Kickstart Commerce Podcast
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
 
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.
 
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.
 
Going Viral With Trevor Page’s Exact Match Domain About Programming

Going Viral With Trevor Page’s Exact Match Domain About Programming

April 27, 2018
Welcome to this episode of the Kickstart Commerce podcast where we interview Trevor Page, a software engineer turned entrepreneur of CraftyCodr.com.
 
Trevor is best known by most in the world of software development and engineering as the founder of HowToProgramWithJava.com and CodersCampus.com — educational websites dedicated to instructing and creating coding tutorials so easy, a 10 year old could do it.
 
In this episode, Trevor and I discuss the following topics and lessons learned over our 45-minute conversation:
 
  • How his day job launched his entrepreneurial career
  • How one blog post went viral 30 days after website launch
  • Real-life pros and cons of using an exact match domain
  • How a trademark encounter forced a rebrand to a brandable domain
  • How he deploys various domains to promote his businesses
  • The one item that determined his success and profitability
 
By the way, you’ll want to listen to this podcast as Trevor has a limited-time offer to generate leads to sale domains or drive more web traffic.
 
Also, 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.
 
Emoji Domains One Year Later

Emoji Domains One Year Later

April 20, 2018
Welcome to this episode of the Kickstart Commerce podcast where I recap emoji domains one year after DomainSherpa’s Emoji Domains May Take Over the World, having originally aired April 10, 2017.
 
In today’s episode, I recap the latest happenings since the airing of the aforementioned DomainSherpa episode, covering the following:
 
  • State of emoji domain sales and market
  • Personal and Business brands using emoji domains
  • Review companies offering emoji marketing services
  • Insight about which types of emoji domains are valuable
  • Where emoji domains are headed next
 
In addition, you’ll want to tune in and listen all the way to the end as I share 6 questions every domain investor should consider before investing in emoji 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.
 
Passing the Radio Test With Scanner Radio Hobbyist Phil Lichtenberger

Passing the Radio Test With Scanner Radio Hobbyist Phil Lichtenberger

April 13, 2018
 
Welcome to this episode of the Kickstart Commerce podcast where we interview Phil Lichtenberger, a scanner radio hobbyist of a fast-growing niche website, ScannerSchool.com.
 
If you’re not familiar with ScannerSchool.com, then you’ll soon learn it’s an educational website dedicated to instructing scanner radio hobbyist via tutorials, podcasts, reviews and more.
 
In this episode, Phil and I discuss lessons learned about the importance of selecting a domain that passes the radio test (no pun intended). So, press play and listen while gleaning insight from Phil's journey.
 
Also, 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 Week In Review for Emoji Domains Ending 4/7/2018

The Week In Review for Emoji Domains Ending 4/7/2018

April 10, 2018
 
Welcome to the Kickstart Commerce podcast where we share search marketing and domain name investing strategies to help grow your business.
 
In today's episode of The Week in Review for Emoji Domains, I cover the latest happenings:
 
  • 3 new .WS emoji domain sales
  • Proposals for New Accessibility Emoji for Unicode Version 12
  • Quick Access Emoji Keyword Coming to a Browser Near You
  • How an online chatbot promotes its business of simplifying textbook transactions for students using both .ws and .to emoji domains.
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.