Archive for the ‘Etc’ Category

Taking a break…

I am taking a break from blogging and will be reducing my industry profile in the coming months to work on something big. Thank you to all of the loyal viewers, syndicators, fans, and friends over the years. To quote Arnold Schwartzenegger, “Ahl Beh Back”.

With gTLDs, Global Branding Starts with a Name – ADOTAS

ADOTAS – It’s no longer important how and where the business names that later became candidates for trademarks, then domain names and now possibly gTLD (generic top-level domain) candidates, originated. The fact is that the majority are simply not …

Facebook Buys Clean Energy Web Addresses – AllFacebook

Facebook continued to flex its green thumb, registering a stack of domain names having to do with clean and sustainable energy via Internet brand-protection company MarkMonitor. Facebook and Greenpeace announced in December that they would work togethe…

Facebook Buys Clean Energy Web Addresses – AllFacebook

Facebook continued to flex its green thumb, registering a stack of domain names having to do with clean and sustainable energy via Internet brand-protection company MarkMonitor. Facebook and Greenpeace announced in December that they would work togethe…

Today We Call Out Sedo For Including Escrow Only Transactions In It’s Sales Figures

Sedo.com has been including domain names it acts only as escrow agent for in its weekly and annual reports of domain sales.
This information came to light this week when Sedo inadvertently reported a sale that was supposed to be confidential and Franc…

Ask Shama About Buying Xxx Domain Names – Portfolio.com

A career college wants to know if it should secure a new .xxx domain name to prevent a pornographic site from doing so. Marketing pro Shama Kabani says it’s not a bad idea, but not a must. Good question! Not many people even know that the .xxx …

Wayne man makes killing on domain name – NorthJersey.com

For Glen DiGirolamo of Wayne, it paid $250,000. The story behind DiGirolamo’s recent quarter-million-dollar windfall is a window into the weird, arcane and occasionally profitable world of Internet domain names. It began with a bad loan to a billiards …