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Dot .Game vs. Dot .Games : And the winner is …

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In May, we compared two upcoming, at the time, new gTLDs, catering to the multi-billion dollar game industry: .Game vs. .Games. Uniregistry was about to roll out dot .Game, and things looked equal; then, at launch, the pricing was unveiled to be a rather shocking $1 dollar per day. In the weeks that followed, the […] Copyright DomainGang

DomainGang 42 minutes ago

Instant Credibility with a Domain Name

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After several years working as a building envelope consultant and structural analysis engineer, Liz Lohman co-founded Cubicle.com, the first online store for office cubicles.  Cubicle.com offers free shipping nationwide in 10 business days from the date of your order. It's is a new and rapidly growing ecommerce business.  Liz took time out of her b...

SullysBlog.com 1 hour, 49 min ago

DSAD.com: Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Monday, September 26th

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We're getting the gang back together today on DomainSherpa. As  Drew is back and Dave Evanson from Sedo (which will become obvious several times:) joins us. As  Some good conversation this time . As Hope you enjoy it.As As Here are today's names.As As  Click for current prices Names With No Bids or One Bid Frema.com Last name which means it will ...

Domain Shane 3 hours, 38 min ago

EMD’s (Exact Match Domains) – The good, the bad, and the ugly

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Today:As As As A good place to find cctld stats /As Breaking News! Does google allow more than 3 ads per page now? /As Facilities.com Sold for $19,100; Smiile.com sold for $18,000 / And more. Here are the new discussions...

Robbie's Blog 13 hours, 36 min ago

Auction Recap Of September 24, 2016

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A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on September 24, 2016.As  If you would like to submit names to be considered for inclusion in the upcoming October DSAD Namejet auction you can list them hereAs or use the white button at the top right of the page. As The commission is the standard Nam...

Domain Shane 14 hours, 44 min ago

Father Domainicus : The Internyet era is about to begin

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Greetings and salutations, my domainer brothers and sisters; this is Father Domainicus, on a fine yet smoldering hot Sunday afternoon. Many a domain investor have asked me recently, Father Domainicus, what is going on with ICANN and the end of the United States' God-given authority on the Internet? Without a doubt ICANN, a US-based non-profit, [...

DomainGang 15 hours, 29 min ago

Domain Flips (PPHP.com, Wireless.io) and Flops (Spices.com, Feelancer.com)

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Below is another look at a few recent domain flips and flops, with data courtesy of NameBio. Flips ArtCanvas.com sold for 5,000 USD recently at Nokta, vs 1,900 USD on 2012-08-01 at Sedo. The first of a couple solid returns for Nokta. Neither is a home run, but if you can regularly make sales like this, life is good. HomeMaster.com sold for 7,500 US...

Domain Shane 17 hours, 25 min ago

Chinese domain market report : Is it downhill from here?

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When the year of the Monkey began on February 8th, many expected 2016 to be producing immeasurable wealth. The Chinese domain market thrived in 2015, leading many to believe the voices of those pushing a game of music chairs. Domain investors recognizing the fallacy of the "Chips" paradigm, where thousands of domains changed hands without […]...

DomainGang 17 hours, 53 min ago

Unbelievable. Adam Dicker Allegedly Continues to Take Money and Not Provide Services

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I can't believe it is still happening. As As recently as weeks ago. As At some point this is all going to come crashing down on Adam Dicker. As It's going to be more than just court dates and lawsuits. As I believe that if he continues that there will be a time when Adam serves jail time. Because people that prey eventually get caught. As  They pus...

Domain Shane 21 hours, 17 min ago

Frank’s dot

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The argument over "left of the dot" and "right of the dot" values, has been polarizing domainers, since the introduction of new gTLDs. Whether one is an old school domainer willing to acknowledge only .com, .net and .org domains, or a new Internet namespace advocate supporting the new gTLDs, there's no real difference. Sometimes, the […] Copy...

DomainGang 22 hours, 3 min ago

I’ve Missed You Guys :)

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Can't believe it's been over a month since I've posted on DomainingTips! Been working my you-know-what off trying to finalize the launch preparations for my book (if you'd like a free copy and can commit to reading at least 15-20 pages within a week or so, shoot me an email at andrei@domainingtips.com) and my YouTube channel...

Domaining Tips 22 hours, 53 min ago

Actress Anna Faris Acquires The Domain Name Unqualified.com

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      Actress Anna Faris has acquired the domain name Unqualified.com. The domain name matches the name of her Podcast, which is called "Anna Faris is Unqualified" which started in November 2015. According to the website; " the podcast gives "not-so-great relationship advice from completely unqualified Hollywood types". Ms. Faris use...

The Domains 1 day ago

DSAD.com: Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Sunday, September 25th

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A lot of names with no bids today. As  The key to remember is these types of names are a numbers play. As You merely have to sell one at $1000 or $2000 to pay for all of them. As  Sell two and profit. As I certainly don't have an entire portfolio of these but its certainly a part. As And so far so good. Enjoy your Sunday. Here are today's names.As ...

Domain Shane 1 day ago

Looks can be deceiving when it comes to appraisals

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Today:As As As Get naming ideas from successful brands /As Real or scam? – I need advice on a potential sale /As First Big Successful Sale – And A Toast to NamePros! / And more. Here are the new discussions...

Robbie's Blog 1 day ago

Update on Top 10 Sales from a Year Ago: OBE.com, BFTV.com, JiuJitsu.com, More

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Listed below are updates to the top ten domain sales from a year ago, as ranked by DN Journal. 1. 588.com sold for $1,000,000 The domain is forwarded to 2013.com, a Chinese-language page which appears to offer a couple dozen numeric domains for sale. 2. OBE.com sold for $200,000 An abbreviation for a company named Oldcastle Building Envelope. "We a...

Domain Shane 1 day ago

Rick Schwartz rocks the Urban Dictionary and political jargon domains

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It's not a secret that Rick Schwartz is enjoying his retirement from active blogging, after a full decade of supporting the TRAFFIC conference franchise. The Domain KingAs has been active with hand-registrations of domain names, however, and we've notice a preference in political "made up" terms, along with Urban Dictionary entries. Rick's recent s...

DomainGang 1 day ago

Snapchat Rebrands to Snap; Acquired Snap.com Back in June; Spectacles.com in May

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Snapchat has rebranded to Snap, Inc. It appears the domain name Snap.com was acquired back in June 2016 when the domain moved over to the corporate domain registrar and brand protection company MarkMonitor.com Snapchat's Twitter handle has changed to @Snap as well. Snap also announced a new product called Spectacles which are a set of […] The...

The Domains 1 day ago

Huntsville TV Station: “Squatters Are Hijacking Expired Domain Names”

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WHNT a television station in Huntsville Alabama doesn't seem to know much about domain names, at least when it comes to domain names that expire. In a story entitled Domain Name Hijacking Is Yours Vulnerable? ""If you own a domain name for your business or hobby, take heed. Domain name squatters are hijacking expired domain […] The post Hunts...

The Domains 1 day ago

X-Formation Launches Connect.xyz

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Earlier this week, I learned that a company called X-Formation has launched a new business on Connect.xyz. The business is simply called Connect, and it is a cloud-based task automation application that works with a variety of apps, including Twitter, Salesforce, Slack, and Gmail (among others). I was told that "Connect.xyz serves as a clever marke...

Domain Investing 1 day ago

Auction Recap Of September 23, 2016

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A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on September 23, 2016.As  If you would like to submit names to be considered for inclusion in the upcoming October DSAD Namejet auction you can list them hereAs or use the white button at the top right of the page. As The commission is the standard Nam...

Domain Shane 1 day ago

DSAD.COM: IKE'S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Saturday, September 24th

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Yesterday I got one of those SEO/development spam emails from India. They beat the spam filter, but I usually delete them right away, you can usually tell what they are by the subject line but that's not what caught my attention. The email was from the coolest name I've ever heard. I started laughing as I opened the email from Seabolt Dunkelberger....

Domain Shane 2 days ago

How Companies Like Amazon, Ebay, Porsche and GoDaddy are Using Some of Their New gTLDs

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This week we're taking a look at something a little different — it's not full fledged development examples on the new gTLDs; instead, we're looking at some big companies that are using their new G's as redirects to existing sites. For the growth and awareness of the new G's, it's not as beneficial as stand-alone sites, but it's certainly a st...

Domain Shane 2 days ago

Sedo Used Record Breaking DMEXCO to Give 50,000 Digital Marketers a Fresh Look at Domain Names

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We have had a remarkable string of conferences and shows over the past two weeks including the giant DMEXCO Show in Cologne, Germany where Sedo gave more than 50,000 leading digital marketers from across Europe a fresh look at domain names.

DNJournal 2 days ago

Top Topics: An Interview with Michael Cyger; Let's Talk .BLOG...

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Next week, we have a great interview planned with Frank Schilling. It's a wide ranging interview that includes new gTLDs, China and advice for investors. It will be published on Monday, so make sure you subscribe to the blog to see when it's published. Here's this week's Top Topics How Do You Accept An Offer Without Appearing Eager? Have you eve...

NamePros 2 days ago

[BUYING] – Super quality one-word Finnish language .com domain(s)

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Today:As As As Guess the value of 3L.coms ($100 prize) /As ENOM doubled cost of extension without notification to domain holders /As LCDMonitor.com Sold for $2,246; 25113.com for $2,232 / And more. Here are the new discussions and domain name...

Robbie's Blog 2 days ago

Auction Recap Of September 22, 2016

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A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on September 22, 2016.As  If you would like to submit names to be considered for inclusion in the upcoming October DSAD Namejet auction you can list them hereAs or use the white button at the top right of the page. As The commission is the standard Nam...

Domain Shane 2 days ago

Domain appraisal certificate scam with a new twist

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The domain evaluation / certificate scam isn't new, and it targets domain owners eager to sell their domains. The way the scam works is simple: You receive an email that expresses interest in your domain. Most of the time, it also mentions a high value dollar range, to entice you into believing the sender is […] Copyright DomainGang

DomainGang 2 days ago

Available Brand Name: Cat Club via CatClub.com $3,599

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DotWeekly highlights domain names which are available for purchase that are a great start to the branding process of a business and what I think are great values based on the purchase price of the domain. Subscription based businesses have been booming (Dollar Shave Club was recently acquired by Unilever for $1 Billion) and the pet industry is huge...

Dot Weekly 2 days ago

Domain Registrations Point To a Downton Abbey Attraction At Universal Studios

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Domain registrations by NBC Universal Media, LLC yesterday indicate some sort of attraction maybe coming to Universal Studio Parks based on the television show Downton Abbey. Here are the domain names registered through corporate domain registrar MarkMonitor.com: downtonabbeyconcerts.com downtonabbeyconcerts.net downtonabbeyexhibition.net downtonab...

The Domains 2 days ago

Results for September’s Great Domains Auction

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I was actively bidding on one of the domain names in Sedo's monthly Great Domains auction, but alas, I did not win. In the auction that ended yesterday, 11 domain names were sold with just over $86,000 in sales. Two three letter .com domain names drew the highest bids in the auction. OCB.com sold for $27,500 and OIR.com sold for $24,999. Decadent.c...

Domain Investing 2 days ago

UDRP Battle Between Dating Sites CheekyLovers.com & CheekyDevil.com Results in Punt

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Together Networks Holdings Limited which owns the domain name CheekyLovers.com and a trademark on the term CheekyLovers lost a UDRP to grab the domain CheekyDevil.com Complainant is an online dating business and operates a number of websites, including one linked to the domain name, <cheekylovers.com>, which was registered on June 13, 2011....

The Domains 2 days ago

NikeGoogle.com UDRP : Who gets to keep the domain?

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Back in July, the double-infringing domain, NikeGoogle.com, was challenged in a UDRP. In a surprising decision, the Complainant, Nike corporation, was denied transfer of the domain. The reason: there are two infringing trademarks involved, Nike and Google. Lo and behold, the Nike lawyers called up Google, and a new UDRP was filed against the owner ...

DomainGang 3 days ago

DSAD.com: Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Friday, September 23rd

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So far we've received 110 submissions for our auction and as expected there are some good and some bad. As Lots of high reserves on some average names. As Looking for quite a few names and as stated earlier. As We are simply looking for names that will sell. As From $69 to $69,000 we want names that will move from your account to a buyers. As If yo...

Domain Shane 3 days ago

[WANTED] – Traffic domains with earnings from parking

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Today:As As As Estimated number of brandable names / [BUYING] –As CVCV.Com | Cab Taxi Ride Brandable Domain /As Shopping.pt Sold for As‚¬12,300; JBBB.com for $6,500 / And more. Here are the new discussions and domain news that caught my...

Robbie's Blog 3 days ago

Domainfest Asia Concludes with Harbour Cruise Hosted by New Domain Monetization Company PTL

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The 2016 Domainfest Asia conference concluded its four-day run today in Hong Kong. The final day was a little less hectic that the first three as organizers wanted to leave some time open for guests to get out and see Hong Kong and its fabulous harbour.

DNJournal 3 days ago

CIRA becomes first new gTLD back-end since 2012

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CIRA, the Canadian ccTLD manager, has become the first new registry back-end provider to enter the gTLD market since the 2012 application round closed. The company today announced that it has signed Dot Kiwi, operator of .kiwi, as its first client. .kiwi will become the first non-.ca TLD that CIRA runs the back-end for, according […] Related...

DomainIncite.com 3 days ago

UDRP Filed Against MEZ.com

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A UDRP was filed at the World Intellectual Property Organization against the three letter MEZ.com domain name. The case is WIPO Case D2016-1932. The registrant of Mez.com is located in India, and it appears that the registrant's first name is Mez. The domain name is nearly 20 years old, with a registration date of December 1996. A DomainTools Histo...

Domain Investing 3 days ago

Bitcoin.com Owner Sues For $10K a Month In Lost Revenue

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According to cryptocoinsnews.com, Bitcoin investor and early evangelist Roger Ver is suing a Hong Kong website operator for $567,000 USD, over an alleged breach of agreement over alleged lost revenues from Bitcoin.com. Roger Ver is the website’s owner, registrant and administrator. "In documents filed to Hong Kong’s High Court on Wednesday Ver clai...

The Domains 3 days ago

Auction Recap Of September 21, 2016

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A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on September 21, 2016.As  If you would like to submit names to be considered for inclusion in the upcoming October DSAD Namejet auction you can list them hereAs or use the white button at the top right of the page. As The commission is the standard Nam...

Domain Shane 3 days ago

GoDaddy moves from Super Bowl to Presidential Debates [Video]

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Company to run ads during pre- and post- debate coverage. GoDaddy (NYSE: GDDY) didn't advertise during the Super Bowl this year, but it's going to spend a lot of money on TV ads coinciding with upcoming U.S. Presidential debates. The company has a new election-themed commercial that will run before and after the first two […] The post GoDaddy...

Domain Name Wire 3 days ago

GoDaddy to Advertise During Presidential Election Debate

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GoDaddy became a household brand by having risque television advertisements shown during the Super Bowl. Recently, the company halted its famous Super Bowl commercial campaigns, focusing on other marketing efforts instead. I just read a news release announcing that GoDaddy will be advertising during the US Presidential election debates. It is very ...

Domain Investing 3 days ago

Domain appraisal scam is now the job resume scam

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This scam will sound familiar to domain name owners. Dan Primack of Fortune has an interesting story about executives falling for a scam that's very similar in operation to the domain name appraisal scam. If you aren't familiar with it, the domain name appraisal scam gets domain owners to pay for a domain name appraisal […] The post Domain ap...

Domain Name Wire 3 days ago

.Kiwi turns to new CIRA platform for registry services

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.Kiwi will be run on .CA manager's platform. Competition in the backend registry services business is heating up, and .CA manager CIRA has entered the game with .Kiwi as a client. .Kiwi will switch its backend to CIRA's Fury Registry Platform, the companies announced today. There are about 10,000 domain names in the .kiwi zone […] The post .K...

Domain Name Wire 3 days ago

.Games and .Shopping hit registrars this week

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Rightside and Donuts released new domain names this week. Two new top level domain names launched this week with one entering general availability and the other hitting early access. Rightside's (NASDAQ:NAME) .Games entered general availability with a number of video game companies on board. It's priced affordably; expect to pay $15-$20 per year at...

Domain Name Wire 4 days ago

Daily Domain Picks 9-22-16

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Daily Domain Picks 9-22-16 Thanks to Elliot Silver I spent an hour playing that BeargleCorn video game produced by Name.com. I did not hunt for any .games extensions on Wednesday, if you regged any leave a comment. Go Daddy Auction Picks 9-22-16 Powered by ExpiredDomains.com Nothing super stands out today, I do like AssetTrader.com a […]

TLD Investors 4 days ago

.NYC to auction top domains on NameJet

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20 .NYC domain names will be auctioned on NameJet starting at $500 with no reserves. .NYC operator Neustar (NYSE:NSR) is holding an auction October 24-27 that includes top .NYC domain names. 20 domain names will be auctioned starting at $500, all without reserves. Eligibility is limited to people that qualify to register .NYC domains, which […...

Domain Name Wire 4 days ago

Domain Registrations By Sony Indicate Movie Maybe Coming on Puff Daddy

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Several domain name registrations made by Sony yesterday, through corporate domain registrar and brand manager Mark Monitor, indicate a movie my be in the works about Sean Combs a/k/a Puff Daddy. At the moment Puff Daddy has been touring with the "Bad Boy Family Reunion 2016″ Bad Boy Records, is a division of Sony Music […] The post Dom...

The Domains 4 days ago

People are forgetting .com exists — ICANN survey

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Have you ever heard of .com, .net and .org? That question was posed to 3,349 domain name registrants in 24 countries by market research firm Nielsen this June and guess what — awareness of all three cornerstone gTLDs was down on a comparable 2015 survey. Unbelievably, only 85% of respondents professed to be aware of […] Related posts: ...

DomainIncite.com 4 days ago

DSAD.com: Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Thursday, September 22nd

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Yesterday someone had a nice gesture. The gesture was by someone I already respect and trust but it added to it. I sold him a name for a good price and he threw in a LLLL.com in exchange for the dot net. As  Our payment got stuck in Swift code limbo and in all commotion we forgot about the LLLL.com. As Yesterday he emails me and said that the name ...

Domain Shane 4 days ago
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