Monthly archives: September, 2015

Affiliate Wednesdays: My Weekly Thoughts On Affiliate Marketing

By Jason Thompson JasonThompson: Normally I try to post entries a little earlier in the day, but that doesn’t always happen. Some of my best ideas occur at night and Affiliate Wednesdays definitely falls […] Source: Domaining     



Photos & Highlights From Final Business Day at THE Domain Conference + the Award Winners

DNJournal: The second and final business day of the inaugural edition of THE Domain Conference was held Tuesday in Fort Lauderdale. We have all of the photos and highlights including the Domain Industry Award Winners. Source: Domaining     



Quirky.com Being Marketed by Hilco Streambank

By Elliot Silver When I read about the bankruptcy of Quirky, my first thought was about the Quirky.com domain name owned by the company. My second thought was about what company would be tasked with selling the domain name, and I learned that Hilco Streambank will be responsible for the sale of the domain name…



Official Launch of Bitcoin.com Forum and News Platform

By TNTNAMES TNTNames.com: Bitcoin Press Release: As well as advice for beginners, Bitcoin.com has a news section a rapidly growing forum, buy bitcoins page and bitcoin wallets page where anyone can choose from all types of wallets or buy bitcoins from trusted exchanges. … → Source: Domaining     



Uniregistry and Internet Traffic : Merger pushed to 2016

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Last month, we revealed that Uniregistry and Internet Traffic were scheduled to merge in December. At the time, the PayPal payment for Internet Traffic revenue announced the expected timeframe of Frank Schilling’s corporate merger. Today for the first time, the monthly proceeds for PPC revenue for domains parked at Internet Tra… Source:…



GoDaddy Announces Global Hot 100 List of Top WordPress Plugins and Themes

By TNTNAMES TNTNames.com: The GoDaddy Hot 100 Will Be Updated Weekly to Highlight Top Active Plugins and Themes SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — GoDaddy, Inc. (NYSE: GDDY), the world’s largest technology provider dedicated to small businesses, today announced the GoDaddy Hot 100, a … → Source: Domaining     



A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating an Autoresponder That Subscribers Can’t Wait to Open

By Neil Patel Email autoresponders are the holy grail of marketing. You set up a sequence of emails once, and you’re done. Thousands, possibly hundreds of thousands, of people will get exactly the same emails from you, in the same order. This allows you to create an unbelievably consistent level of service. Perhaps the most…



Don’t Try to Sell a Domain Without Permission

By Elliot Silver It’s pretty easy for someone to claim to be a domain broker. There aren’t any special licenses or other requirements for someone to sell domain names on behalf of others. An email address or phone number and some domain name listings are basically all it takes to get started. It seems that…



NamesCon : Richard Lau booking Mars for the 2016 domain conference!

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: NamesCon founder, Richard Lau, has big plans for the 2016 domain conference, scheduled for January 10-13, 2016. Life on Mars is thriving, thanks to recent discoveries by NASA. “NamesCon 2016 is so big, we’re booking Mars for the event! Water Night won’t be an issue, as ample fresh water flows on Mars,…



Quirky.com Being Marketed by Hilco Streambank

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: When I read about the bankruptcy of Quirky, my first thought was about the Quirky.com domain name owned by the company. My second thought was about what company would be tasked with selling the domain name, and I learned that Hilco Streambank will be responsible for the sale of the domain…



How Netflix, Inc. Really Creates Value – Motley Fool

Reporter: Motley Fool How Netflix, Inc. Really Creates Value Motley Fool Clearly, investors have great expectations for Netflix, which still has only about $7 billion in annual revenue and is operating just above the breakeven line. Let’s take an in-depth look at how Netflix could create enough value to justify this lofty … and more&nbsp……



DomainNameSales.com Support Is Unpredictable

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: Since 2012 that I have been using DomainNameSales.com I can’t say that I am impressed with support. DNS is a very good platform (with some glitches here and there) but support needs some work. Support is sometimes responsive and other … → Source: Domaining     



ibuystores.com Loses Bid To Grab iBuy.com in UDRP

By Michael Berkens The Domains: IBUY Stores, Inc. of New York, just lost its bid to grab the domain name ibuy.com in a UDRP IBuy Stores owns the domain name ibuystores.com This case really should have gotten a Reverse Domain Name Hijacking ruling. The domain holder applied for a trademark in 2008, they bought the…



Verisign offers free public DNS

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: Verisign has launched a free recursive DNS service aimed at the consumer market. Public DNS, as the service is called, is being positioned as a way to avoid having your browsing history collated and sold for marketing purposes by your ISP. There’s no charge, and the company is promising not to…



.College, The Domain For a Common Purpose, is Released Globally

By Team XYZ Gen.XYZ: Just yesterday, .College domains were released globally. You heard right – now any business, organization, or individual can register their own .College domain. It’s only the second day of general availability and .College domains have been flying off the shelves! We’re seeing great keyword domains getting snagged left and righ… Source:…



Most Popular Domain Name Scams, Part I

By Edward Zeiden MorganLinton.com: The summer domain sales lull is coming to an end and domain scammers are out in droves. Have you received an offer on your domain that seems too good to be true? A WHOIS security email that seems slightly out of the norm? A message from your registrar asking to confirm…



Linda Ikeji finally gets her own domain name – TechCabal

Reporter: TechCabal Linda Ikeji finally gets her own domain name TechCabal Yep, Ms. LIB now has her very own domain name, minus the blogspot. I wonder how hard it must have been to settle for “lindaikejisblog” considering that every other linda ikeji dot anything has been nabbed by squatters. Even lindaikejiblog (without the … and…



Domains and Bitcoin Are *Not* Similar

By Andrei Domaining Tips: Due to the fact that both of them are online assets, a lot of people make the huge mistake of assuming they’re pretty much the same thing. Nothing could be further from the truth, they are actually fundamentally different and today, I will try to explain why. Domain names are assets…



20 end user domain name sales up to $20,000

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: A firefighting equipment manufacturer, event crew provider and celebrity news site bought domain names last week. Sedo handled 697 domain name transactions this past week, for about $1 million in sales. This includes a number of solid end user domain name sales in the five figure range, such as…



iBuy.com : Domain name registered in 1995 was saved from UDRP

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: The “e” and “i” domain prefixes are reminiscent of the early 90’s, but this does not mean such domains are useless. In the case of iBuy.com, the prefix can indicate personal action and regardless, the domain is short and memorable – not to mention, 20 years old. Perhaps that’s why IBUY Stores……



“Learn how to save money and sell domains” – GoDaddy (video)

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: This is the 2nd of the videos of the latest Go Daddy video series called On The Dot. This video is called “Learn how to save money and sell new domains like a boss with the Discount Domain Club.” The … → Source: Domaining     



597 Available NNNNNN.com Domain Names for only $8.88

By Robbie RobbiesBlog.com: If you listened / watched the DomainSherpa.com show this week with Frank Schilling, Drew Rosener, Shane Cultra and hosted by Michael… The post 597 Available NNNNNN.com Domain Names for only $8.88 appeared first on Robbie’s Blog. Source: Domaining     



Even before Ta.co, people thought Taco.com was owned by Taco Bell

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Sure, some people will type taco.com instead of ta.co. But that confusion isn’t new. Yesterday I wrote about how I think Ta.co is a great shortcut web address for Taco Bell, and perhaps better than Taco.com. Many people disagree, and one commenter (on the first post about ta.co) asked…



Go Daddy Auction Picks 9-30-15

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Go Daddy Auction Picks 9-30-15 A handful of 5N.com today, 62269.com is over $1,200, and the same for 19712.com. KarateBaby.com Full List 04204.com 19712.com 62269.com 92843.com AffordableAlarmSystems.com afmh.com AirGuardians.com AmazingNorth.com AndroidCourses.com AsiaMonthly.com bfqw.com BloggerFest.com BoatsBlog.com buph.com CaliP… Source: Domaining     



NBC launching SeeSo streaming service?

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Company registers domain names for what appears to be a streaming TV service. Judging from recent domain name registrations, NBC Universal is getting ready to launch an over-the-top streaming service called Seeso. The company registered dozens of domain names related to the service yesterday. I can’t track down any…



Goldman Sachs: Online advertising is about to be ‘fundamentally restructured

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: 10 Practices for Becoming a Self-Made Millionaire; Qatar plans to invest $35 billion in US over 5 years; How The Smartphone Era Turned My Internet Shopping Mall Into A Mobile; Why I Started An Alcohol Delivery Company In A City With No Happy Hour; How Copyrights Become Public…



Don’t Try to Sell a Domain Without Permission

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: It’s pretty easy for someone to claim to be a domain broker. There aren’t any special licenses or other requirements for someone to sell domain names on behalf of others. An email address or phone number and some domain name listings are basically all it takes to get started. It seems…



Strangest Decision of The Year? Netflix Loses URS On The Domain Name Netflix.website

By Michael Berkens The Domains: Netflix, Inc. just lost a complaint filed under the Uniform Rapid Suspension System (URS) on the domain name Netflix.website I have read through the short decision several times and still do understand it The domain owner said he doesn’t even own the domain. The domain which was had a website…



Public Interest Registry Appoints Dorcas Muthoni to Enset’s Board of Directors – PR Newswire (pre…

PRNewsWire.com: Public Interest Registry Appoints Dorcas Muthoni to Enset’s Board of Directors PR Newswire (press release) RESTON, Va., Sept. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Public Interest Registry — the not-for-profit manager of .org, .ngo and .ong — today announced the appointment of Dorcas Muthoni to the board of directors of nonprofit d… Source: Domaining     



$210k in Sales on September 29th – HaoZhan.com sold for $27,288 – Daily Market Report

By NameBio NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was haozhan.com which sold for $27,288 at NameJet. NameBio recorded 225 sales for a total of $209,986 with an average sale price of $933. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 6% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount increased…



Domain Movers: Jackrabbit.com, FreeBasics.com, JC.com & More Domains

By Jamie Zoch The Domains: In today’s Domain Movers series we see Running Specialty Group acquired Jackrabbit.com, Facebook rebrands Internet.org to hand reg domain FreeBasics.com and Lane Bryant launching PlusIsEqual.com as well as a lot more corporate domain movers. Stop in, say hi and let us know how we are doing! Source: Domaining     



DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

By ShaneCultra DomainShane.com: You probably figured it out be we added another sponsor. Uniregistry. Thank’s for being patient during our page layout transition as our theme wasn’t very change friendly. It was made to do one thing and we wanted it to do another. It’s pretty close to be finished although there is still some…



Domain Discoveries for September 30th

By NameBio NameBio.com: Every day we scan more than one hundred thousand domains across all the major marketplaces and pending delete lists to find domains you can buy that have sold in the past. Sale history, like the age of a domain name, is a great proxy for quality to help the cream rise to…



DomainSherpa Wins Two Awards at The Domain Conference, Thank You

By Michael Cyger DomainSherpa.com: I’m honored to have won two awards at The Domain Conference, which took place the past two days in Ft Lauderdale, Florida. Blogger of the Year: Michael Cyger Domain Ambassador of the Year: Michael Cyger Thank you to everyone who voted for me and DomainSherpa. My mom went up with me…



Sedo Weekly Sales Trends and Patterns 9/29 Edition

By Raymond Hackney NamePros.com: This post will delve into the Sedo weekly sales report that was released on 9/29. A look deeper into certain themes and trends that many invest in on Namepros. The top sale for the week was actually a .de and not a .com, Pionier.de sold for 19,500 Euros or $21,879. .TV…



DSAD DAILY AUCTION RECAP

By Aaron Johnson DomainShane.com: Congrats to the Traffic award winners today! Maybe I will make it out next year to see it live. I have been re reading some books from my favorite series called The Dresden Files recently. I start and I cant put them down. The author has a great story line and…



Invest in India : Divyank Turakhia on Bloomberg TV

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Divyank Turakhia, founder and CEO of Media.net, appeared on the US Edition of “Invest in India” and Bloomberg TV. Along with Shafi Saxena, Chief Brand Officer at News Republic, they are discussing the changing face of media, and the Indian Prime Minister’s visit to the Silicon Valley. Turakhia gives a very educating……



Florida Owner of UberPromotions.com Sues Uber.com For Trademark Infringement

By Michael Berkens The Domains: UBER PROMOTIONS, INC. a Florida corporation filed a federal lawsuit today against the the world famous Uber.com whose formal corporate name is UBER TECHNOLOGIES, INC for trademark infringement, unfair competition under the Trademark Act of 1946, under Florida law and under common law. The Florida corporation alleged they had a…



Three Letter Domain Name TPP.Com Hit With UDRP

By Michael Berkens The Domains: The domain name TPP.com has been hit with a UDRP The Complainant is unknown at the moment but the domain is owned on behalf of a client of MarkMonitor which generally means big corporate client and was owned earlier this year by Thomson Reuters Holdings Inc a client of MarkMonitor.com…



New Cybersecurity Research Underscores Dangerous Gaps In Awareness Of Cyber-Threats For Enterprises

By TNTNAMES TNTNames.com: Survey Commissioned by DomainTools Reveals Threat Intelligence Investment Continues to Lag Behind the Needs of Embedded Security Teams SEATTLE, Sept. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — DomainTools, the leader in domain name and DNS research, announced its 2015 Value of Threat Intelligence Report, … → Source: Domaining     



.College, the Domain for a Common Purpose, Is Released Globally

By TNTNAMES TNTNames.com: Any business, institution, or individual can now secure .College domains Los Angeles, CA — (ReleaseWire) — 09/29/2015 — Following a 5 month registration period exclusive to educational institutions, .College domains are now globally available to any business, organization, or individual … U… Source: Domaining     



Photos & Highlights From the First Day of Business at THE Domain Conference Monday in Fort Lauder…

DNJournal: The first full day of business at the inaugural edition of THE Domain Conference Monday (Sept. 28) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida was a busy one, running from 9am to well past midnight at the Hyatt Regency Pier 66 Hotel. we have all of the photos and highlights for you. Source: Domaining     



Congrats to the Sherpas Who Almost Swept THE Domain Awards

By ShaneCultra DomainShane.com: We may have faces for radio but some hardware was taken home today. Congrats to Michael Cyger, Andrew Rosener, and Adam Dicker who took home all 5 of the 6 individual awards at THE Domain conference today. Kudos to all for their great effort and while many awards are merely popularity contests…



Domainer Awards : Who won what at THE Domain Conference

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: THE Domain Conference ended today, opening a new chapter in domain conferences. Florida weather not only cooperated, but rewarded the event with a red supermoon – an apparent sign of approval! Not to be confused with TRAFFIC as it’s not related, sponsored or endorsed by Rick Schwartz, THE Domain Conference awarded its…



Republicans Question Move To Cede Domain Name Control – Law360 (subscription)

Reporter: Republicans Question Move To Cede Domain Name Control Law360 (subscription) Law360, Washington (September 29, 2015, 5:35 PM ET) — A group of prominent Republican lawmakers announced Monday that they have requested an inquiry into whether the U.S. Department of Commerce has the authority to transfer the system for … Source: Domaining     



Worried About Traffic Fraud? The Genius of Apple’s New Back-to-App Button

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: The $75K a night suite for a domain king; How Kim made $4.5million from her sex tape thanks to Joe Francis; Apple sells record 13 million iPhones in first weekend for 6S, 6S Plus; Tristan Walker raises $24M, Target to carry Bevel shaving products; Facebook confirms it’s launching…



Sedo Weekly Transactions Total $1million led by Pionier.de

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Over the past week, 697 transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1m. 57% of total sales were the result of Buy Now listings. Highlights of public sales are: Top .com: youconnect.com at 20,000 USD Top ccTLD: pionier.de at 19,500 EUR Top “other” TLD: opex.net at 4,500…



Smack talk is cheap: .sucks domains are going for 99 cents a year – Washington Post

WashingtonPost.com: Washington Post Smack talk is cheap: .sucks domains are going for 99 cents a year Washington Post Individual .sucks domains are now being auctioned off for as little as $0.99 a year by This.sucks Inc., a registrar for .sucks domains. In principle, this means ordinary people will be able to set up blogs and…



Guest Blog – Colin Campbell – CEO of .club

Michael Gilmour: Colin Campbell, CEO of .club, asked if I would post this guest blog and after reading it I immediately agreed. Two great things about Colin is his insightfulness about the domain industry but also his willingness to admit it when he gets things wrong. This combination makes him one of the people in…



16,000+ .NYC domains will be released next week

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Some good .nyc domain names will be released next week. .NYC will release 16,674 previously blocked .NYC domain names on October 8. The domain names were all blocked as name collisions. Not all name collision names will be released, however. Names like Broadway.nyc, Brooklyn.nyc, Bike.nyc and Brewery.nyc are still…



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