Is your domain name real?

You want to buy the perfect keyword domain name for your website but you realize even the most obscure ccTLDs for that exact term have been registered. So you look around for other opportunities that will allow you have the exact keyword without buying one in the aftermarket. And then you stumble upon the perfect … Read more

The End of Domain Tasting

In all this hype and hoopla of new gTLDs being proposed by ICANN one major issue was completely overshadowed – that of domain tasting. ICANN has addressed it in this meeting and measures recommended to prevent it from taking place. Domain tasting is the practice of registering domain names and ‘tasting’ the traffic before registering … Read more

The LLLL.com Conundrum

I’ve been watching the LLLL.com or four letter .com scenario, fairly closely, for the longest of times. I started using DomainTools (or whois.sc as it was known then) to harvest these lists for a while in 2006. In fact, thats what got me interested in domaining in the first place. Well that and the fact … Read more