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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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
New top level domain name contracts currently have a blanket restriction on two character second level domain names. A number of registries have requested that this provision be removed. This is good news for domain name registries from a usage ...
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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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
Gay Group Rejected for Ownership of '.gay' Web DomainBreitbart News
Inside Science News Service -Business Insider
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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 ...


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
Ebola.com domain could be yours for only $150kWHIO

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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 ...


Governments weigh in on community and two-letter domain names
Domain Name Wire
The Governmental Advisory Committee to ICANN has issued its GAC Communique (pdf) from this week's meeting in Los Angeles. There are a couple notable items on it related to new top level domain names. First, the GAC noted apparent inconsistencies ...

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Above the Law

8 Critical Questions Answered About The New .LAWYER And .ATTORNEY ...
Above the Law
A. October 8 is the first date that domain names like www.JaneNolan.lawyer and www.Employment.attorney become available for purchase. With 1.2 million lawyers and law students in the United States alone, it's possible that your individual name or ...


Domain Name Wire

Oooh: .ooo domain name takes over front page of Times of India POSTED ...
Domain Name Wire
The backers of the new .ooo domain name have crazy predictions for how many domain names they'll sell. I'll tip my hat to them for at least backing it up with some crazy advertising. Indian e-commerce company Infinibeam took out the entire front page ...

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Its Raining ccTLDs

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Public Domain Works Are Closer Than They Appear

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Domain Parking Explained

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WhyYouNeedThatPerfectName.com!

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How to Register an Expiring Domain

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How To Really Profit from Domain Names

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Does the Length of a Domain Registration Affect Your Search Engine Rank?

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The truth about hyphenated domain names

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How to Win Expired Domains

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Investing in Great Domain Names when They Come for Sale

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How Do I Get My Domain Name Appraised?

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Is Your Domain Name On Someones Wanted List?

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Tips and Tricks To Getting Top Money for your Domain Names

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Understanding The Value of Expired Domains

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How to Choose the Right Domain Name

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Signing up for a Domain Name? Consider Private Registration

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How to Profit with Domain Name Speculation

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Virtual Airport

Aero Registrar Secura GmbH proposes to the IT departments of... Read More

The net-Domain: Backbone of the Web

We do not always realize that figures are just quantity... Read More

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How Do I Buy a Domain Name?

Q: I'd like to buy a domain, but I discovered... Read More

Domain Names and Longevity

It begins as an idea -- a company name, a... Read More

Dot Com or Dot Net, Which is the Best Domain Name to Settle for?

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

Sub Domains - An Inexpensive Solution to Grow Traffic

Read this brief article that reflects what we learned about... Read More