Francois closes down, relocates – plus membership discounts

French domain entrepreneur, Francois Carrillo, announced some news today, about changes to his domain-related projects. Valuate, an automated domain valuation system, will be relocating its functions to The domain is now available for sale, as is, via the domain sales platform. Francois wants to take advantage of the traffic popularity of […]

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Domain news aggregator summaries shrank down to Tweet size!

Popular domain news aggregator,, has given its contributing posts a “shrinkage” down to less than Tweet size: 135 characters. That’s 5 characters less than Twitter, and a big drop from the previous limit of roughly 335 characters, which allowed domain bloggers to present content that engages readers. The new format will appeal to catchy […]

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Domaining : Francois bids “au revoir” to Twitter

French domain entrepreneur, Francois Carrillo, left a cryptic message on Twitter yesterday. The one liner read: “The End.” Today, Francois announced that he’s leaving Twitter behind, after it failed to deliver any marketable conversion. Although the @DomainingCom account was established way back in 2009, it has only 124 tweets. That’s half as many as we […]

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Active domain buyer? Don’t miss out on this great feature from Francois

Francois Carrillo of has been quiet in the sidelines ever since his announcement of a joint venture in the works. That doesn’t mean the French domain entrepreneur isn’t busy, and by that, we don’t mean taking two-hour lunches over cheese and wine in Paris. 😀 One of the best features of Domaining, a domain […]

Copyright © 2018 · All Rights Reserved. : Francois pulls the plug at midnight on Friday

It’s often a good idea to refresh one’s business, and, the active project of French domain entrepreneur Francois Carrillo, is not an exception. Despite recent rumors on a sale, the buyer disappeared into thin air, sending Francois off in a quest for a business partner. As of today, there has been no official announcement […]

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Official: Francois remains aboard the ship

C’est officiel: Francois Carrillo, the French entrepreneur that operates, remains as the captain of the ship. In a statement sent earlier today, Francois is apologetic for declaring the domain as sold too early; an alleged buyer vanished in thin air. Instead, Francois is having a partnership in the works, with an important company in […]

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Did Sergei Putanov buy the domain news aggregator ?

It’s not a secret that and its assorted aggregator services have been sold; Francois Carrillo extended the suspense period, from Monday to “at the end of next week”, in a comment he left on DomainGang. Some rumors that Uniregistry is involved were quickly shot down, once our correspondent in Moscow, Nikolai Domienenko had a […]

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Capri c’est fini: owner hints of ownership change

Francois Carrillo of, the popular domain news aggregator, hints of an ongoing sale of the domain that catapulted his business to fame. In today’s newsletter and headline summary, the introductory message clearly states: Hello, Game is over. Next week I will announce the new owner of TGIF Francois This is great news for […]

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New service on : Disappearing headlines

Francois of introduced a new service today, as a “media option” of its established brand: Disappearing headlines. Inspired by such popular apps such as SnapChat, the DDH service (Disappearing Domain Headlines) is a must in today’s fast-paced domain industry. Here’s the reasoning behind this service: “When say, you are mad, ok, and friend or […]

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Francois to double up gTLD ticker as all spots filled!

Francois of is known for his innovative mind; years of consuming the very best French wine and cheese have contributed to his entrepreneurial genius. Along with Mike Berkens of TheDomains, Francois launched a scrolling gTLD ticker, pointing to the Registries of gTLD domains. A couple of Debbie Downer domainers bitched and moaned, but the […]

Copyright © 2018 · All Rights Reserved. ticker to add .com, .net, .org links after registry complaints

Under pressure from both Verisign – owners of the .com and .net namespace – and PIR, managers of .org, the newly added ticker on will soon implement these additions. “I thought service for gTLD excellent idea, no? And show brand different than old, how we say in France, ancient, extension” said manager, Francois. […]

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Francois: Big surprise for domainers in 2014

Francois Carrillo, the French entrepreneur with a gazillion active domain projects, is excited that 2014 is here – and so should you be. With a quartet of successful domain ventures, there is no doubt that the upcoming release of another domain venture will be welcomed by domain professionals around the world. Just as a reminder, […]

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