a legendary figure this past
February when Igal
Lichtman lost a fierce battle
with cancer (one of the few battles the
gentle giant ever lost). The
pioneering domain investor/developer
amassed a sterling portfolio (including
his favorite lovingly developed gemstone -
but he excelled in many other areas as
well. Domain monetization is a
field where Igal had an especially large
impact - so much so that his innovative DomainSpa.com
parking service was the subject of the
first ever DNJournal.com Cover
Story a decade ago.
evolved into Lichtman's latest baby, TrafficMedia.com
(a venture we profiled in our February
2012 Cover Story). With Igal's
passing, the TrafficMedia team decided to
look for some kindred spirits to
serve the company's clients in a way that
would carry Lichtman's ideals into the
future. They have made their choice
with the honor going to ParkingCrew.com
(a company we profiled in a February
TrafficMedia clients were the first to get
the news which came to them in a joint
letter from the TrafrficMedia and
ParkingCrew teams. Here is the letter in
its entirety (courtesy of a friend of
Igal's (and ours) - Steven Kaziyev
you know Igal, the vision behind Traffic Media/DomainParking.com,
had passed earlier this year.
Igal was one of the first members of the domain
community to recognize domain parking as an
important income stream for domain owners. Many
standard concepts behind today's domain parking
platforms were pioneered by Igal more than 10
We at Traffic Media were looking for a partner
to support all of our customers, emphasizing the
fact that Igalís vision and way of service
will be continued.
was found to be a great match.
ParkingCrew will continue to follow his
visionary path and continue to provide
innovations to the domain parking world.
On September 17th, 2013, ParkingCrew.com
acquired the TrafficMedia/DomainParking.com
customer base. We are confident that this move
will further improve revenues for our customers.
ParkingCrew is welcoming all active TrafficMedia/DomainParking.com
customers with the following benefits:
payments (that's right, 45 days earlier than
you were used to)
10% bonus on your September TrafficMedia/DomainParking.com
earnings if you continue to monetize with us
previously generated with TrafficMedia/DomainParking.com
will be paid out by TrafficMedia/DomainParking.com.
Moving forward, all revenues generated with
ParkingCrew.com will be paid out by ParkingCrew.
For you there is only one thing to do:
Please go to this
page to claim access to your
ParkingCrew account. Once this has been done,
you will receive your login credentials for
ParkingCrew.com and can continue to check your
stats and manage your domains from within our
With regards to your domains and landing pages,
you donít have to do anything. We have made
sure they stay up and running and you are all
set. Since some accounts had ownership
conflicts, please log in to your account and
make sure that all domains you currently control
have been added to your account.
Should you have any further questions, please
don't hesitate to get in contact with email@example.com.
Your TrafficMedia and ParkingCrew teams.