Posts Tagged ‘Drop Catcher’

Listen To Your Gut Instinct When Chasing Expired Domain Names

Often times people will chase expiring (Pending Delete) domain names on a whim. I think the lists at namejet & the like have conditioned fellow drop catchers to think that some domains may be valuable or attract a certain level of attention. I’m not one to favor drop catching a domain just because it attracts […]

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Reseller Club – Directi API Drop Catching Software

Directi (resellerclub.com) offers a powerful drop catching API. This API is good for catching expiring domain names into your resellerclub account. The pricing is reasonable and the API is capable of sending up to 100 calls every minute. The calls are usually to register domain names during the drop window. Directi allows a maximum of […]

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Dynadot API – More Spending Means More Registry Connections

  Dynadot is one of the more popular registrars that offers an API for registering domain names. Domainers have been using Dynadot as their preferred registrar while drop catching expired domains via the API. Beginning this year in January 2012, Dynadot decided to open up it’s API to all users.  Before 2012, users were required […]

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Dynadot API Software For Drop Catching .CO.UK Expiring Domains

It recently came to my attention that Dynadot’s API supports drop catching .co.uk domain names. I sold a copy of the Dynadot API software last week & the customer inquired about using it for drop catching .co.uk expiring domains. I emailed Dynadot’s support and learned that their API V2 supports .co.uk domain registrations. I immediately […]

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Dynadot Opens Up API to All Customers, Not Just Bulk Customers

I just received an email from Todd Han that Dynadot.com has now opened up it’s API to all users. This is great news for Dynadot customers who enjoy drop catching domains but were turned off by the $500 spending / pre payment. Now any Dynadot customer can tap right into the API system without having […]

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Fabulous API Drop Catcher Software Now Available

Hello, I have been working with a few beta testers who have been testing drop catching software for the Fabulous.com API. The Fab API is XML based & easy to use. The software I wrote is available at DropKing.com for purchase & immediate download. The software works on any windows based computer from windows 95 […]

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My “how to guide” on drop catching expired domains

I have been catching dropping domains for a few years now. It’s often times I see others going through the same struggles I did & this topic takes years to understand. There’s a lot of myths floating around the forums. First off, the meaning of drop catching, drop catcher is a term to label the […]

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My Drop Catching Software Beat A GoDaddy Backorder

I am close & stay in touch with customers who have purchased my drop catching software. To my delight, I received an email yesterday from someone who uses my desktop drop catching software daily. In an attempt to secure a great .com pending delete domain, he considered backordering at Snapnames – but went with a […]

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How Did YOU Become A Drop Catcher?

This is how I became an expiring domains drop catcher: I got into domaining around 3-4 years ago. I admit it was mostly allowing myself to become naive & simply buy domains for the heck of it. Things that sounded good. I was a n00b who was buying domains @ yahoo domains & 1&1. Whatever […]

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Today’s Drop Catching Wish List

This is my drop catching wish list for today: wreckages.net submortgage.net hitch.us westernsprings.com I hope I can grab at least 50% of my wish list See you at the drops!

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