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National Association of Realtors and Move, Inc. Reach Agreement Over Use Of New gTLD’s Outside The US

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The National Association of Realtors (NAR) and Move, Inc. (Move) announced today that they reached agreement over the use of top level domains outside of the United States. Accordingly, the complaint filed by NAR with the Chancery Court in Delaware on November 10, 2014 seeking clarification on this matter has been dismissed. Move was acquired by [&...

The Domains 33 minutes ago

Highest Reported .info Sale Since 2007; at $76K Leads Sedo’s $1.3 Million Week

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Over the past week, 669 transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1.3 Million dollars. 56% of total sales were the result of Buy Now listings. Highlights of public sales are: · Top .com: at 22,500 USD · Top ccTLD: at 10,700 USD · Top “other” TLD: at 76,000 […]

The Domains 1 hour, 35 min ago

Latest Report From the Public Interest Registry Shows .ORG Growth Continued in 2014

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Public Interest Registry, the operator of the .org domain, released their latest bi-annual domain name report covering the second half of 2014 today. With the final numbers from last year now tabulated, the PIR report showed another year of growth for the TLD.

DNJournal 1 hour, 39 min ago

Club or Bar… We’ve Got Your Perfect Domain Name for Great Online Marketing

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.CLUB and .BAR Domains Team Up at Nightclub & Bar Show to Bring Meaningful New Web Addresses to the Industry LAS VEGAS, NV–(Marketwired – March 31, 2015) – There's a new, better way for nightclubs and bars to market and … Continue reading → 1 hour, 50 min ago

.Org Domains Rose 1.3% in 2014

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Public Interest Registry, the not-for-profit operator of the .org domain, today released the results of its bi-annual domain name report “The Dashboard,” detailing the worldwide growth of .org in 2014. The report reveals that the number of .org domain names registered in 2014 rose 1.3 percent, bringing the total domains under management (DUM) to mo...

The Domains 2 hours, 27 min ago

Impress Labs Exclusively Brokering the Sale of the Domain

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired – Mar 31, 2015) – Impress Labs, a brand-driven communication agency specializing in the life science, semiconductor and solar industries, today announced it is exclusively brokering the sale of With over 2 million monthly searches for … Continue reading → 2 hours, 48 min ago Partners with to Sell Notable Domain Portfolio

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One of The World’s Largest Portfolios of Three-Letter .CO Domain Names Now For Sale (PRWEB) March 31, 2015, a leading broker of ultra premium domain names and websites announced today that they have entered an exclusive relationship with TLDtraders … Continue reading → 2 hours, 51 min ago

Dot .CLUB reveals ‘phallic’ fan at the NCB Show among other news

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Dot .CLUB officers revealed a rather phallic fan bearing the corporate insignia, during the NCB Show in Las Vegas. The blue, pulsating gizmo was carefully handled by an unknown Dot .CLUB employee, and can be won at the event. See photo below. In other news, Dot .CLUB announced the joint venture of the dot .CLUB […] Copyright DomainGang

DomainGang 3 hours, 36 min ago

The Best Day for Your Domain Name Auction to Close On

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In this article we examine more than 175,000 domain name auction results to reveal the best day of the week for your auction to close on. In much the same way that email marketers consider the best day of the week to optimize for opens, the day your auction ends on can have a dramatic impact on the closing price. People are busy on Mondays catching...

NameBio Blog 3 hours, 46 min ago

Sedo increasing minimum offers and commissions

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Low-ball offers now must be a bit higher. Domain name marketplace Sedo is increasing the minimum offer people have to make on a domain name as well as the minimum commission sellers pay. Effective April 9, the minimum offer for most domains will increase from $60 to $90 (or EUR) or 75 GBP. Sellers will […]

Domain Name Wire 3 hours, 59 min ago

Sedo Updates Price List

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This afternoon, in an email sent to customers and registered users, Sedo announced that there has been an update to the company's price list. I think that domain investors who buy or sell domain names using Sedo should be aware of the changes. The new pricing list goes into effect on April 9, 2015, and the company advised that customers updated the...

Domain Investing 4 hours, 2 min ago

Sedo changes commission prices for domains sold at its marketplace

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Sedo has sent out an announcement, regarding a number of changes in commissions, for domains sold via its popular marketplace. "On April 9, 2015, we will be changing the  minimum fee and minimum bid amounts for the first time. For customers liable for payment of VAT, there will also be changes in how the sales commission […] Copyright DomainG...

DomainGang 4 hours, 7 min ago

Announcing the New NameBio Blog

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NameBio has been the leading source for researching domain name comparable sales for nearly a decade. While we proudly help power great data-driven series in the domain space like Shane Cultra's Flips & Flops and TLDInvestors' Daily Sales Recaps, we've never had a blog of our own. That changes today with the launch of the new NameBio blog. What...

NameBio Blog 4 hours, 31 min ago

.Club & .Bar Team Up To Exhibit at The Nightclub & Bar Show Being Held in Las Vegas

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.CLUB &  .BAR domain names are teaming up for the first time to offer the nightclub and bar industry the opportunity to get the perfect web address for their club or bar at the  Nightclub and Bar Show being held in Las Vegas March 31-April 1, 2015 .CLUB Domains, which owns and operates the #1 […]

The Domains 5 hours, 5 min ago

New Domain Sales Platform Robocalls End Users

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There are many domain portfolio scripts that allow you to sell domains without paying  3rd party commissions but many miss the end user aspect of upsell and marketing. Not anymore. Vabera Tech just launched a new domain sales program called VexNag that automatically robocalls target end users pitching a thirty second prerecorded message saving valu... Acquired by Google

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It appears that Google has acquired the two letter domain name. According to the DomainTools Whois History Tool, was previously registered under privacy at Dynadot. As of today, the Whois information is public, and Google is listed as the domain name registrant. The domain name is now registered at Mark Monitor. It looks like Google b...

Domain Investing 6 hours, 1 min ago

Google Inc. Acquires Domain Name

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Google Inc. has acquired the 2 letter domain name from Cyber Trading Co. . It is currently not known if the domain name which is the acronym for YouTube will be used for the popular service owned by Google.

The Domains 6 hours, 9 min ago

Donald Trump wins generic domain in UDRP

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Multi-billionaire mogul Donald Trump has challenged the registrant of in a UDRP, and has won. The shocking decision relied on a trademark for TRUMP CARD that "The Donald" acquired in 2000, two full years after was registered, according to DomainTools. Despite a valiant defense by the Respondent, the case came down to a [...

DomainGang 6 hours, 46 min ago

Are you still making money with AdSense?

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I am interested to know if anyone is still making revenue with Google AdSense on there websites that they have built. In fact I am buying sites actively just now that have been earning $10 – $30 per month with Six Months proof of earnings, What I have been looking for is sites that have been built […] The post Are you still making money...

Robbie's Blog 7 hours, 0 min ago

Rightside stock up 50% this year

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Shares rebound from tough 2014. 2014 was miserable for owners of Rightside stock. Its shares sank 58% from $15.82 after being spun off from Demand Media to $6.72 at the close of 2014. Ouch. 2015 is seeing a big reversal. Shares opened today at $10.11, up 50% from the January 2 open of $6.76. The […]

Domain Name Wire 7 hours, 51 min ago

Why Donuts is revealing domain name renewal rates

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By predicting and revealing renewals, Donuts hopes to get registrars and domain name investors on board. Donuts has posted an update on its renewal rates, showing an overall 68.4% rate after ten days. The update also highlights a reason Donuts predicted its renewal rates ahead of time and has continuously revealed its rates now that […]

Domain Name Wire 8 hours, 10 min ago

nTLDStats Reports Over 1.25 Million People Have Registered The 4.8 M New gTLD Domains

 Mark As Read is reporting that the number of Unique Registrants of a new gTLD domain name is just over 1.25 Million registrants. The total number of new gTLD domain names registered are now over 4.8 Million. Some other interesting  numbers from about the registrants of new gTLD's: Frank Schilling North Sound Names has the largest [&#...

The Domains 8 hours, 30 min ago in Escrow at Sedo

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It looks like Sedo may have sold another high value domain name. According to the current Whois record, the registrant of the domain name is now Sedo GmbH, and Sedo's escrow service email address is the Whois email registrant. had been listed for sale at Sedo in the past. The domain name was in the Great Domains auction in July of 201...

Domain Investing 8 hours, 39 min ago, and More Domain Movers

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In today's list of company domain name movers we find several corporate domain acquisitions and registrations. is acquired by Tasty Brands, by WiMP Music AS

The Domains 8 hours, 42 min ago Premium Domain Name and Website Available for Acquisition

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PRESS RELEASE - LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAR 30, 2015 16:58 EDT - UPDATED: MAR 30, 2015 17:05 EDT The premium category domain name, is being offered for sale and brokered by the leading domain and website brokerage firm, … Continue reading → 9 hours, 1 min ago

Motley Fool Ponders if Go Daddy is Cheap – One Analyst Sees Go Daddy A Bigger Threat to

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Alex Dumortier on Motley Fool took a look at the Go Daddy IPO and honed in on the history of operating losses and whether or not the stock is cheap based on projections. From the article: We have a history of operating losses and may not be able to achieve profitability in the future. That […]

The Domains 10 hours, 38 min ago

DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

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If I had to make the choice of getting kicked in the groin and winning a name at Namejet and having that name go to MelbourneIT I will take the nut kick.  I thought Register was bad but MIT is even worse. One of the worst interfaces in all of domain registrars and a $40 renewal fee.  No wonder there are so many good names dropping there.  They'd ra...

Domain Shane 10 hours, 51 min ago

“The Dashboard” Report Shows the Global Growth of Domain Registrations and Trends

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RESTON, Virginia, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Public Interest Registry, the not-for-profit operator of the .org domain, today released the results of its bi-annual domain name report "The Dashboard," detailing the worldwide growth of .org in 2014. The report reveals … Continue reading → 11 hours, 2 min ago

BRS Media’s Radio Global Domains & Feature Online Start-Ups and DIY.

 Mark As Read & provide true innovation and consumer choice in an open Radio based global namespace. San Francisco CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 BRS Media, a diverse and growing media e-commerce firm that assists traditional and interactive media companies build … Continue reading → 13 hours, 50 min ago

Online Cannabis Industry Resource Adds New Categories to Marijuana Business Directory

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Ganjapreneur is announcing the addition of seven new categories to the website's cannabis industry business directory, which launched in late 2014. Premium business listings are coming soon, but for now companies that specialize in the cannabis industry may add their … Continue reading → 16 hours, 57 min ago

Using your new domain names: goes batty with four new great videos!

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For the past several weeks, Jared Ewy‘s family apparently lost track of his whereabouts; the multi-talented comedian/slash spokesperson was busy working on a top secret project about domain names. It all turned out great, as a series of four videos, titled "Using your new domain names" was announced today. First in the series, "Share...

DomainGang 23 hours, 11 min ago

Royal Caribbean files lawsuit to capture typos

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Cruise line goes cruising for typos. Cruise company Royal Caribbean Cruises has filed an in rem lawsuit (pdf) against two typos of its domain name. The two domains — and — forward to another domain name that is a lead gen site for cruises and is branded with "Royal Caribbean". I wo...

Domain Name Wire 1 day ago

10 Red Flags on the Go Daddy IPO according to Pando Daily

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On the heels of the upcoming Go Daddy IPO, Pando Daily listed 10 red flags for those thinking about investing. Some in my opinion are valid and some are not. Asking the question in red flag #3 "And besides, how much longer are small businesses going to need Web sites in an era when most […]

The Domains 1 day ago

ADD Domainer : News about domains, domainers, sales, and other stuff – look, a squirrel!

 Mark As Read    

Welcome to the first edition of ADD Domainer, the once in a blue moon magazine about domain names, domainers gone crazy, sales, happenings and other snippets from the domain community. These news are designed to hinder your attention deficit disorder from kicking in, so they take very little time to – OMG, did you see […] Copyright Doma...

DomainGang 1 day ago

.sucks launches despite trademark lobby outrage

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Vox Populi took its .sucks new gTLD into its sunrise period as planned today, despite an 11th-hour outcry from trademark lawyers. Pricing varies wildly between registrars. Registry CEO John Berard told DI today that the TLD became available to trademark owners at a minute after midnight UTC this morning as scheduled. ICANN's Intellectual Property C... 1 day ago

Are you competing against yourself?

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Last week I bid on a domain at Flippa; the seller had set a reserve on it, which is a smart move. No one else was bidding on the domain and I decided to max out my budget, as my tax refund was generous this year. After several attempts to meet the reserve, the auction […] 1 day ago

Daniel Negari Talks About .XYZ Domains on Fox Business

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Daniel Negari, CEO of the .XYZ domain name registry, was a guest this morning Opening Bell with Maria Bartiromo. The upcoming GoDaddy IPO provided the backdrop to the interview. The topic of discussion was primarily about .XYZ domain names, and Negari was able to chat about why someone would register them and what types of companies are buying .XYZ...

Domain Investing 1 day ago

Tips to Sell More Domain Names with Jeff Gabriel – DNW Podcast #26

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Sell more domains with these expert tips. Want to sell more domain names? Jeff Gabriel, VP of Sales for, has sold many domains (including some record-breakers). He shares tips for how to sell more domain names in this episode of the Domain Name Wire Podcast. Many of the tips are universal and can be […]

Domain Name Wire 1 day ago

Domain now exclusively at Igloo

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Premium domain brokerage company Igloo announced the exclusive availability of the domain through their service. A domain name such as this could be used by reputation management and public relations companies; this is by far one of the best domain names on the market right now. For more information you can contact Gina Aubrey […]...

DomainGang 1 day ago expires in 9 days

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UPS and other big companies have domain names expiring soon. OK, so they surely have auto renew turned on. But isn't this cutting it close? UPS' main domain name, the one it uses to run its company, expires on April 8 and hasn't been renewed yet. UPS isn't the only big company with a […]

Domain Name Wire 1 day ago

US confirms Neustar to lose $475m-a-year contract

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Neustar still seems set to lose a critical US government contract that provides half of its annual revenue. The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously last week to begin talks with rival contract bidder Telcordia, saying it will save the US consumer hundreds of millions of dollars a year. Since 1997, Neustar has administered the teleph... 1 day ago

Giovanni Laporta CEO of Yoyo.Email Loser of 37 UDRP/URS’s Rants About Domains, TM & More

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Giovanni Laporta the CEO Yoyo.Email has made an extensive post on, venting his thoughts about the UDRP/URS process the panelist, the process, domain names, trademarks and his motivation behind YoYo mail and his defense of what he says is around 50 UDRP/URS cases. According to UDRPSearch, YoYo has been the subject of 39 UDRP/URS [R...

The Domains 1 day ago

Chehadé : It was just a misunderstanding

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ICANN CEO explains domain "hogging" comments made during the Davos Annual Meeting. ICANN CEO Fadi Chehadé has responded (pdf) to a letter from Internet Commerce Association (ICA) regarding domain "hogging" comments he made in a Huffington Post interview. In a video interview with Huffington Post in January, Chehadé said: "The reality is, the more t...

Domain Name Wire 1 day ago

Will Vox Populi eat its own .sucks dog food?

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Vox Populi has yet to decide whether it will put its mouth where its money is and open up its own brand for the .sucks treatment. In a radio interview with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's Day 6 show broadcast on Friday, registry CEO John Berard was asked whether the company would register and allow […] Related posts: ... 1 day ago

Interesting UDRP:

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Potential use as a fan site for a product saves domain name for respondent. A single member World Intellectual Property Organization panel has denied a UDRP filed by Staedtler Mars GmbH for the domain name Staedtler Mars GmbH sells a clay called FIMO that's apparently popular with hobbyists. The respondent was an unauthorized distributor...

Domain Name Wire 1 day ago

Generic, Globally Recognized Domain Name Provides Instant Brand Recognition and Credibility

 Mark As Read Domain Name for Sale at Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 30, 2015, a leading broker of ultra premium domain names and websites announced today that is now listed exclusively with their firm. Highly marketable, globally recognized, and … Continue reading → 1 day ago

Chehade tries to explain domain “hogging” comments

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ICANN CEO Fadi Chehade has distanced himself from comments in which he seemed to equate domain investing with "cybersquatting". In January, Chehade said in a Huffington Post interview that new gTLDs would help prevent domain "hogging", which was widely interpreted as his taking a dim view of domaining. When asked about his remarks last month, [R... 1 day ago

Man escapes from prison by typosquatting

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A convicted fraudster reportedly escaped from a UK prison by typosquatting. Neil Moore was serving time on remand when he used a smuggled mobile phone to register a domain name that looked a lot like that of the UK court service, according to local media reports. The domain was hmcts-gsi-gov-uk, a typo of the genuine […] Related posts: Typos... 1 day ago

Celebrated Yoga Teachers and Influencers Adopt .yoga Domains

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Yoga Alliance, Ana Forrest, Elena Brower and Suzanne Bryant top list of .yoga Pioneers SANTA MONICA, California, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Minds + Machines has attracted a group of major yoga influencers to become pioneers of the newly launched … Continue reading → 1 day ago

Daniel Negari Quote in South China Morning Post on Upcoming Go Daddy IPO

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The South China Morning Post did an article today on the upcoming Go Daddy IPO. In the article Daniel Negari from .XYZ is quoted on the public offering and gives some insight on .xyz, the market in China for domain names and said the he feels dot com has it a peak. From the article: […]

The Domains 1 day ago
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