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Canadians and Search: SEO Resources and Insight

While reading One Degree’s recap of the recent Search Engine Strategies Conference in Toronto one thing really struck me – “78% of Canadians will turn to search engines to research a product or service.” This means nearly 80% of Canadians are doing their consumer research online. This is good news for Canadian businesses, confirming the…

Recent .CA Anniversary Media Coverage

  As you know we are currently celebrating the 20th anniversary of the .CA – when the management of the .CA country code domain name was officially allocated to Webnames.ca founder and Canadian Internet Pioneer John Demco. The May 14, 2007 anniversary was an important day for Canada and an important story for the Canadian…

Blogs you should read: Seth Godin

Author of marketing touchstones like “Purple Cow” and “All Marketers are Liars,” Seth Godin is a marketing heavy-weight and according to Business Week “the Ultimate Entrepreneur for the Information Age.” He is also a great writer and continually offers solid advice on his blog, giving you tips on what to do and what not to…

What Craig said got me thinking

I had an opportunity to meet Craig Newmark last week – that’s right THE Craig – from Craigs List (www.craigslist.org) . He was speaking at Jewish Family Service Agency (JFSA of Vancouver) luncheon and some of his comments highlighted some philosophical similarities with Webnames.ca. He said that he is often called a visionary but insisted…

How to Find a Good Domain Name – Suggestions from the clever folks at Entrepreneur.com

Earlier this week Entrepreneur.com (a great resource for business startups and entrepreneurs – bookmark it if you fall into this category) published an article with tips on “How to Find a Good Domain Name“. The article challenges the popular perception that ‘all the good domains are gone’. While we certainly know that isn’t the case…

Webnames.ca COO Finalist for 2007 YWCA of Vancouver Women of Distinction Award

We’re pleased to announce that Cybele Negris, Webnames.ca’s Chief Operating Officer has been named as a nominee to the 2007 YWCA of Vancouver, Women of Distinction Awards, in the Entrepreneurship category. The award honours women whose activities and achievements contribute to the well-being and future of their communities. The criteria requires that candidates inspire others…

Upcoming Event – Domain Roundtable Conference

Domain Roundtable Conference  August 13-15th, Seattle, Washington   Attention domainers and domain industry players: the third-annual Domain Roundtable Conference is scheduled for August just south of the border in Seattle, Washington. The conference will explore trends, opportunities and innovations in domain name investment, covering topics such as domain portfolio development, domain sales and acquisitions, monetization…