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First comes baby, then comes baby’s personalized domain name

Millennial parents are picking baby names based on available domain names, a new study shows. The new trend emerged in a study examining how the internet is shaping approaches to parenting and how thi…

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Armenia’s Most Curiously Profitable Asset Could Be the .AM Domain

As such, the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (or IANA) was established with the purpose of assigning top-level domains for countries. Canada got ‘.ca’, France received ‘.fr’ and Tuvalu, by pure lu…

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Verisign Q2 2018 Domain Name Industry Brief: Internet Grows to 339.8 Million Domains in Q2 of 2018

Verisign Domain Name Industry BriefQ2 2018 – Download Full ReportToday, we released the latest issue of the Domain Name Industry Brief, which showed that the second quarter of 2018 closed with approximately 339.8 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains (TLDs), an increase of approximately 6.0 million domain name registrations, or 1.8 percent, compared […]

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Help me finalize the design for my 11 year blogging anniversary shirt

I was excited to see a ton of feedback for my 11 year blogging anniversary shirt – it certainly sounds like people are interested and I really appreciate all the great suggestions. So the winner for the front of the shirt is, drumroll please, #Domainer. So now we need to pick a color. Here are […]

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How much domain investors have made since they started

Today: Looking for more .co domains, 3L only / DTGO.com sold for $50,000 / Gaya.co sold for $2500 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: BettingUs.com Sold – $4,230.00 isn’t a bad sale for this domain, in my opinion. I wouldn’t have guessed it would have […]

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139 Domain Discoveries for August 17th

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 to the top. Today’s […]

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Mike Mann : They are trying to grab my 20 year old #domain Tasty .com

Domain investor, Mike Mann, raised a lot of concern today, about his generic domain name, Tasty.com. Mike said that he’s owned the domain for 20 years, although it was registered in 2003: “Buzzfeed has lawyers trying to steal Tasty.com . A dictionary word domain Ive owned for 20 years, prior to their birth. You can […]

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Daily Domain Picks 8-17-18

Daily Domain Picks 8-17-18 Well some of them can’t even find a $20 bid on GoDaddy auctions, but it was a 3L.info that led the way on Thursday. KDG.info sold for $5,655 on Sedo. Top sales/closes from yesterday: kdg.info 5,655 USD 2018-08-16 Sedo 812666.com 3,716 USD 2018-08-16 GoDaddy rescueroofing.com 3,000 USD 2018-08-16 BuyDomains juif.com 2,501 […]

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AUCTION RECAP OF AUGUST 16, 2018

A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on August 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 a reserve.  I’m only showing where […]

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Trending domain name keywords: vein, ton, globe, fashion, tesla

The top 10 trending keywords registered in .COM and .NET domain names during the month of July 2018 were published by Verisign, the .com and .net registry. There was no common keyword in the 2 lists. You can find the list from last month here. My experience shows that 700 or 800 (or even less) domain […]

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Hybrid.com Sold for $190,000

Another large domain name sale closed this week. Hybrid.com was sold in a deal brokered by Joe Uddeme of NameExperts.com, which he shared via Twitter: https://t.co/HCT3c7tGMH just sold https://t.co/hkoF3tcbAD!! Congrats to both buyer and seller of this incredible single word, generic .com domain name. Still rolling in the slower months! #domains #startups #brands #com #branding […]

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New Verisign Report Reveals Total Domain Registrations Worldwide Climbed to 340 Million in 2Q-2018

There are winners and losers in Verisign’s latest quarterly Domain Name Industry Brief. We show you how the .coms, .nets, ccTLDs and new gTLDs did.

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38th dot-brand bows out after acquisition

Telecity Group, which used to be a major London-based internet collocation facilities operator, has told ICANN it no longer wishes to run its dot-brand gTLD. .telecity will become the 38th dot-brand gTLD to terminate its registry agreement. The company, which had close to £350 million ($445 million) revenue in 2014, was acquired by US-based rival […]

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Living as a Digital Nomad for a month

I hit the road this summer. Here are my takeaways. A lot of people who read DNW have immense flexibility. They can live and work from wherever they want. Both my wife and I own our own companies and can work from wherever we want, but it’s not something we’ve taken advantage of much. Having […]

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Still generating revenue via Parking

Today: .Co pricing strategy: Your views? / Free .co.uk and. uk / LegalStocks.com Appraisal / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Buying Two Word Brandable .coms – This buyer has a budget up to $50 per domain that meets their specified criteria. If you’re looking for […]

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Internet Grows to 339.8 Million Domain Name Registrations in the Second Quarter of 2018

VeriSign, Inc. (VRSN), a global leader in domain names and internet security, today announced that the second quarter of 2018 closed with approximately 339.8 million domain name registrations across a…

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New gTLDs: Are You Rich?

Did you know about these new domain name extensions which focus on wellness, wealth and ego? Well, I listed them and there is an interesting one… which really is unique. Businesses and Industries Many want to be famous and some industries should have a look at this list of extensions since they are keywords dedicated […]

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Does a domain sell for more if it’s expiring?

It’s a question I’ve had many times and I don’t think anyone has put together the data (or even could) to answer it. Would the same domain name sell for more in an expired domain auction vs a regular domain auction? My thinking is, yes – expired domains sell for more. This afternoon, Josh Reason […]

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TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop and Auction List for 8/16/2018!

Here is TNT’s Handpicked Best of the Drop and Auction List for 8/16/2018. I will not be back-ordering or bidding on any of these domains myself. There are some really valuable domains on this list! If you have any thoughts/input please leave a comment below! Good Luck! SnapNames best of the Drop List! glps.com quvo.com […]

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155 Domain Discoveries for August 16th

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 to the top. Today’s […]

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Qixi Festival : The #Chinese domain market for “Chips” is dead

China’s domain “Chip” game is dead, and not even the Qixi Festival can revive it. The annual festival is China’s version of Valentine’s Day, and just like New Year’s in China, it’s an opportunity to exchange gifts, including money. We don’t foresee that Chinese lovebirds will spend their cash on domain names, however. Prices for […]

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Daily Domain Picks 8-16-18

Daily Domain Picks 8-16-18 Strength.com closes at $300,001 on Flippa, if it closes that will be one of the biggest sales of the year. Top sales/closes from yesterday: strength.com 300,001 USD 2018-08-15 Flippa dtgo.com 50,000 USD 2018-08-15 aset.com babydream.com 5,750 USD 2018-08-15 Sedo cavanagh.com 4,256 USD 2018-08-15 NameJet myfreeimplants.com 3,991 USD 2018-08-15 GoDaddy thebestgamingmotherboards.com 3,420 […]

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AUCTION RECAP OF AUGUST 15, 2018

A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on August 15, 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 a reserve.  I’m only showing where […]

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GoDaddy domain auctions and payments – Let’s set the record straight…

Last week Dispute.com was auctioned at GoDaddy auctions for $65,000 but the winning bidder could not make payment in the time frame that GoDaddy requires. Eventually the domain went to the 6th bidder that paid $38,000 for it. So GoDaddy lost $27,000. This time frame is 3 days after the auction closes. Please note this […]

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Strength.com Sold for $300,001 at Flippa

According to a report on NameBio’s blog this morning, the Strength.com domain name sold for $300,001 at Flippa yesterday. It was the largest publicly reported sale of the day, as reported by NameBio in its morning sales report tweet: Top sale of the day goes to @Flippa – strength(.)com sold for $300,001. Daily market report: […]

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Domain name registrations grow by approximately 2.4%, year over year

Verisign released their Q2 2018 DOMAIN NAME INDUSTRY BRIEF. There was an increase of approximately 6.0 million domain name registrations, or 1.8 percent, compared to the first quarter of 2018 From the report: .COM AND .NET BREAKDOWN The .com and .net TLDs had a combined total of approximately 149.7 million domain name registrations in the […]

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GGRG 2Q-2018 Report on Liquid Domain Sales Shows China Slowdown Driving Drop in Median Prices

The once red hot demand for short, premium .com domains in China continued to cool in 2Q-2018 according to the latest quarterly report from GGRG.

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.CLUB revenue reportedly $7.2 million

.CLUB Domains had $7.2 million of revenue in 2017. That’s according to Inc magazine, which ranked the company at 1164th in its 2018 Inc 5000 list of the fastest-growing US-based companies. Growth over three years for .CLUB, which is listed as having 17 employees, was 419%, according to the profile. .club is one of the […]

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Vancouver Hexonet Cruise sets sail on August 23

Great networking opportunity next week in Vancouver. If you live in the Pacific Northwest or need an excuse for a last minute trip to Vancouver, British Columbia, get ready for Hexonet’s cruise on August 23. The domain name registrar has teamed up with a lot of sponsors for its annual evening cruise, networking and educational […]

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Minds + Machines says '.work' domain name rising in popularity

StockMarketWire.com – Domain name owner Minds + Machines Group said that as at the end of July early-stage businesses using its ‘.work’ domain name had received $168m in initial or growth funding. The …

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