Momentum and traction in the gTLD arena: What to expect in 2014 – Plus, NamesCon is on!

How fast is the mass expansion of the Internet name space happening? Not fast enough, according to several domain investors that are projecting either a failure, or a delayed success of the gTLD scheme. In the end, it's up to the gTLD Registries to invest in advertising and promote their … [Read more...]

Clipart plus text does not equal a logo

In the days of tight budgets and uneducated entrepreneurs, companies such as LogoGarden.com promise to bring a cheap alternative to custom-made brand development. LogoGarden claims to be an expert veteran in the field: "For 15 years LogoGarden.com founder John Williams owned an award-winning … [Read more...]

Domain Development: an interactive discussion with Elliot Silver

I can't say I'm a fan of either the Golden Globe or the Oscar awards. But when domain investor and developer Elliot Silver won the 2010 TRAFFIC award in the Best Domain News blog category, I was right on the money with my vote. Through his blog, Elliot churns out content daily that contains … [Read more...]

Toppings.com – another great example on the Epik network

At a previous post I explained why many domains raved over by Epik as money makers, are really obscure long-tail excuses of a reg fee domain. Some are of questionable value as trademark violations, as someone noted. Perhaps these were the ones Epik registers from the drop lists, so I wondered … [Read more...]