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August 21, 2019 22:58

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18 end user domain name sales up to $50,000

LVN.com sells for $50,000, and does Michael Berkens’ $75,000 purchase of Boardroom.com count? Michael Berkens just can’t stop buying domain names. He bought Boardroom.com on Sedo this past week; the top reported sale at the venue. Should we consider this an end user sale because he has plans for it? Or is he just investing […]

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Berkens and Mike Mann cash in selling to end users

Michael Berkens and Mike Mann both land on the end user sales chart this week. Michael Berkens can’t quit domain name investing cold turkey. He bought YouCoin.com on DropCatch.com in December for $1,050. This past week he sold it for a whopping €70,000. He wasn’t the only well-known domain name investor to score a nice […]

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Michael Berkens resigns from Right of the Dot

After big sale, Berkens resigns from domain consulting group. Michael Berkens Michael Berkens has resigned as a Director and officer of Right of the Dot, LLC, a consulting firm he co-founded with Monte Cahn. Berkens recently updated his LinkedIn profile to reflect that he was no longer with the company, and I verified the move […]

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Did GoDaddy pay $35.5 million for Michael Berkens’ portfolio?

Maybe… GoDaddy released earnings today. Although the company doesn’t directly disclose how much the company paid for Michael Berkens’ Worldwide Media domain name portfolio, there’s a clue. As of the end of September, the company’s cash flow reconciliation included $30.7 million used for acquisitions. At the end of the year, the number spiked to $66.2 […]

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Podcast with Monte Cahn & Michael Berkens Discussing the NamesCon/ROTD Domain Auction

I caught up on a few podcasts on my drive to the mountains this weekend, and the recent Domain Masters discussion with Michael Berkens and Monte Cahn of Right of the Dot is worth a listen. While the bulk of the conversation with hosts Jonathan Tenenbaum and Scott Pruitt of NameJet was understandably focused around […]

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Most Wanted Domains .com goes dark – Adult.Domains launches

Within 48 hours of the tremendous domain portfolio sale of 70,000 domains by Worldwide Media, Inc. to GoDaddy, the changes are already rolling. First and foremost, a list of 106 valuable LLL .com domains is now listed on Afternic; each individual domain seems to carry a minimum offer of $10,000 dollars. Expect these domains to […]

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GoDaddy acquisition : Huge LLL .com portfolio of Worldwide Media Inc domains

Worldwide Media, Inc., the managing entity founded by domain investor, Michael Berkens, dominated the news yesterday. GoDaddy acquired a 70,000-strong portion of the Worldwide Media, Inc. domain portfolio, opting to leave out adult domain names and new gTLDs. It is obvious that GoDaddy, wishing to maintain a squeaky clean public image popular with small businesses […]

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NYSE: GDDY– Increase Paid For Itself in Minutes, Yet Not Everyone Is Happy About The Berkens/ GoDaddy Deal

Take for example the GoDaddy competitor who just lost recurring revenue from 70K parking pages and annual renewals… In other news today… Overpaying Performers; Is It Fair VCs Make $500k-$1m a Year and Expect Founders To Take a Minimal Salary? These are the 10 hottest Bay Area startups with under $10M in funding; Gigster Books $10M […]

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Worldwide Media lands ultimate ‘joint ventures’ gTLD domain!

Worldwide Media, Inc. is a large domain portfolio holder, operated by domain investor and attorney Michael “Mike” Berkens, who operates the popular domain blog The Domains. Mike is actively involved in the research and business development of new gTLDs, as the co-founder and Managing Director of Right of The Dot, along with Monte Cahn. The release […]

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Michael Berkens wins UDRP case involving two colorful lawyers

Randazza and Berryhill square off over X-Videos.com. Two of the most colorful lawyers in the trademark/UDRP business squared off in a UDRP over one of Michael Berkens’ domain names. Marc Randazza’s law firm represented WGCZ S.R.O., which filed a UDRP over Berkens’ domain name X-Videos.com. John Berryhill represented Berkens. Anyone familiar with the work of […]

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