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  • The most expensive domain sold in 2012

    The year 2012 is one of those years that had many ups and downs. According to reports by business analysts, domain sales increased by a margin of 20% with some saying it may be higher. This is mainly attributed to the fact that more and more companies are setting out […]

  • Domainer sells name on Facebook

    When domain owners list names for sale, one of the last places they think to list names is Facebook. But domainer Mike Mann made a smart move when he decided to list his generic .co domains on his Facebook page. He sold Flying.co for $3,500. Some of the other domains Mann has listed […]

  • Sofia Vergara Finally Awarded Domain Name Registration Of Sofiavergara.Org

    After a long drawn out legal dispute that even require arbitration and mediation by the WIPO Arbitration and Medication Center, the celebrity was awarded ownership of the domain name. The domain name registration of SofiaVergara.org first took place back in July, 2014 and was being used by the respondent as [...]

  • Registering A Domain Name For An Unbelievable Discount

    We all get to benefiting from great deals and discounts from time to time, but have you ever heard someone getting a discount of almost $14,990 on something that originally cost $15,000? Well, believe it or not, but Bruce Marler got this exact discount recently when he tried registering a [...]

  • Investment Firm RVK Found Guilty Of Domain Name Hijacking

    The investment consulting firm known as RVK, which was formerly named as R.V. Kuhns &Associates, Inc. was found guilty of getting involved in reverse domain name hijacking on the domain name of RVK.com. The charges were confirmed by the World Intellectual Property Organization panel. The company filed a UDRP with [...]

  • New .co domain names

    A new domain extension has been introduced lately under the name .co. This domain is now offering a wide variety of choice in helping to brand your product, helping your brand to be recognized globally.  If it’s for personal use, hobby or a way to make money many people seek to […]

  • Top 10 premium domain sold in quarter 1 of 2013

    The year 2012 saw an improvement in the sales of domains across the world. In fact, the highest selling domain name sold for a whopping 4 million dollars. In the year 2013, some of the firms such as Archeo are already registering an increment in the sales of domains. For […]

  • Domain Name Registration – DNA Survey

    The Domain Name Association (DNA) is basically a non-profit business association that works for the benefit of the domain name industry. The DNA conducted a survey to find out the attitude of the internet users around the world, towards the new domain names and extensions, such as, .club and .global, [...]

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  • Domain Sales

    A domain name is a unique identifier that allows your business to set itself apart from the competition. A domain name is the name that people have to type in when they want to send you an email, access your website or communicate with you. It is an easy way […]

  • No special Google ranking benefits for using the new TLDs

    While the new TLDs that have been announced in the past year have definitely helped companies and individuals get shorter and more relevant domain names, Google still does not offer any special benefits to the domain owners when it comes to SERP. John Mueller made it clear once again using [...]

  • How Important are Good Domain Names?

    E-commerce is an incredibly competitive way of doing business. To stay ahead of the game you need to be constantly aware of what your peers are doing and finding ways to be a few steps ahead of them. There’s really two roads you can take to succeed, outrun or outdo […]

  • 2014 – A Bad Year To Invest In Domain Name Stocks

    The reviews of the previous year are in, and it has become clear that betting on domain name stocks proved to be a bad choice for investors in 2014. Those who chose to stick with the S&P 500 index saw most favorable results at the end of the year. At [...]

  • The 3rd quarter earnings of GoDaddy made public in the SEC filing

    In the amended S-1 that GoDaddy filed with the SEC today, the company disclosed its earning details for the third quarter of the year 2014, revealing the fact that the earnings for the company have increased by an impressive 25% for the same quarter year on year. The company is [...]

  • Domain name registration rules to be revised from 8 December, 2014

    Afnic has made the announcement that comes December 8, its existing terms and policies for domain name registration are undergoing a revision. Afnic is responsible for the management of the .FR domain extensions. According to the release issued, the domain registration process will undergo revisions for websites that end with [...]

  • Taking a look back at domain name registration in 2014

    2014 was full of many exciting new developments in the domain name registration market. A number of new domain names were introduced recently by ICANN, and dozens of them gained a lot of traction over the course of 2014. 2014 also saw attempts to steal domain names worth millions. Even [...]

  • Flip TLD to make a tidy profit online

    Several instances have been reported where people successfully flipped their TLD registrations to get a higher sum than what they paid for it. While there are many who complain that the host of new TLDs that have launched in the past year are of no real value and offer no [...]

Domain Names Wiki

  • What is a domain name system (DNS)?

    DNS is an acronym for domain name systems. It refers to a hierarchical distribution naming system that is normally used for computers, services or any resource. It is normally used for those computers that are connected to the Internet or any other private network. A domain name associates a variety […]

  • .org domain names

    .org is a generic top-level domain (gTLD) that can be used in the Domain Name System (DNS), which is used on the Internet. It is a name taken from the short format of the word organization. This is in fact one of original domains that was constructed in 1985. This […]

  • A generic top-level domain (gTLD)

    A generic top-level domain (gTLD) is one of the categories of top-level domains, which is usually acronymed as TLDs and maintained by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA). These generic top-level domain are typically reserved for use in the Domain Name System of the Internet. As such, it is visible […]

  • .co.uk domain names

    .co.uk is a domain name that is normally used by firms that operate in the UK. The idea behind having this kind of domain is to help you localize the content to sections of the United Kingdom. Localizing the content to a particular geographical area allows you ensure that the […]

  • Generic top level domains

    gTLD domain names have been around for a while. They have essentially taken over the domains market as every individual tries to get a footprint out in the internet. For businesses especially, they have become the poster child, so to speak of successful businesses and those aiming to reach the […]

  • What is domain cloaking?

    Domain cloaking is a process through which the domain name on the address bar remains the same even though the location of the domain may change. It is also known as domain masking and it is normally used by companies that would like to change their hosting service but would […]

  • .com domain names

    The .com domain name is the oldest domain name there is. It is also the most popular domain name in the world, having had exclusive rights for a long time before the introduction of other domain names. As such, it is the poster child of the domain names having seen […]