Did Invest.com Sell for $5,000,000? A ForexMagnates "exclusive" announced last week the domain name Invest.com was purchased for "over $5 million" by an Isreali VC. Today the domain remains in Escrow, indicating the it’s being transferred, but the transaction and dollar amount remain unconfirmed. ForexMagnates.com doesn’t exactly claim to have a source for the new...
NameTalent.com - Monday, December 1, 2014 - 14:21
Z.com Sells for $6.8 Million, Tops YTD Sales Chart The sale of Z.com by Nissan Motors to GMO Internet (a massive Japanese ISP) for $6,784,000 is the largest domain sale recorded in 2014 as reported by DNJournal. While the general public wraps its heads around the size of this domain name transaction, domain investors, brokers and folks involved in the domain space have to […]
NameTalent.com - Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 18:52
Power Integrations Inc. Buys Power.com for $1.26 Million USD As reported by DNJournal last week, Power.com sold to Power Integrations Inc. for $1,261,000.00. That ranks as the 6th largest reported sale this year by DNJournal sales report. The sale price was not announced by the buyer or seller but was uncovered by George Kirikos who uncovered the high profile sale by finding the data […...
NameTalent.com - Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 20:48
Domain of the Week: TalkToYourKidsAboutPizza.com Interesting campaign using the domain name TalkToYourKidsAboutPizza.com. I happened to be in front of the computer when I heard this ad so I did go to the website that has a few fun facts about good pizza (Anthony’s) and bad pizza (the rest). The informational website just funnels you to the companies other website AnthonysP...
NameTalent.com - Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 14:50
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 - Friday, October 31, 2014 - 10:36
DotGreen Community Inc. & Afilias Partnership Best gTLD Story of the Year It was one year ago that the DotGreen Community Inc. was forced to withdraw its application for the hotly contested .green TLD. This disappointing announcement came months before the fate of the .green TLD would be decided via ICANN’s auction process that saw companies with very deep pockets including Demand Media, TLDH (Minds+Machin...
NameTalent.com - Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 6:40
Hand Register .COMs Under $3 @ Godaddy Using Coupon Codes Updated 10/30 Hand registering domains for under $3 is a no brainer. Godaddy keeps lots of fresh coupon codes available and I’ll keep this thread updated with new coupon codes. Many folks that register at Godaddy are also signed up for Discount Domain Club (DDC) where renewals for members are under $9. I prefer to […]
NameTalent.com - Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 16:37
One Way to Acquire the Domain (types) You Want While searching for a name in a certain niche or in pursuit of building a strong domain name portfolio, simply buying hand registered domains just won’t cut it. Buying domains names from premium marketplaces like Sedo, Afternic, etc. can be a great way to build a good portfolio but at the same time may also […]
NameTalent.com - Friday, June 13, 2014 - 10:1
#FF A Few to Follow in the #DomainIndustry on Twitter Thanks to the industry folks that periodically include me in their weekly #FF tweets. Today I’m posting some of my favorite profiles to follow on Twitter from the domain industry. Happy Friday! Enjoy the list… @thedomains @DNJournal @adamstrong @fusible @morganlinton @DomainingCom @elliotsblog @mwzd @Nameclerk @DomainKing...
NameTalent.com - Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 11:31
BitcoinWallet.com Sells For $250,000 In a Tweet and Facebook post by domainer and Bitcoin guru Niko Younts, he announced the sale of BitcoinWallet.com and BitcoinWallets.com for a combined $450,000.
BitcoinWallet (.com) just sold for $250,000 and BitcoinWallets (.com) is pending at $200k. #bitcoin #wallstreet
The sale was just announced on CoinDesk.com and goes i...
NameTalent.com - Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 22:17
Do You Own Your Name .COM? Why It’s Important To Own Your Name .Com One third of the people on our planet are now connected to the internet; that’s over two billion people worldwide. The internet has become a place where you can learn, do, watch, buy or sell anything you can ever imagine. The internet has all but eliminated the […]
NameTalent.com - Saturday, February 1, 2014 - 13:8
What Happens at NamesCon Stays at NamesCon…? NamesCon is shaping up to be the biggest domain industry conference ever and I’m excited to be here and be a part of it! While I won’t be blogging about all of the happenings here, I will be tweeting some fun quotes and pics this week @NameTalent. I am really looking forward to catching up […]