English site is up for the 2017 Global Domain Industry Summit slated for 7-9 July in Xiamen, China

Shell out $50,000 or more and you get a “High Class” stand.  Anything less and you get an “Ordinary” stand.

2017 Global Domain Industry Summit slated for 7-9 July in Xiamen, China

Xiamen is a lovely metropolis with fabulous outdoor markets and attractions. It’s known as China’s “domain island” where several domain name registrars and domain investors are located.

39 days on the road

Back home in Austin after 39 days, 7 countries/territories, 13 flights, 7 hotels, 2 rental cars, countless meetings, Ubers and taxis—and 1 carry on for the whole shootin’ match

VIDEO + PHOTOS: 2nd China Domain Name Development Conference

As at any domain name conference, one of the best benefits of attending is the opportunity to network! There was no shortage of opportunities to do so in Beijing.

Top Baidu Searches Reveal High-Quality, Available Chinese Domain Registration Options

So what sort of strategies do domain investors apply when forecasting the domain market in China or otherwise?

DomainSherpas, IDN Email Developments + Investing in Chinese IDNs

I always get a charge out of listening to the Domain Sherpas. This week’s show was no exception. I take stock in the unique perspectives on domain industry news and trends provided by the guest “Sherpas,” even if I don’t always agree. At about 54 minutes into the video there is welcome discussion about recent andContinue reading “DomainSherpas, IDN Email Developments + Investing in Chinese IDNs”

“Today, the internet changed for the better for around half of Earth’s internet users.”

“Non-English “IDN” email addresses are finally working!” This is big news. Get educated via a blog post from one of my clients, TLD Registry, operator of the Dot Chinese Online (.在线) and Dot Chinese Website (.中文网) new top level domains.