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HuntingBoots.com Purchased By Cat5 Commerce For $30,000

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The generic product domain name HuntingBoots.com has been sold for $30,000 USD to Cat5 Commerce, LLC! According to Cat5.com, they are "a privately owned Internet retail company based in Chesterfield, Missouri. We develop and operate sophisticated ecommerce destinations utilizing cutting edge technology and comprehensive online marketing strateg...

Dot Weekly 1358 days ago

The-Marq.com Misses The Domain Ball

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Here is a little constructive criticism for the newly launched The Marq. The Marq is the old Apple Creek Inn in DePere, Wisconsin which is only a couple miles outside of Green Bay. A local grocery store, Festival Foods purchased the catering business and has renamed it to The Marq after doing extensive renovation. Based on

Dot Weekly 1358 days ago

Small Domain Name Sales Are Important To!

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I always like to write about high dollar domain name sales, as do others but really it is the smaller domain name sales that are just as important for the domain industry and domain name investors! Smaller sales keep the sails up and moving and they are needed! Popular domain name site DnJournal.com doesn't even report

Dot Weekly 1358 days ago

Domain Name Promo Codes From DomainPromoCodes.com

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My name is Ppl (pe-pe-le) from DomainPromoCodes.com and I have been domaining for the past 7 years. It was always hard spending my hard earned money on domain names, renewals, transfers and more but from time to time I would get a promo code to save some money. What a great feeling when this happened.

Dot Weekly 1361 days ago

PlayWithMe.com Domain Sells For $15,000 At Sedo.com

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Cottonelle rolled out an advertising campaign with GetFreshWithAFriend.com but what will be done with the newly purchased PlayWithMe.com for $15,000? Based on current DNS, I would say PlayWithMe.com will likely become a game related site and is likely owned by GMCI Internet Operations, Inc. Another site they own is GameCuties.com . Whois records ar...

Dot Weekly 1361 days ago

BudgetLot.com Used Car Domain Name For Sale

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BudgetLot.com domain name is for sale! What is a Budget Lot? A budget lot is a discount used automotive sales business. From big brands to the small corner lots, almost every auto dealership has a budget lot section for lower priced vehicles to sell. Often times for small used automotive dealerships, the entire business has a focus

Dot Weekly 1362 days ago

WhyAgent.com State Farm? Insurance Agent Site

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State Farm® Insurance has rolled out a "Why you need an insurance agent" advertising campaign and is using the domain name WhyAgent.com in the ads. I watched the commercial and felt a bit lost to tell you the truth. WhyAgent.com didn't "Pop Out" at me and I scratched my head looking at the domain name.

Dot Weekly 1362 days ago

Asstrick Marketing Efforts Are False Advertising

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Did you ever get some promotional item in the mail, email or see something on a website and the big bold headline grabs your attention.. then only to see an asstrick (asterisk) * popping your balloon? I hate that and this is a rant post about them and why I think they are a form of

Dot Weekly 1362 days ago

HalloweenCandyBuyBack.com $1LB Candy Buy Back

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So your kids went out yesterday and likely collected several pounds of candy! They had fun doing it but is it the smartest idea to allow them to EAT those pounds of sweets? Local dentist think otherwise and are willing to buy back the candy your little ones collected on Halloween and they are willing

Dot Weekly 1362 days ago

PurplePill.com Nexium? Acid Reflux Purple Pill Site

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Here is a catchy domain name used in advertising by the company AstraZeneca® for the brand name Nexium® acid reflux medication. PurplePill.com! Since the heartburn medication is in the form of a "purple pill", it is a color that stands out from other medication simply due its color! AstraZeneca uses this color to its advantage and...

Dot Weekly 1362 days ago

Upcoming Expired Domain Auctions To Watch

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From time to time I will make a list of upcoming expired domain names over at NameJET.com to keep an eye on and here is another one of those lists! All domains have a range of when the auction starts (when you need to place a minimum bid ($69) to be in the private auction).

Dot Weekly 1363 days ago

BuyThePillow.com Sobakawa Cloud Pillow On TV

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BuyThePillow.com! Can't get any more straightforward than that with a domain name! With Sobakawa® not being the easiest to remember, let alone pronounce, the team has done some thinking and brought this cloud pillow™ to the market with such a make sense domain name in the TV ads that I had to write about it! Clearly

Dot Weekly 1364 days ago

A Little DotWeekly.com This And That

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Back in September I was going to pull the plug on blogging on DotWeekly and just blog from time to time but then Google Instant came about and since I use DotWeekly for a lot of testing, I felt I needed to continue writing and learning! Google Instant is for sure a game changer even

Dot Weekly 1364 days ago

My Business Cards From OvernightPrints.com

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I felt the need to order some business cards because I am starting to attend some social networking events and often run into people who I could be giving one to but I never ordered them before but I felt I needed them now. In doing so, I wanted to get some high quality ones!

Dot Weekly 1367 days ago

NameCheck.com Sells For $50K + More Domain Sales

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Sedo continues to roll out a lot of nice domain name sales and today is no different! Sedo is reporting several solid five figure domain name sales and some of those include: NameCheck.com which sold for $50,000 USD which was purchased by United Names AG. The domain name was registered in June of 2001. FreeOffice.com took $55,000

Dot Weekly 1367 days ago

Logo.com Domain Name Sells For $500,000

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The domain name Logo.com has sold for $500,000 at the domain name aftermarket service Sedo.com The domain name was first registered in May of 1995 and was previously owed by a Marcus Kocak according to whois records. The new owner has not been updated in whois records at time of posting. The $500,000 sale of Logo.com ties

Dot Weekly 1369 days ago

PGTryIt.com Brand Saver P&G Coupons Site

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Proctor & Gamble has rolled out a new domain name in a Brand Saver ad for coupons of $113 of its very popular products like Charmin®, Bounce®, Olay® and many more. I was a bit surprised to see the domain name used because it didn't fit with really anything they talked about in the TV

Dot Weekly 1372 days ago

Google Instant Hurting Some SERP?s: Example

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Back when Google Instant was launched I figured it may be a game changer and it is. Here is an example how one of my SERP's is being effected and I think in a negative way even though a searcher is searching for the correct term. A couple things to understand about Google Instant first. Even

Dot Weekly 1372 days ago

Several Nice LLL.info?s At Expired Auction At GoDaddy

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I was browsing some expired domain name auctions at GoDaddy.com today and noticed several nice 3 letter .info domain names. I am not a huge fan of .info domain names but sometimes the terms work pretty well with providing information about the terms. Here are mainly all 3 letter word .info domain names that are currently

Dot Weekly 1372 days ago

Keywords Are Important To Get People In Your Virtual Door!

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The internet is built around keywords, so it's vital that you use keywords that target the customers you want to end up at your website, best matching what they are looking for! The things that people type at search engines, are keywords. The words in your domain name, are keywords. The title you use on

Dot Weekly 1373 days ago

2009 Top 10 Domain Sales: What They Are Doing Now

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2009 presented 8 domain names to cross the 7 figure mark and the remaining two domains in the top 10 were $875K and $770K respectively. So I wanted to see what has been made of these domain name purchases since making the top 10 reported domain name sales over at DnJournal.com . Here is what I

Dot Weekly 1373 days ago

October 2010 Snapnames Showcase Domain Auction Results

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Snapnames.com "quietly" ran another monthly showcase domain name auction and this time around had a theme of Generic & Keyword and had some pretty good results with one domain name reaching reserve price in the six figure range! The domain name Temps.com had an ending price of $117,650.00 USD and the sister domain Temps.net selling...

Dot Weekly 1373 days ago

Free Domain Name Keyword Parser Tool

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Anytime you deal with things in bulk it makes the task at hand a little bit harder. Domain names are no different as many domain name investors own hundred or thousands of domain names. I think that paying attention to the "little things" can make a huge difference and a Keyword Parser Tool helps you pay

Dot Weekly 1374 days ago

4 Letter Domain Name Sales Picking Up Steam Again

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4 Letter domain name sales were going very strong in 2008 and early 2009 after all 4 letter .com versions became registered. Many thought it would never happen but they all were registered. During this time the quad premium 4 letter domains were selling at pretty nice prices and as always, CVCV, VCVC and other

Dot Weekly 1375 days ago

Interesting Domain Sale: FotoFix.net/PhotoFix.net

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Here is one of those domain name sales that makes you scratch your head a little bit by just looking at the sale amount. FotoFix.net $2,000 PhotoFix.net $1,000 To most, I would think that the prices would be switched due to PhotoFix.net technically making more sense and the more common term than FotoFix.net. Well, Hollywood FotoFix Inc. was

Dot Weekly 1376 days ago

MoveToTheGroove.org Extreme Makeover Rex Arboleda Site

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ABC Extreme Makeover Home Edition aired the Arboleda episode of the Wisconsin family and the dance fitness program created by Rex, Move To The Groove. The father, Rex Arboleda is making a push with his music and energy to help fight childhood obesity with his music and dance and got a huge push for the

Dot Weekly 1376 days ago

JobHunt.org Sells For $18,800 Who Is Stephen Miholovich?

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The domain name JobHunt.org expired at NetworkSolutions.com and was inserted into NameJET's pre-release domain names set for upcoming auction if not renewed by the past owners. According to whois records, JobHunt.org expired on September 4, 2010. The domain name followed the normal NSI process and was sold at auction on NameJET. According to curren...

Dot Weekly 1378 days ago

Domain Name For Sale Landing Page

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The other day I wrote about The Lost Domain Name For Sale and in that article I talked about: there is a good chance that somebody may be looking to see if your domain name is for sale but simply having your domain "parked" may lead them to believe the domain name is not for

Dot Weekly 1380 days ago

Sedo Tip: Domain Locked Due to Bid Placed

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Sedo has a little issue with the way its system works when a bid is placed on a domain name. I had received a bid on one of my domain names, I counter offered and never heard back from the interested party. As time passes (I think 7 days) and if the buyer doesn't respond

Dot Weekly 1381 days ago

Hand Picked Expired Domain Names List

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Here are some valuable expired domain names the keep an eye on that are currently in auto-renew expired status. All domain names will hold current creation date age and all hold at least 10+ years of creation date. All domain names are in the pre-release auction section over at NameJET.com and have different auction starts

Dot Weekly 1381 days ago

Obama Streaker Promotes BattleCam.com For $1 Million Dollars

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Billionaire Alki David put a $1 Million dollar offer on the table for any man or woman willing to streak in front of US President Barack Obama back in August 2010 to help promote a website he owns and two months later it happened. 24-year-old Juan J. Rodriguez, from Staten Island, New York was the

Dot Weekly 1382 days ago

TakeOnTheMachine.com Toyota Scion TC Coupe

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Toyota® has rolled out a new ad campaign for their 2011 Scion TC Coupe and is using the domain name TakeOnTheMachine.com in TV advertisements to continue their message online. "At Scion, we feel that the aggressive features of this next-generation tC are very exciting, and we know that a lot of young owners will be equally

Dot Weekly 1383 days ago

SERP?s W/ Google Instant, Before or After Enter?

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One important aspect of the value of a domain name could be due to a search engine rank position (SERP) and since many focus on Google.com SERP's, I find it even harder to decide what way to explain a SERP to a potential buyer. As of now, we have no way to tell how many

Dot Weekly 1383 days ago

The Lost Domain Name For Sale

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Being a domain name investor I know of different places to "look" for domain names but as a domain name owner are thinking outside the box to allow an end user to even know your domain name is for sale? I have said many times that "end users" will likely do two things to see the

Dot Weekly 1386 days ago

Insight Into The Naming Of Hipmunk.com

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TechCrunch.com did a video interview with co-founders Adam Goldstein & Steve Huffman formally of Reddit and spoke of the naming process of a new travel booking site called Hipmunk.com they are starting. Here is the video portion talking about domain names and picking the name. As you may have guessed, they started the search based on

Dot Weekly 1387 days ago

Sedo.com Offering ?Richard Whitney? Portfolio Domains For Sale

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It appears Sedo.com is offering a partial portfolio of a private seller's domain names for sale on its auction service. In the market activity section of its site, Sedo lists: The domain name portfolio sale is a "smaller one" and consists of 30 domain names and several that have bids already have met reserve at very

Dot Weekly 1387 days ago

Verified.com Domain Sells For $45,000

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Sedo has rolled out two more solid five figure domain name sales and those include: Verified.com $45,000 Pokie.com $40,000 Verified.com doesn't surprise me all that much at $45,000 but Pokie.com at $40,000 does a little bit! Verified.com was first registered in March of 1997 and has been since. The domain name likely gets a couple thousand unique v...

Dot Weekly 1388 days ago

PlayAtMcd.com 2010 McDonalds Monopoly Game Launched

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What a difference a year makes! Last year I covered the domain name McDonalds® used to bring its super popular Monopoly® game "online" with and that domain name was PlayAtMcd.com. So they are using the same domain name this year as used in 2009 but in a totally different way. PlayAtMcd.com was simply used as a

Dot Weekly 1388 days ago

P&G Launches Pampers Webstore On Facebook

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Most domain name investors are well aware of the Amazon aStore but back around May 2010 Amazon.com launched a Webstore product that is different than the aStore many of us are aware of and is an eCommerce platform. I didn't hear about this webstore feature until I recently saw Amazon launch the webstore for P&G

Dot Weekly 1388 days ago

WeWork.com Domain Purchased By WeWorkNYC.com For $20K

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WeWorkNYC.com / WeWorkSF.com has done a renovation to its domain names and branding power and purchased the exact match domain name WeWork.com for $20,000 USD. Although their domain names add on acronyms at the end of each domain, the company goes by the term WeWork. This was a great upgrade for them and although it

Dot Weekly 1389 days ago

OlayCoupon.com Olay Skin Care Coupon Site

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Here is an example of a large company understand the value of keywords, well kind of! Proctor & Gamble owns the domain name OlayCoupon.com and started using it in an Olay® skin care commercial. Not only do they use OlayCoupon.com in the TV commercial, they use a second domain name in the ad as well,

Dot Weekly 1389 days ago

MatchMade.com Domain Sells For $17,250

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MatchMade.com a domain name which was created in 2003 has been brokered through Sedo.com for $17,250 USD. The domain name was owned by NameMedia and listed in whois as the common RN Webreg RareNames, Inc. Although Afternic.com / BuyDomains.com has its own active aftermarket business, they still use avenues like Sedo.com and GoDaddy Auctions to list...

Dot Weekly 1389 days ago

SaveYourWeekend.com Graco Paint Sprayer

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Graco has started using a great, make sense domain name in advertising to match the tag line they are using with their paint sprayers: SaveYourWeekend.com! I hate painting just like everybody else that I know hates it and it always seems to take much longer than expected to paint a specific project you planned on

Dot Weekly 1391 days ago

Ego.net 5 Months, $5 Grand Difference

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I always like to report things like this when I see them happening. Ego.net domain name sold at Sedo.com on or about May 27, 2010 for $5,200 USD. The new owner according to whois records, Anno Pabon had set the domain name servers to Sedo Parking and put an "expected" price tag on the domain

Dot Weekly 1392 days ago

Bido.com Remains Idle But Did it Sell?

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The "social" domain name auction service Bido.com abruptly ceased operation on May 5, 2010 and has remained idle for about the past 5 months. Bido.com the domain name, the website, script and other assets were announced to be for sale shortly after the ceased operation of the website but nothing appears to happen and a

Dot Weekly 1393 days ago

.net Product Related Domains Selling In Aftermarket

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One nice trend I have been seeing lately are .net product and service related domain names selling and most are selling for pretty fair prices for both buyer and sellers. I have never really loved .net domains because they are the ugly step-child to the powerful .com domain names. If you can not afford to

Dot Weekly 1394 days ago

RedWine.com Domain Sells For $150,000

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Sedo.com has closed another very strong six figure domain name sale and this time around the domain is RedWine.com for $150,000 RedWine.com was first registered in 1995. The domain name is currently in the transfer process, so the new owner is not known at this time. The domain name had privacy protection since late 2006, so

Dot Weekly 1394 days ago

Sedo Partners With DomainsBot On Toll Free Numbers?

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Sedo.com, the domain name aftermarket service sent out an email this morning to its users that simply made me shake my head and scratch my head! Our Sedo team is excited to help our partners at DomainsBot announce the introduction of new toll free vanity numbers to the market! Just like with domain names, incorporating a

Dot Weekly 1394 days ago

Boxcar.com Domain Auction Service Offering $1 Registration

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Boxcar.com has been launched by the people from DomainConsultant.com and started with a $29.95 annual membership fee but for a short time the guys have went from premium draft beer to accepting the cheapest they can find while continuing to launch what many expect to be a domain name auction service that will not soon

Dot Weekly 1395 days ago

SnapNames.com & Moniker.com Get New Look

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SnapNames.com and Moniker.com have a new look! SnapNames Moniker Clearly both resemble each site a lot more than in the past. Some new features on each and basic layout changes etc. Each site offers a video of the new site designs on their home pages, so that may be the best way to find out about all the

Dot Weekly 1395 days ago
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