Have you renewed your .CO domains?

Seems that .CO domains need to be renewed AT LEAST 39 days before expiry, unlike other extensions. Which means if you have a landrush regs NOW would be the time to renew them to prevent expiry. Though it might be possible to renew them closer to expiry…

Sample Craig’s List Ad that Produced a Sale in New York City

The following advertisement that was placed in Manhattan found a buyer, which visited the domain on Sedo to purchase the domain. Since then, I made some adjustments on my sales approach to refer buyers to a third part domain sales platform. The sales p…

A New Domain Name Record? Quinstreet Acquisition of Insurance.com: $36.5 Million Dollars

Quinstreet (QNST) just announced today during its conference call that total consideration it paid for acquiring the domain name Insurance.com was $36.5 Million dollars.
$36.5 MILLION Dollars.
It does not appear from the conference cal…

The Hottest Tech Trend From The CES Show Is Slates: Wait Until You See What High Tech Company Owns The Domain

Out of the CES show this week the hottest tech items seems to be a tablet computer which is generally being referred to not only by the media but by the manufactures as “Slates”, in anticipation of Apple’s expected introduction of the iSlate latt…

A Great Domain Name Is a “Signal of Quality”

Again from ThisWeekInStartups.com, the Jason Calacanis ustream.tv show. It’s a great show, and the experience of watching it live has turned out to be a little bit addictive. Check out #TWIST on Twitter. Jason is simply Twitter.com/Jason.
In this aud…

You’re Going To Wind Up With A Dot Com

But don’t take my word for it. Here’s another Jason Calacanis audio clip from This Week In Startups, episode 29.
Jason on ‘Dot Com’
The context is a domain/brand a caller mentioned in a previous ‘Ask Jason’ segment.
Jason Calacanis: Isn’…

Domains Are Brands – Square Squareup.com Fever Feedafever.com

I wasn’t the only one scratching his head when I read the TechCrunch story announcing Twitter founder Jack Dorsey’s new, very cool, credit card reading startup. It’s called ‘Square’. But the domain is squareup.com. Here’s Elliot Silver’s …

Dev Hub Case Study, Results In A 120% Increase In Revenues In Just 3 Months

Dev Hub just shared with me the results of a three month test of 50 domains chosen by the client a domain name portfolio holder.  As you can see from the chart’s below, over the three month test the domains that were previously just parked, went fro…