Domain Holdings Announces $9.5M in Q3 Sales, 97.7% Sold Were .COM Domain Holdings announced their 2014 Q3 sales yesterday. Total Q3 sales tallied up to $9,554,983 of which a staggering $9,337,626 (97.7%) sold were .COM domains. Other highlights to note about the Q3 sales from DH sales report: Average weekly sales $796,249 Average sale $29,932 End user sales accounted for 73.84% of all sales Deals...
NameTalent.com - 12 hr 39 min ago
ICANN Grants Data Retention Waiver To 4 European Registrars ICANN granted data retention waivers to 4 European registrars: GANDI SAS (France) IP Twins SAS (France) CPS-Datensysteme GmbH (Germany) Hostserver GmbH(Germany) The 4 registrars submitted to ICANN a Registrar Data Retention Waiver Request (“Waiver Request”) pursuant to Section 3 of … Continue reading →
OnlineDomain.com - 12 hr 56 min ago
Report: 8 .NYC Sites Are Already In Alexa Top 1 Million The launch of domain names ending with .NYC about a month ago have just 47,000 .NYC domains have been claimed and will become internet websites from and for New York City. Sites are following suit. Eight sites are already in Alexa´s top One million count. Alexa provides traffic data, global rankings and other information on […]
The Domains - 13 hr 5 min ago
Domain Name Wire Podcast is now on iTunes Listen to the Domain Name Wire Podcast on your iOS or Android device. The Domain Name Wire Podcast is now on iTunes, giving you one more way to listen to the show each week. You can find the podcast by visiting this link on your Apple device. iOS users can subscribe to the podcast and […]
Domain Name Wire - 13 hr 22 min ago
IBM takes the .Buzz domain via UDRP Despite the new URS process that allows for trademark holders, particularly those of famous marks, to disable an offending gTLD domain, IBM took the UDRP route. In a case filed at the WIPO against the domain IBM.buzz, the Complainant was International Business Machines Corporation. The UDRP was filed 4 months after the domain IBM.buz...
.UK Registry, Nominet, Names Next CEO Nominet, the .uk registry, named its new Chief Executive Officer that is Russell Haworth. Russell will join Nominet in January 2015. Nominet said in the announcement that “Russell will lead the organisation as it develops its core registry business, explores … Continue reading →
OnlineDomain.com - 14 hr 53 min ago
DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Friday 10/31 It looks like everyone is having a great start to TRAFFIC. Judging by the clothing, the weather has to be better than it is here in Central IL. It’s absolutely miserable here. I’m glad my daughter is too old to trick or treat because I’d have to put on ski outfit to go out in this cold wet weather. I’d much...
DomainShane.com - 15 hr 30 min ago
Domain Name News: October 31 Week in Review Hand-curated, no-B.S., important domain name industry news, including: • .ooo Owner Infinibeam Isn't Just Crazy, It's a Misinformation Machine • New gTLDs Top 3 Million • Domain Holdings Sold Nearly $10 Million in Domain Names Last Quarter • .Biz Domain Name Registrations Fall Under 2.5 Million • ICANN Termin...
DomainSherpa.com - 17 hr 45 min ago
Daily Sales Recap 10-30-14 RealityShow.com sells for $9,298 on NameJet Daily Sales Recap 10-30-14 Federer auctioned off Siamese.com on Flippa and it closed at $5,010. There were 57 bids for the 10 year old domain. RealityShow .com sold for $9,298 on NameJet. The 3 character domain name HA2 .com sold for $1,040. Sedo Sales finreach.com 3,000 USD scrabblesolver.com 1,165 USD kfz-autoversicherung.de 1,950 ...
The FTC issues hefty fine to the manager of 18 dating sites for ‘fake profiles’ The Federal Trade Commission has issued a fine to the British dating services company JDI Dating, for using computer generated user profiles, referred to as “virtual cupids”. These fake profiles were used as a bait, tricking users into upgrading their own accounts to paid memberships. Upon creating their profile, the use...
DomainGang.com - Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 21:32
OnlineDomain.com - Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 21:25
Spain Passes So-Called Google Tax Spain finally passes the “Google Tax” It has been in the works for awhile and now Spain has passed an intellectual property law that can result in fines for news ... Read More
DomainCrunch.com - Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 20:11
Domain Picks Dropping on Halloween 2014 This is my first ever picks post that doesn’t have a .net or a .org listed, I double checked the dropping nets and orgs just to be sure I wasn’t missing something but I couldn’t find anything I thought was worth listing...
DomainPicks.com - Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 19:58
Buying and Selling a Traffic Portfolio - Part 4
So you’ve done your due diligence on the domain portfolio that you wish to acquire and everything looks like it’s good. All you have to do is part with your hard earned cash and wait for the authorisation codes so that you can transfer the domains into your registrar. So what’s the problem? A lot!
What happens if you send off you...
Michael Gilmour - Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 19:45
5 Easy Web Development Ideas to Jumpstart Your Domain Names Have a great domain name and wondering what to do with it? Here are five type of web development sites you can easily employ to jump start your domain names. Community + Social Engagement Wondering what to do with your GEO domain names? Look no further for inspiration than blogger, Tracey Record. Tracey and her
TiaWood.com - Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 18:20
Neustar reports earnings, .Co grossed $4.4 million last quarter .Co acquisition helps boost revenue at Neustar. Neustar reported third quarter earnings after the bell today. The company, which operates .us, .biz and .co, reported a 7% lift in revenue and a 1% increase in net income compared to the third quarter of 2013. A big growth driver was the addition of .Co, which the […]
Domain Name Wire - Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 17:44
TLDInvestors.com - Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 17:16
.CA Domain Drop comes up Aces on October 29 DomainReport.ca
I don't know about you, but October has been a busy month for .ca and .com domain inquiries for me. It seems like everyone is on the hunt to get a good domain name for their website presence. Most of 2014 has been average for me, but in August things started picking up and October has been great. I hope 2014 finis...
Dot CA Domains - Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 16:28