Rightside Releasing Over 20,000 Domains With Two Characters

rightsideRightside announced that on March 18 it will release certain two-character domains for each of the Top Level Domains (TLDs) in its portfolio, which includes such extensions as .SOCIAL and .ATTORNEY. These two-character domain names, such as 2b.social, 21.rocks, and A1.lawyer, offer more than 20,000 new URL options for businesses and consumer.

Rightside included the following details in today's announcement: Continue reading

Top 10 Keywords Registered in .COM and .NET in February 2015 (holo, apple)

verisignVerisign published the list of the top 10 trending keywords for February 2015 registered in .COM and .NET.

This Sun., March 15, marks the 30th anniversary of the first .COM domain name registration, Symbolics.com. Today there are more than 116 million .COM domain names registered globally.

Top 10 Keyword Registration Trends for .COM and .NET in February 2015: Continue reading

Daily Domain Sales (3-7-2015): Getir.com $15,000, ProxySoft.com $1,450

dailyThe domain name vvv.com is for sale on Namejet and it is already at $79,100.

New Afternic Commission and Pricing Structure (minimum BIN is now $50)

Bill Rancic Has 5 Tips To Bring Your Business Idea To Life (With A .Com Domain)

GoDaddy Pro Goes Into ‘Beta’

What A Domain Name Reseller Learned From Selling 100,000 new gTLDs

Golf & Country Clubs That Use .CLUB Domain Names (video)

I Just Lost ini.gr To PepsiCo Greece Because Someone Decided That It Is Similar To ivi.gr

Click here to see all the old daily domain sale reports.

To newbies: these prices below are 99% WHOLESALE prices except for some sales at Sedo. Here are the top domain name sales and auctions from Sedo, Namejet, Snapnames, Go Daddy, Drop Catch and Flippa (please note that a lot of the domain names listed below have not been paid for yet): Continue reading

New Afternic Commission and Pricing Structure (minimum BIN is now $50)

afternicAfternic just announced a new commission and pricing structure that aims to make things simpler.

This is what Afternic wants to achieve: Continue reading

Bill Rancic Has 5 Tips To Bring Your Business Idea To Life (With A .Com Domain)

verisignEntrepreneur and season one winner of “The Apprentice” Bill Rancic has 5 tips to bring your business idea to life.

Last month, Verisign introduced businessman and motivational speaker Bill Rancic as one of the celebrity judges in the #InternetOfficial contest. Verisign recently sat down with Bill to discuss his tips for business owners and entrepreneurs. Bill wanted to be Continue reading

.POKER Domain Landrush Period Begins

afiliasGlobal registry services provider and poker fan Afilias announced that today is the start of the landrush period for the new “dot POKER” or .POKER top level domain.

From March 10 through April 9, 2015, anyone may apply for the .POKER domain name they want. All applications will be finalized after the landrush period ends, and names receiving more than one application will go to an auction process. Open registration follows on April 21, 2015. Continue reading

Sedo Sells 581 Domains For $1.4 Million: Ezpr.com $14,500, Moon.co 6,000 GBP

sedoIn the past week 581 (514 in the previous week) transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1.4 million ($0.9m in the previous week). Only 211 (168 in the previous week) domains from the 581 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 $2,410 ($1,751 last week).

See here the top 10 of all Sedo sales in 2014 and the top 10 in New gTLD sales.

Here are the 211 public and reported Sedo sales for the week February 23 to March 1 2015:

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Daily Domain Sales (3-6-2015): HotSpot.it 2,100 EUR, 9379.net $1,497

dailyGoDaddy Pro Goes Into ‘Beta’

What A Domain Name Reseller Learned From Selling 100,000 new gTLDs

Golf & Country Clubs That Use .CLUB Domain Names (video)

I Just Lost ini.gr To PepsiCo Greece Because Someone Decided That It Is Similar To ivi.gr

Uniregistry Now Supports Premium New gTLD Domain Registrations/Transfers

.NYC 6 Month Report: 72,103 Domains Sold (90 per day), 74.27% Are Parked

Click here to see all the old daily domain sale reports.

To newbies: these prices below are 99% WHOLESALE prices except for some sales at Sedo. Here are the top domain name sales and auctions from Sedo, Namejet, Snapnames, Go Daddy, Drop Catch and Flippa (please note that a lot of the domain names listed below have not been paid for yet): Continue reading

What You Need To Know About IANA (video)

icannICANN just published a new video on YouTube.com called "What you need to know about IANA". This seems to be an old video from a couple of months back that was republished.

The video was created by LACNIC (Latin America and Caribbean Network Information Centre) and ICANN (The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers).

Please watch the video here: Continue reading

GoDaddy Pro Goes Into ‘Beta’

godaddyThe new GoDaddy Pro beta is now open and you can join.

GoDaddy Pro is a brand new program that was developed specifically to serve web professionals and their needs. It’s a one-stop shop for the web pros, to manage their clients and their clients’ products. Program members also receive a host of different benefits. Continue reading