Archive for the ‘Drop Catching’ Category

2 .TV Domain regs in the bag! Thanks Dynadot!

Ok.. Ok.. So I kinda over reacted when It took around 30 hours for my 2 domains to process. I apologize and have to give Dynadot the credit really. There’s a lot of competition for drop catching .tv’s. It’s like the domains are scarce and god forbid you go out drop catching one! J /K. […]

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I caught 2 .TV drops last night! Where are they now?

I was drop catching two domains for a buddy. One was a real gem (possibly trademark), while the other was a simple typo with a lot of potential. First off, I have to mention that .TV domain extension drop catching is a lucrative business.  Second off, I don’t believe there is a reliable .tv drop […]

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Fighting The Expiring Domains Drop “Hype”

Yep, I have said it once & I will say it again. Sometimes domain backordering and selecting domains.. can leave you with buyer’s remorse or worse yet.. a DUD! Here’s a short list of domains that are available to hand reg: WORLDISCOVERYTOUR.COM TRADINGJOKES.COM CANDYHUNT.COM DIZZING.COM PIMPDRIFT.COM TOPLOSERS.COM EASYTUNED.COM CASHLOTTERIES.COM It goes to show that after […]

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Today’s Drop Catching – Nothing!!

I was going after 2 sweet domains: Albany.us and Niagara.us! I armed myself with the necessary tools & didn’t chase anything else. I prefunded multiple accounts across all these registries: Dynadot.com (API & Non-API) Onlinenic.com (API) Enom (API & Non-API) RRProxy (API) Name.com (Non-API) As soon as drop time hit! I nailed all the registries […]

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What is a Drop Catcher?

A drop catcher is a person or a program that catches expiring domains as they drop from the central registry: Verisign.com Usually we’ll refer to a drop catcher as a person. I – for example consider myself in the domaining community to be a “drop catcher”. It takes years and years of reading, experimenting & […]

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Dynadot API – Doesn’t Support .CO.UK Expired Domains Drop Catching.

Well after multiple tries, I finally got a straight answer from the Dynadot.com staff regarding their API & expiring .co.uk domains. Their answer was: Hello, I talked to the engineer that maintains the API. Only the search command is supported for uk domains. The register command is not supported. The same goes for EU domains. […]

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Create an expired domains drop catching tool in microsoft office!

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Pre-Release Expiring Domain Preferred Registrars

Here are some of my really old notes on where pre-release dropping domains will end up. Note that this hasn’t been updated in approximately 2 years. Good luck! The following information will assist you in determining where an expiring .com or .net domain with whois status is: “ON HOLD REDEMPTION PERIOD” will most likely drop […]

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The Dynadot.com API & How to catch expired domains.

As many of you are aware, I develop a desktop application that utilizes the Dynadot API to instantly register domains names. I started development back in early 2008. I sold – or um, gave away my first copy of this software to a fello NamePros member. You can read about his experience with Dynadot API […]

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