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Daily Domain Picks 7-8-18

Daily Domain Picks 7-8-18 BuyCannabisSeeds.com was the top close on Saturday at $7,049. Ryla.com a nice sounding 4L.com closed at $2,600 on NameJet. Top sales/closes from yesterday: buycannabisseeds.com 7,049 USD 2018-07-07 DropCatch hirano.com 3,500 USD 2018-07-07 NameJet ryla.com 2,600 USD 2018-07-07 NameJet nitle.org 2,400 USD 2018-07-07 NameJet aitechnologies.com 2,324 USD 2018-07-07 GoDaddy qualified.org 1,222 USD […]

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Daily Poll: Do You Accept a Good Opening Offer?

It doesn’t happen often (enough), but sometimes a motivated buyer makes a very good opening offer that is acceptable right off the bat. The challenge with a good opening offer is whether to accept the offer or push back and try to get an even better offer. There are a couple of schools of thought […]

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#Security intervention : #GoDaddy AWS infrastructure exposed, then patched

The GoDaddy infrastructure of its Amazon AWS systems was exposed; the security issue was reported and fixed very recently. According to security firm UpGuard Cyber Risk Team, the discovery involved data exposure of documents appearing to describe the GoDaddy infrastructure running in the Amazon AWS cloud. The UpGuard Cyber Risk Team reported and secured the security […]

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Day 2 Photos & Highlights from the 2018 MERGE! Conference in Orlando Sunday

The 2nd annual MERGE! conference continued Sunday in Orlando with the 2nd of 4 days of non-stop activity. We have the Sunday photos and highlights for you.

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Photos & Highlights from Opening Day at NamesCon Europe (Domaining Europe) 2018

The 10th anniversary edition of the Domaining Europe conference got underway today in Valencia, Spain under its new NamesCon Europe banner

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153 Domain Discoveries for July 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 from Company With $215m+ in Funding in Auction

A big auction on GoDaddy Auctions caught my attention this morning. Lytro.com, which GoDaddy appraises at $18,765, is in auction with a high bid of $41,500. There are 20 bidders who have participated so far. It appears the domain name expired, based on the “Renew Now” message seen at the top of the landing page […]

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Daily Domain Picks 8-7-18

Daily Domain Picks 8-7-18 Trula.com closed at $7,091 to take the top spot on Monday. Regged in 2003 kind of close to the real estate website Trulia.com. Top sales/closes from yesterday: trula.com 7,091 USD 2018-08-06 GoDaddy autolife.com 5,647 USD 2018-08-06 NameJet ecowash.com 5,000 USD 2018-08-06 BuyDomains xdeals.com 3,401 USD 2018-08-06 GoDaddy airindiaexpress.com 2,350 USD 2018-08-06 […]

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#Domains and trademarks : IP theft rampant in #China

A recent decision against the registrant of the domain AirBNBChina.com serves as a reminder of copyright and trademark violations in China. Intellectual property theft is rampant in China, where trademark registrations by foreign companies must follow the “first to file” Chinese law. Unlike Western trademark offices, where the filing entity must provide proof of “first […]

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Top 10 Trending Keywords in .Com and .Net Registrations in August

With more than 300 million domain names registered globally, there are numerous examples of trending keywords reflected by domain name registrations. We have shown in the past that there is a correlation between domain name registrations and newsworthy and popular events, as well as anticipated trends. Keeping in the spirit of the zeitgeist that .com and […]

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Crypto Exchanges are Evading China’s Ban by Changing Domain Names

Despite the rise in control measures over cryptocurrency trading, observers are almost certain that Chinese investors will continually skirt the ban, which makes it nearly impossible for …

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Cisco Appears to Sell Latitude.com + More Domain Movers

GDPR sucks! It has basically killed Domain Movers and I really do not see a reason to continue the series. The following is about 2 weeks worth of work, with 3-4 hours research, 7 days a week. I feel like I’m working for the Boring company and I only have a plastic spoon to dig. […]

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Tough Domains launches intelligent domain marketplace to buy and sell Domains

This is a sponsored post from Tough Domains. Toughdomains.com who currently offers domain tools such as for sale landing pages has recently launched a new domain marketplace. Domain Investors for Startups looking for domains can now find premium domains for sale through this new intelligent domain marketplace. There are already many public and private marketplaces […]

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Betsy Riot punks NRA Lobbyist’s wife with domain name

Group creates website juxtaposing NRA’s advocacy and successfully defends domain name in cybersquatting complaint. Above: A picture from Ivy-Lane-Living.com Betsy Riot, a group that has railed against the National Rifle Association, has won a dispute brought by Courtney Cox, who is married to the NRA’s chief lobbyist and principal political strategist, Chris Cox. Courtney Cox […]

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Thai cave rescue : Investor registers all 12 boys’ #domain names

The Thai cave rescue is underway, and the good news is that Elon Musk’s personal submarine won’t be needed after all. So far, out of 12 Thai boys that got stuck in a water-flooded cave along with their not-so-wise teacher, four have been brought to the surface, safe and sound. Meanwhile, an enterprising domainer has […]

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NameSummit NYC moves to November, offers early bird pricing starting today

I was disappointed that I couldn’t make it to NameSummit last year, and after talking to people who attended, it was clear that I had missed out on a pretty special event. This year I was also going to miss it again since it took place in the middle of an existing work trip. So […]

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IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Saturday, August 4th

Get 14.3% More value at registrars that don’t have an expired auction process. I’ve had a good experience with Godaddy over the last several years. I sold my first domain on the premium listings platform. I don’t want to keep beating on them, but they continue to move away from a domainer friendly registrar and […]

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

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Should domaining do away with the ridiculous?

Should the domain industry allow for the ridiculous, names being listed for sale at prices that border on the absurd? This has long been the forte of an Ebay, but what about a Sedo or Namepros? There was a thread on Namepros about whether the rules should be changed? Imadoer posted: How many times have […]

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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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Some of My 2018 Domain Name Purchases

It’s been a while since I shared a list of domain names I recently acquired, so I thought I would kick off the week by doing that. Listed below are 30 domain names I bought since the beginning of 2018. Instead of just sharing what I consider to be the “blue chip” domain names I […]

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Happy National Go Fishing Day!

Today is National Go Fishing 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* .COM fishingbeach.com […]

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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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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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