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DSAD.com: Domain Shane’s List of Domains at Auction for Saturday, Feb 6th

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Finally, after doing 30 or 40 wires in the last 2 months the nice personAs at the bank asked me what they are for. As She's seen the craziest subject lines and has never questioned. As  For Botany.com, for portfolio of numbers, for this, for that. As I realize its not theirAs job to ask but I've become friends with the girls at the bank that help m...

Domain Shane 16 minutes ago

Domain Discoveries for February 6th

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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 list has 77 domains for sale with history. […]

NameBio Blog 17 minutes ago

Update on Top 10 Sales from a Year Ago: Response.com, Timeless.com, Amber.com, More

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Listed below are updates on the top 10 domain sales from a year ago, as ranked by DN Journal. 1. Rangers.com sold for $375,000 Major League Baseball picked this one up, and they have it redirected to their Texas Rangers site at: Texas.Rangers.MLB.com. DNW previously recapped that MLB now owns all team domains, with the exception of Rays.com, Twins....

Domain Shane 9 hours, 15 min ago

Denver.co, FootballGame.com Being Promoted On SuperBowl Weekend by Igloo

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I received an email press release this morning from Igloo.com with a timely announcement that they are brokering some great Colorado and football related domains. As Most of the promotion from the release was focused on the domain Denver.co, a really nice geo domain as Denver is the capital city of Colorado (state abbreviation is CO). […]

NameTalent.com 10 hours, 9 min ago

Top Topics: Selling a Reputation for $100; How Much Should You Charge End-Users for 4L.Coms?...

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In this week's Top Topics, there are a couple of notable discussions surrounding four-letter .COM domain names. We all saw the rise of this category last year - could this year yield yet more increases in four-letter .COM values? Elsewhere, Shane Bellone has shared his views after his first year as a full time domain name investor in what is a very...

NamePros 11 hours, 40 min ago

Auction Recap, 4th & 5th of February 2016

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The Daily recap of Shane's Auction Picks, the 4th & 5thAs of February Auction Quick Recap Two in one deal today: All that snow we got is almost gone after several different rain storms and warmer than normal weather. Apparently there's more snow in the forecast, but that small rodent known asAs Punxsutawney Phil has predicted an early spring. T...

Domain Shane 12 hours, 2 min ago

Not all Chinese domain investors are worth dealing with

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There are plenty of domain professionals from China that are honest, up front and willing to engage in domain transactions with Westerners. They speak adequate English, and at any rate, better than my Mandarin. Whether you sell to the Chinese, or buy domains from them, you're bound to come across some shady characters. I sold […]

Acro.net 12 hours, 7 min ago

Allegravita Brings on Kurt Pritz As Partner

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Although I don't know Kurt Pritz personally, I know that he has been active in the domain name space (primarily with ICANN) for many years. For nearly two years, Kurt served as Executive Director of the Domain Name Association, an organization that is quite involved in the new gTLD space. Allegravita is a consulting firm with domain industry compan...

Domain Investing 12 hours, 14 min ago

ICANN cancels Panama due to Zika virus

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ICANN has cancelled its upcoming meeting in Panama City, Panama, due to the Zika virus. ICANN hasn't officially announced the move yet, but ICANN insiders and several community members are saying that the meeting venue is being changed to a currently undecided country. Zika is that virus you've probably been hearing about on the news […] Rel...

DomainIncite.com 12 hours, 41 min ago

Market Recap 2/5/16 Domain Stocks Get Whacked

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Market Recap 2/5/16 Godaddy (GDDY) had another rough day today, down close to 10%, the overall markets were down but nowhere near where Godaddy and some of their peers ended. Neustar (NSR) finished down more than Godaddy, falling 10.34% on the day. Robert W. Baird lowered their price target on the stock from $33.00 to […] The post Market Reca...

The Domains 12 hours, 46 min ago

Zika virus warning forces cancellation of ICANN meeting in Panama

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The Zika virus has already taken its toll among the domain community. This year's "B Meeting" by ICANN, scheduled in Panama, has been canceled, due to the Zika virus outbreak in the area. Other potential venues are being explored, but none has yet been selected. According to the same sources, the ICANN "C Meeting" scheduled […] Copyright Doma...

DomainGang 12 hours, 58 min ago

Inside China Specialist Allegravita's New Partnership with Former ICANN CSO Kurt Pritz

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Allegravita, strategic advisors to companies who want to do business in China, has formed a new partnership with former ICANN Chief Strategy Officer Kurt Pritz. We connected with Pritz and Allegravita CEO & Co-Founder Simon Cousins to find out what the partnership will entail.

DNJournal 13 hours, 13 min ago

Chinese Sales Trends For February 5, 2016

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Nearly half a million dollars in fixed price sales reported yesterdayAs on the Chinese marketplaces that Chaomi tracks. As ThatAs is the largest day in dollars spent since the huge day that we saw on 12/19/2015. As See bottom chart for details. Note: the floor price report is missing some categories that actually had volume, but by the time I looke...

Domain Shane 13 hours, 53 min ago

Attacker gives Amazon fake details from a whois query, and gets real address

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A former Amazon software developer had his account information given away by of all companies, Amazon. It seems that this all started with domain registrations, for some reason Eric Springer used the address of a hotel instead of his own. He writes on Medium.com " It’s just a fake address of a hotel that was […] The post Attacker gives Amazon...

The Domains 14 hours, 14 min ago

NamePros Daily – Numeric Domain Names PPC and other monetizing options

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Today:As Receiving offers via whois? /As Are all domain sales reported? /As EMX.com Sold for $28,200; DayBreak.com for $25,650 / And more. Here are the new NamePros.com threads that caught my eye: Domain syndicate anyone ? – Anyone...

Robbie's Blog 14 hours, 21 min ago

TheQueen.com : Did Mike Berkens buy this domain for his puppy?

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Domain investor Michael Berkens is not only a popular domain investor, blogger and new gTLD supporter, but also the owner of cute dogs. He and wife Judi are "parents" of two remarkably cute Yorkie Terriers, that are often paraded with pride on Facebook. The recent sale of the domain TheQueen.com on NameJet, commanded $5,500 dollars, […] Copyr...

DomainGang 16 hours, 22 min ago

Part 2: I I Asked 7 Top Domain Investors What They See for 2016: With Oliver Holger, Andrew Rosener, Yoni , and Josh Eisenhower

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Yesterday was the first part in our series of asking a few questions to some of my domain investing friends.As  Friends that happen to be some of the best domain investors in our industry.As  Many of the biggest and most successful domain investors are behind the scenes.As  Those who actively participate know who they are. They don't blog, don't co...

Domain Shane 16 hours, 38 min ago

Update: Domain Name Sales tackles remaining issues

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Three issues I shared in a post about Domain Name Sales yesterday, were addressed with record speed. All three glitches most likely affected everyone's domain portfolios, and while they were random in their occurrence they were also frustrating. It seems that a caching server exists between what one sees in the back-end, while editing their […...

Acro.net 17 hours, 10 min ago

Chinese domain sales : Weekend of New Year parties!

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This is the weekend that the Chinese will be partying like crazy; the Year of the Monkey begins on Monday, February 8th. Partying in China is a necessity when the economy is clearly not doing that great, or when the Chinese Government tries to take everything one works hard for. With that in mind, we […] Copyright DomainGang

DomainGang 17 hours, 28 min ago

Marketing With Domain Names

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Domain names are powerful, unique and a really great marketing tool! Domain names are a piece of the marketing puzzle but can be a very important one. There are many reasons domain names are important in marketing but here are some key points I would like to point out. Options! Domain names allow for a lot of options. Sending and getting people to ...

Dot Weekly 18 hours, 39 min ago

CentralNic co-founder retires from Board, Instra CEO joins

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One of the founders of CentralNic is stepping down for his board duties. Domain name registrar and new top level domain name registry CentralNic announced two changes to its board today. Executive Director Robert Pooke has retired from the Board of Directors. Pooke was one of the founders of CentralNic and has been involved in […] The post Ce...

Domain Name Wire 20 hours, 13 min ago

Go Daddy Auction Picks 2-5-16

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Go Daddy Auction Picks 2-5-16 Powered by ExpiredDomains.com There are a lot of two word .coms today along with a number of 4L.net. BargainBlog.com is not a bad name for someone looking to write daily on where the best bargains are in a certain category. As the traffic grows you delve into more areas. AffordableWireless.com […]

TLD Investors 20 hours, 38 min ago

TNT's Best of the Drop List for 2/5/2016!

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Welcome to today's 2/5/2016 edition of TNT's Best of the Drop list! As I will not be back-ordering or bidding on any of these domains my self. If you have any thoughts or comments please leave a comment below! Good Luck! … Continue reading →

TNTNames.com 20 hours, 48 min ago

Prosecco DOC Launches dot-WINE & dot-VIN Domain Names

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The Prosecco DOC Consortium announces the launch of two new domain names, Prosecco.WINE and Prosecco.VIN. As one of the first wine consortia to adopt the new .WINE & .VIN domain names, Prosecco DOC joins an elite group of companies including … Continue reading →

TNTNames.com 21 hours, 0 min ago

After $4k+ Sale, UDRP Filed on UOVO.com

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I was looking through the newest UDRP filings this morning at the World Intellectual Property Organization, and I came across a UDRP that was filed on the 4 letter .com UOVO.com domain name. The UDRP was filed by a company called Uovo Art LLC, and it is WIPO Case D2016-0214. When I did a Whois search to see the current owner of the domain name, I s...

Domain Investing 21 hours, 20 min ago

$222k in Sales on February 4th – EMX.com sold for $28,200 – Daily Market Report

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NameJet had the top sale of the day for five days in a row. The top sale of the day was emx.com which sold for $28,200. NameBio recorded 248 sales for a total of $222,113 with an average sale price of $896. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 5% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount decreased by 23%. […]

NameBio Blog 21 hours, 26 min ago

DSAD.com: Domain Shane’s List of Domains at Auction for Friday, Feb 5th

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In case you missed it yesterday I had the first part of a series of interviews with some of the top domain investors in our industry and got their feelings about where the market is heading. As  You've heard mine day after day. I thought you might want some other opinions. As After you go through the list go ahead and read the interviews. As I'll h...

Domain Shane 1 day ago

Domain Discoveries for February 5th

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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 list has 92 domains for sale with history. […]

NameBio Blog 1 day ago

Ted Cruz slams Chehade over Chinese “conflict”

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US presidential hopeful Ted Cruz has taken time out his busy primaries schedule to lay into ICANN CEO Fadi Chehade over his new job on a Chinese policy panel. Cruz said in a letter to Chehade that China is known for its terrible track record on freedom of speech, and wondered aloud whether Chehade's involvement […] Related posts: .radio appl...

DomainIncite.com 1 day ago

Pritz joins Allegravita and other industry movements

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It's been a busy week in the domain industry for executive changes. Today, we hear that senior ICANN alum Kurt Pritz has joined Chinese domain marketing specialist Allegravita as a "new partner". Allegravita is the PR consultancy that's made a bit of a splash in the industry over the last couple of years shepherding Western […] Related posts...

DomainIncite.com 1 day ago

NamePros Daily – Don’t under estimate the potential buyers

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Today:As Developing your domain names /As 5233.com Sold for $51,772; EXJ.com for $22,300 /As how many 3l.io are left? / And more. Here are the new NamePros.com threads that caught my eye: 3L / 4L.com Pronounceable / 5N...

Robbie's Blog 1 day ago

Three issues at Domain Name Sales while the Uniregistry Market is on its way

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Ever since I saw Frank Schilling's presentation of the Uniregistry Market and the presentation of the app during NamesCon, I've been patiently awaiting its upcoming launch. Uniregistry has been very consistent in improving its services, and the unification of the Domain Name Sales platform with the registrar services is expected to resolve many iss...

Acro.net 1 day ago

I sked 7 Top Domain Investors What They See for 2016 And Here is What They Said: Part 1, The Booth Brothers and Steven Kennedy

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Many of the biggest and most successful domain investors are behind the scenes.As  Those who actively participate know who they are. They don't blog, don't comment on the blogs, and generally conduct their business in private.As  But they have an understanding of the current marketAs  as anyone you could talk to. I am fortunate to get to talk to th...

Domain Shane 1 day ago

Kurt Pritz joins Allegravita

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Former ICANN executive teams up with China consultancy. Kurt Pritz has joined Allegravita, a consulting firm led by Simon Cousins that helps companies in the Chinese market. Pritz held a number of positions at ICANN from 2003-2013, including overseeing the new top level domain name program. After leaving ICANN, he was executive director of the [...

Domain Name Wire 1 day ago

Uniregistry Adds Industry Veterans Sam Tseng & Alan Crowe to Their Account Executive Team

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Since Uniregistry launched their retail registrar in 2014 they have won many plaudits for their outstanding interface - but, the real root of their success goes back to the people they have hired to build their platforms and serve their customers. They added two more today.

DNJournal 1 day ago

Nas.Car and NASCAR : Is there a trademark problem with this domain?

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The launch of dot .Car as a joint venture project between Uniregistry and the XYZ Registry has targeted – primarily – car dealerships and automotive manufacturers. The low registration numbers of .Car, .Cars and .Auto are reflecting the smaller target audience, but the prices per domain start at almost $3,000 dollars per year. We uncove...

DomainGang 1 day ago

Chinese Sales Trends For February 4, 2016

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Yesterday we looked at the longer numeric sales for the year on 4.cn. As Today I'm showing a list of the 4L.com, 4I.com and .coms with any other combination of letters and number where there are 4 of them to the left of the dot. As I got lazy and didn't want to filter them out… As It really seems like you could make some money buying on 4.cn ...

Domain Shane 1 day ago

Chinese domain sales : Western Samoa and the year of the Monkey

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The clock is ticking; the Chinese New Year is just 3 days away, and the parties have already started in China. The Year of the Monkey is expected to be the time that the Chinese market corrects itself; already oversold stocks are adjusting downwards. The same trend is being followed by the Chinese domain market, […] Copyright DomainGang

DomainGang 1 day ago

Market Recap – Godaddy shares off 5.88%

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Market recap for 2/4/16 Godaddy (GDDY) was down 5.88% on the day and was by far the worst performer of the group we track. There was a report on SeekingAlpha.com on Feb 2 about whether the stock was a go or a no go. Rightside (NAME) was dpwm 1.62% on the day and traded as […] The post Market Recap – Godaddy shares off 5.88% appeared fir...

The Domains 1 day ago

The Secret Weapon of a Chinese Domain Expert

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I am honored and surprised that so many domainers are embracing me as a Chinese domain expert. Many are amazed that I can explain the meanings of Chinese domain names with ease and speed. Some even want me to appraise their domain names for China. Let me teach you how I am able to quickly answer questions about Chinese domain names and find their m...

NamePros 1 day ago

Drink your gTLDs : 10,000 .Wine and .Vin domains

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The launch of dot .Wine and dot .Vin took a while, but this grape-induced pair is a fine representation of popular consumer products with an ancient history. Wine – or vin, in French – are both derived from the ancient Greek word oinos (ee-nos.) But enough with history and linguistic lessons; the domain stats are […] Copyright Dom...

DomainGang 1 day ago

5 Domain Name Suggestion Tools

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It has become harder and harder to find a good domain name for your website or blog. You spend hours thinking up one name after another just to find it has already been registered. “There must be a better way to come up with names” you think, well now there is . Domain name suggestion... The post 5 Domain Name Suggestion Tools appeared first on Dom...

NamePhase.com 1 day ago

To Shame or not to Shame ?

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Just about every domain investor has dealt with deals gone awry from time to time. It can be frustrating and sometimes even infuriating when the aggrieved party believes that a third party platform does nothing to assist in cutting down on the number of bad players. Some believe that name and shame is the way […]

TLD Investors 1 day ago

.Law Gets 5K Registrations in 1st 90 days: We Break Down The Numbers

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According to a press release out today, Minds + Machines Group Limited (LSE:MMX), the owner of the new ".law" and .abogado (Lawyer in Spanish) top-level domains, "announced that .law has successfully completed its first 90 days since general availability having fulfilled more than 5,000 verified registrations, with over 700 premium names including ...

The Domains 1 day ago

Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio get “Domain Name Bump” after Iowa

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Interest in domain names related to Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio increase after vote in Iowa. Trump domain names are so last year. Following Ted Cruz's win in the Iowa caucuses and Marco Rubio's strong finish, both became popular names in newly-registered .com and .net domain names. The graph below (from Verisign DomainView) shows registrations […...

Domain Name Wire 1 day ago

Uniregistry Hires Sam Tseng and Alan Crowe

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I received some news from Uniregistry about two new company hires. Sam Tseng has been hired "after 12 years with traffic monetization platform DomainSponsor/Oversee.net." In addition, the company also hired Alan Crowe, "previously a broker for DomainNameSales, a subsidiary of Uniregistry. Crowe has 8 years of experience in the domain name industry,...

Domain Investing 1 day ago

Sam Tseng, Alan Crowe join Uniregistry as account executives

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Two domain industry veterans, Sam Tseng and Alan Crowe are joining Uniregistry‘s registrar team as account executives. At their respective positions, they will have key roles in growing the company's registrar business. Sam Tseng joined Uniregistry after 12 years at the traffic monetization platform DomainSponsor and Oversee.net, where he ser...

DomainGang 1 day ago

New gTLD Registries : Do they own the matching Twitter account?

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Twitter is an important medium for domain companies to engage with their customers. The launch of several hundred new gTLDs is making the domain name space rather crowded, and there is more competition than ever. While Twitter's policy forbids the resale of Twitter accounts, many such transactions occur "under the hood." How many new gTLD […]...

DomainGang 1 day ago

Taking Stock of Cybersecurity Images

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Anyone who has spent more than five minutes working in information security can likely write a thorough list of cybersecurity cliches (including, but not limited to, military metaphors, the use of thinly veiled scare tactics, and heat maps). In the humble opinion of the DomainTools marketing team, however, cybersecurity stock photography takes the ...

DomainTools Blog 1 day ago

Blacknight Site Backup launched to protect your web content

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A new product from Blacknight Solutions, Ireland's leading web host, can now offer small and medium businesses the ability power to schedule full web site backups. Data restoration can be performed with a single click, while also providing active monitoring that notifies web site owners if Google detects malware on their site. According to Blacknig...

DomainGang 1 day ago
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