__/ [Guy Macon] on Sunday 08 January 2006 12:58 \__
> catherine yronwode wrote:
>>The longevity of a site is a measure of its stability, and as google
>>increasingly serves commercial / shopping information to consumers, the
>>stability of a business site has real value to the demographic using the
>>google service: stable online shops are less likely to be rip-offs or to
>>engage in dishonest business practices.
> Another aspect is when the domain name expires. A domain that expires
> in 2012 is less likely to be a spammer or blackhat SEO throwaway site.
> Google.com expires in 2011. Microsoft.com, 2014. Ebay.com, 2010.
> Dell.com, 2010 1800flowers.com, 2010. Amazon.com 2013.
I expire when Microsoft does. I wonder if that serves as a sign. [sarcasm /]