When the ‘Domain King’ Speaks Domainers Listen… What about the Rest of the World? Wake Up!

Legendary domain investor, Rick Schwartz aka the “Domain King”, reveals online success secrets. A must read for anyone doing business online. Learn how to change your business on the Internet by applying the domaining secrets you are about to discover… Read here about the Domain King’s Secret Weapon! Click Here!

Greatest Domain Show on Earth

New York, NY– T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Domainer Conference & Expo kicks off September 23rd in New York City. Premium domain names will be auctioned off during live auctions. (TargetedTraffic.com)

MadisonAve.com is featured in one of the TRAFFIC NYC 2008 live auctions with a low reserve of only $10,000 (Aftermarket.com)

Since the 1920s, the street’s name- Madison Ave, has been synonymous with the American advertising industry.

When will Madison Avenue (Mad Men) understand the inherent value of high quality generic domain names and the potential rewards that category defining domain names bring to the table for their clients?
(Photo of Madison Ave from Wikipedia.com)

TRAFFIC West 2008 Las Vegas Keynotes Flowers.com CEO- Jim McCann

Las Vegas, Nevada– The TRAFFIC West 2008 Las Vegas (2/18/08-2/20/08) released the inventory of domain name assets to be auctioned off by Moniker.

Flowers.com & vanity 1-800-Flowers telephone number CEO, Jim McCann, will be a keynote speaker at the Domain King- Rick Schwartz’s domainer conference.

For more info: TargetedTraffic.com

Linked Press-Release Source: InterestAlerts.com

S. Granville-Smith, InsideDomaining.com

ID’s Top 10 Inspirational Domain Journal Cover Stories

Inside Domaining (ID), an avid reader of Ron Jackson’s DN Journal since Dec. 2005, began doing market research to learn the domain business after reading Paul Sloan’s 12/05 domain industry article in Business 2.0 Magazine. After many long nights researching, I discovered Ron Jackson’s archived Domain Journal cover stories as the most inspiring. With permission from DNJournal.com , ID has put together a list of DN Journal’s Top 10 Inspirational Domain Success Stories out of 62 DN Journal cover stories since March 8, 2003. Each and every Domain Journal cover story should all be read repeatedly! Make Ron Jackson’s DN Journal archived cover stories a must read- Your 2008 Domain Research New Year’s Resolution: Read all 62 dn articles! Here are some great domainer articles you can start with…

1. Frank Schilling (12/07)
2. Rick Schwartz/T.R.A.F.F.I.C. (3/04,5/05,7/05,3/06/,6/06,11/06,12/06,4/07,8/07)
3. Michael Mann (9/03, 10/07)
4. Chris Chena (8/05)
5. Castello Brothers (12/06)

6. Sahar Sarid (6/07)
7. Monte Cahn ( 12/03)
8. Ari Goldberger (7/06)
9. Elequa (4/03,4/04)
10. Matias de Tezanos(1/06)
11. Leland Hardy (12/07)

DNJournal.com’s 62 Cover Story Articles from 3/03 to 12/07:

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S. Granville-Smith, InsideDomaining.com

Domains into Dreams

The Hollywood movie Bugsy was based on a true story.
American gangster Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel (Warren Beatty) takes a trip to Las Vegas and has vision of building a casino in the desert.

Bugsy’s Las Vegas casino dream was pursued and a $6 million dollar investment generated over $100 billion dollars.

Domain development dreams come true as well.

1999: Business.com sold for $7.5 million

2007: Business.com re-sold for $345 million (re-developed site)

What’s the inherent value of WallStreet.com?

“Domain name success proves to be the modern American dream”- Inside Domaining

(See 2003 linked domain article from CNN.com)

S. Granville-Smith, InsideDomaining.com

T.R.A.F.F.I.C. :: Russian Standard Vodka and Forbes Win 2007 Domain Name and Internet Traffic Industry Awards

Rick Schwartz Press Release for TargetedTraffic.com reads:

In Russia and abroad, Russian Standard Vodka sells more than 1.3 million cases of vodka per year. The company is part of Russian Standard Group, a multi-faceted conglomerate of leading businesses in premium vodka, spirits distribution, banking and insurance that form the premiere consumer brand in Russia. “Domainers chose Russian Standard Vodka because they are pleased to see a retail company figure out the power of owning a generic domain that is also a category,” says Rick Schwartz, cofounder of T.R.A.F.F.I.C. and WADND. “Russian Standard Vodka is now the vodka king the world over. They have positioned their company to not only be the leader in vodka, but to take advantage of the tens of thousands of visitors that will be delivered to their door step in the form of type in traffic, forever. Steve Forbes was selected because he is an expert on investments and finance who understands the value of domains and Direct Navigation and embraced the Internet early on while others were a bit late to the game. The reward is 15 million monthly visitors who go to forbes.com.”- Rick Schwartz PRNewsWire.com

Forbes.com :15 million monthly visitors
Vodka.com (Creating a Vodka Community) Domain Sold for $3 million back in 2006
S. Granville-Smith, InsideDomaining.com

Steve Forbes Keynote Speaker at Domainer Conference- TRAFFIC East Miami 2007

Miami, FL– Steve Forbes, Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Magazine, is the headliner as a keynote speaker at this week’s TRAFFIC East Miami 2007 Domainer Conference & Expo. Domaining pioneer Rick Schwartz and Howard Neu, co-founders of TRAFFIC DomainConference & Expo are hosting their third 2007 domain conference. Rick owns Property.com, Candy.com & Widgets.com, just to name a few generic domain gems, in his substantial domain name portfolio.

S. Granville-Smith, InsideDomaining.com

Steve Forbes to Keynote Domain Name and Internet Traffic Industry’s Preeminent Event T.R.A.F.F.I.C. East 2007 in October

S. Granville-Smith, InsideDomaining.com

$4 BIL IN ‘SITE’ FOR WEB NAMES | AP | New York News | New York City News | NY News

$4 BIL IN ‘SITE’ FOR WEB NAMES AP New York News New York City News NY News
New York, NY– T.R.A.F.F.I.C Domain & Expo Conference co-founders Rick Schwartz, a domaining pioneer, and Howard Neu accomplished their goal of promoting the domain industry in the Big Apple to big media with the success of TRAFFIC NYC 2007 & Moniker’s record breaking live domain name auction at the conference last month.

The following big media news publications featured the AP news of the domaining success story of TRAFFIC NYC 2007 and the emerging growth of the domain space from $2 Billion towards $4 Billion…

  • New York Times
  • The New York Post
  • Newsday (New York)
  • Forbes
  • CNN Money
  • MSN Money
  • L.A. Times
  • San Francisco Chronicle
  • Chicago Tribune
  • San Jose Mercury News
  • Yahoo!
  • Yahoo! India
  • Wahington Post
  • Time Magazine
  • Times Asia
  • China Daily
  • China Economic Net
  • Sydney Morning Herald

The domain name industry is alive and kicking in mainstream media after flying under the radar since the beginning of the commercial web until Paul Sloan’s domaining article in Business 2.0 Magazine in 2005. The future is nothing but blue sky for domain investors and domain developers.

Linked article: NYPost.com



Photo by Rafe B.

S. Granville-Smith, InsideDomaining.com

The Most Expensive Web Addresses – Forbes.com

New York, NY– Domaining receives big media press from Manhattan-based Forbes Magazine. The Top 5 most expensive 7-Figure domain name closed transactions of all time have finally been reported in Forbes Magazine after all this time. To name a few of the most expensive domains, here are the domain name winners that hit the jackpot and all sold in the area of $7 million… here’s the Triple-7:

Business.com: $7,500,000
Diamond.com: $7,500,000
Beer.com: $7,000,000

Source: http://Forbes.com/

Rick Schwartz, co-founder of T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Domain Conference & Expo, has announced that Steve Forbes will be a keynote speaker at the upcoming T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Florida 2007 domaining trade show in October. Please visit:

S. Granville-Smith, InsideDomaining.com