In the past week 674 (675 in the previous week) transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1.2 million ($1.2m in the previous week). Only 258 (233 in the previous week) domains from the 674 were reported by Sedo. The other domains were either private sales or domains that sold for less than 700 USD/EUR/GBP. Over 56% (54% 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 $1,780 ($1,778 last week).
See here the top 10 of all Sedo sales in 2014 and the top 10 in New gTLD sales.
Here are the 258 public and reported Sedo sales for the week March 16 to March 22 2015:
Highest sale this week at Flippa was the domain name Refer.ly that was sold for $4,900.
It was another good week for .io at Flippa with 6 domain names selling.
Post-Auction Negotiation was the method of sale for 4 domain of this week’s list.
There were 7 domains that were sold by Buy-It-Now and newly introduced (and soon to be re-branded) Domain Catalog had 3 sales this week.
Flippa 2014 Review: $2.15 Million In Domain Name Sales
This Is The Buyer Of ShipYourEnemiesGlitter.com For $85,000
Top Flippa Domain Sales from the past week: Continue reading
Since the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center administered the first Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) case in 1999, total WIPO case filings have passed the 30,000 mark, encompassing over 58,000 domain names.
In 2014, cybersquatting case filings with WIPO increased by Continue reading
Donuts has been making a lot of posts in the past few days about the New gTLD renewal rate that is currently resting at about 70%.
.Guru is doing worse than 70%. .Guru domain names registered the day after general availability have a <=60% renewal rate. Overall renewal rate must be at about Continue reading
PeopleBrowsr recently negotiated a vendor agreement with GoDaddy, and they have written a post to share their perception of GoDaddy as it prepare for its IPO.
PeopleBrowsr is the registry of .CEO, .Best and .Kred new extensions.
These are some highlights of the post called "GoDaddy: Leading in an Emerging TLD Industry": Continue reading
Butterfly Twists, a British ballerina brand got creative with its domain name web extensions. Hundreds of extensions have been registered and 100s of customized websites have been created.
Butterfly Twists has created a search engine that Continue reading
The number of .uk domains being registered to privacy services has grown from about 300 per month at the beginning of last year to 6,500 per month now.
So while ICANN is looking to improve domain name whois, Nominet has some interesting ideas that ICANN should consider. Continue reading
Today, 25 March 2015, Power Auctions LLC, ICANN's authorized auction service provider, conducted a New gTLD Program Auction to resolve string contention for two new generic top-level domain (gTLD) strings: .PING and .SRL. Continue reading