"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:


Startup Sues A Domain Name Owner To Grab A 16-Year-Old URL
Jason Kneen is a programmer and happens to own about a hundred domain names picked up over a sixteen year period. One of those, workbetter.com, he purchased in 1999 and it has been available on his site for years. In late April 2014 a company, ...
WorkBetter.com owner fights back against ACPA lawsuitDomain Name Wire

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Domain Names Top 294 Million in 2015
VeriSign reported that at the end of the first quarter of 2015, there were 294 million top level domain (TLD) registrations globally, for a 6.5 percent year-over-year growth rate. Not all TLD types are growing at equal rates. Looking at specific ...
Internet Grows to 294 Million Domain Names in the First Quarter of 2015MarketWatch
Domain Names And Web Search, A Quick Look At The InternetTechMalak
Internet grows to 294 million domain names in Q1 2015: VeriSignKerala IT News
MyTechBits -TeleAnalysis -Huffington Post Canada
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New York Post

Accountant looks to make a killing on .nyc domain names
New York Post
A Brooklyn accountant is hoping to spark a gold rush in Big Apple cyber real estate. Recep Ozdincer dropped about $3,500 last year to buy 112 “.nyc” domain names — like billiard.nyc, halfmarathon.nyc, highfrequencytrading.nyc and rodents.nyc — and on ...

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Happy Fourth Of July – Quick look at the domain names around the holiday
Happy Fourth of July to all our readers celebrating in the U.S. and to all our other readers may you have less competition on the various domain auction houses. A look at domain names around the July Fourth holiday. July4.com – Registered in 1996 ...

PlayStation LifeStyle

Mafia 3 Domain Names Registered by Take-Two
PlayStation LifeStyle
The domain names were spotted by NeoGAF user ekim, who shared them online. Of course, the websites don't actually lead to anything yet, but they do indicate that another Mafia game is on the way. A list of the four registered domain names can be seen ...
Mafia 3 Release Date Announcement Incoming As Take-Two Registers Domain ...iDigitalTimes.com
Mafia 3 release date: Do Take Two's domain name registrations suggest 'Mafia ...Vine Report
Mafia 3 Domain Names Registered, Announcement Imminent?WCCFtech
GearNuke -PC Gamer -Ecumenical News
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Domain Name Wire

Spamming owners of newly registered domain names
Domain Name Wire
This makes it easy for people to spam new domain name registrants and sell them services they don't need, like search engine submission. Last week I registered a handful of .com domain names at Uniregistry. Shortly thereafter I received this email:.

Ars Technica

Changes to Domain Name Rules Place User Privacy in Jeopardy
TG Storytime is a free community website for transgender authors, operated by Joe Six-Pack, himself a transgender author and publisher. If you look up the registration details of Joe's domain tgstorytime.com using the WHOIS application, you get this ...
Piracy Concerns May Soon Kill Domain Name PrivacyTorrentFreak
Domain name WHOIS anonymity hangs in the balance under ICANN proposalArs Technica
Privacy advocates descend on proposed domain name changeThe Register
Network World -Softpedia News -Marketing Land
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BuzzFeed News

Proposed Domain Name Rule Threatens Website Owner Anonymity
BuzzFeed News
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the group that oversees allocation of the internet's domain names, is considering a plan that would allow businesses like Time Warner and Walt Disney to more easily pursue copyright ...


More than 3000 financial institutions apply for .BANK domain names
BANK domain. Other founding members of fTLD Registry Services include the American Bankers Association, Huntington Bancshares, SunTrust and U.S. Bancorp. According to the FSR, more than 3,000 financial institutions applied for .BANK domain names ...
The '.Bank' Rush Is On as Banks Scramble to Stake Their ClaimAmerican Banker

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Sex.com Lawsuit: company demands domain name over copyright and ...
Domain Name Wire
Now a lawsuit is demanding transfer (pdf) of the ownership of the domain name based on copyright and trademark claims. Hydentra Hlp Int. Limited, dba MetArt, has sued the owners of the site for allegedly hosting copies of its copyrighted material, as ...

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Get Your Own Domain Name Or Die Online

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ICANN accredited registar Secura is announcing today, that the company... Read More

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