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And the profit from selling 29 Million worth of domains in 2017 for Uniregistry has been???

Uniregistry Market announced today that it has sold 3617 domains totaling more than 29,000,000 USD in the first 8 months of 2017. In 2017 the average prices dropped marginally for the first time ever to $8,017 USD per domain down from $9,110 USD. But the number of transactions increased by more than 24% over the …

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Trouble in paradise? Uniregistry staff departures continue!

It seems that 2017 is a tough year for Uniregistry. Many people have left the company. It is not clear if these departures have been lay-offs or resignations. Or if this is normal for Uniregistry although a few people have said it is not. 2 comments left at my article about GoDaddy that has stopped …

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Read here about the Topcoin CEO George Minardos before you invest in the ICO

This is one of the days that I read some news that I am not even that interested in only to read something that makes me go: “You have to be kidding me!”. So I read today on Domain Name Wire that Topcoin plans ICO with goal of being loyalty program for digital goods. I …

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Updates on Escrow.com’s Know Your Customer (KYC) Verification process

It’s been close to a year since Escrow.com introduced the Know Your Customer (KYC) Verification process to all Buyers, Sellers and Brokers. The process has not been all roses but it seems to be working now. Escrow.com believes that this verification requirement has helped make its platform that much more secure and overall, more transactions …

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The Undeveloped.com acquisition by Epik will not happen

The plans for Undeveloped to become a wholly owned subsidiary of Seattle-Based Epik Holdings, Inc. will not happen. The 4 million Euro acquisition was announced in March 2017 but never materialized. The companies have decided that rather than merge Undeveloped into Epik Holdings, both companies can operate more efficiently if the companies remain distinct. The …

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The Eric Lyon fundraiser has raised $16,060 so far

Eric Lyon was hit by the Harvey hurricane flooding and the domain name industry stepped up. There have been $16,060 raised so far for Eric Lyon and his family from 143 people in 7 days. The initial goal was $15,000. You can still donate here. That is a small amount to help Eric and his …

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Is Michael Cyger retiring from publishing DomainSherpa videos?

A tweet sent today by @DomainSherpa said that Michael Cyger is retiring from publishing in the domain name industry. “I’m retiring from publishing in the domain name industry,” says @MichaelCyger @DomainSherpa http://www.domainsherpa.com/farewell  #domains” The tweet had this image: Does this mean that Michael Cyger will not be publishing the DomainSherpa.com videos or something else too? …

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Namejet sold 65 domains for $332,995 in August (ditan .com, emojis .com, stylists .com)

Namejet released it’s August 2017 domain name auctions report that includes mostly 1 and 2 word .com domains and a few numerics. Namejet sold 65 (92 domains in July) domains in August for a total of $332,995 ($613,601 in July). Namejet only reports domains that were sold for $2,000 or more. Of course most of …

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Rick Schwartz and Frank Schilling on Startup podcast

Rick Schwartz, the Domain King, was on the latest episode of Startup podcast. The episode is called The Domain King (Season 6, Episode 1) and it is about “Why the dot com still reigns supreme.”. The podcast starts with Rick Schwartz telling his story, how he started with 1-800 numbers and then how he moved …

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.vip, .shop and .ltd domain name extensions get Beijing approval

.vip, .shop and .ltd are the first 3 domain name extensions to receive approval by the Beijing Communications Administration. .VIP is an MMX extenstion, .Shop is managed by GMO Registry, Inc. and .ltd is owned by Donuts. In December 2016, .vip was among the first three foreign registries to receive central government MIIT approval (with …

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