New gTLD Domain Name Forum Launched

Bill Hartzer

A New gTLD Domain Name forum has recently launched. As you may know by now if you haven’t been following my blog, I’m a big fan of the new gTLD domain names, and especially the keyword-rich opportunities they provide. Domain Names

Yahoo!’s Domain Name Auction

Small Business Mavericks

listed more than 100 domain names for auction at Sedo. They made the announcement on their Tumblr blog yesterday. was in the domain name business. Some of these domain names are actually pretty valuable and whoever ends up with them will have great keyword-based domain names that should do well in the search engines for years to come. For instance, what do you think of these names? Starting today at noon EST, Yahoo!

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Does It Really Matter What Domain Name You Choose?


If so, you’ll want to be extremely careful about the domain name that you choose for your new official company website. The wrong domain name is one that could haunt you for years to come. On the other hand, the right domain name can help you get a healthy start and advantage over your competitors. When it comes time to check available domain names , keep this in mind: In the world of the internet, perception can very quickly become reality.

Google To Make Not Provided Keywords Exclusively Available to.Google Domain Names

Bill Hartzer

According to an unnamed Google source, this is one of the marketing tactics that Google is using to encourage website owners to move their websites from a.COM,NET, or.Org TLD to the new.Google Generic Top Level Domain (gTLD). Domain Names

5 Great Tools For Finding A Domain Name

Jason Yormark

I’ve always been quite entrepreneurial in nature and constantly am thinking about new ideas for websites, blogs or businesses. Needless to say that often has me frequently looking for good names to inspire me enough to go through with those ideas.

dot coma – Are Domain Names Even Relevant Now?

Convince & Convert

I have been in digital marketing a long time. When I started, domain names were free , because why would anyone pay money for something of no consequence? Domain names ending were reserved for telcos and Internet providers (like us) exclusively.

217: 4 Things to Consider When Choosing a Domain Name


4 Things to Consider When Choosing a Domain Name for Your Blog. This episode is perfect for anyone who’s preparing and planning their first blog, as well as those thinking about starting a second blog. Today I’m talking about what to consider when naming your blog and choosing a domain name for it. I’ll share four things to consider when choosing a domain name. Domain names have an impact on SEO.).

Why’d You Choose That Domain Name?


It all dates back to the mid 1970s, when a man name Albert Bandura, the guy behind Social Cognitive Theory , examined how we seek to replicate success we see in our surroundings and in media, often at all costs. Now I’ve got my first domain and I have no idea how to use it.”

The Domain Name Game With Bill Sweetman - This Week's Six Pixels of Separation Podcast

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A strong brand and corporate name is critical to demonstrating your uniqueness in the marketplace. Many people believe that all of the good names are already taken. The problem, of course, is that even if you can secure a strong and original brand identity, getting the right domain name can be costly, time consuming and extremely frustrating. Thankfully, there are smart people like Bill Sweetman who love the domain game. His company is called, Name Ninja.

Verified Domains Provides Comprehensive Background Checks for Domains

Bill Hartzer

This week, I’ve launched our new service called Verified Domains. Verified Domains is the first-ever service on the internet that provides comprehensive background checks for domain names. Domain Names

5 Online Marketing Terms You Should Know

Small Business Mavericks

When it comes to Internet marketing, one of the most important things to learn right off the bat is the terminology. That said, here are five Internet marketing terms every small business owner should know: Domain Name – I still talk to people who don’t have a clue about what a domain name is. If you look in your Web browser, at the top of the browser where the website address is, that’s the domain name.


Social Media with Romona

Read to stay up-to-date on the best practices of social media marketing, email marketing, online marketing, affiliate marketing, and personal branding. During my most recent “Blog Writing for Business” class, the conversation came up regarding how to select a web designer and what I suggest you… Read more.

Class 40 Caught Hijacking Non-Existent Subdomains

Bill Hartzer has been caught hijacking non-existent subdomains in an effort to send the traffic to domain parking pages–where they make money from the clicks. So, Jonathan explains that he moved his domain names over to while still showing the domain name.

The TLD Race Has Begun

Small Business Mavericks

Two days ago I wrote that large corporations will soon have an opportunity to purchase a top level domain extension for $185,000. It seems that ICANNs blog and application for TLDs is a bit clearer on this topic than the original source of my information. Specifically, I’d like to quote the ICANN blog: In addition to familiar TLDs such,org,, Internet users could potentially see new domain name extensions made of almost any word, in any language.

Would An Online Presence Save Your Business?

Small Business Mavericks

That’s a domain name, hosting, a decent web site and blog thrown in. Small Business Internet Marketing domain names Internet advisers online presenceThere’s been a rather large contraction of the retail sector around the country, in fact, around the world. At the same time, there has been a huge explosion in online buying by consumers.

How to get a Free Domain for your Blog like a pro?

OnlineRockersHub Marketing Blog

In the world of online property and Internet marketing, domain names and the abilities that come with them have become quite the commodity. Your domain is your company’s face to the cyberspace community. Free Domain Registration Methods to Avoid.

Super Secret Marketing Tip for My Facebook Followers

Bill Hartzer

Today, I decided that I would share a really super duper online marketing tip on my Facebook page. This tip has to do with domain names, but not just any domain names. personal blog

560 Resources for Blogging, Online Marketing, and Starting a Business


As 2011 comes to an end, I thought I would share my 10 favorite list posts for anyone ready to learn more about analytics, conversions, email marketing, engagement, link building, keyword research, social media, starting their own business, usability testing, and WordPress.

25+ Phenomenal Resources to Help You Market Your Blog Better

Writtent Blog

If you truly want to become a successful blogger, you need to nail the marketing part, and not just the content. Go through these 25+ resources that teach you how to market your blog better and the next thing you know you’ll be commanding a six-figure monthly audience. They blog.

Guest Blogging is Not Dead

Bill Hartzer

No, guest blogging is not dead. In fact, it’s alive and well, and it’s a great marketing tactic to open up your business and personal brand to opportunities and audiences that you normally would not have a chance to reach. Choose a blog where you are going to get traffic.

How Often Should You Write a Blog Post?

Bill Hartzer

Working with clients’ online marketing plans, SEO, and their websites, I often recommend during an SEO audit that a website should have a blog. A blog is a good way to regular add content on your website and start engaging with your website visitors.

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog


One question we hear quite a bit is how to start a blog. There are quite a few things to consider when going down the path of starting a blog. software, blogging site, etc.). The following are resources for starting your own blog using a WordPress installation.

Choosing a blogging service: Blogger, Tumblr or Wordpress


In this blog post I will quickly go through some of the most popular blogging services. I will go through to most widely used blogging services. Blogger Blogger is Google’s blogging platform and one of the most widely used free blogging services.

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4 Blogging Strategies That Really Work

Small Business Mavericks

When it comes to blogging, there is no one-size-fits-all strategy. With that in mind, here are 4 viable blog strategies that work. SEO Blogging – With SEO blogging, the idea is to produce content that gains search engine traction. This type of blogging has a bad name in some circles. They call it splogging (spam blogging), but it works. Social Blogging – If SEO blogging is a low-level form of blogging, social blogging is a step up.

Tools That Inspire Blog Posts –

Jason Yormark

Every once in awhile I stumble across a tool or service that I just have to blog about. Related posts: 9 Great Social Media, Digital Marketing & Productivity Tools. 5 Great Tools For Finding A Domain Name. This time around it is’s premise is dead simple, upload a document, sign it, send it.

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Fetching Friday – 21 Marketing Links


This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, SEO, and social media on I would like to make Kikolani your favorite place to go for blogging advice! Blogging / Content.

Income Blogging Guide Course Review


The Blogging Income Guide Course is by someone who I have been following for awhile now, and is well know by several people that I fully trust. Who is Behind the Income Blogging Course. Joel Williams is the author of Blog Tech Guy , which covers blogging and WordPress.

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5-Step Process For Finding Your Perfect Content Marketing Partners

Convince & Convert

Are you pulling your hair out trying to market your content on your own? Whoa now… I didn’t mean you should give up on marketing your business online. What is a content marketing partner? Search for these keywords using Google’s Blog Search.

7 Deadly Blog Writing Sins

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Marketing > 7 Deadly Blog Writing Sins 7 Deadly Blog Writing Sins by Tamar Weinberg on July 15, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Frank Lee.

Ahrefs Review: How to Use Ahrefs to Analyze Your Blog

Razor Social

When was the last time you analyzed the inbound links pointing to your blog? If your backlink profile looks unnatural Google will penalize your blog which in turn harms your search engine ranking. New and lost backlink alerts can be very useful for new blog posts or for your website.

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How to Find Content for Your Blog

Bill Hartzer

I was just looking at the WordPress dashboard for my blog and noticed that I have written 587 blog posts (this is the 588th blog post to be exact) and 31 pages of content (well, that’s 31 articles that I have posted here on my blog). – domain names.

Why My Blog is a Hog and Tips for YOU


Bloggity, blog, blog. Is a blog is a hog! And the first lesson is a blog is a must. For me, you, and many companies, a website with a blogging presence gives added value. Kathryn Aragon , a content marketing expert, calls it my sandbox and I think she has a point.

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70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog


One question I get asked often is how to start a blog. While there are many platforms to choose from, I always suggest that if your purpose for blogging is anything related to branding, business, or making money online, then you want to go with WordPress on your own domain.

The Pros and Cons a Home Based Blogging Business


Making money blogging as a business venture is a great example of a way to do this. The Blogging Business. Going back to the ‘ blogging for business ‘ option that was mentioned previously – all you really need to get started is a computer and access to the Internet.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

2010 by far was the biggest year yet in the Internet Marketing realm. Here’s how I do it : I read and review hundreds — thousands — of articles yearly, on all Internet Marketing topics from SEO to social media to general entrepreneurship (new for 2010!), Blogging.

5 Tips for Making a Consistent Social Media Marketing Effort


to market themselves even more. 2: Get vanity URLs Start by scooping up vanity URLs on sites like Facebook and Twitter and buy your domain name. Furthermore, it is also a vital step that your name is memorable and representative of your company.

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5 Things To Completely Revamp And Improve Your Digital Marketing


However, you have to keep changing and improving your digital marketing strategies because this will only be for your good. You don’t want to keep sticking to the old marketing strategies because with time they would become stale like old food. Improve Your Email Marketing.

Black Friday Blogging Deals – Believe the Hype!


The post Black Friday Blogging Deals – Believe the Hype! Right now is a great time to minimize the costs of your blogging by taking advantage of the incredible bargains available on the essential services you require to run your blog.

Six Steps To Having A Successful Business Website

The Realtime Report

If you have a business, you may be thinking of having your own website to help market your products and services. Choose A Name. For your website’s domain name, you may want to register one that’s as close as possible to your trading name.

How Long Should Your Blog Post Be?


The post How Long Should Your Blog Post Be? When I started blogging in 2008, there was a (roughly) agreed-on standard for blog posts: you should post around 500 words every weekday. Around the end of 2013, long-form content became much more popular in the blogging world.

Fetching Friday – 20 Marketing Links & Sad Cat Diary


This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, SEO, and social media on Blogging / Content. Enjoy your blogging! Content marketing metrics is about measuring the results.

Marketing Lessons From The Toxic Avenger With Jeffrey Sass - This Week's Six Pixels Of Separation Podcast

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It started back when I was speaking at an event in South Florida and stumbled into a domain name convention and auction. I watched the domain go for a ridiculous amount of money. Jeffrey Sass didn't but that domain, but he's been a part of that scene for a long time. Currently, he's the CMO for.CLUB - now a global brand, and one of the top and most used new domain extensions. What I did not know is his history is helping to market B movies.

Search Engine Marketing Tool Review: SEM Rush

Bill Hartzer

Many internet marketers are familiar with the SEOQuake plugin for Firefox which helps you find out the demographics of various keywords, and domains. Search Engine Marketing