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:


Yahoo Tech

Ebola.com domain name sold for $200K
Yahoo Finance (blog)
The co-owner of Blue String Ventures, a Las Vegas-based company tells Yahoo Finance that it has sold the domain name Ebola.com for $200,000 to a marijuana company called Weed Growth Fund. An October 20th filing with the Securities and Exchange ...
The Ebola.com Web Domain Just Sold for $200000Yahoo Tech
Ebola.com domain sold for big payoutPhys.Org

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Lawsuit filed to recover stolen three letter domain names
Domain Name Wire
The suit claims violation of the Anticybersquatting Protection Act as well as the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. The latter was probably added in because it will be difficult to show trademark rights for the short domain names, especially since whois ...
Wiley Rein Files Suit Over 14 Stolen Domain Names: 9 Are 3 Letter .com'sTheDomains.com

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.Com rebound: Verisign adds 1.15 million domain names to hit 130.0 million
Domain Name Wire
After slow second quarter, Verisign returns to health growth in net-adds in third quarter. Verisign just reported third quarter earnings, and it appears to have been a pretty good quarter in terms of .com and .net registrations compared to the previous ...
Verisign Reports Third Quarter 2014 ResultsMarketwired (press release)
VeriSign revenues up 4.7% in Q3, adds 1.15 mln domainsTelecompaper (subscription)
Update: Verisign And The Importance Of Brand Power (VRSN)Seeking Alpha (registration)

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Domain Name Wire

A million domain names have been suspended, and law enforcement is AWOL
Domain Name Wire
Domain name registrars have been pleading with ICANN to get law enforcement to say what good this is doing. How is this helping them stop criminals? It it helping them enough to justify taking down over one million domain names? The issue came to a ...


The National Law Review

Why .com had a good quarter (and .net didn't )
Domain Name Wire
Verisign handled 8.7 million new registrations in .com and .net in the third quarter this year, the most ever in a third quarter. That amounted to 1.15 million domain names added to the namespace. The addition was basically all in .com, as .net ...
Should You Register A .Lawyer or .Attorney Domain?The National Law Review

all 5 news articles »

17 more end user domain name sales
Domain Name Wire
Here's a list of some of the end users that bought domain names last week. Sedo handled a total of 484 transactions last week, representing $1.4 million in total sales. Yes the most expensive sale they reported was just $16,200, suggesting there was at ...


Over 200 expired domain name sales [results]
Domain Name Wire
It will surprise some people that the country responsible for last week's #2 Namejet expired auction is Turkey. Kemer.com ($11.4k) describes a seaside resort region. No, Italy, Greece, and Spain are not the only countries on the Mediterranean. ICANN ...


Uniregistry Domain Names Now at GoDaddy
DomainInvesting.com (blog)
Uniregistry has been selling its new gTLD domain names since the end of February of this year, but they have not been selling them via GoDaddy, the largest domain name registrar in the world. According to a tweet from Uniregistry founder Frank ...

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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
‚ÄčInternet 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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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 -TheDomains.com -BetaNews
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