Daily archives: February 8th, 2018

Day 19 – It’s time to make the call

By Mike Sullivan SullysBlog.com: A couple days back I wrote about the importance of the domain sales email. It’s how I’ve made the majority of my sales. It works. It’s not easy, but it works, sometimes. I’m always surprised when I send out a batch of emails on a domain name and get no takers….



What Are You Doing With Your Time?

Michael Gilmour: Time is often viewed as the ultimate commodity but is it? Other than our last day on this planet we all have exactly the same minutes in the day as each other. It’s my birthday today and I find myself thinking about what I’m doing with my allotted minutes and whether I’m doing…



The right and the wrong way to sell new gTLD domain names

By NamePros Daily TNTNames.com: Today: The best way to sell a domain to an Indian end-user / Great domain names with no age / What would you do if a well-known company launches a product in your domain name? / And more! Here are … → Source: Domaining     



Super.com Hits Reserve at NamesCon Auction

By Elliot Silver Super.com is arguably one of the top domain names listed in the NamesCon domain name auction. The domain name did not hit its reserve price of more than $1,000,000 during the live auction, but it looks like it hits its reserve price during the extended auction: I do not recognize the leading…



Lords of Uptime (Internet All-Star Rock Band) Replaces Manager for Alleged Allegiance to Rap!

DNJournal: NamesCon President Soeren von Varchmin leads a second life as a member of the Lords of Uptime rock band that just dismissed a manager found to favor rap! Source: Domaining     



Daily Poll: Is .com Still King?

By Elliot Silver Marketplace.org published an interview with Jen Sale of Evergreen.com discussing domain names, domain name acquisitions, startup branding, and domain name investments. In the interview, Jen discussed what she does as a domain broker and also discussed what kinds of domain names she focuses on selling. One thing I appreciate is that she…



Verisign processed 9.0 million new domain name registrations for .com and .net, as compared to 8….

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Verisign reported Q4 earnings today after the close. Revenue was up 3.2% year over year. Net income was $103 million vs $106 million the previous Q4. Financial Highlights Verisign ended 2017 with cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities of $2.4 billion, an increase of $617 million from year-end 2016. Cash…



Hard bidding for Soft dot .org #domain at #DropCatch auction

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: The auction for the dropped domain Soft.org led to a particularly hard bidding battle at DropCatch.com, involving several bidders. As many as 34 bidders acknowledged the dropped domain’s quality, that was originally registered in 2000 but was let expire by its Korean registrant. In the end, the winning bid of $6,051 dollars…



F5.Works : New gTLD #domain successfully defended in #WIPO #UDRP

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: F5 Works Ltd., a Hong Kong company, is using the new gTLD domain F5.Works as its primary business pointer. Dot .Works is a new gTLD operated by Donuts, Inc. The company’s brand was established in 2016, and it has now successfully fended off a UDRP filed at the WIPO. According to the…



How Do You Help People Appreciate That Crypto Is The Biggest Thing To Happen In The History Of Hu…

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Bitcoin’s Final Boss: Calls for outlawing Bitcoin; How to Write Compelling Articles That Get Read and Shared; 5 Ways I’ve Used To Grow My Follower Count; 20 Companies That Are *Really* Changing the World; Apple ‘On Schedule’ to Terminate Music Downloads by 2019; The Lesson of Facebook’s Hammer…



That’s ‘Super’! Deal could make NamesCon auction ‘Great’

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Super.com sale would push auction over $2.5 million in sales. The NamesCon extended auction ends today, and a big domain has met its reserve. A bidder has met the reserve with a $1.2 million bid for Super.com. The bidder alias is evstratov, which does not bring up any results…



ICANN says no to .mail, .home and .corp, offers refund

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Domain system overseer gives final thumbs down to three top level domains. ICANN’s board has passed a resolution confirming that it will not delegate the .mail, .home and .corp strings as part of 2012 round of new top level domain name expansion, and has authorized a full refund for…



AUCTION RECAP OF FEBRUARY 7, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on February 07, 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…



Hundreds of words and acronyms banned from .au, domains frozen

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: auDA has added hundreds of words, phrases and acronyms to its list of strings that are banned in .au and locked domains containing those strings. There were only about 40 strings on the old banned list; now it’s closer to 300. auDA has added to the list the names of brands…



Super.com Hits Reserve at NamesCon Auction

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Super.com is arguably one of the top domain names listed in the NamesCon domain name auction. The domain name did not hit its reserve price of more than $1,000,000 during the live auction, but it looks like it hits its reserve price during the extended auction: I do not recognize the…



Daily Domain Picks 2-8-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 2-8-18 Go Daddy Auction Picks 2-8-18 Powered by ExpiredDomains.com • 1P7.com • 1Polo.com • 57161.com • 83317.com • A1Solutions.com • BeePress.com • BestAutoDealers.com • BlockchainCo.com • Caze.org • CoinDynamic.com • CompleteHearing.com • CoolPulse.com • CraftYourStory.com • DomainFrontier.com • ExposureMag.com … Source: Domaining     



The Domain King’s latest hand-registered #domain names

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: The Domain King, Rick Schwartz, has been “missing in action” on all social media; since the end of 2017, Rick decided not to waste any more time, and focus on enjoying life. Rick’s approach to domain registrations isn’t just that of an investor: he is also a collector. In the same way…



Full $185,000 refunds offered to risky new gTLD applicants

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: ICANN is to offer applicants for three new gTLDs identified as too risky to go live full refunds of their application fees. Its board of directors acknowledged at its weekend retreat that it has no intention of delegating .corp, .home and .mail, and that each applicant should be able to get…



Daily Poll: Is .com Still King?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Marketplace.org published an interview with Jen Sale of Evergreen.com discussing domain names, domain name acquisitions, startup branding, and domain name investments. In the interview, Jen discussed what she does as a domain broker and also discussed what kinds of domain names she focuses on selling. One thing I appreciate is that…



Famous Four chair pumps $5.4 million into AlpNames to settle COO lawsuit

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: Famous Four Media chair Iain Roache has bought out his former COO’s stake in AlpNames, its affiliated registrar, settling a lawsuit between the two men. He’s acquired Charles Melvin’s 20% stake in the company for £3.9 million ($5.4 million), according to a press release. A spokesperson confirmed that the deal settle……



Final Day for NameJet, Right of the Dot, NamesCon 2018 Online Auction

By John Colascione StrategicRevenue.com: NEW YORK, NY – Good deals and little time is left for the NamesCon, NameJet, and Right of the Dot live auction which began in Las Vegas. Most if not all auctions end within a few hours from now which puts both the East and West coast of the United States…



$149k in Sales on February 7th – Ngin.de sold for $14,615 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: Sedo had the top sale of the day for three days in a row, this time it was Ngin.de which sold for $14,615. NameBio recorded 207 sales for a total of $149,358 with an average sale price of $722. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 31% in…



People Names in .COM Keyword Rich .COM 225+ Reg Fee Opps

By admin DropGRABS.com: Today’s Treat List Winner Dude Airline Tollfree Marketable Stories Royal Destiny and MORE 225+ .COM Keyword Rich Domains at Reg Fee Opps… Plus 2 Dozen People Names in .COM Available … Source: Domaining     



260 Domain Discoveries for February 8th

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…



Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Thursday, Feb 8th, 2018

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: It’s always an adventure when you post that you are looking for a domain name at NamePros. Or anywhere really. So I am looking for a one word, non plural, noun .IO. Pretty simple explanation. I might as well have written. I am looking for a domain. I received plenty of names…



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