Daily archives: October 18th, 2018

Seven with #Sedo : #GreatDomains wants you to feel the Pain .com

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Sponsor: Sedo – GreatDomains is a 7-day long auction by Sedo, from October 18-25, featuring an eclectic selection of domain names. More than 130 carefully curated domains are available to bid on! Oktoberfest has ended in Germany, but in the US it’s going full blast, so grab a large “das boot” beer…



Investing in a one-word .com – Budget: $40,000.00

By NamePros Daily Domaining Tips: Today: Buying A Traffic Domain – Budget: $20,000.00 / Legalities of registering a domain and recovering the old content / 8B.cc sold for $12,002 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: What’s the best domain you would sell for $150?…



Offer an Installment Plan

By Elliot Silver I saw a NamePros post discussing the Huge Domains installment plan option. You can see an example of the installment plan option on this domain name I randomly found on the company’s home page. I think Huge Domains is one of the largest domain portfolio operators around. I recently wrote about its…



No, You Can’t Sell My Name First

By Elliot Silver A few days ago, I had a prospective buyer land on one of my BIN landing pages and fill out the form with his information to indicate that he agreed to buy my domain name for $7,888. I reached out to him and opened escrow at Escrow.com. I didn’t receive a response…



Funniest domain name “inquiries” of the week!

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: I have decided to start documenting and posting every week the domain name “inquiries” and the messages that come with them. Well actually these are not really domain name inquiries. These are people that are obviously confused as to what website they ended up with. They think it is the website…



AUCTION RECAP OF OCTOBER 17, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on October 17, 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…



My top ten list of domains for eSports and gaming startups available on Brandbucket

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: As many of you know, I’m a big fan of eSports, and the global market for gaming is exploding which means more startup are entering the space every week. Of course, this also makes finding the right domain name even harder since, as the saying goes “all the good domains are taken.”…



CrowdSignal is PollDaddy’s new name

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: The CrowdSignal mystery is solved. Last week I wrote about how Automattic, the company behind WordPress, was getting ready to launch a new polling/survey service called CrowdSignal. That was sort of right. The company will indeed soon have a service called CrowdSignal but it turns out that it’s a…



11 end user domain name sales up to $250k

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: A Romanian Casino, a Space Engineering firm and a language app all bought domain names last week. It was the week of “2” last week with the top sales at Sedo across all categories (.com, ccTLD and “other”) repeating this digit within their sales prices. And even more unusual…



Offer an Installment Plan

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: I saw a NamePros post discussing the Huge Domains installment plan option. You can see an example of the installment plan option on this domain name I randomly found on the company’s home page. I think Huge Domains is one of the largest domain portfolio operators around. I recently wrote about…



Verisign files intriguing domain backorder patents

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Patent describes way to sell future rights to domain names through “encoding domains.” Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) has filed two patents related to buying future rights to domain names for if they become available. The process is rather unique and it makes me wonder what Verisign (which manages the .com…



Meet Roni Rose, the realtor and “Blockchain Bea.”

By admin NameSummit.com: Among the experts you’ll meet at NameSummit Fall 2018, Roni Rose is a real estate sales agent with Douglas EllimanRead More… Source: Domaining     



BTSA .com : #Domain Capital lost aged #LLLL .com via the #UDRP process

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: The 15 year old domain, BTSA.com, has been in the possession of Domain Capital for a while. Registered in 2003, BTSA.com appears to be yet another LLLL .com, a domain genre that became popular a few years ago due to the Chinese domain market explosion, and subsequent collapse. BTSA Biotecnologias Aplicadas, S.L….



What TechCrunch has taught me about the future of domains

By Kassey Lee TLDInvestors.com: Image courtesy of Pixabay.com I read TechCrunch almost everyday. It’s a real pleasure to enjoy, but it also gives me a glimpse into the future of domains. TechCrunch is an online tech magazine. It features leading internet startups which may one day become household brands globally. Because these startups are also…



No, You Can’t Sell My Name First

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: A few days ago, I had a prospective buyer land on one of my BIN landing pages and fill out the form with his information to indicate that he agreed to buy my domain name for $7,888. I reached out to him and opened escrow at Escrow.com. I didn’t receive a…



Domain Capital goes after Prince’s estate for reverse domain name hijacking

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Musician’s estate sued financing company over Prince.com domain name. Domain Capital is fighting back. Domain name financing company Domain Capital has responded (pdf) to a cybersquatting lawsuit brought by the Estate of Prince Rogers Nelson. That’s the musician Prince, who later changed his stage name to a symbol. The…



Daily Domain Picks 10-18-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 10-18-18 MedicalExam.com was the top close at $14,099. Top sales/closes from yesterday: medicalexam.com 14,099 USD 2018-10-17 NameJet 8b.cc 12,002 USD 2018-10-17 GoDaddy smoov.com 11,497 USD 2018-10-17 Sedo motionpay.com 4,100 USD 2018-10-17 NameJet snurl.com 3,702 USD 2018-10-17 Dynadot tacita.com 3,000 USD 2018-1… Source: Domaining     



Blast from the past : Million dollar #domainer interview from TRAFFIC 2007 in #Miami

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Ah, those were the days of shrimp buffet luncheons, domain arbitrage specials, and multi-million dollar auctions. TRAFFIC 2007 in Miami, Florida, included domain entrepreneur, Mickie Kennedy. The enterprising domainer was running eStartup.com back in the day and at the TRAFFIC domain auction he listed PressReleases.com with a $2.6 mi… Source: Domaining     



Registrars still not responding to private Whois requests

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: Registrars are still largely ignoring requests for private Whois data, according to a brand protection company working for Facebook. AppDetex wrote to ICANN (pdf) last week to say that only 3% of some 9,000 requests it has made recently have resulted in the delivery of full Whois records. Almost 60% of…



TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop List for 10/18/2018

By TNTNAMES TNTNames.com: Here is TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop List for 10/18/2018. 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     



143 Domain Discoveries for October 18th

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…



Book review — “Domain Names: Strategies and Legal Aspects”

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: I’ve only ever read two books about the domain name industry. The first one was Kieren McCarthy’s excellent Sex.com, the 2007 barely believable non-fictional tech-thriller that seemed to deliberately eschew inside-baseball policy talk in favor of a funny and rather gripping human narrative. The second, Domain Names –… Source: Domaining     



$121k in Sales on October 17th – MedicalExam.com sold for $14,099 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was MedicalExam.com which sold for $14,099 at NameJet. NameBio recorded 210 sales for a total of $120,809 with an average sale price of $575. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 14% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount…



Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Thursday October 18th, 2018

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: I had written an opening piece but when I woke up this morning I thought it was too negative. Nobody needs to read more negative. So I’ll open with a piece I wrote 6 years ago and post it again. I read it a few times a year to remind myself to…



Co-founder Nevett leaves Donuts

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: Donuts executive vice president of corporate affairs Jon Nevett has left the company, Donuts said yesterday. He’s the last of the four co-founders of the new gTLD portfolio owner to step aside from their original roles over the last couple of years. There’s no word on whether he’s got a new…



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