Here are the top 5 Domain Name Wire news stories of September, ranked by page views.
#1: Auto-Generated Web Sites: The Future of Domain Parking? – In the context of a new domain service called Domain Embarking, Domain Name Wire discusses the history of automated web site generation.
#2: Televisions.com Sells for Six Figures – Domain Name Wire breaks the story about the Televisions.com sale brokered by NameDrive. This is one of the biggest sales brokered by NameDrive, a domain parking and sales platform that just recently opened its U.S. office.
#3: Will TigerDirect Flip Computer.com? – TigerDirect is selling Computer.com at this week’s TRAFFIC conference. That’s not good news, unless it sells for a lot. TigerDirect typifies the “end user” that domainers claim need good, generic domains. As David Castello points out in a comment, TigerDirect would have been wiser to buy ComputerS.com.
#4: TrafficClub Delays Payments Due to Click Fraud – Citing problems with click fraud, TrafficClub delays payments to its publishers. Click fraud is a growing problem in the online advertising business.
#5: So Long, Overture Scores – The Overture database goes offline, only to be resurrected. Still, the latest available stats are from January. One popular alternative for keyword data is WordTracker.