WordPress recommends you get a .COM domain name

September 22, 2017 admin 0

WordPress and Automattic, the parent company of WordPress and the new .blog extension, are recommending that you should get a .com domain name if both the .com and .blog domains are available. Automattic has setup a registrar at https://wordpress.com/domain/. The registrar seems to be a Tucows reseller and at first […]

Mike Robertson returns to Fabulous!

September 21, 2017 admin 0

Mike Robertson is returning to Fabulous, the Australian domain name registrar, after nearly 7 years. Mike will be permanently joining the Fabulous team in mid/late October 2017 at which time more news about Fabulous may come out. The news came from an email Fabulous sent out to customers today: “As […]

Rick Schwartz is buying AND dropping domain names all the time!

September 18, 2017 admin 0

Konstantinos Zournas September 18, 2017 Domain Name News, Opinions Rick Schwartz, the Domain King, is constantly buying but also dropping domain names all the time. He shared a list of his purchases and also tweeted today that he dropped 100 domains from 1997 saving him $8,000: “I dropped about 100 […]

Internet grows to 331.9 million domain name registrations in Q2 of 2017

September 14, 2017 admin 0

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), today announced that approximately 1.3 million domain name registrations were added to the internet in the second quarter of 2017, bringing the total number of domain name registrations to approximately 331.9 million across all top-level domains (TLDs) as of June 30, 2017. The increase of approximately […]

Rick Schwartz has bought about 200 domains in 2017

September 14, 2017 admin 0

Rick Schwartz talked about his 2017 domain name purchases on Twitter. Rick Schwartz said: “So far in 2017 I invested in 49 #Domains Total of $44k. Average $895 per #domain. (Plus Hand Regs)” I asked Rick about his hand registrations and he told me he also hand registered about 150 […]