Top 10 Stories of 2011: #7 How to get a Twitter username that is already taken

More people have been warming to Twitter over the past year, but when they go to sign up for an account, they often find the Twitter username they want (much like a domain name) is already taken.  The number seven story in this year's Top 10 is How to get a Twitter username, that's already … [Read more...]

How to get a Twitter username that’s already taken (Hint: It’s easy, I got mine)

A big hat tip to Robert Borhi of DomainReport.ca who wrote an article that led me to pursue getting the Twitter username @fusible, after I had been using the Twitter username @fusiblenetwork for a couple years now. The post caught my attention because it mentioned TweetClaims, a service I had … [Read more...]

Fusible domain blog gets mentioned in TechCrunch; other major news sites and technology blogs

Early this morning, I broke a story about the Beta launch of Zynga's Rewardville after I noticed that the web address Rewardville.com was resolving to an actual web site and not to a GoDaddy Parked page.  This followed a week of speculation of what Zynga might have planned for the domain … [Read more...]

Will the sale of Gambling.com even come close to $20MM (its previous sale price)?

Fusible.com was the first blog in the Domain industry to report about the auction of Gambling.com, shortly after reading a tweet sent through Calvin Ayre's web site announcing Media Corp had retained Sedo to sell Gambling.com.  Hours earlier, Media Corp had issued a press release through … [Read more...]

Kentucky internet gambling case: Court date scheduled for December 6

For those interested in the Kentucky internet gambling case that began in September 2008, in which the state of Kentucky tried seizing 141 domain names of gambling sites, a new court date has been scheduled for December 6, 2010.  As CasinoAdvisor reports: 'The case is back in the court of Judge … [Read more...]

Media giant Hearst Corporation acquires domain LittleAngels.com for $100,000

The news broke earlier this week on GreatDomains.com that the domain name LittleAngels.com sold for a whopping $100,000.  But until now, the new owners had remained a mystery.  Earlier the registrant records switched from Sedo over to Hearst Corporation, one of the nation's largest diversified … [Read more...]

Still Working on Updating the Fusible Web Site

Last month we switched Fusible.com from a custom-built web site to WordPress, a much needed makeover.  The move to WordPress gives us access to hundreds of thousands of plug-ins and tools and gives us the flexibility to make changes without paying  for development costs to perform routine … [Read more...]

Fusible gets a facelift with WordPress

The Fusible.com website has been re-launched as a WordPress blog.  For regular readers of the Fusible blog, you may have been a little surprised in the last few days that the look and feel of the website has changed.  After blogging on Fusible.com for nearly a year, we decided to shutdown our … [Read more...]

Blogging about Domain Names: Landing Big Sponsor National A-1 Advertising on Fusible.com

While our aim is to make money developing and selling domain names, we also have a lot of interest in blogging about the industry and our own experience as domainers.  We're still figuring out the whole domaining thing - but we're enjoying it. While we don't make money full time with domain … [Read more...]

Rebranding effort of our Domain site from LittleDevilMedia.com to Fusible.com is complete

The rebranding of Little Devil Media into Fusible.com is complete.  There was no major updates to the old Little Devil Media design, except the logo, web address, and name.  Now we can have a stronger focus on our domain brand long-term. Because Little Devil Media isn't the best brand to use … [Read more...]