Posts Tagged Rick Schwartz

How to (Really) Make Money with Domain Names

When I started writing this, my first sentence was "The time for making easy money with domain names has passed."  It didn't take me long to realize, though, that there never really has been any easy money in domains. Think it was easy to invest $70 each for domains back in the mid-90s when no one could really be sure at all that the Internet was going to be as life-changing as it has proven to be? Think it was easy ... Keep reading »

Lesson 5: Be Nice

Some people will tell you it's a dog-eat-dog world. One thing you hear over and over about Frank, though, is how nice a guy he is -- including in Ron's article. Ron mentions in the very first paragraph that Frank "is universally regarded as one of the nicest people in this (or any other) business," and he mentions later how Frank called him out of the blue "just to introduce himself and let me know he liked the publication." ... Keep reading »

Lesson 1: The Importance of Relationships

I've never read about or met anyone successful who didn't receive significant help from other people along the way. I know I wouldn't be where I am right now without the people I've met and worked with over the years, and Frank's life is full of similar stories: his family, Vern Jurovich, Rick Schwartz, Russ Horowitz...the list goes on and on. Two relationships in particular stood out in the Domain Name Journal article for me, though. The first ... Keep reading »