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New auDA Board

A new auDA Board has been appointed to fill the vacancy left by directors retiring at this year’s AGM. The new auDA Board will take their seats on 15 November 2019, following the auDA AGM to be held on 14 November 2019. In an announcement, auDA published details of the new board. The new board […] Continue reading

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Website Boundaries and Inorganic Site Structure Update

Good reading from the Bing Webmaster blog that will be of interest to anyone interested in domain metrics and search, addressing the problems of subdomain leasing, subfolder leasing and private blog networks.

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auDA Elected Directors

Six candidates are up for four directorships.

It will be interesting to see the connections to the Victorian liberal party.

I’d also like to get a list of members to see how many auDA contractors and friends are voting.

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Google has a ‘.new’ shortcut for creating Calendar events

https://www.engadget.com/2019/10/25/google-calendar-events-shortcut/

Around the same time last year, Google introduced shortcuts that give you a way to create a new Doc, Sheet, Slide, Site or Form in just a few seconds. If they’ve been making your life easier, then you may also like Google’s new shortcut for Calendar. Now, you can add new Calendar events…

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auDA public consultation – missing key consultation points

I went to the auDA policy consultation in Brisbane the other day and it made me realise a few things.

There were a number of “Key Consultation Issues” on the agenda for consultation.

There were key issues missing from that agenda.

The reason for those items missing is due to the game playing of auDA.

The response when I raised this was not welcomed, it was played down.

We welcome your feedback – BULLSHIT!

If it’s not on the agenda, you don’t want it discussed. You don’t want the…

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Efty Domain Sales Platform Discussion

I thought I’d share the latest Domain Sherpa video talking about the domain sales and portfolio management platform Efty.

I know it’s commercial etc. but I’m always interested in domain management tools and keen to hear if anyone has anything new that they’re built or tried:

https://www.domainsherpa.com/efty-domain-insights/

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The Most Visited Websites (from 1996 to 2019)

An clever visualisation of the world’s most visited websites from 1996-2019.

It’s a fun reminder of how things change!

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What is Microsoft Bookings and why should your small business care?

Customers calling to book appointments has typically been the main method for Australian small businesses, but this is quickly becoming outdated. We’ve known for a while that Millennials hate phone calls, but a recent survey shows that 56% of Australians – across all generations – avoid phone calls. An online booking system is a great […]

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Google Testing SERPs Without URLs

Not the first time this has been tested, but some new tests have been spotted in the wild:

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As one comment mentions, this does remove the important trust signal of the domain. I know I’d like to know if I’m going to commbank.com.au or commbank.top.

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Examples of Voice Security and “Vishing” (Voice Phishing) Threats

Some good examples of threats to voice technology and smart home devices, both Alexa and Google Assistant.

Researchers have found new ways that bad actors can exploit Alexa and Google Home smart speakers to spy on users. This time the hack … Continue reading

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