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Company Domain Purchases From Bosch, Eli Lilly & More

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Here is another round of large company domain purchases from the series DotWeekly Discoveries. The following domain names were either recently registered or purchased in the domain name aftermarket or directly from the past owner of the domain name. Big list today with several interesting situations. Fise...

Dot Weekly 28 days ago

Company Domain Movers From Nokia, Pepsi & More

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Here we go with the latest movers from large companies and the domain names they recently purchased or registered and some info along with each if I was able to find something. These article are fun to make and share, so I hope you keep enjoying them as much as I like sharing! Nokia Corporation This shoul...

Dot Weekly 29 days ago

Staples Buys Domain MakeMoreHappen.com

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Staples, Inc has purchased the call to action domain name MakeMoreHappen.com on or about 2/4/2014 for an undisclosed amount (I tried). The domain name was under the generic "DnSinations Inc and Matt Serlin" whois data until recently. Prior to that, the domain was under privacy protection prior and registe...

Dot Weekly 29 days ago

I Share Because I Care!

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures When I write stories on DotWeekly, I share them because I care about the domain industry! I care about helping others learn! I share because it helps ME learn. Knowledge is power and knowledge often comes from DOING! Physics: for every action, there is always opposed an equal reaction! I am normally "the ...

Dot Weekly 29 days ago

New Domain Registrations By Large Corps

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures In today's DotWeekly Discoveries, I only included newly registered domain names. I sometimes save these up for slow days, like today when not a lot of transfers are taking place because it's a weekend. So here are some recently registered domain names by some large companies and some info related to the r...

Dot Weekly 31 days ago

Motors.com Domain Very Likely Sold at Sedo.com

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures The domain name Motors.com has very likely sold at Sedo.com . Domain broker Dave Evanson had posted on Twitter on May 30, 2014 that the domain Motors.com was exclusively listed for sale at Sedo Today, I had discovered that the domain is pending transfer via Sedo. I have reached out to Dave to see if he ...

Dot Weekly 32 days ago

Company Domain Movers From Suncor, Best Buy & More

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Here is my latest digging into recently registered domain names and purchased domain name and simply domains on the move by some large companies. If you wish to see more articles like this that I have wrote, simply visit the category Domain Discoveries. Suncor Energy Inc. Registered several domain names w...

Dot Weekly 32 days ago

TeethInAnHour.com Sells For $15,000 By MWD

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures MostWantedDomains.com is at it again with another strong five figure domain name sale and this time it is TeethInAnHour.com as reported on the MWD Facebook page. The buyers are Smile Expressions according to whois records.   It has been a strong week for Michael with several 5 figure domain sales th...

Dot Weekly 33 days ago

Company Domain Discoveries For Target, Virgin & More

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Here are some of the latest company domain discoveries from DotWeekly that include recently registered and purchased domain names by some large companies. Target Brands, Inc. Target registered a bunch of "tiny" related domain names, like TinyTarget.com .net /.org and then reveresed it as TargetTiny.com .n...

Dot Weekly 33 days ago

Company Domain Movers From VeriSign, ING & More

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Here is another round of company domain movers, or as I like to call them DotWeekly Domain Discoveries! Domain names recently registered or purchased by large companies. Today's list is BIG, so lets get started right away. TJX Companies ArrivalAlerts.com a domain that I covered on June 25, 2014 when TJX h...

Dot Weekly 34 days ago

LoveYourWork.com Domain Sells For $18,756 By MWD

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures MostWantedDomains.com is reporting another domain sale today and LoveYourWork.com was reported sold on the MWD Facebook page for $20,000 AUS, which is about $18,756 USD when I converted it.   LoveYourWork.com appears to have been purchased by IP Laywers from Davies.com.au and it was likely for a cli...

Dot Weekly 35 days ago

Naming The “NastyGal.com” Brand

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures I ran into a story about Sophia Amoruso yesterday and found it interesting, so doing what I do, I dug in a little bit to see what I could find. Here are some things that I found relating to the naming of the brand Nasty Girl and also a newly published book by Amoruso, #GirlBoss . I started on eBay in ’06,...

Dot Weekly 35 days ago

Company Domain Name Movers From eBay, Fox & More

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures I've been busting my ass with these articles and this is simply a new record for me! DotWeekly Discoveries started as a series with articles like this about "once a week" and here I am turning out two articles in less than 12 hours! The digging for this article and posting it here took about 5  hours, to ...

Dot Weekly 35 days ago

Company Domain Action From GE, Atari & More

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Here is the latest round of DotWeekly Domain Discoveries with domain names being registered or purchased by some large companies. I have been seeing that some days are much more active than others and it normally seems mid-week gets the most action! Quick Fact: About 100-150 domain names are registered wi...

Dot Weekly 36 days ago

MakeItYourOwn.com Domain Sells to Luxco For $10K

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures MostWantedDomains.com is reporting the sale of MakeItYourOwn.com for $10,000 usd on it's Facebook page today. Luxco which is a premium alcohol supplier of popular brands like Everclear, Pearl, Rebel Yell, Yellow and many more. Luxco announced a "campaign" with the slogan Make It Your Own in a July 2, 2014...

Dot Weekly 36 days ago

GoDaddy Domain Backorder Explained

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures I wanted to do some research into GoDaddy Domain Backorder and the benefits of it and the way some are using it. Here are some things that I found out and somethings that you may want to consider if you are a volume domain auction buyer. Even if you think you know about the Backorder process at GoDaddy, I...

Dot Weekly 37 days ago

Company Domain Movers From Apple, Skrill & More

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Here is a rare Sunday addition of DotWeekly Domain Discoveries from large companies that have purchased or registered domain names. I rarely can dig up enough information to do a weekend article like this and I was able to dig enough information for both Saturday and today Sunday! Here we go with today's ...

Dot Weekly 38 days ago

Mobile.co Reported Sold For $238K

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures TheDomains.com had reported the other day that Mobile.co was saved in a UDRP and now Chadi Ghaith reported on his Facebook page that he has sold the Mobile.co domain name for $238,000 . I asked if the UDRP filer Inter123 Corporation was the buyer but have not heard back yet from Chadi. Current whois reco...

Dot Weekly 39 days ago

Company Domain Discoveries From Hallmark And More

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Here is another round of domain names I had discovered that were recently registered or purchased by large companies.  Most of these domain names will likely be used in the very near future and often relate to some sort of advertising campaign. Dr. Pepper/Seven Up, Inc. Hand registered the domain name Tai...

Dot Weekly 39 days ago

Use Domain Whois From Registry When Possible

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Whois is an extremely useful tool and is provided in various forms from a lot of different services. Each service offers a variety of information with a whois query, but just keep in mind that the data you are seeing is not always "real time"! This can be very frustrating and the source to see the most ac...

Dot Weekly 41 days ago

Domain Discoveries From Kellogg, Autotrader and More

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Here is another round of my DotWeekly Domain Discoveries of newly registered and acquired domain names by large companies. Not the biggest or most interesting list today, but still good and worth a look! Sometimes for me, it gets frustrating because I do the same amount of "digging" to discover these and ...

Dot Weekly 41 days ago

Keurig Cold™ Soda Machine & Potential Brand Names

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures I happened to kind of stumble upon some potential "brand names" of the Keurig Green Mountain Inc. future products with its upcoming "Cold Pods" that will deliver at home "soda" like Coca-Cola for an example. Yes, similar to SodaStream but very much like the super popular hot beverage machine and the K-Cup...

Dot Weekly 43 days ago

Foundation Series By Kevin Rose Is GREAT!

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Sorry I didn't write today as I have been sick with a sinus infection, hurt my back and my son has been sick since Father's Day and is finishing up with double ear infections… so with that said, one thing that I discovered yesterday is a video series by Kevin Rose (Founder of Digg.com) and Google Ve...

Dot Weekly 44 days ago

Retweet.com Purchased By The Blu Market For $24,250

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures In mid June 2014 I wrote about the expired domain name auction happening at GoDaddy Auctions for the expired domain name Retweet.com and that auction ended for $24,250. I was tracking it since to see, first if the transaction completed (the old owner has sometime to renew the domain after auction) and sec...

Dot Weekly 45 days ago

MarkTen eCig Brand Launch Domain Wise

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures The other day I received in the snail mail a very attractive piece of mailing, which was an advertisement for a new product from Altria, the owners of the most popular cigarette brand Marlboro. The new product is called MarkTen and is an electronic cigarette. So I dug into the brand launch from a domain w...

Dot Weekly 45 days ago

Company Domain Discoveries On The Move

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures I'm still not sure If I am going to continue to do these or not, but I have still been doing the research and I have still beeen writing down notes while doing the research.. so here is a Big List of domain name discoveries from my daily dig notes. If you are wondering, this is two days worth of digging a...

Dot Weekly 47 days ago

Mark Monitor Lists Phishing.com Domain For Sale

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures This morning I had discovered something that I found a little interesting, a domain for sale lander on Phishing.com . The domain name is under control by domain name registrar Mark Monitor with the generic whois data of "Matt Serlin" and DNStination Inc.  which is often the name used when the company buys...

Dot Weekly 47 days ago

A Domain Inquiry Story

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures The follow is a domain inquiry story from start to finish. From what I found, my action and the action of other parties involved. This morning when I was digging around domains that were moving and I ran into the following information: Lundbeck Hand registered a bunch of variations of "Progress In Mind" d...

Dot Weekly 48 days ago

Do Research Before Selling A Domain Name

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Owning any domain name can result in "somebody" wanting to buy it for various reasons, so if for some reason out of the blue, somebody contacts you with interest in buying your domain name, it is vital that you do research into who may be the interested party with interest in your domain name. What resear...

Dot Weekly 48 days ago

Domain Discoveries: Bayer, SquareSpace & More

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DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Here is another and likely my last round of DotWeekly Domain Discoveries! These articles take a lot of time to write, dig the data etc. and the numbers are not adding up! These types of articles are hit and miss traffic wise for DotWeekly… I know people like reading them (from what people have told ...

Dot Weekly 49 days ago

Trademark Terms Lead To Domain Sales?

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DotWeekly.com DotWeekly.com - DotWeekly Internet Ventures Here is something that confuses me a little but doesn't totally surprise me ! Companies big and small file for trademarks on a verity of terms daily in different categories. In general, it seems that nearly every generic term is trademarked and this clearly leads to many legal fights for a v...

Dot Weekly 49 days ago

Twitter Shopping? They Registered Several “Buy Now” Domains

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DotWeekly.com Twitter has registered several "Buy Now" related domain names in what appears to be a move towards in tweet shopping! Some of the newly registered domain names from Twitter that I could find, include: tweetbuyitnow.com tweetbuynow.com twitterbuyitnow.com twitterbuynow.com vinebuyitnow.com vinebuynow.com Several reports started popping...

Dot Weekly 49 days ago

Domain Discoveries: Groupon, Transamerica & More

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DotWeekly.com Welcome to another round of DotWeekly Domain Discoveries of domain names on the move, purchased and newly registered by large companies. Today has a large mix of different movers by several different companies. Here we go with the latest: Groupon Hand registered several "Snap" related domain names like: SnapByGroupon.com, SnapGroupon....

Dot Weekly 50 days ago

Did Firefly Mobile Just Vanish?

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DotWeekly.com Firefly Mobile is a mobile phone company that is focused at kids in the age of 5-12 years old and provides a real mobile phone with simple functions and according to CrunchBase has about $43 million in funding. Well, one thing that has vanished, is its website. I had noticed a DNS change from DYN.com managed DNS to a generic DNS at Go...

Dot Weekly 50 days ago

Whois Privacy Discrepancy W/ Google Domains Anchor.org

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DotWeekly.com Here is something that I found pretty interesting while digging around this morning. I had noticed the domain name Anchor.org, which very likely sold at BuyDomains.com and has transferred to a new owner. I wasn't able to find a sales price btw, but while doing the research on the domain, I ran into something that was surprising to me....

Dot Weekly 50 days ago

Domain Discoveries: Ford, Under Armour And More

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DotWeekly.com Here are some more silent domain discovery movers that likely wouldn't be discovered without doing a fair amount of digging. These are domain movers of some large companies and here is what I found out. Under Armour Inc. Likely purchased the domain name ConnectedFitness.com via Snapnames with the help from MarkMonitor. UA recently lau...

Dot Weekly 53 days ago

Matt Rutledge Buys MEH.com For $100K

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DotWeekly.com I was reading an interesting article that I ran into on Digg this evening and the story included two domain name stories in it. If your not sure who Matt Rutledge is, don't worry, I didn't either until I read the story! He started the site Woot.com . Well, I didn't know Amazon purchased Woot but they did, Matt worked for Amazon for a ...

Dot Weekly 54 days ago

Direct Linking Domains For Sale

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DotWeekly.com I think it's very important to easily show your domain name is for sale, but this also depends on your domain name! If you own a great generic domain name, it might not be a good idea to put up a for sale sign. In this case, I think the "you want it, but you can't have it feeling" can easily drive up an offer price! Plus, having a gre...

Dot Weekly 55 days ago

DotWeekly Discoveries: Retweet, P&G, Hilton And More

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DotWeekly.com Here is another quick DotWeekly Discoveries with a few domain movers that I discovered and what is happening with each domain name. Most of today's entries include hand registrations but also include other domain movers from some large companies. Retweet.com This story is still developing, because I do not yet know who the new owner ...

Dot Weekly 56 days ago

Digging Into The New Google Domain Registrar

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DotWeekly.com In true DotWeekly fashion, I am going to dig into the big news from yesterday, that Google Inc. is launching it's own domain name registrar. So here is some info that I was able to dig up. The Registrar Google Inc. actually has been an ICANN Accredited Domain Registrar for sometime now, 2005 from what I […]

Dot Weekly 57 days ago

DotWeekly Discoveries: Tomcat.com and Other Silent Domain Movers

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DotWeekly.com Prior to me losing my database for DotWeekly and essentially losing 5 years worth of work and my website…. one of the article series I would write was called "Dotweekly Discoveries". This series included several small articles within one article. I often discover things and can not dig up enough data on the topic for […]...

Dot Weekly 59 days ago

ZipZing Dictionary Domain Filtering Software Available Again

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DotWeekly.com I had stopped offering my dictionary based domain name filtering software ZipZing awhile back and I have been having so many people ask me to offer it again, so I spent the day today getting things ready and have relaunched it! So ZipZing.com is open for business again! What is ZipZing? ZipZing is in short, […]

Dot Weekly 59 days ago

GoDaddy Auctions FTP Full Domain List Access

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DotWeekly.com Here is a how to article on how to obtain the "raw" full list of all the domain names currently on auction at GoDaddy Auctions. You will first use your browser and type the follow web address: ftp.godaddy.com Upon visiting that address, you will likely be presented a "log in" authentication box like this: Simply […]...

Dot Weekly 60 days ago

Amazon Fire Phone Domain Digging

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DotWeekly.com I was following the "Amazon Phone" story for likely different reasons than most… you learn things by watching and researching! I was watching how they played the domain strategy for the new Fire Phone! Could the "name of the phone" been discovered earlier? Features? How are they "hiding" what they are doing? Services used? The [...

Dot Weekly 61 days ago

Deep Links Help Readers and Bloggers

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DotWeekly.com The way DotWeekly.com stays "live" and free is from affiliate commissions, advertisers and sales of products or services. Just like most websites. Well, I do not have advertisers and I really only lightly promote a couple other things I have. So my main income from DotWeekly is from affiliate links I use in my articles […]...

Dot Weekly 62 days ago

Domain Metrics Study Part 2

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DotWeekly.com Here is part 2 of a "live" domain metrics study I am doing in an effort to find metrics that will help "find good domains" or if there really is one! Here is part 1 if you missed it. Part 1 I looked at $10 1 bid domains at GoDaddy to see if I could […]

Dot Weekly 62 days ago

$250K Retweet.com Domain Expires, On Auction

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DotWeekly.com It was reported by several sites like Mashable.com and Flippa.com that the website and domain name Retweet.com sold for $250,000 on Flippa in early 2010. A short 4 years later(not in tech life, but you get my point) and the domain name Retweet.com has expired and is currently (6/17/2014) on expired domain name auction at GoDaddy Aucti...

Dot Weekly 64 days ago

Domain Discount Club Is Worth It

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DotWeekly.com The GoDaddy Domain Discount Club is worth the investment! If you purchase domain names in GoDaddy Auctions, have at least 20 domains, you are lazy… then I really think it's worth it! I am extremely cheap, sometimes lazy and I love a deal when I can find it and the discount club is a deal. […]

Dot Weekly 64 days ago

How To: Domain Transfer Out Of New Moniker

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DotWeekly.com Moniker.com just changed to a new site design and this often leads to having a hard time finding what you are looking for! Well, domain name registrars rarely ever want to see you leave, so they can make the transfer out process hard and Monikers new design does just this. So how do you transfer […]

Dot Weekly 65 days ago

Domain Metrics Study Part 1

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DotWeekly.com As many of you know, I like to dig into stuff! I like to look at things from a lot of different angles. Sometimes this leads to discoveries that are uncommon and another approach to look for thing. When the topic is Domain Names, there are many metrics to consider, but is there a "set" […]

Dot Weekly 66 days ago
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