Daily archives: January 15th, 2018

Today was a rough day for altcoins, here are the ten that got hit the hardest

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: Almost every crypto is down today, and as usual we can all do our best to guess why but let’s be honest – you can do all the technical analysis you want and you’re still just throwing darts. A number of altcoins saw their price drop massively over the last 24-hours with…



#Ethereum .com : Seller’s note claims $10 million reserve has been met

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: We’ve been following the sales notes posted on Ethereum.com, a domain first registered many moons ago. During the past months, Ethereum.com shared offers of several million dollars, all while the Ethereum Project’s co-founder, Vitalik Buterin, appeared uninterested in the aged allure of .com domains. The Ethereum Project&… Source: Domaining     



Mike Mann Sells CryptoWorld.com via Sedo for $194,888

By Elliot Silver According to a tweet from Sedo broker Dave Evanson, Mike Mann sold the CryptoWorld.com domain name for $194,888 via Sedo: Crytpoworld(.)com… Congrats to Mike Mann for selling Cryptoworld(.)com via sedo for $194,888!! — dave evanson (@SedoDaveEvanson) January 15, 2018 It looks like Mike Mann’s company has owned this domain name since late…



Filing for a #domain #trademark in 2018? It will cost you more at the #USPTO

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: If you plan on filing a trademark for your domain, brand or business services at the USPTO, it will now cost you more. After several years of maintaining the fees unchanged, the United States Patent and Trademark Office announced its new fee plan yesterday. All previous fees are now null and void….



How to Boost Revenue by Optimizing the Customer Experience

By Neil Patel The customer is always right. I’m sure you’ve heard this before as the golden rule of business. But what this rule doesn’t encompass is the customer experience. The saying should be: always put the customer first. You may have certain operations and practices in place to make things easy and cost-effective for…



ICA Full Speed Ahead: Can UDRP Be Used to Steal Your Domain Name After 20 Years?

By John Colascione StrategicRevenue.com: NEW YORK, NY – As the saying goes, actions [always] speak louder than words. I came across some material today on Circle ID that certainly merits some highlighting; reason being, all domainers should know about it. A Re-Examination of the Defense of Laches After 18 Years of the UDRP, by Internet…



Daily Poll: Are You a Full Time Domain Investor?

By Elliot Silver I always assumed the vast majority of people investing in domain names do it part time to supplement their income. Investing in domain names full time isn’t easy, and I think it can take quite a bit of time to get the hang of it and be able to fund the growth…



Publica.io Acquires Publica.com

By Elliot Silver About a week ago, Sedo reported the sale of Publica.com, which sold via its platform for $75,000. Although it is very early in the year, the sale currently ranks as the second largest public sale of the year on the DNJ sales chart. Had it closed in 2017, it would have ranked…



Speaker Profile: Jen Sale

By Joyce Ng NamesCon.com: Jen is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer at Evergreen.com. She leverages 16 years industry experience, buying and selling the best 1word.com domains on behalf of startups and leading brands, worldwide. Learn more about Jen. Source: Domaining     



DomainSherpa Review – Jan 15: Propagation.com, Goatel.com, Jellyfish.com…

By DomainSherpa DomainSherpa.com: What do successful domain name investors think when they value domain names? In this show: • We learn what the Sherpas bought or sold recently: Propagation.com, Goatel.com, Jellyfish.com • An investor”s portfolio is appraised: Moonpies.com, PhoenixTravel.com, Razors.io… • Get your bids in soon for Bride.com, Lucky.co… Source: Domaining     



Speaker Profile: Karn Jajoo

By Joyce Ng NamesCon.com: Karn Jajoo, new TLD Evangelist and manager of premium names, global communications and special projects for Radix’s domain extensions, will be joining NamesCon 2018 to discuss—you guessed it—new TLDs. Learn more about Karn. Source: Domaining     



How to grow your audience with an Amazon Giveaway

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Amazon has a simple and low-cost way to grow your audience. One of the lesser-known but more affordable ways to promote your business and grow your audience is to create an Amazon Giveaway. An Amazon Giveaway is a sweepstakes in which you create the parameters and Amazon handles the…



Featured Attendee: Juan Enrique Sánchez

By Joyce Ng NamesCon.com: Meet NamesCon 2018 featured attendee Juan Enrique Sánchez, President at NameAction Domain Latin America. Source: Domaining     



Detected: Media Options Sells Impala.com; Aron Meystedt buys a 1987 Domain Name…

By James Iles NamePros.com: In the first edition of Detected Domains for 2018, we use DomainIQ’s portfolio monitoring tools to bring you the latest sales and acquisitions from some of the most well-known names in the domain industry. These include Media Options’ sale of the one-word domain Impala.com, a possible two-letter .COM sale and several…



Mike Mann Sells CryptoWorld.com via Sedo for $194,888

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: According to a tweet from Sedo broker Dave Evanson, Mike Mann sold the CryptoWorld.com domain name for $194,888 via Sedo: Crytpoworld(.)com… Congrats to Mike Mann for selling Cryptoworld(.)com via sedo for $194,888!! — dave evanson (@SedoDaveEvanson) January 15, 2018 It looks like Mike Mann’s company has owned this domain… Source: Domaining…



Featured Attendee: Barbara Cabezas

By Joyce Ng NamesCon.com: Meet NamesCon 2018 featured attendee Barbara Cabezas, Commercial Project Developer at NameAction. Source: Domaining     



Domain jungle : Don’t be mad because our #domains are great!

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Domain investors are – mostly – human, and jealousy, envy and hatred quite often manifest via the sharing of unsavory comments on blogs and forums. When domain names are presented for validation by peers, for example, one cannot avoid witnessing these negative sentiments seep through the commentary: Yeah? What were you th……



Radix Names New CEO: Sandeep Ramchandani Takes Over After 15-Year Rise Through the Ranks

DNJournal: Radix Registry, who operates 10 Top Level Domains, has named a new CEO – Co-Founder Bhavin Turakhia turns the reins over to Sandeep Ramachandani. Source: Domaining     



AUCTION RECAP OF JANUARY 14, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on January 14, 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…



#Soothamide .com : Bizarre #UDRP decision regarding registered #trademark

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Vitalitus LLC filed a UDRP against the domain Soothamide.com, which is being held by a Turkish registrant. The Complainant is using the term SOOTHAMIDE for cosmetic goods in the US, and filed for a trademark on September 3, 2016. The application was originally “intent to use” and the mark’s registration was complete……



WordPress.com and domain names – DNW Podcast #169

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Kellie Peterson talks about what WordPress.com is seeing as a domain name registrar. WordPress.com operates a domain name registrar with a unique characteristic: almost all of the domain names it registers are for end users that put them to use with a live website. Kellie Peterson, who manages the…



Voys B.V. tries to hijack Voys.com domain name

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Company that uses Voys.nl tried to get Voys.com through a UDRP. A Dutch telecom company has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking for bringing a cybersquatting complaint against the owner of Voys.com. A three-person World Intellectual Property Organization panel determined that it filed its case…



Voys B.V. tries to hijack Voys.com domain name

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Company that uses Voys.nl tried to get Voys.com through a UDRP. A Dutch telecom company has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking for bringing a cybersquatting complaint against the owner of Voys.com. A three-person World Intellectual Property Organization panel determined that it filed its case…



Daily Poll: Are You a Full Time Domain Investor?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: I always assumed the vast majority of people investing in domain names do it part time to supplement their income. Investing in domain names full time isn’t easy, and I think it can take quite a bit of time to get the hang of it and be able to fund the…



Daily Poll: Are You a Full Time Domain Investor?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: I always assumed the vast majority of people investing in domain names do it part time to supplement their income. Investing in domain names full time isn’t easy, and I think it can take quite a bit of time to get the hang of it and be able to fund the…



Publica.io Acquires Publica.com

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: About a week ago, Sedo reported the sale of Publica.com, which sold via its platform for $75,000. Although it is very early in the year, the sale currently ranks as the second largest public sale of the year on the DNJ sales chart. Had it closed in 2017, it would have…



$73k in Sales on January 14th – Owl.io sold for $4,999 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was Owl.io which sold for $4,999 at Flippa. NameBio recorded 157 sales for a total of $73,101 with an average sale price of $466. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 14% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount…



THE NATIONAL ARBITRATION FORUM is completely biased towards Trademark Complainants

By Howard Neu NeusNews.com: The NAF continues to provide a rather lackluster performance when it comes to being “fair and balanced” between Trademark holders that pay their fees and Domain Investors who find themselves having to defend spurious UDRP Actions. There are only 4 panelists who have denied claims in more than 2 cases in…



Three ways ICANN could gut Whois

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: ICANN has published three possible models of how Whois could be altered beyond recognition after European privacy law kicks in this May. Under each model, casual Whois users would no longer have access to the wealth of contact information they do under the current system. There may also be a new…



Avoid These Four Common Mistakes When Pricing Domains

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: Follow this advice when pricing a domain name and you will be well on your way to successful investing. These tips will seem like common sense to industry veterans, but I’ve found myself repeating them on the forums a lot recently so I thought it was time for a refresher course….



Day 1 – Read Domaining.com Daily

By Mike Sullivan SullysBlog.com: Alright, really? We’re going to start out day 1 0f 21 Days to Becoming a Better Domainer with the most obvious tip of all? The shameless kissing up to the master of domain blog traffic. The gate keeper of domain freedom of speech. The Google of domaining. Yes, yes we are….



Daily Domain Picks 1-15-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 1-15-18 Go Daddy Auction Picks 1-15-18 Powered by ExpiredDomains.com PerfectPlacement.com over 30 bids, still under $200. Pen.co Public auction, no reserve, just under $700. CoinFountain.com could go traditional way or put a crypto spin. • BasicHealthcare.com • Bonexa.com • BuilderPack.com • CliqueMedia.com … Source: Domaining     



Radix appoints Sandeep Ramchandani as CEO

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Radix announced today that Bhavin Turakhia will step down as CEO and that Sandeep Ramchandani will become CEO. There was also a story in the India Times about where Radix sees business for 2018. Full Release 15th Jan 2017, Dubai. Radix, the domain registry founded by serial entrepreneurs Bhavin Turakhia…



103 Domain Discoveries for January 15th

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…



How .COM Domain Names Have Changed Value Over Time; Commercial Interest Term

By John Colascione StrategicRevenue.com: NEW YORK, NY – There is only one thing better than speculation; and that’s fact. Wouldn’t you agree? Let’s look at some historical sales data on .com domain names which have “sold at least twice” and include the words “real estate”, a good commercial interest term. Thanks to NameBio, we can…



Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Monday January 15th, 2018

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: There was/is a good discussion on Namepros about courtesy and professionalism in domain name inquiry responses. In a nutshell, a domain investor emailed another domain investor about a domain name. After 3 inquiries the inquirer told the domain owner he was being unprofessional. The owner replied “Fuck Off”. … Source: Domaining     



Ramchandani promoted to Radix CEO

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: New gTLD registry Radix has appointed long-time business head Sandeep Ramchandani as CEO. He’s replacing Bhavin Turakhia, who is CEO of parent company Directi and executive chairman of Radix. Ramchandani had a lot of autonomy as business head and VP of the company and, in my view, has been basically CEO…



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