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Freelancer acquires vWorker – I’m disappointed

I got the news late yesterday evening that Freelancer.com acquired vWorker, and I must say that I am not pleased with this news. I’ve been using vWorker (RentACoder.com) for a number of years now. While, I don’t outsource much, when I did, they were my first choice.

Warning – NameScout/Condomainium/Pool.com System Bug!

I discovered a major glitch with NameScout’s system today and wanted to share with everyone. If you have a domain name registered at NameScout.com, you may be affected as well.

Appraiso Integration with Protrada

You’ve probably already heard the news about the new announcement on Appraiso Integration in Protrada. I was first introduced to Appraiso by Morgan in our last SoCal Domainer meetup.

Google Kills Their Domain Parking Product

I just got an email from Google notifying me that they’re retiring their AdSense For Domains product. This is a very unfortunate change for me as I really liked Adsense for domains and was using it as my primary domain parking platform.

TopDrops.com had a Successful Launch

TopDrops.com Beta launched on Monday and it’s doing great so far. It didn’t have any major hiccups or bugs. The sign-up rate has exceeded my expectations. Thank you all for participating. Here is some updates on TopDrops and my today’s TopDrop picks.

Flippa Doesn’t Own Trademark On The Word “Flip”

Recently there were number of stories on Flippa trademark and how it can be used to go after domains with the word “flip” in them. I must say that I strongly disagree.

Thank You Domaining Bloggers!

Francois Carrillo from Domaining.com is running a special newsletter on January 2nd. What makes it special is that he’s going to share the profits with our industry bloggers. I also wanted to Thank all domaining bloggers myself.

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.

eNomCentral price increase $39.95 per domain?

I got another bogus email from eNom today saying they’re increasing their price to $39.95. I have gotten this a few weeks ago as well and there was some talk about it, but I thought it might have been an error.

Sedo Policy Change – No More Forwarding!

I just got an email from Sedo and it looks like they’re changing their policy. Here is part of the email: “As of January 1st 2012, Sedo will no longer pay out parking revenue for any domains parked using URL forwarding, regardless of the advertising provider source. This is based on a decision from our  [...]

Reputation.com sold behind the curtains?

I often listen to the radio when I drive from or to work, and I would hear “Reputation Defender” commercial multiple times almost on daily bases. I always thought that it’s a great idea and it’ll be very useful to businesses as more and more customers move to online, to check reviews and learn about [...]

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