Daily archives: March 9th, 2018

#Meest .com : Fourteen year old #domain lost at the #WIPO

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Meest.com, a domain registered in 2004, was lost via the UDRP process at the WIPO. Its Korean registrant did not respond. The UDRP was filed by Meest Corporation Inc. of Toronto, Ontario, Canada whose registered marks in the US and Canada only date back to 2010. The Complainant uses the .net and…



What niche and type of domain should I invest my $8k in?

By NamePros Daily Domaining Tips: Today: Geo+niche.com trends / How Google page rank 5 benefits a domain names value / The current state of domain parking / And more! Here are the new domain discussions and domain news. PropertyRanking.com – Interesting domain name. I can see a potential for developing a property rating system for…



CHIPs and the X has the X-Factor. Minimum now 35,000 usd

By Graham Haynes Domaining Tips: X hits the mark for Chinese CHIP investors. I have been an investor in 3L.coms since 2000 and have carried a portfolio since then selling and buying over 100 along the way. My work colleagues used to think that I had an unhealthy obsession with them in the early days…



UDRP is in the spotlight, and I’ve got an interview coming up to dive deeper

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: Myself and a number of other bloggers have been highlighting some of the questionable UDRP decisions and general problems with the process and how arbitrary it can end up being. The sad reality is that we’re living at a time where people now consider using UDRP as a way to get a…



Post the best name you have for sale for $1,000 or less

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: This post should be used to sell a name where you are making some money with no commission, and leave a little for the next buyer. Every once in awhile there will be a comment about do we expect great names listed for $1,000? come on. No we don’t expect…



Video: Braden Pollock and Nat Cohen Discuss UDRP Reform

By Elliot Silver One of the biggest risks to domain name investors is a UDRP. Pretty much any company can file a UDRP against any domain name. Hiring a lawyer to fight a UDRP can be costly (perhaps less so than not hiring one), and even with top representation, a UDRP can be decided in…



The Top 10 Tactics for Marketing Your Company on a Budget

By Neil Patel Not everyone has unlimited funds for a marketing budget. Even those of you with a high bank balance shouldn’t dump every dollar into marketing without a plan. I understand how much you want to promote your business, but you need to come up with ways that efficiently accomplish this. You don’t need…



Internet Veteran, Nat Cohen Discusses His Experience and the ICA with NamePros

By John Colascione StrategicRevenue.com: NEW YORK, NY – Nat Cohen, an Internet entrepreneur who began his 20+ year journey in domain investing back in 1997, sat with popular domain name forum NamePros.com in a video interview conducted by domaining community speaker and moderator Braden Pollack which took place at the industry’s largest event, NamesCon in…



Daily Poll: Have You Attended a Domain Investor Meetup or Conference?

By Elliot Silver I had been involved in domain investing for several years before attending my first conference. Over the years, I have attended quite a few conferences (TRAFFIC, DomainFest, NamesCon, The Domain Conference…etc). I have also attended a few domain investor meetups in New York and Boston. I think meeting up with a group…



Dial-a-Domain – Is that opportunity calling?

By Mike Sullivan SullysBlog.com: In the late 1980’s David Fesbinder had a vision of the great potential of vanity 800 numbers. He founded Dial 800 (Dail800.com), a company whose list of clients includes AT&T, Chevrolet, Cox Communications, Waste Management, The Perrier Group, Electronic Arts, Northrop Grumman and Time Warner. He was responsible for the acq……



Upcoming industry event : Global #Domain Division Summit in Canada

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Uniregistry announced that it will be attending the upcoming Global Domain Division (GDD) Summit in Richmond, BC – Canada, from May 14th through May 17th. They sent out a survey, inquiring about customers’ intentions to attend the summit. What is the GDD summit all about? The Global Domain Division Summit is an…



Insurance company Allianz tries reverse domain name hijacking a domain name

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: World Intellectual Property Organization panelists have harsh words for insurance giant. Insurance giant Allianz has been found guilty of reverse domain name hijacking in its attempt to get the domain name AGCS.com. The company formed a business called Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty in 2006 and, at some point,…



Insurance company Allianz tries reverse domain name hijacking a domain name

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: World Intellectual Property Organization panelists have harsh words for insurance giant. Insurance giant Allianz has been found guilty of reverse domain name hijacking in its attempt to get the domain name AGCS.com. The company formed a business called Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty in 2006 and, at some point,…



Namejet sold 101 domains in February including the NamesCon auctions

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: Namejet released its February 2018 domain name auctions report that includes the domains that were sold at the NamesCon live and online auction. Namejet sold 101 domains in February but it would be just 59 without the NamesCon domains. 59 domains would be the least domains sold in a month for…



Namejet sold 101 domains in February including the NamesCon auctions

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: Namejet released its February 2018 domain name auctions report that includes the domains that were sold at the NamesCon live and online auction. Namejet sold 101 domains in February but it would be just 59 without the NamesCon domains. 59 domains would be the least domains sold in a month for…



AUCTION RECAP OF MARCH 8, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on March 08, 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…



AUCTION RECAP OF MARCH 8, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on March 08, 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…



Reverse #domain name hijacking decision in AGCS.com #UDRP at the #WIPO

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Allianz SE of Munich, Germany, filed a UDRP against the aged domain, AGCS.com. Registered in 2010, the domain is being offered for sale on Afternic, for $88,888 dollars. According to the UDRP: Complainant, Allianz SE, is the ultimate parent company of the Allianz insurance and financial services group (the “Allianz Group”). The…



Reverse #domain name hijacking decision in AGCS.com #UDRP at the #WIPO

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Allianz SE of Munich, Germany, filed a UDRP against the aged domain, AGCS.com. Registered in 2010, the domain is being offered for sale on Afternic, for $88,888 dollars. According to the UDRP: Complainant, Allianz SE, is the ultimate parent company of the Allianz insurance and financial services group (the “Allianz Group”). The…



In San Juan For ICANN? Party With US!

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Join .US for an evening of island-inspired fun as we celebrate ICANN 61 in beautiful San Juan. With the support of .PR, we’ll have expertly poured drinks, heavy hors d’oeuvres, a live band, and even a chance to practice your salsa dancing. For each guest who attends, we’ll…



In San Juan For ICANN? Party With US!

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Join .US for an evening of island-inspired fun as we celebrate ICANN 61 in beautiful San Juan. With the support of .PR, we’ll have expertly poured drinks, heavy hors d’oeuvres, a live band, and even a chance to practice your salsa dancing. For each guest who attends, we’ll…



Video: Braden Pollock and Nat Cohen Discuss UDRP Reform

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: One of the biggest risks to domain name investors is a UDRP. Pretty much any company can file a UDRP against any domain name. Hiring a lawyer to fight a UDRP can be costly (perhaps less so than not hiring one), and even with top representation, a UDRP can be decided…



Video: Braden Pollock and Nat Cohen Discuss UDRP Reform

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: One of the biggest risks to domain name investors is a UDRP. Pretty much any company can file a UDRP against any domain name. Hiring a lawyer to fight a UDRP can be costly (perhaps less so than not hiring one), and even with top representation, a UDRP can be decided…



Domain investors in Orlando and the Central Florida area

By Theo Develegas Acro: If you are a domain investor in the Orlando, or the greater Central Florida area, it’d be great to finally meet – offline. Last October, I attended MERGE! 2017 here in Orlando, and in May it’ll be 10 years since TRAFFIC 2008 chose Orlando as its host city. Attending that event…



Happy Birthday: Domain Name Wire Turns 13

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: It’s time to turn rebellious because Domain Name Wire has become a teenager. This site turns 13-years-old today. Both the domain name business and online publishing world have changed a lot over the past 13 years. I’d like to thank both my readers and sponsors for continuing to make…



Daily Poll: Which Dropcatch services do you use?

By admin RegisterADot.com: Hand registration is still something that I do and so do many others however I would be interested in learning which Dropcatch services do you use to acquire domains in the secondary marketplaces? USE COUPON CODE – RegisterADot save $1 at NameSilo off your cart, Register a Dot Com Domain only $7.99…



NameSilo to be acquired

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: NameSilo is being acquired by investment firm Brisio Innovations Inc. The company makes investments in both public and private markets and focuses on opportunities in a wide variety of industries excluding the resource and resource service sectors. Brisio does not invest on behalf of any third party and it does…



Attending #ICANN61 in San Juan? This #ICANNwiki infographic is a must-see

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: If you’re attending ICANN61 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, the weather will be beautiful, and the beaches mesmerizing. The Caribbean island still faces challenges with power loss, but it seems that the ICANN event will be a success, and Neustar will be throwing a party to benefit the local population. ICANN61 lasts…



Daily Domain Picks 3-9-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 3-9-18 Top sales/closes from yesterday: Damn.com closed at $65,000 on Flippa, hopefully it closes. GymEquipment.com $10,655 for the emd that has a lot of high priced products out there like Peloton bikes and other home gym equipment. damn.com 65,000 USD 2018-03-08 Flippa gymequipment.com 10,655 USD 2018-03-08 NameJ… Source:…



Investment firm to acquire domain name registrar NameSilo

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Registrar will likely end up as publicly traded firm after the acquisition. A Canadian investment firm has entered into an agreement to acquire domain name registrar NameSilo for $9.5 million plus undisclosed earnouts. The acquirer, Brisio Innovations, is a publicly traded penny stock on the alternative Canadian Securities Exchange….



7 Lessons From Building a Blockchain Start-Up; Need a Good Mentor? Here’s How to Find One

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Human Resources Policy at Startups: Free Docs; Amazon wants to be your bank too? Importance of Digital Marketing for Your Business; How tech start-ups have redefined the idea of company culture; Coinbase tells 13,000 users their data will be sent to the IRS soon; The Eightfold Path of…



Daily Poll: Have You Attended a Domain Investor Meetup or Conference?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: I had been involved in domain investing for several years before attending my first conference. Over the years, I have attended quite a few conferences (TRAFFIC, DomainFest, NamesCon, The Domain Conference…etc). I have also attended a few domain investor meetups in New York and Boston. I think meeting up with a…



Namecheap’s Move Your Domain Day actually works

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: Namecheap appears to done a year’s worth of transfers in a single day, on its annual Move Your Domain Day promotion. The company said this week that the promotion, which ran on March 6 this year, saw 20,590 domains transferred in from other registrars. That’s pretty good compared to its usual…



ICANN mulls $68 million raid on auction war chest

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: ICANN wants to put away another $68 million for a rainy day and it’s considering raiding its new gTLD auction war chest in order to do so. It’s also thinking about dipping into the pool of cash still left over from new gTLD application fees in order to bolster is “reserve…



$179k in Sales on March 8th – Damn.com sold for $65,000 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was Damn.com which sold for $65,000 at Flippa. NameBio recorded 214 sales for a total of $179,106 with an average sale price of $837. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 14% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount…



Tencent Acquires QQ.co + More Domain Movers

By Jamie Zoch DotWeekly: I have been slacking on posting Domain Movers lately but my son has been sick for a week and now I’m sick. This cuts down on my research time and results in less activity. Sorry about that. Here is a very small sample of some recent company focused domain name transactions…



Viking River Cruises Acquires Viking.com Domain From Office Depot

By Jamie Zoch DotWeekly: Viking River Cruises has acquired the premium generic domain name Viking.com from Office Depot, Inc. according to whois records. This premium domain name purchase by Viking River Cruises follows a very recent victory by Office Depot, Inc. defending a UDRP filing on the Viking.com domain name by Aurelius RHO GTM Development…



121 Domain Discoveries for March 9th

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 Shaine’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Thursday March 9th, 2018

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: So my Dad has this bird. Not just any bird, it’s blue and yellow Macaw. He got him 20 years ago when his owner was having trouble with him talking too much and driving his kids crazy. Dad had never had a bid before but somehow he decided he was a bid…



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