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Broker.com.au Sells for $100,000 (Updated)

According to a Facebook post from Drop.com.au, a drop catching service specializing in .com.au domain names (Australia ccTLD), the Broker.com.au domain name sold for $100,000 (see update below): Once this sale closes, it will be the largest .com.au sale of the year. It will also tie Deals.com.au and Poker.com.au for the 5th largest publicly reported […]

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Sucky Domain Names

Someone over the weekend asked me if I thought they should get their name + sucks.com? I didn’t think they needed it and certainly don’t need to spend the money securing a .sucks domain. It did get me to looking at industry participants and see if they decided to go the nameSUCKS.com route. RickSchwartzSucks.com was […]

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DomainTools tracks its one billionth domain

DomainTools now has records of over a billion domain names in its database, according to the company. The billionth name was added last month, according to a blog post. The company notes that there are only about 350 million domains in existence today, meaning that twice as many domains have been deleted and never re-registered […]

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Domain names around Seattle

Here are some notable domain names I saw around Seattle over the past month. I spent the past month in Seattle on my annual “escape the Texas heat” vacation. And while people up here have complained about the 80+ degree days, it’s much nicer than what Austin is experiencing right now. During my visit, I […]

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Scamming for Dollars: Domain Name Registration Ploys

Such a deal! Today I received a very official-looking notice, by mail, that my website domain was coming up for renewal. The company that sent this to me was Internet Domain Name Services, or iDNS. Th…

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HereWebsite.com: The Best Provider of Hosting and Cheap Domain Registration Services

Have you been searching for the best web hosting and domain name services as a business owner or blogger to get the support and tools you needed to createa very affordable, professional, functional, r…

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Monster Energy nabs MonsterEnergy.app in UDRP

A common mistake that people make when they’re just getting started in the domain name world is to buy domains that exactly match a company’s name in some new extension. The thought is, well Company X owns their exact-match .COM, they would definitely want it in .YEAH. While this could be true…Company X wants it, […]

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How to negotiate with a buyer that knows what you paid

Today: The ethical process of selling a domain about to expire / 68585.com sold for $15,567 / My first domain sale – Now what? / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Domain Name Idea For The Day: #StorageSharingApps? – Is this a new trend or viable […]

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138 Domain Discoveries for August 9th

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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#PerfectDomain : New #domain marketplace launches

PerfectDomain.com is a new domain name marketplace, catering to new and seasoned domainers. We received the following press release, that delivers detailed information about PerfectDomain and its features: Perfectdomain.Com Debuts New Services to Streamline the Purchase and Sale of Domains – List your domains with us today! And get noticed! PerfectDomain has officially announced the […]

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Daily Domain Picks 8-9-18

Daily Domain Picks 8-9-18 A .co takes the top spot as P2P.co sells for $17,422 on Sedo. Top sales/closes from yesterday: p2p.co 17,422 USD 2018-08-08 Sedo solutionsgroup.com 5,000 USD 2018-08-08 Sedo folkroots.com 3,291 USD 2018-08-08 BuyDomains designersolutions.com 3,000 USD 2018-08-08 Flippa anvis.com 2,756 USD 2018-08-08 NameJet customchemical.com 2,500 USD 2018-08-08 BuyDomains *data courtesy of Namebio […]

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Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Thursday August 9th , 2018

I’ve learned a few things over the years about what people want to hear.  One.  They want to hear how you made the money. It’s great that you made money but they really only care about how THEY can also make that kind of money.  If the article or speech doesn’t tell them how to […]

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Tucows Q2 report: revenue drops because of bulk transfer of 2.65 million Namecheap domains

Tucows Inc. (NASDAQ:TCX, TSX:TC) reported its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018. All figures are in U.S. dollars. “The second quarter once again saw solid performances from each of our businesses,” said Elliot Noss, President and Chief Executive Officer, Tucows Inc. “The domains business delivered consistent results outside of the expected […]

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Results from Sedo’s .CO Auction

At the end of July, Sedo hosted a special .CO domain name auction. The auction concluded on August 2nd, and I received the results of the auction to share with readers. Vegas.CO was the largest sale at $18,500 followed by Hire.CO at $10,099. The third largest auction was Weather.CO, which sold for $9,999. In total, nearly […]

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Dispute.com closes at $65,000

Dispute.com closed at $65,000 and the winner of our closest guess post was GreenJobs. Green Jobs says July 29, 2018 at 9:15 am (Edit) Good legal name… $60k. A donation will be made in Adam’s name for $25 to Elliot’s Pan Mass Challenge. Dispute.net closed on Wednesday at $2,275. Dispute.org closed Thursday at $5,050. A […]

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Unusual Week for Domain Sales: Non .Coms Outnumber .Coms 11-9 on New Top 20 Chart

.Coms typically dominate our weekly all extension Top 20 Sales Chart but this was one of those rare weeks when that was not the case.

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ICANN closes GoDaddy Whois probe

ICANN has closed its investigation into GoDaddy’s Whois practices with no action taken. Senior VP of compliance Jamie Hedlund yesterday wrote to David Redl, head of the US National Telecommunications and Information Administration, to provide an update on the probe, news of which first emerged in April. The NTIA and members of the intellectual property […]

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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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Where to find someone to sell a high profile domain name?

Anywhere anyone can suggest on where to sell a 5 figure domain? submitted by /u/dotcomer77 [link] [comments]

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The world of brandables and how to invest in them

Today: Coupon – .BLOG Domain $1.00 only! / AutoLife.com sold for $5,647 / .technology / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Buying product and service names. Submit as many as possible – Be sure to check your portfolio for one of these product or service domains. […]

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Domain Name Registration & Improved Renewal Rates Boost VeriSign’s 2Q’18 Earnings

As expected, VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN) reported a strong financial performance for the second quarter backed by the growth in domain name registrations for .com and .net, coupled with improved renewal ra…

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Seniors Choice News Magazine Releases Domain Name

Recognizing that the seniors’ demographic has grown substantially in those years to occupy a larger share of the online population and similarly of eCommerce buyers, owner Archibald and his joint vent…

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MorganLinton.com readers – join me on Discord, take two!

Back in July I created a Discord channel for my blog as a way to communicate with my blog readers in realtime. It was pretty neat, within an hour I was already having a conversation with one of my readers and soon more people joined. Then I got busy, traveled a bunch, and started getting […]

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A Typical Day In The Domain Name Business

Today: End users buying at X then selling at Y / Sold .ac domain for $400 / Need a forex domain with traffic / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: looking for hunting and fishing related names in .com – Do you have any hunting or […]

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111 Domain Discoveries for August 8th

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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Seven with #Sedo : Three letter dot .info #domain auction begins tomorrow

Welcome to the latest “Seven with Sedo” domain auction coverage – sponsored by Sedo. Sedo features a week-long domain auction event, and this time around it’s all about LLL .info domains. The dot .info auction takes place at Sedo, from August 9th to August 16th, and it features 100+ domain names. We have selected 7 […]

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Daily Domain Picks 8-8-18

Daily Domain Picks 8-8-18 Dispute.com was the big close on Tuesday, the name closed at $65,000 on GoDaddy. CinaMedia.com sold for $8,000 on Sedo, I always like seeing media.com sales. Top sales/closes from yesterday: dispute.com 65,000 USD 2018-08-07 GoDaddy 68585.com 15,567 USD 2018-08-07 GoDaddy cinamedia.com 8,000 USD 2018-08-07 Sedo podium.io 6,000 USD 2018-08-07 Park.io myothermother.com […]

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AUCTION RECAP OF AUGUST 7, 2018

A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on August 7, 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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People keep registering bad domains

Donuts offered some insights about their premium domain names. The only insight I got, and that comes as no surprise, is that people have been and are (always) registering bad domains. Donuts is generally characterizing anything greater than $33 wholesale per year as a premium domain name. Donuts offered some examples from the hundreds of […]

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Make Sure the I is Not an l

Depending on the font in an email or a website, a lowercase “L” can look an awful lot like an uppercase I. Someone could try and fool a buyer into thinking that they are selling a valuable domain name that begins with the letter “I,” but in reality, it is really a lowercase “l.” They […]

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