A vast majority of respondents in a new Sedo survey of digital marketers said owning the right domain name is a key factor in successful marketing campaigns. Plus, the Yahoo Publisher Network decides to call it quits.
The 2nd best .com domain sale reported so far this year gave Sedo the top spot on DN Journal’s new Top 20 Sales Chart. This sale ranks #4 overall on the YTD List because a .org and a ccTLD still rank as the two highest sales reported in 2010, Six ccTLDs made the new all extension leader board along with a pair of .orgs.
Associated Cities, the association of geodomain owners that stages the annual GeoDomain Expo, has transformed itself from a for-profit partnership controlled by a limited number of founding shareholders into a non-profit trade association in which all members will have a voice in operations.
The constantly growing domain conference calendar expanded yet again today when DomainSponsor announced a pair of new one-day events to be held in Ft. Lauderdale (in May) and New York City (in August). Meanwhile the upcoming T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Milan show announced a 2nd domain auction featuring .eu domains.
Today in the Lowdown at DNJournal.com: Sedo’s parent company gets a new but familiar name. Plus, news from DomainConsultant.com, a new social networking site at SocialDomainers.com and Domainbie.com who is offering an industry beginners ebook that you can try before you buy.