NamesCon: Dude, we’re dressed just great! A great new creative ad about NamesCon, promoting the premier Internet names conference. If you’ve been hiding under the proverbial rock, NamesCon takes place in Las Vegas, between January 13-15, 2014. Bigger. Better. Cooler.
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Domain Name Jargon : Proxy Buyer Wow, is it December already? Hopefully, you are all done with Holiday shopping by now, and by that we don’t mean registering domain names to give away as presents! Just realized there haven’t been any updates on our Domain Name Jargon series, a collection of educational terminology that intends to (re)define domaining as ...
DomainGang.com - Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 18:33
The Domain Future: Domainer Almanac 2014 Now that both Black Friday and Cybermonday are a distant memory, the Holiday Season is upon us. ‘Tis the season to be jolly and the right time to post our remarkably accurate predictions for the wonderful world of domaining! Without further ado, we present you the 2014 Edition of the prestigious DomainGang Domainer Almanac!
DomainGang.com - Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 14:34
Dot .Sexy video: What did Frank say? When we broke the news of Uniregistry revealing the official dot .sexy video a lot of people were wowed. Some were upset that no nude models were featured in the video, but one needs to understand that dot .sexy domains aren’t exclusively for adult content; on the contrary, sexiness in people is measured beyond the […]
DomainGang.com - Monday, December 2, 2013 - 18:15
New kids on the domain block: The Gold stone traffic of Co.Com domains After a period of data crunching and research, the current owners of CO.com did the obvious: launched a domain registry for the upcoming availability of .co.com domains. Paul Goldstone, CEO of the new .CO.com registry is visibly excited; at the recent ICANN 48 conference in Buenos Aires, he proudly wore the “CO” letters a...
DomainGang.com - Monday, December 2, 2013 - 11:47
Everybody’s sexy: Uniregistry rolls out official dot .Sexy video Frank Schilling’s Uniregistry has revealed the official dot .Sexy video. It’s the real deal this time, although we had hopes of seeing sexy ladies in bikinis on the fine Cayman beaches, the Uniregistry video has no such visuals. The video is classy though, and promotes the individuality of sexiness, much like the dot .tat...
DomainGang.com - Sunday, December 1, 2013 - 1:9
Russians hungry for .XXX web sites and adult content Let’s be adult about it: dot .XXX domains are not for general consumption – they are meant for adults. To this day, the only adult TLD until the introduction of .sex, .adult and .porn, continues to attract visitors from around the world. In a smart move, the ICM Registry introduced its own search engine of […]
DomainGang.com - Saturday, November 30, 2013 - 19:39
Bina Bitterman: Before my 5th Avenue shopping I feel sorry for domainers What a fabulous day, domainer darlings. This is Bina Bitterman, your very own Domain Socialite, bringing glamor and quality of life to your miserable lives. It’s Saturday after the Black Friday, the day I usually do most of my holiday shopping alongside 5th Avenue, here in New York. Most of you penny-pinchers have no idea ...
DomainGang.com - Saturday, November 30, 2013 - 12:48
Black Friday Fights: Team Schwartz against Team Schilling After the legendary Team Schwartz faced Team Schilling during TRAFFIC last month, many questions regarding the future of gTLDs remained unanswered. We talked to both teams, who agreed to fight a fair fight today, Black Friday, without using any sneaky tactics or the usual type of sabotage. At 5:00am this morning, Team Schilling was s...
DomainGang.com - Friday, November 29, 2013 - 20:20
Time to give: Flippa auctions entire Aussie turkey meal on Thanksgiving day! Flippa.com – the domain and web site auctioneer from Down Under – is always expanding its offerings beyond just domains and web sites. After introducing Flippa Classifieds, a new special sales section called Flip it Now! targets the impulsive buyers that want an item they can’t find anywhere else. If you thought tha...
DomainGang.com - Thursday, November 28, 2013 - 9:20
Confirmed: Banana.com moved to China, pending sale price currently under NDA We have received confirmation from Michael Castello, that the lengthy, seedless, mostly yellow fruit known as banana has been tentatively sold in its .com incarnation. Following our article “Banana Disappeared!” that pondered on the current status of the domain name, Banana.com, Michael Castello commented thus: “The...
DomainGang.com - Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 14:48
Thanksgiving: Bad Florida weather to freeze blog posts and traffic in the peninsula Thanksgiving is that special season every year to gather around a turkey-centric dinner with family and friends, and experience Black Friday extreme fights at the stores. Due to the extreme weather conditions in Florida, many domainers and bloggers local to the Sunshine State openly raised their concerns, while the Dot .CO registry h...
DomainGang.com - Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 12:21
Rightside: For start-ups and gTLD registries, dot .CO makes perfect sense NamesCon, the biggest new domain conference of 2014, added several new sponsors yesterday; among them, Rightside. Formed as a sidekick of Demand Media, Rightside puts the emphasis on its “id” part – identity – and an obvious reference to the brand to the right of the dot. Rightside is one of many new companies...
DomainGang.com - Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 6:28
Casting call: Adam Dicker prepares ‘domain portfolio review’ parody video Canadian domain investor, Adam Dicker, is reaching out to all talent willing to participate in a Seinfeld-style video. The production, will be a parody of the weekly domain portfolio reviews that Adam is a part of, over at DomainSherpa. As long as the video isn’t two and half hours long, it will be interesting to […]
DomainGang.com - Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 19:36
Ferrero ready for .NUTELLA – Craving some gTLD sweetness? Ferrero Rocher, the Italian makers of numerous chocolate desserts, including the world-renowned Nutella, are bringing sweet surprises by Christmas. The Ferrero gTLD application for .NUTELLA isn’t surprising; Amazon did the same for .KINDLE and other products. But it’s not a closed, defensive application, as Ferrero plans ...
DomainGang.com - Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 10:27
Banana disappeared! A San Francisco monkey, Banana Sam, has passed away at the ripe age of 19. Rest in peace, Sam. In other news from the domain jungle: Banana.com does not appear to be in the hands of the Castello Brothers any more. When did that happen??? This amazing fruit, apparently changed hands in May this […]
DomainGang.com - Monday, November 25, 2013 - 17:24
ExoticSportsCars .com acquired by top domain investor, Andy Booth Domain investor and aviator, Andy Booth, scored a huge domain acquisition earlier today. Known for his love for exotic sports cars, Andy already drives an Aston Martin. His latest domain acquisition, ExoticSportsCars.com definitely taps an exceptional niche market, shared by the rich and famous around the world, particularly the oil...
DomainGang.com - Monday, November 25, 2013 - 15:6
Party like it’s 1994: Yahoo! appoints Katie Couric as “global news anchor” Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo! has announced the hire of Katie Couric as the search engine portal’s “global news anchor”. Beginning in early 2014, Katie Couric, will be leaving ABC News. But is she the right woman for the job? In 1994, when Katie Couric worked for NBC at the Today show, this funny video […]
DomainGang.com - Monday, November 25, 2013 - 12:57
Andee Hill forms EscrowHill.com – Official Press Release A press release we could not publish verbatim before its 11:00am Eastern deadline, brings big news about the escrow business.
Our bestest wishes to Andee Hill, who personally quoted on this career and business move: “I appreciate all the support I get from this community. It is going to be a fun ride!”
DomainGang.com - Monday, November 25, 2013 - 11:1
Andes’ .HILL – The latest gTLD to be escrowed off for millions Unlike the .Patagonia case that was successfully withdrawn, another geographical gTLD was auctioned off in escrow: Andes’ .HILL. The geodomain – or is it, geo-gTLD? – encompasses Andes, the longest continental mountain range in the world, and a multinational organization was formed for the interest of the endogenous...