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Monday, February 11, 2008

What price the letter "s"?

Over a million dollars if you consider the price paid by a travel community website for the plural of their existing domain name. >>

Monday, October 22, 2007

Google gives webmasters more control over Sitelinks

Google Sitelinks, first officially introduced in September last year, have recently been updated to contain more links and to give webmasters more control over which links are displayed. >>

Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Premium .mobi domain names go under the hammer

After the initial rush for .mobi domain names, some of the most desirable .mobi domain names are being sold off by dotMobi. >>

Wednesday, August 01, 2007

Magazines buying existing web brands

As well as building their own Internet destinations, magazines have turned to buying existing web brands as a way of increasing their online content and audiences. >>

Tuesday, July 03, 2007

Asia top-level domain to launch in October

Asia truly has arrived on the internet, and in October the continent will get its own “.asia” top-level domain. >>

Thursday, May 31, 2007

Survey confirms important page elements for SEO

A recent survey by German firm Sistrix analyzed the web page elements of websites ranked top in Google. >>

Tuesday, May 29, 2007 may fade away by year end

Despite the hype, Anheuser-Busch’s continues to struggle and may not survive into 2008. >>

Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Should brands purchase alternate domains?

With phishers purchasing alternate domains, opponents of products purchasing negative domains, would it behoove brands to pre-empt such strikes by buying negative and alternate domains themselves? It may be. >>

Friday, May 11, 2007

New internet addresses available in summer 2008

ICANN have announced that new internet addresses will begin appearing next summer, the first expansion for general use since 2000. >>

Friday, May 04, 2007

Milestone number of .mobi domains registered

Many of the world’s leading brands have secured domains designed to be used on mobile phones and portable devices, such as PDA’s. >>

Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Web design is growing in importance

As online advertising budgets grow, so do the budgets to create or build an online web presence. According to a recent Forrester Research survey, more top companies are increasing the amount of money they are putting toward websites. >>

Thursday, March 22, 2007

Domain name sale of the century

After a dramatic story of theft and retrieval of perhaps one of the most desirable domain names ever, it is now up for sale and expected to attract substantial bids. >>

Wednesday, March 14, 2007 traffic slows quickly after Super Bowl buzz

The buzz that created during the Super Bowl seems to have fizzled out as the number of visitors to the site fails to meet expectations. >>

Friday, March 02, 2007

Advertisers can use new website for online ad production

A new website gives advertisers the chance to brief online video ad developers for considerably less than the cost of a production agency. >>

Monday, February 19, 2007

Grace period for domain name registration being abused

A grace period, which was originally put in place to allow purchasers to double-check their proposed internet address, has proved a lucrative loophole for entrepreneurs and spammers. >>

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