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Case Study Update

A few months ago, I picked up a domain from deleted list to do an experiment. Well the results are in. The domain is DigitsOfPi.com, I used TopDrops.com to find it. see my previous post about it.

Comparing Classified Ads Scripts

A few months ago I got a domain that would be great for a classified ad type of website. I finally got around to put a website on it and needed to install a script for classified ads. I usually favor open source scripts for such sites and thought there would be many mature scripts [...]

Remodeling a House Is Like Domain/Software Development

Hi guys, as you’ve probably noticed, I haven’t been blogging much lately and it’s all due to a remodel that I have going on. It’s taking all of my time. On top of that, I’m architecting 4 high profile projects at work, it’s been really crazy. But hopefully, I can free up soon and start [...]

Weekend Updates

We’ve been having a very nice weather here in LA. Although, today it looks like it might be raining. Let’s hope not. I’ve been having a crazy busy week, haven’t even been able to do posts.

New Site Development – Brainstorming

Brainstorming is one of the most critical steps in development. This should be done prior the start of the development. Most developers (including me) sometimes try to skip this step and jump into the code, but it is proven me a number of times that it is crucial to understand the complete picture before building [...]

Help Me Choose a Domain

A friend of mine has convinced me to learn hockey and play in their immature hockey team. I never thought that I would do it as I always thought that hockey playing is hard and you have to learn that when you’re much younger.

Weekend Updates – see my pic

I went and saw the “one for the money” this weekend. Not sure why critic reviews were so poor for the movie as I really enjoyed it. It was really funny in an awkward kind of way. I like Katherine Heigl’s movies, she’s not the cutest actress, but her movies are great.

How To Make A Consistent Newsletter

Creating an html newsletter is not as easy as it seems. It requires great deal of attention to detail and testing to get it right. The idea of html newsletter is great because you get to use html in your newsletter, but just like browsers that don’t support certain html tags or javascript, email clients [...]

Importance of Newsletter

Newsletter is becoming an essential part of any website. If you read a lot of blogs, you’ve probably noticed the recent push towards newsletter subscriptions. And it’s not just blogs, I’m noticing this trend in all everywhere.

1 Month Deadline Competition Results

Back in December 2011, I started a new development competition. See here for details. It was really meant to be a way to push the participants finishing up one of their projects within 1 month. See the results.

Web Development in 2012

Web development has changed a lot in the last few years. With all the different technologies emerging, the cost of development has increased tremendously. It’s becoming increasingly  difficult for small companies or individuals to build and launch their ideas that may involve custom software development and this includes domainers as well.

Do You Have A Great Domain?

I wanted to go to ice skating the other day, but then I remembered, last time I went, it wasn’t pretty, lol. I’m just not good at it, but it’s a hell of a fun sport. I am considering taking a few private lessons. A friend of mine wanted to go real bad but I [...]

A Couple of My Successful Failure Projects

I have done lots and lots of projects overtime but I wanted to share a couple of them that failed for the same reason but there were still successful for the time being. One of them was a shopping comparison site and the other a search engine.

Weekend Updates

Happy long weekend! I should take some time off, but there is just a lot to do. It’s been a long busy week with the launch of TopDrops, but it’s doing great so far. Here is an update on some of my projects.

.US vs .ORG Domain Names

In the domaining world, .ORG always wins. But which one would you choose when picking a domain for development. The answer is not that simple.

Reflection of 2011

I am glad 2011 is over. 2011 was a very long and at the same time very short year. I had a great shift in my development techniques and very happy about that. I also wanted to share some of the other projects that I worked on in 2011.

A Few Domain Drops from TopDrops.com

Going through TopDrops.com domains today, couldn’t resist at looking some of the dropping names. A lot of great domains are dropping unnoticed and it’s a shame. But no worries, TopDrops is almost here. Take a look at some of the names for Today/Tomorrow:

TopDrops.com Is Almost Done

Hi guys, I hope you’re having a great Holiday weekend. As for me, as usual, I’m rushing to complete a project, in this case, TopDrops.com. I really want to get the demo out before the new years. It’s just a promise that I’ve made to myself.

A Few Of Today’s Top Drops from TopDrops.com

As you guys know I’m working on building TopDrops.com and I’m seeing a lot of great domains. It will take another few days to get the TopDrops demo out, but in the mean time, see if you like these.

Weekend Updates

I’m having a great weekend, hope you are too. As always, I’m working on my projects and trying to shorten my to do list. I usually do go out in the evenings, so only have a few hours to get some work done. Here is a update on the projects I’m working on.