Daily archives: February 6th, 2018

The Abandoned Wasteland DNForum.com is for Sale; Here’s Why It Still Has Value

By John Colascione StrategicRevenue.com: NEW YORK – If you have not yet heard, and I am sure that you have, once popular domain name forum, DNForum.com is for sale. Ownership says they’ll have it sold this week and I would not be at all surprised to see that happen, because even if no-one at all…



njhighbid Bidder Alias at NameJet

By Elliot Silver Last night, I was looking through a few of the NamesCon extended auction domain names on NameJet and I saw a bidder alias I didn’t recognize. “njhighbid” is in the lead on several high profile auctions. For example, the njhighbid bidder alias has the high bid of $550,000 on the Super.com auction….



How to decide if you should develop or park your domain asset

By NamePros Daily TNTNames.com: Today: Crypto Investors Need To See The Light In Domain Names Again Before It’s Too Late / Chinese New Year and domain sales slumps / Under what circumstances would you transfer a domain prior to payment? / And more! Here … → Source: Domaining     



Huge GoDaddy.Boston Banners on Boston.com

By Elliot Silver I live in the Boston suburbs, and Boston.com is one of my goto websites for local news. When I visited this morning, I saw a GoDaddy advertisement in conjunction with the .Boston domain name registry (MMX) that I want to share with you. I am not entirely sure if the advertisement was…



Daily Poll: How Much is Your Most Valuable Domain Name Worth?

By Elliot Silver Everyone loves their domain names. Some were won in difficult bidding wars and others were bought after long and sometimes challenging negotiations. Most of us buy domain names because we think they have more upside than the purchase price. I am curious to know what you think your most valuable domain name…



Day 17 – The Domain Sales Email

By Mike Sullivan SullysBlog.com: I don’t know about you, but even just writing these past 16 posts has re-energized my domaining flow. I’m pumped. Do the kids still say that? On to day 17 of 21 days to becoming a better domainer. The other day we were all about landing pages and listing your domain…



NameJet January sales led by PY.net

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: NameJet released their January sales and PY.net was the top sale at $27,000. NamesCon results are not included in the list. ZSV.com was the first 3L.com sold and it went for only $11,100. The first non .com sale after Py.net was onyx.io for $6,100. Overall January looked slow to me, hopefully…



Sedo weekly sales led by HPX.com

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Sedo released their weekly sales and HPX.com was the top sale at $130,000. 49 .com sales 21 cctld sales 10 other gtld sales There were 8 five figure sales in .com after HPX.com. UserAcquisition.com was the number two sale at $23,000. Beat.org sold for $20,000 to lead the other gtld…



10 interesting NameJet sales from January 2018

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Ten notable sales including an end user purchase on NameJet.com. NameJet has released sales data from last month, which excludes the NameJet auction held in Las Vegas last week. It was a fairly slow month with 103 domains selling for over $2,000 that totaled $459,000. Here are ten sales…



Blockchains LLC Acquires Duels.com + More Domain Movers

By Jamie Zoch DotWeekly: In today’s company focused Domain Movers series on DotWeekly, we see a little smaller list than normal but several big names on the move! Avora.io appered to be bidding in the expired domain name auction for Avora.com on DropCatch.com. The CEO’s name is Ricky Thomas and the bidder id of thomasr79…



njhighbid Bidder Alias at NameJet

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Last night, I was looking through a few of the NamesCon extended auction domain names on NameJet and I saw a bidder alias I didn’t recognize. “njhighbid” is in the lead on several high profile auctions. For example, the njhighbid bidder alias has the high bid of $550,000 on the Super.com…



Domain brokerage : Communication is the key element

By Theo Develegas Acro: As with every personal and professional exchange, the core element for success is communication. Establishing a set of rules on any transaction, domain brokerage included, ensures that things will go smoothly. The primary platform for my “for sale” domain portfolio has been Uniregistry, since late 2012. I met Frank Schill… Source:…



“Crocodile Dundee 4” movie trailer was a promo for #Australia .com !

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Sorry, mates. A “Crocodile Dundee 4” movie featured as the next Dundee release, is actually a promo for Australia.com – the official web site of Australia’s tourism office. There’s nothing like Australia apparently, and a series of teaser trailers for “Dundee” – the supposed son of lege… Source: Domaining     



AUCTION RECAP OF FEBRUARY 5, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on February 05, 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…



Learning from my readers – BIN landing pages seem to be the way to go

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: Last week I wrote a post asking my readers if they are still parking their domains or instead using “make offer” landing pages. In my book these have been the two options I’ve moved between myself, starting with parked pages and moving to where I am now with all “make offer” landing…



Huge GoDaddy.Boston Banners on Boston.com

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: I live in the Boston suburbs, and Boston.com is one of my goto websites for local news. When I visited this morning, I saw a GoDaddy advertisement in conjunction with the .Boston domain name registry (MMX) that I want to share with you. I am not entirely sure if the advertisement…



DNForum.com and its database is for sale

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: DNForum.com and its database is for sale and will be sold this week. I would never touch this AD infected swampland. Here is what the email I received said: DNForum.com and it’s Database of 535,000 Domainers will be sold this week! “DNForum.com is currently for sale along with it’s database of…



Now Is As Good A Time As Any To Educate Yourself On The Volatile Cryptocurrency

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: $160 Million Lost: Can Parity Still Shake Up Ethereum? A tsunami of store closings is about to hit the US — and it’s expected; 4 TED Talks you should watch immediately if you want to understand bitcoin; How Winners Really Differentiate; Why investors can’t get enough Tesla car…



#ElleSilk .com #domain #UDRP : French firm has no exclusive rights to #ELLE

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: A French cosmetics manufacturer challenged the registration of the domain ElleSilk.com, based on an established, famous ELLE trademark. In a UDRP at the WIPO by Hachette Filipacchi Presse de Levallois Perret, France, the Complainant stated: The Complainant is Hachette Filipacchi Presse, a French company which publishes the well-known… Source: Domaining     



Top 10 Domains Owned by HostGator Founder Brent Oxley

By James Iles NamePros.com: Back in 2002, Florida Atlantic University student Brent Oxley created a hosting company from his dorm room. This little company, HostGator, reached its first milestone of one-hundred users by February 2003 and quickly broke the one-thousand user mark. By 2008, the company had over one-hundred thousand users and a revenue of…



Mike Mann’s kicks off February with 25K sale of LesDeux.com

By admin RegisterADot.com: Mike has had a nice to start to February with the sale of LesDeux.com from his domain marketplace DomainMarket.com for a cool $25,000 USD. Currently, the whois hasn’t been updated so the owner is yet to be confirmed but it could be an upgrade for Les Deux the online clothing company who…



Why are you doing that Whois search? DENIC wants to know

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: In a taste of what might be coming under EU privacy legislation, DENIC wants you to jump through some new hoops before it lets you see Whois data. When doing a Whois query on its web site today, the German ccTLD registry first asks you to answer the question: “How do…



Top 5 Domain Name stories from January

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: A GoDaddy test, Home.loans and Whois were featured in popular stories last month. I had a great time finishing out January at NamesCon last week. The conference is a great way to kick off the year. As I do every month, here’s a look back at the top posts…



Daily Poll: How Much is Your Most Valuable Domain Name Worth?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Everyone loves their domain names. Some were won in difficult bidding wars and others were bought after long and sometimes challenging negotiations. Most of us buy domain names because we think they have more upside than the purchase price. I am curious to know what you think your most valuable domain…



dotgay lawyer insists it is gay enough for .gay gTLD

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: What do Airbnb, the Stonewall riots and the 2016 Orlando nightclub shooting have in common? They’re all cited in a lengthy, somewhat compelling memo from a Yale law professor in support of dotgay LLC’s argument that it should be allowed to proceed with its .gay gTLD application unopposed by rival applicants….



Global Shift – Native Trading – Buddhism – Ideas Lender Match 100+ .COM Keyword Rich Reg Fee …

By admin DropGRABS.com: Today’s Treat Global Shift – Native Trading – Buddhism – Ideas – Lender Match – 100+ .COM Keyword Rich Reg Fee Opps Plus a Dozen Plus .COM People Names Enjoy … Source: Domaining     



Root crypto rollover now slated for October

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: ICANN has penciled in October 11 as the new date for rolling the DNS root’s cryptographic keys, a delay of a year from its original plan. The so-called KSK rollover will see ICANN remove the deprecated 2010 Key Signing Key, leaving only the 2017 KSK active. The KSK acts as the…



$668k in Sales on February 5th – Dax.com sold for $500,000 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was Dax.com which sold for $500,000 at Sedo. NameBio recorded 254 sales for a total of $668,137 with an average sale price of $2,630. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 16% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount…



IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Tuesday, February 6th

By Josh E DSAD.com: Ah, lol, Philly sports fans are so predictable. Anyone that will throw an iceball at Santa will try and burn down their city when they win a national championship. I’m not sure if it’s an outlet for passion or just an excuse to burn shit down. I watched the end of…



The ADO.com decision brings up another potential problem

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: With all the news yesterday about the ridiculous UDRP decision on ADO.com, I read a comment on DNW.com that I thought was very interesting. The point made by commenter RP may require people to rethink whether all these logos are needed to sell very short names like three and four…



99 Domain Discoveries for February 6th

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…



Daily Domain Picks 2-6-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 2-6-18 Go Daddy Auction Picks 2-6-18 Powered by ExpiredDomains.com A lot of review names on the list today, mostly Geo’s, I guess if you live there it could be a nice development project. CryptoBased.com well it’s got crypto, I kid, but the 1 year name does have 6…



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