Staying Afloat in 2011

As domain income gets tighter and tighter people are looking for creative ways to fund their domain portfoilo expenses. There were a couple of really good articles in the past month that gave people tips on how to do this. Rick Schwarz posted an excellent article on his blog giving newbie domain investors advice on... 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 →

Epik plans a Monster Conference

The Edgewater HotelI could have just as easily said that Monster plans an Epik conference.  Venture Capitalist and Internet entrepreneur Rob Monster is working to build a platform that supplants domain parking.   His Epik platform primarily uses tools from EvoLanding to create a semantic web of sites that feed traffic into one another.  He recently announced the first... 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 →

How to Monetize Now?

Domain parking income is down 40-60% for most domain owners.  While parking companies are tweaking their algorithms to squeeze every drop out of parking, there is also a shift toward domain sales as a way to monetize domain names.  If you've been in the industry long enough, you've seen this before.  This is how many... Continue Reading →

Brian Carr of NameMedia on Domain Monetization in late 2009 and Beyond Brian Carr is Senior VP of Domain Publishing at NameMedia.  He shares his thoughts about NameMedia's domain publishing (parking)services and the future of domain monetization.  In this interview he talks about the new iPhone apps for GoldKey, ActiveAudience and GoldKey; and reveals that GoldKey and ActiveAudience domainers can get the SmartName feed that... Continue Reading →

WhyPark adds Features and Charges

WhyPark was the first quasi-development platform. [Update 4/28/09 - They have dropped the $1200 fee!] For $100 you could add up to 100 domains and they would build them out with content from article directories. You added your own AdSense ad code and you had a site full of content. At least that was the... Continue Reading →

DevHub Improves on Evo Formula

DevHub is a tool to help you develop your domains. It is essentially the reincarnation of EvoLanding, the service that created great looking sites that did not monetize well. The new sites look even better, but the big news is the control that you have over your sites on the back-end. Below is a screen... Continue Reading →

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