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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Fadi Chehade Explains The 'Powerful' Innovations Surrounding Domain Names ...
Huffington Post
"Because if somebody took your name on dot X, you can go get another name on dot Y now." Chehade also said the ability to type a web address in different languages like Arabic provides people with more power to obtain unique domain names. "These are ...
ICANN CEO Fadi Bites The Hand That Feeds It Calling out Those “Hogging ...TheDomains.com

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TorrentFreak

How Hollywood Plans to Seize Pirate Site Domain Names
TorrentFreak
Hoping to put a dent in ever-growing piracy rates, the MPAA will try to convince domain names registries to stop doing business with pirate sites. In addition, Hollywood's anti-piracy group plans civil action to force registries to seize domain names ...


Jeff Dunham's New Wife is Suing His Old Wife Over Domain Names
TheDomains.com
Any person who registers a domain name that consists of the name of another living person, or a name substantially and confusingly similar thereto, without that person's consent, with the specific intent to profit from such name by selling the domain ...


APC's .ng Domain Name, Website is Active, Says NIRA
AllAfrica.com
The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA), the registry for .ng domain names, which maintains the database of names registered in the .ng country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD), has maintained that the website of All Progressives Congress ...

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Do we need new domain names for real estate?
Domain Name Wire
There are lots of new top level domain names coming out (or already released) for real estate purposes: .Realtor, .realty, .realestate, .casa, .immobilien, .immo and probably a few others I've missed. This week Rightside released .forsale, a domain it ...


Forbes

Google Domains Now Lets Everyone In The U.S. Buy And Sell Domain Names
Forbes
Domain name registration prices on Google Domains start at $12 per year, which is comparable to other domain name registration websites. However, the $12 registration includes features that other domain name registration companies charge extra for.
You Can Now Buy and Sell Domain Names on Google DomainsLifehacker
Google Domains Now Available for BusinessesBusiness News Daily
Checkmate, GoDaddy – Google starts flogging dot-word domain namesThe Register
Domain Name Wire -TechCrunch -GeekWire
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The Register

Verisign Inc. (VRSN) Reports Addition of 4M Domain Names in Q314
StreetInsider.com
Verisign Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN) announced four million domain names were added to the Internet in the third quarter of 2014, bringing the total number of registered domain names to 284 million worldwide across all top-level domains (TLDs) as of Sept.
Why, Even After A Year, There's Still No Land Grab For New Internet DomainsForbes
Internet grows by 4 mln domain names to 284 mln Q3Telecompaper (subscription)
Dot-com is dead. Long live dot-comThe Register
Consumer Electronics Net
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The wild story about how the domain name CM.com was just registered
Domain Name Wire
The domain name had been registered to Satoshi Shimoshita since 2004. Yet the domain name was deleted following a period in which the nameservers for the domain name pointed to NS1.SPAMSHUTDOWN.COM. That a registrar forcefully deleted an ...


New wife sues, claiming ex-wife registered domain names in the new wife's new ...
Washington Post
No, really — that's [Audrey] Dunham v. [Paige] Dunham (C.D. Cal. Jan. 21, 2015), involving the current and past wives of “ventriloquist, producer and stand-up comedian Jeff Dunham” (Hollywood Reporter, Eriq Gardner). From the Complaint: 7. In May ...
Name Game Blame on Comedian's FameCourthouse News Service

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Pssst…Rightside released its name collision domain names
Domain Name Wire
As a bit of background, name collision domain names are ones that new top level domain operators had to hold back from registration at launch. The list includes domain names that, during a somewhat random window of time in history, received traffic ...
Rightside: Free Option On Registry Business At Current Valuations (NAME)Seeking Alpha
Rightside Introduces Top Level Domain for Real Estate and RetailMarketWatch

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