Daily archives: May 7th, 2018

First UDRP Filed Against .App Domain Name

By Elliot Silver .App domain names are not yet for purchase in a general availability phase, but a UDRP has already been filed against a .App domain name. A company called Roofoods Limited filed a UDRP against Deliveroo.app at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO Case D2018-0994). According to a Whois search at DomainTools, it…



Are you going to GDD Vancouver?

Michael Gilmour: I’m jumping on a plane again on Thursday morning to start the journey to the ICANN GDD conference in Vancouver. I attended the Madrid GDD event last year and this year is looking to be even better. In the past ICANN has helpfully published the list of attendees to help registered participants arrange…



How I sold a single domain twice to the same company

By NamePros Daily Domaining Tips: Today: 4L com pricing is going crazy / Problems Registering Emoji domains / The Term “Bank” in a Domain Name / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: How to look for two words .com non-registered domain names – Are you…



Google to Introduce .App Domains at I/O Conference

By Elliot Silver Google will host its annual developer conference, I/O, from May 8th – 10th in Mountain View, California. Domain names do not generally play any role in the I/O developer conference, but Google is going to be giving some attention to a new extension in one of the sessions. On May 8th (tomorrow)…



First UDRP Filed Against .App Domain Name

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: .App domain names are not yet for purchase in a general availability phase, but a UDRP has already been filed against a .App domain name. A company called Roofoods Limited filed a UDRP against Deliveroo.app at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO Case D2018-0994). According to a Whois search at DomainTools,…



Efty is prepared for GDPR

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Efty ( an advertiser here) wrote a blog post detailing their preparation for GDPR. Here’s why Efty users are best prepared for GDPR Unless you have been living under a rock for the past months you probably know that after May 25th public access to WHOIS is going to change when…



Reddit post claims Plant.com for sale – It’s not!

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Richard Dynas came across a for sale post on Reddit for the domain name Plant.com. The domain name is owned by Reflex Publishing and is not for sale. When Richard pointed this out the thread starter posted that they were brokering the name for an elderly friend. WRONG! Richard got…



How to Effectively Manage Engagement for Stronger Influence

By Neil Patel Keep your audience engaged. Engage with your customers. Track engagement. I’m sure you’ve heard all of this before, but what does it actually mean? It’s impossible for marketers to create engaging content without fully understanding what it is. Clicks. Shares. Comments. Traffic. Conversions. What counts as engagement? Well, for starters, it will…



Gary Thuerk : #Spam email is now 40 years old

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: On May 1st, 1978, Gary Thuerk sent out the first spam email. Thuerk was a marketing manager at Digital Equipment Corp., who sent the first unsolicited mass email to roughly 400 customers on the Arpanet, predecessor to the Internet. The enterprising marketing guru was hoping to get attention for DEC’s new VAX…



The Monday Media Wrap Up: Phishing Alert, Ransomware Trends, and Facebook Phishing Tool

By DomainTools Articles from April 28 – May 4 Facebook tool warns developers of phishing attacks dangling lookalike domains TechCrunch | Devin Coldewey | May 3, 2018 Phishing seems like a problem… Source: Blog Domain Tools     



How to Effectively Manage Engagement for Stronger Influence

By Neil Patel Keep your audience engaged. Engage with your customers. Track engagement. I’m sure you’ve heard all of this before, but what does it actually mean? It’s impossible for marketers to create engaging content without fully understanding what it is. Clicks. Shares. Comments. Traffic. Conversions. What counts as engagement? Well, for starters, it will…



Google to Introduce .App Domains at I/O Conference

By Elliot Silver Google will host its annual developer conference, I/O, from May 8th – 10th in Mountain View, California. Domain names do not generally play any role in the I/O developer conference, but Google is going to be giving some attention to a new extension in one of the sessions. On May 8th (tomorrow)…



Daily Poll:Do You Buy via Domain Forums?

By Elliot Silver Domain sales threads are probably the most frequently posted threads on forums. Domain forums offer sections for high value domain names, standard domain names, specialty domain names, domain auctions, and perhaps some others I am not thinking about. I am not much of an active participant on forums, but I visit regularly….



#BeBest : Melania Trump rolls out anti-bullying campaign for kids – no matching .com #domain

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: The First Lady, Melania Trump, has rolled out an anti-bullying campaign for the benefit of children. The campaign is called, “Be Best.” There is a problem though. Not only is the domain BeBest.com taken for a while now, it’s about wellness programs aimed at seniors. Now, that’s quite ironic. 😀 Registered in…



Registrars propose changes so that domain name transfers can keep working after GDPR

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: The Contracted Party House (CPH) Tech-Ops committee made a proposal to ICANN so that we can preserve the ability to transfer domain names between registrars. This is critical to maintaining a positive experience for registrants. After 25 May 2018, gaining registrars will not have the ability to pull the registrant email…



Google has already GDPR’d its Whois records

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Google’s domain name registry is showing limited data for Whois records. We’re just weeks away from domain name registrars and registries beginning to obscure Whois records to comply with their interpretation of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). One major ICANN-regulated registry has al… Source: Domaining     



.App continues to soar, sets records at GoDaddy

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Domain is headed for biggest new TLD launch yet. I might sound like a broken record here, but .app continues to outperform essentially all new top level domain name launches to date. Although it’s not reflected in the zone file, Google’s Ben McIlwain reports that over 7,500 domain names…



Google to Introduce .App Domains at I/O Conference

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Google will host its annual developer conference, I/O, from May 8th – 10th in Mountain View, California. Domain names do not generally play any role in the I/O developer conference, but Google is going to be giving some attention to a new extension in one of the sessions. On May 8th…



Jean-Noël Frydman discusses his France.com saga – DNW Podcast #184

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: France took his domain after 24 years. Now he’s fighting to get it back. Jean-Noël Frydman operated France.com for more than two decades before the French government organizations he previously partnered with decided they wanted the domain. They sued in French court and won the domain. Now Frydman is…



Too hungry? Buy the best “fast food” #domain from #Sedo

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: You swore you won’t be touching fast food again, and then you go back to it – so addictive! The truth is, fast food quality has improved tremendously over the years, especially since 1995 that the matching domain, FastFood.com was registered at. And now, this premium domain is being offered through Sedo‘s…



Daily Poll:Do You Buy via Domain Forums?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Domain sales threads are probably the most frequently posted threads on forums. Domain forums offer sections for high value domain names, standard domain names, specialty domain names, domain auctions, and perhaps some others I am not thinking about. I am not much of an active participant on forums, but I visit…



Namecheap jumps up .Com leaderboard

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Namecheap gets boost from bulk transfer from Tucows. ICANN has published the latest official .com data from January. January is typically an up month for domain name registrations as the year kicks off, and you’ll see that in the data. Namecheap lept up the top registrar chart to #6…



Daily Domain Picks 5-7-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 5-7-18 Top sales/closes from yesterday: compas.com 9,255 USD 2018-05-06 NameJet gotoread.com 5,600 USD 2018-05-06 DropCatch affiliatemarketing.org 4,651 USD 2018-05-06 GoDaddy kaisha.com 3,600 USD 2018-05-06 NameJet azot.com 3,076 USD 2018-05-06 DropCatch brilliantly.com 2,700 USD 2018-05-06 GoDaddy *data courtesy … Source: Domaining     



133 Domain Discoveries for May 7th

By Michael Sumner 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…



$127k in Sales on May 6th – Compas.com sold for $9,255 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was Compas.com which sold for $9,255 at NameJet. NameBio recorded 263 sales for a total of $127,300 with an average sale price of $484. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 11% in the number of sales but the total dollar amount…



Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Monday May 7th , 2018

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: I hear it a few times a week. “I feel comfortable with my bid because Taryn was the next bid” Or a seller gets excited because Taryn bid on it. If you don’t know Taryn is the house account of the Frank Schilling company Uniregistry. Frank has explained a few times on…



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