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Wired: Why .Com is the Venture Capital Community’s Power Player

The venture capital (VC) community is well aware of the value of a great domain name. In a recent essay, Paul Graham, venture capitalist and co-founder of the Y Combinator seed capital firm said, “The problem with not having the .com of your name is that it signals weakness.” It’s no wonder that 100 percent […]

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Intellectual Property attorney John Berryhill joins eNaming’s Advisory Board

Intellectual Property attorney John Berryhill joins eNaming's Advisory Board

eNaming, a domain name brokerage firm creating liquidity in the domain name marketplace, welcomes domain name attorney and industry veteran John Berryhill to its advisory board. John Berryhill is an intellectual property attorney who specializes in domain name related patent and trademark issues. He has represented many parties in many disputes under the UDRP and […]

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Former Co-Founder, President and COO of NameMedia Jeff Bennett joins eNaming’s Advisory Board

Former Co-Founder, President and COO of NameMedia Jeff Bennett joins eNaming's Advisory Board

eNaming, a domain name brokerage firm creating liquidity in the domain name marketplace, welcomes industry veteran Jeff Bennett to its advisory board. Jeff Bennett has built a distinguished business career through his roles as a Serial Entrepreneur, Connector and Accelerator. Jeff embarked on his entrepreneurial journey when he joined the Lycos executive team in an […]

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The Nut Case: Domain Investment Helps Yield $35 Million in Revenue

The Nut Case: Domain Investment Helps Yield $35 Million in Revenue

What’s the next move for a growing company that is doing a lot of things right?  Making sure that their online presence is secured with the best brandable domain in its market. Moderately successful businesses that want to break free of the limits of brick and mortar shops and become substantial players in the world […]

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Domain Investments Offer Unique Opportunities for High Returns

Domain Investments Offer Unique Opportunities for High Returns

Domain names make great investments.  The reasons behind many domain transactions can be complex, but the investment payoff is simple: Internet space is very limited and highly sought after in the digital age.  Since speculation began more than 20 years ago, domains have remained hot commodities for investors and 2015 posted some all time high appreciation sales […]

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Businesses Benefit from Numeric Domain Names

Businesses Benefit from Numeric Domain Names

Numeric domains sales are still going strong.  Published reports show that numeric domains made up a little more than 20% of the top 25 domain sales this year, with 8181.com reportedly selling for $225,000 just this week. The question raised most often in connection with these types of sales is why would any company want […]

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The “ISIS” Problem: Addressing Negative Subliminal Messages with a Name Change

The “ISIS” Problem: Addressing Negative Subliminal Messages with a Name Change

Even as the Isis Mobile Wallet service business rebranded itself last year, biopharmaceutical company Isis Pharmaceuticals told CNNMoney that it didn’t feel the need to change its name or stock ticker symbol from “ISIS.”  Apparently they have had a change of heart after recent events because the biotech is now rethinking its decision to continue sharing its […]

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Mind Your Own Numbers

Mind Your Own Numbers

How does your business express itself to the world?  Business names have an innate energy to them that lays the foundation for consumer associations, so companies need to make sure that they get this part right.  In an effort to select better business names, more companies are showing more interest in the role numerology might […]

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Safe Bet: Premium Domain Names Hold Their Value Even In Tough Times

Safe Bet: Premium Domain Names Hold Their Value Even In Tough Times

Domain names have been called the “real estate of cyberspace” because they are quite literally the addresses businesses occupy on the Internet.  However, some addresses are better than others.  A premium domain is the equivalent of buying the best store, on the best street, with the busiest foot traffic.  Like real estate, premium domain names […]

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$14 Billion in Singles’ Day Sales! China’s Growing E-Commerce Is Good News for Premium Domain Owners

$14 Billion in Singles’ Day Sales! China’s Growing E-Commerce Is Good News for Premium Domain Owners

Remember Black Friday? Between all the major brands who participate, combined they don’t do half of what one single company in China sells. You read that right. China’s online bargain hunters made this year’s Singles’ Day the best ever for the 40,000 retailers on Alibaba’s shopping platforms.  The 24 hour sales event organized by Alibaba […]

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