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My 2009 TRAFFIC Awards Nominations


I saw that Mike made a few nominations for the 2009 TRAFFIC Awards, which will be given out at the New York TRAFFIC conference, and I want to share a few of my nominees. This year has proven to be the most difficult one I have faced in the domain industry, and there are several individuals who stand out in my opinion and deserve recognition and praise.


Shaun Pilfold - Shaun has spent much of this year building a business on the geodomain, Instead of a standard geodomain name (like mine) with tourism information, event updates and a bit of news, Shaun has taken to the next level. Shaun's company has sunk significant resources into the business, hiring journalists, editors, and sales staff, while marketing the heck out of the business. During the Kelowna forest fires, provided the best local coverage and won a lot of praise from the local people. Shaun's company owns a plethora of great domain names, including and more.

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WordPress Security


No matter who you are or what you do online, your websites are at risk of being hacked. With so many websites running on the Wordpress platform, it's important for owners to keep up to speed on security issues to prevent hacking and other malicious attacks. Richard Douglas has posted some Wordpress security tips for domain and website owners to note, and they are important to read if you use WP.

It's most important to be vigilant when it comes to website management, and if you do all you can to protect your sites, you will be better off for it. Website security is important whether you have customer data, business data, or anything else important. You don't want to compromise your visitors' computers or your content. → Read More