To make things worse, Mint gave a “substantial” amount of Series A stock to Hite Capital in exchange for the Mint.com domain name. That stock was worth a “couple of million dollars,” says one source, after the acquisition. via Mint Is Yodlee’s YouTube | TechCrunch.
The ff Venture Capital portfolio is evidence of how much we believe this, e.g., our companies Alerts.com, Gobbler.com, Identified.com, Patents.com, Phone.com, and Plated.com. The awesome story of how CEO Joe Fernandez bought the Klout.com domain is one of many reasons we were excited to lead the seed round in Klout. I was formerly Founder/CEO of […]
Oops: the good people over at the Michelin Guides did not register the domain name michelinguides.com, or let it lapse, or something, and now it’s part of a soccer joke. A British prankster named Adam Mascall purchased the name for a mere £6 US $9.42, and then proceeded to put up what he is calling […]
Apple may not have its own Super Bowl ad today, but the company quietly launched a new product effort during someone else’s ad spot. At the end of the commercial for the upcoming “Star Trek: Into Darkness” film, Paramount flashed a quick promotion for its iOS app, complete with an AppStore.com link that takes people […]
In 2002, Howe’s company sold all but 20 of the 4,000 domains. It kept Seniors.com and Guy.com. The following year, Howe began playing around on a forum for domain sellers, DNForum.com. He’d scroll through all the names people didn’t want as he tried to cheaply build up his portfolio again. “There were maybe 15 good […]
Last second backorders by several people at NameJet on a domain name that had no bids Forum know it alls who only post when they can put down someone else $60 offers on SedoPrivate negotiations that are sent to auction on Sedo via 10 Frustrating Things That Happen in the Business of Domain Investing | […]
Domain Parking – When I shut down my minisites, I switched all 5000 of my unused domains to Frank Schilling’s internettraffic.com domain parking and sales service. So far the parking is making 4-5 times what I was making several years ago when I had the same domains parked. Their sales platform is good and easy […]
With Frank opening the platform to more and more domainers that don’t possess the big time parking revenue the $500 threshold to get paid seemed daunting. Now that InternetTraffic has added a paypal option, I emailed John Smrekar and he told me that the min payout for Paypal is $100, even though the terms of […]
Line.com $118,000 DomainNameSales 2. Glamorous.com $115,000 DomainNameSales/DomainAdvisors 3. Fobo.com $57,500 DomainNameSales 4. LifePrograms.com $55,000 DomainNameSales 5. Zebu.com $40,000 DomainNameSales 6. FirstNames.com $30,000 DomainNameSales 7. ArrestRecord.com $27,500 DomainNameSales 8 BuyGoldBullion.com $25,400 DomainNamesSales/DomainAdvisors 9. tie CDKeys.com $25,000 DomainNameSales 9. tie RGP.net $25,000 DomainNameSales/DomainAdvisors via DomainNameSales Goes on a Tear With a Hand in EVERY ONE of This […]
4. In other cases, the domains could have just as easily sold for $1k-$3k. These domains look like ones that I wouldn’t be surprised to see sell for more than $1,000: Chartmate.com $865 FruitfulThinking.com $895 NeighborhoodSocial.com $688 UnleashFitness.com $688 via What kind of domains are selling for under $1,000? – Domain Name Wire.
The broker doesn’t really have a buyer for the specific domain, but wants to get the domain owner to agree to have the broker find a buyer for it based on this lie. Essentially, the broker uses the lie that someone is interested in the domain in order to get a “listing” from the owner. […]
If you think its a name you are going to develop or hold onto for years then you can take advantage of the pricing at Name.com. Name.com offers $10.99 registrations for .tv the cheapest in the industry. You can get that price for multi year registrations. If you only reg it for one year because […]
This evening, Jamie announced (via Facebook) that the platform’s name was changing from Zearn to Drop Alert. Based on his announcement, it would seem that someone acquired the Zearn.com domain name from him, and that was the impetus for the rebranding. Whatever the case may be, I personally like the move because Drop Alert sounds […]
3. WebBoar.com I use this for one thing as well. To find out what other domains a domain owner has. Most people use the same email for all their domains. This will show you those domains……for free via 10 Tools I Use Daily That Help Me Make Money | Domain Shane.
Now the ABC-123 Toy Company owns the trademark for “ABC 123” and has decided to begin a new toy line under the name. They registered the TM a couple of years before, but have not been using it up to this point. When they go to register the domain, they see that the domain owner […]
What happens after domain names expire? Date Submitted: 11-15-2012 Once a domain name expires, it goes through many stages before being released to the open market. Go Daddy sends five renewal emails to the domain name’s administrative contact prior to the expiration date. Below is a timeline based on .com domain names. NOTE: These timelines […]
Another favorite DotWeekly post salvaged from archive.org It’s likely that some of this info has changed since 2008 posted by Jamie Zoch in March 3rd, 2008 Domain Name Drop Times .com & .net = 1:00-2:15 PM Central Standard Time .org = 8:30-9:30 AM Central Standard Time .info = 3:30-4:00 AM Central Standard Time .biz = […]
Jamie’s site, DotWeekly.com fell off the internet. Fortunately for us, I was able to find some of his posts available at archive.org. Things may have changed since Jamie published this. posted by Jamie Zoch in February 3rd, 2010 Have you been watching a domain names expire date that is registered with the domain name registrar […]