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Domain Name Information

Whats In A Name: Selecting the Right Business Name


With all that's written about selecting a domain name, I thought I would address the ART of selecting a name for your business. It's by no means an easy task or one that should be taken lightly.

What Questions Should You Ask Yourself When You Select Your Domain Name for Your Home Business?


So you want to be an Internet superstar, work from home and earn six figures cool we are working on doing just that. In previous articles we have discussed figuring out what you want to do for your home business another term for this is finding your niche.

Domain Name Registration - Key Tips


Domain name registration is a necessary, easy, and strategically important first step in establishing an online presence, whether for business or otherwise. A well-chosen domain name registration can set you up for success with your new site in so many ways, the most prominent of these being increased search engine traffic.

Internet Domain Registration - Top 10 Most Frequently Asked Questions on Domain Name Registration


Here are the top ten most frequently asked questions regarding on Internet domain name registration:Q1. Which characters are allowed in Internet domain names?A: For normal ASCII domain names, the letters a-z, the numbers 0-9, and one special character, the hyphen or dash "-".

Five Ways To Profit From Public Domain Information


Ever wondered why Walt Disney never got sued for intellectual property theft?C'mon, the guy ripped off so many Hans Christian Anderson and Grimm Brothers' fairy tales! And he never paid the said authors any royalty fees! Granted that they're dead, but shouldn't their families be entitled to proceeds from their works? Such would be a small price to pay, considering the accumulated wealth of Walt Disney's billion dollar enterprise.But alas, Mr.

How to Choose the Right Domain Name


What's in a name? Everything! A domain name is the first thing that pops up when people are exploring through a search engine or directory, so it's important to come up with something clever that also spotlights the focal point of your business. By "clever," we don't mean a silly pun that will cause your face to turn red with embarrassment in a year or two after the novelty has worn off.

Domain Names Explained


If you are totally new to the internet then you may not realize that the web address you type into your browser is known as a domain name. A domain name is an easy way for humans to understand and navigate the internet.

Expired Domains Explained


It is annoying to find that you have a great idea for a site but when you start searching for a domain name to match you find every possible combination has been registered. Don't worry all is not lost there are still the expired domains to check.

How to Win Expired Domains


Every day thousands of expired domain names come back onto the market. This is due to the owner not extending their registration.

What is Domain Name Backordering?


Domain names are the hottest net-real-estate on the internet. It's no wonder services like: "Domain Name Backordering" is available to the public.

Domain Name Registration Explained


Registering a domain name is a pretty straight forward process. In fact the hardest part of registering a domain name is coming up with a name that has not already been registered.

Domain Names More Choices than You Think


When you are choosing a domain name you will probably be looking for a .com or maybe a .

Before You Register a Domain Name for Your New Online Business...


Recently I made a mistake that may cost a great deal of traffic to my new web site.Let me explain.

Domain Parking Explained


Domain names are being snapped up all the time so if you have thought of a cool domain name for a future project then it might be wise to register it now. There is a chance that if you leave it too late someone else may register it.

The truth about hyphenated domain names


There is a lot of confusion about the use of hyphens being used in domain names. While researching hyphenated domain names I found a lot of conflicting information so I will give you a distilled view of what is currently believed to be the facts regarding hyphens in domains.

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My favorite domain names in the NamesCon auction  Domain Name Wire

These are some of the most compelling names in the auction (for the price). People holding bid cards in an auction. This year's NamesCon live domain name ...


Domain Name Sales: Publicity vs. Privacy  DomainInvesting.com

Discussing the advantages of publicly reporting domain name sales or keep domain name sale information private.


All of NamesCon's Domain Names  DomainInvesting.com

With NamesCon being the largest domain industry conference and a conference sponsored by quite a few new gTLD operators, it is no surprise that NamesCon ...


How the competitive domain registrar market keeps prices down  Domain Name Wire

No matter what Verisign charges them, registrar profits on .com are limited by competition. Last year the U.S. Government granted the ability for Verisign ...


Jurisdiction in domain name disputes: cutting through the fog  World Trademark Review

Legal practitioners, registrants and brand owners are often forced to navigate the online landscape in low visibility. Once you acknowledge the foggy conditions, ...


15 end user domain sales up to $60k  Domain Name Wire

A pet products company, ceramic coatings manufacturer and truck enthusiast website bought domain names this past week. graphic of briefcase full of money ...


Why one tiny island is still a domain name giant  ZDNet

There's a million more .tk domains than China's .cn.


Who bought the 'Bob Casey for President' domain? The Pennsylvania Republican Party  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

He hasn't made the decision yet, but if U.S. Sen. Bob Casey wants to run for president in 2020, he's already too late to capture a sought-after domain name: ...


Forget dot com, 2019 will finally be the year of weird domain names  Wired.co.uk

More tailor-made domain name endings are on the rise.


Brits Could Be Locked Out Of Their .eu Domain Names After Brexit  Forbes

U.K.-based individuals and companies who own a .eu domain name could find that they can't access their related websites and email addresses in the event of ...


No Deal Brexit Government advice: .eu domain name registrations  Lexology

As part of the UK Government's preparations for a possible “hard Brexit”, it has published a set of guidance notes on how intellectual property rights…


ImpeachTrump.com Domain Name Hits Auction Block as National Impeachment Debate Rages  PRNewswire

HOLBROOK, N.Y., Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- With articles of impeachment pending in Congress and commentators speculating openly about the possibility ...


2018 Domain Name Year in Review  CircleID

Well, it's that time of year again. The time of year when I look back at all of the biggest domain news stories from the last twelve months, and also reflect on my ...


Jim Flynn: Resolving Internet domain name disputes efficiently and cost effectively  Colorado Springs Gazette

As you might have noticed, international cooperation these days is hard to come by. But one area where international cooperation is alive and well has to do ...


Is it time to rationalise your domain name portfolio?  Lexology

Domain name management usually sits outside the IP department with marketing and/or IT teams. Those departments may have been schooled in the need to…


The solar marketing revolution you've never heard of: New top-level domains  Solar Power World

By Sara Carbone, freelance copywriter at Create Velocity Solar marketing can be tough. Contractors are working to differentiate themselves in a crowded.


NEO Name Service announces “Domain Name of the Year” promotion  NEO News Today

NEO Name *Service* (NNS), a domain name *service* for wallet addresses on the NEO blockchain, has announced an awards promotion for the “Domain of the ...


Year in Review: .App domain names  Domain Name Wire

Google's .App launch brought visibility to new top level domains. Photo of iPhone screen with apps. It's been a while since a top level domain name launch ...


NBC registers domain names for sports betting  Domain Name Wire

Do the registrations foreshadow a new sports betting platform or are they merely defensive registrations? NBC Sports logo Is NBC going to offer sports betting?


Risk & Reward of Buying a Domain Portfolio  DomainInvesting.com

Read about the risks and rewards that go along with buying a portfolio of domain names as an investment.


GrabTaxi Holdings being sued by Singapore firm over Internet domain name  Malay Mail

SINGAPORE, Jan 12 — GrabTaxi Holdings, which owns popular ride-hailing firm Grab, is being sued by a Singapore-based company over an alleged ...


Simple Tech for Small Business Owners, Part 9: Domain Names  Business 2 Community

Your small business website is a great way to build your brand and attract new customers. However, getting people to your website is the result of a number of ...


“That Domain Name Isn't Worth Six Figures”  DomainInvesting.com

I am not sure about you, but I regularly receive a reply from a prospective buyer who tries to tell me my domain name is worth less than the price I set.


Foreign entities said buying domain names of Israeli parties ahead of elections  The Times of Israel

Amid meddling concerns, cybersecurity expert says seized URLs could be malicious phishing-like scam, or simply opportunists trying to make money.


RightOfTheDot and NameJet Reveal Ultra-Premium Domain Names Up for Grabs at NamesCon Global 2019  GlobeNewswire

For the fourth consecutive year, NameJet and RightOfTheDot have partnered to facilitate the online domain name auction at the largest annual domain-industry ...


Infusionsoft loads up on domains as it plans for Keap  Domain Name Wire

Company acquired Keap.com, filed for trademarks, and recently loaded up on Keap-related domains. Logo for Keap. The Keap logo, as filed with the U.S. Patent ...


25 end user domain name sales up to $250K  Domain Name Wire

A tax *service* provider, a video game company and soccer forum all bought domain names recently. graphic of briefcase full of money related to end user domain ...


Year in Review: Domain names and free speech  Domain Name Wire

Registrars continue to grapple with thorny questions about *content*. Free Speech. What role do domain name organizations play when it comes to free speech?


Do Exact Match Domains Still Work Anymore?  Search Engine Journal

Exact match domains were once incredibly valuable for SEO, delivering great rankings and traffic. But do EMDs still work today? Let's explore.


ENS Readies Auction For Shorter Domain Names  ETHNews

Ethereum Name *Service* domains fewer than seven characters long will finally be available, though some are concerned about the auction's logistics.


Solyndra.com Domain Name Sold for $12225  DomainInvesting.com

Solyndra.com, the domain name once owned by the bankrupt solar panel company Solyndra, expired and went to auction at GoDaddy Auctions.


Grab sued by S'porean company over domain name  The Independent

South East Asian ride-hailing giant Grab is currently engaged in a lawsuit with another Singaporean company because of an agreement between the two firms ...


LoJax Command and Control Domains Still Active  BleepingComputer

Security researchers have uncovered new details about the infrastructure used by LoJax UEFI rootkit used in attacks from APT28. The analysis revealed two ...


RIF Labs launches RSK Name Service (RNS) for public usage  CryptoNinjas

RIF Labs, the blockchain infrastructure *service* company led by RSK Labs's founding team and other top executives, today has officially announced the.


Three online tips for small businesses  IOL

In a time when most people make purchasing decisions while browsing their smartphones, business owners cannot afford to not be online.


2019 – Looking Back, Moving Forward  Security Boulevard

2018 was an active year for SSL/TLS. We saw the SSL/TLS certificate validity period drop to 825-days and the mass deployment of Certificate Transparency (CT) ...


'It's a con, pure and simple': Why you should ignore those DNS Ireland emails  Siliconrepublic.com

The latest scam email to do the rounds among Irish businesses involves attempts to lure them to buy similar domains from 'DNS Ireland'.


Strategic Funding Source Announces Launch of New Brand Identity; Unites its Funding Arm and Servicing Arm Under the name Kapitus  PRNewswire

NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Strategic Funding Source, a veteran of the small and medium-sized business alternative lending space, today ...


TVMuse Website Comes Back To Life, But On A Different Domain  ValueWalk

Earlier this month, the TVMuse website went down unexpectedly for several days and users thought the *service* was dead. Both the websites.


Co.Design How to make a website for your creative work  Fast Company

A guide to getting your work on the internet so you can share it with others, written by Jason Huff and illustrated by Sean Suchara.


Naming Your Business: Are Domain Name Extensions Important?  Forbes

An exact-match .com domain name is more crucial to your company's success than you might think.


Intermediary Liabilty: Amul sends legal notice to Google and Godaddy over fake campaigns  MediaNama.com

The Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd. (GCMMF), which owns the Amul brand has issued a legal notice to Google India and Godaddy.com for ...


Bank of New York Mellon Corp Increases Stake in Verisign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN)  Fairfield Current

Bank of New York Mellon Corp lifted its position in Verisign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) by 4.3% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent ...


Domain Name Do's And Don'ts  Forbes Now

In today's globally connected world, it's great to have a fabulous product, *service*, or idea….but it's not enough. Unless you build a product the world simply can't ...


Verisign to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Financial Results  Business Wire

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), a global leader in domain names and internet security, announced that its earnings call for the fourth quarter and full.


Set-Top Box Anti-Piracy Code Neutralized By Hack  TorrentFreak

Last month, IPTV set-top box manufacturer Infomir announced cooperation with rightsholders to block access to 'pirate' streams. It now appears the system to ...


Why Googling Yourself Is Not Just for Fun Anymore  Entrepreneur

When we consider risks to our online presence, there's no such thing as low stakes. Untoward information floating around online could cost you your dream job ...


19 Marketing Predictions From Music Industry Experts  hypebot.com

In this piece nineteen different experts in fields ranging from musician to author to podcast host, weigh in with their marketing predications for the music industry ...


Domain name considered idle can come back to haunt you  We Live Security

Cybercriminals can use an abandoned domain name to obtain all manner of private information belonging to the company that formerly owned it and gather ...


New Book: Managing Mission Critical Domains & DNS  CircleID

Editor's note: We recently received Mark Jeftovic's latest book "Managing Mission Critical Domains & DNS" packed with information covering the whole spectrum ...


Leaf Group (NYSE:LFGR) & Tucows (TCX) Financial Review  BharataPress

Tucows (NASDAQ:TCX) and Leaf Group (NYSE:LFGR) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two ...


EU top court adviser: Google can limit right to be forgotten  ABC News

An adviser to Europe's top court says Google doesn't have to extend "right to be forgotten" rules to its search engines globally. The European Court of Justice's ...


What is domain name? - Definition from WhatIs.com  TechTarget

A domain name locates an organization or other entity on the Internet. For example, the domain name "www.totalbaseball.com" locates an Internet address for ...


Exact-Match Domain Names And Why Investors Value Them  Forbes

Your website's domain name is the digital real estate your entire brand is built upon. Great domains are easy to remember, type in and share. With thousands of ...


Akamai Technologies (AKAM) and Wageworks (WAGE) Critical Contrast  Fairfield Current

Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ:AKAM) and Wageworks (NYSE:WAGE) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will ...


Trump Admin Lets Verisign Boost .Com Domain Name Prices  Broadcasting & Cable

The National Telecommunications & Information Administration (NTIA) has agreed to modify its agreement with domain name registrar Verisign that will allow it ...


Why the Public Directory of Domain Names Is About to Vanish  Chatham House

The WHOIS *service* has run into the legal landmine of European data regulation, and highlighted the weakness of consensus-based internet governance in the ...


Internet Grows to 342.4 Million Domain Name Registrations in the Third Quarter of 2018  Business Wire

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), a global leader in domain names and internet security, today announced that the third quarter of 2018 closed with appro.


Why abandoned domain names are so dangerous  CSO Online

Email holds the keys to the kingdom. All your password resets go through email, and abandoning an old domain name makes it easy for attackers to re-register ...


Persona 5 R: March announcement, Switch rumors, and everything we know  GamesRadar

Persona 5 R was on the lips of fans even before Atlus announced it, but details remain scarce while the rumor mill churns. Officially speaking, all we know about ...


Head-To-Head Contrast: All-American Sportpark (AASP) & Party City Holdco (NYSE:PRTY)  Fairfield Current

All-American Sportpark (OTCMKTS:AASP) and Party City Holdco (NYSE:PRTY) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better ...


Insider Buying: Minds Machines Group Ltd (MMX) Insider Buys 250,000 Shares of Stock  Baseball Daily News

Minds Machines Group Ltd (LON:MMX) insider Henry Turcan bought 250000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 27th. The stock was ...


Alphabet's Jigsaw launches Intra, new domain name tool  Fast Company

Internet domain lookups are typically unencrypted, meaning hackers and governments can manipulate them to block certain sites or serve up malware.


How to use domain names for marketing  Search Engine Land

Although many small businesses do just fine with using one domain name, companies of all sizes can certainly benefit from registering multiple domain names ...


Domain Names: .ME to allow IDN registrations  Lexology

doMEn d.o.o., the Registry for the .ME country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD), has recently announced that it would soon allow the registration of…


Exact Match Domains: How To Price These High-Value Assets  Forbes

The exact-match domain industry is healthier than ever before thanks to several factors.


Smoothie maker alleges domain-name shakedown  MarketWatch

Lawyer for domain-name brokerage says his client has no control over redirection of visitors to dailyharvest.com to Trump campaign site and controversial social ...


How to Register a Domain Name for Your Website  PCMag UK

Every business needs a website, and the first step is registering a domain name. Our primer will tell you all you need to know to get the job done.


Bud Light wins dispute against UK company registering 'budlight' domain name for light bulb site  Fox News

A British firm has lost a battle with brewery giant Budweiser after registering the Internet domain name "budlight.co.uk" to sell lights inspired by flower buds.


Gary Bettman drops hints for new Seattle NHL team name  Daily Hive

Seattle's new NHL team will likely get a name by mid-2019. Gary Bettman also indicated that Seattle would soon host the NHL All-Star Game and Draft.


The internet, but not as we know it: life online in China, Russia, Cuba and India  The Guardian

Interactive: More than half of the world's population is now online, but that does not mean we are all seeing the same thing.


Abusive Conduct: Domain Name Registrants and Rights Holders  CircleID

Abusive conduct or cybersquatting is the essence of disputes under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP), usually by domain name ...


Open the floodgates: New works enter public domain for 1st time in 20 years  WTOP

At midnight New Year's Eve, a legal restriction quietly expired, prompting a flood of what one expert calls “the raw material for more culture.” Find out what ...


Best domain name registrars of 2019  TechRadar

Save money and hassle by using one of these top-notch domain registrars.


How to Buy and Sell Domains  Komando

Komando on Demand Podcast about how to Buy and Sell Domains.


Google Introduces the .Page Domain Name Extension  Search Engine Journal

Google Registry has introduced a new domain name extension, .page, which is now available for webmasters to register.


Whoa – oh no, Zoho: Domain name no-show deals CRM biz, 40m punters a crushing blow  The Register

CRM biz Zoho left millions of customers fuming on Monday when it briefly lost control of its critical Zoho.com domain name, bringing its services to a grinding halt ...


Larry.Page coming soon as Google launches .Page domain names  Domain Name Wire

Larry.Page and other domains ending in .page are coming soon. Google released the .Page top level domain name today in Sunrise, meaning trademark ...


GoDaddy Is Unprepared For The Future Of Domain Names  Seeking Alpha

GoDaddy has provided broadly the same *service* over the last decade, and has not adapted its business model to evolving technology. Its rivals are more ...


Internet Grows to 333.8 Million Domain Name Registrations in the First Quarter of 2018  Business Wire

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), a global leader in domain names and internet security, today announced that the first quarter of 2018 closed with appro.


VeriSign, Inc. (VRSN) EPS Estimated At $1.12; Last Week Legal & General Group Plc (LON:LGEN) Coverage  The FinExaminer

Analysts expect VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) to report $1.12 EPS on February, 7 after the close.They anticipate $0.23 EPS change or 25.84% from last ...


Verisign Announces קום. Domain Names are Available for General Registration  CircleID

Verisign is pleased to announce that קום., the new, Verisign-operated, internationalized domain name (IDN) extension that is uniquely designed for Hebrew ...


Google opens developer preview of AMP URLs showing publisher domain names  Search Engine Land

A big publisher frustration with AMP has been that their own domains don't display in the URLs when people click on AMP results from Google Search. Google ...


That Domain You Forgot to Renew? Yeah, it's Now Stealing Credit Cards  Krebs on Security

If you own a domain name that gets decent traffic and you fail to pay its annual renewal fee, chances are this mistake will be costly for you and for others. Lately ...


Domains suggest which cities might get XFL football teams  Domain Name Wire

21 cities are likely in the running for football teams. In which cities will the new, faster version of American football land? Some domain name registrations are a ...


29 end user domain sales up to $500000  Domain Name Wire

An organic products company, ethanol distributor and insurance company recently bought domain names. This week is a double issue of end user sales from ...


Investors Gush Over Domains: VPN.com Publishes Four-Year Domain Name Story  GlobeNewswire

ATLANTA and LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. and STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VPN.com has just released more details about the ...


Report about domain names indicates Detroit is in the running for an XFL franchise  WXYZ Detroit

According to an online report, Detroit may be in the running for one of Vince McMahon's 8 XFL teams.


Internet Grows to 339.8 Million Domain Name Registrations in the Second Quarter of 2018  Business Wire

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), a global leader in domain names and internet security, today announced that the second quarter of 2018 closed with appr.


Verisign Q2 2018 Domain Name Industry Brief: Internet Grows to 339.8 Million Domains in Q2 of 2018  CircleID

Q2 2018 - Download Full ReportToday, we released the latest issue of the Domain Name Industry Brief, which showed that the second quarter of 2018 closed ...


.AI begins auctioning expired domain names  Domain Name Wire

Anguilla's registry cuts out the middleman and begins auctioning expired domain names. Anguilla's ccTLD registry is auctioning expired domains. The registry ...


First comes baby, then comes baby's personalized domain name  New York Post

New research shows that millennial parents are taking domain names into account when naming babies.


Google on Ranking Power of Keyword Domains  Search Engine Journal

Google's John Mueller settled a long running debate as to whether keywords in the domain name matter. He also provided four insights about choosing domain ...


Nominet throws out US corp's attempt to seize Brit domain names  The Register

A British domain name reseller has won an appeal against an American multinational that tried to have it stripped of a parked domain, having rebuffed an offer to ...


XYZ: Ethereum Is Getting Another Popular Domain Name  CoinDesk

Users of the Ethereum Name *Service* (ENS) can now claim .xyz domains to connect to their wallets, smart contracts or other services, ENS developer Nick ...


Miami man sues France — the country — for seizing his domain name  Marketplace APM

Domain names are hot property for countries. Israel.com sold for almost $6 million in 2008. Korea.com went for $5 million in 2000. Now, a Miami man is suing ...


Ethereum Is Getting Its First Top-Level Domain Name  CoinDesk

A new partnership will soon enable ethereum users to attach their addresses to a top-level internet domain name, making it easier to remember the identifiers ...


Internationalized domain names create phishing risks: Here's a solution  TechRepublic

When ICANN began to allow registration of internationalized domain names—that is, domain names that use non-ASCII characters—they unwittingly opened a ...


Premium Domain Name ICE.com Sold for $3.5 Million in Private Sale  Business Wire

In what may be the largest publicly-disclosed Domain Name transaction of the year, Premium Domain.


Verisign files intriguing domain backorder patents  Domain Name Wire

Patent describes way to sell future rights to domain names through “encoding domains.” Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) has filed two patents related to buying future ...


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