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CentralNic and .CLUB reveal premium sales

CentralNic and .CLUB Domains have both revealed sales of premium domain names over the last several days. CentralNic said yesterday that it has sold “a number” of premiums for $3.4 million. The names are believed to be from its own portfolio, rather than registry-reserved names in any of the TLDs it manages. The company did […]
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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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