"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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Politicians not always masters of their domain (names)
If you went looking for more information after Ted Cruz's presidential campaign announcement this week, you would have found a surprise at TedCruz.com: "SUPPORT PRESIDENT OBAMA," the large font on the site reads. "IMMIGRATION REFORM NOW.".
How the golden age of domain trolling was bornChicago Daily Herald

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Why Donuts is revealing domain name renewal rates
Domain Name Wire
By predicting and revealing renewals, Donuts hopes to get registrars and domain name investors on board. Donuts has posted an update on its renewal rates, showing an overall 68.4% rate after ten days. The update also highlights a reason Donuts ...

Tips to Sell More Domain Names with Jeff Gabriel – DNW Podcast #26
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire podcast Want to sell more domain names? Jeff Gabriel, VP of Sales for DomainNameSales.com, has sold many domains (including some record-breakers). He shares tips for how to sell more domain names in this episode of the Domain ...

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Royal Caribbean Blog (blog)

Royal Caribbean sues owners of typo domain names
Royal Caribbean Blog (blog)
The lawsuit claims these mis-spelled domain names aim, "to misdirect potential customers away from Royal Caribbean's website. The Defendant Domain Names thereby wrongfully profit from the goodwill and reputation of Royal Caribbean and its distinctive ...


Why .sucks domain names really suck
In an age when it's all too easy for Internet trolls to make life difficult for regular people, businesses and movie stars (yeah, they have problems too), why on earth would the group that says yay or nay to new domain names authorize .sucks and .porn ...
Here comes verizon.sucks, but will it help or hurt the company?Yahoo News

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Taylor Swift bought her own porn domain names
CBS News
The .porn and .adult domain names will be available for anyone to purchase starting June 1, but the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers is allowing a select group of public figures and companies to get first dibs ahead of the general ...
Taylor Swift buys porn-site domain namesUSA TODAY
Taylor Swift buys up porn domain namesFox News
Taylor Swift, Microsoft Preemptively Buy Up Porn Site Domain NamesCBS Local
PerezHilton.com -Consequence of Sound
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Taste of Country

Taylor Swift Keeps Her Name Clean, Buys Up Dirty Domain Names
Taste of Country
Taylor Swift isn't about to let the haters hate when a bunch of adult-site domain names show up on the internet in June. The country-turned-pop icon recently purchased the websites TaylorSwift.porn and TaylorSwift.adult before they get tarnished by trolls.
Taylor Swift Buys Adult Domain Names to Thwart FraudstersInfosecurity Magazine
Taylor Swift buys .porn and .adult domain names to protect her body imageDeseret News
Taylor Swift buys adult domain names to protect body imageLas Vegas Review-Journal
Boston Business Journal (blog)
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Financial Post

IPC asks ICANN to halt controversial .Sucks domain name roll out
Domain Name Wire
The Intellectual Property Constituency (IPC) is asking (pdf) ICANN to halt Vox Populi's roll out of the .sucks top level domain name, calling the registry's unique pricing “predatory, exploitative and coercive”. The group is upset that Vox Populi plans ...
Vox Populi makes waves with sale of edgy 'dot-sucks' domain nameFinancial Post
Dot-sucks sucks, say lawyers: ICANN urged to kill 'shakedown' nowThe Register

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Silicon Valley Business Journal

One of her best business investments? A domain name bought for $75 that could ...
Silicon Valley Business Journal
"This one would be a premium because it has two very, very key words in it: 'technical' and 'jobs,'" said Evanson, a senior broker for Sedo, a domain name and website marketplace that facilitates thousands of transactions every month. "You put those ...

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Royal Caribbean files lawsuit to capture typos
Domain Name Wire
Royal Caribbean Cruises Cruise company Royal Caribbean Cruises has filed an in rem lawsuit (pdf) against two typos of its RoyalCaribbean.com domain name. The two domains — RoyalCaribean.com and RoyalCarribean.com — forward to another domain ...

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