After the legendary Team Schwartz faced Team Schilling during TRAFFIC last month, many questions regarding the future of gTLDs remained unanswered. We talked to both teams, who agreed to fight a fair fight today, Black Friday, without using any sneaky tactics or the usual type of sabotage. At 5:00am this morning, Team Schilling was stationed […]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
We’re all excited to be attending NamesCon in Las Vegas, the biggest, newest domain conference of 2014. In a guest article, NamesCon founder, Richard Lau, explains the process that takes place when designing an attractive badge for those that attend. One of the things that you may see all the time and not put a […]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
There is a right way to shake someone’s hand, and several wrong ways. During NamesCon, held in Las Vegas between January 13-15, 2014, you will have the opportunity to practice your handshake with dozens of other domain investors and entrepreneurs. You don’t want to fail at that initial first impression now, do you? For your […]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Earlier in the day, domain investor and developer Bruce Marler, celebrated his 80th birthday. The gathering of family and friends for this special occasion was manifested via Skype, still a strong contender in the telecom space at this time and era. Bruce tapped away on his Apple mac, sitting on an AirTron chair that levitated […]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The day before Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, New Yorker domainers Mike Bahlitzanakis and Tony Kanakaris had lunch at Mamma Maria’s, a Greek family-owned restaurant in Astoria, Queens. Just like every other laid back Greek, catching up about domain names and Mike’s sale of Select.com took over two and a half hours. Tony bragged […]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Last night I had a late dinner; while the steak was done to rare perfection and the mushroom sauce tasted exquisite, there was something funny with the salad dressing. Not paying attention to early signs of dyspepsia, I finished my work-day feeling drowsy, more than what a glass of golden dark beer would provide. Laying […]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Welcome to another edition of the Gaijin-san Domainer. This is David J. Walker’s second story about life, the Internet and domain names in Japan. If you missed the first part, then by all means click here. -*- Overdue Cell Phone Bill: Arm, Leg or Kidney? – by Gaijin-san Domainer. On Commodore Matthew C. Perry’s second […]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
David is an American domainer stationed in Japan. He has a lot of stories to share, about life in the Land of the Rising Sun. This is the first guest post from David aka “Gaijin-san Domainer“, in an open series; David will be attempting to classify Japanese culture in life and on the Internet among […]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
So you had plans to make it to TRAFFIC Las Vegas, hoping to meet with other domainers and industry professionals, but they fell through? Did your wife ask you to visit her parents instead, or worse still, they came over to visit you? No worries, your life as a domainer isn’t quite over yet! There […]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The fortune cookie from the Giant Panda Chinese delivery was definitely planted; or was fate playing a trick on him? Bill Sweetman read it again, as if to make sure the words would not fade away. “Bald man in igloo put price on your head. Eliminate before too late. Have nice day.” It was hard […]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
So you bought your TRAFFIC ticket for Las Vegas, hopefully as an ‘early bird.’ Your hotel room is booked, and your flight ticket is neatly tucked inside your passport or other form of id. Domain conferences, such as TRAFFIC, offer the opportunity to many newcomers and veterans alike, to intermix, exchange ideas and engage in […]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
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 to see decent guys like this grow into real media concerns.” The New York native […]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.