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Rhapsody rebrands as Napster, drops generic domain in favor of brandable!

Rhapsody, the subscription-based music streaming service, is doing the unthinkable, once again. In 2001, the service was called Listen, operating from Listen.com. By 2011, the company had already rebranded as Rhapsody, using the generic domain Rhapsody.com; that same year it acquired Napster, a relic of the 1990’s that was once associated with pirated mp3 files. […]

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Nameb : Typing .com too early reveals awesome domain marketplace!

We often use Namebio to research past sales of domain names; there are thousands of transactions in their database. As with everything else on the Internet, while intending to type “Namebio.com” in the browser we somehow got distracted. Or it could be due to getting older! Regardless of what caused us to type Nameb.com instead, […]

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Elertify : Domain name generator rebrands to Flame Domain

What’s the point of creating a brand generator for corporate domain names, if you don’t use it yourself? This must have been the thought of Elertify founder, Justin Leung, whose brilliant domain name generator tool creates quality domain names, available for use by corporations and domain investors alike. Leung notified us that a complete rebranding […]

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Brandigger : A meta search engine for brandable domain names

If you haven’t been infected by the “Chinese domain” virus yet, and focus instead on the massive market of brandable domains, we have great news for you. 😀 Until now, to locate great brandable domains, one had to visit several marketplaces specializing in “brandables”: Brandbucket Brandroot Namerific Searching those marketplaces “by hand” means lots of […]

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Brandable domains at NamesCon: Namerific, YourBrand, Logo.com and Catchy.com

On the final day of NamesCon, the biggest conference for domain professionals, one of the most interesting workshops was about brandable domains and selling them via boutique points of sale. Richard Lau presented his new venture, Logo.com, that aspires to be a place where a domain marketplace meets home staging. Joined on stage by Adam […]

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YourBrand.com: The marketplace for brandable and unique business domains

The subject of brands and brandable domain names was never hotter. Since the beginning of the year, the Internet name space has been expanding with the introduction of gTLDs; the competition with the old guard of TLDs is thus growing. Never before has the domain market been so busy for the owners of quality, aged […]

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Polar Vortex: Newsworthy .com sells for cold cash

Polar vortex: A buzzword that has captured the front pages of many news web sites, weather reports and social media. The whirling cyclone that has brought most of the continental US to a freezing frenzy, sent the thermometer plunging in the low 30s in Central Florida as well. We had to wear two layers of […]

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The way of the future: Invest in long tail domain names

Domain investors with half an ounce of gray matter already know the single best-kept secret in domaining: long tail, descriptive domain names. While some silly, brainless domain flippers prefer the so-called “brandables“, most domain investors with a degree from Domain University invest in nothing but long tails. “Without a doubt, brandables are a bunch of […]

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