Domain Industry Update - Week 20

What a great week!

It’s official…..the domain monetization industry is experiencing a dramatic and sustained upward trend. Believe it or not, this is courtesy of Google as they attempt to secure more traffic for advertisers.

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I’m one of those strange people that get really excited about statistics, numbers and trying to interpret what they mean. Then again, if you’re in the domain industry then you should also be getting messy in the data….after all, that’s where the money can be found.

If you’re wondering how to understand all this data then you’ve got to go to masterclasslessons.com. I recently launched this website and it now has ten video lessons on domain monetization. Whether you’re a domaining expert of new the industry I’m sure you’ll get a lot out of the free lessons as I unpack what it means to be a professional domain investor.

In the meantime, enjoy this weeks’ video.


 

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Industry Update - Week 18

Great data released this week!

The data this week shows some great news for domain investors! We saw the beginning of an upward trend in the RPM and nRPM the previous week and this week the numbers show this is continuing.

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This result is contrary to the typical seasonal downward trend most northern hemisphere summer periods generate….which means that COVID-19 is having a massive impact on the online space. Several weeks ago I predicted there would be an upward swing of 5% to the numbers and this trend looks like a fulfillment of that prophecy.

This result begs a question. If you’re not seeing bigger numbers in your own portfolio then you have to ask what you’re doing…! If you’re doing the same thing as you’ve always done with your domains, then don’t expect a different result. Give us a call at ParkLogic and we can see if we can help you out.

In the meantime, don’t forget to subscribe, like and comment on the videos. It’s a great encouragement to me to keep on putting them together and with every action the domain message gets out their further on Youtube.

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Domain Industry Update – Week 13

Lots of great data in update 13

In this update we are getting our first glimpse of what the northern hemisphere summer may pan out for the domain industry. Although it’s early days as yet, the statistics are panning out to be really interesting.

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I read a recent news article that suggested the USA may have a second wave of COVID-19. This will be a terrible loss of life, economic chaos and a tragedy for many in the workforce who lose their jobs. I wouldn’t be surprised if this spills over to the domain industry with an increased level of volatility.

The big unanswered question is if and when the big corporates will start spending more money in online advertising. If this does occur, then this influx of advertising funds combined with the existing small-medium sized business will become a boom for domain traffic investors.

In the meantime, I pray that everyone is keeping safe. I look forward to seeing you when this international pandemic finally draws to a close…..hopefully this will be sooner rather than later.

 

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I assume there will be a second wave of the virus here in the States, but there is no way anyone except the vulnerable (elderly, e... Read More
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Domain Industry Update – Week 10

Insights into what's happening with domain monetization

This week we saw a continuing of the trend that was established in the previous week’s data. Both Google and direct advertisers are beginning to stabilize their payouts with a slight growth in the overall monetization industry compared to the previous week.

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Earnings per Click and Click Through Rate are doing their regular counter-cyclical dance as once goes up the other goes down. This is more of an artifact of smart pricing algorithms rather than actual user or advertiser behaviour.

What’s going to be interesting in the coming weeks is to see what happens to the normalized RPM as the big corporate advertisers come back online. Over the last 10 weeks the small to medium sized businesses have flocked online to try to sell….well….anything. This has kept the payout rates up but with the corporates coming out of hibernation anything is possible.

I spend some time in the last part of the video taking another look at a real, live case that is being optimized by ParkLogic. It’s real data, for a real client and I think you’re going to love it as I unpack what is going on at various traffic levels.

Don’t forget to like the video, leave comments and pass it onto other investors. Keep safe.

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Domain Industry Update – Week 9

The latest weekly update for the domain monetization industry.

I’ve received such great feedback on these weekly videos that I decided to rename them from “COVID-19 Update” to “Domain Industry Update”. Many thanks to all those that have encouraged me to keep on providing them each week.

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In this video I unpack the regular set of data that provides insight into what is happened with domain monestization this past week. Questions such as, “How are the RPMs trending?”, “Is Google winning more traffic?” and “Is the volatility increasing or decreasing?” are all answered.

In addition, I’ve added another segment where I open up a real client test and show you what domain optimization can achieve to the bottom line. The three charts display the benefits of a disciplined, focused approach to extracting the most from domain traffic.

Keep the comments, emails, skypes and messages flowing as they encourage me to keep on writing and videoing. Don’t forget to subscribe to either the WhizzbangsBlog Youtube channel or the Alerts here.

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