Daily archives: January 30th, 2018

Josh Metnick just keeps on selling crypto related domains

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Josh Metnick continues to sell crypto domains, some of them I would never even think of like, 0x.fund. Josh sold it for $5,000. He explained to me in an email, (0x is shorthand for Ethereum — all Ethereum addresses start with a “0x…” e.g. check out 0xproject.com (symbol: ZRX) or…



Should you auction your new gtld at a live auction?

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: There were 135 lots in the NamesCon live auction. Of those 135 lots, 20 were new gtlds. 15 out of the 20 sold. The top sale was Business.Loans at $10,000. Tax.help sold for $6,000 and Porn.Club sold for $5,000. A lot of $300 and $500 sales that with a healthy commission…



Great.com sells for $900,000 to lead NamesCon auction

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: There were 135 lots in the live auction and 82 sold. The top sale was Great.com at $900,000. The reserve was higher but looks like it was lowered and an online bidder won the auction. PayPerClick.com was sold at $100,000. ORDER DOMAIN 10 cryptocurrencyconverter.com $300 20 crypto.asia $1,400 30 bitcoiner.club…



Where did those 6 figure offers go for FakeNews.com?

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: We wrote a year ago about FakeNews.com and it’s owner receiving 6 figure offers. There is a story on DallasNews.com today about a California man, George Bacon who purchased FakeNews.com 11 years ago for $250. From the article: Fakenews.com isn’t the only domain Bacon owns — he buys and sells them…



How to get your stolen domain name back

By NamePros Daily Domaining Tips: Today: Pump and dump in the domain industry / How to develop a domain into a niche job board / NamesCon/ROTD Auction Results (2018) / And more! Here are the new domain discussions and domain news. Quick Flip Domain Strategy – We all like to make a quick buck or…



Here’s GoDaddy’s UK Television Commercial

By Elliot Silver Here’s a video of GoDaddy’s new television commercial that is being shown to viewers in the UK. The focus is on GoDaddy’s website builder platform, and you can see them also advertising a .co.uk domain name. Interesting, the web building platform is not advertised as GoCentral in the UK like it is…



Escrow.com Announces 2018 Masters of Domains

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Prior to the live auction today at NamesCon, Escrow.com announced its annual Masters of Domains awards to the ten highest grossing individual domain investors of the past year. The award is based on brokered transactions closed via Escrow.com. Each award winner was presented a special trophy and prize honoring their achievement….



Photos & Highlights from Day 2 of the 2018 NamesCon Global Conference in Las Vegas Monday

DNJournal: Monday was quite a day and night at NamesCon with a real life rock star delivering the keynote speech and the annual Water Night fundraiser bringing in big money for the Water School. Source: Domaining     



Daily Poll: Do You Subscribe to Domain Sale Newsletters?

By Elliot Silver There are quite a few domain name sales newsletters sent via subscription. Many of these are sent by domain brokers offering exclusive listings for sale, and others offer closeouts, house-owned domain names, or other types of wholesale deals on domain names. Today’s poll question is Do You Subscribe to Domain Sale Newsletters?…



AUCTION RECAP OF JANUARY 29, 2018

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



Tax season scams : Identity theft scammers are on the loose

By Theo Develegas Acro: It’s getting close to that time of the year again, tax season. Whether you’re getting a refund from your domain investments, or have to pay taxes, the IRS isn’t the only party interested in your financials. Scams are on the rise right before and during the annual tax season, particularly since…



Make #domains Fabulous again – At #NamesCon!

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: A few weeks ago, Mike Robertson announced that veteran domain registrar, Fabulous.com is a live brand. Directnic, kind sponsors of this publication, acquired Fabulous.com and they are preparing for its official relaunch later this year. Two weeks ago, the fine folks at Fabulous.com registered the domain MakeDomainsFabulousAgain.com a… Source: Domaining     



Sedo weekly sales led by CarStore.com

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Sedo reported their weekly sales and CarStore.com led the way at $82,500. Two 4L.coms made the top 6 with Hbus.com selling for $12,500 and oaio.com selling for 8,000 Euros, ($9,916). 43.com sales 14 cctld sales 8 other gtld sales .US woke up and charted three of the top five cctld…



Exclusive premium #domains by Tracy Fogarty of eNaming

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Tracy Fogarty is an independent domain broker, and founder of eNaming.com, a premium domain brokerage. After moving away from the humid Florida shores to the dry heat of Arizona, Tracy Fogarty continues to broker high quality domain names on behalf of her clients. Tracy is currently attending NamesCon 2018, in Las Vegas,…



Here’s GoDaddy’s UK Television Commercial

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Here’s a video of GoDaddy’s new television commercial that is being shown to viewers in the UK. The focus is on GoDaddy’s website builder platform, and you can see them also advertising a .co.uk domain name. Interesting, the web building platform is not advertised as GoCentral in the UK like it…



Testing Invisible reCAPTCHA

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: We’re doing a test of Google’s Invisible reCAPTCHA. The goal is that if the test goes smoothly and we don’t get a lot of complaints, we will be able to increase the number of results per search from 100 to a much higher number. We may even be able to remove…



Thoughts from NamesCon in Las Vegas

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: As NamesCon enters its third day, here are my thoughts from the conference. NamesCon continues for its third day in Las Vegas today. There have been some cool events and sessions, and NamesCon is doing a great job recapping them on its website. So instead of recaps, I’m going…



Owning Your Own Domain Name for Email vs Hotmail or Gmail – Can you save money!

By admin RegisterADot.com: An article published today by driving.co.uk shows that on a recent test on car insurance quotes the company Admiral,charged different prices based solely on the difference of email address used by the quoter, one used a Hotmail Email account which is operated by Microsoft and the used a Gmail email which is…



Alert : MCV.com is a #stolen #domain name, according to its owner

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: The aged, three letter domain MCV.com has been stolen, according to its owner, who registered it in 1997. Mr. Stanley Chen continuously renewed his premium three letter .com up to 2019, only to find it recently in the possession of another party. According to historic WHOIS data from DomainTools, the domain MCV.com…



Domain Movers: Escort.com, OcGo.com + More

By Jamie Zoch DotWeekly: The port 43 restriction from GoDaddy is making my job even harder, which was already harder from prior mentioned reasons! With that said, here are some more company focused Domain Movers detected over the past 24 hours. This is a very small sample to note: BitchPower.com has been acquired by a…



Daily Poll: Do You Subscribe to Domain Sale Newsletters?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: There are quite a few domain name sales newsletters sent via subscription. Many of these are sent by domain brokers offering exclusive listings for sale, and others offer closeouts, house-owned domain names, or other types of wholesale deals on domain names. Today’s poll question is Do You Subscribe to Domain Sale…



IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Tuesday, January 30th

By Josh E DSAD.com: Apparently it’s snowing at home, I got school Robo call telling me that my daughter has a two hour delay. It’s too bad I have to miss the snow and deal with the 70 degree weather here in Vegas. That’s one of the benefits of going to Namescon, the break from…



Daily Domain Picks 1-30-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 1-30-18 Go Daddy Auction Picks 1-30-18 Powered by ExpiredDomains.com I like BlueBells.com not a bad color based brandable. BrightTip.com startup sounding type name. SunH.com the best 4L.com on the list in my opinion. • 38365.com • BBVM.com • BelgiumToday.com • BlockchainSync.com • Bluebells.com • BricksLab.c… Source: Domaining     



Meet The 195 Billionaire Newcomers Of 2017; The Subtle Art of Getting Your Work Noticed

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: We are born creative geniuses and the education system dumbs us down; There is no map to use when you’re trying to find Success; Four habits of successful people to help you fulfill your potential; These are GREAT: Uber Shines a Light on Its Most-Complimented Drivers in Series…



$102k in Sales on January 29th – FUCI.com sold for $4,600 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: NameJet had the top six sales yesterday led by FUCI.com which sold for $4,600. NameBio recorded 159 sales for a total of $102,122 with an average sale price of $642. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 11% in the number of sales but the total dollar amount…



Day 12 – Contribute

By Mike Sullivan SullysBlog.com: You’ve arrived at day 12 of 21 day2 to becoming a better domainer. You’re over the hump in this series. Today topic is about giving back. I’ll accept checks, cash, Bitcoin, and select gift cards. Alright, sounded funnier in my head than when I wrote it. We’re talking about giving back…



Mike Mann’s sale of RevolutionResources.com completed with BTC

By admin RegisterADot.com: Mike Mann’s domain business is definitely having a great start to 2018 with another domain sale this time he sold RevolutionResources.com for $9,888 from his domain marketplace DomainMarket.com Mike announced the sale on Facebook.com where he often discussed his domain name sales and thoughts, The domain is still at Domain Mark… Source:…



138 Domain Discoveries for January 30th

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…



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