Daily archives: October 10th, 2018

Over the last decade .INFO has been the #2 most-registered domain at NameCheap

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: NameCheap recently published their 2018 Domain Insights and Trend Report (read it here) and I was pretty amazed to see that over the last ten years, .INFO has been the second most-registered domain at NameCheap next to .COM. Not surprisingly, next comes .NET and .ORG, but I would have guessed that the…



MineralWool.com sold for $8,634

By NamePros Daily Domaining Tips: Today: Brandable Domain Marketplace’s That Accept ccTLD’s / GEO US city domains valuable in .NET and .ORG extensions / English dictionary word trademarks making domain investing harder / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Wanted – your best Hemp, CBD,…



AUCTION RECAP OF OCTOBER 9, 2018 + Sedo Weekly Sales

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on October 9, 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…



BrettKavanaugh.com Becomes Sexual Assault Advocacy Website

By Elliot Silver Here in the United States, federal judge Brett Kavanaugh was just sworn in as a Supreme Court Justice after a very contentious confirmation process. Unlike many politicians and political appointees, Justice Kavanaugh did not own his exact match BrettKavanaugh.com domain name. Surprisingly, it looks like BrettKavanaugh.com was created in September of 2015…



How B2B Audiences Engage with Business Content Online

By Neil Patel As a B2B company, you need to learn how to properly market your brand to the right audience. That’s because your target market doesn’t consume content the same way as the average consumer does. Following the habits and trends of a typical consumer won’t help you. This is especially important for businesses…



Daily Poll: More Likely to Buy a Google Operated New gTLD?

By Elliot Silver Google recently launched its .Page domain name extension. The launch news was announced on October 2nd on Google’s blog. Earlier this year, Google launched the. App extension to quite a bit of fanfare and considerable interest. At the present time, there are over 320,000 registered .App domain names, according to nTLDStats.com. I…



Former ICANN GDD President Akram Atallah Named CEO at New gTLD Giant Donuts Inc.

DNJournal: Donuts, the world’s biggest operator of new gTLDs, has a new CEO. Former ICANN exec Akram Atallah will take over from Bruce Jaffe on November 12. Source: Domaining     



BrettKavanaugh.com Becomes Sexual Assault Advocacy Website

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Here in the United States, federal judge Brett Kavanaugh was just sworn in as a Supreme Court Justice after a very contentious confirmation process. Unlike many politicians and political appointees, Justice Kavanaugh did not own his exact match BrettKavanaugh.com domain name. Surprisingly, it looks like BrettKavanaugh.com was creat… Source: Domaining     



.Page domains (by Google) are now available to register

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: .Page domain names entered General Availability yesterday. Google is the owner of this new extension. The .page launch was not even remotely close to how successful the .app launch was. .App is another Google new extension. (Of course, as I have said before, .app is only for dreamers.) Today there are…



Ocean.xyz: Bill Gates raves about the design work of this week’s #WebsiteWednesday

By Team XYZ Gen.XYZ: Ocean.xyz – GoDaddy customer (Sweden) Great design is a major factor when you want your business to stand out from the crowd. There are many companies in the design industry today, though, which can make it difficult to decide on the firm that’s best for you. You can’t go wrong with…



BrettKavanaugh.com : #Domain is now a portal for sexual assault survivors

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: The domain BrettKavanaugh.com has become a portal for the survivors of sexual assault. Fix the Court, a nonpartisan group that advocates for the accountability and transparency at the Supreme Court, is redirecting traffic from the domain to several resources created to fight sexual assault, and other forms of abuse. According to The…



Bots Are Manipulating Price of Bitcoin in ‘Wild West of Crypto’

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Today: Social Media Stars, Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency, Always On Work Culture, Psychopaths Are you using the Right Technology to grow the Sales of your Small Business? How to Disconnect From ‘Always On’ Work Culture In our ‘Always On’ world, colleagues text and email us at all hours, expecting a…



How GDPR is impacting Whois in the European Union

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: CENTR releases data on how ccTLD managers are treating Whois under GDPR. The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has had a big impact on the domain name business, particularly with the display of domain ownership information in WHOIS. While the long arm statutes of the law mean…



Akram Atallah to lead top level domain company Donuts

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Atallah moves from senior ICANN role to contracted party Donuts. New top level domain name company Donuts has named Akram Atallah as its new CEO. The news was first reported on DomainIncite yesterday. Atallah was President of ICANN’s Global Domains Division where he oversaw much of the new top…



Daily Poll: More Likely to Buy a Google Operated New gTLD?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Google recently launched its .Page domain name extension. The launch news was announced on October 2nd on Google’s blog. Earlier this year, Google launched the. App extension to quite a bit of fanfare and considerable interest. At the present time, there are over 320,000 registered .App domain names, according to nTLDStats.com…….



#MeToo : Domainer spams company with terrible sexist byline

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: A domainer spamming a number of companies for the purpose of outbound sales, is in hot waters after delivering a classless intro email. According to Irish domain professional, Michele Neylon, his team received the following email from domain investor, Rohit Goyal: “My name is Rohit Goyal and i am also a domainer…



Google says cryptocurrency is not real money

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Google produced an ad for it’s latest call screening service, it takes a swing at cryptocurrency, with one of the actors saying cryptocurrency is not real money. Neer Varshney wrote about this on TheNextWeb.com From the article: The company banned all cryptocurrency related ads starting June, but later relaxed the…



Daily Domain Picks 10-10-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 10-19-18 Big sale on Tuesday as Casino.ro (Romania) sold for $253,268. Congrats to the seller. Top sales/closes from yesterday: casino.ro 253,268 USD 2018-10-09 Sedo mineralwool.com 8,634 USD 2018-10-09 Sedo bredband.nu 7,598 USD 2018-10-09 Sedo georgiabulldogs.com 6,200 USD 2018-10-09 NameJet 86778.com 3,999 USD 2… Source: Domaining     



Donuts appoints ICANN’s Akram J. Atallah as CEO

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: Donuts Inc. announced that Akram J. Atallah will assume the role of chief executive officer, effective November 12, 2018. Current CEO Bruce Jaffe is stepping down and will continue to act as a senior advisor to the company during this transition. “We thank Bruce for his stewardship of Donuts, during which…



TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop List for 10/10/2018!

By TNTNAMES TNTNames.com: Here is TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop List for 10/10/2018. 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 please leave … → Source: Domaining     



Namecheap releases interesting data about domain registrations

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Report looks and recent and historical data on domain registrations at the registrar. Namecheap released a report today with data about its customers and their choice of top level domain names. The report includes data from the past ten years as well as more recent data incorporating new top…



121 Domain Discoveries for October 10th

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…



Getting Traction and Funding Is Way Easier with a Great Brand

By Michael Cyger DNAcademy: New research shows that choosing the right name – and more importantly, the right domain name for your business – can have an outsized impact on the success of your business, including trust, authority, credibility, visibility and fundraising. Source: Domaining     



Domainers that Invested in GTLD’s are not being Quiet. Many of them are GONE!

By Rick Schwartz Rick Schwartz: Morning Folks!! When you see the domain show for 23 years you see things repeat themselves several times. I am such a moron for not investing in IDN’s. Just ask any IDN guy that never found the end of the rainbow. I am a moron for not investing in .net…



$362k in Sales on October 9th – Casino.ro sold for $253,268 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: Sedo had the top three sales yesterday led by Casino.ro which sold for $253,268. NameBio recorded 203 sales for a total of $362,356 with an average sale price of $1,785. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 10% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount…



Google abandons its .kid gTLD bid

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: Google has retreated from the interminable three-way battle for the .kids/.kid gTLDs. The company this week withdrew its application for .kid, leaving the fight for .kids a two-horse race between Amazon and the not-for-profit DotKids Foundation. Google’s application was intertwined with the two .kids applications due to a Strin… Source: Domaining…



Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Wednesday October 10th, 2018

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: I let all my 6N.com drop this past month. (I say this because I see a large amount of 6Ns dropping and getting bids today) It was an expensive lesson learned. I actually sold a big group of them on Godaddy before they completely became worthless but it was still a whole…



Supply and Demand Hit the Domain Industry. Domain Owners Surprised!?

By Rick Schwartz Rick Schwartz: Morning Folks!! I have been talking about Supply and Demand and Need, want, desire, value for a very long time. It’s the foundation of business itself but domainers seem to ignore this small fact. They are not immune and we are in the midst of a “Domain Glut” whether anyone…



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