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February 20, 2020 20:35

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The cultural reason 2 letter domains are valuable in China

Kassey Lee explains why two-letter domain names aren’t valuable in China just because they are rare. Recently a domain investor asked me if ST has any meaning in Chinese. That got me thinking about 2L (letter-letter) domains in general. In fact, 2L domains are very valuable not only because they are scarce, but also, in […]

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#Guta raided Namefind : #GoDaddy inventory has lost 4 LL .com #domains

GoDaddy is known for holding onto its own corporate inventory of premium domains. These domain names were acquired from third parties in large portfolio acquisitions. GoDaddy keeps everything under the Namefind umbrella. This inventory has now “lost” four two letter .com domains, also known as “LL com” domain names. According to domain investor, George Kirikos, […]

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Shorter isn’t better: Weight Watchers sees revenue fall after switch to WW .com #domain name

Weight Watchers rebranded itself as “WW” last October, just three months after acquiring the premium two letter domain name, WW.com. Switching to shorter names can be a benefit for businesses, particularly in China. In the case of Weight Watchers, this domain rebranding actually hurt revenue. According to a new report published by The Financial Times, […]

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Was the two letter #domain IX .com just sold?

Canadian domain investor and sleuth, George Kirikos, is keeping an eye on a niche of ultra-valuable domains: two letter (LL) .coms. Sometimes, it takes as little of a change as the domain’s status becoming “unlocked,” to indicate an ongoing sale. In the case of IX.com, a premium domain owned by Media Options, Kirikos noticed just […]

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Two letter domain EM .com : #Sedo says it might end up in #China

Premium two letter .com domains can break out of six figures, and into seven figure territory. Even in a depressed domain market, LL .com domains retain most of their valuation, thanks to the insatiable appetite demonstrated by Chinese investors and companies. Sedo announced that the domain EM.com is now under exclusive brokerage, as senior domain […]

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WW.com : Premium two letter #domain sold via Escrow.com

The ultra-premium, two letter domain WW.com has been sold, and the transaction took place via the Escrow.com Concierge service. Registered in 1990, WW.com was in the hands of Chinese domain investors for several years, and it was brokered for sale, according to this capture via DomainTools: The new owners are located in Hong Kong, and […]

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Buckley Media Group brokers two letter #domain QO.com

Buckley Media Group, the domain brokerage business of Kate Buckley, has listed QO.com on its exclusive domain inventory. Registered in 1996, the premium two letter domain is part of an elite group of only 676 combinations. The letter ‘Q’ is definitely appreciated by the Chinese. Kate Buckley announced the availability of QO.com yesterday: “QO.com now […]

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JB .com : Two letter .com #domain sold to #Chinese buyer

The premium two letter domain, JB.com, has been sold, and the new owner is from China – not Justin Bieber! Registered in 1995, JB.com was in the possession of Domain Capital until recently; it currently moved under the control of Guta.com. The company is an active domain broker in China, operated by domain investor, George […]

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ZB .com : Multi-million dollar #domain used as #crypto exchange platform

Two letter .com domains can fetch millions of dollars, and ZB.com consists of letters that are of exceptional grade to the Chinese. Canadian domain investor, George Kirikos, keeps track of the percentage of LL .com domains in the hands of Chinese registrants; meanwhile, US-based registrants own 338 LL .com domains, or exactly 50% of all […]

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Two letter domain UB.com lands on China’s shores after 31 years

Two letter .com domain, UB.com, has changed hands and is now in the possession of a Chinese registrant. Previously owned by Ultimate Bet poker, this LL .com domain is one of the oldest in existence, with a registration date in 1986. It’s very rare to see such an old two letter .com domain, or old […]

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