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Domain name humor from comedian Mike Birbiglia

What do different top level domains tell you about a website? Here’s one comedian’s take. Comedian Mike Birbiglia has gotten creative with Covid-19 shutting down his live performances. In addition to his popular podcast, he has hosted a handful of live online performances. Birbiglia, always making astute observations, injected some domain name humor into his […]

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Busting Secondary Domain Name Market Myths

The Secondary Market in domain names plays a critical role in Internet commerce yet is often misunderstood. This article clear ups some of the common myths that frequently arise when discussing the Secondary Market. The Secondary Market is a crucial fe...
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2021 Lonnie Borck Memorial Award

As each year, thanks to NamesCon’s generous support, the Lonnie Borck Memorial Award was presented during this year’s conference. The award was created to honor the memory of a well-respected and much-loved member of the domain community wh...
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.Cloud turns 5, releases premium domain data

$320,000 in premium sales last year for .cloud. The .cloud top level domain name turned 5 today. To celebrate the milestone, .cloud released a premium domain report (pdf) that sheds light on premium domain revenue in 2020. Overall, the company sold $320,000 of premium domain names last year. About $200,000 of this was through the […]

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GoDaddy added 1.4m net customers in 2020

GoDaddy (NYSE: GDDY) reported earnings today after the close. Revenue for the quarter was up 12% year over year. The stock was up on the day but down 3% in after hours trading Highlights: Revenue of $873.9m, up 12.0% YoY; bookings of $943.1m, up 13.1% ...
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10 examples of how premium new top level domains are being used

These ten recently-created websites are paying annual premiums for their domain names. Top level domain company Donuts releases a monthly list of premium domain name activity (like this) at Donuts.news. I wanted to dig deeper and see how domains that top their charts are being used. So I reviewed sales from recent months to check […]

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$28,888 end user sale at Park.io of Polly.io

Polly.io sold for $28,888 at Park.io. This was not an expired auction, this looks to have been owned by Mike Carson’s company. The buyer is Pollyex.com the domain name is already redirecting there. What is Pollyex? PollyEx™ is a revolutionary, end to end Loan Pricing and Settlement System (LPSS). Unleash the power of state-of-the-art capital […]

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