Why is My Website Marked as Dangerous or Suspicious?

If you are reading this article chances are you probably have run into an error on your buying site or selling site.

sometimes this can be a simple fix such as setting up the security for your site which is free thanks to the Investment Dominator.

What we have noticed is that there are some users who experience what seems like a “bad domain”. What this exactly means is when you first buy your domain there is a rare chance where there is a trail of activity from acquiring this domain that was flagged before by google. Which prevents our domain security or SSL from attaching to your site.

This may seem like all hope is lost but there are some options that are presented from the situation:

  • If you own a site marked as dangerous or suspicious: Follow these instructions

https://safebrowsing.google.com/safebrowsing/report_error/?hl=en

  • If you own a site that has been marked with “Did you mean”, “is this the right site”, or “fake site ahead”: Please submit a ticket within Investment Dominator for more support.
  • If you are a software publisher and chrome flags your downloads, learn how to resolve malware issues with your downloads. Follow these instructions :

https://developers.google.com/web/fundamentals/security/hacked/request_review

How To Configure Your Website’s Domain – (Custom Domains)

The Investment Dominator comes with integrated buying and selling websites. By default, the URL (web address) of these sites will be something like the following:

www.investmentdominator.com/rei-crm/crm-00001/

Can you imagine slapping that address on your letter to an owner? This would definitely not convey a professional looking site URL.

Therefore many users, choose to purchase their own custom domains from a domain registrar like GoDaddy.com and then point that domain to their Investment Dominator account. In other words, when the person types in the custom domain that you purchased (i.e. www.YourDomain.com) it will send them to your buying, or selling site.

Configuring your custom domains involves a 2-step process. Please follow the instructions below to configure both your Buying Website and Selling website(s) in the Investment Dominator.

Note: In the following example we are using domain provider GoDaddy.Com with instructions.

Step 1) Register A Domain And Point It To Our Server

Execute the following to register your purchased Domain on the domain provider’s site, (i.e. GoDaddy, Name Cheap, REI Black Book etc.). In this example access GoDaddy.com.

We recommend that you register one domain for your buying site and another domain for your selling site. The reason we use two separate domains is that the people going to these two sites are in very different markets and have very different mindsets about real estate, so your domains should reflect that mindset that they are in.

1. Log in to GoDaddy.com and navigate to your My Products page using the following logon screen as shown:

2. If you aren’t automatically directed there, make sure to select the My Products tab as shown:

3. Click Domain Manager, Or under Domain Products select Manage next to the domain you would like to configure as shown:

Note: The system will display the following screen as shown:

4. From the top menu, click the DNS tab, and select Manage Zones as shown:

Note: The following SEARCH box will display for entry of domain name as shown:

5. Begin to enter the custom domain name you want to use and select the domain, click Search as shown:

6.  On the DNS Management page, in the Records section, click the Click pencil icon on existing MX records (pencil icon) next to CNAME (www) record as shown:

7. Change the ‘Points to’ value to investmentdominator.com, change ‘TTL’ to Custom and ‘Seconds’ to 600 as shown:                            

8. Click the ‘Save‘ option to continue.

9. Scroll down to the Forwarding section and click on Add next to the Domain section as shown:

10. Enter in your custom domain starting with the www. in the blank text box to the under the FORWARD TO section.

11. Select the Permanent (301) option.

12. Check the Update my nameservers and DNS settings to support this change option.

13. Click Save.

Step 2) Map Your Domain To Your APP In Investment Dominator

1. After you have pointed your domain(s) DNS to the correct IP Address, you can map your domains to your Investment Dominator CRM. To do this, log into your Investment Dominator app and click on the “Customize Site” button at the top.

2. Then scroll down to the section labeled ‘Website Settings – Buying‘ or ‘Website Settings – Selling‘ sections and enter your domain in the ‘Buying Site Domain‘ and/or ‘Selling Site Domain‘ boxes

3. Click the ‘Change Your Domain‘ button, on the next screen review and confirm the change and your new domain will be saved.

The Investment Dominator Quick Start Guide Part 2 – Setting Up Domains

Hello and welcome to the second part of your journey with the Investment Dominator. The main topic for today is how you can begin to set up your domains for your buying and selling site. This article is meant to be a gateway to other domain providers which means it will be constantly updated.

If you missed part 1 of the Quick Start Guide on setting up your profile, please click here

If you are wondering the reason for customizing and creating our own domain since we are already provided a default one. You want to remain different from your peers and the best way to do this is by adding a personal flair to your website link. Especially when sending this out to your potential prospects!

Step 1: Register Your Domain and Point It To The Investment Dominator Server

Please note we recommend having separate buying and selling domains. This is simply because they both have two different purposes and in order to keep the flow of traffic to your site regulated for your potential prospects there should respectively be two channels one for selling and one for buying.

Step 2: Mapping Your Domain To your Investment Dominator App

Once the setup has been made with your domain and directed to our server the next step in the process will be to connect it to Investment Dominator.

Go into the customize tab on the Investment Dominator and go into your Website Settings – Buying from this section you will be prompted with an option to change your domain. Go ahead and click on this so we can register your new domain.

Go ahead and enter your new domain information for your buying site and if you made sure to connect your C-Name record with Investment Dominator click the check box below. From there hit the next button to confirm your domain name.

Step 3: Secure Your New Domains

Now after you confirm you will be prompted with a screen telling you your domain was changed and instead of just clicking okay we want to hit the Click Here To Secure Your Domain button. A lot of people miss this step so if you happened to click away, go into Customize -> Website Settings – then under the buying site domain there should be a button like so in the picture above which says Secure Your Domain.

Then you will be presented with a screen that looks like this enabling you to generate your SSL provided by Investment Dominator which will secure your website so you can have even better search optimization for your Buying or Selling site.

Then there you have it you have officially set up your Domains and have redirected them onto the Investment Dominator. Not to mention your sites are also now secured allowing for search engines to quickly prioritize your site rather than if it was not secured. The next step of this journey is Quick Start Guide Part 3 which is all about Customizing you can find this here. While you are still at the start of your journey with the Investment Dominator If you run into technical problems you can also message using the help function provided. For more information on where to find this check out this article here.

The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but significance, and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning. – Oprah Winfrey

How To Change Your Website’s Domain – (Custom Domains)

The Investment Dominator comes with integrated buying and selling websites. By default, the URL (web address) of these sites will be something like this:

www.investmentdominator.com/rei-crm/crm-00001/

Can you imagine slapping that address on your letter to an owner?
It won’t look too pretty.

Therefore many users, choose to purchase their own custom domains from a domain registrar like GoDaddy.com and then point that domain to their Investment Dominator account. In other words, when the person types in the custom domain that you purchased (i.e. www.YourDomain.com) it will send them to your buying, or selling site.

Configuring your custom domains involves a 2-step process. Please follow the instructions below to configure both your Buying Website and Selling website…

STEP 1 – Register A Domain And Point It To Our Server

First, you must register your domain with a domain registrar like goDaddy.com

We recommend that you register one domain for your buying site and another domain for your selling site. The reason we use two separate domains is that the people going to these two sites are in very different markets and have very different mindsets about real estate, so your domains should reflect that mindset that they are in.

IMPORTANT: You must point your registered domains to our server first. To do this ask your domain registrar (i.e. GoDaddy.com or whoever you bought your domain from) to point the www CNAME record to investmentdominator.com

NOTE: Both the host @ record as well as the www. DNS record will need to be pointed to investmentdominator.com .

Instructions for goDaddy.com

NOTE: You can use any domain registrar that you like however, we recommend and provide only the instructions to configure this under goDaddy.com, so you will need to apply the DNS setting changes that we mention below to your domain registrar’s control panel and you may need to contact their support in order to properly configure the CNAME record and Forward. 

  1. Log in to goDaddy.com and navigate to your My Products page.
  2. If you aren’t automatically directed there, make sure to select the My Products tab: 
    here is the other way to get to domains:
  3. Click Domain Manager, Or under Domain Products select Manage next to the domain you would like to configure.
  4. From the top menu, click the DNS tab, and select Manage Zones:
  5. Enter the custom domain name you want to use and click Search.
  6. On the DNS Management page, in the Records section, click the Click pencil icon on existing MX records (pencil icon) next to CNAME record. 
  7. Change the ‘Points to’ value to investmentdominator.com and click Save.
  8. Change the ‘TTL‘ option to ‘Custom’ and enter in 600.
  9. Click the ‘Save‘ option to continue.
  10. Scroll down to the Forwarding section and click on Add next to the Domain section:
  11. Enter in your custom domain starting with the www. in the blank text box to the under the FORWARD TO section.
  12. Select the Permanent (301) option.
  13. Check the Update my nameservers and DNS settings to support this change option.
  14. Click Save.

TEST: To see if you have completed this step properly when you go to your new domain address in a web browser you should see the main page of the InvestmentDominator.com come up. If you see this you know you have completed step 1 and you can move on to step 2 below…

STEP 2 – Map Your Domain To Your APP

After you have pointed your domain(s) DNS to the correct IP Address, you can map your domains to your Investment Dominator CRM. To do this, log into your Investment Dominator app and click on the “Customize Site” button at the top.

Then scroll down to the section labeled ‘Website Settings – Buying‘ or ‘Website Settings – Selling‘ sections and enter your domain in the ‘Buying Site Domain‘ and/or ‘Selling Site Domain‘ boxes.

NOTE: Make sure to keep the http://www. part of your domain in there so the value should look like http://www.YourDomain.com 

Click the ‘Change Your Domain‘ button, on the next screen review and confirm the change and your new domain will be saved.

IMPORTANT!: Once you change your buying site domain your login link also changes to become your buying site domain PLUS /my
For example, http://www.YourDomain.com/my will be your new login link. (Your username and password stay the same).