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10|22|2013 01:24 pm EDT

Targeted T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Awards 2013 – and the winners are

by Frank Michlick in Categories: Events

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And here are the winners of this year’s Targeted T.R.A.F.F.I.C. awards, as the were announced by VinsDomains.com on Twitter live from the event.

BANDIT BERKENS” GOODWILL AMBASSADOR AWARD

  • Winner: Gregg McNair

Nominees:

  • Adam Dicker
  • Alan Hack
  • Barbara Neu
  • Elliot Silver
  • Merlin Kauffman
  • Michael Cyger
  • Nat Cohen
  • Richard Lau
  • Rick Schwartz (declined)
  • Ron Jackson

 

BEST NEW MONETIZING SOLUTION

  • Winner: DomainNameSales.com / InternetTraffic.com

Nominees:

  • Above.com
  • Bounce.io
  • DomainSponsor.com
  • DudaMobile.com
  • ParkLogic.com
  • RookMedia.net
  • YTZManagement.com

 

BEST OVERALL DOMAIN SOLUTION

  • Winner: Sedo.com

Nominees:

  • Above.com
  • Afternic.com
  • DomainNameSales.com / InternetTraffic.com
  • Enom.com
  • GoDaddy.com
  • RookMedia.net

 

BEST DOMAIN BLOG

  • Winner: DNJournal.com

Nominees:

  • DomainIncite.com
  • DomainNameWire.com
  • DomainShane.com
  • DomainSherpa.com
  • ElliotsBlog.com
  • HybridDomainer.com
  • MorganLinton.com
  • RicksBlog.com (declined)
  • TheArtOfTheName.com
  • TheDomains.com

 

“WE GET IT” AWARD

  • Winner: Amazon.com

Nominees:

  • BankRate.com
  • Coffee.org
  • DomainDiction.com
  • FashionMetric.com
  • Geico.com
  • HeritgageAuctions.com
  • LOreal.com
  • MLB.com (Major League Baseball)
  • SalesForce.com
  • TrekBikes.com (Trek Bicycle Corp.)

 

DEVELOPER OF THE YEAR

  • Winner: Michael Cyger

Nominees:

  • Adam Dicker
  • Bill Karamouzis
  • Bill McClure
  • Chuck Fleming
  • CitiesPlanet.com
  • iStaff.com (i-Staff, Inc.)
  • NicheWebsites.com
  • Tia Wood

 

BROKER OF THE YEAR

  • Winner: Negar Hajikhani (Sedo)

Nominees:

  • Alan Hack
  • Afternic.com
  • Andrew Rosener
  • Brian Kleiner
  • Brian Michitti
  • Dave Evanson
  • DomainHoldings.com
  • HuntingMoon.com
  • Jay Finnan
  • Jeff Gabriel
  • Morgan Linton
  • Sedo.com
  • Toby Clements

 

SPONSOR OF THE YEAR

  • Winner: GoDaddy.com

Nominees:

  • Adam Dicker
  • Afternic.com
  • DemandMedia.com
  • eNom.com
  • Escrow.com
  • InternetTraffic.com
  • ParkingCrew.com
  • ParkLogic.com
  • Voodoo.com

 

DOMAINER OF THE YEAR

  • Winner: Frank Schilling

Nominees:

  • Adam Dicker
  • Andrew Reberry
  • Brad Mugford
  • Chad Wright
  • Daniel Negari
  • Elliot Silver
  • Eric Borgos
  • Mike Berkens
  • Richard Lau
  • Rick Schwartz (declined)

 

DOMAIN HALL OF FAME

  • Winner: Jeff Gabriel
  • Winner: Igal Lichtman, Deceased

Nominees:

  • Aron Meystedt
  • Bill Karamouzis
  • Donna Mahony
  • Elliot Silver
  • Eric Borgos
  • Kathy Nielsen
  • Larry Fischer
  • Merlin Kauffman
  • Michael Gilmour
  • Ray Neu
  • Richard Lau
  • Rob Grant
  • Roy Messer
  • Mike “Zappy” Zapolin

10|09|2012 06:55 pm EDT

Targeted TRAFFIC 2012 Award Winners

by Frank Michlick in Categories: Events

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And here are the winners of the 2012 Targeted T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Awards as they were announced at a Brunch during the Targeted T.R.A.F.F.I.C. show this morning:

Best new monetizing Solution

  • DomainPower.com

Best overall Domain Solution

Best Domain Blog

  • DomainSherpa.com (Cyger)

The “we get it” award

  • SalesForce.com

Developer of the year award

  • Alan Dunn (DomainHoldings)

Broker of the year

  • Dave Evanson (Sedo.com)

Sponsor of the year

  • Escrow.com

Domainer of the year

  • Frank Schilling

Domain Hall of Fame

  • Chad Folkenning
  • Michael ‘Mike’ Mann

Plus the Bandit Berkens “Goodwill Ambassador Award”, which went to Judi and Michael Berkens.

See the videos of parts of the awards ceremony over at DomainGang’s Youtube channel and see the original nominees here.

08|27|2012 09:51 am EDT

Targeted TRAFFIC Awards Voting – only today

by Frank Michlick in Categories: Events, Up to the Minute

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Voting for the Targeted T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Domain Industry awards is only open today. Vote for your choices and send them to trafficawards@earthlink.net by 9PM EDT today. As per a prior announcement you must be a list subscriber to vote.

BEST NEW MONETIZING SOLUTIONS

(Vote for one)

__BankAds.com

__DomainNameSales.com

__DomainPower.com

__InternetTraffic.com

__JuiceCow.com

__ParkLogic.com

__Protrada.com

__Rook Media

__The Parking Place

__Voodoo.com

 

BEST OVERALL DOMAIN SOLUTION

(vote for one)

 

__Aftermarket

__Afternic

__Domain Holdings

__DomainNameSales.com

__InternetTraffic.com

__JuiceCow.com

__ParkLogic.com

__Protrada.com

__Sedo.com

 

BEST DOMAIN BLOG

(vote for one)

 

__DNJournal.com (Jackson)

__Domaingang.com (Acro)

__DomainIncite.com (Murphy)

__DomainNameWire.com (Alleman)

__DomainShane.com (Cultra)

__DomainSherpa.com (Cyger)

__ElliotsBlog.com (Silver)

__HybridDomainer.com (Hackney)

__MorganLinton.com (Linton)

__TheDomains.com (Berkens)

__TNTNames.com (Eccles)

__WhizBangsBlog.com (Gilmour)

 

THE “WE GET IT” AWARD

(vote for one)

 

__Afternic.com

__Amazon.com

__Brown Shoe Co. (Shoes.com)

__Cat5 Commerce

__Donuts.co

__Facebook.com

__London Olympics

__L’Oreal

__ParkingCrew.com

__Peter Niederman

__Quidsi (Soap.com, Diapers.com an Amazon Company)

__Quinstreet.com

__SalesForce.com

__TABcom (formerly Pets United, LLC)

 

DEVELOPER OF THE YEAR

(vote for one)

 

__Lance Block (Swells LLC)

__Michael Cyger

__Alan Dunn

__Mathias Hennig (Sedo)

__Roy Hooper

__Bill Karamouzis

__Morgan Linton

__Fred Mercaldo (Geoplatforms)

__MediaGuys.com

__Braden Pollock

__Protrada

__Danny Pryor

__Dan Warner

__Tia Wood

 

BROKER OF THE YEAR

(vote for one)

 

__Toby Clements

__DomainAdvisors

__Dave Evanson (Sedo.com)

__Kevin Faler

__Alan Hack

__Evan Horowitz (Hunting Moon)

__Vern Jurovich

__Brian Kleiner (NameMedia.com)

__Mike Mann

__Bob Olea

__Mike Robertson (DomainGuardians.com)

__Andrew Rosener (Media Options)

__Joe Uddeme (Domain Holdings)

 

SPONSOR OF THE YEAR

(vote for one)

 

__Afternic.com

__Domain Holdings

__Dot CO

__Escrow.com

__Fabulous.com

__GoDaddy

__InternetTraffic.com

__InterNet X

__NameCheap

__ParkLogic

__Protrada

__Sedo

__Thought Convergence

__Voodoo.com

 

DOMAINER OF THE YEAR

(vote for one)

 

__Roy Barrett

__Steve Cheatham

__Michael Cyger

__Larry Fischer

__Michael Gilmour

__Rob Grant

__Ron Jackson

__Corey Lamay

__Donna Mahoney

__Mike Mann

__Braden Pollock

__Frank Schilling

__Elliot Silver

__Paul Stahura

__Adam Strong

__David Wieland

 

DOMAIN HALL OF FAME

(vote for TWO)

 

__Gary Chernoff

__Nat Cohen

__Phil Corwin

__Paul Cotton

__Larry Fischer

__Chad Folkenning

__Michael Gilmour

__Rob Grant

__Kevin Ham

__Steve Jobs (dec’d)

__Vern Juravich [sic]

__Igal Lichtman

__Morgan Linton

__Mike Mann

__Gregg McNair

__Brian Null

__Braden Pollock

__Tim Schumacher

__Elliot Silver

__Adam Strong

 

08|03|2012 12:28 pm EDT

The 9th Annual Targeted T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Nomination List

by Frank Michlick in Categories: Events

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As per an email from Rick “DomainKing” Schwartz, the following are the Targeted T.R.A.F.F.I.C. nominees for the 9th annual domain industry awards. Voting will open later this month.

Best new monetizing Solution

  • BanksAds.com
  • DomainNameSales.com
  • DomainPower.com
  • InternetTraffic.com
  • JuiceCow.com
  • Protrada.com
  • ParkLogic.com
  • Rook Media
  • The Parking Place
  • Voodoo.com

Best overall Domain Solution

  • Aftermarket
  • Afternic
  • Domain Holdings
  • DomainNameSales.com
  • InternetTraffic.com
  • JuiceCow.com
  • ParkLogic.com
  • Protrada.com
  • Sedo.com

Best Domain Blog

  • TheDomains.com (Berkens)
  • DNJournal.com (Jackson)
  • ElliotsBlog.com (Silver)
  • DomainNameWire.com (Alleman)
  • DomainShane.com (Cultura)
  • DomainGang.com (Acro)
  • DomainSherpa.com (Cyger)
  • MorganLinton.com (Linton)
  • HybridDomainer.com (Hackney)
  • WhizBangsBlog.com (Gilmour)
  • TNTNames.com (Eccles)

The “we get it” award

  • Quidsi (Soap.com, Diapers.com and Amazon Company)
  • Amazon.com
  • ParkingCrew.com
  • Quinstreet.com
  • SalesForce.com
  • L’Oreal
  • Peter Niederman
  • Cat5 Commerce
  • Facebook.com
  • TABcom (formerly Pets United, LLC)
  • Brown Shoe Co. (Shoes.com)
  • London Olympics
  • Donuts.co
  • Afternic.com

Developer of the year award

  • Lance Block (Swells LLC)
  • Michael Cyger
  • Alan Dunn
  • Mathias Hennig (Sedo)
  • Roy Hooper
  • Bill Karamouzis
  • Morgan Linton
  • Fred Mercaldo (Geoplatforms)
  • MediaGuys.com
  • Braden Pollock
  • Protrada
  • Danny Pryor
  • Dan Warner
  • Tia Wood

Broker of the year

  • Toby Clements
  • DomainAdvisors
  • Dave Evanson (Sedo.com)
  • Kevin Faler
  • Jeffrey Gabriel
  • Alan Hack
  • Evan Horowitz (Hunting Moon)
  • Vern Juravich [sic, Jurovich]
  • Brian Kleiner (NameMedia.com)
  • Mike Mann
  • Bob Olea
  • Mike Robertson (DomainGuardians.com)
  • Andrew Rosener (Media Options)
  • Joe Uddeme (Domain Holdings)

Sponsor of the year

  • Domain Holdings
  • Escrow.com
  • NameCheap
  • GoDaddy
  • Thought Convergence
  • InternetTraffic.com
  • Sedo
  • Protrada
  • Dot CO
  • Fabulous.com
  • Internet X
  • Voodoo.com
  • ParkLogic
  • Afternic

Domainer of the year

  • Roy Barrett
  • Steve Cheatham
  • Michael Cyger
  • Larry Fischer
  • Michael Gilmour
  • Rob Grant
  • Ron Jackson
  • Corey Lamay
  • Mike Mann
  • Donna Mahoney
  • Braden Pollock
  • Frank Schilling
  • Elliot Silver
  • Adam Strong
  • Paul Stahura
  • David Wieland

Domain Hall of Fame

  • Gary Chernoff
  • Nat Cohen
  • Phil Corwin
  • Paul Cotton
  • Larry Fischer
  • Chad Folkenning
  • Michael Gilmour
  • Rob Grant
  • Kevin Ham
  • Steve Jobs
  • Vern Juravich [sic, Jurovich]
  • Igal Lichtman
  • Morgan Linton
  • Mike Mann
  • Gregg McNair
  • Brian Null
  • Braden Pollock
  • Tim Schumacher
  • Elliot Silver
  • Adam Strong

Plus the Bandit Berkens “Goodwill Ambassador Award”

07|25|2012 02:43 pm EDT

TRAFFIC 2012 Awards Nominations close today

by Frank Michlick in Categories: Events

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As posted yesterday via email and on Rick’s Blog, the Targeted T.R.A.F.F.I.C. 2012 Awards nominations are open until COB today. You can send the nominations via email to trafficawards (at)  earthlink.net.

OFFICIAL BALLOT 2012 T.R.A.F.F.I.C. AWARDS NOMINATIONS

The T.R.A.F.F.I.C. AWARDS have become the oldest, most sought-after and prestigious Domain Industry awards because winners are selected by your peers and presented annually each Fall since 2004. This year marks the 9th Annual Awards with the Ceremonies scheduled to take place at T.R.A.F.F.I.C. 2012, at the Ft. Lauderdale Beach Ritz-Carlton Resort on Tuesday, October 9, 2012.

This year we have added DOMAIN BROKER OF THE YEAR as a new category. You may nominate one person in each category by filling in your preferences below and sending back this email to trafficawards at earthlink.net before 6PM EDT Wednesday July 25th.

The AWARDS are:

BEST NEW MONETIZING SOLUTION (the NEW company with best monetizing results)

I nominate:

 

BEST OVERALL DOMAIN SOLUTION (this includes Revenues, Sales, Development, etc.)

I nominate:

 

THE “WE GET IT” AWARD ( this goes to the brick and mortar company that understands the value of a good domain)

I nominate:

 

DEVELOPER OF THE YEAR (self-explanatory)

I nominate:

 

DOMAIN BROKER OF THE YEAR (the person or company that is the most successful in brokering the sale of domains)

I nominate:

 

BEST DOMAIN BLOG (the one that you can’t miss)

I nominate:

 

SPONSOR OF THE YEAR (the company that really gives the best customer service)

I nominate:

 

DOMAINER OF THE YEAR ( the person who stands above the rest in the domaining industry) Past Winners Include: Richard Lau, Rick Schwartz, Frank Schilling (2005 & 2011), Kevin Ham, Rick Latona, Mike Berkens, Gregg McNair.

I nominate:

 

DOMAIN HALL OF FAME (two people are inducted each year, but only nominate one)

The following have already been inducted to the DOMAIN HALL OF FAME:
SCOTT DAY, MONTE CAHN, RON JACKSON, MIKE BERKENS, RICK LATONA, RICK SCHWARTZ, DAVID CASTILLO [sic], MICHAEL CASTILLO [sic], FRANK SCHILLING, YUN YE, CHRISTOPER HARTNETT, SAHAR SARID, HOWARD NEU, ADAM DICKER

I nominate:

Thanks for Participating!
Rick Schwartz
Howard Neu
T.R.A.F.F.I.C.

10|18|2011 02:36 pm EDT

Targeted T.R.A.F.F.I.C. 2011 Florida Live Auction Results

by Adam Strong in Categories: Domain Auction

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We are were remotely live blogging the auction results of the pay per placement Targeted T.R.A.F.F.I.C.  2011 Live domain auction held in Florida by the organizers of TRAFFIC today. As always we do not guarantee the accuracy of these results. Some of the unsold names were offered at financing terms based on their real reserve, a 25% down payment and financing over 1-3 years in a “second chance” round. In the second chance round only one additional name out of  the seven that were brought up again sold (FreshVegetables.com). Some work remains after the auction, as a number of domains were marked sold pending seller approval.

According to DNN’s tally (including the sales pending seller approval), the auction sold 45 of 120 domains for a total of $277,300.00 at a sell-through rate of 37.5%.

See the full live auction results after the jump.

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10|19|2010 04:00 pm EDT

Targeted TRAFFIC South Beach 2010 Live Auction Results

by Frank Michlick in Categories: Domain Auction

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We were to live blogging the auction results of the Targeted TRAFFIC 2010 Live domain auction held in South Beach Florida today by Latonas.com. As always we do not guarantee the accuracy of these results.

According to our tracking, the auction sold 49 names out of 219 for a total of $495,900 USD. The top sales were Shock.com for $200,000 USD, BVI.com & BVI.co for $110,000 and Idle.com for $20,000.

Thanks to Chris of DomainCocoon for the help.
Please see the full unofficial results after the jump.

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10|06|2010 03:23 pm EDT

Targeted T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Florida to Hold its own Domain Auction as of 2011

by Frank Michlick in Categories: Domain Auction, Up to the Minute

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[Ed. Updated/corrected as per the comments]

As per an emailed announcement by Rick “DomainKing” Schwartz, future Targeted T.R.A.F.F.I.C. domain live auctions in 2011 will not be using a specific auction provider, instead Schwartz and his partner Howard Neu will be selecting the domain names to be sold in the live auction and provide the auctioneer. However auction houses are invited to submit names from their inventories to the auction. As Schwartz told DNN, the auction will continue to be open to remote online bidders.

This year’s next event will take place October 17-20 in South Beach, Florida Tuesday, October 19th at 4pm ET. Auctions for this event will still be provided by Latonas.com.

Find the full email from Rick Schwartz after the jump.

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08|25|2010 10:31 am EDT

Targeted TRAFFIC Dublin 2010 Live Auction Results

by Frank Michlick in Categories: Domain Auction

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We will be were live blogging the auction results of the auctions at the Targeted TRAFFIC Conference in Dublin, Ireland. As always we do not guarantee the accuracy of these results. Unsold names will be included in the Extended Silent Auction.

The auction sold 12 domains for a total of 86,820 Euro, approximately 110,200 USD.

You can see the live blogged results after the jump.
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06|09|2010 07:16 pm EDT

Targeted TRAFFIC Vancouver .CA Live Auction Results

by Frank Michlick in Categories: Domain Auction

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We will be live blogging blogged the auction results at the Targeted TRAFFIC Vancouver .CA Live Auction in Vancouver. As always we do not guarantee the accuracy of these results.

According to our numbers 18 of 53 (34%) domains sold for a grand total of $263,050 with the top sale of the geo-domain Surrey.com pulling in $195,000.

See the full unofficial auction results after the jump.
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