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01|13|2015 08:21 pm EDT

Live Results : NamesCon 2015 Right of the Dot Auction

by Adam Strong in Categories: Domain Auction

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DNN will be live blogging from NamesCon in Las Vegas. We do not guarantee the accuracy of these results.

Check here for results as we update them live from the show.  Bidding is also available on SnapNames.com and names unsold will be in a silent auction there until February 6th, 2015.

In a charity auction before the domain auction, a signed guitar from the Las Vegas rock band Otherwise (represented by Ryan Patrick) was auctioned for $1,000 for the Waterschool.

Sales total approximately $1,000,000 USD.

LOT #DomainReserve RangeStatusPrice
10Dates.vegas$201 Ð $500SOLD$650
20AthleticClubs.nycNo ReserveSOLD$300
30PrivateCarService.nycNo ReserveSOLD$275
40BitCoin(s).globalNo ReserveSOLD$900
50Adaptable.comNo ReserveSOLD$4,500
60PokerRoom.vegasNo ReserveSOLD$1,500
70Pot.cards$201 Ð $500SOLD$600
80Miami.ink$1,001 Ð $2,500SOLD$1,600
90Kqt.comNo ReserveSOLD$11,000
100CarAuctions.com$50,001 Ð $100,000SOLD$90,000
110Vegas.wiki$1,001 Ð $2,500SOLD$1,500
120Fans.club$1,001 Ð $2,500SOLD$1,300
130Hgu.comNo ReserveSOLD$17,000
140Cm.net$10,001 Ð $25,000SOLD$17,000
150SexEducation.comNo ReserveSOLD$23,000
160Planners.com$50,001 Ð $100,000pass
170MarijuanaCard.nycNo ReserveSOLD$700
180Paperback.comNo ReserveSOLD$12,000
190MileHigh.club$5,001 Ð $10,000pass
200NewAge.com$10,001 Ð $25,000SOLD$22,000
210Tik.com$25,001 Ð $50,000SOLD$33,500
220Chess.club$10,001 Ð $25,000pass
230GolfCourses.vegasNo ReserveSOLD$1000
240877.com$250,001 Ð $500,000pass
250XXX.websiteNo ReserveSOLD$1,000
260TattooParlor.com$10,001 Ð $25,000pass
270MarijuanaCards.nycNo ReserveSOLD$600
280FantasyFootball.xyz$1,001 - $2,500pass
290Mimes.comNo ReserveSOLD$2,200
300Casino.wiki$1,001 - $2,500SOLD$1,600
310Pathologist.comNo ReserveSOLD$18,000
320Ship.global and Send.globalNo ReserveSOLD$2,500
330Auction.website$5,001 - $10,000pass
340Investment.com$1MM - $5MMpass
360NoseJobs.com$25,001 Ð $50,000pass
370Food.wiki$1,001 Ð $2,500SOLD$3,100
380Homecare.com/.net$250,001 Ð $500,000SOLD before the live auction$350,000
390ShowTicket.vegas$201 Ð $500SOLD$600
400Apartment(s).global$10,001 Ð $25,000pass
410VirginiaRealEstate.com$25,001 Ð $50,000pass
420Bin.netNo ReserveSOLD$2,000
430Wine.club$100,001 Ð $250,000SOLD$140,000
440Blackjack.global$5,001 Ð $10,000pass
450Susan.com$25,001 Ð $50,000SOLD$34,000
460Jobs.website$50,001 Ð $100,000pass
470CigarBars.nycNo ReserveSOLD$400
480Red.ink$1,001 Ð $2,500SOLD$1,400
490Photographers.com$250,001 Ð $500,000pass
500Irish.bar$5,001 Ð $10,000pass
510Hollywood.pressNo ReserveSOLD$2,500
530MedicalMarijuanaCard.vegasNo ReserveSOLD$500
540Land.com$1MM Ð $5MMpass
560MedicalMarijuanaCards.vegasNo ReserveSOLD$300
570MortgageModification.com$10,001 Ð $25,000pass
580Auctions.com$1MM Ð $5MMpass
585DanceStudios.nycNo ReserveSOLD$500
590Weed.club$5,001 Ð $10,000SOLD$15,000
600ShowDogs.com$2,501 Ð $5,000SOLD$4,500
610487.com$250,001 Ð $500,000pass
620Agree.com$50,001 Ð $100,000pass
630Stock(s).global$10,001 Ð $25,000pass
640Glee.club$2,501 Ð $5,000pass
650Rates.vegas$201 Ð $500SOLD$400
660Tamales.com$10,001 Ð $25,000pass
670Vp.net$10,001 Ð $25,000SOLD$14,500
680SeniorCitizens.com$50,001 Ð $100,000pass
690Stroke.com$100,001 Ð $250,000pass
700NailTrimmer.com$501-$1000SOLD$1,000
710StructuredSettlement.com$250,001 Ð $500,000pass
720PictureMessaging.comNo ReserveSOLD$1,000
730Gamble.wiki$1,001 Ð $2,500SOLD$1,200
740GolfLessons.com$50,001 Ð $100,000pass
750Fight.club$10,001 Ð $25,000SOLD$13,500
760Celebrity.wiki$1,001 Ð $2,500SOLD$1,800
770BailBond.vegas$201 Ð $500SOLD$900
780Forums.xyzNo ReserveSOLD$600
790Shuttles.vegas$201 Ð $500SOLD$500
800Zoning.com$50,001 Ð $100,000pass
810Moisturizers.com$25,001 Ð $50,000pass
820Rookie.com$250,001 Ð $500,000pass
830Currency.global$5,001 Ð $10,000pass
840Airfares.nycNo ReserveSOLD$600
850Dj.asiaNo ReserveSOLD$1,100
860Printers.xyzNo ReserveSOLD$300
870380.com$250,001 Ð $500,000pass
880Geeks.xyzNo ReserveSOLD$600
890Advertising.club$25,001 Ð $50,000pass
900Madrid.xyzNo ReserveSOLD$250
910DispensaryCards.nycNo ReserveSOLD$300
9201111.asiaNo ReserveSOLD$3,000
930Tofu.com$50,001 Ð $100,000pass
940Bet.global and Betting.globalNo ReserveSOLD$600
950Vil.com$25,001 Ð $50,000SOLD$33,000
960Student.xyzNo ReserveSOLD$1,000
965InsuranceRates.net$5,001 Ð $10,000pass
970MensJeans.com$50,001 Ð $100,000pass
980Street.com$500,001 Ð $750,000pass
990Birthday.club$5,001 Ð $10,000SOLD$5,000
1000DrunkDriving.nycNo ReserveSOLD$1,100
1010Ty.asiaNo ReserveSOLD$1,500
1020TropicalProperty.comNo ReserveSOLD$1,100
1040BikeRentals.com$25,001 Ð $50,000?$22,000
1050News.global$50,001 Ð $100,000pass
1060RealEstate.wiki$1,001 Ð $2,500SOLD$3,000
1070Tf.net$10,001 Ð $25,000SOLD$11,500
1080MovieCinema.comNo ReserveSOLD$2,600
1090Wholesale.ink$1,001 Ð $2,500SOLD$1,400
1100Marijuana.la$2,501 Ð $5,000SOLD$6,000
1110Tp.net$10,001 Ð $25,000SOLD$11,500
1120Advertising.global$10,001 Ð $25,000pass
1130Coupon.website and Coupons.website$50,001 Ð $100,000pass
1140VapingSystems.comNo ReserveSOLD$500
1150Rapid.ink$1,001 Ð $2,500pass
1160AthleticClub.nycNo ReserveSOLD$600
1170Gamble.global$10,001 Ð $25,000pass
1180Shared.host$10,001 Ð $25,000pass
1190Bonus.vegasNo ReserveSOLD$400
1200Tequila.club$2,501 Ð $5,000SOLD$8,000
1210BookReviews.com$25,001 Ð $50,000pass
1220Shoppers.com$250,001 Ð $500,000pass
1230DispensaryCard.nycNo ReserveSOLD$300
1240Bet.website and Bets.website$5,001 Ð $10,000pass
1250Email.host and Mail.host$5,001 Ð $10,000SOLD$6,500
1260CrossFit.wiki$201 Ð $500SOLD$400
1265Gf.asiaNo ReserveSOLD$800
1270CannabisDelivery.nycNo ReserveSOLD$400
1280998.xyzNo ReserveSOLD$300
1290Hybrids.nycNo ReserveSOLD$300
1300Whats.nycNo ReserveSOLD$500
1310NewYork.ink$1,001 Ð $2,500SOLD$1,300
1315Wallstreet.press$2,501 Ð $5,000SOLD$2,900
1320E-Cigs.nycNo Reservepass
1330Pornos.nycNo ReserveSOLD$275
1340EPeso.com$2,501 Ð $5,000pass$2,500

12|23|2014 10:40 am EDT

Ron Jackson Finally Owns DomainNameJournal.com

by Adam Strong in Categories: Domain Auction, Domain Sales

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For more than a decade, Ron Jackson has been producing his domain industry publication DNJournal.  It’s been regarded as a “go-to” industry publication for his weekly sales reports and his “cover stories”, featuring prominent industry profiles, but did you know that Ron didn’t even own DomainNameJournal.com.  OMG Ron you don’t own all variations of your domain?  How could you even conduct a successful business?!

The site has always operated under DNJournal.com name (DN being an industry acronym for Domain Name) and over the last decade I’d say Ron has done a great job of making that a name we all know and trust.  I would venture to guess most of us in the industry call it by DNJournal.  Even so, from a brand perspective it probably would be smart for Ron to pick up DomainNameJournal.com too.  Ron already owns DomainJournal.com and NameJournal.com, in case you were wondering.

A few weeks ago the domain name DomainNameJournal.com expired and more recently went to auction at NameJet, with the closing slated for December 22nd. The final sales price ended up being $250.  The winner was none other than Ron Jackson.  There were a couple of bidder IDs that showed up early :  “pheenix”, “aaaaaaaaa” and “thegeneral1979″  but there wasn’t much competition. It really feels like the name was not bid up at all . . . maybe as a courtesy to a really great guy.

Unsure about who was bidding for Ron or if he was bidding, I reached out to make sure he had his sights on this name. He replied with an interesting story about domainers and “dick moves”.

I don’t know if you know the story behind that domain. Goes all the way back to the end of 2002 when I asked people at DNForum to help me pick a name from a few options I listed. They picked DNJournal which I liked best as well, so I registered that name. Within a few days, some other forum member from Canada (forget his name – Lorenzo or something like that) registered DomainNameJournal.com and tried to sell it to me. At the time I was too stupid to consider registering other variations of the name. He has held it for 12 years and I was determined I would never let him profit from it (at least from me as I thought his initial action was a dick move). Others who inquired said he wanted $1500. I would have gone that high in this auction but would never have given it to him.”

 

What do you think?  Was it a “dick move” ?  IMHO it was.
Here’s one the older DNF threads where the former owner talks about owning this name : http://dnforum.com/threads/forgive-me.18710/#post-135923 .  Many of DNFs older threads seem to be missing.

I’m just glad to see after all these years to see Ron the new owner of DomainNameJournal.com

11|21|2013 06:55 pm EDT

Inaugural Heritage Auctions Domain Event in New York City – Live Results

by Frank Michlick in Categories: Domain Auction

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We were will be live blogging the results of the inaugural Heritage Auctions Domain Event in New York City today. There are no guarantees that this list is correct or complete as this are not official or officially approved results.

The auction sold 26 out of the 68 domains for a total of $419,970. Domains that did not sell in the live auction will be available on Heritage Auction’s website for two weeks at their reserve price as a Buy it Now price.

The top 5 sales of this auction were:

  1. XZ.com for $138,000
  2. Animation.com for $112,125
  3. Hemisphere.com for $34,500
  4. AIE.com for $23,000, BusinessPhone.com for $23,000
  5. Numismatics.com for $17,250

Please note that all domains occur a 15% bidder premium, noted in our total and in the last column of the table below. See the full live blogged results after the jump.

Heritage Auction Galleries - Live! - Sale #1115 - Session #1 2013-11-21 20-20-37

 

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10|21|2013 04:43 pm EDT

LIVE : TRAFFIC 2013 Florida Auction Results

by Adam Strong in Categories: Domain Auction

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I’m reporting live from TRAFFIC’s auction.  Results will be updated live . Please excuse any typos.
All domains that did not sell will be put in to the Above.com silent auction which ends October 31st at 3:00 pm Eastern

 

firesidechat.com $100
foodtogo.com pass
item 104 – $125 bidder 356
artdecofurniture.com – pass
peppermintvodka.com – $100 bidder 112
hairdressers.com – pass
floridastonecrabs.com – pass
freequalifiedleads.com – $100 bidder 112
Lot 110 pass
gtldsearch.com pass
mobilealart.me pass
5tv.net pass

metronomes.com pass
keywordoptimization.com pass
quickpaydayadvance.com $300 bidder 124 on phone

bedsidelamps.com $150 bidder 308
londondiscounthotels.com pass
nointerestloans.com $2000 bidder 112 (adam dicker)

chickenfingers.com pass
celebrityconfessions.com $100 bidder 137
decapitate.com $600 bidder 137
ownershipprotection.com pass

casinochina.com pass
perverted.com $6500 bidder 401 (braden pollock)
dogwhistle.com pass
netguitars.com pass

refusal.com $2000 bidder 401
customsurfboards.com pass
personalsapp.com $100 bidder 118 (rick schwartz)
foolme.com $1000 bidder 111 (mike and judy berkens)

usb.tv pass
doubleoven.com pass
insuremotorcycles.com pass
702.xxx pass
schmaltz.com $1600 118 (rick s)

repairreputation.org $200 bidder 137
insuranceloans.com pass
bleacherbums.com pass
getbacking.com pass
dvdrental.com pass

bugcheck.com $4100 bidder 302 james wester
efortlauderdale.com $100 telephone bidder
echeatsheet.com and echeatsheets.com pass
namesales.com pass

minilamps.com $200 bidder 303
zxx.org pass
vegasjetcharters.com $150 bidder 118
goldwanted.com pass
silverwanted.com pass

polomatches.com,net,org,tv,info,us pass
southbeachbabes.com $100 bidder 360 Brett Lewis
drivingcourses.com $5000 bidder 137
TopPlumber.com $3500 bidder 353
LawnMowing.com $7000 bidder 137
Supermarket.tv pass

Swdeveloper.com $100 bidder 112
PearlEarrings.com pass
iCrown.com $200 phone bidder
EverettProperty.com pass
Microwatch.com $150 bidder 131
Broncos.com (bid put in for $100k over 4 installments , pending owner approval)
vKeyboard.com  (brought back after pass)  $125   bidder 356
3Dphotograph.com pass
wikiclips.com $50 bidder 129
Authorizing.com pass
Postal.com pass
15YearLoan.com $1400 telephone bidder
AutoPartsSupply.com pass
investing.info pass

prizeparade.com $100 bidder 135

ShrimpRoll.com pass
SolarGadgets.com pass
InsuranceBlog.com pass
EuropeanAutos.com $3000 bidder 354

iFiction.com $300 telephone bidder
MagicChannel.com,net,org $650 bidder Chad Folkening
AirBid.com pass

TripBid.com pass
RaceTrackBets.com pass
Donor.org pass bid up to $5000
Addie.com,net and AddieTechnologies.com pass
CheckBuy.com pass

CruiseGenie.com pass
Bail.tel pass
Bursting.com $2300 bidder 118
472.com $11,500 bidder #306 (steven K)

 

04|25|2013 08:58 am EDT

Sedo’s Greatdomains and Snapnames Dotster Auctions Ending today

by Frank Michlick in Categories: Domain Auction

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Today two domain name auctions are ending – first the GreatDomains auction at Sedo then the Dotster Auction at SnapNames.

Here are the domains and their current (at the time of this post) bids at Sedo ends in less than 3 hours:

DomainPriceBids
moms.com71,000 USD6
assurances.com51,000 EUR6
fzo.com8,100 USD21
kmr.com6,100 USD19
sport.it5,000 EUR14
cup.net3,600 EUR12
ejz.com3,100 USD3
drop.co.uk3,000 GBP5
bet.it2,700 EUR9
heri.com1,555 GBP6
carros.com.mx1,500 USD2
vaccinate.com1,500 USD3
videos.com.mx1,500 USD1
chiens.com1,500 EUR4
sudoku.de1,300 EUR3
hotelsparijs.nl1,250 EUR4
aid.co.uk1,111 GBP5
nachhilfekurse.de1,050 EUR1
randomdate.com1,000 USD1
toxicologist.com1,000 USD1
moda.it1,000 EUR3
windsurfers.com1,000 USD6
hotelbarcelona.es999 EUR2
actress.tv990 USD2
female.tv975 USD2
seen.tv750 USD4
ovulate.com750 USD4
remunerate.com650 USD1
good.info613 USD8
bambino.it570 EUR3
recycling.de520 EUR2
c33.com510 EUR11
kunststoff.de500 EUR1
salubrious.com500 USD1
predestined.com500 USD1
requests.co.uk500 GBP2
televisione.it500 EUR2
nuclear.info490 USD2
opportunities.info490 USD1
teamwork.info490 USD1
ofd.net480 EUR8
zuy.net460 EUR25
hotelsonline.nl450 EUR4
espresso.net400 USD6
startdating.net399 USD9
qsu.net325 EUR5
qlu.net325 EUR4
slaapmiddelen.nl310 EUR8
hotelpricecheck.com310 USD5
yso.net310 GBP13
mitbewohner.de300 EUR1
bhuda.com210 USD3
ruur.com201 USD15
babyfoons.nl200 EUR3
articles.me165 EUR5
gossip.co.uk150 GBP1
carrentals.biz149 EUR6
exgb.com119 USD4
portalnoticias.com110 EUR2
privatebanking.eu100 EUR1
segurodeaccidente.com100 USD1
otcy.com99 EUR1
exhaustive.com99 USD1
oqru.com99 USD1
woobs.com99 EUR1
alquilerpisos.net99 EUR1
scheidingsadvocaat.nl99 EUR1
stressrelief.co.uk84 GBP1
ironic.me
microhipoteca.com
cuponesdecompra.com
diplomas.me
recompense.com
teile.info
umsatz.info
hund.tv
voip4.me
onlinetests.info
trajesdebaile.com
geräte.ch
zeichnung.ch
pepperoni.com.br
venue.me
colours.me
booze.me
voipfor.me
diadasbruxas.com.br
birthdaygifts.eu
aventuras.com.br
signup.biz
quartos.com.br
elect.biz
cheerleader.biz
jobinterview.info
whispers.me
bühne.ch
copa.tv
powerfulguns.com
nightcollege.com
expectants.com
soldaten.com
strassenrennen.de
mädchenfahrrad.de
vol.fr
billets.fr
bingomobile.fr
millas.co
australien.co
therapies.fr
permisdeconduire.fr
wörter.at
küchen.com
alquilerautos.net
cees.net
prenotazionehotel.it
weaponssupply.com
färben.com
northamerica.tv
cardgames.tv
photograph.tv
fridges.us
photography.tv
descarga.tv
autodrawings.com
carsdeals.com
diabeticproduct.com
eforex.it
desktopscanners.com
scienze.it
mbainternships.com
whitebedding.com
kanton.com
med.mx
equines.net

 

Here are the domains and their current (at the time of this post) bids at Snapnames ends in less than 6 hours:

Domain NameBiddersPriceReserveStatus
aadg.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
backyards.net0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
bargainchooser.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
bystreet.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
californiafires.com0300Reserve: $501 - $1,000Reserve Not Met
careerdeveloper.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
cheques.net0300Reserve: $201 - $500Reserve Not Met
christianfamilycenter.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
christianhelp.com0500Reserve: $1,001 - $2,500Reserve Not Met
christianlegalservices.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
classifier.com21050Reserve: $501 - $1,000Reserve Met
clearthatdebt.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
collegesportwear.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
creativeuniverse.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
decoys.net0300Reserve: $201 - $500Reserve Not Met
doodles.net0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
educationevaluations.com0300Reserve: $201 - $500Reserve Not Met
effecting.com0300Reserve: $501 - $1,000Reserve Not Met
enameled.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
encourages.com0300Reserve: $501 - $1,000Reserve Not Met
fictitious.net0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
findaffordablerates.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
freescan.net0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
fsra.net0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
genes.net0500Reserve: $1,001 - $2,500Reserve Not Met
gptd.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
healthiernation.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
hkrn.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
honouring.com0300Reserve: $501 - $1,000Reserve Not Met
jkbn.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
jkfn.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
jupe.net0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
jyss.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
kidsquestions.com0300Reserve: $501 - $1,000Reserve Not Met
kuar.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
leaderless.net0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
legalassistance.net0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
limiters.com2920No ReserveReserve Met
lowered.net0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
mannered.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
mantes.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
mediatory.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
miek.com0300Reserve: $501 - $1,000Reserve Not Met
minted.net0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
moppy.com3800Reserve: $501 - $1,000Reserve Met
moviecorner.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
mycreditstatus.com0300Reserve: $501 - $1,000Reserve Not Met
nbdy.com1325No ReserveReserve Met
nearsightedness.com0500Reserve: $1,001 - $2,500Reserve Not Met
offerer.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
onlinebooks.net1325No ReserveReserve Met
onlinebuyer.com1325No ReserveReserve Met
onlinemessengers.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
overdrive.net4875No ReserveReserve Met
phoo.net0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
pilsner.net0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
pragmatical.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
premierhomebuilders.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
promoters.net1525Reserve: $1,001 - $2,500Reserve Not Met
psdk.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
realtoragents.com2775Reserve: $501 - $1,000Reserve Met
ruralist.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
securedassets.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
spins.net0300Reserve: $501 - $1,000Reserve Not Met
spyinstructors.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
spystuff.net0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
sunned.com0300Reserve: $501 - $1,000Reserve Not Met
trainingsupervisors.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
tuth.com1750Reserve: $501 - $1,000Reserve Not Met
unreligious.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
unsee.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
vanities.net0300Reserve: $501 - $1,000Reserve Not Met
vectors.net11550Reserve: $1,001 - $2,500Reserve Met
venous.net0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
waffles.net2375No ReserveReserve Met
weldings.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
wenny.com0300Reserve: $501 - $1,000Reserve Not Met
yare.net0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
yate.net0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
yeas.net0300No ReserveReserve Not Met

 

02|06|2013 07:15 pm EDT

WebFest Global 2013 Domain Auction Results

by Adam Strong in Categories: Domain Auction

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We are were blogging the auction live today at Webfest Global 2013 in Santa Monica, CA. Please note that DNN does not guarantee the accuracy of these results.

Out of 61 domains listed in the live auction,22 domains sold for a total of $574,360 USD.

The names not sold in the live auction will be sold in the extended live auction, which is running until Mar 8, 201312:15 pm ET.

Lot #Domain NameReserve RangeStatusPrice
10BeverlyHillsPlasticSurgeons.com$501-$1,000SOLD$1,100
20IceHockey.com$10,001 - $25,000SOLD$25,000
30Wxs.com$2,501 - $5,000SOLD$4,600
40VirusRemoval.com$5,001 - $10,000SOLD$13,000
50Costume.net (Website)$100,001 - $250,000pass
60Bez.com$10,001 - $25,000SOLD$17,650
70Animation.com$250,001 - $500,000pass
80Restaurants.dm$5,001 - $10,000pass
90GunPermits.com$2,501 - $5,000SOLD$5,500
100BulletProofVest.com$10,001 - $25,000pass
110Jf.com$250,001 - $500,000SOLD$250,000
120Uxp.com$10,001 - $25,000pass
130Item.com$250,001 - $500,000pass at $200,000
140Draw.com$100,001 - $250,000pass at $100,000
150KidVault.comNo ReserveSOLD$800
160Bali.com$750,001 - $1MMpass
170Banks.dm$10,001 - $25,000pass
180Dv.co.uk$2,501 - $5,000SOLD$5000
190Free.me$10,001 - $25,000SOLD$19000
200HalloweenCostumes.net (Website)$250,001 - $500,000pass
210Briskets.comNo ReserveSOLD$950
220Toxic.com/net/tv/co$250,001 - $500,000pass
230Thin.com$250,001 - $500,000pass
240How.net$10,001 - $25,000pass
250Zolb.comNo ReserveSOLD$400
260WebsiteBrokers.com$5,001 - $10,000pass
270Xu.com$100,001 - $250,000SOLD$210,000
280FreeWebsites.com$250,001 - $500,000pass
290CustomParts.comNo ReserveSOLD$4,500
300CreditCard.dm$10,001 - $25,000pass
310Wrestlers.com$25,001 - $50,000pass
320Costumes.net (Website)$100,001 - $250,000pass
330Brain.com$250,001 - $500,000scratched
340GolfClothing.com$10,001 - $25,000pass
350Jambalaya.com$10,001 - $25,000pass
360HomemadeMovie.comNo ReserveSOLD$1,000
370Judgment.com$250,001 - $500,000pass
380TattooShop.com$10,001 - $25,000pass
390Insurance.dm$10,001 - $25,000pass
400RedTShirt.comNo ReserveSOLD$300
410HotFly.com$501-$1,000SOLD$700
420FlyAway.com$10,001 - $25,000scratched
430Remote.com$100,001 - $250,000pass
440SpeedPc.comNo ReserveSOLD$400
450Message.com (website)$250,001 - $500,000pass
460Twin.com$25,001 - $50,000pass
470SeedNetworks.comNo ReserveSOLD$320
480TreeHuggers.com$10,001 - $25,000pass
490SpaghettiSauce.com/.net$10,001 - $25,000pass
500WebAdvertising.com$10,001 - $25,000pass
510Uxz.com$2,501 - $5,000SOLD$5,000
520Casino.dm$10,001 - $25,000pass
530Prescriptions.ca$10,001 - $25,000pass
540Beijing.net$25,001 - $50,000pass
550Bows.com$50,001 - $100,000pass
560Coma.com$50,001 - $100,000pass
570Others.com$25,001 - $50,000pass
580Oub.com$10,001 - $25,000pass
590Unp.com$10,001 - $25,000pass
600Hum.com$50,001 - $100,000pass
610Kye.com$5,001 - $10,000SOLD$5,890
620Dominatrix.com (website)$250,001 - $500,000pass
630Successor.com$2,501 - $5,000SOLD$3,250

12|13|2012 01:15 am EDT

Sedo Greatdomains Auction Ends today

by Frank Michlick in Categories: Domain Auction

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There are little less than 11 hours left in Sedo’s current Greatdomains auction, which ends today (Dec 13, 2012) at 12pm EST. The auction features 308 domains. The current highest bids are:

  1. ik.com @$130,000 USD (reserve not met)
  2. reconnect.com @$20,000 USD (reserve not met)
  3. europe.tv @$13,000 USD (reserve not met)
  4. choinki.pl @$9,999 USD (reserve not met)
  5. ohio.tv @$9,500 USD (reserve not met)

See all of the domains and their current bids after the jump.

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11|15|2012 10:13 am EDT

SnapNames Year End Auction Ends today

by Frank Michlick in Categories: Domain Auction

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The SnapNames Year End auction ends today at 12:15 PM PST (3:15 PM EST) – in about five hours. Here are the listed domains with their current bids:

Domain NameBiddersMinimum BidReserveReserve Status
vzg.com143552Reserve: $1,001 - $2,500Reserve Met
backupservice.com102200No ReserveReserve Met
1460.com72272Reserve: $1,001 - $2,500Reserve Not Met
colourful.com44320Reserve: $2,501 - $5,000Reserve Met
drapes.net43800Reserve: $2,501 - $5,000Reserve Met
osp.net4905Reserve: $1,001 - $2,500Reserve Not Met
xao.net4450Reserve: $501 - $1,000Reserve Not Met
xabe.com3665Reserve: $501 - $1,000Reserve Met
ymx.net3381Reserve: $501 - $1,000Reserve Not Met
dairy.net23350Reserve: $2,501 - $5,000Reserve Met
arrests.net21300Reserve: $1,001 - $2,500Reserve Met
jsk.net2800Reserve: $1,001 - $2,500Reserve Not Met
emergencyrepair.com2375No ReserveReserve Met
waterdetector.com2350No ReserveReserve Met
qrp.com15750Reserve: $5,001 - $10,000Reserve Not Met
tweens.com15750Reserve: $5,001 - $10,000Reserve Not Met
uniquewatches.com15250Reserve: $5,001 - $10,000Reserve Not Met
white.net17900Reserve: $5,001 - $10,000Reserve Met
motorcycleparts.net12050Reserve: $2,501 - $5,000Reserve Not Met
vapa.com12050Reserve: $2,501 - $5,000Reserve Not Met
genders.com1775Reserve: $1,001 - $2,500Reserve Not Met
punches.com11051Reserve: $1,001 - $2,500Reserve Not Met
repulse.com11110Reserve: $1,001 - $2,500Reserve Met
showerscreens.com1775Reserve: $1,001 - $2,500Reserve Not Met
wuh.net1775Reserve: $1,001 - $2,500Reserve Not Met
abde.com1325Reserve: $501 - $1,000Reserve Not Met
ghutra.com1325No ReserveReserve Met
graduatedegree.net1325No ReserveReserve Met
justpark.com1325No ReserveReserve Met
usud.com1325No ReserveReserve Met
xlpn.com1325No ReserveReserve Met
security.com01000000Reserve: $1MM - $5MMReserve Not Met
schoolloans.com0500000Reserve: $1MM - $5MMReserve Not Met
showtime.com0500000Reserve: $1MM - $5MMReserve Not Met
boardgames.com0400000Reserve: $500,001 - $750,000Reserve Not Met
movingcompanies.com0400000Reserve: $500,001 - $750,000Reserve Not Met
os.com0400000Reserve: $500,001 - $750,000Reserve Not Met
pornography.com0400000Reserve: $500,001 - $750,000Reserve Not Met
koran.com0100000Reserve: $250,001 - $500,000Reserve Not Met
perform.com0100000Reserve: $250,001 - $500,000Reserve Not Met
cotton.com075000Reserve: $100,001 - $250,000Reserve Not Met
float.com075000Reserve: $100,001 - $250,000Reserve Not Met
hotty.com075000Reserve: $100,001 - $250,000Reserve Not Met
zinc.com075000Reserve: $100,001 - $250,000Reserve Not Met
candycane.com035000Reserve: $50,001 - $100,000Reserve Not Met
directories.com035000Reserve: $50,001 - $100,000Reserve Not Met
phonics.com035000Reserve: $50,001 - $100,000Reserve Not Met
smarttvs.com035000Reserve: $50,001 - $100,000Reserve Not Met
widow.com035000Reserve: $50,001 - $100,000Reserve Not Met
venturecapitalist.com030000Reserve: $50,001 - $100,000Reserve Not Met
phonecalls.com025000Reserve: $25,001 - $50,000Reserve Not Met
electricmotorcycles.com015000Reserve: $25,001 - $50,000Reserve Not Met
sex.asia015000Reserve: $25,001 - $50,000Reserve Not Met
singing.com015000Reserve: $25,001 - $50,000Reserve Not Met
wait.com015000Reserve: $25,001 - $50,000Reserve Not Met
discountair.com010000Reserve: $10,001 - $25,000Reserve Not Met
qi.net010000Reserve: $10,001 - $25,000Reserve Not Met
salefinder.com010000Reserve: $10,001 - $25,000Reserve Not Met
soccerballs.com010000Reserve: $25,001 - $50,000Reserve Not Met
created.com07500Reserve: $10,001 - $25,000Reserve Not Met
exorcisms.com07500Reserve: $10,001 - $25,000Reserve Not Met
fights.net07500Reserve: $10,001 - $25,000Reserve Not Met
menshoes.com07500Reserve: $10,001 - $25,000Reserve Not Met
homespace.com07000Reserve: $10,001 - $25,000Reserve Not Met
renowned.com07000Reserve: $10,001 - $25,000Reserve Not Met
watchlive.com07000Reserve: $10,001 - $25,000Reserve Not Met
candelabra.org04000Reserve: $5,001 - $10,000Reserve Not Met
dogsled.com04000Reserve: $5,001 - $10,000Reserve Not Met
economist.org04000Reserve: $5,001 - $10,000Reserve Not Met
gyrate.com04000Reserve: $5,001 - $10,000Reserve Not Met
interest.net04000Reserve: $5,001 - $10,000Reserve Not Met
internettvs.com04000Reserve: $5,001 - $10,000Reserve Not Met
jumps.com04000Reserve: $5,001 - $10,000Reserve Not Met
mbps.com04000Reserve: $5,001 - $10,000Reserve Not Met
playmovies.com04000Reserve: $5,001 - $10,000Reserve Not Met
romancatholics.com04000Reserve: $5,001 - $10,000Reserve Not Met
triggers.com04000Reserve: $5,001 - $10,000Reserve Not Met
websitebrokers.com04000Reserve: $5,001 - $10,000Reserve Not Met
abda.com02000Reserve: $2,501 - $5,000Reserve Not Met
bittorrents.com02000Reserve: $2,501 - $5,000Reserve Not Met
bph.net02000Reserve: $2,501 - $5,000Reserve Not Met
crazytees.com02000Reserve: $2,501 - $5,000Reserve Not Met
daily.tv02000Reserve: $2,501 - $5,000Reserve Not Met
haggle.net02000Reserve: $2,501 - $5,000Reserve Not Met
hiring.org02000Reserve: $2,501 - $5,000Reserve Not Met
paintballgames.com02000Reserve: $2,501 - $5,000Reserve Not Met
recommends.com02000Reserve: $2,501 - $5,000Reserve Not Met
solarpanelinstallation.com02000Reserve: $2,501 - $5,000Reserve Not Met
stereoheadphones.com02000Reserve: $2,501 - $5,000Reserve Not Met
uny.net02000Reserve: $2,501 - $5,000Reserve Not Met
webuyvehicles.com02000Reserve: $2,501 - $5,000Reserve Not Met
wordpresshelp.com02000Reserve: $2,501 - $5,000Reserve Not Met
cardmerchants.com0750Reserve: $1,001 - $2,500Reserve Not Met
chocolateturtles.com0750Reserve: $1,001 - $2,500Reserve Not Met
doctoraldegrees.com0750Reserve: $1,001 - $2,500Reserve Not Met
employmentscreenings.com0750Reserve: $1,001 - $2,500Reserve Not Met
excited.net0750Reserve: $1,001 - $2,500Reserve Not Met
finest.net0750Reserve: $1,001 - $2,500Reserve Not Met
irritable.com0750Reserve: $1,001 - $2,500Reserve Not Met
mbaclasses.com0750Reserve: $1,001 - $2,500Reserve Not Met
paintballsupplies.com0750Reserve: $1,001 - $2,500Reserve Not Met
pawner.com0750Reserve: $1,001 - $2,500Reserve Not Met
permit.net0750Reserve: $1,001 - $2,500Reserve Not Met
salvageauctions.com0750Reserve: $1,001 - $2,500Reserve Not Met
sdcard.net0750Reserve: $1,001 - $2,500Reserve Not Met
seattleofficespace.com0750Reserve: $1,001 - $2,500Reserve Not Met
siteplans.com0750Reserve: $1,001 - $2,500Reserve Not Met
anguillas.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
auxb.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
babygeniuses.com0300Reserve: $501 - $1,000Reserve Not Met
bytl.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
casuallady.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
cheeseball.org0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
citrusdrink.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
cityofjacksonville.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
coastersets.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
cocktailolives.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
conceding.com0300Reserve: $201 - $500Reserve Not Met
couplesgolf.net0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
dcze.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
dissipated.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
dockstorage.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
eshipment.com0300Reserve: $501 - $1,000Reserve Not Met
euvh.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
fabs.org0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
fdyt.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
findfreebies.com0300Reserve: $501 - $1,000Reserve Not Met
flattens.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
fpuv.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
fsax.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
ftud.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
fuzzything.com0300Reserve: $201 - $500Reserve Not Met
hcwk.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
homenetworksecurity.com0300Reserve: $201 - $500Reserve Not Met
hoqy.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
horsetrack.eu0300Reserve: $501 - $1,000Reserve Not Met
hurdled.com0300Reserve: $501 - $1,000Reserve Not Met
joggingshorts.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
kqyt.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
limebeer.com0300Reserve: $501 - $1,000Reserve Not Met
mdqk.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
measles.net0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
mortgagequalifications.com0300Reserve: $501 - $1,000Reserve Not Met
neonnecklaces.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
nryr.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
nycdancing.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
oodx.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
pgpw.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
pleasuregiver.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
prankster.net0300Reserve: $501 - $1,000Reserve Not Met
preventionscreenings.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
prlv.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
ptry.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
qirb.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
qnky.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
quvs.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
rawhides.net0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
recreate.net0300Reserve: $501 - $1,000Reserve Not Met
rinse.net0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
ruzr.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
scorge.com0300Reserve: $201 - $500Reserve Not Met
selldata.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
shareminutes.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
skatewear.net0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
snackpacks.net0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
souldragon.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
springconcerts.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
tipz.net0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
toddlerswings.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
trainingweights.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
trialdownloads.com0300Reserve: $201 - $500Reserve Not Met
txvs.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
uvux.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
uwux.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
vanities.co.uk0300Reserve: $201 - $500Reserve Not Met
vhul.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
vjts.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
vktp.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
whisperers.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
whitesneakers.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
woodprotectant.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
xnpo.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
yavl.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
yemk.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met
zzno.com0300No ReserveReserve Not Met

10|25|2012 08:48 am EDT

Sedo’s Greatdomains Auction ends today

by Frank Michlick in Categories: Domain Auction, Miscellaneous

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Sedo’s monthly Greatdomains auction ends in about four hours at noon EDT today on October 25th, 2012. See the current bids below. Click here to bid on any of the names.

DomainPriceBidsTrafficBid now
pug.com25,000 USD40Bid Now
pathology.com12,000 USD40Bid Now
valuable.com12,000 USD30Bid Now
prosecco.de11,500 EUR50Bid Now
sharedhosting.com10,000 USD10Bid Now
bxi.com7,850 USD30Bid Now
hs.net7,600 USD7736Bid Now
prescriptionsunglasses.com6,666 USD100Bid Now
ytl.com5,000 USD41Bid Now
premi.it4,999 EUR20Bid Now
freestyles.com4,888 EUR2160Bid Now
fly.tv4,000 USD20Bid Now
states.net4,000 USD117Bid Now
feps.com3,900 USD40Bid Now
tld.de3,500 EUR10Bid Now
irlanda.com3,500 EUR30Bid Now
owq.com3,100 USD30Bid Now
exb.com3,100 USD4123Bid Now
goq.com3,000 USD1127Bid Now
chinafashion.com2,999 USD70Bid Now
tzc.com2,700 USD30Bid Now
memory.co.uk2,500 GBP5309Bid Now
loans.de2,500 EUR210Bid Now
weterynarz.pl2,050 EUR50Bid Now
leggings.co.uk2,001 GBP20Bid Now
sushi.pl2,000 EUR50Bid Now
blender.co.uk2,000 USD10Bid Now
arithmetic.com2,000 USD60Bid Now
possum.com2,000 USD10Bid Now
hypotheekadviseurs.nl1,750 EUR40Bid Now
dis.net1,750 USD50Bid Now
kousen.nl1,650 EUR645Bid Now
comparemobiles.com1,650 GBP100Bid Now
satay.com1,550 USD20Bid Now
coches.com.ar1,500 EUR10Bid Now
dentonhomes.com1,500 USD10Bid Now
whistle.co.uk1,300 GBP10Bid Now
fahrräder.com1,250 EUR20Bid Now
wineandcheese.com1,234 USD30Bid Now
honored.com1,111 USD10Bid Now
duster.com1,100 USD21221Bid Now
bvn.com1,100 USD30Bid Now
completo.com1,050 USD10Bid Now
mc.co.uk1,001 GBP3195Bid Now
strasse.de1,000 EUR10Bid Now
internetstores.com1,000 EUR10Bid Now
sitio.com1,000 USD10Bid Now
domainlistings.com1,000 USD18Bid Now
cine.com.ar1,000 EUR10Bid Now
homeopatia.com.br1,000 EUR10Bid Now
desktop.org999 USD2144Bid Now
1740.com938 USD160Bid Now
7581.com812 USD170Bid Now
rewardscreditcard.com810 USD74Bid Now
ovulatietest.nl800 EUR283Bid Now
groucho.com751 USD457Bid Now
honkbal.nl750 EUR2104Bid Now
formel1.com678 EUR40Bid Now
lubricant.net555 USD30Bid Now
latin.co.uk500 GBP19Bid Now
brazilrealestate.com.br500 USD10Bid Now
paymentoptions.com500 USD30Bid Now
blackorange.com500 USD10Bid Now
rom.co450 EUR241Bid Now
myballs.com444 USD20Bid Now
bno.net410 EUR140Bid Now
greeceguide.com388 USD23Bid Now
savings.net375 EUR442Bid Now
examples.net350 USD30Bid Now
babystore.ru345 EUR10Bid Now
msg.ru345 EUR1165Bid Now
nomer.ru345 EUR1890Bid Now
drinks.eu333 USD30Bid Now
sellwebsite.com300 USD20Bid Now
umwelt.de270 EUR4326Bid Now
edictionary.com250 USD10Bid Now
brazi.com210 USD11114Bid Now
mgl.co.uk200 GBP30Bid Now
koi.nl200 EUR40Bid Now
wsuv.com200 USD30Bid Now
snorkelen.nl150 EUR125Bid Now
refinancer.com150 USD25Bid Now
caliber.net120 USD30Bid Now
bau.co.uk120 GBP130Bid Now
airplanes.net110 USD20Bid Now
biotechnology.co.uk110 GBP20Bid Now
deckenlampen.de100 EUR10Bid Now
bodydress.com100 USD142Bid Now
cvr.co.uk100 GBP10Bid Now
leaf.co.uk100 GBP10Bid Now
filles.biz100 USD10Bid Now
teenager.biz100 USD10Bid Now
limits.biz100 USD10Bid Now
handmade.biz100 USD10Bid Now
actor.biz100 USD10Bid Now
pilarka.pl100 EUR1174Bid Now
carhire.biz100 USD12Bid Now
bombay.co.uk100 USD138Bid Now
yae.co.uk100 GBP12Bid Now
ybc.co.uk100 GBP1112Bid Now
ycs.co.uk100 GBP113Bid Now
ymg.co.uk100 GBP13Bid Now
yrp.co.uk100 GBP10Bid Now
xdo.co.uk100 GBP115Bid Now
xga.co.uk100 GBP11Bid Now
nwa.net100 USD10Bid Now
prof.biz100 EUR14Bid Now
filminstitute.com100 USD10Bid Now
slick.net100 EUR1124Bid Now
lay.co100 USD18Bid Now
converted.com100 USD10Bid Now
mylovelife.com100 USD10Bid Now
publication.net100 USD113Bid Now
cels.com100 USD174Bid Now
damenrad.de100 EUR10Bid Now
midwifery.co.uk85 GBP18Bid Now
whistle.biz85 GBP10Bid Now
incubator.co.uk85 GBP19Bid Now
badehandtuch.de0Bid Now
marketingchannel.de1Bid Now
testprodukte.de12Bid Now
rekordverdächtig.de0Bid Now
schärfer.de5Bid Now
hdmovie.net424Bid Now
minigolfplätze.net0Bid Now
damenfahrräder.com0Bid Now
groove.co.uk72Bid Now
blogmaster.net0Bid Now
3d-fernseher.com469Bid Now
ict.pl0Bid Now
mal.co.uk57Bid Now
mensoutlet.com21Bid Now
carchargers.com18Bid Now
danish.org26Bid Now
finnish.org1Bid Now
shrimping.com20Bid Now
sportingequipment.com3Bid Now
countrymusicians.com3Bid Now
sham.com1073Bid Now
president2012.com0Bid Now
ansprüche.com2Bid Now
unpoked.com0Bid Now
vereinslokale.de0Bid Now
shire.info0Bid Now
problem.me13Bid Now
chats.me8Bid Now
dvdwriter.co.uk0Bid Now
eticket.info0Bid Now
polski.org10Bid Now
bellas.es24Bid Now
explosivo.es12Bid Now
paquete.net9Bid Now
editor.info0Bid Now
carsharing.it0Bid Now
tvonline.it116Bid Now
mp3download.it0Bid Now
granbretagna.it10Bid Now
thepoker.it2Bid Now
embutidosyvinos.com3Bid Now
classphotograph.co.uk0Bid Now
fiumicino.org4Bid Now
follajes.com0Bid Now
relojes.co4Bid Now
ciclismo.co0Bid Now
dolar.mx0Bid Now
mp3.com.mx0Bid Now
baycounty.com0Bid Now
contends.net0Bid Now
effeminate.net0Bid Now
mardigras.net5Bid Now
tories.com95Bid Now
trainingseminar.co.uk0Bid Now
fenb.com0Bid Now
toronto.org0Bid Now
judaism.co.uk0Bid Now
juicer.eu0Bid Now
commercialize.me5Bid Now
censorship.tv0Bid Now
lounges.info0Bid Now
adverts.me3Bid Now
cuckoos.org0Bid Now
ringtone.de28Bid Now
advertisements.me0Bid Now
gayforum.com0Bid Now
gagnants.net4Bid Now
reservarhoteles.net0Bid Now
islands.com.br3Bid Now
bananaboat.com.br120Bid Now
voter.me0Bid Now
buyer.me2Bid Now
sociales.es0Bid Now
portable.es0Bid Now
tansania.net0Bid Now
uol.de0Bid Now
siatkowka.pl267Bid Now
imprints.net5Bid Now
unek.com0Bid Now
e-chat.com0Bid Now
e-capital.com0Bid Now
abut.com0Bid Now
bvn.com1,100 USD30Bid Now
completo.com1,050 USD10Bid Now
mc.co.uk1,001 GBP3195Bid Now
strasse.de1,000 EUR10Bid Now
internetstores.com1,000 EUR10Bid Now
sitio.com1,000 USD10Bid Now
domainlistings.com1,000 USD18Bid Now
cine.com.ar1,000 EUR10Bid Now
homeopatia.com.br1,000 EUR10Bid Now
desktop.org999 USD2144Bid Now
1740.com938 USD160Bid Now
7581.com812 USD170Bid Now
rewardscreditcard.com810 USD74Bid Now
ovulatietest.nl800 EUR283Bid Now
groucho.com751 USD457Bid Now
honkbal.nl750 EUR2104Bid Now
formel1.com678 EUR40Bid Now
lubricant.net555 USD30Bid Now
latin.co.uk500 GBP19Bid Now
brazilrealestate.com.br500 USD10Bid Now
paymentoptions.com500 USD30Bid Now
blackorange.com500 USD10Bid Now
rom.co450 EUR241Bid Now
myballs.com444 USD20Bid Now
bno.net410 EUR140Bid Now
greeceguide.com388 USD23Bid Now
savings.net375 EUR442Bid Now
examples.net350 USD30Bid Now
babystore.ru345 EUR10Bid Now
msg.ru345 EUR1165Bid Now
nomer.ru345 EUR1890Bid Now
drinks.eu333 USD30Bid Now
sellwebsite.com300 USD20Bid Now
umwelt.de270 EUR4326Bid Now
edictionary.com250 USD10Bid Now
brazi.com210 USD11114Bid Now
mgl.co.uk200 GBP30Bid Now
koi.nl200 EUR40Bid Now
wsuv.com200 USD30Bid Now
snorkelen.nl150 EUR125Bid Now
refinancer.com150 USD25Bid Now

10|10|2012 06:27 pm EDT

Keep Playing the Music . . . Really, The Ship’s Not Sinking, Part 2

by Adam Strong in Categories: Domain Auction

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Over 4 years ago, I wrote a post about the results of the 2008 TRAFFIC auction. That auction did over $4.3 million in sales.  Can you imagine ?  Back then the entire industry was looking for a barometer of the state of the business during a tough time, and the results were considered dismal with a total sale volume of ONLY $4.3 million.  Times sure have changed!

If TRAFFIC auctions were a barometer of the market conditions, what are they today ?  I think they may have sold under $150,000 in names.  Rick just posted on his blog “The market is a snapshot of things and the picture it took was not very good. While many attendees are doing well, the average domainer is not.”

We don’t have the official results from TRAFFIC yet but a lot of domains didn’t sell and a those that sold didn’t fetch big prices. That’s the snapshot.  The results DNN posted live were terrible, but I think they can be expected based on the names. Rick promised this to be a list of domains that would put a buyer in the top of the pack of all domainers.  There were some good ones (I even bought one) but I’m not sure the list could completely deliver on that promise.  Rick just said “I can only choose domains that folks want to sell and look at it through the eyes of a domainer.”   I know that’s a hard task. I’ve done it before and everyone is a “keyboard critic”.  You do have to work with what’s been submitted and sometimes you go with what you have been handed.  I don’t think that price to quality ratio were at a level that domain/investors would bite right now (more on that later).

Andrew Alleman wrote in his piece that this TRAFFIC auction was the most exciting in years.  I wasn’t at the auction so I can’t comment on the buzz or on how exciting the room was, but I think even though Andrew is taking a beating about his post, the buzz and excitement is a good sign.  It shows what I believe to be true too, it’s a buyer’s market and there really are buyers wanting to put money in to domains still.  Rick even mentions the names of buyers who did buy at this auction. They’re domainer/investors.  Guys whose names you know from other blog posts : Mike Berkens, Sean Sullivan, Morgan Linton, Darren Cleveland, Gregg, McNair, Russ Goodwin, Bill Sweetman, Brain Benko (who bid/bought on my behalf).

Raymond over at Hybrid Domainer asked if the time for live auctions had passed.  I commented in length about my experience and thoughts on auctions over there,  but to summarize, I believe live auction events need to be aggressive and open.  They need to do aggressive marketing and be aggressive about getting great names at great prices.  This is nothing new really though, but the domainer/investor buyers are much more savvy and much more choosy today.  They’ve got a lot of inventory that they can choose from just buying a name over at DomainNameSales.com or finding on a drop list.

A live auction should be open and never turn away a bidder and provide a technology that allows bidding online.  The phone bidding at TRAFFIC required prior registration which I didn’t know about so I called a friend.  I know first-hand how tough the technology side is to pull off.  I helped put together an auction on a shoe-string budget from a Vegas hotel room (not a conference room) and we did $150,000 on our first attempt.  It wasn’t easy.  I’ve also been involved in several auctions that melted down because of technology limitations at the hotel.  It can be done though and it has been done.  Let’s not bother if we’re not doing it live and online though.  As DomainShane said “It baffles me that in 2012 we still have this limitation”.

Every day domainer/investors spend thousands of dollars at NameJet and SnapNames auctions bidding live online from the comfort of their homes, so there are buyers still out there.  They don’t even need audio/video on those systems . It’s something we’ve all come to expect at the live events but it’s not necessary.  Being in a room with a bunch of domainer/investors doesn’t do anything but allow you to show-off your bidding really.

As for the “end-user”, it’s my opinion that they generally don’t care about live auctions.  I’ve marketed domains from our auction to this sort of buyer.  Unless the deal is out of this world and they must have the name, they’ll buy your domain when they’re ready.  We’ve seen end-user buyers bidding at live auction events and they’ve bought some big dogs. We have to hand it to the remarkable marketing of these live auction companies that pull in these bidders.  That’s not an easy task. I’d venture to guess they put a lot of effort in to getting those names and those buyers all lined up months ahead of the event.

The “Titanic” of live domain auctions may have sunk (again?), and as Rick said, there’ll be people dancing on the grave.  I don’t think the grave is the domain aftermarket though.   The good news for domain investors is that there are still buyers out there.  I can attest to this, I had one of the best quarters ever this year selling, and I’m still buying as well.  I made more on sales this year than ever and I’m not really a seller.  Buyers are picky though, especially domainer/investor buyers.  They’re looking for good domains, cheap.  They know everyone is selling and the buyer pool has become smarter and savvier.  If you want to continue to sell names at live auctions targeted at domainer/investors, give ‘em  what they want.