Domain marketplaces should include these search functions  Domain Name Wire

These search parameters and features would improve domain discoverability. Graphic with the words Domain Search above a search box. A couple of ...


C'mon domain marketplaces, let's make search better  Domain Name Wire

Another good search tool is gone, and I hope the domain marketplaces fill the void. Graphic with the words Domain Search above a search box. I've commented ...


Google: Both Old Or New Domains Do Not Benefit You In Google  Search Engine Roundtable

Google's John Mueller had to come on Twitter and once again dispel the myth that the age of a domain name does not matter in terms of Google's ranking ...


How to Effectively Perform Keyword Research for Ecommerce  Search Engine Journal

Keyword research is the foundation of every SEO strategy, especially when it comes to onsite SEO. Done well, it provides direction for what type of *content* you ...


18 end user domain sales up to $55000  Domain Name Wire

Co has a strong week and an end-user buys a three-letter .com domain. Picture of a robot at a tradeshow with a virtual remote operator. Attend a real tradeshow ...


GrubHub is buying up thousands of restaurant web addresses. That means Mom and Pop can’t own their slice of the internet  The New Food Economy

It also appears to publish shadow pages without owners' consent—sometimes in direct competition with real websites.


Domain overseer lifts all price caps on .Org domain names  Domain Name Wire

ICANN ignores community input and agrees to lift price restrictions on .org domains. Circular shapes with .org in them and mouse pointers. Green, blue and pink.


Searchmetrics: Google’s diversity update did impact search results  Search Engine Land

Searchmetrics published a study on the recent Google diversity update that showed that the update did indeed have an impact on the overall diversity of ...


What Site Builder can do for your start-up  ITWeb

Domains.co.za's Web site building solution lets companies create, run and manage a Web site more affordably.


How Google Balances Query Results In Search 06/28/2019  MediaPost Communications

Searchmetrics has conducted research that analyzes the impact of a recent change designed to limit the number of times the same brand appears in the top ...


Google Limits Search Results Per Domain for More Diversity – How Does This Affect Law Firms?  Bigger Law Firm Magazine

Early June, Google released a change to how search results are handled and displayed. On the surface, the latest change seems like an oxymoron. Limiting ...


Google’s Diversity Update Gives Smaller Sites a Chance to Rank  Search Engine Journal

A study on the effect of Google's diversity update concludes smaller sites have a chance to rank for competitive keywords.


How to avoid an SEO nightmare when changing domain names  TechRadar

Changing domain name can be stressful and create a host of problems. Here's what we did to minimize both.


What startup names are most effective?  TechCrunch

Entrepreneurs take a long journey when naming their brainchild, comparable to a parent naming their own flesh and blood. There are many reasons behind ...


How To Game Google To Make Negative Results Disappear  BuzzFeed News

Google-savvy reputation consultants will cover up arrests, poor customer reviews, and other image-killing *content* for the right price.


Report: Over 100 Fake Domains Registered Relating to Facebook’s Libra  Cointelegraph

Cyber threat intelligence firm Digital Shadows has reportedly discovered over 100 fake domains relating to Facebook's forthcoming stablecoin Libra.


Jeffrey Epstein’s sinister PR strategy was a ‘classic tactic of spamming the internet’  MarketWatch

A reputation-repair program for a prominent person convicted of criminal wrongdoing can easily cost more than $100000.


How You Can Find the Most Responsive Link Building Targets  Search Engine Journal

Want to learn how to start building links ONLY with those who already have a positive attitude toward your brand? This post is for you.


Opinion | Google's 4000-Word Privacy Policy Is a Secret History of the Internet  The New York Times

How a nascent search engine became a tech behemoth, one edit at a time.


Google Fined Again For Not Removing Banned Sites From Search Results  TorrentFreak

For the second time in less than a year, Google has been fined by Russian authorities for not removing banned sites, which include pirate portals, from its search ...


Google Isn’t Really Biased Against Conservative Websites – Here’s Why  Search Engine Journal

Is Google in some way biased against conservative sites – especially in news? Some people believe this. This controversy has been growing over the last ...


Google fined for not censoring search results according to Russia’s blacklist  Reclaim The Net

Google is today, by and large, the most dominant search engine in the western – and well beyond – world. However – this is not true in such places and such ...


A Good Place: The happy accident of mistakenly logging onto gail.com  The Outline

Gail knows you were trying to go to gmail but typed “gail.com” instead, and she's fine with it.


Google Search Console gives us domain properties to replace property sets  Search Engine Land

Google announced it has launched “domain properties,” a feature that lets you see data from a whole domain in one view within Google Search Console.


How one in-house team is taking on industry incumbents  Search Engine Land

Taking on industry incumbents that likely have more resources, staff and an established track record is a tall order for any up-and-comer. Like any strategic ...


5 Best Free CouchTuner Alternatives 2019  Clean Skies News

5 Best Free CouchTuner Alternatives 2019 - Movies and TV shows are a major source of entertainment for people. The activity is common on a global scale.


How We Grew Our Organic Traffic to 1 Million Monthly Visitors in Under a Year  G2

In the span of a year, G2's blog went from a lightly trafficked domain with little direction to a traffic-generating machine. Like many things at G2 (Crowd), ...


How to set up Google Search Console domain verification for site-wide reporting data  Search Engine Land

A common issue with Google Webmaster Tools, now Google Search Console (GSC), is that it has had us verifying versions of our sites as different properties ...


Google Change Restricts Two Listings From Same Domain For Most Search Results  Search Engine Roundtable

Google announced last night, as I covered in detail at Search Engine Land, that they released another update earlier this week that finished rolling out yesterday ...


The complete list of alternatives to all Google products  TechSpot

With growing concerns over online privacy and securing personal data, more people than ever are considering alternatives to Google products. After all ...


Google search update aims to show more diverse results from different domain names  Search Engine Land

Google announced on the Search Liaison Twitter account just now that it has updated its search results to show a more diverse set of search results. That means ...


The plan to mine the world's research papers  Nature.com

A giant data store quietly being built in India could free vast swathes of science for computer analysis —but is it legal?


How to Register a Domain Name for Your Website  PCMag.com

Looking to build a website? Your first step is registering a domain name, which can be daunting if you've never done it before. This primer details the steps you ...


Google on Ranking Power of Keyword Domains  Search Engine Journal

Google's John Mueller settled a long running debate as to whether keywords in the domain name matter. He also provided four insights about choosing domain ...


Sedo improves expired domain auction search  Domain Name Wire

Buyers can now search by SEO and Google metrics. Screenshot of Sedo's expired domains page. Domain name marketplace Sedo has improved the ...


Site Can’t Rank on Google: Is It a Legacy Domain Penalty?  Search Engine Journal

Google's John Mueller answers a question about a site that can't rank for its own brand. It seems like a legacy domain penalty.


Holy Grail SEO: High Volume, Low Competition Keywords  Search Engine Journal

Discover the importance of low competition keywords, who should be going after them, and how to use them in your SEO strategy.


Do Exact Match Domains Still Work Anymore?  Search Engine Journal

Exact match domains were once incredibly valuable for SEO, delivering great rankings and traffic. But do EMDs still work today? Let's explore.


The five-domains update  The Strategist

Japan will increase its involvement in Exercise Talisman Sabre, which begins this month, as the country aims to strengthen its presence in Asia and the western ...


Google makes mobile-first search indexing the default for new domains  Engadget

Google started its mobile-first search indexing over a year ago, and now it's ready to make that approach the law of the land. As of July 1st, 2019, Google wil...


How (and Why) to Change Your DNS Server  PCMag.com

The Domain Name System is an essential part of your internet communications. Upgrading to a better DNS server can make your surfing both faster and more ...


Squarespace Totally Gets How Deeply Meaningful A Domain Search Can Be  Forbes

A website is just a website, but a domain is a placeholder for your dreams. Squarespace gets this. In periods of rapid innovation, the best strategy is to capitalize ...


Google Introduces the .Page Domain Name Extension  Search Engine Journal

Google Registry has introduced a new domain name extension, .page, which is now available for webmasters to register. For the time being, .page domains are ...


"Domain Name" is a pay-to-play search term on Google  Domain Name Wire

Just about everything above-the-fold is ads. For all of Google's talk about how website owners need to provide good *content* above the fold, not just ads, ...


Google Opens Up .Dev Domain Name Registry to Everyone  Search Engine Journal

For the first time, Google is letting anyone register a domain using its .dev extension. Google has owned the .dev generic top-level domain name (gTLD) since ...


Google Search Console experiments with domain properties  Search Engine Land

Google is testing a new feature in Google Search Console to at least partially replace the old property sets feature with a new “domain properties” feature.


Tutorial: How to create a domain name suggestion tool  Domain Name Wire

Alvin Brown provides a tutorial on how to create a personalized domain name suggestion tool using GoDaddy's API. It's been a while since my last tutorial ...


Video: Google Algorithm Updates, Domain Properties Replaced Property Sets & Google Ads Drops Average Position  Search Engine Roundtable

This week in search, I covered two different Google search algorithm updates that touched down in the past 7 days. Google has discontinued Property Sets in ...


Domain marketplaces should build better search tools  Domain Name Wire

They are leaving money on the table with poor search features. Image of Sedo.com search feature. Sedo's search leaves a lot to be desired. Jamie Zoch tweeted ...


Google: We Know When Domain Names Change Ownership  Search Engine Roundtable

Aaseesh from the Google Webmaster Trends Analysts team said in a Google Webmaster Help thread that Google understands when a domain name changes ...


Free.games domain sold at a big profit  Domain Name Wire

WebQuest bought the domain name as part of a $100,000 package; sold free.games for $335,000. Free.games domain name with casual game in background.


There are fundamental problems with relying only on Domain Authority metrics  Search Engine Land

The metrics which come from various SEO tools – be it Ahrefs, Moz, MajesticSEO or others – have been a hot topic ever since their conception. Metrics, like ...


Google opens developer preview of AMP URLs showing publisher domain names  Search Engine Land

A big publisher frustration with AMP has been that their own domains don't display in the URLs when people click on AMP results from Google Search. Google ...


Google Explains What to Do if You’ve Acquired a Domain With Bad History  Search Engine Journal

Google's John Mueller has provided some guidance on what site owners should do if they've acquired a domain with bad history attached to it. This topic came ...


Google: Mobile-First Indexing Goes By Root Domain; Your Subdomains Move Over With Root  Search Engine Roundtable

Google's John Mueller said on Twitter that when your root domain is moved over to mobile-first indexing, that means all your subdomains move with it. I suspect ...


Moz on Domain Authority 2.0: How SEOs should (and shouldn’t) use it  Search Engine Land

Moz has just upgraded its “domain authority” (DA) scoring. DA is intended to be a kind of proxy for and predict how well sites will rank and how they compare to ...


Amazon wins domain name dispute with Latin American governments  Financial Times

Amazon has provisionally won the right to the “. amazon” domain name, following a years-long dispute with eight Latin American governments.


.inc Launches as the Domain Ending that “Means Business”  GlobeNewswire

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, March 27, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, .inc officially launches as the essential domain ending for businesses ...


Google launches Safe.page to improve web security smarts  Domain Name Wire

Survey shows people still need help. Screenshot of safe.page, a Google Registry site about safe web browsing. People still need help with web security. Google ...


Protests over plan to change domain pricing  BBC News

Protests have greeted plans to remove a cap on the price of web domains that end in .org, .biz and .info. This change could hit a lot of charities, many of which ...


Google Domain Diversity Change: Just The Facts  Digital Media Solutions

Announced June 6 via the Google SearchLiaison account on Twitter, Google has made a change to their search results to increase the diversity of *content* being ...


The features, uses and importance of domain hosting  TechRadar

Bouncegate's Ekalavya Hansaj explains what business owners need to know when selecting a domain name and hosting plan.


What is Domain Authority and Why Is It Important to Your Website?  Small Business Trends

What is domain authority? It's one of the ranking factors that will help to determine where your website winds up on search engine result pages (SERPs).


Why Freshii, Amazon, Beyoncé are adding 'inc' to domain names  Fast Casual

Inc domains are launching Tuesday for general availability and that means any business and individual around the world may have access to a domain ending ...


Google is Testing a Way to Add All of a Site’s Subdomains to Search Console  Search Engine Journal

Google Search Console is testing a way for users to add all data for a site's subdomains, protocols, and subpaths.


Amazon secures its own '.amazon' domain  Retail Dive

Amazon recently won a seven-year battle to quite literally capture the last word in e-commerce. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ...


Could Chrome downplay domains?  Domain Name Wire

Some users report a change in the latest version of Google Chrome. Google Chrome shows recently-visited sites when you start typing the domain. Some users ...


Google Search now supports signed exchanges, replacing AMP URLs with actual site addresses  VentureBeat

Google's new AMP signed exchanges feature replaces AMP URLs with actual site addresses, and confers other security benefits.


That Domain You Forgot to Renew? Yeah, it's Now Stealing Credit Cards  Krebs on Security

If you own a domain name that gets decent traffic and you fail to pay its annual renewal fee, chances are this mistake will be costly for you and for others. Lately ...


The Latest Google Search Console Updates: What You Need to Know  Search Engine Journal

Google Search Console is evolving at a rapid pace. Find out everything you need to know about all of the latest feature changes here.


REVEALED: Two More Google Blacklists Designed To Remove ‘Fringe Domains’ And Op-Eds From Special Search Results  The Daily Caller

At least two other blacklists are applied to Google's web answers feature, documents obtained by The Daily Caller indicate.


These are all the federal HTTPS websites that’ll expire soon because of the US government shutdown  TechCrunch

We like to think of ourselves as nerds here at TechCrunch, which is why we're bringing you this. During the government shutdown, security experts noticed ...


Exact Match Domains: How To Price These High-Value Assets  Forbes

Exact match domain (EMD) names haven't gone the way of the wind. Thousands of new extensions are being made available, but none will ever hold as much ...


When the search bar goes away  Domain Name Wire

The anticipatory web will change how people access and use the World Wide Web. Screenshot of Jetblack from Walmart. I've been warning for a while that the ...


How to Transfer a Domain Name  PCMag.com

It's one of the most basic aspects of web hosting, but most people do it so seldom that they probabl.


Using Microsoft Azure DNS service to delegate a new Internet domain  TechGenix

Creating a domain on the Internet and then leveraging it by using Azure DNS *service* to provide a high available and resilient *service* to that new domain is a ...


Google asks Chrome users for help in spotting deceptive sites  Computerworld

An add-on being offered by Google for its Chrome browser will allow users to report suspicious or unsafe websites.


The end of the text ad  Domain Name Wire

Google Adsense continues to move away from text-only ads. Image of new Google Adsense ad styles that show both text and graphical elements such as.


Google Rolls Out ‘.new’ Domains as Shortcuts for Creating G Suite Files  Search Engine Journal

Google has created '.new' domains that people can use as a quick way to create new G Suite files.


Google works on spotting dodgy 'evil domains'  BBC News

Google is working on a way for Chrome to do a better job of spotting fake websites that seek to trick people into handing over personal information.


The right domain name may not come cheap  Newsday

If the price is too steep, you may have to come up with an alternative name or consider going beyond ".com," experts say.


Google Pops the Redirect Link Building Balloon  Search Engine Journal

Google's John Mueller offered insights about how Google treats a popular black hat link building trick. His answer deflated the benefits of the strategy and also ...


Naming Your Business: Are Domain Name Extensions Important?  Forbes

A domain name is the first perception of your company, your credibility and your brand in today's online world. Cheap names usually mean cheaper brands.


Multilingual SEO: A Guide to URL Structure  Search Engine Journal

International and multilingual SEO is arguably one of the more challenging disciplines within the SEO remit. This is shown by the number of websites that have ...


Over 20 Percent of Forbes Most Valuable Brands Have Purchased .inc Domains  GlobeNewswire

Today, any company can get the domain ending that “means business”


Inside 'Master134': More ad networks tied to malvertising campaign  TechTarget

Several major online advertising networks were implicated in the "Master134" malvertising campaign, but a SearchSecurity investigation found the campaign ...


Bomb Threat, Sextortion Spammers Abused Weakness at GoDaddy.com  Krebs on Security

Two of the most disruptive and widely-received spam email campaigns over the past few months — including an ongoing sextortion email scam and a bomb ...


[Sponsored Content] Your domain name can do a lot more for your ecommerce store  DigitalCommerce360

Sponsored *content* is created by .STORE Domains in collaboration with DigitalCommerce360.com and InternetRetailer.com.


Google Search Console Stops Testing Domain Property?  Search Engine Roundtable

Did Google end their beta test of Domain Property, the feature that aims at simplifying property sets in the Google Search Console. The help document Google ...


VPN.com Brokers GTA.com, SEOService.com Domains and More  GlobeNewswire

ATLANTA and CAPE TOWN, South Africa and DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VPN.com (https://vpn.com), a global ...


Google has transferred ‘duck.com’ domain to competitor DuckDuckGo  9to5Google

Google owns a lot of domains for a variety of reasons, but one that has caused headaches for some people has been the domain “duck.com.” Now, Google has ...


The solar marketing revolution you've never heard of: New top-level domains  Solar Power World

By Sara Carbone, freelance copywriter at Create Velocity Solar marketing can be tough. Contractors are working to differentiate themselves in a crowded.


Charlene Maurer Finerty: Pick the right name for your company's website domain  Times Herald-Record

Want to start a business? Saying “yes” is first.Naming it, choosing which legal entity to register and purchasing one or more website domain names rank high as ...


HugeDomains.com Forwarding Name to GoDaddy Search Page  DomainInvesting.com

I noticed something interesting over the weekend that I thought I would share with you. I typed in OutOfTheWorld.com to see if it was registered, and I was ...


The Future Of Commerce Search  Forbes

Commerce search will soon be a part of the AI revolution.


Google announced that mobile-first indexing will now be the default for all new web domains  Digital Information World

In a new announcement on Tuesday, the company said that from July 1, 2019, mobile-first indexing will be the default for all new websites.


Where are your patients getting their information? No web domain dominates, report says  FierceHealthcare

It seems that no internet site has a clear dominance over healthcare-related searches, leaving a lot of room for healthcare systems, hospitals and payers to grab ...


Gabel announces next steps in provost search  Minnesota Daily

University of Minnesota President-designate Joan Gabel announced the next steps to find the University's next Executive Vice President and Provost in a ...


Paul Vixie wants to stop malicious domains before they're created  TechTarget

A new study from Farsight Security examined more than 23 million newly created domain names and their lifespans and causes of death. Farsight CEO Paul ...


AFIT Hosts Multi-Domain Operations Joint Working Group  Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base

Brigadier General Mark Odom, Director of the Concepts, Futures and Concepts Center, Army Futures Command, stressed the importance of a joint operational ...