TRAFFIC Las Vegas Day Two – Who Needs Sleep!

Well day two at TRAFFIC turned-out to be so busy that I’m not getting the blog post out until just now. There are plenty of great bloggers reporting on the show so I’ll try to focus on what I did during the day so you can get a taste of my experience.

First-off – the highlight of my day – I was able to interview some amazing heavy-hitters in the Domaining industry – Howard Neu, Ron Jackson, and Michael Berkens. As you know one of my major focuses at the show is to get interviews with the top Domainers and key players in the space for my television show – Domainvestors Television.

I can tell you these are interviews you won’t want to miss and you will see them in the first few episodes of the show as well as here on my blog. I am working hard to get input from the greatest minds in the industry and give everyone a look-into how successful Domainers think. On top of that I’ve been asking everyone for one fun fact about themselves so you can expect to learn something interesting about your personal hero when you watch the show!

There were some great seminars during the day but I didn’t get a chance to attend any of them since I was filming all day! Michael Berkens has been a blogging machine so make sure to check-out TheDomains.com for some great updates and insight.

Of course Ron Jackson has an incredible re-cap of day two on DN Journal so if you didn’t attend the show you MUST read this – he does an amazing job of making you feel like you were here and I read this before going to bed to fill-in on the events I missed while I was busy filming.

The Main Event for the day was Rick Latona’s auction which unfortunately hit some technical snags and had to be rescheduled to Saturday. It was a hard thing to do but Rick did the right thing and everyone across the board was supportive of the move that he made.

In fact – and this just shows how much Rick puts-into everything the does – I received a wake-up call this morning reminding me that the auction would start at 10AM. That was incredible and really shows the quality of execution Rick provides and it shows it every aspect of TRAFFIC!

After the auction we went to a party at Aria. It’s amazing how many people I’ve met just in the last few days and I can honestly say I’ve never felt more welcomed or at home in my life! In fact I’ve been getting a bit sad today thinking of leaving but heck – I’m going to DOMAINfest next week so I’ll get to see everyone again and meet some new people as well!

Okay – Test Track is about to start and I don’t want to miss it! Just finished an interview with the Costello brothers and as usual – I’m more inspired than ever. No proof-reading of this post as there just aren’t enough hours in the day so I’ll apologize in advance for any weird typo’s or sentences that make no sense.

Make sure to check-back to the blog as I’ll be reporting the domain names I bought in the TRAFFIC Auction today – my heart is still pounding from the excitement!!

Oh – and as the title suggests I didn’t get much sleep. Went to bed at 5:30AM and got up at around 8:30AM – it’s Vegas though so who needs sleep!

{ 10 comments… add one }

  • Daniel Dryzek January 24, 2010, 1:04 am

    Thank you Morgan for the nice post about TRAFFIC 🙂 See you in Milan soon!

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  • Jodi Chamberlain January 24, 2010, 5:06 am

    I would like to officially extend a FREE ticket to Morgan for Milan, Vancouver, Dublin & Hong Kong shows. His work is capturing and TRAFFIC is proud to have made such a fantastic new connection.

    Thanks again Morgan for your hard work and dedication to us Domainers, we’ll see you in Milan!

    Jodi Chamberlain
    TRAFFIC Events

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    • Morgan January 25, 2010, 12:30 am

      Wow! @Jodi I cannot thank you enough!! It was an absolute honor to be at the show and I would LOVE to attend the other TRAFFIC shows this year and do my interviews and coverage of the event. I can’t thank you enough for all of your hospitality and look forward to seeing you in Milan!

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  • Aaron January 24, 2010, 5:48 am

    Congrats on some nice buys today.

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    • Morgan January 25, 2010, 12:30 am

      Thanks @Aaron!

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  • PPC Ian January 24, 2010, 8:28 am

    Morgan,
    It was a true pleasure meeting you at TRAFFIC. I’m the kind of guy who assumes since I’ve been in Internet marketing for 5.5 years that I know it all. How absolutely shocked I was at TRAFFIC. The domaining industry is absolutely awesome and I can’t wait to continue my education (and hopefully profits)! Looking forward to working with you on some projects.
    All the best,
    Ian

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  • Lori Anne Wardi January 24, 2010, 8:51 am

    Morgan – your enthusiasm is infectious! Looking forward to seeing all of your videos from the show… See you next week at DFest!

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    • Morgan January 25, 2010, 12:31 am

      Thanks @Lori – much appreciated!! Looking forward to seeing you at DFG!

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  • Ron Wells January 25, 2010, 7:32 am

    Morgan,

    You’re doing a good job with your interviews … congrats! I enjoyed seeing you in Vegas and looking forward to seeing you at DomainFest!

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    • Morgan January 25, 2010, 9:12 am

      Thanks @Ron! See you tomorrow!

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