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Archive News 2016  

iGoldrush is your source for the most current domain industry news and information. Read the most current domain news below, then visit our news archive for domain news from years past. In addition to domain name news, you’ll find domain articles, information, and interviews with top industry insiders.

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Our top 5 posts for 2016

Looking back at the posts that were written in 2016 that generated the most traffic here in 2016. Interestingly a post written in December of 2016 tops the list. The post which took a look at the all time most popular post on, led the way. The most viewed post all time on [...] Continue reading

Robbie Ferguson

The domain investor commandments for early 2017

Today:  Happy New Year / What percentage of your portfolio was .COM end of 2016? / No logo or a bad logo to sell a domain? / Threshold pricing for top-notch CVCV .com names / And more. Here are the new discussions and domain name news. Don’t make this mistake! – We live and we learn! Trustworthy [...] Continue reading

Domain Shane

A .Estate Sighting in the Wild

I took an impromptu trip to northwestern Costa Rica and was on the lookout for .com versus .cr domains, but was surprised to stumble across a new gTLD: CostaRicaRealEstate.Estate. The picture below was taken while biking between the beach towns of Coco and Ocotal, on the Pacific coast. The sign was on a dirt [...] Continue reading

Morgan Linton

The Five Most-Read Articles on in 2016

Well time sure flies and I still can’t believe that tomorrow will be the beginning of 2017. In 2016 I wrote a lot, almost every single day, and in 2017 I plan to do the same. Now that I’ve been blogging for close to ten years I’ve found that writing has become more of a daily practice, [...] Continue reading

The Frager Factor

Brands Start Planning for Unexpected Criticism by Trump; Bitcoin Breaks Past $800

Domain Shane


A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on December 30, 2016.  If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring name) and may have had a reserve.  I’m only showing [...] Continue reading

Domain Name Wire

#1 in 2016: On Cloud 9

A story about the .cloud launch was the most-viewed story on DNW this year. Drumroll please…. The top story on Domain Name Wire this past year based on views was the story of .Cloud’s launch. A lot of new top level domain names launched this year, but .Cloud seemed to strike a chord both positive [...] Continue reading

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