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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London24

Buying domain names: What NOT to do
London24
Domain names have an allure, a promise; they are like the refined condensed idea. An encapsulation of concept…they have a singularity, a purity, a beauty. It's like owning a whole business, but without any of the inconvenience. Oh yes, I'm the founder ...


Entrepreneur

The Psychology Behind Choosing a Killer Domain Name
Entrepreneur
In most cases, you should choose a domain name at the same time you choose your business name. When your domain name matches your business name, you have a far better chance of being remembered while at the same time keeping your branding ...


The single-letter domain name! GMO Click to become z.com
LeapRate
Z.com is one of only three single-character domain names available in the .com namespace, and one of only six ASCII single-character names in legacy generic Top Level Domains. As the last letter in the alphabet, Z represents “the ultimate”. A graph ...


Domain Name Wire

Domain-name mogul Mike Mann will sell you happybirthday.com — for $2 million
Washington Post
He is founder of DomainMarket.com, which owns 350,000 domain names. For $2 million, you can buy happybirthday.com. Same for obey.com or angola.com. Mali.com runs $1.5 million. Tasty.com is $1 million. Skincraft.com, $1.3 million. He bought sex.com ...
Mike Mann and (more) economics of domain name portfoliosDomain Name Wire

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Domain Name Wire

POSTED UNDER Policy & Law
Domain Name Wire
On Monday, July 12, I will have a fireside chat with the president of ICANN's Global Domains Division, Akram Atallah (pictured). Atallah is in charge of generic domain operations, domain name industry engagement and web services at ICANN. This includes ...


Domain Name Wire

John Oliver's five .NYC domain names making fun of Michael Bloomberg
Domain Name Wire
Comedian pokes fun at Michael Bloomberg's domain names, which Domain Name Wire revealed last week. Last week I wrote a story about Michael Bloomberg's 400 .nyc domain names. The over-the-top defensive registrations included everything from ...


HomeAdvisor's costly name change is paying off
Domain Name Wire
HomeAdvisor, a service that connects homeowners to contractors, estimates that it spent $5-$6 million to rebrand from its old name, ServiceMagic. That was both a branding change and domain name change, which involved changes to site design as well.


New York Daily News

Lawyers buy domain names that insult former Mayor Michael Bloomberg
New York Daily News
Michael Bloomberg's lawyers went on a $12,000 online shopping spree to protect the former mayor from embarrassing domain names. The former mayor's legal team snatched up about 400 .nyc domain names, including BloombergBlows.nyc, ...
Michael Bloomberg to return domain namesCrain's New York Business
Here Are All The Ridiculous Domain Names Mike Bloomberg's Lawyers Just ...Business Insider
Bloomberg Lawyers Buy Up .NYC Domain NamesNY1
New York Observer -Huffington Post -Domain Name Wire
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New York Daily News

More than 52000 .nyc sites registered in first month
amNY
Of course, some businesses and New Yorkers have already gotten a little carried away with the domain. Last week, former Mayor Michael Bloomberg was at the butt of many jokes after it was revealed his law firm bought 400 .nyc sites related to his name, ...
More than 50000 .nyc domains registered in 1 monthNew York Daily News

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Google turns on shiny new .google top-level domain – but WHY?
Register
Google has turned on its namesake top-level domain (TLD) with the creation of 'nic.google' representing the internet giant's entry into the domain name market. Currently the domain redirects to Google's registry page where it outlines the other ...

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Domain Name: Why Do You Need One Anyway?

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Eu-Domains For Everybody

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Is Your Domain Name On Someones Wanted List?

A good domain name is, and will always be, essential... Read More

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DENIC, the registry of the German Top Level Domain (TLD)... Read More

Information on Domain Names

It's been two years since John started his online business.... Read More

42 Killer Domain Secrets Exposed!

The Basic StuffEvery website needs a domain name. Example "WebBootCamp.com"... Read More

Choosing Your Domain Name ? Internet Marketing

This is actually an important key to your business and... Read More

Internet Domain Registration ? Top 10 Most Frequently Asked Questions on Domain Name Registration

Here are the top ten most frequently asked questions regarding... Read More