Godaddy has been accused of bidding against its own customers in their tdnam.com domain name auctions. Domain name auctions are a huge business, which generate millions of dollars for expired domains. The 3 large players in the expired domains business NameJet.com SnapNames.com Pool.com TDNAM is the GoDaddy acronym for The Domain Name AfterMarket, and does…
Fox news does a short story on the domain name aftermarket, and as usual offers marginal entertainment and little information. Not surprisingly this media company tells us that sex sells, specifically sex.com sold for 12 million dollars. See the video clip of 2 women talking about purchasing valuable domain names, wishing they got into this…
Godaddy has a video advertisement on their domain name aftermarket website that features a script from 1992.
While viewing the video ad, remember this is published in 2008.
Some of the Godaddy transcript
For business, the internet is key
Potential is enormous
Transactions happen in real time
The web is alive 24 hours a day 7 days a week
Personal expression has taken off to, thanks to blogging and social networks (ok this did happen in 2004)
Want to stay in touch with family & friends? The internet is perfect for that too.
Think of the internet as a place where people can come together to share news, photos even video clips! (wow even video!)
The internet is doing more than making us money and bring us closer together (really? im all ears)
Yes, this is true. Its amazing that companies don’t turn their servers off at 5pm when they close their offices.
With the advent of Graham Langdon’s MillionDollarWiki.com people are jumping on the wiki money making bandwagon. It seems like a safe bet with the original Million Dollar Wiki having an incredibly strong start. Graham has created a new online market using the free mediawiki code and I think its a great idea. Wikipedia.org is an…
I have compiled a list of services I use to help me acquire, manage and broker domain names. These are almost all free services that can help a webmaster purchase a desired domain name or get a name that is pending delete. If you’ve ever been frustrated that some other guy seems to get the…
Its like the horror movie the reanimator where a mad scientist wants to get even with the world and prove their ideas to a disinterested public. Richard Rosenblatt is MySpace founder who sold his web 2.0 empire to Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp for $580 million and immediately regretted it bigtime. His company Demand Media purchased…