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June 21, 2018 10:28

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Buyer of Vacation.Rentals believes the days of high priced .com sales are coming to an end

Mike Kugler is the gentleman that purchased Vacation.Rentals for $500,300. Currently the highest reported new gtld sale. Yes Gay.app has been touted as being sold for $1million. No confirmation by any source that industry participants rely on. A website by the name of AMAfeed.com did a Reddit style ask me anything with Mike. Some of […]

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After ICANN nod, MMX buys .xxx

MMX has closed the acquisition of porn-focused ICM Registry, after receiving the all-clear from ICANN for the contract transfers. The deal is worth roughly $41 million — $10 million cash and about $31 million in stock. ICM runs .xxx from the 2003 gTLD application round (though it didn’t go live until 2011) and .porn, .adult […]

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Donuts announces acquisition of .Fan new domain name extension

Donuts Inc. today announced it has re-acquired the .fan top-level domain (TLD), making it the 241st TLD in Donuts’ portfolio. .fan names are anticipated to be generally available in mid-September. “We are excited to add .fan to our portfolio,” said John Pollard, executive vice president and general manager of the Donuts registry. “Fans literally wear their allegiances […]

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Pricing a domain based on the buyer

Today: One domain industry tool you couldn’t live without / Am I being scammed by a fake domain broker and buyer? / Spying.com Sold for $25,000 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Buying a positive message single word .com – Check that portfolio of yours […]

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Internet grows to 333.8m domains in Q1 2018 with no help from new gTLDs

Verisign released the latest issue of the Domain Name Industry Brief, which showed that the first quarter of 2018 closed with approximately 333.8 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains (TLDs),  an increase of  approximately 1.4 million domain name registrations, or 0.4 percent, compared to the fourth quarter of 2017.1,2 Domain name registrations have grown […]

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Tips for new domain investors: Stay away from new gTLDs at first

Today: I’m investing in 2-word aged .com domains / Domain trademarks in other countries / Floor value of .ooo domains / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Buying drone-related .com’s – Open up your portfolio and see if you have a .com drone-related domain name you […]

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How to pitch an old lead with the same domain

Today: Domain auction bidders waiting until the last minute to bidding? / Vinyl revival! showcase your vinyl & music domains / TheHappyHippy.com sold for $4000 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Investing in new gTLD domain names – virtual, ai and crypto – Be sure […]

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Intercap Holdings Inc. acquires the .inc new domain name extension

Intercap Holdings Inc. announced the acquisition of the new domain name extension, following ICANN’s consent to the change of control. As the first domain ending in the Intercap Holdings portfolio, .inc is being brought to market this fall with no reserved names, no premium names, or any registration requirements. The price of registration of .inc […]

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Looking to buy a good quality .org domain

Today: I buy domains in bulk / Host.app sold for 12,000 EUR / GET FREE .BLOG DOMAIN FOR 1 YEAR / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: MallPlus.com sold for $3,600 – That’s not too bad of a four-digit sales report. I would have guessed it […]

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Buying brandable domain names – $5k budget

Today: I’m investing in your valuable domains / ccTLDs will compete in the World Cup starting June 14th / SportLine.com Sold for $50,000 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Amai.com (Appraisal Please) – It’s a four letter .com, so it’s already liquid in today’s markets. […]

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