Dot .COM #domain sightings : #ORKIN .com

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Driving around town and beyond the city’s outer limits, we often encounter domain names emblazoned on vehicles. These brand advertisers are stationary when we take their photos, for obvious safety reasons! 😀 Domain names “in the wild” – also known as “domain sightings” – come in two categori… Source: Domaining     



How a Sex Tape Led to a Billion-Dollar Brand and… Thiel Hits Jackpot With $12 Billion PotStake

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Today: Cannabis, Cannabis stocks, Pot, Peter Thiel, Social media, GOOGLE, AMAZON, UBER, AND FACEBOOK, The Kardashians, Sex Tapes The Art of Writing Short Emails Save time — and face — with these techniques Peter Thiel-Backed Fund Hits the Jackpot With $12 Billion Tilray Stake We’re Primed to be…



Top Topics: An Outbound Walkthrough for Beginners; I Got Paid in Just 9 Hours!…

By James Iles NamePros.com: British domain investor Andy Booth (@andyboothsi) today confirmed that he recently acquired the incredible one-word domain Zoom.com in a post to his Facebook page. According to DomainIQ, the name was previously owned by under privacy protection at GoDaddy, with WHOIS listings for 2018 having ties to China. Later in the day,…



176 Domain Discoveries for September 23rd

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: Every day we scan more than one hundred thousand domains across all the major marketplaces and pending delete lists to find domains you can buy that have sold in the past. Sale history, like the age of a domain name, is a great proxy for quality to help the cream rise…



$127k in Sales on September 22nd – JT.org sold for $12,751 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was JT.org which sold for $12,751 at GoDaddy. NameBio recorded 196 sales for a total of $126,971 with an average sale price of $648. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 2% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount…



Daily Domain Picks 9-23-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 9-23-18 JT.org closed at $12,751 on GoDaddy to lead the way Saturday. The first 2L.org to change hands in 2018 and be recorded by Namebio. Top sales/closes from yesterday: jt.org 12,751 USD 2018-09-22 GoDaddy thegroundwork.com 10,250 USD 2018-09-22 GoDaddy ideals.org 6,688 USD 2018-09-22 BuyDomains token.ly 5,000 U… Source:…



Stop Blaming! You Picked the Crap you Own, Deal with it!

By Rick Schwartz Rick Schwartz: Morning Folks!! So, the first day I was online I received a new and impressive title. I did not go to school. I did not earn a degree, I did not do an apprenticeship. But I had a BIG and important title. I was now a “Webmaster”! Wow! I was…



Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Sunday September 23rd , 2018

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: Travis and I bought a very nice LLL.com this week. I’ve had a few LLL.com over the years but never held on to them very long because someone gave me an offer within days of my purchase. I figured 3 or $4k for holding a name a day or two was a…



The bidding war for 6666666.com

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Well it looks like another wild auction taking place on GoDaddy. 6666666.com is off to the races. That’s seven 6’s and the bidding after two days is up to $78,777. Now who knows if GoDaddy will come in and adjust bids like they did with 636.cc. Either way this should…



Do you know how many domains are .com in Alexa’s top 1 million websites? This many…

By NamePros Daily Domaining Tips: Today: Country, Search Volume, or Back-links? / Hospitalist.com sold for $5,877 / Long EMD 3+ word markets / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Looking for two, three word domain and 5 to 8 character madeup names – Are you…



Saturday Musings – Our Precious Domains…!

Michael Gilmour: Back in 2016 I wrote an article comparing domain names to the “One Right” from The Lord of The Rings. I must admit that the journey down memory lane was very therapeutic and gave me a bit of a laugh. For the first time every, I thought I’d reprise the article again…..so enjoy!…



EVIL: Will Google Do Away with Domain Name and Extension Entirely Anyway?

By John Colascione StrategicRevenue.com: NEW YORK, NY – Our best friends at Google are quietly scheming behind the scenes to through yet another curve ball misconstrued as a benefit to all web users, especially us domain name owners, brokers, investors and enthusiasts; they’re always up to something neat aren’t they? According to Wired.com, Google has…



Dot .COM #domain sightings : #OneStopCooling .com

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Driving around town can be fun, and we come across domain names emblazoned on vehicles. These unexpected encounters are captured and featured in our open-ended “domain sightings” series, that’s split in two categories: dot .COM and everything else. It goes without saying that while taking a photo of a vehicle that c……



Gab.ai upgrades to Gab.com

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Over a week ago we wrote about Gab.com being sold for $220,000. The domain had previously sold for $200,002 on Sedo back in 2014. The sale took place on Flippa and as expected the buyer is now revealed as Gab.ai the social networking site that has gained a lot of…



AUCTION RECAP OF SEPTEMBER 21, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on September 21, 2018. If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring name) and may have had…



You’re Not Boycotting Nike, They Fired You As A Customer

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Today: Nike, Colin Kapernick, Oceanfront, Jeff Bezos, Coinbase Cheats, Cryptocurrency, Hackers Science Says: Being Near The Ocean Changes Your Brain Bezos Unbound: Exclusive Interview With The Amazon Founder On What He Plans To Conquer Next EXPOSED… Source: Domaining     



#TaxNews : Dropped #domain sells for a good chunk of money at #DropCatch

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: With death and taxes being life’s two unavoidable things, it’s not surprising to see tax related domains sell for a lot of money. Take for example TaxNews.com, a domain that was originally registered by the British company PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC.) Somehow, that 1996 registration dropped, perhaps due to the registrant… Source: Domaining     



136 Domain Discoveries for September 22nd

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: Every day we scan more than one hundred thousand domains across all the major marketplaces and pending delete lists to find domains you can buy that have sold in the past. Sale history, like the age of a domain name, is a great proxy for quality to help the cream rise…



$128k in Sales on September 21st – TaxNews.com sold for $7,749 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was TaxNews.com which sold for $7,749 at DropCatch. NameBio recorded 200 sales for a total of $128,086 with an average sale price of $640. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 11% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount…



$128k in Sales on September 21st – TaxNews.com sold for $7,749 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was TaxNews.com which sold for $7,749 at DropCatch. NameBio recorded 200 sales for a total of $128,086 with an average sale price of $640. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 11% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount…



IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Saturday, September 22nd and UDRP Decision

By Josh E DSAD.com: A few days ago the verdict in my UDRP, also known as a Domain Hijacking attempt, was given. I won, or rather I get to keep the domain that someone tried to steal. They failed to prove the first of three points, that they had a valid trademark or right to…



Daily Domain Picks 9-22-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 9-22-18 I saw Morgan Linton write about how he was looking to get into numerics next year. A couple 5N.com that would be classified as not Chinese friendly possessing either a 0 or 4, did make the top 6 list on Friday. 00550.com closed at $3,512 and 93488.com…



ButterflyLabs.com sold for $9,100

By NamePros Daily TNTNames.com: Today: Using a “sleeper”email address when trying to acquire a Domain via Email / Quantum related domains.. showcase, sales, talk, etc. / Official .WTF Showcase and Discussion Thread / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye … → Source: Domaining     



The .com/.net uptime is almost 20 years! (video)

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: Verisign made an interesting video on how the Domain Name System (DNS) infrastructure works. It is mostly directed to a novice level but it is quite interesting to watch. It is meant to be a Verisign marketing video as you can tell from the video description but nevertheless: “Find out how…



I think 2019 is going to be the year I start investing in numeric domain names

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: Numeric domain names have been on my mind quite a bit this year. I’ve written a number of articles about 5N .COMs selling for mid four-figures in expired domain auctions and overall I’ve been watching numeric .COMs more than usual. Well, more than usual is a pretty low bar since historically I…



Daily Poll: Is Apple’s Use of a .Apple Domain Name a Big Moment?

By Elliot Silver Apple is using one of its .Apple domain names to market its newest line of iPhones. I am sure some people, especially those with a vested interest in the new gTLD program, will look at this as a big moment in the short history of the new extensions. I am also sure…



How to Become Profitable with Instagram Ads

By Neil Patel I’m sure by now you recognize the importance of staying active on social media to promote your business. Your Instagram marketing campaigns need to be a priority. If you’re not using Instagram to reach your customers, there is a good chance your competitors are doing so. In fact, more than 70% of…



Apple Marketing New iPhones on a .Apple Domain Name

By Elliot Silver Apple is now using its .Apple domain name extension in a meaningful way. According to an article written by Benjamin Mayo in 9to5Mac, Apple is using Experience.Apple as a marketing tool for its new line of iPhones, the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. From the article: “Apple is using its own…



You have to see the business for what it is

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: You always have to see things for what they are, if you are going to delve into a business or other opportunity, you need to know the rules or lack of rules of the road. There is a lot of anger in the business, it ratcheted up over the summer from…



Can’t own NNNNNNN .com #domains that begin with “188” according to the #WIPO

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Cube Limited of Douglas, Isle of Man, United Kingdom, has been enforcing its “188” trademark quite aggressively. We’ve reported on numerous UDRP cases since 2016, against domain names that begin with the three digit number “188:” UDRP for “188” domains puts owners of short numerics in danger WIPO and Chi… Source: Domaining…



AUCTION RECAP OF SEPTEMBER 20, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on September 20, 2018. If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring name) and may have had…



No se vende : “Not for sale” #domain name is available to purchase

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Everything is for sale, for the right price – including domain names that are “not for sale.” How is this even possible, you might ask. This is the funny case of NoSeVende.com, a domain name registered in 2012. “No se vende” means “not for sale” in Spanish, and yet, HugeDomains wants a…



Daily Poll: Is Apple’s Use of a .Apple Domain Name a Big Moment?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Apple is using one of its .Apple domain names to market its newest line of iPhones. I am sure some people, especially those with a vested interest in the new gTLD program, will look at this as a big moment in the short history of the new extensions. I am also…



Booth Brothers acquired premium domain name #Zoom .com

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Booth Brothers, the dynamic duo of Andy Booth and James Booth, worked together, acquiring the domain Zoom.com. The premium, aged domain name was in the hands of Zoom Technologies, a Chinese company. Registered in 1999, the domain was originally owned by Zoom Telephonics, a Boston company that operates from ZoomTel.com. At the…



Fortunes Made and Lost on Weed in Wildest Single Day of Trading and… Fat Chance

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Today: Marketing; Cannabis; Stem Cells: Death; After Death; CBD; Nike; Colin Kaeperick; Weed; Tilray Why we buy the things we buy The mysteries of consumer behavior, explained by ice cream and independent bookstores. Scientists Get the Green Light to Resurrect the Dead With Stem Cells Is CBD Legal?…



Grapes Whiteners and More Keywords and Products .COM and .NET ResearchPlus Others Reg Fee Opps

By admin DropGRABS.com: Today’s Treat List Custom Research on Keywords and Combos Researched Availability in Various Extensions Below are more than 100 items AVAILABLE for Reg Fee Including .COM .NET and More Reg … Source: Domaining     



Only.com? Not quite.

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: A confusing logo led me to the wrong domain name. I was watching a Cardinals baseball game recently and saw an interesting advertisement behind home plate (see image above). What’s the domain name being promoted here? Having never heard of this company, I wondered if its domain name was…



Apple Marketing New iPhones on a .Apple Domain Name

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Apple is now using its .Apple domain name extension in a meaningful way. According to an article written by Benjamin Mayo in 9to5Mac, Apple is using Experience.Apple as a marketing tool for its new line of iPhones, the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. From the article: “Apple is using its…



126 Domain Discoveries for September 21st

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: Every day we scan more than one hundred thousand domains across all the major marketplaces and pending delete lists to find domains you can buy that have sold in the past. Sale history, like the age of a domain name, is a great proxy for quality to help the cream rise…



Game of Musical Chairs and the Failing Domain Game

By Rick Schwartz Rick Schwartz: Morning Folks, When I talk about domains I am mostly talking about INVESTMENT QUALITY domains and not any other sector. But the term gets a little muddied up over the years. Domain Investors don’t control the industry any longer as they once did. There is no real domain investor show…



$114k in Sales on September 20th – uHive.com sold for $9,999 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: Sedo had the top sale of the day for two days in a row, this time it was uHive.com which sold for $9,999. NameBio recorded 180 sales for a total of $113,884 with an average sale price of $633. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 0.6% in…



Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Friday September 21st , 2018

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: I have some news for you. Dot APP is no better or worse than any other new TLD. OK it may be a little better than some but it’s still not a very smart way for a domain investor to try and make money. Dot app makes no sense to me as…



Daily Domain Picks 9-21-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 9-21-18 uHive.com was the top sale on Thursday, it sold for $9,999 on Sedo. There is uHive.life who I would imagine is the buyer. They are working on an ICO (initial coin offering) UHIVE is an innovative social network platform with physical dimension and cutting edge hybrid block-chain…



Boing Boing wrote an article that gives some pretty mediocre advice about domains and branding

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: I was a bit surprised to find an article in Boing Boing, a pretty darn popular blog, telling people that .COM is saturated so they should brand with .TECH. The article seems to completely gloss over the fact that people can still buy .COM domains even if they’re taken, let’s be honest,…



How To Manage Your Domain Portfolio

By NamePros Daily Domaining Tips: Today: Outbound domain sales process for beginners / Shop.io sold for $15,620 / Register .online domains for only $1.99 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: The factors that decide 4-letter .com value – Which factors do you look at…



Valley National Bank Acquires Valley.com

By Elliot Silver Valley National Bancorp is a publicly traded financial institution (VLY on the New York Stock Exchange) with a market capitalization of nearly $4 Billion. The company operates Valley National Bank, a consumer facing bank that uses the three word ValleyNationalBank.com domain name for its website. Based on current Whois records, the bank…



Turn Commerce Business Model is Smart

By Elliot Silver Turn Commerce is a company operated by Jeff and Andrew Reberry. The company operates several interconnected business units within the domain name ecosystem, including Huge Domains, DropCatch.com, and NameBright. The company’s corporate website also mentions NameBee and PremiumDomains.com as two additional business units. As an outside observer and customer, I think the…



IP Blockchain company Cognate picked up by GoDaddy

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: GoDaddy takes on Cognate team. Cognate, a trademark-in-the-blockchain company, is joining GoDaddy. I interviewed Cognate founder Bennet Collen on the DNW Podcast last year and he explained how the company uses blockchain to record proof-of-use of trademarks. The startup announced the news on its blog today. The release makes…



QI: The TV Show With a Valuable 2 Letter Domain

By James Iles NamePros.com: When it comes to TV shows and movies, many media companies choose to go with low-cost alternatives. The movie Black Panther, for example, took just twenty-six days to reach $1 billion in revenue, yet Marvel opted not to acquire the BlackPanther.com domain name from GoDaddy’s NameFind portfolio. A rare example of…



Valley National Bank Acquires Valley.com

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Valley National Bancorp is a publicly traded financial institution (VLY on the New York Stock Exchange) with a market capitalization of nearly $4 Billion. The company operates Valley National Bank, a consumer facing bank that uses the three word ValleyNationalBank.com domain name for its website. Based on current Whois records, the…



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