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GoDaddy Goodies: 87 Expired Domain Name Auctions

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This may be one of my best hand picked expired domain name auction lists yet. 87 expired domain name auctions currently taking place, all No Reserve and starting at $12. All domain names are directly linked to there specific auction pages for easy one click bidding or watching. If you don't find a domain name

Dot Weekly 1271 days ago

Run.com Domain Purchased By Finish Line Inc.

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The premium 3 letter domain name Run.com has been purchased by Finish Line, Inc. according to whois records for an undisclosed amount. The domain name was owned by Demand Media Inc. for several years and as of June 23, 2011 the domain name was transferred to Network Solutions and now displays Finish Line, Inc. as

Dot Weekly 1272 days ago

Is Wdyl.com A Google Site? (What Do You Love)

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TechCrunch.com jumped on a story from a tipster that Google launched a site on WDYL.com (What Do You Love), Mashable.com followed suit but several things jumped out at me that make me question if Wdyl.com is a Google owned site or something is plain fishy about it. In TechCrunch's article, the author points out "This

Dot Weekly 1272 days ago

Social.com Domain Name Buyer? Twitter?

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There have been a few reports (DnJournal.com, TechCrunch.com) as to who the buyer maybe of Social.com for $2.6 Million and Ron of DnJournal.com had suggested the buyer was in the UK. I wanted to do some digging this morning to see if I could come up with any more clues, so I thought I would

Dot Weekly 1273 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 61 Expired Domain Name Auctions

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Here is another great list of 61 hand picked expired domain name auctions that are currently taking place. All domain names are No Reserve and start/ed at $12. The expired domain name auctions are exclusively listed at GoDaddy. All domain names in the list are directly linked to the specific auction page for easy bidding

Dot Weekly 1273 days ago

Dotastic Getting Ready To Launch By Microsoft

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Microsoft has used the domain name buyer NameRally.com and has purchased the domain name Dotastic.com in early June 2011 for an undisclosed amount and has just put up a holding page on the domain to announce it's coming soon! The coming soon page clearly doesn't give that many hints to what Dotastic will be but

Dot Weekly 1275 days ago

Microsoft Purchases Tagr.com For Microsoft Tag

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Microsoft has just revealed that they were the buyers of Tagr.com back between September 24, 2010 and October 1, 2010. The domain name was purchased on Sedo.com for $10,000 as reported by Ron Jackson of DnJournal.com. So why did they purchase Tagr.com if the product is called Microsoft Tag? Good question but it is likely

Dot Weekly 1276 days ago

Did Apple Just Purchase LionServer.com Domain?

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Apple has been on a roll picking up domain names that match products, features and brand names lately and it started with the purchase of iCloud.com / iCloud.org for a reported $4.5M (which I do not believe was paid for "just the .com" because they got the .org as well and who knows what else).

Dot Weekly 1276 days ago

.org Mini-site Development Follow-Up

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Back in March I talked about hand registering the domain name BlowUpDoll.org and I wanted to do a mini-site development on it for a couple reasons. Well, about 3 months have passed and I wanted to share a few results. Here is what I wrote back in March about why I wanted to do what

Dot Weekly 1277 days ago

Apple Inc. Registers AppleFinalCutProX.com Domain

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Apple Inc. appears to be starting a new trend at the company, register a domain and then launch the product! It may make sense to many but it wasn't something that Apple had always done. On June 6, 2011 Apple picked up about 50 domain names relating to announcements they made at WWDC. They launched

Dot Weekly 1278 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 52 Expired Domain Name Auctions

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Here is another round of my GoDaddy Goodies that includes a hand picked list of domain names that have expired and are currently on auction exclusively at GoDaddy. I haven't been impressed with the quality of domain names lately in my lists, so I changed some things up and are trying some "new" ways of

Dot Weekly 1279 days ago

My Thoughts On New gTLD Domain Names

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A lot of talk about the newly approved gTLD domain names that will come about in 2012 so I thought I would share my thoughts on them if you care to hear them. The majority of people hearing the term gTLD have NO CLUE what the hell it means. ICANN will make a lot of

Dot Weekly 1279 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 30 Expired Domain Name Auctions

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Here is another round of GoDaddy Goodies that includes a hand picked list of interesting domain name auctions currently taking place exclusively at GoDaddy. All domain names are expired auction, no reserve and are directly linked to the specific auctions for easy one click bidding or watching! All auctions end times are PDT. Thank you

Dot Weekly 1281 days ago

GoDaddy.com Sponsors WSOP In 2011 + Domain Registrations

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GoDaddy.com and the World Series Of Poker have announced that GoDaddy.com will be the Premier Sponsor for the series in 2011. WSOP PR announced June 8, 2011. To back this up, GoDaddy went on a little domain name shopping spree to cover some bases (defensive registrations) and registered the domain names: GoDaddySponsorsWsop.com GodaddyWorldSeriesOf...

Dot Weekly 1283 days ago

GM Buys Domain Name AkersonIsAnIdiot.com + More

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Since the main flower man (DomainShane.com) in the domain name space covered some domain names that grabbed his eye with several "Fraud" domain names registered, I thought I would share a couple domain names that grabbed my eye and all of them were registered by General Motors. For some reason, somebody at GM felt that

Dot Weekly 1285 days ago

Did Kevin Rose’s Milk Inc Just Purchase MyMilk.com For $20K?

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Kevin Rose announced Milk Inc around April 2011 according to TechCrunch.com and launched the new app development company on the domain name MilkInc.com . From a domain name aspect, naming the company/service "milk" is pretty crazy IMO. Not just because milk is milk (the liquid beverage), there is little chance of ever owning the exact

Dot Weekly 1286 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 33 Expired Domain Name Auctions

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GoDaddy Goodies is a series on DotWeekly.com of hand picked expired domain name auctions that are currently taking place. All domain names are expired, no reserve and directly linked to the specific auctions pages for easy bidding or watching. All auction end times are PDT. Just click to place your bid on a domain name

Dot Weekly 1286 days ago

Neat.com Domain Name Purchased By The Neat Company

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The domain name Neat.com has been sold to The Neat Company according to whois records. Neat.com was owned by Danaher Motion and the domain name was first registered on March 14, 1995, but appears to only been owned by Danaher since late 2008. You likely have seen the TV commercials for the NeatReceipt® and NeatDesk®

Dot Weekly 1286 days ago

Zynga or Google Likely Acquires Wallet.com Domain Name

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Zynga or Google.com has "likely" acquired the domain name Wallet.com! This is purely speculation right now, but a couple things have me writing this article. Google announce "Google Wallet" on or about May 26, 2011. Google.com/wallet Google has been buying exact match, generic domain names lately (something they haven't always done,...

Dot Weekly 1290 days ago

Referring Links And The Traffic They Send

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On June 8th I wrote a little article that contained about 50 new domain names that Apple Inc. had registered using my "Spy On Company Domains" method I covered a little while back. Fast forward to June 9, 2011 and a large site had picked up on my story and wrote about it (kind of).

Dot Weekly 1291 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 33 Expired Domain Name Auction List

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Here is another one of my GoDaddy Goodies series that includes a hand picked list of good expired domain names that are currently on public auction exclusively at GoDaddy. All domain names are directly linked to the specific auction pages for easy one click bidding or watching. All auction end times are PDT. All auctions

Dot Weekly 1292 days ago

ccTLD.com Purchased By Group NBT PLC $10K

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ccTLD.com has been sold to Group NBT PLC according to whois records. The domain name was listed for sale on Sedo.com and sold on Sedo.com for $10,000 USD. ccTLD is an acronym for "County Code Top Level Domain". Who is Group NBT PLC? They own several companies in the domain name space and some of

Dot Weekly 1292 days ago

Apple Inc. Picks Up 50 New Domain Names

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Apple Inc. has been on a domain name roll lately starting with the iCloud.com/iCloud.org domain name purchases and now that they have announced several new products and functions, they appear to be buying the matching domain names! Not just one or two new domain names but at least 50 that were hand registered on the

Dot Weekly 1293 days ago

SalesForce.com Purchases Data.com Domain “In The Millions”

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According to a release from Oversee.net, the domain name Data.com has been sold before going to auction for the DOMAINfest Barcelona. Reserve was set at $1.5 Million significantly exceeds the $1.5 million reserve and it "significantly exceeds the $1.5 million reserve". "Moniker and SnapNames, Oversee.net companies that are the exclusive...

Dot Weekly 1293 days ago

Less Than 24hrs, iCloud Page Ranks #3 On Google

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Google must "like" Apple or Apple knows something millions do not! Less than 24 hours after launching apple.com/icloud the page ranks #3 on Google. Since I have been keeping an eye on the page apple.com/icloud, yesterday it didn't even exist but at some point yesterday or earlier today after the WWDC announcement of iCloud, Apple...

Dot Weekly 1293 days ago

Paypal Acquires Xcommerce.com Domain Name

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Paypal has purchased the domain name Xcommerce.com. Although whois records for Xcommerce.com currently show DNSination, Inc. (a MarkMonitor service), I am 99.9% sure Paypal was behind the purchase of the domain name. Why? Because Paypal also registered several other domain names on 6/6/11 that show Paypal as the registrant that include: TheXCommerc...

Dot Weekly 1293 days ago

Amazon Goes Local, Registers 64 Related Domain Names

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I had noticed yesterday that Amazon.com started rolling out a "local" deals site directly on Amazon at http://local.amazon.com/subscribe and in true Amazon fashion, they like to register a fair amount of domain names when they launch a new product or service and this time was no different. Amazon hand registered at least 64 domain names...

Dot Weekly 1298 days ago

Petco Acquires Unleashed.com Domain Name

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Petco® has acquired the domain name Unleashed.com according to whois records between May 26 and May 31 2011. Why would Petco want to own the domain name Unleashed.com? They have launched several new stores and continue to do so with the moniker of Unleashed By Petco. Currently, Petco used a sub-domain to help promote the

Dot Weekly 1298 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 45 Expired Domain Name Auctions

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GoDaddy Goodies is a series from DotWeekly.com of an exclusive, hand picked list of expired domain name auctions currently live at GoDaddy. All domain names are expired and are no reserve auctions. All domain names are directly linked to the specific auction page for easy bidding or watching. Auction end times are in PDT. A

Dot Weekly 1299 days ago

FOX Registers CaseyAnthonyMurderTrial.com In 2008

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I found this to be pretty interesting. Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation registered the domain name CaseyAnthonyMurderTrial.com on December 17, 2008 according to whois records. About 2.5 years later, the actual trial has begun and FOX is now forwarding the domain name to a special page created on the MyFoxOrlando.com site who is covering the...

Dot Weekly 1299 days ago

Apple Officially Owns iCloud.com Domain Name

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Whois information now displays Apple, Inc. as the owner of the iCloud.com domain name! Although whois has now changed to Apple as of today, the domain name still forwards to CloudMe.com at the time of this article. According to an Apple press release, they are set to announce things on Monday June 6, 2011, so

Dot Weekly 1300 days ago

RayovacBonus.com Domain Redirect Example Poorly Executed

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One of the wonderful powers of domain names is to simply use a descriptive domain name as a redirect method. Simple and effective but it must be executed correctly to take full effect of a domain name redirect. What is a domain name redirect? There are a couple forms of a domain name redirect and

Dot Weekly 1300 days ago

DotWeekly Discoveries: Red Bull, Time Inc Plus More

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Here is another round and my final round of DotWeekly Discoveries. This was a fun series I started to try something new and see how it went. This is my 22nd article and a couple things I think are making it lose it's luster. A.) It is not easy to bring you different companies as

Dot Weekly 1301 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: HOT Expired Domain Name List

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Here is another one of my GoDaddy Goodies that is a hand picked list of currently expired domain name auctions taking place exclusively at GoDaddy. All domain names are No Reserve and will retain domain name age (creation date). All auction end times are PDT and are directly linked to the specific auction pages for

Dot Weekly 1302 days ago

Do All GoDaddy Domains Go To Auction?

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GoDaddy.com has an in-house auction service and I think most people would think "All" domain names go to GoDaddy Auction if they are not renewed by the current owner but do they? I had noticed some domain names and several "good ones" that I think would have received bids if they were to at auction

Dot Weekly 1303 days ago

DotWeekly Discoveries: HJ Heinz, Gap, P&G And More Company Domains

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Here is another round of my DotWeekly Discovery series which gives an inside look into domain names that are being purchased by large companies. Many of these will lead into new products, services and advertising campaign domains likely used in the near future. Not a huge list today but still several interesting domain names. GAP

Dot Weekly 1306 days ago

New List of 19 ICE Seized Domain Names

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I have been following the ICE seized domain names from when they started seizing domain names and new activity has been taking place the past couple of days, so I thought I would share a new list of those domain names that I could find that appear to have been seized lately. Domain names are

Dot Weekly 1306 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies Of Expired Domain Names

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Here is another round of my GoDaddy Goodies that includes a hand picked list of expired domain names currently on auction exclusively at GoDaddy. All are no reserve auctions and are directly linked to the auction page for the domain name for easy one click bidding or watching. Several great domain names in the list,

Dot Weekly 1308 days ago

Afternic Domain Tip: Pending Review Domains

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I list the majority of my domain names for sale on Afternic.com and Sedo.com. Afternic does A LOT of things right and that is the reason I keep listing domain names with them even though the backend is really bad and several things do not make sense. Secondly, I park the majority of my domain

Dot Weekly 1308 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: Expired Domain Auction List W/ .us GEMS!

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Here is another one of my hand picked expired domain name auction list of hand picked goodie auctions currently taking place exclusively at GoDaddy. All domain names are expired and are No Reserve. All domain names are directly linked to the specific auction page for easy bidding or watching. All auction end times are PDT.

Dot Weekly 1310 days ago

Amazon.com Registers FogPad.com Domain Name

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Who cares about A, Z & K! Amazon hand registered the domain name FogPad.com on May 16, 2011 according to whois records. Another new tablet to enter the market? We shall find out. DotWeekly broke the news about T-Mobile and a "SnapPad", which may be a future tablet or something else as covered later by

Dot Weekly 1313 days ago

RULegendary.com? Domains Are NOT License Plates!

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Travel North Dakota has launched a new ad campaign and is using the tag line R U Legendary and also is using the domain name RULegendary.com to further its message online. Branding is important and I understand that but domain names are not license plates and if you use one like a license plate, you

Dot Weekly 1313 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: Yum Yum Expired Domain Name List

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Here is another one of my GoDaddy Goodies of hand picked, expired domain name auctions currently going on exclusively at Godaddy. All domain names are expired, no reserve and directly linked to the specific auction pages for easy bidding or watching! My last list was the largest I had done at 60 domains and this

Dot Weekly 1314 days ago

DotWeekly Discoveries: Microsoft, Pandora, Kellogg + More

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Here is another round of my DotWeekly Discoveries that gives insight into newly acquired domain names and newly hand registered domain names by companies. Today's list isn't huge by any standards but it still holds some interesting domain names, so lets get started. Pandora Media, Inc. Hand registered the domain name ComedyGenome.com and TheComedyG...

Dot Weekly 1314 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 60 Hand Picked Expired Domain Name List

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Here is another GoDaddy Goodies series that contains a hand picked list by me of some of the best expired domain name auctions that are currently taking place at GoDaddy. All domain names are expired and No Reserve. This is my largest list to date and contains 60 domains! All domain names are directly linked

Dot Weekly 1316 days ago

DotWeekly Discoveries: GM, RIM, TaylorMade, Jc Penny And More

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Here is some more insight into new domain name registrations and aftermarket domain name purchases by large companies. Some companies are pretty active and appear to be rolling out a fair amount of new products and or services according to some new domain name registrations. Some new companies have made the list, which is always

Dot Weekly 1317 days ago

DotWeekly Discoveries: Google Chrome Box, Quirkly And More New Domains

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DotWeekly Discoveries is becoming a pretty popular series and is digging up new and exciting insight into several companies! It is nice to see other sites "linking back" after I break something with a new domain registration and that happens often with the DotWeekly Discoveries. This week was no different as several tech sites like

Dot Weekly 1319 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies:Expired GoDaddy Auctions Domain List

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Here is another hand picked, expired domain name auctions list that is exclusive to GoDaddy. All domain names are expired and are No Reserve. Each domain name is directly linked to its specific auction page for one click easy bidding or watching. Auction end times are PDT. Domain names will hold creation date at closing

Dot Weekly 1320 days ago

DotWeekly Discoveries: BestBuy, AutoDesk And More New Domains

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The DotWeekly Discoveries series covers newly registered and acquired domain names by companies that often lead into new products or services provided. BestBuy Hand registered the domain name BestBuyUnboxed.com . They also registered LatestAndGreatestBlog.com, BestBuyWithHerInMind.com and WithHerInMind.com I also ran into two other sites that are B...

Dot Weekly 1320 days ago

Symantec Using Sedo To Sell TheWall.com ($25K Bid)

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I like to write when I see something interesting and I think this fits the bill. I had seen TheWall.com currently on auction at Sedo.com with a $25,000 USD bid, so I checked Whois and was a bit surprised to see who owned the domain. Symantec, the makers of the popular Anti-Virus software Norton. Why

Dot Weekly 1321 days ago
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