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Give.com Sells via Sedo

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It appears that Give.com has sold via Sedo. According to Whois records, the current domain registrant of Give.com is Sedo LLC Transfer Service, which is generally the account domain names are placed in during the sales escrow process. I looked through my email, and I saw that Dave Evanson was recently brokering Give.com. In fact, Dave listed Give.c...

Domain Investing 18 minutes ago

Afternic domain selling Hangout is today

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Learn how to sell your domain names with Afternic in a Hangout today. GoDaddy is hosting a Hangout today to explain how Afternic works with GoDaddy. The hangout takes places at 11 am PDT (1 PM EDT). GoDaddy will discuss how Afternic works and integrates with GoDaddy. Representatives will also explain domain listing best practices. […]

Domain Name Wire 21 minutes ago

Inside Interview: Behind The $700,000 Nuts.com Acquisition

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In 2011, the domain name Nuts.com (http://nuts.com) was acquired by Jeff Braverman; the CEO of a family nut shop first set up in 1929. As a college freshman, Jeff created Nutsonline.com which helped Nuts.com become what it is today. Since 2002, the company has grown revenue from $1.5million to $35million. Jeff Braverman and Nuts.com have received ...

NamePros 1 hour, 17 min ago

Do you use WordPress? This is one of the best Free Plugins I use for Security

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WordPress as most people know is a free blogging platform that millions of domain owners from around the globe use... The post Do you use WordPress? This is one of the best Free Plugins I use for Security appeared first on Robbie's Blog.

Robbie's Blog 1 hour, 42 min ago

Donald Trump Wins Control of Trumppalace.com

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Donald Trump has won another UDRP this time on the domain name Trumppalace.com which was purchased by the domain holder for $800 tto sell units in Trump's condo in Sunny Isle Beach in South Florida Here are the facts: ""Complainant Donald Trump is a household name in the United States and in many other parts […]

The Domains 1 hour, 55 min ago

RightoftheDot.com Opens Submission For Auction At Domainfest.Asia With 4.CN

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RightoftheDot.com (ROTD) will be conducting a Premium Online Domain Auction in cooperation with the leading Chinese Domain auction company 4.CN and in association with DomainFest.asia which will be held in Macau China, September 4th through 7th, 2015. ROTD has officially opened up submissions for the auction which will run from September 2 through ...

The Domains 2 hours, 48 min ago

NamesCon Introduces New Team Member Terri Potratz & Rolls Out Show's 1st Affiliate Program

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NamesCon Producer Richard Lau has geared up for another growth spurt by adding a key new member to the full-time show staff. Marketing and Communications whiz Terri Potratz has come on board and her duties will include overseeing a new NamesCon affiliate program.

DNJournal 4 hours, 14 min ago

Maltese iGaming company buys Finnish gambling domains

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Game Lounge announced to have acquired a number of gambling domains and affiliate websites with a strong presence in Finland, including nettikasinovertailu.info, netticasino.eu, onlinecasinofindr.com, nettipokeri.eu, nettiveikkaus.eu and nettibingo.eu, for €1.2 million. The post Maltese iGaming company buys Finnish gambling domains appeared first o...

Gambling Domains News 4 hours, 36 min ago

DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Tuesday, July 28th 2015

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Before I get to things domain related I want to say publicly that I can't stand the little buttons on the top of baseball hats.  When you hit your head on that spot it is one of the most painful things in the world.  I have been four wheeling over the last week and my head has hit the top of the jeep 10 or 50 times and I think I've suffered brain d...

Domain Shane 4 hours, 43 min ago

$175k in Sales on July 27th – NUZ.com sold for $28,000 – Daily Market Report

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The top sale of the day was nuz.com which sold for $28,000 at NameJet. NameBio recorded 163 sales for a total of $174,521 with an average sale price of $1,071. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 29% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount increased by 115%. It was an unusual day towards the top of the chart with nine o...

NameBio Blog 6 hours, 21 min ago

Should I Try Selling Stocks.XYZ to End Users via Outbound Marketing?

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As I've mentioned yesterday as well, while I am not excited about the idea of investing in new gTLDs (which is why I only own a few), I do believe the "best of the best" have potential. I got Stocks.XYZ with the intention of developing it for my case study, as I consider it a

Domaining Tips 7 hours, 40 min ago

Dsad Daily Auction Recap

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At the end of the recap sometimes I include the top 5 domains in terms of Estibot value. This is not to say that these figures are foolproof but I think it is interesting to see what something appraises for vs sells for at wholesale. I wanted to ask if there were any other suggestions for that section instead of appraisals I could do top 5 CPC or s...

Domain Shane 8 hours, 29 min ago

Did OnlineEducation.com Sell for $3.3 million ?

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I want to point out the tip for this article came courtesy of JS Lascary, he noticed some info related to QuinStreet a publicly traded company (QNST (NASDAQ) $6.03 -0.15 (-2.43%) that is an online performance marketing company providing technologies for businesses to identify their targeted audiences. They have purchased a number of high profile [&...

The Domains 8 hours, 42 min ago

16 Ways to Not Go Crazy Working From Home

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Anyone who has worked from home longer than a year knows there comes a time when the entrepreneurial honeymoon wears off. Days blend together. Work is always staring at you in the face. You finally know the real meaning of the term ‘cabin fever'.  Why get dressed because, meh, who is ...

Yassou! Anthos Chrysanthou launches enterprise translation tools on Translate.com

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Chicago entrepreneur and domain investor, Anthos Chrysanthou, is quiet and diminutive. But don't confuse his silence and stature with any lack of focus; the CEO of Emerge Media launched Translate.com four years ago, and the company's web platform boasts 3 million members. The company is headquartered in the Greektown neighborhood of Chicago. Transl...

DomainGang 17 hours, 32 min ago

Donuts Becomes 1st new gTLD Registry to Join The Internet Commerce Association (ICA)

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Donuts has become the 1st new gTLD registry to join the Internet Commerce Association (ICA) as a Silver member. The ICA is a non-profit advocating for the rights and interests of domain name owners and related service providers. Although Donuts is also a member of the DNA (As is a company I'm a Director of,  […]

The Domains 18 hours, 36 min ago

Afternic Integration GoDaddy Hangout on Google+

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If you are a domain name seller, you might be interested in attending GoDaddy's Google+ Hangout tomorrow. Representatives from GoDaddy will discuss Afternic's integration with GoDaddy and answer some questions at the conclusion of the Hangout. The free event is scheduled for Tuesday, July 28 at 1:00 PM EST (tomorrow). I exchanged emails with Joe St...

Domain Investing 18 hours, 40 min ago

Flippa – A Look Forward: RDQN.com and 2 Portfolios Hit Reserve. LQI.com, ECQ.com, Katie.net, More

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Reserve Met and Will Sell 250 Domain Portfolio – Domains include MedicalListing.com, TerrificFind.com, SafetyRopes.com, CoughTreatments.com, PsychologyLicense.com, and more. 85 Domain Portfolio – Domains include AffiliateLesson.com, Dock.info, HawaiiFAQs.com, Outbuilding.net and more. Under $1k at press time. RDQN.com – This follo...

Domain Shane 20 hours, 54 min ago

Google Making Changes To Google +

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In a blog post today Google announced some changes upcoming to Google + and how users can use just a Google account to create accounts and share info. There have been complaints over the last couple of years that you needed a Google + profile to act as your identity. Your Google + profile for […]

The Domains 22 hours, 17 min ago

WeddingWire and Minds + Machines Say ‘I Do’ to a ‘.Wedding’ Partnership

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Minds + Machines to power new ‘.wedding' domains for WeddingWire LOS ANGELES, July 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Minds + Machines (LSE:MMX), the publicly quoted owner and operator of Internet top-level domains, is delighted to announce that WeddingWire, the wedding industry's … Continue reading →

TNTNames.com 22 hours, 27 min ago

Crazy Greek Bitch : Smitten foreigner shares his love via domain name!

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Greece has been in the news for the wrong reasons lately, but the truth is that its people are full of passion and zest for life; it must be due to the unique Greek light shining down on the endless shores. To anyone who has had the privilege to know a Greek woman, they are […] Copyright DomainGang

DomainGang 22 hours, 28 min ago

Good to See Brokers Working Together

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I don't think it happens frequently, but it's nice to see domain brokers working together to get deals closed. I wrote about an example of this a little over a week ago when I reported about the QE.com sale, which was co-brokered by Media Options and eNaming.com. Heritage Auctions and Right of the Dot are also working together to auction the .Versi...

Domain Investing 22 hours, 47 min ago

Another 7 Figure Domain Name Sale? Futbol.com is Sold

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GoDaddy.com has sold the domain name Futbol.com in another potential 7 figures sale? The domain name was part of the Marchex domain portfolio purchase for $28.1 Million in April 2015.

The Domains 23 hours, 0 min ago

Unbiased.com saved in UDRP but no RDNH

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UDRP panel is unbiased, finds in favor of domain name owner. The owner of Unbiased.co.uk has failed to win rights to the Unbiased.com domain name in a UDRP. Unbiased.co.uk helps people find financial advisers, mortgage brokers, solicitors and accountants. The company filed its cybersquatting claim on the basis of a trademark for unbiased.co.uk. Whi...

Domain Name Wire 23 hours, 9 min ago

10 reasons why gTLDs truly suck bad!

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Most savvy domain investors stay away from those fancy-schmancy new gTLDs, and it's common knowledge in the domain community that only pansies register them. After 18 months of operation, there are probably only a handful of active gTLD domains and most likely no more than 10 thousand gTLD domains altogether. That's a sign of suckiness […] Co...

DomainGang 23 hours, 28 min ago

A Crazy Cybersquatting Lawsuit with Jason Kneen – DNW Podcast #43

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The inside story of a baseless cybersquatting lawsuit. Imagine that you’re an app developer who has registered a handful of domain names over the years. One day your twitter feed and phone lights up with people discussing how you’re being sued over one of the domain names you own. That’s exactly what happened to Jason […]

Domain Name Wire 23 hours, 48 min ago

Top Topics: Domain Negotiations with a Funded Tech Startup; Domaining in 1995; Realistic Earnings...

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The most popular discussions last week include how to negotiate and price a domain sale with a well-funded startup, time traveling back to 1995 to buy domains, what one could realistically expect to earn in two years of domain name investing or developing, and GoDaddy tossing out an odd error when some functional promo codes are used. Tech Startup...

NamePros 1 day ago

The Paul Stahura Story - How He Went from Building Robots to Reconstructing the Domain World

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In a new Cover Story at DNJournal.com we profile Paul Stahura, a man who has been a key player in the domain industry for two decades and who, as Co-Founder and CEO at Donuts, is now positioned to play a major role in re-shaping the domain world's landscape for decades to come.

DNJournal 1 day ago

VeriSign reports that .com and .net together increased 3.1% year over year in the reported quarter to 133.5 million

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So do you think that Dot GTLD is having an effect on Dot Com or Dot Net domain registrations? According... The post VeriSign reports that .com and .net together increased 3.1% year over year in the reported quarter to 133.5 million appeared first on Robbie's Blog.

Robbie's Blog 1 day ago

Right of the Dot and Heritage Auctions to Auction .Versicherung TLD

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Over the weekend, I received an email from Monte Cahn announcing that his company, Right of the Dot, LLC, is teaming up with Heritage Auctions to sell the .Versicherung new gTLD extension. The auction will be held on August 26th at 10am EST, and the auction format will be an online ascending clock auction. Versicherung is the German word for "insur...

Domain Investing 1 day ago

FairHavenEstate.co.za lost by Estate Agent to Residential Developer

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The South African CCTLD Domain Name FairHavenEstate.co.za has been lost in a legal dispute between the Developer who wanted to... The post FairHavenEstate.co.za lost by Estate Agent to Residential Developer appeared first on Robbie's Blog.

Robbie's Blog 1 day ago

Domain Movers: Doc.com, Fans.com, XT.com And More Domains

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In today's Domain Movers series we see Tessera Technologies, Inc. listing Doc.com for sale. Red Bull acquired WingFinder.com, Facebook launches BuckBuild.com and many more domain movers.

The Domains 1 day ago

MikeTysonBitcoin.com – Mike is promoting a new bit coin service and they are using a DOT COM.

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Bit Coin is something I never really got my head around from an investment point of view, Don't get me... The post MikeTysonBitcoin.com – Mike is promoting a new bit coin service and they are using a DOT COM. appeared first on Robbie's Blog.

Robbie's Blog 1 day ago

Vox Populi wants trademark for .Sucks

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Controversial new top level domain name registry wants to trademark ".sucks". Vox Populi, the domain name registry for .Sucks, has applied for the trademark ".Sucks" with the U.S. Patent and Trademark office. The goods and services for the mark are "Domain name registration services; registration of domain names for identification of users on a glo...

Domain Name Wire 1 day ago

Another new gTLD up for sale with $750,000 reserve

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Another new gTLD contract is hitting the market, with Dotversicherung-registry offering .versicherung at auction next month. The August 26 auction, to be managed by RightOfTheDot and Heritage Auctions, has a $750,000 reserve. The string is the German word for "insurance". The gTLD launched 10 months ago. "There are over 3,000 domain names registere...

DomainIncite.com 1 day ago

Dozens of Jinsha domains change owners

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Jinsha is the Pinyin transliteration of the Chinese characters for "golden sands" used by American casino operator Las Vegas Sands as its Macau casino's mark. The post Dozens of Jinsha domains change owners appeared first on Gambling Invest.

OpenTLD suspension stayed in unprecedented arbitration case

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"Cybersquatting" registrar OpenTLD, part of the Freenom group, has had its accreditation un-suspended by ICANN while the two parties slug it out in arbitration. Filed three weeks ago by OpenTLD, it's the first complaint to head to arbitration about under the 2013 Registrar Accreditation Agreement. ICANN suspended the registrar for 90 days in late J...

DomainIncite.com 1 day ago

The .Site Contest Sponsored By Radix has concluded and we have a Winner

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The .Site Contest that was sponsored by Radix and created by TheDomains.com has concluded, the winner is Marian Tutelea who was notified by email. Marian will receive a brand new Apple Watch.  Radix and TheDomains.com want to thank everyone who entered and got the word out on social media. We look to continue to bring […]

The Domains 1 day ago

DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Monday, July 27th 2015

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Get used to it for the next 5 years.  Discussion about whether gTLDs are a good investment.  Everyone has their opinion and we pretty much know which side each person has taken.  To me arguing it is worthless.  I will merely post what I've purchased and let everyone else decide if I am going to make money.  Of course all the opinion really doesn't ...

Domain Shane 1 day ago

Dsad Daily Auction Recap

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In this business like any other there connections are so important. I know this may not be new information but we all have different talents and things we are inherently good at. The thing I am best at is sales. I like to think about it as people skills. I can and will talk to anyone about pretty much anything(annoys the hell out of my wife ) and i...

Domain Shane 1 day ago

DomainSherpa Review – July 27: 742.com, Deadeye.com, MarijuanaJobs.com, Cuddle.com, OnlineJobs.com, HealthyIntent.com…

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What do successful domain name investors think when they value domain names?In this show:• We learn what the Sherpas bought or sold recently: ProteinChews.com, 742.com, HealthyIntent.com• An investor's portfolio is appraised: BrazilTravel.com, Deadeye.com, MarijuanaJobs.com...• Get your bids in soon for Cuddle.com, OnlineJobs.com, Me...

DomainSherpa 1 day ago

What I Agree and Disagree with Mike Berkens on

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Mike Berkens wrote an interesting post yesterday through which he analyzed a comment Frank Schilling made on another post of his. Mike shared a few opinions and to make things easier, I will use numbers: 1) Ultra premium dot coms will continue to go up in value 2) Longer dot coms will have a considerably harder time

Domaining Tips 1 day ago

$81k in Sales on July 26th – moster.com sold for $23,765 – Daily Market Report

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The top sale of the day was moster.com which sold for $23,765 at DropCatch. NameBio recorded 126 sales for a total of $81,107 with an average sale price of $644. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 8% in the number of sales but the total dollar amount decreased by 85%. Sales With History The domain look.me sold for $3,250 at Flipp...

NameBio Blog 1 day ago

Does your daddy know you’re bidding on domain names?

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Kids these days grow faster than my generation did. They have access to the Internet, and a great assortment of tech gadgets at their disposal. In stark contrast, I bought my first personal computer at 18. While I'm open to listening to the ideas, aspirations and the occasional wisdom tidbit of young folks, I detest […]

Acro.net 1 day ago

Visual Editor Not Working After WordPress 4.2.3 Upgrade

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WordPress 4.2.3 came out on July 23, 2015. I normally don't experience problems with my WordPress updates, but I certainly did this time around. I noticed when I tried to […]

Jason Thompson 1 day ago

Domain Flips (Tie.com, 9g.org, 100x on Perfectha.com) and Flops (Remove.org, Z8.org)

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Below is another look at a few recent domain flips and flops, with data courtesy of NameBio. Flips Perfectha.com sold for 14,846 USD on 2015-07-16 at Sedo, vs 120 USD on 2015-04-15 at DropCatch. Nearly 125x before commission in three months. The buyer was Sinclair Pharma, and they have a skincare product of the same name. They have a live trademark...

Domain Shane 1 day ago

Frank Schilling On New gTLD’s and The Value of .Com In The Years Ahead

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Frank Schilling in a comment to our post on .Bank getting 5,500 applications, had a very interesting comment: ""IMO Dot Com will still be the largest individual TLD, but many, many viable alternative TLD’s will marginalize the totality of .com’s mindshare in future. Speaking as the owner of a large portfolio of valuable dot com […]...

The Domains 1 day ago

Photos from the 2015 Southern California Domainers Meetup at Uniregistry HQ

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The July 2015 Southern California Domainers Meetup was a complete blast on Friday, attracting several dozen domainers from the west coast, and beyond. Hosted and sponsored by Uniregistry, the evening gala took place at the California HQ of the Caymans company in Los Angeles. The event was organized by Jason Thompson and Braden Pollock, and […...

DomainGang 1 day ago

DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Sunday, July 26th 2015

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I'm not one to believe in luck but I do believe in chance.  I believe that luck is merely chance that goes your way despite the odds.  But I do believe that things have a way of going in your favor if you make good decisions or pay it forward.  Yesterday I sat with the protestors at Mauna Kea.  The protestors are against all the building on the mou...

Domain Shane 2 days ago

Five GoDaddy Discount Codes

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Time to start sharing GoDaddy coupons again! Slim pickings this week, managed to find five discount codes. Three of them should bring the price down to $0.99, one of them should bring the price down to $1.49 and one to $1.99. The coupons should work for new registrations as well as transfers, they won't work for

Domaining Tips 2 days ago
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