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BizReport | Domain Names February 14, 2017

Report IDs most expensive domains

Ever wondered which domains were the most expensive? Wonder no more. A new report out from Nimbus Hosting has identified ten of the most expensive domains, as well as how domain costs break down in different countries. ... >>

BizReport | Domain Names December 05, 2014

Study: New domains offer .COM alternatives

While many experts continue to suggest brands stick with .COM domain extensions, one new report indicates alternative domain extensions - those known as Generic Top Level Domains (gLTD) are growing in popularity.... >>

BizReport | Domain Names May 23, 2014

Domain trends: Numerical, Alphabetical gaining strength

The right domain name can make or break a new business and the right domain can help an existing small business grow in the regional and international space. Domain Holdings has released a new study that highlights trends in the... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives July 30, 2012

Report: .CO domains holding value

After two years it seems the .CO domains are holding value for businesses. New data from Sedo finds the value of sales across the .CO domains is just over $1.5 million and are the 9th more frequently sold Top Level... >>

BizReport | Domain Names March 19, 2012

ICANN dot brand suffix deadline looms

Businesses that intend to apply for a dot brand suffix for their website need to act now if they don't want to miss the boat. However, a recent survey from registry services provider Afilias reveals nearly half of businesses are... >>

BizReport | Domain Names November 08, 2010

.uk domain name registration exceeds China's .cn

Despite the focus on austerity in the U.K., the numbers of new domains registered this year have been at some of the highest levels since the dotcom boom, according to Nominet's latest industry report.... >>

BizReport | Domain Names January 08, 2010

AdGooroo tool identifies brand hijacking

Has brand hijacking hurt your brand? It is entirely possible because of the number of fraudulent marketers, spammers and companies on the Web. The problem is many legitimate brands and marketers have no way of identifying these fraudsters. Enter AdGooroo's... >>

BizReport | Domain Names November 02, 2009

ICANN fast-tracking alternative domain extensions

.com, .org, .uk, .ca. Amid the plethora of domain extensions and country extensions now available, there are about to be millions more as plans are in the works to add domain extensions based on non-Roman alphabets. The move comes based... >>

BizReport | Domain Names September 30, 2009

MarkMonitor: Cybersquatting, Phishing a big problem for brands

When it comes to brand management, one of the most insidious problems is cybersquatting, especially for pharma-marketers. According to a recent MarkMonitor report there are more than 19,000 'cybersquatted' domains for the top six pharmaceutical brands. That is a 9%... >>

BizReport | Social Marketing August 11, 2009

MerchantCircle, Demand Media partner for social solution

A new partnership between MerchantCircle and Demand Media should give marketers another way to harness social networking. MerchantCircle, a social network of local businesses, and Demand Media, a distributed social media company, will work together to give marketers a new... >>

BizReport | Domain Names September 25, 2008 launches Domain MaxLock

Protecting your identity online is just as important as protecting your identity offline; in some cases it is moreso because brands and companies can be badly hurt, sometime irreparably, due to a single malicious attack. They say that one upset... >>

BizReport | Domain Names August 18, 2008

Is a micro-site good for business?

A website is a website is a website, right? Not really. The best websites out there do two basic things: provide content surrounding the product while enhancing the brand. A new offering from MerchantCircle allows businesses of all sizes to... >>

BizReport | Domain Names 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.... >>

BizReport | Domain Names 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.... >>

BizReport | Domain Names 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.... >>

BizReport | Domain Names 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.... >>

BizReport | Domain Names 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.... >>

BizReport | Domain Names 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.... >>

BizReport | Social Marketing February 09, 2007

Businesses overlook importance of securing social network domains

Have you grabbed your domain name on any of the social networking sites, such as MySpace? No? You may be too late.... >>

BizReport | Domain Names November 29, 2006

NameMedia Purchases Afternic

Domain reseller Afternic and NameMedia are now one in the same. NameMedia, the industry leader in Direct Search and Premium Domain Name Sales bought Afternic Tuesday. ... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives September 19, 2006

Direct Navigation: Your Online Business Boom?

One of the newest trends in online business – buying domain names and then selling them for a profit – has actually been around for years. But new interest in the market is boosting revenue for investors, potentially reaching $2.5... >>

BizReport | Domain Names September 15, 2006

Old Domains = New Business?

Big online names like AOL and IAC are snatching up smaller online media outlets, sites like College Humor and Urban Baby. These websites have an already built in popular niche audience, making it easier to build up a brand.... >>

BizReport | Domain Names September 05, 2006

Don’t Get Technical with Domain Names

You want to increase sales? Get a website. ... >>