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Archive News 2016  August

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Robbie Ferguson

Buying: / Wtb any will pay low xxx$ + 2 domains

Today:   How to register 2 word domains? / The Domainer’s Prayer / Sold for $6,100; for $4,000 / And more. Here are the new discussions and domain news that caught my eye today. CarbonCamera(.)com – Does this domain have much appraisal value? Quality Article Writing Services | 100% Unique Content | $0.01 per word – Saw [...] Continue reading

Morgan Linton

Mattermark has a pretty slick Chrome extension

When it comes to collecting and validating real data about startups it’s safe to say that Mattermark takes the cake. I’m probably late to the party on this one but today I learned that they have a pretty slick Chrome extension that makes it insanely easy to do a deep dive into any startup you [...] Continue reading


Chinese domain market report : LL .com sold, plus the usual crap from China

China‘s manufacturing capabilities are insane; the world’s 2nd largest economy creates almost everything that American consumers buy for Christmas. They also make every god damn firework Americans use for July 4th. With the anticipated launch of the Apple iPhone 7 on September 7th, one thing is certain: China’s economy will continue to grow exponentially. Domain [...] Continue reading


Summer Doldrums Are Here – Year’s Slowest Sales Week Arrives Just Ahead of Labor Day Weekend

Combine summer - already known as the slowest season for domain sales - with an upcoming 3-day national holiday weekend that marks the unofficial end of summer and the end result was the slowest sales week of the year. Details in our latest weekly sales report. [...] Continue reading


Ransom Paid for

Usually a company wants to find it’s way to owning a short LL or domain name. They have a long multi word name that many find arduous to constantly type out, especially on mobile. Well one El Segundo-based ad agency wanted the exact opposite. David & Goliath had to “settle” for because they [...] Continue reading


Why did Chinese company send out fear-mongering spam?

Last week, we shared information about a Chinese domain services company that blasted owners of short domains, with spam. The emails, targeted owners of premium LLL .com and LLLL .com domains en masse, most likely after extracting data from the WHOIS. We have now confirmed that the company behind this spam blast is, organizers [...] Continue reading


DropCatch lowers certain backorders to $15 dollars per domain

DropCatch, the domain drop-catching service operating from, has made an announcement regarding its pricing of certain domains. According to their email, .ORG domain backorders will be discounted for the entire month of September, down to $15 dollars. Regularly priced at $59 dollars, such backorders would help boost the market share of DropCatch, which is [...] Continue reading

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