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THE SHORTEST PATH TO SUCCESSFUL INVESTING

“AN INVESTMENT IN KNOWLEDGE PAYS THE BEST INTEREST”

– BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

DOMAIN NAME INVESTING COURSE

THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE DOMAIN NAME INVESTING COURSE EVER

INTRODUCTION TO DOMAIN NAMES

In this section you will meet your instructor and learn how best to use the domain name investing course. You will: learn what a domain name is; discover the history of domain names; understand the foundational “nuts and bolts” of the domain industry; and learn the value of a brand.

DOMAIN NAME KEYWORDS

The lessons in this section are all about understanding the basics of what goes to the left of the dot in a domain name. We will teach you the different types of domain name keywords, including industry terminology. You will learn everything from generic keywords to acronyms to alphanumeric keywords. After this lesson you will understand the foundational building blocks of what makes a domain name.

VALUATION METRICS

In this section you will learn every type of metric that can cause the value of a domain name to increase or decrease. We go into detail on prefixes like “my” or “e,” when you want a singular versus plural, how simple word placement can ruin a domain, why search volume matters, and much more.

VALUATION TOOLS

Which tools matter and which tools are a waste of your time? We’ve analyzed all of them and tell you what to focus your time on. We walk you through video tutorials of the most important aspects of each tool. In addition, we work to secure exclusive discounts to paid-software for DNAcademy students.

DOMAIN NAME VALUATION TUTORIALS

If you can’t value domain names, then you’ll never be an investor. Which is why we walk you through — step-by-step — how to do valuations. You learn how even a slight variation can crash a domain’s value. Then you have an opportunity to practice your newfound skills.

BUYING DOMAIN NAMES

This section of the course is about the art of buying domain names. You will learn where, when and how to buy domain names. We cover all of the marketplaces, industry standard tools and strategies involved — from creating a buyer’s profile all the way to buy-side negotiation tactics.

SELLING DOMAIN NAMES

Once you know what domains to buy, the next step is understanding how to sell them. This section focuses on both passive and active sales channels. We show you which are the right ways and which are the wrong ways to sell your domains, as well as which marketplaces will provide the highest return on your investment.

RUNNING YOUR BUSINESS

With the skills to start a domain name investment company now under your belt, you’re ready for this final section of the course. Here we cover the basics of financial matters, such as P&L statements and cash flow, as well as provide a road map to get started in domain name investing. To ensure you avoid common pitfalls, we also include lessons on paying your business taxes and protecting your investments from frivolous UDRP actions.


THE DEFINITIVE COURSE

GOING THROUGH THIS COURSE WILL BRING YOU UP TO PAR WITH DOMAIN NAME INVESTORS THAT HAVE BEEN IN THE INDUSTRY FOR YEARS. SHORTCUT YOUR PATH THROUGH THE SCHOOL OF HARD KNOCKS.

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR

LEARN TO INVEST FROM A TRUSTED DOMAIN NAME INDUSTRY PRO

MICHAEL CYGER

DOMAIN NAME HALL OF FAME // PUBLISHER // INVESTOR


Michael entered the domain name industry in 2011 after the successful sale of and exit from his media company, CTQ Media.

Following a brief stint in semi-retirement, he found his next challenge in trying to understand the convoluted “insider” game associated with the domain name industry.

Fast forward hundreds of hours of interviews, panel discussions and research, and Michael has built a cache of educational content at DomainSherpa.com that has won multiple industry awards, including:

  • 2016 The Domain Conference Developer of the Year
  • 2016 The Domain Conference Blogger of the Year, Nominee
  • 2016 The Domain Conference Goodwill Ambassador of the Year, Nominee
  • 2015 The Domain Conference Blogger of the Year
  • 2015 The Domain Conference Goodwill Ambassador of the Year
  • 2014 T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Hall of Fame Inductee
  • 2014 T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Best Domain Blog
  • 2014 Domainer’s Choice Awards Most Helpful Resource for Domain Industry Newcomers
  • 2013 T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Developer of the Year
  • 2013 T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Best Domain Blog, Nominee
  • 2012 T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Best Domain Blog

What Michael has realized over the years is that while investors might have hundreds to thousands of dollars to invest in domain names, they don’t want to waste their time. He has culled the principles, processes and pathways and boiled it down to this course.

PRIVATE FORUM

PRO MEMBERS: PRIVATE FORUM TO FORM TRUSTED PEER GROUPS

DNA GROUPS

Learn how to and create a DNA group — a private, intimate mastermind group of peers. Invite your newest and best contacts to join it and grow together. (Pro level only)

LESSON QUESTIONS

As you’re going through the course, you’re going to have questions. This is the place to ask them. You’re guaranteed to have your question answered by a course instructor, and you’re likely to receive tips and suggestions from fellow students. (Pro level only)

GENERAL DISCUSSION

In the general discussion forum you are free to talk about anything. Hang out, kick back and discuss any topic you like with your fellow DNAcademy members. Feel free to keep it light or get into deep conversations about anything. (Pro level only)


No Questions are Dumb. This is a Confidential Forum.

BECOME YOUR OWN BOSS

GAIN FINANCIAL FREEDOM BY GENERATING INCOME ONLINE

“YOU MISS 100% OF THE SHOTS YOU DON’T TAKE”

– WAYNE GRETZKY

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WE ANSWER SOME OF THE MOST COMMON QUESTIONS ABOUT DNACADEMY

With a BASIC account, you get 12-months of access to the ultimate domain name investing course. Included is a valuation quiz (keywords, brands, numerics and new gTLDs) that is individually reviewed by course instructor Michael Cyger. He will provide you feedback, make sure you understand the core concepts that all investing activities are built on, or he’ll send you back to specific lessons to review.

With a PRO account you get 12-months of access to the ultimate domain name investing course AND you also get access to the private discussion forum (no dumb questions), can create or join a private DNA networking support group, can participate in live webinar events where you can ask questions of industry experts, will receive supplementary learning materials and guides, as well as all of the bonuses listed below.

The course includes written content, video tutorials, suggested exercises, quizzes and supplemental learning material. About 50% of the course is written content, and 50% is in video tutorial format.

Certain software products are recommended for domain name investors, and tutorials of those products are included within this course. In some cases, the software is free or allows for a certain number of free accesses per day. In other cases, you must buy the software. When purchase is necessary, we work to secure discounts exclusive to DNAcademy students.

Note: No affiliate income is generated from this course; only products we believe in are recommended. It is not required to buy any of the software in order to be a successful domain name investor, and you can complete this course without doing so.

The course includes written text as well as video tutorials. As such, you’ll want to watch, pause, and review some videos multiple times. Plus, there are guides to review and fill out, and recommended exercises. Add to that the time to take quizzes, as well as extra real-world applications you want to do to test what you’re learning, and you’ll be pretty busy.

Self-paced students spend 20-40 hours to complete the DNAcademy course. Since students study at their own speed as their schedule allows, how long it takes depends on how many hours are dedicated to studying each day or week.

Take as much or as little time as you need. Once you purchase the course, you have access to it for 12 months.

Absolutely. We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee.

We are confident that you will love our training course as it offers great value for your money. But if for some reason the course is not what you want, then we will be happy to issue you a refund. Our only requirement is that the refund request be made within 7 calendar days of your purchase.

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HERE’S WHAT YOU GET

AN EDUCATION IS THE MOST POWERFUL TOOL TO CHANGE YOUR FUTURE

A simple, systematic way to understand and effectively start domain name investing.

A clear tutorial approach to the “DomainSherpa method” of successful domain name investing.

A guarantee that you’ll be happy with the course content, or your money back.

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"Prior to DNAcademy, I read every website I could find about domain investing but I was still very confused. The course was a logical, cohesive, step-by-step training guide to investing. Now I have the tools I need to be successful and now I am ready to conquer. If you're new to domain investing, take this course before you waste another dollar - you will be better for it in the long run."
Candace Cooke
Brooklyn, NY
"I am new to domain investing and I needed to figure out how successful investors bought and sold domains. DNAcademy provided me with all the practical tools necessary to make money as a part-time domain investor. I recommend this to any new domain investor who wants to become an instant insider!"
Todd W. Fisher, Phy.D.
Aliso Viejo, CA
"Prior to taking the course, I found understanding the market quite difficult. DNAcademy provided an overview of tools, techniques and context that has greatly improved my comprehension of domain valuation and the secondary market. I recommend DNAcademy to anyone who is interested in learning more about domain investing."
Parker Kaback
Casco Viejo, Panama
"Before taking DNAcademy I had no idea how to pick and value a domain. I now know what to look for and what has value. DNAcademy provided me that step by step road map. DNAcademy is a perfect course to fast track your education in domain investing."
Jack Parolini
Jacksonville, FL
"Domain investing was confusing, overwhelming and frustrating. But DNAcademy provided the theory, framework and educational foundation that I was looking for. I now feel empowered as an investor. I highly recommend DNAcademy to anyone who wants to start investing in domain names."
John Burgos Jr.
New York, NY


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