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Google Search Shortcuts For Domain Investors

 Mark As Read    

I happened to see some referring stats coming to DotWeekly from a little different style of "search" from Google and I thought I would share it, because I could see if being helpful to somebody looking to discover related or similar sites to one you are already aware of. Plus, I will include search shortcuts

Dot Weekly 1143 days ago

What If: Sedo Buyer Doesn’t Finish Transfer Of Domain?

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Here is an interesting What If that I thought up the other day and the more I think about it, it likely happens a fair amount of the time. What if a Sedo.com domain buyer purchases a domain, but it never reaches "their" registrar account? It may seem odd, but I know it happens because

Dot Weekly 1144 days ago

SoccerStar.com Kicks In $20,000 Domain Sale

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3 more five figure domain name sales to report coming out of Sedo.com domain name aftermarket service. Leading the way is: SoccerStar.com with a $20,000 sale. SoccerStar.com was first registered in September 2000. The seller was Telepathy, Inc. (Owner of Minisites.com) and the new buyer is not yet known due to the domain still being

Dot Weekly 1145 days ago

P&G BrandSaver.com Coupons, Have You Tried This Yet

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P&G (Proctor & Gamble) does some pretty interesting things with its marketing and it gets pretty crazy when it comes to domain names they own and which ones they use and how. P&G pushes a lot of coupons for its top products they produce and recently each ad pack of coupons that I have seen

Dot Weekly 1145 days ago

Reddit Domain Thread Brings Light To Amazing Domains

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I never really understood Reddit as the site just looks odd, but I always see articles from the site on Alexa.com/whatshot and surely one with the title of: I admire a man who holds on to a domain just for a one liner (link) Is going to grab my attention! So out of boredom waiting

Dot Weekly 1147 days ago

DoorHardware.com Turns Out $85,000 Domain Sale

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The domain name DoorHardware.com has turned out a huge five figure domain name sale for $85,000 USD over at Sedo.com domain name aftermarket. This wasn't the only five figure domain name sale and I think the buyer of DoorHardware.com was also the buyer of RestroomPartitions.com for $10,000 USD. I have reached out to the buyer

Dot Weekly 1147 days ago

ccTLD’s: Is That A Domain Name? It’s Not A .com?

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ccTLD's (country code, top-level domains) are becoming more popular by the day and many "tech" people are well aware of them, but are the average folk on the street? When the average person "see's" a word, acronym, phrase, number set etc and it's ending in ".com" that translates for the majority, "website". I can go...

Dot Weekly 1147 days ago

MostWantedSandwich.com $2 Coupon From Hillshire Farm

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Hillshire Farm® is another new company (first time I wrote about them) jumping into the creative uses of domain names in marketing! Hillshire is using the domain name MostWantedSandwich.com and is offering a $2 off coupon by asking visitors of the site to vote for a winner. "Hillshire Farm asked your favorite bloggers from across

Dot Weekly 1148 days ago

A DotWeekly This And That, Random!

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Here is some random stuff floating around in my brain or little things that I have noticed and wanted to point out. Random stuff really! ~ This is article number 1,901 on DotWeekly, which is pretty impressive. I started DotWeekly in Feb 2008, which makes the site 3 years old. An average of about 1.7

Dot Weekly 1148 days ago

MovingQuotes.net Takes Home $11,000 Domain Sale

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It hasn't been overly active on Sedo's side of publicly reporting domain name sales the past couple of days, so I haven't been publishing that many but I felt today had some to report. MovingQuotes.net sold for $11,000 USD. Interesting .net domain to grab 5 figures IMO but it did. The buyer was GDG International

Dot Weekly 1148 days ago

Marketing With A Call To Action Domain Name

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I love call to action domain names and mainly because of there sheer power for make sense marketing! You do not have to be some huge company in order to use one either! The call to action part of it comes in the message the domain name has. Let's take the domain name ViewMyHome.com for

Dot Weekly 1149 days ago

DickEklund.com Promoted During Oscars Speech

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During last night's Oscars®, actor Christian Bale won an award and during his acceptance speech he plugged a boxing trainer that assisted him in his role in The Fighter movie. He said something like this "If you need a boxing trainer, go to DickEklund.com" I'm not sure what the cost is to run a TV

Dot Weekly 1149 days ago

ICE Strikes Again, Seizing Dattebayo.com Anime Site

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Homeland Security has taken down another popular website and this time it's Dattebayo.com. The site has been active since about 2004 and presented Anime series. According to a couple articles that I read, the site would convert Japanese Animes to English. The ICE seizure notice on Dattebayo.com is a copyright seizure. The seizure of Dattebayo.com...

Dot Weekly 1150 days ago

PendingDelete Domains Is Still An Active Market

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I use to try and grab PendingDelete domain names on the drop as they happen (.com) all the time. It really use to be how I got all my domain names but overtime the field got busy and it got harder and harder to grab anything decent. Even though a lot of domain names drop

Dot Weekly 1151 days ago

Are Parked Domains Hurting Direct Navigation?

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Here is a pretty interesting question that popped into my head today and made me wonder: Are parked domains hurting direct navigation? No, if you park a domain that doesn't mean people can not use direct navigation to it but my question is.. with so many domain names parked, are people less likely to use

Dot Weekly 1151 days ago

CarpetCompany.com Lays Down $16,500 Domain Name Sale

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Here is a slap you in the face, make sense domain name for a carpet company! CarpetCompany.com, which just sold at the domain name aftermarket service Sedo.com for $16,500 USD! CarpetCompany.com was first registered in October 2003. According to whois, the buyer is ITD Vertriebs GmbH and the domain name was purchased from none other

Dot Weekly 1152 days ago

Keyword Spy, Great Domain Research Tool! SERP’s Feature

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KeywordSpy.com may be new to some and others simply may not have heard of it. I happened to run into the site today and it grabbed my eye as a domain name investment and research tool that could be very valuable to domain name investors! The tool has so many uses for domain name owners,

Dot Weekly 1152 days ago

DomainWhiz.net Publishes Available, But Listed Domains

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I had questioned how many domain names were really available over at Sedo.com but that are listed for sale in this article that got A LOT of attention. These kinds of list can be much more valuable than your everyday "available" domain name lists and DomainWhiz.net has put together a special location for you to

Dot Weekly 1152 days ago

Games2Girls.com Purchases GamesForGirls.com Domain For $500,000

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I had reported the domain name sale of GamesForGirls.com on February 17, 2011 for $500,000 USD that took place over at Sedo.com . At the time, I speculated that Hallpass Media may be the buyer since they have paid big dollars for a high search game related term (CookingGames.com) in the past. That appears not

Dot Weekly 1152 days ago

Amazing Free Domain Name Filter Software Tool

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Why I never found this free tool before, I don't know but the good news is I did today and I'm going to share it with you! Every domain name investor needs a domain name sorting tool, because there are times we all run into a huge list of domain names but only wish to

Dot Weekly 1154 days ago

XXLPoster.com Domain Grabs $24,511 Sale

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Here are a couple recent domain name sales that have taken place over at Sedo. I keep telling myself that I shouldn't be surprised by any domain name, selling at any price because I keep seeing it… but I keep getting surprised! As with any domain name, maybe I just do not have the knowledge

Dot Weekly 1154 days ago

A Couple Of My Recent Domain Purchases

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I haven't been buying that many domain names lately and it's simply due to low funds, but I have been active in at least "trying" to buy. You have to get a lot more creative when your funds are low but my mind still sees potential in the domain names that I buy. The first

Dot Weekly 1155 days ago

WordPress Ebay Affiliate Plugin Review

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One great thing about eBay is they have just about everything under the sun on the site! So if you have a website, there is a very good chance that something for sale on eBay will relate to what you offer on your site. Having relevant advertising (products or services) is your best shot at

Dot Weekly 1155 days ago

Sedo.com Selling Damaged Goods! Use Caution, Seized Domains For Sale

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Back in December I contacted Sedo.com personally and advised them that some current seized domain names were being offer for sale on Sedo and I thought I would be sure they were aware of it. I got a reply back to my message and the person I contacted said they would pass along the message

Dot Weekly 1156 days ago

KissMyAd.com & Kiss-My-Ads.com Domains Sell For Same Price

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KissMyAds.com went on a little domain shopping spree to sure up some "other" similar domain names to the main domain name they use. Interestingly enough, they paid the same price for both domains they purchased although one had double hyphens in it! KissMyAd.com $1,750 Kiss-My-Ads.com $1,750 "Normally" a hyphenated domain name will ...

Dot Weekly 1156 days ago

DoTheX.com P90X Workout System

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I had seen a longer version of an infomercial for the P90X® workout system and during the TV ad they used the domain name DoTheX.com . This was the first time that I have seen the commercial and the domain name used. I must admit, DoTheX.com is pretty unique and it does grab your attention.

Dot Weekly 1156 days ago

StrongerSkin.com Vaseline Men’s Lotion

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I haven't been watching much TV lately with the new baby, but I was able to watch a little bit this weekend and I saw several new domain names being used in advertising that I thought I would write about. Vaseline® is using the domain name StrongerSkin.com in TV commercials that feature Michael Strahan. The

Dot Weekly 1156 days ago

BacklinkChecker.com Domain Sells, Buyer Talks

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The other day I had reported the domain name BacklinkCheck.com sold for $7,000 USD over at Sedo. I made a quick comment next to the domain name when I did the article that stated "without looking, I would bet the same domain but with ER on the end gets more search traffic and is worth

Dot Weekly 1157 days ago

Is That Domain “Really” For Sale At Sedo? Thousands Available

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Likely 10′s of thousands of domain name listed at Sedo.com are actually not even for sale, because the domain names are available to hand register! With the help of the team over at DomainWhiz.net, we were able to come up with a list of domain names specificly listed for sale on Sedo, yet the domain

Dot Weekly 1157 days ago

How Bad Is Sedo.com’s Affiliate Program? REAL BAD

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I have dabbled with just about every affiliate program in the domain name industry, and I can say that all the ones I have tried are mainly "crappy". GoDaddy gets a lot of traffic from me, but sends me peanut shells back in revenue. The majority of time, I am sending them about 800 to

Dot Weekly 1159 days ago

AccidentClaim.com Claims $27,000 Domain Sale + More

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I often report Sedo domain name sales for a couple reasons. They are often some of the highest (not that people like seeing $x sales all the time) and a fair amount of times the buyers are End Users! Since many are end user sales, this gives domain investors a good idea on what people

Dot Weekly 1159 days ago

GamesForGirls.com Draws Half A Million Dollar Domain Sale

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The domain name GamesForGirls.com has been sold at Sedo.com for $500,000 USD. So why did this domain sell for so much? Games are HOT and the search term has HUGE results according to the Google keyword tool. 9,140,000 global and 2,240,000 local NetIncome Ventures Inc was the seller and the domain name is still in

Dot Weekly 1160 days ago

Sedo.com Premium .co Domain Auction Results

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I have been tracking the premium .co domain name auction results and DotWeekly.com is the place to find the most extensive coverage of the first premium .co domain name auction. Here is a recap of the first 4 articles I covered. Opening day auction stats (Article) 24 domains had bids of the 208 at auction

Dot Weekly 1160 days ago

Premium .co Sedo Auction Ends Today, Final Update

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Here is my final auction update on the premium .co domain name auction at Sedo. Two domains meet reserve at $20,000 USD! The auction ends in just a couple hours today (2/17/2011) at about 11 AM CST. I have been tracking the auction from the start and wanted to keep a historical track record of

Dot Weekly 1160 days ago

Overstock.com Shortcut RULED By DotWeekly

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So you have a huge online company VS one guy with a computer! One pays $350,000 on a "Shortcut" domain name and millions promoting it in print and TV ads! The other one drives a 1993 Toyota Corolla with an O-val logo! OK get to the point… Jerky! Overstock.com® has been spending some big bucks

Dot Weekly 1161 days ago

Premium .co Domain Auction Update, 1 Day Left

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Here is my 3rd installment about the premium .co domain name auction taking place over at Sedo.com . If you missed my last two articles, you can check them out here: 2/12/2011 .co auction article 2/10/2011 .co auction underway article The reason I wanted to follow this .co domain name auction for several days, was

Dot Weekly 1161 days ago

TZ.com Domain Sells For $80 Grand!

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The super premium and rare two character domain name TZ.com has been sold at Sedo.com for $80,000 USD. Several 2 character .com domain names have been selling as of late (considering the low amount of them) and most have been selling around the same price $xxx,xxx in 2011. TS.com $186,000 KF.com $123,504 JF.com $100,000 Two

Dot Weekly 1161 days ago

What If: Expired Domain Name Fees

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What if…. well, that is one thing that is hard to write about (what if situations) because most of the time it doesn't come true. Well, let's hope this is the case behind this "What If" story that my brain decided to come up with today. Since domain name registrars and domain name auction services

Dot Weekly 1162 days ago

When Mooo.com Was Seized By ICE, 80K Subdomains Affected

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Yesterday when I wrote about more domain names being seized by Homeland Security and the ICE division, one of the domain names in the list was Mooo.com . Mooo is owned by the administratorof Afraid.org and they offer FreeDNS services. Somewhat similar to what several services like WordPress.org and Blogger.com etc. offers. People often wish

Dot Weekly 1162 days ago

150+ Domains Now Seized By Government ICE “Broken Hearted”

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As many of you know, I have been tracking the seized domain names by U.S. homeland security and the ICE division. Today I decided to take a peek at the SeizedServers.com DNS and sure enough! I checked not that long ago and the number on the server was around 82 but today that number spiked

Dot Weekly 1163 days ago

DennysSocial.com Free Pancake Puppies Sundae

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Denny's appears (whois privacy for the domain) to have set up a "new" site (registered 1/25/2011) to focus on some social advertising and uses the domain DennysSocial.com . Well, I should say they "kind of" use DennysSocial.com, because if you visit DennysSocial.com directly, you get this: Hello? So what's the deal? They simply didn...

Dot Weekly 1163 days ago

Premium .co Domain Auction Update w/ Traffic Stats

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I have been following the Sedo.com premium .co domain name auction since it started yesterday and here is an update with what domain names have bids, what has met reserve and by mistake… I was able to find traffic stats provided by Sedo for each domain name. I copied the list from Sedo and in

Dot Weekly 1165 days ago

BeyondTheRack.com Fashion or Boobs?

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Here is an eye catching domain name that shows the power of domain names: BeyondTheRack.com Catchy, because guys seem to drool at the thought of seeing a boob(s)! Women drool at the thought of designer clothes and accessories up to 70% off! So the real question here is… Fashion or Boobs? Still not sure by

Dot Weekly 1166 days ago

123Deal.com Sells For $25,000 USD! What A Deal!

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Back in mid January I wrote an article on domain names that I think are hot or are going to be HOT! One general category I that I thought was hot, were "deal" / "coupon" related domain names and with the sale of 123Deal.com @ $25,000 being reported today over at Sedo, they are making

Dot Weekly 1166 days ago

Award.com Sells For $56,005 Plus A Pile More 5 Figure Sales

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Sedo has been just spanking the other domain name aftermarket services. I remember back when SnapNames held a lot of the top spots on DnJournal.com and now it has been pretty rare to even see SnapNames on the big board. NameJet hasn't been all that active on the big board either, but Sedo continues week

Dot Weekly 1167 days ago

Premium .co Domain Name Auction Underway

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Sedo.com .co Premium Domain Auction has begun! 208 .co domain names are on the auction block and many of the domain names are some of the BEST .co domains on the market! The auction runs from today (2/10/2011) to 2/17/2011. Some early bids are in on some of the popular domains like Money.co, Bank.co, Pizza.co

Dot Weekly 1167 days ago

SaveTheMoney.org By Groupon Ad

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Groupon started running commercials during the 2010/2011 Super Bowl and has continued to do so after the big game as well. One ad that grabbed my attention is the one with model Elizabeth Hurley which talks about the brazilian rain forest and it wasn't because of the ads message or the pretty lady. It was

Dot Weekly 1167 days ago

Movie Domain: Travelocity.com/Gnomeo

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Gnomeo & Juliet movie is set to launch on Feb 11, 2011 and I happened to see an interesting TV commercial last night for the movie. The ad was for the movie and basically "a movie trailer", but at the end of the movie trailer, the domain name Travelocity.com/Gnomeo was displayed. That caught me off

Dot Weekly 1167 days ago

Wikileaks.biz Domain Name Auctioned Off

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Wikileaks.biz domain name has been auctioned off at domain name registrar Godaddy.com in an expired domain name auction that ended on 2/7/2011. A total of 26 bids were placed between 6 bidders and the auction ended for $604 USD. The domain names surrounding Wikileaks have been a story in itself for at least a little

Dot Weekly 1169 days ago
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