Daily Domain Sales (9-21-2014): WebIm.com $20,050, GoodWife.com $3,256

dailyWebIm.com was sold for $20,050 at DropCatch. Whois just updated and someone from China is the new owner. It was once before auctioned for $4,494 on the 13th of September but it wasn’t paid for. I know it means web instant messenger but come on…

I had some problems with registry and registrar pricing problems with .Website, .Host and .Press. I may have lost a domain because of this. I still don’t know what happened.

A new report on ‘New gTLD registrar marker share’ attacks .xyz and Network Solutions on there opportunistic marketing tactics.

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

Here are yesterday’s domain sales and auctions: Continue reading

Sedo and .Club at DMEXCO 2014 (video)

club-new-gtldThe .CLUB team joined the SEDO team at the huge DMEXCO conference in Cologne, Germany to introduce new domain names to leading digital marketers and brands from all over Europe. .CLUB CMO Jeff Sass had his trusty GoPro Hero camera with him and captured a taste of the show and Sedo booth. Speaking of “taste,” people lined up in droves for some free frozen yogurt, complete with top level domain toppings. Care for some .CLUB sprinkles with that? Visit www.nic.club or www.sedo.com/club.

Read here Sedo’s report rrom the Dmexco conference: 90% Visitors Never Heard Of New gTLDs

Watch the .Club video from DMEXCO conference in Cologne here: Continue reading

Flippa Latest Sales: Babes.net $14,100, ClickThis.com $2,050

flippaHighest sale this week at Flippa was the domain name Babes.net that was sold for $14,100.

Post-Auction Negotiation was the method of sale for 7 domains of this week’s list. These Flippa post-auction negotiations are working very well. “Buy It Now” was also a big hit this past week with 5 sales.

Top Flippa Domain Sales from Last Week: Continue reading

Daily Domain Sales (9-20-2014): 88bet.com $4,500, lally.com $2,466, PrivateOffers.com $1,500

dailyI have a fever and a case of “too many lost Go Daddy auctions” today. I tried 3 domains and lost all 3 auctions. I guess my bidding was too sensible for Go Daddy. Well anyway…

I had some problems with registry and registrar pricing problems with .Website, .Host and .Press. I may have lost a domain or not. I guess I will find out tomorrow.

A new report on ‘New gTLD registrar marker share’ attacks .xyz and Network Solutions on there opportunistic marketing tactics.

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

Here are yesterday’s domain sales and auctions: Continue reading

Sedo Sells 543 Domains For $1 Million: Baltic.Cruises $25,000, kiel.com 19,500 EUR

sedoIn the past week 543 (525 last week) transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1 million ($1.4m last week). Only 154 (144 last week) domains from the 543 were reported by Sedo. The other domains were either private sales or domains that sold for less than 700 USD/EUR/GBP. Over 49% (48% 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 $1,842 ($2,667 last week).

Here are the 154 public and reported Sedo sales for the week September 8 to September 14 2014:

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Daily Domain Sales (9-19-2014): DormRoom.com $12,450, 1934.com $7,099, Market.info $7,000

dailywebsidebuilder.com sold for $355 at Go Daddy auctions. Are you kidding me? Does anyone check the spelling of domain names? These prices are ridiculous at Go Daddy. And if these misspellings are sold for this kind of money then you can imagine for much good names are sold for.

A new report on ‘New gTLD registrar marker share’ attacks .xyz and Network Solutions on there opportunistic marketing tactics.

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

Here are yesterday’s domain sales and auctions: Continue reading

Namejet Sells 95 Domains For $744k: BigDeals.com $36,100, Gains.com $25,500

Namejet released it’s August 2014 domain name auctions report. Namejet sold 95 (82 last month) domains for $743,969 ($509,926 last month).

Namejet only reports domains that were sold for $2,000 or more. I am sure that the bulk amount of sales are below this threshold. Here are the 95 reported domain sales at Namejet:
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Daily Domain Sales (9-18-2014): Tasks.com $130,000, NUS.com $28,900

dailyI had 4 inquiries for New gTLD domains in a day. 2 for .ninja domains and one each of a .social and a .tips domain. It seems that things are picking up for New gTLDs.

Flippa sold tasks.com for $130,000 while Namejet sold two 3 letter .com for 5 figures each.

My favorite screech.com sold for $5,799. lol

A new report on ‘New gTLD registrar marker share’ attacks .xyz and Network Solutions on there opportunistic marketing tactics.

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

Here are yesterday’s domain sales and auctions: Continue reading

Daily Domain Sales (9-17-2014): BermudaHotels.com $10,252, foko.com $6,700

dailyThere were a lot of domains auctioned at Namejet yesterday. 8 domains sold for 4 figures and a lot more just under $1,000.

Today a new report on ‘New gTLD registrar marker share’ attacks .xyz and Network Solutions on there opportunistic marketing tactics.

I said the other day that .XYZ in the rate it is burning money it is going to be one of the first New gTLDs to go under. There are now more than 45 comments posted.

New gTLDs are having some growing pains and early marketing attempts may have a lot of problems.

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

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Igloo.com Acquires Aftermarket.com

iglooIgloo.com Limited, a Domain Brokerage & Consultancy Firm, has acquired the business of Aftermarket.com, an online marketplace for buying and selling Internet domain names, from Thought Convergence, Inc. This acquisition builds upon Igloo’s recent news of entering into an exclusive agreement with Rook Media to provide brokerage and related services for their newly acquired DomainSponsor portfolio.

“With Igloo’s acquisition of the Aftermarket.com platform, we are incredibly excited to roll out a more comprehensive suite of services, offering a wider range of opportunities to our customers,” says Tessa Holcomb CEO and Co-Founder of Igloo.com. “Our clients will not only be able to acquire and sell domains, but will of course still have access to the high-touch, consultative sales team for which Igloo.com is already well known.”

Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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