Archive for January, 2011

iGoldrush Launches Domain Name Brokerage Network – YAHOO!

We hand pick domain names from client submissions, and for those accepted, we pair them with a broker who has experience in that specific market. The new brokerage model meets the ongoing demands of domain owners who are becoming increasingly frustrate…

Domain Strategy & Investment: Which Domains Should You Develop?

We recently reached out to Elliot Silver of www.elliotsblog.com regarding his strategy behind which websites to develop and which ones to add to his portfolio. He had some great advice to share.

By Elliot Silver
Internet Entrepreneur and Domain Industry Veteran

When I purchase a domain name in the aftermarket, it’s because I can imagine it as a fully functioning website. I don’t buy brandable domain names that could be used by someone, but I prefer names that are intuitive and don’t require any explanation (for example a dog walker directory on DogWalker.com. As an individual domain investor, I don’t have the time to build each domain name I buy, as a majority of my business comes from re-selling domain names for revenue.

US government submission to the ICANN Board-GAC meeting on new gTLDs

Below is the full text of what is believed to be the final submission from the US government to ICANN’s Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) for a special ICANN Board-GAC meeting to be held in Brussels on 28 February-1 March. The US government plays a dominant role in the GAC and until recently was directly overseer […]

After Losing UDRP, New York Times Buys DealBook.com from Frank Schilling

Media behemoth buys Dealbook.com domain name after losing arbitration for the domain. In November I wrote about how Frank Schilling defeated New York Times Company in a landmark UDRP ruling for the domain name Dealbook.com. After losing the decision it appears New York Times ponied up and bought the domain name. The domain name has […]

2010 Domain Sales See Double Digit Jump Over Previous Year As 4th Quarter Sales Soar 45%

DN Journal’s latest monthly newsletter is being emailed to opt-in subscribers this weekend. It contains a comprehensive breakdown of 2010 domain sales data comparing the year just past against the previous year, as well as 4Q-2010 vs. the same quarter …

Domain Name Marketing an Upcoming Trend – Associated Content

Domain name marketing is one of the latest trends on the internet. The internet exists of 3 elements, websites, domain names and the internet users. Anyone can be thought how to do domain name marketing, either for their own website or for the website …

Domain Name Marketing an Upcoming Trend – Associated Content

Domain name marketing is one of the latest trends on the internet. The internet exists of 3 elements, websites, domain names and the internet users. Anyone can be thought how to do domain name marketing, either for their own website or for the website …