Monthly archives: March, 2017

Audio Argument for Attempted ‘Calculated Theft’ of HeidiPowell.com Domain Name

By John Colascione StrategicRevenue.com: UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT SEATTLE before Honorable Marc Barreca, Chapter 7, Hearing Date: March 22, 2017, Hearing Time: 10:00 a.m. Even if the trustee had known about the domain name, at the time, (whether it is in-fact property or not, or if it is, or was,…



Chinese domain market report : “Chips” pricing skyrockets overnight

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: The trading price of Chinese premium letters, also known as “Chips” quadrupled overnight. Early morning trading in Beijing, China, indicates strong investment demand; price increases are fueled by the upcoming visit to the US of China’s President, Xi Jinping, next week. Domains that contain no vowels or the letter &… Source: Domaining…



222338.com, ARNM.com | GoDaddy GoAfter Domains 04-01-17

By Jijo Pappachan DN.Domains: Do you know we have set up a price email alert for Chinese niches? The utility is available in the homepage. Send us your domain names with BIN to be included in the daily list. Do you know we facilitate bitcoin escrow for domain transactions for a fee of just 0.5%?…



ICANN reveals $500 million gTLD buyback program

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: ICANN is to spend its half-billion dollar auction war chest on a buyback program for failing new gTLDs, DI can reveal. Inspired by the “Cash for Clunkers” program that provided stimulus during the economic downturn in the US a decade ago, the new program will see ICANN offer $1 million per…



eNom: “Failed to retrieve domain list” Error

By Elliot Silver I was alerted to an apparent ongoing technical support issue at eNom. A friend and colleague emailed me about having trouble accessing his company’s domain names at eNom this afternoon. I logged into my own eNom account, and I see the same error message that says “Failed to retrieve domain list.” I…



Monetizing a three-letter .com domain

By NameProsDaily RobbiesBlog.com: Today: General Public is Seriously Clueless about new gTLDs / Is it FAIR to allow a special registration window on new gTLDs? / You know you’re a domain name addict… / And more. Here are the new discussions… Source: Domaining     



What do you got for $500 ?

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Last summer we did a couple of posts that allowed readers to post their best name and what they had for sale for $2,500 or less. With this post tell everyone what you got for $500 max, I know it’s not a lot and no one should expect anything premium….



How Any Digital Business Can Explode Using Word of Mouth Marketing

By Neil Patel We live in a digital age. Each day we’re bombarded with an endless stream of online ads via social media, websites, search engines, videos, and so on. Marketing companies spend billions upon billions each year researching, analyzing, and pushing ads to consumers. But you know what? No matter how sophisticated and streamlined…



Domain Boardroom Celebrates 10th Birthday

By Elliot Silver Domain Boardroom, a private domain industry discussion forum founded by Donna Mahony, is celebrating its 10th birthday today: To all my members and friends of https://t.co/G7JNtdi0iY Today is our 10th Anniversary! Thank you everyone — Donna Mahony (@DonnaMahony) March 31, 2017 I have been a member of DBR since Donna created it,…



Top Topics: Vouch.com Changes Hands; Which Domaining Tools Do You Use?…

By James Iles NamePros.com: Before we get into this week’s Top Topics, we have a probable domain sale to report. Last year, online lender Vouch Financial closed down just three years after its creation. Although the business didn’t succeed, the company had a valuable asset in Vouch.com, which looks to have been sold a few…



Amazon Route 53 benefits include efficient domain management – TechTarget

Internet News: Amazon Route 53 benefits include efficient domain management TechTarget Enter the authentication code from the previous registrar, and then enter the name servers, as is done in the case of DNS on Amazon Route 53 and domain on a third party. Provide registrant contact details, then review the details and complete the ……



Selling Failed New gTLDs to Other Registries?

By Andrei Domaining Tips: Two days ago, I asked you guys if you thought new gTLDs are worth saving and have provided three options. Yesterday, I’ve covered option #1, being rescued by ICANN. Today however, I will be analyzing a more likely approach which is simply selling failed extensions to another company. There are advantages,…



eNom: “Failed to retrieve domain list” Error

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: I was alerted to an apparent ongoing technical support issue at eNom. A friend and colleague emailed me about having trouble accessing his company’s domain names at eNom this afternoon. I logged into my own eNom account, and I see the same error message that says “Failed to retrieve domain list.”…



Sedo Leaders Headed to Dubai to Pitch Value of Domain Assets to 15,000 International Investors

DNJournal: Dubai’s 7th Annual Investment Meeting will be held Sunday through Tuesday and Sedo will be there to present domains as investment assets. Source: Domaining     



ProtonMail most likely acquired premium two letter domain PM.me

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: ProtonMail, the secure, encrypted email provider acquired PM.me, an ultra short two letter domain name. The domain PM.me will be used as a shortcut for its expanding user base, that currently go to ProtonMail.com. News of the two letter domain acquisition was shared on social media today: “We have recently obtained a…



Sedo pictures : From WHD Global in Germany, onto Dubai

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Sedo completed a successful tour in its native turf of Germany, and World Hosting Days 2017. The six day event was a big success, attracting thousands of visitors eager to learn about the state of web and cloud hosting, branding and of course, domain names. Here are some photos from the Sedo…



GoDaddy user claims CDTG.com was stolen

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: A GoDaddy user venting off at the support forum of GoDaddy.com, made a bold claim that CDTG.com was stolen from him, “many years ago.” User “Web_Investigator” was responding to a thread about domains that apparently expired, with the following statement: My, my, my. Another domain stolen? Who do so many pe… Source:…



AUCTION RECAP OF MARCH 30, 2017

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on March 30, 2017. 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…



Domain Movers: 3H.com, Estimate.com + More

By Jamie Zoch DotWeekly: Welcome to the latest Domain Movers series where we focus on corporate domain name transactions and report the early findings to you. These are often early indications of new brands, services, products and advertising efforts by some of the largest brands in the world. I have been sick all week, so…



URS is fast and cheap, but…

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: You might not win if the respondent puts up a fight. On the face of it, it seems that the Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) system was tailor made for cases like this: virgin-atlantic.cloud. But that doesn’t mean you can just phone it in. A National Arbitration Forum panelist has…



Sedo to pitch domain names to financial investors

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Company heads to Dubai to tell financial investors about domain names. If there’s one company in the domain name space that makes an effort to pitch domain names to various industries and people outside the domain business, it’s Sedo. The company attends lots of vertical conferences throughout the year…



Domain Boardroom Celebrates 10th Birthday

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Domain Boardroom, a private domain industry discussion forum founded by Donna Mahony, is celebrating its 10th birthday today: To all my members and friends of https://t.co/G7JNtdi0iY Today is our 10th Anniversary! Thank you everyone — Donna Mahony (@DonnaMahony) March 31, 2017 I have been a member of DBR since Donna created…



$123k in Sales on March 30th – WWTT.com sold for $6,100 – Daily Market Report

By NameBio NameBio.com: NameJet had the top three sales yesterday led by wwtt.com which sold for $6,100. NameBio recorded 239 sales for a total of $122,571 with an average sale price of $513. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 11% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount decreased…



When You Die, This Investor Wins; World’s First Deep-Sea Mining Venture Set to Launch in 2019

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Shoptalk 2017 and the future of retail; Why Apple is investing in wind turbines in China; If You Aren’t Doing Content Marketing, You’re Missing The Boat; Thanks for Submitting Your Résumé to This Black Hole; GM, Walmart, Pepsico, FX Join Wave Suspending Google Ads; ‘People aren’t spending’: stores…



December.com

By Mike Sullivan SullysBlog.com: If I could own a dot com of a month of the year, It would certainly be December.com. Yeah, October is a cool month and all but nothing screams “sales” like December. Plus, it’s a great holiday month, if you want to get all nostalgic about it. I can imagine what…



Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Friday March 31st

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: Yesterday someone who reads the blog wrote to me and had some very nice things to say. It means a lot when someone takes up their time to write . He said something that really stuck with me. He said “my startup is my kid”. A truer statement was never said. Like…



Daily Domain Picks 3-31-17

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 3-30-17 Go Daddy Auction Picks 3-30-17 Powered by ExpiredDomains.com BloggersGuide.com might be decent for development, a lot of competition but decent name. DiveBot.com Bot names get bids if they make sense, this one is over $100 currently. Full List AFQA.com AIOZ.com Archived.cc ATJO.com AUPP.com BacklinkH… Source: Domaining     



117 Domain Discoveries for March 31st

By NameBio 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 to…



Each Nkb.com, Fxq.com and Limao.com auction final prices over $30k | Chinese Market Daily Report …

By Sunny DNQueen.net: DOMAIN SALES Nkb.com was auctioned for ¥252,000 CNY (approximately $36,521 USD). Fxq.com was auctioned for ¥224,900 CNY (approximately $32,594 USD) Limao.com (means politeness in Chinese) was auctioned for ¥211,400 CNY (approximately $30,637 USD). 5713.com was auctioned for ¥189,000 CNY (approximately $27,391USD). 4946.com was auctio… Source: Domaining     



24 Hour Flash Sale: $97 DNAcademy Basic Tuition

By Michael Cyger DNAcademy: Domain names are one of the best investment opportunities available. This video describes the six types of domain names, as well as how much an educated investor can expect to earn. Source: Domaining     



Domain Flips (MyIV.com, BoxOffice.net) and Flops (BuyMyBook.com, MedicalDoctor.net)

By Aaron DSAD.com: Below is another look at a few recent domain flips and flops, with data courtesy of NameBio. Flips 9.am sold for 169,000 USD recently at RegNest.com, vs 18,000 USD on 2016-06-15 at RegNest.com. Wowza, a $150k gain before any commission…..a 9x return. The .am extension is for Armenia, of course. New owner…



Is the Domain King on the money with his predictions for .WEB?

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: When I first started investing in domain names Rick Schwartz’s blog (aka the Domain King) was one of my regular reads. I’ll be honest in saying I don’t always agree with everything Rick says, but I absolutely see him as an industry leader and someone whose successes in the industry speak for…



After digging around, I managed to find your contact details

By NameProsDaily RobbiesBlog.com: Today: How to price your domain name / Domain Hangman: Guess the Domain, Win the Domain / Almost lost a deal because of escrow.com / And more. Here are the new discussions and domain news. Trademark question regarding… Source: Domaining     



Ace Star Heart Space Clubs Diamonds Keywords Availability 400+ Items Reg Fee Opps

By DropGrabs – Webmaster DropGRABS.com: Today’s List 400+ Items Contains Items Related to Ace Star Heart Spade Clubs Diamonds and More Researched Those Keywords and Cominations of Those Keywords in .COM .NET and MORE Items Below Area AVAILABLE for REG FEE… Enjoy the List ———————— 212;————… Source: Domaining     



Did Zillow choose RealEstate.com over Property.com?

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Back in December of 2016 we noticed that Rick Schwartz’s domain, Property.com, was redirecting to Trulia.com. The latter, is a sister company of Zillow, a multi-billion dollar corporation, with diversified investments in the real estate market. Sometime in January, Property.com was re-pointed to DomainKing.com, where currently … Source: Domaining     



Premium renewals create headaches for domain buyers

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Figuring out if a domain has a premium renewal price can be confusing. There’s a bit of a quarrel going on right now between two domain name brokers over the sale of a domain with a premium renewal. One person bought a .TV domain name through the other, only…



Zillow launches RealEstate.com

By Raymond Hackney DomainCrunch.com: It looks like Zillow the online real estate database company has launched RealEstate.com RisMedia.com wrote: In a bold move—and likely a surprise to the 89,000-plus real estate professionals presently paying for its services—Zillow Group announced today its intent to launch a new consumer real estate search portal, RealEstate.com. Th… Source: Domaining…



Authenticated Reality Releases ‘The New Internet’ With Unrestricted Domain Extensions – Dark Reading

Internet News: Authenticated Reality Releases ‘The New Internet’ With Unrestricted Domain Extensions Dark Reading AUSTIN, TX – Authenticated Reality (www.TheNewInternet.com), creator of The New Internet®, a secure gateway to the internet where all users are authenticated and identified, today announced the launch of its domain registry as w… Source: Domaining     



5 Myths About The New gTLDs – Busted

By Shani Yehezkel 101Domain.com: Next time you’re in the market for a domain name for your business, for your boss, or just to create your very own website, fight your instinct to search for WhateverNameYouAreLookingFor.COM and call it a day. Don’t get me wrong, .COM is a great domain, a king some might even say…



Do you count your time as part of your domain investments?

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Here are two schools of thought. I bet you get a pretty large number when you add up all of the time you spend on domain name investing. There’s sifting through drop lists. Updating nameservers. Responding to inquiries. When you calculate your ROI, are you considering this time? One…



Mike Mann Has “best month yet”

By Elliot Silver Mike Mann’s company owns one of the largest private domain name portfolios, which he sells via his marketplace, DomainMarket.com. This morning on Twitter, he announced that this has been “the best month yet” in his 20 year career selling domain names: Ive been selling domains for 20 years. This is the best…



Rosme.com domain lost to Latvian underwear company via UDRP

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: New Rosme SIA of Riga, Latvia, managed to wrestle away Rosme.com from its Barbados-based registrant, in a UDRP decision. The Complainant alleges use of the ROSME mark in underwear, since 1952 in Latvia and other Baltic countries, with a Madrid System trademark registered in 1998. That mark, however, is a design mark…



AUCTION RECAP OF MARCH 29, 2017

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on March 29, 2017. 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…



Actions to Take to Get the Epic Life You Deserve; Use Psychology To Win Customers

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Legacy.com: What’s In A Name? The Future of Music: Playing for $30,000 in Tips; Medical marijuana doctors gain approvals, await next steps; Brands Try to Blacklist Breitbart, but Ads Slip Through Anyway; This Ice Cream Is Made From Food Waste (It’s Delicious); Four Silent Personal-Branding Mistakes You Don’t…



Experts agree, nTLDs are as good as any other TLDs for SEO rankings

By Sponsored Content The Domains: Sponsored by Radix Choosing a domain name is one the most complex processes when building a website, especially for a business. The domain name you choose will have a lasting impact on a business’s branding, marketing and online presence. Today, you have the option of choosing from over 1200 new…



DomainSpotting: Highlighting Website Builders

By Myke Okuhara Rightside: DomainSpotting doesn’t exist without people, brands and businesses putting our first-rate TLDs to use. Website building tools, like Wix, Weebly, Dreamhost’s Remixer, or Name.com’s recently… The post DomainSpotting: Highlighting Website Builders appeared first on Rightside Blog. Source: Domaining     



Inside the offices of GoDaddy (videos)

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: GoDaddy made 3 videos that give everyone a sneak peak inside the offices of GoDaddy and listen to the people that work in the biggest domain name registrar in the world. The videos were shot in 3 different office locations in the US: Sunnyvale, California Tempe, Arizona Cambridge, Massachusetts You can…



Should ICANN Permanently Rescue Failed New gTLDs?

By Andrei Domaining Tips: Yesterday, I’ve put three options on the table so as to try a bit of a collective brainstorming experiment. Today, I’d like to analyze the first option in more detail, which is having ICANN bail out the failed extensions. There already is a mechanism in place for scenarios which involve failed…



ICANN approves dotAfrica launch dates – IT News Africa

Internet News: IT News Africa ICANN approves dotAfrica launch dates IT News Africa The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has given dotAfrica the green light to move forward with their launch plan and dates as Africa’s new home on the web gets ready for their long awaited entry. “Final and confirmed,” is…



Daily Domain Picks 3-30-17

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 3-30-17 The whole story came out on DWN.com and showed that there are still nuggets of gold out there if you are looking daily. Now of course the buyer got lucky, someone else could have gotten there first. But if you can check certain sites for certain categories…



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