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

In The News:


GoDaddy Users' Domain Names Ruled Too Close To Oscars Marks
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, Los Angeles (July 24, 2014, 9:19 PM ET) -- The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, which presides over the yearly film awards known as the Oscars, won a bid on Thursday to have 88 Web domain names registered to users of GoDaddy Inc.


Wall Street Journal

US Court Blocks Bitcoin Domain Name Auction
Wall Street Journal
TOKYO—A planned auction of bitcoins.com, a domain name owned by the chief executive of defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, has been postponed after a U.S. court order temporarily blocked the company that operated the exchange from selling assets.
Auction of Bitcoins.com Domain Name Halted By US CourtCoinDesk
Mt. Gox Parent Blocked From Auctioning Bitcoins.com DomainLaw360 (subscription)
Bitcoins.com Auction PostponedDomainInvesting.com (blog)
Ars Technica -newsBTC
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Google registering “MusicKey” domain names for music subscription business?
Domain Name Wire
Usually, when I see a company registering a bunch of similar domain names, I can track it down to a new product announcement. I'm a bit unclear about recent Google domain name registrations for “MusicKey” domain names, but I suspect it might be for ...


Wired

The gTLD Explosion: Changes to Domain Names that All Businesses Should be ...
JD Supra (press release)
The universe of domain names within the internet is undergoing radical change and businesses need to be aware of how to navigate in this new world. On June 20, 2011, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (“ICANN”), the international ...
Is the US Lagging Behind China's 'Domain Savvy'?Wired
Video Interviews Highlighting ICANN 50 in LondonCircleID
Are You a .Ninja or a .Guru?Bloomberg View

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HA Domain name auction grosses $774k, Cute.com and Digital.com sell for 6 ...
Domain Name Wire
Heritage Auctions latest domain name auction has concluded with $773,876 worth of domain name sales. That doesn't include after-auction sales, which almost always increase the total sales number. That total (and the prices below) include a 15% buyers' ...


Verisign reports slowing growth, hikes .Net prices 10%
Domain Name Wire
Verisign reported earnings after the bell today, and the results for .com/.net aren't that promising. It gets harder to grow something as it gets bigger, but net adds across these two domain names slowed by quite a bit. Verisign reported just 0.42 ...
Verisign Reports Second Quarter 2014 ResultsMarketWatch
VeriSign quarterly revenues up 4.6%Telecompaper (subscription)

all 10 news articles »

Business Insider

MILLION-DOLLAR URLS: The Most Expensive Domain Names Of All Time
Business Insider
We scoured domain name resource DN Journal and put together a list of documented million-dollar, domain-only sales. Some have been squatted on for 20 years and have only recently traded hands. Not surprisingly, sex- and gambling-related domains are ...

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These 10 domain names in this week's HA auction are worth their reserve
Domain Name Wire
It's getting quit a bit of press around this auction, thanks in part to the Bitcoins.com domain name. There's a $750,000 reserve on that one. It will be interesting to see if someone steps up to the plate. Whether or not it sells, the press will shine ...


Who owns your domain names?
Lexology (registration)
Asking who owns your domain name is not as silly a question as you might think. And it is one that needs more attention from many businesses. Many small businesses, in particular, treat ownership of their Internet domain names with far less care than ...


CNN

Google wants to sell domain names
CNN
(CNN) -- Google already is a major player in search, online mapping, social networking and other key functions of the Web. Now it wants to sell domain names, too. The Internet giant on Monday announced the launch of an invite-only service, Google ...
Google to sell domain names19 Action News
Google launches domain registration for businessesNews 13 Orlando

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