After three failed attempts over a period of several years to gain approval through the ICANN system for the new top-level domain .XXX, most people would have thrown in the towel. Not Stuart Lawley, who started as a minority investor in ICM Registry at the time of the initial ICANN application and eventually became its CEO and chairman.
Through his vision and indefatigable spirit, Lawley brought the registry to life and extraordinary profitability. Listen in as he describes how the new TLD .XXX generated $25 million in its first three months and what his aspirations are for future growth.
April 16, 2012
Last week, the T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Domain Conference & Expo took place in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Top domain investors from around the world converged at the Ritz Carlton for five days of networking, sharing, learning, partying and dealmaking.
Here are five lessons learned that you can use to grow your business that I gleaned from this conference. If you attended the conference and learned a lesson or two that is not covered here, please let us know about it in the comments.
October 23, 2011