After 7 Years, This Is Where Thedomains.com Has Been & Where it’s Going

Our first post was made on December 4th, 2007 so amazingly enough we have been hard at work over here at thedomains.com for 7 years. I have no idea where the time has gone, but it went, and a lot of it. We have published over 7,700 posts and just under 85,000 comments. We have been busy. As bloggers we have a natural urge to be first to publish "breaking news" and stories. Sometime … [Read more...]

Google Rolls Out “Contributor” Which Allows Users To Block Adsense Ads For A Fee

According to CBS News,  Google is rolling out a new service called "Contributor" that will allow users to block seeing AdSense ads on site  users visit for a charge. "Working with a handful of websites, including Mashable, the Onion, Science Daily, wikiHow, Imgur and Urban Dictionary, Google is offering subscriptions for $1, $2 or $3 per month that will block AdSense advertising on those sites, … [Read more...]

AriaSystems Is Offering Free e-book On Monetizing the Internet of Things

AriaSystems.com is offering a free ebook on "Monetizing the Internet of Things: Perspectives from the Front Lines," an e-book released today and available free of charge from Aria Systems, "the leading innovator in recurring revenue management." "The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to create new business models as significant as those that were inspired by the Internet and the smartphone 20 … [Read more...]

DomainHoldings Launches New Ad Exchange Bidtellect; Names Lon Otremba as its CEO

Adweek.com just covered Domain Holdings new ad exchange Bidtellect and the company's new CEO Lon Otremba who previously ran the social gaming firm Tylted. "Bidtellect is the brainchild of John Ferber, who along with his brother Scott co-founded Advertising.com in 2004." "Otremba and Ferber said they've built a new tech platform that can help brands buy native ads in an automated fashion, at … [Read more...]

Godaddy Is Back For The 10th Consecutive Super Bowl With Two Ads; No Word On .Co

"For a 10th year-in-a-row, GoDaddy is going to be in the Super Bowl commercial line-up according to a press release it issued today. Godaddy  has purchased two thirty-second spots, one in each half of the game to be broadcast on FOX February 2. "At least one of the two spots will feature Danica Patrick, who has already been in more Super Bowl commercials than any other … [Read more...]

UPDATED: Samsung Rolls Out Ad Campaign On TogetherWeRise.co With Lebron As Part Of $100M NBA Deal

Samsung has rolled out a new Ad campaign to celebrate the start of the NBA season on the domain name TogetherWeRise.co With Matching Twitter Hash Tag The features Lebron James as the Miami Heat are seeking a three-peat as NBA champs. The site allows you to upload a selfie on ToghetherWeRise.co and the site has pictures of people that have already uploaded pictures. Pictures can also be … [Read more...]

Confirmed: 1and1.com Has Spent Over $50 Million On Television Ads; But Are They Over?

Fairwinds Domain Strategy Blog has confirmed was we have been suspecting, that 1and1.com has spent more than $50 Million dollars on its television advertising campaign promoting pre-registrations for the new gTLD program. ""Web hosting company 1&1 has spent over $50 million on TV, print, and online marketing for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) and has increased its web traffic by 200% … [Read more...]