Category: Domain News

Weekend Treat CCC Available in Various Extensions Reg Fee Opps If You Are FAST Enough…

By admin DropGRABS.com: Original Batch was 300+ Three Character Domains Researched I checked them for availability in the following extensions: .COM .NET .ORG .INFO .US .io .CO below is what turned p as … Source: Domaining     



Weekend Treat CCC Available in Various Extensions Reg Fee Opps If You Are FAST Enough…

By admin DropGRABS.com: Original Batch was 300+ Three Character Domains Researched I checked them for availability in the following extensions: .COM .NET .ORG .INFO .US .io .CO below is what turned p as … Source: Domaining     



#WHOIS and the #Law : Drastic changes to #domain information thanks to #GDPR

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: GDPR, a European data privacy law, takes effect on May 25th. Until then, little is known about how WHOIS, the core information of domain name ownership, will be affected. Domain registrars, such as GoDaddy, are beginning to provide a snippet of the WHOIS information they used to display when a domain was…



#WHOIS and the #Law : Drastic changes to #domain information thanks to #GDPR

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: GDPR, a European data privacy law, takes effect on May 25th. Until then, little is known about how WHOIS, the core information of domain name ownership, will be affected. Domain registrars, such as GoDaddy, are beginning to provide a snippet of the WHOIS information they used to display when a domain was…



World Not Ready to Lose Access to ‘WhoIs’

By John Colascione StrategicRevenue.com: NEW YORK, NY – There has been so much back and forth about the loss of ‘Who Is’ data that its been able to fully keep up on it. The ordinary availability of this critical industry information is expected to cease next month on May 25, 2018 when the GDPR (General…



AUCTION RECAP OF APRIL 20, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on April 20, 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…



Top Topics: OB.com Sells to China; My First Crypto Domain Sale…

By James Iles NamePros.com: Before we get into Top Topics this week, there is an interesting piece of news from the world of two-letter .COM’s. As announced by George Kirikos (@GeorgeK) on Twitter, @Telepathy just completed the sale of OB.com to China. The name was listed on @GUTA’s website but did not contain an asking…



146 Domain Discoveries for April 21st

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…



$146k in Sales on April 20th – iPets.com sold for $12,777 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: NameJet had the top seven sales yesterday led by iPets.com which sold for $12,777. NameBio recorded 232 sales for a total of $146,440 with an average sale price of $631. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 5% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount…



Daily Domain Picks 4-21-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 4-21-18 Top sales/closes from yesterday: NameJet swept the top 6 spots, iPets.com went for $12,777 to lead the way. The name sold for $75,000 in 2008. ipets.com 12,777 USD 2018-04-20 NameJet eagerly.com 9,400 USD 2018-04-20 NameJet zewo.com 6,300 USD 2018-04-20 NameJet beautyqueen.com 6,160 USD 2018-04-20 NameJet 8… Source:…



iPets.com sells for $12,777 only $62,223 less than a decade ago

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: The domain name iPets.com closed at $12,777 on NameJet on Friday. This was the top close across all platforms on Friday according to Namebio. Why some might think wow nice price! The domain actually sold for much more back in 2008. iPets.com sold for $75,000 on Afternic. via GIPHY The…



IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Saturday, April 21st

By Josh E DSAD.com: Working today and out of time to write anything. Have a great weekend. Main List NameJet Flippa/Sedo LLLL.com’s LLL, CCC, 5L Other LLLL’s Short Brandables Numbers One Worders Vape, Vegan, VR Snap Names/Dropcatch NamePros Godaddy Value BIN Available For Reg Fe… Source: Domaining     



The important steps to becoming a domain good investor

By NamePros Daily TNTNames.com: Today: Hyphens in today’s domain name markets / $500 Offer… Should I take it?/off triggers 60-day lock / Triangle.com acquired by Canadian Tire Corp / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community … → Source: Domaining     



#SmugMug acquires former #Yahoo property, #Flickr

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: SmugMug, the photo-sharing and storage company based out of California, has acquired Flickr. As a former Yahoo! property, Flickr.com was acquired for approximately $25 million dollars in 2005, and Yahoo! massively neglected the service popular with photography enthusiasts. SmugMug aims at restoring the former glory of Flickr, and alt… Source: Domaining     



McHale Performance Upgrades to McHale.com via GoDaddy Auctions

By Elliot Silver GoDaddy Auctions, NameJet, and DropCatch.com are domain name expiry auction platforms that primarily cater to domain investors. These platforms are all open to the public, but I would imagine the vast majority of participants are investors seeking to buy domain names at wholesale prices. When a domain name expires, most domain registrars…



Internet help desk : Former Marchex #domain as old as viral video by the same title

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: The early days of the Internet service providers were dominated by the quest for the perfect “help desk.” Customers calling in an ISP’s help line to get help for a myriad of different issues related to the Internet, were the daily bread and butter of Internet support technicians’ routine. The domain InternetHe……



Daily Poll: What is a Single Letter .org Worth?

By Elliot Silver Yesterday, I reported that GoDaddy sold the F.org domain name. In January of 2017, Jamie Zoch reported that GoDaddy sold the G.org domain name. Both of these sales were for undisclosed prices. In yesterday‘s article, I speculated that F.org sold for six figures. That was a guess since I didn’t see what…



AUCTION RECAP OF APRIL 19, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on April 19, 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…



#DigitalTown rolls out San Antonio .City #domain

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: DigitalTown develops web sites that operate on city-specific domain names, in a variety of geographical gTLDs. They call these web portals, “people-centric” cities. One of these is the dot .City gTLD, and DigitalTown announced the availability of SanAntonio.City as a web portal dedicated to the city of San Antonio, Texas…. Source: Domaining…



There’s a New Podcast in Town

By Mike Sullivan SullysBlog.com: A couple of months back, I was out with two of my old friends. While tipping back a few beers and munching on the delicious bar food, we got into the topic of old TV shows. You, know, old. Like from the 70s and 80s. One friend, who also happens to…



McHale Performance Upgrades to McHale.com via GoDaddy Auctions

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: GoDaddy Auctions, NameJet, and DropCatch.com are domain name expiry auction platforms that primarily cater to domain investors. These platforms are all open to the public, but I would imagine the vast majority of participants are investors seeking to buy domain names at wholesale prices. When a domain name expires, most domain…



The How and Why of Buying Bitcoin; Be the Type of Person Everyone Wants to Know

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Today: Bitcoin, Blockchain, cryptocurrency, Elon Musk, quitting a corporate job, self-improvement Video: The how and why of buying Bitcoin How to Be the Type of Person Everyone Wants to Know The Loser’s Guide to Bitcoin Everything you need to know about the digital currency, in 10 minutes or…



.UK domains: Registrant data will be redacted from WHOIS from 22 May 2018, unless explicit consen…

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: In preparation for the enforcement date of 25 May 2018, Nominet conducted a review into how EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will affect its operations. A number of proposed changes were published for comment between March 1 and April 4 2018. The key changes confirmed following this process are: Registrant…



#Natixis : Brand squatters registering #crypto #domain names

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: The proliferation of cryptocurrencies, ICO filings and blockchain technology has given a boost to domain squatting. Opportunists register domain names that consists of names of corporations in the financial field, plus a generic suffix such as “crypto” or “coins.” They do so in hopes of selling these domains t… Source: Domaining     



GoDaddy is closing an expired domain “loophole”

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Last second backorders will no longer circumvent closeout process. Auctions for expired domain names at GoDaddy can get competitive. With no backorders required, domain names can go from $0 to hundreds of dollars even when no bids are placed until the last few minutes. This is complicated by the…



Daily Domain Picks 4-20-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 4-20-18 Top sales/closes from yesterday: SysAdmin.com sold for $55,000 on Sedo. Great sale price. sysadmin.com 55,000 USD 2018-04-19 Sedo 68836.com 8,599 USD 2018-04-19 NameJet abee.com 5,133 USD 2018-04-19 NameJet 520555.com 4,551 USD 2018-04-19 GoDaddy 38829.com 4,299 USD 2018-04-19 NameJet eclosing.com 3,911 USD… Source: Domaining     



Trav’s List of Domains at Auction for Friday, April 20, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: I’ve found that waiting for sales on a large part of my portfolio is uninspiring unless they roll in multiple times per day like they do for Josh. I decided to move some of my inventory through various auction houses just to have some action – to keep me interested and…



Does GoDaddy have too much power?

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: It seems more and more domain owners are rebelling against the GoDaddy monopoly. Huge Domains also appears to be in the crosshairs of more angry domainers. Over the last week three threads on Namepros have popped up that deal with different levels of disdain, and in one thread it has…



Seven with #Sedo : GreatDomains and the April 2018 #domain auction

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Sponsor: Sedo* GreatDomains is a 7-day long auction by Sedo, from April 19 – 26, 2018, featuring a carefully selected portfolio of domain names. For April’s auction, we are presented with 47 domains; sometimes, more domains are added after the first couple of days of the auction. We perused the GreatDomains list,…



Developing Domains vs. Selling Domains

By NamePros Daily Domaining Tips: Today: Domain addiction is a disease / The Best Place To Point Your Domains / India auto market just beat out Germany to become the 4th largest, what about auto domains? / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: .Com domain…



How Today’s Security Teams are Using Threat Intelligence to Win the Fight Against Cybercrime

By Kelsey LaBelle Within just the past few years, widespread and damaging cybersecurity crimes have spread like wildfire across the globe, exposing vulnerabilities in every interaction in every industry. It’s been reported that… Source: Blog Domain Tools     



Daily Poll: Are You a Domain Flipper?

By Elliot Silver I got my start by flipping domain names. It started by registering names and quickly reselling them for a small profit. This helped me grow my business and I moved into higher value domain names. I continued to flip domain names for quite some time, but that model was modified a bit…



F.org Sold by NameFind

By Elliot Silver It looks like the F.org domain name has been sold by NameFind, the domain portfolio company owned by GoDaddy. I noticed the domain name changed registrants in my daily email from DomainTools. The new registrant of F.org is a company called Fincubator VC, a venture capital firm that invests in FinTech companies….



28 Keys To Making 7-Figues In Your 20s and 30s… and… Naming Without Negatives

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Today: Naming, Steve Jobs, Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency, Mining, Assholes, Making Money Does your company culture need a vitamin or an aspirin? When it comes to employee retention, company culture is crucial. David Nast offers guidance on diagnosing ailments in employee engagement The Art of Avoiding Assholes; Skills Matt… Source:…



Third time’s a charm : Telepathy, Inc. acquires #Racoon .com #domain

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: The domain Racoon.com has now been sold three times in recent weeks. After it was acquired by Media Options from its original owner for an undisclosed amount, the domain was sold to domain broker, James Booth. The BQDN founder did not waste much time, and placed the domain up for sale on…



AUCTION RECAP OF APRIL 18, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on April 18, 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…



How do you protect your brand in 2018? It all starts with monitoring

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: People talk a lot about the concept of “brand protection” and it’s something that is relevant to startups and Fortune 500 companies alike. Most people check the box and decide their brand is protected because they own the .COM, and have the matching Twitter and Instagram handles. The reality is, your brand…



#Novacap : 30 year old company forgot to renew #domain

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Knowles Cazenovia, Inc., is a ceramic capacitor manufacturer of more than 30 years, under the Novacap brand. They registered a trademark for NOVACAP in 2008, and held the .com until late 2017, when they somehow forgot to renew it. Registered in 1996, the domain Novacap.com was auctioned off on NameJet, where it…



Daily Poll: Are You a Domain Flipper?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: I got my start by flipping domain names. It started by registering names and quickly reselling them for a small profit. This helped me grow my business and I moved into higher value domain names. I continued to flip domain names for quite some time, but that model was modified a…



.App domains are off to a strong start with brands

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Over 2,000 .app domains have been registered during sunrise. If sunrise is any indication, Google’s .app domain name is going to shoot out of the gates. Sunrise began March 29 and there are already 2,225 names in the zone file. During sunrise, only trademark holders that have registered their…



159 Domain Discoveries for April 19th

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…



F.org Sold by NameFind

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: It looks like the F.org domain name has been sold by NameFind, the domain portfolio company owned by GoDaddy. I noticed the domain name changed registrants in my daily email from DomainTools. The new registrant of F.org is a company called Fincubator VC, a venture capital firm that invests in FinTech…



TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop and Auction List for 4/19/2018

By TNTNAMES TNTNames.com: Here is TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop and Auction List for 4/19/2018. The Auction items are all Hand Picked NamePro’s Auction Lists! I will not be back-ordering or bidding on any of these domains myself. There are some really … → Source: Domaining     



$302k in Sales on April 18th – Boote.com sold for $34,046 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was Boote.com which sold for $34,046 at Sedo. NameBio recorded 272 sales for a total of $302,111 with an average sale price of $1,111. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 11% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount…



Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Thursday April 19th, 2018

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: Trident White Gum and Butter Rum Lifesavers. I don’t have many vices left but those two might be it. I feel like I have one of those two in my mouth all the time. I haven’t run one mile without gum and I’ve run 10,000 plus miles. Not sure why, its just…



Daily Domain Picks 4-19-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 4-19-18 Top sales/closes from yesterday: A couple 4N.coms that contained a 4 closed in the top 6 sales Wednesday. Syv.com went for $23,000 a pronounceable 3L for only $23,000 not the greatest pronounceable word but still. uMedia.com closed at $21,250, one of my favorite keywords and I like…



Outbound sales for EMD (Exact Match Domain) assets

By NamePros Daily TNTNames.com: Today: The strategy of selling packages of domains vs single domains / Turning whois guard on/off triggers 60-day lock / How to classify domains based on direct traffic / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye … → Source: Domaining     



GoDaddy Hiring a Domain Team Product Marketing Manager

By Elliot Silver GoDaddy is looking to hire a Product Marketing Manager on its Domains team. I believe this particular line of business covers everything related to domain names, including registrations and the aftermarket. Here’s a brief job description from the LinkedIn listing, which was created a little over a week ago: “As a Product…



.Coms Sweep the First 11 Spots to Regain Control of the Top 20 Domain Sales Chart This Week

DNJournal: Non .com domains took 6 of the first 12 entries on our Top 20 Sales Chart last week but the .coms were back in control this week sweeping 17 of 20 chart entries. Source: Domaining     



The Monday Media Wrap Up: MS Windows Defender, RansSIRIA Ransomware, Digital Geneva Accord

By DomainTools Articles from April 14-20 Microsoft Windows Defender Fights Phishing on Google Chrome Browser eWeek | Pedro Hernandez | April 19, 2018 Microsoft is bringing the technology it uses to keep… Source: Blog Domain Tools     



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