Monthly Archives: November 2013

There’s a domain you want to use but someone else has it? It may be cheaper than you think!


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You have an idea for a website or business and know what domain you want so you try to register it but you notice someone else has it.  Typically, the first thought is “what a cyber-squatter” or “great, now they’re going to want millions of dollars for it”.  Sadly, though, in most cases neither is true.  Unless you have a trademark, had it longer than the domain, and the domain infringes on your trademark then you might be dealing with a squatter (but also possible they do not know about your trademark).  For example, if I owned Adobe.com and used to as an informational site about building houses with mud, Adobe (software) could not go after me for the name (as long as I had no computer related ads etc, too).  As for being greedy, domain prices are like a pyramid.  The higher you go in price, the fewer domains sell at that price. Continue reading

Calling out all geeks and nerds!

With the mess that our country is in today, and has been for a while, it is clear that politicians, bankers, businessmen, and the elite are not doing the best job possible.  So who to turn to?  Well, in the business world when something goes wrong the entire company turns to one group of people to take care of it – their technicians (IT people, etc.). Continue reading