Month: November 2019

BuzzMedia.com sold for $5,555

By NamePros Daily TNTNames.com: Today: The Danger of Countering so High / The negative impact of a domain being promoted as “cheap to purchase” / Share your ‘NEOM’ domain names / and More… Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the … → Source: Domaining     



Saturday Musings – Taking Responsibility

Michael Gilmour: Taking responsibility for your own life rather than blame everyone else for your circumstances is quite a novel concept for some individuals. After all, why make sensible decisions when you can blame it on your employer, the government or family members? My wife and I were watching the news the other day and…



Techdirt : Sketchy #ICANN executives and the #ORG deal

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: An article at Techdirt refers to the “self-serving” .ORG deal as the result of very “sketchy” actions by executives at ICANN. The article points out the various steps in the deal that secured the removal of price caps for .ORG domains, and once this was in place, the announcement of PIR’s sale…



ICANN says it “does not have authority” over .org transaction

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Domain regulator is unlikely to do anything about the sale of .org by a non-profit to a private equity firm. Anyone holding out hope that ICANN will block the sale of .Org to private equity company Ethos should prepare to be disappointed. The company issued a statement to Financial…



AUCTION RECAP OF NOVEMBER 29, 2019

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on November 29, 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…



170 Domain Discoveries for November 30th

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…



$130k in Sales on November 29th – PUKI.com sold for $6,350 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: GoDaddy had six of the top ten sales yesterday led by PUKI.com which sold for $6,350. NameBio recorded 227 sales $100+ for a total of $113,989 with an average sale price of $502. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 10% in the number of sales and the…



IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Saturday, November 30th

By Josh E DSAD.com: We went to the movies yesterday and didn’t enter any stores, didn’t even buy anything online. The movie we saw was Knives Out, a pretty good movie overall, I don’t think it was as good as some of the reviews made it out to be. While it was good, it had…



Buyer of Warned.com told the sale was a mistake

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: We see these things from time to time, remember DomainNames.com purchased for $2,577 by Yinan Wang and then Network Solutions said, yeah, NO! Yinan went on to purchase DomainName.com and DomainNames.com was sold at NamesCon for $370,000 by Uniregistry. A member at Namepros detailed his purchase of Warned.com More info…



Agentology drops the .com and moves to Verse.io

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: From .com to .io another company rebrands to a shorter .io but was it the smart move? Finding the right brand can be tricky. Lately we have seen some moves to short .co and .io. Following in the footsteps of Supply.co, Playbuzz a company that helps publishers add tools to their…



Black Friday special list names for $200 or less

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: List your Black Friday specials $200 or less, .com only So this post is for .com only and the max price is $200. You may list up to 3 names. There have been a few who have tried to post more names using a different email address/name same IP all…



Report: “sale price of PIR > $1.135 billion”

By Elliot Silver Caroline Greer, Head of European Public Policy at Cloudflare, posted a tweet with the reported sale price of PIR, the operator of the .org registry. I do not have a way to independently verify the report or confirm it’s accuracy: .@internetsociety webinar delivers news of the sale price of PIR > $1.135…



Ubisense.com sold for $10,000

By NamePros Daily Domaining Tips: Today: The Appraisal Of BuyCamera.uk / Register & RENEW .ICU for $1.39 / A private equity firm is buying all of the .org domains – to be concerned or not? / and More… Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Multifont.com – Do…



GoDaddy Job Opening: Vice President of Investor Relations

By Elliot Silver Last week, Andrew Allemann wrote about a GoDaddy job opening that will have a direct impact on the domain investment side of the business. GoDaddy is looking to fill the role of President, Domain Registrar & Investor Business. I think this is an important role, and the person will directly oversee all…



Spanish company tried reverse domain name hijacking

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Attorney tried to intimidate domain name owner to settle dispute. Decoweb Brands, S.A. of Spain has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking over the domain name MaisonDecor.com. It certainly seems like Decoweb’s counsel tried to bully the domain owner into handing the domain over. According…



Ethos paid $1.135 billion for .Org

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Internet Society reveals the price it is selling out for. On a webinar today, Internet Society has purportedly disclosed that Ethos Capital will pay $1.35 billion to acquire the .org registry from it: #Internetsociety offered 1b and 135mil$USD for #.ORG from Ethos Capital, disclosed only now at a special…



Top Topics: NameFind Sells VT.com; Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals…

By James Iles NamePros.com: It looks like GoDaddy’s NameFind portfolio has sold the two-letter domain name VT.com. According to DomainIQ, the deal took place in the past few weeks. The buyer of the name is Hostgator founder Brent Oxley, who has now added his second two-letter .COM name to his portfolio after reportedly acquiring RX.com…



Black Friday Deals for Domain Investors

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: Hello and happy Friday! For those of you here in the US that celebrated Thanksgiving yesterday, I hope you had a great time with family and friends. As I’ve said before, I don’t do much Black Friday shopping in stores, but I do often lock in some great domain deals from the…



AUCTION RECAP OF NOVEMBER 28, 2019

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on November 28, 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…



Report: “sale price of PIR > $1.135 billion”

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Caroline Greer, Head of European Public Policy at Cloudflare, posted a tweet with the reported sale price of PIR, the operator of the .org registry. I do not have a way to independently verify the report or confirm it’s accuracy: .@internetsociety webinar delivers news of the sale price of PIR >…



Black Friday deals for #domainers are finally here

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Black Friday is the biggest sales event of the year, at least in the US. Billions of dollars are spent to buy gifts for our loved ones, and for ourselves. It helps create a society full of materialistic people that want more things in order to be happy. 😀 Today we’re rolling…



Cannabis Leader, Green Roads, Acquires GreenRoads (.com) Prior to IPO

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: May 2018 A Frager Factor Opportunity Alert Cashing in On The BIGGEST Need For Names EVER: Cannabis November 2019 California Domain Investor Shows Us The $$ Top five player in emerging $22 billion CBD space invests $160K in an exact match domain name. They first tried to steal…



GoDaddy Job Opening: Vice President of Investor Relations

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Last week, Andrew Allemann wrote about a GoDaddy job opening that will have a direct impact on the domain investment side of the business. GoDaddy is looking to fill the role of President, Domain Registrar & Investor Business. I think this is an important role, and the person will directly oversee…



152 Domain Discoveries for November 29th

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…



$169k in Sales on November 28th – CitizenSide.com sold for $11,361 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was CitizenSide.com which sold for $11,361 at GoDaddy. NameBio recorded 253 sales $100+ for a total of $151,462 with an average sale price of $599. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 11% in the number of sales and the total dollar…



Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Black Friday 2019

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: I was commenting on Twitter the other day and congratulating someone for their names doing much better than I thought. The thing about giving your opinions is that when you are wrong, you point it out and congratulate those that have success when you think they wouldn’t. I really thought those .cx…



10 Things I am Thankful for in the Domain Industry

By Elliot Silver Thanksgiving in winding down for us, and I would be remiss if I didn’t take a few moments to give thanks. I’ve made a full-time living for 12+ years (anniversary is this week) solely from domain names, and I am very thankful for some of the people, tools, and businesses in the…



Get the best Black Friday Cyber Monday deals on .xyz domains starting today!

By Team XYZ Gen.XYZ: Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at XYZ! Now that Turkey Day is in the rearview mirror, it’s time to shake off that tryptophan-fueled food coma, fire up your web browser, and get incredible deals on .xyz domains. During this year’s XYZ Black Friday Cyber Monday sales, you can get your…



10 Things I am Thankful for in the Domain Industry

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Thanksgiving in winding down for us, and I would be remiss if I didn’t take a few moments to give thanks. I’ve made a full-time living for 12+ years (anniversary is this week) solely from domain names, and I am very thankful for some of the people, tools, and businesses in…



Welco.com sold for $5,700

By NamePros Daily TNTNames.com: Today: Share your “financial services” domains / .SITE .WEBSITE .ONLINE .SPACE & .FUN for ONLY $1.49 / Namepros Domain Sales Reports / and More… Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Buying inactive … → Source: Domaining     



Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger Serve Up Thanksgiving Day Outages

By Alvin Brown KickStartCommerce.com: Millions of users took to social media — specifically Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger — today to wish friends and family a Happy Thanksgiving and share Thanksgiving photos only to be met with a Thanksgiving Day outage. Discovering both #Facebook and #Instagram hashtags trending like no tomorrow via Twitter — Twitter not…



Thanksgiving 2019 – What I’m thankful for this year

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: Happy Thanksgiving to all my readers here in the US. I’m going to keep this short and sweet as Daina and I are getting ready to go ice skating in SF before heading to my Dad’s house for Thanksgiving. I’d like to take a moment to share what I’m thankful for this…



Sedo iGaming Auction underway

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Sedo’s iGaming auction got underway today, and it’s the first time I ever submitted names to a Sedo specialty auction. I put two names in PokerNights.com and Sportsbook.vc one with a reserve and one no reserve. There are some excellent names in there like Poker.net. A lot of bingo and slots…



AUCTION RECAP OF NOVEMBER 27, 2019

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on November 27, 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…



Emerging trends that have sparked cultural shifts

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: David Cohen wrote an interesting piece on AdWeek about data/trends related to Twitter. Twitter Reveals 18 Emerging Trends That Marked U.S. Cultural Shifts Since 2016 Cohen breaks down the billions of tweet data that Twitter unveiled. Why I think this can be useful for a domainer is it might help…



Win a trip to NamesCon

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Epik is looking to send 5 people to NamesCon, 1 NamesCon Ticket + $1000 for travel expenses to the highest spender from each of the following geographies: Americas Europe Africa North Asia South Asia & Australia * North Asia: Russia, Middle East, China, Mongolia, Japan, North & South Korea ** South…



279 Domain Discoveries for November 28th

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…



$195k in Sales on November 27th – WebsiteCompany.com sold for $6,050 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was WebsiteCompany.com which sold for $6,050 at Flippa. NameBio recorded 285 sales $100+ for a total of $178,461 with an average sale price of $626. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 3% in the number of sales but the total dollar…



Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Thursday Thanksgiving, 2019

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: For those in the US today is Thanksgiving. Which means most people are off work and visiting with friends and family. It also means we’re probably not checking the auctions as closely as normal so there may be a few good deals to be had. Then again, the APIs are preprogrammed for…



5 Benefits of Web Filtering for Businesses

By admin WhoisXmlApi.com: Web filtering is the practice of limiting access to certain websites based on their content. Businesses use web filtering to increase workplace productivity and protect their network security. Larger companies are more likely to monitor their employees’ internet activity. Around … → Source: Domaining     



Two 6-Figure Sales and One of Year’s 5 Biggest New gTLD Sales Top This Week’s Sales Chart

DNJournal: As Americans head into the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, domain investors can be be thankful for a market that continues to show strength. Source: Domaining     



Wasteless Upgrades to Wasteless.com via Terminated UDRP

By Elliot Silver I was looking at UDRPSearch.com this morning, and I saw a UDRP filing I had not noticed before involving the Wasteless.com domain name. From my perspective, Wasteless.com or WasteLess.com (depending on the proper case) is a pretty generic domain name. In addition, Wasteless.com was created way back in 1996. In taking a…



QF.net sold for $16,555

By NamePros Daily Domaining Tips: Today: Do you recommend submitting domains for NamesCon 2020 auction? / WANTED – One word names in .com and .co – Total Budget: $6,000.00 / .CA To Be Released (TBR) Weekly Pick List / and More… Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today:…



Man drags Qatar Tourism Council to U.S. Court in domain dispute

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Qatar’s Tourism Council launched a fight over a domain name, and now it needs to defend itself in U.S. Court. A man from Azerbaijan is suing the Qatar National Tourism Council—in Colorado. Teymur Mehdiyev filed a lawsuit (pdf) in U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, after the World Intellectual…



Check for Brand Match Twitter Handles

By Elliot Silver According to an article in The Verge yesterday, “Twitter will remove inactive accounts and free up usernames in December.” The article goes on to say that the account removal process will be gradual and take time, so not all previously inactive Twitter accounts will become available on the first possible date. I…



What are the best Black Friday deals for Domain Investors in 2019?

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: It’s that time of year again – families all get together and enjoy a break in the action, friends who don’t visit family hold “Friendsgiving” and we all eat too much, get sleepy, and go to bed early. Then, Friday morning comes and people catapult out of their homes for a day…



Hold up on that whole Twitter deleting inactive accounts

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Yesterday Twitter announced they would be deleting inactive accounts. Today they said no so fast. So it turns out that this was really going to be EU centric on the deleting of accounts and now they need to come up with a plan to memorialize accounts before they will even…



Tutorial: How to register and purchase a domain using GoDaddy API

By Alvin Brown Domain Name Wire: Alvin Brown provides a tutorial on how to use GoDaddy’s API to register and purchase domains. Today’s tutorial aims to help many domain investors with a desire to harness the power of technology to streamline the registration and purchasing of domains using GoDaddy’s API. Instead of using GoDaddy’s web…



Saving Money

By Bob Hawkes NamePros.com: This is the time of year that often has the best deals on domain name registrations and services. As well as the time-limited promotions, there are implications for domain auction timing and domain drops. In this post I look at both seasonal savings and how to save on domain purchases all…



Now that ParkingCrew is sold I am looking for a new domain parking company

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: Now that ParkingCrew is sold to CentralNic I am looking for a new domain parking company. I am looking for a reputable parking company that offers both 1-click and 2-click landers. I also need them to offer generic landers with multiple headlines. I am not looking for sales landers that I…



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