Sedo announced some of the highlighted domain name sales from the past year.
At $375,000 USD, Broker.com had the highest price tag among domains sold through Sedo in 2016. Short domains were as usual popular; demonstrated by the most bid on web addresses having only one to three characters.
Top 5 Domain Sales
Top 5 Most Popular Domains in Auctions
Each with 84 bids, there is a three-way tie for the most popular domain. And the trend towards short, concise web addresses continued this year and is clearly reflected in this category: all five of the chart toppers have no more than three characters. The release of new .at short domains fueled this trend even further.
|1.) ö.at||84 Bids||7,400||EUR|
|2.) cun.com||84 Bids||113,611||EUR|
|3.) 4.at||84 Bids||6,900||EUR|
|4.) 111.club||82 Bids||5,320||USD|
|5.) dj.at||78 Bids||3,600||EUR|
Top 5 Longest Domains
In contrast to high-priced short domains are the longest domains sold during 2016. These are significantly lower in price and are usually related to a particular niche topic. Domain names can be a maximum of 63 characters and 2016’s winner proudly stands at 60 characters.