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Recent Domain Sales That Have Been Developed (pics):,,, More

 Mark As Read    

The screenshots below are examples of buyers of domains from the last few months that have either developed their sites, or purchased an upgrade domain and have redirected their acquisition to an existing website. sold for $26,471 at NameJet, and a land surveyor directory is in the works. When I checked Colorado, five options came up...

Domain Shane 4 hours, 23 min ago

Auction Recap, 10th of February 2016

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The Daily recap of Shane's Auction Picks, the 10thAs of February Auction Quick Recap We all worry about "leaving money on the table" every time we sell a name. Some people lose sleep over it, others have trouble pulling the trigger to even sell a name. With that said, I understand the models of selling that requires you to have faith and confidence...

Domain Shane 4 hours, 35 min ago

We are back for 2016

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After a very long break of a bit over 2 years, I am happy to say that we are back for 2016 doing our blog & podcast interviewing some of the best Domainers on the planet. Our first podcast interview will be live within the next week with my good friend Ned O'Meara from The post We are back for 2016 appeared first on Oz D...

OzDomainer 6 hours, 20 min ago

Chinese domain sales : Drunk as a monkey for the week

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The Chinese stock market is closed for the week-long celebrations of the Year of the Monkey. As such, domain sales activity has slowed down to a painful trickle. To compensate for this lack of Chinese domain sales here's a quick Chinese joke: "Three Chinese brothers, Bu, Chu, and Fu, wanted to illegally live in America. […] Copyright DomainGa...

DomainGang 6 hours, 24 min ago

.Music domain name applicant fails in community bid

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A second applicant fails to get community status for .music top level domain name. DotMusic Limited, an applicant for the .music top level domain name, has failed to pass its Community Priority Evaluation. Had it passed, the group would have automatically been awarded .music. Now an auction will be held to determine who gets to […] The post ....

Domain Name Wire 6 hours, 51 min ago

Charging Someone Upfront to make a domain inquiry – Fair or Foul ?

 Mark As Read    

Some domain investors own a lot of domain names and get a lot of inquiries, some are desirable, some are lowball and some are just a snarky comment about why they don't deserve to own the domain name. There are services out there such as Domain Agents which provide a secured offer service where if […]

TLD Investors 9 hours, 22 min ago VS Super Oops

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I'm not even sure where to go with this, because I'm confused but here we go. I had seen the Persil ad during the Super Bowl as I'm sure most did that watched the game. I do not recall seeing the brand before, nor was I aware of it in general. So, today I wanted to look into it. I mean, they did spend about $4.5 Million for the ad. Since Persil was...

Dot Weekly 9 hours, 32 min ago

NamePros Daily – How much would you expect to sell a keyword .nTLD vs equivalent .COM?

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Today:As % of users that type the exact domain? /As DomainingEurope Special 50% Discount for Namepros /As which is the most secure domain registrar company? / And more. Here are the new threads that caught my eye:...

Robbie's Blog 10 hours, 11 min ago

Market Recap 2/10/16 Tucows up 8.2% – Verisign up 1% ahead of earnings tomorrow

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Market Recap 2/10/16 Tucows (TCX) was the top performer on the day, after announcing a $40 million stock buyback the stock closed up 8.2%. Verisign (VRSN) was up over 1% today, earnings are out tomorrow. Alphabet Inc GOOGL 706.85 +5.83 (0.83%) Godaddy Inc GDDY 24.71 +0.02 (0.08%) Rightside Group Ltd NAME 8.37 +0.11 (1.33%) Minds […] The post ...

The Domains 11 hours, 17 min ago

Chinese Sales Trends For February 10, 2016

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I've included a chart showing the last 30 days of (No 0/4), because there has been so much activity in that space. As On top of the volume spikes, the data shows a nice increase in average prices for this category of names. The post CHINESE SALES TRENDS FOR FEBRUARY 10, 2016 appeared first on Domain Shane and Accidental Domainer.

Domain Shane 12 hours, 1 min ago

Verisign files opening brief in appeal against .XYZ

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David v. Goliath battle continues in appeals court. Verisign has filed its opening brief (pdf) with the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, in its dispute with new top level domain name company XYZ. In October 2015, a federal district judge dismissed Verisign's lawsuit against the operator of the .xyz domain name. Verisign subsequently appealed....

Domain Name Wire 13 hours, 8 min ago

Remove your domain acquisition from “for sale” venues

 Mark As Read    

As a domain investor, I often acquire domains after a considerable amount of negotiation. My goal is to maintain the privacy of the terms and the associated price. Although a non-disclosure agreement can take care of the general terms of an exchange, there is a weak point that is not always controlled by me or […] 13 hours, 19 min ago

10 New Domainer Mistakes We All Made

 Mark As Read    

All new domainers start out with passion and dreams of the quick money that can be made from buying and selling domains because of what they read on the internet. The problem is that just like any new thing there is a learning curve and you will make mistakes. Just ask any domainer that has... The post 10 New Domainer Mistakes We All Made appeared ... 13 hours, 38 min ago

TNT's Best of the Drop List for 2/10/2016!

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Welcome to today's 2/9/2016 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 → 13 hours, 53 min ago and in trademark spat

 Mark As Read    

Two similarly-named companies are on a collision course. The owner of has filed a lawsuit against personal fundraising site over the similarity of their names and trademarks, and a bit of nuance around types of crowfunding. has a trademark related to business funding. GoFundMe is a site for personal or charitable ...

Domain Name Wire 13 hours, 55 min ago

Big companies recently registered these domain names

 Mark As Read    

Here are some interesting domain name registrations undertaken by large companies in recent days. Companies made a bunch of hand registrations and domain acquisitions the past couple days. Although none of them rise to the level of writing a dedicated article about them, I think it's worth combining them into a single article… I don't […...

Domain Name Wire 14 hours, 41 min ago Case Study – Part 6

 Mark As Read    

I've published my 7th YouTube video about two hours ago and for the first time, I've explained two things rather than just one: the Gross Domestic Product (aka GDP) on the one hand and government revenue on the other. I've done this because people veeeeeeeeeeeery frequently confuse these two terms. Therefore, explaining one without referring to th...

Domaining Tips 14 hours, 47 min ago

Domainers : You have 7 months to get married!

 Mark As Read    

If you're currently involved and indecisive about getting hitched, now it's the time to get married. The reason: a two-for-the-price-of-one promotion for THE Domain Conference, $399 dollars + tax for a married couple. Domain investors that plan to attend THE Domain Conference in September, have just 7 months to get married to get that discount. [&#...

DomainGang 15 hours, 7 min ago

Expert Exchange: An Interview With Investor and Developer Braden Pollock

 Mark As Read    

This week, I've had the great pleasure of interviewing the successful domain investor and developer Braden Pollock. As the founder of Legal Brand Marketing, Braden has created a national brand with thousands of clients. As a domainer, he has made many profitable domain sales including the $140,000 sale of, after acquiring it just 9 ...

NamePros 15 hours, 23 min ago

Mobile phone service continues to lift Tucows

 Mark As Read    

Domain names are the base, but mobile phone service contributes the most gross margin. Tucows, one of the largest domain name registrars, released fourth quarter and full year financial results yesterday. Fourth quarter revenue hit $45 million, with annual revenue of $173 million, up 17% from the prior year. While the company's domain name business...

Domain Name Wire 15 hours, 32 min ago

Lady Gaga Foundation .com fails to sell for $1,000,000 dollars

 Mark As Read    

Lady Gaga‘s performance during Super Bowl 50 and her singing of the National Anthem was outstanding. Some domain opportunists make the assumption that due to her fame and success she can be extorted out of $1,000,000 dollars. That was the asking price for the domain name, According to a UDRP that was filed by […]...

DomainGang 15 hours, 57 min ago

Valentine's Day Special from THE Domain Conference in Florida Offers Free Tickets for Spouses

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Sunday is Valentine's Day and in the spirit of the holiday THE Domain Conference has come up with a special offer that will allow you to bring your spouse to their 2nd annual show in Florida next September at no extra charge - and a week at the beach is way better than a box of chocolates!

DNJournal 16 hours, 9 min ago

China dominates new .com registration trends

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Chinese names are a big hit in .com. Verisign has released its monthly trending keywords report, and words tied to China dominated last month. The list considers which keywords made the biggest jump in registrations from one month to the next. Here are the top ten for last month: 1. Jin 2. Fang 3. Yun […] The post China dominates new .com reg...

Domain Name Wire 16 hours, 37 min ago

Tucows Announces $40 Million Stock Buyback Program

 Mark As Read    

TORONTO, Feb. 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tucows Inc. (NASDAQ:TCX) (TSX:TC) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback program to repurchase from time to time up to $40 million of its common stock in the … Continue reading → 16 hours, 39 min ago

Tucows Announces $40 Million Stock BuyBack Program & Is Up Over 8% To $20 A Share

 Mark As Read    

Tucows Inc. (NASDAQ:TCX, TSX:TC) announced after the market closed yesterday "that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback program to repurchase from time to time up to $40 million of its common stock in the open market." "The new $40 million buyback program will commence February 10, 2016 and will terminate on or […] The post Tuc...

The Domains 16 hours, 40 min ago

PokerStars forgets to redirect to BetStars

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PokerStars forgets to redirect domain name to the new BetStars product of the same name. The post PokerStars forgets to redirect to BetStars appeared first on Gambling Invest.

Gambling Domains News 16 hours, 54 min ago

Domain Name VS PPC Advertising

 Mark As Read    

Domain names are vital in the fight for the first page on search engines! Search isn't everything, but consider that 89% of customers begin the buying process at a search engine, it can not be ignored!As  Domain names are key to branding AND cost savings to those expensive PPC ad campaigns and greatly help with organic rankings! How is your website...

Dot Weekly 17 hours, 27 min ago

SalesForce Buys The Domain Through

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Salesforce has just bought the domain name through According to the owner of the domain name was Baroda Ventures LLC of Beverly Hills, who seemed to own the domain for many years. The live whois records changed yesterday to reflect that bought the domain name which is now registered throug...

The Domains 17 hours, 29 min ago

Verisign’s Top Trending Keywords for January were dominated by China

 Mark As Read    

Verisign released their top trending keywords for January. Chinese terms dominated the .com list while .net was led by inter, heart and beach. Jin, Fang,Yun,Bao and Rong were the top 5 keywords in .com. The keyword Smith was actually in both com and net.

TLD Investors 17 hours, 56 min ago’s – Hold or Sell?

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In the last few weeks I have been receiving a lot of inquiries on my's domain names. I own about 15 of them. Most people are only interested in 6 of them which would be my Chinese Premium ones … Continue reading → 18 hours, 2 min ago

Feel The Bern? The Domain Is For Sale; We Chat With The Owner

 Mark As Read    

Yesterday Bernie Sanders won the first Democratic primary of the 2016 election beating Hillary Clinton by over 20%. What has become the rally phrase for Mr. Sanders supporters is "Feel the Bern". I reached out to the owner of the domain name last night who confirmed the domain name was for sale, which was […] The post Feel The...

The Domains 18 hours, 4 min ago

$140k in Sales on February 9th – sold for $10,087 – Daily Market Report

 Mark As Read    

Sedo had the top two sales yesterday. The top sale of the day was which sold for $10,087. NameBio recorded 183 sales for a total of $140,463 with an average sale price of $768. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 21% in the number of sales but the total dollar amount increased by 20%. […]

NameBio Blog 18 hours, 53 min ago Introduces Referral Program and Curated Search

 Mark As Read    

I want to share an update from that will likely be of interest to their customers. The company is bringing back its referral program that provides financial incentives for customers to get people they know to use products and services. I don't have many names registered with, but the company offers a wide array of product...

Domain Investing 19 hours, 23 min ago domain name allegedly sold for $2.6 million

 Mark As Read, once home of one of oldest horse racing betting portals in the UK, reportedly sold twice in the second half of 2015, the second time for $2.6 million. The post domain name allegedly sold for $2.6 million appeared first on Gambling Invest.

Gambling Domains News 19 hours, 26 min ago Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Wednesday, Feb 10th

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I got one of the best gifts I've received in quite a while in the mail yesterday from As  Yesterday was Fat Tuesday or the end of Mardi Gras as well as Directnic's 15th anniversary.As As As  One of the local traditions of Mardi Gras is the King Cake. A cinnamon bun tasting, circle of breadd with a plastic baby Jesus in it. Directni...

Domain Shane 22 hours, 20 min ago

Go Daddy Auction Picks 2-10-16

 Mark As Read    

Go Daddy Auction Picks 2-10-16 Powered by There are some good two word .coms and a few one word brandables on the list today. and are the two one word brandables I like the most. I think I may be in there on one or both of these auctions, I will be […]

TLD Investors 1 day ago

Domain Discoveries for February 10th

 Mark As Read    

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 101 domains for sale with history. […]

NameBio Blog 1 day ago

Auction Recap, 9th of February 2016

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The Daily recap of Shane's Auction Picks, the 9thAs of February Auction Quick Recap I got this email today,As The old university trick lol. Maybe that works with a random name but I doubt he has much success with liquid stuff. He says that he want's to use the domain for his "pet project" There's hundreds of extension that have hisAs "Pet" 4 letter...

Domain Shane 1 day ago

Give her inches or chocolate? Two Flippa domains for Valentine’s Day

 Mark As Read    

For Valentine's Day, she might appreciate one of these two fine gifts: inches, or chocolate. Many a domainer wife loves to receive those gifts, and you might drag your mind out of the gutter right now! 😀 We're talking about two premium domain names, that for one reason or another, failed to sell at Flippa […] Copyright DomainGang...

DomainGang 1 day ago

3 Interesting Auctions at NamePros

 Mark As Read    

There are more and more daily posts popping up that focus on domain auctions. As Maybe the first and most consistent isAs Shane'sAs DSAD.comAs List of Auctions. As I read his post every morning along with my first cup of coffee. As Shane does a great job of researching and putting together relevant lists and then adding a bit of commentary […... 1 day ago

Happy 15th Birthday, Directnic!

 Mark As Read    

It's Mardi Gras today, and New Orleans-based domain registrar Directnic is also celebrating its 15th birthday. To celebrate the occasion, my friends at Directnic sent us a King Cake, Mardi Gras beads, crowns, and festive masks (which my daughter refuses to take off). Happy birthday, Directnic! Wishing you many more happy occasions to celebrate. Tha...

Domain Investing 1 day ago

Domain crime : has been stolen from eNom

 Mark As Read    

The domain has been reported as stolen by its owner, who became aware of the theft today. According to our research, a cybercriminal unlawfully removed the domain from an eNom account, and transferred it to the Chinese domain registrar Ename. The theft of appears to have taken place in early December; the domain […] Copyrigh...

DomainGang 1 day ago

Chinese Sales Trends For February 9, 2016

 Mark As Read    

I've included the running volume and dollars spent chart to highlight the pre Chinese New Year flurry of activity that quickly dissipated. FYI – I've got some requests that I would like to get to and a lot of enhancements / modifications that I would like to make to this data, but that will take some development time on my part, and I'm focus...

Domain Shane 1 day ago

.Movie Registry Donuts Strengthens Film Industry Relationship With New Anti-Piracy Agreement

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If you were paying attention to the Super Bowl ads in Sunday's big game you saw a new gTLD featured in one of the spots seen by the 3rd largest audience in TV history. The domain was a .movie name from Donuts who continues to build a solid relationship with the film industry.

DNJournal 1 day ago

Chinese domain sales : Chips and crickets taste great roasted

 Mark As Read    

Have you ever had roasted crickets? We have, and they are insanely delicious, not to mention full of high quality protein. You can add sriracha on them, and crunch them down with chips. Speaking of the latter, that fine category of "Chinese premium letter" LLLL .com domains have taken a nosedive. Joseph Peterson posted a […] Copyright DomainG...

DomainGang 1 day ago

Market Recap 2/9/16 Godaddy down close to 5% – Verisign up 1.1%

 Mark As Read    

Market Recap 2/9/16 Godaddy (GDDY) had another rough day down close to 5%. The stock was as low as $23.88. Uptick Analyst published where analysts stand on the stock currently. Sell-side analysts on Wall Street covering shares of Godaddy Inc (NYSE:GDDY) have handed the stock a one year target price of $35.555. This is the […] The post Market ...

The Domains 1 day ago

Inside Interview: An Exclusive Look at a $76,000 .INFO Acquisition

 Mark As Read    

Just under a year ago, Swedish entrepreneur Jonas Bonde acquired the $76,000 domain name in one of the largest .INFO domain name sales of all time. As the name suggests, Jonas and his team are building a data website for cars. It looks to be a big project, but Jonas is no stranger to online business. During the early days of the Internet ...

NamePros 1 day ago

Domain Mardi Gras : Directnic celebrates 15 years as a domain registrar

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Today is Mardi Gras, baby! 😀 So get your masks, fancy outfit and beads out, because Louisiana-based Directnic celebrates its 15 year anniversary as a domain registrar, Mardi Gras style. That's a lifetime in Internet years, and the domain registrar is sharing the love, so they sent us a nice bag of goodies, check out […] Copyright DomainGan...

DomainGang 1 day ago

NamePros Daily – High-value .coms vs. current real-world demand.

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Today:As Email Tracking and Custom Business Email /As Buy Now v Make Offer? /As Not all CHIPS are equal. Buy and sell better / And more. Here are the new threads that caught my eye: –...

Robbie's Blog 1 day ago

Donuts Running BestName.Business Contest

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Donuts is running a brand naming contest for entities that are using a new gTLD domain name extension. The winner of the BestName.Business contest will receive a $5,000 advertising budget courtesy of the registry. The contest is being run by Name.Kitchen, which is a name creation website operated by Donuts. Here's how the contest is described on th...

Domain Investing 1 day ago
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