Social networking tool for domainers not limited to DOMAINfest attendees.
As part of its DOMAINfest Global domain conference, DomainSponsor has launched an online social networking platform called DOMAINfest Connect. It is open to everyone: attendees, potential attendees, and people who just want to network with other people in the domain industry.
DOMAINfest Connect is powered by introNetworks, a social networking platform provider. It’s easy to use and seems to be valuable for making connections before the conference.
After registering for the service you create a profile. The profile system is fun: just drag and drop different characteristics about your business, professional life, personality, and interests. You place up to 10 characteristics in each category on a “scale” weighting how important they are:
After answering a few more questions and submitting your profile, you see a map that shows other people and how closely their characteristics match up with yours. Not only is it interesting to peruse, but it makes it easy to connect with like-minded individuals and even set up meetings with them at DOMAINfest.
Of course, it can be a bit scary too. My closest match is Frank Michlick.