Must read: I Just Sold The Domain Name Create.Media For 5,000 Euro Or $5,633


newgtldI just sold the New gTLD domain name Create.Media for 5,000 Euro at Sedo. According to today's exchange that is $5,633 USD.

Minus the 15% Sedo commission I got 4,250 Euro or $4,788.

Create.Media was an Early Access Program (EAP) purchase and I paid about Continue reading

UDRP Complaint For The Domain Name Denied (RDNH missed only by a slim margin)

wipoVictory! We just won the complaint for the domain name The complaint was denied by a three member panel at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

Complainant didn't submit all evidence to the Panel, lied and made false allegations. They claimed that I made a 12500 Euro quote when in fact they Continue reading

Carlsberg Gets Over 150 .Beer Domains (,

MindsAndMachinesMinds + Machines announced today that Carlsberg, the brewery group, will participate in its .beer Pioneer program.

After extensive consultation with Minds + Machines, Carlsberg has secured over 150 .beer domains, in a portfolio that includes their most popular brands such as,, and, as well as Continue reading

Domain Names I Bought In The First Half Of 2015

newgtldAfter I published my published my New gTLD purchases and announced that I had invested $50,000 in New gTLD domain names some people questioned my dedication to the New gTLDs.

That was because my buying spree slowed down in early 2015. I thoroughly explained why that happened here. In short this was because Continue reading

Net.Work Sold For $100k Was Only 1 Of 430 Premium .Work Domains Sold

MindsAndMachinesMinds + Machines Group Limited announced that registrations within .work have now passed 55,000 positioning it in the top 20 of new top-level domains launched under ICANN’s new gTLD programme.

The company also reported the sale of the Premium Name “” for US$100,000 (£62,500) as a result of the Group’s direct sales team activity. The price charged is for the first year usage, a significant annual renewal fee then applies. The fee was not revealed in the announcement but Continue reading

Q2 2015 Premium TLD 50: .Global Has 38% Growth, Average TLD Price Is $71

starting-dotStarting Dot published the Q2 2015 Premium TLD 50, and they are beginning to see some interesting trends in this space.

There’s stability at the top, with the 5 biggest TLDs by volume all showing stable growth and holding their relative positions compared to the Q1 Premium TLD 50.

In the Top 10, .global has Continue reading

Would You Pay $100,000 For The Domain Net.Work So You Can Renew It At $5,000+?

newgtldIt was reported today by the that the New gTLD domain name Net.Work was sold for $100,000.

The buyer was Bearingpoint IP Holding B.V. from

It was sold by the .work registry that is Minds + Machines that also decided as part of the deal what the renewal fee would be.

Kevin Murphy said that the renewal price was not revealed but I asked around and the lowest I could find it was Continue reading

Fox Buys Fox.Today For $12,500 & 1-800-FLOWERS.COM Buys Flowers.Today For $12,500

newgtldThe New gTLD domain name sales report is back. Courtesy of Sold.Domains that now has more than 500 secondary market sales in its database.

Donuts is releasing during the summer thousands of previously reserves domain names because of ICANN collisions.

This week Donuts is releasing the Generic and Fun collision domains this week: .COOL, .WTF, .ZONE, .GUIDE, .PLACE, .FAIL, .CENTER, .EXPOSED, .GRIPE, .TODAY, .LIFE, .CHURCH.

There were 30 domains sold in the first 3 Donuts EAP days for  Continue reading

Sedo Introduces Domain Name “Owner Self-Verification”

sedoSedo announced today that they launched a new feature  today.

With the new domain name Ownership Self-Verification, the ownership status of your domains won’t have to be checked manually anymore. This way they have eliminated the risk of domains being put into the wrong account.

Your account now features a personal Continue reading

Verisign Q1 2015 Report – Internet Grows to 294 Million Domain Names

verisignToday, Verisign released its latest Domain Name Industry Brief, which provides a review of the state of the domain name industry through statistical and analytical research. The following are the top-line numbers at the close of Q1 2015: Continue reading

.CLUB Will Be Selling 8,000 Premium Domains Through Registrars From July 1, 2015 (list)

club-new-gtldThe .CLUB Registry has decided to release almost 8,000 of their Premium reserved domain names through registrars.

Up until now premium .Club domain names were only being offered by Sedo.

On July 1st, 2015, the .CLUB registry will be releasing its premium reserved domains to its big list of accredited registrars.

.Club currently has 248,661 domain name registrations. (according to The number must be well over Continue reading