Not all corporations are savvy about the domain name acquisition process

Companies that launch new products and services often seek to register one or more associated domain names. The preferred choice is a dot .com, although the introduction of new gTLDs has given many companies a wide range of options. When a corporation wants to rename one of its subdivisions, … [Read more...]

Domain price quote is good for today only

Domain inquiries can lead to an exchange that indicates strong interest by the buyer. When strong interest is present, what's missing from the exchange is an agreement on the framework of the sale. That can be the price, or the promptness of the payment itself. The latter is as important as … [Read more...]

Hold onto that domain – until it’s time to sell it

Registering domains as an investment means one thing: you should be prepared to hold onto your assets long term. The definition of "long term" depends on the exact domain assets you are holding onto. Sometimes, new trends emerge and give you the opportunity to close the circle, and sell these … [Read more...]

Algorists.com : A domain from 1989 that you can own right now!

When I acquired Algorists.com a decade ago, it was already pushing past puberty. Registered in 1989, this remarkably aged domain name represents an era that predates both the commercial Internet, and the World Wide Web. Now at the ripe age of 29 years old, Algorists.com has never expired, and … [Read more...]

Domain names : The dot .com economy then and now

In February 1997, I registered my first domain name. It cost me $100 dollars for two years, and the registration took place through the only available registrar at the time, Network Solutions. As I lived in Greece, I also had to fax some information out. Domain payment was made via bank wire, … [Read more...]