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August, 2009

  • 24 August

    DropShippers.com sells for $1.5 million

    DropShippers.com just sold in a private sale for $1.5 million, or £909,312. It was bought by Pennsylvania resident Tom Hashem from domainer Richard Gabriel. The sale is the fifth-largest to take place so far this year. Drop shipping is a technique used by retailers to save money in which orders …

  • 24 August

    Frisky.com sells for $20,000 USD, Yahoo to upgrade data center for the cloud

    Frisky for a bit of domain auction action? Then you’ll want to know that frisky.com just sold for £12,124 ($20,000 USD)– a solid price for a solid adult domain. The buyer has yet to be revealed. SatinSeduction.com also sold for $3,250. The sale of most interest to me, however, is …

  • 20 August

    BookHotels.com sells for €50,000

    It’s been a busy week on the domain auction block. One of the higher sales of this week is BookHotels.com, which sold for €50,000, or £43,039 ($71,205 USD). This price makes BookHotels.com the most expensive hotel domain on record. The previous record holder is ResortHotels.com, which sold for $58,830 in …

  • 18 August

    Zeal.com sells for $50,000

    Zeal.com sold to a developer last week for right around £30,597, or $50,000 USD. Zeal refers to a “passionate devotion to or interest in a cause or subject,” so the name has a lot of potential applications. In addition, NewYorkMortgage.com went for £7,955 ($12,877 USD) at auction. New York is …

  • 13 August

    Payment.com sells for $250,000

    Payment.com sold at auction today for $250,000 USD. In addition, its plural partner, payments.com, was also purchased for $150,000. Currently no information on the buyer is available, but hopefully both names were bought by the same individual. I think the seller might be bit disappointed. A name like payment.com has …

  • 12 August

    Adult domains attract hot attention at auction

    A large adult domain auction recently ended in which 33 names were sold. The top seller was orgasms.com, which netted £24,987 ($41,180 USD). Coming in at numbers two and three were pleaser.com and gay.info for £7,150 ($11,770.00 USD) and £5,620 ($9,251.00 USD) respectively. Not all the domains were necessarily adult-related: …

  • 12 August

    Internet.com sells for £10.9 million, HostingCon 2010 location announced

    Internet.com, a technology news website, has just been sold for £10.9 million ($18 million USD). It was purchased by marketing company QuinStreet Inc from WebMediaBrands Inc, a web content provider. Though technically higher than Sex.com’s sale price of £8.3 million ($14 million USD)– the largest ever for a domain– in …

  • 11 August

    Yahoo purchases OMG.com for $80,000

    OMG WTF! Internet giant Yahoo has bought OMG.com for the price of $80,000 USD, or £48,642. The sale reportedly occurred last week, but the buyer wasn’t revealed until today. As anyone who texts or uses instant messaging knows, OMG is short for “Oh my God.” Urban Dictionary sums up the …

  • 7 August

    Watch a live domain auction

    We hear about domain auctions on a daily basis, but rarely does one get the chance to see such an event live. The video above shows the sale of Ad.com during T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Silicon Valley in April. The winning bidder was Divyank Turakhia, who paid £946,137 ($1.4 million USD) for the …

  • 7 August

    KBToys.com sells for £1.25 million

    After a business closes, its intellectual property- domains, trademarks, logos, etc.- still have value and can be sold. Bankrupt toy retailer KB Toys took advantage of this to pay its creditors when it sold its trademarks, logos, and KBToys.com domain for £1.25 million ($2.1 million USD) yesterday. Retail operator CE …