Daily archives: March 2nd, 2018

NamesCon Europe: Domaining Europe Now Part of NamesCon

By Elliot Silver In the wake of a successful NamesCon Global conference in Las Vegas last month, NamesCon organizers just announced that Domaining Europe is becoming NamesCon Europe. Domaining Europe founder Dietmar Stefitz will be retiring from producing the conference after this year’s show, and it will become a NamesCon event going forward. NamesCon will…



Vice Covers ICANN Key Signing Ceremony

By Elliot Silver Speaking of ICANN, I thought you might find this video from Vice to be fascinating. I have heard of the ICANN key signing ceremony before, but I haven’t seen one nor did I know what a production it is with great importance. Although this ceremony is not directly related to domain name…



The truth about domain infatuation

By NamePros Daily TNTNames.com: Today: What to do when a potential buyer settles for an alternate TLD / Trademark advise / TRO.tv sold for $2,500 / And more! Here are the new domain discussions and domain news. Ziiv.com & Ziiu.com each sold for $305 – … → Source: Domaining     



Breaking: eSports.com sells for 7-figures

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: It’s no secret that the eSports market is one fire right now. In fact, eSports is growing faster than either the movie or music industry (source) and it doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. In 2017 the eSports did close to $700M in revenue and reached an audience of 385M…



Domaining Europe becomes NamesCon Europe

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: Domaining Europe will transition into NamesCon Europe beginning with the upcoming June 7-9th event in Valencia, Spain. Dietmar Stefitz, who founded Domaining Europe in 2008, will directly manage the 2018 event with the assistance of NamesCon producers Terri Potratz and Tania Kabantsov. As Domaining Europe enters its 10th year, NamesC… Source:…



Domaining Europe to transition to NamesCon Europe

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: NamesCon will take over the event, which has been rebranded NamesCon Europe. Domaining Europe, a ten-year-old domain name conference, will become NamesCon Europe beginning with this year’s show in June. Show founder Dietmar Stefitz will manage the 2018 show with the help of NamesCon. In subsequent years, Stefitz will…



How to Design a Homepage That Converts

By Neil Patel First impressions matter. When someone visits your website, the first thing they’ll see is your homepage. The way your homepage is set up can make or break your conversion rates. I know how much time and effort it takes to improve your SEO ranking and drive more traffic to your website. If…



Editorial : A fun revisit to the embargoed #news practices

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Welcome to the DomainGang Editorial for March 2018. A press release about the acquisition of Domaining Europe by NamesCon was embargoed until 4PM Pacific (7PM Eastern.) Two fellow publications shared the news already, because the embargo was lifted early by NamesCon. We were not copied on that update, however, and it’s understa……



NamesCon Acquires Domaining Europe Conference From Founder Dietmar Stefitz

DNJournal: NamesCon has just added the Domaining Europe conference to its family of events. The upcoming June show in Spain has been renamed NamesCon Europe 2018. Source: Domaining     



NamesCon Europe: Domaining Europe Now Part of NamesCon

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: In the wake of a successful NamesCon Global conference in Las Vegas last month, NamesCon organizers just announced that Domaining Europe is becoming NamesCon Europe. Domaining Europe founder Dietmar Stefitz will be retiring from producing the conference after this year’s show, and it will become a NamesCon event going forward. NamesC……



Daily Poll: Have You Attended an ICANN Meeting?

By Elliot Silver I want to attend an ICANN meeting. I have been tempted several times, but something always seems to come up. The meetings are held in various locations throughout the world, and beyond travel, accommodation, food, and personal expenses, attendance at an ICANN meeting is free. I have been to many domain industry…



Yes.com Sells for a Seven-Figure Fee

By James Iles NamePros.com: The market for three-letter .COM’s is well established with even the worst letter combinations routinely selling for five-figure fees. In the past twelve months, a couple of three-letter .COM domain names have even sold for seven-figure fees. Today, we are able to reveal that another three-letter .COM has sold for a…



Vice Covers ICANN Key Signing Ceremony

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Speaking of ICANN, I thought you might find this video from Vice to be fascinating. I have heard of the ICANN key signing ceremony before, but I haven’t seen one nor did I know what a production it is with great importance. Although this ceremony is not directly related to domain…



Star.org is a blockchain project

By Theo Develegas Acro: The sale of Star.org for $225,000 dollars through the Sedo MLS system, was announced yesterday. Sedo shared the news on social media: We’re excited to announce the sale of Star.org for $225K through our SedoMLS partner Alibaba Cloud! This is the highest publicly reported sale to date through the SedoMLS network!…



Nuke #Florida : #Putin speech leads to war-mongering #domain registrations

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Russian president, Vladimir Putin, was showing off Russia’s latest arsenal additions – a speech meant for internal consumption, as elections are coming on March 18th. Still, the speech was clear: Russia wants to emphasize its traditional role as a superpower, and in that speech, Putin announced the availability of an R… Source:…



ICANN proposes interim GDPR model, including an accreditation program for full Thick WHOIS data a…

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: In 2018, ICANN is focused on developing and soliciting input on interim models for collecting registration data and implementing registration directory services to comply with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and ICANN’s agreements with contracted parties. They subsequently published three IC… Source: Domaining     



super.com is officially a done deal at $1.2 million, becoming the highest sale in NameJet history

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: NameJet released their February sales including NamesCon results. Super.com becomes the largest sale in the history of NameJet at $1.2 million. Great.com came in second at $900,000 and Runner.com was third at $69,000. Adam Strong looks to be the buyer of Runner.com. super.com $1,200,000.00 NamesCon Live & Online Auction gr……



AUCTION RECAP OF MARCH 1, 2018 + SEDO WEEKLY SALES DATA

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on March 01, 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…



Domain Development: Chris Sheridan Details Why the Weebly Way Keeps Gaining Ground

DNJournal: Developing domain names has never been an easy task but Chris Sheridan, an expert on domains AND development, says times have changed!! Source: Domaining     



Kings of .Com – Registrar Analysis

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: These are the biggest registrars for .com domain names. ICANN has published Verisign’s most recent official breakdown of domain transactions by registrar. The data are from November. Starting with this month’s .com registrar post, I’m going to show the registrar’s numbers from the previous month as well if the……



Daily Poll: When Did You Last Sell Any GTLD’s?

By admin RegisterADot.com: Today is our 800th post on RegisterADot.com, Thanks for spending the time visiting the blog – I am wanting to get a feel for the GTLD market and understand if anyone is selling many GTLD’s and when did you last sell any? Feel free to share your GTLD sales below in the…



#NamesCon acquires #Canadian #domain conference with European roots

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: NamesCon is expanding, and they just announced the acquisition of CanadianFEHst, a premium domain, poutine and beer conference, that takes place every summer in Quebec. “With so many Canadian investors traveling every year across snow and ice to get to NamesCon in January, we will be able to cater to these folks…



How Protein Conquered America; Single, Unemployed and Suddenly Myself

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: This Is the Worst Roommate Story You’ll Ever Read; A Simple Way to Use LinkedIn Search to Connect with Potential Clients; The Surprising Secrets to Living Longer — And Better; Global study reveals cybersecurity professionals believe a catastrophic data breach to their organization is inevitable; Canadian firm becomes…



Aged #domain lost in auction, case involves K-Systems and #GoDaddy

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: A bizarre situation involving a 1999 domain, LoansCanada.com, is unfolding over at DNForum. The owner of the domain, paid for its renewal via PayPal, and the domain registrar, K-Systems, initially claimed that the domain was “deleted.” LoansCanada.com did not drop, however, and current information shows that it was auctio… Source: Domaining     



Fake token presale at Sale-Orchid.com dupes people looking for Orchid.com

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Lawsuit alleges that someone made away with $66,000 in fake token presale. Even if you have a great domain name, people can get confused by other domains that use your brand name. Just ask Orchid Labs, a company creating a decentralized hosting network to avoid censorship. According to a…



Daily Poll: Have You Attended an ICANN Meeting?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: I want to attend an ICANN meeting. I have been tempted several times, but something always seems to come up. The meetings are held in various locations throughout the world, and beyond travel, accommodation, food, and personal expenses, attendance at an ICANN meeting is free. I have been to many domain…



$354k in Sales on March 1st – Star.org sold for $225,000 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was Star.org which sold for $225,000 at Sedo and stands as the third highest publicly-recorded .org sale in history. NameBio recorded 196 sales for a total of $353,762 with an average sale price of $1,805. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of…



Exclusive Interview with Lars of DNForum.com

By Mike Sullivan SullysBlog.com: I want to say it was Garmin running shamer, pro-blogger, and green-thumber Shane Cultra who first dropped the news about the new owners of DNForum. Shortly after there was a mixed buzz on social media and blog comments reflecting the reaction of the domain community. Some were delighted that some hope…



A “PRIME” Example That .COM Leads in Necessity; nGTLDs Registered Defensively

By John Colascione StrategicRevenue.com: NEW YORK, NY – It has been recently discovered, that the single word domain name Prime.com, which had been reportedly for sale in the seven figure range (Between $1M and $5M), at least since 2011, is now intellectual property of tech-giant Amazon. The name, which was originally registered in 1987, shows…



111 Domain Discoveries for March 2nd

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 Friday March 2nd, 2018

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: As you’ve pretty much gather I am all about getting the most out of our brains and body as we possibly can. I’m always trying to figure out how to get more out of what I have. I’m definitely not the smartest guy in the room and have never been the most…



Daily Domain Picks 3-2-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 3-2-18 star.org 225,000 USD 2018-03-01 Sedo optimization.com 27,700 USD 2018-03-01 NameJet cryptoseller.com 17,250 USD 2018-03-01 GoDaddy taxesdecoded.com 3,475 USD 2018-03-01 BuyDomains cooltips.com 2,550 USD 2018-03-01 DropCatch innertransformation.com 2,527 USD 2018-03-01 BuyDomains *data courtesy of Namebio Sta… Source: Domaining     



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