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Instantly Check Domain Availability In Popular Metric Tools

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Oh, you are going to LOVE this tool if you use the Google AdWords Keyword Tool, Keyword Spy, Wordtracker, Trellian or SEMRush.com and purchase domain names! It doesn't get any better than this and it actually works! So what is it? A FireFox plugin that works in-line with the above mentioned popular keyword tools. What

Dot Weekly 1154 days ago

Microsoft Registers At Least 58 “Bing Ad” Related Domains

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Microsoft has registered at least 58 new domain names relating to "Bing Ads". The domain names were all registered with the domain name registrar MarkMonitor that Microsoft often uses but are using the DnStinations generic whois data currently. Here is the list of domain names that were registered bingadsagencies.com bingadsapi.com bingadsb...

Dot Weekly 1155 days ago

EnjoyTheGo.com Charmin Happy Pooping Is Here

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Charmin® has rolled out an "interesting" advertising campaign that is kind of odd to me really. Using the tag line and domain name EnjoyTheGo.com to help promote the Charmin toilet paper product. So what is so odd about this campaign to me? What is Enjoy The Go? Good question because visiting the site doesn't really

Dot Weekly 1155 days ago

How To Display Your Sedo Domain Name Portfolio

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Sedo.com is likely the most popular service for listing domain names for sale and since they have double digit Millions of domain names listed, I thought I would share how to obtain a link to send people to the domain name YOU have listed for sale! One thing that never hurts is directing people to

Dot Weekly 1155 days ago

EA Registers PocketHighSchool.com Domain Name

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Electronic Arts (EA) has registered the domain name PocketHighSchool.com on July 18, 2011. This is a little interesting because of the game Pocket Academy by another gaming company Kairosoft. AppChronicles.com pointed out that Pocket Academy was launched in the Apple App Store in the end of June 2011. As mentioned in that article, the game

Dot Weekly 1155 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 88 Expired Domain Name Auction List

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Welcome to another round in my GoDaddy Goodies series that includes a hand picked list of expired domain name auctions that are currently taking place. All auctions are No Reserve and only start at $12! I created this list while going through over 325,000 domain names, to present you with what I think is The

Dot Weekly 1156 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 100 Expired Domain Name Auctions

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Welcome to another round of my GoDaddy Goodies series which includes a hand picked list of some of the best domain name auctions currently taking place exclusively at GoDaddy. Each domain name is directly linked to the specific auction for easy one click bidding or watching of the domain that interest you. All domain names

Dot Weekly 1161 days ago

TweetDeck Grabs Deckly.com Domain Name

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The popular Twitter application TweetDeck that became part of Twitter back in May 2011 and launched Deck.ly in January 2011 according to TheNextWeb.com has purchased the domain name Deckly.com on or about July 8, 2011 for an undisclosed sum. Deckly.com now forwards to Deck.ly . Although it seems fun and cute to brand with a

Dot Weekly 1161 days ago

NetZero Getting Into Mobile Internet Service?

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NetZero is a provider of free dial up internet service but are they thinking of getting into the mobile internet service industry? Some new domain name registrations by NetZero may give clues to just that! NetZero registered the following domain names on July 12, 2011: NetZeroMobile.com and .net, .org, .biz and .info NetZero-Mobile.com and .net,...

Dot Weekly 1162 days ago

Are Sony And Microsoft Teaming UP? Sony-Microsoft.com

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It appears that Microsoft and Sony are teaming up in some way. A recent domain name registration by Microsoft may indicate that the two companies are teaming up. According to a press release in 1997, Sony and Microsoft teamed up then to work on computers but will it be gaming this time around? Microsoft registered

Dot Weekly 1162 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 88 HOT Expired Domain Auctions

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Here is another GoDaddy Goodies series, hand picked list of expired domain name auctions currently taking place exclusively on GoDaddy that are No Reserve. Although I had just posted a list yesterday, I had noticed today that several domains that were intended to go on the list were not on yesterdays list. Come to find

Dot Weekly 1164 days ago

General Electric Acquires NightlyNews.com Domain

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General Electric (GE) has acquired the domain name NightlyNews.com for an undisclosed sum. The domain name has been under privacy protection in whois but based on what I can tell, it appears GE acquired the domain name on or around May 5, 2011. They have recently removed privacy protection and have transferred the domain name

Dot Weekly 1164 days ago

TopDeals.com Sells For $40,000 Domain Upgrade

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TopDeals.de has purchased the domain name TopDeals.com for $40,000 USD at Sedo.com domain name brokerage service. TopDeals.com was registered back in 1997 and does indicate at least a trickle of traffic to it. CruiseDeals.org also attracted $1,500 USD Deal / Group Buying / Coupon domain names have been hot sellers this year with the popularity...

Dot Weekly 1165 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: Sweet Expired Domain Auction Hot List

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Welcome to the GoDaddy Goodies series exclusively on DotWeekly.com that provides you a great list of expired domain names delivered to you on a silver platter of some of the best expired domain name auctions currently taking place exclusively on GoDaddy. I do all the work for you, you just need to visit and click

Dot Weekly 1165 days ago

Linking Tip To Google, Links To This Post

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I often discover things by mistake and many others do as well! Not by mistake, I share things to help you and this is one of those articles! The other day I wrote about Google registering the domain name EmailIntervention.com and GmailIntervention.com and I linked to an article on the official Gmail blog, that was

Dot Weekly 1166 days ago

Afternic.com “Pending Review” Problem Happens Again!

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Back in June 2011 I had discovered that 175 of my domain names that are listed on Afternic.com for sale had went from Approved, to Pending Review. No notification of this status change, I just happened to discover it upon logging into my account at Afternic. At that time, Afternic thought it was an issue

Dot Weekly 1167 days ago

FantasyIsland.com Ends For $22,005 In GoDaddy Expired Auction

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The domain name FantasyIsland.com ended in a GoDaddy expired domain name auction with 103 bids placed for a total of $22,005 USD. It isn't that often that an expired auction grabs that kind of price tag over at GoDaddy Auctions simply based on keywords (and age) but it does happen. This technically won't become a

Dot Weekly 1168 days ago

Google Inc. Continues With “Odd” Domain Purchases

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I have been talking about Google Inc. and some of the domain names they have been purchasing lately and it clearly appears that Google feels exact match domain names are important. They recently launched Prizes.org . They purchased EmailIntervention.com the other day. ChromeBook.com and ChromeBooks.com were purchased by Google. ArtProject.com was p...

Dot Weekly 1168 days ago

Simple.com Domain Name Sold

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The premium generic domain name Simple.com has been sold! I had noticed a change in whois records and I reached out to the past owners of the domain name, Domain Brand Names Inc. for confirmation of the change of ownership and they replied with "Yes, simple.com has been sold. Sorry but the sale details are

Dot Weekly 1169 days ago

Google Purchased EmailIntervention.com Domain Name

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Is Google, Inc. thinking of changing how email is known today? It appears that they think email needs an intervention! Google has purchased the domain name EmailIntervention.com according to whois records. They have also registered the domain names: EmailIntervention.net and .org GmailIntervention.com GmailIntervention.net GmailIntervention.org Goo...

Dot Weekly 1169 days ago

Symantec Corporation Goes A Little Domain Crazy

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Symantec Corporation has gone a little domain name crazy! Shorter is almost always better when it comes to domain names but keywords matter as well. There really is a cut off point IMO of about 4 words when it comes to domain names if you wish for somebody to remember it but Symantec must think

Dot Weekly 1169 days ago

DI SA Purchased Jewel.com Domain For $74,333

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DI SA has purchased the domain name Jewel.com according to whois records. The sales price was for $74,333 according to Sedo.com's RSS sales feed. Domain Invest (DI SA) is among the largest companies in Europe specialized in internet domain name monetization and was founded by Xavier Buck. Jewel.com was registered in 1997 and Compete.com estimates...

Dot Weekly 1171 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 76 Great Domain Name Auctions

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Welcome to another GoDaddy Goodies series on DotWeekly that includes a great hand picked list of expired domain name auctions (mainly) that are exclusively on NO Reserve auction! All domain names are expired (except 0032.com, D1.org and B7.net but they are no reserve) and directly linked to the specific auction for easy bidding or watching.

Dot Weekly 1171 days ago

Jeff Probst Show Likely To Be Jeff Probst Show

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CBS recently announced that the popular Survivor host Jeff Probst will be launching his own daytime talk show and according to an article on NyTimes.com, the name of the show hasn't been announced yet. "Mr. Probst's untitled talk show is the first to be announced by CBS since Ms. Winfrey's show, the most-watched such program...

Dot Weekly 1173 days ago

Amazon.com Registers A Bunch Of “Pet” Related Domains

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Amazon may have a lot of pet related items for sale on Amazon.com but it is a little odd for them to register a fair amount of "Pet" related domains, but they did. One thing in common is they contain the term "Wag" in them. Almost so that I would suspect "wag" is relating to

Dot Weekly 1174 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 77 Expired Domain Name Auctions

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Here is another nice hand picked list of expired domain name goodies that I discovered. All domain names are expired, no reserve auctions. Each domain name is directly linked to the specific auction page for easy bidding or watching. All auction end times are PDT and are exclusive. As always, a nice mix of types

Dot Weekly 1175 days ago

Lend.com Domain Name Sells At Sedo.com

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The domain name Lend.com has been sold at Sedo.com. The sales RSS feed is stating $300,000 but that seems very low, so this domain may be sold including "payments"…

Dot Weekly 1176 days ago

DataCenter LTD Was DataCenter.com Buyer At $352,500

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DataCenter.com was on auction at Sedo.com in the May 2011 GreatDomains auction with a reserve price range set at  $25,000-$49,999 and the auction closed for $352,500 USD. The buyers are finally revealed after whois data has changed. The buyers according to whois records are DataCenter LTD of Virgin Islands (British) The domain name currently r...

Dot Weekly 1176 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 87 Expired Domain Name Auctions

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This may be one of my best hand picked expired domain name auction lists yet. 87 expired domain name auctions currently taking place, all No Reserve and starting at $12. All domain names are directly linked to there specific auction pages for easy one click bidding or watching. If you don't find a domain name

Dot Weekly 1177 days ago

Run.com Domain Purchased By Finish Line Inc.

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The premium 3 letter domain name Run.com has been purchased by Finish Line, Inc. according to whois records for an undisclosed amount. The domain name was owned by Demand Media Inc. for several years and as of June 23, 2011 the domain name was transferred to Network Solutions and now displays Finish Line, Inc. as

Dot Weekly 1177 days ago

Is Wdyl.com A Google Site? (What Do You Love)

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TechCrunch.com jumped on a story from a tipster that Google launched a site on WDYL.com (What Do You Love), Mashable.com followed suit but several things jumped out at me that make me question if Wdyl.com is a Google owned site or something is plain fishy about it. In TechCrunch's article, the author points out "This

Dot Weekly 1178 days ago

Social.com Domain Name Buyer? Twitter?

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There have been a few reports (DnJournal.com, TechCrunch.com) as to who the buyer maybe of Social.com for $2.6 Million and Ron of DnJournal.com had suggested the buyer was in the UK. I wanted to do some digging this morning to see if I could come up with any more clues, so I thought I would

Dot Weekly 1179 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 61 Expired Domain Name Auctions

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Here is another great list of 61 hand picked expired domain name auctions that are currently taking place. All domain names are No Reserve and start/ed at $12. The expired domain name auctions are exclusively listed at GoDaddy. All domain names in the list are directly linked to the specific auction page for easy bidding

Dot Weekly 1179 days ago

Dotastic Getting Ready To Launch By Microsoft

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Microsoft has used the domain name buyer NameRally.com and has purchased the domain name Dotastic.com in early June 2011 for an undisclosed amount and has just put up a holding page on the domain to announce it's coming soon! The coming soon page clearly doesn't give that many hints to what Dotastic will be but

Dot Weekly 1181 days ago

Microsoft Purchases Tagr.com For Microsoft Tag

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Microsoft has just revealed that they were the buyers of Tagr.com back between September 24, 2010 and October 1, 2010. The domain name was purchased on Sedo.com for $10,000 as reported by Ron Jackson of DnJournal.com. So why did they purchase Tagr.com if the product is called Microsoft Tag? Good question but it is likely

Dot Weekly 1182 days ago

Did Apple Just Purchase LionServer.com Domain?

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Apple has been on a roll picking up domain names that match products, features and brand names lately and it started with the purchase of iCloud.com / iCloud.org for a reported $4.5M (which I do not believe was paid for "just the .com" because they got the .org as well and who knows what else).

Dot Weekly 1182 days ago

.org Mini-site Development Follow-Up

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Back in March I talked about hand registering the domain name BlowUpDoll.org and I wanted to do a mini-site development on it for a couple reasons. Well, about 3 months have passed and I wanted to share a few results. Here is what I wrote back in March about why I wanted to do what

Dot Weekly 1183 days ago

Apple Inc. Registers AppleFinalCutProX.com Domain

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Apple Inc. appears to be starting a new trend at the company, register a domain and then launch the product! It may make sense to many but it wasn't something that Apple had always done. On June 6, 2011 Apple picked up about 50 domain names relating to announcements they made at WWDC. They launched

Dot Weekly 1183 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 52 Expired Domain Name Auctions

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Here is another round of my GoDaddy Goodies that includes a hand picked list of domain names that have expired and are currently on auction exclusively at GoDaddy. I haven't been impressed with the quality of domain names lately in my lists, so I changed some things up and are trying some "new" ways of

Dot Weekly 1185 days ago

My Thoughts On New gTLD Domain Names

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A lot of talk about the newly approved gTLD domain names that will come about in 2012 so I thought I would share my thoughts on them if you care to hear them. The majority of people hearing the term gTLD have NO CLUE what the hell it means. ICANN will make a lot of

Dot Weekly 1185 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 30 Expired Domain Name Auctions

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Here is another round of GoDaddy Goodies that includes a hand picked list of interesting domain name auctions currently taking place exclusively at GoDaddy. All domain names are expired auction, no reserve and are directly linked to the specific auctions for easy one click bidding or watching! All auctions end times are PDT. Thank you

Dot Weekly 1186 days ago

GoDaddy.com Sponsors WSOP In 2011 + Domain Registrations

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GoDaddy.com and the World Series Of Poker have announced that GoDaddy.com will be the Premier Sponsor for the series in 2011. WSOP PR announced June 8, 2011. To back this up, GoDaddy went on a little domain name shopping spree to cover some bases (defensive registrations) and registered the domain names: GoDaddySponsorsWsop.com GodaddyWorldSeriesOf...

Dot Weekly 1189 days ago

GM Buys Domain Name AkersonIsAnIdiot.com + More

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Since the main flower man (DomainShane.com) in the domain name space covered some domain names that grabbed his eye with several "Fraud" domain names registered, I thought I would share a couple domain names that grabbed my eye and all of them were registered by General Motors. For some reason, somebody at GM felt that

Dot Weekly 1191 days ago

Did Kevin Rose’s Milk Inc Just Purchase MyMilk.com For $20K?

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Kevin Rose announced Milk Inc around April 2011 according to TechCrunch.com and launched the new app development company on the domain name MilkInc.com . From a domain name aspect, naming the company/service "milk" is pretty crazy IMO. Not just because milk is milk (the liquid beverage), there is little chance of ever owning the exact

Dot Weekly 1191 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 33 Expired Domain Name Auctions

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GoDaddy Goodies is a series on DotWeekly.com of hand picked expired domain name auctions that are currently taking place. All domain names are expired, no reserve and directly linked to the specific auctions pages for easy bidding or watching. All auction end times are PDT. Just click to place your bid on a domain name

Dot Weekly 1192 days ago

Neat.com Domain Name Purchased By The Neat Company

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The domain name Neat.com has been sold to The Neat Company according to whois records. Neat.com was owned by Danaher Motion and the domain name was first registered on March 14, 1995, but appears to only been owned by Danaher since late 2008. You likely have seen the TV commercials for the NeatReceipt® and NeatDesk®

Dot Weekly 1192 days ago

Zynga or Google Likely Acquires Wallet.com Domain Name

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Zynga or Google.com has "likely" acquired the domain name Wallet.com! This is purely speculation right now, but a couple things have me writing this article. Google announce "Google Wallet" on or about May 26, 2011. Google.com/wallet Google has been buying exact match, generic domain names lately (something they haven't always done,...

Dot Weekly 1196 days ago

Referring Links And The Traffic They Send

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On June 8th I wrote a little article that contained about 50 new domain names that Apple Inc. had registered using my "Spy On Company Domains" method I covered a little while back. Fast forward to June 9, 2011 and a large site had picked up on my story and wrote about it (kind of).

Dot Weekly 1196 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 33 Expired Domain Name Auction List

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Here is another one of my GoDaddy Goodies series that includes a hand picked list of good expired domain names that are currently on public auction exclusively at GoDaddy. 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 auctions

Dot Weekly 1198 days ago

ccTLD.com Purchased By Group NBT PLC $10K

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ccTLD.com has been sold to Group NBT PLC according to whois records. The domain name was listed for sale on Sedo.com and sold on Sedo.com for $10,000 USD. ccTLD is an acronym for "County Code Top Level Domain". Who is Group NBT PLC? They own several companies in the domain name space and some of

Dot Weekly 1198 days ago
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