If you send me unsolicited emails, your disclaimers are invalid

Unsolicited email, aka "spam", has been the single most annoying and time-consuming element on the Internet. More than twenty years ago, when I first received such "random" emails, I used to regard … [Continue reading]

Consumers care about brands

The consumer world runs on brands. Household names are associated with products and services, not because of their dot or TLD, but because of the creative part that tags them. Products and services … [Continue reading]

Registries and the igloo ice equation

A lot of math is floating around, some of which appears to be skewed to fit the agenda of the "professors." As I've said before, new gTLDs are not like candy, and therefore it does not matter what … [Continue reading]

My one and only XYZ domain

There has been a lot of controversy recently about 'XYZ' domain names. The criticism primarily arises not from the gTLD itself, but rather from the artificially inflated metrics - all thanks to an … [Continue reading]

‘I hate your business model’

I will not sugar-coat it: we are being hated upon, potentially by the entire world outside our little industry. Domain investing is an open industry where anything goes; speculators, short term … [Continue reading]