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How % of .com Sales Has Changed

Brad Mugford shared an interesting post on NamePros (mentioned on TheDomains.com) about the total volume of .com domain sales vs. other extensions recorded by NameBio. I believe the data Brad shared was all public sales recorded in NameBio’s database. The figure shared was $1.6 billion total sales, with $1.3 billion of that being .com sales. This […]

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French Acquire the .Best New gTLD – Interview with the New Owner

This is an interview with Cyril Fremont, the first French entrepreneur to have acquired a new generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD). We long waited for innovation in the new gTLD industry and reading between the lines of this interview, one will understand that the reason behind this acquisition is “not” to sell domain names — the […]

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172 Domain Discoveries for August 21st

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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How to import your Whois data into Watch My Domains

Even with Port 43 limits and GDPR, you can still download your Whois info from select registrars. A lot of domain name investors use Watch My Domains Pro to manage their domain name portfolio. But as domain name registrars limit access to Whois in the GDPR era, it has become difficult for domain owners to […]

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Get your FINAL final offer for #domains at #Sedo

Sedo allows two parties to communicate through its moderated interface; the buyer makes an offer, and the seller responds. This approach allows for the filtration of “bad” content, while maintaining the domain inquiry exchange at a high level of quality. Sometimes, however, some things seem odd. Our old time friend, Dale, has discovered the following […]

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Brandable domain name sales week 43: CurryInAHurry.com, BitHand.com, Buno.com

It’s not often we see a four-keyword domain name making this list. But last week, CurryInAHurry.com sold for a spicy $9,000 at Sedo.com. The domain name has yet to resolve but the buyer is Pure Indian Foods Corporation, an online grocer that sells organic, Indian food. Here’s this weeks list: Domain Name Price Where Hexacom.com $19,500 […]

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Mike Mann: “Every day there is at least one domain being deleted that is worth a million dollars.”

Mike Mann wtote on social media: “Every day there is at least one domain being deleted that is worth a million dollars. Not easy to find and get it first.” Andrew Rosener replied on twitter: “I would say 1 in every 10 days at best. $100k name very day yes. Unless you put an infinite […]

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Strategies for selling domains

Today: The Future of Technology – The most advanced domains / Have you ever met a domainer? / The average revenue made flipping domains / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: NaturalCancerTreatment.com – It’s long, but it also has a targeted purpose. It’s generic, but I […]

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Daily Domain Picks 7-21-18

Daily Domain Picks 7-21-18 Goya.net sold for $4,000 to lead the way on Friday. We all have names like this that never get bids so it’s nice to see a CVCV.net sell for a decent price. Top sales/closes from yesterday: goya.net 4,000 USD 2018-07-20 Sedo skiswitzerland.com 3,550 USD 2018-07-20 GoDaddy skifrance.com 3,502 USD 2018-07-20 GoDaddy […]

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Which top level domain is more indicative of a non profit? .org or .asn?

I'm building a website for a not-for-profit sporting club and am now deciding what their primary domain should be. .asn.au and .org.au domains both indicate the org is a non-profit but which is more prominent in the public mind as indicating the organisation is a non-profit? Thought I'd canvas you. All non primary domains will […]

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.CLUB ranks in top 25% of the 2018 Inc. 5000 fastest growing private companies in the U.S.

Inc. magazine revealed that Fort Lauderdale based .CLUB Domains, LLC is No. 1164 on its 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, […]

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141 Domain Discoveries for August 31st

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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#Ubuntu .ORG auction : Who dropped this fabulous #domain name?

The domain Ubuntu.org is in a DropCatch auction currently, and this fabulous keyword is being bid on by several domain bidders. With three hours or so left until the auction’s end, 43 bidders have placed 56 bids. The current high bid is at $3,550 dollars from the DropCatch user “snapname.” Ubuntu is a popular flavor […]

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Largest landowners left in Foxconn’s path sue over Mount Pleasant’s eminent-domain threats

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143 Domain Discoveries for October 1st

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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ICANN says first root KSK rollover was successfully completed

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has determined that the first-ever changing of the cryptographic key that helps protect the Domain Name System (DNS) has been completed with minimal disruption of the global Internet. October 11 2018 was the first time the key has been changed since it was first put in […]

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AUCTION RECAP OF NOVEMBER 1, 2018

A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on November 1, 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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Looking for CVCV.COM (without x, q, u) – Budget: Up to $5,000.00

Today:  looking for 4L .com’s – Budget: Up to $800.00 / GYYM.com sold for $4,805 / Buying pronounceable LLLLL.com – Budget: Up to $200.00 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: LLLL.com and LLLLL.com needed – Budget: Up to $250.00 – Check your portfolio for a […]

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#Rams .com pulled from parking, price goes back to seven figures

Last month, we pointed out that the generic domain Rams.com was put up for sale on Sedo, with a low BIN price. Listed for only $350,000 dollars “or best offer,” Rams.com was the subject of controversy last year on ESPN. There’s no doubt that the Los Angeles Rams might be the single biggest potential buyer […]

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AUCTION RECAP OF JULY 10, 2018

A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on July 10, 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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What Internet Commerce Association is working on

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 is working on: UDRP and UDRP […]

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Copper.com has a new owner

ProsperWorks is a company that is in the CRM (Customer Relationship Management) space. They just announced on their blog that they have now rebranded to Copper.com. Copper.com was previously being used by Iglou Internet Services, under the name Copper Electronics. You can see a snapshot of the old website here. No mention how much they […]

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WTF Domains volume 1

Welcome to the first edition of WTF? Domains. A look at the ridiculous, the funny, the sometimes obscene. Domains that make you go WTF? Here is the first list of names that have expired that I have been compiling, future posts will be the previous weeks names. Some of the names were registered for over […]

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Why you should build your brand with a .tech domain name

The web is vast, but real estate is limited even in this digital space. As such, there’s a major saturation of .com domains online, preventing new players from getting their first choice domain …

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Daily Domain Picks 9-23-18

Daily Domain Picks 9-23-18 JT.org closed at $12,751 on GoDaddy to lead the way Saturday. The first 2L.org to change hands in 2018 and be recorded by Namebio. Top sales/closes from yesterday: jt.org 12,751 USD 2018-09-22 GoDaddy thegroundwork.com 10,250 USD 2018-09-22 GoDaddy ideals.org 6,688 USD 2018-09-22 BuyDomains token.ly 5,000 USD 2018-09-22 Flippa playgo.com 4,255 USD […]

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Q&A with Matt Serlin, ICANN's Expedited Policy Development Process Team Member

Matt Serlin is the former Chair of the ICANN Registrar’s Constituency and is currently a member of the Expedited Policy Development Process (EPDP) team on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data. For the past several months, Matt has met at least 2 times each week with members of EPDP team. As a reminder, the […]

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Larry Fischer Bags Back to Back Chart Toppers With Another 6-Figure Domain Sale

Larry Fischer apparently liked his penthouse view from the top of last week’s domain sales chart because he is there again with another 6-figure sale this week.

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Mule Domain Project and Deploying Domain Project in Mule Standalone Server

In Mule 4, the creation of Mule Domain Project is similar to that in Mule 3. Go to File -> New -> Mule Domain Project, and give a name to your project. Once the domain project is created, the file str…

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Top .com Branded Companies on the 2018 Inc. 5000 List

The 2018 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing companies in the US was recently published. I noticed two domain industry companies that made this year’s list. The .Club Registry reported revenue growth of 419 percent and 2017 revenue of $7.2 million. Namecheap reported 78% revenue growth and 2017 revenue of $109.1 million. Kudos to […]

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128 Domain Discoveries for September 10th

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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