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GoDaddy revenue is up 11.9%, domain revenue is up 11.6%

GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY) reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019. “GoDaddy sits in a privileged position relative to a massive opportunity, strengthened by our differentiation in guidance, seamlessly intuitive experiences, and the potential in activating our community,” said GoDaddy CEO Aman Bhutani. “Our execution focus is on strengthening our platform, increasing […]

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Tucows Q3 report: revenue goes up, profit goes down

Tucows Inc. (NASDAQ:TCX, TSX:TC) reported its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019. All figures are in U.S. dollars. Financial Results Net revenue for the third quarter of 2019 increased 6% to $88.1 million from $83.5 million for the third quarter of 2018. Net income for the third quarter of 2019 decreased […]

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Buyer psychology: similar offers for different domains

In the past couple of days I have received 3 similar offers for 3 completely different types of domains and extensions. All 3 offers were for $10k but the domains and my asking prices are different. I have refused all 3 offers. On 2 of the cases $10k was their initial offer and they are […]

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ICANN denies reconsideration requests by Namecheap and EFF

Namecheap Inc. filed a reconsideration request (Request 19-2) challenging ICANN organization’s 2019 renewal of the Registry Agreements (RAs) with Public Interest Registry (PIR) and Afilias Limited (Afilias) for the .ORG and .INFO generic top-level domains (gTLDs). Electronic Frontier Foundation filed a reconsideration request (Request 19-3) challenging ICANN organization’s renewal of the Registry Agreement (RA) with […]

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.EU domain extension continues to shrink in Q3

EURid released its EURid’s Q3 2019 Progress Report, sharing its quarterly statistics and developments. Total registrations decreased from 3 623 691 at the end of Q2 to 3 617 536 at the end of Q3 losing 6,155 domains. But the real loss is shown comparing Q3 2019 with Q3 2018 where .eu has dropped from […]

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What happened with the Network Solutions data breach

Network Solutions suffered an extended data breach in August where a third-party gained unauthorized access to the NetSol computer systems. The breach was uncovered in October. Who knows what has happened in between and how many accounts and domain names have been affected. Network Solutions is one of the worst domain name registrars (and one […]

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Domain Investing news roundup for the week of October 28th, 2019

Hello, happy Saturday, and welcome to my weekly domain investing news roundup. There’s been some breaking news this morning that was picked up by Elliot from DomainInvesting.com that IJ.com has been sold for $550,000 by James Booth. As for the story that I think likely trended the most this week, well that goes to the […]

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This is how Tucows handles requests for private WHOIS details

It has been more than a year since Tucows launched the Tiered Access Compliance & Operations portal, sometimes called “Gated Whois,” and it’s been around six months since they shared their first set of statistics on how and by whom this platform is being used. The latest update brings Tucows statistics current through mid-October 2019. […]

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Escrow.com Q3 2019 domain name sales report

Escrow.com released the Domain Investment Index Q3 2019 report. Sales rose in Q3 despite the fact that summer is the slowest part of the year in terms of domain name sales. I expect sales in Q4 to rise even further. Also China is seeing a slow down in domain sales. Here are some important findings […]

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Mike Mann sells 6 domains for $125,940 in September

Mike Mann reported selling 6 domain names in September for a total of $125,940. Prices started at $4,888 and went up to $29,888. Mike Mann sold 6 .com domains which you can see further below. The average reported domain sales price was $20,990. Mike Mann also share how many domains he has bought in his […]

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