Recent Domain News

It’s CyberMonday. How is your domain traffic?

Traffic to product related domains should swell today. Today is CyberMonday, a name coined by the National Retail Federation to promote online buying for the holiday season. The idea is that everyone is back at work after Thanksgiving and Black Friday, and that means they’ll do a lot of online shopping. In 2006 comScore measured $610 million in online commerce on CyberMonday.

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Google Makes $500m a Year on Typos (Slashdot)

holy_calamity writes “New Scientist reports on an analysis by Harvard researchers that suggests Google rakes in half a billion dollars annually from advertising that appears on typosquatting domains. They estimate that 60 per cent of typosquatting pages use Google ads, but the advertising giant declined to discuss whether it should be working with such pages.” Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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