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08|31|2010 05:47 pm EDT

Sedo Weekly Sales Report, Lead by Angels.com

by Frank Michlick in Categories: Domain Sales

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Sedo reported their sales for last week. Highlights include the already reported angels.com sale at 200,000 USD, progress.nl as the top ccTLDs sale at 20,000 EUR (appx. $25,250 USD), and hostel.info leading the other category at 7,900 EUR (appx. $9,950 USD).

See all of the reported sales after the jump.

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08|31|2010 05:11 pm EDT

DomainName.com Registrar Sold by DomainConsultant

by Frank Michlick in Categories: Up to the Minute

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According to a post on DomainConsultant’s site, the registrar DomainName.com and related assets have been sold today. The buyer and final selling price have not been disclosed. At the same time the company announced an upcoming auction with an 8% commission and is now accepting domain submissions via email to mike (at) domainconsultant.com.

Disclaimer: Adam Strong, Managing Editor of DNN, also is a consultant with DomainConsultant.com.

08|31|2010 11:09 am EDT

DomainName.com Registrar & Company to be Auctioned Today

by Frank Michlick in Categories: Domain Auction

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DomainName.com Logo

[Update] The registrar has been sold.

DomainConsultant.com, mostly known for their Domain Madness auctions so far have a special item that is being auctioned today – an entire domain registrar business. The business is an ICANN accredited company that has about 8,000 domains under management and uses “DomainName.com” as their brand. You can find a breakdown of their existing registrations, for which they currently charge $29.95(!) per year, below. The customer base also includes 200 hosting accounts with an annual revenue of $200 each.

While the Buy It Now price of $3,000,000 USD expired yesterday, bidders are welcome to bring forward their bids by visiting DomainConsultant or send an email to Mike Fiol at mike (at) domainconsultant.com.

The auction started at 9am EDT today and will end at 3pm EDT.

Disclaimer: Adam Strong, Managing Editor of DNN, also is a consultant with DomainConsultant.com.

TLDAmount of Registrations
Total8,019
.com5,971
.net990
.org537
.biz171
.info163
.us170
.ws17

08|27|2010 03:17 pm EDT

MeetDomainers Manchester Live Auction Results

by Frank Michlick in Categories: Domain Auction

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After the jump you will find the live auction results from thew MeetDomainers Event held in Manchester, UK by Daniel Dryzek‘s DDFund.eu and NameDrive. Highlight was the sale of QuadBikes.co.uk for £12,500 and BackLinks.co.uk for £3,000, but it is also worth mentioning the unusual auctioneer the event had – domainer and domain reporter Morgan Linton did the job.

The event sold 10 out of the 50 listed domains for a total of £20,100 (close to $31,000 USD), with the proceeds of the first two lots going to the Waterschool charity.

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08|26|2010 01:45 pm EDT

.ORG Registry CEO/President Alexa Raad Resigns

by Frank Michlick in Categories: Registries, Up to the Minute

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As announced by the .ORG registry, Public Interest Registry, Alexa Raad has resigned as President and CEO, effective September 24th, 2010. She was with the registry operator for 3 1/2 years.

The Board has initiated a search committee for the next CEO. In the meanwhile, Mr. Botterman will step in as Interim CEO following Ms. Raad’s departure.

08|25|2010 11:21 pm EDT

DomainFest NYC Extended Auction Results, incl. Quotes.com for $1,100,000 USD

by Frank Michlick in Categories: Domain Auction

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These are the official results of the extended DomainFEST NYC auction, which ended today. The highlight of the extended auction was the sale of Quotes.com for $1,100,000 USD.

Domain Sale Price
quotes.com $1,100,000.00
luxuryapartments.com $62,500.00
cj.org $29,420.00
cashit.com $5,890.00
basketballdrills.com $1,400.00
messageboards.net $1,180.00
okd.net $975.00
ivv.net $940.00
bridaldresses.net $715.00
homecomingdresses.net $710.00
financialengineering.com $665.00
windowdecor.com $590.00
seas.net $500.00
orlandocarrental.org $480.00
womenjeans.net $425.00
buymetals.com $360.00
pause.org $360.00
bigspeakers.com $300.00
nygolf.org $300.00
Ext Auction Total $1,207,710.00

08|25|2010 10:31 am EDT

Targeted TRAFFIC Dublin 2010 Live Auction Results

by Frank Michlick in Categories: Domain Auction

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We will be were live blogging the auction results of the auctions at the Targeted TRAFFIC Conference in Dublin, Ireland. As always we do not guarantee the accuracy of these results. Unsold names will be included in the Extended Silent Auction.

The auction sold 12 domains for a total of 86,820 Euro, approximately 110,200 USD.

You can see the live blogged results after the jump.
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08|23|2010 07:42 pm EDT

DomainFest NYC Auction Video on CNN

by Frank Michlick in Categories: Domain Auction

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CNN has a video about the DomainFest NYC Auction on their CNN money site. The video features Ovesee.net CEO Jeff Kupietzky, Domain Broker David Parkinson and Domain Investor Kevin Wood and shows the final moment of the sale of NewYorkApartments.com and another domain.

[Ed. I can’t believe I had to type in the embed code – the embed feature for the video on the CNN site didn’t work for myself and 3(!) other people that tried it]

08|18|2010 11:42 pm EDT

Official DomainFest NYC 2010 Live Auction Results

by Frank Michlick in Categories: Domain Auction

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As noted during our unofficial live blogging of the SnapNames/Moniker Live auction results, the SnapNames live system marked a number of names as sold that weren’t sold. Thus we’re following up with a separate post with the official results, which show 17 domains sold for a total of $1,801,900.

Names not sold in the live auction are now being offered in an extended silent auction which ends Wednesday, August 25, 2010, at 3:15pm ET (12:15pm PT).

Lot#

Domain

Price

660

disco.com

$255,000.00

570

bigapple.com

$70,000.00

370

newyorkapartments.com

$65,000.00

190

companion.com

$45,000.00

840

exterminating.com

$35,000.00

450

grocerystore.com

$32,500.00

170

bridalsets.com

$7,000.00

680

cabletelevision.net

$6,000.00

20

cigarbars.com

$5,100.00

410

chiantiwine.com

$3,000.00

10

opticians.net

$2,800.00

430

stromboli.com

$2,250.00

580

coneyisland.net

$1,750.00

50

discountjeans.com

$1,700.00

230

freecreditreports.us

$1,500.00

770

hoarders.com

$1,500.00

130

learningdisorders.com

$1,500.00

560

jerseyshores.org

$300.00

Lot#

Domain

Price

660

disco.com

$255,000.00

570

bigapple.com

$70,000.00

370

newyorkapartments.com

$65,000.00

190

companion.com

$45,000.00

840

exterminating.com

$35,000.00

450

grocerystore.com

$32,500.00

170

bridalsets.com

$7,000.00

680

cabletelevision.net

$6,000.00

20

cigarbars.com

$5,100.00

410

chiantiwine.com

$3,000.00

10

opticians.net

$2,800.00

430

stromboli.com

$2,250.00

580

coneyisland.net

$1,750.00

50

discountjeans.com

$1,700.00

230

freecreditreports.us

$1,500.00

770

hoarders.com

$1,500.00

130

learningdisorders.com

$1,500.00

560

jerseyshores.org

$300.00


08|18|2010 04:08 pm EDT

DomainFest NYC 2010 Live Auction Results

by Frank Michlick in Categories: Domain Auction

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We will be were live blogging the auction results of the auctions at the DomainFEST Power Networking Day in New York City. As always we do not guarantee the accuracy of these results. Unsold names will be included in the Extended Silent Auction which will run for the next 7 days until August 25, 2010, Wed at 3:15pm ET (12:15pm PT).

According to our unofficial tally, the live auction sold 35 domains for a total of $4,789,400, but once again some of the domains shown on the Snapnames auction interface were marked as sold despite bids under the reserve range. At the end of the auction Monte stated that the sales total was $1,8m USD. The official results from Oversee.net are here.

You can see the live blogged results after the jump.

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