Flippa Weekly Domain Sales: SMS.io $7,500, Yurn.com $6,750

flippaHighest sale this week at Flippa was the domain name SMS.io that was sold for $7,500.

It was another hot week for .io at Flippa with 6 auctions selling 8 .io domain names.

Post-Auction Negotiation was the method of sale for 2 domain of this week’s list.

There were 10 domains that were sold by Buy-It-Now and newly introduced (and soon to be re-branded) Domain Catalog had 3 sale 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

Daily Domain Sales (3-21-2015): FootballMagazine.com $2,500, BuyBoxes.com $1,259

dailyDonuts Has Not Increased Domain Name Renewal Fees but there have been many reports about Minds & Machines.

HA Accepting Domains For A Dallas or New York Auction – Reveils It Sold Luxe.com For $173,000

New .XXX Domain Names Priced At $12.99 In April

8 Websites That Already Use A .Green Domain Name

Donuts General Availability Renewal Rate Is About 70%

This is How Tim Culpepper Got Domain.Buzz

Trademark Clearinghouse: 2,229 Marks Have Expired – Unverified Marks Increase!

Exact Match Domains (EMDs) Are Still A Better & Cheaper Option (“From SEO to SEM”)

I launched the “Deadbeat Buyers Database (DBBDB)”. The first one in is Mr. Henry Porter from London, UK (#1).

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

Donuts Has Not Increased Domain Name Renewal Fees

donutsDonuts made the 4th post today about the New gTLD renewal rate but the news were probably about the Donuts renewals fees.

Also the .Guru domain names registered the day after general availability have a <=60% renewal rate.

 

This is the first post they did where the renewal rate was 91.6% and the second post with a 85.3% rate. In the third post the overall renewal rate was 74%.

Donuts today says: Continue reading

HA Accepting Domains For A Dallas or New York Auction – Reveils It Sold Luxe.com For $173,000

heritageauctionsHeritage's February 9th Domain Name Auction has closed out with over $1.3M in sales. The New York auction featured a limited inventory of 29 names, and, with one additional pending sale in progress, Heritage Auctions (HA) have sold 20 of the 29 listed names.

Names that sold during the live auction include: Continue reading

New .XXX Domain Names Priced At $12.99 In April

icmICM Registry, the registry of .xxx, .porn and .adult, announced a price cut for .xxx domain names created in April. .Porn and .adult domains names will also be substantially reduced during the Domain Matching Program.

Domain purchasers, from April 1-30, can purchase new, one-year .xxx registrations for Continue reading

8 Websites That Already Use A .Green Domain Name

greenHere are the first 8 websites, with screenshots, that use a .green domain name that are already live.

.Green entered general availability today, March 24, 2015: 13:00 UTC.

.Green domain names are now open to everyone on a first-come, first-served basis.

These domain names are all part of the .green registry founders program or are run by the registry itself: Continue reading

Sedo Sells 675 Domains For $1.2 Million: TheRecRoom.com $89,888, Videos.de 50,000 EUR

sedoIn the past week 675 (602 in the previous week) transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1.2 million ($1.4m in the previous week). Only 233 (247 in the previous week) domains from the 675 were reported by Sedo. The other domains were either private sales or domains that sold for less than 700 USD/EUR/GBP. Over 54% (52% 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 $1,778 ($2,3260 last week).

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

Here are the 233 public and reported Sedo sales for the week March 9 to March 15 2015:

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Daily Domain Sales (3-20-2015): BuyMyHouse.com $45,000, USD.org $5,450

dailyDonuts General Availability Renewal Rate Is About 70%

This is How Tim Culpepper Got Domain.Buzz

Trademark Clearinghouse: 2,229 Marks Have Expired – Unverified Marks Increase!

Exact Match Domains (EMDs) Are Still A Better & Cheaper Option (“From SEO to SEM”)

53 Teams Used A .CLUB Domain Name At The LAUNCH Hackathon (video)

I launched the “Deadbeat Buyers Database (DBBDB)”. The first one in is Mr. Henry Porter from London, UK (#1).

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

Donuts General Availability Renewal Rate Is About 70%

donutsDonuts made a 3rd post today about New gTLD renewals: "Donuts Renewal Trends: Day 3".

(Day 3 does not refer to anything other than it is the third post that Donuts does on renewal rates.) This is the first post they did where the renewal rate was 91.6% and the second post with a 85.3% rate.

Donuts now says: Continue reading

This is How Tim Culpepper Got Domain.Buzz

domain-buzzThis is a story on how a domain investor can acquire a domain name he wants from another domain investor, without breaking the bank.

I talked to Tim a few weeks back and I asked him how he got the Domain.Buzz. I would think that it would be a reserved domain name by the .buzz registry. I wanted to know if he was on a founders program or something similar. But his story was very interesting. Continue reading