Day: May 6, 2020

Okay, show of hands, who is still using Excel to manage their domain portfolio?

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: For close to a decade I managed my domain portfolio in Excel. It actually wasn’t half bad but over time I found some serious drawbacks, the main one being I had to manually enter data in it every time something changed. Another offer on a name, go to the spreadsheet, renewed for…



A few of my recent domain sales

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: The last couple weeks have produced a few sales, sales I did not expect in the current pandemic. While I have gotten some offers on decent .coms the sales have come in the new gtld realm and yesterday my biggest .io sale. Two months ago I sold Sponsored.link. Recon.io sold at…



The Best Time Tracking Software

By Lars Lofgren Time tracking software is a valuable business tool for companies of all different shapes and sizes. From freelancers to small businesses and large organizations, this software can do much more than just simply track time. By using time tracking software, you can quickly learn more about the productivity of your team; it…



OldPcGaming.net sold for $10,650

By NamePros Daily Domaining Tips: Today: What to look for when buying a domain / Buying NN.io domains – Budget: Up to $2,000.00 / Why so many good domains drop / and More… Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Looking for 4L.com – Budget: Up to $150.00…



Airy.com Subject of UDRP

By Elliot Silver Airy.com is a valuable 4 letter and one word .com domain name. A company filed a UDRP against Airy.com at the World Intellectual Property Organization. It is WIPO case D2020-1119. Airy.com has an October of 2003 creation date, making the domain name nearly 17 years old. Airy.com is currently registered at Uniregistry,…



Mr. Lowballer : I don’t care what #domain comps say, take it or leave it!

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Hey domainers, what’s up? Been a while but I can assure you I’ve none of this Corona crap, just busy making lowball offers as usual – they don’t call me Mr. Lowballer for nothing. So I read this “blog” that talks about how domains are supposed to be valued: by referencing past…



Front running and countering an accepted offer?

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: So at the end of March I received an offer $1,000 on Stock.Loans. The name is parked at Epik and the offer came through there as well. So I thought, eh we are in the beginning of a pandemic, I will accept the offer, no questions asked. Did a little research…



GoDaddy Domain Auction – Another list but different

By Robbie RobbiesBlog.com: I know before anyone even says it… Another GoDaddy Domain Auction List – Really… DSAD & NameBio do a fantastic job with there lists of domain names in auction, I am just wanting to put a different spin on the domain names at auction in GoDaddy – Here what you can expect…



Sedo – “It’s a clown show bro!”

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Sedo used to have a policy that if you wanted to set a buy it now over $50,000 you needed approval via appraisal. Sedo said last year, Here’s a neat update for those who want to sell their high-value premium domains at Sedo: We’ve lifted the price cap, meaning there…



#Domain sightings : #Hunter dot .Direct makes its first appearance alongside a .com

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Domain sightings are random encounters with domains in the non-digital realm. These are domains we see emblazoned on cars, business signs, or products. For ease, we separate them in dot .com sightings, and everything else. This time around we came across a dot .Direct domain in its virginal appearance! The Donuts, Inc….



GoDaddy will pay $218 million for Neustar

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020. GoDaddy announced the price of the registry business of Neustar Inc. acquisition for $218.0 million in cash, with expected closing in the coming months. Total GoDaddy revenue was $792.0 million, up 11.5% year over year,…



Epik launches – PrayerMeeting.com.

By Robbie RobbiesBlog.com: New Conferencing System Provides Instant Video Connection for Prayer Groups and Congregations Tech Incubator Introduces “Prayer Meeting”, an Industry‐First Free Video Conferencing Platform for Worship Teams and Prayer Leaders, featuring Instant Access, No Downloads, No Software, No Logins, and Secure Room Creation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEA… Source: Domaining     



eKitchen.org, whopperinvestments.com

By Robbie RobbiesBlog.com: Domain Name Auction, Today’s domains from Name Liquidate that I am watching are eKitchen.org, with more of us at home now more than ever this could be an online blog or video channel and only $69 WhopperInvestments.com, it does make me think of Burger King a little and I could murder a…



GoDaddy reports Q1 2020 Earnings – Revenue up 12%

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: GoDaddy (NYSE:GDDY) reported their first quarter earnings, Revenues up 12%; Operating Cash Flow up 17% and uFCF up 18%. The stock is up in after hours trading -After hours 72.21 +2.21 (3.16%) during the day it was up 2%. 70.00 USD +1.38 (2.01%) Here is a look at the full…



5 Million+ Page Views for an Expiring Domain Name?

By Elliot Silver I was looking through GoDaddy Auctions this morning when I came across a domain name with estimated traffic statistics that stood out to me. According to the GoDaddy Auctions listing, SabaMovie.com reportedly has 5,068,713 “Estimated monthly pageviews.” The “Estimated monthly revenue” is listed at $4.00 USD. There have been over 600 visits…



GoDaddy is paying $218 million for Neustar’s registry business

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Company discloses acquisition price for Neustar business. GoDaddy (NYSE: GDDY) unveiled its acquisition price for Neustar along with GoDaddy’s first-quarter earnings today. It is paying $218 million for the business and expects the transaction to close “in the coming months.” The domain name company announced the ac… Source: Domaining…



Naming As A Service

By Bob Hawkes NamePros.com: Domain names can be viewed as either a product or a service. In the product model, a potential purchaser browses available names, selecting one that is a good match. Seen as a service, the domain expert works with a client to identify aspects of an optimum name, and then helps them…



New Guta.com Market Report Shows Covid-19 Impacting Sales But 1-Word Dictionary .Coms Still Shine

DNJournal: Domain brokerage Guta.com has released their latest quarterly report on aftermarket sales. Things slowed down in 1Q-2020 but there was one bright spot. Source: Domaining     



Afilias promotes .vote domains amid US vote-by-mail controversy

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: Afilias-owned Monolith Registry, which runs .vote and .voto, has launched a site designed to help US citizens figure out how — or if — they’re able to vote by mail during the coronavirus outbreak. The site, at mailyourballot.vote, comes as controversy rages in the US about whether voters should be forced…



Lessons from three recent domain sales

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Here are three lessons to sell more domains. I’ve made three small (one very small!) domain sales over the past 10 days, and each of them comes with a lesson. Here they are: The follow-up Some sales discussions go stale. It makes sense to follow up from time-to-time on…



After Zoom trolling, ICANN 68 will be password-protected

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: If you want to show up to ICANN 68, which will be held online next month, you’re going to need a password. ICANN said this week that it’s updating its Zoom software and standard configuration to require passwords. In a blog post outlining a number of changes to its Zoom instance,…



Airy.com Subject of UDRP

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Airy.com is a valuable 4 letter and one word .com domain name. A company filed a UDRP against Airy.com at the World Intellectual Property Organization. It is WIPO case D2020-1119. Airy.com has an October of 2003 creation date, making the domain name nearly 17 years old. Airy.com is currently registered at…



Despite Brexit, .eu actually returned to growth in Q1

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: Brexit may have been pounding EURid’s domain base for the last few years, but .eu domains recovered a little in the first quarter due to promotional activity in Portugal. The UK left the European Union on January 31, and Brits will lose their right to register and hold .eu domains when…



Nominet Appeal Cases – Two Appeal Cases via DRS with very different outcomes.

By Robbie RobbiesBlog.com: I have found what interests a lot of readers on RobbiesBlog.com is the WIPO or DRS cases etc that we share, while doing some more research I came across two separate DRS cases from last month that both had the original findings appealed, both Nominet Appeal Cases are interesting reads. The first…



2019 report: Domain market grows – Registrar consolidation increases

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: CENTR has published the CENTRstats Global TLD Report Q4/2019 . The report covers the global status and registration trends in all top-level domains (legacy gTLDs, new gTLDs and ccTLDs), with additional focus on the European ccTLD market. Highlights from the report: The global TLD market grew an estimated 3.0% YOY to…



.INFO Domain Extension: For Your Information

By Kemal Goksu Dofo.com: .INFO, the fifth most registered generic domain extension, was approved by ICANN in November 2000 with other new generic extensions such as .aero, .name and .biz. It’s one of the first new gTLDs and now has more than 4.9 million domain names. The Story of .INFO .INFO was very popular in…



Meet the self-driving robots transforming retail in China on Yours.xyz

By Team XYZ Gen.XYZ: Yours.xyz – Alibaba customer (China) Food delivery has become a staple of the new normal. Thanks to autonomous delivery robots like the ones from Starship.xyz, customers in select U.S. college campuses and European Union countries can get their groceries and food delivered without having to worry about interacting with a person……



AUCTION RECAP OF MAY 5, 2020

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on May 5, 2020. 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…



Web.com refreshes Register.com, lowers pricing

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: It no longer costs an arm and a leg to register a domain at Register.com. Just an arm. Register.com has teased customers over the past month with emails saying that change was coming. Today, that change dropped. On the front end, the biggest thing you’ll notice is an upgraded…



5 Million+ Page Views for an Expiring Domain Name?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: I was looking through GoDaddy Auctions this morning when I came across a domain name with estimated traffic statistics that stood out to me. According to the GoDaddy Auctions listing, SabaMovie.com reportedly has 5,068,713 “Estimated monthly pageviews.” The “Estimated monthly revenue” is listed at $4.00 USD. T… Source: Domaining     



56.com and the power of short numeric domains

By Kassey Lee Domain Name Wire: This domain sold for a lot and it certainly has valuable uses. George Kirikos frequently demonstrates his great skills in finding valuable information about domains. Recently, he dug up some old stuff to reveal the price of the domain 56.com. In a post he wrote on the Namepros domain…



#Domainer wishes : Happy Birthday Rick!

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: It’s Rick Schwartz‘s birthday today, and we’d like to seize the opportunity to sing “Happy Birthday” to the Domain King. 😀 Happy Birthday to you! Happy Birthday to you! Happy Birthday dearest Rick! Happy Birthday to you! (One more time) Happy Birthday to you! Happy Birthday to you! Happy Birthday deares… Source:…



210 Domain Discoveries for May 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…



ICANN whistleblower expects to be fired after alleging budget irregularities, bugged meetings

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: The chair of ICANN’s highly influential Nominating Committee expects to lose his seat after turning whistleblower to expose what he says are budgetary irregularities and process failures that could have altered the outcome of ICANN’s board-selection process. In a remarkable March 25 letter, Jay Sudowski even accuses ICANN… Source: Domaining     



5L – LLLLL.com – 649 Dot Com’s Available – Letter E

By Robbie RobbiesBlog.com: It’s Humpday! Middle of the week again – It’s a short business week here in the UK too with Friday being a public holiday to mark VE Day or Victory in Europe as its also known, this marks the end of world war two when Europe’s fight against German Nazi came to…



$314k in Sales on May 5th – RedX.com sold for $59,777 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: GoDaddy had the top sale of the day for two days in a row, this time it was RedX.com which sold for $59,777. NameBio recorded 323 sales $100+ for a total of $289,907 with an average sale price of $898. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 26%…



Portugal ccTLD says growth better than expected during pandemic

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: The Portuguese ccTLD operator has become the latest registry to say that it is still seeing growth despite the coronavirus pandemic. Associação DNS.PT recently said (via Google Translate) that “the registration in .pt is increasing considerably, we would even say above the expected”. For the period of January 1 to April…



Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Wednesday May 6th, 2020

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: https://web.archive.org/web/20071005090716/ was one of the first incarnations of my old website. You hear me refer to it because it was one of my first successful websites. Its where I learned to just write in the way that I talked. Personal and off the cuff. Not much editing and whatever came to mind….



1-800-Flowers is going after 1800.Flowers GTLD owner

By Robbie RobbiesBlog.com: 1-800-Flowers is a popular online florist who vigorously protects their brand has raised a number of disputes over the years, They launched case number D2020-0852 against the owner of 1800.Flowers, The domain name was registered on the 4th of December 2019 and is under privacy protection with 101 domains holding page –…



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