We’ve written a free guide that basically outlines a basic methodology on how to organize things so that you never lose your domain names. We’ve been in this business for over a decade, I’ve basically been in the habit for years of visually inspecting the domains that are about to be deleted by the registry […]
Tips and Tricks
tweet2txt? tweet2dns? ok, why not….
Not even sure why we did this other than “because we could”, but try this: Setup a txt record in your domain like this: host IN TXT “”v=twitterstatus1 txthost twitterid” And basically what happens is the last tweet from “twitterid” will be placed into the contents of a TXT record for “txthost” under your domain […]
An iPhone hack for dynamic DNS updates with easyDNS
File under neat. Gavin Brock posted a way to dynamically update your DNS for your (jailbroken) iPhone. This is the same Gavin Brock who wrote the DNS::EasyDNS Perl Module many years ago.
MobileMe and easyDNS…
A number of customers have been registering domains to point to their new websites published via iWeb on their MobileMe accounts. Unfortunately, while MobileMe instructs how to point “www.yourdomain.com” to their services, they don’t have a way to easily point just “yourdomain.com” to their services. This is especially important as not everyone on the internet […]
How to explain "URLs" so anybody can understand them
One of our tech support guys just had a conversation with somebody who wanted “to register the URL http://example.com/something.html”, where example.com was already registered, the person couldn’t understand why he couldn’t have that URL with “something.html” after it. We’ve heard variations of this one a lot. Like somebody who knows “xyz.zz” is taken “but can […]
Running an affiliate program? Don't pay for sales you already had in the bag
People have tried this on us so many times I figure it must still work in many cases so after the last one I decided to post a brief note about this. We run an affiliate program via Commission Junction, it pays $20 per new customer acquisition. We also come up first in all major […]