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It’s also location, location, location in domain investment

The other day I read in the news that Russell Street in Hong Kong has become the most expensive retail location in the world. This sought-after location reminds me of the golden rule in property investment: location, location, location. Buy at addresses where there is a lot of demand for properties. This happens in the […]

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The OFO domain acquisition reminds us of the importance of brand-matching .com

I have always thought that brand-matching .com domain names are very important, and a recent news story confirms my belief once again. Chinese bicycle sharing startup OFO recently acquired its brand-matching OFO.com for a reported price of more than US$ 1 million. Bicycle sharing services have exploded since last year, led by companies such as […]

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A domain with two faces

When you see the word “danke”, what do you think of? Well, it depends on your native tongue. German speakers may smile because it means thank-you but Chinese speakers may simply draw a mental picture of an eggshell or ammunition case. Such phenomenon happens because many languages have been Romanized. In the case of Chinese, […]

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