A fleeting masterpiece appeared in my backyard this morning. I was struck by how appropriate it was to see this on the last day of another decade – to be reminded that despite recessions and wars and all of the other ills affecting the world – there is always a new day ahead, another chance to try to make today a little better than yesterday was for myself, my family and friends and those around us.”
Another decade will end less than 36 hours from now and according to a new report from the The Pew Research Center people are not going to miss the “aughts.” Yet, here I am – in the small minority that has a generally positive view of the decade that is about to close. Here is why.
The new weekly domain sales report is out at DNJournal.com. A nice .com geodomain set the pace with four ccTLDs rounding out the first five. The country codes went on to take eight places on the all-extension Top 20 chart and a dozen country codes cracked the five-figure mark.
In an effort to persuade people to try their new domain leasing monetization system, Root Orange is running a contest that will give the winner a free hotel room and ticket to the DOMAINfest Global conference coming up January 26-28 at the Fairmont Miramar in Santa Monica, California.
A plunge in parking revenue this year left domain owners hunting for new monetization options that might offer better results. The new December newsletter at DNJournal.com takes a look at one new solution devised by two guys from Princeton University. We also have a special year-end letter from the ICA.