James Iles
James Iles is the domain investment community manager for GoDaddy. Prior to this, James was a prolific writer in the domain name industry through outlets such as JamesNames.com and DomainNameWire.com. Outside domaining, James’ free time is taken up by his baby daughter.

My articles

Lease to Own Integration Launches Internationally at GoDaddy

In July 2023, Afternic marked a milestone with the launch of Lease to Own, one of the most significant product updates in…

What's new at Afternic - January to March 2024

What’s New at Afternic? January to March, 2024

Following a transformative 2023, where we introduced groundbreaking features, including Lease to Own and the Lead Center, our team has been hard…

A Fresh New Look for Afternic.com

2023 was a pivotal year for Afternic. The world’s leading domain name marketplace brought the Lead Center, Lease to Own, Custom Checkout…

Afternic’s Commitment to Listing Integrity: Response to a Recent Event

As the world’s leading domain name marketplace, we have a responsibility to our customers to ensure that we remain the trusted source…

2023 at Afternic: Lease to Own, Lead Center, and more

2023 at Afternic: Lease to Own, Lead Center, Expedited Payouts, and more!

Afternic, the leading domain name marketplace, has been busy throughout 2023, rolling out several significant updates and enhancements that streamline user experience…

Welcome to Afternic’s Fast Transfer network, .xyz and .io!

Afternic’s Fast Transfer network is a powerful ally for any domain name seller. By listing your domain name with Afternic and enabling…

Afternic launches Visitor Statistics for landing pages

In 2023, Afternic focused on releasing a series of highly requested features based on feedback from domain sellers. Along with major updates…

Introducing Custom Checkout Link – Your Partner for Closing External Sales

For domain name investors who enjoy the thrill of negotiating a domain sale for themselves, agreeing on a deal isn’t the endpoint….

Lease to Own at Afternic and GoDaddy, plus NameFind's activation

Afternic’s Lease to Own Integration with GoDaddy, Plus NameFind’s Activation

July 2023 saw the release of one of the most significant new features for domain sellers at GoDaddy’s Afternic: Lease to Own….

Preview: Lease to Own in GoDaddy Search

Recently, Afternic announced the launch of a long-awaited Lease to Own feature. Lease to Own, which allows buyers to pay over time,…

Featured articles

Lease to Own Integration Launches Internationally at GoDaddy

In July 2023, Afternic marked a milestone with the launch of Lease to Own, one of the most significant product updates in…

What’s New at Afternic? January to March, 2024

Following a transformative 2023, where we introduced groundbreaking features, including Lease to Own and the Lead Center, our team has been hard…

A Fresh New Look for Afternic.com

2023 was a pivotal year for Afternic. The world’s leading domain name marketplace brought the Lead Center, Lease to Own, Custom Checkout…

2023 at Afternic: Lease to Own, Lead Center, Expedited Payouts, and more!

Afternic, the leading domain name marketplace, has been busy throughout 2023, rolling out several significant updates and enhancements that streamline user experience…

Lander selection: redefining your use of Afternic landing pages

Afternic provides a number of landing page options for customers including Cashparking, Request Price, and Buy it Now. In the past, in…

Ownership verification comes to Afternic 2.0

One of the most requested product features that I have received from the community has been to add automated ownership verification to…

Afternic launches the lead center beta

Afternic, GoDaddy’s aftermarket platform, remains one of the most popular and consistent venues for domain sales, partly thanks to the constant activity…