Morgan Linton

co-founder at fashion metric | previously at sonos | californian living in texas


In a world with .XYZ, .APP, .BIKE and many more, will there still be love for .COM?

Some say .COM is dead, others say it will live forever, here’s why I think both are right…


In case you missed the memo, this is a big year for the Internet. Over a thousand new domain extensions are hitting the market which means you’ll start to see people…


Will The Banner Ad Survive In A Mobile World?

I can still remember back in the late 90's when websites made use of that incredibly annoying <blink> tag to catch your eye on a website. Yahoo was king in those days and the best browswer out there? Obviously Netscape Navigator, 2.02.


My two cents on who should win Best Picture this year


Today is a very special day, tonight is The Oscars (formerly known as The Academy Awards), a day where actors, directors, producers, writers, and all the other incredibly creative people that are part of the filmmaking experience are celebrated. This year we are the most behind on our Oscar movie-watching so we’ve been playing catch…


FOCUS


Over the last two years I’ve learned a lot about the power of focus. Rewind three years ago and I was a guy who had a lot of “projects” going on all the time. When people asked what I did I…

Publications edited by Morgan Linton

Buying and Selling Domain Names — Not Cybersquatting


What’s In A Number? A Lot If You’re Talking About Domain Names


Did you know that 345.com sold for $800,000 last month? What about 37.com for $1.9M or 100.com for $950,000? These sales represent a growing trend that is getting hard to ignore, numeric domains are hot and the market seems to only be getting hotter.


3 Ways I Changed My Morning Routine


It’s a new year and that means people all over the world are reflecting on the previous year and making some changes. Some of those changes stick…


Reflections on moving our startup from Los Angeles to Austin

In May we got some very exciting news, we had been accepted into Techstars Austin. Given that Techstars has a lower acceptance rate than Harvard we were incredibly honored, packed our bags, and headed to Austin for the three month program. Our plan, like most companies going through the program was to return to Los Angeles at…


From Engineer to Unpaid Dreamworks Intern

Note — this is the continuation of a previous article of mine on Medium, if you haven’t read it, you can read it here.


Why turning down a high-paying job for an unpaid internship was one of the best decisions I ever made


I can still remember my University graduation like it was yesterday. I had achieved my goal, what in High School seemed liked only a dream had become a reality. Sure, I had student loans to pay off but that would be easy, I was graduating with an engineering degree from…


How Clash of Clans Prints Money

by teaching you to be impatient


Let me start by saying that it has been about fifteen years since I really got into a game. The…


Could .XYZ Be The Next .COM?

The first truly generic domain extension goes live today


We are living in a brave new world, a world where the Internet as we know…