from his domain portfolio and various industries and market segments he invests in today.
    We also discuss what led to the birth of DNJournal.com — The Domain Industry News Magazine.
    We then talk about important metrics to watch for and use from DNJournal, and domain sales report in general when buying and selling domains.
    And finally, Ron and I discuss his latest venture ADN.us — American Domain Names, The .US News and Information Website.

    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
    Selling Domains Using The Dan Outbound Method with Alex Verdea

    Selling Domains Using The Dan Outbound Method with Alex Verdea

    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 Alex Verdea, a long-time domain investor, the founder of the AudiencePortal.com Domain Marketplace, and author of the recently released book for domain investors: The Domain Investing Playbook.

    Today Alex and I:

    Discuss which industries are hot and not, and prime for domain investors since the emergence of COVID-19.
    How he’s perfected and perfecting increased domain sales discreetly using Dan.com as an outbound tool and customer relationship management system.
    We then discuss how he overcomes objections during the domain negotiation process, and how it led him to close a deal after 32 attempts.
    And last but not least, Alex shares why and how domain investors should get their hands on his latest book The Domain Investing Playbook.

    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 13 min

Customer Reviews

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11 Ratings

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Great information and business tips

I have really enjoyed this podcast and appreciate the variety and different information from week to week. I learn something new and relevant each week!

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