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Millions spent as three more new gTLDs auctioned

Two or three new gTLDs have been sold in a private auction that may well have seen over $20 million spent. The strings .inc, .llc and (I think) .llp hit the block at some point this month. They are the first new gTLDs to be auctioned since Verisign paid $135 million for .web a little […]
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GoDaddy really needs to scrap these valuations

Anyone who has been in this business for just a solid year, knows that artificially generated valuations are crap 99% of the time. I had an interesting conversation about a week ago where someone asked me about the GoDaddy valuations. I said they are mostly for entertainment purposes but I do think they do harm […]
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Payeez.com — LiquorLocal.com — DotShield.com and MORE…

Refocusing… downsizing to make it easier to relocate to care for my mother… Domains For Sale Payeez.com LiquorLocal.com Newborns101.com PetLovers.Directory SeizedProperties.CO — More Below — I have weedled my stock / inventory down to just under 4000 domains… I am listing about 10+ items per day in various places My goal is to withing 6 […]
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WhatAboutWatermelon.com closes at $1,975

Sometimes you see a name close at auction and you just say, “Wait, what?” WhatAboutWatermelon.com closed on GoDaddy auctions at $1,975, GoDaddy had a valuation of $1,294. The domain was actually developed into a website about what else? Watermelon. Solid backlink profile, data courtesy of Majestic SEO External Backlinks 11,408 Referring Domains 541 Referring IPs […]
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Domaining Europe full auction list

Domaining Europe will run May 14 to May 16 in Berlin, Germany. Agenda Sunday 14th of May Monday 15th of May Morning sessions start at 9.00 until 13.00 Monetization Parking-Development-Landing Pages Co-operation – New Developments Afternoon Session starts at 14.00 until 18.00 Aftermarket Brokers- Marketplaces- Tendencies- Auctions- Direct-Sales Promotions/Branding 20.00 – Berliner Dinner Tuesday 16th […]
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Someone really wants WorldAirways.com

The action has really picked up on WorldAirways.com. The 19 year old domain is expired and the auction closes today on GoDaddy. The price was at $1,525with bidder 1 in the lead, then bidder 10 came in and shook things up. The prices started jumping by the thousands, the price is now $66,000, will be […]
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5111.com closes at $218,000

So 5111.com closed at $218,000 with bidder 19 winning the auction. Bidders 13,14 and 15 dropped out once 16 came on the scene. At the end it was bidder 17 vs 19. If the auction is paid for and not renewed it will be the third highest 4N.com sale reported at Namebio. For our little […]
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Now it’s getting ridiculous

So now GoDaddy has brought bidder 14 back and a bidder 15 has joined the fray on 5111.com. The auction is now back at $174,000 high bid. Yesterday I highlighted how bidder 14 was removed and the high bid was $91,000. So where this auction will close only GoDaddy knows. Bid Date Bid Expires Bidder […]
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GoDaddy may make a bit less from 5111.com

In a post we did back on April 14, we highlighted a big windfall for GoDaddy as 5111.com is expiring and was currently at $152,000. The bidding got to $175,000. There is also a $20 bounty to the person who comes closest to guessing the closing price. Well now it seems GoDaddy has cancelled some […]
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GoDaddy is going to make a lot on this one – 5111.com

One of the greatest benefits of being GoDaddy is you get to benefit from other people’s laziness or misfortune. The 17 year old domain 5111.com just hit GoDaddy Auctions and it’s already at $152,000. Leave a comment where you think it will close. closest person wins $20. Same rules as always, working email address as […]
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