I feel like I preach the importance of owning an exact match domain name until I’m blue in the face but the fact is, there are SO many companies that complicate things dearly and do not own EMD’s!
There are a lot of companies who do understand the importance though and I will continue to point them out with facts and numbers! If you missed an earlier mention, Y Combinator, a well established incubator of startups provided a brief hit … Read the rest
Domain Wise: Greylock Backed Company Domain Names
Some HUGE domain names in today’s domain name movers list, so let’s get right into it:
GoDaddy/NameFind sells 3 more, 3 letter .com domain names. Those included HWS.com, LJX.com and NZD.com. All went to a Chinese buyer. GoDaddy has to be running low on inventory for LLL .com’s now. They had over 100 from the Worldwide Media portfolio and sold those. They then secured 45 more when they purchased the Elite Domains portfolio and now those are almost … Read the rest
Domain Movers: Browns.com, Remote.com, Winnipeg.com + More
FAO.com and FAOSchwartz.com have both transferred ownership from Geoffrey LLC (Toys R Us) to a company called eStream, Inc. while also transferring domain registrars from MarkMonitor to Domain.com according to new whois records.
eStream appears to be a web development firm but this transfer of ownership makes little sense to me and may indicate a sale or something like it? Giving a development firm ownership of a domain name asset they do not own, is a bad idea and simply … Read the rest
FAO Schwarz Domain Names Change Ownership From Toys R Us?
An exact match .com domain name is vital in your companies branding efforts and with the growing popularity of the web, it is even more important now than it has ever been!
So what is an Exact Match Domain? EMD’s 100% match your known business name/brand, with adding .com to it. Amazon Technologies, Inc. is simply known as Amazon. Amazon is the brand. Amazon’s EMD is simply, Amazon.com
In general, it has become common nature for a company like Amazon, … Read the rest
Branding: Exact Match Domain Names Are Vital
Welcome to Domain Movers, where DotWeekly keeps track of corporate domain name purchases, registrations and more. Here are the results of this monitoring for the past couple of days:
WeRocket.com has been acquired by a currently unknown MarkMonitor client, for an undisclosed amount.
Time Inc. has taken ownership of the domain name LifeVR.com. The domain has been in and out of whois privacy and dropped in 2013, but this appears to be a new purchase by Time recently.
Telepathy … Read the rest
Corporate Domain Movers: Watson.com, Hangables.com + More
GoDaddy has been on fire the past two days, selling domain names out of it’s NameFind domain name portfolio. The following are simply domains I had noticed change ownership based on name server records, so there easily could be more.
Yesterday, some of those sold included FOC.com which was acquired by Information Services Inc. LML.com was acquired by WDINCO, LLC. They also sold 4, NNN .net’s and 14 LLLL .com’s into the Chinese market.
Automation Experts, Inc. did a domain … Read the rest
In 2 Days, GoDaddy Sells Millions Of Dollars Out Of NameFind Portfolio
Here is a snapshot of recent corporate domain movers from several large companies. This includes domain names they registered, sold, purchased and more.
Diageo Plc has acquired the domain name Steeps.com out of the GoDaddy/NameFind portfolio for an undisclosed amount.
Liberty Mutual Insurance Company registered the domain names GoWandry.com and HelloWandry.com
Microsoft Corporation registered IgniteOffice.com adding to it’s 81,000+ domain name portfolio.
Nintendo Of America Inc. registers a new gTLD with Kirby.games Kirby is a video game series by Nintendo. … Read the rest
Domain Movers: Japan.com, ATTT.com + More
Tucows.com Co. has sold the premium domain name Wait.com, which went into escrow at Afternic about September 10, 2016.
The domain name was part of the “Mailbank” domain name portfolio of about 17,000 domains Tucows acquired for $18 Million in 2006 from NetIdentity.
The sales price has not been disclosed and the buyers are currently unknown due to it being early in the sale. The domain was using DomainNameSales at the time of the sale.… Read the rest
Tucows Sells Premium Domain Name Wait.com
Here are the latest detection’s DotWeekly has made for domain names companies are buying and selling. Several nice (and expensive) domain names were on the move the past couple days and here is a snapshot of some of those:
Anheuser-Busch InBev S.A. registers the domain name BrewingRight.com adding to its portfolio of over 1,200 domain names.
RWE AG has acquired the domain name AppYourFuture.com and also registered the .net/org/info domain names to go along.
Unilever registered four new domain names: … Read the rest
Domain Movers: Finger.com, BGN.com + More
Welcome to another round of Domain Movers, where DotWeekly puts a pulse on corporate domain name activity.
Today, we see several gaming companies registering new domain names likely related to upcoming new game releases. We also see some “advertising” domains and several branding type domains.
Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. registers the domain names HandVaccum.com and HandVaccums.com
The Procter & Gamble Company has acquired the domain name SmileGuru.com from HugeDomains. The domain has been registered since October 2013 and had … Read the rest
Domain Movers: TrueTear.com, TankTroopers + More