Must read: At Last! I Now Own The 2 Domains I Bought From 3M Company

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gtldsAt last, I now own the 2 domain names I bought from the 3M Company. I say ‘at last’ because the whole transaction lasted for more than 2 months. The “agreement” was reached on the 14th of October and that was also the date that the escrow transaction started after I bought the domain name at the BIN price.

The domain names were Continue reading

Daily Domain Sales (12-19-2014): IYX.com $23,103, RAH.com 17,000 EUR

dailyJust wanted to let EVERYBODY know that threats are taken very seriously. Just that.

Top 10 Posts In November At OnlineDomain.com: Chick-fil-A, Selling Before Paying, Minds+Machines, BuyDomains, Go Daddy

Namejet Sold Me A Domain, Changed Whois, Refunded The Domain & My Info Is Still Showing On Whois

255 Domains Are Now Live In The NamesCon 2015 & RightOfTheDot Auction (complete list)

Greece Gets Its 1st ICANN Accredited Registrar: Papaki.gr.

Sedo’s Top 10 Highest Domain Name Sales in 2014 (MM.com, True.com, Malls.com)

I now own the 2 domains name I bought from the 3M Company. I waited for more than 2 months to get them.

I posted some of my 2014 domain name purchases. More coming soon!

Here is a poll with over 435 votes so far: “Are You Renewing Your New gTLD Domains?“.

Click here to see domain sale reports from the past week.

Here are yesterday’s domain sales and auctions from Sedo, Namejet, Snapnames, Go Daddy, Drop Catch and Flippa: Continue reading

Top 10 Posts In November At OnlineDomain.com: Chick-fil-A, Selling Before Paying, Minds+Machines, BuyDomains, Go Daddy

logo01-photoNovember was another record month at OnlineDomain.com in terms of views and visitors. 772 comments were made by readers.

The most popular post was Chick-fil-A Spends About $100,000 On 8 .Restaurant Domain Names. Other topics included selling a domain name before paying at Snapnames, Minds+Machines, Buy Domains, Go Daddy, Sedo, gTLD.link forum, domainers buying New gTLD domains and Rightside.

Here are the top 10 posts for November 2014 in terms of views:

  1. Chick-fil-A Spends About $100,000 On 8 .Restaurant Domain Names
  2. iWire.com Winning Bidder For $7,777 Tries To Sell The Domain Before He Pays For It At Snapnames
  3. Minds+Machines & Hexonet Mistakenly Priced Premium Domains Cheap – Renewals Will Be As High As $5,400
  4. Endurance International Group Acquires BuyDomains, Webzai & Arvixe For $77 Million
  5. Go Daddy Talks About The Domain Name Aftermarket
  6. Sedo Adds A Minimum Sales Commission Fee To Parked Domains
  7. Company Buys 3 Domain Names From 2 Cybersquatters (3M & Turner)
  8. New gTLD Forum Launched At gTLD.link
  9. 66% Of Domainers Are Buying New gTLD Domain Names
  10. Rightside Selling The Domain Cleveland.mortgage For The Cost Effective Price Of $59,500 Per Year

And a few good posts that most people missed probably because of bad timing: Continue reading

Daily Domain Sales (12-18-2014): Wohnung.de 74,000 EUR, CasinoForum.com $15,300, Eatz.com $15,000

dailyThere are 26 4 or 5 figure sales in today’s report. It is the best day I can remember in the past 4 months doing this daily list.

Namejet Sold Me A Domain, Changed Whois, Refunded The Domain & My Info Is Still Showing On Whois

255 domains are now live in the NamesCon 2015 & RightOfTheDot auction. Click here to see the complete list.

Greece Gets Its 1st ICANN Accredited Registrar: Papaki.gr.

Sedo’s Top 10 Highest Domain Name Sales in 2014 (MM.com, True.com, Malls.com)

I now own the 2 domains name I bought from the 3M Company. I waited for more than 2 months to get them.

I posted some of my 2014 domain name purchases. More coming soon!

Here is a poll with over 435 votes so far: “Are You Renewing Your New gTLD Domains?“.

Click here to see domain sale reports from the past week.

Here are yesterday’s domain sales and auctions from Sedo, Namejet, Snapnames, Go Daddy, Drop Catch and Flippa: Continue reading

ICANN: “IANA Systems Not Compromised By Hackers”

icannAs ICANN reported on 16 December 2014, it was recently the target of a so-called “spear phishing” attack. During this attack the email credentials of some ICANN staff were compromised by hackers.

“As mentioned in our original announcement, we have confirmed that the attack has not impacted any Continue reading

Namejet Sold Me A Domain, Changed Whois, Refunded The Domain & My Info Is Still Showing On Whois

namejetIn what is becoming a series of posts Namejet has screwed me once more.

On the 23th of October I won a 3 letter .info domain name. It was an expired domain registered with DNC Holdings, Inc and probably managed by directnic.com. It was immediately paid with the credit card on file. Continue reading

Daily Domain Sales (12-17-2014): HelloSocial.com $25,000, Kayak.eu $10,000, MobileInsurance.com 5,700 GBP

daily255 domains are now live in the NamesCon 2015 & RightOfTheDot auction. Click here to see the complete list.

Greece Gets Its 1st ICANN Accredited Registrar: Papaki.gr.

Sedo’s Top 10 Highest Domain Name Sales in 2014 (MM.com, True.com, Malls.com)

I now own the 2 domains name I bought from the 3M Company. I waited for more than 2 months to get them.

I posted some of my 2014 domain name purchases. More coming soon!

Here is a poll with over 435 votes so far: “Are You Renewing Your New gTLD Domains?“.

Click here to see domain sale reports from the past week.

Here are yesterday’s domain sales and auctions from Sedo, Namejet, Snapnames, Go Daddy, Drop Catch and Flippa: Continue reading

Sedo’s Top 10 Highest Domain Name Sales in 2014 (MM.com, True.com, Malls.com)

sedoSedo, the domain name marketplace and monetization provider, today announced its 2014 list of the highest-valued public domain sales of the year.

Leading the list is MM.com, which closed at $1.2 million stealing the top honors from True.com at $350,000. In this year’s list ccTLDs also made a splash , with kaffee.de at €100,000 (“coffee” in German), chat.fr at €99.999 (“cat” in French) and musik.de at €99.999 (“music” in German).

These were the highest public domain name sales at Sedo in 2014:
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Using NameSilo 2-Factor Authentication With Authy App

namesiloI have been using the NameSilo registrar for about 4 months now and so far my experience is pretty positive.

I didn’t know NameSilo until someone told me about it in this post I wrote looking for a new registrar.

.Com domain transfers are priced at Continue reading

255 Domains Are Now Live In The NamesCon 2015 & RightOfTheDot Auction (complete list)

NamesCon255 domain names, including domains such as Auctions.com, Investment.com, Land.com, Street.com, 380.com, 487.com, 877.com, have been selected for the RightOfTheDot Premium Live and Online Auction at NamesCon 2015 and are already open for pre-bidding at Snapnames.

The event features Continue reading

Greece Gets Its 1st ICANN Accredited Registrar: Papaki.gr

papakiThe first Greek ICANN accredited registrar finally arrived. I have been waiting for many years for a registrar located in Greece and it finally happened. Papaki.gr has signed the Registrar Accreditation Agreement (RAA) 2013 and is listed at the ICANN accredited registrar list. Papaki.gr is accredited for the following TLDs: .aero .asia .biz .cat .com .coop .info .jobs .mobi .museum .name .net .org .pro .tel .travel and .xxx.

Having signed the RAA 2013 also means that it can sign agreements to offer any of the New gTLDs.

This is big news for Continue reading