My early look at the numbers suggests that Bing is not paying nearly as much as Yahoo. We may need a little more time to allow the dust to settle - but the numbers I'm seeing don't look good. I have asked for input from the major parking companies that use Bing and I will... Continue Reading →
http://www.xtranormal.com/site_media/players/jwplayer.swfhttp://www.xtranormal.com/site_media/players/embedded-xnl-stats.swf Bill Sweetman created this cartoon that will be familiar to a lot of domain investors.
Rick Schwartz has provided evidence that you can still hand register type-in domains that get traffic. See this post at RicksBlog. Aside from the moral issues of profiting from a natural disaster, and the TM issues of using the BP trademark in a domain, what lessons can be learned here? People use the Internet to... Continue Reading →
Verisign has announced a domain price increase effective July 1 - and your registrar is also increasing its prices. The registration, renewal and transfer fee for .COM domains will increase from $6.86 to $7.34 and the .NET annual fees will be increased from $4.23 to $4.65 If you can afford it, renew as many your domains... Continue Reading →
The domain giant Sedo has given their site a much-needed facelift. The site looks cleaner throughout, but some of the content is now buried a little deeper. You may also find that some of your settings have changed. If your parking stats aren't showing up, just click in the boxes for the columns you want... Continue Reading →
We've followed DevHub since it was EvoLanding. The parent company announced this month that it has secured a round of growth capital totaling $1.5 million. DevHub reports that they now have over 30,000 publishers whose websites attract over 2 million unique visitors per month. The site creation tools and revenue-generating modules to make it easy... Continue Reading →
This is a pretty amazing opportunity. Google Cash Detective is the highest rated of the internet marketing "spy tools." It contains weeks of fresh data on the successful ad campaigns being run by people in different Online niches. You can immediately find out what keywords your competitors are bidding on, which ones they keep bidding... Continue Reading →
Two of the domain monetization giants just got married. Parked, one of our favorite domain parking companies, just bought WhyPark, one of our favorite pseudo-development companies. The synergies here are mind-boggling. The first word I got of this was when WhyPark dropped their $100 fee. Later this morning the official announcement was made by Craig... Continue Reading →
The domain giant Sedo has given RevenueDirect customers six days to link their RevenueDirect accounts with a Sedo account. It's not clear what will happen if people don't comply. If you have a Sedo account the process is simple. Just click on the link in the email and enter your Sedo credentials when you get... Continue Reading →
Yahoo-based domain parking companies reported stats delays in the last week of March. Parked and NameMedia (ActiveAudience, GoldKey, and SmartName) reported that most stats are now in, with some stats for international traffic possibly still outstanding. Parked released their final numbers for the second half of March this evening.