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DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Wednesday , December 17th
It’s official, Namescon has become THE domain conference. Congrats to everyone at Namescon for merging with DomainFest.  Not sure you could call it a merger or an absorbing, but either way DomainFest will live on.  It was inevitable that either DomainFest was going to call it quits or join forces with someone.  Even more surpri... - 16 hr 16 min ago
The Right Of The Dot / NamesCon Auction List is Live, and It’s Absolutely Loaded
When reading through the NamesCon site tonight looking at the upcoming agenda, I stumbled across the link to the Right Of The Dot / NamesCon auction pre-bidding that is already ongoing at SnapNames. As expected when domain industry veterans Monte Cahn and Michael Berkens are involved, the list is stacked with great names at a wide r... - 23 hr 1 min ago
Flippa Recap:,, and a $95k Website Sell., Do Not
Some Domains That Sold Last Past Week – $6,000 – Quickly sold at the BIN, when the bidding was only at $51. Also included the .net/org/info and This follows on for $10,000 recently, and for $50,000. 236 Domain Portfolio – $3,850 – Names ... - Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 19:1
DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Tuesday , December 16th
There are a lot of fantastic names dropping today at Namejet.  There are 10 names that I think could go over $10K  and I am a bidder on quite a few of them.  Not sure if I’m going to hit reserve but I’m going to give them a good shot.  Here are today’s names.  16 years old.  Best letters on the board today ... - Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 6:45
Quirky Product Sales via Amazon’s Affiliate Program in 2014
I’m not a big Amazon seller, but I still have a few hundred minisites that pay their way……….mostly with Adsense, but sometimes combined with sales of products through the Amazon affiliate program. With Amazon, you get a commission if a visitor buys something…..even if that something has absolutely nothi... - Monday, December 15, 2014 - 21:13
DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Monday , December 15th
Yesterday was one of those days.  I’m not sure if everyone has them but sure as heck do. The day where you have a list of a bunch of things you want to get accomplished.  You get a few of the things done in the morning and then start on the things that require the computer.  You look up four hours later and realize you haven... - Monday, December 15, 2014 - 6:45
My Recent Domain Purchases
I haven’t done much besides write a daily list each night but I thought I would share with you some of my recent domain purchases. I have sold a lot more than I have purchased but as you’ll see below I am upgrading all the sales into bigger names.  I mentioned that one of them was my biggest purchase to date.  It will be ... - Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 13:21
DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Sunday , December 14th
Sorry for the missed daily list but something came up that was more important.  One of my best friends and daily running partner of 10 years lost his wife to cancer.  It has been a hard thing to watch.  Obviously its hard to watch a strong, vibrant person be broken down to nothing in front of your eyes, but it’s just as difficu... - Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 6:45
Domain Flips (, and Flops (
Below is another look at a few recent domain flips and flops, with recent data courtesy of DN Journal and historical data from NameBio. Flips – Sold recently for $9,888 at Sedo, vs $4,500 in May of this year at NameJet. A double in half a year is pretty nice. Based on the screenshot below, it looks like it ... - Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 18:43
Update on Top 10 Sales from A Year Ago:,,,, More
Listed below are updates to the top 10 domain sales from a year this week, as ranked by DN Journal. 1. for $47,600 A whale of an upgrade from Alexa rank near 2.1 million. “A privately-owned company founded in 1970, MSC is one of the leading global shipping lines of the world.” 2. for $45,000 ... - Friday, December 12, 2014 - 20:40
DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Friday , December 12th
There are a lot of great names today on Namejet.   None of them are going to be cheap but great names aren’t cheap any more.  I still think I am getting some good value in my buys but they aren’t cheap.  To help offset it is the prices of the domains I already bought. They were cheap then but they are getting good prices ... - Friday, December 12, 2014 - 6:45
DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Thursday , December 11th
Here are today’s names. From the look of all the dot biz domains dropping there are quite a few people that have decided to cut their loses on dot biz.  I do think it works for a business but there really isn’t any resale value to the names.  They’re getting registered as an alternative to higher prices and once the... - Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 6:45
Recent Domain Sales That Have Been Developed (pics):,,,More
The screenshots below are additional examples of buyers of domains from September of this year that have either developed their sites, or purchased an upgrade domain and have redirected their acquisition to an existing website. sold for $6,450 at Sedo, and the owner is Bradford Stadler. Appears to be an upgrade from T... - Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 17:49
DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Wednesday , December 10th
Here are today’s names. I purchased my biggest and best name of my domain investing career yesterday.  It was a few years in the making but all came to an end yesterday with the name in my account.  It’s really an investment for my daughter as I’ve always promised my wife that I would take some of the money and put ... - Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 6:45
Every Once In a While I Get A “Free” Domain At Auction
We all look through the auctions.  Scanning through backlinks, valuate, number of Google results and ads, using the information to find what we deem a good buy.  One thing that most people forget to look at is expiration date.  Why is expiration date important?  If someone has added ten years to the expiration it’s like adding... - Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 18:2
TLD Registry Teams Up With Right of the Dot
Looks like Right of the Dot, Monte Cahn and Michael Berkens, have added another gTLD to their list of partners.  TLD Registries Inc best know for running two IDNs Dot Chinese Website and Dot Chinese Online have had some good success by helping non Chinese speaking domain buyers find names via a translation website ( and is an adverti... - Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 11:3
DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Tuesday , December 9th
Here are today’s names. It’s always informative to hear everyone’s opinion as to why they do or don’t buy on certain auction houses.  I get emails all the time questioning this place, that place.  Meanwhile I hear stories of the great names they have purchased and other stories of success in selling at auction... - Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 6:45
Flippa Recap: for $50k, for $20k,,,
Some Domains That Sold Over The Past Week – $50,000 – Sold at the BIN which was introduced in the middle of a bidding war that went on for hours. Two bidders were active over $30,000. Five bidders were active over $20,000. – $20,000 – Sold at the BIN, when the next highest bid was $15,... - Monday, December 8, 2014 - 19:58
DomainShane’s BIG LIST of Domain Name Auction Picks: Monday, December 8th
Here are today’s names. Yesterday Elliot had a good post about the top broker newsletters and put up a good list.  Unfortunately there were no links to where to sign up and he wanted the brokers themselves to put up the links.  None did.  Here’s some links to some the newsletters that I recommend.,, Med... - Monday, December 8, 2014 - 6:45 Fans Should Check out Sedo’s Great Domains Auction This Week
I count 31 of them on the auction block. However, only two have reserves below $10,000, and none have met reserve….but there will be more bidding activity as the Thursday auction ending approaches. For comparison’s sake, the one domain that sold at NameJet last week was at $25,000, while,, ... - Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 18:26

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