domain investor Archives |
Neustar Domain Names

domain investor

Thinking of Being a Full Time Domainer?


I left the corporate world in November of 2007 to focus on my domain investments, and I couldn't be happier. Although I consider myself a domain investor more than a developer, I have been experimenting with development and learning how to make money from my domain names, in lieu of simply flipping them. Over the past year and a half, I've learned a lot about domaining and development, and I've tried to share as I've learned.

If you're thinking about starting your own company and becoming a full time domain investor in 2009, here are some things you should consider:

You are going to work non-stop. Every tv show, commercial, email, shopping trip, dog walk, sporting event, night out, vacation...etc will turn in to work for you when you think about things from a domain perspective. You'll see domain names you like and names you hate, and you're always going to think about how it relates to your business. I put in 10-14 hour days, 6 or 7 days a week. People may comment about my travels, but even when I am on vacation, I usually → Read More