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Just A Domain Name Story

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Here is a little domain name story that I thought I would share and you may find interest in. Here we go: Back around this time in 2008 I had purchased the domain name BailoutBill.com on an expired GoDaddy auction for $161. This was right around the time that the bill had passed, so a

Dot Weekly 1032 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 64 Good Expired Domain Auctions

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Here is another round of my hand picked expired domain name auctions that are currently taking place in public auction that I call GoDaddy Goodies. All domain names are expired and no reserve! Each domain name is directly linked to the specific auction for easy one click bidding or watching. Each auction starts at only

Dot Weekly 1032 days ago

Namecheap Calls Out GoDaddy On Transfer Out Problems

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Namecheap.com is calling out GoDaddy.com with transfer out problems relating to domain names transferring out of GoDaddy.com to Namecheap. The article posted on the Namecheap Blog states that GoDaddy is sending incomplete whois data to Namecheap. "GoDaddy appears to be returning incomplete WHOIS information to Namecheap, delaying the transfer p...

Dot Weekly 1033 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 69 Tasty Expired Domain Auctions

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Welcome to a holiday edition of GoDaddy Goodies! 69 expired, no reserve domain name auctions all hand picked and displayed for you in one list. Each domain name is directly linked to the specific auction page for easy one click bidding or watching of the auction. All domain names start at only $10/$12 with No

Dot Weekly 1036 days ago

Box.net Becomes Box.com After Domain Name Purchase

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If you are a DotWeekly reader, you were informed in September 2011 that Box.net purchased Box.com in a discovery I had found with domain name whois record changes. I had stated in that article: "Will Box.net become Box.com? Hard to say at this point but now they can if they want to." and now we

Dot Weekly 1037 days ago

From Advertiser To Owner, P&G Buys Sit Or Squat App

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According to whois records for the domain name SitOrSquat.com, The Procter And Gamble Company is now the proud owner of it! Densebrains' co-founder Danika Landers started "the app" as a fun blog with a passion about bathrooms in 2007. By 2008 the blog was picking up steam and getting more attention. The app was then

Dot Weekly 1037 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 60 Interesting Expired Domain Auctions

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Welcome back to another round of my exclusive GoDaddy Goodies! This series on DotWeekly consists of only expired domain name auctions that are currently taking place that are No Reserve and have starting prices of only $10/$12. All domain auctions are taking place at GoDaddy. Each domain name is directly linked to the specific auction

Dot Weekly 1039 days ago

KungFuCoupon.com $5 Movie Coupon Promotion By Dreamworks

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Dreamworks has launched an ad campaign offering a $5 coupon for the Kung Fu Panda 2 movie and is using the domain name KungFuCoupon.com to do it. Not only did they use the domain, they actually built a stand alone website just for the promotion as well. Often times, if a special domain name is

Dot Weekly 1044 days ago

Shutterfly Purchases Treat.com Domain Name

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Shutterfly Inc. has purchased the sweet domain name Treat.com from Tucows according to whois records in early November. The domain name is still currently listed on BuyDomains with a buy now type price tag of $250,000 so I think it's fair to say that the sales price was in that range. I wasn't able to

Dot Weekly 1050 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 68 Really Yummy Expired Domain Auctions

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Welcome to GoDaddy Goodies, which is an exclusive hand picked list of expired domain name auctions currently taking place on at GoDaddy. I picked each domain for a wide range of reasons, so be sure to check them all out. Each auction is No Reserve and start at only $10/$12. Domain names are directly linked

Dot Weekly 1058 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 66 Interesting Expired Domain Auctions

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Welcome to the new visitors and to the ones who read every list I put up in my GoDaddy Goodies series exclusively on DotWeekly. The following is a list of 66 expired, no reserve domain names with starting prices at $10/$12. All of the domains are expired. Each domain name is directly linked to the

Dot Weekly 1062 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 67 Good Expired Domain Name Auctions

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Welcome to GoDaddy Goodies which is a series exclusively on DotWeekly of a hand picked list of expired domain names that are currently on auction at only GoDaddy. All of the following domain names are expired and no reserve with starting prices at only $10/$12! As always, each domain name is directly linked to the

Dot Weekly 1067 days ago

Ballroom Jeans, Not For Dancing!

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When I see a great marketing campaign, I'm going to write about it! The Duluth Trading Company launched a great marketing campaign that grabs your attention! Ballroom® Jeans! This isn't a dance company, they make clothing that just give men a little more room for the boys! The one downfall in the commercial was the

Dot Weekly 1072 days ago

Anatomy Of $800 Offer To $20K Domain Sale

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The following is a story of a domain name sale and the anatomy of how an $800 offer turned into a $20,000 sale. I assisted the seller in a couple ways, which will be explained below but there are several lessons to be learned here. Here we go with a Q&A style article and I

Dot Weekly 1074 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 42 Expired Domain Name Auctions

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Welcome to GoDaddy Goodies, which is a hand picked list of expired domain name auctions that are currently taking place. All domain names are expired and no reserve auction with starting prices of only $10/$12. Each of the following 42  domain names are directly linked to the specific auction for easy one click bidding or

Dot Weekly 1075 days ago

Georgia Pacific Buys Quilted.com Domain Name

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In mid October Georgia Pacific® purchased the generic domain name LunchNapkin.com as I reported , which was a pretty interesting story. They appear to be continuing with generic domain name purchases as this time around they purchased the generic domain name Quilted.com. GP has the very popular toilet paper Quilted Northern, so it's my guess...

Dot Weekly 1076 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 54 Yummy Expired Domain Auctions

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Welcome to another round of my exclusive series of GoDaddy Goodies which contains a hand picked list of expired domain name auctions. Each domain name is expired and no reserve with starting prices at only $10/$12! Each domain name is directly linked to the specific auction page for easy one click bidding. All auction end

Dot Weekly 1078 days ago

Who Purchased OnlineRetailer.com Domain Name?

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It wasn't me, but OnlineRetailer.com sold! I really do not have any more information than it sold and went to privacy protection using DNStination, Inc. which is a service provided by MarkMonitor. Since there are so many online retailers, it would be impossible to predict who the buyer is at this point. The domain doesn't

Dot Weekly 1080 days ago

Microsoft Purchases Domain Name Teach.org

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Microsoft has purchased the domain name Teach.org according to whois records. Microsoft used the domain name buyer "Brand Certified" to purchase the domain name from the past owner CPE (Center for Practical Education Inc.) on or about November 1, 2011. Whois records indicate Microsoft as the owners of Teach.org  as of November 8, 2011....

Dot Weekly 1080 days ago

Vital Mistake To Avoid When Purchasing A Domain Name

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This is part 1 of a full story I will be posting in the coming days but I thought I would share one important aspect of the story. How to avoid a vital mistake when attempting to purchase a domain name that is already owned by somebody. Often times when you are interested in a

Dot Weekly 1081 days ago

EduBlogs.org Buys EduBlogs.com Domain Name For $18K

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The website EduBlogs.org has purchased the domain name EduBlogs.com for $18,000 at Sedo.com. EduBlogs.org states "Since 2005, Edublogs has been hosting blogs and providing custom blogging platforms to individual teachers, school districts and hundreds of thousands of students. We've grown to become the largest, most trusted, best supported and ...

Dot Weekly 1082 days ago

Lanyrd Spends $18K on Lanyard.com Domain Name

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The social conference directory Lanyrd has purchased the domain name Lanyard.com at Sedo.com for $18.000 USD. According to TechCrunch.com, Lanyrd received $1.4 Million in seed funding in September 2011, so to me it's not overly shocking that they would purchase the proper spelling to the brand name as a domain name. The downside, Lanyard is...

Dot Weekly 1082 days ago

Citi Launches ThankYou Cards Credit Card

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Citi® has launched "ThankYou" cards! So why am I writing about them? Because they are sub-domain happy and they didn't cover important bases they should have. In the Citi Thank You Card TV ad that I saw, Citi used the sub-domain name thankyoucard.citi.com Here lies the problem, for some reason, when a sub-domain name is

Dot Weekly 1082 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 53 Expired Domain Name Auctions

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Welcome to another round of a series I like to call GoDaddy Goodies! The following is a hand picked list of expired domain name auctions that are currently taking place. All of the following domain names are No Reserve and exclusively on auction at GoDaddy. Today's list contains keyword domains, brandable domains, product domains, 2

Dot Weekly 1082 days ago

FootMap.net Dr Scholl’s Orthotics WalMart Commerical

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WalMart® and Dr. Scholl's® are doing a co-branded TV commercial for the custom fit orthotics that Dr Scholl's offers and the unique kiosks used within WalMart stores to Custom Fit® and find the right orthotic for your feet. Dr. Scholl's calls the technology FootMapping™ which really is a great idea! Within the TV commercial, th...

Dot Weekly 1083 days ago

Zynga CastleVille Launching, But Requires WWW.

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I had to laugh! Here is a huge "tech" minded company, yet the newest release for the gaming company CastleVille's matching domain name CastleVille.com won't get you to where you wanted to go! Without including WWW. with the domain name, it doesn't resolve and results in a "bad request" as the screenshot from above displays....

Dot Weekly 1085 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 66 Scary Good Expired Domain Auctions

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Welcome to another round of GoDaddy Goodies! Today's list contains 66 scary good expired domain names that are exclusively on No Reserve auction. Each domain name has a very low starting price of only $10/$12. Each domain name is directly linked to the specific auction for easy, one click bidding or watching. The following domain

Dot Weekly 1089 days ago

Giants Movie Coming? Universal Dreams Up Domain First!

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Dreamworks has registered several domain names hinting at a "Giants" movie. The interesting thing, Universal Studios, a different movie company owns the exact match dot com, GiantsMovie.com! Dreamworks registered the following domain names on October 29, 2011 dreamworksgiants.com giants-thefilm.com giants-thefilm.net giants-thefilm.org gian...

Dot Weekly 1090 days ago

67621256-48c6-46e6-9a36-32654ce2e4d2.com Is For Sale

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Baaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh! For real, the domain name 67621256-48c6-46e6-9a36-32654ce2e4d2.com is for sale and at only $12 and No Reserve! Think I'm kidding you? Click Here to see the domain auction! Not only is the domain for sale, it's 2 years old to boot! Scary! It simply amazes me the domain names that some people register. That looks...

Dot Weekly 1091 days ago

Stagering GoDaddy Stats

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I have always been a numbers guy, so I thought I would share some numbers that are not commonly seen or thought of. Here are some random stats about GoDaddy.com auction domains. Today (10/29/2011) 313,734 domain names are ending at auction! YES, over 300,000 domain names are ending in auction JUST TODAY on GoDaddy.com! That

Dot Weekly 1091 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 66 Expired Domain Name Auction List

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Welcome to another round of GoDaddy Goodies! This is an exclusive series where I do the work by digging an ass load of domain names and present you on a platter, The Goodies! All of the following 66 domain names are Expired and No Reserve domain name auctions that are exclusively at GoDaddy. Each domain

Dot Weekly 1093 days ago

Walgreens Web Pickup Buys Matching Domain WebPickup.com

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Walgreens announced in June 2011 that they would be offering "Web Pickup" in 480 stores in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs and San Jose California areas. They have purchased the domain name WebPickup.com for an undisclosed amount. "Our customers value choice, control and convenience and Web Pickup brings all of these together to cater t...

Dot Weekly 1095 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 69 Yummy Expired Domain Name Auctions

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Welcome to GoDaddy Goodies, which is an exclusive hand picked list of expired, no reserve domain name auctions that are currently taking place. These domain names are exclusively on auction at GoDaddy and I filter a massive list of domains and pick out only the "goodies" that grabbed my attention. I then put them in

Dot Weekly 1096 days ago

Nintendo Registers “Letterbox” and “Pull Blox” Domain Names

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On the day that Nintendo® announced Nintendo Letterbox for the 3DS that will be available this December, they also registered the matching domain name NintendoLetterbox.com. This simply makes sense because it can help keep the "name" under the radar from sites like mine and they cover the registration so somebody doesn't register it af...

Dot Weekly 1097 days ago

Georgia Pacific Buys LunchNapkins.com Domain Name

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Georgia Pacific® has purchased the generic product domain name LunchNapkins.com for an undisclosed amount. I have a pretty good feeling though that GP may have paid the domain name buyer broker more than they paid for the domain name. According to a July 11, 2011 posting on DnForum.com the domain name LunchNapkins.com was listed for

Dot Weekly 1099 days ago

A DotWeekly This And That, Part-Time Style

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It has been a little while since I did a this and that type post, so I thought now would be a time do one as I have a couple things on my mind that I'm not going to write a full post about. ~ It must have been time for Yellowbook® to release a

Dot Weekly 1100 days ago

FastPageRank.com Launches Accurate and Bulk PR Tool

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I made my daily stop to TasteReports.com to do a little domain digging and I discovered a nice new little service that Lezon Inc. has launched. FastPageRank.com The site offers what its domain name states, fast page rank look-ups. Domain tools are always great when you can do things in bulk and FPR allows you

Dot Weekly 1101 days ago

DotWeekly Nominated For T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Best Domain Blog Award

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DotWeekly had the great honor of being nominated for a pretty cool award and was among many great websites that have a lot of time and energy dedicated to them every single day! DotWeekly was a nominee for the 2011, 7th annual domain name conference T.R.A.F.F.I.C. "Best Domain Blog" award along with: TheDomains.com (Mike Berkens)

Dot Weekly 1101 days ago

T-Mobile Launches Pay By The Day, Without PayByTheDay.com

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Mobile phone service T-Mobile® has launched a "Pay By The Day" mobile phone service according to CNET.com and they registered a slew of domain names related to it that I discovered…. but they didn't get the king domain, PayByTheDay.com! T-Mobile registered the following domain names on October 17, 2011 paybytheday.net paybytheday...

Dot Weekly 1102 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 75 Expired Domain Name Auction List

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Welcome to another round of hand picked expired domain names that I call GoDaddy Goodies! Today's list contains 75 exclusive expired domain name auctions taking place only at GoDaddy with No Reserve and starting prices at only $10/$12. I compile these domain name lists using several resources to limit the list down to what I

Dot Weekly 1102 days ago

DotWeekly Launches ZipZing Domain Filtering Software

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It has been a long time coming but after several teasers here on DotWeekly that I will be launching a new service (Zearn.com) and since that is in private beta, the time has come for me to launch my first product! What is ZipZing? ZipZing is a dictionary based domain name filtering software that is

Dot Weekly 1103 days ago

Swanson Broth To Give Your Food A FlavorBoost.com

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The popular soup maker Campbell's® is set to offer you a Flavor Boost according to a recent domain name purchase. Campbell's soup, under the name CSC Brands LP. used domain name buying service CSC (Corporation Service Company) to purchased the domain name FlavorBoost.com according to whois records. After doing a little research, it appears tha...

Dot Weekly 1105 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 69 Expired Domain Name Auctions

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Welcome back to another GoDaddy Goodies! Today's hand picked list of expired domain name auctions exclusively at GoDaddy contains 69 domain names. All domain names are expired and no reserve with starting prices at only $10/$12. Each domain name is directly linked to the specific auction for easy one click bidding or watching. Domain names...

Dot Weekly 1106 days ago

LogoNerds.com Review Of Logo Design Service

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I recently used the logo design service LogoNerds.com for a new logo of my upcoming real time domain name auction site Zearn.com and I thought I would share how it went. Here is my detailed review: Packages There are three packages to choose from to get your logo and the best thing… all are under

Dot Weekly 1109 days ago

Johnson.com/Sleep Domain Typo In Parenting.com Magazine

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Domain name typographical errors can happen just about any place but when it's in print, the fix isn't a backspace and quick correction away. This becomes a long time error that won't just go away. A recent article in the September 2011 Parenting magazine proves this point on a Page 47 article titled Get More

Dot Weekly 1110 days ago

ChooseUp2U.com Gum Domain Name #Fail

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ChooseUp2U.com is a domain name being advertised for a new gum by Mentos®. The actual gums name is Up2U and offers two different flavors in the one pack of gum but the fail comes in not only adding in the "add-on word" Choose in the domain name, they didn't purchase/own the domain name Up2U.com (which

Dot Weekly 1110 days ago

GoDaddy Goodies: 68 Yummy Expired Domain Auctions

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Welcome back to another yummy round of the series I like to call GoDaddy Goodies that contains an exclusive list of hand picked expired domain name auctions currently taking place exclusively at GoDaddy! All the domain names in the following list are Expired and No Reserve! Each domain name has an opening bid of only

Dot Weekly 1110 days ago

Part-Timer

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It comes with a heavy heart and maybe something you have already noticed, but I am officially a part-time domain investor now! I think it was about late 2007 I moved to full time domaining and launched DotWeekly.com in early 2008 and that was my full time job. Times have changed and "domaining" went from

Dot Weekly 1115 days ago

Product Domain Or Company Name On Your Product?

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Here is an interesting question but one I think is pretty easily answered. As an owner of a company, should you use an exact match "Product Name" as the domain name on your product or should you use your "Company Name" domain name on the product? A 50/50 situation in most cases but I personally

Dot Weekly 1115 days ago

Victorian.com Hits Expired Domain Name Market

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The domain name Victorian.com has expired and is currently being auctioned off at No Reserve and only $12 starting bid! (View Auction) Victorian.com was first registered in September 1995, making it 16 years old. It will be interesting to see what this auction ends for! A LOT of domain names contain the term "Victorian" in

Dot Weekly 1115 days ago
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