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Sunday Afternoon Question: Can the Parking Industry Be “Saved”?

Posted on 29 May 2011 by Andrei

As all of you know, parking revenue went down the you know what over the past couple of years and a lot of people have moved away from this monetization option altogether. I think the launch of and the revenue increases several portfolio holders have been reporting made a lot of domainers ask themselves if this situation can “save” the parking industry. If you’d prefer, the question I’m asking today (“Can the parking industry be saved?”) can be replaced by two more specific ones:

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Comments (10) – 100k Domains in One Week

Posted on 24 May 2011 by Andrei

That’s pretty impressive, I don’t care who you are. According to, has 92,057 domains at the moment of writing, with a gain of 19,041 domains. I’m sure all of you will agree that 100k is an easy target for tomorrow and I’ll go ahead and list the TOTAL number of domains for a few very well-known parking companies:

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Several TM/Typo Domains Removed from Frank’s Feed

Posted on 23 May 2011 by Andrei

If this trend continues, then it will be clear to everyone that Frank intends to say no to typo/TM traffic and that would be a great thing IMO. According to, about 1,000 domains have been removed from Frank Schilling’s feed yesterday. Only 2 domains are “out” today and that’s how the trend has been since the project went live, so that makes me think that yesterday’s 1k domains have been removed by Frank and not by the domainer who owns them (the same domainer btw, privacy was used for all of ’em).

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Random Sunday Evening Theory: Could Facebook “Save” the Parking Industry?

Posted on 10 April 2011 by Andrei

In my opinion, Facebook would be able to monetize certain types of type-in traffic better than Google or Yahoo/Bing. The result? More competition for our traffic! Now before you jump to conclusions, read my post carefully because even though this theory may sound crazy, I think you’ll agree that it’s not exactly illogical.

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Should Domainers Feel Threatened by the iPad? Nah, Not Really.

Posted on 31 January 2010 by Andrei

Bruce and Andrew wrote some interesting stuff about the iPad and how it could affect type-in traffic but when it comes to this specific product, I have to disagree. Here’s why:

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Type-in Traffic: A Long-Term Selling Point?

Posted on 06 November 2009 by Andrei

Nope! This post may or may not piss you off, depending on which side of the fence you’re on. Let’s get right down to business, here’s why (IMO) type-in traffic is NOT a long-term selling point:

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