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BrandShelter Blunder

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BrandShelter is a domain name brand protection service provided by Key-Systems and provides services to corporations. On May 20, 2015 (yesterday) under the BrandShelter name and organization name of Yes To, Inc. registered the following domain names: YesToNatural.net YesToNatural.org YesToNatural.info See anything missing? Yes, the all important ...

Dot Weekly 567 days ago

GoDaddy Starts BIN Pricing Marchex Portfolio

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GoDaddy.com has slowly started Buy Now Pricing some of the domain names they have recently acquired from Marchex in the $28 Million dollar domain portfolio buy. I am going to post 5 a day in a series I am going to name GoMarch… well, because I want to name the portfolio something instead of referencing to it as the GoDaddy / Marchex portfolio...

Dot Weekly 568 days ago

eNom Warehousing Domains / Profile Group Linked

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eNom has long been suspected of warehousing domain names dating all the way back to 2008 and using AcquireThisName.com to sell them. Several have pointed out (pdf) plenty of things that point to eNom but never really solid proof directly TO eNom, until now. This morning I ran into the domain name EXX.com which started all my digging. That domain is...

Dot Weekly 570 days ago

Lily Camera Using New .camera gTLD Domain Name

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When you have a super cool, new product, it sells itself IMO and this is a product that is going to sell itself! Lily camera is basically a "GoPro" meets drone or as they explain it, the first throw and shoot camera! This camera tracks you! The company launched the new product on a new gTLD .camera domain @ Lily.camera It is a perfect fit in this ...

Dot Weekly 575 days ago

Facebook, Microsoft File Several One Word Trademarks

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Facebook Inc. and Microsoft Corporation have both filed several new trademarks and most are for single word terms. The new trademarks include the following: Facebook Inc. Riff Strobe Shout According to whois records, Facebook does not currently own any of the exact matching terms as domain names. Microsoft Corporation Touchback Inkback Selawik C...

Dot Weekly 575 days ago

Lowest Priced Buy Now LLL .com?s

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I haven't been writing on DotWeekly enough, so to make it up to you… here are the lowest priced 3 letter .com domains listed as Buy It Nows that I could find on the market. With the 3 letter .com sizzling HOT right now, it's a good market to own these type of domains. Lowest Buy It Nows on LLL .com's Sedo Zka.com $29,000 Jxk.com $34,000 Every...

Dot Weekly 580 days ago

AuctionsByCellular Rebrands As Gesture.com

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Back on January 7, 2015 I had detected that the generic domain name Gesture.com had sold and some five months later after keeping an eye on the domain to figure out who the buyers were, they have revealed! AuctionsByCellular rebrands to Gesture.com! AuctionsByCellular works with charities, non-profit organizations, schools, churches, and political...

Dot Weekly 583 days ago

H.J. Heinz Offering 57.com Domain For Sale

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Today I had noticed that the H.J. Heinz Company is offering the two number premium domain name 57.com for sale. Digging into whois history records, this isn't "new" because sometime between April 29, 2014 and May 24, 2014 in whois records the terms "This Domain Is For Sale" were added for the Admin Name. But it was new to me now, so I wanted to sha...

Dot Weekly 586 days ago

NameJet Removes Bid Indicators Lower Than 4

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NameJet.com has always displayed the amount of pre-order bids "Bidders" on PendingDelete domain names, which has been used by domain name investors as an easy tool to find domains they may have missed otherwise, so they can place a backorder on the domain. Well, the easy part just got a bit harder. NameJet is no longer showing "bidders" below 4. So...

Dot Weekly 587 days ago

Domain Name as a Page Title, Domain Not Owned By You?

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So lets say your company / website has some wishful thinking..? use the acronym of your company name but as a domain name you do not own as the page title. Case in point, Quality Dairy, owners of the domain name QualityDairy.com not QD.com! Ever do a search on Google for "QD.com"? I did for you: Out of nearly 500K results, Quality Dairy ranks #1 f...

Dot Weekly 587 days ago

Edge Browser: The New Internet Explorer

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TechCrunch just published a story that Microsoft will name its new browser to replace Internet Explorer, currently code named Project Spartan… "Edge" well, really, Microsoft Edge or Edge Browser as many will call it. Most will simply call it "Edge" I really thought Microsoft would secure the matching domain name to its new browser but they di...

Dot Weekly 589 days ago

Coca Cola is Doin? Good, well #doingood Not DoinGood.com

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A little intro: The Coca-Cola Company is in the process of launching an ad campaign that parents are doing good! Since Minute Maid's tag line is: Put good in. Get good out. they are doing an ad push with the hashtag #doingood to let parents know that they are doing good. So, just being me.. what am I suppose to do when I see the hashtag (I'm good s...

Dot Weekly 591 days ago

Domains Acquired: GoDaddy Domain Buy Service

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I was looking into a new startup named Headout and noticed they had acquired the domain Headout.com fairly recently and noticed something in whois I haven't seen:?DBS Holding Buyer Unreachable with the email address dbsteam@godaddy.com as the registrant. This told me the startup used GoDaddy.com's Domain Buy Service aka DBS. The domain buy service ...

Dot Weekly 594 days ago

Marchex Domain Portfolio Digging

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With the big new of the day that GoDaddy.com has acquired Marchex's domain name portfolio, I wanted to do some digging into what GoDaddy is "likely" getting for the $34.8 Million dollars. None of this is "official" because I work for neither company and this is fresh news. The details released are generic, and stated "200,000" domain names. Conside...

Dot Weekly 596 days ago

Brown Shoe Co Rebranding to Caleres, Hand Reg?s Domain

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Brown Shoe Co. who had owned the ultra premium domain name Shoes.com and sold it and its online division in December 2014 for an undisclosed amount to Shoeme is going to rebrand the main company name to Caleres. Brown Shoe Company will become Caleres following its May 28, 2015 shareholding meeting. From a domain name aspect, the Brown Shoe Company ...

Dot Weekly 601 days ago

Domain Buy Service From DotWeekly

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Did you know that DotWeekly offers a domain buy service? Maybe you did, maybe you didn't and if you didn't, this is why I'm writing about it! I have been involved in the domain name industry since 2006 and began helping people related to domain names since 2008 when I started DotWeekly. I have learned A LOT in the years since I started and simply h...

Dot Weekly 607 days ago

Why Does Expired GoDaddy Auctions Inventory Suck?

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GoDaddy.com by far has the largest inventory of domain names of any domain registrar. Some of these domains expire and go to "expired auction" but for some reason, the inventory of expired auctions sucks at GoDaddy compared to other services, like NameJet. GoDaddy Auctions lacks expired inventory for generic one word domains that are valuable! VCVC...

Dot Weekly 612 days ago

Startup Domain Market is Weird

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Startup companies are a very interesting sector to watch and I wish I would write about more of them. I have been watching them more lately than I have in the past so maybe I will write about them more. The startup domain market is pretty odd really! One thing I have noticed while scouring CrunchBase.com is that A LOT of startups are simply naming ...

Dot Weekly 616 days ago

Learning By Doing ~ Sedo Discrepancy

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Learning by doing is something I love to do. The other day I did a list of nice .us domain names that were freshly listed on Sedo with Buy It Now prices. The article was enjoyed by many and several people purchased domain names directly from my list using the affiliate links provided by me. Here are some things I learned. 284 outbound clicks were d...

Dot Weekly 622 days ago

Domain Movers is Moving to TheDomains.com

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I am very happy to finally announce that my Domain Movers series is moving over to the very popular publication TheDomains.com, which is owned by Michael Berkens. I will also be the one writing the series on TheDomains! A lot of people have come to love the series as it provides a lot of unique content relating to domain names and what corporations...

Dot Weekly 623 days ago

Kraft & Heinz Company Domain Names

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Yesterdays big news was that Kraft & Heinz were merging! I had mentioned the new domain registrations for the new company and there is some mystery as to how an individual was able to register KraftHeinz.com and HeinzKraft.com prior to the company registering them! That just likely created a bit of a headache for the new company.. but they will...

Dot Weekly 623 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: Expired Auctions Of Past Sold Domains

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I like to post information that is different! Well, here is another unique format that contains a list of expired auctions domain names currently taking place at GoDaddy Auctions, that sold before for at places like Sedo, Afternic, GoDaddy etc. but are now expired! Included is a direct link to the auction and what the domain name sold for before! (...

Dot Weekly 624 days ago

Kraft-Heinz.com, Ladybug.com & More Domain Movers

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Here is the last Domain Movers I will be doing on DotWeekly! It's simply an amazing series (I think) but reality is heavily setting in for me! I have been making $1 per hour for my work. It often takes me about 3-6 hours to dig information for these articles every day! It simply takes a lot of time and resources to get the data, provide it etc and ...

Dot Weekly 624 days ago

CSC Corporate Domains List 51 1 Word .US Domains

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This morning I had noticed that CSC Corporate Domains has listed 51, 1 word English dictionary .us domain names for sale, all on Sedo.com. The domains that I checked, all have a buy it now price! Domains like Bold.us has a $500 BIN price tag for an example. Sound.us has a $1,000 BIN. Reward.us (which is a Great hack IMO) $500 BIN. If you buy any, p...

Dot Weekly 624 days ago

DomainTools.com Whois Screenshot Clarification

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Assuming something sometimes makes you an ass! Well, that happens to me almost everyday and there is something that I constantly do when looking at a DomainTools.com whois searches. That little "screenshot" of what a website looks like on the right side of the screen, it is deceiving based on the "Last Checked" date. Every time I see that, I assume...

Dot Weekly 625 days ago

Angus.com, Subscriber.com & More Domain Movers

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Welcome DotWeekly lovers to another exclusive series of domain movers where I scour the web to find domain names moving by large companies who are purchasing domains, selling them, moving them for one reason or another and more! These are early insights as always and these movements may not have been reported otherwise! Some powerful domains in tod...

Dot Weekly 625 days ago

Brand.com Domain Likely Sells Again?

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Brand.com sold in 2013 for a reported $500,000 to brand reputation company ReputationChanger.com but by early March 2015 the website went down and the offices for the company became empty. Andrew at DomainNameWire.com had reported that the domain Brand.com was back up for sale on 2/20/2015 and the domain was parked with DomainNameSales.com on March...

Dot Weekly 626 days ago

Catalyst.com, STW.com & More Company Domain Movers

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Here is the latest round of domain movers by DotWeekly that I dig to detect domain name sales, registrations, purchases and simply domain movers for one reason or another by companies. It's A Domain Fact! Mattel Inc. owns the domain name Ken.com, which it redirects to Barbie.com Catalyst.com has very likely been sold. The domain name was owned by C...

Dot Weekly 628 days ago

Stuff.com Sold By Worldwide Media to Blucora

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Worldwide Media Inc. and owner Michael Berkens has done it again and sold the premium generic domain name Stuff.com to Blucora Inc. according to whois records! Worldwide Media Inc. are the owners of MostWantedDomains.com and the very popular domain name industry publication TheDomains.com Blucora Inc was InfoSpace.com until switching names to Bluco...

Dot Weekly 628 days ago

The Longest Untouched Domain I Have Ever Seen

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I see a lot of interesting things in my daily domain diggings and often times it is little things that I see and then think about it and later be like.. come to think of it, I have never seen that before! Well, here is one! I look at whois records all day, for a lot of domains! It is fairly common to see an "update" date within the past year or two...

Dot Weekly 629 days ago

Domain Movers: HackySack.com & Many More

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Welcome to another round of domain movers by DotWeekly in series that digs domain name registrations, domain purchases and simply domain movers by large companies and more. These are often early indicators to new brands, services, advertising campaigns and much more. Here we go with today's list of domain movers: It's A Domain Fact! Zurich Insuranc...

Dot Weekly 629 days ago

Domain Movers: Barf.com, MensMarket.com & More

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Welcome to the latest round of domain movers by DotWeekly which is an exclusive series that focuses on domain names that have recently been acquired, registered or are moving for one reason or another and likely would go unreported otherwise. Not a huge list today as I'm still struggling being sick but several movers worth noting! Barf.com was acqu...

Dot Weekly 631 days ago

Domain Movers: Pony.com & Much More

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Well, I haven't posted in several days and that is because I'm extreme sick, with little to no energy to really keep my head up, let alone to do other stuff but I need to get my mind off that and I'm on day 4 with the flu… so how about a domain movers! I have to do something other than lay in bed, so I did some digging from the past couple of...

Dot Weekly 633 days ago

Domain Movers: Latam.com, KSR.com & More

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Welcome to the latest round of domain name movers detected by DotWeekly from large companies around the web. Some domain names have been purchased, registered or just moving for one reason or another. As always, these can be early indicators for new products, brands, services and much more. Alibaba Group Holding Limited registered several different...

Dot Weekly 637 days ago

Domain Movers: DEH.com, Amap.com & More

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Welcome to an early insiders look at some recent domain name movers detected by DotWeekly.com, with most domains included in the list being registered or acquired by large companies! These domains often lead to new products, services, brands and more…. here we go! It's A Domain Fact! One 3 letter .com domain name was removed (dropped) from th...

Dot Weekly 638 days ago

Apple Inc. Acquired ResearchKit.com Domain Name

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Apple Inc. isn't a huge domain name buyer for the size of company they are. They rarely register domains matching products and services announced in the fashion that companies like Amazon does. They do register some and also acquired already owned domains like iPhone.com and iCloud.com for an example and most of the time when they do acquire domain...

Dot Weekly 638 days ago

CF.com Listed For Sale By Chrysler Group

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It isn't often you run across 2 letter .com domain names for sale, mainly because there is only 676 of them, but especially when they are owned by large corporations like Chrysler Group LLC. Chrysler has used the domain name CF.com for Chrysler Financial in the past and appear to have acquired the domain when it was listed for sale in 2006 by Conso...

Dot Weekly 638 days ago

Domain Movers: Mi.net, BiggestLoser.com & More

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Welcome to domain mover, a series from DotWeekly when we (me and my mouse in my hand) discover domain names that are moving for one reason or another and the vast majority are tied to large corporations. Coming off of a weekend, I rarely post these on Monday's but I was able to dig up several interesting movers, so here we go! BiggestLoser.com whic...

Dot Weekly 640 days ago

Hard Work Pays Off For ZFE.com Domain Buyer

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Hard work is something that I feel I do a lot. This means doing more than what most others do! Putting in countless hours of digging domain names and going the extra mile. Well, Gary Shane Warne is another hard worker. A domain name investor from the early days, starting in 1991, Shane as he goes by has had his share of domain names he has owned bu...

Dot Weekly 640 days ago

Random Stuff From My Domain Brain

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I'd like to start writing some stuff than my domain movers series but that series takes up the vast majority of my time, so I fail to have the energy to write other stuff… and I would love to write all day really but it is what it is. So anyway, here are some random things that I'm thinking and I hope some of my thoughts will help you in some...

Dot Weekly 642 days ago

Domain Movers: JX.com, Space.com and More

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Domain movers is an exclusive series from DotWeekly when Jamie digs into domain names that have been recently acquired, are moving for one reason or another and almost all are attached to large corporations! These domain names are often early indicators to new brands, products, services and more! You can always seem similar articles to this one by ...

Dot Weekly 642 days ago

Domain Movers: Fastener.com, Fittings.com & More

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Here are a couple corporate domain name movers of domains that have been recently acquired or registered that most likely would go unreported otherwise. Not a huge list today but that happens sometimes. Architeuthis (CodeBug.com) has registered the domain name MoneyTool.net. They have owned MoneyTool.org since 2011 but currently do not own MoneyToo...

Dot Weekly 643 days ago

GameChanger Media Inc. Using Game Changing Domains

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GameChanger Media Inc. is a New York based company that was founded in 2009 and is a mobile application and website providing scorekeeping, stats, live gamestream plays, and recap stories for amateur sports teams. It is in direct competition with iSports which was acquired by ESPN mobile in 2010. GameChanger launched the company on the domain name...

Dot Weekly 643 days ago

Domain Movers: Hem.com, Mode.com & More

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Today we have a heavy hitters list of corporate domain name movers, registration and more by companies many of you are aware of! Some big, expensive domain names are in today's list and most of these sales would go unreported otherwise… so here we go! EmpiresAndAllies.com has been acquired for a currently unknown MarkMonitor client. The domai...

Dot Weekly 646 days ago

Domain Movers: Neatly.com + Company Domain Hand Reg?s

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A little bit of a special addition of domain movers on this Sunday evening. Weekends are a bit slower for domain movers by large companies. All my data is obtained "the day after" it actually happens due to the vast amount of data that needs to be obtained, so I am seeing "Saturday" movements today for an example. Monday's are really slow, as not m...

Dot Weekly 648 days ago

Domain Movers: Freely.com, Expressly.com & More

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Here is the latest round of digging from DotWeekly on domain name movers that are connected with large companies. Amazon is once again a big player in today's list, as it often is, but really has been the past several days. Zynga is also a big player in today's once again HUGE list of domain movers! EchoMonitor.com has been acquired, likely by Amaz...

Dot Weekly 649 days ago

Domain Name Movers Huge List 2

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Yesterday's list of domain names was huge and today's is as well. Again, these are often early discoveries by large corporations and domain names they have purchased, are moving around for one reason or another and more. Do you like these articles? Please consider helping DotWeekly staying alive, as the site makes very little to no money directly a...

Dot Weekly 650 days ago

Kit.com Domain Name Likely Sold

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During my daily digging it strongly is pointing to the domain name Kit.com as selling! Here are my findings: Kit.com whois ownership changed from KIT Electronics Limited and registered at GoDaddy to transferring to SafeNames LTD. and going into privacy. Mike Gleissner has owned Kit.com since 8/31/2009. In 2013 when the domain was owned by Mike yet,...

Dot Weekly 650 days ago

HUGE Company Domain Name Movers List

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Thursdays… it's something about Thursdays that never fail to have a lot of domain name movers by large companies and today is no different! Add in the fact I didn't post a list yesterday due to only discovering a few and today's list of domain name movers is huge! These are often early discoveries of domain name purchased, registered or movin...

Dot Weekly 651 days ago

Domain Movers: Hollywood.com, Sello.com & More

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Welcome to Domain Movers, a series done by DotWeekly where I dig to find domain name that are moving for one reason or another, with most domains being acquired, registered and more by large corporations. Coming off of a weekend, these lists are often smaller but today's isn't that small and still has some interesting domain name movers in it. It's...

Dot Weekly 653 days ago
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