T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Reveals The Nominees for the 2014 T.R.A.F.F.I.C. AWARDS

T.R.A.F.F.I.C. revealed  the Nominees for the 2014 T.R.A.F.F.I.C. AWARDS today Each of these Nominees received nominations from at least 3 individuals. While nominations are open industry wide, voting is not. You MUST be on our mailing list to vote and have your vote counted. If you received this ballot, you are on the list. If not, you are NOT on the list. Subscribe to … [Read more...]

Rook Media/DomainSponsor We Will Be “The Best Parking Platform of All Time”

We just received this email from Rook Media which bought DomainSponsor.com a few months ago. If you have an account at DomainSponsor.com you should have an email where they are asking you to change your password, while promising that they are going to combine the best parts of Rook Media and DomainSponsor to be "The Best Parking Platform of All Time" Here is the email: "While you’ve … [Read more...]

Best News For Domainers Ever? Amazon Developing Product To Compete With Google Adwords

In what appears to be the best news for domain investors in many years, The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Amazon.com is gearing up to directly challenge Google's dominance of the online advertising market, developing its own software for placing ads online that could leverage its knowledge of millions of Web shoppers. "Initially, Amazon plans to replace those ads on its pages that Google … [Read more...]

The Results Are in Frank Schilling Tops our Poll “Greatest Domain Investor of All Time”

One month ago we asked you to vote on who you thought was the greatest domain investor of all time. Frank Schilling took 31% of the vote and won the title. Yun Ye who sold his portfolio to Marchex for $164 million came in second with 17% of the vote. Rick Schwartz came in third with 11% of the vote. There were 252 votes in total. Thank you for participating. Who Is The Greatest Domain Investor of … [Read more...]

Big Changes To TRAFFIC & Awards: Escrow.com To Count Votes & Rick Schwartz Last Show Produced?

Some big changes are coming to the TRAFFIC domain name conference and the TRAFFIC awards. The TRAFFIC awards for 2014 will be handed out during TRAFFIC's 10th anniversary conference that will be held October 30th- November 2nd in Miami Beach. Over the years I have been fortunate enough to win 4 TRAFFIC awards and have to tell you I proudly display all of them in my office. I had a chance … [Read more...]

Warning: WOI.com Reported Stolen

The three letter domain name WOI.com has been reported stolen. The domain name was at Godaddy until just a few days ago registered to a Bernard Naiborhu of Jakarta, when it moved over to the domain name registrar, eName Technology Co.,Ltd. of China WOI.com is now registered to: Admin Name: linyu Admin Organization: xia men yi ming wang luo you xian gong si Admin Street: zhen zhu wan ruan … [Read more...]

Verisign’s Domain Industry Brief: There are 276 Million Domain Names As Of End Of 1st Q

Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN), today published its Domain Name Industry Brief for the first quarter of 2014, and five million domain names were added to the Internet in the first quarter of 2014, bringing the total number of registered domain names to 276 million worldwide across all top-level domains (TLDs) as of March 31, 2014. The increase of five million domain names globally equates to a growth … [Read more...]