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(givenname).com

givenname My first name is Donavon and I own the domain donavon.com (sorry Donavon Frankenreiter). It wasn't hard to get, as I registered it way back in the day when the Internet was crawling out of the primordial ooze. Plus let's face it, there aren't too many Donavons out there.

Coincidently, I know two other people who have their first (or given name) as their domain.

molly.com - Molly E. Holzschlag is a well-known Web standards advocate, instructor, and author.

dori.com - Dori Smith is a long-time blogger and author of books on JavaScript, Dreamweaver, Mac OS X, and Java.

Hey, guess what? Dick.com is not owned by someone with that first name. smile_regular

Facebook Group

Are there any other (givenname).com's out there? As elite members of society (not unlike a first chair violinist) we must band together. That's why I've formed a Facebook group called (givenname).com.

To join this "invitation only" group, send me an email from your givenname domain. My email address is givenname@givenname.com where givenname = donavon (of course).

2 comments:

Dori said on May 13, 2008 at 6:32 PM ...

Oh, there are a number of us out there. Two more I can think of off the top of my head: lynda.com and tantek.com.

 
Donavon West said on May 13, 2008 at 8:40 PM ...

Welcome aboard Dori! Feel free to invite any other (givennames).com's that you may know.

 

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