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Finding that elusive domain name can be difficult for even the most adept of us, so a few registries have developed services to make suggestions for when your first choice isn’t available. The latest of those is nic.at who has launched Domainfinder, developed in-house by their research and development team. [...] Continue reading
Today: My Thoughts as a Potential Buyer Going Through a Landing Page / How hyphen domains get traffic / The preferred 4L and 5L Domain extensions to invest into / and More… Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the [...] Continue reading
“OK domainer” is a phrase catching up with founders and CEOs of Silicon Valley startups, when they want to indicate their displeasure with having to buy their dream domain in the aftermarket. Millennial prodigies based at their dad’s garage, often believe that they are entitled to whichever domain they came up with, even if it [...] Continue reading
There was a planning meeting for what became Usenet at Duke CS. We knew three things, and three things only: we wanted something that could be used locally for administrative messages, we wanted a networked system, and we would use uucp for intersite communication. This last decision was more or less by default: there were [...] Continue reading
Domain spammers from China are emailing owners of LLLL .com domain names en masse. Although the “Chinese premium” letters market has long crashed, it seems that some late-comers from Hong Kong and China’s mainland are still having high hopes in the old money-making machine. When the Chinese domain market crashed, investors holding the bag saw [...] Continue reading
A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on November 16, 2019. If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring name) and may have had a reserve. I’m only showing where [...] Continue reading
Centralnic has acquired yet another domain company. This time round it’s German domain parking company Team Internet, which is probably better known under the name of its domain parking brand “Parking Crew“. The London based company has been snapping up companies on both sides of the Atlantic over the last [...] Continue reading