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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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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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#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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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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Domain name auction house auctioning trademark domains

About a month back a well known domain name auction house was auctioning some trademark domains. This is no big news if the domains were expired or dropped. But in this case the domain names were auctioned by a “well-known” broker/seller in domain name industry. Well, he actually became “well-known” just a few months back. […]

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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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137 Domain Discoveries for August 24th

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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Verisign trending keywords for August – CryptoCurrency, Fan and Bets

Verisign released the trending keywords for August and it was mostly a random group of names. CryptoCurrency was 10th in .com, with Football coming back fan and bets made the top ten. .COM .NET fan hotels grid  hard grad  apps email canna  shorting bull  bets  pink orthodontists guy fabric pocket  goose gifts cryptocurrency  professional

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Daily Domain Picks 9-13-18

Daily Domain Picks 9-13-18 Gab.com closed at $220,000 at Flippa, the name sold for $200,002 back in 2014 on Sedo. 10% gain in 4 years. Top sales/closes from yesterday: gab.com 220,000 USD 2018-09-12 Flippa depotcheck.de 19,203 USD 2018-09-12 Sedo iez.com 16,600 USD 2018-09-12 NameJet ico.ai 8,525 USD 2018-09-12 Park.io festzinssparen.de 7,372 USD 2018-09-12 Sedo webthings.de […]

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Daily Domain Picks 9-18-18

Daily Domain Picks 9-18-18 I did not get it over to Michael at Namebio yet but the top close on Monday was actually a 3L.com, NBD.com at $25,000. I think this was a great buy. Strong Western letters that also work for the Chinese. The seller took a risk, he got a $25,000 offer at […]

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IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Monday, July 23rd

I dropped my daughter off at summer camp today. It’s crazy how fast they grow up.  You hear that line all the time, but it’s so true. We did a fishing tournament together on the river  Friday night.  12 hours is a long time for an 8 year old to sit in a boat, but […]

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122 Domain Discoveries for July 24th

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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#Straws and #Austin : Are the matching .com #domains becoming endangered?

The matching dot .com domains of common words, or geographical terms are by default very valuable. These domains can sell for tens, hundreds or millions of dollars, as past sales have shown. Generic domains retain type-in traffic, despite the onslaught of Facebook and how Google handles domain names in recent years. But are such strong […]

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Photos & Highlights from the Closing Days at NamesCon Europe 2018 in Valencia, Spain

The 10th anniversary edition of DomainingEurope/NamesCon Europe ended with another full day of business Friday and a Tour of Valencia today.

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Coming: the .SPORT new gTLD (update)

The .SPORT new gTLD is a long story…a very long one but the registry agreement was finally signed in November 2017. The rules It is a community Top-Level Domain, it means that only members of the “community” will be able to register such domain names. Here is what the official eligibility requirements say: Two types […]

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#GoDaddy banning all plastic #domain names from its marketplaces!

GoDaddy, the biggest domain name registrar in the world, is stepping in to save the environment. In a Monday announcement, GoDaddy shared news of its plan to eliminate plastic domain names from its marketplaces, including Afternic. “We’re committed to the global effort to preserve the environment, our Earth, as this is truly a heritage to […]

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Donuts confirms six-figure .news buyer used a fake name

Mike Texas is in fact noted conspiracy theorist Mike Adams. New gTLD registry Donuts confirmed with DI over the weekend that the buyer of six figures worth of “platinum” .news domain names used a fake name. The company last week said that a company called WebSeed bought registry-reserved names including science.news, climate.news, medicine.news, health.news and […]

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(New Trend) – Electric Water Vehicles Domain Showcase

Today: 00234.com Sold for $9,089 / Best places to register .eu domains / eMail address versus input contact form on domain landing page / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Buying Aged Two-Word .com’s – Be sure to check your domain portfolio for one of these […]

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Understanding Host Name Resolution

A host name can be defined in a number of ways. The more common methods used are: A nickname: This is an alias to an IP address which individuals can assign and utilize. A domain name: This is a set s…

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AUCTION RECAP OF SEPTEMBER 23, 2018

A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on September 23, 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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