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:


Verisign reports slowing growth, hikes .Net prices 10%
Domain Name Wire
Verisign reported earnings after the bell today, and the results for .com/.net aren't that promising. It gets harder to grow something as it gets bigger, but net adds across these two domain names slowed by quite a bit. Verisign reported just 0.42 ...
Verisign Reports: 128.9 Million .Com/.Net Domains; 57.2% Profit Margin & $1.5 ...TheDomains.com
VeriSign Q2 Earnings Surge Y/Y, Revs Beat EstimatesZacks.com
Verisign Reports Second Quarter 2014 ResultsMarketWatch

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Vint Cerf Says NTIA Domain Name Plan Would Help Keep Internet Free
Roll Call (blog)
A video from Vint Cerf, Google's chief Internet evangelist, seems to be defending the National Telecommunications and Information Administration's proposal to step back from its role in certain functions of the Internet domain name system. The video ...


Domain Name Wire

A look inside today's virtual domain name tradeshow
Domain Name Wire
I just attended Webfair Virtual, an online tradeshow featuring a bunch of domain name companies. The process of registering, downloading software, and navigating the show floor was rather cumbersome. (Once you figure out how to chat with companies, ...


Wall Street Journal

US Court Blocks Bitcoin Domain Name Auction
Wall Street Journal
TOKYO—A planned auction of bitcoins.com, a domain name owned by the chief executive of defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, has been postponed after a U.S. court order temporarily blocked the company that operated the exchange from selling assets.
Auction of Bitcoins.com Domain Name Halted By US CourtCoinDesk
Mt. Gox Parent Blocked From Auctioning Bitcoins.com DomainLaw360 (subscription)
U.S. District Court Ruling May Derail 'Bitcoins.com' AuctionnewsBTC

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GoDaddy Users' Domain Names Ruled Too Close To Oscars Marks
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, Los Angeles (July 24, 2014, 9:19 PM ET) -- The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, which presides over the yearly film awards known as the Oscars, won a bid on Thursday to have 88 Web domain names registered to users of GoDaddy Inc.

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Slate Magazine

Larry Strickling speech to American Enterprise Institute
Domain Name Wire
But I also think governments as a whole will work to have more control, much like what they did with the new top level domain name program. Hopefully the NTIA successfully resists this, as it Strickling says it will. It's worth setting aside 10 minutes ...
Vint Cerf Warns Against Evil Superpowers Taking Over the InternetMashable
Vint Cerf Calmly Explains Why You Should Stop Freaking Out About NTIA ...Techdirt
Vint Cerf explains who runs internet via new videoTimes of India
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Paula Deen spends $27900 on domain name for new venture (end user sales)
Domain Name Wire
She's launching a subscription service called Paula Deen Network (PDN). She just made a smart move by buying the domain name PDN.com for $27,900, which is a heck of a deal. That was just one of many end user domain name purchases at Sedo last ...


Who Owns Your Domain Names?
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Asking who owns your domain name is not as silly a question as you might think. And it is one that needs more attention from many businesses. Many small businesses, in particular, treat ownership of their Internet domain names with far less care than ...


China Domain Name Emails. It Is Still A Scam.
China Law Blog (blog)
One of our China lawyers just got the following email which, interestingly enough went to the spam folder. I mention that it went to the spam folder because it shows that Outlook recognized it for what it contained, a fairly standard China domain name ...

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Google registering “MusicKey” domain names for music subscription business?
Domain Name Wire
Usually, when I see a company registering a bunch of similar domain names, I can track it down to a new product announcement. I'm a bit unclear about recent Google domain name registrations for “MusicKey” domain names, but I suspect it might be for ...

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