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eNom the cheapest registrar for gTLD registrations

In less than three hours after we published single letter availability lists for dot .plumbing, dot .singles and dot .clothing, all the lists were ‘scalped’ by domain investors eager to capitalize on short gTLDs. ‘Short‘ is a relative term here, as both .plumbing and .clothing are 8 letters long. 😀 Regardless, the rush of domain […]

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Enom retires blonde “backpack girl” student photo

Domain registrar eNom has retired its almost decade old “backpack girl” from its future parked pages. The blonde stock photography subject, became an icon of expired domains, when it was first used by eNom eight years ago. Since then, a lot of water has passed under the bridge, not to mention that the original model […]

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NameJet bid: Domainer given a second chance via funded surgery

When Peter Pappas was injured in a fiery car accident, little did he know that his text message would scar him – for life. The 27 year old domain investor from Milwaukee was giving his sister a ride home after a party, when he decided to respond to an SMS sent by one of his […]

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eNom’s smart choice: Bari Meyerson

Former Moniker account manager, Bari Meyerson, moved to eNom less than four weeks ago, and she’s already rocking the house. The very likable Bari has been the Senior Business Development Manager at eNom since May 15th and she’s already tackling user issues with eNom, left and right. A characteristic asset of Bari is her ability […]

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eNom rolls out new web site

Domain registrar eNom rolled out their new web site today; stepping away from the cheesy “Backpack Girl” visuals of the past decade. The changes vastly improve the navigation flow and the clarity of the services offered; a giant leap ahead of the clutter that rules other domain registrar web sites such as GoDaddy. It seems […]

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Update: Domain now taken

It was only last week that we pointed out how a new definition of domain status has been used by eNom. Described as “reactivation period” it’s apparently just a euphemism for “pending auction at Namejet”. 😀 On the day we publicized the news, the domain name ReactivationPeriod.com was available but it was registered the very […]

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eNom Girl visits Asia: An amazing Domain Journey

Late last year we wrote about the so-called “eNom girl” – called “backpack girl” by eNom itself 🙂 It appears that the beautiful all-American blonde – a model of several pictures taken by her photographer brother – has now taken a virtual trip to Asia. Of all countries that one could imagine seeing the eNom […]

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Reactivation Period: eNom’s new game

It looks like a lot of eNom domains that are pre-released on NameJet are now sharing the same, new contact information in the WHOIS: Reactivation Period (reactivation-pending@enom.com) +1.4252744500 Fax: +1.4259744791 15801 NE 24th Street Bellevue, WA 98004 US Looks like a method to “wrap” the status of these domains into some legal pretext as they […]

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Sedo and eNom Battle it out in the PR Room

Exactly one year ago, Sedo announced the complete guide to the new navigational interface – something that hundreds of thousands of domainers embraced with relief. The success of Sedo’s guide was achieved primarily by the hard efforts of Helga-Alice von Susteren – the ever-smiling greeting Sedo representative at the Sedo.com HQ. Meanwhile, domain registrar eNom […]

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eNom Girl: An all-American Parking icon

For the past five years, an image of a smiling girl carrying a backpack has captivated the minds of visitors of numerous websites that are sitting idle, undeveloped. The photograph is being used by domain registrar eNom and is internally referred to as “the backpack girl” – although many domainers use the term “eNom girl” […]

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ICANN: All Registrars deserve their own gTLD

The gTLD initiative and market is about to be given an instant boost, after ICANN‘s announcement of some imminent changes to the regulations. Announcing the news from Guadelupe, Mexico, ICANN social strategy director, Frank Farezze appeared visibly excited. “It is very important to let the Registrars familiarize themselves with the vastly increased workload that they […]

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Frank Schilling’s Ultimate Registrar Coupons and Freebies List of this Week

What a better way to end a beautiful Friday, other than by giving out some great discount codes or workarounds for several major domain registrars! These are hard to find these days, especially with ICANN eating up most of the fees like a rabid rat! Use them wisely and pass them around, the more people […]

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