DomainFest 2010 - What a fest!

DomainFest is not only one of our industry's spotlight events, but it is also one of my personal favorites that I always look forward to attending. I just returned home from another amazing DomainFest conference at the Fairmont in Santa Monica, California.  A huge congratulations goes out to our good friends at Oversee.net for hosting another fantastic event.


Domain Backorder Alerts

Never Miss an Opportunity - Be Notified with Domain Backorder Alerts!

Since the release of HEXONET's Backorder Service on January 5th, 2010, not only have we received a deluge of backorders, but we have also received excellent feedback. Thank you for your responses. HEXONET is listening!

More TLDs

Resellers are happy that they can simply and cost effectively backorder .COM, .NET, ORG, .BIZ, .INFO, .MOBI, .DE, .SE & .US domains. But you want more! Yes more domains are coming soon. Stay tuned!


Being Better than Lowest Price

Over my lifetime I have certainly wasted my fair share of money. From buying a HD DVD player (no longer supported) to cheaping out on a no-name car charger that nearly destroyed my iphone, the folly of chasing a good price often leads to a serious case of buyers remorse. That is because lowest price more often than not doesn't equate to value, but in fact, typically equates to little or no value.


dot ASIA - What's Next?

The continent of Asia and the nation of China in particular has been an area of high interest for me this past decade. Asia and specifically China is obviously a massive opportunity and clearly the domain market of the future. Though many impediments and hurdles exist to entering the Asian market, those with the right timing and execution of entry are poised to win big. I myself have almost taken the plunge several times, especially right after the hugely successful launch of .CN.


Knowing Thy Enemy, Knowing Thy Friend

Throughout history, from Rome to Lehman Brothers, countless examples lay as testaments to the destructive power of uncontrolled expansion.  And even though historians, as well as, executives have studied the hows and whys of such cases, it seems the lessons to be learnt are often overshadowed by the allure of power, profit and growth.

As ICANN is on the precipice of opening the floodgates on new gTLDs, I will be writing a series of short personal business cases, which I believe should be considered in the vetting process.

Lesson 1: Who is Friend and Who is Foe:


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