Daily archives: November 6th, 2019

#Duggan vs. Duggan : Tax consulting biz attempted to take over 24 year old #domain

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: A tax consulting business tried to take over Duggan.com, a domain registered in 1995, citing rights to the DUGGAN mark. The 24 year old domain asset belongs to a guy named… Thomas Duggan. It’s surprising to see that this decision did not deliver a finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking, on top…



Flippa changing pricing again

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: In May I wrote about Flippa changing their pricing and it looks like they have done it again. It looks like a better deal to list a domain which was $15 and now 10. Last time all listings, regardless of type, size or location, are charged at a $15 per…



James Booth just got his hands on some pretty stellar .IO domain names

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: If you don’t know James, you should – him and his brother, known as the Booth Brothers have played a role in some of the biggest domain deals in history. I often hear the Booth Brothers talk about some monster one-word .COM that they either bought or sold…but today James announced his…



Who is your number 2?

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Second favorite domain extension Looking around the industry it seems some are bullish on one word .co, others .io, Rob Monster has a big thread on Namepros about being bullish on .org. Who is your number 2? After .com what is your second favorite extension? The post Who is your…



Reaching the decision maker while outbounding

By NamePros Daily TNTNames.com: Today: Produktvergleich.de sold for $18,820 / .CA To Be Released (TBR) Weekly Pick List / Your highest crazy domain offers / and More… Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: 4N .com (Numeric … → Source: Domaining     



WP Engine Web Hosting Review

By Quick Sprout Editorial Finding the best web hosting provider for your website can challenging. With so many options to choose from, sometimes it can feel like searching for a needle in a haystack. But if you’re an experienced WordPress user, then it will be much easier for you to narrow down your choices. WP…



Digits.com History is Interesting

By Elliot Silver I saw an article on TechCrunch that caught my attention. A startup called Digits announced that it raised a $10.5 million Series A round of funding. A quick check of the domain name showed that it is using the high value, brand match Digits.com domain name for its business. Stealth fintech startup…



The most expensive names listed on BrandBucket

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: BrandBucket’s most valuable names So this week I looked at the email from new names added to BrandBucket and I saw Olive.com which is not the normal name you think of when you think of BrandBucket. You think of solid two word brandables or a madeup pronounceable what BrandBucket calls an…



Phenomenal Outing for Phenom.com – Brokerage Banks Over $750,000 With 4 of Week’s Top 5 Sales

DNJournal: James Booth recently rebranded his domain brokerage from BQDN.com to Phenom.com and his latest sales show the name fits. Source: Domaining     



Godaddy No Reserve Auctions: Ending 11/6

Godaddy No Reserve Auctions: Ending 11/6ActionDrivers.com, ThePocketPal.com, EqualityCo.com, GetMyPatent.com, JustArmor.com, CreditLobby.com Godaddy No Reserve Auctions Ending Soon Top Investor PicksAuction End Time: 11/6/2019 12:00 pm*(PST) Click on a domain to be redirected to the auction listing Domain Current Price (no reserve) StartingYourLife.com $89 ClassTheme.com $89 ActionDrivers.com $89 Rununo.com $89 ShreddedUp.com $89 ThePocketPal.com $89 TexasLoyalty.com $89…



GoDaddy reports Q3 earnings; Website builder has 1 million paid users

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Website builder hits key milestone as revenue continues upward climb. GoDaddy reported third quarter 2019 earnings this afternoon. Total revenue was $760.5 million, up 11.9% year over year, or 13.3% on a constant currency basis. The revenue number hit the midpoint of GoDaddy’s forecast for the quarter. Domains revenue…



Former NTIA chief Redl now working for Amazon

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: David Redl, the former head of the US National Telecommunications and Information Administration has joined Amazon as an internet governance advisor, I’ve learned. I don’t know whether he’s taken a full-time job or is a contractor, but he’s been spotted palling around with Amazon folk at ICANN 66 in Montreal a……



“he can only talk his crap to the dumb poor and deluded”

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Do you follow and read Rick Schwartz? One Namepros member believes you are dumb, poor and deluded. So yesterday Donuts started tweeting at Rick Schwartz and promoting their premium new gtld inventory. Donuts tweets are here https://twitter.com/premdotdomains/status/11917972672602644 49 Rick tweeted this morning Elliot Silver covered … Source: Domaining     



Buyer psychology: similar offers for different domains

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: In the past couple of days I have received 3 similar offers for 3 completely different types of domains and extensions. All 3 offers were for $10k but the domains and my asking prices are different. I have refused all 3 offers. On 2 of the cases $10k was their initial…



#Turkish company loses #UDRP for Pepee.com

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: A Turkish company filed a UDRP against the domain Pepee.com. The domain was registered several years before the Complainant’s trademark registration. Pepee is a diminutive name for Jose, Joseph, or Giuseppe. The Complainant is Düş Yeri Bilişim Teknoloji ve Animasyon Anonim Şirketi, Turkey, and the Respondent was represented by … Source: Domaining…



AUCTION RECAP OF NOVEMBER 5, 2019

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on November 5, 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…



Seven with #Sedo : LLLL .com #domain auction begins tomorrow

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Sedo, our premium sponsor, is rolling out a huge auction of LLLL .com domains, after postponing it during Halloween. The auction offers more than 350 four letter .com domains, in many vowel and consonant combinations. The Sedo auction runs from November 7 – 14 and it’s expected to rejuvenate the LLLL .com…



Digits.com History is Interesting

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: I saw an article on TechCrunch that caught my attention. A startup called Digits announced that it raised a $10.5 million Series A round of funding. A quick check of the domain name showed that it is using the high value, brand match Digits.com domain name for its business. Stealth fintech…



Big Name Review. Page’s Picks at BuyDomains.com

By Page Howe DN.BIZ: Page Howe’s Curated List of Domains on BuyDomains.com – Part 1 Part II Below. Sometimes you just want a good name. A good domain name can make a business. If you own the name, you control the business. There are … → The post Big Name Review. Page’s Picks at BuyDomains.com…



Mailchain.xyz: You could get a boost in email security using this week’s #WebsiteWednesday

By Team XYZ Gen.XYZ: Mailchain.xyz – GoDaddy customer (United Kingdom) Avid #WebsiteWednesday readers will remember last month we introduced you to POAP.xyz, a decentralized app (or DApp) that uses blockchain tech to help event organizers better track attendance. This week we’re featuring another .xyz adopter who is harnessing the power of the DNS … Source:…



Some long numeric domains may work in corporate China

By Kassey Lee Domain Name Wire: Long numeric domains can work in China, but not usually. Generally speaking, long numeric domains are difficult to remember and use for Chinese companies. However, like anything in life, there are always exceptions. A small number of long numeric domains may work if they are meaningful. Some Chinese companies…



Neustar’s .co contract up for grabs

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: Colombia is looking for a registry operator for its .co ccTLD. If you’re interested, and you’re reading this before noon on Wednesday November 6 and you’re at ICANN 66 in Montreal, hightail it to room 514A for a presentation from the Colombian government that will be more informative than this blog…



Why I Struggle with Domain Sales

Michael Gilmour: Let me say right up front that domain sales as a business model is really difficult way to try to make a living. There are some exceptions to this statement, but they are few and far between. The problem with most domain sales is they are more a function of luck than of…



Technology companies prevail among recent end user sales

By enduser Domain Name Wire: A veterinary clinic, analytics company, and an ad tech company bought domain names. End users picked up some nice domain names at Sedo this week. I love Pageview.com for an analytics company. A Seattle-area veterinary clinic chain dropped two letters off its domain. And a medical testing company shortened its…



213 Domain Discoveries for November 6th

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…



$240k in Sales on November 5th – CommercialSearch.com sold for $30,000 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was CommercialSearch.com which sold for $30,000 at Sedo. NameBio recorded 279 sales $100+ for a total of $220,760 with an average sale price of $791. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 31% in the number of sales and the total dollar…



Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Wednesday November 6th, 2019

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: I woke up yesterday to read an article on TheDomains about the guy from Supply.co who sells single blade razors getting an investment from one of the guys on Shark Tank. Of course the first paragraph notes that he “called Shane Cultra an idiot” . Glad to know I was an important…



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