Archive for September, 2010

5 Available Domain Names for Hand Registration

Posted on September 28th, 2010 by AndrewHazenCom  |  2 Comments »

The following domain names are available for hand registration as of this posting:

AllPornFilms.com – nice adult portal offering porn films and videos

DrupalGuides.com – great name for drupal modules and drupal how-to guides

NYCTripGuide.com – a guide to NYC for tourists and travelers

JetSkiGuides.com – a guide to jet skis and vacation spots with Jet Skis

CarpetGuides.com – a guide to carpets

Good luck and please let me know if you invest and/or develop any of these domains…I love hearing from entrepreneurs who take action!

@AndrewHazen

Are You Up For the Challenge to Make More Money??

Posted on September 27th, 2010 by AndrewHazenCom  |  No Comments »

At Prime Visibility, we are constantly amazed at how poor some paid search campaigns are managed…and we want to do something about it!!

It doesn’t matter whether it’s poor ad copy/creative; lack of geo-targeting/day-parting; missing out on landing page optimization opportunities; a lack of understanding position bidding; improper use of content network; etc., etc. and the list DOES go on and on!!

With that said, we would like to make the following Pre-Holiday Limited Time Offer -

Prime Visibility will review your Paid Search campaign for a one-time fee of $795 (we usually charge A LOT more!).  If we cannot give you specific recommendations to improve your paid search campaign then we will gladly give you back 100% of your money….how do you like that!! ZERO RISK to YOU and TREMENDOUS upside opportunities! Are you up for the challenge to make more money??

With the economy being where it is and as we approach the Holiday Shopping season, NOW IS THE TIME to IMPROVE your paid search campaigns so you can have prime visibility online when it matters most!

Just contact one of our Paid Search specialists today for more information and we’ll do the rest!

Looking forward to hearing from you!

@AndrewHazen

5 Domain Names Available for Hand Registration

Posted on September 15th, 2010 by AndrewHazenCom  |  No Comments »

The following 5 domain names are available for hand registration as of this post…

AllCityPets.com – pet store (or a pet sitting/walking service) for people who live in a city

RCHobbyKits.com – eCommerce site selling remote controlled kits

AllRedWine.com – perfect site to sell red wines (and things that go with red wine)

MediaKitsNow.com – need a media kit now?

SimplyKits.com – we sell simply kits…

What do you think?

@AndrewHazen
All Internet Ideas

6 Domains You Should Consider This Friday

Posted on September 10th, 2010 by AndrewHazenCom  |  No Comments »

In an attempt to keep some momentum here with me posting good domains available for hand registration, here is my short Fun Friday list….as always, I recommend hand registering with Moniker for under $10….have a great weekend everyone and Happy New Year!

KidCityGuide.com – a city guide focused on kid (and kid-friendly) destinations

KidCraftKits.com -eCommerce site selling kids crafts

FilmingStore.com – eCommerce site selling video/camera/filming products

NewYorkOral.com – brand name for an oral surgeon

OrganizeKits.com & OrganizeKit.com – eCommerce or information site about organization and products that help you organize

BabyAvatar.com – have an avatar created of your baby

As always, please let me know if you register on of these and what happens with it; it’s hearing what you do with them that keeps me going!  I received nice feedback on my last post and know that at least two domains I suggested were registered….good luck and keep the internet ideas coming!

PS – because of the Jewish Holidays, please note that I have JewishRecipes.com and KosherWineShop.com

@AndrewHazen

About Google Instant

Posted on September 8th, 2010 by AndrewHazenCom  |  No Comments »

Here is some new breaking information about Google Instant; directly from Google:

“Google Instant is a new search enhancement that shows results as you type. We are pushing the limits of our technology and infrastructure to help you get better search results, faster. Our key technical insight was that people type slowly, but read quickly, typically taking 300 milliseconds between keystrokes, but only 30 milliseconds (a tenth of the time!) to glance at another part of the page. This means that you can scan a results page while you type.

The most obvious change is that you get to the right content much faster than before because you don’t have to finish typing your full search term, or even press “search.” Another shift is that seeing results as you type helps you formulate a better search term by providing instant feedback. You can now adapt your search on the fly until the results match exactly what you want. In time, we may wonder how search ever worked in any other way.

Benefits

Faster Searches: By predicting your search and showing results before you finish typing, Google Instant can save 2-5 seconds per search.

Smarter Predictions: Even when you don’t know exactly what you’re looking for, predictions help guide your search. The top prediction is shown in grey text directly in the search box, so you can stop typing as soon as you see what you need.

Instant Results: Start typing and results appear right before your eyes. Until now, you had to type a full search term, hit return, and hope for the right results. Now results appear instantly as you type, helping you see where you’re headed, every step of the way.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can I turn off Google Instant?

A: If you don’t want to see results as you type, you can turn off Google Instant by clicking the link next to the search box on any search results page, or by visiting your Preferences page.
Q: Where is Google Instant available?

A:Google Instant is starting to roll-out to users on Google domains in the US, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Russia who use the following browsers: Chrome v5/6, Firefox v3, Safari v5 for Mac and Internet Explorer v8. Please note, users on domains other than Google.com can only access Google Instant if they are signed in to a Google Account. We will continue to add new domains and languages over the next several months.
Q: Will Google Instant slow my Internet connection?
A: We anticipate that Google Instant will not slow your Internet connection, and we plan to automatically turn it off for very slow connections. Even though we are serving more results pages, the additional load this enhancement creates is very small when compared to other types of web services such as streaming video and online gaming. We’ve also worked hard to minimize the amount of data that is sent and received during the search process. For example, when rendering new results as you type, we only send the parts of the page that change, without updating the static elements, such as a the page frame around the results.
Q: I love Google for its simplicity and I usually know what I want to type. Is Google Instant just a distraction for me?

A: With Google Instant you don’t lose any of the functionality that you know and love about Google. If you want to type your full search term and hit enter, that still works just as it always has. Even for the experienced searcher, though, instant feedback can help you narrow in on the precise results you want, which may have taken several searches before. On top of that, we estimate that about half of your searches will be returned in net zero time because the results you want will appear before you finish typing.
Q: If an offensive or lewd word is a fraction of my query, will Google push these results in front of me as I type?

A: As always, we provide options to filter the content you see in search. You can choose to set SafeSearch to filter out explicit content, and parents can lock SafeSearch to the strict setting. In addition, autocomplete excludes certain terms related to pornography, violence and hate speech. Learn more about SafeSearch.
Q: Does this change impact the ranking of search results?

A: No, this change does not impact the ranking of search results.
Q: Is Google Instant available on mobile?

A: Google Instant is not yet available on mobile, but we plan to release it soon.

Success from Web to Print?

Posted on September 7th, 2010 by AndrewHazenCom  |  2 Comments »

Many of you know that I am a big, big fan of funny photo sites such as PeopleOfWalmart.com, BeenCaughtSleeping.com, PublicAssCracks.com, NoSunBlock.com, ThatsMyNeighbor.com, etc.

With that said, I was recently pleasantly surprised to see that the creators of PeopleOfWalmart.com have published a 224 page book entitled: People Of Walmart: Shop & Awe.

What I find extremely interesting here is that instead of going from an offline business to an online business, PeopleOfWalmart.com is trying to go/grow from an online business to an offline business….interesting!

Some of the differentiators for the book is that it will contain pictures that have not been made available via the website and of course it’s a great conversation piece….

Be sure to preview/buy PeopleOfWalmart.com: Shop & Awe – I know I am!

@AndrewHazen

8 Available Domain Names

Posted on September 6th, 2010 by AndrewHazenCom  |  No Comments »

The following domain names were available for hand registration at the time of this posting – good luck and follow your internet ideas!

SkierGuides.com – great name for a portal site on skiing (mountain/equipment reviews)

NewYorkTaco.com – ever hear of NY Sports Club or California Pizza? How about building a brand around New York Taco?

DrinkKit.com – want to make a specialty drink? Order the Drink Kit…good/brandable product name

BridalItems.com – everything for the bride!

KittyGuru.com – good blog site about cats and/or product reviews

ScentedBaby.com – brandable domain for company/product

SleepRehab.com – good name for sleep clinic

TinyToolKit.com – great product name

You can register these domains for under $10 a year at Moniker

Happy Labor Day everyone!

@AndrewHazen

A Quick Visit to the Domain Dropping Lists

Posted on September 5th, 2010 by AndrewHazenCom  |  6 Comments »

Since I ALWAYS monitor domain drop lists, domain forums and find some good domains to hand register, I was thinking that I would start to share these more regularly….what do you think?

This morning I see the following domains are available or pending delete:

AllRefills.com – great portal site for refills (meds, cosmetics, vitamins, prescriptions, etc.)

BabyFlatHead.com – 5,000+ phrase match monthly searches

Durakite.com – good product name…especially for a kite

MLBTVGuide.com – tv/cable guide and schedule to MLB games….sell merchandise and relevant affiliate offers

NBATVGuide.com – tv/cable guide and schedule to NBA games….sell merchandise and relevant affiliate offers

NFLTVGuide.com – tv/cable guide and schedule to NFL games….sell merchandise and relevant affiliate offers

NHLTVGuide.com – tv/cable guide and schedule to NHL games….sell merchandise and relevant affiliate offers

Be sure to visit All Internet Ideas for more domain name investing tips!

Have a great Labor Day weekend everyone……

@AndrewHazen

Twitter is Receiving 300,000 New Users Per Day

Posted on September 4th, 2010 by AndrewHazenCom  |  1 Comment »

The Twitter bandwagon continues adding 300,000 new users per day, making the trendy microblogging service a hot commodity in the web world. CEO Ev Williams revealed this week that the company now boasts an impressive 145 million registered users, up from 105 million just four months ago.

Williams also revealed another interesting numbers tidbit in that sixteen percent of new users join the site via a mobile device rather than the the web. Mobile apps and the recent debut of Twitter for iPad could also help rope in new members accessing the site on the go.

@AndrewHazen