Archive | February, 2008

dotMOBI CEO Trey Harvin’s Message For Domaining Community

Posted on 29 February 2008 by Lord Brar

Met Trey at ICANN New Delhi. Will post text of the whole interview.

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.nl Registry – SIDN – Announces Availability of Purely Numeric Domains.

Posted on 28 February 2008 by Lord Brar

SIDN, the .nl registry, has today announced that purely numeric .nl domain names will be available to everyone from 28 February 2008 12.00 hrs (CET).

9292.nl is first numeric domain name to be assigned. Continue Reading

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Shocking Truth About Domain Parking — And What To Do About It.

Posted on 28 February 2008 by Lord Brar

Shocking Truth About Domain Parking.

Last Updated – April 13, 2008.

Parking Pages are just about everywhere — after all, they are easy money. But is it really a good idea to use them? Continue Reading

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Network Solutions Sued.

Posted on 26 February 2008 by Lord Brar

Finally. They had it coming on them.

I raised this issue at ICANN New Delhi atleast 5-6 times. Even Steve DelBianco from NetChoice raised an issue similar to mine.

I would have loved to see Mike Rodenbaugh’s proposal for non-refundable ICANN Fee being adopted instantly but it seems no one was interested in taking any action about it as they needed more time to “think” about the issue.

Let’s hope that NetSol stops this unethical and unfair trade practice.

Related: Big Boo to Network Solutions.

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Back From ICANN New Delhi. Back to Work!

Posted on 23 February 2008 by Lord Brar

I am finally back from ICANN New Delhi. I had one of the best and most productive time of my life at this convention. I made so many friends and business contracts during this time that it is just mind-boggling!

I will start posting videos, photos and posts about all the interactions I had at the event. Some of them include —

1. Trey Harvin from dotMOBI.
2. Peter Stevenson from Fabulous.
3.Tim Schumacher from SEDO.
4. Elaine Pruis from CoCCA.
5. Bhavin from Skenzo.

… and lot more.

Stay tuned.

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Trip to Taj Mahal – It was awesome!

Posted on 10 February 2008 by Lord Brar

Skenzo organized this trip to Taj Mahal and it was totally awesome. I have been up since 4 AM today and am dead-tired. Have to be up again at 7 AM tomorrow for the official opening of the event.

During the trip I had a long chat with Divyank Turakhia – President and Director, Skenzo – about Skenzo and Domain Industry in general, would post about that later.

A lot of faces from the domain industry were accompanying me on the trip, including –

1. Peter Stevenson, Fabulous.com
2. Troy, dotMobi
3. Paul Stahura, Enom.
4. Mattias Schonherr, Sedo
5. Bart Vastenburg, SIDN (.nl)
6. Alexa A.S. Raad, PIR (.org)
7. Annebeth Lange, Norid (.no)
8. Elmar Knipp, Knipp Medien und Kommunikation GmbH
9. Amy Mischler, dotMobi

… and over 60 more people!

It was fun meeting all of them and I will be catching up with them tomorrow for more discussions about domain industry.

Anyway, here are some pics.















Stay tuned for more.

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ICANN New Delhi 2008- Day 0: Reaching Delhi

Posted on 09 February 2008 by Lord Brar

I left Jaipur today morning and reached Delhi for ICANN New Delhi. Jaipur-Delhi is a frequent transit for me but this particular trip was different as my driver insisted that I stop by his village — which was on the way.

Take a look at what I shot!

Anyway, I am off to hit the hay. I will be going for an Agra trip tomorrow. Conference starts the day after. Stay tuned for some great pics and coverage.

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How to Sell a Domain Name

Posted on 06 February 2008 by Lord Brar

Please Note – This Post is Work in Progress and We Will Keep Adding More Tips and Ideas. Click Here to Get Regular Updates.

One of the joys of being a moderator at one of the most popular domaining forum — DNForum — is that you get swamped with private messages from people. One of the question which I get asked the most is How to Sell a Domain Name.

In this post I am going to talk about the strategies I use to sell a domain name or website. Let’s get started, shall we? Continue Reading

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Premium Available Domains – List for Feb 5, 2008

Posted on 05 February 2008 by Lord Brar

Available Domain Names – List for Feb 5, 2008. Continue Reading

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Retard Scammer Strikes Back on DNForum.com

Posted on 02 February 2008 by Lord Brar

There really can’t be a crazier way to spend your Saturday than investigating a Retard Scammer. I can’t get into details right now since we are still working to find more about this retard but till then you can have fun by seeing all the drama that took place on DNForum.com.

1. DNM.com For Sale. The guy has balls trying to sell a name worth xx,xxx for just $600! I mean com’on, anyone can see through this.

2. 007.com For Sale. This name is owned by Sony. Hey Mr. Scammer — Will you sell Sony along with this domain for $50?

I wouldn’t leave you without some inside dirt. Here’s the last PM he sent me at DNF —

Ok,

Sorry,

I will not repeat.

Pls forgive me.

I am very scared now.

Please reply.

Tell me how to resolve it.

Sorry

Sir,

Please reply.

I am really sorry.

Also My exams are near the corner.

I am waiting.

Sorry

Story Developing. Stay tuned for updates.

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