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Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Meet Domaining's Most Fascinating People 2012

This Christmas a community of entrepreneurs is ready to cheer you on every step of the way. Two of our 5 have been publish. Here are links in case you missed them along with a schedule of when you can expect the others.

In the days leading up to the holiday, we're paying a debt of gratitude and tribute to the pioneers, fighters, doers and givers that inspire us and make up this year's group of Domaining's Most Fascinating People for 2013. 

These individuals have forged imagination, diligence, and discipline into bottom-line success. We're also inspired by their stories of altruism, of creating fresh opportunities for those who are much less fortunate. 
This year we held nominations on social media and private peer forums and awarded by a distinguished "hall of famer" judging panel as noted below.

 Those to be recognized are:
==>  Andee Hill (read all about her NOW click this line)
For caring about her customers, for patiently helping the uninitiated and seasoned pros alike navigate the sometimes choppy waters of domain sales, for assuring customers they're dealing with people they can trust, and for her amazing daily displays of skill in customer service and satisfaction, Andee Hill of is one of our Most Fascinating People in Domaining for 2012.  
==> "Danno" (In Memoriam) (read all about him NOW)
A kind and gentle spirit with a brilliant mind, taken way too early.
Before forums, Facebook, blogs and news feeds, there was Danno's reporting on Frank Schilling's blog providing my MBA in all things Domain. I will reveal in the profile a huge contribution Danno made via suggestion box. I truly believe Frager Factor could never have succeeded without its implementation.
Many have read Danno's posts for years and always found them insightful. Upon learning of his passing, some commented that they wished they saved his wild and crazy private emails. Of course I did. So take a look.
==> Philip Corwin  (READ IT NOW)
If you beat back a UDRP and get to keep your domain name, thank Phil.
Phil is an unsung hero. So few domainers are aware of the many threats he has beaten back to keep our businesses viable.
I do in my heart believe his voice on behalf of all reading this was heard when commerce took away Verisign's rate increase. 
=> Howard Neu  (Scheduled for Friday December 21)
Truly fascinating. Past mayor of a Florida city, IP attorney. Great family man. Perfect Robin to Rick's Batman with Robin. A legend and honored to be a veteran of the Three Amigos (when there were just a handful of domain lawyers out there). So, for his success in beating back a would-be reverse domain name hijacker, bringing back to its full strength the industry’s important TRAFFIC shows, for leading a rich and varied life, and inspiring us with his integrity, loyalty and devotion, Howard Neu is one of our Most Fascinating People in Domaining for 2012.

==> Colin Pape  (Christmas Day)
Since we last check in, ShopCity is really happening. Cashflow positive and profitable. That happened this year, so that's one thing to hang this on. Also, problem with Google was resolved in September of 2011 so that the ShopCity sites were included in Google searches

Congratulations to all the nominees and thanks to our judges: Mike Berkens, Andrew Rosener, Mike Mann, David Casetello, Rob Grant, Steve Sacks, Aril Goldberger, Rick Schwartz, Frank Schilling, Danny Pryor, Brandon Abbey, Steve Kaziyev, Shane Cultra, Karen Bernstein, Jeff Gabriel, Jason Thompson , Nate Cohen, Jeremiah Johnston and Michael Cyger.

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