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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Sedo Sells 458 Domains For $1 Million: RestaurantUniforms.com $20k, etfs.de 11,900 EUR, Joins.net 3,500 EUR

sedoIn the past week 458 (509 last week) transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1 million ($1.3m last week). Only 150 (143 last week) domains from the 458 were reported by Sedo. The other domains were either private sales or domains that sold for less than 700 USD/EUR/GBP. Over 60% (49% 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 $2,183 ($2,254 last week).

Here are the 150 public and reported Sedo sales for the week December 1 to December 7:

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Sedo Sells 509 Domains For $1.3 Million: Ehaber.com $45,000, Converted.com $19,000, We3.com $10,000

sedoIn the past week 509 (566 last week) transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1.3 million ($1.2m last week). Only 143 (190 last week) domains from the 509 were reported by Sedo. The other domains were either private sales or domains that sold for less than 700 USD/EUR/GBP. Over 49% (50% 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 $2,254 ($2,120 last week).

Here are the 143 public and reported Sedo sales for the week November 24 to November 30 2014:

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Sedo Sells 566 Domains For $1.2 Million: Everything.org $35,000, RIN.com $35,000, Show.tv 20.999 EUR

sedoIn the past week 566 (554 last week) transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1.2 million ($1m last week). Only 190 (185 last week) domains from the 566 were reported by Sedo. The other domains were either private sales or domains that sold for less than 700 USD/EUR/GBP. Over 50% (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 $2,120 ($1,805 last week).

Here are the 190 public and reported Sedo sales for the week November 17 to November 23 2014:

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Sedo Sells 554 Domains For $1 Million: bohai.com $29,022, 000000.com 28,500

sedoIn the past week 554 (572 last week) transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1 million ($1.1m last week). Only 185 (223 last week) domains from the 554 were reported by Sedo. The other domains were either private sales or domains that sold for less than 700 USD/EUR/GBP. Over 51% (50% 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 $1,805 ($1,923 last week).

Here are the 185 public and reported Sedo sales for the week November 10 to November 16 2014:

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Sedo Sells 572 Domains For $1.1 Million: EasyBet.com 35000 EUR, Shudder.tv $10,000, Penguin.club $8,000

sedoIn the past week 572 (542 last week) transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1.1 million ($1.4m last week). Only 223 (160 last week) domains from the 572 were reported by Sedo. The other domains were either private sales or domains that sold for less than 700 USD/EUR/GBP. Over 50% (49% 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 $1,923 ($2,583 last week).

Here are the 223 public and reported Sedo sales for the week November 3 to November 9 2014:

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Sedo Adds A Minimum Sales Commission Fee To Parked Domains

sedoStarting October 21, 2014, Sedo added a 50 EUR/USD or 35 GBP minimum sales commission fee to all domains. Up until that time parked domains with Sedo didn’t have a minimum sales commission.

Sedo actually says that this increase is “Standardization of Sedo’s sales commission rates“. Fancy way to call an increase in fees.

“Every category 1 domain which is sold via the Sedo Marketplace or SedoMLS will have a minimum commission of 50 EUR/USD or 35 GBP. This also affects domains which are parked and for sale with fixed prices. In return you get a secure and trusted intermediary for the escrow of your funds and transfers of your domain names.

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Sedo Sells 542 Domains For $1.4 Million: Pager.com $45k, Koffer.ch 17822 EUR, 6.biz $12,637

sedoIn the past week 542 (554 last week) transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1.4 million ($1m last week). Only 160 (174 last week) domains from the 442 were reported by Sedo. The other domains were either private sales or domains that sold for less than 700 USD/EUR/GBP. Over 49% (49% 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 $2,583 ($1,805 last week).

Here are the 160 public and reported Sedo sales for the week October 28 to November 2 2014:

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Sedo Sells 554 Domains For $1 Million: Angel.in $30k, 3DFashion.com $10k, Joy.club $10k

sedoIn the past week 554 (484 last week) transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1 million ($1.4m last week). Only 174 (150 last week) domains from the 454 were reported by Sedo. The other domains were either private sales or domains that sold for less than 700 USD/EUR/GBP. Over 49% (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 $1,805 ($2,893 last week).

Here are the 174 public and reported Sedo sales for the week October 21 to October 27 2014:

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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!”

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