Daily archives: February 13th, 2018

Verisign top trending keywords for January sees a focus on marijuana and no crypto

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Verisign released their top trending keywords for January and crypto was no longer in the mix. Nano and Stemcells along with Marijuana are now in the mix. .COM .NET near association cell therapy dispensary career stem plans claim marijuana centers account hole away residential bang nano being cane hop Source: Domaining…



Investing in GEO + service domains is a good strategy

By NamePros Daily Domaining Tips: Today: Here are some real domain investing costs to consider / Portfolio size versus sales / CPU.com finally sold for $180k / And more! Here are the new domain discussions and domain news. $100 logo contest – Do you have some design skills and looking for some extra cash to…



The company that took ADO.com via UDRP is now getting sued for Reverse Domain Name Hijacking

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: Last week I wrote about what I think will go down as one of the worst UDRP decisions in history. In case you missed this one, here’s a quick recap. Well-known Domain Name Investor and publisher of the incredibly popular website Domaining.com lost ADO.com via UDRP. What made this so ridiculous (to…



Trending domain name keywords: stem cell, marijuana, dispensary, association

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: The top 10 trending keywords registered in .COM and .NET domain names during the month of January 2018 were published by Verisign, the .com and .net registry. There are no common keywords in the 2 lists. You can find the list from last month here. This doesn’t mean that crypto domains…



Diamond.com Changes Hands

By Elliot Silver It looks like one of the most valuable domain names has changed hands. Diamond.com recently had a registrant change, and it appears as if the domain name was sold. In 2006, Diamond.com reportedly sold for $7.5 million. According to NameBio, the $7.5 million sale is the eight largest public domain name sale…



Illinois Donut Shop Files Trademark Infringement Suit Against Chef Patrick’s Mini Doughnut Factory

DNJournal: After several years in the domain industry Chef Patrick Ruddell & his wife Zezura have been killing it in the doughnut business but now have to poke holes in a lawsuit over their company name. Source: Domaining     



#HODL .com : #Domain owner ups his asking price in the middle of #crypto crisis

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: In December, we pointed out that the owner of the domain HODL.com wants half a million dollars. The term “HODL” is a typo of “hold,” indicating the mentality of cryptocurrency investors to hold onto their investments, as opposed to liquidating them in panic. The cryptocurrency market peaked at the end of 2017,……



Cryptocurrency domains are no longer trending

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: From total domination to “where did those go?”. Verisign released its latest report of the top trending keywords in new .com domain name registrations, and something is noticeably absent for January: cryptocurrency terms. For months, domain names including terms such as coin and crypto have been on the trending…



Cyan.ca Not Feeling Blue in Jan 24 .CA TBR Drop

By Dot CA Domains Dot CA Domains: DomainReport.ca A total of 107 .ca domain names were taken in the January 24 .ca TBR. This was a higher number of domains than the number taken in the previous week, and I thought this week’s quality was also better. Like everywhere else, crypto and coin are popular…



PetPharmacy.ca a Top Pick in January 17 .CA TBR Drop

By Dot CA Domains Dot CA Domains: DomainReport.ca A total of 94 .ca domains were taken in the January 17 TBR drop. I didn’t think this was a particularly strong drop in terms of the domains that were available. Sure there are always at least a few good ones, and that is all that we…



Daily Poll: How Long Have You Been Investing in Domain Names?

By Elliot Silver I left a corporate marketing job in November of 2007 and never looked back. I have been buying domain names since graduate school (circa 2002) though. I probably got serious about domain investing in 2006 or so. It has been pretty thrilling to build my business. Lots of ups, plenty of downs,…



Sedo weekly sales led by Bitkey.com

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Sedo released their weekly sales and Bitkey.com led the way at $25,000. PotPourri.com was second at $22,500. There were 5 four letter .com sales, alty.com being the highest at 9,650 GBP ($13,406). 47.com sales 31 cctld sales 8 other gtld sales DrGrammar.org sold for $8,450. Domain name Price Currency .COMs…



Drunken donuts : #USPTO application matches DD-sounding #domain owned by Mike Mann

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: A donuts company has applied for the registration of the trademark “Drunken Donuts.” There are some interesting tidbits about this application that we’d like to share. The trademark application claims that first use of the mark occurred in late 2017, providing as specimen of use a business card with the company name……



#DigitalTown shares details of its global consumer network of #domains

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: DigitalTown shared new details of its expanding global consumer network, utilizing a number of new gTLDs. The Seattle solutions provider, shared new information and updates on the status of the SmartWeb initiative, and the beginning of the Blockchain tokenization of its domain name portfolio – press release follows: In May 2017… Source:…



Donuts is shutting down HotKeys next week

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Parking company gets the axe. Donuts is shuttering domain parking company HotKeys next week, the company announced in an email to clients today. The new top level domain company acquired HotKeys when it bought Rightside last year. The service hadn’t been marketed to domainers in a long time and…



AUCTION RECAP OF FEBRUARY 12, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on February 12, 2018. Tiny list today. There must have been a problem with the import of the names yesterday. If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name…



Diamond.com Changes Hands

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: It looks like one of the most valuable domain names has changed hands. Diamond.com recently had a registrant change, and it appears as if the domain name was sold. In 2006, Diamond.com reportedly sold for $7.5 million. According to NameBio, the $7.5 million sale is the eight largest public domain name…



Much Ado about Ado.com: Carrillo sues bus company after bad UDRP decision

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Domaining.com owner sues to retain ownership of Ado.com and asks for a finding of reverse domain name hijacking. Francois Carrillo, the owner of domain blog aggregator Domaining.com, has sued (pdf) Mexican bus company Autobuses dr Oriente ADO, S.A. de C.V. after a UDRP panel ordered his domain Ado.com transferred….



Faking Out God: Winning In A Crashing Crypto Market

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: What To Do To Stop Eating Junk Food; The Enlightenment Is Working; 10 Things to Know About the Stock-Market Selloff; Google to Launch Netflix for Gaming called Yeti (domain taken by another co); 9 Stoic Practices That Will Help You Thrive In The Madness Of Modernity; 5 Sales…



Daily Poll: How Long Have You Been Investing in Domain Names?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: I left a corporate marketing job in November of 2007 and never looked back. I have been buying domain names since graduate school (circa 2002) though. I probably got serious about domain investing in 2006 or so. It has been pretty thrilling to build my business. Lots of ups, plenty of…



$97k in Sales on February 12th – TO4.com sold for $4,010 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was TO4.com which sold for $4,010 at NameJet. NameBio recorded 203 sales for a total of $97,138 with an average sale price of $479. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 25% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount…



What Type of Domain Names Do We Like To Buy?

By Omar OmarAndWill.com: One of the main questions we seem to receive is “what kind of domains do you like to buy”? That’s why we decided to talk a little bit about that exact topic in a recent video. Buying domain names can be extremely challenging at first and if you are new to the…



#ADE dot .com : Potentially hijacked, three letter #domain survived #UDRP

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: ADE.com, an aged three letter domain registered in 1996, was challenged via the UDRP process. The Complainant was KLA-Tencor Corporation, that claimed rights to the domain via its 1994 trademark for ADE. The Respondent stated that they bought ADE.com for $20,000 by paying a former employee of the Complainant in 2016. This…



20 applicants of .CORP, .HOME, and .MAIL will each get a $185,000 refund from ICANN

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: ICANN will not delegate the strings .CORP, .HOME, and .MAIL in the 2012 round of the New gTLD Program. The ICANN Board has directed the President and CEO to, upon withdrawal of the remaining 20 applications for .CORP, .HOME, and .MAIL, provide the applicants a full refund of the New gTLD…



IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Tuesday, February 13th

By Josh E DSAD.com: Have a great Tuesday. I’m at work for another 24 hours in the middle of a 48 hour shift. The highlight from yesterday was the mandatory “civility” training for all county employees. It consisted of a one hour talk by an attorney telling us all not to sexually harass anyone. I’m…



Moovit Acquires Moovit.com + More Domain Movers

By Jamie Zoch DotWeekly: In today’s company focused Domain Movers series, we continue to see companies buying domain name assets for domain name upgrades, brands, new products and services and much more! Here is a small sampling of some recent company focused domain name transactions: Pinewood Technologies PLC has acquired CarStore.com at domain name a……



90 Domain Discoveries for February 13th

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 2-13-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 2-13-18 Go Daddy Auction Picks 2-13-18 Powered by ExpiredDomains.com • 81518.com • Addition.tv • ADZA.com • AltitudeDesigns.com • AwarenessVillage.com • AWPX.com • AWPY.com • BookOfAnimals.com • Braj.net • BrightMission.com • BusinessReform.com • CampaignTags.com • CloudTalking.com • Coincide.org • DrivenDynamics… Source: Domaining     



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