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Girls talking .com : HugeDomains hits the sweet spot pricing for domain assets
HugeDomains has been the absolute king for domain sales, in the sub-$5,000 range. With more than 2.5 million domain names under management, the sister company of DropCatch sells most of its assets for less than $5,000 dollars. HugeDomains owns many generics and numerous two word composite .com domains. If you are contemplating one such great [̷
DomainGang  -   12/3/2016 3:17 PM
A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on December 2, 2016.  If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring name) and may have had a reserve.  I’m only showing where the price was when the auction ended
Domain Shane  -   12/3/2016 2:31 PM
A Dose of a Hallucinogen From a ‘Magic Mushroom,’ and Then Lasting Peace; Bitcoin Exchange Ordered to Give IRS ....
Why You Should Encourage Employees To Have A Side Hustle; How to increase your chances of walking away from a plane crash; Advertising-Technology Company AppNexus Files Confidentially for IPO; Amazon's customer loyalty eats into competitors; Why Businesses Are Using Social Media To Listen To Their Customers; WPP has formed a new unit that wants to
Frager Factor  -   12/3/2016 11:30 AM
The good, the bad and the ugly – Sedo
“The good, the bad and the ugly” An opportunity for readers to discuss what they like and don’t like about a particular company in the domain space. Each post will deal with just one company, readers are encouraged to share their positive and negative experiences. Suggestions for improvement are also encouraged. One of the goals [… The post T
TheDomains  -   12/3/2016 10:44 AM
Finland ready to change its national ccTLD from .fi to .fu
Finland, the European country with the most moose per capita is going through major changes in cyberspace. The newly-elected Pirate Party of Finland is planning to change the country’s allocated ccTLD, dot .fi. Finland’s official name in the Finnish language is “Suomi” and the first thought was to apply for the .SU ccTLD. Un
DomainGang  -   12/3/2016 9:13 AM
Daily Domain Picks 12-3-16
Daily Domain Picks 12-3-16 I thought it was really cool that Bill Sweetman got picked up in the Hollywood Reporter for his efforts on returning, it’s a good news story for all domain owners when the press tries to paint everyone who ever registered multiple domains as a squatter. Go Daddy Auction Picks 12-3-16 […
Hybrid Domainer  -   12/3/2016 8:23 AM
The other day Raymond Hackney started a series on entitiled The Good the Bad and the Ugly, the first post in the series was about Godaddy. I posted some of the things that I like and don’t like about Godaddy as a whole. The thing that people seem to like the most about Godaddy is the customer service, and I have to agree, I usually
Domain Shane  -   12/3/2016 4:08 AM
Morgan’s Flippa Five: Brandable Domains For Startups – December 2nd, 2016 – great brandable domain for a startup in the loan space, literally. One thing to note is that it was only registered a year ago, still I think it’s a solid brandable and I’d venture to guess this would sell for under $1,000. – you probably know by now that I’m a pretty […
Morgan Linton  -   12/2/2016 10:11 PM
Natural Born Ninja: When Movie Director Oliver Stone's Website Went Dark Bill Sweetman Saved the Day
Just how dangerous it is to let someone else register your domain in their name came into clear focus this week when movie director Oliver Stone lost his and saw his site go dark.
DNJournal  -   12/2/2016 6:35 PM
Recent Domain Sales That Have Been Developed (pics):,, More
The screenshots below are examples of buyers of domains from this year that have either developed their sites, or purchased an upgrade domain and have redirected their acquisition to an existing website. sold for $6,500 at Uniregistry, and we’re talking about software bugs here. “Crash reporting allows you to easily find, f
Domain Shane  -   12/2/2016 4:41 PM
Castello Opines; One Word .com's For Sale - Stand Out From the Crowd; Online Real Estate Service OpenDoor Raises $210M
How Voice Search Will Alter The Last Digital Mile's Purchase Path; Amazon's Growing Power In The U.S. Economy; Next Year AI Will Eat Itself;(Yours?) Carnival Cruises to Pay $40 Million Fine for Secretly Dumping Shit Water Since 2005; SEO 2017: 8 Crucial Rules For Dominating Google's Search Results; How Google Channels Diversity Into Creativity and
Frager Factor  -   12/2/2016 1:04 PM
A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on December 1, 2016.  If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring name) and may have had a reserve.  I’m only showing where the price was when the auction ended
Domain Shane  -   12/2/2016 12:00 PM
FMA : Future Media Architects domain sales to China
The Chinese market for LLLL .com domains peaked late last year; savvy domain investment companies such as FMA (Future Media Architects) sold sizable portfolios at the time. Such sales continued throughout this year, and domain investor Elequa – founder of FMA – has been liquidating short domain names, with the Chinese buying them up. We
DomainGang  -   12/2/2016 11:53 AM
The new ICANN policy on domain WHOIS changes is active and crazy things are happenning already
December 1st was the first day that the new ICANN policy on domain name WHOIS changes was introduced and crazy things are happening already. According to the new policy, a WHOIS change to the registrant (or simply a small change to the registrant’s name) or the email address in WHOIS, will trigger a 60 day … The post The new ICANN polic
Online Domain  -   12/2/2016 11:44 AM
The most viewed post all time on
On Sunday turns 9, we will have some fun posts and prizes on Sunday so make sure to stop by. In the meantime I thought it would be interesting to look back and see which post got the most attention out of 9,667 posts. The post that is number one by a wide margin, [… The post The most viewed post all time on appea
TheDomains  -   12/2/2016 11:27 AM
ADD Domainer Issue #2 : News about domains, domainers, sales, and other stuff – OMG, a fireant!
This is the 2nd edition of ADD Domainer, an once-in-a-blue-moon publication about domain names, domainers gone nuts, domain sales, and other non-events from the domainer community. Our content is meant to stop your attention deficit disorder from kicking in, and hopefully – OMG, did you see that squirrel??? Elliot Silver is auctioning off a b
DomainGang  -   12/2/2016 10:24 AM
November’s Top 5 Domain Name Wire Stories
From expired domains to a new domain transfer policy, here are the top stories from last month. The holidays are upon us! My daughter is going through a Pokemon phase for Christmas, which is a reminder of how a new generation can be exposed to something that faded out between generations. Think about this and [… The post November’s Top
Domain Name Wire  -   12/2/2016 10:17 AM
Daily Domain Picks 12-2-16
Daily Domain Picks 12-2-16 If you use Facebook for advertising there is an interesting post on “dark Facebook posts. Worth reading. Go Daddy Auction Picks 12-2-16 Powered by A lot of brandable names today, if you are looking for a there is, not bad letters, a lot of acronyms start with American, […
Hybrid Domainer  -   12/2/2016 9:15 AM
DropCatch spends millions to buy FIVE HUNDRED more registrars
Domain drop-catching service has added five hundred new registrar accreditations to its stable over the last few days. The additions give the company a total accreditation count of at least 1,252, according to DI data. That means about 43% of all ICANN-accredited registrars are now controlled by just one company. DropCatch is owned by
DomainIncite  -   12/2/2016 8:26 AM
Large Portfolio of Names Move from NameFind to Domain Capital
I use a variety of tools to monitor domain names as they are bought, sold, and otherwise transferred. This morning, I saw that a large portfolio of three letter .net ( domain names moved from GoDaddy’s NameFind portfolio to Domain Capital. My guess is that the domain names were acquired by a buyer who used Domain Capital for financing  -   12/2/2016 7:56 AM