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July, 2010

  • 29 July

    029.com sells for $110,000


    Don’t ask me what’s so special about the number sequence 029, but it must be important to someone because 029.com just sold for $110,000 USD at auction. Two more number domains, 980.com and 123123.com, fetched $40,000 and $20,000 each. There were a number of other miscellaneous odd sales. RandomActsOfKindness.org sold …

  • 28 July

    CreditCards.com and NetQuote acquired for $350 million

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    CreditCards.com and NetQuote announced this week an upcoming acquisition of sites CreditCards.com and NetQuote for $350 million USD. The former contributed $145 million to the deal, while the latter made up $2205 million of the sales price. The sites sold for so much because of their high traffic and revenue, …

  • 22 July

    Poker.ca sells for $400,000

    It’s been a hot week for ccTLDs. O.co just sold a few days ago for $350,000, but now domain Poker.ca has sold for a jaw-dropping $400,000 USD. Also of note is SEC.de, which fetched €136,500. Other recent ccTLD sales include PW.ca for $60,000, StockCharts.co.uk for $48,000 and Material.pl (“fabrics” in …

  • 21 July

    Tips for selling domains

    I read a thread in a domain forum today that had some excellent tips for selling domains. Here’s a run-down of the most useful advice: Identify potential buyers and contact them directly. Email is fine, but you should have a professional address. Phone calls and faxes are much more effective, …

  • 20 July

    Idol.com sells for €120,000

    Today is a big day for domain sales. Domain idol.com has just sold for €120,000 ($155,000 USD). No information about the buyer has been released, but perhaps the sale is related to the popular US show American Idol? Three-letter and four-letter .com domains are particularly valuable because they are not …

  • 15 July

    Fiction.com sells for $90,000

    In a completely non-fictitious sale, domain fiction.com sold for $90,000 USD. This is a great domain for any publisher or writer, though only a best-selling author like Stephen King or J.K. Rowling could afford it. In addition, FreeMarket.com fetched $93,000. Three-letter name CXC.com sold for $21,000, DistanceLearning.net $30,000 and Ethics.net …

  • 14 July

    Find.com sells for $16.69 million

    Internet marketing firm Generation Zero Group Inc has agreed to buy the domain Find.com and associated website for assets worth $16.69 million USD. Most of this amount consists of Generation Zero shares worth $13.5 million, while the rest is made up of $13.5 million in cash and promissory notes. The …

  • 7 July

    Mr.com sells for $24,712

    Two-letter domain Mr.com sold at auction this week for $24,712 USD. This name is generic yet relevant enough to be used for a wide variety of the websites. Personally, I think the buyer got a great deal. This name should have sold for a lot more, especially considering it is …

  • 7 July

    NBC and DONE! Ventures fight over failed domain deal

    Many people think selling a domain is as simple as listing it, waiting for a buyer, making a few negotiations, and then transferring it. This may be true in many instances, but not in NBC’s sale of women.com to DONE! Ventures. DONE! Ventures entered into a contract with NBC to …

June, 2010

  • 30 June

    Slots.ca sells for over $200,000

    Although the exact sale price is unknown, a prominent domain auction house announced the sale of Slots.ca for over $200,000 USD. Sure, it’s not quite the same as Slots.com’s $5.5 million sale, but hey, it’s a start for Canada’s often forgotten .ca extension. No information about the buyer is known, …