Domain auctions are a rush — and a great opportunity
Earlier this month, I was shopping around for some domain names, and I found out that BoulderSEO.net and BoulderSEO.org were available, and that BoulderSEO.com was expiring shortly and going up for auction. I had never backordered a domain before, but for $18.95, it was worth trying out. Continue reading “Buying Domains at Auction”
Might as well say “This is Yahoo calling…and we need your money.”
I just got an email from Yahoo! Domains (where I registered madeindenver.com) that says the following:
Important note: Beginning on July 1, 2008, Yahoo!’s annual domain renewal price increases to $34.95 per year.
Yahoo is going to charge $34.95 a year for domains, up from $9.95. This is unbelievable. I know they’re trying to bolster their bottom line so Microsoft and Icahn stay away, but is charging 351% more than before, and 500% markup the way to do it?
If you’re going to pay too much money for something, you might as well treat yourself to Starbucks and enjoy it.
Gettin’ Me Some Domains for Search Engine Optimization
Since Katz Web Design is going to be more active in Denver search engine optimization, I finally registered some domain names that I’ve been eyeing. Since domains are important for S.E.O. and KWD doesn’t have any SEO domain names, it was a ripe time to buy.
denverseocompany (.com and .net)
seodenver (.biz and .info)
Want to sell
There are also a few domains I’d like to sell, since I didn’t end up using them; I was the president of a chapter of Colorado Business Leads for a while, and I had planned to make a member directory website as an added benefit, but (no surprise) I was too busy.