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More Algorithm Changes at Google

 Mark As Read    

Yesterday Google announced an algorithm change designed to target sites with excessive advertising blocks above the fold. Google wants to improve the experience of its search users by penalizing sites with content that is hard to find. Looks to me like another update designed specifically to weed out splogs and "made for Adsense" sites. They acknow...

Bill Eisenmann 1005 days ago

97 Unregistered Keyword Domain Names

 Mark As Read    

It's been a very long time since I've posted an available domains list. Lately I've been concentrating more on Godaddy or Namejet auctions because the availability of quality domains is usually better at these marketplaces. I've still been sending unregistered domains to my email subscribers though and plan on posting more on the blog since

Bill Eisenmann 1005 days ago

SOPA Sinks, Water School Founders Retire & David Castello Rocks

 Mark As Read    

Today in the Lowdown at DN Journal: Wednesday's widespread protest by key Internet websites has killed the controversial SOPA bill, the two founders of one of the domain industry's favorite charities have retired and named replacements (one a domain pioneer) and David Castello returns to his first love!

DNJournal 1005 days ago

Godaddy Domain Auction – My Selection Of PageRank Domains 73

 Mark As Read    

The following 28 domain names are available to bid on at the Godaddy auctions at the time of writing this. All names are linked to the Godaddy auction bid screen for quick access. I have tried to confirm all PRs to make sure they are not fake but you still have to do your own

DNXpert 1005 days ago

A look at Escrow.com’s $1 billion milestone and new broker tool

 Mark As Read    

Escrow.com completes $1 billion in transactions and will soon release a tool for brokers. Escrow.com just hit a major milestone: $1 billion in completed transactions. I reached out to Escrow.com president Brandon Abbey to understand the path the company took to reach this milestone and the makeup of its current business. Abbey told me that

Domain Name Wire 1005 days ago

Bob Parsons credits Super Bowl ads for $1 billion in sales

 Mark As Read    

GoDaddy.com founder says $70 million investment has driven $1 billion in business. GoDaddy.com founder Bob Parsons says he's generated $1 billion in business from running Super Bowl ads. In a USA Today article about the sexing up of Super Bowl ads (which of course features GoDaddy prominently), Parsons says his company has spent $70 million...

Domain Name Wire 1005 days ago

On a Scale of One to Ten…

 Mark As Read    

Yes, this is a post about the economy. As a domainer, I care what other domainers think and I'm sure I'm not the only one. On a scale of one to ten (1 = perfect, 10 = worst possible shape), how would you describe the economy at this point and what do you think the

Domaining Tips 1005 days ago

How Much Did BH.com Domain Name Cost?

 Mark As Read    

When you have a chance, please take a look at BH.com and I think you will find the landing page interesting. Click on the left side, and you're taken to the Bell Helicopter website. Click on the right side, and you're taken to an Elsevier website. I believe both of these companies are publicly traded

Domain Investing 1005 days ago

Go Daddy Posts .CO Super Bowl Ad

 Mark As Read    

Although GoDaddy generally waits until Super Bowl Sunday to post their commercials, the company has decided to post at least one earlier than normal this year. On the Go Daddy home page, there's a small banner below the fold that says "Be the first to see our new Ad! Click to see why Dot CO

Domain Investing 1005 days ago

As Etta James Passes Away, EttaJames.com Goes Up for Sale

 Mark As Read    

Etta James' version of At Last is one of my wife's favorite songs and was almost the song we used for our first wedding dance. Sadly, Ms. James passed away this morning at the age of 73 reportedly after suffering complications from leukemia. On DNForum this afternoon, the domain name EttaJames.com was put up for

Domain Investing 1005 days ago

One Heck of a Week: SOPA, PIPA and POWER (yours)

 Mark As Read    

I don't mean to be mean, but you know you've done something right when Senators' websites are crashing. This means THE VOTERS CARE, (and that maybe our nation's leaders should get better hosting.)  But here's the deal, many of us … Continue reading →

Name.com 1005 days ago

Senator Reid Postpones Tuesday Vote On PROTECT IP (PIPA)

 Mark As Read    

In a statement just released by Nevada Senator Harry Reid he has postponed vote on the bill scheduled for next Tuesday on the  PROTECT I.P. Act: “In light of recent events, I have decided to postpone Tuesday’s vote on the … Continue Reading

The Domains 1005 days ago

Matt Cutts: Google Changes Algorithm to Penalize Sites That “Don’t Have Much Content “above-the-fold”

 Mark As Read    

In a blog post today Matt Cutts of Google delivers what appears to be bad news for mini-sites or other sites top-heavy with ads. According to the post, Google is once again changing their algorithm to penalize sites that  "don’t … Continue Reading

The Domains 1005 days ago

How One Of Our Brands Got Over 1 Million Impressions So Far In 2012

 Mark As Read    

It's always exciting when good SEO makes great things happen. When you're building a brand, especially in a competitive niche, SEO can sometimes seem like a never-ending process. However, if you're patient enough to take the time to do it right, it is absolutely possible to rank well for very competitive terms. Of course, it's...

Domainvestors.tv 1005 days ago

Friday’s Big List of Domains at Auction and Dropping from Around Chicago 1/20/12

 Mark As Read    

My favorite part of going to Chicago are the endless choice of great pictures.  I could take pictures all day every day for a year. I wish I would have had my good camera when I passed this window stacked with old singer sowing machines.   Chicago just has so much character at every turn. 

Domain Shane 1005 days ago

Friday’s Big “Thank You” Goes Out to Clay Burt

 Mark As Read    

One of the main reasons I write the blog is to meet great people.  People from all different walks of life, different views, different approaches.  People that help me grow and learn on this little journey of fun called life. One such person that has changed my way of thinking is Clay Burt.  Clay recently

Domain Shane 1005 days ago

‘Domaining’ and ‘Domainer’ now in the Oxford Dictionary

 Mark As Read    

It only took 20 years to materialize, but recognition finally arrived in the form of a letter from the Oxford University. All the effort that Sammy Ilias-Roth put into it, the long analysis of data and Internet trends, the linguistic support and numerous letters paid off. The words "Domaining" and "Domainer" will be in the...

DomainGang 1005 days ago

Project 5k – A Domainer’s ambitious progress is documented

 Mark As Read    

Domainers have lots of creative ideas; if that weren't the case, then DomainGang would not exist in the first place On January 1st, a domainer launched Project 5k – an ambitious attempt to turn a small investment into five grand: "2012 is here and it’s time to get to work. The goal of this website

DomainGang 1005 days ago

SOPA bill withdrawn!

 Mark As Read    

OMG! Great news! SOPA bill is being withdrawn. According to Reuters: The Texas Congressman whose proposed Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) prompted dozens of websites to go dark or run protest messages this week said Friday he is pulling the measure from consideration "until there is wider agreement on a solution." Tweet This Post

DomainGang 1005 days ago

List of web sites that were closed along with Megaupload.com

 Mark As Read    

Alongside Megaupload.com – the online repository of files that is now closed for copyright violations and piracy – several other web sites belonging to the same owners we closed. The official list of web sites that were shut down contains the following: Megastuff.co Megaworld.com Megaclicks.co Megastuff.info Megaclicks.org Megaworld.mob...

DomainGang 1005 days ago

Politics as usual: SOPA and PIPA support and opposition in Congress

 Mark As Read    

Well-funded interests on either side of SOPA and PIPA are lining up support among members of Congress. The Propublica database keeps track of where members of Congress stand. Findings are based on two factors: Whether a member is a sponsor of the proposed bills, and Each member's voting record on the current bills' precursors and

DomainGang 1004 days ago

M+M wins contract for ‘laptops and lederhosen’ gTLD

 Mark As Read    

Minds + Machines has won governmental approval for its .bayern new gTLD application, according to the company. The Bavarian state government has said it will back a bid for .bayern from Bayern Connect, which is majority-owned by M+M parent Top Level Domain Holdings, TLDH said today. According to its press release, M+M will provide the Related po...

DomainIncite.com 1005 days ago

.bank trademark canceled after “mistake”

 Mark As Read    

A US trademark on the term ".bank" granted to a likely .bank top-level domain applicant has been canceled just over a week after it was approved. The Patent & Trademark Office withdrew trademark 4,085,335 yesterday, stating that it had been issued to Asif LLC in error. The USPTO noticed that the application was for a Related posts:Tiny star...

DomainIncite.com 1005 days ago

Domain Name News: January 20 Week in Review

 Mark As Read    

The Week of Domaining In Review: January 20, 2012.The latest domain name news, hand-picked for you.Escrow.com Surpasses 1 Billion Dollars..., Domain Registration Adds $475 Million..., Monte Cahn and Oversee.net Go..., Facebook Registers Mysterious Fborigin Domain..., Virgin Loses Control of Porn..., A Visual Gallery: Which Sites..., Regional Busine...

DomainSherpa 1005 days ago

MegaUpload Take Down Details

 Mark As Read    

Three well done articles by Torrent Freak ~ takes a look at how MegaUpload was/is being taken down.

Danno's Blog 1005 days ago
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