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Project Updates – July

Hey guys, it’s been a very busy few months for me. I wanted to give you a few updates. As you know, I’ve always been about development and that is my main focus now. But I miss blogging, I’m going to try to squeeze time out of my 7/24 schedule to do more writing.

List of Domaining Questions – Answered

Hi guys, I hope everyone is doing great with domains I’ve been very busy lately, haven’t been able to post much. But hopefully I can free up soon. There is a lot of buzz in domain industry and I am seeing many articles related to the domains and the new gTlds and these articles are [...]

My New Classified Ads Website Is Up

I picked up a domain that I really liked at an auction a few months ago, but didn’t get a chance to do anything about it until now. I finally found some time to do a little research and find a script that I could use for the site.

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 [...]

Domaining Course – Do We Need One?

A few months ago, while watching TV, I saw one of those work from home commercials. It was more of a infomercial, where they take a whole hour or so to try and sell you some kind of money making program.  Some of these programs are very tempting and I almost fell for them a [...]

Domain Boot Camp – Great Idea for Beginners

I came across to Domain Boot Camp a couple of days ago and I think it’s a great idea. It’s two-day intensive workshop offered by pros, Sharon Hayes and Steve Jones. I think boot camps are great way to do rapid learning. While it’s true that you can learn most of it on your own, [...]

Should you name your business/domain after your full name?

I’ve started seeing this trend more and more in all sorts of industries. I’ve seen this done by real estate agents, consultants, mortgage brokers, marketers, writers, lawyers so on. Sometimes, they are very successful and actually run ads on TV or radio and ask the viewers/listeners to visit their website which is their full name.

Do You Need A Job? Work on your Interview skills!

Many domainers work on domains part time and still have a full time job. With the economy where it is and unemployment so high, I wanted to share a few points to help you land your next job if you’re in need of one. I often interview candidates at work and am a little surprised [...]

Do You Monitor Your Site Traffic?

Monitoring site traffic can be addicting. When first launching sites, I find myself checking the traffic at least a few times a day. Then, after a while, you start checking once day, once every couple of days and eventually weekly or monthly. We now have a lot of great tools such as Google Analytics to [...]

Why Is The Second Level Domain .co.uk More Popular Than Top Level .uk domain?

I could never understand the wide use of .co.uk. I always questioned why would anyone even register such domain when they could have chosen the top level domain. I would even see these being sold and made to DNJournal list.

Trouble With .Co Domains

First I want to applaud people behind .co registry as I think it’s the best marketed ccTld so far. The trouble is that it’s always going to confuse people and they’re going to go to the .com instead of .co. There was a funny moment on the radio the other day and I thought to [...]

Maintain Your Hosting Server

I’ve been crazy busy at work this week as we’re launching a new product. I haven’t had much time to do my posts. In the middle of all this, my server went down. Fortunately, it hacking issue or anything like that, my server simply run out of space.

Brandable Domains vs Lottery Ticket

I often get emails to valuate brandable domains and usually, my response is a negative one. Don’t get me wrong, brandable domains are great to create a brand on, but when it comes to selling them, it’s much tougher.  Brandable domains are like a lottery ticket to me and thought that it’d be interesting to [...]

I won a Speeding Ticket trial!

So I won a case on a speeding ticket   and it wasn’t just speeding, it was speeding and tailgating, a dual ticket and I’m guessing it would’ve been 2 points. I remember that I was really mad/upset when I got the ticket as I really felt like I was not guilty.

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.

Project Updates

I had a very busy week, fallowed by the weekend.  I attended one day of DomainFest and it was great. A Great place to meet domainers of all levels, and what’s also great is that you get to meet representatives from all different domain related companies.

Tour of Petersen Automotive Museum – DomainFest Party

I lived in Los Angeles for most of my life but had never been to this place. It certainly is a very interesting museum and cars are just amazing. I managed to take a few pictures of the cars. Take a look.