Kickstart Commerce Podcast
From .com to a “steal-of-a-deal” .io with Tend

From .com to a “steal-of-a-deal” .io with Tend

September 14, 2018

Welcome to this episode of Kickstart Commerce podcast where we interview Ryan Evans, a long-time serial entrepreneur and co-founder of a web analytics startup named Tend.io.   

In today’s episode, Ryan and I discuss the following:

  • His early dabbling with investing in keyword and exact match domains
  • The various ventures that lead to starting Tend
  • Why Tend choose to use .io versus .com
  • How Tend.io was a “steal-of-a-deal” purchase
  • The impact of building a .io digital presence

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The Essentials of Domain Leasing with Escrow’s Brian Tharp

The Essentials of Domain Leasing with Escrow’s Brian Tharp

August 31, 2018

 

Welcome to this episode of Kickstart Commerce podcast where we interview Brian Tharp, Senior Account Manager of Escrow.com.

Also known as Internet Escrow Services, Inc. , Escrow.com is an online escrow service that facilitates and accelerates e-commerce by assuring a secure settlement.  

In today’s episode, Brian and I discuss the common pitfalls of domain leasing, highlighting the essentials of domain leasing that both lessor and lessee should consider.

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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.

 

6 Aspects of Digital Estate Planning

6 Aspects of Digital Estate Planning

August 17, 2018
 
Welcome to this episode of the Kickstart Commerce podcast where I share thoughts about search marketing and domain name investing strategies to help you grow your business.
 
In today’s episode, I discuss and share 6 aspects of digital estate planning, primarily focusing on the necessary steps to preserve and protect your domain portfolio upon your departure from this life.
 
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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.
 
9 Things Not to Say or Do When Buying a Domain Name

9 Things Not to Say or Do When Buying a Domain Name

August 3, 2018
 
Welcome to this episode of the Kickstart Commerce podcast where I share thoughts about search marketing and domain name investing strategies to help you grow your business.
 
In today’s episode, I discuss 9 things not to say or do when buying a domain name, and how to approach domain buying that creates a win-win situation for all parties involved.
 
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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.
 
Talking Multilingual Domains and New gTLDs with George Verdugo

Talking Multilingual Domains and New gTLDs with George Verdugo

July 14, 2018
Welcome to this episode of Kickstart Commerce podcast where we interview George Verdugo —  a long-time domain investor and developer, and entrepreneur of a handful online brands spanning real estate, entertainment, travel, and hospitality industries.  
 
In today’s episode, George and I discuss the following topics:
 
  • His early days of domain investing and developing
  • How domain development changed his life
  • Multilingual Domain Investing and Development
  • New gTLDs Investing and Development
  • Next Development Venture Into Space Travel
 
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.
 
Common Pitfalls of Domain Development

Common Pitfalls of Domain Development

July 3, 2018
Welcome to this episode of the Kickstart Commerce podcast where I share thoughts about search marketing and domain name investing strategies to help you grow your business.
 
In today’s episode, I discuss 16 common pitfalls of domain development I’ve encountered, and how to proactively avoid each one should when venturing into developing your domain portfolio.
 
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.
 
The Journey From No Web Presence to a Full Digital HVAC Presence

The Journey From No Web Presence to a Full Digital HVAC Presence

June 15, 2018
Welcome to this episode of Kickstart Commerce podcast where we interview Marianna Felsman — partner and entrepreneur of BlueAir, a thriving Austin-based Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
 services company.
 
In today’s episode, Marianna and I discuss the following topics:
 
  • How business owners often view and value domain names
  • How BlueAir selected its domain name
  • Lessons learned using a domain with a hyphen
  • Lessons learned establishing and sustaining a digital presence
  • Rebranding from a hyphenated domain to a geo service domain to a brandable domain
 
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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.
 
How Domain Development Changed Drew Wash’s Life Journey

How Domain Development Changed Drew Wash’s Life Journey

June 1, 2018
 
Welcome to this episode of Kickstart Commerce podcast where we interview Drew Wash — a long-time domain investor, and entrepreneur of MovingSites.com, a host of website communities designed to bring experts together.
 
In today’s episode, Drew and I discuss the following topics:
 
  • His early days of domain investing
  • How domain development changed his life
  • The various business models, websites and premium domains operated by Moving Sites, LLC
  • Upcoming documentary about developing 3 premium domains into profitable businesses by NamesCon 2019
 
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.
 
Why Domain Investors Should Consider Domain Development

Why Domain Investors Should Consider Domain Development

May 19, 2018
Welcome to this episode of the Kickstart Commerce podcast where I share thoughts about why I believe domain investors should develop a handful of domains from their domain portfolio into simple websites.
 
In today’s episode, I discuss and ponder the following thoughts when it comes to sound domain development:
 
  • Why domain investors should consider domain development
  • Keys to identify domains ideal for development
  • Types of realized revenue when developing domains
  • Easy, affordable website builder tools to use for development
 
In addition, I share lessons learned in regards to a few of my own domain development experiences as a domain investor.
 
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.
 
5 Likely Outcomes and Actions to Consider Prior to GDPR Deadline

5 Likely Outcomes and Actions to Consider Prior to GDPR Deadline

May 4, 2018
Welcome to this episode of the Kickstart Commerce podcast where I share thoughts about Europe's General Data Protection Regulation policy and it’s impact on all businesses — specifically the domain industry and domain investors.
 
In today’s episode, I discuss and ponder the outcomes likely produced by the debuting of GDPR, and 5 actions of preparation to consider taking prior to GDPR's May 25th deadline:
 
  • Why Whois Data Disappears
  • Increased Domain Tools Usage
  • Increased Transfer of Domain Ownership Struggles
  • Increased Domain Theft
  • Increased Use of Parking, Sales, and Marketplace landers
 
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.