Daily Domain Sales (10-30-2014): RealityShow.com $9,298, Siamese.com $5,010

dailyI came across this article called “How to Dodge Domain Squatters”. It is written by someone that doesn’t really know a lot about domain names.

Here is a peak at what I do month after month: September: My 639 Domain Name Renewals And 118 Drops (15.6%)

Here is my latest poll: “Are You Renewing Your New gTLD Domains?“. You can vote here if you want:

How Many Of Your New gTLD Domains Will You Renew?
100%: I love my New gTLDs!
I will only renew some non-premium domains
I will renew the best I have (>50%)
I will renew the best I have (<50%)
0%: I will drop them all
I don\'t have any!
View Result

 

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

Daily Domain Sales (10-29-2014): Gartenmöbel.com 20k EUR, Koffer.ch 17,822 EUR

dailyHere is a peak at what I do month after month: September: My 639 Domain Name Renewals And 118 Drops (15.6%)

.OOO registry has lost it. I am sorry but they will fail.

Ashton Kutcher bought a couple of domains for her daughter but he missed an important one and he and Milan Kunis don’t own AshtonKutcher.com or MilaKunis.com.

Here is my latest poll: “Are You Renewing Your New gTLD Domains?“. You can vote here if you want:

How Many Of Your New gTLD Domains Will You Renew?
100%: I love my New gTLDs!
I will only renew some non-premium domains
I will renew the best I have (>50%)
I will renew the best I have (<50%)
0%: I will drop them all
I don\'t have any!
View Result

 

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

September: My 639 Domain Name Renewals And 118 Drops (15.6%)

gtldsLike every month I go through my domains to see what to renew and what not to. In September I renewed 639 domains and dropped 118 of them. So I dropped about 15.6% of the total 757 domain names that I had expiring.

These are the domains I renewed in September for a total of 639:

.com 222
.net 4
.org 52
.info 328
.biz 8
.us 25

Here are the domains I dropped in September by extension for a total of 118: Continue reading

Sedo’s Website Gets A New Look

sedoSedo announced today that it has equipped its homepage with a revamped design.

“Our goal with this new look is to put buyers first and to make it even easier for both existing and new clients to find the right domains. We have made great strides and have simplified how new users access the trading platform. For them, utilizing the secondary domain marketplace is now easier than ever!”

Here are a few of the introduced changes: Continue reading

Daily Domain Sales (10-28-2014): 6.biz $12,637, StockValuation.com $3,850, Boot.club $3,750

dailyAshton Kutcher bought a couple of domains for her daughter but he missed an important one and he and Milan Kunis don’t own AshtonKutcher.com or MilaKunis.com.

This is the latest SEO study: New gTLD Domains DO Boost SEO Rankings & EMDs Are Still Favored.

Here is my latest poll: “Are You Renewing Your New gTLD Domains?“. The post already has more than 35 comments and the poll has more than 215 votes so far.

You can vote here if you want:

How Many Of Your New gTLD Domains Will You Renew?
100%: I love my New gTLDs!
I will only renew some non-premium domains
I will renew the best I have (>50%)
I will renew the best I have (<50%)
0%: I will drop them all
I don\'t have any!
View Result

 

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

Daily Domain Sales (10-27-2014): RookiePoker.com $20k, Pink.net $8,690, FreightInsurance.com $7,600

dailyThere were 16 4-figure sales domains yesterday and on top of that there was the sale of the domain RookiePoker.com for $20,000 by Michael Berkens.

Do you know what is the best way to motivate yourself starting a new project? Take a domain name that has traffic and more than $100 per year in PPC and change the nameservers from a parking company to your website hosting. I did this and I can’t stop thinking about it. Damn…

This is the latest SEO study: New gTLD Domains DO Boost SEO Rankings & EMDs Are Still Favored.

Here is my latest poll: “Are You Renewing Your New gTLD Domains?“. The post already has more than 30 comments and the poll more than 175 votes so far.

You can vote here if you want:

How Many Of Your New gTLD Domains Will You Renew?
100%: I love my New gTLDs!
I will only renew some non-premium domains
I will renew the best I have (>50%)
I will renew the best I have (<50%)
0%: I will drop them all
I don\'t have any!
View Result

 

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

Daily Domain Sales (10-26-2014): InfoPro.com $3,100, Wisdom.co $1,525

dailyDo you know what is the best way to motivate yourself starting a new project? Take a domain name that has traffic and more than $100 per year in PPC and change the nameservers from a parking company to your website hosting. I did this and I can’t stop thinking about it. lol

Here is my latest poll: “Are You Renewing Your New gTLD Domains?“.

You can vote here if you want:

How Many Of Your New gTLD Domains Will You Renew?
100%: I love my New gTLDs!
I will only renew some non-premium domains
I will renew the best I have (>50%)
I will renew the best I have (<50%)
0%: I will drop them all
I don\'t have any!
View Result

 

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

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

Daily Domain Sales (10-25-2014): Muren.com $4,375, GotMoney.com $3,005, SmartSell.com $2,500

dailyRolf Larsen, founder and CEO of dot GLOBAL, wrote an article called “What Have We Learned From .Com?” on “Innovation Insights” of Wired.com. Some people will not like what I said about the article.

I did a report on all .NYC domain registrations from the 1st day of general availability. Among other things, I found that 22% Of Registrants Bought Only 1 Domain Each and that 3% Of Registrants Bought 30% Of All Domains. I also found the 12 registrants that have more than 85 domains registered each. The results were sometimes surprising.

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

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

Sedo Sells 484 Domains For $1.4 Million: Designs.net $16,800, Sharing24.com $12,500

sedoIn the past week 484 (491 last week) transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1.4 million ($1m last week). Only 150 (174 last week) domains from the 484 were reported by Sedo. The other domains were either private sales or domains that sold for less than 700 USD/EUR/GBP. Over 51% (51% 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 $2,893 ($2,037 last week).

Here are the 150 public and reported Sedo sales for the week October 14 to October 20 2014:

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Daily Domain Sales (10-24-2014): BigHomes.com $3,300, BL2.com $2,750, Calia.com $1,626

dailyThere are 13 4-figure sales in the report today. I was a bidder on 2 of these 13 domains but lost. Good deals are all around us.

There were 17 4-figure sales yesterday plus the Great Domains auction.

Rolf Larsen, founder and CEO of dot GLOBAL, wrote an article called “What Have We Learned From .Com?” on “Innovation Insights” of Wired.com. Some people will not like what I said about the article.

Some very interesting comments have been posted by a practicing lawyer on what he thinks about the new .lawyer and .attorney new gtlds and the ones that are coming soon.

I did a report on all .NYC domain registrations from the 1st day of general availability. Among other things, I found that 22% Of Registrants Bought Only 1 Domain Each and that 3% Of Registrants Bought 30% Of All Domains. I also found the 12 registrants that have more than 85 domains registered each. The results were sometimes surprising.

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

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