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April 29, 2013 · 11 Comments
Mike Bahlitzanakis, founder of City.com Six years ago, Michael Bahlitzanakis launched his domain media business, attracting a comment from Frank Schilling himself: “I think Mike has some terrific domain names and is going to be very successful with this. God has blessed domain names. Nice... [Read the full story]
November 15, 2012 · 2 Comments
Domain investors, Ilze Kaulins & KW Boswell, at TRAFFIC 2012 in Ft. Lauderdale. Ilze Kaulins, founder of Canadian firm Excellent Domains, has been buying, selling and investing in domains since 2001, and is very active in the Domain-Internet community. We had the pleasure of meeting Ilze –... [Read the full story]
May 7, 2013 · Leave a Comment
The GoDaddy mail servers have been down for several hours today, apparently as the result of an attack by a spin-off of the group Anonymous. As tweeted by the “Anonymous Own3r” earlier today: #godaddy e-mails servers #tangodown Meanwhile, GoDaddy is currently addressing the issue, that... [Read the full story]
April 18, 2013 · Leave a Comment
Tragic events that involve human loss, such as the Boston marathon bombing, attract certain types of domain registrants like bees to honey. Some of them do it to benefit financially, by attempting to hold the domain until a book or a movie comes out. Others believe that they’d profit from a... [Read the full story]
The Drunk Domainer
December 16, 2011 · Leave a Comment
Daryl the Drunk Domainer The other night I was reading about how the damn Congress turned down the approval of the .XXX domains based upon some obscure obscenity laws. Then I went to my local drugstore and bought the latest Hustler and Penthouse. It would be a busy Saturday night. Fuck it. Need more... [Read the full story]
Domain investor, Andy Booth. Domain investor and pilot extraordinaire, Andy Booth, was up late partying this Saturday morning; then he apparently noticed the quality domain name HMI.com being offered for sale with a BIN price. Despite receiving offers as high as $15,000, the Dutch seller held off selling, opting...[ Continue reading ]
Maria Menounos loves Dunkin Donuts. Coffee and donuts shop, Dunkin Donuts, is expanding its deliciousness into new, untapped territory: domain names. Often challenged by supposedly hip and pseudo-upscale coffee shops, such as Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts is on the rise in large metropolitan areas and trucker stops...[ Continue reading ]
Mosquitno, a dyslexic mosquito. Mosquitno is a family-run business based in Kansas City, Missouri, that formed in 2009. That same year they rolled out a range of “all-natural mosquito repellent bracelets” and applied for a trademark in 2010, which was granted in 2012. They also failed to secure Mosquitno.com...[ Continue reading ]
A 1950′s pinup. The top tier domain name, PinUp.com, was put up for sale on Flippa – the smart bidder’s marketplace for buying and selling domains and web sites. Wayne, its lucky owner, has sold several premium domain names on Flippa for thousands of dollars. Such sales include Organ.com for $41,000,...[ Continue reading ]
Ryan Lee, an LA chiropractor, uses humor to attract business. A week ago, Adam Dicker of DNForum asked the following question: “What would an END user type into Google to find a company that develops websites for Chiropractors?” Adam’s inquiry was related to search terms, such as: Chiropractor...[ Continue reading ]
The late fashion and entertainment socialite, Malcolm McLaren. Malcolm McLaren thrived in the 1970′s as a creative performer, clothes designer and was famous for managing the punk rock band, the Sex Pistols. In the 1980′s, Malcolm McLaren continued to promote art and music with the intermixing of glitzy...[ Continue reading ]
Panda 3.0 is coming soon. Google Panda, the Damoclean algorithm to stop webmasters from rolling out nonsensical, keyword-laden advertising networks, is about to receive a sizable upgrade. Matt Cutts, head of Google’s anti-spam agency, stated: “Gone are the days that one could take a passage from Wikipedia...[ Continue reading ]
Metal tiger family. Jeff Schneider is a hyper-active domainer, whose daily comments adorn many a domain blog, including DomainGang. Known for his signature, intense tirades about new media and “SEO Manipulated Search Engine Marketing“, Jeff often replicates his responses across several blogs on a given...[ Continue reading ]
The Saint Atanas monastery in Serbia. Goran Gogović spent seven whole years in isolation from earthly possessions, carnal pleasures and the Internet. The 29 year old Serb from Gduibostka Paresti was not in prison; after becoming a man of the cloth, he joined the Saint Atanas monastery in Vikyresti Plotz. “For...[ Continue reading ]
Mother’s Day today. Millions of mothers were celebrated around the world today, as Mother’s Day unfolded. As predicted, Moms.com, which was sold for a staggering $252,000 about three weeks ago, failed to present something worthy of what it stands for. In other words, in three weeks’ time no web...[ Continue reading ]
Tax.info didn’t generate much revenue for Afilias. Afilias has been peddling off its long-held generic .info gems, and although Wine.info sold for more than $13k today, Tax.info didn’t fare as well. The auction for Tax.info - a keyword with half as many results on Google as ‘death’ - was...[ Continue reading ]
Ari Goldberger, Esq. IP attorney, Ari Goldberger, is well-known in the domaining circles for his successful law practice, as well as possessing a super-duper personality. Ari’s recent project, MD.com, was launched in New Orleans two months ago and Ari could not be happier with the traction it achieved within...[ Continue reading ]
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