Daily archives: June 5th, 2018

$30k for a Domain Name? “It Was the Best Money I’ve Ever Spent. Ever. Ever.”

By Elliot Silver Looking to convince someone to spend 5 figures on a domain name, but they are reluctant to make the plunge? Perhaps it would behove you to share this video of Scott Voigt discussing his company’s branding pivot from HomeBase.io to Full Story. In this tweet shared by Peter Askew, Scott Voigt discusses…



The new Portfolio Tool from Estibot is pretty darn useful

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: I’ve been really enjoying the new and improved Estibot, and while most people think of Estibot specifically for valuations, I’m always surprised by how much more they have going on under the hood. One of the newest tools that I started using and I’m really digging is the Portfolio Tool which you…



What to do when a new domain owner won’t update Whois contact information

By NamePros Daily TNTNames.com: Today: The Number 8 in the domain industry / NameServer history for ccTLD’s / The longest you should wait for a potential buyer to respond / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain … → Source: Domaining     



Great ccTLD Hack on a Truck

By Elliot Silver When I mention a “domain hack,” most people understand what it means but some don’t fully get it. A domain hack is when a word or phrase is created by combining the keyword and the domain name extension. Domain name hacks are commonly found in ccTLD (country code) domain names, but they…



Did This Newspaper Just Sell Ledger.com?

By James Iles NamePros.com: Up until May 31st 2018, the premium one-word domain Ledger.com forwarded to PatriotLedger.com, a newspaper for the city of Quincy in Massachusetts. Despite the word being more commonly connected to economics, the Ledger.com domain has been associated with the Patriot Ledger newspaper for a long time. The earliest records on Archive…….



$30k for a Domain Name? “It Was the Best Money I’ve Ever Spent. Ever. Ever.”

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Looking to convince someone to spend 5 figures on a domain name, but they are reluctant to make the plunge? Perhaps it would behove you to share this video of Scott Voigt discussing his company’s branding pivot from HomeBase.io to Full Story. In this tweet shared by Peter Askew, Scott Voigt…



Sedo weekly sales led by Flo.com

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Sedo released their weekly sales and Flo.com led the way at 109,106 Euros, ($127,837). WSB.com sold for $85,000, second time the name was sold this year. It sold for $40,000 in February. Washington Speakers Bureau bought the name and now point it at WashingtonSpeakers.com. 44 .com sales 13 cctld sales…



#Sedo sales report : #Domain names sold during the week of 5/28/2018 – 6/3/2018

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Welcome to the weekly edition of reporting on the Sedo domain sales; this time we cover the week between May 28th – June 3rd, 2018. This information is provided courtesy of Sedo.com, sponsors of DomainGang. Several big sales this week, with one six figure sale and five domains that sold in the…



Daily Poll: Does Domain Investing Ever Make You Feel Guilty?

By Elliot Silver Yesterday I wrote about a conversation I had that made me feel a bit guilty about investing in domain names. It doesn’t happen often, but on occasion I will feel a tinge of guilt about domain investing. I think there is a parallel between investing in domain names and investing in real…



Great ccTLD Hack on a Truck

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: When I mention a “domain hack,” most people understand what it means but some don’t fully get it. A domain hack is when a word or phrase is created by combining the keyword and the domain name extension. Domain name hacks are commonly found in ccTLD (country code) domain names, but…



.Com Leaderboard for domain name registrars

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Little change at the top for domain name registrar rankings. ICANN has published the latest official .com data from February. In February, these were the top 10 registrars in terms of new .com registrations: 1. GoDaddy.com* 846,327 (974,020 in January) 2. Tucows** 206,361 (220,521) 3. Endurance+ 149,255 (175,515) 4….



Attorney Zak Muscovitch wins #NutriHome .com #domain case after it’s hit with a #UDRP

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: IP attorney, Zak Muscovitch, successfully defended a UDRP case, on behalf of the owner of the domain NutriHome.com. Registered in 2007, NutriHome.com consists of a prefix popular with nutrition, and a generic word. Fresenius Kabi S.A. of Barcelona, Spain, asserted rights to the NUTRIHOME brand, in two variants: a 1999 Argenitinian ma……



Morgan Freeman just lost his domain name

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: Morgan Freeman, the 81 year old American actor, forgot to renew his domain name morganfreeman.com. The domain name expired and now has a new owner. Morgan Freeman lost his domain name because he did not renew it until April 13, 2018 when it was due for renewal. The renewal of a…



Morgan Freeman just lost his domain name

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: Morgan Freeman, the 81 year old American actor, forgot to renew his domain name morganfreeman.com. The domain name expired and now has a new owner. Morgan Freeman lost his domain name because he did not renew it until April 13, 2018 when it was due for renewal. The renewal of a…



AUCTION RECAP OF JUNE 4, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on June 4, 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 JUNE 4, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on June 4, 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…



#Indian fintech companies will never be #GDPR compliant

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: GDPR, the European law du jour created to vindicate EU tech, has been active since May 25th. On the surface, it appears to be an “innocent” law attempting to safeguard the privacy rights of European Union members; what monsters lurk below that surface remain to be seen. Taking advantage of the situation,…



#Indian fintech companies will never be #GDPR compliant

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: GDPR, the European law du jour created to vindicate EU tech, has been active since May 25th. On the surface, it appears to be an “innocent” law attempting to safeguard the privacy rights of European Union members; what monsters lurk below that surface remain to be seen. Taking advantage of the situation,…



Self-made millionaire: This is the biggest difference between successful and unsuccessful people

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Today: Hand-curated news items referred by Domain friends on social media- Steve Jobs, Millionaire, Binance, Make $15K per dog post! Bad new great job! Cryptocurrency. Shocking News: Big Pharma Stands To Lose $18.5 Billion If All 50 States Legalize Medical Marijuana Self-made millionaire: This is the biggest… Source:…



Self-made millionaire: This is the biggest difference between successful and unsuccessful people

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Today: Hand-curated news items referred by Domain friends on social media- Steve Jobs, Millionaire, Binance, Make $15K per dog post! Bad new great job! Cryptocurrency. Shocking News: Big Pharma Stands To Lose $18.5 Billion If All 50 States Legalize Medical Marijuana Self-made millionaire: This is the biggest… Source:…



Daily Poll: Does Domain Investing Ever Make You Feel Guilty?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Yesterday I wrote about a conversation I had that made me feel a bit guilty about investing in domain names. It doesn’t happen often, but on occasion I will feel a tinge of guilt about domain investing. I think there is a parallel between investing in domain names and investing in…



Avast Software Acquires Safer.com + More Domain Movers

By Jamie Zoch DotWeekly: With new GDPR laws in place, the majority of whois data is blank. With that being said, I will try my best to display correct information based on the limited amount available. Domain Movers, the series, is still very much up in the air. The following data is from over a…



Austin company with $57 million in funding uses .CASH domain

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Another big company has chosen an alternative to .com. I was reading a story this weekend about Dosh, an Austin startup that recently raised $44 million. It has raised $57 million in total, according to Crunchbase. The company lets you link your credit cards and get cash back when…



120 Domain Discoveries for June 5th

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…



It was the Internet I was Studying from 1985-1995, Not Domain Names!

By Rick Schwartz Rick Schwartz: Morning Folks!! So, I was not looking at domains at the beginning. I was looking at the Internet. The Internet. I was looking for an understanding of this new “Information Superhighway” that I knew little of and did not understand. I could barely navigate to a website. There was a…



$192k in Sales on June 4th – Feed.co sold for $85,000 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was Feed.co which sold for $85,000 at Sedo. NameBio recorded 201 sales for a total of $191,922 with an average sale price of $955. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 9% in the number of sales but the total dollar amount…



Christians rail against GoDaddy’s six-color gay rights flag

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: GoDaddy changed its social media avatars to a gay rights flag yesterday, incurring the wrath of some self-declared Christians and US right-wingers. The change was made in recognition of LGBT Pride Month, in which every June gay rights groups hold marches and generally celebrate/call for equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual…



TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop and Auction List for 6/5/2018!

By TNTNAMES TNTNames.com: Here is TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop and Auction List for 6/5/2018. The Auction items are all Hand Picked NamePro’s Auction Lists! I will not be back-ordering or bidding on any of these domains myself. There are some really … → Source: Domaining     



IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Tuesday, June 5th

By Josh E DSAD.com: I sold a name at Uniregistry Market today that was registered at Godaddy. I entered the auth code and unlocked the name, but never received the FOA email, that’s the email send from the gaining registrar to the whois contact so that they can approve the transfer. As I’m waiting for…



Daily Domain Picks 6-5-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 6-5-18 Country codes knocked it out of the park on Monday. Feed.co sold for $85,000 on Sedo and Ace.io closed at $10,000 on Park.io. Top sales/closes from yesterday: feed.co 85,000 USD 2018-06-04 Sedo ace.io 10,000 USD 2018-06-04 Park.io 52033.com 4,622 USD 2018-06-04 DropCatch smartmanagement.com 3,800 USD 2018-06… Source:…



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