Oversee.net - parent company of DomainSponsor - has announced that CEO Jeff Kupietzky is leaving the company at the end of August for personal reasons. A statement released by Mason Cole this afternoon reported that Kupietzky will be moving to Israel with his family.According to the statement "The day-to-day operations and strategic vision for Oversee... Continue Reading →
How can you prove your traffic stats are legitimate to a potential domain buyer? Andrew Allemann's new DNWStats service will log into your parking stats and retrieve the data. It will then publish a certificate certifying the traffic. The service currently works with DomainSponsor, NameDrive, Parked, Sedo (but not SedoPro), and Skenzo. DNWStats is free-of-charge. At... Continue Reading →
The upcoming T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Las Vegas show (January 21-23 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino) is the first produced by Rick Latona. He has ditched Rick Schwartz's "invitation only" policy and opened the show up to all (finally). The new Rick has followed the lead of "fun" conferences like Domainer Mardi Gras and skipped ealry... Continue Reading →
DomainSponsor announced Monday that it is opening an office in Europe in early 2010. They have appointed Joerg Schnermann as General Manager for DomainSponsor Europe. They also announced the appointment of Jessica Besseling and Joe Higgins to the European team.Schnermann was formerly COO of KeywordDomains.com. Before that he worked in the "real world" as a... Continue Reading →
Oversee.net just announced the schedule for the January 2009 DOMAINfest GLobal. Sort of. They did announce the structure of the conference, the beach location, and the title of some of the keynote presentations. These are: Session 1 - PITCHfest: Vote for the Best Session 2 - New gTLDs: Bonanza or Bust? Session 3 - Turning... Continue Reading →
The domain giant Sedo has made some changes to its domain parking platform that should result in more revenue for domain owners who park with their service. Some of these changes were already available to their invitation-only Sedo Pro service. The changes: The ability to choose between one-click and two-click landing pages. Most domainers... Continue Reading →
The people at Oversee.net had a problem. They held the best domain conference to date in January this year, topped-off by a benefit at the Playboy Mansion, Over 600 attended, double the size of most recent domain conferences. What could they possibly do for an encore? A recent press release stated underscored the dilemma Last... Continue Reading →
http://blip.tv/play/gcAb8JtDAA Jeff Kupietzky had very little voice left after a successful DOMAINfest Global conference. He sat down with me anyway to discuss DomainSponsor, domains and domain monetization in 2009 and beyond. I bumped-up tha audio a little so that you can hear him.