Kickstart Commerce Podcast - Domain Investing & Development Strategies
Trial and Error Investing in Brandable Domains with Keith DeBoer

Trial and Error Investing in Brandable Domains with Keith DeBoer

October 23, 2020

Welcome to this episode of Kickstart Commerce podcast where we interview Keith DeBoer — part-time domain investor, contributing publisher of DNGeek.com, and the founder and podcaster of one of the fastest-growing domain investing podcasts: BrandableInsider.com.

Today Keith and I discuss:

  • His linguistic-inclined journey into domain investing
  • How trial and error attempts led him to settle firmly into domain investing
  • We also touch on a few of Keith’s latest domain sales
  • And last but not least, Keith shares what inspires him to produce content for the domain industry, and how doing so has refined his domain investing prowess.

In closing, don’t forget to subscribe as you enjoy this week's episode via iTunesGooglePlayStitcher or how ever 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.

 

Domain Outbound Strategies and Best Practices to Sell Domains with Jason Eisler and Yogi Solanki

Domain Outbound Strategies and Best Practices to Sell Domains with Jason Eisler and Yogi Solanki

October 16, 2020

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 guests are Jason Eisler and Yogi Solanki. Jason Eisler is a long-time domain investor and broker, and the founder of DNAdvisor.com, a boutique domain brokerage agency aiming to help domain owners maximize domain sales and profits.

Yogi Solanki is a newly minted domain investor that has taken to the domain industry much like a fish to water, having dialed in and refined domain outbound marketing strategies leading to consistent weekly domain sales.

Today Jason, Yogi, and I discuss:

  • How both have approached and refined their outbound strategies and best practices to sale domains.
  • The best types of media, tools, days/times and more to realize efficient domain outbound marketing sales.
  • The 3 Rules of Engagement: Relationship, Education, and The Close.

In closing, don’t forget to subscribe as you enjoy this week's episode via iTunesGooglePlayStitcher or how ever 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.

 

Bulk Domain Buying and Selling Patterns with Oliver Hoger

Bulk Domain Buying and Selling Patterns with Oliver Hoger

October 9, 2020

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 Oliver Hoger — a serial entrepreneur and investor as well as a domain investor and broker of PerfectName.com.

Today Oliver and I discuss:

  • His journey from a high school dropout to domain investing and brokering extraordinaire
  • His vision and early recognition to capitalize on domain buying and purchasing patterns in bulk
  • How he protects domain earnings through diversification of asset classes
  • And last but not least, Oliver shares a few domain purchases and sales as well as his insight towards an unknown future for the domain industry and the world at large.

In closing, don’t forget to subscribe as you enjoy this week's episode via iTunesGooglePlayStitcher or how ever 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.

 

High-Touch Thinking, Feeling, and Living with the TexasTieGuy.com’s Darrell Spence

High-Touch Thinking, Feeling, and Living with the TexasTieGuy.com’s Darrell Spence

October 2, 2020

Welcome to this episode of Kickstart Commerce podcast where we interview Darrell “The Tie Guy” Spence - a serial entrepreneur serving the fashion needs that image is everything, and one must think it, feel it, and live it.

Today Darrell and I discuss:

  • How an early mortgage career paved the way to birthing an upscale accessories business and experience — offering ties, socks, cufflinks, hankies, bow ties, writing pens and gifts for clients and staff.
  • How relocating from Atlanta, Georgia to Dallas, Texas was pivotal to his TexasTieGuy.com naming of a brandable, geo service domain.
  • Last but not least, Darrell reflects on the impact of COVID, and the necessity in pivoting from a high-touch presentation business of operating 3 physical locations to that of a high-touch virtual experience with national exposure.

In closing, don’t forget to subscribe as you enjoy this week's episode via iTunesGooglePlayStitcher or how ever 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.

 

Domain Investing, Developing, and Leasing with Braden Pollock

Domain Investing, Developing, and Leasing with Braden Pollock

September 25, 2020

Welcome to this episode of Kickstart Commerce podcast where we interview Braden Pollock — angel investor, founder of Legal Brand Marketing, and long-time domain investor, developer, and contributor to the domain industry.

Today Braden and I discuss:

  • Why and how stockpiling nearly 15,000 legal-related domains jumpstarted his journey into domain investing, domain parking, and lead generation development of nearly 10,000 websites.

  • Braden also discusses the strategy to over pay for domains, and how he made the pivot to investing in one-word .com domains
  • Braden shares a few domain sales, his 2019 numbers as well as the first half of 2020
  • We also talk about the future of installment payments, equity and leasing plans for domains, including a few of Braden’s own lease examples
  • And last but not least, Braden gives a bit of insight and prediction as for what’s next for the domain industry since COVID

In closing, don’t forget to subscribe as you enjoy this week's episode via iTunesGooglePlayStitcher or how ever 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.

 

Hitting the Jackpot Buying and Selling .IO Domains with Bar Franek

Hitting the Jackpot Buying and Selling .IO Domains with Bar Franek

September 18, 2020

Welcome to this episode of Kickstart Commerce podcast where we interview Bar Franek — a developer of all things web, recent seller of the $48.5K transaction of Jackpot.io, and a respected domain investor with a keen eye for identifying under-valued digital assets as an alternative asset class.

Today Bar and I discuss:

  • His journey into domain investing and development
  • We also take a peek into a few of Bar’s latest domain sales, including Jackpot.io, Ritual.io and a few more...
  • Bar shares how he limits and reducing risk when buying and selling domains

In closing, don’t forget to subscribe as you enjoy this week's episode via iTunesGooglePlayStitcher or how ever 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.

 

Pivoting from Physical to Virtual Touring Experiences Using a Local Geo Service Domain with Javier Wallace

Pivoting from Physical to Virtual Touring Experiences Using a Local Geo Service Domain with Javier Wallace

September 11, 2020

Welcome to this episode of Kickstart Commerce podcast where we interview Javier Wallace, a doctoral student at The University of Texas at Austin and serial entrepreneur having co-founded global and local tourism companies, most recently BlackAustinTours.com

Today Javier and I dive deep into discussing:

  • His doctoral research surrounding race, class, gender, labor migration, nationality and transnationalism from the United States, Latin America, and Caribbean
  • How he discovered a passion for tourism and took the leap into entrepreneurship founding AfroLatino Travel and BlackPackas.
  • How deep familial roots in Texas, specifically Austin, led to founding BlackAustinTours.com
  • How his business and the tourism industry in general has been impacted by COVID

In closing, don’t forget to subscribe as you enjoy this week's episode via iTunesGooglePlayStitcher or how ever 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.

 

Coding to a multi-million business in Park.io while on track for their next via Handshake — with Mike Carson and Steve Webb

Coding to a multi-million business in Park.io while on track for their next via Handshake — with Mike Carson and Steve Webb

September 4, 2020

Welcome to this episode of Kickstart Commerce podcast where we’re doubling up to interview Mike Carson — serial entrepreneur, software developer, and founder of Park.io, and Steve Webb — partner and researcher, developer, and marketer at Park.io.

In today’s episode, we’ll discuss:

  • How Mike scripted and stumbled upon founding what has become a multi-million dollar business in Park.io
  • How Hacker News inspired Mike to embark upon another scripting journey, Gateway.io, centered around Handshake — a decentralized, permissionless naming protocol where every peer is validating and in charge of managing the root DNS naming zone with the goal of creating an alternative to existing Certificate Authorities and naming systems.
  • Mike and Steve reveal need-to-know tips, tricks, commission structures and steps to take for people to own a TLD, also known as a top-level domain — including emojis (WHAAAAATTTT???), using NameBase.io

In closing, don’t forget to subscribe as you enjoy this week's episode via iTunesGooglePlayStitcher or how ever 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.

 

Booking Profit Sooner Than Later With Hiren Patel, Seller of $180K ElectricCar.com

Booking Profit Sooner Than Later With Hiren Patel, Seller of $180K ElectricCar.com

August 28, 2020

Welcome to this episode of Kickstart Commerce podcast where we interview Hiren Patel, owner of QualityNames.com, about the buying and selling of ElectricCar.com for $180K along with other 5 and 6 figure domain sales.

In today’s episode, Hiren and I discuss:

  • How his physical real estate experience made way for his domain investing success
  • The importance of identifying and studying domain buyers
  • Why and how overpaying for domains has brought him profitable success
  • And we pull back the veil on a handful of remarkable domain sales as well as a few never reported sales

In closing, don’t forget to subscribe as you enjoy this week's episode via iTunesGooglePlayStitcher or how ever 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.

 

From System Engineering to Brand Engineering with BrandBucket Founder Margot Bushnaq

From System Engineering to Brand Engineering with BrandBucket Founder Margot Bushnaq

August 21, 2020

Welcome to this episode of Kickstart Commerce podcast where we interview Margot Bushnaq, an accidental domain investor and serial entrepreneur, having stumbled into founding BrandBucket.com.

In today’s episode, Margot and I discuss:

  • Why she considers herself an accidental domain investor
  • How a startup incubator led to founding the industry’s top marketplace for brandable domains
  • Margot shares helpful qualifying factors to value a brandable domain
  • Last but not least, we discuss the current and future trends in the brandable domain marketplace

In closing, don’t forget to subscribe as you enjoy this week's episode via iTunesGooglePlayStitcher or how ever 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.

 

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