Information and Tools

There are many useful sites for those interested in acquiring, selling, using, or investing in domain names. This page is under construction - please come back!

News About Domain Names

There are many excellent sources of information. The following are a few of our favourites.

Where To Register A Domain Name

Some of the more popular domain registrars are the following. Note that a full list would be much longer a there are thousands of domain registrar.

Where To Buy/Sell A Domain Name

There are hundreds of venues where domain names are bought and sold. Here are a few of the most popular (for searching for names listed for sale use
DOFO). See also the next section for brandable domain marketplaces.

Where To Buy/Sell Brandable Domain Names

There are the most popular marketplaces intended primarily for those looking for a domain name for a new or rebranding business.

Automated Worth Appraisals

The validity of automated domain name appraisal tools is hotly debated. The three most accepted domain appraisal tools are listed below.

Domain sales data.

By far the most useful resource is NameBio that includes over $1.7 billion in domain name sales data.

Find Domain Names for Sale

DOFO can find domain names for sale across multiple marketplaces, and is also a great tool for doing analysis.

Domain Management

Efty combines a wealth of domain management tools, great landers, and the ability to easily create your own marketplace and sell domains without commission.

Site Statistics and Analysis

Alexa will tell you how popular your site has, and how that is changing.over time. Nibbler is a fantastic free tool from SilkTide that provides a multidimensional check on your website health.

Domain Research

Domain Tools have the best WhoIs in the industry, and it is available free. Their subscription plans open up a wealth of other data on domain names. The Wayback Machine allows you to see the website on any domain name on a date in the past.

Registration Data

Several of the best tools for finding information on registration statistics.

Best Registration/Transfer/Renewal Prices

These one stop sites can find you the least expensive registrars when you need to register, transfer or renew a domain name.

Abuse Statistics

Check our spam and other abuse characteristics for any TLD. See which registrars have highest abuse characteristics.

Parking

Services to make monetize your domain names.
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Miscellaneous

Some useful sites that did not quite fit with the other categories.
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Podcasts.

The best podcasts to learn about the world of domains. (Coming Soon)
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Learn About Domains and Investing

Highly rated online course for domain investors and entrepreneurs.

ICANN

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers is the regulatory body for domain names.

Discuss Domain Names

The most popular site is NamePros, that has over a million members. Note that a number of the domain news blogs listed earlier have active domain name discussion.


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This page last updated May 9, 2019