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Exclusive: Interview with Gerard Michael, founder of DNPost.com

Exclusive: Interview with Gerard Michael, founder of DNPost.com

September 3, 2014 · SPECIAL REPORT

DNPost.com When DNPost.com entered the presumably saturated domain forum market, we were not 100% sure about its direction and focus. During its quiet launch phase, DNPost produced some very entertaining videos, showcasing humorously the competition between existing domain forums; admittedly, they... [Read more]

Domainers: The ultimate guide to Chinese culture, names and numbers

Domainers: The ultimate guide to Chinese culture, names and numbers

Domain News: September 22, 2014 - 5:49 pm

China: A vast land of many opportunities. To make it or break it into the lucrative Chinese domain market, savvy domain investors must understand the Chinese culture a little better. Our very own Attila Steven, who spent several years in China and other Asian countries, knows quite well the mechanics of Chinese business. It’s... [More]

Domain Obituary: Nepali Kusal Shrestha is a dead(beat) domainer – RIP

Domain Obituary: Nepali Kusal Shrestha is a dead(beat) domainer – RIP

Domain News: September 22, 2014 - 12:03 pm

Kusal Shrestha – Deadbeat domainer from Nepal. This is a Domain Obituary for Kusal Shrestha, using the email addresses himalaya.kusal@gmail.com and kusalstha@gmail.com and a phone number from Japan 080-4334-7288, logging in from the IP 126.15.245.230 in Tokyo, Japan. On September 1st, after placing an offer of $2,100... [More]

Bahamas bound: Elliot celebrates birthday with ‘Silver Airways’ sponsorship!

Bahamas bound: Elliot celebrates birthday with ‘Silver Airways’ sponsorship!

Domain News: September 22, 2014 - 10:30 am

It’s domain investor Elliot Silver’s birthday today, and the big news isn’t that Elliot finally turned 30 years old. “The big three-oh is an important milestone for all domain investors, but I have better news today,” said Elliot Silver, unveiling his sponsorship agreement with a major airline,... [More]

Dot .CN domain names : Less control by the Chinese government

Dot .CN domain names : Less control by the Chinese government

Domain News: September 21, 2014 - 7:13 pm

Dot .CN is less restricted now. Apparently, the Chinese government has once again eliminated the need for special paperwork in order to register dot .CN domain names. Confused? So are we. Here’s a timeline of events: Several years ago, when the dot .CN ccTLD opened up for business, only Chinese registrants could register... [More]

DomainTools planned downtime causes stress, anxiety to domainers

DomainTools planned downtime causes stress, anxiety to domainers

Domain News: September 21, 2014 - 3:59 pm

The planned downtime of the popular destination for domain investors, DomainTools, is causing unnecessary duress on a Sunday. DomainTools is down. Thousands of visitors to DomainTools.com receive a message citing the planned downtime, and clearly this notice isn’t enough to calm down the spirits. “It’s... [More]

4chan crashed as Domainfest keynote speaker’s nude pics were leaked

4chan crashed as Domainfest keynote speaker’s nude pics were leaked

Domain News: September 20, 2014 - 10:35 pm

Kim Kardashian had some great times at Webfest Global. The scandal-hounding web site 4chan has been down for the past couple of hours, following the alleged release of stolen pictures, depicting Kim Kardashian in the nude. A former Domainfest keynote speaker, Kim Kardashian appears to be the target of the same hacking incident... [More]

Domain Obituary: Christo Georg or “Georgiev” is a dead(beat) domainer

Domain Obituary: Christo Georg or “Georgiev” is a dead(beat) domainer

Domain News: September 20, 2014 - 11:21 am

Christo Georg – Rest in peace. This is a Domain Obituary for Christo Georg, or “Georgiev” with an email address of christo.georg@icloud.com and a phone number from Bulgaria +359888613795, logging in from the IP 84.127.249.117 in Alicante, Spain. On April 23rd, 2014, after placing an offer of $2,000 which... [More]

NamesCon: Domainer lost 45 lbs with the “gTLD diet”

NamesCon: Domainer lost 45 lbs with the “gTLD diet”

Domain News: September 20, 2014 - 9:59 am

Some domain conferences don’t really care about your weight. If you’re a domain investor and a fan of the Adkins diet, there’s a new king in town: the gTLD diet. Most domainers struggling with weight issues can attribute their extreme gain to the food served during domain conferences. Jacob Spudowski, a... [More]

Why get an .XYZ or a .Website when you can get a great .Link ?

Why get an .XYZ or a .Website when you can get a great .Link ?

Domain News: September 19, 2014 - 8:55 pm

The recent launch of dot .Website domains left us unimpressed; the longer version of .Web has an appeal to content creators with an obsession for this archaic term. But web sites aren’t the only destinations on the Internet, which is utilizing mobiles to tap the potential of apps and other interactive content. With... [More]

Invest in Greece: Ron Jackson’s retirement .Link goes through Uniregistry

Invest in Greece: Ron Jackson’s retirement .Link goes through Uniregistry

Domain News: September 19, 2014 - 3:50 pm

Ron Jackson at the Acropolis. Domain reporter and investor, Ron Jackson, is very fond of Greece. A couple of years ago, we wished Ron a happy birthday, overlaying his jovial image onto popular Greek destinations. That photo album of Ron Jackson became the trigger apparently, for some recent domain investments, on the dot... [More]

WIPO panelist scolds Yoyo Email Ltd: Cannot build a business on the back of another’s rights!

WIPO panelist scolds Yoyo Email Ltd: Cannot build a business on the back of another’s rights!

Domain News: September 19, 2014 - 1:10 pm

Yoyo’ing with another’s trademarks. The executive summary: A British company, Yoyo Email Ltd., has attempted to launch a business venture by registering almost 4,000 dot .Email domain names, matching brands, products and corporate names of famous companies. By doing so, Yoyo Email Ltd. exclaims that it has legitimate... [More]

Fifth anniversary domain retro news: Party like it’s 2009

Fifth anniversary domain retro news: Party like it’s 2009

Domain News: September 19, 2014 - 12:47 pm

If only TRAFFIC parties were like this. DomainGang will be celebrating its 5th anniversary next Friday; with that in mind, we’ll be taking a stroll down memory lane, to revisit some of the domain news and incredible stories of that time. We begin with 2009 and select articles that stood out for their initial, raw content.... [More]

Country ccTLD furor: Seychelles won’t be losing .SC to Scotland

Country ccTLD furor: Seychelles won’t be losing .SC to Scotland

Domain News: September 19, 2014 - 11:29 am

The Seychelles can keep its .SC ccTLD for now. Officials from the tiny nation and island cluster of the Seychelles breathed with relief today, after the Scottish independence poll yielded a resounding “NO”. Facing a forceful change from the dot .SC ccTLD, the Seychelles will now be able to keep it – at... [More]

How to downgrade your brand: From Adhesive to Hivewyre

How to downgrade your brand: From Adhesive to Hivewyre

Domain News: September 18, 2014 - 5:50 pm

How great brands are born. We never heard of Adhesive before, but apparently they collect and analyze data related to the “stickiness” of online shoppers. The company operated from Adhesive.co, and somewhere along the road they decided the name was too “soft.” Maybe they were told that the .com company,... [More]

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