18th April Friday Wrap

Wendy Piersall’s eMoms blog network rebranded and moved to SparkPlugging.com, go Wendy.

Friend and fellow blogger Daniel Scocco (Daily Blog Tips fame) releases his first eBook on how to find killer domains suitably called Killer Domains . Could be useful for those following our advice in picking up expired co.uk’s -hat tip to Stephen for his comment.

If your thinking of renaming or moving your site there was a cool article this week on the official Google Webmaster Central on how to do it.

Alexa has updated their ranking system, wonder if it makes them any more accurate.

Edwin from Memorable Domains is putting Britain up for sale at Internet World, also Bond.com goes on sale for $1 million on Sedo but for some misinformed reason the press think the value is in the Ian Fleming character when it would be much more likely it’s value in the financial market would create a high value sale.

Lot’s of news on nano technology this week with the nano switch from the BBC and discussed in the New Scientist as a possible replacement for silicon.

Today’s game is FMX team, games like Dirtbike have always been a fun way to kill some time and this new version doesn’t disappoint, it looks easy but you need to do tricks to get enough points to progress.

About Al Carlton

Al quit the 9 to 5 rat race in January of 2007, before then he was a software engineer and systems architect of financial system. Nowadays Al spends the days running his various businesses and experimenting with different ideas and opportunities.
Al can be found on twitter at AlCarlton.


  1. Thanks for the shout out Al!

    And I’m SO glad you shared that link from the Google blog. Though it was put out a day after we needed it, I was super-pleased to see we’re already in the process of doing everything right. *Phew!*

    • No probs Wendy, I’ll be interested to hear how the transfer went and if Google followed the trail you left for it (scary times).

  2. Everybody knows the real value in bond.com is the superglue market!

    it would be cool to have a james@bond.com or 007@bond.com email address though.

  3. Thanks for the mention Al 🙂 Glad I could contribute

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