After spending $30MM for Sometrics, Amex allows its most popular site TO Drop

I noticed the domain name was in an expired domain name auction over at GoDaddy Auctions after it expired on May 5, 2015. The domain name has a very interesting history. For starters, sold at for $10,500 on September 3, 2009 and the buyer was Ian Swanson of the company Sometrics. According to an article on published October 12, … [Read more...]

Name Jet Reports $355K In Sales For May 2015: Of Top 16 Sales 12 Were or just issued its monthly report for May 2015 reporting over $355,000 in domain name sales all of which are the result of domain auctions. As usual, only domain names that sold for $2,000 or more are included and payment had to be received by the end of May to be included Out of the top 19 spots 3 domains were domains and 9 were domain names Here is the … [Read more...] Launch Domain Market Place With Low Sliding Commission Rates & 10% BIN Rate

     just announced it has opened up it's own marketplace with a sliding scale commission rates on negotiated sales, which I believe are the lowest in the industry and a 10% flat rate on Buy It Now Priced (BIN) domain names. ""There are 2 separate commission scales depending on the type of sale: Negotiated or Buy … [Read more...]

WDD.2015.Delhi SnapNames Domain Auction Gets $100K Bid On

The domain name auction being run in conjunction with The World Domain Day conference on has drawn over $400,000 in bids. All bidding is led by Computer.debut there is also a $75K bid on and as well as a $50K bid on and but none of the reserve have been met on any of those domain names yet. The WDD.2015.Delhi domain auction … [Read more...]

Pure Drop sells for $30,470 on DropCatch

The domain name actually dropped and was caught by DropCatch, the domain sold for $30,470. There were 125 bidders and 297 bids. There was a thread on Namepros that started before the auction when it was clear the name would drop, the majority picked DropCatch to catch the name. Some expressed their displeasure of the whole system and specific issues with … [Read more...] sells for $136,400

One of the things about domain investors is they like rare domains, a repeating three letter .com certainly falls into that category, only 26 of them and one sold today on NameJet. sold for $136,400. The bidding went back and forth between members VVVcom and First, in the end First won the name at $136,400 There were six bidders who bid $100,000 or more. A total of 515 … [Read more...]

The New gTLD .HIV Auction on Sedo May Go Without a Sale

58 .HIV new gTLD's are at auction at in a themed auction which ends tomorrow. I believe all of the domain names are owned by the .HIV registry, however the registries whois does not seem to be working, even resolving for that matter. As of publication only 4 domain names have bids and none are close to meeting reserve. Test.Hiv not surprising leads the list with a $500 bid but … [Read more...]