Are Your Emails Secure from Subpoena? Facts About the SCA

THIS IS AN ARCHIVE FILE Not being an attorney, my perspective as to the legal implications of the Stored Communications Act of 1986 may mean little in a court of law. The awareness of the act, itself, is paramount for anyone in the world of domains or any facet of business online. There are innumerable free email addresses, and I remember when I first had an email address of my very own @juno.com. That was…

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Finding The Niche, And Running With It

THIS IS AN ARCHIVE FILE Talk about targeted traffic, this double entendre could not be more perfect to describe one of our current projects. It is an undertaking of monumental proportions, but what better way to put all the experience we have to use by putting a traffic site online that attracts drivers of the American roadway. When we first thought of the idea it was post-Orlando T.R.A.F.F.I.C., and Roy and Kay* were returning to…

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The Open Directory Portal: Has It Closed?

THIS IS AN ARCHIVE FILE That question has been on my mind for the last 30 seconds. I had not really given much thought to the open directory portal in recent years. For those who do not know what it is, here is a quick review of the history of the search process on the Internet. Once upon a time, not long after Al Gore invented the internet, search engine companies began crawling around cyber…

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The Client Varieties: The Kind You Keep & The Kind You Let Go

THIS IS AN ARCHIVE FILE Holding hands is great for lovers, but not for clients. When I am discussing content development, video production or advertising design with a prospective client, I relish delineating the creative possibilities. They are fairly boundless, constrained only by imagination. Prospects always have questions, particularly if they have little experience and are making their first foray into the realm of creative development. Many client prospects have a world of ideas they…

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Domain Prospecting, Cyber Squatting and Trademarks

THIS IS AN ARCHIVE FILE Upon first hearing of the T.R.A.F.F.I.C. show through my business partner, Roy Crogan, my right eyebrow reached for the heavens as I thought about the potential for networking with hundreds of people who would need to have their websites developed. Listening further, my brow furrowed as I thought to myself, “These guys are a bunch of cyber squatters.” Just because one has been developing domains for clients does not mean…

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The Landing Page, Sophisticated Users & The Failure of Parking

THIS IS AN ARCHIVE FILE Journalism experience will serve only to pen a well-written news letter; as for the attribution of the content herein, only observation and experience shall uphold the words crafted on this page. That preface tendered, I feel compelled to offer a few comments about the remarkable reliance upon landing pages to generate income for domainers. It is unfortunate the trend toward the use of parking pages became so ingrained among the…

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