April 4th facts and fun

If you missed any of the April 1st shenanigans, Blog Storm has a nice summary list,
Domain sales are still bucking the economic downturn by growing in strength and sales

In the first quarter of 2008, 3,764 sales were reported to DN Journal making the average sale reported $10,103. In the first quarter of 2007, 3,086 sales were reported to us but the average price was only $6,886. For all of 2007, 13,888 sales were reported to us and the average sale for the year was $8,698. So 1Q-2008 showed a significant rise in both average sales price and total dollar volume reported. DN Journal

BPI the music industry’s trade body want all UK ISP’s to take action against users who mis-use the internet by downloading or file-sharing, some ISP’s like Talk Talk are up in arms at being asked to police the internet, a good write can be found here by Rory Cellan-Jones.

They’re not just shutting the stable door after the horse has bolted – the horse has left town, got married, and started a family.”

Free watermark, a good example of a mini site tool at PicMarkr
Game: Big Diamond, 12 levels of ball bashing fun! I think my love of pool helps here.

About Scott Jones

Scott hails from the north east of Scotland and started earning online at the end of 2000 building websites for local businesses during which time he won an award from Lord Alan Sugar for Excellence in Enterprise. After having quite a bit of success with domaining Scott mainly runs educational evergreen websites which generate over 3 million visitors per month but is always on the lookout for a fresh thinking out of the box way to turn a buck. Follow on Twitter.


  1. That free watermark tool is actually pretty cool (for a mini site tool that is) 😉

  2. I wish you hadn’t shared that game! I won’t give up till i’ve finished it now!

  3. Wow, I forgot it was already Friday. I’m in the middle of a move this week, and it took 6 days fighting with my internet provider to send out a technician and get it working. Thanks for the watermark tool!

  4. I second Adam’s complaint. I’m going to have to e-mail that game to myself at home or I won’t get anything done at the day job.

  5. I found another watermark tool for eBay. Thanks.

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