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DNForum advice : Make more money domaining

June 27, 2015 · SPECIAL REPORT

The ultimate goal for every domain investor is to make money. Preferably, lots of money! The domain industry offers a variety of opportunities to everyone, even for new investors, to generate wealth by following the successful steps of more experienced domainers. By tapping into the mindset and methodology... [Read more]

NameJet : Back in domain auction business after hardware failure

Domain News: July 7, 2015 - 3:16 pmdomain-news

NameJet is once again fully operational, after an outage that occurred yesterday. The domain auction venue announced that the issue was purely due to technical difficulties related to some type of hardware failure. No user data or accounts were breached. The full announcement...

Who stole my life : Swindling a friend out of a domain name is just not cool

Domain News: July 7, 2015 - 11:23 amdomain-news

Friends don’t steal a friend’s domain. How do you gauge the worth of a friendship? By testing whether your friend can keep a secret, or a plan that you shared details of. Domainers have some great ideas, and industry entrepreneurs often hint about upcoming projects...

GoDaddy SMS code numbers win multi-million dollar Lotto jackpot!

Domain News: July 6, 2015 - 12:05 pmdomain-news

An incredible story of luck and fortune unfolded during the 4th of July weekend, as a domain investor won a state lottery jackpot. Gary Sbignew of Grand Rapids, Michigan, used the numbers provided in a two-way authentication SMS for GoDaddy for his selection of lotto numbers. “I...

Page Howe : Los Angeles residents should get a .LA domain

Domain News: July 6, 2015 - 10:23 amdomain-news

Page Howe, dot .LA. Domain investor Page Howe has been an early adopter of new gTLDs; a year after the Internet name space expanded to hundreds of new extensions, Howe is working on a different kind of brand. As the Chief Engagement Officer of dot .LA domain ccTLD that serves...

Dot .XYZ registrations dip below 800,000 domains “in the zone”

Domain News: July 6, 2015 - 9:37 amdomain-news

XYZ domains. We’ve been following the performance of the .XYZ gTLD and post weekly reports on its numbers. The news is that dot .XYZ domains have now less than 800,000 registrations, dropping from 803,856 to a new total of 791,038 XYZ domains. The numbers represent the...

Webmaster Radio : Attorney David Weslow interview on domain theft and China

Domain News: July 5, 2015 - 6:05 pmdomain-crime

Attorney David Weslow was recently interviewed on Webmaster Radio, by Cyber Law and Business Report expert Bennet Kelley. The discussion spanned almost an hour of covering the reasons behind an ongoing spike in domain theft and assorted cybercrime, pointing out the Chinese domain...

ZFBot : THE Domain Search app is now available on iTunes!

Domain News: July 5, 2015 - 12:09 amdomain-news

Developer Ken Greenwood announced the availability of the ZFBot domain search app, available on iTunes. For many years, the web site at ZFBot.com has been used by domain investors to research and extract data about registered domain names. Moving into the mobile space, ZFBot...

Red hot and boom : Happy 4th of July domainers!

Domain News: July 4, 2015 - 2:19 pmdomain-news

Happy Independence Day, America. We the people, due to overwhelming demand of our expert services as chief grill-masters, we are hereby declaring our independence from domain-related article-writing slavery for the day. Wishing every domain investor in America, a great, fun July...

ICANN .WTF ? New web site on WHOIS privacy reform issues

Domain News: July 3, 2015 - 12:25 pmdomain-news

icann.wtf ICANN is about to taste some of its own medicine, after opponents of a pending WHOIS privacy reform launched a protest web site. Operating from ICANN.WTF, the web site contains a letter addressing ICANN on the issue of privacy, mirroring the public letter drafted by...

Pool.com “Hotlist” email contains a pair of despicable domains!

Domain News: July 3, 2015 - 12:38 amdomain-news

An eagle-eyed DomainGang reader spotted something truly shocking in today’s “Hotlist” email from Pool.com. The domain drop-catching service, sends out a daily list with domains that are deleting, and a link to backorder them on Pool.com. So far so good. Perusing...

Indian domain market and start ups : Do you really own your domains?

Domain News: July 2, 2015 - 7:22 pmdomain-law

Dot .IN Indian start-ups are enjoying an increased availability of angel investment capital, in an emerging market. Many seize this opportunity to spend money on brand development, including the acquisitions of premium domain names. While numbers differ in India in terms of absolute...

New gTLDs : 5 Things social media marketers should know

Domain News: July 2, 2015 - 10:50 amdomain-news

Jennifer Wolfe The impact of dot brands on social media and digital marketing, is an important analysis for professionals and end-users alike. Wolfe Domain, via its founder Jennifer Wolfe, has been analyzing current data, trends and industry shifts as they apply to the marketing...

Greenberg & Lieberman acquires EscrowHill online escrow application

Domain News: July 1, 2015 - 7:05 pmdomain-news

Andee Hill. Domain escrow veteran, Andee Hill, announced that her company, Escrow Hill Limited has moved forward with some corporate changes. In particular, Escrow Hill Limited and EscrowHill.com have announced that the law firm of Greenberg & Lieberman has acquired their...

Lawsuit filed over stolen numeric domain 256.com

Domain News: July 1, 2015 - 11:37 amdomain-crime

An “in rem” lawsuit has been filed in Virginia to recover the domain name 256.com, alleging that it was stolen in December 2014. The lawsuit, details of which were uncovered by domain investor George Kirikos, is filed against the property itself. The domain name 256.com...

Plumber’s special : Two out of three NAF panelists root for RooterRooter in UDRP

Domain News: July 1, 2015 - 10:20 amdomain-law

If you ever ended up using the services of a plumbing company, you might be familiar with Roto-Rooter. The company has been around since the first half of the 20th century, providing plumbing services in America under the Roto-Rooter brand. Roto-Rooter is also a trademark, having...

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