Archive for December, 2008

Review of 2008 part 2: domaining, new extensions and Barack Obama

Last week I posted the first half of our 2008 review, pointing out some of the best posts and stories we had on the blog in the first six months of this year. And now, here’s what happened in the second half of 2008. July Angelina Jolie gave birth to twins and registered domains containing [...]

What is domain parking?

Our recent piece about domaining attracted quite a bit of interest, so we thought we’d try to demystify a couple of related areas too. We’ve decided to start with domain parking. This is, basically, a way to make money from domain names. If you’ve spent much time registering domains, or reading about the industries that [...]

Review of 2008 part 1: domains, Darwins and dotcom scams

The end of 2008 is coming up fast. So in common with virtually every other newspaper, magazine, website and blog out there, here’s our own take on the year. We’ve included some of the biggest stories and best posts we’ve produced over the last 12 months. The Long Tail and an expensive domain In January, [...]

Recession? What recession?

We’ve just entered the busiest time of the year for online retailers. According to various sources, the 3rd, 10th and 26th December were particularly busy days last year, and this year we’ve already smashed the record for busiest internet shopping day ever, clocking up 4.6 million online transactions on Monday. Recession resistant Ecommerce has been [...]

Top 6…questions to ask an SEO consultant/ agency

Following on from a previous post Questions to ask a web designer before you use them, I thought I would expand the idea to another area a lot of website owners consider outsourcing, SEO (Search Engine Optimisation ). This list is by no means exhaustive but it should hopefully point you in the right direction if you [...]