Why GGRG Founder Giuseppe Graziano Decided to Turn the Tables on DNJournal's Ron Jackson
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 15:39:25 -0400
It felt odd being interviewed by someone else, but it was fun revisiting the journey from radio DJ & TV reporter to record store owner, domains & DNJournal.

2020's Two Biggest Domain Sales to Date Top New Chart - Pair Totalled Over $1 Million
Wed, 18 Mar 2020 20:30:34 -0400
The coronavirus is wreaking havoc around the globe but the virtual world has fared better as more people have to do their business and communicating online.

Non .Coms Take 8 of the Top 10 Spots on This Week's Chart + $8 Million Sale from 2019 Uncovered!
Wed, 11 Mar 2020 21:38:44 -0400
This has been one of the most extraordinary domain sales weeks we've ever seen. The Top 20 has been turned upside down and a huge 2019 sale uncovered.

2019 Ended With Over 362 Million Domains Registered Worldwide - .Com Outperformed Market but .Net Continued Slide
Wed, 11 Mar 2020 12:50:35 -0400
Verisign has released their latest quarterly Domain Name Industry Brief. Total registrations worldwide grew nearly 4% over the past year.

Foxes in the Henhouse: Why Michael Castello is Concerned About the Domain Industry's Future
Mon, 9 Mar 2020 14:10:43 -0400
Domain industry pioneer Michael Castello is inherently an optimist but feels recent industry consolidation and the rise of powerful monopolies signals trouble ahead.

Radix Reports 2019 Revenue, Donuts Names a New CMO and InterNetX/Sedo Issues a Global Domain Report
Thu, 5 Mar 2020 18:39:52 -0500
Several things to share with you today including news from Radix and Donuts and the publication of a Global Domain Report from Sedo and InterNetX.

It May Be March But January.com Tops This Week Chart After Selling for Six Figures
Wed, 4 Mar 2020 18:54:14 -0500
As any smart shopper knows, it pays to most things "off season" when they hit the discount rack. That may not apply to domain names though!

Domain Community Rallies Around Donna Adams as the Industry Pioneer Faces Life Threatening Health Crisis
Tue, 3 Mar 2020 12:41:38 -0500
For the past two decades Donna Adams (Mahony) has been a constant source of encouragement and support for domain investors. Now she could use a little help of her own.

An Inside Look at the Fabulous/Directnic Offices in Florida and Alexander Schubert's Plan for .Tampa
Sat, 29 Feb 2020 13:01:38 -0500
Domain registrars and new gTLD registries were hot topics when I got together with sone old friends in Tampa this week.

2020's Biggest Domain Sale to Date Tops This Week's Chart with Another 6-Figure Sale Finishing 2nd
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 20:42:20 -0500
A pair of 6-figure sales headline this week's domain sales chart with one of those ranking as the biggest sale reported so far this year.

Six-Figure Sale of BTI.com Bags Top Spot on This Week's Domain Sales Chart - ccTLDs & Non .Com gTLDs Did Well Too
Wed, 19 Feb 2020 21:00:04 -0500
The aftermarket gave fans of all domain categories something to celebrate this week. The .coms, ccTLDs and Non .Com gTLDs all had multiple chart entries.

New GGRG Report Breaks Down Over $19 Million in Liquid Domain Sales Closed in Q4-2019
Tue, 18 Feb 2020 17:45:56 -0500
GGRG has issued their latest quarterly report on aftermarket sales results for ultra-short .com acronym and numeric domain names.

Is the Tide Turning for Domain Investors on the UDRP Front? New Data Uncovered by Howard Neu is Promising
Thu, 13 Feb 2020 20:21:47 -0500
After studying 200 recent UDRP cases attorney Howard Neu found some encouraging news for domain investors who've long felt wronged by the system.

Dave Evanson's Latest Chart Topper Gives Him 2020's Two Highest Reported Domain Sales
Wed, 12 Feb 2020 21:36:13 -0500
Call this week "the revenge of the .coms!" After non .coms took the top three spots on last week's chart the .coms stormed back to take 9 of the top 10 this week.

GoDaddy Makes Blockbuster Acquisition of Uniregistry's Registrar & Market and Frank Schilling's Portfolio
Tue, 11 Feb 2020 14:41:00 -0500
In a jaw dropping deal, GoDaddy is acquiring Uniregistry's registrar, their domain marketplace and Frank Schilling's entire domain portfolio of more than 350,000 domains!

Voices Rising Against Proposed ICANN Agreement With Verisign That Would Push .Com Prices Up 31% in 4 Years
Mon, 10 Feb 2020 18:49:35 -0500
With the battle over the future of the revered .org TLD still raging, another fight to keep .com prices from soaring is now underway.

GoDaddy's Afternic Honored the Domain Sales Platform's Longest Running Partnerships in Austin
Fri, 7 Feb 2020 18:55:55 -0500
We live in a busy world but there should always be time to stop, say thank you, and show gratitude to those who helped you along the way!

Two New Six-Figure Sales Top This Week's Domain Sales Chart and Neither Are .Coms
Thu, 6 Feb 2020 22:25:44 -0500
Time to do some catching up after NamesCon. A lot of good domain sales were made over the past two weeks with lots of surprises along the way!

NamesCon Global 2020: The Complete Conference Recap with Photos from Every Session
Wed, 5 Feb 2020 17:42:48 -0500
It's here now - DNJorunal's COMPLETE NamesCon Global coverage with photos from EVERY business session plus unseen shots form the Exhibit Hall.

Photos & Highlights from NamesCon Global 2020's Fun Day That Closed the Conference Saturday
Mon, 3 Feb 2020 14:23:17 -0500
NamesCon Global closed with an all day casual networking event Saturday that provided an opportunity to catch up with old friends and make new ones!

Day 3 Photos & Highlights from the NamesCon Global 2020 Conference Friday in Austin, Texas
Sat, 1 Feb 2020 12:45:04 -0500
Friday was the final business day at NamesCon Global 2020 with only a Saturday Fun Day still to go. Here are the Friday highlights.

Day 2 Photos & Highlights From the 2020 NamesCon Global Conference Thursday in Austin Including New GoDaddy CEO's Embrace of Domain Investors
Fri, 31 Jan 2020 10:28:56 -0500
There were a lot of exciting developments at NamesCon Global Thursday, especially what new GoDaddy CEO Aman Bhutani had to say about domain investors and developers.

Opening Day Photos & Highlights from the 2020 NamesCon Global Conference in Austin, Texas
Thu, 30 Jan 2020 10:33:12 -0500
NameCon Global got off to a great start Wednesday in Austin, Texas. Here is a capsule look at the busy opening day and night!

Early Birds Got NamesCon Global 2020 Off to a Great Start at Pre-Show Parties Last Night in Austin
Wed, 29 Jan 2020 07:25:40 -0500
NamesCon Global officially opens this morning in Austin, Texas, but things were already in full western swing in the Lone Star State's capital city last night.

A Few Final Notes Before the NamesCon Global Curtain Goes Up Including Our Conference Coverage Plans
Tue, 28 Jan 2020 06:59:16 -0500
Some great late adds to the NamesCon Global agenda and ho we will be covering the conference's first visit to Austin.

Second Half Surge Gave Radix a Record Breaking Year for Premium Domain Sales Revenue in 2019
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 12:20:32 -0500
Radix has released their latest semi-annual report detailing the new gTLD registry operator's premium domain sales results for 2H-2019 and the numbers are impressive.

Dates Set for NamesCon Europe, DAN.com's New, Lease to Own Option, Dunn & Daniel Discuss Big Deals!
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 15:37:50 -0500
Several topics to cover in the Lowdown at DNJournal today. Dates have now been set for NamesCon Europe, DAN.com unveils a domain leasing option and Alan Dunn interviews Mark Daniel on the DomainStories podcast.

Results.com Rings the Six-Figure Bell to Top This Week's Domain Sales Chart
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 22:13:31 -0500
The new weekly domain sales report is out at DNJournal.com. One-word .coms remain hot with 3 of the top 4 spots going to that group.

Mike Sullivan Adds The Ultimate Domain Resource Guide to His 13-Year-Old Industry Blog
Tue, 21 Jan 2020 15:18:08 -0500
Mike Sullivan has been insightfully writing about this business since 2007 at SullysBlog.com. Now he has added an impressive resource guide to the popular site.

Guta.com's 2019 Premium Domain Sales Observation Report Shows Big Jump in Demand for One-Word .Coms
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 17:32:23 -0500
International domain brokerage Guta.com has released their annual Premium Domain Sales Observation Report covering 2019.

The First Six-Figure Sale of the New Year Leads This Week's Domain Sales Chart
Wed, 15 Jan 2020 20:21:35 -0500
Week two of the 2020 domain sales season produced the new year's first reported six-figure sale. It helped the .coms sweep 16 of 20 chart entries,

20-Year Industry Pro Alan Dunn Launches New Podcast at DomainStories.com
Mon, 13 Jan 2020 17:02:11 -0500
This is going to be GOOD! One of the most knowledgeable people in this business has launched a new podcast & released 7 episodes right out of the gate.

Industry Veteran Toby Hardy Joins Forces with Don Nelson to Launch New Domain Sales & Consulting Firm
Thu, 9 Jan 2020 17:53:05 -0500
After meeting for the first time at a domain event last summer, two domain industry (and military) veterans have launched a new company together.

2019 Domain Sales Season Ends with a Canadian ccTLD Beating All Comers to Win the Year's Last Chart Race
Wed, 8 Jan 2020 21:29:44 -0500
Another year is in the books and this one ended with a surprise finish. He is roundup of all of the notable sales reported over the past 3 weeks.

NamesCon's Soeren von Varchmin & Helga Neumer Reveal What's in Store for Revamped Event in Austin
Tue, 7 Jan 2020 16:08:36 -0500
NamesCon Global 2020 is just 3 weeks away. Here is an inside look at changes show organizers have made to help fuel industry growth.

Verisign Reports Global Domain Registrations Reached Nearly 360 Million at End of 3Q-2019
Tue, 31 Dec 2019 13:38:32 -0500
.Coms and ccTLDs led rise with ccTLD registrations soaring 8.4% year over year and .coms jumping 4.7%. However, .net continued its slide.

Saw.com's Jeff Gabriel & Amanda Waltz Give Us Their Domain Sales Forecast for 2020 (and Beyond)
Mon, 23 Dec 2019 16:24:42 -0500
A new year is just days away and everyone is wondering what the future holds for domain investors. Two of the industry's top brokers gave us a forecast.

Mastermind.com Flipped for $325,000 Profit in 1 Year! New 600K Sale Tops This Week's Chart
Wed, 18 Dec 2019 18:41:20 -0500
Mastermind.com will make this a very Merry Christmas for a domain investor who sold the name for 600K after buying it for just 275K last year!

OneHome.com Wins Top Spot on This Week's Domain Sales Chart with High Five-Figure Sale at Sedo
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 20:54:13 -0500
Sedo brought home the bacon this week, topping our latest weekly all extension Top 20 Sales Chart and putting four ccTLDs on elite list.

Jeff Gabriel is Back! Record Breaking Domain Broker Launches Saw.com with Amanda Waltz
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 07:39:08 -0500
Ever since Jeff Gabriel left Uniregistry in August people have been wondering what's next for him. In an exclusive video interview we got the answer from Jeff and his new partner Amanda Waltz.

NamesCon Global Releases Ambitious Dual Track Agenda for January 2020 Show in Austin
Mon, 9 Dec 2019 13:24:40 -0500
NamesCon Global has released the agenda for their 7th annual show coming up next month in Austin, Texas. We have the lowdown on what will be happening.

Wanda.com Beats Total Price Paid for a Trio of 3-Letter .Coms to Top This Week's Sales Chart
Wed, 4 Dec 2019 20:25:03 -0500
3-letter .coms often command big bucks but Wanda.com wiped the floor with all three of the ones on this week's leader board.

Two 6-Figure Sales and One of Year's 5 Biggest New gTLD Sales Top This Week's Sales Chart
Wed, 27 Nov 2019 21:32:15 -0500
As Americans head into the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, domain investors can be be thankful for a market that continues to show strength.

NamesCon Global 2020 News Including 1st Keynote Speaker, Live Domain Auction & Fun Day Finale
Tue, 26 Nov 2019 22:27:55 -0500
With the 2020 NamesCon Global conference in Austin, Texas just two months away show updates are starting to come in hot and heavy!

7-Figure Sale of TM.com and a 6-Figure Sale from Rick Schwartz Top This Week's Sales Chart
Wed, 20 Nov 2019 20:10:45 -0500
Nice week for domain sales. Two heavyweights top the charts, 3 .orgs land in the Top 20 and 6 ccTLDs make the elite list!

New Reports from Guta.com and GGRG.com Shed Light on Q3-2019 Domain Sales Activity
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 18:29:29 -0500
Two new reports on Q3-2019 sales of short .com domain names (categories that generate the biggest sales) show the latest trend in that part of the market.

Ethos Capital Acquisition of Public Interest Registry (.ORG) Stirs Controversy
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 17:51:01 -0500
A private equity firm's acquisition of the Public Interest Registry and it popular .org TLD (closely associated with non-profits) is raising hackles in the domain world.

TM.Com Changes Hands for $1.25 Million in Deal Handled by Mark Thomas at VIPBrokerage.com
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 14:23:42 -0500
Chalk up another home run for VIP Brokerage Founder & CEO Mark Thomas. His firm now has two of the four biggest sales reported this year to date!

3-Letter .Coms Claim 3 of Week's 5 Biggest Sales - One of Year's 10 Biggest Non .Com gTLD Sales Also Reported
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 21:52:27 -0500
This week the domain aftermarket produced something for everyone. The .coms had their usual full plate but the non .com gTLDs and ccTLDs scored too.

Phenomenal Outing for Phenom.com - Brokerage Banks Over $750,000 With 4 of Week's Top 5 Sales
Wed, 6 Nov 2019 19:02:06 -0500
James Booth recently rebranded his domain brokerage from BQDN.com to Phenom.com and his latest sales show the name fits.

Gorilla.com Goes Ape! Smashes Door Into the Year's Top Ten with a $496,000 Sale
Wed, 30 Oct 2019 20:42:20 -0400
Monte Cahn's RightOfTheDot.com has put up the year's latest heavyweight domain sales - ringing up almost $500,000 for Gorilla.com.

Latest Domain Sales Trends Revealed in Escrow.com's 3Q-2019 Domain Investment Index Report
Tue, 29 Oct 2019 10:17:05 -0400
New Escrow.com report shows rising sales in 3Q-2019. Also, the UK passes China as the 2nd strongest market for domain sales.

7-Figure Sale of a 3-Letter .Com Rocks This Week's Domain Sales Chart - Deal Ranks Among Year's Top 3
Wed, 23 Oct 2019 19:40:24 -0400
For only the fourth time this year a domain sale has broken the million-dollar mark. The 3-letter .com sold for 5 times more than the previous 2019 high for that group.

The Envelope Please - A Complete List of Winners of the 1st Annual .ORG Impact Awards
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 18:14:15 -0400
The inaugural .ORG Impact Awards were presented to 12 individuals and organizations during a gala dinner in Washington, D.C. The winners are....

$233,000 .Com Sale at Sedo Tops This Week's Chart - Two of Year's 10 Biggest .Net Sales Also Reported
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 21:36:18 -0400
The autumn weather appears to be bringing domain buyers out of the woodwork. There was good news for both .coms and non .coms.

ICA Names 9 Lonnie Borck Memorial Award Nominees - Winner to Be Announced at NamesCon 2020
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 13:24:33 -0400
The winner of the 2020 Lonnie Borck Memorial Award will honored for his or her contributions to the domain name community.

ICA Taking Lonnie Borck Award Noms - .ORG Impact Awards to be Presented Next Week
Fri, 4 Oct 2019 16:12:44 -0400
Awards season is here. The ICA wants your nominations for the 4th annual Lonnie Borck Memorial Award and .ORG Impact Awards will be handed on Oct. 10.

Carrot.com Sticks Six-Figure Landing to Take Top Spot on This Week's Sales Chart
Wed, 2 Oct 2019 19:30:18 -0400
The race for the the top spot on our latest weekly Top 20 Domain Sales Chart was a runaway thanks to a $565,000 sale that is one of the year's 10 biggest to date.

Name Ninja Bill Sweetman Closes $565,000 Sale of Carrot.com as Buyer Pays Off Balance Early
Mon, 30 Sep 2019 12:17:15 -0400
We told you about a 600K deal for Carrot,.com last spring. In exchange for a discount the buyer paid it off years ahead of schedule.

Six-Figure Sale of Glance.com Gives Sedo Top Spot on This Week's Sales Chart
Wed, 25 Sep 2019 19:53:20 -0400
A quick glance at our latest weekly all extension Top 20 Domain Sales Chart is all you need to see it was a big week for Sedo who piled up 13 entries overall.

Domain King Rick Schwartz Lets It Rip in Wide Ranging New Video Podcast at Domainer.com.au
Tue, 24 Sep 2019 15:40:15 -0400
Rick Schwartz spent a rollicking 72 minutes sharing his unvarnished thoughts on the domain business in a new video podcast.

Seattle.com Added to Extraordinary Portfolio of Big City .COM GeoDomains Offered by Geocentric Media
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 16:00:15 -0400
We previously told you about a portfolio of more than 20 big city .com geodomains being put up for sale. A new gem has just been added to the incredible collection.

LifeForce.com Lands at #1 on This Week's Sales Chart - 2 ccTLDs Make Top 5 & a New gTLD Goes Top 10
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 18:15:16 -0400
This week's domain sales report gives just about everybody something to be happy about! Fans of every category have some successes they can point to.

Public Interest Registry's .ORG Rolls Out Global Rebrand with New Website and Logos
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 17:17:09 -0400
The venerable .ORG extension has gotten a major makeover that went public today when a new website and visual identity was launched worldwide by PIR.

.ORG Demonstrates Growing Power - Tops This Week's Sales Chart with $45,999 Sale at SnapNames
Wed, 11 Sep 2019 18:14:16 -0400
The biggest domain sale reported each week is usually a .com but that wasn't the case this week as .ORG pulled off the upset with one of the year's 10 biggest non .com gTLD sales to date.

GGRG Releases Their Latest Quarterly Report on Short .Com Domain Sales in an Impressive New Format
Mon, 9 Sep 2019 18:36:46 -0400
Domain brokerage GGRG has given their quarterly report on liquid domain sales a major makeover. You can check it out while reviewing the 2Q-2019 sales info.

Holiday Weekend in U.S. Accompanied By Absence of Big Spenders in Domain Aftermarket
Thu, 5 Sep 2019 17:43:23 -0400
Despite the long Labor Day holiday weekend in the U.S. we saw a lot of solid mid-range sales but the big spenders joined millions of others taking a break.

Verisign Says Total Domain Registrations Jumped 4.4% YOY Led by .Coms & Surging ccTLDs
Tue, 3 Sep 2019 18:09:02 -0400
Verisign has released their latest quarterly Domain Name Industry Brief covering 2Q-2019 and worldwide registration results over the past year.

Skew.com Sends Uniregistry Straight to the Top of This Week's Domain Sales Chart
Wed, 28 Aug 2019 18:45:54 -0400
Uniregistry and Sedo dominated this week's sales chart. Between the two of them, they swept all but one entry on our weekly Top 20 Chart.

Top 2 Names on This Week's Chart Total 400K + Price Paid for Pharmacy.com in 2008 Revealed
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 18:37:55 -0400
The new weekly sales report is out at DNJournal.com. Along with the week's top sales we finally learned how much Pharmacy.com sold for 11 years ago!

Guta.com Releases Their Q2-2019 Premium Domain Sales Report & Unveils New Office in Xiamen, China
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 20:08:35 -0400
The folks at Guta.com have been busy this summer. They've just released their latest report on aftermarket sales and also moved into upscale new offices.

A ccTLD & a .Com That Was Quickly Flipped for a 500% Profit Top This Week's Sales Chart
Wed, 14 Aug 2019 18:51:11 -0400
How would you like to buy a domain for $10,000 and sell it for $50,000 four months later? That happened with one of this week's top sales while a ccTLD led the chart.

Domain Packages Begin Filling the Gap Between Sales of Individual Domains and Entire Portfolios
Thu, 8 Aug 2019 18:39:02 -0400
When domains are put up for sale owners usually try to sell them individually but, in addition to the occasional portfolio sale, we are now seeing tighter packages of domains and other assets offered together.

Uniregistry Dominates This Week's Chart After Deciding to Release Their Top Sales Each Week
Wed, 7 Aug 2019 20:30:04 -0400
The new weekly domain sales report is out and it was another big week for domain sales, especially since Uniregistry added their muscle to the mix.

PIR to Host a .ORG Community Forum & the Impact Awards Ceremony in Washington D.C. October 10
Tue, 6 Aug 2019 18:41:47 -0400
If you operate a .ORG website or have one planned, you might want to make a trip to Washington DC this fall for a free community forum meant for you.

The Weekend Was Nirvana for Domain Investors With Meetups On Both Sides of the Globe and an Industry Pioneer Online
Mon, 5 Aug 2019 19:45:51 -0400
With domain investor meetups in Asheville & New Delhi and one of the industry's pioneers holding court online, it was a great weekend to soak up domain expertise.

Radix TLDs Produced $1.36 Million in Premium Domain Sales in the First Half of 2019
Fri, 2 Aug 2019 17:24:49 -0400
Radix has released a new report detailing premium domain sales results in the first half of 2019 for the nine gTLDs the company administers.

Sedo Selects Michael Robrock to Fill Newly Created Position as Chief Operating Officer
Thu, 1 Aug 2019 17:21:00 -0400
For the first time, Sedo has a COO, a role that will be filled by new management board member Michael Robrock who brings over 20 years of experience to the job.

The Big Numbers Are Back: A Million $ Sale at Sedo and Two Others in 6 Figures Top This Week's Chart
Wed, 31 Jul 2019 20:38:38 -0400
After taking a bit of a breather a week ago the domain aftermarket was flying high again this week with some big numbers at the top of the leader board.

Record Breaking Domain Broker Jeff Gabriel Wraps Up 7-Year Run With Uniregistry
Wed, 31 Jul 2019 13:44:18 -0400
Domain sales giant Jeff Gabriel is closing yet another successful chapter in his remarkable career as his 7-year run with Uniregistry has come to a close.

NamesCon Global 2020 Announces Change in Dates for January Show in Austin, Texas
Tue, 30 Jul 2019 18:39:38 -0400
NamesCon Global 2020 will start three days later than originally planned to make way for a special closing day event.

India's Annual DomainX Conference Returns This Weekend With New Domain Auction Added to the Mix
Mon, 29 Jul 2019 16:20:19 -0400
The 6th annual DomainX conference will be held this weekend in New Delhi. For the first time this show will include a live premium domain auction.

16 Years of DNJournal & Domain Industry History Discussed in New Edition of the Domainer Show
Fri, 26 Jul 2019 16:51:32 -0400
DNJ's Ron Jackson was the guest on a new edition of The Domainer Show that covers 16 years of industry history as well as what's ahead.

In a Diverse Week for Domain Sales a Dozen .Coms, Six ccTLDs and a Pair of Non .Com gTLDs Earned Chart Entries
Wed, 24 Jul 2019 18:07:06 -0400
We've seen a lot of big domain sales this summer so it was probably time for the market to take a breather but it was still an interesting week.

.ORG Registry Operator PIR Releases Annual Report Detailing 2018 Results and 2019 Initiatives
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 17:59:00 -0400
Public Interest Registry (PIR) released its 2018 Annual Report today. The report highlighted 2018 developments and plans for 2019.

Joe Uddeme at NameExperts.com Books $285,000 Sale To Top This Week's Chart
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 21:19:20 -0400
After ringing up one of last year's 10 biggest sales, Joe Uddeme is back with one of this year's 15 biggest deals to date.

Buyer of Money.com.au Details How He Made His Chart Topping Acquisition in a New Domainer Show Interview
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 17:10:12 -0400
A couple of weeks ago we told you about a newly revealed AUD $400,000 domain sale of Money.com.au. Now the buyer is sharing the full story of his acquisition.

Domain Sales Explode with 6 Six-Figure Sales Igniting the Blast - Year's 2 Biggest ccTLD Sales to Date Helped Fuel the Fire
Wed, 10 Jul 2019 21:09:40 -0400
The new weekly domain sales report is out at DNJournal.com and, top to bottom, it it was a spectacular show for the domain aftermarket.

It Pays to Be Patient: How Michael Castello & Walt "Baby" Love Landed a $1.5 Million Deal for Room.com
Tue, 9 Jul 2019 10:54:05 -0400
In the latest Cover Story at DNJournal.com we share the fascinating back story of Michael Castello's latest seven-figure domain deal - this time for Room.com.

ICA/WIPO Public Webinar Wednesday to Address WhoIs Chaos Created By GDPR
Mon, 8 Jul 2019 20:00:18 -0400
GDPR has played havoc with attempts to use public WhoIs records to find out how to contact a domain's owner. This webinar will look at a possible solution.

Results from the NamesCon Europe 2019 Live Domain Auction Released - Online Auction Still Underway
Thu, 27 Jun 2019 16:31:43 -0400
Final results from the live domain auction staged by NameJet and RightOfTheDot at the NamesCon Europe conference are now in.

Sedo Soars With a Blockbuster $798,000 Sale and The Year's Biggest ccTLD Sale to Top This Week's Charts
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 21:29:04 -0400
Sedo is closing June with a bang - logging a $798,000 blockbuster, a 2nd six-figure sale, the year's biggest ccTLD sale to date and one of the four biggest non .com gTLD sales.

Photos & Highlights from NamesCon Europe 2019's Show Closing Beach Party in Portugal
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 21:19:34 -0400
The Beach Party that closed NamesCon Europe Saturday showed us some of our domain industry friends know how to surf more than just the web!

Photos & Highlights from Day 2 of the 2019 NamesCon Europe Conference in Cascais, Portugal Friday
Sat, 22 Jun 2019 16:04:27 -0400
The 2019 NamesCon Europe conference continued Friday in Portugal with another busy day of business and an evening cruise on the Atlantic.

Photos & Highlights from Day 1 of the 2019 NamesCon Europe Conference in Cascais, Portugal
Fri, 21 Jun 2019 17:08:34 -0400
The 2019 NamesCon Europe conference is underway and we have photos and highlights from the busy opening day for you.

Biggest Public Cash Domain Sale Ever Reported & Year's Highest Non .Com Sale Headline This Week's Chart
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 22:34:38 -0400
The new weekly domain sales report is out at DNJournal.com. So much for the "summer doldrums" - it was a record breaking week!

Undeveloped.com Becomes DAN.COM With Launch of Their New Domain Automation Network
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 13:11:06 -0400
Domain marketplace Undeveloped.com has moved to a new domain - DAN.COM - to launch its new blockchain-powered Domain Automation Network.

$30 Million Sale of Voice.com Sets New Record for Highest Cash Price Paid for a Domain Name
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 17:54:53 -0400
A public company has sold its Voice.com domain name for $30 million in the biggest cash sale we have seen since we began tracking the aftermarket in 2003.

NamesCon Global Announces Dates and Opens Registration for 2020 Show in Austin, Texas
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 12:45:29 -0400
In January NamesCon Global announced the show would move from Las Vegas to Austin in 2020 - now we have the dates and location for the big event.

A $950,000 Sale Booked by Larry Fischer and the Year's Biggest ccTLD Sale Highlight This Week's Chart
Wed, 12 Jun 2019 21:10:46 -0400
Larry Fischer landed another whale this week - topping our latest weekly sales chart with a name that hit nearly $1 million. We also saw the year's biggest ccTLD sale to date.

PIR Announces New .ORG Impact Awards to Recognize Achievements in the .ORG Community
Tue, 11 Jun 2019 20:27:01 -0400
PIR, the administrator of .ORG, has launched The .ORG Impact Awards, a new program designed to recognize .ORG website owners who are using the Internet to empower change around the world.

Final Countdown to NamesCon Europe 2019 Underway - Here's What to Expect from the Big Show in Portugal
Thu, 6 Jun 2019 17:03:37 -0400
NamesCon Europe gets underway two weeks from today in Cascais, Portugal with connected with show organizers to get you the latest info on what is in store.

Diverse Week for Domain Sales With a Pair of 3-Letter .Coms, 5 ccTLDs and 3 .ORGs in the Top 20
Wed, 5 Jun 2019 19:59:32 -0400
We didn't see any 6-figure domain sales this week but we did see a wide assortment of domains on our latest weekly Top 20 Sales Chart.

Photos & Highlights From the 2019 Global Digital Summit in Xiamen, China
Tue, 4 Jun 2019 18:21:11 -0400
China's 2019 Global Digital Summit wrapped up over the weekend and we have photos & highlights from the big event in the Far East for you.

Latest Verisign Quarterly Report Says Worldwide Domain Registrations Increased By 18 Million In Past Year
Thu, 30 May 2019 17:55:29 -0400
Verisign has released their latest Domain Name Industry Brief covering 1Q-2019. There is good news for .coms and ccTLDs and a mixed bag for new gTLDs.

Free.Games Tops This Week's Chart After Changing Hands for Big Bucks in Year's Biggest Non .Com Sale to Date
Wed, 29 May 2019 20:58:48 -0400
Last year four reported new gTLD sales reached six figures. With this year almost half over none have been reported at that level - until now. Details in our new weekly sales report.

Guta.com's Latest Quarterly Report on Premium Domain Sales Provides Insight Into 1Q-2019 Market Activity
Thu, 23 May 2019 21:05:24 -0400
Brokerage firm Guta.com has some interesting sales data in their latest quarterly report. One-word .com dictionary domains are on the rise but some others declined.

Sedo Cooks Up One of Year's Five Biggest Sales to Date to Top This Week's Chart
Wed, 22 May 2019 21:49:34 -0400
Sedo Senior Broker Dave Evanson was back in the sales kitchen this week, cooking up his latest six-figure chart topper.

New Escrow.com Report Shows Domain Sales Rebounding - Up 10% in Q1-2019 From 4Q-2018
Thu, 16 May 2019 13:28:54 -0400
Escrow.com's new quarterly Domain Investment Index report covering Q1-2019 includes a lot of good news for domain investors.

Mega Sale of Medidata.com Tops This Week's Domain Sales Chart and Ranks #3 Year to Date
Wed, 15 May 2019 19:51:12 -0400
George Kirikos has uncovered another high end domain sale that tops this week's sales chart and takes a place among the biggest of 2019 to date,

China's Global Digital Summit Returns to Xiamen May 31-June 1 for 2019 Event at the Swiss Hotel
Mon, 13 May 2019 17:06:37 -0400
Last year's Global Digital Summit in China was so well received show organizers decided to stage the upcoming 2019 conference at the same venue in Xiamen.

Chicago.info and Opinions.org Sold for About the Same Price. Which One Was the Better Buy?
Thu, 9 May 2019 16:36:55 -0400
These two domains from our latest weekly domain sales report look to be great buys at just over $2,000 each. Which one do you like best and why?

A Two-Character .COM and One of Year's 5 Biggest ccTLD Sales Headline This Week's Chart
Wed, 8 May 2019 20:48:24 -0400
The new weekly domain sales report is out. While no blockbuster sales were reported seven solid mid range sales earned spots on the YTD Top 100,

Sedo Removes Minimum Sales Fee & Lowers Minimum Bid Requirements for the Rest of 2019
Tue, 7 May 2019 19:02:20 -0400
Sedo has just made flipping domains at the lower end of the price spectrum a much less expensive sales strategy.

LosAngeles.com & SanFrancisco.com Added to Unprecedented Big City Geodomain Portfolio Sale
Mon, 6 May 2019 09:24:29 -0400
The remarkable portfolio of 20 big city .com geodomains that Geocentric Media put on the market last month has gotten even more amazing.

NamesCon Europe Releases New Information on the Event Coming to Portugal in June
Fri, 3 May 2019 18:02:32 -0400
The 11th annual edition of NamesCon Europe (formerly Domaining Europe) is coming up in June. A preliminary agenda and more show details are now available.

A One-Word .COM & Year's Biggest ccTLD Sale to Date Headline This Week's Domain Sales Chart
Wed, 1 May 2019 21:18:30 -0400
It would be fair to call this week's #1 reported domain sale a monumental sale. We also saw the biggest ccTLD sale of 2019 to date.

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