In the past week 499 (480 in the previous week) transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1 million ($1.5m in the previous week). Only 169 (188 in the previous week) domains from the 499 were reported by Sedo. The other domains were either private sales or domains that sold for less than 700 USD/EUR/GBP. Over 52% (52% last week) of total sales were the result of Buy Now listings. Sedo will not reveal what is the Buy Now percentage of the public sales vs the percentage of the private sales. And will not reveal what percentage of the total sales value do the Buy Now listings represent.
The average domain name sales price was $2,004 ($3,125 last week).
Please visit Sold.Domains for all the latest New gTLD sales.
Here are the 169 public and reported Sedo sales for the week July 13 to July 19 2015:
Highest sale this week at Flippa was the domain names Clickbait.com that sold for $9,000.
Post-Auction Negotiation was the method of sale for 1 domain of this week’s list.
There were 6 domains that were sold by Buy-It-Now and just rebranded "Flippa Portfolio Section" (previously known as Domain Catalog) had 2 sales this week.
Top Flippa Domain Sales from the past week: Continue reading
VeriSign, Inc. reported financial results for the second quarter of 2015.
Second Quarter GAAP Financial Results
VeriSign, Inc. and subsidiaries ("Verisign") reported revenue of $263 million for the second quarter of 2015, up 4.9 percent from the same quarter in 2014. Verisign reported net income of Continue reading
In response to the increasing desire for privacy online, following a consultation, Nominet is planning to introduce a new framework for privacy services within .UK. At the same time, Nominet will be clarifying the criteria for individuals who opt out of publishing details in the WHOIS.
Privacy service framework
Nominet will introduce a framework that allows registrars to sell privacy services for .UK domains. This means that Continue reading
These are the highest selling New gTLD domain names of the first half of 2015. All domains were sold for $10,000 or more either by the respective registry or by a domain name reseller.
You can find all New gTLD domain name sales at Sold.Domains.
Here are the top 25 New gTLD domain name sales from months January to June 2015: Continue reading
Hover published a funny article by Michael Keshen called "10 Signs You Own Way Too Many Domain Names".
Michael describes what happens to most of the domainers:
"you find an unbelievable domain name that was miraculously still available, then tell someone about it and they give you a blank stare while they try to understand what all the fuss is about."
Ηere are ten things you can probably relate to: Continue reading
The premium .London auction featuring 50 .London domain names is underway and already one domain is over the 5,000 GBP mark and 3 are in 4 figures. With more than a week left in the auction it seems that the auction will be a success as all domains already have bids. Continue reading
I get plenty of inquiries by people that are clearly confused asking me to book a room for them or get them a taxi at the airport or looking for a used part for their car... (?)
But sometimes I get an inquiry that is somehow a bit weirder that makes me laugh.
Enter Joel. When I got an inquiry for the domain name Joel.info that I own and then saw that the buyer's name was Joel I thought that Continue reading
With the coming of many new generic top level domains (gTLDs), Google would like to give some insight into how these are handled in Google's search.
They have heard and seen questions and misconceptions about the way Google treats new top level domains (TLDs), like .guru, .how, or any of the .BRAND gTLDs.
Here is the complete list of questions and answers published by Google: Continue reading
The latest of CENTRs 'DomainWire Stat Report' is available (Quarter 2, 2015).
The report provides a global status update on top level domains (legacy gTLDs, new gTLDs and ccTLDs) with a focus on European ccTLDs.
At the end of Q2, 2015, total registrations across all top-level domains (TLDs) stood at Continue reading