Two veterans from the geodomain space, Former Associated Cities Executive Director Patrick Carleton and Chicago.com Chairman Josh Metnick, have formed a new company that plans to stage the 1st annual GEO.FUTR Geodomain & GeoTLD Investors and Operators Conference in the fall of next year.
Conference aims to help .city and .country operators hit the ground running. Two familiar faces in the geodomaining world have teamed up to create a new conference catering to GeoTLD and Geodomain owners. Patrick Carleton and Josh Metnick just announced the GEO.FUTR conference, which will occur sometime in Fall 2013.
I’m back from the first ever GeoPublishers.com Expo that was held in Chicago over the weekend. The event featured a dozen excellent sessions that sent attendees home with great tips and invaluable information that will help them strengthen their geodomain based businesses.
A new non-profit trade association & expo serving the geodomain industry – GeoPublishers.com – launched Thursday. The birth of the new organization begs the question – what happens now to Associated Cities – the original geodomain trade association and organizer of the annual GeoDomain Expo?
DN Journal Exclusive: Some of the biggest names in the geodomain world have joined forces to launch a new non-profit trade association at GeoPublishers.com. Fred Mercaldo, the Castello Brothers, Gordon Borrell & the owners of NewOrleans.com are among those leading the group & a new Expo that will debut next fall.
The new weekly domain sales report is out at DNJournal.com. I was away covering the GeoDomain Expo in New Orleans last week so you will be seeing double this week as we expand all of our charts from 20 to 40 positions. The biggest sale reported so far in 2010 tops the new chart, followed by the year’s #2 ccTLD sale.
Associated Cities, the organization that stages the GeoDomain Expo has become a non-profit trade association and members have elected new officers to lead the group. Fred Mercaldo of Scottsdale.com was chosen President and Jessica Bookstaff of PigeonForge.com becomes Secretary/Treasurer.
With the opening sessions at two major domain conferences, T.R.A.F.F.I.C. in Milan, Italy and the GeoDomain Expo in New Orleans, less than three weeks away the agendas are firming up for both events. Here is the latest on what you can look forward to from these events.
Today in the Lowdown at DNJournal.com: Geodomain giant Skip Hoagland has joined with a partner to purchase a .com city domain website that represents one of Florida’s most popular resort towns. Also, a huge new marketplace that sells only .CA domains (Canada’s country code) has opened for business.
Steve Morales has resumed his geodomain duties at SimplyGeo.com LLC after a U.S. Army mission abruptly took him away for seven months. While his absence disrupted activity at the company’s main sites, his service earned Morales a commendation from the Commanding General of the Quartermaster Corps.
Big news about the GeoDomain Expo. DN Journal reveals the dates and location for the 2010 show – choices that should give Associated Cities the biggest hit to date in their popular conference series
Today in DN Journal’s Lowdown: The popular CEO of Fabulous.com’s parent company, Dark Blue Sea, is stepping down…T.R.A.F.F.I.C. has released the preliminary agenda for this month’s conference in the Silicon Valley…and Friday is the last day to get the early bird discount for the GeoDomain Expo.
Today in DN Journal’s Lowdown: A Bido charity auction raises over $2,000 for an endangered animal shelter…Domain Madness introduced a promising new concept & banked over $136,000 in their live auction Tuesday…and the GeoDomain Expo releases a promising agenda for this month’s show in San Diego.
Disagreements among leaders at Associated Cities (operators of the GeoDomain Expo) broke into public view last week and put the status of the show in doubt. Today we learned that a key new agreement between the AC owners has finally put their issues to rest and charted a new path for the influential group.
Ari Bayme, is taking over as CEO at Movie Times, Inc., a company that owns a portfolio of several thousand movie related domain names and operates the popular entertainment portal MovieTimes.com.
The new weekly domain sales report is out at DNJournal.com. One of the largest three-word domain sales we’ve ever seen took the #1 spot on our Top 20 chart after changing hands for $260,000. Another six-figure blockbuster from the geodomain category passed the $150,000 mark.
When I returned home from the GeoDomain Expo my home computer refused to start. Needing a quick replacement but finding nothing but plastic junk in the big box stores I set about building my own. Here’s what’s under the hood now.