I just got finished reading a post in Venturebeat.com about a company named Reply All, which just raised $6.5 million dollars and whose website is ReplyAll.com The domain name has an original registration date in 2008 but was deleted for non-payment of renewal fees on March 27, 2012 by a former registrant. The domain sat […]
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The hashtag #Resist and the use of the word has been trending all over Twitter and the media to protest President Trump’s agenda and really picked up steam since the Grammy awards aired on Sunday. In many cases hashtags lead people to the matching .com site and in the case of Resist.com, all anti-President Trump […]
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Legendary Domain investor Rick Schwartz a/k/as the Domain King, wrote to me about the post we published about earlier this week from MarketingLand.com, that Domain Names appeared in substantially more television commercials that aired during the Super Bowl than Hashtags and Facebook Pages. He thinks it’s a game changer, a reset in the importance of […]
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The Trademark ClearingHouse (TMCH) which was set up/ contracted by ICANN to protect those famous worldwide brand names from abuse by those nasty domain name squatters resulted in a whole new industry. Those playing the TMCH for their own benefit to get first jump at new gTLD domain names to get registered in Sunrise ahead […]
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DNForum is under new ownership; former owner, Adam Dicker, has sold the domain name, the forum and all associated assets, retaining zero interest. Real estate and domain entrepreneur, George Verdugo, is the new partnership’s CEO, along with domain investor and entrepreneur, Kevin Faler, who will serve as the CFO of the US-based corporation. The new […]
According to Verisign the number of .Com domain names in the Domain Name Base are back over 127 million after dropping below that number briefly in December. It seems that the huge domain registration volume that occurred in the 4Q of 2015 have now recycled through. Those domain names that were dropped after the first […]
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Today Domainingtips.com posted a blog about the “The State of Domaining Blogs in 2017 ” and concluded with a “there is no good answer” However we predicted this would happen in 2011: “Blogging is a tough deal. Since I started blogging, Frank Schilling stopped, Sahar stopped and most recently Rick Schwartz announced he was basically […]
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A year ago on January 1, 2016 we started a poll asking the question is how many .Com will be registered by next year, 1/1/17? On January 1, 2006 according to Verisign there were 123,963,640 .Com domain names in the Domain Base. As of today January 1, 2017 there are 126,930,421 .Com domain names. As […]
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On Thursday, December 15th The .US Registry opened two issues up for requests for public comment. All comment should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org The first issue relates to the potential release of 1 and 2 character .US domains. The second relates to the potential allowance of .US registrants to utilize privacy protection services. The comment […]
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Neustar, Inc. (NSR), today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by a private investment group led by Golden Gate Capital in a transaction valued at approximately $2.9 billion. Under the terms of the agreement, which was unanimously approved by Neustar’s Board of Directors, Neustar’s shareholders will receive $33.50 per […]
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