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Archive News 2012  September

iGoldrush is your source for the most current domain industry news and information. Read the most current domain news below, then visit our news archive for domain news from years past. In addition to domain name news, you’ll find domain articles, information, and interviews with top industry insiders.

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What’s .NEXT in the Domain Aftermarket?

This year’s hottest topic is undoubtedly new gTLDs, and Afternic is often asked about our involvement in this initiative. While the addition of the new gTLD’s is still in the early stages, and specific predictions about developments in the domain aftermarket are difficult to come by, Afternic is sure that premium domains will play a [...] Continue reading


SolveMedia: 10% Of All Internet TRAFFIC Is From Bots

According to a 20 month study conducted by 10% of all Internet Traffic is generated from Bots. Based on those numbers the company found that $1.5 Billion dollars in online advertising is wasted generated by Bots. “eMarketer predicts online display ad spend will reach $15.3 billion globally in 2012, which means that potentially $1.5 [...] Continue reading

SEO Book

The Death of SEO [Infographic]

Over the weekend Google did an update which continues their trend of diminishing the value of domain names in an SEO strategy as they "pump up the brand." In light of that, we thought it would be a good time to get out in front of the tired "Death of SEO" meme that is [...] Continue reading


Barack Obama refuses to pardon Márcio Mello of fame

US President, Barack Obama, turned down an appeal by Márcio Mello of fame, to receive a presidential pardon. Just days before the US elections, Mr. Obama handed out pardons to convicted individuals in various categories. For the “reverse domain hijacker” category, the applicant was denied, as seen in this photo below. [...] Continue reading

Morgan Linton

Moving Day Is Here! A First Look At Our New Digs

Hello from the middle of our busy moving day! I only have a minute to write this post but thought I’d share a photo of our new digs with all of you. This picture was taken from our new balcony which just so happens to be where we’ll be working most days, when we’re in [...] Continue reading

The Frager Factor

Like a great 10-year aged Scotch, lest we forget the value of aged advice from the smartest domainers alive!

"Like a great 10-year  aged Scotch, lest we forget the value of aged advice from the smartest domainers alive!" Here's a ten-year old exchanged between two domain superstars on a once elite forum. It may remind you how you must be constantly re-examining your domain strategy because I see so [...] Continue reading


Domain Brokers: How to Choose One and What it Takes to Be a Successful One

A new Cover Story is out at We take a look at the rapidly expanding domain brokerage business to find out what attributes a domain seller should look for in a broker, what sellers can do to accelerate sales and what skills a person needs if they want to get into the [...] Continue reading

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