All posts by Mark Fulton

  • Domain Owners, Embrace OpenDNS for a Faster and Smarter Internet

    OpenDNS provides improved replacement for your default service provider’s DNS. These new IP addresses are simple to update in your TCP/IP Network Settings control panel. Simply drop in some new numbers 208.67.222.222 & 208.67.220.220 and you’re set!...

    • Posted July 10, 2007
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  • The Imminent ‘.asia’ Domain Rush

    Asia has an estimated 409 million internet users, compared to 319 million in Europe and only 231 million in all of North America. Which could mean big business for the new TLD. The goal is to provide...

    • Posted July 6, 2007
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  • iPhone.com Price Tag Exceeds $1 Million

    CNBC reports on the sale of iPhone.com domain name in the last few seconds of a video report on component stocks and who is cashing in on Apple’s iPhone. The domain iPhone.com was registered in 1995 by...

    • Posted July 2, 2007
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  • DotSauce Gets Smashed!

    I was enthused this morning to see that an article I wrote was featured in the latest addition to Smashing Magazine’s Developer’s Toolbox! My article “10 Tips for Investing in Domain Names” was included in the Smashing...

    • Posted June 28, 2007
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  • LifeHack’s How to Brainstorm Domain Names

    While reading through the “Productivity” folder of my various RSS feed subscriptions, which includes news from such websites as ZenHabits and Lifehacker, I was surprised to see an article from LifeHack.org on How to Brainstorm Domains. It...

    • Posted June 25, 2007
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  • Innovative Domain Branding, a Coffee Company’s Success Story

    Chris Ambler discussed a story he heard recently on a local Seattle morning radio show. The discussion was about Specialty Roast Coffee Company who donates $2 of every bag of coffee beans to a charity of the...

    • Posted June 22, 2007
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  • Long Tail Keywords are the Latest SEO Buzz

    The phrase The Long Tail was first coined by Chris Anderson in an October 2004 article of the same name on Wired Magazine. The article sub-title defines the term quite nicely: Forget squeezing millions from a few...

    • Posted June 21, 2007
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  • Wedding.Net Sells for $75,000

    The dot net domain extension is of course a huge underdog when it comes to aftermarket sales for generic domains. Only a handful of premium names have fetched notable sales prices. A few days ago Domain Name...

    • Posted June 20, 2007
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  • Sedo Purchases GreatDomains.com Website for Over $2 million

    Tim Schumacher of Sedo announced yesterday the purchase of the GreatDomains.com website from VeriSign. GreatDomains is one of Sedo’s largest after market domain sales competitors. DomainTools says the company was purchased by VeriSign in 2000 for $50,000,000...

    • Posted June 20, 2007
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  • SEO.com Domain Purchased for $5 Million

    UPDATE: Apparently this is a rabid rumor! Mike has responded in a comment below confirming himself that this price is false. He says that no announcement has been made which includes the price of this sale. Inquiring...

    • Posted June 16, 2007
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