The Domaining Directory

 

Registrars

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Marketplace, Domain Parking (requires registration)

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Marketplaces

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Chinese market. Auctions and Escrow Service.

Large affiliate network. Domain Parking and landing pages.

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Domain backordering and auctions.

Buy, sell and lease short domain names.

Buy and sell premium domains.

Payment plans and landing pages available.

ccTLD backordering and auctions.

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Buy and sell UK ccTLD names.

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Expired and Backorder auctions.

Domain leasing and installment plans available. Marketplace and landing pages.

Buy and sell Domains, Websites, Apps and more.

Buy and sell domains and websites.

Buy, sell and run Auctions. Expired auctions.

Live auctions and private brokerage.

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Buy, sell and Backorder domains. Exclusive inventory auctions.

168 hour reverse auctions for quick name liquidation.

Buy and sell domains to the trade on domaining's largest forum.

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Buy, Sell and Auction domains. Parking and landing pages available.

Buy, Sell and Park domains. Landing pages available.

 

Brandable Marketplaces

Although brandable domains can be sold at most marketplaces these sites specialise in selling names that are easily brandable. This type of domain is usually a short made up word or a play on an existing word and can be sold with a logo and tagline.

Domains sold with logos.

Naming Products, Websites, Businesses and more.

Name, logo and tagline contests.

Domains sold with logos.

Over 17000 names listed.

Domains sold with or without logos.

Domains sold with logos.

Name, logo and tagline comtests.

 

Backordering and Expiring

These sites offer dropcatching and backordering services. Although every site is unique most will try to catch domains for a small fee payable on success. If there is more than one backorder on a caught domain it will usually go to auction.

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ccTLD backordering from £49.99 to £59.99.

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ccTLD backordering and Auctions.

Downloadable dropcatching software.

ccTLD dropcatching and Auctions..

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Backorder and Expiring auctions.

Domain backordering from £14

Backordering Lite and Drop Lists available.

Expiring and deleting domain aucions.

Bulk domain backorders and auction bidding available.

Expiring domain auctions.

Namepal's Fetch! system uses ten other dropcatching platforms.

ccTLD backordering.

Backordering and New GTLD Auction services.

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Dropping, Expiring, Pending Delete and Auction Lists

The following sites have lists of dropping and expiring domains and any ongoing auctions. These lists are compiled of names from multiple registrars and auction sites.

 

Parking and Monetization

These sites offer monetization services that allow your unused domain names to create a passive income from their natural traffic. This is usually done by the placement of clickable ads.

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An ad tech company offering a range of tools to increase advertising returns.

Flexible templates and "For Sale" banners to show your domain is... well... for sale.

Parking available even for domains not listed for sale with Bido.

In depth data and analysis to help you better monetize your domains.

Detailed landing page design aimed at maximizing ad revenue.

Offering mobile optimized landing pages.

Customizable parkiing landing pages.

Two tiers of membership available with differing revenue payouts.

A parking company built for domainers by domainers.

Over 300 metrics to provide highest possible yield.

Place targeted ads on your live/working website (not for landing pages)

A large Google Adsense alternative with customizable ads.

Monetizing brand typos with zero click parking.

Offering direct advertizers to cut out the middle man.

Standard and professional (over 1000 domains) tiers available.

Choose from logos, photos, taglines and over 500 themes.

Ads that utilize CPC, CPM and CPA.

Specializing in adult and dating traffic.

Customizable, auto or self optimization and multilingual ads.

 

Domain Managment

Life is easier when you can control all aspects of your domaing world from one place. These site aim to allow you to do just that. Services include marketplace builders and monetization managment.

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Services include Auto Monetization, Brokerage and a Marketplace.

Portfolio manager, customizable white label marketplace and monetization.

Monetization and marketing managment platform.

Advanced portfolio monitoring and managment system.

For sale pages, marketplace builder, statistics and tools.

Research Tools

 

Keyword Tools and Name Generators

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Search for every domain registered containing a specific keyword.

Enter  keyword and the generator will suggest a domain name.

Tool that generates available domain names as you type.

Shows every domain and extension registered with a specific keyword.

Enter your businesses keywords and get name suggestions.

Maximize your advertizing by selecting the right keywords and phrases.

Shows what people are searching for by location.

Shows combinations of unregistered .coms with a specified keyword.

A Google Keyword Planner alternative.

Gives all possible combinations of chosen lists of keywords.

In depth keyword research and metrics tool.

Gives available name sugestions containing a chosen keyword.

Gives all possible combinations of chosen lists of keywords.

Domain name generator with useful naming guide for beginners.

Lists all domains registered with a given keyword(s).

Domain name search and suggestion tool.

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Shows if a domain is taken, available or purchasable.

Shows the keywords and ads being used by a given website.

Domain name suggestions with specific keyword.

 

Whois and DNS Tools

DNS and record type research tool.

DNS and Whois Tool Reviews and a selection of Free To Use Tools.

Whois and reputation lookup.

DNS and threat data for website security.

Whois lookups, DNS Records and Reverse DNS records.

Historical DNS database for TLDs and ccTLDs.

IP location tools and Reverse DNS lookup tools.

Whois lookup for UK domain names.

Historical DNS database. See a domains DNS history.

Large set of DNS, Whois and IP search tools.

Whois search, domain names, website and IP tools.

Whois lookup. Also has a Registrar.

Whois lookup.

Current and historical whois lookups and Database download.

 

Statistics

Domain registration stats and complete List of TLDs.

List of TLDs with registrant stats and registration price comparisons.

Up to date NTLD performance stats and trend reports.

GTLD registration stats

Registrar, Parking and Fraud stats plus launch Calendar.

TLD zone file stats and ccTLD List.

 

Misc

Internet archive with Wayback Machine that shows historical screenshots of websites.

Large database of historical sales. Search a keyword or view most Recent sales.

Domain name search tool. Lists of different types of domain for sale.

Price comparison tool for domain registrations, renewals and transfers. Reviews.

Language translation tool.

Social media management platform.

Find the geographical location of any IP address.

Social media handle availability checker.

Tools to check if a domain is Blacklisted. Also has MX Lookup and domain Health Checker.

Historical sales database.

Converts text into punycode for IDN purposes.

UK domain Tools and Sales Database.

ngTLD historical sales database.

Price comparison site for domain registrations and renewals. Promo Codes.

Sales and Marketing tools.

 

Blogs and Forums

Whether you're looking to pass the time or learn something new, this list will keep you busy for hours at a time. You'll find busy forums, interesting and engaging blogs from industry leaders and  informative podcasts.

 

Email Tools

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Downloadable email software including Extractors, Bulk Mailers and Trackers.

Internal email design and tracking tool.

Email scheduler and reminder.

A list of companies with the CEO's email addresses and company information.

Email Tracking and activity analysis.

Tool that tries to find the email format a company uses (JSmith@, JohnS@, JohnSmith@ etc)

Free Email and Marketing tools. Trackers, organisers and more.

Email address finder. Can be installed as a browser add-on.

Email Tracker and Reminder. Signature designer.

Email verification tool. Check that an email address exists.

Email tracker.

Lead tool that when linked to your Gmail account shows contacts LinkedIn profile.

Gmail CRM tool. Email tracking and lead organisation. Also available on mobile.

Email verification tool. Batch validation and email List Cleaner.

Email signature design software.

 

Appraisals

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.com domain appraisals. 

Automated domain appraisals. Also offers other calculation tools for crypto etc.

Automated and Manual domain appraisals. Large list of other Tools.

Automated and manual appraisals. Portfolio appraisals available.

Automated appraisal tool. Also has Lead generation and Portfolio Monitoring.

Automated, Manual and Crowd domain appraisals. Full list of Tools

Automated appraisals.

Self valuation guide to learn how to valuate your own domains.

Manual domain appraisals. Brokerage and Consulting also available.

Manual domain appraisals. Brokerage also available.

Standard, Professional and Pre Purchase appraisals by forum members.

Automated domain appraisals.

Manual domain and portfolio appraisals. Also offer Backorders.

Manual domain appraisals. Also offer Brokerage.

Automated website appraisals.

 

SEO Tools

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Free and premium SEO tools. Traffic Stats, SEO Audit tool etc. 

Reporting and diagnostic tools.

View a site as search engines do, without styles and with highlighted SEO relevance.

An extensive list of SEO tools for webmasters.

Google page rank checker.

Website traffic analysis.

In depth link analysis tools.

SEO tools including Domain Analysis, Rank Tracking and SEO Audit

SEO tools including search engine harvester, link checker and proxy harvester.

SEO tool suite including Site, Search and Content experience.

Marketing tools including Analytics Reports, Tools and Solutions.

Free and Paid site SEO tools.

Website traffic analysis and intelligence solutions.

Content tools including Plagiarism Checker, Reverse Image search and Backlink Checker.

Site visitor analyitics.

SEO tools and Tutorials.

Google sitemap generator.

 

 Brokerage 

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Also offer Monetization and a Marketplace.

Sales, acquisitions, consulting and brand protection.

Sales, Acquisitions and For Sale inventory.

Sales, acquisitions and branding.

Sales, acquisitions and valuations.

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Global domain name brokerage.

Brokerage and Domains for sale.

Brokerage, Portfolio and Liquidations.

Brokerage and Appraisals.

Domain name and social media handle acquisitions.

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Brokerage and home of the Nameson Auction.

Also offer domain Appraisals and Exposure.

Domain Auctions and Backorders also available.

 

Website Builders

This list is mostly comprised of drag and drop website builders that are quick and easy to use if you want to build your own marketplace or landing pages. You will also notice that most registrars offer this service.