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Archive for January, 2008

The surprising past of generic domain names


These days, generic domain names – based on ordinary nouns and verbs – can change hands for serious money. But in the web’s early days, most people hadn’t spotted the potential...

Social networks to get even bigger in 2008?


Just stumbed across an interesting piece from Robin Goad over at Hitwise about Facebook and other social networks. If you were in any doubt about whether Facebook has had an impact...

Logging in to the new 123-reg webmail


Last week we launched the new 123-reg webmail interface. (Blog readers got a sneak preview of it back in December.) It offers a number of improvements over the previous version;...

Is your name on the web?


I don’t generally read Canadian news sites on a regular basis, but I just picked up a story on about Canadians who are buying up personal domain names. One of...

Top 6… Tips for advertising on Facebook


Happy New Year to everyone. I thought I’d start the year with a quick post about the site that is sure to continue to dominate the internet news in 2008…...