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Mike Mann sells 15 domains in October for $203,104 (VideoArchives[.]com, OffCampusLiving[.]com, etc.)

Mike Mann reported selling 15 domain names in October for a total of $203,104. Prices started at $2,888 and went up to $49,888. Mike Mann sold 14 .com domains and 1 .org. The average reported domain sales price was $13,540. Here is a look at some of Mike Mann’s domain sales and acquisitions from October […]

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Namecheap had an outage, so I guess I will now try them!

Have you ever thought of trying a service AFTER you heard about an outage it had? Well this is what happened to me after I read a post by Namecheap explaining, in detail, how the outage they had happened on November 13 and the steps they plan to take to ensure this does not happen […]

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Liquid domains market: $9.2M+ in publicly reported sales, $16.7M in Escrow.com sales

GGRG Brokerage Consulting and Giuseppe Graziano published the 3rd quarter of 2018 Liquid Domains Market Overview partnering with Escrow.com and Estibot’s parent company Intelium and ShortNames.com. This report is focused on 2018 Q3 and presents key statistics of the domains that are considered liquid in the domain name aftermarket. There are separate sections for each liquid domain name category: LL.com, LLL.com, LLLL.com […]

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The ICA says that Verisign’s attempt to increase .com fees is still unjustified

The ICA released a very important statement written by Zak Muscovitch on the price increase of .com domains. The ICA said that Verisign’s attempt to increase .com fees is still unjustified the despite diversionary tactic. The important thing here, that is also noted in the statement, is that we should not really care too much […]

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Trending domain name keywords: corporation, studio, istanbul, beach, marijuana

The top 10 trending keywords registered in .COM and .NET domain names during the month of October 2018 were published by Verisign, the .com and .net registry. You can find the list from last month here. My experience shows that 700 or 800 (or even less) domain registrations are enough to bring a keyword into the […]

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Report: The global TLD market is estimated at 344 million domains.

A report that covers the global status and registration trends in all top-level domains (legacy gTLDs, new gTLDs and ccTLDs), with additional focus on the European ccTLD market has been published by CENTR. CENTRstats Global TLD Report is CENTR’s quarterly publication covering status and trends in global top-level domains with a focus on European ccTLDs […]

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Just bought the domain WithoutBorders.com. What do you think?

I bought the domain name WithoutBorders.com yesterday in an auction at DropCatch.com. The domain name dropped and has a 2018 registration date. Yes, domains still drop these days! The domain was originally registered in 1999 according to DomainTools.com. It then dropped in 2003 and was owned by a domainer up until 2008. From then on […]

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Uniregistry wants a domain name ‘Bill of Rights’

Uniregistry issued a press release today asking for a Domain Name ‘Bill of Rights’ “to guarantee every domain name owner a formal “due process” when being faced with accusations and demands for censorship.” Is this directed to ICANN? What do you think? The press release feels a bid odd to me… Here is the complete […]

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Tucows report: the loss of the Namecheap domains decreased revenue

Tucows Inc. (NASDAQ:TCX, TSX:TC) reported its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2018. “Our third quarter results again demonstrate how the consistent performance and cash flow generation of our Domains and Ting Mobile businesses are enabling us to invest in the build out of the Ting Internet footprint for our next phase […]

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GoDaddy reported 3rd quarter revenue was up 17%

GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY) reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2018. Total revenue of $679.5 million, up 16.7% year over year. Total bookings of $741.8 million, up 11.0% year over year. Net cash provided by operating activities of $154.0 million, up 17.2% year over year. Unlevered free cash flow of $175.6 million, […]

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