Google and Vint Cert explain the NTIA transition (video) Simple video explains what’s going on with the U.S. government’s role in the internet. Vint Cerf, the “father of internet” and former Chairman of ICANN, now works for Google. Cerf has narrated a new Google video about the history of internet governance, ICANN and the role of the U.S. government. (See video emb...
Domain Name Wire - Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 9:13
NYC picks Panama registrar for reserved names The City of New York is working with Panama-based registrar CCI REG to reserve government-related domains in the new .nyc gTLD, despite imposing residency requirements on registrants. CCI REG director Gerardo Aristizabal tells us it has already handled over 100 registrations during the “City Government-Affiliated Reserve List...
How Donuts Became The World’s Largest Registry Overnight FastCo Labs is out with an article today about Donuts and how they became the world’s largest registry overnight. I think the author forgot about Verisign who has many more domains under its wing than Donuts. In the article Daniel Schindler one of the co-founders discussed things like specificity and how they thought long and [...
Finally The One New gTLD I was Interested Made it to General Availability Well the one new gtld I was interested in went into General Availability yesterday, .Media was the one extension I had interest in, that interest stems from media.com related names being a focus. It looks like according to Ntldstats.com that .Media did roughly 2883 registrations on the first day of GA. So we are clear […]
Sedo’s Weekly Sales Total $1Million The weekly sales were slow this week at Sedo which is normal considering its summer and a busy time for vacations in North America and Europe. GCA.com took the top spot at $90,000. Here’s a look at the rest of this week’s sales Domain name Price Currency .COMs gca.com 90000 USD logics.com 50000 USD pdn.com 27900 USD viv...
DomainShane.com - Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 5:46
Flippa giving away a special link to redeem 1 FREE Domain listing! Flippa has certainly ramped up its domain only auctions since Kevin Fink came on board and jump started things there. There is a special promo running good for one week, that he just released, From now through month’s end, when you list a domain on Flippa, you’ll be given a special link to redeem 1 […]
The Domains - Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 4:28
How to Succeed in Business – Part 2 My business partner in ParkLogic has a saying that has now become a mantra, “Build the rusty mini-bike before you build the Harley Davidson.” So many online businesses waste incredible amounts of money building the ultimate website rather than the one that just barely works.
When Amazon first started out of a garage, CEO Jeff Bezos w...
Michael Gilmour - Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 4:13
Heart Internet Moves To A .UK Domain Name Heart Internet, one of UK’s largest reseller hosting companies, has become one of the first major businesses in the United Kingdom to switch to the recently launched .uk domain name. Heart internet switched from a .co.uk to a .uk: https://www.heartinternet.uk Launched … Continue reading →
OnlineDomain.com - Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 4:2
An Example of Why People Still CyberSquat Why do people still cybersquat ? That was a question posed a couple of weeks back on Namepros, and while I am not advocating it any way, I am going to give an example of how it still pays off in 2014. PluralSight.in sold on Wednesday for $16,000. The domain was registered in July of […]
The Domains - Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 3:48
Daily Sales Recap 7-23-14 SDH.com sells for $18,600 on NameJet Daily Sales Recap 7-23-14 PluralSight.in sold for $16,000 and it may make most readers say “What the heck ?” PluralInsight the company describes itself as, “Our mission is to publish high quality online training courses for professional developers, IT admins and creative artists. Every day. SDH.com sold for $18,600 ...
Reserved/Premium Domains – How Much Is Too Much? It’s been a while since I registered a new gTLD domain and it’s not because I didn’t like the extensions but rather because quite frankly, there was nothing much left for me to get.
Therefore, the following question arises: how much is too much?
As a domainer, I try to be rational and keep an open mind.
Domaining Tips - Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 0:59
MILLION-DOLLAR URLS; Here's How To Save, Pay Down Debt, Retire And Splurge PLUS: 4 Reasons to Grab a Drink With Your Employees: An Entrepreneur's Guide to Drinking; Got Brand and Co-Brand Marketing Strategy? Apple Faces Class Action Suit Affecting 20,000 Employees; Hiring Over 50; Apple vs. Microsoft in 11 Slides; 10 Things Millennials Won’t Spend Money On; How to Avoid Rejection From a Strong Candidate and...
The Frager factor - Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 0:36
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
A Visual Look at Recent 4L.com Acquisitions in Use, v2
Here is the second edition of a look at a few recent LLLL.com acquisitions which have been put to use…..with acquisition prices as low as $125. Last week’s first edition can be found here. XOVI.com sold for $25,000 in May 2014 and is currently owned by XOVI GmbH. An addition to the .de, which is a separate live site in G...
DomainShane.com - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 23:45
A Few Reasons Why The Austin Startup Scene Is Something Special We have now been living in Austin for about a month and a half and thanks to Techstars and the incredible network Jason and the team has built we’ve had a chance to meet upwards of 80 people involved in the Austin startup scene from VC’s to Angel Investors, founders that just had a big […]
MorganLinton.com - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 21:33
The Best Aftermarket Is …. Over the next few weeks I’ll be testing and writing up my experiences with a range of aftermarkets including: DNS (Domain Name Sales) GoDaddy Auctions Namejet Sedo Flippa A few other surprises While my focus is on selling domains, I’ll also be looking at things like: Application process Quality of support Quality of other...