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Both GoDaddy Auctions and NameJet could make small changes that drive more bidding. I’ve acquired roughly 200 expired domain names this year. Most of these have been on the lower end, pricewise. I’d bid more on auctions, especially the higher-end ones, if the expired domain marketplaces made a couple of simple changes. I’d bid more […]

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Tucows exits its domain name portfolio

Company no longer holds a portfolio of domains for the secondary market. Tucows (NASDAQ: TCX) released its Q3 earnings yesterday. You can see the numbers here (pdf), but they aren’t the headline for the domain segment. Instead, it’s this: after many years of owning its a domain portfolio, Tucows has exited that business. It still […]

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.Org domains with rich history top expired domain sales

A three-word .org domain name with lots of backlinks was the top expired domain sale at Web.com last month. Web.com’s domain auction platforms grossed nearly $300,000 from sales of domains at $2,000 or more last month. The combined total includes both NameJet and SnapNames. Surprisingly, a three-word .org led the charts. KnowYourStuff.org sold for $30,600 on […]

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Nominet considers publishing domain name drop lists

Group wants to add sunshine to the domain-dropping process. .UK domain name registry Nominet is considering publishing drop lists of domain names that are about to be deleted and released. The organization is asking for feedback on the idea and two other issues during a policy consultation. Nominet points to three issues with the way […]

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Is the #Domain King “just nuts?”

In the entire domain name industry, no one is more well-known than the often outspoken Rick Schwartz. The Domain King spearheaded the domain industry’s growth by rolling out the TRAFFIC domain conference in 2004. Since then, Rick has rebooted his...
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NameJet changes direct listing registrar to Network Solutions

Change applies to non-expiring domains bought and sold on NameJet. NameJet is changing the registrar it uses for “direct listing” sales from Enom to Network Solutions. This means that people that list their non-expired inventory on NameJet will need to transfer the domains to Network Solutions upon sale. Buyers of these names will get the […]

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Be careful making bids in the new GoDaddy Investor app

You might inadvertantly place a very high bid. GoDaddy dropped its new iOS domain Investor app a couple of weeks ago. There aren’t a lot of new features yet, but it was completely rewritten under the hood for some new features coming soon. There is a cautionary thing to note about the UI. When you […]

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