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Domain investor shares his 4 year .NYC experience

Matt Gill of Undeveloped.nyc shared his experience selling .NYC domain names since October 2014. First of all I would like to say that .nyc has smaller investor competition as you can only register this New gTLD extension if you live in the New York area. Of course you also get a smaller target group, NYC […]

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Daily Poll: Are One Word .coms “Brandable” Domain Names?

I wrote about this in the past, but I am curious to know whether people consider one word .com domain names to be considered “brandable.” In the past, I considered made up terms and words to be branda…

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Did Weight Watchers Acquire WW.com?

In my morning DomainTools Domain Monitor email, I noticed that the WW.com domain name transferred to a different registrar. WW.com had been registered at GoDaddy, and the domain name was transferred to SafeNames. George Kirikos pointed this out in a tweet this morning: Here’s another elite 2-letter .com apparent transaction. https://t.co/6XjR2SYM15 has moved from China […]

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BuyDomains Now Owns Famous DCLeaks.com Domain Name

If you read or watch the news, one domain name is likely to stand out in the reporting: DCLeaks.com. For those who haven’t been following the news reports, here’s information from the Wikipedia entry about DC Leaks: “DCLeaks (also known as DC Leaks) is a website that was established in June 2016. Since its creation, […]

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Can I put my dooms in on auction on GoDaddy before 60 days pass?

Hey, my question is, am I able to put a domain on Auction at GoDaddy if I just bought it? So there is still a 60 day lock, does GoDaddy website allow that? Thanks submitted by /u/VadimTt [link] [comments]

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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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Where to invest a spare $1,000 in domain assets

Today: How to monetize an established website / Share a problem you are facing in domaining and find the solution / K.vg sold for $9,999 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Pending Delete inventory quality drop – Are the pre-released domains holding all the quality […]

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Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Friday September 7th , 2018

  Sedo let me know that they accepted Coins.cc into the auction.  I’ve mentioned on twitter that I had it for sale and had a few offers but nothing was ever very good.   I bought the name pretty cheap back in the day before bitcoin was even a thing.  I bought it only because […]

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IP Blockchain company Cognate picked up by GoDaddy

GoDaddy takes on Cognate team. Cognate, a trademark-in-the-blockchain company, is joining GoDaddy. I interviewed Cognate founder Bennet Collen on the DNW Podcast last year and he explained how the company uses blockchain to record proof-of-use of trademarks. The startup announced the news on its blog today. The release makes it sound like more of a […]

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AUCTION RECAP OF NOVEMBER 25, 2018

A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on November 25, 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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ICANN Announces Extension of the Public Comment for the CCT Final Report

LOS ANGELES – 29 November 2018 – The deadline to submit comments on the Final Report [PDF, 4.89 MB] of the Competition, Consumer Trust, and Consumer Choice (CCT) Review Team has been extended until Tuesday, 11 December 23:59 UTC. This Public Comment proceeding is aimed at gathering community input on the CCT Review Team’s Final […]

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114 Domain Discoveries for July 25th

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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141 Domain Discoveries for July 30th

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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8 great productivity tools for web designers and developers

Why are productivity tools so important to a web professional? The daily grind of working as a web pro comes with many responsibilities that can cause burnout if not managed properly. Sure, while we get to escape from an office desk and work from home or a coffee shop any time we want, we must also […]

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Lessons Learned from the Namejuice/DROA/DROC Outage

Last week an ICANN registrar, Namejuice, went off the air for the better part of the day — disappearing off the internet at approximately 8:30 am, taking all domains delegated to its nameservers with it, and did not come back online until close to 11 pm ET. That was a full business day and more […]

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(Not) staying out of drama!

Shane wrote about me and my court battle with Oliver Hoger yesterday. This piece was wrong in so many levels I didn’t even know where to begin. So I waited a day before writing this. I still don’t know where or how to begin but I will give it a try… Here are my thoughts […]

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#HappyThanksgiving .com : Another premium #domain name going to waste!

Happy Thanksgiving, domainers! Millions of Americans celebrate Thanksgiving as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year. That’s right. You might not be a farmer having to worry about your harvest, but you still have to eat what the land provides – regardless of the Monsanto engineering […]

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Daily Domain Picks 11-30-18

Daily Domain Picks 11-30-18 1m.com closed on Flippa a couple weeks ago at $140,001, I take it the sale didn’t go through. The name sold on Thursday at NameJet for $112,000. Top sales/closes from yesterday: 1m.com 112,000 USD 2018-11-29 NameJet sanierungsprofi.de 20,336 USD 2018-11-29 Sedo pacifiers.com 10,000 USD 2018-11-29 NameJet stopoverdoseil.org 7,855 USD 2018-11-29 GoDaddy […]

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Zoom.com Acquired by Zoom Video Communications

In October of this year, Andrew Allemann reported that Media Options acquired the Zoom.com domain name and had filed a trademark to launch a concierge domain name acquisition and consulting service. Andrew also reported that Media Options acquired the domain name from domain investor Andy Booth. In lieu of launching the domain industry service, Media […]

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135 Domain Discoveries for July 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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Daily Domain Picks 7-31-18

Daily Domain Picks 7-31-18 ChrisHemsworth.com sells for $8,500 on Sedo, some celebrities go the UDRP route, others pay a decent amount and buy the name. Top sales/closes from yesterday: chrishemsworth.com 8,500 USD 2018-07-30 Sedo fidility.com 7,050 USD 2018-07-30 DropCatch 05c.com 5,610 USD 2018-07-30 NameJet p65.com 5,551 USD 2018-07-30 DropCatch flofly.com 4,000 USD 2018-07-30 Sedo xiaohuan.com […]

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Quantifying GoDaddy’s aftermarket

GoDaddy’s aftermarket business continues to grow, and analysts need to understand how it works. An analyst asked GoDaddy about its domain name aftermarket business on this week’s GoDaddy earnings conference call. GoDaddy credits increased aftermarket revenue for growing its topline domain name revenue and it’s important for analysts and shareholders to get an understanding of […]

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AUCTION RECAP OF AUGUST 28, 2018

A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on August 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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#Sedo auction results : #GreatDomains tallied $133,000 in sales for August

Sedo has released the results of its recent GreatDomains sale, the week-long auction that recurs every month. Note: Sedo is a premium sponsor of DomainGang.com. Although EM.com did not meet its six figure reserve, 40 other domain names did. The stats are as follows: 230 domains on auction 40 sold (17.39%) Total sales value: $133,484 […]

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Here’s the final design for my 11-year blogging anniversary shirt

I would like to thank everyone for all the great feedback and help designing my 11-year blogging anniversary shirt. This really was a team effort and I look forward to sending out shirts to everyone who helped in the effort. When I started blogging I honestly never thought I’d still be blogging 11-years later. My […]

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Daily Domain Picks 9-22-18

Daily Domain Picks 9-22-18 I saw Morgan Linton write about how he was looking to get into numerics next year. A couple 5N.com that would be classified as not Chinese friendly possessing either a 0 or 4, did make the top 6 list on Friday. 00550.com closed at $3,512 and 93488.com closed at $3,500. Top […]

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Holding cash for buying opportunities

It’s a curious time in the financial markets. What about the domain market? It’s hard to believe that the greatest stock market crash and economic recession of our generation is now a decade old. Since then, at least as far as the stock market is concerned, it’s been nowhere but up. There have been some […]

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I took Uniregistry’s brokers for a spin and I’m pretty impressed

I’ve been using DomainNameSales.com landing pages for some time now. One of the first things I made sure of was that the inbound inquiries went right to me. Over time I’ve realized that I actually don’t really have the time to field or follow up with these inbound offers, I’m just too busy. Now this […]

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Reverse domain name hijacking in AquaFX.com case

Panel says case was a Plan B attempt to get the domain name. A three-person National Arbitration Forum panel has found Aqua Engineering & Equipment, Inc. to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking over the domain name AquaFX.com. The company failed …

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Verisign patents “Methods and systems for creating new domains”

When companies started applying for new top level domain names, most of them reached out to existing registry services providers to handle the backend management of those domains. Companies like Centr…

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