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Omnis.com – One of My Favorite Domain Registrars

There are a lot of smaller domain registrars that don’t get as much coverage, yet, they provide a great service and prices. Omnis.com is a domain registrar that I’ve used even before GoDaddy.  I have a lot of domains with them and never had any issues.

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.

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 [...]

TopDrops.com Email Subscription is Ready!

Hi guys, if you have an account on TopDrops.com, you should have received your first daily Top 10 TopDrops email. I finally got around to finishing the email subscriptions. It was a long requested feature and now it’s done.

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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.

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.

How was your Valentine’s Day? Have you used OpenTable.com?

A lot of guys hate Valentine’s Day and I don’t blame them. But with kidding aside, you should really dedicate a few days of the year to your loved one and Valentine’s Day is one of those days. Trouble is that a lot of guys (including me) don’t plan ahead.

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.

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.

DomainFest Wednesday – Workshops

I attended yesterday’s DomainFest, it was pretty good. It’s pretty amazing to see hundreds of domainers from around the world in one place. This was my first domaining conference and I am very pleased.

The Value Of A Conference and Why You should Go

There are conferences in all major industries and there is a reason why they are so popular. Often times, some of the major deals are done at the conferences. It is also important to note that you shouldn’t just focus on conferences in your field.