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Trump Domain Registrations Last 48 Hrs: VP Guesses, Support & Insults; Stupid & Funny

May 5th, 2016 Comments off

Since Donald Trump became the Presumptive Nominee of the Republican Party on Tuesday Night there have been over 150 domain registrations about his campaign including Vice President predictions, some supportive of Trump, other registrations are against Trump, some are pretty funny or down right insulting depending on your views. Some domain reflect that not everyone […]

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The Story Of How Harvey Levin Bought The Domain TMZ.com For $5K

February 15th, 2016 Comments off

The Newyorker, just published a very interesting story on the history of TMZ, including the story on how the founder of the company, Harvey Levin bought the domain name for just $5,000 back in 2005. “The site needed a name, and “Feed the Beast,” “Frenzie,” and “Buzz Feed” were all considered, according to Rowe’s notes. […]

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CSC Issues “New gTLD Utilization Report” .Global Enters “Alternative Top 10” List

February 9th, 2016 Comments off

Brand protection and domain registrar, Corporate Service Company (CSC) issued its latest “New gTLD Utilization Report” which is designed to update digital marketers and their peers in legal and IT about how new gTLDs are being adopted. The report also examines how .brand domains are being used and how effectively the new generic TLDs are […]

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Coke Unites Brands Under “Taste the Feeling” They Got Twitter Covered But Not The .Com

January 19th, 2016 Comments off

Coca-Cola announced today that it has launched “its biggest marketing campaign in a decade, uniting its four brands under one new tagline: “Taste the Feeling”. “Coca-Cola today announced that for the first time, all Coke Trademark brands will be united in one global creative campaign: “Taste the Feeling.” “The soft drinks giant will ditch the […]

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Looks Like Sony Is Planning On A Sequel To Bad Teacher: “Another Bad Teacher” Based on Domains

October 25th, 2015 Comments off

It Looks like Sony Is planning on A Sequel to the 2011 hit Bad Teacher  that starred Cameron Diaz and Justin Timberlake. According to Wikipedia.org, Bad Teacher had a box office of over $216 Million Yesterday Sony registered several domain names that seem to indicate a sequel is in the works at brand protection company […]

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Comcast Launches “Watchable” Video Service, Reported Paid “Six Figures” For Domain

October 5th, 2015 Comments off
Comcast has launched a new digital video service with the brand name Watchable and has paid a reportedly "low six figures" for the matching .com domain name Watchable.com the service is using.

Oops: Pepsi Launches “Unlock The Tailgate” Trailer Sweepstakes With Wrong Domain

September 16th, 2015 Comments off
Pepsi Co has launched a new sweepstakes "Unlock The Tailgate" and using the domain name UnlockTheTrailer.com? What? The grand prize is a trailer used for tailgating, often used at sporting events valued at nearly $10,000.

Trump Trademarked “Make America Great Again” in 2012 but Missed The .Com When Dropped in 2014

August 2nd, 2015 Comments off
Its pretty hard to find a picture of Donald Trump in the last few weeks not wearing a baseball cap with his now famous tag line of the his 2016 Presidential run of “Make America Great Again’ You might be surprised to find out that The Donald filed a trademark on the term back in […]
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Vice.com Covers Gary Millin of World.com “The Man Squatting on Millions of Dollars Worth of Domains”

February 9th, 2015 Comments off
                  Vice.com just did a story of about Gary Millin of World.com who has one of the great domain name Portfolio’s in the world. Unfortunately the author of the story, Jason Koebler chose to go with the “S” word to describe the amazing portfolio of assets they […]

Here Is the Godaddy Super Bowl Commercial; Not Risque But Downright Risky

January 27th, 2015 Comments off
The Godaddy.com Super Bowl commercial has been released and as promised for the first time features a dog, name buddy, with a VERY brief appearance by Danica Patrick Although there are no sexy, barely clothed women, I would say this commercial is as risky a commercial as the company has ever run on the Super […]
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