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PARIS, February 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Why Marketers Should Care:

Domain hacks offer the ability to produce extremely short domain names that increase your relevance and memorability. They come into their own when used in conjunction with SMS and Instant Messaging services, and especially Twitter with its 140 character limit on tweets.

A popular real world example is blo.gs with five letters total, versus the comparable blogs.com with eight letters.

Domain hacks can make your website name sticky. They can establish your brand. They can help you get a relevant website name, without paying over the odds.

It's also a good way to let your customers know how clever and creative your organisation is.

Moreover, because the whole website name explains what the site is for, when your site 'does what it says on the tin' this increases Adwords clickability.

Some sales:

LOCAL.LY sold to Infor for $100,000

http://techcrunch.com/2011/11/09/domain-name-local-ly-sold-for-100000/

SOCI.AL sold for $50,000

http://domainnamewire.com/2011/09/17/soci-al-domain-hack-sells-for-50000/

INSTANT.LY sold to Webtigo for $32,000

http://www.dnjournal.com/archive/domainsales/2012/20120328.htm

FAMO.US sold to Famous Industries, Inc. for $25,000

http://www.dnjournal.com/archive/domainsales/2011/20110810.htm

ANSWE.RS sold to Answers.com for $20,000

For Sale:

Accountingsoftwa.re http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=accountingsoftwa.re  

Airpurifie.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=airpurifie.rs  

Alarmsyste.ms  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=alarmsyste.ms  

Appraise.rs http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=appraise.rs

Arearu.gs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=arearu.gs  

Autoinsurancecompani.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=autoinsurancecompani.es  

Autorepa.ir  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=autorepa.ir  

Awnin.gs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=awnin.gs  

Babycloth.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=babycloth.es  

Badcred.it  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=badcred.it  

Bakewa.re  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=bakewa.re  

Barwa.re  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=barwa.re  

Bedroomfurnitu.re  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=bedroomfurnitu.re  

Binde.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=binde.rs  

Blende.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=blende.rs  

Blowe.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=blowe.rs  

Boile.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=boile.rs  

Broadwaysho.ws  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=broadwaysho.ws  

Brooch.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=brooch.es  

Buccanee.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=buccanee.rs  

Bumpe.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=bumpe.rs  

Carcove.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=carcove.rs  

Cardeale.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=cardeale.rs  

Cardiologi.st  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=cardiologi.st  

Caribbeancruis.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=caribbeancruis.es  

Carinsurancecompani.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=carinsurancecompani.es  

Carlea.se  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=carlea.se  

Carpetcleane.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=carpetcleane.rs  

Carte.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=carte.rs  

Caste.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=caste.rs  

Cathete.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=cathete.rs  

Centenni.al  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=centenni.al  

Centerpiec.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=centerpiec.es  

Chandelie.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=chandelie.rs  

Cheapairfa.re  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=cheapairfa.re  

Cheapcarrent.al  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=cheapcarrent.al  

Cheaplapto.ps  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=cheaplapto.ps  

Cheaptir.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=cheaptir.es  

Coaste.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=coaste.rs  

Colit.is  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=colit.is  

Comforte.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=comforte.rs  

Computerrepa.ir  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=computerrepa.ir  

Conveyo.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=conveyo.rs  

Cookingclass.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=cookingclass.es  

Cookto.ps  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=cookto.ps  

Counte.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=counte.rs  

Counterto.ps  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=counterto.ps  

Creditcardoffe.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=creditcardoffe.rs  

Creditrepa.ir  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=creditrepa.ir  

Crossove.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=crossove.rs  

Cruiselin.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=cruiselin.es  

Dehumidifie.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=dehumidifie.rs  

Dermatologi.st  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=dermatologi.st  

Deskto.ps  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=deskto.ps  

Diamondrin.gs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=diamondrin.gs  

Discountti.re  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=discountti.re  

Divide.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=divide.rs  

Divorcelawye.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=divorcelawye.rs  

Docke.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=docke.rs  

Drawe.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=drawe.rs  

Dresse.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=dresse.rs  

Drinkwa.re  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=drinkwa.re  

Dual.ly  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=dual.ly  

Duvetcove.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=duvetcove.rs  

Ecze.ma  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=ecze.ma  

Elliptic.al  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=elliptic.al  

Exterminato.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=exterminato.rs  

Foreclosurelistin.gs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=foreclosurelistin.gs  

Freecreditsco.re  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=freecreditsco.re  

Freeze.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=freeze.rs  

Furnishin.gs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=furnishin.gs  

Furnituresto.re  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=furnituresto.re  

Garagedoo.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=garagedoo.rs  

Garagedoorrepa.ir  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=garagedoorrepa.ir  

Generato.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=generato.rs  

Girlscloth.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=girlscloth.es  

Greenhous.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=greenhous.es  

Gunsaf.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=gunsaf.es  

Gutte.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=gutte.rs  

Gynecologi.st  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=gynecologi.st  

Hairremov.al  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=hairremov.al  

Hange.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=hange.rs  

Headston.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=headston.es  

Heate.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=heate.rs  

Holste.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=holste.rs  

Homesecuritycompani.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=homesecuritycompani.es  

Homesecuritysyste.ms  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=homesecuritysyste.ms  

Hotelpar.is  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=hotelpar.is  

Humidifie.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=humidifie.rs  

Humido.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=humido.rs  

Inkcartridg.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=inkcartridg.es  

Insurancecompani.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=insurancecompani.es

Internetprovide.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=internetprovide.rs  

Jewelrysto.re  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=jewelrysto.re  

Juice.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=juice.rs  

Kello.gg  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=kello.gg  

Kidscloth.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=kidscloth.es  

Ladde.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=ladde.rs  

Landscape.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=landscape.rs  

Laptopcompute.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=laptopcompute.rs  

Laserhairremov.al  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=laserhairremov.al  

Loansforbadcred.it  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=loansforbadcred.it  

Loseweig.ht  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=loseweig.ht  

Lympho.ma  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=lympho.ma  

Magnifie.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=magnifie.rs  

Maile.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=maile.rs  

Matchmake.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=matchmake.rs  

Maternitycloth.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=maternitycloth.es  

Mbaprogra.ms  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=mbaprogra.ms

Memoryfo.am  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=memoryfo.am  

Microwav.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=microwav.es  

Modernfurnitu.re  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=modernfurnitu.re

Moisturize.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=moisturize.rs  

Monito.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=monito.rs  

Mortgagelende.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=mortgagelende.rs  

Moshimonste.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=moshimonste.rs  

Muffle.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=muffle.rs  

Mywebsear.ch  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=mywebsear.ch  

Nebulize.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=nebulize.rs  

Neurologi.st  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=neurologi.st  

Newca.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=newca.rs  

Norfo.lk  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=norfo.lk  

Norwa.lk  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=norwa.lk  

Notebookcompute.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=notebookcompute.rs  

Nursingprogra.ms  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=nursingprogra.ms  

Officefurnitu.re  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=officefurnitu.re  

Onlinecollegecours.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=onlinecollegecours.es  

Orthodonti.st  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=orthodonti.st  

Oscillosco.pe  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=oscillosco.pe  

Osteoarthrit.is  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=osteoarthrit.is  

Painte.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=painte.rs  

Pajam.as  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=pajam.as  

Partydress.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=partydress.es  

Patiofurnitu.re  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=patiofurnitu.re  

Pave.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=pave.rs  

Pedomete.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=pedomete.rs  

Phlebotomi.st  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=phlebotomi.st  

Phonenumbe.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=phonenumbe.rs  

Photographycours.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=photographycours.es  

Plane.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=plane.rs  

Planne.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=planne.rs  

Plante.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=plante.rs  

Plaqu.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=plaqu.es  

Podiatri.st  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=podiatri.st  

Prepaidcellphon.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=prepaidcellphon.es  

Prepaidphon.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=prepaidphon.es  

Projecto.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=projecto.rs  

Psychiatri.st  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=psychiatri.st  

Qwe.st  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=qwe.st  

Radiato.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=radiato.rs  

Railin.gs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=railin.gs  

Razo.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=razo.rs  

Receive.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=receive.rs  

Recline.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=recline.rs  

Recruite.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=recruite.rs  

Refinancerat.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=refinancerat.es  

Refrigerato.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=refrigerato.rs  

Rehabcente.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=rehabcente.rs  

Renthou.se  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=renthou.se  

Roofrepa.ir  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=roofrepa.ir  

Scanne.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=scanne.rs  

Screwdrive.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=screwdrive.rs  

Seatcove.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=seatcove.rs  

Section.al  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=section.al  

Securitycamer.as  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=securitycamer.as  

Securitysyste.ms  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=securitysyste.ms  

Sendflowe.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=sendflowe.rs  

Shelte.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=shelte.rs  

Showe.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=showe.rs  

Shredde.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=shredde.rs  

Shutte.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=shutte.rs  

Skeche.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=skeche.rs  

Slipcove.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=slipcove.rs  

Slippe.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=slippe.rs  

Sneake.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=sneake.rs  

Snowsho.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=snowsho.es  

Sprinkle.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=sprinkle.rs  

Stenos.is  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=stenos.is  

Stethosco.pe  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=stethosco.pe  

Stethoscop.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=stethoscop.es  

Storagecontaine.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=storagecontaine.rs  

Strippe.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=strippe.rs  

Sunroo.ms  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=sunroo.ms  

Suspende.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=suspende.rs  

Tallahass.ee  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=tallahass.ee  

Tie.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=tie.rs  

Toaste.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=toaste.rs  

Townhous.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=townhous.es  

Transforme.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=transforme.rs  

Treadmillrevie.ws  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=treadmillrevie.ws  

Treatmentcente.rs   http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=treatmentcente.rs

Triglycerid.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=triglycerid.es  

Tumble.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=tumble.rs  

Umbrell.as  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=umbrell.as  

Valanc.es  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=valanc.es  

Vaporize.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=vaporize.rs  

Venee.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=venee.rs  

Washe.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=washe.rs  

Weig.ht  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=weig.ht  

Welde.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=welde.rs  

Wholesale.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=wholesale.rs

Zippe.rs  http://www.sedo.com/sale/?d=zippe.rs

Domain hacks in action:

Frid.ge  Keep it fresh with Fridge and Google

Merge.rs  Online platform to sell company

Indoo.rs  Mobile application to get real-time position

Stakeholde.rs  Map based survey

Fivesta.rs  Loyalty programs

Pea.rs  Open source WordPress theme

Illustrato.rs  Original art

Artworke.rs  Art workers of the Internet

Chee.rs  Mobile Apps

Crescen.do  Angel Investor.

Cre.do  Design studio.

Vir.al  Aggregator of several URL shorteners.

Bre.ad  Billboards for social media links

Thebea.st  The Daily Beast, a news and entertainment site.

Gnom.es  Customized Wordpress design..

Monopo.ly  Tactics and Strategies for Monopoly City Streets.

Braini.ac  The Braini Academic, "self-paced online technology training."

Iamserio.us  Live shows and Internet radio.

Jessi.ca  The blog of a woman named Jessica in Key West

Toa.st  Get Great Gifts.

Mov.ie  Service for addressing official movie websites.

Cur.io  Fashions from the Past.

Chil.li  Marketing.

Mor.ph  Delivering Computing for the Cloud.

Cra.sh  Explore tourist attractions.

Paintbru.sh  Virtual home of the artist Teresa Castaneda.

Harve.st  Consultant Service.

Domai.nr:  Domain search engine.

Logarit.hm  A simple web-based natural logarithm calculator.

Grou.ps  Social software.

Surpri.se  Online art gallery.

Gre.at Creative community.

 

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The BPM world is going through some evolution or changes where traditional business process management solutions really have nowhere to go in terms of development of the road map. In this demo at 15th Cloud Expo, Kyle Hansen, Director of Professional Services at AgilePoint, shows AgilePoint’s unique approach to dealing with this market circumstance by developing a rapid application composition or development framework.
The Internet of Things will greatly expand the opportunities for data collection and new business models driven off of that data. In her session at @ThingsExpo, Esmeralda Swartz, CMO of MetraTech, discussed how for this to be effective you not only need to have infrastructure and operational models capable of utilizing this new phenomenon, but increasingly service providers will need to convince a skeptical public to participate. Get ready to show them the money!

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it is bringing a greater level of control, security and flexibility to cloud-based application development and delivery with a single-tenant version of Bluemix, IBM's platform-as-a-service. The new platform enables developers to build ap...

Building low-cost wearable devices can enhance the quality of our lives. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Sai Yamanoor, Embedded Software Engineer at Altschool, provided an example of putting together a small keychain within a $50 budget that educates the user about the air quality in their surroundings. He also provided examples such as building a wearable device that provides transit or recreational information. He then reviewed the resources available to build wearable devices at home including open source hardware, the raw materials required and the options available to power s...
The Internet of Things promises to transform businesses (and lives), but navigating the business and technical path to success can be difficult to understand. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Sean Lorenz, Technical Product Manager for Xively at LogMeIn, demonstrated how to approach creating broadly successful connected customer solutions using real world business transformation studies including New England BioLabs and more.
The Internet of Things is not new. Historically, smart businesses have used its basic concept of leveraging data to drive better decision making and have capitalized on those insights to realize additional revenue opportunities. So, what has changed to make the Internet of Things one of the hottest topics in tech? In his session at @ThingsExpo, Chris Gray, Director, Embedded and Internet of Things, discussed the underlying factors that are driving the economics of intelligent systems. Discover how hardware commoditization, the ubiquitous nature of connectivity, and the emergence of Big Data a...