Category: Domain News

Big Domain Sales Busting Out All Over – Top 5 on This Week’s Chart Total Over $5 Million

DNJournal: This was a sensational week for domain sales. 5 of the year’s 15 biggest sales have been revealed since Monday including a new 2018 chart topper. Source: Domaining     



DDA.ca and Medicare.ca Top Today’s .CA TBR Drop

By Dot CA Domains Dot CA Domains: DomainReport.ca Summer is here and it’s hot in Western Canada. No rain in the forecast until the end of July, watering restrictions are on, and everyone is becoming wary of forest fires. At least the fire activity is less this year than at the same time last year….



DDA.ca and Medicare.ca Top Today’s .CA TBR Drop

By Dot CA Domains Dot CA Domains: DomainReport.ca Summer is here and it’s hot in Western Canada. No rain in the forecast until the end of July, watering restrictions are on, and everyone is becoming wary of forest fires. At least the fire activity is less this year than at the same time last year….



Domain Name from Company With $215m+ in Funding in Auction

By Elliot Silver A big auction on GoDaddy Auctions caught my attention this morning. Lytro.com, which GoDaddy appraises at $18,765, is in auction with a high bid of $41,500. There are 20 bidders who have participated so far. It appears the domain name expired, based on the “Renew Now” message seen at the top of…



Free reverse domain #WHOIS service from #DomainTools reverses #GDPR damage

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: DomainTools announced its free reverse domain WHOIS today, called Iris Mirror ™ The service is available to everyone, even those without a credit card, and it’s quite revolutionary, according to those of us who beta-tested it for the past six and a half weeks. “Iris Mirror ™ is the next step in…



AUCTION RECAP OF JULY 17, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on July 17, 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…



Daily Poll: Is It Ethical to Contact Newsletter Sellers Later?

By Elliot Silver There are several domain name brokerage newsletters that offer great domain names for sale. Oftentimes, the pricing is geared towards end user buyers rather than domain investors. Even so, I enjoy receiving these newsletters so I can see what is coming on the market at what prices. As time goes by, I…



Win free tickets to Merge

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Want to go to MERGE! in September? Here are some free tickets. The second annual MERGE! show takes place September 14-19 in Orlando at the Disney Springs Hilton. Fabulous is sponsoring the hospitality suite this year, and as part of its sponsorship, it has some free tickets to giveaway….



Report: Identity.com Acquired by Crypto Company

By Elliot Silver Yesterday evening, CoinDesk published an article that touched on what seems to be a major domain name acquisition. According to the report, a company in the crypto and blockchain space called Civic (which owns and uses Civic.com) acquired the Identity.com domain name for an undisclosed purchase price. According to my records, Media…



Testing out the website builders: Wix, Weebly and SquareSpace

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: In the coming days I will review my experience building sites with several popular website builders. The way in which small businesses get online has changed. It used to be that everyone searched for a domain name as a starting point. Once they registered a domain, they’d build a…



Live.xyz: WSJ, NY Business Journal and AM New York take notice of New York’s hottest app in in th…

By Team XYZ Gen.XYZ: Live.xyz – Internet.bs customer (United States) One of the best parts about living in a city is the countless exciting events and goings on that you can take advantage of. New York City is world famous for the amount of activities it presents 24 hours a day for visitors and locals…



Domain Name from Company With $215m+ in Funding in Auction

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: A big auction on GoDaddy Auctions caught my attention this morning. Lytro.com, which GoDaddy appraises at $18,765, is in auction with a high bid of $41,500. There are 20 bidders who have participated so far. It appears the domain name expired, based on the “Renew Now” message seen at the top…



DigitalTown rebranded, launched a new website and published new mobile apps

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: DigitalTown (OTC:DGTW) has rebranded, launched a new website and published new mobile applications to “equip municipalities and communities with the tools required to co-create more resilient and equitable local economies”. The announcement continues: The DigitalTown turnkey solution of ‘a digital city in a box’ makes it … Source: Domaining     



#DigitalTown joins #Geekdom, brings #blockchain to San Antonio

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: DigitalTown, a blockchain-based technology services company headquartered in Seattle, announced that it’s joining Geekdom. The latter is a collaborative co-working space in San Antonio, Texas, spanning 44,000 square feet of space. DigitalTown recently revealed a redesigned web site and the rollout of new mobile apps for its ser… Source: Domaining     



Is Your Culture Your Brand? and.. the Incredible Story of 1Tuner.com

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Today: Coinbase, Instagram Influencers Scamming Free Hotel Rooms, Culture, Brand, Amazon U.S. Regulators Approve Coinbase Acquisitions, Enabling It to List Security Tokens Instagram Influencers Are Driving Luxury Hotels Crazy Hotels are being forced to figure out how to work with a new class of brand-peddl… Source: Domaining     



20 end user domain name sales up to $55,000

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: A cryptocurrency exchange, clothing designer and customized apparel company bought domain names. Blockchain and cryptocurrency companies continue to buy domain names, and this week’s chart-leader at Sedo was BTCExchange.com for $55,000. This was one of 20 end user sales I uncovered by reviewing Sedo’s weekly list of sales… Source:…



Daily Poll: Is It Ethical to Contact Newsletter Sellers Later?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: There are several domain name brokerage newsletters that offer great domain names for sale. Oftentimes, the pricing is geared towards end user buyers rather than domain investors. Even so, I enjoy receiving these newsletters so I can see what is coming on the market at what prices. As time goes by,…



BTM.com in pending delete as investor forgets to renew

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: It looks like Elequa from Future Media Architects forgot about one of his valuable 3L.com domains. I saw a post on Namepros about BTM.com being in pending delete and while I thought it would be a company that got acquired and the name got lost in the shuffle, it was…



auDA chair defends $9 million windfall as no-confidence vote looms

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: The chair of .au registry auDA has appealed to its membership for calm ahead of a vote of no confidence in himself, the CEO, and two of his fellow directors. Chris Leptos yesterday defended the AUD 12 million ($9 million) windfall the organization has received as a result of its transition…



Daily Domain Picks 7-18-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 7-18-18 Top sales/closes from yesterday: postbaccalaureate.com 4,788 USD 2018-07-17 BuyDomains vivistats.com 3,250 USD 2018-07-17 GoDaddy vu1.com 2,005 USD 2018-07-17 GoDaddy melany.com 2,000 USD 2018-07-17 NameJet mcal.org 1,500 USD 2018-07-17 BuyDomains okay.io 1,481 USD 2018-07-17 Park.io *data courtesy o… Source: Domaining     



TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop and Auction List for 7/18/2018!

By TNTNAMES TNTNames.com: Here is TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop and Auction List for 7/18/2018. 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     



105 Domain Discoveries for July 18th

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…



Swiss registry gets more traffic than Google, kinda

By Kevin Murphy DomainIncite.com: Switch, the Swiss ccTLD registry, has started publishing a monthly list of the .ch domains with the most DNS traffic, a list that Switch itself currently tops. The list ranks the top 1,000 .ch domains by the number of DNS resolvers that have queried them over the course of a calendar…



$75k in Sales on July 17th – PostBaccalaureate.com sold for $4,788 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was PostBaccalaureate.com which sold for $4,788 at BuyDomains. NameBio recorded 181 sales for a total of $75,079 with an average sale price of $415. Compared to the previous day there was no change in the number of sales and the total dollar amount decreased by…



Report: Identity.com Acquired by Crypto Company

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Yesterday evening, CoinDesk published an article that touched on what seems to be a major domain name acquisition. According to the report, a company in the crypto and blockchain space called Civic (which owns and uses Civic.com) acquired the Identity.com domain name for an undisclosed purchase price. According to my records,…



Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Wednesday July 17th , 2018

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: I’ve started to realize I may be a bit spoiled. I have been given a simple rule at my house. When I am working I’m not pressured to help around the house very much. And I work a lot. I do a little laundry, empty the dishwasher, take out the trash, but…



$3.5 Million ICE.com Likely Purchased By Intercontinental Exchange

By James Iles NamePros.com: Yesterday, the news broke that the three-letter domain Ice.com was sold in a deal brokered by @Brian Harbin and David Clements (@davidclements) of Brannan’s. At the time of the news breaking, the buyer’s identity remained a secret, but it was known that the buyer, represented by Clements, agreed to purchase the…



Breaking: Identity.com acquired by blockchain identity startup

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: It’s official, blockchain identity startup Civic has acquired Identity.com, and like many startups trying to land their top choice domain, they never thought they’d get it. In fact, that’s a direct quote from the co-founder and CEO of Civic: “I never thought we’d get it.” That’s Vinny Lingham… Source: Domaining     



Sedo to Host Premium .CO Auction

By Elliot Silver In honor of the .CO registry’s 8th birthday, Sedo will be hosting what is billed as a Premium .CO domain name auction starting on July 26 and running through August 2. I was told the domain names in the auction are owned by Sedo clients. I was also told that Sedo would…



How domaining changed my life

By NamePros Daily TNTNames.com: Today: What I have learned in the past 15 years of domain investing / Biggest Regret: Domain You Let Drop/Expire / How to backorder a .org domain / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in … → Source: Domaining     



Daily Poll: What’s a Better Domain Name: Sleeping.com or Snoring.com?

By Elliot Silver Yesterday morning, Rob Jackson started the week off on a great note by reporting on Kate Buckley’s $1 million + brokered deal for Sleeping.com and Snoring.com. These two domain names were sold as a package valued at $1,004,450, so each domain name sale is reported at $502,225. These domain names will each…



Sedo weekly sales led by BTCexchange.com

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Sedo released their weekly sales and BTCexchange.com led the way at $55,000. okdo.com was the second highest sale at 35,000 GBP ($45,906). 46 .com sales 24 cctld sales 7 other gtld sales There were four 4L.com sales sold in .com. Kyg.org sold for $8,800 to lead the other gtld sales….



Sedo.com Releases Weekly Domain Name Sales List 07/09/2018 – 07/15/2018

By John Colascione StrategicRevenue.com: NEW YORK, NY – Recently released is Sedo’s weekly sales list, a weekly list of public transactions above $2,000. This weeks highlights included the top .com sold as BTCExchange.com at $55,000 USD, the top ccTLD as Park.co.us at 22,500 GBP ($29,508.19 US) and the top other as KYG.org at $8,800 USD….



#Sedo sales report : #Domain names sold during the week ending 7/16/2018 led by BTCExchange.com

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Welcome to the weekly edition of reporting on the Sedo domain sales; this time we cover the week ending July 16th, 2018. This information has been provided by Sedo.com, sponsors of DomainGang. Sedo sellers sold 8 domains in the five figure range for .com, and in particular: btcexchange.com 55,000 USD okdo.com 35,000…



Sedo to Host Premium .CO Auction

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: In honor of the .CO registry’s 8th birthday, Sedo will be hosting what is billed as a Premium .CO domain name auction starting on July 26 and running through August 2. I was told the domain names in the auction are owned by Sedo clients. I was also told that Sedo…



AUCTION RECAP OF JULY 16, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on July 16, 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…



THE FORUM HAS RECORD NUMBER OF FINDINGS OF RDNH

By Howard Neu NeusNews.com: Last week we published our semi-annual TOP 10 LIST OF WIPO PANELISTS. This week we traditionally publish our Top 10 List of FORUM Panelists, but with a few exceptions, it continues to show a rather lackluster performance when it comes to being “fair and balanced” between Trademark holders that pay their…



What Internet Commerce Association is working on

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Internet Commerce Association updates members on some of the policy work it is doing. Last week the Internet Commerce Association (ICA) held a member call to provide an update on what the organization is doing to advocate for domain name investors. Here are just some of the things ICA…



Who’s the “Crazy Evil Genius” Behind a Global Domain/Identity Theft Racket? and.. Would You Let …

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Today: Fraud, Networking, Positive People, Netflix, Chip Implants, Hollywood, Making Money, Amy Pascal, Kathleen Kennedy, Stacey Snider, Identity Theft, Impersonation, Domain Names How Does Netflix Make So Much Money? Today: Biometrics, Biometric Sports Tickets, Cloud, Cloud Computing, Microsoft, Netflix, Amazon, IBM, … Source: Domaining     



Gerund #domains : List of public sales ending in “ING” for $100,000 dollars and up

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Domain broker, Kate Buckley, announced the sale of two gerund domains, sleeping.com and snoring.com, for over $500,000 dollars each. Such gerund domains, keywords that end in “ing,” can be very profitable, and such sales that have been made public reach seven figures. Using historical data from NameBio, we’ve compil… Source: Domaining     



Ice.com, a domain with a rich history, sells again. This time for $3.5 million.

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Once a dot-com darling, the Ice.com domain name finds a new owner. Today’s announced sale of the Ice.com domain name for $3.5 million brings me back down memory lane. I remember shopping on the site in the early 2000s. That was in a much earlier incarnation of Ice.com. It…



Barrage of spam from dot .Date #domain names registered at #Namecheap

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: A barrage of spam has been arriving in the past few days, from dot .Date domain names. The emails contain the typical variety of spam, ranging from weight loss and hair restoration products, to learning how to fly planes. The dot .Date registry is dot Date Limited, which at this time is…



Daily Poll: What’s a Better Domain Name: Sleeping.com or Snoring.com?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Yesterday morning, Rob Jackson started the week off on a great note by reporting on Kate Buckley’s $1 million + brokered deal for Sleeping.com and Snoring.com. These two domain names were sold as a package valued at $1,004,450, so each domain name sale is reported at $502,225. These domain names will…



The #Sedo auction of LLLL .com #domain names is ending soon!

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Sedo, a DomainGang sponsor, is running a four letter .com (LLLL) domain auction, that ends in two days. Short domain names, such as those, are sought after by companies and investors alike. There are different grades of LLLL .com domain names, and as market prices for the “Chinese letter” premiums are well…



ICE.com sold for $3.5 Million in private domain name sale

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: In what will likely be the most valuable publicly-known, single-domain transaction of 2018, the super-premium domain name “ICE.com” has been sold in a private, confidential transaction for $3.5 million. Crypto.com was reportedly sold for $12 Million but this price was never confirmed buy the buyer or the seller. ICE.com was originall……



Daily Domain Picks 7-17-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 7-17-18 Two half million dollar sales led the way on Monday with Sleeping.com and Snoring.com being sold by Buckley Media Group. A couple 4L.coms followed up for very solid prices at wholesale. Top sales/closes from yesterday: snoring.com 502,225 USD 2018-07-16 Buckley Media Group sleeping.com 502,225 USD 2018-07-1… Source:…



106 Domain Discoveries for July 17th

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…



Ice.com Changes Hands for $3.5 Million in 2018’s Biggest Publicly Reported Domain Sale to Date

DNJournal: Two veteran domain brokers joined forces to close the year’s biggest sale to date. Source: Domaining     



Breaking: ICE.com Sells for $3.5 Million!

By James Iles NamePros.com: Behind the scenes, there are numerous seven-figure sales that occur without public attention due to various non-disclosure agreements. However, in this case, we’re able to disclose the news of the largest domain sale of the year by far. The domain in question is Ice.com and the sales price was a cool…



$1.1M in Sales on July 16th – Snoring.com sold for $502,225 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sales of the day were Snoring.com and Sleeping.com which each sold for $502,225 at Buckley Media Group. NameBio recorded 181 sales for a total of $1,103,500 with an average sale price of $6,097. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 4% in the number of sales…



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