“Want to be successful in the domain business? Don’t piss your money away” — Michael Berkens
Every year it becomes increasingly more difficult and time consuming to find saleable brandable domains that are available for hand registration. It’s now so laborious, that its value for domainers that have good paying jobs and/or enough funds to purchase quality domains in the aftermarket, is questionable. However, as I mentioned in last week’s blog, if you have the time (maybe you’re unemployed) and enjoy spending hour after hour “panning for brandable gold” here are some tips on how to find good brandables.
Step One – Assemble your keywords
Not all keywords are created equal. Some keywords are more popular and more saleable then others. Startup names are trendy and the strength and value of a given keyword can rise or fall in the space of a year or two. I judge the value of a keyword based on its current use by...