Domain Name Association Issues June 2015 “State of the Domains Report”

thednaThe Domain Name Association issued the latest "State of the Domains Report" that has many interesting articles and information.

I personally think that the most interesting articles are the ones from Andrew Brier, owner of and Simon Cousins, CEO of Allegravita LLC. I met them both at NamesCon this year and I can tell you they are both very passionate at what they do and very good too!

Domain Name Association has undergone some changes lately with new members introduced into its board and the launch of website.

You can read the complete "State of the Domains Report" here: Continue reading

Flippa Surpasses $150 Million In Domain Name & Website Sales

flippa_400x400Flippa announced that it reached a new milestone during the weekend.

Over $150 million in transactions have been processed on Flippa. This figure includes both domain name and website sales.

Just a few weeks back Flippa also reached Continue reading

.Bank: 4,700 Applications So Far (several weeks required for verification)

ftldAs of today, there have been more than 4,700 applications for .Bank domain names and this has far exceeded fTLD's early expectations.

As there are many banks that applied for multiple domain names, the registry is working to determine the actual number of bank applicants.

They expect the Symantec verification process will adjust from taking a recent average of four days to potentially several weeks. While a domain is awaiting processing by Symantec, it remains in a pending create status with Continue reading Gets A New User Interface announced today that have made what is probably the biggest user interface upgrades to date.

The Epik design team, led by Ala Dadan, had a main goal with the new interface upgrade that was to make it easier for customers to manage their domains, whether its a single domain or hundreds of domains. You can now Continue reading

20 .Club Domain Names You Can Buy From $1,500

club-new-gtldThere are many opportunities in buying New gTLD domain names right now. I wanted to make it easier for some people and list some .club domain names that are available for purchase.

I went through more than 5,000 .club domain names at Sedo with ΒΙΝ prices from $1,500 and up to $5,000 and found the best 20 in my subjective opinion.

These are domain names that are available at the time of writing at a BUY IT NOW price at

So here is my top 20 list of .Club domain names priced from $1,500 and up to $5,000: Continue reading

You Can Now Vote For Your Favorite Video Submission At The Verisign Contest

verisignThe Verisign #InternetOfficial contest completed its first phase by announcing the 15 first prize winners. Their original new .COM domain names earned them a shot at winning the Grand Prize of $30,000.

12 of the 15 winners submitted a video.

Now it's time to Continue reading

How To Pay 3% Escrow Fee At Sedo Instead Of 15%

sedoThis is how you can save a lot of money at Sedo. I don't normally use Sedo as a domain name escrow service for private transactions.

I use that also supports both US Dollars and Euro and is much cheaper.

Yesterday, the domain name Autism.Rocks sold at Sedo for $100,000. The seller talked to Continue reading

Afilias Adds .PROMO To Its New gTLD Portfolio

afiliasDomain registry operator Afilias announced today they are expanding their new top level domain (TLD) portfolio to include dotPROMO (.PROMO).

"Promotions have become an integral part of almost every sales process worldwide, especially branded products. According Razorfish’s Continue reading

XYZ Registry Buys .Theatre

xyz-logo-purpleFollowing .Security and .Protection the XYZ registry, announced that the .Theatre New gTLD will be joining the XYZ family. This is the 3rd announcement about a new extension in 3 days for XYZ.

The XYZ registry already operates Continue reading

Flippa Celebrating Its 6th Birthday & Offering $60 In Auction Credit

flippaFlippa is celebrating their birthday and are offering $60 FREE Flippa credit.

The $60 credit can be used to start 3 website auctions or 6 domain auctions. Or even to try your first auction upgrade.

Flippa is officially 6 years old and as a way of celebrating is offering this free credit. Continue reading