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Glitch causes GoDaddy auction confusion

You won the auction! Or not. A glitch caused a GoDaddy auction bidder to think he’d won an auction, only to end up the runner up. The bidder sent a screenshot to Domain Name Wire showing that he’d won the auction for OrganicFlowers.com: But the bidder was in for a surprise. He wrote: Notice I […]

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Godaddy Investor app gets new filters

Filters let you sort auctions and select which ones you see. GoDaddy has added a new filter tool to its domain investor app. It is now live on the iOS app and coming soon to Android. With the filter, users can sort listings by price, alphabetically, or by time. They can also choose to show […]

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December’s top DNW Stories

Happy New Year! December was a slow month in the domain name business but there was still a bit of news. Here are the top five stories on DNW last month. 1. NBC registers domain names for sports betting – is NBC getting ready for sports betting or were these domain registrations just defensive? 2. Marriott’s poor choice […]

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Four ways to improve the GoDaddy aftermarket

Here are four improvements GoDaddy should make for its aftermarket business. GoDaddy continues to grow its aftermarket business. It has acquired massive portfolios and won exclusive partnerships with registrars to auction their expiring domain inventory. That said, the company has many improvements to make. I often share feedback directly with companies but it always helps to […]

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GoDaddy Auctions is pulling back some expired domains that were at Endurance

Domains from partner registrar were mistakenly sent to GoDaddy for auctioning. Over the weekend, a Domain Name Wire reader noticed that expired domain names from some domain name registrars had been pulled from GoDaddy Auctions. This included domain names that already had bids. When I looked the domains up, it seemed that some of them […]

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Competition in the domain industry

Some parts of the domain name business lack competition. Let’s talk about competition. Competition and choice are good for consumers. An example of a competitive market is that of domain name registration. There are hundreds of domain registrars competing for your business. That’s why domain registration prices remain fairly low, registrars create new products and […]

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June’s top DNW stories

Here’s a rundown of the top stories and podcasts on DNW from last month: 1. Timing is everything: why .XXX dwarfs other adult top level domain names – The .XXX namespace and others recently sold by ICM Registry paint a picture of how difficult it is to market a new TLD in a crowded environment. […]

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