DomainTools rolls out updated Brand Monitor tool

DomainTools has sent out the following press release, regarding an expanded and newly renamed tool, ‘Brand Monitor‘. Dear Brand Alert User, DomainTools strives to give our members the most valuable and relevant data at all times. We are continuously evaluating our services to better meet our customers’ needs. Brand Alert is one service that was […]

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Thank you, DomainTools

A little over three years ago, DomainTools gave me a call inquiring about advertising opportunities on DomainGang, which was then barely two months old. They immediately seized on the opportunity to secure the premium, top right ad spot and thus became corporate sponsors. Many were shocked to hear the news. DomainTools is the definitive WHOIS […]

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Want some fried cheese with your rum cakes?

Fried cheese is the best thing in the world, unless of course one is lactose-intolerant. Desiring fried cheese on a Sunday isn’t rare, so today I just had to have some. Naturally, domainers turn every thought and desire into a domain, preferably .com. Lo and behold, FriedCheese.com was entered in Firefox; instantly, the landing page […]

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DomainTools: Mobile version is smartphone agnostic – just have a data plan!

I’ve been using DomainTools since the early 2000′s, when its current reincarnation and features were little more than a glimpse in the imagination of its creators. Then I heard that DomainTools.com launched a mobile version, and decided to test it on my Nokia. I tried, but nothing came up. Feeling confused, I tried other web […]

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DomainTools story: A Domain Thief’s miserable ending

At 5:30am I got a distress call from a dame that oozed fear, and a clear longing for an experienced domain investigator. “Help me please, Lucius. My domain has been stolen!” Naturally, I’m not one that’d trust anyone’s words. Especially those of a pretty young dame with curly, blonde hair. We met in the early […]

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Registrations gone wild: Long tail domains of famous movie lines

While it’s the plot and the visuals that characterize a movie, often times a single line or exchange between actors defines that film in its entirety. We researched several top movies and their respective most popular lines and came up with the following dot .com list for your enjoyment, courtesy of top WHOIS tool, DomainTools […]

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DomainTools grabs the .CO

DomainTools.com – the top WHOIS tool – is the new owner of DomainTools.co Further expanding on its established services, the Seattle based company acquired the domain DomainTools.co on Sedo. At the time of the .CO launch, a Chinese registrant grabbed the domain name and eventually sold it to DomainTools LLC. Domain Incite quoted the sale […]

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Domain squatter Justin Crews gets coal for XXXmas

A Californian by the name of Justin Crews made news earlier this week after he registered the domain name HuffingtonPost.xxx It seems that the ICM Registry is suspending all such trademark or business mark domain names, per their press release earlier today. Mr. Crews apparently registered several other .XXX domains that are trademarks or business […]

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What is the most popular Domain Contact name?

DomainTools – the ultimate WHOIS tool for domainers – is very useful to disseminate aggregate data. For example, one can tell how many domain names a particular user has in their possession. Furthermore, it seems that generic contact info – such as “Admin” – is very popular. And that appears to be the most popular […]

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Get ready to Hula – but claim your Brand first!

Already past the better half of January 2011 and domaining is getting stronger. Several domain conferences are coming up but how prepared are domainers? No worries. When it comes down to securing your brand, two important tools are available: DomainTools and the .CO Registry. DomainTools offers an extensive lineup of WHOIS query tools and have […]

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GoDaddy tricks DomainTools in new WHOIS

Shocking? GoDaddy is attempting to bypass the service of popular WHOIS tool, DomainTools.com Any WHOIS queries that are performed via DomainTools.com on domains that reside with GoDaddy as the registrar, are given a URL link instead, pointing to the GoDaddy platform, such as: For complete domain details go to: http://who.godaddy.com/whoischeck.aspx?Domain=domain.com This is a crafty method that GoDaddy is using to […]

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What’s your favorite food? Frank Schilling probably owns it

A while back we wrote about the keyword snafu with a domain name that uber-domainer, Frank Schilling owns, Pastitsio.com This wonderful, tasty and nutritious Greek pasta dish is owned by no other than Frank Schilling, who – despite being a late comer to the domaining game – made strategic moves in the early 2000′s. Often […]

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