Namecheap Announces MoveYourDomainDay Will Be On January 27, 2015

namecheapNamecheap announced that MoveYourDomainDay will happen again on January 27, 2015.

On that day, you can transfer your .com/.net/.org/.biz/.info for only $3.98 (plus applicable ICANN fees) with coupon code NC15MYDD, and you get an additional year on your domain name when you transfer.

Shared hosting plans (Value, Professional, Ultimate) will all be 50% off with coupon code MYDDHOST15. This means that the Value Hosting plan is $4.94 for the first year.

For every domain transferred or hosting plan purchased, up to 10,000, Namecheap will donate Continue reading

Daily Domain Sales (1-20-2015): ElEspanol.com $12,000, MaxHardcore.com $10,100

dailyPoll Results: 30% Of People Will Renew All New gTLD Domains While 15% Will Drop Them All

What’s New At Flippa: 430,000 Domains Listed, 2,600 Websites & 210 Apps

Domaining Europe 2015 Will Feature Adam Dicker, Braden Pollock, Michele Neylon, Paul Keating

Verisign Q3 2014 Report: 284 Million Domain Names With 6.8% Growth, 130 Million .Com & .Net

Escrow.com Releases Express Cart – A Way To Provide Escrow Services On Your Website

Rightside Released Collision Domains Names For 30 Of Its New gTLDs

Release of .SCOT Name Collision List Domains

Check out my latest domain name renewal/drop report: November: 827 Domain Name Renewals And 119 Drops (12.6%)

It seems that owners of high premium New gTLD domains are trying to sell them by hiding renewal cost? What do you think?

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Here are the Top 10 New gTLD Domain Name Sales Of 2014.

See here The 13 Most Expensive & Developed New gTLD Domains Of 2014 with screenshots of the websites included in the article.

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

Here are yesterday's domain 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

Verisign Q3 2014 Report: 284 Million Domain Names With 6.8% Growth, 130 Million .Com & .Net

verisignVeriSign, Inc. today announced 4 million domain names were added to the Internet in the third quarter of 2014, bringing the total number of registered domain names to 284 million worldwide across all top-level domains (TLDs) as of Sept. 30, 2014, according to the latest Domain Name Industry Brief.

The increase of four million domain names globally equates to a growth rate of 1.6 percent over the second quarter of 2014. Worldwide registrations have grown by Continue reading

What’s New At Flippa: 430,000 Domains Listed, 2,600 Websites & 210 Apps

flippaFlippa's general manager, Nick Kenn, issued an update on what's new on Flippa.

Here’s what’s new at Flippa as we enter 2015:

  • Websites – with listing numbers growing significantly at every price bracket, 2,600 at time of writing, plus a free–to-list option (Website Classifieds)
  • Deal Flow – In the last 6 weeks of the year alone, $2 million worth of web businesses changed hands through the Deal Flow team, with the transactional sweet-spot in the $40,000 – $3 million range
  • Domains – from 400 domain listings this time last year, Flippa now has 430,000 domain names for you to choose from
  • Apps – There are 210 apps listed on Flippa right now, versus 20 this time last year

New features: Continue reading

Poll Results: 30% Of People Will Renew All New gTLD Domains While 15% Will Drop Them All

poll-domain-namesWe are now just a week away from the first anniversary of the New gTLD program launch.

It all started when 7 New gTLDs from Donuts were released on the 29th of January 2014. That is when the 7 extensions (.bike, .clothing, .guru, .holdings, .plumbing, .singles, .ventures) entered the EAP availability.

I started this poll (How many New gTLD domains will you renew?) 3 months ago asking readers if they intended to renew their new domains and what percentage they would renew. The poll has now ended and got 528 votes. Continue reading

Domaining Europe 2015 Will Feature Adam Dicker, Braden Pollock, Michele Neylon, Paul Keating

domaining-spainDomaining Europe 2015 that will be held again in Valencia, Spain from the 23rd to the 25th of April will feature Adam Dicker as a keynote speaker.

Adam Dicker is going to open the conference with a keynote address: "News in the Domain World 2015 and beyond!" Braden Pollock (Legalbrandmarketing.com) and Michele Neylon (Blacknight.com) will moderate this event.

Domaining Europe also announced the Continue reading

Daily Domain Sales (1-19-2015): WZC.com $20,509, Ecommerce.net $16,725, Opia.com $10,000

dailyShipYourEnemiesGlitter.com website and domain name sold today at Flippa for $85,000 after receiving 345 bids.

Escrow.com Releases Express Cart – A Way To Provide Escrow Services On Your Website

Rightside Released Collision Domains Names For 30 Of Its New gTLDs

Release of .SCOT Name Collision List Domains

Check out my latest domain name renewal/drop report: November: 827 Domain Name Renewals And 119 Drops (12.6%)

It seems that owners of high premium New gTLD domains are trying to sell them by hiding renewal cost? What do you think?

New gTLD Weekly Launch Review: .Brussels, .Vlaanderen, .ForSale, .Band, .RIP, .Space

Was Hexonet.net (1API) Hacked? You Should Change Your Password Now!

Here are the Top 10 New gTLD Domain Name Sales Of 2014.

See here The 13 Most Expensive & Developed New gTLD Domains Of 2014 with screenshots of the websites included in the article.

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

Here are yesterday's domain 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

Rightside Released Collision Domains Names For 30 Of Its New gTLDs

rightsideRightside released thousands of domains names that were originally blocked on the ICANN Name Collision List on January 17, 2015. Complete lists of the collision domains are available to download.

The domain names were on the collision lists on these 30 Rightside New gTLDs: Continue reading

Escrow.com Releases Express Cart – A Way To Provide Escrow Services On Your Website

escrow.comLast week, during NamesCon, Escrow.com released "Express Cart" that allows anyone to provide Escrow services directly from their website.

Do you need to provide Escrow services on your site? This applies to anyone that has a domain name portfolio website and wants to offer buyers an automated and secure payment option.

Escrow.com Express cart provides multiple ways for you to Continue reading

Release of .SCOT Name Collision List Domains

scotRegistry operator Dot Scot Registry Limited announced the release of some of its reserved .SCOT domains from the Name Collision List on the 6th of January after which all names are in the general pool of available names for registration (except otherwise reserved).

As for the release of (some) reserved names, they are starting with those related to Governmental and other entities relating to Civic Scotland. Continue reading