A new USA Today article was published today about ICANN’s plans to roll out an unlimited number of new global TLD’s within the next year. DN Journal’s Ron Jackson was interviewed for that story and he comments on why he shares the serious reservations the global business community has about the plan to flood the […]
The new weekly domain sales report is out at DNJournal.com with high ranking sales reported in every category. We saw the 2nd biggest non .com gTLD sale of 2010, as well as the 3rd biggest .com sale year to date and the 5th highest country code sale thus far in 2010.
The operator of the .Info registry, Afilias, has announced the winners of its 2011 .Info Awards recognizing the best websites built on .info domains this year. The top 3 sites were selected by combining scores from a 7-person panel of judges with votes the public cast for their favorites. We’ll tell you who picked up […]
In today’s Lowdown at DNJournal.com we have news from 4 different domain conferences; DOMAINfest Global, the next Southern California Domainers meetup, Domaining Europe and Traffic 2012. Plus, Lana Del Rey, the new music industry sensation with domain industry roots, appears on national TV tomorrow night.
Diversity was the keyword for week two of the 2012 domain sales season. As usual, the .coms did dominate with a dozen entries on our latest weekly all extension Top 20 Sales Chart, however a half dozen ccTLDs and a pair of non .com gTLDs also elbowed their way onto the elite list.
The new weekly domain sales report is out at DNJournal.com. After 5 straight weeks of 6-figure .com sales, the streak came to an end this week. With a .Org taking the top spot on our new all extension Top 20 Sales Chart and a ccTLD taking the runner-up position, the highest .com sale was relegated […]
Though they are essentially a done deal the debate over new gTLDs continues with M.I.T.’s prestigious Technology Review coming down hard on the anti-new gTLD side in a new article today titled “ICANN’s Boondoggle.” One of the harshest critics of the new gTLD program is the first Board Chairperson ICANN ever had.
The past few days have been a whirlwind surrounding my daughter Brittany’s wedding to David McCreery in Sarasota, Florida Saturday. Thanks to some good friends who came from out of town for the event, the wedding had a distinct domain flavor.
In a follow up to our recent Cover Story on domain brokers, Jeff Gabriel, the man who brokered the most expensive domain sale ever reported (Sex.com at $13 million) added his thoughts on what you should look for in a broker, how you can help one sell your names and what it takes if you […]
Yesterday I ran through a lot of things that will be going on during the upcoming Webfest Global conference.Today I can tell you about a can’t miss event that is not part of the show schedule, but is sure to draw just about every major player in the industry who will be in town for […]