Daily archives: June 7th, 2018

Flippa really fell off the map when it comes to domain names

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: It’s weird but I think sometime maybe a year or two ago people stopped using Flippa and domain names in the same sentence. Maybe it has something to do with diminishing quality of inventory, maybe it was the listing costs, or it could also be the limited number of buyers with a…



Some serious advice about an outbound negotiation

By NamePros Daily TNTNames.com: Today: Looking To Buy Brandable Domain Names / FindLoans.com sold for $10,000 / Circularity.com sold for $9888 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: PoolHouseDesigns.com – I know it’s a long … → Source: Domaining     



GoDaddy CEO Responds to LinkedIn Video Critiquing GoDaddy Call

By Elliot Silver An interesting video popped up on my LinkedIn feed today. A LinkedIn / Twitter user named Keenan (verified on Twitter) posted a video critiquing a telemarketing phone call he had with a GoDaddy representative. Apparently, the GoDaddy rep didn’t do his homework before making the sales call, and Keenan offered some critical…



Photos & Highlights from Opening Day at NamesCon Europe (Domaining Europe) 2018

DNJournal: The 10th anniversary edition of the Domaining Europe conference got underway today in Valencia, Spain under its new NamesCon Europe banner Source: Domaining     



USPS on a UDRP Spree

By Elliot Silver It looks like the United States Postal Service (USPS) is on a UDRP filing spree. A search of pending UDRP filings at the National Arbitration Forum (NAF) shows 11 UDRP filings that have been made recently. These 11 UDRPs include nearly 40 domain names. Some of the domain names involved in the…



Rick Schwartz Gems: Opining on Dot TV – 28 YEARS AGO! Did He Get It Right?

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Note: I was in a server I never use trying to track the owner of ihob.com which has just been sold to iHOP presumably for millions for a rebrand and came across this post. Who has been carrying these .TV domains all of these years as their dependents?…



Don’t Get Reeled in By Financial Phishing Scams

By Tim Helming It will surprise approximately no one that scammers attack anyone and everyone. They’re in it to maximize profits, of course. When it comes to potential victims that you would hope… Source: Blog Domain Tools     



Daily Poll: Do You Use Whois Privacy?

By Elliot Silver At many domain registrars, Whois privacy is a nice upsell opportunities. Some domain registrars, like Uniregistry (and now Namecheap) offer free Whois privacy for domain names registered there. I have never been a big user of Whois privacy, but there have been times I used it at Uniregistry when I wanted to…



#Chinese domain spammer wants to use #Sedo to complete sale!

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Chinese domain spammers email the owners of the most popular TLDs, such as .com, .net and .org, peddling the matching dot .CN. What would someone do with a .CN domain, when they have no business presence in China, is beyond perplexing. These phucksticks send out a templated email that attempts to instill…



GoDaddy CEO Responds to LinkedIn Video Critiquing GoDaddy Call

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: An interesting video popped up on my LinkedIn feed today. A LinkedIn / Twitter user named Keenan (verified on Twitter) posted a video critiquing a telemarketing phone call he had with a GoDaddy representative. Apparently, the GoDaddy rep didn’t do his homework before making the sales call, and Keenan offered some…



Mike Mann sells 11 domains in May for $205,440 (HumanAbility[.]com, Viago[.]com, etc.)

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: Mike Mann reported selling 11 domain names in April for a total of $205,440. Prices started at $4,888 and went up to $40,000. All 11 of the sold domains were .com. The average reported domain sales price was $18,676. Here is a look at some of Mike Mann’s domain sales and…



AUCTION RECAP OF JUNE 6, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on June 6, 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…



Top Domain Name Stories from May

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: A whole lot of GDPR. Here’s a look at the top stories on Domain Name Wire last month, ranked by pageviews: 1. Google has already GDPR’d its Whois records – Google Registry began limiting the data in Whois records well before the May 25 deadline. 2. ICANN files legal…



CH .net : Two letter #domain owner makes it clear about its “for sale” status

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Most domain owners that possess short domains might want to sell at some point. Advertising that a domain is for sale, sometimes with a cutoff asking price, is rather common. Using the services of third party domain name venues, such as Uniregistry Market, or Sedo, is one such method of giving your…



USPS on a UDRP Spree

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: It looks like the United States Postal Service (USPS) is on a UDRP filing spree. A search of pending UDRP filings at the National Arbitration Forum (NAF) shows 11 UDRP filings that have been made recently. These 11 UDRPs include nearly 40 domain names. Some of the domain names involved in…



#NameSys : Convicted killer’s #domain name was auctioned off at #NameJet

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: There are killer domains, and then there are killers’ domains. NameSys.com belongs to the second category, and the domain was recently auctioned off at NameJet. According to DNJournal, the domain sold for $2,400 dollars. So what is the background story about NameSys.com and its former owner? Registered in 2000, the domain NameS……



Daily Poll: Do You Use Whois Privacy?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: At many domain registrars, Whois privacy is a nice upsell opportunities. Some domain registrars, like Uniregistry (and now Namecheap) offer free Whois privacy for domain names registered there. I have never been a big user of Whois privacy, but there have been times I used it at Uniregistry when I wanted…



Donuts acquires BudURL, rebrands as BL.INK

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Acquisition will increase awareness and use of new top level domain names. Domain name registry Donuts has acquired link management company BudURL and rebranded it as BL.INK. Donuts quietly completed the acquisition of the Austin, TX company last year. Since then, it has been enhancing the system and developing…



Daily Domain Picks 6-7-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 6-7-18 RN.app sold for $15,000 on Wednesday. This is an app name I can see being memorable. I would think if you are looking for a nursing app or an app geared toward nurses this makes sense. Top sales/closes from yesterday: rn.app 15,000 USD 2018-06-06 Sedo findloans.com 10,000…



161 Domain Discoveries for June 7th

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…



$162k in Sales on June 6th – RN.app sold for $15,000 – 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 RN.app which sold for $15,000. NameBio recorded 265 sales for a total of $162,161 with an average sale price of $612. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 15% in…



Brandable domain name sales week 22: KeepCalm.com, Xuper.com, BaseCoin.com

By Doron Vermaat DNGeek.com: It was another strong week for the brandables with seven sales breaking into the five-figure range. Auction prices continue to climb with the difference between some end-user sales and a wholesale/reseller sale becoming increasingly less. The top grossing sale was LawLeader which was almost certainly an end-user sale since the doma……



Does .ICU Have Legs?

Michael Gilmour: I just received a press release from the backers of the new gTLD extension .ICU. I’ve received a lot of different releases from different new gTLDs and it was tempting to put this release in the circular out tray beneath the desk….but then a few things caught my eye that caused me to…



Shakers and Fakers, List your Very Best Domain WITH PRICE FREE Today only!

By Rick Schwartz Rick Schwartz: Morning Folks!! Let’s have a Spam Fest!! List your VERY BEST domain only. Must have a price for me to approve the comment. No price, no listing. Brokers invited too! Brokers might even find domains to represent. Just 1 domain per post with a limit of 2 posts. Simple rules….



What does “Studying History” have to do with Domain Investing? Here’s the PERFECT Example!!

By Rick Schwartz Rick Schwartz: Afternoon Folks!! Many of you know Danny Pryor. Yesterday he left a comment on another post. But it deserves its own post along with my reply. It’s not often you get to study history when it comes to the domain industry. Schwartz vs Schilling is now 5 years old. Don’t…



Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Thursday June 7th , 2018

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: This weekend we had the craziest thing happen. My daughter dropped her cellphone into a porta potty. My first instinct was we need to go get it. It’s a $800 iPhone and it’s literally an arms length away. I called it just to amuse the person that was using the thing and…



Gas Stations and Domain Names. They Both have Something in Common!

By Rick Schwartz Rick Schwartz: Morning Folks!! There are so many real world parallels with domain names I never know where to start and it never really ends. That’s why great domains have great value. A great location is a great location. Maybe one business fails but another comes in and flourishes. Can’t blame the…



Atallah encourages domainers to get involved in ICANN

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: ICANN Global Domains Division chief Akram Atallah today encouraged domain investors to participate more in the ICANN community. “Domain investors’ voices need to be heard in ICANN,” he said during brief remarks opening NamesCon Europe here in Valencia this morning. “Your voices are as important as everyone els… Source: Domaining     



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