Domain Masters

Nothing says more about a Web brand than the quality of its domain name. Learn how to buy, sell and manage these important digital assets in WM’s Domain Masters channel.

Hitting the R.O.I. Bullseye

In the game known as target marketing, the winners aim for the R.O.I Bullseye! When advertising, do the networks you market with cater to your business and your industry? Google Adwords and Bing Adcenter are great “catch-all”...

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The Sad, Sad State of the New gTLDs

Sedo.com has found that of those working in the advertising and marketing industry (or their clients), awareness of the upcoming launch of the new generic top-level domains is impressively low. More than half of the respondents to...

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Top FAQs: Preparing for the Launch of New Domain Names

:: By Jan Corstens, partner, Deloitte , operators of the Trademark Clearinghouse :: With the Internet set to embark on the most drastic changes yet later this year, via the launch of hundreds of new Web domains – including brand...

The Changing Face of the Domain Name Aftermarket

: GoDaddy Acquires Afternic : Domain name registar GoDaddy has acquired domain name aftermarket company Afternic in a move that many in the domain name industry expect to be quite disruptive (in a good way). Afternic's DLS (Domain...

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Domain Names - What are these new TLDs?

:: By Kelly Meeneghan, 1&1 :: As a Web professional, you have probably heard or been reading about the upcoming launch of new top level domains (TLDs) that the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is preparing...

GoDaddy Gets Serious with Locu

GoDaddy has acquired Locu, a startup that helps small businesses increase their visibility on the Web, for an estimated $70 million cash and stock. Locu currently works with 30,000 business, primarily in the restaurant, salon/spa and...

Stats to Prepare You for the Domain Flood

Domain name marketplace and monetization platform Sedo released its Q2 2013 domain market study last week, revealing some interesting insights as brands prepare for the flood of domains that will soon enter the digital landscape. ...

SEO Fail? Incorrect Usage of ccTLDs

It's the Web 2.0 trend that just won't go away - the use of country-code top level domains for websites that simply aren't relevant to the geographic area they indicate. A new video from Google's head of search spam...

Dot PW Adopts Uniform Rapid Suspension

Former country code domain extension .pw (Palau), which relaunched last year as a generic domain serving the "professional web," announced its adoption of ICANN's latest rights protection mechanism, the Uniform Rapid...

Watch the gTLD Sunrise at Godaddy

Domain name registrar GoDaddy announced last week that it is now allowing its customers to add new top-level domain names to a watchlist so that they don't miss out on the release of the more than 700 new extensions that will become...

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Seasonal Fluctations in Domain Parking

Does the time of year impact how much domainers can expect to earn from their parked domains? Apparently so, according to recent findings from DomainIndex.com on the seasonality of parking revenues. The summers months, according to...

What’s GoDaddy Got Up Its Digital Sleeve?

The USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office) has issued two patents to Godaddy for appraising domain names using comparative data and a domain appraisal algorithm. The domain name related patents essentially cover a process...

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A Fly Platform for New gTLD’s

So now that you’ve cleared that pesky ICANN hurdle and been approved for that new generic top-level domain (as if there were millions of you out there), how exactly are you going to control the distribution, the customization...

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Get Naughty With a XXX Domain

ICM Registry , registry operator for the .XXX top-level domain (TLD), has announced that new .XXX domain registrations created from May 1 through May 31, 2013 will be available just $ 8.99 - a big reduction in price. Interested domainers...

FreshDrop Offers Cheaper Drop Catching; Enter the Pheenix

Drop-catching is the process of registering expired domain names after they have been officially canceled by the registry - in some instances, that can happen in fractions of a second after the domain has been deleted. It's a popular...

DiscoveryDNS Offers Greater Control Over DNS Systems

Last October, ARI Registry Services announced plans to expand its line of DNS services, and on Sunday, at ICANN’s 46th public meeting in Beijing, ARI took the next step by unveiling its new DiscoveryDNS brand. DiscoveryDNS is...

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