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  • new5 ways to save time domain investing

    5 ways to save time domain investing

    Here are five ideas to reduce the time you spend buying and selling domains. Successful domain investors spend a lot of time researching domains to buy, handling sales, and managing their portfolios. Many domain investors I talk to don’t fully acco…
    - 5 hours ago, 5 Oct 22, 5:18pm -
  • Covetous Canadian Company tries to hijack an upgrade from .Ca to .Com

    Covetous Canadian Company tries to hijack an upgrade from .Ca to .Com

    Panelist makes an easy decision that the Complainant filed its case in abuse of the UDRP. A Canadian International Internet Dispute Resolution Centre panel has ruled (pdf) that Boost Collective Inc. tried to reverse domain name hijack BoostCollective…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Oct 22, 7:36pm -
  • 14 new end user domain sales up to $30,000

    14 new end user domain sales up to $30,000

    A reflexologist, a business travel company, and a crypto service bought domain names. Sedo had some nice five figure domain sales this past week including CardGrading.com for $30,000. Here’s a list of end user domain name sales that just completed…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Oct 22, 5:49pm -
  • Ankur Nagpal launches latest startup on Ocho.com

    Ankur Nagpal launches latest startup on Ocho.com

    He knows first-hand the value of a great domain name. In September 2022, entrepreneur Ankur Nagpal wrote a string of tweets offering an insight into the various things he would do differently when launching his next startup. Nagpal, who sold his prev…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Oct 22, 1:01pm -
  • .Com continued to slip in Q3

    .Com continued to slip in Q3

    The total number of registered .com domains fell again during the past quarter. The number of registered .com domain names fell last quarter, the second consecutive quarter-over-quarter fall. As of September 30, the last day of Q3, there were approxi…
    - 2 days ago, 3 Oct 22, 4:50pm -

The Domains

  • Sedo weekly domain name sales led by CardGrading.com
    Sedo released their weekly domain name sales and CardGrading.com led the way at $30,000. khiladi.com was second at $21,000 and FlightRoutes.com was third at $20,000. 40 .com sales 19 cctld sales 6 other tld sales Highlights of public SedoMLS sales ar…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Oct 22, 4:06pm -
  • JoeRogan.net is now an Indonesian Casino website
    Back in June JoeRogan.net expired and closed at $52,000 at GoDaddy auctions. The .net would forward to JoeRogan.com but it was left to expire. The name was at Enom so there was the chance Rogan’s people could renew the domain name after the auction…
    - 2 days ago, 4 Oct 22, 3:18am -
  • Sedo weekly domain name sales led by Editing.com
    Sedo released their weekly domain name sales and Editing.com led the way at $46,000. SCP.eu was second at 27,500 Euro, ($26,407). Filmalula.com was third at 20,000 Euro, ($19,226). 36 .com sales 10 cctld sales 5 other tld sales Highlights of public S…
    - 7 days ago, 28 Sep 22, 2:32pm -
  • Escrow.com Domain Investment Index for Q2 2022
    Escrow.com released their Domain Investment Index for Q2 2022. The total transaction value for all domains combined has dropped in Q2 2022 to $125M, from $130M in Q1 2022. Executive Summary Escrow.com has continued to facilitate more than $100 millio…
    - 8 days ago, 27 Sep 22, 6:52pm -
  • Security Week “Hundreds of eCommerce Domains Infected With Google Tag Manager-Based Skimmers”
    SecurityWeek.com published a piece on hackers abusing Google Tag Manager by injecting HTML or JavaScript code into websites using GTM. These were all ecommerce websites From the article: A legitimate Google service typically used for marketing and us…
    - 11 days ago, 25 Sep 22, 6:58am -

TLD Investors

  • Escrow.com “The real land of the metaverse is and has always been domain names”

    Escrow.com “The real land of the metaverse is and has always been domain names”

    Escrow.com put out a press release that highlighted their domain name sales and also delved into NFT’s and the Metaverse. The full press release is below and chock full of a lot of data. SAN FRANCISCO, California – 4 October 2022 – Escrow.com,…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Oct 22, 4:31pm -
  • Starting Up A New Brand? This is How To Select The Right Domain Name

    Starting Up A New Brand? This is How To Select The Right Domain Name

    *Article was contributed by Grant Polachek of Squadhelp, TLDinvestors.com received zero compensation for publishing. It’s no longer news that the aftermath of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic opened the eyes of brands and Business owners to the importanc…
    - 2 days ago, 4 Oct 22, 4:57am -
  • September 2022 New Gtld sales come in at $353K up $54K from previous month

    September 2022 New Gtld sales come in at $353K up $54K from previous month

    Looking back at September there were 376 reported new gtld domain name sales at Namebio. This is compared to 353 in August. Sales totaled $353,000 vs $298,900 in August. Average price per sale came in at $936 up from $844 in August. It was the odd mo…
    - 4 days ago, 1 Oct 22, 2:36pm -
  • NatalieCole.com which closed at $51K gets renewed

    NatalieCole.com which closed at $51K gets renewed

    Natalie Cole sadly passed away back in 2015 and her domain name NatalieCole.com had expired. It closed at $51,000 back on 9/24 at GoDaddy auctions. The domain name was renewed and the official website is back up and running. It’s nice to see the do…
    - 5 days ago, 1 Oct 22, 4:59am -
  • Braden Pollock posts 3 sales led by Dropped.com at $65,000

    Braden Pollock posts 3 sales led by Dropped.com at $65,000

    Braden Pollock’s LegalBrandMarketing posted 3 sales today at Namebio. Dropped.com was the highest at $65,000. He also sold Raw.org and Corner.vc. Congrats to Braden. dropped.com 65,000 USD 2022-09-28 LegalBrandMarketing raw.org 7,500 USD 2022-09-28…
    - 7 days ago, 28 Sep 22, 3:59pm -
  • Dynadot August 2022 Aftermarket sales led by a trio of $15k sales including metapwr.com

    Dynadot August 2022 Aftermarket sales led by a trio of $15k sales including metapwr.com

    Dynadot released their August 2022 domain name sales. The sales data comes in a number of categories. Expired auctions, Last Chance auctions, Backorder auctions, User auctions and Marketplace. Three sales tied for the top spot, MetaPwr.com, SparkByHi…
    - 8 days ago, 28 Sep 22, 4:59am -
  • Prices going up on close to 200 extensions at Dynadot

    Prices going up on close to 200 extensions at Dynadot

    Dynadot announced they will be raising the prices on close to 200 domain name extensions. The change will take place October 3, 2022 at 16:00 UTC. These changes are due to the registry raising prices. All of these extensions are new gtlds so if you a…
    - 9 days ago, 27 Sep 22, 4:56am -
  • AutoDNS releases Chrome extension

    AutoDNS releases Chrome extension

    AutoDNS has released a chrome extension to give you domain name info right away. There will be 7 features listed in the chrome extension including social media data and whois information. The AutoDNS Chrome extension extracts the most important domai…
    - 12 days ago, 24 Sep 22, 7:28am -
  • HealthyChild.org closes at $60,000 with solid link profile

    HealthyChild.org closes at $60,000 with solid link profile

    HealthyChild.org was another big link play that closed at $60,000 on GoDaddy auctions. Taking a look Ahrefs Domain Rating 68 Backlinks 181,671 97% dofollow Referring Domains 3,727 85% dofollow You can take a look at what the website looked like thank…
    - 13 days ago, 23 Sep 22, 4:59am -
  • Keyword Research for ecommerce might also be helpful for domaining

    Keyword Research for ecommerce might also be helpful for domaining

    Maddy Osman wrote a very detailed and excellent piece on keyword research for ecommerce. I think if you are doing ecommerce it’s well worth your time to read it. But also if you are someone who regularly does hand registrations and checks out GoDad…
    - 14 days ago, 22 Sep 22, 5:00am -

Domain Investing

  • How to Calculate STR When You’re Still Buying Domain Names

    How to Calculate STR When You’re Still Buying Domain Names

    A domain portfolio sell through rate (STR) may be a vanity number that holds little importance to most people. The STR is the percentage of domain names that are sold, and it is usually calculated on an annual basis. Someone who doesn’t rely on dom…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Oct 22, 4:01pm -
  • Jen Sale on How to Sell Domain Names Wholesale

    Jen Sale on How to Sell Domain Names Wholesale

    Domain investors who want liquidity may opt to try and sell domain names at wholesale pricing. Reducing the price of a good domain name below its retail market value should help induce a sale more quickly. Jen Sale, who is a top industry domain name…
    - 2 days ago, 3 Oct 22, 5:02pm -
  • ICA to Host Meeting in Las Vegas in January

    ICA to Host Meeting in Las Vegas in January

    The Internet Commerce Association (ICA) announced that it will host its Annual Member Meeting early next year at Resorts World Las Vegas. The members only event will be held January 22 – 24, 2023. Early bird tickets are now for sale via EventBrite.…
    - 2 days ago, 3 Oct 22, 2:10pm -
  • Racing to Avoid a Double Sale

    Racing to Avoid a Double Sale

    When I have been doing outbound outreach to sell domain names, I have been including a link to a Dan.com BIN landing page. My focus has been on less expensive domain names since they tend to sell more easily. With Dan landers, the buyer has two purch…
    - 6 days ago, 29 Sep 22, 2:46pm -
  • Email Deliverability May Still be Issue for XYZ (Updated)

    Email Deliverability May Still be Issue for XYZ (Updated)

    At the end of my son’s soccer game on Saturday, one of the parents came up to the Assistant Coach and asked about the company on his sweatshirt. The Assistant Coach works at the company, and the other parent knew a couple of his colleagues. After t…
    - 7 days ago, 28 Sep 22, 5:21pm -

DSAD

  • newAUCTION RECAP OF OCTOBER 4, 2022
    A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on October 4, 2022. If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring name)…
    - 6 hours ago, 5 Oct 22, 4:16pm -
  • newShane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Monday, October 3rd, 2022
    So you get to hear it first. Everyone who got a Colonel Whitenfur honey and NFT is going to get for FREEA High Res 3′ by 2″ PosterA Special Bottle of Drip’s Koda Hot HoneyAn NFT from a pretty popular artist. He’s done some great things…
    - 12 hours ago, 5 Oct 22, 10:35am -
  • AUCTION RECAP OF OCTOBER 3, 2022
    A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on October 3, 2022. If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring name)…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Oct 22, 3:59pm -
  • IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Tuesday, October 4th
    Main List       NameJet          Flippa/Sedo   LLLL.com’s       LLL, CCC, 5L       Other LLLL’sShort Brandables         Numbers       One Worders    Vape, Vegan, VRSnap Names/Dropcatch         NamePros …
    - 2 days ago, 4 Oct 22, 8:27am -
  • AUCTION RECAP OF OCTOBER 2, 2022
    A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on October 2, 2022. If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring name)…
    - 2 days ago, 3 Oct 22, 3:02pm -
  • Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Monday, October 3rd, 2022
    You might have noticed that Travis wrote Saturday’s list here. It’s been a tough road here lately. Our Godaddy commission is down to almost nothing because they don’t track the cookie on the click but rather on when you pay. Then Honey or an…
    - 2 days ago, 3 Oct 22, 10:40am -
  • AUCTION RECAP OF OCTOBER 1, 2022
    A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on October 1, 2022. If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring name)…
    - 3 days ago, 2 Oct 22, 4:21pm -
  • Trav’s List of Domains at Auction for Sunday, October 2, 2022
    It is interesting to follow up after domain sales to see what buyers did (if anything) with the domain after purchasing. I’d guess that at least half the time the domain still points to wherever it pointed the day that it sold. I know that it tak…
    - 3 days ago, 2 Oct 22, 10:32am -
  • AUCTION RECAP OF SEPTEMBER 30, 2022
    A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on September 30, 2022. If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring nam…
    - 4 days ago, 1 Oct 22, 3:59pm -
  • IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Saturday, October 1st
    Main List       NameJet          Flippa/Sedo   LLLL.com’s       LLL, CCC, 5L       Other LLLL’sShort Brandables         Numbers       One Worders    Vape, Vegan, VRSnap Names/Dropcatch         NamePros …
    - 5 days ago, 1 Oct 22, 10:08am -

Domain Gang

  • newAutoDNS Chrome extension gives live domain insights
    What could suddenly improve your domain analysis overnight? We know your browser is your window to the internet, which is why we developed the AutoDNS Chrome extension. It simplifies your domain and website data analysis by consolidating all informat…
    - 5 hours ago, 5 Oct 22, 4:50pm -
  • newKitchenSink.com: Did it really sell for $30 grand during #NamesCon 2018?
    The domain name KitchenSink.com was reported as sold on Sedo, for the sum of $8,500 dollars. The sale would be considered to be on the low end of the domain’s valuation, particularly when there is a recorded sale of the domain for considerably more…
    - 7 hours ago, 5 Oct 22, 2:45pm -
  • newElon Musk hints of X.com after Twitter agreement re-established
    Elon Musk put on his big boy pants and agreed to honor the April 25 merger agreement he originally signed, in which he agreed to pay $54.20 per Twitter share. The richest man in the known cosmos had a terrible week, after texts revealed the level of…
    - 10 hours ago, 5 Oct 22, 12:36pm -
  • YomKippur.com: Holiest holiday domain remains undeveloped
    Yom Kippur, the holiest day in Judaism, occurs annually on the 10th of Tishrei, the seventh month of the Hebrew calendar. Primarily centered on atonement and repentance, the Yom Kippur is a day of observing full fasting accompanied by intensive praye…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Oct 22, 7:15pm -
  • Nobli.com UDRP delivers finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking
    The Complaint filed against the domain Nobli.com failed; the Complainant was found guilty of committing Reverse Domain Name Hijacking. Nobli.com was registered in 2009, all while the Complainant’s claim to the NOBLI mark were not established until…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Oct 22, 4:00pm -
  • Shocker: Melinda Gates has failed to grab MelindaGates.com via the UDRP process
    Despite winning the UDRP for MelindaGates.org, philanthropist Melinda French Gates has failed to grab the matching .com domain via the UDRP process. This “shocker” of a decision is based on one simple element: the registration date of MelindaGate…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Oct 22, 3:40pm -
  • #Sedo : Domain sales report | October 3, 2022 — CardGrading.com at $30,000 dollars
    Sedo domain sales report: Top sale is the domain CardGrading.com for $30,000 dollars. Welcome to the latest domain sales report by Sedo; this time we cover the sales week ending on October 3, 2022. This information has been provided by Sedo.com, kind…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Oct 22, 3:01pm -
  • Domain report: Escrow.com completes $519 million dollars in sales (June 2021 – June 2022)
    Escrow.com, the world’s largest online escrow company, reports domain name sales volume passed $256m in the first half of 2022, up 81% in two years. As shown in the Escrow Q2 2022 Domain Investment Index, the company facilitated $125m in domain nam…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Oct 22, 2:27pm -
  • Coffee and crypto: Mike Mann drops price, sells domain
    Domain investor and multi-faceted entrepreneur, Mike Mann, doesn’t drink coffee and considers crypto to be of dubious value. That didn’t stop Mike Mann from scoring yet another domain sale, for the ultra-combo deal CoffeeAndCrypto.com. The sale w…
    - 2 days ago, 3 Oct 22, 9:52pm -
  • Monedo.com: Failed fintech’s domain finds home at Media Options
    Monedo.com RIP, long live the new Monedo.com! German fintech startup Monedo closed down shop in 2020 and two years later its domain name expired and dropped. Following a three day auction at DropCatch, the domain Monedo.com found a new owner that pai…
    - 2 days ago, 3 Oct 22, 7:40pm -
  • CentralNic raises prices to three LL second level domains
    CentralNic, operators of a large number of LL .com domains that provide second level domain registrations, is increasing its prices. According to an announcement, ZA.COM, .SA.COM and .RU.COM are introducing a price increase that will come into effect…
    - 2 days ago, 3 Oct 22, 3:14pm -
  • Tobias.com UDRP: Registrant won with Reverse Domain Name Hijacking decision
    The registrant of the domain name Tobias.com has won the UDRP that Gibson Brands, Inc., filed to usurp the domain. The Complainant produces the famous Gibson guitars, but their TOBIAS brand is not globally known, per the UDRP: Complainant holds the r…
    - 2 days ago, 3 Oct 22, 2:10pm -
  • Skroutz.com: Why did this #domain name auction close at $6,001 dollars?
    The domain auction for Skroutz.com closed at DropCatch today. The final bid was $6,001 dollars, a seemingly extraordinary amount for a domain that doesn’t mean much. The winner was account holder “Dropper” at DropCatch. We’ve seen domain auct…
    - 3 days ago, 2 Oct 22, 9:39pm -
  • Why MGG Investment Group LP lost UDRP against mgcinv.com
    MGG Investment Group LP filed a UDRP against the registrant of the domain name mgcinv.com. The Complainant operates from the domain mgginv.com. The rationale, per the UDRP filing at Forum (NAF): Respondent’s mgcinv.com domain name is virtually ide…
    - 4 days ago, 1 Oct 22, 10:54pm -
  • Domain sightings: September.gr concept store in Athens, Greece
    Greece’s capital, Athens, is a city sprawl with character, allure, and all the challenges of a modern European metropolis. Greek consumer seek out and shop is small, local stores, as mega stores and malls are few and restricted in areas away from t…
    - 5 days ago, 1 Oct 22, 12:30am -

Online Domain

  • Epik gets a new CEO
    Rob Monster, Epik Founder, announced Brian Royce as the new CEO. Epik Holdings, Inc. announced that Robert Monster, Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer, has transitioned to a non-executive role as Chairman of the Board and Brian Royce, a v…
    - 30 days ago, 5 Sep 22, 2:37pm -
  • Identity Digital will release ~5,000 reserved domains
    Identity Digital (Donuts) announced that it will release approximately 5,000 previously reserved domains at “buy it now” (first come, first served) prices. Customers can purchase the domains beginning at 17:00 UTC on Sept. 13, 2022. Some of the d…
    - 34 days ago, 1 Sep 22, 4:45pm -
  • Radix H1 2022 premium domains report
    Radix published its premium domain name sales and renewals numbers for the first half of 2022. The registry had a 28% increase in sales and renewals from H2 2021 and 31% YoY. Renewal revenue that resulted from high-high model for Premium domains was…
    - 35 days ago, 31 Aug 22, 7:30pm -
  • Domain name trend report: July 2022
    This is a another report provided by Identity Digital (formerly Donuts) to get keyword and domain ideas for your future .com and other gTLD/ccTLD/NewgTLD domain name investments. You can also use this report to better evaluate you current portfolio.…
    - 43 days ago, 23 Aug 22, 2:26pm -
  • Efty integrates with NameBio to report domain sales
    Efty has teamed up with NameBio to enable one-click domain name sales reporting from within your Efty Investor dashboard whenever you mark a domain name as sold. As well as any domain names you’ve previously marked as sold. NameBio allows you to …
    - 47 days ago, 19 Aug 22, 10:24am -
  • PIR now offers .CHARITY, .FOUNDATION, .GIVES
    Public Interest Registry (PIR) is now offering its newly acquired top-level domains: .CHARITY, .FOUNDATION, .GIVES. Public Interest Registry (PIR), the non-profit organization behind .ORG and leading provider of mission-driven domains, announced its…
    - 48 days ago, 18 Aug 22, 3:12pm -
  • Dan.com transitions to GoDaddy’s CashParking
    Effective 25 August, 2022, Dan.com will transition to GoDaddy for domain CashParking services. To limit potential service disruptions, please complete the following steps prior to that date. Rest assured, if this is not done, your pages will revert b…
    - 51 days ago, 15 Aug 22, 7:13pm -
  • Tucows reports Q2 2022 results
    Tucows Inc. (NASDAQ: TCX) reported its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2022. All figures are in U.S. dollars. “We had a strong second quarter, with revenue and gross profit up 11% and 21% year over year respectively, driven…
    - 55 days ago, 12 Aug 22, 10:02am -
  • Mike Mann sells 10 domains for $283,383 in June
    Mike Mann reported 10 of his domain name sales in June 2022 for a total of $283,383. Reported prices started at $2,888 and went up to $150,000. Mike sold 10 .com domains. The average reported domain sales price was $28,338. If you want to further und…
    - 57 days ago, 9 Aug 22, 5:22pm -
  • .EU domains – Q2 2022 report
    EURid published its Q2 2022 Progress Report today with 172,037 new domain name registrations recorded, bringing the total number of .eu registrations to 3,722,177. Portugal topped the list of countries for registration growth at +5.1%, while the over…
    - 58 days ago, 8 Aug 22, 11:58pm -
  • List of domains Rick Schwartz bought in the past few years
    Rick Schwartz shared on twitter some of his latest domain name acquisitions from the past few weeks: WebAffair .com $419 Yozzy .com $459 RvSource .com $1150 OrthoClinic .com $4485   PiggyBanks .com $7456 BudCon .com $1,550 ProCream .com $859 StarHun…
    - 62 days ago, 4 Aug 22, 5:38pm -
  • GoDaddy reports Q2 2022 financial results
    GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2022: Revenue up 9% year-over-year Net Income up 93% year-over-year Normalized EBITDA up 30% year-over-year GoDaddy buys back $1 billion of shares year-t…
    - 63 days ago, 3 Aug 22, 10:18pm -
  • NFTs.com sold for $15,000,000
    Escrow.com today announced the purchase of the domain name NFTs.com for 15,000,000 USD. The deal was brokered for an undisclosed buyer by the experienced teams at Domainer and GoDaddy.com, whilst being facilitated by Escrow.com. Although no formal pl…
    - 63 days ago, 3 Aug 22, 12:29pm -
  • Verisign reports Q2 2022 results ($352 million revenue)
    VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN) reported financial results for the second quarter of 2022. VeriSign, Inc. and its subsidiaries (“Verisign”) reported revenue of $352 million for the second quarter of 2022, up 6.8 percent from the same quarter in 202…
    - 64 days ago, 2 Aug 22, 8:48pm -
  • VPN.com files $26 million lawsuit against domain investor
    VPN.com LLC has filed a multimillion lawsuit against long time domain investor George Dikian (California), Qiang Du (Hong Kong) and John Doe at the US District Court (California). The lawsuit involves a $250,000 payment in Bitcoin and $6.625 million…
    - 69 days ago, 28 Jul 22, 6:48pm -
  • .ME premium domains report (H1 2022)
    .ME premium domain portfolio grew growing steadily in the first half of 2022. Two-character domains remain the main revenue driver. Premium Domain Sales – facts and figures The data below applies to the period from January 1st, to June 30th, 2022 a…
    - 70 days ago, 27 Jul 22, 6:44pm -
  • Namecheap introduces Domain Vault
    Namecheap introduced Domain Vault ( https://www.namecheap.com/security/domain-vault/ ), a new product designed to give valuable domains the highest possible level of protection. “This new application makes it virtually impossible for domain setting…
    - 72 days ago, 25 Jul 22, 8:23pm -
  • .EU domain registrations increased in 2021
    EURid released its 2021 Annual Report with statistics, achievements and financials. EURid`s portfolio increased 0.9% compared to 2020, bringing the total number of registrations to 3,713,804 domain names. The country with the highest annual net incre…
    - 72 days ago, 25 Jul 22, 1:48pm -
  • CentralNic H1 2022 results
    CentralNic Group announced that the positive trading momentum previously announced has continued and the Company’s organic growth has further accelerated during the second quarter of 2022. Highlights H1 2022 reported revenue of USD 335m, up 92% fro…
    - 75 days ago, 22 Jul 22, 6:05pm -
  • Escrow.com released its Q1 2022 Domain Investment Index
    Escrow.com released its Domain Investment Index report for 1st Quarter of 2022. Escrow.com continued a strong volume of domain name transactions in Q1 2022, with this quarter topping more than $130 million in transactions. The return-on-investment fo…
    - 76 days ago, 21 Jul 22, 4:09pm -
  • GoDaddy domain name auctions changes
    Joe Styler, GoDaddy’s Aftermarket Product Manager, announced 2 changes that were made to the GoDaddy domain name auctions: “The gist of it is we made two long asked for changes on the auctions. This is due in large part to the complete auctions r…
    - 77 days ago, 20 Jul 22, 11:16pm -
  • Security incident at Bodis
    Bodis wrote on its blog about a security incident that happened last week: Security Incident Our team has detected suspicious activity on the Bodis.com site that began on or about Tues 07/12 @ 16:00 UTC and lasted through the early hours of Wed 07/13…
    - 77 days ago, 20 Jul 22, 12:30pm -
  • Domain name trend report: June 2022
    This is a another report provided by Identity Digital (formerly Donuts) to get keyword and domain ideas for your future .com and other gTLD/ccTLD/NewgTLD domain name investments. You can also use this report to better evaluate you current portfolio.…
    - 79 days ago, 18 Jul 22, 2:47pm -
  • Mike Mann sells 3 domains for $44,888 in May
    Mike Mann reported 3 of his domain name sales in May 2022 for a total of $44,888. Reported prices started at $10,000 and went up to $19,888. Mike sold 3 .com domains. The average reported domain sales price was $14,963. If you want to further underst…
    - 83 days ago, 14 Jul 22, 8:21pm -
  • Dynadot’s aftermarket domain sales from May 2022
    Dynadot published its aftermarket domain name sales report. The report includes domain name sales from Expired Auctions, Backorder Auctions, User Auctions, Last Chance Auctions, and Marketplace listings. See the top 10 Aftermarket sales from May 2022…
    - 84 days ago, 13 Jul 22, 3:31pm -
  • 2022 Q2 report: Internet has 350.5 million domains
    VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN) announced that the first quarter of 2022 closed with 350.5 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains, an increase of 8.8 million domain name registrations, or 2.6%, compared to the fourth quarter of…
    - 85 days ago, 12 Jul 22, 1:27pm -
  • Liquid market report Q2 2022: Escrow.com sales drop to $5.6M
    Giuseppe Graziano from GGRG partnering with Escrow.com and Estibot’s parent company Intelium and ShortNames.com published the 24th edition of the Liquid Domains Overview (LXDO), which focuses on the 614,928 .com domains we call “liquid”. The ob…
    - 89 days ago, 8 Jul 22, 3:47pm -
  • Donuts and Afilias rebrand to Identity Digital
    Donuts Inc. and Afilias, Inc. now have a new look after major rebranding efforts, uniting them under a new company name and single brand. Identity Digital™ was chosen to “reflect better the commitment to helping customers find, grow and protect t…
    - 91 days ago, 6 Jul 22, 4:04pm -
  • GoDaddy acquires Dan.com
    Dan.com and Reza Sardeha announced today that “Dan & GoDaddy join forces”. If you ask me it feels like a sad day in domaining today. Hope I am wrong but previous GoDaddy acquisitions, like Uniregistry, didn’t go the way everyone was hoping. It…
    - 99 days ago, 28 Jun 22, 3:05pm -
  • Dynadot’s aftermarket domain sales from April 2022
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  • Domain name trend report: May 2022
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  • Mike Mann sells 11 domains for $249,298 in April
    Mike Mann reported 11 of his domain name sales in April 2022 for a total of $249,298. Reported prices started at $7,110 and went up to $50,000. Mike sold 10 .com domains and 1 .org domain. The average reported domain sales price was $22,663. If you w…
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  • Dynadot’s aftermarket domain sales from March 2022
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  • Dynadot’s aftermarket domain sales from February 2022
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  • Domain name trend report: April 2022
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  • DAN adds domain categories and a hybrid PPC for sale page template
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  • Google offers new options for removing your personally-identifiable information from Search
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  • Dynadot’s aftermarket domain sales from January 2022
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  • European domains slowed down over 2021 but still grew!
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  • NamesCon: Agenda at a glance
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  • .EU reports small growth in Q1 2022
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  • Dynadot’s aftermarket domain sales from December 2021
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    - 2 May 22, 1:46am -
  • Escrow.com partners with MicroAcquire
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    - 30 Apr 22, 5:46pm -
  • VeriSign reports 7.2% growth in Q2 2022 from the .com price increase
    VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), today reported financial results for the first quarter of 2022. VeriSign reported a 7.2% growth in Q2 2022, (almost?) all of which came from the .com price increase in September 2021. Verisign increased the annual fee f…
    - 28 Apr 22, 10:48pm -
  • Mike Mann sells 5 domains for $120,287 in March
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    - 27 Apr 22, 4:45pm -
  • Verisign Q4 2021 report: domain registrations increase by 3.3 million
    VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN) announced that the fourth quarter of 2021 closed with 341.7 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains, an increase of 3.3 million domain name registrations, or 1.0%, compared to the third quarter of…
    - 18 Apr 22, 6:27pm -
  • NameSilo domain marketplace stats
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Domain Incite

  • newTaliban seizing domains to silence journalists
    The Taliban is attempting to close down independent media outlets in Afghanistan by deleting their .af domain names. The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology tweeted that the sites of Hasht-e Subh Daily and Zawia News were “taken d…
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  • newMcCarthy wins Nominet director election
    Kieren McCarthy, the former reporter who has spent much of his career bashing .uk registry Nominet in the pages of The Register, has been elected to its board of directors following a sometimes fractious campaign. He won despite placing second to law…
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  • Nominet “gaslighting” members over fees, candidate claims
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  • ICANN dodges bullet as American elected to ITU top job
    The International Telecommunications Union has elected Doreen Bogdan-Martin as Secretary-General, comfortably defeating a Russian candidate who could have caused serious problems for ICANN’s legitimacy. She won 139 votes out of 172 cast at the agen…
    - 2 days ago, 3 Oct 22, 4:36pm -
  • Identity Digital publishes treasure trove of abuse data
    Identity Digital, the old Donuts, has started publishing quarterly reports containing a wealth of data on reported abuse and the actions it takes in response. The data for the second quarter, released (pdf) at the weekend, shows that the registry rec…
    - 2 days ago, 3 Oct 22, 4:18pm -
  • Paraguay to chair the GAC
    Paraguayan government official Nicolas Caballero has been elected as the next chair of ICANN’s Governmental Advisory Committee. He ran unopposed, in an election that had to extend its nomination period because nobody put themselves forward in time…
    - 2 days ago, 3 Oct 22, 2:43pm -
  • Nominet may owe its members millions, top lawyer says
    Nominet has been charging its thousands of members annual subscription fees unlawfully for the last quarter-century, it has been claimed. Ian Mitchell KC, who you may recall was hired by a handful of members to opine that Nominet’s voting system ma…
    - 7 days ago, 28 Sep 22, 6:34pm -
  • ICANN approves ccTLD-killer policy
    ICANN has formally adopted a policy that would enable it to remove ccTLDs from the DNS root when their associated countries cease to exist, raising the possibility of the Soviet Union’s .su being deleted. Last Thursday at ICANN 75 in Kuala Lumpur,…
    - 7 days ago, 28 Sep 22, 1:06pm -
  • .br tops five million names
    Brazil’s .br ccTLD has topped five million registered domains for the first time. Stats provided by registry NIC.br show that the milestone was passed around September 14. The last million names have been added in just the last few years — .br hi…
    - 7 days ago, 28 Sep 22, 12:28pm -
  • ICANN returning to Puerto Rico
    ICANN has put Puerto Rico back on its list of future meeting venues after cancelling this year’s trip to San Juan due to the pandemic. The Org will summon the true believers to the Puerto Rico Convention Center from March 2 to March 7, 2024, for IC…
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