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Selling domains privately to inexperienced buyers

Today: Buying pronounceable 5L .com / Outbound strategy for .co domains / BeSecure.be Sold for $5,824 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Afdah.tv sold for $1,100! – Another four digit .tv sales report! They just keep coming. They may not be huge ground breaking sales, […]

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Is .co starting to hold back mediocre domain names?

Holding back and reserving what one would consider “premium” names is nothing new in domaining. Verisign has taken back drops on premium .tv domains many a time. Certain new gtld registries have done the same. There is usually not a desire to hold back average or what some might even consider below average names. I […]

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How to pitch an old lead with the same domain

Today: Domain auction bidders waiting until the last minute to bidding? / Vinyl revival! showcase your vinyl & music domains / TheHappyHippy.com sold for $4000 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Investing in new gTLD domain names – virtual, ai and crypto – Be sure […]

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Now that they got funding time to change the name?

Peoople is a friend & influencer recommendation based app that enables its users to discover restaurants, books, movies and more. They just closed their first round of funding for 500,000 Euros. They are using Peoople.co The name is a bit clunky, even with the trend of spelling brandables with an extra letter like Smiile.com or […]

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The Grey Areas Of Outbound Sales

Today: Domain Age matters / Planning to start a new domain registrar? Read this! / Search engines of every country / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: I’m buying all kinds of domain names – You better hurry up and grab your domain portfolio! This investor is […]

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Domain names that have changed the world and how they did it

Today: Two-word ccTLD .co Sales Strategy And Experience / SuperBowl 2018 Ads And Their Domains / Significantly Increased Domain Auction Activity / And more! Here are the new domain discussions and domain news. The general broker fee associated with finding a domain name – How much is the standard fee or percentage for a broker […]

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Domains for Startups: One-word .CO, .ME, .IO vs. Two-word .COM

Recently I’ve been talking with a startup that I met in San Francisco last week at an event one of our VC firms put on for their portfolio companies. The startup is going through a rebranding and they are trying to pick the right domain name for their business. They currently have a brandable one-word […]

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.Co jumps on China craze with short domain auction

Two-character .co domains will be auctioned next month. .Co goes to China. Neustar (NYSE:NSR), the company behind the .co top level domain name, wants to cash in on the Chinese domain name investment craze. The company will hold a two-character domain name auction on the 22.cn platform July 5-13. The auctions start at 1 yaun, […]

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BitTorrent Acquires The Domain BT.co: Had a BIN Price of $75,000

BitTorrent.com has acquired the domain name BT.co. The domain name was listed for sale for $75,000 on Sedo and was owned by the .co Registry, .CO Internet S.A.S. which is owned by Neustar (NSR). The domain just cleared escrow at Afternic, yesterday so it is unclear whether Sedo or Afternic sold the domain and it’s […]

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Facebook Co-Founder Eduardo Saverin has taken a real shine to 99.co

There was a story published on Bloomberg that featured a short numeric .co. 99.co a Singaporean house-hunting service has caught the eye of Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin. Now a resident of Singapore for close to seven years, Saverin the venture capitalist helped plug 99.co to real estate agents and sat in with the CEO Darius […]

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