10|15|2009 01:47 pm EDT
We recently received word that the deal announced in the post below never completed. The announcement has since been removed from the Epik blog.
[Ed. Updated March 17th, 2010]
Rob Monster announced on the Epik.com blog [Ed. Post Removed] today that expiring domain name service provider JustDropped.com has been purchased and will be incorported in to the Epik.com offerings. JustDropped claims to receive 400,000 monthly unique visitors and have 42,000 email subscribers.
Monster and JustDropped.com creator Dan Rubin plan to make improvements and updates to the site, expand the drop catching capabilities and further integrate services in to the existing services of Epik auctions.
Monster states on his blog that “I like drop-catching even more now that large numbers of worthwhile names are being dropped on a daily basis.” With many registrars moving domains in to auctions before they actually drop, DNN has seen the quantity of good dropping domains take a huge dive. There are still good domains dropping but this market seems to be one that is dwindling not growing.