Our car dealer – slash – domain broker wants to make you an offer
Posted on Friday May 17, 2013
The growth that the domain industry has enjoyed in the past few years, is marred by the entrance of ‘parachuting’ professionals. Salesmen are becoming “domain brokers” overnight, with minimal training and no background in corporate or b2b relationships. The notorious ‘car salesman’ attitude is finding raw territory in domaining, where anyone can become a “domain [...]
Went to hell and effed myself on the same weekend!
Posted on Sunday May 12, 2013
When I’m told to “go f***” myself and “dude u go to hell” on the same weekend, I know I’m doing something right. Of course, none of these high school level insults were told in my face, but there is plenty of keyboard bravado from those that believe talk is cheap. The first one came [...]
Domainer time management: Take the weekend off?
Posted on Sunday April 28, 2013
The initial concept of having Sunday off from work, stems from religion. In the Jewish faith, the Sabbath serves the same purpose: taking off a day from one’s activities to worship god. Islam declares Friday as the day of rest. While I understand and respect the purpose of fully taking that corresponding day off, I [...]
Wipe your smart phone clean
Posted on Monday April 22, 2013
Interacting with one’s phone is a task that has turned from a simple 10-digit puncher, to a swipe, tap and pinch process that is repeated dozens of times daily. The old days of using a phone as a phonecall-only device are gone; the proliferation of ‘smart phones’ that can handle everything, functioning as music players, [...]
Keep the momentum: Charity works best with strangers
Posted on Thursday April 18, 2013
The act of giving to charity and strangers is strongly American. It’s not because Americans are rich, it’s because collectively they believe in sharing and giving to the needy. Donating one’s symbolic dollar, or more, goes a long way; it literally counts. Obviously, we tend to put our family and friends first and take care [...]