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information A World Without ICANN - Part 2: A Bigger Domain Universe

Previous: Part 1

The root nameservers only delegate authority: they don’t actually provide hostname to IP address lookups, with a few exceptions. For example, the root nameservers assign the com and net TLDs to...
 
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information A World Without ICANN - Part 1: A Monopoly By Definition

ICANN doesn’t get much love these days; that’s hardly a secret. We’d be much better off without such a greedy organization milking the domain industry at every turn. But how do you change something that is such an integral part of the Internet...
 
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interviews Interview with Kate - owner of NameNewsletter.com

Today we sat down with Kate (sdsinc) owner of NameNewsletter.com for a one on one interview.

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Eric - As an avid droplister, spending so much time each day compiling and...
 
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interviews Interview with Brad Mugford - owner of DataCube.com

Today we sat down with Brad Mugford (bmugford) owner of DataCube.com for a one on one interview.

1. I noticed you had a rather large portfolio with mostly .com, .net, .org, .us, and a few .Mobi extensions. Which extension do you...
 
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interviews Interview with Michael Rose - owner of RegisterBird.com

Today we sat down with Michael Rose (SnowBird) owner of RegisterBird.com for a one on one interview.

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Eric - You have been a member of NamePros since 2004 and seen lots of...
 
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interviews Interview with Vito owner of DomainSales.Tv

Today we sat down with Vito (The Dot Stop) owner of DomainSales.tv for a one on one interview.

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Eric - I couldn't help but notice that you have a VERY large .TV portfolio, What made...
 
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interviews Interview with Nick Rushkovsky owner of Voodoo.Tv

Today we sat down with Nick Rushkovsky (TwoMoon) owner of Voodoo.tv for a one on one interview.

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Eric - When did you buy your very first domain and what motivated you to...
 
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interviews Interview with Samit Madan

Today we sat down with Samit Madan for a one on one interview.

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Eric - When did you buy your very first domain name and what was the motivation behind it?
Samit -...
 
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opinion How to choose the right domain for you.

How to choose the correct domain for you.

I suggest using godaddy.com to buy a domain.

Choosing the correct domain can be a hard choice, especially if you have never had experience with domains before. There are always people asking "If I...
 
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opinion Picking a good domain name for $10 or less

Nearly every day I have someone new to domain name investing ask me “How valuable is this domain name that I registered?” Nearly every day I must politely give the reasons why that specific domain has little or no value in the aftermarket arena...
 
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news ME Domains Enjoy Record Growth in 2009: White Paper on Online "ME" Branding by Brands

To celebrate one year of official live launch of the popular .me domains, Brands-and-Jingles has issued a white paper on how “me”-branded names are used in marketing. In its effort the advertising agency wants to congratulate .me registry team...
 
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opinion What to do (and not to do) when picking a domain name

I own many domain names and have sold many more over the years. I feel as if I have a good grasp as to what to do (and not to do) when picking a domain name. I do not consider myself to be an expert in this field but I do have a great deal of...
 
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information Domain Name Beginner Guide

Domain Name Guide
What You Need To Know Before
You Enter The Domain Name Industry
Secrets That My Experience Can Give You

Why join the domain industry:

I got involved in the domain industry because I think that this is the “real estate” of the...
 
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tips Domain Name Appraisal Scams

The domain name appraisal scam is by far the most common domain name scam and unfortunately claims many victims. Most domainers have either fallen for it themselves, or know someone who has. Follow the advice in this article to spare yourself...
 
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information Securing Your Domain Name From Theft

INTRODUCTION

Recently I have been dealing with a domain theft. Trying to locate information and warning the original user. One thing this process has brought to light is the little people know about securing domain names.

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opinion Owning Multiple Domain Names for the same website

If we already have a website with a very good domain name, why would we want another domain for the same website? In this post, I will outline some benefits of owning multiple domain names that forward to the same website.

Understand Where...
 
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tips Tips to Avoid Domain Name Scams

Scammers and rip-off artists are everywhere on the Internet. The domain name business is no exception. Here are some tips to help you avoid being scammed while executing domain name transactions, and to prevent your domains from being stolen:
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