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Internet Reboot Report : Next 100 years very difficult for #domain investing

A sobering new report unveils a grim future for domain investing in the 22nd century. In the next 100 years, domainers will face a series of challenges, some of which will be very hard to overcome. The latest Internet Reboot Report presents its scientifically researched analysis, along with raw data on domain name investing, spanning […]

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Daily Domain Picks 6-29-18

Daily Domain Picks 6-29-18   Top sales/closes from yesterday: One of lower LLL.com sales we have seen in awhile and a bunch of NetID related names. NetID.com is a website about Ethereum news. netid.ch 11,579 USD 2018-06-28 Sedo vqx.com 11,578 USD 2018-06-28 Sedo netid.at 9,263 USD 2018-06-28 Sedo net-id.ch 5,790 USD 2018-06-28 Sedo phonecovers.com 5,600 […]

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AUCTION RECAP JUNE 28, 2018

A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on June 28, 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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.CO domains get approved in China

The .CO country code top-level domain (ccTLD) has been approved by China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) to proceed with full commercial operations in China. This allows Chinese entrepreneurs and companies who own domain names ending in .CO to operate and manage their domestic Chinese websites from Chinese servers. “The final barrier our […]

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Daily Poll: Where Do You Live?

I am able to get a fairly reasonable idea of where people who visit DomainInvesting.com live based on the demographic data I can access in Google Analytics. With VPNs, traveling, and other ISP related issues, this is imperfect. In addition, this data is for everyone who visits my blog rather than the “regulars” who visit […]

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Liquid Domain Name Market Report 1st Quarter 2018

Get insights from Ivan Rasskazov and Giuseppe Graziano, authors of the quarterly “State of the Market” industry report on liquid domain names. Learn more about investing in liquid domains. Or, hear the vocabulary and empirical data to explain domain names as an asset class. Plus, see the ONLY statistics available about private domain name sales […]

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How Gary Millin's World Accelerator Continues to Develop Some of the Web's Best Domain Names

Several years ago we wrote about the spectacular .com domain portfolio being developed by Gary Millin’s World Accelerator. Forbes just featured Gary in a new interview.

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French State wins dispute with regards to ‘France.com’ trademark

Worldipreview.com published an article (initially posted on TBO) that the France.com tm case has been resolved in favor of the French state. From the article: In December 2014, the French State opposed the application based on its figurative international registration for ‘France’ (number 1032440) where the word appears underneath an image of the Eiffel Tower, […]

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Google Adwords no more

Google is changing the name of its iconic Adwords advertising service. For those nostalgic about the old days of online advertising, we’re almost at the end of an era. Google Adwords is rebranding its service as merely Google Ads in the coming weeks. The rebranding makes sense. Adwords started out as an ad program made […]

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.co first ccTLD to get China approval

Repurposed Colombian ccTLD .co has obtained official government approval to operate in China, according to a consultant whose client worked on the project. Pinky Brand blogged this week that .co is the “first” foreign ccTLD to get the nod, among the raft of gTLDs that have gone down the same route over the last couple […]

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The trials and tribulations of outbound marketing for domain names

Today: Koffer.com Sold for $86,892 / The logic behind high price end-user sales / About .Domains….do you own any? / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Ampli.ca SOLD for 50,000 USD – Wow! That is a nice .ca ccTLD mid-five digit sale if I ever saw […]

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Most active buy/sell marketplaces for aftermarket domains in 2018?

What are some other active marketplaces besides NamePros, Sedo and Flippa? submitted by /u/x_____________ [link] [comments]

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NameJet December sales led by eLuxury.com

NameJet released their December sales data, the top sale was eLuxury.com at $35,200. The homepage currently shows a file directory. Three letter .coms took over the next 3 spots with Heh.com being the top 3L.com sale at $33,200. Tryp.com already up and running, it is an on demand delivery software. The domain sold for $12,600. […]

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ppgs.com was sold for $28k in BIN sale | Chinese Market Daily Report on 05-15-2017

DOMAIN SALES Jhm.com just changed hands with undisclosed price. Ppgs.com was sold for ¥199,990 CNY (approximately $28,929 USD) in a BIN sale at 22.cn, however, the whois information has not updated. 3482.com was auctioned for ¥112,000 CNY (approximately $16,201 USD). Qipo.com was auctioned for ¥66,500 CNY (approximately $9,619 USD). 17817.com was auctioned for ¥60,000 CNY […]

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New gTLDs: City vs Family name

When applying for a new gTLD, what happens if two applications for the extension are a city and a family name? Which one wins? Let’s imagine that a person whose family name is “Marseille” applied for the .MARSEILLE new gTLD in the next round of the ICANN new gTLD program. What if there was a […]

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Domain Sales

In May of this year, the EEN.com domain name was reportedly sold for $300,000, as recorded by NameBio. The sale, which was brokered by Larry Fischer’s GetYourDomain.com, is tied with the sale of Signet.com for the tenth largest domain name sale of the year …

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Google Engineer Ben McIlwain on Why HSTS Could Be a Perfect Fit for .Brands Security

The Google-run .app TLD was always destined to draw attention and scrutiny, from the moment it fetched a then-record ICANN auction price of $25 million. Since it reached General Availability in May it has gained more than 250,000 registrations making it one of the world’s most successful TLDs. However perhaps more interesting was Google’s choice […]

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The new Domain Magazine Daily Sales & Auction Analysis Series

Daily Sales analysis and Auction Recommendation series First of all I would want to apologize for all our readers for not having any content for a while.  I have been away for a while because I dived into the world of cryptocurrencies , Blockchain  and also enjoying some holidays . But now that I am […]

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Brandable domain name sales week 21: Wiise.com, iWorks.com, HeartHero.com

“Are double letters the latest micro-trend?” asked Keith deBoer in this post from 2016. Two years have passed since that post was published and we continue to regularly see sales of domains with double letters make it into the weekly list of the highest brandable domain name sales. Wiise is a yet to launch software product […]

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How much will 572888.com sell for? Go Daddy says it’s worth $896 but it’s about to break $4,500 in bids

I’ve heard a lot of people say that numeric domain names are dying and that interest has waned. I’ve never been much of a numeric domain investor myself so I definitely don’t have my finger on the pulse of the market…but I was surprised to see a 6N .COM, 572888.com at $4,449 with more than […]

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Buying Pronounceable 4L.com’s

Today: Buying 3 letter .io / I need domains every day / World’s Shortest Domain for investing / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: How often do you hand-register domain names? – Are hand registered domains a dead strategy for investors these days? It seems that […]

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117 Domain Discoveries for June 28th

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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#ICANN62 ended today in #Panama and here are the results

ICANN62 ended today in Panama, bringing together an elite group of technocrats, inquisitive minds and exotic buffet aficionados from around the world. The event was highly successful, and ICANN President and CEO, Göran Marby, delivered a short farewell speech from the podium: “Dear friends and colleagues, dear members of the several dozen committees, I am […]

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Emoji Domains: Where Are They Now? 🤔

About a year or so ago, emoji domains were not red, but white hot and well on their way as a “riches in the niches” phenomenon. But as with everything in life, it’s good to stop, assess and take inventory from time to time in an effort to understand how much progress has or has […]

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AUCTION RECAP OF JUNE 27, 2018

A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on June 27, 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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New domainer of the day!

I vote for this guy to be new domainer of the day. Or maybe of the month! This summarizes all the misconceptions that people have about domain names and all the mistakes you can make when starting up. Not only does he know almost nothing about domains but he tries to teach other. For example […]

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Daily Poll: Will You Attend the Merge Conference?

Ron Jackson provided a preview of the upcoming Merge Show conference that will be held in Orlando, Florida from September 14-19. The conference is billed as a “digital asset conference event,” but the primary audience will likely be people in the domain name business. Topics of discussion include domain names, cryptocurrency, startups, security, and other […]

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DomainSherpa Review – May 28: RoomMatch.com, Mungy.com & OConsulting.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: RoomMatch.com, Mungy.com & OConsulting.com• An investor’s portfolio is appraised: CoinSquadron.com, Cryptonistas.com, Cryptominimum.com……• Get your bids in soon for Deposit.com, DataMonitoring.com, RoyalWeddings.com…• Plus, much more! We’re joined by Ammar Kubba, Shane Cultra […]

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Garry Chernoff Takes Top Spot on This Week's Sales Chart with One of  Year's 10 Biggest Sales

Garry Chernoff has been making big domain sales for longer than we have been publishing (over 15 years) – and he is still at it!

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Sedo will have a scheduled system wide downtime June 30

Sedo will be having a little down time this Saturday so don’t freak out, this is planned. The company tweeted: On Saturday, June 30 we will move our servers to a new data center. There will be a system-wide down time on Sedo’s website. This will approximately last for 3 hours. We’ll be back online […]

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