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  • posted a comment on Arrived at NamesCon
    Hi! I attended 2 of your sessions at Namescon and was wondering where I can find the presentation decks.Thanks!
    3 weeks ago
  • mgilmour created a new blog post, Arrived at NamesCon
    After around 24 hours of traveling I've finally reached Vegas for NamesCon! If anyone is around then ping me on skype, facebook or here on whizzbangsblog. I'll be the guy trying to stay awake and get into the Pacific time zone. ...
    4 weeks ago
  • mgilmour created a new blog post, Heading Back From Vacation
    I'm sitting here at the airport in Queenstown, New Zealand after a great weeks vacation in a magnificent part of the world. Almost as a parting gesture I couldn't help noticing that one of the the networks available at the airport was c ...
    1 month ago
  • posted a comment on My Predictions For 2016
    I have been relatively new to the domain market. I strongly believe keywords and valuable English names will hold their value. My concern is about the bubble. The number bubble. I am wanting to see where this will end. What would happen to their end
    1 month ago
  • mgilmour updated blog entry My Predictions For 2016
    At the end of each year I like to reflect on the past twelve months and then try to make some predictions for the coming year. In a nutshell, I believe that 2016 will see an incredible amount of change in the domain industry. Here’s a f ...
    1 month ago
  • mgilmour created a new blog post, Being Grateful At Christmas Time
    I love Christmas! It’s a time where my family comes together and we celebrate with great amounts of joy, laughter and of course, food. It’s a wonderful season that is full of love. A couple of weeks later we throw a ...
    2 months ago
  • I think that they really do care but have run into the Christmas rush.....
    2 months ago
  • Well, this is a sign of the "New" Escrow.com. No reply in several days. Nobody cares.
    2 months ago
  • As an eleven-year-old, I’ll never forget seeing Star Wars (A New Hope) for the very first time. The path of the huge Imperial Star Destroyer simultaneously blazed its way across the screen and my mind. As a young kid I desperately wante ...
    2 months ago
  • Jackson, you said that it's "absolutely the same team" Isn't it true though that Freelancer has let two people go and at least another two have resigned? That's a large percentage of such a small team.
    2 months ago
  • It was a privilege to interview Jackson Elsegood, who is now the general manager of Escrow.com. During our time together Jackson shares a few things about himself and some of the exciting things being developed f ...
    2 months ago
  • mgilmour created a new blog post, Busy With Domain Opportunities!
    One of the biggest problems for many of us in the domain industry is there is way too many opportunities and sadly, not enough time. One of the great things about domain names is they’re so incredibly flexible with all of the different ...
    2 months ago
  • I get asked, “Michael, how can I grow my business?” a lot. More often than not my reply often starts by saying, “You’re not going to like what I have to say….” I’ve been in business for nearly 35 years and some thing ...
    2 months ago
  • ParkLogic has a client that is doing a little house cleaning on their domain portfolio and is placing eighty-six three and four character COM/NET/ORG domains for sale. The domains have been priced to sell. ...
    2 months ago
  • mgilmour created a new blog post, How to Grow Your Domain Business
    I get asked, “Michael, how can I grow my business?” a lot. More often than not my reply often starts by saying, “You’re not going to like what I have to say….” I’ve been in business for nearly 35 years and some thing ...
    2 months ago
  • There’s nothing like a funeral to remind you about your own mortality and what’s really important in life. At 2pm today I will showing my support for a lady that lived her life, not for herself, but for others. She was an amazing person ...
    2 months ago
  • LOL! I think I'll have to look into that!
    2 months ago
  • I personally try and go with extensions that make sense. Despite their numbers (sold or otherwise) I really don't understand .xyz but I do understand club. Until traffic numbers start coming through we really won't get a true indication of whether .x
    2 months ago
  • That's true.....what's interesting is the data can be cut in so many ways. I think that there's going to have to be quite a number of blogs on this topic coming up! LOL!
    2 months ago
  • Your form does not accept nTLD email addresses
    2 months ago
  • Good statistic inside. But if you look into to numbers you will find out that .xyz made over 400k registrations of the increase while .club only syrocketed by 150k (which is quite imppressive).
    2 months ago
  • I was of the opinion that dot online would thrive but till date I am yet to hear of a single mention of its sale. Could it be that the owners don't care or they don't know what they are doing? Dot XYZ is already picking up. Do you have any idea pleas
    2 months ago
  • Sadly I don't have that information as it's privy to the domain owners. I have seen some new gTLD domains that are with ParkLogic generating traffic though....but they are few and far between. Give it a bit more time. :-)
    2 months ago
  • What a great analysis of the nGTLD situation. Thanks Michael. You stated that 77% of the Domains are parked. Do you have any insight about the monetization of this parking. Do they get Traffic, or are they just sitting there ? Same for NNN Domains.
    2 months ago
  • With the crossing over the 10 million mark for the total number of new gTLDs registered I thought that it would be worthwhile conducting an analysis of what is happening in this new market. As is typical of any new market, quite a numbe ...
    2 months ago
  • I'm like a crack addict but for domains but end up burning most of money but cannot help buying them, i get caught up in auction wars and up overpaying...Seriously i need help.Maybe somebody should start domainers anonymous ?
    2 months ago
  • So many business owners have an incredible desire for profit but so few actually understand why it’s so important or how to attain it. So I’m going to first ask a really dumb question, “So why is profit so important?” ...
    2 months ago
  • I’ve had my cat, Pepper, for around 13 years now and to say that she’s a part of the family is actually not quite true. For a start, the previous statement is completely incorrect. Pepper has decided to grace our family with her presenc ...
    2 months ago
  • In a previous article (click here) I wrote about some of the challenges that I believed that the publicly ...
    3 months ago
  • These do and will happen if “good” people of any faith dont act in unity.For me "Bush" was a sick evangelist that arranged or let it be arranged the 9-11, 50 years ago Hitler was a "sick" christian killing people from his religion. Atheist "sick" dic
    3 months ago
  • Well said, Michael...The profound truths are not complicated. Living the simple truths often are. Your magpie family has it right: find a patch, find a mate, found a family, raise and teach your young...Rinse & repeat. Beautiful.We 'intelligent' huma
    3 months ago
  • Each morning Roselyn and I wake up to the beautiful sounds of a family of magpies warbling their very unique song in our garden. The mother and father hunt out worms for the juvenile that tags along behind them constantly needing to be ...
    3 months ago
  • When I was a young (showing my age now), our Television only had 13 channels on the dial. Then cable came out and the elders asked, "Why do you need that many channels?........To put a parallel on this consider .com as the best of the original 13 cha
    3 months ago
  • Michael,Thank you. I'm looking for founders to get involved in this project.Thanks for letting me post.
    3 months ago
  • Congrats! I'll have to check it out.
    3 months ago

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Arrived at NamesCon
After around 24 hours of traveling I've finally reached Vegas for NamesCon! If anyone is around then ping me on skype, facebook or here on whizzbangsblog. I'll be the guy trying to stay awake and g...
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Heading Back From Vacation
I'm sitting here at the airport in Queenstown, New Zealand after a great weeks vacation in a magnificent part of the world. Almost as a parting gesture I couldn't help noticing that one of the the ...
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My Predictions For 2016
At the end of each year I like to reflect on the past twelve months and then try to make some predictions for the coming year. In a nutshell, I believe that 2016 will see an incredible amount of ch...
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Being Grateful At Christmas Time
I love Christmas! It’s a time where my family comes together and we celebrate with great amounts of joy, laughter and of course, food. It’s a wonderful season that is full of love. A couple of ...
Continue Reading...
Saturday Musings – How has Star Wars Impacted Your Life?
As an eleven-year-old, I’ll never forget seeing Star Wars (A New Hope) for the very first time. The path of the huge Imperial Star Destroyer simultaneously blazed its way across the screen and my m...
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Interview with Jackson Elsegood from Escrow.com
It was a privilege to interview Jackson Elsegood, who is now the general manager of Escrow.com. During our time together Jackson shares a few things about himself and some of the exciting things be...
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Busy With Domain Opportunities!
One of the biggest problems for many of us in the domain industry is there is way too many opportunities and sadly, not enough time. One of the great things about domain names is they’re so incredi...
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Domains For Sale - 3 and 4 character com/net/org
ParkLogic has a client that is doing a little house cleaning on their domain portfolio and is placing eighty-six three and four character COM/NET/ORG domains for sale. The domains have been priced ...
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How to Grow Your Domain Business
I get asked, “Michael, how can I grow my business?” a lot. More often than not my reply often starts by saying, “You’re not going to like what I have to say….” I’ve been in business for nearly ...
Continue Reading...
Saturday Musings - What Will You Be Remembered For?
There’s nothing like a funeral to remind you about your own mortality and what’s really important in life. At 2pm today I will showing my support for a lady that lived her life, not for herself, bu...
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