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10 Notable NameJet Sales from August

A low month but some notable sales. NameJet sold 65 names greater than $2,000 for a total of only $333k last month. That’s a lot less dollar value than usual (about half). I gather the low number is for a couple reasons. First, August is a slow month because a lot of people are on […]

Read more Reports $332K In Domain Sales In August 2017 just reported its sales for August 2017. Only sales over $2,000 are included and only domains that were paid for in August are included In all 65 domains made the list. There were three domains that sold between $26K-$28K; at $27.821; at $27,599 and at $26,100 In all only 7 domains […]

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NameJet July sales led by

NameJet released their July sales and was the top sale at $55,200. was number two at $42,800. always a popular category, took 4 out of the top 10. was the top selling numeric at $42,022. $55,200.00 $42,800.00 $42,022.00 $25,000.00 $22,322.00 $20,100.00 $20,000.00 $18,100.00 […]

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How I’m getting $1,500+ thanks to the NameJet audit

I’ll start by saying, no, I am not getting some kind of refund relating to bidding in an auction that was proven to have shill bidding taking place on it. While NameJet is doing an internal audit to determine if shill bidding has been impacting their auctions, it looks like they’re also uncovering some payments […]

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Jesus is getting ready to save NameJet

Jesus H. Christ has been chosen as the most appropriate entity to save NameJet from current problems, according to a report. Representing a wide range of domainers who are seeking a catharsis for a recent “domain shill bidding scandal,” the Messiah was appointed to oversee the external audit process. “Jesus will be impartial, honest and […]

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Bots for domains : NameJet “shilling scandal” fizzling out

The alleged “domain shilling scandal” identifying an active group of NameJet sellers and bidders as “shillers,” shows signs of fizzling out. Domain auction platform, NameJet, has yet to come up with an official final statement about their investigation; meanwhile, three parties involved have stated their side of the story, among more than 40 pages of […]

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Oliver Hoger posts his side on Namepros

Oliver Hoger has been one of the people at the heart of the discussion on Namepros with regards to NameJet bidding. Oliver posted today and gave his side of the story. It’s an important read because it let a lot of those with less auction experience see how the big volume domainers use NameJet. I […]

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More thoughts on NameJet and investigating bad behavior

Let’s unearth bad behavior. Let’s also let NameJet properly analyze it. Whenever there’s breaking world news, news outlets rush to cover the news. They don’t have any details so they resort to pure speculation. The facts usually end up being very different from the speculation. That’s why when I see breaking news I usually wait […]

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Domain Memes : The Shillbid Redemption

Domain Memes is a section on DomainGang where we poke fun at various current events in the domain industry; quite often, to emphasize important, funny or extraordinary elements of domain investing in a meme. Today’s subject is the published allegations of bidder misconduct (“domain shill bidding”) at NameJet, and while the investigation is ongoing, one […]

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NameJet sellers at center of shill bidding questions

Questionable bidding sparks outcry. Domain name auction site NameJet is caught up in a bit of a scandal around shill bidding involving sellers that use its platform. As detailed over at NamePros, it started with a question about bidding by domain investors Andy and James Booth. It appeared with Andy Booth was bidding on his […]

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