Two 6-Figure Sales Totaling $835,000 and One of Year's 3 Biggest ccTLD Sales Top This Week's Chart
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 20:19:59 -0400
Another interesting week for domain sales highlighted by a couple of 6-figure .com heavyweights and one of the year's three biggest ccTLD sales.

Photos & Highlights from the 1st Edition of the Indian Domain Summit in Kolkata, India
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 16:14:07 -0400
The rapidly growing domain industry in India got another shot in the arm Saturday when the new Indian Domain Summit had a successful 1st run in Kolkata.

Unusual Week for Domain Sales: Non .Coms Outnumber .Coms 11-9 on New Top 20 Chart
Wed, 8 Aug 2018 20:01:49 -0400
.Coms typically dominate our weekly all extension Top 20 Sales Chart but this was one of those rare weeks when that was not the case.

.FUN Reaches 100,000 Registrations But Developed Domains Are What Radix Is Most Happy About:
Tue, 7 Aug 2018 18:18:47 -0400
If you sell domains cheap enough it is easy to rack up a lot of registrations but long term success will depend on people building websites on those TLDs.

Photos & Highlights from the 2018 DomainX Conference That Concluded Sunday in New Delhi, India
Mon, 6 Aug 2018 18:08:59 -0400
The 5th annual edition of India's DomainX conference is now history. Here are some photos & highlights from the closing day Sunday in New Delhi.

Mon, 6 Aug 2018 18:02:33 -0400

First Round of Speakers Named for New DomainingAmericas Conference Coming to Brazil in October
Fri, 3 Aug 2018 18:32:34 -0400
The 1st DomainingAmericas conference in Brazil is just 2 months away. Veteran event producer Jodi Chamberlain has joined the show team to help insure its success.

$120,000 Domain Tops This Week's Sales Chart - Seller Had Acquired it for Just $21,000 Last Year
Wed, 1 Aug 2018 20:12:50 -0400
Making a $99,000 profit on a single domain barely a year after you acquire it is every investor's dream. That's the story behind this week's chart topper.

HEXONET Set to Host a Special Domain Industry Cruise Event in Vancouver, Canada on August 23
Tue, 31 Jul 2018 18:30:01 -0400
A special HEXONET networking cruise in one of the world's most beautiful places is coming up August 23 and it costs just $20 Canadian!

Breaking the Mold: How Poet Kate Buckley Mastered the Art of Domain Sales
Tue, 31 Jul 2018 13:08:11 -0400
If you think you know what kind of people the domain business attracts think again. It is more about creativity than technology and Kate Buckley is a prime example of that. New Cover Story at

India Has Back to Back Domain Conferences Coming Up the First Two Weekends in August
Fri, 27 Jul 2018 17:07:23 -0400
Domain investors (or those interested in the field) in India have a couple of excellent educational & networking opportunities coming up next month.

Flippa Releases Previously Unreported 2018 Domain Sales Including a 6-Figure Deal That Tops This Week's Chart
Wed, 25 Jul 2018 19:39:20 -0400
Our latest weekly domain sales report is out and Flippa filled the first six spots on our Top 20 Chart after releasing their previously unreported 2018 sales.

Neustar Names New President and CEO - Charles Gottdiener Succeeds Lisa Hook Who Will Remain on the Board
Mon, 23 Jul 2018 15:22:27 -0400
Neustar has announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Charles Gottdiener as President and CEO, effective immediately, succeeding Lisa Hook.

Big Domain Sales Busting Out All Over - Top 5 on This Week's Chart Total Over $5 Million
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 20:29:12 -0400
This was a sensational week for domain sales. 5 of the year's 15 biggest sales have been revealed since Monday including a new 2018 chart topper. Changes Hands for $3.5 Million in 2018's Biggest Publicly Reported Domain Sale to Date
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:53:43 -0400
Two veteran domain brokers joined forces to close the year's biggest sale to date.

CentralNic Acquires KeyDrive - Essentially Doubling in Size Overnight
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:51:40 -0400
CentralNic, already an important player in domain registry management and the operation of retail registrars, has just gotten considerably bigger.

NameSummit Postponed - 2018 NYC Show Scheduled for August Moves to New Dates in November
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:21:45 -0400
The 2nd annual NameSummit conference will be held in November instead of August this year and it will now be 2 shows in 1.

Buckley Media Group Closes $1 Million+ Deal for and
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 09:51:06 -0400
Another home run for Kate Buckley - two of 2018's top sales in made in a single deal!

$550,000 Domain Tops This Week's Sales Chart - Another Deal Near $1 Million Revealed After NDA Expires
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 19:31:50 -0400
Domain sales slow down in the summer but two big ones top this week's chart. We also learned the price paid in 2017 deal that came in at nearly $ 1 million.

Payoneer Decides to Shut Down the Domain Escrow Service They Launched Two Years Ago
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 16:12:53 -0400
Despite positive reviews from customers Payoneer has decided to leave the domain escrow business just two years after entering the field.

Did the Buyer Pay $12 Million? - Best WIPO Panelist Identified - .LLC Enters Landrush
Mon, 9 Jul 2018 19:20:00 -0400
Several notes today - was the sales price of $12 million? - if a UDRP is filed against you who is the best panelist to have on your case? - Another new gTLD enters landrush.

Never Say Never! Owner Decides to Sell After All - Multi-Million $ Name Goes to Monaco
Fri, 6 Jul 2018 17:20:06 -0400
3 months ago the owner of declared the name was not for sale at any price. He must have had a change of heart - the domain has a new owner now.

High Ticket Item Attracts Six Figures to Top This Week's Domain Sales Chart
Thu, 5 Jul 2018 20:38:12 -0400
This has been a .com kind of week. 11 of the top 12 sales on our latest all extension Top 20 Sales Chart are .coms led by a chart-topping $102,000 sale.

Photos & Highlights from the 2018 NamesCon China Conference in Shanghai
Tue, 3 Jul 2018 16:20:29 -0400
The 2018 NamesCon China conference was held in Shanghai June 27-29. We have photos & highlights from the big event in the Far East.

How Gary Millin's World Accelerator Continues to Develop Some of the Web's Best Domain Names
Fri, 29 Jun 2018 17:23:29 -0400
Several years ago we wrote about the spectacular .com domain portfolio being developed by Gary Millin's World Accelerator. Forbes just featured Gary in a new interview.

Garry Chernoff Takes Top Spot on This Week's Sales Chart with One of Year's 10 Biggest Sales
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 21:01:18 -0400
Garry Chernoff has been making big domain sales for longer than we have been publishing (over 15 years) - and he is still at it!

MERGE! Aims to Help You Make Money AND Memories at Impressive New Venue for September 2018 Show in Orlando
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 12:19:32 -0400
We had an opportunity to spend a few days exploring the new hotel and surrounding Disney Springs area where MERGE! 2018 will be held in September. Here are the photos & highlights.

MERGE! Announces a Half-Dozen Additions to Speaker's Roster for 2018 Conference in Orlando
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 18:36:57 -0400
The 2nd annual MERGE! conference - coming to Orlando in September - continues to take shape with 6 new additions to the speaker's roster today.

.CO Stars on the Latest Domain Sales Chart Claiming the Top Spot and Tying for #2
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 23:04:13 -0400
.CO has had a good run since the re-purposed ccTLD started marketing itself as an abbreviation for "company" but it made an especially big splash this week.

Latest Verisign Report Says Total Domain Registrations Continue to Grow Despite New gTLD Nosedive
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 17:39:11 -0400
Verisign has released its latest quarterly Domain Industry Brief. .Com/.Net domains and ccTLDs continued to grow but new gTLDs suffered a major setback.

Photos & Highlights from the Closing Days at NamesCon Europe 2018 in Valencia, Spain
Sat, 9 Jun 2018 15:20:28 -0400
The 10th anniversary edition of DomainingEurope/NamesCon Europe ended with another full day of business Friday and a Tour of Valencia today.

Photos & Highlights from Opening Day at NamesCon Europe (Domaining Europe) 2018
Thu, 7 Jun 2018 19:05:09 -0400
The 10th anniversary edition of the Domaining Europe conference got underway today in Valencia, Spain under its new NamesCon Europe banner

4-Digit Numerical Domain Sells for 6 Figures to Top New DNJ Chart - 3-Letter .Com Also Passes 100K Mark
Wed, 6 Jun 2018 21:33:38 -0400
The new weekly domain sales report is out with a pair of 6-figure sales at the top of the chart, including the biggest 4-digit domain sale in two years.

Photos & Highlights From the 2018 Global Digital Summit in Xiamen, China
Mon, 4 Jun 2018 18:55:25 -0400
One of China's most important annual domain conferences, the 2018 Global Digital Summit, ended in Xiamen over the weekend. We have photos & highlights for you.

MERGE! 2018 Conference Adds a New eCommerce Track Devoted to Subscription Boxes
Fri, 1 Jun 2018 17:28:48 -0400
When the MERGE! conference returns to Orlando this summer it will have a new track devoted to building subscription based eCommerce businesses.

BQDN Tops Chart With 3 Six-Figure Sales & George Kirikos Uncovers a 7-Figure Blockbuster
Wed, 30 May 2018 21:06:30 -0400
A lot of big sales news for you this week. James Booth at had the top 5 sales on our latest chart & George Kirikos uncovered another huge sale.

New .ICU Extension Became Latest New gTLD to Enter General Availability This Afternoon
Tue, 29 May 2018 17:00:43 -0400
With registration prices as lows as $1.49 (at places we checked) the new .ICU extension entered General Availability this afternoon.

Global Interest in Domain Names Has Created a Conference Explosion That Will Continue for the Next 5 Months
Fri, 25 May 2018 17:53:32 -0400
This week's NamesCon India conference was the first in a string of at least 9 major domain conferences that will be held around the world over the next 5 months.

Larry Fischer Bags Back to Back Chart Toppers With Another 6-Figure Domain Sale
Wed, 23 May 2018 20:34:56 -0400
Larry Fischer apparently liked his penthouse view from the top of last week's domain sales chart because he is there again with another 6-figure sale this week.

GGRG's Latest Quarterly Analysis of Liquid Domain Sales Shows Continuing Strength of Short .COMs
Tue, 22 May 2018 18:25:10 -0400
Domain brokerage & consultancy has released their 1Q-2018 report on "liquid domain names". It shows short .coms continue to attract big money. Co-Owner Sahar Sarid Arrested on Extortion and Money Laundering Charges
Fri, 18 May 2018 07:11:48 -0400
Sahar Sarid, a well-known figure in the domain industry for many years, has been arrested on charges of extortion, money laundering and identity theft.

Pair of 3-Letter .Com Sales Totaling Nearly Half a Million Dollars Top This Week's Chart
Thu, 17 May 2018 22:02:44 -0400
After being away on vacation last week I have a double dose of sales data for you this time out, led by two 3-letter .com blockbusters.

Red Alert: Encrypt Your Website Now or Expect to Lose Traffic When Google Updates Chrome in July
Wed, 9 May 2018 13:13:47 -0400
You may not know much about SSL certificates but if you run a website you should get one before July. We explain why as well as how to do that.

Internet Commerce Association Names Zak Muscovitch Their New General Counsel
Tue, 8 May 2018 17:39:07 -0400
For 6 months the ICA has been looking for someone to replace long-time General Counsel Phil Corwin and it turns out the right guy was already doing the job.

Minds + Machines Acquires ICM Registry in Cash + Stock Deal Valued at $41 Million
Fri, 4 May 2018 10:46:43 -0400
New gTLD registry operator Minds + Machines (MMX) has acquired ICM Registry and its four adult -related TLDs - xxx, .porn, .sex and .adult.

Solid Sales Dot This Week's Domain Sales Chart But an Uncharted Blockbuster Stole the Spotlight
Wed, 2 May 2018 18:26:53 -0400
The new weekly domain sales report is out at There was a lot of action in the aftermarket - both on the charts and off.

Firestorm Over Outrage Spreading After Domain Taken From Its Rightful Owner
Tue, 1 May 2018 18:34:55 -0400
Jean-Noel Frydman has owned for nearly 25 years and ran a solid business on it. It all disappeared overnight when the domain was taken from his account.

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