Daily archives: August 15th, 2018

Still generating revenue via Parking

By NamePros Daily Domaining Tips: Today: .Co pricing strategy: Your views? / Free .co.uk and. uk / LegalStocks.com Appraisal / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Buying Two Word Brandable .coms – This buyer has a budget up to $50 per domain that meets their…



Does a domain sell for more if it’s expiring?

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: It’s a question I’ve had many times and I don’t think anyone has put together the data (or even could) to answer it. Would the same domain name sell for more in an expired domain auction vs a regular domain auction? My thinking is, yes – expired domains sell for more. This…



Two 6-Figure Sales Totaling $835,000 and One of Year’s 3 Biggest ccTLD Sales Top This Week’s Chart

DNJournal: Another interesting week for domain sales highlighted by a couple of 6-figure .com heavyweights and one of the year’s three biggest ccTLD sales. Source: Domaining     



Espresso.net closes at $10,001 in a battle between two bidders

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: As I mentioned earlier today I started tracking GoDaddy public auctions lately. I had another domainer ask why they didn’t seem to do as well as expired auctions. (People would rather donate to GoDaddy than another domainer?). In talking with Michael Sumner he explained that Namebio has not tracked GoDaddy public…



Espresso.net closes at $10,001 in a battle between two bidders

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: As I mentioned earlier today I started tracking GoDaddy public auctions lately. I had another domainer ask why they didn’t seem to do as well as expired auctions. (People would rather donate to GoDaddy than another domainer?). In talking with Michael Sumner he explained that Namebio has not tracked GoDaddy public…



How to Improve the Ranking of Your Business Mobile App

By Neil Patel It’s no secret we’re living in a mobile world. As marketers, we need to recognize that our current and prospective customers are active on their mobile devices. That’s why you need to learn how to optimize your web design for mobile users. But some of you may have taken this one step…



How a single Whois complaint got this registrar shitcanned

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: A British registrar has had its ICANN contract terminated after a lengthy, unprecedented fight instigated by a single complaint about the accuracy of a single domain’s Whois. Astutium, based in London and with about 5,000 gTLD domains under management, finally lost its right to sell gTLD domains last week, after an…



How a single Whois complaint got this registrar shitcanned

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: A British registrar has had its ICANN contract terminated after a lengthy, unprecedented fight instigated by a single complaint about the accuracy of a single domain’s Whois. Astutium, based in London and with about 5,000 gTLD domains under management, finally lost its right to sell gTLD domains last week, after an…



Daily Poll: Will the “Chip” Market Make a Comeback?

By Elliot Silver Giuseppe Graziano published his market report this week, and it wasn’t great news for Chinese Premium “Chip” domain names. Ray Hackney wrote about this yesterday. I own a couple domain names that would be considered “Chips,” but I also think they are good for Western buyers as well. I don’t closely follow…



Report: IRS.com Sold for $600,000

By Elliot Silver In a deal uncovered by George Kirikos and shared on Twitter, the IRS.com domain name was reportedly sold for $600,000: Remark Holdings $MARK sold the https://t.co/BBo2XK72rE domain name in June 2018. “The consideration consisted of a cash payment of approximately $0.6 million and assumed liabilities of approximately $0.1 million.” See page 19…



QC .com : Two letter .com #domain heads over to #China

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Two letter .com domains are the cream of the crop of any acquisition. Domain investor, George Kirikos, announced that QC.com has changed hands, and it’s now under Chinese control. QC is a great letter combination, as it’s a common abbreviation for “quality control” in products. That’s a hint of an oxymor… Source:…



Liquid domains market: GDPR cools down Escrow.com reported sales

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: GDPR COOLS DOWN REPORTED SALES: As GDPR takes effect, Escrow.com reports the lowest volume of sales since the start of LXDO. GGRG Brokerage Consulting and Giuseppe Graziano published the 2nd quarter of 2018 Liquid Domains Market Overview partnering with Escrow.com and Estibot’s parent company Intelium and ShortNames.com. This report … Source:…



#BugNerds .com : Expired, misconfigured #domain or advertising genius?

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: We often come across domain names “in the wild” that fall into two main categories: .com and all the rest. When such domain names are emblazoned onto vehicles, we make sure that we’re stationary before taking a photo – safety comes first! In a recent encounter, we came across the domain BugNerds.com….



Namecheap hits $109.1 million revenue in 2017

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: One of the largest domain name registrars crossed the 9 figure mark in 2017. Domain name registrar Namecheap has been a big domain name registrar for a long time but didn’t always show up on top registrar lists because it was an Enom reseller. Now that it has pulled…



.Club posts $7.2 million revenue, lands on Inc 5000

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Revenue more than quadrupled from 2014 to 2017. New top level domain name registry .CLUB Domains has landed at #1164 on the newly released Inc 5000 for 2018. The list is ranked based on three-year revenue growth. The company had $7.2 million revenue in 2017, up 419% over 3-years….



Keenetics.xyz: A young artist shares what drives him to create in this week’s #WebsiteWednesday

By Team XYZ Gen.XYZ: Keenetics.xyz – GoDaddy customer (United States) We’re in week two of our 4-week #WebsiteWednesday series highlighting our .xyz 4th-anniversary website building contest winners, and this week is all about the artful creativeness of Keenetics.xyz! But what makes Keenetics.xyz and it’s creator Eric An so unique? For our judges, i… Source: Domaining…



Gumwand Inc. files lawsuit to get Gumwand.com domain name

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Gum removal company continues to chase elusive domain name. Gumwand Inc, a company that sells tools to remove gum from flooring and public spaces, has filed a lawsuit (pdf) in Federal District Court in Virginia to get the domain name Gumwand.com. The company uses Gumwand.net and has been trying…



#Sedo dot .info #domain auction ending tomorrow

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: The LLL .info auction by Sedo is ending tomorrow, and by the looks of it, there’s a lot of opportunities to be had. Why? Because very few of these three letter .info domains have met the minimum bid of $99 dollars. It sounds crazy, but we recall a time that mid-high three…



Amplify your Brand on YouTube

By admin NameSummit.com: Make the most of YouTube by effectively using the second largest search engine platform in the world. By deploying itsRead More… Source: Domaining     



Guess How Much (little) A $245 Powerball Win Is After Taxes in New York City?

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Today: Powerball, Elon Musk, Thank You, Gratitude, Oeros, Location data, Google, Tracking You, Avocado Toast That $245 million Powerball winner faces high taxes and little chance of remaining anonymous Elon Musk Isn’t All He’s Cracked Up to Be How to Give a Meaningful “Thank You” … Source: Domaining…



AUCTION RECAP OF AUGUST 14, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on August 14, 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…



Trending domain name keywords: vein, ton, globe, fashion, tesla

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: The top 10 trending keywords registered in .COM and .NET domain names during the month of July 2018 were published by Verisign, the .com and .net registry. There was no common keyword in the 2 lists. You can find the list from last month here. My experience shows that 700 or…



Daily Poll: Will the “Chip” Market Make a Comeback?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Giuseppe Graziano published his market report this week, and it wasn’t great news for Chinese Premium “Chip” domain names. Ray Hackney wrote about this yesterday. I own a couple domain names that would be considered “Chips,” but I also think they are good for Western buyers as well. I don’t closely……



#FreeMarket .com : This #domain marketplace deserves more exposure

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: It’s strange that we just found out about FreeMarket.com, a free domain marketplace operated by Freelancer. Since 2014, the web site is hosting only domain name listings; before, it was a general marketplace like e.g. eBay. The domain itself was registered way back in 2003. There are more than 50,000 domain names…



38th dot-brand bows out after acquisition

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: Telecity Group, which used to be a major London-based internet collocation facilities operator, has told ICANN it no longer wishes to run its dot-brand gTLD. .telecity will become the 38th dot-brand gTLD to terminate its registry agreement. The company, which had close to £350 million ($445 million) revenue in 2014, was…



Report: IRS.com Sold for $600,000

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: In a deal uncovered by George Kirikos and shared on Twitter, the IRS.com domain name was sold for $600,000: Remark Holdings $MARK sold the https://t.co/BBo2XK72rE domain name in June 2018. “The consideration consisted of a cash payment of approximately $0.6 million and assumed liabilities of approximately $0.1 million.” S… Source: Domaining…



132 Domain Discoveries for August 15th

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…



$105k in Sales on August 14th – Merchant.org sold for $5,100 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was Merchant.org which sold for $5,100 at Flippa. NameBio recorded 209 sales for a total of $104,551 with an average sale price of $500. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 10% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount…



ICANN CTO: no reason to delay KSK rollover

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: ICANN’s board of directors will be advised to go ahead with a key security change at the DNS root — “the so-called KSK rollover” — this October, according to the organization’s CTO. “We don’t see any reason to postpone again,” David Conrad told DI on Monday. If it does go ahead…



Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Wednesday August 15th , 2018

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: We’ve all seen it. That lone cart at the grocery store that’s just sitting there. Is it a gift? Is it a cart that someone has left there because they didn’t need to take it all the way to the car? Sparing us the wrestling match of trying to get a single…



Daily Domain Picks 8-15-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 8-15-18 What a difference two months makes, Merchant.org closed at NameJet in June for $1,557 and now closes at Flippa for $5,100. 7 day Public auctions on GoDaddy are interesting, started monitoring them as Namebio does not report them and I am sending results to Michael Sumner. A…



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