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Auction Recap, 8th of February 2016

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The Daily recap of Shane's Auction Picks, the 8thAs of February Auction Quick Recap They said the 4's were evil, they said they'd never amount to anything, the 4's were abused and hated themselves. Low 4 self esteem led to addiction, other social problems and ultimately a self fulfilling prophecy of destruction and chaos. The 4's have gone to rehab...

Domain Shane 1 hour, 41 min ago

New gTLD Development: Sun.Flowers, Rise.Global, THM.Help

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Below is another look at a few developed sites on the new gTLDs. Screenshots are linked to the sites if you'd like to check them out for yourself. Sun.Flowers What better name for this California-based company that focuses on sunflowers. The company picked up the domain through the Uniregistry Pioneers Program last year, and they said in part, When...

Domain Shane 7 hours, 15 min ago

8 Things to Check Before You Buy a Domain Name

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In the past few of months, I've bought more domain names than I have in the past two years. These have been through marketplaces, via private deals and of course on NamePros. Throughout all of these deals, there are a few rules that I try to follow to minimize the risks involved with acquiring new domains. I wanted to pass on this little checklist...

NamePros 7 hours, 28 min ago

Ajax Dremel : Investor’s new book on the Chinese domain chips

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Ajax Dremel, CEO and author of the highly successful book "Domain Investing: Like a Boss" needs very little introduction. The master domainer has been generating residual income from his domain investments for years, always remaining at the sidelines, quiet and composed but always controversial. Until it's time to announce his new book, that is. "L...

DomainGang 8 hours, 42 min ago

Get Slack help : Using a gTLD the right way

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Slack, operating from Slack.com, is team communication, file sharing and more, for the needs of the 21st century. All tools are managed in one central location, making the work of teams and corporate channels easy. The company recently switched its FAQ/Help section into a new gTLD, transitioning everything to Slack.help. The exact URL is get.slack....

DomainGang 10 hours, 6 min ago

Market Recap 2/8/16 Verisign down 5% – Sedo’s Parent off 7.4%

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Market Recap 2/8/16 Another down day in the markets overall, Godaddy (GDDY) managed to finish up .14 after being down over 15% the previous two trading days. Verisign (VRSN) was down over 5% today, the stock traded as low as $70.84 before closing at $71.77. Earnings are due out this week. United Internet (UTDI) The […] The post Market Recap 2...

The Domains 10 hours, 7 min ago

Chinese Sales Trends For February 8, 2016

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I didn't even pay attention yesterday, but it was a really big day for fixed price sales of 4i.com names. As There were 79 of them listed as sold yesterday and 12 more today. As The average and floor prices today are also nice at $2,432 and $2,381 respectively. The post CHINESE SALES TRENDS FOR FEBRUARY 8, 2016 appeared first on Domain Shane and ...

Domain Shane 10 hours, 13 min ago

NamePros Daily – Showing Number of Previous Offers / Good domain words for city portal sites

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Today: [Buying]As LLL.xyz – NNN.xyz – NNNN.xyz – LLL.club – NNN.club – NNNN.club /As LLLL.org and LLLL.biz on a rise /As SolarCharger.com Sold for $9,150; XMG.net for $3,400 / And more. Here are the new NamePros.com threads that...

Robbie's Blog 10 hours, 56 min ago

TNT's Best of the Drop List for 2/8/2016

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Welcome to today's 2/8/2016 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 →

TNTNames.com 11 hours, 17 min ago

Non-COM sightings : Dot .Church makes its first public appearance!

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The list of non-com sightings, domains that make a public appearance "in the wild" grew bigger today. For the first time ever, we have a dot .Church domain captured on digital film, courtesy of eagle-eyed domain investor, Bruce Marler. Bruce was driving around in his hometown – a rare occurrence as he flies a lot […] Copyright DomainGan...

DomainGang 11 hours, 32 min ago

GoDaddy and eNaming.com Broker the Sale of SV.com

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In September of last year, GoDaddy was brokering both SV.com and LA.com on behalf of the owner of the domain names, a media company called MediaNews Group. A few days ago, I noticed a Whois update occurred on the SV.com domain name, and the domain name appears to have been unlocked for a transfer. I can now confirm that SV.com has sold. According t...

Domain Investing 11 hours, 48 min ago

Automated Domain Appraisal Pros and Cons

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Many domineers are skeptical of valuations that arise from automated domain appraisal websites. If they are talking with someone and the other person mentions that the domain appraisal is from an automatic program, then they are less likely to accept the domain valuation. After many years combing through forums and website with information by exper...

NamePhase.com 12 hours, 11 min ago

ICANN Names a New President & CEO - Sweden's Göran Marby Will Take Over in May

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ICANN has found the new President & CEO they have been seeking to succeed Fadi Chehadé who will leave those positions effective March 15. Leadership of the domain name system's oversight body will pass to Sweden's Göran Marby who will take charge in May.

DNJournal 12 hours, 13 min ago

.Club Sells Over $140K in Premium Domains In January: Over $3.5 Since Launch

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.Club reported on its blog that it sold $142,470.52 in Premium Name Sales in January bringing the total cumulative premium name sales for .CLUB to $3,540,637.79. During the month of January 2016 there were 408 premium names sold. 5 names (Athletic.club, Night.club, Pot.club, Space.club and Strip.club) were sold in the NamesCon auction. The bulk of ...

The Domains 12 hours, 19 min ago

Göran Marby : New ICANN CEO’s name .com registered today

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A few days after canceling its Panama meeting, ICANN announced a new CEO: Göran Marby. The Swedish technocrat has an impressive professional career, that includes working for the Swedish Post and Telecom Agency. He's also serving on the Swedish E-identification Board. Despite heading a body that formulates regulations related to the Internet name ...

DomainGang 12 hours, 20 min ago

What domain names to buy this week

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Here are some good domain names you can order this week. Back in the day, I did posts about what upcoming expired domain names to backorder. I haven't done these in a while, but my recent post about selling domains on NameJet sent about 400 clicks to NameJet in 24 hours. That, along with some […] The post What domain names to buy this week ap...

Domain Name Wire 12 hours, 45 min ago

Benin and St Helena Need to Think About Getting in the China Game

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There are a few countries that should change how they do things and get in the game of repurposing their cctld. I am talking about Benin and the island ofAs  St Helena. These two countries are fortunate enough to possess the .BJ and .SH country codes. With .Ws looking to refresh their brand and focus […]

TLD Investors 13 hours, 46 min ago

First New Domain Extension Used in Super Bowl Commercial

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Future trivia question: what was the first new gTLD domain name extension used in a Super Bowl commercial? Answer: .Movie. On Saturday, I asked if you thought a new domain extension would be advertised during the Super Bowl. Around 40% of you said yes and about 60% of you said no. It looks like those who said yes were correct, as a domain name with...

Domain Investing 14 hours, 2 min ago

ICANN taps Göran Marby as new CEO

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ICANN names new Chief Executive Officer to replace outgoing head Fadi Chehadé. ICANN announced this morning that it has hired Göran Marby as its new CEO. Marby is currently the Director-General of the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority. Prior to that, he co-founded security software company AppGate Network Security, where he served as CEO between...

Domain Name Wire 14 hours, 12 min ago

Domain crime : Sometimes, the owner does not want to be found

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Fifteen years ago, a Network Solutions flaw cost me a domain, albeit temporarily. That domain theft incident led me to research the proliferation of domain crime, and its processes. For the past dozen years I've been following, reporting, exposing and assisting with the return of domains that have been stolen. Many cases involved corporate domain [...

Acro.net 14 hours, 38 min ago

Changing Your Website’s Domain Name – DNW Podcast #70

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Here's how one company switched its domain name. Changing your website's domain name is scary. How will everyone find your website? What will happen to your Google search rankings? On today's episode, we talk to someone who has successfully made this change, Jeff Gapinksi. Jeff's company Huemor switched from a .com domain to Huemor.rocks. Even [...

Domain Name Wire 14 hours, 55 min ago

Toys R Us Shuts Down $5.1 Million Toys.com Domain Website

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In 2009 toy retailer giant Toys R Us successfully acquired the generic domain name Toys.com in an auction, and set up a website on the generic domain name shortly after to expand its reach and help control the important top spots in search engines for the highly searched term. They did well with the domain/website and gained more organic SERP's bec...

Dot Weekly 15 hours, 33 min ago

Chinese domain sales : [ INSERT FAVORITE PREDICTION HERE ]

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Many prophecies about China's domain economy have been circulating lately. The numbers are clearly written on the wall, and it's not in pinyin: falling prices, lower sales volume. Ergo, a deflation that reflects the overall state of the Chinese economy, all while the Asian financial effect echoes itself onto the Western stock markets, that dropped ...

DomainGang 15 hours, 52 min ago

ICANN board resuscitates’ .Hospital top level domain name

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Objection decision will be heard by new panel. ICANN's board has approved a resolution that breathes new life into Donuts' application to run the .hospital top level domain name. Back in 2013, an International Chamber of Commerce panel agreed with the Independent Objectors' limited public interest objection to the .hospital top level domain name. I...

Domain Name Wire 16 hours, 36 min ago

Go Daddy Auction Picks 2-8-16

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Go Daddy Auction Picks 2-8-16 Powered by ExpiredDomains.com Some decent two word names today, CloudDaddy.com is cheap right now only 1 bid that should pick up, Cloud continues to be a keywords that brings in good money. ChinaSuite.com has some possibilities and on the cheap it is worth a spec. There are a couple nice […]

TLD Investors 17 hours, 2 min ago

ICANN cans Panama conference over Zika fears

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Mosquitos force relocation of June meeting. Late Friday, ICANN announced that it is moving this summer's meeting scheduled for Panama City due to fears over the Zika virus. The non-profit posted a notice on its meetings page: ICANN56, scheduled to be held in Panama in June 2016, will be moved to another location due to […] The post ICANN cans...

Domain Name Wire 17 hours, 5 min ago

$106k in Sales on February 7th – SolarCharger.com sold for $9,150 – Daily Market Report

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NameJet had six of the top ten sales yesterday. The top sale of the day was solarcharger.com which sold for $9,150. NameBio recorded 217 sales for a total of $105,941 with an average sale price of $488. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 10% in the number of sales but the total dollar amount decreased by 11%. […]

NameBio Blog 17 hours, 41 min ago

DSAD.com: Domain Shane’s List of Domains at Auction for Monday, Feb 8th Happy New Year

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Last call. As That's been the "word" lately. As Everyone is expecting the Chinese to come storming after they celebrate their New Year and start the buying. I don't think it will be quite that quick but rather over the course of the spring. As Maybe I'm wrong. As Maybe it starts tomorrow. As Either way its going to be fun to ride along. As And cong...

Domain Shane 20 hours, 37 min ago

Domain Discoveries for February 8th

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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 85 domains for sale with history. […]

NameBio Blog 20 hours, 38 min ago

DomainSherpa Review – Feb 8: VLOG.com, Film.academy, 888733.com, QUIK.com…

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What do sucomessful domain name investors think when they value domain names?In this show:• We learn what the Sherpas bought or sold recently: VLOG.com, PureBreads.com, 888733.com• An investor's portfolio is appraised: Film.academy, Biotech.co, Lead.ly...• Get your bids in soon for Symbiotic.com, Quik.com, LifeIsHard.com...• Plu...

DomainSherpa 23 hours, 24 min ago

Auction Recap, 7th of February 2016

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The Daily recap of Shane's Auction Picks, the 7thAs of February Anyone else having any trouble with Godaddy? I've been having trouble with the all kinds of things for weeks now. I told them about the mobile links to auctions never going to the right auction and it seems to be fixed. Now every day the bulk checker gets an error, Names that I know ar...

Domain Shane 23 hours, 56 min ago

Domain Sales Newsletter Case Study – Part 25

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When it comes to LLLL dot coms, this much is certain: nobody knows anything and the price increase of premium LLLLs over the past week (up 10% – 15%) proves just that. Due to the Chinese New Year, most people expected activity to slow down substantially but the exact opposite happened. Prices went up, activity

Domaining Tips 1 day ago

Chen Mingyu .com : The Chinese name of Mark Zuckerberg’s daughter got registered

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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan, announced that their recently born daughter received a Chinese name: Chen Mingyu. According to the Chinese naming convention, "Chen" was derived from the mother's family name; Mingyu is a composite word that means "bright universe." It didn't take too long for domain speculators to squat...

DomainGang 1 day ago

GoDaddy Social Media a Super Bowl Star

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One of the storylines about this year's Super Bowl commercials is that GoDaddy is not advertising for the first time in a long time. The company made the decision not to run a Super Bowl television commercial and announced it towards the end of last year. During tonight's Super Bowl game, there have been many comments about GoDaddy's advertising ab...

Domain Investing 1 day ago

We have the banned GoDaddy commercial for Super Bowl 50!

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We have the banned GoDaddy commercial for the Big Game, also known as Super Bowl(tm) 50. The Carolina Panthers will be facing the Denver Broncos in a few minutes, and everyone is definitely excited and full of nachos, wings, and mozzarella sticks by now. Lots of beer is making the rounds, so everyone should drink […] Copyright DomainGang

DomainGang 1 day ago

Chinese Sales Trends For February 7, 2016

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Getting close to game time so I'll just post the charts today. As The weekly roundup of the top 12 name categories is included. As 6N.com takes it by aAs mile. As Enjoy the game or whatever else you decide to do today. The post CHINESE SALES TRENDS FOR FEBRUARY 7, 2016 appeared first on Domain Shane and Accidental Domainer.

Domain Shane 1 day ago

NamePros Daily – Why some extensions die and other thrive

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Today:As Backordering domains for newbies /As Domain Brokers Review /As Pindan.com Sold for $21,020; MightySat.com for $7,500 / And more. Here are the new NamePros.com threads that caught my eye: couplehacks.com – Any value in this one? $195,000...

Robbie's Blog 1 day ago

Flippa – A Look Forward: 6N Portfolio, XTXC.com Hit Reserve. Inches.com, RMRR.com, ParisFrance.com, More

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Reserve Met and Will Sell Portfolio of 100 6N.com Domains – If you would rather not pick them up one at a time, here is your portfolio. At a quick glance, all appear to have a 4. Loan.cc – If you're into the .cc extension, the keywords don't get much stronger. Diet.io – Similar comment; if you're into the .io extension, the keywor...

Domain Shane 1 day ago

Taco Bell revealing Quesalupa during Super Bowl & Quesalupa.com in pending delete.

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Matching domain name is about to drop. It looks like Taco Bell's Super Bowl 50 ad this evening will unveil the Quesalupa. As the name implies, it's a chalupa filled with cheesy goodness (and probably a bit of heartburn). I assumed Taco Bell would snap up the Quesalupa.com domain name ahead of running its 2016 […] The post Taco Bell revealing ...

Domain Name Wire 1 day ago

Hakkasan, baby! Uniregistry NamesCon party track released

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Those who attended NamesCon 2016 in Las Vegas, could not have possibly missed the magnificent party thrown by Uniregistry at the Hakkasan night club. The event featured some of the best – and loudest – progressive trance tracks, and it set the mood for lots of dancing among the NamesCon attendees. Many records were set […] Copyrig...

DomainGang 1 day ago

Chinese domain sales : Taking a break for the New Lunar Year

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The Chinese new (lunar) year has officially arrived. The Red Fire Monkey year, to be exact, is anticipated by many to bring prosperity and fun; the Chinese economy needs both, currently. With so many parties taking place in China, there's very little focus on domain sales. This means one thing: opportunity to buy, all while […] Copyright Doma...

DomainGang 1 day ago

Last Part, Part 3: I Asked 7, now 9 Top Domain Investors What They See for 2016: Giuseppe Graziano and Myself

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This is Part 3As As in our series of asking a few questions to some of my domain investing friends. As Today we have Giuseppe Graziano answering and because a few people asked me to answer my own questions I threw those on as well. As My friends justAs happen to be some of the best domain investors in our industry.As  Many of the biggest and most s...

Domain Shane 1 day ago

Chinese domain investor George Hong : Predictions about the Year of the Mon(k)ey

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It's already New Year in China, and the Year of the Monkey might as well be the "year of the money!" Chinese domain investor, George Hong, founder of the highly successful domain brokerage company Guta.com, lays out his domain investment predictions for the new year. New Chinese Investors and Capital will be drawn to domain […] Copyright Doma...

DomainGang 1 day ago

Go Daddy Auction Picks 2-7-16

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Go Daddy Auction Picks 2-7-16 Powered by ExpiredDomains.com Some good two word .coms today, CitySense.com would be my favorite, the name is currently over $900. BudgetCuts.com I am not sure what the best dev route would be but worth looking at. The .org is parked with a $15,000 asking price. Full List 02771.com 0289.org 075.info […]

TLD Investors 1 day ago

$120k in Sales on February 6th – Pindan.com sold for $21,020 – Daily Market Report

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The top sale of the day was pindan.com which sold for $21,020 at DropCatch. Pindan is an area in Australia and is also in the name of a lot of companies. NameBio recorded 198 sales for a total of $119,657 with an average sale price of $604. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 27% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount d...

NameBio Blog 1 day ago

DSAD.com: Domain Shane’s List of Domains at Auction for Sunday, Feb 7th

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Tomorrow is the Chinese New Year. As We've probably talked about it more than we ever have because of the domain market and sales or lack thereof. As I've actually had dinner at a Chinese restaurant on Chinese New Year for decades. As I have a friend that celebrates it and invites me every year. As  I only see this person every year but I can to th...

Domain Shane 1 day ago

Domain Discoveries for February 7th

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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 82 domains for sale with history. […]

NameBio Blog 1 day ago

Dear GoDaddy, Please Fix Your Whois Bug Already!

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I've noticed this for several months: I transfer a domain from its current registrar to GoDaddy but after the transfer has been finalized, the whois info isn't updated. In other words, the domain keeps the old whois info. This doesn't make sense. Let's assume you buy a domain from someone and transfer it from his registrar to...

Domaining Tips 1 day ago

Auction Recap, 6th of February 2016

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The Daily recap of Shane's Auction Picks, the 6thAs of February Auction Quick Recap Yesterday'sAs Average 4L Chip Sales as listed on LLLLsales.comAs $2,301.60 LII.net As As 20 years old and pretty strong letters. As May hit $2K ? Listed as BIN CWP.net As Now THIS is a LLL.net As Going to kill it at auction with those letters 3,150 USD Chinese Wan...

Domain Shane 2 days ago

UberPeople.net : Best ranting forum for Uber drivers on a non-com domain

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Uber has taken over the on-demand transportation in the US and abroad. The company most hated by cab drivers, gained notoriety thanks to its business model, continuous corporate funding, and falling wages for its fleet of drivers. If you are an Uber driver, or if you were one, there are many things to rant about. […] Copyright DomainGang

DomainGang 2 days ago
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