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Something Is Up With CashParking.com System

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Something  a bit odd is going on with domain parking service provided by GoDaddy, CashParking.com! I haven't used the service myself but two days in a row the following has happened to me while doing some digging: Upon visiting a domain name using direct navigation that is using CashParking.com, the first time I visit the

Dot Weekly 1185 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 96 Expired Domain Name Auction List

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Welcome to another round in the series I like to call GoDaddy Goodies! Today's hand picked list contains 96 expired, no reserve domain name auctions. This list contains only expired domain names that are currently on auction exclusively at GoDaddy. All domain names are directly linked to the specific auction page for easy bidding or

Dot Weekly 1186 days ago

Gust.com To Launch Soon! Who And What Is It?

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Gust.com was purchased around May 29, 2011 for an undisclosed amount according to whois records but who was the buyer and what will the site be? I actually noticed the sale right away in one of my DotWeekly Discoveries articles on May 30. During my daily digging, I ran across the domain name Gust.com which

Dot Weekly 1187 days ago

Google Loses Gmail.us Domain Name

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Google appears to have lost control of the domain name Gmail.us According to whois records on DomainTools.com and whois history records, Google Inc. owned the domain name Gmail.us and then on August 26, 2011 a Russian name and different email address were displayed in whois other than Google. Whois records indicate on 8/25/2011 that Google

Dot Weekly 1188 days ago

A This And That From DotWeekly To Catch Up

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It's been a little bit since I did a This And That type post and I have some things I'd like to share so here we go. ~GoDaddy I had won some "test auctions" (domains I purchased as a test) at GoDaddy recently and one of the domains was reclaimed from the past owner. No

Dot Weekly 1189 days ago

Final $10, 1 Bid Expired Domain Name Auction List

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Welcome to another, and final $10, 1 bid expired domain name list on DotWeekly! I started doing these lists as a test and I continued to do them until now but this will be the final $10, 1 Bid expired domain name auction list I do on DotWeekly. I think people like these but a

Dot Weekly 1190 days ago

OutbackFreeSteaks.com Promotion Domain Wise Breakdown

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Outback® Steakhouse is running a new promotion and is offering 1,000,000 free steaks! Domain / Website wise, I wanted to break down how they did and what they did. Thankfully they registered a make sense domain name that matches what they are doing. OutbackFreeSteaks.com . Clearly they included the brand name and then used the

Dot Weekly 1190 days ago

Timing Is A Domain Sale Factor

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Here is an example of "timing" playing a factor in a domain name sale. PostQuotes.com History Not a killer domain name by any standards, but still catchy and relates to some popular things going on right now. Quotes are always popular because people "post" them all the time using social networking sites. The domain name

Dot Weekly 1191 days ago

Sony Pictures Continues With “Odd” Future Titles

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Sony Pictures appears to be putting some "odd" titles in its pipeline for upcoming movies and shows! On August 17 I wrote about Sony Pictures registering the domain name BoyfriendBodyPillow.com which clearly one may think is a product and not a movie or show. That domain and potential future picture by Sony is still the

Dot Weekly 1191 days ago

Register .org With Your .com Domain Name

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Some entities focus on .com only, but I think you should focus on .com AND .org Google does it and many other large companies are doing it, so you should as well. I know that line sounds a bit silly but it's true in this case. Registering the .com and .org make sense if you

Dot Weekly 1192 days ago

Flood Of Hurricane Irene Domains To Be Registered

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There will be more than one kind of flood from hurricane Irene! If the storm even comes close to land, there will be floods with water but that won't stop dreamers from registering a flood of domain names relating to "irene" and "hurricane irene". History often repeats itself and with big news like hurricanes comes

Dot Weekly 1192 days ago

Apple Officially Owns Ipods.com Domain Name

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Apple Inc. has officially taken control of the iPods.com domain name! Apple had filed a complaint with WIPO at the end of May 2011 to get the domain name iPods.com and by the end of July the ruling come down that Apple had won the dispute. As of August 22, 2011 Apple has now taken

Dot Weekly 1192 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 88 Expired Domain Name Auctions

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Welcome to the third and final list for today and I have saved the best for last! GoDaddy Goodies This list of 88 hand picked expired domain name auctions consists of the best domain names I could find after digging through over 350,000 domain names! Keyword strong domains, catchy phrases, popular terms, quad premium .com's,

Dot Weekly 1193 days ago

Expired Domain Auctions, $10, 1 Bid Domains

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Welcome to list number 2 for the day. This list contains expired domain name auctions exclusive to GoDaddy. All domain names are expired, .com, no hyphens, no numbers and are $10, 1 bid. The $10, 1 bid means the domain name had a backorder placed by somebody. That is why these domains should hold at

Dot Weekly 1193 days ago

636 Expired .co Domain Name Auction List

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I figured I will do a couple expired domain name lists today and starting those off is this list that contains expired .co domains. This list contains 636 expired .co domain name auctions that are exclusively going on at GoDadddy and are No Reserve. The domain names are listed in order of the amount of

Dot Weekly 1193 days ago

TheOpen.com Purchased By R&A From Marchex

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The domain name TheOpen.com has been sold to R&A according to whois records by Marchex Inc. The golf company had been using OpenGolf.com for its main website but the tournament has long been know as simply "The Open". The Open Championship was first played on October 17, 1860 according to Wikipedia.org With the recent change

Dot Weekly 1195 days ago

eBay Buys InstantSale.com Domain, Purchase Story

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eBay® has purchased the domain name InstantSale.com This story is interesting because not every domain name sale to a large company is open book as this one is. The main reason, the domain owner had start a thread over on DnForum.com which he talked about getting the offer and asking others if they felt it

Dot Weekly 1195 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 91 Yummy Expired Domain Name Auctions

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It's another round of the exclusive, hand picked expired domain name list that I like to call GoDaddy Goodies! Today's list contains 91 expired domain name auctions total. All domain names are directly linked to the specific auction pages for easy one click bidding or watching! All auction end times are PDT. All domain names

Dot Weekly 1196 days ago

Create Domain For Sale Page

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Morning goal, find a template to convert to a domain for sale page! Done! Here is how I did it and it only cost me $4 I had to find an already made template to keep my costs down. Yes, I could have paid a designer to make me one but I would be paying

Dot Weekly 1196 days ago

What’s Up With Microsoft and Tad?

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Microsoft has been busy buying domain names lately and is stuck on "Tad" for some reason? Microsoft got busy with a lot of Tad domains. Here are the domains and it appears they grabbed all the .net's as well but here are the .com's: TadLies.com VmLimitedTad.com VmLimitTad.com TruthAboutTad.com TheRealTad.com TadIsWrong.com DontBelieveTad.co...

Dot Weekly 1197 days ago

Planters Peanut Butter! Make Sense Brand, Forgot Domain

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Planters® is set to launch as a peanut butter! Mmmmm That really makes sense because the Planters brand is so well known for its nuts (ha ha, I said nuts), just not as a peanut butter. Talk about make sense branding! Kraft did miss on another obvious thing and that is registering the matching domain

Dot Weekly 1197 days ago

Blog About Your Own Domains For Sale

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Blogging about your own domain names for sale will take a little work on your behalf but can pay off! I have said several times that there are likely 3 things somebody will do if they are interested in a specific domain name: Visit the domain name directly with Direct Navigation to see if it's

Dot Weekly 1198 days ago

Expired Domain List, $10, 1 Bid Backordered Domains

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Here is my latest round of $10, 1 bid domain names that are currently expired and on No Reserve domain name auction! All domain names have 1 bid and a $10 price as these domain names were backordered by somebody. All domain names are listed in order of about when the domain name auction should

Dot Weekly 1198 days ago

Boyfriend Body Pillow, Product Or Movie?

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When you hear the term "Boyfriend Body Pillow" do you think Product or Movie Title? If you said product, like me,  you are correct but in the near future you may think Movie! Why? Sony Pictures has registered the domain names: BoyfriendBodyPillow.com TheBoyfriendBodyPillow.com Future movie for Sony Pictures? Hard to say but other than ...

Dot Weekly 1198 days ago

Expired .co Domains Start Hitting The Market

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Missed the .co landrush? Your in luck because a lot of those domain names and many other .co registered domains are starting to hit the expired domain name market! Have a GoDaddy Auctions Account? ($4.99) Then your in luck and you can bid! Auctions start at only $12, with No Reserve! Here is how to

Dot Weekly 1199 days ago

Google One Ups Facebook, Buys Like.org Domain Name

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Google has acquired the domain name Like.org Google Inc. has purchased the domain name Like.org from MediaMarket.net for an undisclosed sum according to whois records. The whois records have just updated to display Google's information:  Although Facebook may have the extremely popular "Like" button, Google one upped them and not only ...

Dot Weekly 1199 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 83 Expired Domain Name Auction List

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Welcome to another round of GoDaddy Goodies, a series exclusively on DotWeekly.com that contains a hand picked list of expired domain names that I feel are the goodies and are currently on live auction! Today's list consists of 83 No Reserve domain name auctions that are exclusively on auction at GoDaddy! All domain names are

Dot Weekly 1199 days ago

Domain Auctions: $10, 1 Bid Expired Domain List

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Welcome to the new theme on DotWeekly and the first round of some expired domain lists! Domain lists that I post will be under the Domain Auction List tab and the drop down menu will be for specific lists. If you click the Domain Auction List tab itself, that is where the $10, 1 Bid

Dot Weekly 1200 days ago

DotWeekly Reveals New Theme

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DotWeekly.com has undergone a new theme update! Since DotWeekly launched in 2008, this is the 3rd theme design I have changed to. This one likely took the longest to get everything right (still about 90% right currently) but with some help and a lot of head scratching, here it is! The Story This theme was

Dot Weekly 1200 days ago

Apple Inc. Reveals Aruba Beta Domain Name

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Apple Inc. has just revealed they own the domain name ArubaBeta.com The domain name ArubaBeta.com was first registered December 12, 2007 using the stealth whois data DnStination Inc., which is a generic whois record for domain name registrar MarkMonitor.com, the registrar of choice for Apple Inc. and many large companies. From 2007- until now, the...

Dot Weekly 1201 days ago

Zynga Registers A Bunch Of “Plus” Domains

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The mega gaming company Zynga has just registered a large amount of domain names of its game brands and added "plus" to the terms. Clearly this is a likely move in some way to Google Plus! Some of the domain names registered include: CityvillePlus.com FarmvillePlus.com MafiaWarsPlus.com RewardvillePlus.com YovillePlus.com ZyngaPlus.com Zyng...

Dot Weekly 1202 days ago

DotWeekly.com To Undergo Theme Update

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DotWeekly.com will undergo a new theme update and change to a long awaited new theme! I have been looking and looking for a new theme for DotWeekly for sometime now and I have finally found a theme that I like as a base format and will provide me with many options in the future as

Dot Weekly 1203 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: Expired Domain Auction List, 88 Domain Names

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Welcome to another round of the GoDaddy Goodies series that are exclusive on DotWeekly! A hand picked list of expired domain auctions that are currently live. All domain auctions are No Reserve with all auctions starting as little as $10 with the majority starting at $12. Each domain name is directly linked to the specific

Dot Weekly 1203 days ago

Expired Domain Auction List of $10, 1 Bid Domain Names

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Welcome to another round of a test list I have been doing on DotWeekly on the Domain Auction List page. The list consists of .com only domain names that are currently in a No Reserve expired domain auction. Each domain name is priced at only $10 and have 1 bid. These domain names were backordered

Dot Weekly 1204 days ago

My Thought Process Into An Expired Domain Purchase

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So why did I purchase the expired domain name I am about to tell you about? I know I ask myself that question on a daily basis as I watch expired domain name auctions ending, and wonder what the buyer was purchasing it for, so I thought I would give you my reasons into a

Dot Weekly 1205 days ago

Interesting DNS Activity On Expired Domains

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Well, you know me! I like to find some odd things and this is something that is a little bit odd if you ask me. Why is it happening, I'm not sure but it did. Some background: So, I monitor some domains, I monitor DNS, I list domain name auction lists on DotWeekly etc so

Dot Weekly 1205 days ago

Schedule Time For Discovery

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Do you schedule time for discovery in your daily or weekly routine? It is very easy to get into a routine and do the same thing, day after day but I find it vital to schedule time for new discoveries. I set aside some time each week for discoveries and trying new things. Many times

Dot Weekly 1206 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 88 Expired Domain Auction Goodies

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Welcome to another round of GoDaddy Goodies! Today's hand picked list of 88 expired domain name auctions at No Reserve contain traffic domains, search volume domains, brandable domains, short domains and keyword domains. All domain names are expired except all the 3 character domains which are user listed at No Reserve. All domain names are...

Dot Weekly 1207 days ago

Newest $10, 1 Bid Expired Domain Name List Added

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I have just uploaded the newest hand picked list of expired, $10, 1 bid domain names on the Domain Auction List page on DotWeekly that were backordered exclusively at GoDaddy Auctions and are at public auctions. These domain name will retain domain age and were not PendingDelete domain names. For some reason, today's list is

Dot Weekly 1207 days ago

What Domains Are GoDaddy Backorders Grabbing

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A question you may ask yourself if you are a domain name investor… I wonder what kind of PendingDelete domain names are GoDaddy Backorders grabbing? Well, I can tell you! First, here is a short list of .com domain names that they grabbed from 8/1-8/7 (these were in my filtered lists that I do, so

Dot Weekly 1207 days ago

Microsoft Revealed? What Is Microsoft Revealing?

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Microsoft Revealed? Well, the company often reveals new products and services but this time it's likely something else to be revealed! Several new domain name registrations by Microsoft have revealed, revealed! It wasn't only MicrosoftRevealed.com that grabbed my eye as that by itself sounds like a product, but it was the "other" domain nam...

Dot Weekly 1208 days ago

Oddest Company Domain Registration I Have Ever Seen!

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You are about to see the oddest domain name registration by a large company, I have ever seen! (Warning, vulgar language below) This domain name is odd for more reasons than one, so let me explain it a little bit. A.) The company doesn't register the domain as an exact quote… they describe the full

Dot Weekly 1208 days ago

Google Level? What Will It Be?

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Google Level? What  will it be? Google Plus Level? Google is giving some hints at a likely new feature or service they will launch in the near future with two new domain name registrations: GoogleLevel.com GooglePlusLevel.com  Both domain names were registered yesterday on August 5, 2011 under the stealth whois data DnStinations of Google...

Dot Weekly 1209 days ago

Find Newly Registered Domains By Keyword

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Sometimes tools that were not intended to be used the way they were designed can work well and this is the case with the tool I am about to let you know about. TasteReports.com was a site that was dedicated to track domain names that were being "tasted" when domain name tasting was popular. TasteReports.com

Dot Weekly 1210 days ago

Microsoft Registers Its Own Drop TurningItUp.com

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These types of stories you just can't make it! Odd, yes but it happened. Microsoft owned the domain name TurningItUp.com and used the whois data of Eric Ligman with a Microsoft email address and Microsoft's mailing address since May 2008. The domain name was registered with GoDaddy.com, not the normal registrar of choice for Micorsoft, MarkMon...

Dot Weekly 1210 days ago

GoDaddy Watching Error Has Been Fixed

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GoDaddy fixes watched auction problem for auction domains! On July 28th I wrote an article that described in detail of an error that was taking place on GoDaddy Auctions, which effected the domain names you watched or intended to watch. This problem is now fixed! Paul Nicks of GoDaddy contacted last evening and told me

Dot Weekly 1210 days ago

DotWeekly Has Been Hacked, Again!! Can You Help?

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I need some help! I discovered some really "odd" things lately around DotWeekly…. My traffic numbers have been dropping, my revenue has been dropping by 25% each month and I couldn't figure out WHY! This past month, my revenue dropped over 50%! Talk about kicking a man when he is down… I try so hard

Dot Weekly 1211 days ago

90 Expired Domain Name Auctions, GoDaddy Goodies

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Welcome to another round of what I like to call GoDaddy Goodies. The list contains hand picked expired domain name auctions that are currently taking place. Each domain name in the list is directly linked to the specific auction for easy one click bidding or watching. All auction end times are PDT. All domain names

Dot Weekly 1211 days ago

Latest $10, 1 Bid Expired Domain Auction Hotlist Is Live

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I was able to do some quick adjustments to the way I list the $10, 1 bid exclusive domain name auction lists here on DotWeekly, so I did another list today. You can access the new list at Domain Auction List right here on DotWeekly.com as always. All domain names are expired, No Reserve and

Dot Weekly 1211 days ago

iCloud.co Hits Public Auction At No Reserve

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Just browsing some Sedo domain name auctions this morning and I happened to see one domain that grabbed my eye, iCloud.co 1 bid, $3,500 USD and auction ends in 17 hours from positing. Visit iCloud.co Auciton Page. This domain is an M away from the Multi-Million dollar domain name iCloud.com which Apple purchased earlier this

Dot Weekly 1211 days ago
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