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PeopleBrowsr (.CEO, .Best): “What’s great about GoDaddy Now”
PeopleBrowsr recently negotiated a vendor agreement with GoDaddy, and they have written a post to share their perception of GoDaddy as it prepare for its IPO. PeopleBrowsr is the registry of .CEO, .Best and .Kred new extensions. These are some highlights … Continue reading →
Online Domain  -   3/26/2015 3:29 PM
 
  
20 Year Old Makes 3 Million Dollars A Year On Youtube; 7 Inventions That Are Changing The World
The Untapped Potential of 3-D Printing; Why Do Millennials Use Facebook and Twitter? Google’s lobbying efforts pay off with nearly-weekly meetings at the White House; Apple is forcing its retail employees to give you fashion advice in order to sell the Apple...Apple just bought a tiny database company called FoundationDB; Women: If You're Competent
Frager Factor  -   3/26/2015 3:26 PM
 
  
HSE.com is Largest Great Domains Sale
Sedo’s monthly Great Domains auction concluded today, and I have published the results of the sale below. The auction netted close to $150,000 USD in sales, with 13 domain names selling today. The largest sale in today’s auction was the three letter HSE.com domain name, which sold for $34,000 USD. UWK.com, PUU.com, UUL.com, and UEU.com
DomainInvesting.com  -   3/26/2015 2:00 PM
 
  
Domain Movers is Moving to TheDomains.com
I am very happy to finally announce that my Domain Movers series is moving over to the very popular publication TheDomains.com, which is owned by Michael Berkens. I will also be the one writing the series on TheDomains! A lot of people have come to love the series as it provides a lot of unique content relating to domain names and what corporations
DotWeekly  -   3/26/2015 1:25 PM
 
  
Aiming to Increase Appetite for New gTLDs Free Sedo Food Truck Served 1000s at SXSW
We're used to getting sales reports from Sedo, but the data that came in today was different with frozen yogurt and coffee replacing domains! The change stemmed from a successful food truck promotion Sedo ran at the recently concluded SXSW extravaganza in Austin, Texas.
DNJournal  -   3/26/2015 1:12 PM
 
  
BillCollection.com – $11.8k to $1.8k
I don’t generally report the prices I pay for my domain names. There is no incentive to do something that can only harm my business when I am looking to sell a domain name. That said, I thought my company’s acqusition of BillCollection.com was interesting. As reported by Raymond, I bought BillCollection.com at auction on NameJet for $1,
DomainInvesting.com  -   3/26/2015 12:47 PM
 
  
Move Over Cybersquatting Here Comes Soundsquatting
Tim Lince published an article on WorldTrademarkReview.com that has found a new kind of domain infringement. It is being called soundsquatting and the victims are the visually impaired. From the article: Recent research has revealed the extent of a newly discovered type of domain name abuse. Dubbed ‘soundsquatting’, it is based on homophone confusi
TheDomains  -   3/26/2015 12:22 PM
 
  
Fashion Brand Buys 100+ Domain Extensions & Creates Customized Websites (videos)
Butterfly Twists, a British ballerina brand got creative with its domain name web extensions. Hundreds of extensions have been registered and 100s of customized websites have been created. Butterfly Twists has created a search engine that searches among their extensions … Continue reading →
Online Domain  -   3/26/2015 11:22 AM
 
  
NameJet Expired Domain Name Review
Joseph Peterson takes a look at recent expired domain name sales at NameJet. NameJet’s 2 top-performing expired domain auctions from the past week overlap with stories in the news elsewhere. KYTE.com ($5.3k) brings to mind a UDRP filed against KITE.com, which was just reported 4 days ago. Are the events related? NameJet’s auction preced
Domain Name Wire  -   3/26/2015 11:10 AM
 
  
Telegraph.co.uk Interviews .XYZ Daniel Negari “Who Has Already Made $6.4 Million” on .XYZ
The telegraph.co.uk has published a featured story on an interview of .XYZ CEO Daniel Negari in a story entitled “Fierce struggle for internet’s future is like Wild West” with the subtitle: “The floodgates have opened for billions of new domain names to rival the iconic dot-coms, prompting a ‘Wild West’ land grab
TheDomains  -   3/26/2015 10:29 AM
 
  
Soundsquatting : Homophone domain name registrations the next big thing?
Cybersquatting is so 20th century. Welcome to the new trend in domain registrations: soundsquatting. Defined as the use of similar sounding letters to seemingly circumvent the direct issues arising from the registration of trademarks, soundsquatting utilizes homophones for that purpose. For example: YewTube, EweTube and the classic MikeRoweSoft, ar
DomainGang  -   3/26/2015 10:26 AM
 
  
The Telegraph Writes About Daniel Negari
Daniel Negari is the entrepreneur behind the .XYZ and .College domain registries. This morning, I learned that he also owns additional new gTLD registries. The Telegraph published an article about the new gTLD domain extensions, and Daniel Negari’s business was written about fairly extensively. I found two pieces of information particularly i
DomainInvesting.com  -   3/26/2015 9:53 AM
 
  
Ali Baba : Descendent of Arab story hero wants his domain back!
Ali Houssein Ishmael Baba comes from a long lineage of shepherds, raising them at the oases of Saudi Arabia. Wind-blown for centuries, the Arab sands have sang the stories of Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves and how it all became part of the One Thousand and One Nights folklore. In a recent trip to [… Copyright DomainGang
DomainGang  -   3/26/2015 9:44 AM
 
  
Google Testing No Divider Between Paid and Organic Listings
Barry Schwartz is out this morning with a post on Search Engine Land that Google will be testing removing the divider between paid and organic listings. From the article: Google is testing not displaying the line break or line separator between the search ads at the top of the search results and the organic/free listings […
TheDomains  -   3/26/2015 9:04 AM
 
  
.UK Private Whois Domain Name Registrations Explode!
The number of .uk domains being registered to privacy services has grown from about 300 per month at the beginning of last year to 6,500 per month now. So while ICANN is looking to improve domain name whois, Nominet has … Continue reading →
Online Domain  -   3/26/2015 8:29 AM
 
  
Well Cosmo Kramer This is Why Radio Shack asked for your Phone Number
For years on Christmas Eve I would buy a last minute gift at Radio Shack, it was across the street from the mall and it was open later than other stores. I always couldn’t stand them asking for my phone number or email address when I was just trying to get out of there. For […
TheDomains  -   3/26/2015 8:24 AM
 
  
GRR HOG LED MAD SMF : All codes explained in “domain hack”
If you fly a lot around the world, you’re probably familiar with codes such as these: GRR, MCO, SMF, LED. Airport codes can be hard to memorize; they are three letter acronyms that not always match the city they represent. Even within the US, these airport codes can be cryptic. Take for example Orlando International [… Copyright DomainG
DomainGang  -   3/26/2015 8:22 AM
 
  
.Ping fetches $1.5M at auction, .Srl goes for $400,000
Two two-way races for new top level domain names have been settled. Two top level domain name contention sets were settled in auctions yesterday. Golf company Ping (Karsten) won .Ping for $1,501,000. It was in contention with Radix. Thus, .Ping will become a .brand instead of a generic domain name. InternetX won the auction for […
Domain Name Wire  -   3/26/2015 8:14 AM
 
  
Kraft & Heinz Company Domain Names
Yesterdays big news was that Kraft & Heinz were merging! I had mentioned the new domain registrations for the new company and there is some mystery as to how an individual was able to register KraftHeinz.com and HeinzKraft.com prior to the company registering them! That just likely created a bit of a headache for the new company.. but they will
DotWeekly  -   3/26/2015 8:10 AM
 
  
Bottoms Rupp Happy Hour Offering .99 .Com/.net today between 3-5 p.m. MDT
Name.com runs a Happy Hour hosted by John Rupp every Thursday, this week John is giving away .99 .com/net domains. .COM/.NET Domains will be $0.99 (that’s 99 cents) for two hours only during our Bottoms Rupp Happy Hour, Thursday from 3–5 p.m. MDT. We know you’ve been hurt before. Some companies say $0.99 domains and then […
Hybrid Domainer  -   3/26/2015 6:25 AM