TheArtOfTheName.com - Friday, March 7, 2014 - 18:44
Sedo and Afternic Weekly Sales Charts Led by FootMarseille.com By: Raymond Hackney Footmarseille.com led all sales this week at 25,000 Euros. The French football site is already up and running. Dental.ca was the top country code sale at $22,600. For the numeric fans out there 10018.com sold for $4,888, this is a popular New York zip code and not just a random nnnnn.com sale. [More]
TheArtOfTheName.com - Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 1:19
Bitcoin Domain Registrations Remained Brisk in February By: Raymond Hackney February was a turbulent month for BitCoin, from the ddos attacks to the shutting down and bankruptcy of Japanese exchange Mt. Gox. January saw a flurry of Bitcoin related domain names registered and that continued in February. In January there were 3,776 .com and .net Bitcoin related domain names registered. Bitc...
TheArtOfTheName.com - Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 20:20
Sedo and Afternic Weekly Sales Charts Led by ProjectBook.com Projectbook.com and Copella.com tied for the top spot this week. There were not many 5 figure sales this week. The .org extension had a strong week led by a couple strong LLL.org sales. Sedo sold $1million in domains for the week. Go Daddy/Afternic sold $1,848,381 in domains for the week. Sedo Sales .COMs copella.com 20000 [More]
TheArtOfTheName.com - Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 16:39
Second Market to Create A Stand Alone Bitcoin Exchange By: Raymond Hackney Dan Primack reported for Fortune a story that SecondMarket will create a separate company that will include a New York based exchange. Second Market is known for the buying and selling of illiquid assets, many quoted Second Market for a price on Facebook while it was still private and waiting to go [More]
TheArtOfTheName.com - Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 12:50
Ecommerce Marketing Roadmap By: Raymond Hackney This is a cool little guide that you can bookmark and refer back to as an easy reference. The roadmap should be helpful for those new to starting an ecommerce site and checking off each step. Of course you need to do a lot more research but this is a handy checklist [More]
TheArtOfTheName.com - Saturday, February 22, 2014 - 17:55
Confusion,Hypocrisy and Opportunity By: Raymond Hackney The new gtlds are a complex animal, there is opportunity, hypocrisy and a lot of noise to wade through to find the real info and the real gems. I liked Jason Thompson’s post about the newgltds. There has been a lot of good posts lately on the new gtlds imo, Some echoed [More]
TheArtOfTheName.com - Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 15:10
Sedo and Afternic Weekly Sales led by Malls.com Malls.com led all sales this week selling for $320,000. The seller was Mike Berkens from Most Wanted Domains. Diamonds.info sold for $20,000 in one of the bigger recent .info sales. Sedo sold $1.8million in domains for the week. Go Daddy/Afternic sold $2,168,125 in domains for the week. COMs malls.com 320,000 USD 1firstbank.com 20,00...
TheArtOfTheName.com - Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 1:19
Google AutoComplete Results for “Brand Is” By: Raymond Hackney Apparently a lot of people think a lot of brands are evil. AEIR Limited took a look at 100 brands to see what the top suggestions were when someone searched on Google. The most frequently used suggestion was Evil, which came up 21 % of the time. “We collected this data on [More]
TheArtOfTheName.com - Monday, February 17, 2014 - 16:41
Sedo and Afternic Weekly Sales Charts led by CornerstoneHomes.com CornerstoneHomes.com led all sales this week at $150,000. The domain is currently just pointing to a holding page. DreamExchange.com was the number two sale for the week at $28,500. Sedo sold $1.7 million in domains for the week. Go Daddy/Afternic sold $1,965,970 in domains for the week. Sedo Sales .COMs cornerstonehomes.com 150,000...
TheArtOfTheName.com - Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 23:18
Busy Couple Days For All Things BitCoin By: Raymond Hackney There has been a lot going on in the world of BitCoin over the last couple days. BitCoinWallet.com sells for $250,000 Niko Younts who I know from the old days in .tv had a major score and Elliot covered it on his blog. The post is about the $250,000 sale of BitCoinWallet.com. [More]
TheArtOfTheName.com - Saturday, February 8, 2014 - 2:55
How Social Signals Impact Search Engine Rankings By: Raymond Hackney There is some talk back and forth whether or not social signals can be used to improve your ranking in the search engines. Now Matt Cutts recently said that social was not apart of the Google algorithm. Quick Sprout has put together an infographic that highlights where they do believe that social [More]
TheArtOfTheName.com - Friday, February 7, 2014 - 15:34
Sedo and Afternic Weekly Sales Charts Led by Crafting.com By: Raymond Hackney Crafting.com led all sales this week at $51,500. The domain was registered in 1998 and purchased by Missouri Star Quilt Co. The site is up as a tutorial site. It was a good week for .US, Pling.us sold for $10,000 – Whisky.us $2,750 and Hazard.us $2,800. Sedo sold $1.1 million in domains [More]
TheArtOfTheName.com - Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 23:39
Social Media Sizing Cheat Sheet – Quick Guide to All the Right Sizes By: Raymond Hackney As more and more people use many different social networks its nice to have a little cheat sheet to make your set up faster and smoother. InfinPixels put together this illustrated cheat sheet that will show you the write sizes for each pic and avatar you upload to the likes of Twitter, [More]
TheArtOfTheName.com - Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 1:11
The Landing Page Optimization Guide You Wish You’ve Always Had By: Raymond Hackney Anyone developing an ecommerce site or any website for that matter where you are looking for engagement wants to always be increasing their conversion numbers. You want to have the optimal site that will have your visitors buy something or download an ebook, etc… ConversionXL.com has put together an absolute...
TheArtOfTheName.com - Saturday, February 1, 2014 - 5:5
Sedo and Afternic Weekly Sales Charts led by True.com True.com led all sales this week coming at $350,000. The domain which at one time was used as a dating site was purchased by TrueCar.com. TeamShirts.com sold for $89,000, the domain was registered in 1998, the .us is available for those who dabble in the .us extension, all major gtlds and a lot of cctlds [More]
TheArtOfTheName.com - Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 20:41
The rise and rise of dogecoin, the internet’s hottest cryptocurrency By: Raymond Hackney DogeCoin has been getting a lot of press this week. The Jamaican bobsled team raised $25,000 in Dogecoin. The Sydney Morning Herald did a piece with Jackson Palmer that included a video interview where Palmer explains how he sees Dogecoin growing. In the video he sees it more as the Internet currency, [More]
TheArtOfTheName.com - Sunday, January 26, 2014 - 23:53
TheArtOfTheName.com - Sunday, January 26, 2014 - 18:12
Improve The Effectiveness of Your Website, It’s all in the Eyes By: Raymond Hackney Crazy Egg and Single Grain have put out a very good infographic that looks to help site owners hone in on the effectiveness of their website. Pr Daily broke down some excellent takeaways from the infographic. How can you create a website that accomplishes all of these goals? Consider these eye tracking [More]
TheArtOfTheName.com - Saturday, January 25, 2014 - 1:12
Sedo and Afternic Weekly Sales Charts Led by Crafting.com By: Raymond Hackney Crafting.com led all sales this week at $51,500. Registered in 1998 it looks like the Missouri Quilt Co purchased the domain. They do have a site at missouriquiltco.com and Crafting.com is already up. Sedo sold $1.6 million in domains for the week. Go Daddy/Afternic sold $1,866,118 in domains for the week. Sedo [M...
TheArtOfTheName.com - Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 22:41