Archive for April, 2009

What’s in a Numeric Domain? The Rise of Universal Numbers

Given the news that Chinese web publisher Shilehui.com paid € 56,000 for the domain name 90.com at Great Domains, a domain auction venue, we wanted to review numeric domain trends. A quick look at the top ranked sites in China reveals three numeric domains which rank among the country’s sites: 56.com, 126.com and 163.com are [...]


An Introduction to DNS

DNS (Domain Name System) always seems to be popping up when you want to create or modify a website. But if you’re not familiar with the concept, DNS can be a complicated issue to deal with. This article will explain the role of DNS on the web. Imagine you posted a letter with the address [...]


Get your pay per click advertising questions answered

In our first Q&A, we asked for your questions about search engine optimisation. And we answered a couple of the most interesting ones – on password protected content and Google PageRank. This time round, we’re bringing in a search engine advertising expert from Euston Digital to answer your questions on pay per click advertising. Pay [...]


Get tanned while you work?

Most of us mere mortals don’t have access to a sun bed at work. But given the alarmingly high rate of skin cancer cases in the UK, this is probably a good thing. In reality those of us seeking the artificial sun God are really living in the dark, ‘blister-fully’ ignorant of the harm that [...]