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Daily Domain Picks 7-14-18

Daily Domain Picks 7-14-18 Share.co sells for $21,006 on Sedo to lead the way on Friday. Interesting to see a 3L .vc sell for $5,500. Top sales/closes from yesterday: share.co 21,006 USD 2018-07-13 Sedo computerrentals.com 15,527 USD 2018-07-13 GoDaddy eos.vc 5,500 USD 2018-07-13 Sedo gamco.com 5,317 USD 2018-07-13 NameJet realsecurity.com 2,522 USD 2018-07-13 GoDaddy noral.com […]

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IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Saturday, July 14th

I’ve been taking a closer look at the Godaddy valuation tool in the last few days. I don’t think it’s horrible. That’s not to say that I’m endorsing it as a tool for pricing your domains, but rather a sort of scoring system. There’s definitely data points behind the scenes that allow the system to […]

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Donuts sold 7 .news domains as a package for six-figures in 2017

Donuts Inc. today announced the sales of the domain names science.news, food.news, health.news, medicine.news, pollution.news, cancer.news and climate.news. The exact terms of the sales were not disclosed, though Donuts said that the package was sold for a six-figure price. WebSeed Inc. acquired the names in late 2017 and launched the sites, starting in early 2018. […]

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Industry Companies Need a Good Contact Person

I read the well deserved platitudes towards Laurie Kirk after she announced her retirement this past week. One of the reasons Laurie is so appreciated is because she became the NameJet point person for so many people. If there was any technical or other issue, Laurie has been the person to contact. I know if […]

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Mugshots.com Co-Owner Sahar Sarid Arrested on Extortion and Money Laundering Charges

Sahar Sarid, a well-known figure in the domain industry for many years, has been arrested on charges of extortion, money laundering and identity theft.

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Digital archery ruled out for next new gTLD round

The oft-mocked “digital archery” system will not be making a return when ICANN finally starts taking more new gTLD applications. That’s the current thinking of the ICANN community working group looking at subsequent application procedures. Readers with long memories may recall digital archery as a hack for Californian gambling laws that ICANN org pressed for […]

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Goldman Sachs’ Marcus brand gets ready to launch credit card

Domain names related to new credit card are registered at brand protection domain name registrar. Goldman Sachs’ Marcus consumer financial products brand appears to be getting ready to launch a credit card. Late last year (or early this year) it acquired a credit card startup. As of today, the company still hasn’t launched a consumer […]

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Google Asks SEOs if Domain Changes Result in Loss of Traffic

That means following Google’s instructions every step of the way. Changing your domain name, while complex, can be done smoothly, especially if one follows the instructions Google provides. However, w…

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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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Verified Twitter accounts for Registries

A domain name extension is operated by what we call a “Registry”, a monopolistic situation since there is one registry – worldwide – for a domain name extension. Let’s give an example here, the registry for “.club” domain names is .Club Domains, LLC : a company based in Florida. For the “.eco” Top-Level Domain (example shown below), […]

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.TV domains are selling for thousands of dollars all the time

I’ll start this post by saying, I don’t own a lot of .TV domains and I’ve never made a lot of money buying and selling .TV domains. So don’t read the headline and think, oh Morgan’s telling me .TV is hot and I should start buying them ASAP. As a domain investors I like to […]

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Psychology Behind Appraisals

Today: DO you ever second guess a drop? / Where to Start? / Cam.io sold for $7,262 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Looking for a premium fashion related domain – BOOM! Do you have a premium fashion related domain name asset and wanting make […]

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167 Domain Discoveries for July 13th

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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Krebs on Security uses #DomainTools to identify #domains on spamming network #Bitcanal

Brian Krebs, investigative journalist and publisher of the infosec blog Krebs On Security, uses DomainTools to research rogue domain owners. In a recent article, Krebs shared news of how Bitcanal – a Portuguese network – has been aiding spammers by hijacking millions of IP addresses. According to Krebs, security researchers have tracked the suspected theft […]

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Daily Domain Picks 7-13-18

Daily Domain Picks 7-13-18 CannaClub.com closed at $26,722 on GoDaddy for the top spot on Thursday. .IO had two sales on two different platforms with Cam.io going for $7,262 and Trading.io at $6,000 on Flippa. Top sales/closes from yesterday: cannaclub.com 26,722 USD 2018-07-12 GoDaddy cam.io 7,262 USD 2018-07-12 Park.io trading.io 6,000 USD 2018-07-12 Flippa be.fit […]

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AUCTION RECAP OF JULY 12, 2018

A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on July 12, 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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6 years later…

It has been 6 years since I started this blog in 2012. What made me start was reading all the other blogs for a few years before 2012. I had also more or less left the forums so I guess I was looking for a way to express my opinions and a blog seemed like […]

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GoDaddy Hiring Director of Product Management for Domains Aftermarket

GoDaddy posted a job opening, and the new hire will likely have an impact on the domain name business. GoDaddy is looking to hire a Director of Product Management for its Domains Aftermarket. I believe this covers everything from GoDaddy Auctions to Afternic to the company’s NameFind domain name portfolio. As such, the new hire […]

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GGRG's Latest Quarterly Analysis of Liquid Domain Sales Shows Continuing Strength of Short .COMs

Domain brokerage & consultancy GGRG.com has released their 1Q-2018 report on “liquid domain names”. It shows short .coms continue to attract big money.

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MMX gets four more gTLDs approved for China use

MMX’s Chinese subsidiary has received the government nod for four more of its new gTLDs to operate in the country. The approved strings are the lifestyle-oriented .fashion, .luxe, .yoga and .fit. Getting the nod from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology means Chinese registrants will be able to use domains in the the four […]

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Compare Ninja Ltd. makes egregious reverse domain name hijacking attempt

Company files baseless cybersquatting claim after failing to buy domain name. Compare Ninja Ltd., which operates the site ticket-compare.com, has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking for the domain name TicketCompare.com. The company filed a cybersquatting complaint against the domain name with World Intellectual Property Organization. Ticketcompare.com was registered well before […]

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How much could I get for my 6-letter .com?

https://unhype.com How much do you think it's worth? I'm not in a hurry. thanks submitted by /u/ThisIsYourEdge [link] [comments]

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Domain gets a huge amount of traffic – Now what?

Today: Are 95% of domains being under-sold? / Study portfolios of other domain investors / DeLos.com.au sold for $5,000 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Anyone going to MERGE 2018? – So, how about it, will you be attending MERGE 2018 this year? Let’s sound […]

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Turning happy customers into customer advocates

Need more business? Customer advocates are your key to more leads — and as a result, more revenue. Why? People are more likely to purchase a service or product based on a recommendation than ads they see or research they have to do themselves. In fact: More than 90 percent of individuals trust word-of-mouth recommendations. Seventy-six […]

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Happy National All American Pet Photo Day!

Today is National All American Pet Photo Day. How are you celebrating? At Verisign, we did a quick search on NameStudioTM, our easy-to-use, domain name suggestion tool to see what interesting .com and .net domain names were available to register today … and here are some of our favorites! AVAILABLE .COM AND .NET DOMAIN NAMES* […]

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ICANN Board of Directors Submits Comments Regarding NTIA's Notice of Inquiry on International Internet Policy Priorities

LOS ANGELES – 13 July 2018 – The Board of Directors of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) submitted comments [PDF, 320 KB] today in response to the United States Department of Commerce National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Notice of Inquiry (NOI) on International Internet Policy Priorities. In its comments, ICANN’s […]

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The Blogroll: Week 17

If you’re asking “what the heck am I looking at?”, here’s a primer. Also, if you know of an article or blog I should be reading, let me know. * 18F – Accessibility for Teams Accessibility is one of the most important aspects of modern web development. Accessibility means the greatest number of users can […]

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Airbnb Recovers an Infringing Domain

Airbnb has recovered an infringing domain that was filed in bad faith to phish information from legitimate customers. In a UDRP dispute heard at the World IP Organization (WIPO) Arbitration and Mediation Center, home hopping app Airbnb challenged the legitimacy of airbnbnow.com, contending that it incorporated the entirety of its trademark, with the addition of […]

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Similar Domain Names Don't Hurt Your Rankings In Google Search

In a webmaster hangout yesterday at the 1 minute 22 second mark, someone asked if they own bluewidgets.com and then a competitor or two own mybluewidgets.com or ibluewidgets.com and other similar doma…

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Competition in the domain industry

Some parts of the domain name business lack competition. Let’s talk about competition. Competition and choice are good for consumers. An example of a competitive market is that of domain name registra…

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