Daily archives: August 1st, 2014

Vasectomy Reversal (.com): Ouch but The Hottest Billboards on The Interstate

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Why Do I See So Many Vasectomy Reversal Billboards Outdoor advertising has proven to be the most effective means of promoting vasectomy. For consistency, the same basic design is used at all locations. An effort is made to keep it bold and simple. Most locations are sites on…



GoPro Cashes In on Its First Day of Trading, YouTube’s Stars Are Getting Filthy Rich

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Plus: Vocativ Launches- mine the “deep web” —If You Publish Content and Don”t Promote It, Will Anyone See It? Influencers Come in Every Shape and Size, Your Team is Smart, But Nobody Knows It, How to Stand Out On The Web, The out-of-office reply, deconstructed, Content Marketing vs….



Flippa Friday: Sponsored.com, Group.io, Poki.com

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: Hello, happy Friday and welcome back to Flippa Friday. I decided to do away with the giant banner I’ve had at the top in the past. Less is often more and since so many of you are on mobile phones I want to save you the scrolling. There are some very solid…



Media Options Acquires g.Holdings

By Elliot Silver Andrew Rosener of Media Options has agreed to acquire the g.Holdings domain name from my company for $1,250. Ordinarily, I wouldn’t report a domain name sale publicly, but this one is for a great cause. All proceeds from the sale of this domain name have been donated to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute as…



Coming up: Six figure sale of LLL .com domain revealed

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: The sale of a quality LLL .com domain for six figures USD doesn’t materialize overnight. Sometimes, negotiations occur that can lead to a stalemate, only to resume later on. Personal relationships and strong ethics play a large role in how you can exchange digital, “intangible” assets for cash. In the end, it’……



Update on Top 10 Sales from A Year Ago This Week: Xylem.com, BXE.com, MUI.com, MesoLawyer.com, More

By Aaron DomainShane.com: Listed below are updates to the top 10 domain sales from a year ago this week, as ranked by DN Journal. 1. Xylem.com for $47,100 An upgrade from XylemInc.com, which is where their acquisition is forwarded. “a leading global water technology provider, enabling customers to transport, treat, test and efficiently use water…



MutualFunds.com & MutualFund.com Acquired by Paul Rubillo

By Elliot Silver The MutualFunds.com domain name was the main attraction in the innagural Heritage Auctions (HA) domain auction held at the end of last year. Although MutualFunds.com was not sold during the live segment of the auction, HA’s Aron Meystedt announced that a deal had been reached after the close of the auction, and…



Domain Picks Dropping on Aug 2nd 2014

By Mark DomainPicks.com: I actually had a pretty good week with sales, some are still pending payment so I don’t want to jinx things, but I did get paid for a $4k .org sale so that is good, also sold a few .com’s, a few .tv’s, a few .me’s, and I think… Source: Domaining     



How to Increase Your Instagram Engagement by 182%

By Neil Patel You may know Instagram as the place for sharing selfies, but it is one of the fastest growing social media platforms with over 200 million users. It gets 15 times more user engagement than Facebook and 40 times more engagement than Twitter. So, how can you and your company leverage this fast-growing…



P&G Will Merge or Divest More Than Half of Its Brands- Who Will Get These 322 Domain Names?

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: And what of its massive primo collection of domains from the early 90s, many never turned on? Procter & Gamble Co. plans to divest, discontinue or merge more than half of its brands globally as it restructures to focus on its top 70 to 80 brands, Chairman-CEO A.G….



Escrow.com Adds Search Functionality

By Elliot Silver If you do many transactions at Escrow.com, it can be a bit cumbersome to find a specific historical closed transaction in your control panel. You’d have to scroll through many pages of transactions to find a specific transaction, as they are listed by date in your control panel. Some people have hundreds…



Microsoft Sway, Is On Its Way

By Jamie Zoch DotWeekly: DotWeekly.com – DotWeekly Internet Ventures Early this morning I discovered that Microsoft is likely getting ready to launch a software product called Sway and it’s likely coming soon. Microsoft Sway! Content Delivery Network? Microsoft has used the domain buying service Brand Certified and has acquired the domain name Sway.com… Source: Domaining…



5 Sources of Online Traffic You’re Probably Ignoring

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Big thanks and shout out to our spotters and contributors: Tracy Fogarty; Jeff Klein; Yves Wintraecken; Steve Kaplan; Anna Talerico; Bill Hartzer; Patricia Kaehler and Marcus Zillman– very smart folks each and everyone of them- google them- follow them- you’ll be smarter for it… now see the great…



5 Sources of Online Traffic You’re Probably Ignoring

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Big thanks and shout out to our spotters and contributors: Tracy Fogarty; Jeff Klein; Yves Wintraecken; Steve Kaplan; Anna Talerico; Bill Hartzer; Patricia Kaehler and Marcus Zillman– very smart folks each and everyone of them- google them- follow them- you’ll be smarter for it… now see the great…



Go Daddy Growing Up

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Tony Stewart pranks Danica Patrick in new Go Daddy Ad. Go Daddy put out a new ad and uploaded it to You Tube a couple days ago. Media Bistro wrote about the ad and gave mention to an interview on Ad Week by Go DaddyCMO Barb Rechterman from last year…



Media Options Acquires g.Holdings

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Andrew Rosener of Media Options has agreed to acquire the g.Holdings domain name from my company for $1,250. Ordinarily, I wouldn’t report a domain name sale publicly, but this one is for a great cause. All proceeds from the sale of this domain name have been donated to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute…



The Potential Effects of Protectionism on the Internet and Domaining

By Andrei Domaining Tips: During times of economic turbulence, humans tend to do the weirdest things and protectionism is one of them. Instead of trying to innovate and actually increase trade, history has shown that a lot of times, the exact opposite happens and protectionism rears its ugly head. In case you aren’t familiar with…



My GoDaddy Domain Name Aftermarket List 8-1-2014

By Jason Thompson JasonThompson: Here is the list for today! Enjoy! gnun.com whydodogs.com 20342.com 575222.com 583222.com shoutpolitics.com 295222.com datinginc.com 923222.com 905333.com 310222.com 375333.com priceforsure.com 888570.com mixzoo.com oaor.com 736222.com supercleanpros.com ucqd.com 297333.com tquy.com jewelryriches.com bvqv.com Source: Domaining     



Just Added: .Realtor and .Healthcare delegations

By autopop Calzone.org: 2 more new TLD(s) were delegated into the internet’s Root Zone file today. If you were a Calzone subscriber, you would have received an alert in your mailbox or on your calendar by now, for free. You can also review the list at The 2 new TLD strings are: .realtor .healthcare Visit…



Domain offers from Iran and Pakistan: When a bad apple ruins the bunch!

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: After noticing an automatic response email being sent out for a domain parked at Domain Name Sales, we took a closer look at our account settings. Nope, automatic responses are disabled, so what triggered that email going out? For the record, the email triggered this message: “The inquirer’s email address is invalid…



Network Solutions Parent Web.com Down 25 % Today & Close To 40% From June

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Web.com is down big today after missing their revenue numbers for the second quarter. Web.com recently acquired Snapnames back in May, they own domain registrars Register.com and Network Solutions. BidnessEtc.com wrote: Shares of Web.com dropped as much as 25% today after it missed revenue estimates for the second quarter of…



Company Domain Movers From State Farm, Pepsi & More

By Jamie Zoch DotWeekly: DotWeekly.com – DotWeekly Internet Ventures Welcome! Here is the latest round of company domain movers that were registered, purchased or simply moving by large companies. Here we go with the list: Nokia Corporation NokiaWear.com, a domain I had discovered and mentioned in an earlier article, appears to be getting ready to…



Latest Flippa Sales: Task.io $5,550, Dopy.com $2,500, Gum.org $1,951

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: Highest sale this week at Flippa was the domain name Task.io that sold for $5,550. This week’s top Flippa sales includes 1 domain name portfolio. Post-Auction Negotiation was the method of sale for 5 domains of this week’s list. These Flippa post-auction … → Source: Domaining     



ALERT: Stolen domain Lightly.com listed for sale on 4.CN

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: This is an “amber alert” for the domain name, Lightly.com, which is currently stolen. The domain was unlawfully taken out of a GoDaddy account on June 10th and moved to the Chinese registrar, ename. The stolen domain Lightly.com is currently listed for sale on the Chinese domain auction house, 4.CN. Lightly.com was…



Anatomy of a Site Flip or How I Made $6k From a Few Hours of Work

By Michael Domain Magnate: I receive many questions about this every week, and many people want to learn how to flip websites for profit. While most of my deals are private, and I don’t post details publicly to protect the buyers and sellers I deal with, in this posts I’ll share all the info about…



LinkedIn’s New Enterprise Sales Tool Could Be Big For B2B Marketers and its Stock MUST BUY

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: PLUS: Judges Rule for Marriage Equality in Florida Counties; Now anyone can own a piece of a Broadway show! What Craigslist Can Teach Us About SEO; LinkedIn’s New Enterprise Sales Tool Could Be Big For B2B Marketers and its stock a MUST BUY!Marc Andreessen Is Wrong. The IPO…



Web.com discusses .XYZ and threat from Google

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Company responds to question about .xyz giveaway and threat from Google becoming a domain name registrar. Web.com held its quarterly conference call yesterday. Analysts asked the company about Network Solutions’ .xyz domain name giveaway and the threat from Google becoming a domain name registrar. The answers below are from…



MutualFunds.com & MutualFund.com Acquired by Paul Rubillo

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: The MutualFunds.com domain name was the main attraction in the innagural Heritage Auctions (HA) domain auction held at the end of last year. Although MutualFunds.com was not sold during the live segment of the auction, HA’s Aron Meystedt announced that a deal had been reached after the close of the auction,…



A reader’s “Sad Story with Sedo”

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: This story reflects the experience of a DomainGang reader with Sedo’s domain listings, who emailed us a detailed report. Titled, “My sad story with Sedo” it’s published unedited and with few formatting changes. MY SAD STORY WITH SEDO Yesterday I saw expired domain STOCKSBROKERAGE.COM and I immediately checked … Source: Domaining     



.Kiwi Premium Domain Sales Top $250,000

By Michael Berkens The Domains: The .Kiwi Registry is reporting for the firs time that they have sold over $250,000 in .Kiwi premium domain names. The total amount of sales including domains sold under NDA which comprised about $70,000 of the $250,000 in sales. .Kiwi is also listing some sales as “Undisclosed” as these domains…



Escrow.com Adds Search Functionality

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: If you do many transactions at Escrow.com, it can be a bit cumbersome to find a specific historical closed transaction in your control panel. You’d have to scroll through many pages of transactions to find a specific transaction, as they are listed by date in your control panel. Some people have…



Expired Domain Roundup: Tequila, Exotica and more

By Joseph Peterson Domain Name Wire: Sometimes $30 is more shocking than $20,250. GoDaddy Auctions’ sale of Exotica.com for over $20k comes as no surprise. There were already 97 bids up to $6,700 after day 1 (with 8 days remaining); and, by the penultimate day, those numbers had risen to $15.5k and 153 bids. From…



DSAD: Domain Name Auction Picks: Friday 8/1

By ShaneCultra DomainShane.com: Now it’s really August 1st. I know July has 31 days I just thought we had gone through all of them. It worked out great because I was very happy with the numbers at the nursery and my domain business and then I padded them today with the extra day. We added…



Domain Name News: August 1 Week in Review

By DomainSherpa DomainSherpa.com: The Week of Domaining In Review: August 1, 2014. The latest domain name news, hand-picked for you. Web.com Announces Acquisition of Scoot…, Web.com Misses Revenue Target, Acquires…, Estibot to Launch domainIQ for…, Sedo Sells $17m of Domains…, Sedo Publishes 2014 First Half…, German Domain Name .reisen Tops…, 1st Day Tota… Source: Domaining…



Not everyone is Dot “Sexy”

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: The right actors in a video can help it really pop, and then sometimes the skit is so outrageous that the actor can’t keep from breaking character. There is a new video out from DNPost.com that was giving .sexy a little plug. The video is a parody of the “I’m a…



New expiry date for .eu domain names as of 15 September 2014

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: On 15 September 2014, EURid will launch its new registration platform. Thereafter, newly registered .eu domain names will no longer expire at the end of the month but rather at the end of their registration term, calculated in years starting … → Source: Domaining     



The Google Penguin has become the Punisher

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Has the Google Penguin become the punisher ? Eric Enge wrote a very good article on Search Engine Land that took a look at how punitive the Google Penguin really is. Enge expressed that he had a heavy heart with relation to the unforgiving nature of the Penguin. Enge gives…



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