Domain aftermarket powerhouse SnapNames, in conjunction with its parent company Web.com, recently finalized a deal to purchase BackorderZone.com and its Registrars in an effort to further enhance its already-powerful drop catching services. In addition to the domain name BackorderZone.com, SnapNames purchased 42 ICANN Accredited Registrars to be utilized for acquiring deleting names on the Drop.
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With the recent integration of SnapNames and NameJet for deleting inventory, SnapNames is utilizing more resources to catch .cc and .tv names. This recent move is another in a series to cement SnapNames’s place as the top drop-catching service in the industry. Although the fulfillment of backorders placed on SnapNames for .cc and .tv domains
By now we’ve established how names travel through the domain name life cycle, and at what points they can be purchased. Let’s dig into the Drop a little further and share some best practices for getting a name as it’s released by the Registry. “The Drop” is the point at which the name has gone
In trying to fully understand the domain aftermarket, and where SnapNames fits in, one must understand the Drop. SnapNames dominates this part of the industry and was one of the first companies to get involved in grabbing domain names as they are deleted. It would be accurate to say that SnapNames pioneered dropcatching and opened