Domain Socialite

Bina Bitterman: Life isn’t all about domains, darlings

Bina Bitterman: Life isn’t all about domains, darlings

February 15, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

Hello domainer darlings, this is Bina Bitterman – the Domain Socialite, and I’m so utterly bored tonight. I can’t believe we’re half way through February already; pretty soon I will be in Saint-Tropez to show off my callipygous body. My personal trainer, Jean Pierre, thinks I’m... [Read the full story]

Stories & Manuals

Geshua The Lord Divine: A Domainer Christmas Story

Geshua The Lord Divine: A Domainer Christmas Story

December 25, 2013 · Leave a Comment 

A long time ago, in a land far far away, a bright shiny star showed the way to Three Wise Men to witness the birth of a king, that took them to the small town of Icann. Al Riq Abuschwartz, the Oracle Keeper, brought with him a camel loaded with gold, certain that the newborn king would appreciate... [Read the full story]

Famous Domainers

Jared Ewy: A comedian who just so happens to work for Name.com

Jared Ewy: A comedian who just so happens to work for Name.com

March 24, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

If you’re familiar with the entertaining videos coming out of the Name.com stable, then you’ve probably seen Jared Ewy – the Community and Social Media Evangelist. Jared’s primary role is that of the online voice of the company, who’s priding itself for its laid back,... [Read the full story]

Editorial

Happy Easter to all Domainers!

April 20, 2014 · Comments Off 

Easter is the Christian equivalent of Passover: families and friends get together to converse and eventually argue over excessive portions of food and wine. It is a tradition to take a break from most other activities, in order to partake in the festive nature of the day. That, includes domaining,... [Read the full story]

Name Jargon

Domain Name Jargon : Name Collision (Mitigation of)

Domain Name Jargon : Name Collision (Mitigation of)

March 4, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

Holy molly! It’s been more than a month since our last entry in the Domain Name Jargon series – the educational repository of terms and trivia related to domaining. There’s no excuse, and we deserve the public flogging undeniably; our mission to (re)define domaining continues! So... [Read the full story]

Blast from the past: The Kids’ Guide to the Internet

Blast from the past: The Kids’ Guide to the Internet

Domain News: April 24, 2014 - 12:46 am

In the 1990‘s things were definitely simpler; the Internet was something that one “installed” on their home computer. Parents and kids gathered around, to “surf the Internet” and knowledge had an advantage over entertainment. The... [More]


Overseeing the overseer: Can ICANN be trusted?

Overseeing the overseer: Can ICANN be trusted?

Domain News: April 23, 2014 - 5:27 pm

With NetMundial – the global meeting on the future of Internet Governance – kicking off in Brazil today, a question, aimed at ICANN emerges: “Can the overseers be trusted with overseeing the Internet, should the US government hand over... [More]


Ubuntu: Helpful installation video gets downvoted on YouTube!

Ubuntu: Helpful installation video gets downvoted on YouTube!

Domain News: April 23, 2014 - 2:53 pm

Ubuntu 14.04 has been recently released to much acclaim, and it’s being touted as a Windows alternative for Linux fans. A helpful video showing how to successfully boot from an older flavor of Ubuntu Linux and an encrypted partition, does not seem... [More]


Domain investor & author Sean Stafford joins Bounce.io

Domain investor & author Sean Stafford joins Bounce.io

Domain News: April 23, 2014 - 12:53 pm

Sean Stafford, now at Bounce.io Sean Stafford, a veteran domain investor and author of the book Domain Graduate, has joined the Bounce.io team of professionals. Following on his successful career with DNS by Comodo, Stafford will be responsible for Domain... [More]


Ninja descendants oppose new dot ninja domains in Japan

Ninja descendants oppose new dot ninja domains in Japan

Domain News: April 23, 2014 - 11:48 am

The descendants of legendary ninja warriors are having a strong reaction in Japan, where the average person lives more than 80 years. Dumbfounded by the new release of dot .Ninja domains, the grandson of the last known ninja warrior, Takahashi Arigato... [More]


Update: Extinct.com shockingly low sale, Through.com success

Update: Extinct.com shockingly low sale, Through.com success

Domain News: April 22, 2014 - 7:40 pm

A few days ago we covered the sale of Extinct.com – a premium domain name – by domain investor, Conan Pravasi. Despite some extensive sleuthing, the editing of a sales thread at DNForum failed to disclose the exact price, which was presumed... [More]


[SOLVED] Download failed.: SSL peer certificate or SSH remote key was not OK

[SOLVED] Download failed.: SSL peer certificate or SSH remote key was not OK

Domain News: April 22, 2014 - 5:10 pm

If you’re currently facing problems updating your WordPress plugins, you are not alone. Several users that tried to update WordPress, or WordPress plugins, experienced this error: “Download failed.: SSL peer certificate or SSH remote key was... [More]


Toby Clements: Mission to Mars

Toby Clements: Mission to Mars

Domain News: April 22, 2014 - 10:49 am

Toby Clements, manager of the popular domain newsletter by the same name, has fallen off the face of the earth in recent months. Despite numerous attempts by curious domainers, seeking to locate him for a variety of purposes, no response has arrived –... [More]


Game of Domain Thrones: 10 Unlikely domain mergers

Game of Domain Thrones: 10 Unlikely domain mergers

Domain News: April 21, 2014 - 4:00 pm

With RookMedia acquiring DomainSponsor from Oversee on Friday, the game of “domain thrones” is getting warmer. Domain mergers can create some fairly exotic combinations. After much deliberation, we came up with a list of 10 unlikely domain... [More]


Uniregistry joins Minds+Machines today

Uniregistry joins Minds+Machines today

Domain News: April 21, 2014 - 3:13 pm

Only a few hours remain until the Silicon Beach TLD Fest, sponsored jointly by Uniregistry and Minds+Machines. The joint conference, focuses on the new gTLDs and the expansion of the Internet name space, a revolution in the making. The conference takes... [More]


Just how many NNN .photo domains are left to register at Uniregistry?

Just how many NNN .photo domains are left to register at Uniregistry?

Domain News: April 21, 2014 - 11:45 am

There are plenty of three number (NNN) .Photo domains left to register, but not as many as you would have imagined. Let’s face it: Three number domains are sought after because they can represent phone area codes in the US and abroad. For a photography... [More]


Top 10 Perks that Domain Conferences need to offer

Top 10 Perks that Domain Conferences need to offer

Domain News: April 21, 2014 - 10:52 am

Domain conference organizers take note: It’s a dog-eat-dog world out there, and competition is bigger than ever. The agenda is full for the entire 2014; the proliferation of gTLDs and the expansion of new Internet business models have raised the... [More]


List of all available 3 to 8 letter Dictionary Word dot .Photo domains from Uniregistry – Powered by CAX

List of all available 3 to 8 letter Dictionary Word dot .Photo domains from Uniregistry – Powered by CAX

Domain News: April 19, 2014 - 7:43 pm

Domain investors and domain end-users are absolutely hungry for dictionary word domains. Combined with a trendy new gTLD such as dot .Photo from Uniregistry, those keywords are great for your new brand, business and web site. If you’re a photography... [More]


EasterSanta: The ultimate domain merger!

EasterSanta: The ultimate domain merger!

Domain News: April 19, 2014 - 12:42 pm

Faced with a lengthy, unproductive gap between their respective festive periods, Santa and the Easter Bunny announced their merger into a joint venture earlier today, just in time for Easter. “We are joining forces, as times are tough and the market... [More]


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Famous Domainers

Jared Ewy: A comedian who just so happens to work for Name.com

Jared Ewy: A comedian who just so happens to work for Name.com

If you’re familiar with the entertaining videos coming out of the Name.com...


Domains and development: Interview with Tia Wood of Vabera.com

Domains and development: Interview with Tia Wood of Vabera.com

Today’s “Female Friday” interview focuses on web developer...


Female Friday interview: Andrea Martin and her job as domain broker for Domain Name Sales

Female Friday interview: Andrea Martin and her job as domain broker for Domain Name Sales

It’s not a secret that Domain Name Sales is always looking to recruit professionals...


10 Domainer misconceptions: The truth versus the myth!

10 Domainer misconceptions: The truth versus the myth!

Domain investors often border on the mythical edge of folklore, with amazing...


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Stories & Manuals

Geshua The Lord Divine: A Domainer Christmas Story

Geshua The Lord Divine: A Domainer Christmas Story

A long time ago, in a land far far away, a bright shiny star showed the way to...


Infographic: The truth about the gTLD Domain Registration process, revealed!

Infographic: The truth about the gTLD Domain Registration process, revealed!

If you’re currently stumped about the domain registration process as it...


Black Friday Fights: Team Schwartz against Team Schilling

Black Friday Fights: Team Schwartz against Team Schilling

Black Friday fights. After the legendary Team Schwartz faced Team Schilling during...


NamesCon 2014: A great domain conference begins with the right badge

NamesCon 2014: A great domain conference begins with the right badge

We’re all excited to be attending NamesCon in Las Vegas, the biggest, newest...


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