Archive for September, 2008

A Record Number of Top Tier Domain Names Are Being Offered For Sale In The Week Ahead

Between the latest premium domain auction currently underway online at Sedo’s GreatDomains and the quartet of live auctions coming up at next week’s T.R.A.F.F.I.C. conference in New York, a remarkable number of high quality domain names could change ha…

Research Firm Says .Com City Domains Could Surpass Local Newspaper, Radio & TV Outlets

Research firm Borrell Associates has added their voice to the chorus that believes .com city domain names are superbly positioned to one day succeed local newspapers, radio and TV stations as the preferred media platform in their respective communities.

Half-Million Dollar Sale, ccTLDs and GeoDomains Headline DN Journal’s Weekly Sales Report

The new weekly domain sales report is out at DNJournal.com. We saw a 2-letter .com change hands for $500,000 in one of the year’s 10 biggest sales as well as a country code deal that ranks as the year’s 6th biggest ccTLD sale, GeoDomains also had a s…

T.R.A.F.F.I.C. New York Opens One Week From Today – Here’s What’s On Tap in the Big Apple

T.R.A.F.F.I.C. New York is just seven days away. We run down some of the anticipated highlights as show organizers promise to shake things up in the Big Apple. There’s also more information on the Mardi Gras conference coming to New Orleans in February.

How Directi’s Divyank Turakhia Earned His First Million at 18 and Went On to Build a Company Valued at $300 Million

Divyank Turakhia gives new meaning to the term “meteoric rise.” As a 16-year-old high school student in 1998, he co-founded the Directi Group with a $600 investment (a seed that sprouted a global conglomerate that is believed to be worth over $300 mil…

BusinessWeek Has Named a 22-Year-Old Domainer One of America’s Best Young Entrepreneurs

California real estate loan broker and domain investor Daniel Negari has been named one of America’s Best Young Entrepreneurs by BusinessWeek magazine. The public will choose five finalists that will be announced at the end of this month. We’ll tell yo…

New Pew Research Survey Illustrates Why Ad Dollars Will Continue to Flood the Web

Every two years Pew Research releases a definitive survey showing where the public goes for news and information. The first report since 2006 is out and it has some stunning data that underscores why a tsunami of ad dollars will continue to flood the w…