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Domain Queen: Bringing royal flair to domain blogging!
Rick, take notice: The Domain Queen is about to enter the palace, delivering a hand of royal flush. Promising to be “a different kind of domain blog“, is operated by developer Charlotte Gilbert. The scheduled roll out will be in just over two days, per the web site’s countdown, that promises the foll... - 1 hr 12 min ago
Domainer getting ‘heart palpitations’ thanks to Network Solutions
A frustrated domainer over at DNForum, is getting palpitations by the way Network Solutions treats its customers. Despite the apparent chest pains, the domain investor maintains his sense of humor and offers Network Solutions some sound advice regarding domain names, using the following three-pointer - 5 hr 44 min ago
DNPost domain forum launches with hot chick video
Domain forum newcomer, DNPost, made its quiet launch last week, announcing its existence over Twitter and through our “Share a domain tip” hotlink. Using XenForo, the same forum software as industry giants DNForum and NamePros, DNPost aspires to be better than both forums, attracting their combined readership under one ro... - 6 hr 42 min ago
Attended Webfair Virtual? Don’t forget your bag of goodies!
At every domain conference, there’s a bag of goodies to take with you at the end of the conference. Webfair Virtual 2014 – the first immersive multi-industry event – is not an exception; the difference, is that both your bag and the goodies are all digital. If you attended Webfair Virtual 2014, you have until [̷... - 7 hr 9 min ago
Zillow swallows Trulia for $3.5 billion dollars
Are all the huge news always reserved to be released on Mondays? Online real estate listings titan, Zillow, announced plans to acquire Trulia, its primary competitor of equal statue and value. The merger will materialize in an all-stock transaction worth $3.5 billion dollars, creating a giant conglomerate of epic proportions. Both co... - 7 hr 34 min ago
Domain brands: It’s that “C word” once again!
It’s no secret that domain brand owners have taken a rather slow approach to protecting their brands online, more than six months after the new gTLDs started popping out. Part of the first batch was the dot .Bike gTLD and it’s exactly that one that Emma Lenthall, partner with law firm Reed Smith, chose to […] Copyri... - Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 11:35
Ammar Kubba: Domainer Deal or no Deal?
And now for some exclusive domainer news: Popular Thought Convergence entrepreneur, Ammar Kubba, is testing the TV network waters, with a new show based off the popular “Deal or No Deal” series. Titled, “Domainer Deal or no Deal?” the networked licensed show will feature prominent domainers that attempt to clo... - Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 21:59
Dot Equis: New promotion aimed at beer enthusiasts
If you enjoy beer as we do, you’re going to love the new marketing campaign. Aimed at domain investors with a taste for zythum, the marketing campaign utilizes the resemblance of Ken Hansen, CEO of the .Co.Com Registry, to the popular Dos Equis guy. “It started off as a prank, but we thought it’d […] C... - Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 16:5
Oops! Can’t start Escrow if your buyer’s email is on a new gTLD
The expansion of the Internet name lanes is like the Y2k bug at times: gTLD domains introduce challenges daily to functions where regular TLDs do just fine. An apparent glitch that we found yesterday, affects the API between Domain Name Sales and, and it’s something that produced an hour of “fun” attempti... - Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 12:43
Statoil strike #2: What was the registrant of this dot .email gTLD domain thinking?
Two weeks ago, we covered the first recorded UDRP for a dot .Company domain name, Statoil, a Norwegian oil company undertook the task of protecting its trademark. In this case, the same company filed a UDRP against the registrant of the domain name, The Respondent, Giovanni ... - Friday, July 25, 2014 - 16:18
Donuts deal: Mega Church acquires Jesus.Saves for $2.4 million dollars
For the past decade, so-called “mega churches” in the US have accumulated both large followships and extreme financial prominence that regular parishes do not possess. In a clear display of such combined power, the Church of Jesus Christ Savior Soter (JCSS) has made a large domain acquisition. Headquartered in Dallas, Tex... - Friday, July 25, 2014 - 15:21
10 Things we gathered at Webfair Virtual
Webfair Virtual 2014 was an one day virtual conference for domain investors, SEO specialists and web hosts, we covered the event extensively, before, during and reviewed it after it completed. If you attended, that’s great, chances are that we bumped into each other at some point. Or rather, due to the code’s particulars, ... - Friday, July 25, 2014 - 13:10
Webfair Virtual 2014: The 1st Virtual Domain Conference reviewed
After spending more than 5 hours at Webfair Virtual 2014 – the first virtual domain conference ever – it’s time for a review. Phew. Our virtual legs, dressed in casual jeans and sneakers are definitely hurting. Exploring the entire area takes some time, even when one is speed walking by holding down the SHIFT key. [... - Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 18:41
Exclusive photos from Webfair Virtual 2014
Webfair Virtual 2014 is ongoing, and it’s been fun to walk around and meet people from various companies of the domain industry. Finally got to meet Francois Carrillo of although my French is minimal. Here are some exclusive photos from the first virtual domain conference! Copyright DomainGang - Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 12:57
Ukrainian rebels shoot down Google balloon providing Internet access
Ukrainian rebels supporting a pro-Russian government, have resorted to yet another act of terrorism. After the downing of the Malaysian flight MH17, commercial flights in the region have stopped; but Google maintains several blimp “balloons” in the area to provide Internet access to millions of Ukrainian farmers. “U... - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 15:38
Breaking news: 4.CN rebrands as 8.CN
The story regurgitated more often than a goat’s dinner, is that Chinese love numbers. Numeric domain names are thus used as coinage, more or less retaining their intrinsic value, but not all numbers are created equal. Chinese domain name marketplace, 4.CN, is taking a bold rebranding move, as number four means “death̶... - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 14:15
MannQuotes – Chapter VIII: The Magnificent Mike Mann
It’s been a full year since the last chapter of ‘MannQuotes‘ – tidbits of conventional wisdom from domain entrepreneur, Mike Mann. Mike’s recent sale of for $40,000 dollars, a domain he paid less than $1,000 on, shows that Mike possesses a magnificent instinct. When three-word domains p... - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 13:50
Reseller Club logo: And you thought Airbnb screwed up
When Airbnb announced the redesign of their corporate logo to one with combined phallic and vaginal overtones, many could not believe how the designers didn’t notice the obvious. Here’s a quick explanation. Sometimes, designers get caught up in the concept and attempt to present an abstract image that combines a variety o... - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 1:5
Business Insider India: Squatted domains and “a man named Rick”
Leave it up to business journals to ruin the fun for everyone else, as far as domain name investing goes. A new article on the Indian edition of Business Insider attempts to list the top domain sales over $1,000,000 dollars. Citing DNJournal as its primary resource is hardly a surprise, but then the article, written ... - Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 16:56
This is Global: British radio behemoth behind acquisition of
Mike Mann‘s recent sale of the domain name for $40,000 dollars made some speculate about the buyer. Some pondered about existing trademarks for the phrase “Make Some Noise”, the most recent application of which is related to financial services; meanwhile, the usual trolls took low blows against the... - Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 15:35

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