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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Yahoo Tech

New Wild West of Domain Names Includes Everything from .beer to .bmw
Yahoo Tech
That lack of awareness is one challenge facing domain-name expansion and the nonprofit organization behind it, the International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN. Another is a rat's nest of global trademark complications as ...
Feeling scammed by domain namesStuff.co.nz
​Internet names caretaker discusses sliding out of US controlRT
What's in a Name? When it comes to Internet Domains a Whole Lot and a Whole ...Techzone360
Breitbart News -Inside Science News Service
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ICANN struggles to beat echo chamber after .Gay decision
Domain Name Wire
It was Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), with which ICANN contracted to handle Community Priority Evaluations for new top level domain names. (It's worth noting that EIU is affiliated with The Economist, which has long supported gay rights.) Next ...


Domain Name Wire Podcast #3: Tessa Holcomb on Igloo's big domain name sales
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire podcast Every week, you read about domain name sales here on Domain Name Wire and on sites like DNJournal. These public sales just scratch the surface of total transactions taking place each week. Most sales, including most sales by ...


2 character domains get green light under new TLDs
Domain Name Wire
It probably won't mean much from a revenue standpoint, though. Due to the massive supply of new top level domain names, even “rare” one character second level domain names don't seem to be fetching much in the market. Two character domains will also ...
132 .Healthcare Domains Registered in EAP 5: Cancer.Healthcare; Ebola ...TheDomains.com
HWL Ebsworth | New Generic Domain Name Extensions Create Opportunities ...Linex Legal (press release) (registration)
The new gTLD aftermarket has arrivedWorld Trademark Review (subscription)

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USA TODAY

money
USA TODAY
"Domain names are 21st century real estate," says Mike McLaughlin, senior vice president and general manager of domains for GoDaddy.com, one of the registrars authorized to sell the names. "The theme is the increasing personalization and targeting of ...
New York City Domain Names Just Went on Sale, and, Sorry, Swag.nyc Is ...New York Magazine
After nearly a decade, .NYC finally gets its dayDomain Name Wire
PR Blitz Blankets Big Apple For .NYC DomainAdAge.com
CNBC -BetaNews -TheDomains.com
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Ebola.com Owner Wants $150000 For Rights To Domain Name
Huffington Post
... in this sort of domain business, and my sense is that $150,000 is reasonable.” Schultz is speaking from experience: He and partner Chris Hood own Blue String Ventures, an "Internet Real Estate company that buys and sells generic domain names for ...
Ebola domain on sale for $150K: Good business or ghoulish?Yahoo Finance (blog)
US company offers to sell Ebola.com domain name for $150000Reuters
The merchant of disease who wants six figures for Ebola.comWashington Post

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Domain Name Wire

This week's new tlds: Military, .Realtor and sooome other domain
Domain Name Wire
Thursday could be a key moment in the new top level domain name program, assuming National Association of Realtors doesn't screw it up. That's when it releases the .realtor domain, and gives away up to 500,000 of them to its members. If realtors take ...


Afilias plans to raise $100 million, warchest will help in new top level ...
Domain Name Wire
Afilias will float its shares on the AIM next month, and use proceeds in part to fund upcoming new TLD auctions. Afilias Domain name registry Afilias announced today that it intends to trade on the London Stock Exchange's AIM, raising $100 million. In ...
Afilias: Joins Minds + Machines & Centralnic To London AIM Exchange To Raise ...TheDomains.com
Afilias Limited to float on AIMIFA Magazine
Afilias set for €78m AIM floatInsider Media

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GetFixed.me upgrades to Fixed.com for $40k and other end user domain name ...
Domain Name Wire
The next highest sale was interesting because an app maker bought it to upgrade from a pretty bad .me domain name. Fixed, an app that helps you fight parking tickets, was using the domain name GetFixed.me. Before I visited the site, I thought it was ...


Philly.com

In the wider world of domain names, the address is key
Philly.com
"We all grew up with dot-com and dot-org," says Roland LaPlante, senior vice president of Afilias Ltd., an Irish company with U.S. headquarters in Horsham that serves as one of the Internet's leading domain-name registries. "Now there are 110 million ...

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When seeking domain names most people get confused over whether... Read More

How to Conduct a Domain Name Search and Why Your Domain Name Matters for Long Term Branding

Creating a website is not just about designing your pages... Read More