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Comments on: King Design is now Crowd Favorite

Alex King, Denver Web Developer

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By: Crowd Favorite is Hiring: Devs and Project Manager :

Thu, 09 Aug 2012 19:28:45 +0000

[...] this summer Crowd Favorite enjoyed it’s 5 year anniversary. I’m really proud of what we’ve been able to do as a team over this time. In the last [...]

By: Web Site Transition, Step 2 |

Wed, 02 Jan 2008 02:23:57 +0000

[...] King Design became Crowd Favorite last year, I employed a couple of techniques to try to make the web site transition as painless as [...]

By: Alex Williams’ Blog - Freelance and Open Source Web Developer » Blog Archive » Time for a name change - Help Wanted!

Tue, 19 Jun 2007 16:01:28 +0000

[...] noticed many people renaming their companies and I think my time has come. There’s something that’s been [...]

By: From King Design to Crowd Favorite |

Mon, 11 Jun 2007 19:56:19 +0000

[...] of the challenges of renaming King Design to Crowd Favorite was how exactly to handle transitioning from to the new web site. [...]

By: Should You Get A .com Domain Name At All Costs? - Dawud Miracle @ - (formerly Healthy WebDesign)

Fri, 08 Jun 2007 12:32:51 +0000

[...] King has been facing this exactly question as he renames his business from King Design to Crowd Favorite. Of course, he couldn’t wrestle [...]

By: Decision: |

Fri, 08 Jun 2007 05:39:48 +0000

[...] a few people which they liked better and started getting interesting responses. That prompted me to take a poll, which led to even more interesting [...]

By: Nas Raja

Thu, 07 Jun 2007 23:57:27 +0000 Not just because .com is king (no pun intended) - but also because - if you go with - you have no guarantee that for instance, the current owner won't sell the domain to a porn blogger you would inevitably end up sending *your* visitors to every month - as people tend to type and link to .com versions of domain names rather frequently. In fact so much so that, if you were to go to with, given the popularity of your current site, the owner would start to get a nice stream of PPC income just by putting up an ad-filled parked page on There are multi-million dollar business empires today that were made with domain squatting in the twilight years of the internet.

By: Domain Arguments |

Tue, 05 Jun 2007 22:35:59 +0000

[...] discussion around which domain name I should use for Crowd Favorite (both offline and online in the comments and on Twitter) has been very interesting to [...]

By: Scott Sanders

Tue, 05 Jun 2007 20:11:47 +0000

Stick with the .net domain, as the company name and domain should be the same, IMHO, unless you are willing to rename the company to Crowd Fave. Someone would also like to point out that King Design was a perfectly acceptable name, as design is a very generic term.

By: Alex

Tue, 05 Jun 2007 19:34:50 +0000

I actually did consider using '.it' as But ditched it because it would be hard to say and have people remember what to type.

By: Eric

Tue, 05 Jun 2007 19:14:44 +0000

Ashame there's no .te TLD. cro.wd.fav.ori.te Okay, okay, maybe not.

By: Caro :)

Tue, 05 Jun 2007 18:04:03 +0000 seems like it'd be quirkier / funner / catchier on a business card.

By: Alex

Tue, 05 Jun 2007 17:44:40 +0000

OK, registered I have a concern that folks will mistype as just since they are both .com. In this regard, may be better. However, suffers from the "how was that abbreviated again?" problem.

By: Nasar

Tue, 05 Jun 2007 17:35:51 +0000

Of the options available, voted for but did not really like any of the options!!! Strongly suggest you DON'T use ... people will look for you at How about: - - If you like one of these, be quick - all variations are available ....... and counting!!!!

By: Matt W

Tue, 05 Jun 2007 16:31:23 +0000

I imagine you'd take international work if it came to you, but my guess is that in general, your market is US based, so I think 'favourite' would be a bad decision based on that. I think some of the .com-need is starting to die down. So many are bought up and the speculators are sitting on them hoping for too much money. So for now at least, .net seems like a good option. I agree with you Alex, for now, I think it would be a branding mistake actually to go with 'favourite' given my assumption on your intended market. I personally just dislike the european spellings of words like that anyhow, heh. I voted for If you absolutely felt you had to have a .com, then I would go for I just don't like the ltd. It's kind of like ... I, in general, don't care of you're a C Corp, a LLC, or any of that other stuff. The ltd thing is going to drop off in my mind., I could probably remember. I still think is the best choice for what you've supplied to choose from (and no, that is not meant to imply I have some other idea that would be better)