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July 20, 2019 23:56

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Mike Mann : Schilling trumps Schwartz, as do other #domainers!

Domain investor and entrepreneur, Mike Mann, made a strange statement today, regarding who is a better domainer – Frank Schilling, or Rick Schwartz. Following a series of tweets staking claim to the “Domain King” title, Mike Mann now shared a number of domain investors, all “dramatically better” domainers than Rick Schwartz: Frank Schilling is also […]

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GetBookings.com : Microsoft acquires former WorldWide Media domain

Microsoft has acquired GetBookings.com, a domain that was owned by Mike Berkens‘s WorldWide Media company. The domain was part of the massive domain portfolio sale to GoDaddy last year, for a reputed $35 million dollars. According to our research, GetBookings.com was acquired from the GoDaddy portfolio managers, NameFind, by using the usual corporate 3rd party […]

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TheQueen.com : Did Mike Berkens buy this domain for his puppy?

Domain investor Michael Berkens is not only a popular domain investor, blogger and new gTLD supporter, but also the owner of cute dogs. He and wife Judi are “parents” of two remarkably cute Yorkie Terriers, that are often paraded with pride on Facebook. The recent sale of the domain TheQueen.com on NameJet, commanded $5,500 dollars, […]

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Like fine German wine : Mike Berkens’s strong position with gTLDs continues

It’s an abnormally cold Sunday in Florida, but that won’t slow down domain investor and popular blogger, Mike Berkens. After selling the bulk of his domain portfolio to GoDaddy for a reputed eight figures, Mike Berkens and WorldWide Media, Inc., continue to invest in the lucrative gTLD domain space. Two new gTLDs currently in EAP […]

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Names 2015: Escrow.com Booms As Domains Do.

Imagine the domain headline 52 years from today? “The real thrill comes from the chase rather than the reward at the end.” ~~ Monte Cahn  2015 was a banner year for Domain Names. More money is coming into the industry then ever before. You need only look at the success of NamesCon where 1000 attendees and hundreds of […]

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Global Domain Warming : 70,000 domain portfolio sale to GoDaddy addressed in Paris

The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference was held in Paris, France, from November 30th to December 12th, 2015. The so-called “Global Warming” conference imposed a strict 2-degree (Celsius) acceptable limit in global temperature increase. With this in mind, starting in 2017, all humans on the planet will be assigned a maximum amount of carbon […]

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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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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 sells 70,000 domain names to GoDaddy, including 373.com, Faculty.com

What a grand exodus for Worldwide Media, Inc., the domain portfolio holding company of domain investor, Michael Berkens. According to a press release, GoDaddy has acquired 70,000 domains of the Worldwide Media portfolio. Domains include 373.com, Faculty.com, iBill.com; also sold in this package are small businesses such as BikeRentals.com, EventPlanning.co and KitchenChef.com. GoDaddy senior VP […]

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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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