Latest Verisign Report Shows More Growth in Global Domain Registrations With .COM, ccTLDs & New gTLDs All Up
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:25:16 -0500
Verisign has released their latest quarterly Domain Name Industry Brief showing where worldwide registrations in all categories now stand.

Two 6-Figure Heavyweights Totaling $1.2 Million Top This Week's Domain Sales Chart
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 21:53:48 -0500
A trio of well-known domain brokers are going to have an especially happy holiday season after booking sales that rank among the biggest we've seen this year.

Elon Musk Reveals He Made One of the Biggest Domain Buys of All Time in at $11 Million
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 18:32:13 -0500
Tesla Founder & billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk lit up the aftermarket grapevine like a Christmas tree with his announcement of an $11 million purchase of

Trio of 6-Figure Sales Totaling $769,000 Top This Week's Domain Sales Chart
Thu, 6 Dec 2018 20:59:56 -0500
The new weekly sales report is out at Three big sales, led by a half-million dollar plus new gTLD sale set the pace on the Top 20 Sales Chart.

Donuts Co-Founder Jonathon Nevett Named CEO of .ORG Operator Public Interest Registry
Wed, 5 Dec 2018 15:00:01 -0500
PIR, the nonprofit operator of the .org domain, today announced that industry veteran Jonathon Nevett will be its new President and CEO. Acquires Tucows Interest in NameJet - Now Has Sole Ownership of NameJet & SnapNames
Mon, 3 Dec 2018 13:22:02 -0500 has acquired all remaining interest in NameJet, giving the company sole ownership of two of the top drop catchers - NameJet & SnapNames. Changing Hands for $1 Million in Deal Put Together by Broker Sharjil Saleem
Fri, 30 Nov 2018 16:12:53 -0500
Domain Broker Sharjil Saleem, who has put together a string of top tier sales in recent years, has just added another - a $1 million deal for

$825,000 Sale of Uncovered - Startup Reveals Price Paid in 2017 Transaction
Mon, 26 Nov 2018 18:17:49 -0500
A powerful testament to how valuable a great domain name can be in the right hands. CEO reveals how his company acquired their dream domain.

Another Pair of Big .Com Sales Totaling $642,000 Take Top Spots on This Week's Sales Chart
Wed, 21 Nov 2018 18:23:51 -0500
For the 2nd week in a row - a pair of six-figure .com sales sit at the top of our all extension Top 20 Sales Chart.

Michael Cyger Predicts His Cash + Equity Sale of Will End Up Being a 7-Figure Deal
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 17:27:55 -0500 Founder Mike Cycger has a great new domain sale case study to share with students - his own cash & equity sale of!

Radix’s Startup League Backed Over 40 Startups at Web Summit 2018 in Lisbon
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 18:13:43 -0500
Radix Registry's Startup League helped more than 40 startups built on Radix TLDs exhibit at this month's massive Web Summit in Lisbon, Portugal.

Pair of .Com Sales Totaling Over $817,000 Top This Week's Domain Sales Chart
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 22:23:18 -0500
Our latest all extension Top 20 Sales Chart is led by one of the year's five biggest sales with a second 6-figure transaction in the runner-up slot.

GGRG Says Sales Activity in "Liquid" Domain Names (Short .COMS) Rebounded Strongly in 3Q-2018
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 18:33:51 -0500
After a weak 2nd quarter, sales activity rebounded sharply in short .com sales in 3Q-2018 according to GGRG's latest quarterly report.

Two-Letter .COM Changes Hands in $700,000 Deal Brokered by Joe Uddeme at
Fri, 9 Nov 2018 12:46:48 -0500
For the 2nd time in as many years Joe Uddeme at NameExperts has posted a top 5 sale and yet again a 2-letter .com goes to China.

Six-Figure Sale of a 2-Letter ccTLD Tops This Week's Domain Sales Chart
Wed, 7 Nov 2018 20:25:44 -0500
The ccTLDs had their second big week in a row - ringing up the week's biggest domain sale and taking 5 places on our latest all extension Top 20 Sales Chart.

How Making New Music Has Helped Emme Lentino Heal from the Untimely Loss of Husband Tony
Mon, 5 Nov 2018 19:28:36 -0500
One of the domain industry's most successful entrepreneurs, Tony Lentino, passed away two years ago at age 42 . His wife, Emme has poured her heart and soul into new music that has helped her heal from that devastating loss and is inspiring people around the world.

Radix Registry's .ONLINE Hits the 1 Million Domains Mark to Become One of the 5 Biggest New gTLDs
Fri, 2 Nov 2018 11:15:09 -0400
.ONLINE passed a major milestone today when the new gTLD from Radix Registry saw its 1 millionth domain name registered. That makes it the 5th biggest new gTLD. Launches New Quarterly Report on Premium Domain Sales in China
Thu, 1 Nov 2018 16:26:16 -0400, a brokerage that has bridged the Western and Chinese domain markets, has launched a new report that breaks down trends at the high end of the market.

Dave Evanson's Latest 6-Figure Sale at Sedo Tops This Week's Domain Sales Chart
Wed, 31 Oct 2018 21:32:19 -0400
A 6-figure .com and one of the year's 10 biggest ccTLD sales to date are the headliners on DNJournal's latest weekly sales report.

Nominations for the ICA's 2019 Lonnie Borck Memorial Award Are Open Now Through November 1
Thu, 25 Oct 2018 17:48:40 -0400
The ICA will present their annual Lonnie Borck Memorial Award during the January 2019 NamesCon conference and they invite you to submit nominations.

A Half-Million Dollar .ORG Sale from Braden Pollock Rocks This Week's Top 20 Chart
Wed, 24 Oct 2018 20:43:26 -0400
It is rare to see a non .com domain sell for $500,000 but it happened this week when Braden Pollock closed an eye-popping half-million dollar sale of

NameSummit Returns to New York City for Round 2 November 5th & 6th
Wed, 24 Oct 2018 14:07:18 -0400
The 2nd annual Name Summit conference will be held in New York City November 5th & 6th, 2018. We have a preview of the upcoming event in the Big Apple for you. Enables Buyer/Seller Negotiations on Their Platform With the Click of a New Button
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 18:03:52 -0400 has just introduced a new feature that opens the door to domain price negotiations conducted directly on their trusted platform.

Year's Biggest ccTLD Sale Tops This Week's Sales Chart - Top Two Totaled Over $450,0000
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:29:03 -0400
The new weekly domain sales report is out at ccTLDs had a big outing with 3 of the year's 7 biggest sales in that group reported this week.

Billionaire Founder of, Div Turakhia, Names Vaibhav Arya to Succeed Him as CEO
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 17:33:44 -0400
After gaining fame in the domain industry with his previous companies, Directi and Skenzo, Div Turakhia scaled even greater heights with - but now he is ready for a break.

New Namecheap Domain Insights & Trends Report Has Some Surprising Results in TLD Rankings
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 16:58:58 -0400
Namecheap has issued their first Domain Insights and Trends report breaking down a variety of data including their most popular TLDs. There are some surprises in their findings.

Former ICANN GDD President Akram Atallah Named CEO at New gTLD Giant Donuts Inc.
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 12:58:32 -0400
Donuts, the world's biggest operator of new gTLDs, has a new CEO. Former ICANN exec Akram Atallah will take over from Bruce Jaffe on November 12.

Photos & Highlights from the Closing Day of the 1st Domaining Americas Conference in Brazil
Tue, 9 Oct 2018 18:00:43 -0400
The 1st edition of the new Domaining Americas conference in Brazil is now history. We have photos & highlights from the closing day Sunday in Rio de Janeiro.

Photos & Highlights from Opening Day at the Inaugural Domaining Americas Conference in Brazil
Sun, 7 Oct 2018 17:50:39 -0400
The debut edition of the Domaining Americas conference got underway at the Grand Hyatt Rio de Janeiro Saturday morning. We have all of the day 1 photos & highlights for you.

A $90,000 .Com and the Year's Biggest .Net Sale to Date Top This Week's Domain Sales Chart
Wed, 3 Oct 2018 19:25:44 -0400
As is usually the case, a .com sits at the top of this week's sales chart and another is at #3, but the year's biggest .net sale is 2 and a $57,000 new gTLD is #4.

The ICA Adds Tessa Holcomb to the Board and Re-Elects Jay Chapman to Another Term
Wed, 3 Oct 2018 13:21:23 -0400
The Internet Commerce Association continues to strengthen its leadership team as Tessa Holcomb joins the board and Jay Chapman is re-elected to another term.

All Systems Go for Debut Edition of the Domaining Americas Conference in Brazil This Weekend
Tue, 2 Oct 2018 09:23:03 -0400
South America gets its first major conference for domain investors/developers this weekend when Domaining Americas launches in Rio de Janeiro.

ICA Warns Hundreds of Millions of Dollars at Stake as .Com Prize Freeze Set to Expire
Mon, 1 Oct 2018 07:15:30 -0400
The Internet Commerce Association, the industry trade association that looks out for the interests of domain owners, is sounding an alarm bell.

Quartet of Six-Figure Sales Totaling Nearly $700,000 Take Top Spots on This Week's Domain Sales Chart
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 21:06:23 -0400
The past couple of weeks have been busy ones in the domain aftermarket with four new 6-figure sales reported to us and 40 sales that reached at least 5 figures.

GGRG Launches a New Platform Devoted to Buying & Selling 3-Letter .COM Domains
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 14:29:42 -0400
Domain brokerage has launched a new domain sales platform for 3-letter .coms only and we have some of the first sales results.

Photos & Highlights from the Final Day of the 2018 MERGE! Conference in Orlando
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:23:35 -0400
The 2018 MERGE! Conference is now history. We have photos & highlights from the busy closing day in Orlando, Florida on Tuesday.

Photos & Highlights from Day 3 Monday at the 2018 MERGE! Conference in Orlando, Florida
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 18:38:20 -0400
Monday was a busy day (and night) at the big conference in Orlando. We have all of the details.

Day 2 Photos & Highlights from the 2018 MERGE! Conference in Orlando Sunday
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 18:59:05 -0400
The 2nd annual MERGE! conference continued Sunday in Orlando with the 2nd of 4 days of non-stop activity. We have the Sunday photos and highlights for you.

Photos & Highlights from the 1st Full Day of Business at the 2018 MERGE! Conference in Orlando Saturday
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 14:37:12 -0400
The 2018 MERGE! Conference is in full swing in Orlando. We have Photos & Highlights from the opening business day Saturday.

A .Com Mastermind Topped This Week's Chart But a Bad Country Code Domain Was Just a Step Behind
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 21:31:09 -0400
The latest weekly domain sales report is out at A big .com sale is at the top with the year's biggest ccTLD sale to date in the #2 spot.

Steady Growth Has Given .GLOBAL Good Reason to Celebrate Their 4th Anniversary This Month
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 17:38:50 -0400
At a time when many new gTLD registries have seen registration number stall taking a different approach has helped.GLOBAL keep growing.

Namecheap Reaches 10 Million Registrations - Ranks as World's 2nd Biggest Retail Registrar
Fri, 7 Sep 2018 15:46:31 -0400
Namecheap Founder Richard Kirkendall has had quite a ride since launching the company in 2000. NameCheap has now passed 10 million registrations to rank #2 among the world's retail registrars.

NameExperts & Sedo Divvy Up Four 6-Figure Domain Sales To Take Top Spots on DNJ Chart
Thu, 6 Sep 2018 18:22:50 -0400
The latest domain sales report is out at and this one includes data from the last three weeks of aftermarket sales.

Largest New gTLD Domain Registry Operator Donuts Inc. Acquired by Private Equity Firm
Wed, 5 Sep 2018 13:48:39 -0400
A major private equity firm, Abry Partners, has acquired Donuts Inc., operator of more than 200 new gTLDs. A former ICANN CEO is on Abry's leadership team.

Joe Uddeme Makes it Rain Money as Closes $475,000 Sale of
Tue, 4 Sep 2018 17:50:04 -0400
Joe Uddeme at has closed three 6-figure sales in the last 60 days including a half-million dollar deal that included and

Photos and Highlights from the 2018 HEXONET Domain Industry Cruise in Vancouver, Canada
Fri, 24 Aug 2018 15:18:04 -0400
HEXONET hosted their 3rd Annual Domain Industry Cruise last night in Vancouver. Canada. We were there and have the photos and highlights for you.

Anchors Aweigh! First Report from Vancouver Where Hexonet's Domain Industry Cruise Launches Tonight
Thu, 23 Aug 2018 13:52:49 -0400
HEXONET will be hosting a domain industry cruise event this evening in Vancouver but things got off to an early start for some last night.

MERGE! Alert: Discount Room Rates End Friday - More Sessions & Speakers Added to Show Agenda
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 16:34:25 -0400
The 2nd annual MERGE! conference in Orlando is now just over 3 weeks away. Here is the latest on the agenda and a reminder to book your room now.

New Verisign Report Reveals Total Domain Registrations Worldwide Climbed to 340 Million in 2Q-2018
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:35:57 -0400
There are winners and losers in Verisign's latest quarterly Domain Name Industry Brief. We show you how the .coms, .nets, ccTLDs and new gTLDs did.

GGRG 2Q-2018 Report on Liquid Domain Sales Shows China Slowdown Driving Drop in Median Prices
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:16:38 -0400
The once red hot demand for short, premium .com domains in China continued to cool in 2Q-2018 according to the latest quarterly report from GGRG.

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.

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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.

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