A little over a year today, Brandpa sold its first domain name. Since then we’ve been growing pretty damn fast. Let’s take a look at what happened between April 2017 – April 2018. Sales This is a graph of how much Brandpa paid our sellers each month: April 2018 is only half over as we write […]
When Brandpa started, we designed every logo on our site by ourselves. But as we grew, we found ourselves needing over 100 new logos a week, then almost 200. It was clear we needed help. Today we’re proud to unveil a system we’ve developed with a select team of our favourite designers. It allows us to […]
We’ve significantly improved the favourites feature on our website. Visitors can now: Share their favourites via email Print them out to present Download a list of them as a spreadsheet We also added some nicer animations, a favourites count, and made favourites much easier to see and use throughout the site. This should make it […]
We’re updated the way that sellers can suggest new prices for their domains. Firstly, we now allow sellers to set the price for their domains 20% higher or lower than our appraised price (we round the prices a little, so it may not be exactly 20%). You can only do this once a domain has […]
We recently took 2 weeks off to redesign and rebuild all of Brandpa’s systems. And now we’re back, with plenty to share. Seller’s dashboard This has been rebuilt from the ground up with a tonne of refinements: We now tell you roughly how long a stage will take, e.g. how many days appraisal is currently […]
Since our conception, Brandpa have been about quality not quantity. We’ve always looked at accepting only the best quality domains and creating great logos to accompany these names. During the past month we’ve received an unprecedented volume of domains: December 2017: 320 / week January 2018: 400 / week February 2018: 1080 / week and […]
We’ve made a few changes to what domains we accept and how we process them. These are designed to help us appraise names more quickly and to keep our quality (and your sales) high. We now only accept dot com domains The statistics are clear: customers want dot-coms. Other TLDs are less likely to sell and […]
Brandpa went to NamesCon this year. Here’s some highlights from what we learned. 1. For investors, .com is the only game in town We heard from investors, registrars and even the largest domain portfolio in the world. And we’re convinced that 95% of the value in domains is in .coms for the foreseeable future. There […]
The seller’s dashboard now include much more information.
All sellers now have a public page they can share, containing all of their domain names.