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Today in The Lowdown: Public Interest Registry, the operator of the .org, .ngo and .ong top level domains, and Nonprofit Tech for Good have released their 2018 Global NGO Technology Report and it has a wealth of data on how non-profits use tech to reach their goals.

Also inside: It was a good week for the domain aftermarket with two of the year's ten biggest sales reported this week, including one that ranks as the 2nd biggest sale of 2018 to date. 

 


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The Amazing Ascent of Whisky.com: How Michael Castello Turned a Free Domain Into a $3.1 Million Sale - See more at: http://www.dnjournal.com/cover/2014/february.htm#sthash.jnkq2io9.dpuf
The Amazing Ascent of Whisky.com: How Michael Castello Turned a Free Domain Into a $3.1 Million Sale - See more at: http://www.dnjournal.com/cover/2014/february.htm#sthash.jnkq2io9.dpuf
The Amazing Ascent of Whisky.com: How Michael Castello Turned a Free Domain Into a $3.1 Million Sale - See more at: http://www.dnjournal.com/cover/2014/february.htm#sthash.jnkq2io9.dpuf
The Amazing Ascent of Whisky.com: How Michael Castello Turned a Free Domain Into a $3.1 Million Sale - See more at: http://www.dnjournal.com/cover/2014/february.htm#sthash.jnkq2io9.dpuf
The Amazing Ascent of Whisky.com: How Michael Castello Turned a Free Domain Into a $3.1 Million Sale - See more at: http://www.dnjournal.com/cover/2014/february.htm#sthash.jnkq2io9.dpuf
Quality Trumps Quantity: Lessons Learned from T.R.A.F.F.I.C. West 2014   - See more at: http://www.dnjournal.com/cover/2014/may-june.htm#sthash.TGjujBZO.dpuf
Quality Trumps Quantity: Lessons Learned from T.R.A.F.F.I.C. West 2014   - See more at: http://www.dnjournal.com/cover/2014/may-june.htm#sthash.TGjujBZO.dpuf

The State of the Industry 2018: 24 Leading Domain Experts Analyze What Happened in 2017 and Tell You What to Expect Next

Welcome to the 10th edition of our annual State of the Industry Cover Story. Every January since 2005 we have assembled a distinguished panel of experts drawn from every corner of the industry-  including domain investors, developers, top  corporate leaders and attorneys - to give us their thoughts on the key trends of the past year and what they saw coming our way in the new year ahead. 

This year we have put together our biggest panel ever, 17 of the industry' best and brightest, and split them into two groups of eight each - one comprised of investors & developers and one of corporate leaders. We will the extra spot with an attorney who has a foot firmly planted on each side of the line. 

- See more at: http://www.dnjournal.com/cover/2014/january.htm#sthash.YJo3bmZs.dpuf

Welcome to the 10th edition of our annual State of the Industry Cover Story. Every January since 2005 we have assembled a distinguished panel of experts drawn from every corner of the industry-  including domain investors, developers, top  corporate leaders and attorneys - to give us their thoughts on the key trends of the past year and what they saw coming our way in the new year ahead. 

This year we have put together our biggest panel ever, 17 of the industry' best and brightest, and split them into two groups of eight each - one comprised of investors & developers and one of corporate leaders. We will the extra spot with an attorney who has a foot firmly planted on each side of the line. 

- See more at: http://www.dnjournal.com/cover/2014/january.htm#sthash.YJo3bmZs.dpuf

Our biggest story of the year is here!  Welcome to DN Journal's 14th annual State of the Industry Cover Story. Every January since 2004 we have called on leading experts from all corners of the domain industry to get their thoughts on the most significant trends of the past year in their sectors and what they expect to see happening in the new year ahead.  

We called on corporate leaders including (Founders, CEO's, Presidents, VPs and Business Development Directors), domain investor/developers, brokers, monetization and financial services firms, attorneys and community advocates. Those we reached out to are some of the busiest in the business so we sincerely appreciated the record high response rate we received this year, allowing us to assemble our biggest panel of experts to date - 24 in all! Of course, quality is our most important consideration and we think you will agree that this is a group of professionals that, by any measure, would be hard to top.   Full Story Here

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NamesCon 2018 Preview:  How the New Owners Are Revamping the Big Event in Las Vegas

By Ron Jackson

For the 5th consecutive year,  the NamesCon Global conference (that will run January 28-31, 2018 in Las Vegas) will usher in a new year for hundreds of domain industry professionals from around the world. Attendees will see some new twists this time around the track as the upcoming show will be the first to be fully operated by its new owners, Cloudfest (formerly known as World Hosting Days). We got together with Cloudfest/NamesCon President Soeren von Varchmin to get the details on what you can expect when the curtain goes up at the Tropicana Hotel.  

Soeren told us, "2018 is about showcasing an experience that felt different yet wholly familiar. Understanding that networking is a prime objective of our guests, we have scaled back our agenda to provide more opportunity for guests to meet, mingle and make important connections." We have the details on the show's new look that you won't want to miss. 
Full Story Here
 



Lumis.com Co-Founders Show the Domain World is Still a Land of Opportunity

By Ron Jackson

The domain industry has always been one of constant change. So much so that opportunities come and go, often it seems, in the blink of an eye.  Some think the heyday of the entire business has come and gone but newcomers are continually proving there is still plenty of opportunity out there, but it isn't necessarily located where it used to be. 

For most of our readers the business has been all about buying and reselling or monetizing domains from their own portfolio, but that very highly competitive space isn't the only way to fly. Lumis.com, a successful new domain brokerage and digital asset consulting company, is a case in point. 

Lumis was founded just last year by three guys who all entered the domain business less than three years ago. One of them has already helped complete a $2 million domain sale (Freedom.com - the second biggest sale of the year to date). 
Full Story Here
 



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