Internet help desk : Former Marchex #domain as old as viral video by the same title

The early days of the Internet service providers were dominated by the quest for the perfect “help desk.” Customers calling in an ISP’s help line to get help for a myriad different issues related to the Internet, were the daily bread and butter of Internet support technicians’ routine. The domain InternetHelpDesk.com was registered in 2000 […]

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GoDaddy is the “Master of your Domain” and it’s up for sale

GoDaddy, the biggest domain registrar in the world, independently operates a portfolio of acquired domains. Namefind LLC, the GoDaddy domain portfolio managers, is a domain concierge service that operates outside of the usual GoDaddy aftermarket. Those of us old enough to remember the “Master of your Domain” episode from the Seinfeld comedy series, probably looked […]

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Domain history : The man who registered 99% of the Zip Code .com domains

An incident of domain theft involving six valuable Zip Code domains, turned into an opportunity to hear a great story from 1999. Mr. Steven A. Chan is in the process of reclaiming these stolen domain assets, and shared with us some facts about the early days of mass domain registrations. Many people believe that numeric […]

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Marchex sales: Last year’s sour grapes

There are several reasons why the recently revealed sales by Marchex won’t matter to you, as a domainer. While impressive as cumulative sales, the 500 selected domains weren’t exactly revealed as a representation of recently accomplished transactions, but rather, as a historical, back-dated archive. Most go as far back as 2007, 2008 and 2009 – […]

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Update: Marchex gets our wakeup call – updates RoyalWedding.com

This is really something we’re proud of, as any news-reporting site we can’t but toot our own horn from time to time. 😀 Domain portfolio giant, Marchex, has listened to our criticism about the (ab)use of the ultra-premium domain RoyalWedding.com Less than 10 days ago, we wrote about how Marchex used the worst landing page […]

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Marchex wastes Hottest Domain of the Year – plus Viral Video

Marchex owns an impressive domain portfolio of thousands of quality domain names – but this time around, boy, they have screwed up big time. We are talking about the hottest domain name of the spring season; if it were owned by Frank Schilling he would be cold-calling the British Royal family every day. 😀 Instead, […]

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