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$142k in Sales on October 22nd – Libel.com sold for $12,350 – Daily Market Report

The top sale of the day was Libel.com which sold for $12,350 at GoDaddy. NameBio recorded 215 sales for a total of $141,920 with an average sale price of $660. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 27% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount increased by 79%. […]

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#Bodis founder acquires Ads.com #domain from #NameFind

Big news tonight, as Ads.com has been sold for an undisclosed sum, to Bodis founder, Matt Wegrzyn. The ultra premium three letter domain was acquired from NameFind LLC, the domain portfolio company operated by GoDaddy. Registered in 1998, Ads.com is a perfect match for a PPC company like Bodis, and after its acquisition it will […]

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Daily Domain Picks 10-20-18

Daily Domain Picks 10-20-18 Calibra.com was the top close on Friday at $7,550. Injo.com was the number two close at $4,900. VCCV not in the same league usually as CVCV but still have decent value, I own a similar one that has had some interesting action this week with a couple offers, IDVO.com, I liked […]

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IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Tuesday, October 23rd

Abridged version today. I should be more responsible, but I went fishing all night instead. Main List       NameJet          Flippa/Sedo    LLLL.com’s       LLL, CCC, 5L       Other LLLL’s Short Brandables         Numbers       One Worders    Vape, Vegan, VR Snap Names/Dropcatch         NamePros        Godaddy Value […]

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Oliver Hoger filed a court injunction against Konstantinos Zournas and OnlineDomain.com

Oliver Hoger filed an injunction against Konstantinos Zournas and OnlineDomain.com in a Greek court. The injunction (I am not exactly sure what this procedure is called in foreign courts or if there an exact equivalent as I am trying to translate from Greek law terminology. “Summary procedure” is probably another term for it.) was filed […]

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Tracking Visitor Stats

One of the benefits to using my own domain for sale landing pages is that I can control and access the visitor logs and stats. Tracking visitors to landing page by IP address is an invaluable tool for me. I’ll give you one example of why this data can be helpful. I am currently in […]

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DomainSherpa Review – Oct 22: Yardz.com, JLJ.com, Fishmongers.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: Yardz.com, JLJ.com, Fishmongers.com• An investor’s portfolio is appraised: eHop.com, GrassHero.com, Ovux.com…• Get your bids in soon for 864.com, GlobalCare.com, Grape.net…• Plus, much more! We’re joined by Giuseppe Graziano, Shane Cultra & […]

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Amazon offered $5 million of free Kindles for .amazon gTLD

Amazon offered South American governments $5 million worth of free Kindles, content and cloud services in exchange for their endorsement of its .amazon gTLD application, it has emerged. The proposal, made in February, also included an offer of four years of free hosting up to a value of $1 million. The sweeteners came during negotiations […]

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WG.de hits €65,000 reserve in Sedo Auction

Two letter domain hits reserve with three days to go. It’s been a while since I’ve seen a high dollar domain hit its reserve in a Great Domains auction a couple of days before the auction ends. That’s the case with WG.de, which is at €65,000 with nearly three days left to go. The highest […]

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Why domain investors care about domain age more than end-users

Today:  Geo + Word Domain Asset Investing / The cheapest way to register 5,000 .com, .net, .org domain names / BrainD.com sold for $2,588 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: MaidNY.com – We see maid services all over the place, even in New York. This […]

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Global Top-Level Domain (TLD) Registration market scrutinized in new research

Domain name is the unique name or address by which a website is identified. Domain registration enables users to reserve a domain name for a specified time period. Registering a domain name gives a un…

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Trademark Clearinghouse: Stats

Check the figures on the TMCH website.

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"In the Public Interest"

Gaining clarity on the NTIA-Verisign Cooperative Agreement. Prior to November 30th of this year, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) must decide whether to renew or allow to expire its Cooperative Agreement with Verisign, the private-sector corporation that operationally controls the root of the Internet. Addressing Competition Concerns vs. Internet Governance The Cooperative Agreement […]

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Over 9,000 .NEO domains were sold in its first week

So while it might seem like the cryptocurrency world is burning to the ground, some altcoins are still chugging along. One of the more popular altcoins, NEO has seen some pretty strong interest in the new .NEO TLD with domains like wallet.NEO and crypto.NEO seeing pretty heavy bidding activity. Of course, these domains aren’t selling […]

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Cannabis / Hemp / CBD or “Canna” Domains Wanted

Today: The most used registrar / One-word .com wanted  / PaulSadowski.com sold for $5,801 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: ToFreshMe.com – This buyer was pitched at $500.00 for this domain in is curious in their pre-purchase appraisal request if it’s worth what the seller is […]

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$79k in Sales on October 21st – LakeProperties.com sold for $2,988 – Daily Market Report

The top sale of the day was LakeProperties.com which sold for $2,988 at NameJet. NameBio recorded 169 sales for a total of $79,150 with an average sale price of $468. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 13% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount also decreased by 13%. […]

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#Domain Bros : The Robertson twins celebrate their birthday

Today is Mike and Mitch Robertson‘s 37th birthday; the Aussie brothers live thousands of miles apart, but they’re still each other’s best friend. Mike Robertson and brother Mitch Robertson were featured in our article about the Australian Zoo following the sale of a zoo-related domain name. We wish these fabulous Domain Bros a very happy […]

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Daily Domain Picks 10-22-18

Daily Domain Picks 10-22-18 Nothing over $3,000 on Sunday, it was interesting to see SafeClick.com which I think is a solid brand for a couple niches. The name closed at $2,062 but this name sold for $4,999 back in 2013 on Afternic. Top sales/closes from yesterday: lakeproperties.com 2,988 USD 2018-10-21 NameJet braind.com 2,588 USD 2018-10-21 […]

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Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Monday October 22nd, 2018

Sold another domain via Afternic yesterday. Add this one to the mix and I’ve sold 5 names this month.   It’s such a nice feeling getting the email.  I woke up at 5 am to go run on Sunday and there was a the congratulations email from Afternic.   Let me know I had sold […]

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Donuts increases the cost of the Domains Protected Marks List (DPML) service

Donuts is increasing the cost of its Domains Protected Marks List (DPML) service. DPML is brand protection service designed for trademark owners. DPML is a service that allows trademark owners to protect their marks and related terms across all of Donuts new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) at a “fraction” of what it would cost to […]

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No, You Can’t Sell My Name First

A few days ago, I had a prospective buyer land on one of my BIN landing pages and fill out the form with his information to indicate that he agreed to buy my domain name for $7,888. I reached out to him and opened escrow at Escrow.com. I didn’t receive a response to my email […]

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How do you define brandable?

There seems to be a never ending array of domain investors looking for “brandable” names. One of the dominant themes of domain wanted threads on Namepros. I think that the broad request of brandable might be wasting a lot of people’s time. I see people argue all the time what is brandable and what is […]

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ICANN denies it’s in bed with trademark lawyers

ICANN chair Cherine Chalaby has strongly denied claims from non-commercial stakeholders that its attitude to Whois reform is “biased” in favour of “special interests” such as trademark lawyers. In a remarkably fast reply (pdf) to a scathing October 17 letter (pdf) from the current and incoming chairs of the Non-Commercial Stakeholders Group, Chalaby dismissed several […]

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Escrow.com adds “Escrow Offer” service

New tool lets buyers make an offer on your domain. Online escrow company Escrow.com has added a new feature it calls “Escrow Offer“. The feature enables potential buyers to click a button on your website and make an offer. This is opposed to making a buy now purchase. If a deal is reached, the closing […]

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Clean up WordPress with these handy tips and tricks

Editor’s Note: This article on WordPress clean up was originally published on October 10, 2014. It was updated on October 20, 2018. Autumn is officially here. School is back in session, the leaves are piling up in the yard, and a cold brisk chill is in the air. The start of fall also presents an […]

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ICANN Releases its Final Africa Strategic Plan

ISTANBUL – 20 October 2018 – ICANN’s Africa Strategy is the cornerstone of all engagement efforts in the continent. Prepared by the regional ICANN community, it serves as a road map for ICANN’s Global Stakeholder Engagement (GSE) Africa team. Two reviews were held since the adoption of the Strategy to ensure that it was in […]

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Donuts Launches Travel.Domains Website

Using Donuts’ powerful Relevant Name Search engine (RNS), website visitors can quickly find and select their domain names from a real-time inventory. When ready to check out, one click takes them dire…

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Enough With Blacklisting Online Pharmacies, Isn’t It Time to Consider White Lists?

On June 7, 2018, per PICDRP Section B.3.3., ICANN Compliance appointed a Standing Panel to bring their findings in the matter of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) .Pharmacy Registry refusing a potential registrant. One month later, the three independent panelists were unanimous in their 10 July 2018 decision noting three breaches, the […]

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$91k in Sales on October 20th – Aparthotel.com sold for $8,767 – Daily Market Report

The top sale of the day was Aparthotel.com which sold for $8,767 at NameJet. NameBio recorded 195 sales for a total of $90,750 with an average sale price of $465. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 15% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount decreased by 26%. […]

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#Domains and #trademarks : The #USPTO is gearing up for some changes to its web site

Many domain investors use the United States Patent and Trademark Office web site, to research potential issues with domain names. IP attorneys that work on a variety of intellectual property cases, from trademark infringement to the filing of UDRP disputes, use the USPTO as well. Using the tools at USPTO.gov can assist with the identification […]

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