Must read: 100 .Info Domain Name Sales In 10 Years For $330,000+

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gtldsI am listing today 100 .info domain names that I have sold in the past 10 years.

I started buying .info domains in Land rush 2 back in July 2002.

At that time I spend maybe $7,000 buying more than 50 great .info domains such as buy.info, england.info, arts.info and athens.info. Some of these first domains I have sold and some I still own. My first 2 sales from these domains got me about $14k so I paid for my investment and started buying more domains by reinvesting the funds.

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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

Daily Domain Sales (12-16-2014): LandAuctions.com $15,300, ChildHealth.com $14,999

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

Here is my latest .NYC Report: 3% Of Registrants Own 37% Of .NYC Domains, 36 Registrants Own 8,688 Domains (14%).

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

This is my first post of what will be a series of articles with some of my domain name sales. The first post has 100 .info domain sales I have made over the past 10 years.

I compiled a report analyzing expiration dates of all .guru New gTLD domains. Only 8,16% Of All .Guru Domains Have Been Renewed So Far – Will This Reach 80% In 2 Months?

Here is a poll with over 400 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

Johnson & Johnson Wins .Baby For $3.09m & Canadian Real Estate Association Wins .MLS For $3.36m

newgtldToday the 17th of December 2014, an Auction conducted by ICANN’s authorized Auction service provider, Power Auctions LLC, was held to resolve string contention sets for two new generic Top-level Domain (gTLD) strings; .MLS, and .BABY.

String contention Continue reading