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GoDaddy CEO Bob Parsons recently posted videos of himself killing an elephant and a leopard while in Zimbabwe. The fallout over the last two days has continued to grow, with many customers upset and some even talking about boycotting the company. PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) has closed their account [...] Continue reading
In the wake of the horrific earthquake and tsunami the Japanese people endured, Domain Registries are doing their part in what they call a "small gesture to alleviate some of the suffering in Japan". Because the recent disasters have left many domain registrants without the ability to renew their domain names, many registries [...] Continue reading
I’ve had good luck selling “proper name” domain names, by which I mean common names like AprilSmith.com, JohnLouis.com, etc. I buy these at auction for the minimum bid (usually around $60), and I’ve sold some for several hundred dollars. I just sold MattGreene.com for $200. The buyer was – you guessed it – Matt [...] Continue reading
In today's Lowdown, I'll tell you about a special charity auction that gets underway Thursday on Sedo.com, Rick Latona's decision to move his auctions from Latonas.com to Sedo, a new feature story about a big advance in domain management & a new interview in which I covered some topics I haven't talked about before. [...] Continue reading
Action in the domain aftermarket has been a bit slower than expected in the opening quarter of 2011, but a lot of catching up was done over the past seven days. In fact, four of the year's 10 biggest sales were logged since last week's report as the market served up its best performance of [...] Continue reading
The following product domain names were recently sold via Sedo and Afternic: Shield.com $190,000 RedFlag.com $9,790 GrowingLights.com $8,000 FireproofFileCabinet.com $6,800 ShavingCreams.com $6,750 FloorSigns.com $6,500 DocumentCameras.com $6,000 PhotoCakes.com $5,500 TempleArt.com $4,500 RocketPack.com $3,900 BodyFatCalipers.com $3,500 silverPlates.com $2,810 TeakFloor.com $2,222 FireproofFilingCabinets.com $1,639 ForksAndKnives.com $1,200 [...] Continue reading
ParkLogic Founder Michael Gilmour quietly accumulated a half million domains under management through personal contacts and word of mouth recommendations. His clients have been rewarded with a remarkably advanced system that has now morphed into a phenomenal all purpose domain management platform. [...] Continue reading