Tagged: Domain Names

KSL – A new measurement for domain length?

Most people will tell you a short domain is better, and usually more valuable than a longer one. And there are usage parameters to back up this fact – Shorter brands are easier to remember Shorter words are used more often Shorter URLs are more effective in SMO And with...

Direct Navigation Matters

Came across an interesting article in the Huffington Post (CA) that really is an eye opener. It talks about why the URL bar is still important. And from the perspective of domain names it talks about Direct Navigation, one of the holy grails of type-in traffic. I would recommend you...

A complete guide to newgTLD stats

Blacknight Solutions has launched a fantastic new site on DotWhat.co that crunches the numbers on newgTLDs for the rest of us. It provides some excellent data and a information which makes it an ideal location for anyone wanting to learn about newgTLDs and/or the antecedents of the applicants. Data sets...

Ethics 101 for Domain Investors

m4s0n501 Came across a few excellent posts related to the ethical side of domaining on NamePros, some interesting questions were raised and some interesting viewpoints offered. http://www.namepros.com/358387-the-llll-com-sales-discussion-thread-789.html I’ll quote some interesting bits here, though I would recommend you read the original posts, they’re totally worth reading: Of course, in my...