Domain Name Extensions

Extensions are categories of Internet domain names. There are several of them to choose from, presented here in order of popularity: .com stands for commercial and is the most widely used extension in the world. Most businesses prefer a .com domain name because it reflects their business presence on the Internet. However, the .com extension, …

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A website is the virtual equivalent of a brick-and-mortar store. It can be as simple as a one-page site or a complex portal of products, services and affiliate links.

Cost of Entry It’s expensive to build or buy a shopping center. You can buy a domain name for as little as $1.99 these days. With hosting, some programming skills or a “merchant solution,” and a way to process payments, your Internet real estate can be up and running, ready for business, in very little …

In the Internet real estate business, a domain name is the equivalent of land. It’s the location upon which a business is built and where business is conducted.

Real Estate Versus Internet Real Estate: The Power of Leverage Physical real estate is a long-term, known investment. To purchase $100,000 of land, you might put up $20,000 and borrow the remaining $80,000. If the property doubles in value in a year, then it’s worth $200,000. Your $20,000 just made you approximate $100,000 not including …

Largest of Domain Name sales Domain Name Price (US)

Sex.com $13,000,000 Fund.com $9,999,950 Business.com $7,500,000* Israel.com $5,880,000 Casino.com $5,500,000 Slots.com $5,500,000 Toys.com $5,500,000 AsSeenOnTV.com $5,100,000 Korea.com $5,000,000 Property.com $5,000,000 *** Clothes.com $4,900,000 **** YP.com (a.k.a. Yellow Pages) $3,850,000 WorldWideWeb.com $3,500,000 Altavista.com $3,300,000 Answers.Travel $3,300,000 Vodka.com $3,000,000 Loans.com $3,000,000 Candy.com $3,000,000 Wine.com $2,750,000 CreditCards.com $2.750,000 Pizza.com $2,600,000 Tom.com $2,500,000 Money.co.uk $2,400,000 Coupons.com $2,200,000 Autos.com $2,200,000 …

The Business.com transaction helped create a market with thousands of active domain name investors who buy, sell and trade domain names on a daily basis.

The Race Is On It’s interesting to sit back and watch firms spend large sums annually on Internet advertising and buy Keywords to match their market needs – yet they fail to realize the business advantages of owning the domain name for the market they are targeting through advertising. I happen to own a few …

Timeline of Business.com From $0.00 to $345 Million

1992 – Business Systems International, a small British firm selling telephone and computer systems, obtains the Business.com domain name. There is no cost to BSI; domain names were free of charge before September of 1995. 1995 – Marc Ostrofsky buys the name for $150,000 from BSI. A record price at the time. The press wrote …

Think of traditional business models in nontraditional ways.

Spotting Nuggets of Gold: Understanding Markets Get Rich Click helps you understand the opportunities available to you on the Internet and identify new and ongoing, significant, recurring income streams. The key word here is “ongoing.” One time transactions typically don’t produce significant long-term revenue. If all you want to do is make a one time …

“Learn More . . . Earn More™”

– Marc Ostrofsky Success comes from a combination of knowing what’s going on in the market, knowing where the market is headed, planning to be in the right place, at the right time, arming yourself with the right products, having the right information and taking advantage of the opportunities. The Internet Is the Ultimate Business …

Shanghumugham turns art hub of capital

The theme of the exhibition, curated by noted art curator and critic Johny ML is based on ‘body’. Final works going on at Shanghumugham art gallary for exibition. Thiruvananthapuram: The first ever two-month long national exhibition of contemporary art org-anised jointly by the City Corporation and Shangh-umugham Art Museum will kick off in the state capital …

India’s ‘invisible’ home garment workers exploited by fashion brands

Representational image for clothes on display (Unsplash) By Anuradha Nagaraj Each night after her children finally go to sleep, Mehala Sekar spends hours at her home in south India, sewing, cutting and checking clothing given to her by a garment factory contractor. For each finished item, Sekar earns less than one Indian rupee ($0.0141), and …