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Working with websites that targets several countries is always challenging, especially from an SEO point of view, people just don’t seem to get that doing SEO in different countries goes way beyond different languages. Lisa Myers adresses this topic… Read more

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ICANN controls how we use the internet, and they are controlled by their members. Should domain registrars really have so much power over our brands, search results and simple understanding of the web? How will ICANN’s plan to open up countless new… Read more

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Looks like ICAAN are going to be shaking things up next year. Are you ready for it? Read more

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In a move which can only be described as genius, ToysRUs have managed to de-index the URL Toys.com by forwarding the entire domain. Toys.com previously dominated the SERPS for the keyword "toys", holding 1st, 3rd and 4th place. Read more

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Exact match domains are valuable because they have huge traffic, SEO, and branding benefits. In fact, in the recent past, CreditCards.com sold for $2.75 million, Business.com for $7.5 million, and Sex.com for $14 million.

Why are these… Read more

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Mathias Ahlgren (new Base One blogger) goes through how to find available domain names containing keywords people search for. All this by using bulk whois tools and Google keyword tool. Simple but potentially so powerful for SEO when you find your gem! Read more

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More and more companies and organizations are now deciding that they have a claim to own your domain after you have used it to brand your online identity for many years.
Real estate organizations now want 50k domain names handed over to them after… Read more

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WebProNews has just received the 44-page order and opinion from Franklin County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wingate regarding the seizure of 141 online gambling domain names.

Like China, Kentucky is now trampling on the freedoms of the… Read more

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Is purchasing multiple keyword-targeted domains an ethical practice? Kurt Krejny considers the risk vs. reward of this tactic, what his current findings of it are, and what could happen in the future to sites that do this. Read more

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Funny thing the site has 19 000 links pointing to it but that not even 5% of it is legitimate! Read more

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The conclusion: all other things being equal (e.g., marketing budget, content quality, design, affiliation with larger websites and so on), a website with a good domain name will always outperform a competitor with a bad or average domain name. Read more

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Tired of searching hours and hours for a good domain name? I have some good news for you! Read more

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Whoa. This is big news for anyone who owns a domain, and certainly for folks who buy and sell them. "The California Federal Court decision should make it crystal clear to would-be domain name purchasers that true ownership of a domain name is not based… Read more

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At SMX yesterday Shoemoney and others talked about buying expired or established domains for SEO. But how do you know if those domains have value? Annie Smarty looks at ways to give a domain a background check to make sure it passes the mustard. Read more

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After a year of domain investing, Aaron of Flipsquare shares 5 mistakes he wishes he never made when starting out. Also includes some great tips on finding undiscovered domain properties. Read more

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