Daily archives: August 14th, 2018

What domain name conferences do you go to?

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: I went to my first domain conference in 2010, it was TRAFFIC in Vegas (here’s the recap…scroll down and you’ll see young me!), and like most Domainers learn right-away, it was amazing to be with a group of people that would actually enjoy talking about domain names. Yeah, it’s no secret that…



Evaluating Domain Hacks

By NamePros Daily TNTNames.com: Today: Christian.com sold for $600,000 / DomainX 2018 – A Super Domaining Show again! / Meichou.com sold for $7,877 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Buying Block/Coin/Chain/Blockchain/Crypto Domains – Be … → Source: Domaining     



Look at the Other Extensions

By Elliot Silver When I receive an offer or inquiry, I tend to do a little research before replying. I want to see who is interested in acquiring my domain name, and I also want to see why they might be interested in buying the domain name. To do this cursory research, Google, LinkedIn, and…



Christian.com Sold for $600,000 via Sedo

By Elliot Silver Sedo broker Dave Evanson just announced via Twitter that he brokered the sale of Christian.com for $600,000: Just sold Christian(.)com for $600,000 @sedo!! Congrats to buyer and seller!! — dave evanson (@SedoDaveEvanson) August 14, 2018 Once the sale is archived on DNJournal by Ron Jackson, it will rank as the fifth largest…



Sedo weekly sales led by Christian.com

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Sedo reported their weekly sales and Christian.com led the way at $600,000. The domain sold for the same price 9 years ago. VideoEditor.com was second at $49,000. 46 .com sales 28 cctld sales 8 other tld sales I thought uGold.com was a good buy at $2,500. Domain name Price Currency…



Sedo weekly sales led by Christian.com

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Sedo reported their weekly sales and Christian.com led the way at $600,000. The domain sold for the same price 9 years ago. VideoEditor.com was second at $49,000. 46 .com sales 28 cctld sales 8 other tld sales I thought uGold.com was a good buy at $2,500. Domain name Price Currency…



Photos & Highlights from the 1st Edition of the Indian Domain Summit in Kolkata, India

DNJournal: The rapidly growing domain industry in India got another shot in the arm Saturday when the new Indian Domain Summit had a successful 1st run in Kolkata. Source: Domaining     



Daily Poll: Is Domain Investing Ethical?

By Elliot Silver I regularly see people discuss whether certain aspects of the domain investment business are ethical. People question the ethical nature of what happens with expiring domain names, auction bidding, trademark registration, pay per click parking, affiliate marketing, and a variety of other issues and topics related to investing in domain names. Some…



#Sedo sales report : #Domain names sold during the week ending 8/12/2018 led by Christian.com

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Welcome to the weekly edition of reporting on the Sedo domain sales; this time we cover the week ending August 12th, 2018. This information has been provided by Sedo.com, sponsors of DomainGang. One six figure sale this week, along with 7 domains that sold in the five figure range for .com, and…



Sir Stelios is back : #easyJet sues two Latin American airlines

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou founded easyJet in 1995, at the age of 28. The Greek-Cypriot billionaire operates an empire of “easy” companies; for his entrepreneurial acumen and philanthropic contribution, he received the knighthood in 2006. The easyGroup group of companies has filed several UDRP cases against domain names tha… Source: Domaining     



Liquid domains did not have a good second quarter according to report

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Giuseppe Graziano released his LXDO liquid domains market report for the second quarter. As GDPR takes effect, Escrow.com reports the lowest volume of sales since the start of LXDO. Giuseppe commented that the median values of disclosed transactions also recorded very large decreases in almost all categories. This calls for caution…



Look at the Other Extensions

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: When I receive an offer or inquiry, I tend to do a little research before replying. I want to see who is interested in acquiring my domain name, and I also want to see why they might be interested in buying the domain name. To do this cursory research, Google, LinkedIn,…



AUCTION RECAP OF AUGUST 13, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on August 13, 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…



Christian.com domain name sells for $600,000 (again)

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Domain name sells for the exact same price that it sold for in 2009. Sedo domain name broker Dave Evanson announced today that he brokered the sale of the Christian.com domain name for $600,000: Just sold Christian(.)com for $600,000 @sedo!! Congrats to buyer and seller!! — dave evanson (@SedoDaveEvanson)…



Christian.com sells at Sedo for $600k – It sold again for $600k in 2009!

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: Dave Evanson, a Sedo broker, announced today they the domain name Christian.com sold at Sedo for $600,000. The domain is still parked at Sedo and whois at GoDaddy still shows the Sedo Transfer Service as the owner, so the new owner is not known yet. The remarkable here is that christian.com…



DreamHost enables export-to-WordPress for its Remixer website builder

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: No lock-in with DreamHost’s site builder. I’ve been reviewing non-WordPress website builders over the past month and have more reviews to come. These site builders make it easier for non-techies to build websites than using WordPress. But there’s a big drawback: lock-in. Each builder is proprietary and they are…



Christian.com Sold for $600,000 via Sedo

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Sedo broker Dave Evanson just announced via Twitter that he brokered the sale of Christian.com for $600,000: Just sold Christian(.)com for $600,000 @sedo!! Congrats to buyer and seller!! — dave evanson (@SedoDaveEvanson) August 14, 2018 Once the sale is archived on DNJournal by Ron Jackson, it will rank as the fifth…



#Sedo sales : Dave Evanson brokers #Christian .com #domain for six figures

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Senior domainer broker at Sedo, Dave Evanson, announced the brokered sale of the domain Christian.com. The first name domain with religious references, sold for $600,000 dollars. Said Dave Evanson: “Just sold Christian.com for $600,000!! Congrats to buyer and seller!!” Christian.com was registered in 1997, presumably afte… Source: Domaining     



Trending keywords for July include, Fashion, Globe and Tesla

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Verisign reported their top 10 trending keywords for July. A random bunch of keywords in this report. Fashion, Globe and Tesla were in the top ten this month. .COM .NET vein ton globe fashion years film custody company litigation over cozy mortgage tesla genesis wicked head claims source fitter ward Source:…



In the next round of new extensions will .Coin go for a pretty penny?

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: When the next round of new gtlds comes around, (yes there will be another round). What will be the extensions in demand? As many know Mike was involved heavily in the first round of new gtld’s consulting with Monte at RightofTheDot.com. Mike and I had a conversation where he shared…



TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop and Auction List for 8/14/2018!

By TNTNAMES TNTNames.com: Here is TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop and Auction List for 8/14/2018. I will not be back-ordering or bidding on any of these domains myself. There are some really valuable domains on this list! If you have any thoughts/input … → Source: Domaining     



Most Common Cryptocurrency Scams & How to Avoid Them

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Today: No Regrets, Jeff Bennett, Jeff Bezos, Cryptocurrency, Amazon, Cannabis, Cannabis Patch, Fibromyalgia and Nerve Pain, Apple, Capitalism, Social Impact Initiative Most Common Cryptocurrency Scams & How to Avoid Them This is Jeff Bezos’ 3-question test for new Amazon employees Social Inf… Source: Domaining     



Brandon Abbey joins #crypto services company, Scrypto Finance and Trust

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Domain industry and escrow services veteran, Brandon Abbey, has assumed a new position with a newly founded company. Mr. Abbey is now the co-founder and Managing Director of Escrow Services of Scrypto Finance and Trust. Going by “Scrypto” the company’s web site states the following: Our mission is to connect holders… Source:…



TJX Acquires Sierra.com From Activision For Sierra Trading Post

By Jamie Zoch DotWeekly: The TJX Companies have acquired the premium generic domain name Sierra.com from Activision Publishing Inc. for an undisclosed amount. TJX is a publicly traded company, so there is potential that the purchase price may be revealed in a SEC filing at a later date. Although, the companies revenue is $33 billion…



Daily Poll: Is Domain Investing Ethical?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: I regularly see people discuss whether certain aspects of the domain investment business are ethical. People question the ethical nature of what happens with expiring domain names, auction bidding, trademark registration, pay per click parking, affiliate marketing, and a variety of other issues and topics related to investing in doma… Source:…



Daily Domain Picks 8-14-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 8-14-18 Go.biz sold for $8,000 at Afternic to lead the way on Monday. TPcoin.com closed at $4,050 on GoDaddy. Top sales/closes from yesterday: go.biz 8,000 USD 2018-08-13 Afternic meichou.com 7,877 USD 2018-08-13 GoDaddy xhhh.com 5,100 USD 2018-08-13 GoDaddy tpcoin.com 4,050 USD 2018-08-13 GoDaddy mapqwest.com 3,10… Source: Domaining     



133 Domain Discoveries for August 14th

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…



$140k in Sales on August 13th – Go.biz sold for $8,000 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was Go.biz which sold for $8,000 at Afternic. NameBio recorded 233 sales for a total of $140,194 with an average sale price of $602. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 41% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount…



Forbes: FINALLY!! The Formula to Value an “Exact Match Domain Name”

By Rick Schwartz Rick Schwartz: Morning Folks!! Well well, what seems to be a solid formula for independent evaluation of “Exact Match Domains”. Not only a solid formula, but the article appearing in Forbes gives domain valuation a lot more street cred. Domainers now have something to point to. Something to base your price on…



IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Tuesday, August 14th

By Josh E DSAD.com: Yesterday my phone stopped charging and eventually died. No problem, I drove to the AT&T store and bought a new one. It was probably time to upgrade anyway, I was running a 6s. On the drive back from the store my car tells me that there is no key detected. This…



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