The Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for .io was originally assigned to the British Indian Ocean Territory before tech world dubbed it “input/output” domain for the next great tech idea.
There have been and are many tech startups using a .io domain to brand their digital presence. Continue reading
When most people think of leasing, they tend to think of common things such as vehicles, buildings and land to name a few.
But what most fail realize is that domain names are high on the list of things to be frequently leased.
Although leasing is nothing new under the sun, domain lease agreements often encounter significant setbacks when lessors and lessees forget to identify and address key elements of their contractual agreement. Continue reading
Whether you’re a novice or expert domain investor, we’re all faced with many decisions on a daily that can greatly impact the profitability of a domain portfolio.
One decision that eludes most domain investors is simple, yet soul stirring question:
Not only should domain investors consider their domain portfolio, but what will happened to your social profiles, personal and business websites, email, and the list of digital assets goes on?
Specifically, if you invest in domain names, what will happen to and with your domain portfolio upon your exit from this life? 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
The first time I met George Verdugo — a long-time domain investor and developer, and entrepreneur of dotMediaBrands.com, he was sharing an interesting story at MERGE! about how his course of action regarding the development of multilingual domains, specifically Spanish Domains. Continue reading
A very common theme in the domain industry is venturing into the abyss of domain development. Domain investors often times are lead to consider domain development for a number of reasons.
Domain investors often conclude how lucrative the opportunity of domain development can be to increase the domain’s overall value as well as the opportunity for residual income by way of a full-fledge online business.
From personal experience, domain development is very much as deceiving as attempting to understand truly how big an iceberg is at surface level. Continue reading
There’s not too many people would quit or forgo business school or college to immediately start a business.
But today’s guest, Marianna Felsman, did just that decades ago on her way to becoming partner and entrepreneur of BlueAir, a thriving Austin-based Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) services company. Continue reading