Today I had noticed that the H.J. Heinz Company is offering the two number premium domain name 57.com for sale.

Digging into whois history records, this isn’t “new” because sometime between April 29, 2014 and May 24, 2014 in whois records the terms “This Domain Is For Sale” were added for the Admin Name. But it was new to me now, so I wanted to share it.

Heinz 57 is a shortened form of the historical advertising slogan “57 Varieties” … Read the rest

NameJet.com has always displayed the amount of pre-order bids “Bidders” on PendingDelete domain names, which has been used by domain name investors as an easy tool to find domains they may have missed otherwise, so they can place a backorder on the domain.

Well, the easy part just got a bit harder. NameJet is no longer showing “bidders” below 4 (not an official number). So all pendingdelete domain names that have a minimum of 1-3 backorders will not show … Read the rest

So lets say your company / website has some wishful thinking..  use the acronym of your company name but as a domain name you do not own as the page title. Case in point, Quality Dairy, owners of the domain name QualityDairy.com not QD.com!

Ever do a search on Google for “QD.com”? I did for you:

qd-com

Out of nearly 500K results, Quality Dairy ranks #1 for a domain name they do not even own?

Well, here are some facts

  • QD.com
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TechCrunch just published a story that Microsoft will name its new browser to replace Internet Explorer, currently code named Project Spartan… “Edge” well, really, Microsoft Edge or Edge Browser as many will call it.

Most will simply call it “Edge”

I really thought Microsoft would secure the matching domain name to its new browser but they didn’t! Edge.com is owned by Edge Systems LLC according to whois records. The domain name has been registered since March 23, 1989.

The domain … Read the rest

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