Archive for December, 2010

Employee Misuse of Moniker WhoIs Privacy Data Harms Customer But May Spur Needed Change

Earlier today Rick Schwartz & Michael Berkens both wrote about an unfortunate incident at Moniker.com. I heard the details about this incident a few days ago in an off the record conversation. While the customer is understandably angry he is also focus…

An Interview With Mike Fiol – The Man Behind Innovative Domain Auction Platform Boxcar.com

Our latest monthly newsletter is being emailed to opt-in subscribers this weekend. It is also available online. This month we have a special interview with Boxcar.com founder and domain industry veteran Mike Fiol. Mike talks about his innovative new do…

Deflecting Domain Purchase Inquiries to Network Solutions

A simple way to weed out bad domain name offers. If you receive a lot of inquiries about purchasing your domain names, then you probably get frustrated about responding only to have the person disappear after the first contact. There are many ways you can manage this, but I thought I’d pass along a tip […]

Domain Roundtable Returns to the Conference Wars in a Spectacular New Setting

After taking a year off in 2010, Domain Roundtable is open for business again. Registration opened today for a 2011 show that will be held March 1-4 in a spectacular new setting on Paradise Island in the Bahamas. You can save $300 by registering early….

How .CO CEO Juan Diego Calle is Turning a Seldom Used ccTLD Into a Booming Global Brand

New Cover Story at DNJournal.com: Most of you know about the big splash that the .CO extension made after the Colombian ccTLD was re-launched and made available for worldwide registration last July. But you haven’t heard the story of the man behind .C…

DomainTools Company Message from the CEO

2010 is rapidly drawing to a close, and as we look forward to the new year it seemed a fitting time to take a moment to say hello and talk briefly about the past and future of DomainTools.

First the hello! This month marks five full years I have worked directly in domain-related businesses, formerly with IREIT and Thought Convergence, and now with DomainTools. I started here in August of 2009 but mostly have stayed in the background as we have the incomparable Susan Prosser leading our Marketing and Client Service efforts (thank you Susan!). I hope to be more visible in 2011 both on this blog and at industry conferences.

Gossimer Welcomes 2011 With The Hottest Domain Transfer-In Promotion – PRLog (free press release)

Working on 3S principle (Secure, Stable, and Swift) of web hosting, of late, the company has installed a seven-layer security system on its servers to protect all the web hosting accounts and domain names from malicious attacks. Gossimer has fortified …