Hey there! It's great to be back domaining again! I've been super busy these last couple of years with the arrival of my two kids, hence my lack of posting on DomainPursuits.com! I chose this particular post image because, oh boy, have I seen a lot of magnetic letters during my time away! This got me thinking... "I bet that's a great product domain name to own!", so I … [Read more...] about Magnetic Letters – Quick Product Domain Analysis
Having read a few negative blog posts lately on the merits of holding 'flightsto*****.com' domain names I thought it was as good a time as any to check on the performance of four of these that I have in my portfolio. As always with me I'm looking for a positive ROI when I park or develop my domains as without that I'm going to go bust! Back to the negativity.. here are a … [Read more...] about Checking Up On My ‘flightsto..’ Domain Names
Debating around whether domain parking is dead tends to get blurred between pure parking (which requires only type-in) and indexing and ranking pages on Google (which generally requires SEO). As we know, Google has made lots of updates in recent years to eradicate the wafer thin niche sites of the past that were gaming its own SEO rules. However, parked pages do not fit into … [Read more...] about Is Domain Parking Dead? Not When You Park Your Own Pages
If you've read my previous post you'll have seen that I'm most likely to get CPC closest to what I'm expecting if I build out minisites on domain names in the low competition niches. Next up I am looking into the effect of the domain industry / type on the CPC and CTR achieved. I included six minisites within each industry / area below for my analysis - with a mixture of high, … [Read more...] about CPC and CTR Analysis by Domain Name Industry
One of the most important factors to consider when you are thinking of acquiring a domain name is the amount of 'expected' Adwords CPC (or other ad network CPC) that the keyword phrase is worth. The reason for this is that it is a quick indicator of the potential for monetizing the domain in question. This is all well and good of course but is there a difference between the … [Read more...] about Adwords CPC Tracking – Getting What You Expect?