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 →

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 →

Google Strikes out at Content Farms

Domain owners are caught between a rock and a hard place.  Bing has cut income from many parking companies, and now Google is taking new measures against spammy content.  Ironically, Demand Media is about to go public at the same time that Google strikes out against content farms like eHow.  Google's efforts should also affect... Continue Reading →

WhyPark Debuts Domain Apps

WhyPark announced in July that they have new "Domain Apps" that can be installed on WhyPark domains.  These widgets are automatically installed, either on the home page of the domain or on a separate page.   Domain Apps let you instantly add relevant widgets to your domains, and in some cases you earn money from the... Continue Reading →

More on WhyPark Development

WhyPark is actually a very sophisticated platform that lets you create almost any type of site you want to.  You do this by editing the layout of your site using their editing tools. When you go to edit a layout you will see two windows - one for the stylesheet for your site and one... Continue Reading →

Upcoming Events focus on Monetization

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 →

New Parked / WhyPark Forum

Check out the new forum for Parked and Whypark at Forum.Parked.com.  This seems to be Donny's answer to criticism he received not too long ago on NamePros.  It's already a very active forum for domainers and there are wide-ranging discussions on issues other than parking.  It's also another place to buy and sell domains. 

Donny Simonton is On Strike (at NamePros)

According to a recent post, Donny Simonton of Parked and WhyPark is backing off from his participation in the popular NamePros Forum after being criticised by a moderator.  According to Donny: Do to reasons beyond my control, I will not be responding to questions on namepros for the next few weeks/months. It was brought to... Continue Reading →

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