Industry Update - Week 25

Great statistics and analysis in this week's review.

In this week’s video I share about a new master class I’ve just released on MasterClass Lessons (https://mcl.club) that discusses how to do a proper traffic test. It’s a little bit more advanced than the others in the Monetization series as I discuss macro, micro and group analysis strategies.

The statistics continue to amaze me as I pull some interesting insights into what is happening to the online advertising industry. Google is continuing to surge forward while the direct advertising networks are winning more traffic. All great information to domain investors in the traffic space.

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Industry Update - Week 24

New charts that really show how much has changed in the industry.

This week I add a couple of new charts to the regular analysis that really highlights the massive change we’ve seen this year so far. You won’t believe just how much more Google is paying for traffic now compared to the beginning of the year.

We can see that Google is powering forward by increasing their normalized RPM compared to the flatlining of the Direct Advertising networks. That being said, I think the Direct Advertising networks will spring back into action as the threat from COVID-19 subsides.

I also discuss a couple of new lessons I plan on adding to MasterClass Lessons next week….so those of you that thought you were finished, yep, there’s more on the way.

Please feel free to leave comments, questions and likes either on my blog (https://michaelgilmour.com) or on my Youtube channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/whizzbangsblog?sub_confirmation=1) . You can also subscribe to my blog or Youtube channel so you don’t miss out on future updates.

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Domain Industry Update - week 19

A big annoucement and a big change

I have two things to share with you this week, the first is a big announcement and the second is the numbers are looking staggering! When I say, staggering I really meant it. There have been some massive changes in the online advertising landscape that are now flowing through to domain investors.

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The big announcement is that I’ve now launched MasterClassLessons.com. Master Class Lessons is a website that will host freely available training courses and the first topic covered is “Domain Monetization”.

For many years I’ve had an ambition to release a structured video training course on “Domain Monetization” that is relevant for both entry level and experienced domain investors. All you need to do is register and you get access to over two hours of lessons that start with a bit of my own history in the industry and finish with how to effectively manage a large domain portfolio.

I plan on adding to the series and incorporating additional topics that relate to domains, entrepreneurship and life. At the beginning of this week’s video I take viewers on a quick tour of masterclasslessons.com….I hope you enjoy it!

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Domain Industry Update - Week 17

What an amazing week it's been!

The data this week has the potential to be a real bellwether for the domain industry in the coming months. The tussle between Google and the direct advertising networks is really hotting up.

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I’m still wondering what’s going to happen to all of the unspent marketing dollars that were slated for Facebook by some of the big corporates. Will it head towards Google and ultimately into the pockets of domain investors? The coming weeks will tell a very interesting tale.

I know that a number of domain investors have lost loved ones to COVID-19. I would like to pass on my sincerest condolences to you and your families. With all of the statistics we mustn’t lose sight of the fact that COVID is indiscriminately impacting the friends and families of some in our great industry. I would encourage everyone to reach out to someone that you know and make sure that they are OK.

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Domain Industry Update - Week 15

You're going to love the data in this week's update!

Normal 0 false false false EN-GB X-NONE X-NONE It looks like I may have been right....fingers crossed. So what was I right about? The fact that the normalized RPM for the domain industry is beginning to trend upwards at the end June. Given the impact of COVID-19 this isn't completely unexpected but it's always a welcome sign that the Internet is thriving.

As well as the regular suite of charts I went I’d trawl through the archives and pull some data on a monthly basis from July 2019 until today. This really showed a number of the major trends and the fact that domain monetization investors have benefited from an uplift in normalized RPM over the last few months.

I hope you find the information that I’m sharing each week of benefit for your business. Don’t forget to like, comment or subscribe so you don’t miss out on future updates.

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