Daily archives: June 27th, 2018

Buying Pronounceable 4L.com’s

By NamePros Daily TNTNames.com: Today: Buying 3 letter .io / I need domains every day / World’s Shortest Domain for investing / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: How often do you hand-register domain … → Source: Domaining     



New gTLD Madness?

Michael Gilmour: Back in 2014 I was sharing the platform with a couple of the new gTLD registry representatives at a TRAFFIC conference (one of the last). Both of them were telling everyone at the conference that they needed to buy what they were selling before it was too late. I had a decision….should I…



French State wins dispute with regards to ‘France.com’ trademark

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Worldipreview.com published an article (initially posted on TBO) that the France.com tm case has been resolved in favor of the French state. From the article: In December 2014, the French State opposed the application based on its figurative international registration for ‘France’ (number 1032440) where the word appears underneath an……



Garry Chernoff Takes Top Spot on This Week’s Sales Chart with One of Year’s 10 Biggest Sales

DNJournal: Garry Chernoff has been making big domain sales for longer than we have been publishing (over 15 years) – and he is still at it! Source: Domaining     



Adam Matuzich Passed Away

By Elliot Silver I hate to be the bearer of sad news, but I learned that Adam Matuzich passed away a week ago at just 36 years old. I first met Adam via Mike Berkens more than ten years ago when he was working as Mike’s tech guy. Over the years, Adam and I had…



How to Get Your First Sale for Your New Ecommerce Website

By Neil Patel Your new ecommerce site has finally launched. Congratulations! Now you have the ability to sell to a huge potential audience. Whether you have a completely new business or an existing brand that just launched an ecommerce site, getting your first few sales can be intimidating. Existing businesses that expanded to the Internet,…



Daily Poll: Thoughts on the Sale Price of FidgetSpinner.com?

By Elliot Silver I receive Sedo’s weekly domain name sale report, which was published by TheDomains.com last night. One sale from the last week that stood out to me was the $2,000 sale of FidgetSpinner.com, a domain name that was created less than two years ago. Fidget spinners are (popular) spinning toys that can supposedly…



Michael Cyger explains all the features of the new Efty (video)

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: The New Efty went live just a few weeks back. Pretty much all of the new features they shipped over the past few years were build on top of the original framework that was developed for Efty back in 2014 which resulted in a somewhat bloated application that wasn’t always as…



Father Domainicus : My visit to the Sour Candy factory

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Greetings and salutations, my brothers and sisters in domaining; this is Father Domainicus with a special sermon on this fine and sunny hump day. Many a moon ago, domain investors congregating to the local Florida chapter of our Domain Church, expressed their gratitude, after the event was over. Sending samples of sweet…



RDNH Finding in AquaFX.com UDRP

By Elliot Silver A finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH) was been made in a UDRP filed against the AquaFX.com domain name. The UDRP was filed at the National Arbitration Forum (NAF), and the UDRP was decided by a three member panel. The domain registrant was represented by attorney Jason Schaeffer of ESQWire.com. In…



AUCTION RECAP OF JUNE 26, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on June 26, 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…



Good News! We’re Probably Not Living In A Computer Simulation.

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Today: Strategy, Computer simulation, Life, AI Nationalism, Student Loan, Job, Career If Strategy Is So Important, Why Don’t We Make Time for It? TrumpHotels (.org) Purchased by Pranksters to Promote America’s Concentration Camps Today: Donald Trump, Stoner, Bitcoin, Medical Pot, Opioids, Marijuana Stoc… Source: Domaining     



End user sales: Canadian companies spend $50k on .ca domain name

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Loyalty program partnership puts .Ca domain on top of the leaderboard. Royal Bank of Canada and WestJet recently announced a new loyalty platform, and they paid dearly for the associated domain name: Ampli.ca for $50,000. This was Sedo’s top reported sale for the past week. There are some notable…



MERGE! Aims to Help You Make Money AND Memories at Impressive New Venue for September 2018 Show i…

DNJournal: We had an opportunity to spend a few days exploring the new hotel and surrounding Disney Springs area where MERGE! 2018 will be held in September. Here are the photos & highlights. Source: Domaining     



Adam Matuzich Passed Away

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: I hate to be the bearer of sad news, but I learned that Adam Matuzich passed away a week ago at just 36 years old. I first met Adam via Mike Berkens more than ten years ago when he was working as Mike’s tech guy. Over the years, Adam and I…



Code.xyz: Silicon Valley startup gets $2 million in funding for their altruistic API solution

By Team XYZ Gen.XYZ: Code.xyz – GoDaddy customer (United States) Did you know that nearly half of all households in the world have a computer? 87% of US households alone have one. With that kind of widespread adoption, it’s not surprising to see that there are a lot of computer and internet users who don’t…



Domaining a collection of echo chambers

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Many times I have written about how divided the domain industry is, some like to say the industry has to become united again. It never was united. I see the back and forth with the latest posts by Rick, where some are like you tell em, and others are like aren’t…



False claims : We used to own this domain name

By Theo Develegas Acro: Recently, I’ve experienced an increase in a new type of claim when receiving domain inquiries. The other party states that they owned the domain name in the past, but they somehow lost access to it. In the cases I’m referring to, the claims are outright false. As I hold domain names…



#Chinese domain names : Chips are down, way down

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Domain chips are down, way down. Maybe it’s the tariffs Donald Trump imposed on China, or the crashed crypto market, but Chinese letter “Chip” domains are trading at a fraction of their valuation a year ago. Recent domain sales of such LLLL .com domains reveal this alarming pattern: CFNF.com – sold for…



The Next BIG Thing. How to Spot it and Where it is RIGHT NOW!

By Rick Schwartz Rick Schwartz: Morning Folks!! Forget domains, forget crypto forget about all the businesses of today and focus on the businesses of tomorrow. You are not alone. Get those elbows ready. Nearly 2 BILLION searches for “The Next BIG thing” on Google alone. That represents 1 out of every 4 people on earth…



The Next BIG Thing. How to Spot it and Where it is RIGHT NOW!

By Rick Schwartz Rick Schwartz: Morning Folks!! Forget domains, forget crypto forget about all the businesses of today and focus on the businesses of tomorrow. You are not alone. Get those elbows ready. Nearly 2 BILLION searches for “The Next BIG thing” on Google alone. That represents 1 out of every 4 people on earth…



Daily Poll: Thoughts on the Sale Price of FidgetSpinner.com?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: I receive Sedo’s weekly domain name sale report, which was published by TheDomains.com last night. One sale from the last week that stood out to me was the $2,000 sale of FidgetSpinner.com, a domain name that was created less than two years ago. Fidget spinners are (popular) spinning toys that can…



Daily Domain Picks 6-27-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 6-27-18 20288.com took the top spot at $12,500, 3N2Sports.com looks like they let their domain expire, Twitter is active. Top sales/closes from yesterday: 20288.com 12,500 USD 2018-06-26 GoDaddy 3n2sports.com 9,327 USD 2018-06-26 GoDaddy net-id.at 8,172 USD 2018-06-26 Sedo cene.com 7,500 USD 2018-06-26 Sedo r28.com… Source: Domaining     



Reverse domain name hijacking in AquaFX.com case

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Panel says case was a Plan B attempt to get the domain name. A three-person National Arbitration Forum panel has found Aqua Engineering & Equipment, Inc. to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking over the domain name AquaFX.com. The company failed to convince the panel that it met…



101 Domain Discoveries for June 27th

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…



WP Engine acquires StudioPress, maker of the Genesis framework for WordPress

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: WordPress hosting company acquires maker of popular framework for building WordPress sites. WordPress hosting company WP Engine has acquired StudioPress. StudioPress is the creator of the Genesis framework for WordPress site design/development. Domain Name Wire is built on the Genesis framework. This marks the first acquisition WP En… Source:…



$171k in Sales on June 26th – 20288.com sold for $12,500 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was 20288.com which sold for $12,500 at GoDaddy. NameBio recorded 253 sales for a total of $170,569 with an average sale price of $674. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 8% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount…



.EU suspends over 11,000 abusive domain names

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: On 21 June 2018, EURid, the .EU registry, suspended 11,760 domain names that were registered with non-eligible registration data, of which some have been reported for abuse. With actions as such, .EU says that its focus is on the safety of online consumers. EURid work closely with law enforcement and our…



RDNH Finding in AquaFX.com UDRP

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: A finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH) was been made in a UDRP filed against the AquaFX.com domain name. The UDRP was filed at the National Arbitration Forum (NAF), and the UDRP was decided by a three member panel. The domain registrant was represented by attorney Jason Schaeffer of ESQWire.com….



It REALLY is time for “Domainers” to Start Again! Some Examples from Yesterday!

By Rick Schwartz Rick Schwartz: Morning Folks!! When I first suggested that 90% of all domainers should DROP 90% of their domains and start over again most laughed. I have now suggested it multiple times. People aren’t laughing so much anymore. Now they actually see my point and some may be considering it. During the…



Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Wednesday June 27th , 2018

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: I just love watching The Domain King troll domain investors. Yesterday’s appraisal post was a perfect example. He makes fun of appraisals and how naive domain investors are in asking them or relying on them. Yet the comments are completely full of people seeking his appraisal. The only thing worse is the…



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