Archive for September, 2009

.Biz Banks Big Bucks, Sedo Co-Founders Sell Out & U.S. Loosens ICANN Leash

Today in the Lowdown at DNJournal.com: .Biz bags over $360,000 in an auction of 1-character domains (including $66,000 for a single domain), Sedo co-founders sell their remaining stock to the Adlink Group and the U.S. government loosens (but doesn’t…

Six-Figure Country Code Sale Beats All Comers in This Week’s Domain Aftermarket Action

The new weekly domain sales report is out at DNJournal.com. A British ccTLD reigns over our weekly Top 20 Sales Chart and takes a place among the year’s 10 biggest country code sales. Three other ccTLDs also made the all extension leader board, along w…

T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Co-Founders Hand Five of Next Year’s Six Shows Over to Rick Latona

T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Co-Founders Rick Schwartz and Howard Neu say they will turn responsibility for five of six 2010 conferences over to new partner Rick Latona and his team. In another note, the venue for Skenzo’s official show party at T.R.A.F.F.I.C. New Y…

Castello Brothers Secure the Services of a Legendary Local TV Personality for Nashville .com

GeoDomainers continue to raid traditional media for talent as the Castello Brothers secure the services of legendary local TV Personality Tim Ross for Nashville.com, one of the flagship properties at Castello Cities Internet Network.

People Who Use the Internet Have a More Positive View of PPC Than SEO. Really?

Do people who use the Internet have a more positive view of PPC ads than SEO? A search engine called “What Does The Internet Think?” says they do. WDTIT also says Yahoo is viewed far more positively than Google and even new kid on the block Bing nips t…

Companies in the News: DOMAINfest Global, Neustar and Sedo

DOMAINfest Global has named the Keynote Speaker for their January conference in Santa Monica, California, Registry operator Neustar goes .Green and Sedo fuels continued growth by acquiring a former competitor.

The High End of the Domain Aftermarket Stages a Comeback With Five 6-Figure Deals

The new weekly domain sales report is out at DNJournal.com. The high end of the aftermarket staged a comeback this week with five 6-figure transactions. One of those ranks among the year’s top dozen sales. We also saw the year’s 2nd highest .org sa…