As some of you who have been reading my blog for a long time now know, I’ve been using Afternic since just about my first day in the Domaining world. My first interaction with the company took place through a blog post I wrote back in 2007. They were some of my first readers and also went out of their way to help me feel welcome in the domain industry. Fast-forward to 2011, four years later and I’m still a big fan of Afternic.
The company has continued to innovate over the years rolling-out a first-class parking platform with Smartname and constantly growing the Afternic DLS partner network. Recently they’ve added an “Instant Transfer” feature that takes all the complexity out of transferring a domain name after a sale. So I thought it was about time I did a follow-up from my posts back in 2007 and 2008 and take a look under the hood at Afternic now in 2011:
(Make sure to watch this full screen in HD for the ideal viewing experience)