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DSAD: Domain Name Auction Picks: Friday 8/1

 Mark As Read    

Now it's really August 1st.  I know July has 31 days I just thought we had gone through all of them.  It worked out great because I was very happy with the numbers at the nursery and my domain business and then I padded them today with the extra day.  We added five figures to sales and I had a pretty good domain sale today.  I'm hoping to get a few...

Domain Shane 45 minutes ago

The Google Penguin has become the Punisher

 Mark As Read    

Has the Google Penguin become the punisher ? Eric Enge wrote a very good article on Search Engine Land that took a look at how punitive the Google Penguin really is. Enge expressed that he had a heavy heart with relation to the unforgiving nature of the Penguin. Enge gives those webmasters new to the […]

The Domains 4 hours, 17 min ago

Amazon.com starts offering domain name registration

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Et tu, Amazon? Amazon.com is now offering domain name registration in conjunction with its web services. This move is not similar to Google's recent foray into the retail registration market. Instead, its similar to what Google did many years ago — offer domain name registration through partners. Web services providers understand that domain ...

Domain Name Wire 10 hours, 15 min ago

CrowdTilt Rebrands To Tilt – Here’s Why

 Mark As Read    

  Today San Francisco-based Crowdtilt announced they were changing their name to Tilt and moving over to Tilt.com. I've always found that the companies who share their rebrand with their customers win and Tilt made sure it was front-and-center. On their blog they explain a bit more behind why they decided to change their name: "Our […]...

Domainvestors.tv 13 hours, 48 min ago

XYZ: Sign the petition for inclusion to Google Domains!

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After perusing the domain gTLDs included in the newly launched, beta version of Google Domains, we kinda asked ourselves: Why wasn't dot .XYZ included on the list? After all, the ‘generation XYZ' registry considers itself hip and groovy, so why not include .XYZ domains to the approved list of manageable Google Domains? There is no […] C...

DomainGang 14 hours, 11 min ago

GoDaddy Auctions: Things I would Add

 Mark As Read    

DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures I have always been a big fan of GoDaddy Auctions, because it never gets the attention of the expired auction services like NameJet and SnapNames.  This is often due to "quality" but everybody has a budget for investing or buying domains and GoDaddy Auctions seems to fit my budget better. GoDaddy Auctions ...

Dot Weekly 14 hours, 43 min ago

More Good Sales News: Sedo Reports Double Digit Rise in Average Prices in 1st Half of 2014

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Just two days after DomainHoldings reported a huge increase in their 2Q-2014 domain sales, Sedo is out with a report today revealing a 17% increase in their mean average sales price during the first six months of this year vs. the same time frame a year ago.

DNJournal 15 hours, 8 min ago

Web.com misses revenue target, acquires UK online directory company

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Web.com's Q2 revenue numbers don't hit company's target. Web.com, which owns Network Solutions, Register.com and SnapNames, released earnings after the bell today. GAAP revenue for the second quarter was $138.2 million. Adjusted revenue was $144.7 million. Although that's up 10% year-over-year, it's below the company's guidance range of $146.0 mill...

Domain Name Wire 15 hours, 27 min ago

Estibot to launch domainIQ for reverse and historical whois

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New service will launch next week. The company behind Estibot is launching a new domain name service called domainIQ next week. domainIQ provides reverse whois (all the domains owned by a person or company), historical whois, and other intelligence about domain names. Many of the features are currently found in DomainTools, and some are also [̷...

Domain Name Wire 15 hours, 54 min ago

Godaddy killer? Exclusive first look at the Google Domains registrar

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Our request to join Google Domains has been granted, and here is the first (exclusive) look at the new domain registrar operated by Google. After entering the access code, the control panel of Google Domains was made accessible. As you can see below, it's quite basic, containing the options to view My Domains, Transfer In […] Copyright Domain...

DomainGang 16 hours, 15 min ago

What to do when your Internet goes down

 Mark As Read    

When your Internet connection goes down, there's only so much you can do. Let's face it: today's interconnected world is so reliant on Internet connectivity, that very little can be achieved without it. Some have asked that the Internet be considered a utility, much like power and water, that we depend on. When you lose […] Copyright DomainGa...

DomainGang 16 hours, 53 min ago

My GoDaddy Domain Name Aftermarket List 7-31-2014

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Here is the list for today! Enjoy! sportsbuzz.com woahoo.com placedfirst.com webhostwebhosting.com casejack.com funeraldepot.com operationlandscape.com clearcorp.com madeoutofwood.com howdoyougetpublished.com dotmine.com vhbz.com siteamonth.com ggvi.com automotoweb.com qrhn.com rbqd.com qgte.com qgih.com qgme.com rqnf.com rmqo.com rgqn.com

Jason Thompson 17 hours, 35 min ago

A Domain Name “Acquisition” Doesn’t Always Signify Something New

 Mark As Read    

A business friend emailed me the other day to let me know he spotted an interesting domain name "acquisition" that appeared to be made by a large company. It wasn't all that interesting to me, but it would have been interesting to speculate about the plans for this new domain name. One thing we all need to keep in mind is that a domain name "acquis...

Domain Investing 19 hours, 14 min ago

Sedo sells $17M of domains in Q2, including a new TLD for $100k

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Sedo reports on its domain aftermarket sales so far this year. Sedo released its market report for the first half of 2014 today. The company sold about $17 million worth of domain names in the second quarter, down slightly from $19 million in Q1. In the second quarter is sold 7,453 domains, down from 8,763 […]

Domain Name Wire 19 hours, 25 min ago

Company Domain Movers From Mattel, Barclays & More

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Here we go with the latest digging for company domain movers from some of the largest companies and related domain names they recently registered, purchased or are simply moving around for some reason. DotWeekly continues to break a lot of news within these articles, so if you like fresh, interesting data...

Dot Weekly 19 hours, 33 min ago

Very Strong Extensions, Mediocre Registration Numbers

 Mark As Read    

Was this the worst week ever in terms of registration numbers? No. After the first day of General Availability for 4 new gTLDs (. Reisen, .University, .Toys and .Town), the results were let's call them mediocre. But what registry operators should be worried about is the fact that two of this week's extensions are basically

Domaining Tips 19 hours, 55 min ago

Sedo Publishes 2014 First Half Domain Market Study: 35.9 Million In Sales

 Mark As Read    

Sedo today announced the results of its First Half 2014 Domain Market Study, revealing domain industry trends and changes based on transactions in its marketplace. An infographic depicting findings from the study is available at http://bit.ly/1rMCO82. During the first six months of 2014, Sedo powered 16,216 transactions worth a total of $35.9 milli...

The Domains 20 hours, 13 min ago

Danish butter: Two for two loss in UDRP over Lurpak.email domain

 Mark As Read    

The pattern that the Complainant pointed out in a trademark-infringing dot .email domain, carried onto another UDRP with the same Respondent. Yoyo.Email, Ltd. of UK lost the UDRP for the domain name, Statoil.email. It seems that going after the Statoil trademark was not the sole such instance for the Respondent, who was hit with a […] Copyrig...

DomainGang 20 hours, 50 min ago

Google tops “Offers” search with its own extinct service

 Mark As Read    

This is truly interesting, to say the least. When searching for "Offers" in Google, the number one result is not the generic, trademarked, and otherwise content-rich web site, Offers.com, which occupies the second spot instead. For some odd reason, Google's own Offers service is the #1 result for "Offers." The only problem: that service is […...

DomainGang 21 hours, 0 min ago

Donuts: 775,000 domain names served

 Mark As Read    

Donuts' domain name registration base keeps growing. Donuts sent out a newsletter today that announced it is up to 775,000 domain name registrations. The mega-registry has released 111 top level domain names in general availability, so that's an average of roughly 7,000 registrations per TLD. Frankly, this shows that the "portfolio" registry busine...

Domain Name Wire 21 hours, 13 min ago

TheDomains rolls out a ‘comment guidelines’ policy for trolls

 Mark As Read    

The popular domain blog, TheDomains, attracts a large amount of commentary on its posts daily. Along with constructive responses and opinionated comments comes a small amount of troll-induced commentary, aimed at provoking the blog's operator, Mike Berkens, and the readers of TheDomains. Mike's one of the nicest people in the domain industry, and h...

DomainGang 21 hours, 44 min ago

Facebook’s Internet.org reveals free app

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Internet.org, the initiative by Facebook for a better Internet – with more traffic to Facebook, naturally – has announced the launch of its own application. Initially available only in the African nation of Zambia, the app gives people free access to a set of basic Internet services, including health, employment and location information...

DomainGang 22 hours, 9 min ago

DomainGang: Into the 5th year and a badge from Google

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Last day of July today, and time for another editorial. DomainGang celebrates its 5th anniversary at the end of September, something that we could never fathom. What started as a collection of jokes and news about the domain industry, has become part of a full time business. The most rewarding part of this, isn't the […] Copyright DomainGang...

DomainGang 22 hours, 39 min ago

Infographic: Sedo Market Study (1st Half of 2014)

 Mark As Read    

This morning, Sedo published its Market Study that includes domain name sales from the first half of 2014 that were completed via the company. Published below is the infographic that has quite a bit of good information from the study. Because of the size of Sedo, I believe this Market Study is a good indicator of the overall domain name marketplace...

Domain Investing 22 hours, 39 min ago

German domain name .Reisen tops Donut’s launches with 2,262 registrations

 Mark As Read    

Domain buyers go traveling with .Reisen. Donuts launched another four domain names into regularly-priced general availability yesterday. Based on overnight zone files, which don't include a full day, .Reisen was the most successful launch. .Reisen, German for travel, got 2,262 registrations. That brings its total with sunrise and early access to 2,...

Domain Name Wire 23 hours, 4 min ago

How to handle bogus domain offers

 Mark As Read    

On average, I receive three to five bogus offers for domains in my portfolio, every week. These offers are either clearly over the top offers, e.g. seven or eight figures USD, or inquiries without a dollar figure that provide bogus contact information. In the past, I used to respond to each and every such inquiry, […]

Acro.net 23 hours, 29 min ago

Obamacare web site cost: $840 million so far!

 Mark As Read    

If there is a Guinness record for the most expensive web site to build and maintain, the award should go to HealthCare.gov. After a problematic first launch, the so-called Obamacare web site is being maintained with more than $150 million dollars of taxpayers' money. The Government Accountability Office stated that the total cost by the […] C...

DomainGang 23 hours, 43 min ago

DSAD: Domain Name Auction Picks: Thursday 8/1

 Mark As Read    

That was one hell of a month.  July is usually a slow month for me but I made an effort to sell a few domains at auction and had the fortunate luck of having some offers through email actually work out.  I'm really enjoying having this cash in my account and I'm doing every thing in my power not to move it over to my trading account and daytrade.  ...

Domain Shane 1 day ago

1st Day Totals For New gTLD’s: .Reisen 2,262; .University 1,340; .Toys 1,320; .Town 590

 Mark As Read    

Several new gTLD's went into its first day of general availability GA) yesterday and according to ntldstats.com,here are the number of registrations after the first day of GA which include all Sunrise applications and those domains registered in the Early Access Program (EAP) Once again the total for this weeks new gTLD are less than […]...

The Domains 1 day ago

Be Wary Of New Domain Claims

 Mark As Read    

Over the past few years I've noticed a worrying trend. New, pop-up web sites for domain name investors. It seems that every month I get at least 2 new emails, packed full of unsubstantiated marketing claims and hype. Just today I received an email from a new service that is going to publish new domain ... The post Be Wary Of New Domain Claims appea...

Domainer Income 1 day ago

Flippa Recap: GermanFood.com, Dopy.com, SearchDeal.com, PoopShovel.com, Gum.org

 Mark As Read    

Oops! This is a belated version of last week's summary of notable domain and website sales at Flippa. Some domains that sold GermanFood.com – $5,000 – Price was negotiated post-auction. Fittingly.com and 215 other domains – $3,850 – Some of the other domains include 69th.com, Metzy.com, Scamsters.com, UltraStreaming.com and ...

Domain Shane 1 day ago

Chinese Buyers Continue to Spend Big on Domains - Their Latest Chart Topper Hits Nearly 200K

 Mark As Read    

Chinese buyers have taken over the upper reaches of the 2014 domain sales charts, accounting for more than half of the year's top ten sales.Their latest salvo came this week when a 3-letter .com sold for CNY 1.2 million (almost $200,000) to land among the year's 30 biggest sales to date.

DNJournal 1 day ago

Weekly Domain Broker Listings – 7/30

 Mark As Read    

This week's domain broker submitted listings are below. If you want to buy a domain name, contact the broker directly as I am not involved in any of these deals. You may submit one domain name for sale in the comment section with a BIN price. Unpriced domain names or submissions with more than one name will be deleted. Please don't comment on other...

Domain Investing 1 day ago

Owner Of UGN.com Forced to Defend UDRP Against Someone With No Trademark & No Proof

 Mark As Read    

Talk about a waste of money. The owner of the domain name UGN.com just successfully defended a UDRP against UGN, Inc which was represented by Laura Petrolino of Arment Dietrich, Inc., Illinois The owner of the domain has owned it since at least 2001. Complainant had a trademark for the term UGN SOUND SOLUTIONS FOR […]

The Domains 1 day ago

Jonny Guru: On the Internet, nobody knows you are a dog

 Mark As Read    

The beauty of gTLDs is that they provide endless possibilities to creators of content. One of the first gTLDs to launch, dot .Guru, is currently #3 on the roster with more than 66,000 domain names. And now for some fun with domains. A popular hardware review site is JonnyGuru.com which has been operating since 2000. […] Copyright DomainGang

DomainGang 1 day ago

7 Landing Page Flaws That Kill Your Conversions

 Mark As Read    

Neil Patel from Quick Sprout put this together, I read everything Neil puts out as he does exceptional work. Landing pages are supposed to help boost your conversions, but in some cases, they kill them. When does that happen? If your landing pages have the wrong copy or distract your visitors, your conversion rate will […]

Domainvestors.tv 1 day ago

My GoDaddy Domain Name Aftermarket List 7-30-2014

 Mark As Read    

Another long day here at work! Here is the list for today! Enjoy! leadhound.com filmhd.com fsuz.com propertyprincess.com qvhq.com jujusports.com hostalope.com shipgenerator.com naturalstatetravels.com ghostpaper.com personalmix.com winenaked.com lumigraphs.com worksofevil.com evolutionbuzz.com thecoolspy.com blackdumbells.com

Jason Thompson 1 day ago

Stephen Colbert Grabs Sarah Palin Domain Name

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Stephen Colbert scoops up Sarah Palin Domain Time magazine wrote about Stephen Colbert from Comedy Central registering TheSarahPalinChannel.com, the channel will parody the new SarahPalinChannel.com. The Sarah Palin channel will cost you $9.95/month or $99.95 for a one year subscription, the parody site of course will be free. Dan Kemey of Time Mag...

The Domains 1 day ago

Stephen Colbert Announces TheSarahPalinChannel.com

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Earlier this week, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin announced that she started a new online, subscription-based media venture called SarahPalinChannel.com. Not long after, Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert announced that he was starting a new network on TheSarahPalinChannel.com. I thought his segment was funny, and I embedded it below for your ...

Domain Investing 1 day ago

Did You Get Any .Toys, .University, .Town or .Reisen Domains?

 Mark As Read    

4 new gTLDs entered the General Availability phase today: Dot Toys Dot University Dot Town Dot Reisen (Reisen = “trips” in German) My favorite is Dot Toys but I only got one: Safest.Toys More and more parents are concerned about the safety issues associated with toys (where they're made, whether or not the company making the toys uses/used question...

Domaining Tips 1 day ago

Reverse Whois Email Domain Search

 Mark As Read    

DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Reverse whois is one of the most powerful domain tools and one that I often use for my DotWeekly Discoveries, so I thought I would share a little bit about it and the sources that I use. Caring is sharing so here you go! Reverse whois works by "connecting" registrant email address to domains and then grou...

Dot Weekly 1 day ago

Interlink Co., Ltd. Wins Community Priority Evaluation For The New gTLD .Osaka

 Mark As Read    

Interlink Co., Ltd. Application for The New gTLD .Osaka just won its Community Priority Evaluation .Osaka has prevailed with its Community Priority Evaluation application getting 15 of the maximum 16 points. This means that GMO's application for .Osaka will not move forward. Here is part of the decision: "Thank you for your participation in the [&#...

The Domains 1 day ago

How Much Would You Spent For a 30M Meeting WIth Eric Schmidt of Google? Bidding Is At $8K

 Mark As Read    

Bidding is now opened for a what is described as having "Coffee with Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google, at Google in New York City." "Sit down to coffee with Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google, for 30 minutes at Google in New York City." Bidding is underway at CharityBuzz.com, where there are currently 4 […]...

The Domains 1 day ago

Company Domain Movers From Live Nation, Dole & More

 Mark As Read    

DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Welcome to the latest round of company domain movers from large companies in the series that I call DotWeekly Discoveries. Huge list today with a lot of different domains, so I hope you enjoy and lets get to the action. Research In Motion Limited Registered the domain names BlackberryGuardian.com .net . R...

Dot Weekly 1 day ago

Elvis back in Graceland.com after years of domain non use

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Elvis the King is back in Graceland, and by that we mean the dot .com. Just four months after reclaiming Graceland.com in a UDRP, the managers of the late Elvis Presley estate rolled out a new web site worthy of a legend. The new Graceland.com bears no resemblance to the antiquated listing of biblical quotes […] Copyright DomainGang

DomainGang 1 day ago

3 Reasons I Am Not a Domain Broker

 Mark As Read    

Being a domain name broker seems like it could be lucrative, and for the best domain brokers, it is a great job. Domain brokers represent domain name owners who are trying to sell their valuable domain names and they make a commission on successful sales. Aside from their time and marketing expenses, brokers rarely have a financial stake in the dom...

Domain Investing 1 day ago

More from ICANN Court Filing: Not Only Are ccTLD’s Not Property But They Don’t Belong To The Country

 Mark As Read    

                Earlier we wrote about ICANN filing several motions to quash a federal court ruling that ccTLD registries could be seized to satisfy judgements against the underling country saying ccTLD's are not considered property and therefore it can’t be attached by plaintiffs. We read through some more o...

The Domains 1 day ago

Big names buy domains: Under Armour, Mary Kay, SAP and more

 Mark As Read    

Large companies snap up domain names at Sedo. This week's Sedo end user sales list is packed with big name end user buyers. Fortune 500 companies bought domains for under $2,000. The list follows. You can view previous lists like this here. If you'd like to learn how to sell your domain names like these […]

Domain Name Wire 1 day ago
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