Archive for June, 2009

Oakville.com: A Case Study on How to Efficiently Build and Promote a GeoDomain Website

The owners of Oakville.com have developed a custom platform they plan to use to build out approximately 100 fully automated city guide web sites. Oakville.com was first off the assembly line and the popular site is extending its reach by helping to mar…

ccTLDs Are Soaring – Will the Boom Help Bring America’s .US Country Code to Life?

.US fans have often said that America’s country code is a “sleeping giant.” The current global ccTLD boom, recent .us sightings on TV and at the airport, plus the millions of pages from .us business sites that have been indexed by Google indicate the …

Rodan Media Reconfigures to Handle Growth in Their Domain Development Business

The company behind most versions of the T.R.A.F.F.I.C. conference website that you have seen in recent years announced a major expansion for their domain development and audio/video services firm. Also today – ICANN makes it official – Rod Beckstrom i…

Is This Man ICANN’s Next CEO? Plus an ICANN VP Admits They Want to Kill the UDRP

The Associated Press is reporting that the former chief of U.S. cyber security is the leading candidate to become the next CEO of ICANN, replacing Dr. Paul Twomey. Meanwhile, an ICANN VP confirms they want to change the UDRP rules in favor of a URS tha…

Another Big Deal in the Partnership Parade: The Castello Brothers Join Forces with LZ Domains

For the second day in a row, a major entity in the geodomain space has announced a major development partnership deal involving a generic keyword domain. This time it is the Castello Brothers (PalmSprings.com, Nashville.com, etc.) who are joining force…

New Weekly Domain Sales Report from DNJournal.com: ccTLDs Still Rocking

After a quartet of six-figure sales last week, the aftermarket downshifted a gear this week with the mid-level drawing the biggest crowd. We saw a larger group of five-figure sales than usual and also witnessed the continuing strength of ccTLDs as cou…

Partnership Preacher Skip Hoagland Signs Two New Deals to Develop Top Generic Domains

He is best known for his developed geodomains but thanks to new partnership deals, Skip Hoagland is ready to break new ground with his top tier generic keyword domains including Fishing.com and Shooting.com. I found him in Argentina today and got more …