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Below The Radar Expired Domain Auctions Feb-17

 Mark As Read    

I noticed this week that many of the domains I was watching in the Godaddy expired domains section weren't making it to my closeout lists. They were either getting a single last minute bid or someone was picking them off as soon as they were available for the $11 buy it now price in the

Bill Eisenmann 976 days ago

Secret Service Takes Down Hosted Form Service JotForm.com For a Day

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As reported by Wired, it appears that domain seizures are no longer the domain of the ICE alone. It appears that registrar Go Daddy took down the hosted webform service JoftForm.com by changing the domain name's nameservers. Even though an update to a blog post about the suspension on the site's blog mentioned that the

Domain Name News 976 days ago

An outrageous UDRP case

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Cases shouldn't be heard if they're this bad. So this guy William (Bill) Robert Johnson forms a company called Aahara Enterprises Pty. He registers the domain aahara.com on October 3, 2011 for his business. But he also wants Ahara.com, and tries to buy it from the owner. The owner's last name is Hara, and the

Domain Name Wire 976 days ago

Amazon buys Prime.xxx domain name

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Prime.xxx registered by Amazon.com. Amazon.com has picked up the domain name Prime.xxx, an interesting (likely defensive) domain name registration. The company's Amazon Prime program has millions of members. It started out offering free two day shipping for $79 a year. It has since added additional benefits, such as unlimited streaming of a large v...

Domain Name Wire 975 days ago

Recent .ca Domain Name Sales

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DomainReport.ca There were a few .ca domain name sales worth reporting in the last week.  Most of these came from the Wednesday TBR and follow-up auctions yesterday.  There was also one .ca that sold at the DomainNameSales.com marketplace. The TBR auction prices are not confirmed sales because I don't know if the buyers will end up paying or not,...

DomainReport.ca 975 days ago

ZyngaSlingo.com Domains Registered Day Of Launch

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Zynga announced yesterday that they partnered with a company called Slingo and have licensed with them to launch Zynga Slingo. The game will be on Facebook and is a cross between bingo and slots. The day that the announcement was made, Zynga privately registered the following domain names: ZyngaSlingo.com ZyngaSlingo2.com ZyngaSlingoPlus.com U...

Dot Weekly 976 days ago

Interesting Domain Name Price Battle With Ads (Pic)

 Mark As Read    

Here is an interesting domain name price battle with ads that I saw this morning doing a domain name type search on Google Register.com leads the "Low Price" battle offering $2 domains GoDaddy.com is next in line offering $2.95 domains Domain.com follows with $3.00 domains NetworkSolutions.com rounds out the bunch at $4.95 Those were the...

Dot Weekly 976 days ago

Misconception: To Be Successful, You Need to Have Bought Domain Names Years Ago

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@elliotsblog Your success is due to brilliant moves that you made years ago. Doesn't negate drop in direct nav that FB & mobile apps bring. — A Mitchell (@aem76us) February 17, 2012   I had a conversation via Twitter today that I want to share with you. The conversation piqued my interest when the other

Domain Investing 976 days ago

Funny NameJet Error Page

 Mark As Read    

I just ran across this NameJet error page, and I wanted to share it with you. It's the first time I've seen an error page on NameJet and it's pretty humorous. I hope I didn't break the website! Have a great weekend!

Domain Investing 975 days ago

Domain Auction Sites Want You To Do All The Work While They Make The Money??

 Mark As Read    

I have a rant and I don't think I'm being unreasonable. I received two separate emails, a day apart, about my domain lists I have up for auction at Sedo and Afternic. In the past six years, I've sold over 400 domains between the two, and both auction sites worked well enough in the transfer

SuccessClick.com 976 days ago

Web.com Owner Of Network Solutions & Register.com Reports

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Web.com Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:WWWW), announced results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2011 yesterday after the market closed. Web.com owns Register.com and purchased NetworkSolutions.com last year. Shares rose over 2% in aftermarket trading last night after the earnings were announced Summary of Fourth Quarter 2011 Financial ...

The Domains 976 days ago

FishTrack.com A Domain Bought For $2,995 From Afternic & Launced Today By The Leader In The Biz

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Back in October the domain name FishTrack.com sold on Afternic.com for $2,995. Today according to a Press Release, "Surfline/Wavetrak, Inc., the world leader in surf and marine forecasting and international editorial content has just released a new website, Fishtrack.com, that offers the latest sea surface imaging with global wind and swell forecas...

The Domains 976 days ago

Brand Development Essentials: How To Get Great Content For Your Brands

 Mark As Read    

Like many other people, I’ve often said “Content Is King” and this is absolutely true, however I think the statement could use a slight modification. I would actually like to change this statement to “Great Content Is King” because lousy content really doesn’t live-up to the title of “King.” With so many Domainers getting-into development

Domainvestors.tv 975 days ago

Friday’s Big List of Domains At Auction, Dropping, or For Sale Today Around the Net 2-17-12

 Mark As Read    

It's funny I discussed about not writing as much as possible to start developing more but what I found myself doing is sleeping more, running more.  I've lot 10 pounds, ran 8 miles at 7:10 pace yesterday and all because I write less.  Who knew. Maybe I'll get going on my blog.  On a side note, I'm becoming a Pinterest flower stud if you want to fol...

Domain Shane 976 days ago

Why I Am Pulling Out of an Investment in Alternate Tlds

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I'm not sure it was really going to ever happen but I was part of a group that was putting together investors for a new alternative tld.  I won't say exactly which ending we had our eye on but I can tell you this, I now have no interest in putting my hard earned money into anything of the sorts. While I am sure there are people in this industry tha...

Domain Shane 976 days ago

Domainer’s amazing resemblance to American Idol contestant

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It's Friday so here's something fun Performer Reed Grimm is currently competing in the American Idol competition; the 26 year old from Wisconsin will now appear in the Las Vegas eliminations next week. Reed Grimm's cunning resemblance to one popular domainer made us run this poll, so please vote   Tweet This Post

DomainGang 976 days ago

Johnnie Walker campaign for Greece goes viral – Oversee grabs the .com

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A new campaign from Johnnie Walker whiskey refers to the Greek spirit in today's tight economy. The video, titled "Keep Walking Greece", features men and women interacting at various locations in Greece. Utilizing on the famous song “You’ll never walk alone” which motivates people to "keep walking" during difficult times, it's centered on Greeks an...

DomainGang 975 days ago

From rags to riches: Mike Mann sells the .com

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Mike Mann's at it again; the hyperactive domainer and author of "Make Millions and Make Change" just sold the .com of a popular phrase, at a price that many domainers would consider impossible. The phrase "From rags to riches" returns roughly 3.3 million results in Google and while it's not for everyone, it apparently describes...

DomainGang 975 days ago

JotForm ban lifted – Domain moved away from GoDaddy

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JotForm – the startup providing thousands of users with an easy method to create and integrate free contact forms – is back in business, after moving their domain away from GoDaddy. The co-founder, Aytekin Tank, announced: "We’re happy to share a good news with you. The domain suspension at jotform.com has been lifted. If you have chang...

DomainGang 975 days ago

Windows 8 logo revealed – Who squatted on the .com ?

 Mark As Read    

Windows 8 has a new logo – and it's back to the roots, if you may. The Windows 8 logo steps away from the rolling "flag" logo that we're used to seeing for several years from Microsoft OS launches. It's basic, classic and clean. However, who's the smartass that registered Windows8Logo.com – it surely isn't...

DomainGang 975 days ago

Travel and Tourism Companies in Singapore Aren’t That Hungry For New Business

 Mark As Read    

At least, that's the impression I get, based on recent experience. I own a generic tourism-related domain of the form KeywordSingapore.com.  The domain gets some type-in traffic, and I have it forwarding to a For Sale landing-page, but as sometimes happens, instead of getting an inquiry on the domain for sale, I will get an

DomainAnimal 976 days ago

ICANN won’t say who rejected Bulgarian IDN

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ICANN has declined to name the people responsible for rejecting .??, the proposed Cyrllic country-code domain for Bulgaria. Security consultant George Todoroff filed a Documentary Information Disclosure Policy request with ICANN a month ago, asking for the names of the six people on the DNS Stability Panel. That's the panel, managed by Interisle Co...

DomainIncite.com 976 days ago

Seven ICANN directors have new gTLD conflicts

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Seven members of ICANN's board of directors have self-identified conflicts of interest when it comes to the new generic top-level domains program, according to a report from its last meeting. Chair Steve Crocker, CEO of the consulting firm Shinkuro, appears to be newly conflicted. He was among the directors to excuse themselves before the board ...

DomainIncite.com 976 days ago

Details of new gTLD batching process revealed

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Some details about how ICANN will prioritize new generic top-level domain applications into batches has emerged. The Applicant Guidebook states that gTLD applications will be processed in batches of 500, but all it says about the batching process is that it will not be random. Rather, some form of "secondary timestamp" is proposed. The batching ...

DomainIncite.com 976 days ago
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