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Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
Unpredictable domain sales – DNW Podcast #384
One of the biggest challenges for investors without tens of thousands of domains is sales consistency. Unless you’re one of the biggest domain investors, you likely get frustrated by the unpredictability of domain sales. When it rains it pours,...
Discussion
April 18, 2022, 3:30 pm
The Domains
The Domains
Verisign DNIB for Q4 2021
Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) released their Domain Name Industry Brief for Q4 2021. The quarter closed with 341.7 million domain registrations Executive Summary The fourth quarter of 2021 closed with 341.7 million domain name registrations across all TLDs...
Discussion
April 15, 2022, 8:07 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
Verisign removes .tk and other Freenom domains from industry brief
Company excludes five free top ccTLDs from its calculations. Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) released its Q4 2021 Domain Industry Brief today, and at first glance, it looks like domain registrations have dropped a lot. But that’s because Verisign has r...
Discussion
April 15, 2022, 4:52 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
Newfold’s $560k of sales from March
Here’s what sold at Newfold last month. Newfold’s domain aftermarkets (NameJet and SnapNames) combined to sell 126 domains for $2,000 or more in March, totaling about $560,000. The top sale was xart .com for $56,011. This domain was previ...
Discussion
April 15, 2022, 1:37 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
One Clara upgrades to Clara.com while another misses out
The company that used clara.cc upgraded to .com. First names are becoming more popular options as brand names. Earlier this year, Crunchbase identified first names as a trend in branding, citing successful companies like Mona, Marvin, or Otto. There&...
Discussion
April 14, 2022, 6:07 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
GoDaddy acquires .blackfriday and .photo domains
GoDaddy adds two more top level domains to its stable. ICANN approved two more top level domain transfers from the Uniregistry/UNR auction that took place last year. GoDaddy (NYSE: GDDY) acquired .blackfriday and .photo. .Blackfriday has about 1,000 ...
Discussion
April 14, 2022, 3:53 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
Qatar settles dispute with VisitQatar.com owner
Its tourism council now obtained VisitQatar.com in a settlement. In the end, Qatar got what it was after. The country’s tourism council is now the owner of record for VisitQatar.com, which it forwards to its official website at VisitQatar.qa. Q...
Discussion
April 14, 2022, 3:21 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
Visit an IDN? Google might warn you
Chrome uses a sophisticated system to determine if an IDN might be spoofing another website. While researching end user sales at Sedo yesterday, I visited öttö .de, which sold for €2,000. This is what I saw when I visited it: This is t...
Discussion
April 13, 2022, 5:34 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
Pfizer gets in on NFT and metaverse domains
Last week I wrote about bizarre domain registrations by AARP and other entities. They registered domains related to cryptocurrency, NFTs and metaverse. Add to that list Pfizer (NYSE: PFE), which registered a couple of dozen domains this week. The dom...
Discussion
April 13, 2022, 4:48 pm
Domain Name Wire
Domain Name Wire
What domains Cessna and others bought this week
Plane manufacturer Cessna, water company Husumer Mineralbrunnen, and in-home care provider VitalCura bought domain names. This past week, Sedo’s top public sale was a three letter .com domain name for $33,000. It sold some other nice domains, i...
Discussion
April 13, 2022, 1:11 pm
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