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European Domain Centre Looks at Companies Ditching .com for a new gtld

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Christopher Hofman Laursen published a pretty extensive post today on EuropeanDomainCentre.com. The post titled, "Why these 50+ businesses dumped their .com for a new top level domain" takes a look at several businesses that have ditched their .com or country code in favor of a new gtld. AnimalHealthAssociates.org switched to AHA.vet, I get that on...

The Domains 2 hours, 33 min ago

Kansas City’s Lead Bank To Switch From .Com To .Bank

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      According to the Kansas City Business Journal,  Lead Bank is switching their domain name from LeadBankOnline.com to Lead.Bank. Lead Bank will become one of the first banks to switch their domain from a .com to a .bank. According to the story: "Lead Bank will be one of the first banks with a […]

The Domains 3 hours, 22 min ago

Greenberg & Lieberman Expands Their Escrow Services with Acquisition of EscrowHill Platform

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Greenberg & Lieberman is an IP law firm that is well known in the domain world but a lot of people didn't know they have also provided escrow services for over 20 years . In the past they only handled 6-figure or higher deals but with their acquisition of Escrow Hill's platform - that has changed.

DNJournal 6 hours, 42 min ago

Flippa – A Look Forward: Blogsy.com and KMGM.com Hit Reserve. 3248.com, I79.com, MicroFunding.com

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Reserve Met and Will Sell Several LLLL.com on the list, all of which have met reserve. Wide range of current bids, from just over $100 to over $1,000. Listed below from low to high current bids: EXMN.com OKAT.com KMGM.com QWPN.com Blogsy.com – Kinda catchy. There is a "Blogsy" app, "Blogsy finally brings quality blogging to the iPad — a devic...

Domain Shane 6 hours, 58 min ago

Update on NameJet Maintenance Down Time

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If you have visited NameJet this afternoon to place a bid or backorder a domain name, you've likely been redirected to a maintenance message on the website. Visiting NameJet.com redirects you to Maintenance.NameJet.com with the following message showing: We're sorry, but we were unable to process the redirection request for the site you are attempt...

Domain Investing 7 hours, 17 min ago

1&1, authorization codes, and a Polish make-up artist

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Late last month I mentioned that an attempt was made to transfer one of my domains from Name.com to 1&1 by a person that had no such authority, obviously. Having concluded my investigation and numerous exchanges of messages with Name.com, I'm updating – and exposing – the person who attempted this domain theft. It all […]...

Acro.net 7 hours, 48 min ago

IG Group: from financial betting to domain registrar

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Founded in the 70s as a spread betting business, in recent years IG Group expanded its offering to include contracts for differences, forex trading and a stockbroking platform. From 2006 until 2011, the company, which is listed on the London stock exchange, also offered sports betting through its subsidiary Extrabet. Domain investors probably first...

Gambling Domains News 8 hours, 30 min ago

Latest .com Winners & Losers

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Here's how registrars fared with .com in March. ICANN has published the latest Verisign .com monthly report, containing data from March. Let's start by reviewing which registrars added the most new .com domain name registrations: 1. GoDaddy* 1,001,339 2. eNom** 227,918 3. HiChina 165,567 4. PublicDomainRegistry 127,377 5. Tucows 118,454 When it com...

Domain Name Wire 9 hours, 9 min ago

GoDaddy SMS code numbers win multi-million dollar Lotto jackpot!

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An incredible story of luck and fortune unfolded during the 4th of July weekend, as a domain investor won a state lottery jackpot. Gary Sbignew of Grand Rapids, Michigan, used the numbers provided in a two-way authentication SMS for GoDaddy for his selection of lotto numbers. "I played them in pairs, 28/14/12 and provided three […] Copyright ...

DomainGang 10 hours, 22 min ago

Defending your Domain Names with Nat Cohen – DNW Podcast #40

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How to defend your domain names against frivolous cybersquatting complaints. Nat Cohen has one of the best portfolios of 3 letter .com domains and short generic domains. Because many people don't want to pay a fair price to acquire them, he's found himself a target of frivolous UDRP and cybersquatting complaints. In this episode, Nat […]...

Domain Name Wire 10 hours, 57 min ago

OOMI.com Didn't Sell For $130,650

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I reported last week that the domain name oomi.com sold for $130,650 in a DropCatch.com auction. It seems that the winning bid was false, as the auction has been re-started at $59. In an email from DropCatch.com, auction participants were told: ---------- Due to complications involving potentially fraudulent activity, one or more auctions you had...

NamePros 10 hours, 58 min ago

Page Howe : Los Angeles residents should get a .LA domain

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Domain investor Page Howe has been an early adopter of new gTLDs; a year after the Internet name space expanded to hundreds of new extensions, Howe is working on a different kind of brand. As the Chief Engagement Officer of dot .LA domain ccTLD that serves as a brand and locale indicator, Page is promoting […] Copyright DomainGang

DomainGang 12 hours, 4 min ago

Why Gamble on New gTLD Domains Today?

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The new gTLD domain names have been on the market for over a year now. There have been some publicly reported aftermarket sales, but I think it is a very small percentage of the weekly sales (by volume and value). I am still mostly on the sidelines when it comes to investing in new gTLD domain names. I didn't invest .com domain names in the 1990s. ...

Domain Investing 12 hours, 39 min ago

Domain Movers: Nen.com, Helium.com, Plaza.com And More Domains

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In today's series of Domain Movers we have several start-ups obtaining exact match .com domains but some do not. We have companies like CVS, Google, Qualcomm, Amazon and many more buying, registering and simply moving domain names.

The Domains 12 hours, 40 min ago

Dot .XYZ registrations dip below 800,000 domains “in the zone”

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We've been following the performance of the .XYZ gTLD and post weekly reports on its numbers. The news is that dot .XYZ domains have now less than 800,000 registrations, dropping from 803,856 to a new total of 791,038 XYZ domains. The numbers represent the number active domains that exist in the zone file, and therefore […] Copyright DomainGa...

DomainGang 12 hours, 49 min ago

Fore! This week’s new domain names

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4 domains available at regular prices, .news and .site enter Early Access. A number of new top level domain names enter Early Access or regular general availability this week. Rightside's .news enters early access on Wednesday. The company trimmed the premium domains list, making a number of good domain names available at standard registration pric...

Domain Name Wire 12 hours, 54 min ago

DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Monday, July 6th, 2015

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Some solid names on the list today.  Not bad for a Monday.  This is always the hardest day for people in the regular work force because they have been off work for 3 days because of the holiday. For full time domain investors it doesn't matter because you have to work a little every day and the office is usually in the home.  It's also the reason w...

Domain Shane 14 hours, 52 min ago

$55,395 in Sales on July 5th – TeamGains.com sold for $2,524 – Daily Market Report

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GoDaddy had the top sale of the day for two days in a row. The top sale of the day was teamgains.com which sold for $2,524. NameBio recorded 127 sales for a total of $55,395 with an average sale price of $436. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 3% in the number of sales but the total dollar amount increased by 14%. Sales With Hist...

NameBio Blog 15 hours, 57 min ago

How a $675,000 Domain Name Took Teamwork.com to the Next Level – With Peter Coppinger

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Put together a great team, build a world-class product, and your company can be successful even with a bad domain.That's what today's entrepreneur and business leader learned when he and his co-founders started their SaaS project management business on the TeamworkPM.net domain name.However, years later – with profits in the bank – they decided tha...

DomainSherpa 19 hours, 25 min ago

Architelos Latest State of Abuse Report Shows .Science leads when it comes to spam

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Architelos puts out a State of Abuse report that looks at which domain extensions are being used the most for things like spam and phishing. Their latest report shows data from May, Ten New gTLDs comprised 77% of the 143 new phishing reports in May 2015. This equates to 24 phishing reports per million new […]

The Domains 23 hours, 8 min ago

Webmaster Radio : Attorney David Weslow interview on domain theft and China

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Attorney David Weslow was recently interviewed by on Webmaster Radio, by Cyber Law and Business Report expert Bennet Kelley. The discussion spanned almost an hour of covering the reasons behind an ongoing spike in domain theft and assorted cybercrime, pointing out the Chinese domain market as a factor. David Weslow mentioned on the subject of [R...

DomainGang 1 day ago

Domain Flips (Keyo.com, 557766.com, Greenify.com) and Flops (Itineraries.com) from NameBio

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Below is another look at a few recent domain flips and flops, with data courtesy of NameBio. Flips DreamCasino.com sold recently for 15,735 USD at Sedo, vs 2,445 USD on 2015-01-28 at NameJet. Not too shabby in six months. Picked up by a company affiliated with BetWay.com, which is an online casino and sports book. Described.com sold recently for 5,...

Domain Shane 1 day ago

Sunday Updates and Thoughts

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If you live in the US, I hope you had a great July 4th holiday. If you live elsewhere in the world, I hope you had a great July 4th. Here are some thoughts and updates I want to share with you. If you have domain industry (or other) updates you think others might be interested in reading, I invite you to share those in the comment section. Enjoy th...

Domain Investing 1 day ago

DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Sunday, July 5th, 2015

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NSA.cc has been relisted!!! This has been relisted, that has been relisted.  I really need to go in and turn off my notifications for Flippa.  I do like to know when I've been outbid but once I bid on a name I am in an eternal email loop with the name.  So many of the sellers relist their name 20 times hoping for the domain miracle of someone actua...

Domain Shane 1 day ago

$48,660 in Sales on July 4th – USAStaffing.com sold for $2,250 – Daily Market Report

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GoDaddy had seven of the top ten sales, and it also had the top three sales yesterday. The top sale of the day was usastaffing.com which sold for $2,250. NameBio recorded 131 sales for a total of $48,660 with an average sale price of $371. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 11% in the number of sales but the total dollar amount d...

NameBio Blog 1 day ago

ZFBot : THE Domain Search app is now available on iTunes!

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Developer Ken Greenwood announced the availability of the ZFBot domain search app, available on iTunes. For many years, the web site at ZFBot.com has been used by domain investors to research and extract data about registered domain names. Moving into the mobile space, ZFBot – THE Domain Search – is now available for the Apple […]...

DomainGang 1 day ago

Update on Top 10 Sales from a Year Ago: Oar.com, PDN.com, Dots.com, Statement.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. PY.com for $358,000 Domain doesn't resolve. Currently owned by an individual in China. Sold last year via Heritage Auctions. 2. Dots.com for $325,000 The domain doesn't currently resolve but it's still the traffic leader for the week, with an Alexa rank...

Domain Shane 2 days ago

Happy 4th of July

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I know it has been ages since my last post and I am always promising to write more on RobbiesBlog.com but hopefully later this year I shall be able to spend some more time writing again for the domain industry. I just wanted to write and wish all my friends a Happy 4th of July! […] The post Happy 4th of July appeared first on Robbie's Bl...

Robbie's Blog 2 days ago

Red hot and boom : Happy 4th of July domainers!

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Happy Independence Day, America. We the people, due to overwhelming demand of our expert services as chief grill-masters, we are hereby declaring our independence from domain-related article-writing slavery for the day. Wishing every domain investor in America, a great, fun July 4th, with great food and fun gatherings. It's your special day, so cel...

DomainGang 2 days ago

NameJet.com Reports Over $700K In Sales In June Led By Ringtones.com At $105K

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Namejet.com just reported $723,500 in domain name sales for the month of June 2015 Namejet.com only reports sales of $2,000 or more and for only those that were paid for by the end of the month All sales were led by Ringtones.com which sold for $105,000 5 of the top 10 sales were three letter […]

The Domains 2 days ago

DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Saturday, July 4th, 2015

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This is one of those days when I love Domain Investing and the Internet.  I can take the whole day off, spend time with my family, and still make money.  I realize its just Saturday in the rest of the world, but here it's a family and friends day.  I don't get as much time with them as I'd like but today I will.  I hope many of you get to do the sa...

Domain Shane 2 days ago

Happy Fourth Of July – Quick look at the domain names around the holiday

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Happy Fourth of July to all our readers celebrating in the U.S. and to all our other readers may you have less competition on the various domain auction houses. A look at domain names around the July Fourth holiday. July4.com – Registered in 1996 – Reflex Publishing owns the domain and forwards it to CyberFinder.com. […]

The Domains 2 days ago

$68k in Sales on July 3rd – PowerVac.com sold for $5,000 – Daily Market Report

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Sedo had the top two sales yesterday. The top sale of the day was powervac.com which sold for $5,000. NameBio recorded 118 sales for a total of $67,528 with an average sale price of $572. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 27% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount decreased by 68%. Happy Independence Day! Sales With H...

NameBio Blog 2 days ago

Top Topics: Domaining Secrets; .Money or .Cash; LLLLL.com Domain Names...

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The most popular discussions this week include a topic on the new generic top-level domains and whether they are liked or merely chosen for investment purposes; domaining trade secrets by those who've been in the industry for some time; choosing between similar extensions such as .cash and .money, or .pics and .photos; and LLLLL.com investing advic...

NamePros 3 days ago

Recent Domain Sales That Have Been Developed (pics): NLF.com, UWK.com, InstaWeb.com, More

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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. Lab360.com sold for $40,000 at DomainProducts/Sedo. They're affiliated with Qihoo 360, a Chinese internet company with a market cap over...

Domain Shane 3 days ago

Could Apple Surpass Google in Search One Day ?

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There was an interesting article on of all places LearnBonds.com with regards to Apple going after Google in search. The article discussed the fact that Applebot has been crawling the web for close to a year and that back in May, Apple made that clear. The article also delves into why Apple cannot collect as […]

The Domains 3 days ago

EDR: Puka.com + 200 other expired domain name sales

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Joseph Peterson reviews the past week of expired domain name sales in this Expired Domain Report. Some time passed without China topping our list of expired domain auctions; first Insurance1.com and then DataTrack.com took 1st place – both English and U.S.-focused. This week China once again snags the tape at NameJet's finish line, coming in 1st wi...

Domain Name Wire 3 days ago

THE Domain Conference Week Just Got Busier - Major 2-Day Meet Up for Business Women Added

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There was already considerable excitement surrounding the debut edition of THE Domain Conference (TDC), coming up in Florida this fall. A one-day DOMAINfest event was added to the show schedule last month and today we learned a major event for women will precede TDC.

DNJournal 3 days ago

ICANN .WTF ? New web site on WHOIS privacy reform issues

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ICANN is about to taste some of its own medicine, after opponents of a pending WHOIS privacy reform launched a protest web site. Operating from ICANN.WTF, the web site contains a letter addressing ICANN on the issue of privacy, mirroring the public letter drafted by civil rights groups. Naturally, the WHOIS info of ICANN.WTF is […] Copyright ...

DomainGang 3 days ago

Three Month Recap of End User Domain Name Sales

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If you haven't taken notice, NamePros has been reporting the top domain sales from various marketplaces on a daily basis. I thought that it would be fun, and educational to some, to report on who purchased the domain names and how they are using them. Hopefully, this will provide readers with a sneak peek into the minds of end-users. While there w...

NamePros 3 days ago

WorkBetter.com owner fights back against ACPA lawsuit

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Jason Kneen fights motion for preliminary injunction and points out plaintiff's apparent shenanigans. Earlier this week I wrote about how New York company Office Space Solutions, Inc. had filed a cybersquatting lawsuit against Jason Kneen of the UK over the domain name WorkBetter.com. Kneen registered the domain name in 1999, well before Office Spa...

Domain Name Wire 3 days ago

Greece Woes Impacting Domain Names?

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I have been following the news about the economy of Greece over the last couple of weeks. I am not an economics expert by any stretch, but I am sure the ongoing issues in Greece will impact people and economies throughout the world, regardless of the outcome. An interesting op-ed article was published this morning in the New York Times. Greece’s So...

Domain Investing 3 days ago

DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Friday, July 3rd, 2015

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Do you take a profit or do you press on?  It's a question domain investors ask us all the time.  While you can't look back and think about how much more you could have made if you kept the names you sold, you certainly can make a decision whether or not you HAVE to sell.  I had to sell because I used the profit to buy more names.  That certainly wa...

Domain Shane 3 days ago

Gambling companies’ attempts to reverse hijack bet domain names

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Partial list of gambling companies that attempted to reverse hijack "bet" domains, including Unibet, UK Betting and Sun International. The post Gambling companies' attempts to reverse hijack bet domain names appeared first on Gambling Invest.

We.com Sales Price Between $8m-$10m

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I have more information regarding the recent sale of We.com that you may all find interesting. As I reported last week, We.com recently changed hands, and at the time I speculated that the buyer was probably Chinese. I can now confirm that the buyer is Chinese, and Sedo did broker the deal using a Chinese broker (according to a source familiar with...

NamePros 3 days ago

New musical named after (and uses) new gTLD domain

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How's this for a high-profile registrant? A new stage musical, co-written by Blur front-man Damon Albarn, has opened in the UK this week, and it's named after a new gTLD domain name. wonder.land is a take on Alice in Wonderland that reportedly "tells the story of a 21st Century teen who immerses herself in a […] Related posts: First .london ...

DomainIncite.com 3 days ago

$208k in Sales on July 2nd – Projects.com sold for $87,550 – Daily Market Report

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The top sale of the day was projects.com which sold for $87,550 at SnapNames. NameBio recorded 162 sales for a total of $208,257 with an average sale price of $1,286. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 11% in the number of sales but the total dollar amount increased by 28%. Sales With History The domain workplacepension.com sold f...

NameBio Blog 3 days ago

Pool.com “Hotlist” email contains a pair of despicable domains!

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An eagle-eyed DomainGang reader spotted something truly shocking in today's "Hotlist" email from Pool.com. The domain drop-catching service, sends out a daily list with domains that are deleting, and a link to backorder them on Pool.com. So far so good. Perusing today's email one finds some questionable domains such as ultraxxpasswords.com and dail...

DomainGang 3 days ago

Get.Club: First New gTLD Vanity License Plate?

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Abdu Tarabichi uploaded a photograph of his new vanity license plate this afternoon, and it is advertising a new gTLD domain name. The license plate is from the state of North Carolina, and it says "Get.Club." Got my car a vanity plate for @getDotClub! 1st #NewgTLD plate in the world? Visit http://t.co/bbqKE0SzkW today!! pic.twitter.com/XZ9EGJ8Cu4 ...

Domain Investing 4 days ago

Indian domain market and start ups : Do you really own your domains?

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Indian start-ups are enjoying an increased availability of angel investment capital, in an emerging market. Many seize this opportunity to spend money on brand development, including the acquisitions of premium domain names. While numbers differ in India in terms of absolute numbers, spending 30% of one's budget to achieve brand awareness and secur...

DomainGang 4 days ago
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