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Google Threatens To Block Repeat Offenders of its Webmaster Guidelines

September 24th, 2015 Comments off
In a blog post yesterday Google warned sites that volatile Google’s Webmaster Guidelines repeatedly can be barred from the search engine results pages (SERPs) permanently. “In order to protect the quality of our search results, we take automated and manual actions against sites that violate our Webmaster Guidelines. When your site has a manual action […]
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Google’s Domain Buying Spree Continues With &

August 29th, 2015 Comments off
Google Inc. continues to buy domain names relating to the early August 2015 announcement of holding company Alphabet Inc. and has acquired that was a developed kids website. was also recently acquired by MarkMonitor.

Add to the list of Google Names

August 24th, 2015 Comments off
Looking at whois records for other cctlds on the heels of the .mx purchase, it looks like changed hands on 8/7. The domain looked to have been owned by a Chinese registrant. Of course .cm has been in the news before, Kevin Ham was once profiled in a Business 2.0 article that is published […]
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Did Google Buy for $17,700 ?

August 24th, 2015 Comments off
I came across a blog post on and it talked about being sold by the owner of the blog. To our surprise one of our domains sold last week (08/04/1) and matches Google’s new site, that domain is We purchased the domain back in September of 2009 from the landrush phase at a price of […]
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Facebook Surpasses Google as top Referrer for Digital Publishers

August 20th, 2015 Comments off
Facebook has now surpassed Google when it comes to referrer traffic, a recent report from revealed data showing that Facebook has become number one when it comes to referring traffic to websites. I can say that does not hold true for, this relates more to the largest online publishers. reports: Until recently […]

So What Happens When There Is a .ABC? Disney Applied For It & Its Coming

August 18th, 2015 Comments off
After announcing it selected the domain name for its holding company Alphabet, Google has been going around buying all sorts of “abc” domain names. Last week we told you that Google bought ABC.Global. spotted 78 new gTLD’s that Google registered using “abc. Last night .Club registry announced on Twitter that Google bought […]

Another New gTLD For Google: Buys/Registered Premium Domain ABC.Global

August 13th, 2015 Comments off
Google has bought another new gTLD for its Alphabet brand which is using the domain name Google registered/bought the premium domain name ABC.Global yesterday though its registrar Mark Monitor. .Global has around 4,000 domain names that are priced with premium registration fees through the domain name registrar channel (however many registrars will not be […]
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Report: Traffic to Surges 5,000%; ABC.XYZ Gets 4 Million Visits in 2 Days

August 13th, 2015 Comments off
According to a story in the today, traffic to surged 5,000% since Google announcement on Monday. The Telegraph siting stats from Similar Web a “digital measurement service” says traffic to BMW owned that saw “an average of 3,000 desktop visits” prior to Google announcement ” surged to almost 60,000 visits following Google’s […]

Google Didn’t Even Contact BMW To Offer To Buy

August 12th, 2015 Comments off
According to a story today in the, it seems that Google did not even contact BMW, that owns the domain name, to see if they would sell it before going with The article quotes a spokesman at BMW, who said “that the automaker was not informed ahead of time of plans by […]

.XYZ Sees Nearly 20K New Domain Registrations In 2 Days Since ABC.XYZ Announcement

August 12th, 2015 Comments off
.xyz registry is smiling all the way to the bank after Google announced Alphabet Inc. and the domain name used, ABC.XYZ with nearly 20,000 newly registered .xyz domain names since the announcement.