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Godaddy Expired Domain Auctions and Closout Picks Feb-14

 Mark As Read    

Easily my biggest list yet. I'm experimenting with the idea of listing a daily bagful of my favorite Godaddy expiring domain auctions and then following that up with a longer list of closeout BIN names in the same post. I can cover both in that manner and fit it in the workflow. Some of my

Bill Eisenmann 948 days ago

Russian Registrar RU-CENTER Joins Afternic DLS as Reseller

 Mark As Read    

Afternic, announced yesterday that RU-CENTER, Russia’s first and largest domain registrar and hosting company, has joined Afternic’s Premium Reseller Network. Through the partnership RU-CENTER will add Afternic’s premium domains to search results on nic.ru.  RU-CENTER will also utilize Afternic’s Instant Transfer technology on these listings, givin...

Domain Name News 948 days ago

TLD application slots might become valuable

 Mark As Read    

Latecomers may need to tag along with companies that have already registered for TLD application system. As of yesterday 100 people or entities had registered with ICANN's TLD application system. Each registered user can apply for up to 50 TLDs, which means technically 5,000 top level domains could be applied for with just the existing

Domain Name Wire 947 days ago

Is registering an expired domain “swiping”?

 Mark As Read    

Swiper, no swiping! I got a chuckle this morning from a "hard hitting" investigative story in Orange County. WFTV.com reports on Orange County sheriff's candidate John Tegg. The TV station says that someone "swiped" the domain name for Tegg's old campaign web site, johnteggforsheriff.com, and redirected it to a rival. Swiped, eh? Well, the domain...

Domain Name Wire 947 days ago

Why domain registrars secretly like VeriSign’s price hikes

 Mark As Read    

They won't tell you this, but domain registrars kinda like VeriSign's annual price hikes. (Just about) every year VeriSign hikes the price of .com domain names 7%. The registrars publicly moan about the price hikes and send notices to their customers about how they have to pass the along the costs. But consumer domain registrars

Domain Name Wire 947 days ago

NeuStar readies new domain name slogan

 Mark As Read    

Domain registry files trademark application for new slogan. NeuStar, Inc. has filed an intent-to-use trademark application for "WHERE BUSINESS LIVES. ONLINE." The application was filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office last Thursday (serial number 85538584). NeuStar is the registry behind .biz and will be an active player in the new top lev...

Domain Name Wire 947 days ago

Register.com $3.95 domain registration coupon code

 Mark As Read    

Register.com offers below cost registrations. I usually don't post special domain registration offers and coupon codes, but one landed in my inbox this afternoon that's worth promoting. (Actually, my spam box.) Register.com is offering one year new registrations for $3.95 each. It's only good for the first year and there's a limit of three domains....

Domain Name Wire 947 days ago

The Rise of Instagram Micro-Photo Sharing

 Mark As Read    

DomainReport.ca We all know how Twitter has become a popular micro-blogging site, and just recently I've become aware of a micro-photo sharing site called Instagram. In the last few weeks I've heard my kids talk about uploading photos, photo views, and how many followers and likes they've been getting. Usually those are terms I'm familiar with f...

DomainReport.ca 947 days ago

Rubbermaid Clean And Dry Plunger Domain Stinker

 Mark As Read    

Based on several new domain name registrations by Rubbermaid® it appears they will be launching a new "Clean And Dry Plunger" in the near future but things have went down the toilet with the domains they didn't register! Rubbermaid registered the following domains yesterday: buyclean-and-dry.com buyclean-and-dryplunger.com buyclean-n-d...

Dot Weekly 948 days ago

Sayings.com for Sale

 Mark As Read    

A couple of weeks ago, I decided to put Sayings.com on the market. Since doing so, I've received several offers, with the high all-cash offer being $22,000. I also have two offers of $20,000 from different buyers. I think the name is worth considerably more. According to the Google Adwords Keyword Tool, the term "sayings"

Domain Investing 947 days ago

Driving Traffic with Facebook Places

 Mark As Read    

I want to share a little "trick" if you own a directory website that lists public destinations or places, and it may be able to help drive targeted traffic to your website. In a fashion similar to Google, Facebook has something called "Places," which includes the address, a map, phone number, website, and fields for

Domain Investing 947 days ago

ActingCoach.com for Sale

 Mark As Read    

One of my personal favorite logos I've had created for one of my websites is the one for ActingCoach.com. It's simple, creative, and it fits the theme pretty well. I never really got around to promoting ActingCoach.com much, but I think the domain name has significant potential. At the moment, ActingCoach.com is a hybrid directory

Domain Investing 947 days ago

Sedo.com Sells $1.9 Million Dollars In Domain Names

 Mark As Read    

Sedo just released its sale report for the week and in all sold  917 domain names through their marketplace, totaling over $1.9 million. 32% of total sales were the result of Buy Now listings. : Highlights of public sales include: 7t.com at 17,000 EUR k.to at 40,000 USD lotto.net at 32,500 EUR Here is a list of the reportable sales     ...

The Domains 947 days ago

Update On Manwin Vs ICM on .XXX: Motions To Dismiss Off The Calendar: Settlement Talks Underway?

 Mark As Read    

In the ongoing lawsuit that Manwin filed against ICM Registry and ICANN over the .XXX TLD,  the parties today entered into a joint stipulation that allows Manwin to file an amended complaint by January 17th and gives ICM 60 days to file a response to the complaint. You may remember that ICM filed motions to dismiss the case filed by Manwin, the  op...

The Domains 947 days ago

Afternic.com Sells $976,000 Led By Let.com For $100K

 Mark As Read    

Afternic.com just released its sales report for the week and sold $976,000 in domain names. The reportable sales were led by the domain Let.com which sold for $100K The previous owner was Gerard Brady of Ireland the Buyer seems to be Lorne Pascal of France. In Europe the word Let is used in reference to renting Flats or apartments. Here is the list...

The Domains 947 days ago

Welcome, Steve!

 Mark As Read    

We are happy to welcome Steve as the newest member of the DomainTools team! Steve recently relocated from the bay area, although he used to live and work in Seattle for Amazon Fresh. He brings some strong technical skills to our team so we are thrilled to have him on board. Read more about Steve and our other DomainTools team members on our About...

DomainTools Blog 947 days ago

Happy Valentines Day!

 Mark As Read    

It's days like today that make me feel like the luckiest person on the planet. It took 24 years to find the love of my life and looking back, I'd spend another 24 if that's what it took to find Daina. My best friend, wine blogging partner, algorithm designer, and lover – I couldn't be

Domainvestors.tv 947 days ago

Tuesday’s Big List of Domains At Auction or Dropping Around the Net 2-14-12

 Mark As Read    

A lot of dot nets and LLLL.coms today but still some value on the board today.  As always, feel free to shoot me an email if you pick up any of the names.  Love to hear if I helped anyone.  The ephoto.com buyer came through here as I saw it in my tracking so some of you are buying the names.   Bowl.net   Solid name, even with the .net TNSA.com...

Domain Shane 948 days ago

Wednesday’s Big List of Domains at Auction or Dropping 2-15-12

 Mark As Read    

There are two different approaches to running your business.  One is to keep a keen eye on your competitors and make sure that you're always staying one step ahead.  The other is to keep with your plan and don't worry about what the others are doing.  When it comes to auctions I use both methods.  I've compiled a list of the top bidders at namejet ...

Domain Shane 947 days ago

Sedo pulls Example.com from its marketplace!

 Mark As Read    

As we posted a few days ago, someone had managed to include the domain name Example.com in the Sedo marketplace. The domain name Example.com is reserved by the IANA, along with the .net and .org for testing purposes and it's not active. It's a mystery how Example.com was allowed to be listed on Sedo in

DomainGang 947 days ago

Dot .CO Registry changes its logo for Valentine’s Day

 Mark As Read    

The Dot .CO Registry – managers of the .CO domains that can be used effectively as alternatives to the overpopulated .com – are changing their logo for Valentine's Day. Inspired by the love and adoration shared among millions of couples around the globe, the new logo reflects domainers' love for the .CO TLD. "We're absolutely...

DomainGang 947 days ago

Tommy Jordan III: Facebook is a marketing medium

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Tommy Jordan III – the father who recorded a video of himself shooting his rebellious teenage daughter's laptop- is facing the mixed publicity with a straight face. "A lot of my posts ARE public because that's the only way people who aren't clients or customers CAN see them. Facebook is a marketing medium for my

DomainGang 947 days ago

Turkish cybersquatter grabs Kate Upton .XXX

 Mark As Read    

Kate Upton is making the news as the new Sports Illustrated girl, gracing the magazine's edition with her slender body and killer natural curves. The 19-year old beauty was raised in Melbourne, Florida and is being touted as the next supermodel. A video of Kate Upton has surfaced, showing her dancing in her stadium seat

DomainGang 947 days ago

Is General Electric Getting Into The Online Poker Business?

 Mark As Read    

One of the company's curious domain holdings would have you wonder … I'm not sure where exactly this story begins, so let's start with PokerFastlane.com.  The domain's registrant is none other than General Electric Company (GE).    Registrant: General Electric Company Domain Administrator 3135 Easton Turnpike Fairfield, CT 06828-0001 US Email...

DomainAnimal 947 days ago

ICM and YouPorn in antitrust settlement talks

 Mark As Read    

It's Valentine's Day, so perhaps it's appropriate that ICM Registry has just revealed that it's in talks to settle the .xxx antitrust lawsuit filed by one of the world's biggest porn networks. ICM and Manwin Licensing may soon resolve the case, which Manwin filed in November over the "extortion" it saw in the launch of Related posts:ICANN: antit...

DomainIncite.com 947 days ago
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