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#Verisign post fallout : Who gave #domain investors the “domain scalpers” name first?

A Verisign executive’s blog post unleashed the collective fury of domain investing professionals, after calling the practice “domain scalping.” By making a reference to “ticket scalping,” which involves the unlawful profiteering from the sale of surplus tickets at a price much higher than their face value, the Verisign post fails miserably to justify its choice […]

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Daily Domain Picks 11-5-18

Daily Domain Picks 11-5-18 Pxo.com sold for $16,000 on Sedo. Another lower priced 3L.com sale. A few weeks back i did a post on the last three years of 3L.com data. Jaden.com closed at $7,144 on NameJet, first name that is very versatile, great name for a chatbot, AI project, voice assistant etc… Top sales/closes […]

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AUCTION RECAP OF NOVEMBER 4, 2018

A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on November 4, 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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Rob Monster explains why GAB.com is now registered with Epik

Rob Monster explained why the domain name GAB.com is now registered with the Epik domain name registrar. Last week GoDaddy told the controversial website that they should get a new registrar within 24 hours before their domain was suspended. The domain name Gab.com was sold on Flippa.com in September 2018 for $220,000 but the domain […]

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Mike Mann proclaims himself to be the “Domain King”

So it seems Mike Mann is calling himself the real domain king, a thread has started on Namepros to see who members consider the real domain king? I hereby proclaim to be the one & only “Domain King” (TM) and ruler of the kingdom, challenging Rick’s mark. Any respectable domainer will tell you I have […]

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Removing BIN Prices Above $100k on GoDaddy

I have a handful of domain names with buy it now (BIN) prices above $100,000 on GoDaddy. My rationale was that if a company really wanted to buy a domain name stealthily, it could do so without any friction. After taking a look at how these high priced domain names appear in the registration stream […]

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DomainSherpa Review – Nov 5: CheerUp.com, WriteForBusiness.com, undisclosed CCV.COM

What do successful domain name investors think when they value domain names? In this show:• We learn what the Sherpas bought or sold recently: CheerUp.com, WriteForBusiness.com, undisclosed CCV.COM• An investor’s portfolio is appraised: Fungibility.org, Asap.loans, GGRK.org…• Get your bids in soon for ArizonaHomes.com, MrProfit.com, SavePlanetEarth.com…• Plus, much more! We’re joined by Adam Strong, Larry Fischer […]

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October’s top domain stories

Here’s what happened in the domain name and web presence business last month. These are the top stories on DNW last month, ranked by pageviews. 1. The Problem with WordPress – WordPress is too complicated for the typical small business owner, providing an opening for competitors. 2. “Stop the Price Increase of .COM” petition gains […]

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Will ICANN take a bigger slice of the .com pie, or will .domainers get URS?

Will ICANN try to get its paws on some of Verisign’s .com windfall? Or might domainers get a second slap in the face by seeing URS imposed in .com? With Verisign set to receive hundreds of millions of extra dollars due to the imminent lifting of .com price caps, it’s been suggested that ICANN may […]

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Radix’s .ONLINE surpasses 1 million domains

The term“online” is one of the most popular keywords used in domain names world-wide. As of December 2017, close to 900K domain names registered in .COM, .NET, .ORG, .INFO, .US and .BIZ contained the …

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Verisign just called Domain Investing a “questionable practice” – I want to fly to Virginia to understand why the sudden change in positioning

I was absolutely blown away when I read the following quote on Domain Name Wire yesterday, the source was a blog post by Verisign themselves, in it they say: “Flipping domain names or warehousing them to create scarcity adds nothing to the industry and merely allows those engaged in this questionable practice to enrich themselves at the expense […]

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128 Domain Discoveries for November 4th

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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Father Domainicus : Sodom, Gomorrah and #Verisign

Greetings and salutations, my fellow domainers in Christ – this is Father Domainicus, on a fine Sunday sermon to all. After taking a much needed sabbatical for a while, I am now back to the parish of our Domain Lord, and I am swamped with questions from the fine folk of the domain investing community. […]

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Daily Domain Picks 11-4-18

Daily Domain Picks 11-4-18 Nothing special on Saturday, Burbank.net went for $4,000 on NameJet. Top sales/closes from yesterday: kbagi.com 4,300 USD 2018-11-03 DropCatch burbank.net 4,000 USD 2018-11-03 NameJet flyhub.com 3,251 USD 2018-11-03 GoDaddy casinotop.com 2,500 USD 2018-11-03 NameJet yhdj.com 2,417 USD 2018-11-03 NameJet medicare.io 2,025 USD 2018-11-03 Park.io *data courtesy of Namebio Go Daddy Auction […]

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AUCTION RECAP OF NOVEMBER 3, 2018

A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on November 3, 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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Gab.com on the Move: Domain Transfers to Epik

The Gab.com domain name is on the move again. The domain name transferred to Epik earlier today after being registered at Uniregistry for a very brief period of time. This comes on the heels of GoDaddy’s ultimatum that the domain name be transferred away from GoDaddy or face suspension. Andrew Allemann reported that Gab.com is registered to […]

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Where will one of the best names at auction in 2018 close?

One of the best domains at auction this year at GoDaddy is running currently. Lane.com, this is a public auction. I live in Philadelphia and a local retailer for many years was a company called Charming Shoppes out of Bensalem. The company was founded in 1940 and was acquired by Ascena Retail Group, the parent […]

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Breaking: U.S. Gov Grants Verisign .Com Price Hikes

Major .com price hikes could be coming. The U.S. Government has extended its Cooperative Agreement with Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) for managing the .com domain name. The deal will allow Verisign to negotiate with ICANN to raise the price of .com by 7% in each of the last four years of each six-year .com contract. Verisign […]

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The minimum domain criteria to consider when buying domains for parking

Today:  Marketplace price differences / Plural or singular – The best choice in investing / MyEthWallet.com sold for $9,680 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Buying pronounceable 4L .com’s – This buyer has a budget of up to $500.00 each for the right ones that […]

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New Deal Allows Price Increase For Wholesale Domain Names

Law360 (November 2, 2018, 9:44 PM EDT) — The National Telecommunications and Information Administration has reached a renewed and updated agreement with VeriSign, the wholesale administrator of .com …

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Does Google Prefer Domain Names Registered For a Long Time?

Does Domain Name Registration Length Affect Search Engine Rankings? This has been discussed time and time again, but since Epik is now offering Forever Registrations of domain names, I thought that I …

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U.S. Government Extends Its Cooperative Agreement With Verisign, Green Lights .Com Price Increase

NTIA released a statement today announcing the agreement reached to extend and modify Verisign’s Cooperative Agreement. “These modifications are in line with policy priorities of the Trump Administration,” reads the official statement. It further states: “The changes create a new commitment to content neutrality in the Domain Name System (DNS), provide market-based pricing flexibility, and […]

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Trumped.com from $1,000 purchase to $15,000 sale to developed site

There’s nothing like a good flip, and while in most industries doubling our tripling your money is seen as an out-of-the-park homerun, in Domaining the sky really is the limit. It’s not uncommon to see domains sell for 10x what the owner paid and in the case of Trumped.com serial entrepreneur and domain investor Braden […]

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How stolen, then returned domains affect market values

Today: Norwegian domain investors? / UEN.com sold for $17,600 / Recommended Domain Research/Service/Tools / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Buying Two-Word Category Killer – Do you have a two-word category killer domain name asset in your portfolio that meets this buyers guidelines? If so and […]

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119 Domain Discoveries for November 3rd

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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#Domainer BIN : Another day, another “Flatt” price!

Domain investor, Logan Flatt, is the master of BIN sales at the Uniregistry Market. The Texan domainer who unveiled the previously unreported sale of Tax.com, has been making a killing by pricing his domains right. Logan has been focusing on domains that contain the “near me” reference, which is popular in Google searches. Last week, […]

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Daily Domain Picks 11-3-18

Daily Domain Picks 11-3-18 MyEthWallet.com sold for $9,680 on Sedo it was caught back in August for $310 on DropCatch, it looks like Media Options was the seller, Congrats on a quick flip. Top sales/closes from yesterday: fahrzeuge.de 21,295 USD 2018-11-02 Sedo myethwallet.com 9,680 USD 2018-11-02 Sedo lise.com 9,200 USD 2018-11-02 Dynadot ecotality.com 3,455 USD […]

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AUCTION RECAP OF NOVEMBER 2, 2018

A look at some of the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on November 2, 2018.  Sorry for the short list today.  Only a few of the names went into the tracking system with the correct date, but I thought I would post what I have. If there is an […]

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CentralNic 6 month report: revenue was £11.2m and gross profit was £3.9m

CentralNic Group plc (AIM: CNIC), announced its half year results for the six months ended 30 June 2018. Mike Turner, Chairman of CentralNic, commented: “Our first half results are most encouraging as CentralNic continues to deliver consistent organic growth whilst at the same time concluding earnings enhancing acquisitions.   “CentralNic’s organic growth and roll-up strategy […]

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View Glass Gets More Funding and Gets View.com

Early this morning, Bloomberg reported that View, Inc., a maker of smart glass had received $1.1 billion in funding from the SoftBank Vision Fund. Prior to this announcement, Bloomberg reports, the company had received “about $800 million” in funding from other investors. The news about this recent round of funding was tweeted out by Techmeme […]

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