Kickstart Commerce Podcast - Domain Investing & Development Strategies
Mastering domain investing across quality, quantity, and time with Alex Verdea

Mastering domain investing across quality, quantity, and time with Alex Verdea

December 25, 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 Alex Verdea, a long time domain investor and the founder of the AudiencePortal.com Domain Marketplace.

Today Alex and I discuss:

  • How an early career in sales at Radio Shack paved the way for his entry into domain investing.
  • Alex also reveals the one game-changing thing every domain investor needs sooner rather than later.
  • We also discuss how refining his strategy of “quality, quantity and time” led to laser-focused domain investing across 4 industries.
  • And but not least, Alex shares a few sales as well as a new strategy he’s perfecting to move from single to portfolio domain purchases.

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

 

Building the world’s biggest data-driven podcast marketing and database platform with Peter Birsinger

Building the world’s biggest data-driven podcast marketing and database platform with Peter Birsinger

December 18, 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, I interview Peter Birsinger.  Pete’s a former solutions engineer now turned serial entrepreneur,  having founded Podscribe.ai, the world’s biggest podcast database, and Picasso, aka PicassoKnows.ai — a data-driven podcast marketing platform to help podcasters learn where they should be advertising.

Today Pete and I discuss:

  • His journey from solutions engineering to bonafide entrepreneur
  • Why he choose to launch two brands using ccTLD domains
  • Last but not least, we discuss the pros and cons of branding using non .com domains

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

 

Practically Assessing the Value of SEO and ccTLD Domains with Kalin Karakehayov

Practically Assessing the Value of SEO and ccTLD Domains with Kalin Karakehayov

December 11, 2020

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

In today's episode, our guest is Kalin Karakehayov — a Bulgarian-based domain investor and serial entrepreneur of Edoms.com, SEO.Domains, and soon to be released Salestrar.com — the 0% commission domain marketplace.

Today Kalin and I discuss:

  • His winding path into SEO, and having founded The Bulgarian Search engine
  • What led him and team to birth a startup business-owning nearly 50,000 ccTLD domains
  • Kalin also shares intriguing insight about the ccTLD market, and how domain investors can practically assess the value of SEO and ccTLD domains
  • Last but not least, Kalin discusses the release of an upcoming domain marketplace aiming to empower domain investors to realize 0% commissions

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

 

From job board to domain publishing with domain investor and innovator — Doron Vermaat

From job board to domain publishing with domain investor and innovator — Doron Vermaat

December 4, 2020

Welcome to this episode of Kickstart Commerce podcast where we interview Doron Vermaat — domain investor, founder of DNGeek.com, and the co-founder of Efty.com — the world’s largest commission-free domain marketplace.

Today Doron and I discuss:

  • How his job-board expertise intersected with domain investing and development
  • How journaling about domains he bought and sold became known as DNGeek.com
  • Doron also reveals an alarming real-life story about why domain ownership is imperative when developing a domain.
  • Finally, Doron shares what led to launching Efty.com, and what it means to go from domain investor to an industry-leading domain innovator and service provider.

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

 

Exploring and De-risking ccTLD Investing with Morgan Linton and Nikul Sanghvi

Exploring and De-risking ccTLD Investing with Morgan Linton and Nikul Sanghvi

November 27, 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, we have a two-for-one special in having none other than Nikul Sanghvi and Morgan Linton join us.

Nikul Sanghvi is an analytics extraordinaire by day and a highly-esteemed Domain investor of ccTLDs by night.  He’s the founder and principal of hypernames.co — a digital asset boutique connecting startups and subject matter experts with high impact, memorable domains.

Morgan Linton is one of the most learned, generous personalities you’ll encounter in the domain industry. A multilingual domain investor, broker, blogger, serial entrepreneur and, if that wasn’t enough, he’s added angel investor in the last few years. He’s also the co-founder of Bold Metrics, a venture-backed SaaS company using contactless Machine Learning to unlock body data.

But as for today, Nikul, Morgan, and I discuss “the state of ccTLD investing”, diving deep into:

  • Insightful perspectives and lessons learned about their ccTLD investing experiences
  • The pros and cons of ccTLD investing, and everything in between
  • Predictions for what’s next on the horizon for ccTLDs

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

 

Qualifying, buying, and developing domain names from a digital marketing perspective — John D. Saunders

Qualifying, buying, and developing domain names from a digital marketing perspective — John D. Saunders

November 20, 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 John D. Saunders, a value-based digital marketing strategist and serial entrepreneur with a great passion for providing actionable tactics to streamline and build profitable brands.

Today John and I:

  • Dive deep into the backstory of why and how he founded 5FourDigital.com.
  • We discuss how 5FourDigital.com led to the launching of BlackWallet.org, BlackIllustrations.com, and IllustratorHub.com.
  • John also shares how he qualifies to purchase and developing domain names from an end-user perspective as an entrepreneur and digital marketing strategist.
  • Last but not least, John discusses domain extensions, and his first-hand experience educating and serving customers in naming and building brands that uniquely stand the test of time.

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

 

Party down under domain investing, developing, and “affiliate arbitraging” domains with Ed Keay-Smith

Party down under domain investing, developing, and “affiliate arbitraging” domains with Ed Keay-Smith

November 13, 2020

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

In today's episode, our guest is Australian-based Ed Keay-Smith — a long-time domain investor, digital marketer, co-podcaster of Domainer.com.au, and the founder of OnlineImpact.com — a digital marketing agency aiming to help small to medium-sized businesses grow and dominate their online market share.

Today Ed and I discuss quite a bit in this show:

  • Like how attending an Overture demo opened his eyes to the world of buying and selling domain names
  • Why he chose to specialize in the buying and selling of .com.au, .co.uk. and .in domains
  • Ed also breaks down the Australian domain market, how he prices domains, and why he believes .com.au is truly a sleeper market for domain investors
  • In addition, Ed shares a few hand-regged, two-word hyphenated .com.au domains he sold for $5K+
  • Lastly, Ed reveals why and how “affiliate arbitrage” with 100 domain names earns him high 5-figure revenue annually

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

 

Digital Empowerment in a Progressively Digital Global Economy with Rob Monster

Digital Empowerment in a Progressively Digital Global Economy with Rob Monster

November 6, 2020

Welcome to this episode of Kickstart Commerce podcast where we interview Rob Monster — a serial entrepreneur and angel investor of multiple exits, and founder and CEO of Epik.com — an innovative domain registrar and web hosting company.

In today’s episode, Rob and I discuss:

  • His product management and entrepreneurial background, and how both  made a way for his entry into the domain industry
  • Rob shares the details of recent websites and services developed, including DNProtect.com, NameLiqudate.com, DomainGraduate.com, and PrayerMeeting.com to name a few
  • Rob also unveils the next line of innovative Epik services, such as Epik Escrow, and Epik Labs
  • Last but not least, Rob shares how COVID has transformed Epik into a digital empowerment company for a progressively digital world

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

 

Jay Paudyal Shares His Domain Investing and Development Journey, and Deadly Traps to Avoid

Jay Paudyal Shares His Domain Investing and Development Journey, and Deadly Traps to Avoid

October 30, 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 none other than Jay Paudyal — an India-based domain investor and serial entrepreneur, having founded a number of successful tech ventures, his most recent venture being UrbanSkill.com

UrbanSkill.com is a digital learning platform devoted to excellence in providing skill-based education incorporated with both research and innovation to fulfill the long term career objective of the learning enthusiasts who aspire to make a difference.

Today Jay and I discuss:

  • How he stumbled upon domain investing in the late 90’s
  • Jay shares a few domain sales as well as a peek into his investing strategy
  • We also talk a bit of entrepreneurship with Jay as well as the deadly traps to avoid in domaining
  • Jay shares how UrbanSkill.com advocates and empowers the next generation of digital marketers and domain investors

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.

 

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.

 

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