WhyYouNeedThatPerfectName.com!

"What's in a name? That which we call a rose, By any other name would smell as sweet" -Shakespeare (Romeo and Juliet)A rose perhaps but not your domain name!Welcome to the dotcom bubble! Here, any successful e-tailer should tell you that there's more to a name than just the name... Read More

What You Need to Know About Choosing A Domain Name

Aside from the nuts and bolts of where to register your domain name and purchasing a good economical hosting service, there are a few things to know about buying a good domain name, that only experience can teach. Here are a few tips to get you started on the right... Read More

Understand the Domain Name System

Ever wonder why DNS systems came into existence? Efficiency. Every computer has a distinct IP address, and the Internet needed an elite method for obtaining these addresses and for managing the system as a whole. Enter ICANN. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Number manages the DNS root of... Read More

1-800-Get-Rich Can Toll Free 800 Number Domains Pay Off?

The toll free number 1-800-Get-Rich belongs to the Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City. Perfect vanity number for a casino, right? Well apparently not. Their website shows the actual numbers, 1-800-438-7424 for the marketing department of Resorts Atlantic City. Those NUMBERS are nowhere near as memorable as is the mnemonic... Read More

Is Your Domain Costing You Traffic?

You visited a great website some time ago that had some fantastic information on it. It is not easily found in search engines results so you decide to type the domain name into your favorite browser. The problem is that the url spells out something like keyword-keyword-keyword-keyword-keyword.com.Does that sound ethical... Read More

Choosing A Domain Name

--About Domain Names--Choosing a domain name for your web site is a major step for any individual or organization. You need domain names that are sticky, short, meaningful, easy to remember and at the roll of your tongue!It is very easy to choose a domain name but difficult to find... Read More

Good Domain Names Make Your Dreams Memorable

"What was the name of that website? It was good. It has something to do with..."Is your web site like many others?Domain names always on the tip of a visitor's tongue, but not quite memorable enough?Your choice of domain name needs to be easy to remember, as well as focused... Read More

The Value of a Good Domain Name

Domain names to the internet are the as necessary as wheels on a car. All websites need a domain name; it is how your website is found on the internet by your potential customers. It is your unique identifier and two organizations can not have the same domain name. Your... Read More

How To Really Profit from Domain Names

Have you heard about domain names that sold for over a million dollars? Inspired by this, you imagine registering a great domain name, hanging onto it for a while, and then selling it off to become the next multi-millionaire. It could happen, but don`t count on it!First of all, many... Read More

Warning: Your Domain Name Could Infringe On Trademark Rights!

If you have or are about to purchase a domain name, YOU could be in trouble and you don't even know it yet...See, what the domain sellers won't tell you is that the domain name you are purchasing or have purchased can possibly infringe on trademark rights and you can... Read More

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Entrepreneur

The Psychology Behind Choosing a Killer Domain Name
Entrepreneur
In most cases, you should choose a domain name at the same time you choose your business name. When your domain name matches your business name, you have a far better chance of being remembered while at the same time keeping your branding ...


Domain Name Wire

Domain-name mogul Mike Mann will sell you happybirthday.com — for $2 million
Washington Post
He is founder of DomainMarket.com, which owns 350,000 domain names. For $2 million, you can buy happybirthday.com. Same for obey.com or angola.com. Mali.com runs $1.5 million. Tasty.com is $1 million. Skincraft.com, $1.3 million. He bought sex.com ...
Mike Mann and (more) economics of domain name portfoliosDomain Name Wire
Mike Mann Featured In Washington Post: DomainMarket Grosses $4MA YearTheDomains.com

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Nirvana gets domain names from Australian man who demanded $1.5 million
Domain Name Wire
After saying he had out-of-pocket costs of about $2,500, Wilcox requested $1.5 million to transfer the domain names. He later tried to justify the $1.5 million price tag (and threat of using the domains if no settlement was reached) by explaining that ...


17 end user domain name sales, including a big .Me
Domain Name Wire
Sedo sold $1 million worth of domain names last week. While this week's list doesn't include as many end user buyers as the last one (at least publicly), a lot of smaller businesses bought domain names. One of the most amusing ones is Telegram.me at ...


Domain Name Wire

GoDaddy's DomainFinder App advances domain name selection
Domain Name Wire
GoDaddy recently released an iOS app for finding and registering domain names called GoDaddy DomainFinder. Many of its features are similar to what you find on GoDaddy.com and other registrar sites. For example, the app lets you filter by price, TLD ...


Guy tries to trademark one of Rick Schwartz's domain names
Domain Name Wire
This morning I was perusing recently filed trademark applications when I came across an application for Trademarking.com. When I checked the whois on the domain name, I saw that the domain was registered to domain name investor Rick Schwartz. But the ...


Business Insider

Here Are All The Ridiculous Domain Names Mike Bloomberg's Lawyers Just ...
Business Insider
Billionaire former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's aides appear to have really embraced the new ".nyc" domain name, launched last October. amNewYork reported Monday that the law firm representing Bloomberg's foundation recently purchased ...
Lawyers buy domain names that insult former Mayor Michael BloombergNew York Daily News
Michael Bloomberg to return domain namesCrain's New York Business
Bloomberg Lawyers Buy Up .NYC Domain NamesNY1
New York Observer -Huffington Post -New York Post
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HuaGao.com at $20k and other expired domain name sales
Domain Name Wire
Once again, China tops our list of last week's expired domain auctions. This time it's GoDaddy with HuaGao.com ($20.3k), meaning … you tell me! Various working professionals share that name. (There's a certified public accountant using HuaGaoCPA.com, ...


Rush for 'luxury' domain names continues
New York Post
The rush for domain names that end in the word “luxury” shows no signs of slowing, according to Monica Kirchner, CEO and co-founder of a new tech company that is helping brands create platforms to define themselves in the luxury category. Kirchner ...

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New York Daily News

More than 52000 .nyc sites registered in first month
amNY
Of course, some businesses and New Yorkers have already gotten a little carried away with the domain. Last week, former Mayor Michael Bloomberg was at the butt of many jokes after it was revealed his law firm bought 400 .nyc sites related to his name, ...
More than 50000 .nyc domains registered in 1 monthNew York Daily News

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Customer Excellence Returns to Web Site Hosting!

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What is a DETAGGED domain name? We get asked this... Read More

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It's surprising, at least to me, the amount of Affiliates... Read More

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By now you've probably noticed the onslaught of unfamiliar domain... Read More

What Questions Should You Ask Yourself When You Select Your Domain Name for Your Home Business?

So you want to be an Internet superstar, work from... Read More

Does the Length of a Domain Registration Affect Your Search Engine Rank?

Does the length of your website's domain name registration affect... Read More

What?s In A Domain Name?

Choosing a domain name is a very important first step... Read More

Is Your Company Name Killing Your Online Business?

Ahhh... your company name.Your identity. What separates you from everyone... Read More