Posts Tagged Rick Latona

The Secret to Building a Website Worth $1M

Every time someone writes about how they made $250,000 in one month with an iPhone app or how they make five figures every month just by blogging, untold number of people set their mind to go out and do the same thing.  If those people were able to do it, how hard could it be right?  Let's just copy them! The difference between a site worth a few ... Keep reading »

How to Sell a Premium Domain Name

It's a lot harder than you think.  Rick Latona writes today about the most important element.

More Downward Pressure on Domain Name Prices

Andrew points to a Wall Street Journal article today about how Google is looking into a number of ways to maintain profitability during tough economic times and speculates: As Google struggles to keep its earnings growing, another place the company will look is to squeeze its content partners. All it has to do is dial back the revenue share it provides to content publishers. That includes domain name owners. Since Google has essentially killed ... Keep reading »

Passion is Overrated

Rick Latona wrote last month that you shouldn't get into a business just because you own a good domain. He's speaking mainly to domainers, but the essential point is the same one that you hear regularly across the Internet: don't start a site unless you're passionate about the topic. Until recently I argued that point as ardently as anyone, because life is just too short to spend it doing something that you don't enjoy. However, within the last ... Keep reading »