Exclusive – Interview with the Buyer of Digital.com, Richard Kershaw

Digital.com sold in the Heritage Auction for $325,000 and with the buyer's premium the total price to the buyer came to $373,750. After the auction we communicated with the gentleman who purchased the domain name, Richard Kershaw. We decided to ask Richard a few questions about what he does, why he purchased the name and how high he would have bid if there was a bidding war ? TheDomains.com: … [Read more...]

Sedo Transactions Total $1M; 52% Are BIN & Open.TV Sells For $25K

Over the past week, 506 transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1m. 52% of total sales were the result of Buy Now listings. Highlights of public sales are: · Top .coms: gca.com at 90,000 USD · Top ccTLD: open.tv at 25,000 EUR · Top “other” TLD: matrix.org at 7,999 USD The top sales of the week were already reported by blogs in the industry GCA.com for … [Read more...]

An Example of Why People Still CyberSquat

Why do people still cybersquat ? That was a question posed a couple of weeks back on Namepros, and while I am not advocating it any way, I am going to give an example of how it still pays off in 2014. PluralSight.in sold on Wednesday for $16,000. The domain was registered in July of 2013, by a gentleman in China who just listed himself as Jeff. No last name, just Jeff. Well just Jeff regged … [Read more...]

Logics.com sells for $50,000

Logics.com just crossed the Sedo sales feed for $50,000 The domain was registered in 1996 and was recently owned by Advanced Logics Inc. out of  Clearwater Florida. Here is a link to a look at the site back in 2002 The buyer looks to be a company called Intellirose out of Chicago,Illinois. There is a landing page up … [Read more...]

TheFullStory.com Raises $1.2 Million After Buying The Domain In December for $2,477

The domain name TheFullStory.com was sold on Godaddy.com/Afternic.com in December last year for $2,477. Today the company was covered by TechCrunch.com after raising $1.2 Million Dollars. According to TechCrunch, TheFullStory.com is "trying to minimize those endless hours spent on the phone by capturing everything a user does on a company’s product using a simple script. FullStory … [Read more...]

Sedo Transactions Total $1.5 Million Highest Reportable .Com Sale Was $11K

Over the past week, 570 transactions took place on Sedo’s marketplace and via SedoMLS, totaling $1.5 million dollars 48% of total sales were the result of Buy Now listings. There were only 5 .com sales of $10K or more and the highest was at $11K. 4 ccTLD domains sold for $10K or more Highlights of public sales are: · Top .coms: ching.com at 11,000 USD · Top ccTLD: pluralsight.in at … [Read more...]

Nylonmag.com Upgrades To NYLON.com For $225,000

                              NYLON Media Inc. which was founded in 1999 and was using Nylonmag.com,announced today it acquired and switched its website to NYLON.com after purchasing the domain name for $225,000 According to a press release out today, "Owning NYLON.com is the … [Read more...]