Sedo and Afternic Weekly Sales Charts led by WBM.com WBM.com led all sales this week selling for $35,877. The domain was registered in 1995 and redirects to a Monster Jobs search. Forks.com came in at number two selling for $32,500. The domain registered in 1997 redirects to vetter-forks.com Sedo sold $1.2 million in domains for the week. Afternic sold $1,202,401 in domains for the
Demand Media Makes Big Moves In The LA Startup Scene At Silicon Beachfest This weekend I wrote about the biggest event in the LA startup world – Silicon Beachfest. What you might not know is that Demand Media is taking center stage at the event as one of the biggest evangelists of the LA startup scene. To start with, they are one of only two premier sponsors which
Startup CTO Corner #3: How To Be A Lean CTO I am the CTO of a Lean Startup, before I go any further, let me make sure everyone knows what “Lean” means. Lean is a startup methodology popularized by Eric Ries, it does not mean bootstrapping or running your company financially lean, it’s all about customer development. Of course now I’ve introduced another...
Domaining MBA Monday: Admit It, You’re A Domain Collector, Now Fix It Like most people who blog about domain names, I get a fair amount of emails from people who have bought more than a few names but just can’t figure out how to make money. The problem is they are working under the auspice that the more domains you have in your portfolio the more money
MorganLinton.com - Monday, June 17, 2013 - 12:51
Silicon Beach Sunday: Silicon Beachfest 2013 Kicks-Off With One Awesome Hackathon Hello, Happy Sunday, and welcome to Silicon Beach Sundays here on MorganLinton.com. Every Sunday take a walk with me through LA’s startup scene which has been officially and aptly been named, Silicon Beach. This is a very exciting week for the LA Startup Community as Silicon Beachfest takes bring together LA startups, investors...
MorganLinton.com - Sunday, June 16, 2013 - 20:1
Weekend Musings Hello, happy Saturday, and welcome to my weekend musings. As you know I like to start my musings with a photo from out weekend, the photo below is from our afternoon walk around the neighborhood to the beach here in Marina del Rey. June gloom looks to be behind us (knock on wood) and it
MorganLinton.com - Saturday, June 15, 2013 - 19:26
Startup Domains Making News It’s always interesting to see what domain names startups pick. Last year we helped 18 startups acquire domains and I’m excited to be helping over 30 startups so far this year find the perfect domain to build their brand on. While .COM is by far the most popular choice .ME, .CO and a late-comer to
MorganLinton.com - Friday, June 14, 2013 - 20:30
Fashion Friday: You Need New Shorts This Summer Summer is just around the corner and chances are you’re getting ready to wear the same pair of shorts you’ve been keeping in your closet for the first half of the year. You know the shorts I’m talking about, they look worn and they probably have a stain or two on them that you’ve deemed
MorganLinton.com - Friday, June 14, 2013 - 9:23
Venture Beat: Latest trends: Creative branding with a .Me domain name Venture Beat out with a post today on the .Me extension. The post is actually a sponsored post by the .Me Registry. Using Venture Beat as a platform the article wanted to give special mention to what start ups are doing with the extension. From the article: However, it’s the startups that push the
MorganLinton.com - Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 15:52
Twitter Thursdays: Twitter Performance Analytics Are Live! Hello, Happy Thursday, and welcome to my latest weekly feature here on MorganLinton.com – Twitter Thursdays. There was a time when people thought that Twitter was just for posting things like “I just ate breakfast!” or “I love skiing!” however now that companies around the world are using it for business...
MorganLinton.com - Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 12:28
Mailplane Makes gMail Shine On The Mac I have been on a quest for a good email client for the Mac for, well, probably around fifteen years now. For a small moment in time life was good, Sparrow was rocking and the Mac finally had an email client I wanted to use. Then good old Google bought Sparrow and decided to stop
MorganLinton.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - 23:33
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Developers Corner: Cool Dev Tools – PHP Storm IDE I’ve been a PHP geek for years, and by years I mean over ten years which makes me feel pretty darn old. I started out writing all of my code in good old Notepad and then moved onto emacs during my Linux days, then onto BBEdit and now I’ve recently discovered an IDE just for
MorganLinton.com - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - 13:32
Sedo and Afternic Weekly Sales Charts led by LittleFox.com Littlefox.com took the top spot this week on the Sedo and Afternic weekly sales charts, selling for $45,000. The number two sale was thecompany.com at $37,500. Girl.me was the top cctld sale and the number three sale overall. Sedo sold $1.3 million in domains for the week. Afternic sold $1,103,800 in domains for the week.
MorganLinton.com - Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 20:31
Apple iOS 7 In A Nutshell (Three Minute Read) This week Apple unveiled iOS 7 to some very excited Apple fans in San Francisco at their World Wide Developer Conference. While TechCrunch, CNET and many more have plenty of in-depth coverage I thought I’d share the CliffNotes with those of you who want the three minute elevator pitch. Ready? Here’s what you need to
MorganLinton.com - Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 19:30
Startup CTO Tuesday: 5 Things I’ve Learned About Being A CTO When I was a young lad studying Computer Engineering and Computer Science my professors would often talk about skills we would need as CTO’s. At that time I never really thought about becoming a CTO, I wanted to work in Sales or Marketing, something exciting where I was traveling the world and closing deals. So I did
MorganLinton.com - Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 12:51
Domaining MBA Monday: Domain Name Sales Kicks It Into High-Gear This weekend DomainNameSales.com announced some upgrades to their platform and after wiping the drool off of my chin I can tell you, these are no small upgrades, this is a giant leap forward. At the end of the day one of the best ways to increase the number of inbound offers your domain receives is