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The domain name Fly.com sold for $2.89 million by Travelzoo

The domain name Fly.com sold for $2.89 million by Travelzoo according to SEC filings. The sale price was for the domain name only and not any other assets. Following the Company’s strategic decision to focus on its global Travelzoo® brand, Fly.com and SuperSearch were discontinued. So the company decided that the domain name Fly.com with an …

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Potential buyer tweets about domain name squatting

I got an inquiry on a 1-word .com. It is kinda of scifi, science, brandable and dictionary all mixed together word. Before I had a chance to reply to the inquiry, and I know that because I researched the guy, he went on Twitter and wrote this: “#DomainName squatting should be illegal. How many great …

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10 things I examine when deciding what domains to renew and what to drop

These are the 10 things I examine when deciding what domain names to renew and what domain names to drop. I am always reevaluating at renewal time and dropping domain names. This takes time but it also saves a lot of money. It also helps you to stay in touch with your portfolio, which can …

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New gTLD study: a new domain name with enough content and links can compete with .com and .org

The Domain Name Association (The DNA) announced today the results of its commissioned study titled “Hidden Advantages of a Relevant Domain Name” to understand the impact top-level domain name extensions (TLDs) may have on organic search engine results. Commissioned studies is not the optimal way to really understand a market. Especially if the study only …

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Yes, the UDRP is not designed for stolen domain names!

Complainants from China tried to recover 74 domains, that they claim were stolen, using a UDRP complaint and failed. And it is only natural that it failed. UDRP was not designed for recovering stolen domain names. It might be a cheap and easy way to recover a stolen domain name but it is not the …

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Minds + Machines reports final results for 2016

Minds + Machines Group Limited (AIM: MMX) announced Final Results for the year ended 31 December 2016. Commenting on the results Toby Hall, CEO of MMX said: “To understand the key market drivers of the new gTLD industry that saw net new registrations outstrip those in .com and the country codes combined in 2016, it …

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Rick Schwartz values his domain name portfolio at over $500 million dollars

Rick Schwartz, aka the “Domain King”, made a tweet describing his domain name portfolio and how he values his 7,000 domain names. “I own 7000 #Domains 750-1000 of them valued over $100k. 150-200 valued over $1 Million+. 5500+ between $0 and $100k.” When Rick was asked if he had domains that are not worth anything …

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Rust or Bust! WHD Global and the JFK.club (VIDEO)

The .CLUB team was at the WHD.global conference in Rust, Germany. The conference took place in the Europa-Park in March 25-31, 2017. Attendees came from industries spanning hosting and cloud services (SaaS, PaaS and IaaS), carriers and infrastructure providers, VARs and systems integrators, ISPs and telecoms, domain registrars and registries, ISVs and many others. World …

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Pirate Bay founder Peter Sunde launches anonymous domain name registration service

Pirate Bay founder Peter Sunde launched an anonymous domain name registration service. The new service is called Njalla and is located at njal.la. Njalla is run by a company named 1337 LLC based in Nevis. Njal.la is opening up today for beta testing, they are letting in a limited amount of customers to use their …

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Beware of domain name auction bids at exactly the reserve price at Namejet

I was going through the Namejet domain name auctions when I spotted the domain name che.biz. I sold this domain at Sedo in March 2015 for 1,180 Euro. So of course I was interested to see what the buyer was doing with it. I checked out the auction only to find that the domain had …

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