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“SeekingAlpha: Sears & Staples More Valuable As Domain Names Than The Brick & Motar Stores”

December 18th, 2014 Comments off
SeekingAlpha, just published s story right out of Rick Schwartz Playbook and something he has expressed for years on his blog, that Sears and Staples might be more valuable as domain names than as brick and mortar stores. “”What happens when a brick and mortar retailer’s brand becomes more valuable as a domain name than […]

Shoes.com Sold

December 16th, 2014 Comments off
According to Bloomberg.com, Shoes.com has sold “Brown Shoe Co. (BWS), owner of the Famous Footwear retail chain, sold its Shoes.com online division to a closely held Seattle company pushing into a market Shoeme, parent of OnlineShoes.com and Shoeme.ca, is purchasing Shoes.com for an undisclosed price, the companies said in separate statements today. ” “Shoeme Chief […]
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After 7 Years, This Is Where Thedomains.com Has Been & Where it’s Going

December 12th, 2014 Comments off
Our first post was made on December 4th, 2007 so amazingly enough we have been hard at work over here at thedomains.com for 7 years. I have no idea where the time has gone, but it went, and a lot of it. We have published over 7,700 posts and just under 85,000 comments. We have […]

Domain Investor Chad Folkening Interviewed By Inc.com

December 10th, 2014 Comments off
Inc.com just published an interview with Domain investor Chad Folkening entitled “Domain Pro Spills Secrets for Scoring a Prize URL” The subtitle of the story is “Chad Folkening has sold domain names to Google, Cisco, and Amazon. Here’s how–and when–he thinks you should buy yours” The story was written by Christine Lagorio, who also authored […]

Which Domains Stand the Strongest Against Phishing Attacks?

December 10th, 2014 Comments off
On the Afilias blog there was a post by Ram Mohan on extensions and phishing attacks. He took a look at research published by the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG). Key Findings 1.    Apple became the world’s most-phished brand in 2014 2.    The introduction of new top-level domains did not have an immediate major impact on […]
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Women.com Named By Inc.com As The #1 Startup In Los Angeles To Watch in 2015

December 9th, 2014 Comments off
Inc.com, just published a story on the 7 startups in Los Angeles to watch in 2015 and Women.com came in at number one. “The startup scene in Los Angeles (and Santa Monica) has got the name “Silicon Beach” due to the massive number of tech startups that call the nation’s second largest city home. The […]

NetworkWorld: Companies Switching Back To .Com After Seeing Their New Domains Fall Flat

December 9th, 2014 Comments off
A really interesting story just got published by NetworkWorld.com, entitled “Companies are movin’ on up to .com domain names” with the subtitle “More businesses are investing in the tried-and-true .com after seeing their efforts with new domain names fall flat.” “I’ve noticed a number of companies movin’ on up to prime online real estate by […]

If You Want One More Problem.com Its At $30K At NameJet.com With a Day To Go

December 8th, 2014 Comments off
Boca Raton’s own Ariana Grande has been burning up the music charts with the song “Problem” for most of the year. If you have been living off the grid and haven’t’ heard the song or worse if you haven’t watched the video here is a little early Christmas present. Anyway on the domain name front, Problem.com […]

Nissan Files 12 Separate URS Cases On New gTLD’s Spending Over 50% The Cost Of What A Block Would Have Cost

December 8th, 2014 Comments off
Nissan which sold Z.com for $6.8 million dollars a few weeks ago filed 12 separate Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) cases with the National Arbitration Forum over the weekend. For about 3K per brand, or $9K Nissan could have bought a block with Donuts which would have blocked any of new gTLD domain name in these […]

Domain Name Hosting Piece of Digital Multimedia Art Sold For $5K At Art Basel in Miami

December 5th, 2014 Comments off
According to Fastcompany.com, a piece of art work hosted on a domain name has been sold for $5,000 at the Art Basel show in Miami. The digital piece of multimedia is hosted on a URL, smokeinmirrors.net and was create by an artist named Alexandra Gorczynski According to Fast Company the sale of a piece of […]
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