.Com And .Net Domain Price Increase 2012

.Com And .Net Domain Price Increase 2012

Just a gentle reminder that prices for .com and .net domain names will go up on January 15, 2012. VeriSign, which manages the .com and .net Registry, announced their price increase last year. Most likely your registrar might have emailed you about it as well. I got some from Moniker, eNom (through a reseller) and…

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Happy New Year To All And Hello 2012!

Happy New Year to everyone! And hello 2012! I’ll be making some changes to my blog in the coming days. Namely: 1. Fixing the font in my pages like About and the Legal pages. Sorry about the bold font, guys! 2. Switching to Livefyre’s comment system. I tried but stopped using it when Livefyre didn’t…

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Domain Name Events Of 2011

Domain Name Events Of 2011

A few more hours remain before 2011 draws to a close, and then 2012 begins. To say it’s been an “interesting” year is probably an understatement. A bunch of events have occurred that involve domain names. Some weren’t so bad, others got lots of people riled up enough to pay attention. I won’t really be…

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Is Go Daddy Requiring ID To Transfer Out?

Is Go Daddy Requiring ID To Transfer Out?

Just now, I’ve seen some people tweeting (messaging via Twitter) that domain registrar Go Daddy is requiring or asking for ID to transfer out of them. Of course, most (if not all) of them are outraged. I asked if anyone can show anything requiring that. Someone was kind enough to share it online, and another…

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Today Is Move Your Domain Day

Today Is Move Your Domain Day

Darn, I must be slow! I just found out that today – December 29, 2011 – is dubbed as “Move Your Domain Day”. Move Your Domain Day was started by domain registrar NameCheap (whom I’m an affiliate for) as a response to SOPA. In a nutshell, you transfer your domain registration away from any provider…

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Are You Having Trouble Transferring From Go Daddy To NameCheap?

Are You Having Trouble Transferring From Go Daddy To NameCheap?

I just read that lots of people are having trouble transferring their domain names from Go Daddy to NameCheap. People are moving because of Go Daddy’s support for the SOPA bill. Although Go Daddy recently said they’re now “withdrawing” support for SOPA, people still want to move. I can’t say I blame them. However, I’ve…

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Happy Holidays (And Merry Christmas)

Happy Holidays to everyone. Then for those who specifically celebrate that holiday like me, Merry Christmas. Peace and goodwill to everybody!

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Users Boycott Go Daddy Due To SOPA

Users Boycott Go Daddy Due To SOPA

A few weeks ago, I finally got around to posting a few bits about SOPA. It’s all over the news, especially in the U.S. As a recap, SOPA is a bill that mainly aims to do two things: shut down non-U.S. web sites selling counterfeit material or share copyrighted material without their owners’ consent, and…

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Get Your Domain Name For $4.95

Get Your Domain Name For $4.95

I was just made aware that domain registrar Network Solutions released a limited special. You can get a new domain name for just $4.95! While others like Go Daddy are similarly offering such for $1 somewhere, I think Network Solutions’ one advantage is they have 24/7 support via email and toll-free phone. Especially for “newbie”…

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