DomainSponsor Europe Achieves Fifth Consecutive Quarter of Growth

Mar 25, 2011, 10:00 ET from DomainSponsor

-- DOMAINfest Europe Conference Slated For June 2011 in Barcelona --

LOS ANGELES and FRANKFURT, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DomainSponsor®, the traffic monetization unit of Oversee.net®, reported that DomainSponsor Europe has continued its rapid growth, achieving its fifth consecutive quarter of growth.  The latest results show Quarter 1, 2011 revenue increasing by double-digits over Quarter 4, 2010.

The company credits the consistent, rapid growth to its ongoing investment in new optimization technology, which has yielded stronger financial performance for clients and better direct navigation results for end-users.  DomainSponsor reported it also has added sales and support staff in its European headquarters office in Frankfurt, Germany.

"We established a European office in December 2009 to get closer to our customers and learn more about local market nuances," said DomainSponsor General Manager Peter Celeste.  "Building trusted relationships with European publishers means we've been able to make smart, targeted decisions on how to invest further in our optimization technology.  As a result, European publishers have been moving to join DomainSponsor."

European publisher Nico Zeifang says the move to DomainSponsor has been worth it.  "DomainSponsor has invested time, money and resources into this market and is outperforming for the greater part of our European traffic. Investing in technology has paid off."

DOMAINfest Europe 2011 in Barcelona

DomainSponsor is reinforcing its commitment to the European market by hosting its second annual DOMAINfest® Europe conference in Barcelona June 7-9, 2011.  Last year's conference in Prague attracted more than 200 attendees from 24 countries, and attendance is expected to increase at this year's event.  Hosted at the Pullman Barcelona Skipper hotel, located just 50 meters from the beach in one of Europe's most beautiful, culturally diverse cities, attendees can reserve discounted rooms by downloading a special hotel reservation form from http://domainfest.com/hotel.

DOMAINfest Europe represents an opportunity for publishers with direct navigation traffic, plus online marketers and domain-related service providers, to meet and discuss ways to analyze traffic, improve landing page designs and maximize revenue. Preliminary information on the agenda, networking activities, and sponsorship opportunities are available at http://domainfest.com.  

In February, 2011, DomainSponsor hosted a highly successful DOMAINfest Global® conference in Santa Monica, California that attracted more than 700 professionals from 30 countries representing a variety of internet industries.  The conference included a wide range of educational workshops and sessions over a three day period, including an entertaining and inspirational keynote speech from Bob Parsons, Founder and CEO of GoDaddy.com.

Registration and Sponsorship Opportunities

Online registration for DOMAINfest Europe will open on April 1, 2011. The discounted early bird registration rate will be US$695 through April 30th.  The price then increases to US$795 on May 1. Companies interested in sponsorship and exhibit opportunities can contact: sales@domainfest.com.

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Moniker Live and Extended Domain Auction

A Moniker® Premium Domain will be held at DOMAINfest Europe at the Pullman Barcelona Skipper hotel on Wednesday, June 8, 2011 beginning at 4:00 p.m. Central European time, 10 a.m. EDT, 7 a.m. PDT. The auction will offer simultaneous live in-person as well as online remote real-time bidding.

The Moniker Extended Premium Domain Auction involving online bidding only will begin on Wednesday, June 8 at 6 p.m. CET, noon EDT, 9:00 a.m. PDT and end on Wednesday, June 22 at 9 pm CET, 3:15 p.m. EDT, 12:15 p.m. PDT . For details on all auctions, including how to bid remotely, please visit:   http://domainauctions.moniker.com/2011/DOMAINfest-Barcelona.  

Sellers are encouraged to submit premium names for the auction now. Deadline for submission is April 29, 2011.

About DOMAINfest

Founded and hosted by DomainSponsor®, the traffic monetization division of Oversee.net, DOMAINfest® is a conference series that brings domain industry and Internet professionals together to learn, network, and do business. Attendees include online advertising experts, domain publishers, domain monetization experts, SEO and SEM specialists, website developers, online marketers, ad or affiliate network suppliers, search advertising providers, venture capitalists, bankers and trademark/legal advisors. For more information, visit

http://www.domainfest.com/.

About Oversee.net

Oversee.net® is the leader in Internet real estate, specializing in monetizing, registering, selling and developing domain names. The company provides an array of managed services to domain investors, corporations, and individuals across more than ten million web sites. Oversee owns one of the largest portfolios of domain names in the world—more than 1 million names. The company's unique optimized technology connects consumers and advertisers with highly relevant advertisements. Headquartered in Los Angeles with offices in Portland, Oregon, Pompano Beach, Florida, New York City and Frankfurt, Germany, the company's core brands include DomainSponsor®, SnapNames®, Moniker®, DOMAINfest®, LowFares.comTM, Airport Parking.com®, ShopWiki and CreditCards.org.  To learn more, please visit www.oversee.net/.

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