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2017 really was a terrible year for non coms

Taking a look at the final stats for 2017, it really was a terrible year for non coms. Only 11 non coms were in the top 100 sales reported by DN Journal. Only 2 of those names were new gtlds and domain investors reaped no benefit as the registries sold Casino.Online (Radix) and Video.Games (Rightside). […]
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Should you auction your new gtld at a live auction?

There were 135 lots in the NamesCon live auction. Of those 135 lots, 20 were new gtlds. 15 out of the 20 sold. The top sale was Business.Loans at $10,000. Tax.help sold for $6,000 and Porn.Club sold for $5,000. A lot of $300 and $500 sales that with a healthy commission probably add up to […]
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Where did those 6 figure offers go for FakeNews.com?

We wrote a year ago about FakeNews.com and it’s owner receiving 6 figure offers. There is a story on DallasNews.com today about a California man, George Bacon who purchased FakeNews.com 11 years ago for $250. From the article: Fakenews.com isn’t the only domain Bacon owns — he buys and sells them regularly as a hobby […]
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NameJet Scores a COOL $3K Emoji Domain Auction Close

It’s a been a few weeks since NameJet debuted its Premium .WS Emoji Domain Auction. In my opinion, the results have been interesting to say the least when compared to emoji domain auctions over at GoDaddy. GoDaddy has fallen completely off the map for emoji domain auctions in the last week or so, but that’s […]
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Verisign Q3 report shows a decrease of approximately 1.2 million domain name registrations, vs Q2 2017

Verisign released their Domain Name Industry Brief  for Q3 2017. Overall registrations were down vs the second quarter. Executive Summary The third quarter of 2017 closed with approximately 330.7 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains (TLDs), a decrease of approximately 1.2 million domain name registrations, or 0.4 percent from the second quarter of […]
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Verisign November trending keywords dominated by Crypto

Verisign released their November top trending keywords, coin was number one in .com and .net. With all the registrations for crypto,coin, bitcoin, etc… it’s no surprise. Domain wanted threads on Namepros have been flooded with crypto requests. .COM .NET coin coin crypto bit  bit  crypto  bitcoin first  coins  mail  ethereum  bitcoin  currency cash amazon buy […]
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