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View This Blog Frequency: 0.7 posts / day Sells For $70K, $75.2K

 Mark As Read domain name has been sold for $70,000 USD at . This is the third large sale coming from Michael Berkens of and $40,000 and also for $38,000 were two other recent sales by Mr. Berkens and Sedo. Congrats to Michael and Sedo on these sales! The new owner of V...

Dot Weekly 1388 days ago

Expired Domain Name List Of Gems

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Here is another one of my hand picked list of expired domain name gems! All domain names are expired and currently in "Pre-Release" at . A pre-bid is required to join the private auction. Each domain name ranges from today to about 30 days out until the private auction would start. These are some of

Dot Weekly 1388 days ago Draws $40,000 Domain Name Sale

 Mark As Read has drawn up a $40,000 sales price tag and according to whois records has been purchased by Hanei Marketing. Visiting already displays a website that is up and being built. It appears the site will offer many types of design contests all in one place. From logo to T-Shirt designs to business cards

Dot Weekly 1389 days ago American Express Round #2

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Back in September 2010 American Express® rolled out a new credit card with the brand name Zync Card™ and used the matching term as a domain name, in TV advertisements. When I wrote about it back in September, I noticed the interesting fact that it didn't appear American Express had purchased the more common

Dot Weekly 1389 days ago Domino?s Ingredients Backstory

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Domino's pizza is continuing to bring personal connecting messages in many ad campaigns and is the newest and latest effort from Domino's. All recent campaigns have had a matching domain name and website dedicated to the message they are trying to get across. Each has been a little different way in connecting with the...

Dot Weekly 1389 days ago

List Of Government (ICE) Seized Domain Names

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I'm sure you have heard of the seizure of many domain names by the U.S. Government and the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) department as reported by, so from a person who knows how to dig a little bit about domains, I wanted to look into it a little bit more and try and

Dot Weekly 1391 days ago

Insurance Domain Names Remain Hot Sellers

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I have watched "insurance" domain names continue selling like hot cakes for several months and really all of 2010! 2009 they did the same thing! The sales just keep on happening and it seems that just about any domain name with the keyword insurance in it could sell. Sedo is leading the way as the place

Dot Weekly 1394 days ago

Upcoming Expired Gold At Domain List

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I do these lists from time to time and highlight several great expired domain names that are on auction at that are open for pre-bids. All auctions start in a range from today, out to about 30 days from now. Here is the list of expired gold waiting to be polished! Potential TM issues but

Dot Weekly 1399 days ago

Experian Purchases For $17,000

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Experian Information Solutions is more known for checking your credit score but they have just purchased the domain name for $17,000 USD using domain name brokerage service . Name Administration Inc (Frank Schilling) owned the domain name at the time of the sale. Whois records as of November 17, 2010 indicate Experian ...

Dot Weekly 1400 days ago

Jerry Yang Is For Sale! Own Him ~

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You may have heard the name Jerry Yang before, as he co-founded a little known company called Yahoo! with David Filo. Do you want Jerry Yang to work for you, 24/7 365 days a year? Who wouldn't! Put Jerry Yang to work! Jerry Yang & David Filo ~ Co-Founders of Yahoo! happens to be currently on

Dot Weekly 1400 days ago Game Tablet Wii Game

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THQ, Inc has launched a new Game Tablet for the Wii® and has named it uDraw™. The uDraw looks pretty neat as it allows you to draw on a tablet and assist in games like Pictionary® as the images are displayed on your TV while using the Wii game console. In the uDraw commercial, THQ is

Dot Weekly 1400 days ago Domain Sold to Genie Capital For $50K

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The domain name has been sold for $50,000 USD at . The domain name was owned by (Michael Mann) and was purchased by Genie Capital. The name Genie Capital rang a bell to me for some reason and I did a little more digging and they also purchased the domain name for

Dot Weekly 1402 days ago

Network Solutions Is Slacking On Expired Domain Notifications

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Most domain name investors are aware of it but are companies that only have a handful of domain names aware of it? Network Solutions IMO is slacking when it comes to notifying customers before a domain name expires! One may say that they send out emails, but is that enough? If you are paying a premium

Dot Weekly 1403 days ago Attracts $15,000 Domain Sale

 Mark As Read has been sold at by popular blogger Michael Berkens of / for $15,000 USD. The new owner isn't currently available as the domain name is still in the transfer process. When I saw this domain name reported, it instantly made me think of: I'm sure the situation involving Anna Chapman, the a...

Dot Weekly 1403 days ago Domain Sells For $25,000

 Mark As Read has been sold for $25,000 USD by Moniker/ and this was only one of 3 "bedding" related domain names to grab a five figure domain name sale! was close behind with a $21,500 USD sale by Nokta Domains and Nokta wasn't done as it also sold for $18,500 USD! At first when I saw...

Dot Weekly 1404 days ago Furniture Row Goes Weekends Only!

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Furniture Row® is changing common store concepts and will only be open 3 days a week. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. To make the public aware of this new concept, Furniture Row has launched an ad campaign that to me is a little confusing when just watching the ad. The main message is "Weekends @ Furniture

Dot Weekly 1406 days ago

Chevy Runs Deep With

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Chevrolet has rolled out several new advertising campaigns with the slogan "Chevy Runs Deep" and one of these ads puts a focus on "Max and Al". Max and Al are characters built on the Duramax Diesel Engine and Allison Transmission used in the heavy duty line of Chevy trucks. To further continue Chevy's message online,

Dot Weekly 1407 days ago

Stats at DotWeekly From Expiring Article

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I thought you may be interested in seeing some stats from yesterday to when I wrote about the domain name expiring . I think I was one of the first couple sites based on what I can tell that wrote about it. Sadly, because DotWeekly isn't the largest site around, I got very

Dot Weekly 1409 days ago Auctions Updates More Features

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A bit of a surprise to see another new update to GoDaddy Auctions and the way domain names are displayed, how you bid on them and the new amount of information provided with each domain name currently at auction. It seems GoDaddy has been changing things a lot lately but at least most of the

Dot Weekly 1409 days ago Domain Sells For $33,000 + More Sales

 Mark As Read continues to roll out a nice mix of domain name sales at its domain name aftermarket service and is lead by a nice five figure .net domain sale in: for $33,000 and another .net followed with selling for $16,000! $15,000 $9,500 $7,000 $3,950 $3,500 Ha...

Dot Weekly 1409 days ago Expires And Site Taken Down

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A day after the Green Bay Packers handed the Dallas Cowboys a 45-7 loss, things continued to get worse for the Cowboys when their main domain name used for their website expired on November 2, 2010! The domain name was renewed on November 8, 2010 but that didn't prevent the website from being taken down

Dot Weekly 1410 days ago UPS Lost In An Instant

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UPS® has began a new advertising campaign and is using the domain name in the ad. Not the best of domain name ever used in an ad campaign but not the "worst" either. So what is the potential problem UPS is having that easily allows them to be found by potential customers for the

Dot Weekly 1410 days ago

Visited Lately? Missing Out?

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Back in August 2010 I created as a helpful tool for domain name investors and 3 months later, the tool is still very helpful, but you have to use it! What is The site picks the best of the best domain names listed on eBay! Displays them in popular categories and easily allows you to

Dot Weekly 1412 days ago Purchased By Cat5 Commerce For $30,000

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The generic product domain name has been sold for $30,000 USD to Cat5 Commerce, LLC! According to, 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 1412 days ago 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 1413 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 doesn't even report

Dot Weekly 1413 days ago

Domain Name Promo Codes From

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My name is Ppl (pe-pe-le) from 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 1415 days ago Domain Sells For $15,000 At

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

Dot Weekly 1415 days ago Used Car Domain Name For Sale

 Mark As Read 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 1416 days ago 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 in the ads. I watched the commercial and felt a bit lost to tell you the truth. didn't "Pop Out" at me and I scratched my head looking at the domain name.

Dot Weekly 1416 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 1417 days ago $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 1417 days ago 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.! 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 1417 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 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 1418 days ago Sobakawa Cloud Pillow On TV

 Mark As Read! 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 1418 days ago

A Little 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 1419 days ago

My Business Cards From

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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 1421 days ago 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: which sold for $50,000 USD which was purchased by United Names AG. The domain name was registered in June of 2001. took $55,000

Dot Weekly 1422 days ago Domain Name Sells For $500,000

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The domain name has sold for $500,000 at the domain name aftermarket service 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 ties

Dot Weekly 1424 days ago 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 1426 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 1427 days ago

Several Nice At Expired Auction At GoDaddy

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I was browsing some expired domain name auctions at 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 1427 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 1427 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 . Here is what I

Dot Weekly 1428 days ago

October 2010 Snapnames Showcase Domain Auction Results

 Mark As Read "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 had an ending price of $117,650.00 USD and the sister domain selling...

Dot Weekly 1428 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 1429 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 1429 days ago

Interesting Domain Sale:

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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. $2,000 $1,000 To most, I would think that the prices would be switched due to technically making more sense and the more common term than Well, Hollywood FotoFix Inc. was

Dot Weekly 1431 days ago 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 1431 days ago Sells For $18,800 Who Is Stephen Miholovich?

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The domain name expired at 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, 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 1433 days ago
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