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Overstock learns that .com is still king

During the internet boom of the late 1990s, companies flush with investor cash regularly spent big bucks acquiring generic .com domain names.

The rise of the .com domain name culminated in the sale of Business.com for $7.5m in 1999.

After the .com bust, the pace of multi-million dollar domain name sales slowed, although more than a few domains have changed hands for seven figures in the past decade.

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Google penalizes another major retailer

If you ever lamented the fact that Google never seemed to penalize big brands for their shady SEO practices, 2011 has been an interesting year.

Faced with increasing criticism over the quality of its search results, Google has started cracking down on some big names. Last week, for instance, it took action against J.C. Penney for what appeared to be a paid linking scheme carried out by a third party vendor.

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Overstock.com: when a deal isn't a deal

Consumers today love a good deal, and the internet is often the best place to find one.

Because of that, the internet can be a cut-throat environment for retailers. With just a few clicks, it's possible for consumers to find the best price for just about any given product and if your company isn't the one offering it, there's a good chance you'll miss out on the sale.

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