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:


Sedo's end user domain name sales
Domain Name Wire
Intra-Mart.com $8,000 – NTTData Intramart corporation, a Tokyo company that uses the matching .jp domain name. TDH.org $9,888 – Children's rights advocacy group Terre des Hommes. FetchWeb.com $1,495 – Web data company Connotate, which offers ...


Verisign reports slowing .Com/.Net registrations in Q1
Domain Name Wire
The company reported revenue of $249 million, a 5% increase from the first quarter of 2013. The company added 1.28 million net new names during the first quarter to .com and .net, ending the quarter with 128.5 million active domain names in the zone.
Verisign Reports 5 Percent Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth in First Quarter 2014The Wall Street Transcript
More '.com' means more profit for VerisignWashington Business Journal

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.City contention set resolved at a high price
Domain Name Wire
There were a number of new top level domain name contention set auctions this week, although details on winners are scant thus far. .Garden, .property, and .yoga were set for auction on Tuesday. I haven't been able to figure out the winners yet ...


Google's Matt Cutts On How To Buy Domain Names
Search Engine Roundtable
Google Matt Cutts Google's Matt Cutts posted a video on the question How can I research a domain that I may want to purchase? Matt Cutts gave a few tips on what to do, what steps to take, when researching a domain name buy. (1) Do a site command and if ...
Don't buy a Domain already Penalized by Google Says Matt CuttsWiredPRNews.com (press release)
How to Avoid Buying a Bad Domain – Tips From Google's Matt CuttsSearch Engine Watch

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Domain registrars want more business? Focus on security and price.
Domain Name Wire
Security Domain name registrars looking to grow their business need to focus on two key things: security and price. That's according to this year's Domain Name Wire survey. Really the past eight annual versions of the survey, too. 34% of respondents ...


Domain Name Wire

2014 Domain Name Wire Survey: By the Numbers
Domain Name Wire
Over the next week or two I'll post a series of stories with the results from this year's Domain Name Wire survey. I'd like to start by thanking each and every person who took the survey. 251 people from 36 countries responded this year. That's fewer ...


.Club and two Chinese new top level domains have about $500k in premium sales
Domain Name Wire
A few top level domain names have sold an impression amount of premium domains prior to general availability. Here are three new top level domain names to keep an eye on: .Club, .在线 and .中文网. .Club Domains is an “all-in” registry, meaning it has ...


The Domain Business Can't Make The Customer Pay For Someone Else's Mistake
TheDomains.com
In the event that payment isn't received by Thursday, April 24, 2014, 5pm PST the domain name(s) will be deleted, released back into the pool of available domain names, and any payments previously received for the domain names will be fully refunded to ...


Just Dance Now domain names spotted
Eurogamer.net
This year's entry will be named Just Dance Now, a slew of domain registrations spotted last night suggest. Among the addresses spotted were justdancenow.com, .org, .fr, .de and our personal favourite, .net. A quick WHOIS search reveals that the sites ...

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Global Times

Xiaomi just spent $3.6 million on two letters
Quartz
Now, we at qz.com should know a thing or two about two-letter domain names—in fact, we catalogued them all last year—and we can tell you that $3.6 million is a pretty staggering amount. Indeed, it's a staggering amount for any domain name. The ...
Xiaomi simplifies its Web domain to Mi.comThe Next Web
Xiaomi spent almost $600000 for a domain namePulse 2.0
Xiaomi Trims Its Domain To Mi.com As It Eyes Faster Growth Outside ChinaTechCrunch
GigaOM -Global Times -Wired.co.uk
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