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.

Dot SHOP Sells for $41.5 Million

Japanese domain name company GMO Registry will control the .SHOP top level domain name. An auction for the rights to the new TLD finished this week with a whopping price of $41.5 million. GMO's bid for the hotly contested top-level...

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The Week in Domains: Dot Feedback

New generic top-level domain .Feedback entered into general availability this week and the extension could definitely be a contender in the competitive domain name space and could prove appealing to brands for a few reasons. SUBSCRIBE...

The Fastest Growing New gTLD's

The new generic top-level domains are quickly capturing the attention of marketers looking beyond the .com name space. Website Magazine regularly covers domain name industry developments in its Domain Masters channel (online and in...

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Domain Authority Stacking and IFTTT Syndication Strategies

:: By Travis Bliffen, Stellar SEO :: Domain Authority Stacking (DAS) is an SEO strategy developed by SEO expert Jimmy Kelly. The premise of DAS is to link multiple layers of sites together in order to pass authority to your money site...

Making a Name for Yourself Online: Auctions, Cybersquatters & Carving Out Your Internet Domain

:: By Kathy Brahm, DreamHost :: The fact is, neither the inventors of the Internet nor Al Gore could have seen any of this coming. The Domain Name System of the Internet was not designed for a world where not just every commercial...

Dot PRO Domains Available to All

The .PRO domain name extension is now an unrestricted top-level domain and open to all registrants. With the influx of the new top-level domains, interest in domains like .PRO has likely waned, as there are so many viable alternatives...

Excavating SEO Shortcuts from Expired Domains

:: By Li Huang, Fueled :: One man’s garbage is another man’s treasure; this is especially true in terms of SEO and expired domains. There have been numerous instances where businesses have had great success in capitalizing...

Dropcatching & the Future of Domains

DropCatch has increased the number of registrars it uses to catch dropping domains. The company has adding 300 additional accredited registrars to its lineup, for an impressive total of 752. DropCatch.com, which is owned by the same...

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Where Can I Get .SEX?

XXX and Porn have been around for quite some time. There's a new domain extension, however, that is sure to capture the attention and investment of trademark holders and branding professionals. ICM Registry , the registry operator...

Web Pros Get (Dot) Online

The new (dot) online domain name extension had an amazing launch; receiving over 28,000 registrations in the first 30 minutes of general availability, and is fast approaching 40,000 (at the time of writing). United Internet AG was...

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When Choosing a Domain Name, Don't Focus on Keywords

It's long been debated about whether or not keywords in domain names positively influence a website's search rankings, and while that debate will likely continue for some time (especially as more businesses adopt new GTLDs...

How Ds Google Handle new GTLDs?

Will the new top-level domains have an impact on search? Google published information last week which sheds some light on how the search engine will handle the new domains , and it should help resolve webmaster questions and eliminate...

gTLDs Gone Wild – Site Names in the Age of .Unicorns and .Ninjas and What it Means for Businesses

:: By Kathy Brahm, DreamHost :: What’s in a domain name? Would flowers from FloristRoses.com smell as sweet if the site were called Roses.florist? As ICANN continues the release hundreds of new generic top-level domains (gTLDs...

A Brand Name by (dot) Design

The new generic top-level domains you hear so much about don't mean a thing to most 'net professionals; but there is opportunity in a few of the new extensions and (dot)DESIGN may be one of them. Here's why. (dot)DESIGN...

The Tech Industry Receives its Own Domain

While (dot)com remains the most popular domain , the influx of new domains continues to expand the digital ecosystem and open new opportunities for companies looking to secure a relevant domain name. Radix , a new gTLD registry, has...

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