Daily archives: June 3rd, 2019

Types of domain investors

By NamePros Daily TNTNames.com: Today: Has the .club new gTLD extension been sold to another registry? / Gutscheincode.ch sold for $11,185 / Voting Round #1 – House of Greyjoy – Game of Domains / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my … → Source: Domaining     



Godaddy No Reserve Auctions Ending 6/3

96 Godaddy No Reserve Auctions Ending 6/3UltimateScooters.com, TrueCabo.com, WhiskeyNest.com, QuickCabins.com..<!– No Reserve Auctions Ending Soon DropEngine takes an algorithmic approach to drop capturing domains that have a high probability of resale. Take the guess work out of domain investing and build your portfolio the smart way with DropEngine.com. View All Investor Auctions <!– –> Top…



ICANN to Hold Industry Stakeholder Training Before NamesCon

By Elliot Silver If you’re in the domain investment business and planning to attend NamesCon Europe in Portugal later on this month, ICANN is hosting a Domain Name Industry Stakeholder Training session a day before the conference. The session is free to attend and is scheduled for June 19 from 9am to 4pm. The ICANN…



For anyone freaking out about .IO going away, you can (probably) relax…and here’s why

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: News has rippled through the domain name world about a change of ownership for .IO. I wrote about this last week when I covered a critical vote that went massively in favor of the UK losing control of .IO. Since then, I’ve read a lot of different stories, many painting a picture…



Carvertise: The “Golden Domain Name”

By Elliot Silver I want to share a video of a TedX talk that John and Jackie mentioned to me in a pair of comments. In the video, Carvertise CEO Mac Nagaswami discusses his company’s rebranding to Carvertise and what it took to acquire the brand match Carvertise.com domain name. It’s nearly 20 minutes in…



Art of Darkness : New #security report by #Neustar tackles #DDoS threats

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: It’s a time and era where domain names can’t survive without an established policy that understands and tackles digital threats. Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks cost companies worldwide billions of dollars collectively. Neustar, a provider of services identifying, addressing and combating DDoS attacks, has re… Source: Domaining     



A few details on the $335,000 Free.Games sale

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: The sale of the domain name Free.Games was reported on Wednesday. The domain was sold by WebQuest for $335,000. The buyer is not yet known as the domain name is under whois privacy and nameservers have not been updated yet. Some people wondered what the purchase price was. So I did…



Meet the Team of SEO Experts Building Online.Casino

By DomainSherpa DomainSherpa.com: Meet the team of SEO experts behind last year’s record-breaking new gTLD acquisition of Online.Casino. Hear how gTLDs are performing in SEO, how they make brands stand out, and how these serial entrepreneurs think outside the box.See their vision and the statement they are making with their new gTLD and learn what…



ICANN to Hold Industry Stakeholder Training Before NamesCon

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: If you’re in the domain investment business and planning to attend NamesCon Europe in Portugal later on this month, ICANN is hosting a Domain Name Industry Stakeholder Training session a day before the conference. The session is free to attend and is scheduled for June 19 from 9am to 4pm. The…



AUCTION RECAP OF JUNE 2, 2019

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on June 2, 2019. 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…



Nicolai Bezsonoff – DNW Podcast #239

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: From .co to Neustar. Nicolai Bezsonoff had a good job in banking in NYC when his friend Juan Calle called him and asked to meet. Juan told him about his plans to turn .Co into a brand and asked Nicolai to join him. Bezsonoff didn’t want to give up…



Did Climate-Deniers Kill Life On Mars? and… Queen Elizabeth Seeks Social Media Expert

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Today: Queen Elizabeth, Social Media, Kylie Jenner, Programatic Out of Home Advertising, Apple-China, Mars Experts Say Vast Deserts, Absence Of Life, May Indicate Mars Was Once Run By Conservatives (satire) A one-two punch of slowing iPhone sales and rising trade tensions is going to batter Apple… Source: Domaining…



Carvertise: The “Golden Domain Name”

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: I want to share a video of a TedX talk that John and Jackie mentioned to me in a pair of comments. In the video, Carvertise CEO Mac Nagaswami discusses his company’s rebranding to Carvertise and what it took to acquire the brand match Carvertise.com domain name. It’s nearly 20 minutes…



ICANN publishes tax return including compensation info

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Non-profit grossed $137 million last year. ICANN published its most recent Form 990 tax return last Friday (a convenient time to bury news). The return covers the financial year ending June 30, 2018. Here are some takeaways from the tax return: Net assets fell from $465 million in FY…



176 Domain Discoveries for June 3rd

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…



$189k in Sales on June 2nd – Gutscheincode.at sold for $11,185 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was Gutscheincode.at (German for Coupon Code) which sold for $11,185 at Sedo. NameBio recorded 270 sales $100+ for a total of $148,336 with an average sale price of $549. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 0.7% in the number of sales…



Second level .au domain names are coming this year

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: Second level .au domain names – such as forexample.au – will soon be available in the .au country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) after the auDA board adopted the proposed Implementation Rules for the .au Namespace at their meeting on 20 May 2019. Second level names will be a new option…



Why are people bidding on these names?

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: So I was looking at GoDaddy auctions just now and a bunch of names that seem to make no sense have a few bids and are around $30+. I would speculate these are all Chinese based bidders, but even when searching Google and using the translate with Pinyin enabled returned…



Block.one Acquires Voice.com

By James Iles NamePros.com: Analytics company MicroStrategy owns a stellar portfolio of domain names, which we have profiled on the blog in the past. Alongside names such as Emma.com, Hope.com and Alert.com is the highly valuable Voice.com domain. It seems that MicroStrategy has just sold this name. The domain moved out of MicroStrategy’s possession over…



Daily Domain Picks 6-3-19

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 6-3-19 Gutscheincode.at and Gutscheincode.ch tied for the top sale on Sunday at $11,185. Coupon code in German. Top sales/closes from yesterday: gutscheincode.at 11,185 USD 2019-06-02 Sedo gutscheincode.ch 11,185 USD 2019-06-02 Sedo lookat.com 8,076 USD 2019-06-02 GoDaddy pcoutlet.com 6,101 USD 2019-06-02 GoDaddy e… Source: Domaining     



Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Monday June 3rd, 2019

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: I gave my commencement speech on Saturday night and it sucked. I thought it was decently written speech but the delivery was brutal. There were a few things that caused it to be bad. One, I changed the font on the computer so that I could read it without reading glasses. I…



Time for some more ICANN salary porn

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: ICANN has filed its tax return for its fiscal 2018, so it’s once again that time of the year in which the community gets to salivate over how much its top staffers get paid. The latest form 990, covering the 12 months to June 30, 2018, shows that the top 21…



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