Week after week, day after day I research a couple of hundred, if not thousand, domain names entering into expiring auction across 4-5 aftermarket platforms — GoDaddy, NameJet, SnapNames and DynaDot. Many factors are used to determine the perceived value of a given domain I desire to bid on in expiring auction.
Today, I’d like to share with you a tool good for determining a factor of online health for a given domain. In addition, it’s a great tool to determine whether or not your website’s domain or domain used for email is blacklisted. Continue reading
Here we are closing out a Tuesday with Hump Day fast approaching, and GoDaddy has found a way to bring small business websites throughout the world using their WordPress and Classic web hosting packages to a complete halt.
I knew something went wrong when I received a flurry of emails close to 5PM EST about a number of customer websites being down.
I really didn’t pay much attention because I saw most were back up in a matter of 5 minutes or less.
Then came the knockout punch some 15 minutes later when every last customer website I support was displaying the dreadful WordPress error message: Continue reading
Figuring out what to name your company is just the tip of the iceberg, especially when hoping to secure a matching .com domain for a web presence.
Whether you’re in the pre-launch stage of your business, or you’ve been in business a number of years and in search of an upgrade domain, there are many things and actions to consider when selecting a domain to best represent your brand — especially when the domain is registered and owned by someone else. Continue reading
If you are prepping to attend NameSummit — A Digital Branding Conference covering geo-domain names, SEO, social media and marketing trends, then you’ll want to make sure check the dates and the updated agenda.
It appears NameSummit NYC has opted to favor cooler fall climate over the scorching summer heat, moving the event from early August to November.
If you woke up and guessed July 17th was World Emoji Day, then you’re off to a good start. If not, then no worries because life goes on — likely not one bit impacted.
Last year’s World Emoji Day brought us an anthem song as well as Codemoji.com — an amazing online tool aiming to simplify the complexities and fundamentals of coding for kids using emoji. Yes, coding with emoji! How amazing is that!?