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  • mgilmour created a new blog post, The Cult of Personality
    In every industry there are people that we all can be tempted to aspire to be like. I’ve watched some domainers desperately believe that if they follow an industry celebrity then they will achieve the same level of success. Sadl ...
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  • posted a comment on Good Players - Jothan Frakes
    Well said!!
    3 days ago
  • posted a comment on Good Players - Jothan Frakes
    I just wish someday I could be as kind-hearted as Jothan
    4 days ago
  • Hi Michael,I haven't watched the program, The Newsroom (the videeo you mention comes from the first season opener), but I have seen the video you mentioned. The first time I watched the Youtube video, it seemed very negative about America, but in tr
    4 days ago
  • posted a comment on Good Players - Jothan Frakes
    Jothan is at the top of my list too.:-)
    4 days ago
  • Just finished booking all my travel arrangements for DomainFest Macau! It's shaping up to be an incredible conference. :-)
    4 days ago
  • mgilmour created a new blog post, Good Players - Jothan Frakes
    I’ve been asked a number of times about who are the really good players in the domain industry. I thought that from time to time that I would highlight these individuals that quietly go about their business. They are people that are generous wi ...
    4 days ago
    mgilmour My pleasure - I thought that it was about time that we highlight people like yourself in our industry.
    4 days ago
  • I'm definitely NOT trying to pull anyone down that has the gumption to stand up and provide a clear direction. Like him or not, Donald Trump is doing his best as are the majority of the leaders in the world. It's the bad apples that need to be weeded
    1 week ago
  • Thank you for all the great comments. I love the USA and more than that I love the people of that great country. I have so many friends there that I can't possibly count them all. The biggest issue for the world is that we need a leader and the US ha
    1 week ago
  • "I regularly go to the USA to attend or speak at conferences and inevitably the subject of politics gets brought up around the bar. Overwhelmingly there is a feeling of despair from my US friends as they talk about the future almost not being there f
    1 week ago
  • Sorry Gilmour, I only read your title.But knowing you as a smart guy, you just probably goofed in the title.America is the greatest country ever known to mankind. That's just the fact.
    1 week ago
  • A brilliant thought provoking article and assessment of America.. Your writing endeavors are bearing fruit as witnessed in this sure to be historical document.Thanks for the reminder of how and why America can and will be great again.
    1 week ago
  • I like this Michael. I also love going to the U.S. For the positivity of the people and the uplifting atmosphere. Thanks for going against the tide and giving them a thumbs up. Refreshing! Kirsten Jack
    1 week ago
  • correct and correct!! Houston you have a very big problem, bigger than you currently know.
    1 week ago
  • Wow....Great read!!!!!...In America we have had many great President's...Washington, Lincoln, Kennedy and Reagan, to mention a few................Regarding America's present situation, "Houston, we have a problem".......
    1 week ago
  • A friend of mine suggested that I watch the television series “The Newsroom”. The show is about a fictitious news show based in New York but it cleverly weaves in real life stories and issues. Jeff Daniels acts brilliantly as the anchor ...
    1 week ago
  • mgilmour created a new blog post, Marketing With No Money - Part 8
    The other day I received my first royalty check from Amazon! I’m not about to retire but I must admit that it felt incredible to be receiving money for selling copies of my scifi book Battleframe. I normally get packing slips from Amazo ...
    2 weeks ago
  • posted a comment on The Development Scam
    Very interesting and really quiet eye opening.
    3 weeks ago
  • mgilmour created a new blog post, The Development Scam
    I’ve seen so many online scams in the world and none bigger then convincing domain investors that they should build out a website for each of their assets. I put the “build-out” strategy out there as a scam because so many investors hav ...
    3 weeks ago
  • What I great idea! LOL....although I'm not sure that it would be a good idea to provide my wife with a whip. LOL!
    3 weeks ago
  • try putting your big screen TV in front of the machine and play a first person view of someone going through the water rapids, or being on a ship.. if you need motivation to keep going maybe have your wife play the role of the slave master and whip y
    3 weeks ago
  • put your big screen TV in front of your rowing Machine and play first person view of water rapids and other similar videos. just an idea
    3 weeks ago
  • I made the big decision this week to purchase a rowing machine. After using it I’m sure that it’s one of those devices of torture that was first inspired by the Roman galleys that used to ply the Mediterranean Sea. I could have sworn th ...
    3 weeks ago
  • Check out the previous articles in this series on the domain name industry. We now need to leap forward in time to 2014 when the first new gTLDs were launched. What does this mean for domain investors that ha ...
    4 weeks ago
  • I’ve just completed reviewing my travel plans for the next six months and it looks like I’m going to be doing a lot of international flying. This is good because it means more business but bad because I’m away from home. So where am I g ...
    4 weeks ago
  • This is the fourth part in the series on the Domain Industry and it continues directly on from the previously three. Even with the decline in traffic revenues they have continued to underpin the entire domain industry since its inceptio ...
    1 month ago
  • I've been a Mac user since 1984 (dad was an Apple developer) and always took great pride in how my computer always just worked. Everything I connected to it, worked. Every program, worked. It rarely gave me any troubles at all and just did whateve
    1 month ago
  • classic BSOD and one of the most senseless ones to get. I had Windows 1.0 also though I had only installed it just to see what it looked like. I actually did use a computer with 2.0 for a bit.
    1 month ago
  • mgilmour created a new blog post, Saturday Musings - My Windows Hell
    Just over a week ago I was busily typing up an amazing analysis for my blog that covered “the meaning of life the universe and everything”. In other words, it was brilliant piece of work that caused my heart to skip a beat or two as it ...
    1 month ago
  • I often find myself talking to my own kids about buckets. These aren’t the regular buckets that you carry water around in but relate more to the short, medium and long-term plans for your life. Over the years, I’ve found that having buc ...
    2 months ago
  • I was talking to a young man the other day and I told him that if I wanted anything done then he would be the last person that I’d ask. He was a bit taken aback by the comment and asked me why. I looked him in the ey ...
    2 months ago
  • I agree, Thank God we made it this far. Quite a journey full of experiences and hardship. Maybe the ones no longer here weren't meant to be here. Maybe they needed a fall for for the worthy to try again. Doesn't take much money to find an opportunity
    2 months ago
  • It's all too easy for domainers to forget that this is a real business, some will make lots of money, many will not. I only purchase domains which interest me, not as investments but as opportunities to build projects.
    2 months ago
  • I remember speaking at TRAFFIC Vegas 2008 and I put up the below graph on the projector. I indicated that the industry was in a mini-bubble with domains at hugely inflated prices. I had a large number of people come to me after my sessi ...
    2 months ago
  • The news is unfortunately not there to tell us good news. It's there to sell Ads. And the advertisers don't buy ads unless a lot of people are watching, and more people prefer to watch the bad news than the good news. My solution to this was to just
    2 months ago
The Cult of Personality
In every industry there are people that we all can be tempted to aspire to be like. I’ve watched some domainers desperately believe that if they follow an industry celebrity then they will achieve ...
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Good Players - Jothan Frakes
I’ve been asked a number of times about who are the really good players in the domain industry. I thought that from time to time that I would highlight these individuals that quietly go about their...
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America, Please Wake Up...You Are Great!
A friend of mine suggested that I watch the television series “The Newsroom”. The show is about a fictitious news show based in New York but it cleverly weaves in real life stories and issues. Jeff...
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