WhyPark re-branded as domainapps

WhyPark originated as an alternative to domain parking.  The catchy name attracted domain owners who were dissatisfied with their income from traditional parking companies.  Over time it probably tied them a little too closely to the domain parking world, so their new name domainapps emphasizes what they DO provide (apps), rather than what they don't provide... Continue Reading →

Above features new Parking Companies

Above.com is a good way to try your domain names at different parking companies.  Andrew at DNW.com noticed recently that they have integrated three new parking companies into their platform: Voodoo, ParkingCrew, and TheParkingPlace.   I probably won't be immediately trying these services out - but it's interesting that new domain parking services are trying to make a go... Continue Reading →

Sedo and Google Switch to Estimated Stats

Sedo announced this week that they are going to display stats that they receive from Google first, then adjust them to delete "spam" clicks.  In their words, initial estimates stats will be "based on the exact figures we receive from Google, our primary ad provider."  One intertesting aspect of their announcement is that they publicly... Continue Reading →

No More URL Forwarding for Google-based Parking

You've probably been contacted by Google-based companies like Sedo, DomainSponsor, or NameDrive with a warning that domains you have listed with URL forwarding will no longer work after October 1st.  This is something that Google has instituted, not these individual parking companies.  Since Google-based services still seem to be paying better in general, it is... Continue Reading →

Directi Merges DomainAdvertising and BigJumbo Brands

DirectI, the Indian parent company of many different domainer-related brands has announced that it is merging the DomainAdvertising and BigJumbo brands.  BigJumbo is no more, and accounts are now merged into Domain Advertising.  When the Domain Advertising brand was first announced, former Fabulous CEO Dan Warner was brought onboard to lead the company.  Warner left... Continue Reading →

Yahoo caps .biz, .co, .info, .tv, and .us.

Yahoo recently imposed a revenue cap on doman parking income on certain TLDs. TrafficZ reported that the affected TLDs "include .biz, .co, .info, .tv, and .us." leaving open the possibility that other TLDs might also be capped.  According to TrafficZ on 8/16: The new, conservative revenue cap was rolled out early this morning and will be imposed on... Continue Reading →

Sedo Revises Parking Interface

Domain powerhouse Sedo announced today that they have revamped their parking interface based in part on feedback they received from users.  This change was long overdue, and the new interface is clean and easy to use.    Sedo summarized the changes this way: The Domain Management Tool has also been updated in order to allow customers... Continue Reading →

New Domain Apps at WhyPark

Domain monetizer WhyPark released two new Domain Apps in July.  The Photo Gallery App allows you to feature keyword-based photo galleries on your sites.  The Publications App helps you integrate free publications such as eBooks, magazines, and white papers.  In some cases the domainer is paid when someone downloads the content, and visitors can get free... Continue Reading →

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