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Top 5 Most Expensive Domain Names Sells for $13 Million

Posted on 10/24/2010 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

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New court filings show a proposed $13 million dollar sale of to Clover Holdings Limited.

The sale of the domain was brokered by Sedo on behalf of the owner, Escom, who had filed for bankruptcy. Sedo had been engaging in private negotiations, but was …
Continue Reading... Sells for More Than $1 Million

Posted on 08/20/2010 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); and four other domains (,,, and recently sold at a domain auction for $1.265 million. The buyer of the names is Costumes Galore, Inc. (Mankato, MN). The purchase will allow the company to move into the profitable t-shirt market, generating sales …
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Mastering the Resale Market

Posted on 06/10/2010 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

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Mastering the Resale Market: a presentation presented by Victor H. Pitts of iGoldrush at the Vancouver TRAFFIC Conference in June 2010.

In this presentation, learn how to master the domain name resale market in 6 easy steps:

  1. Learn how to evaluate your domain name for

Continue Reading... Sells for $1 Million

Posted on 03/30/2010 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

A price comparison company in the UK has purchased the domain name from U.S.-Based Idealab for $1 million in cash and equity, making it one of the highest reported domain sales. The deal includes $200,000 in cash and a 7% share in the new company for Idealab.

The company …
Continue Reading... Domains Draw Big Bucks with Sale

Posted on 09/16/2009 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog: sold this week in Sedo’s domain auction for over $100k USD.

This is another example of the increasing value of domain names in the secondary market. According to a recent Sedo study, their domain statistics show that in the second quarter of 2009, names generated higher average …
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Yahoo! Sells for $380k

Posted on 06/17/2009 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Search giant Yahoo! sold the domain name for $380,000 during the live domain name auction at the Domain Roundtable conference in Washington, D.C.

The auction bidding started at $150,000 and quickly received 15 bids from 3 different bidders, two live and one online, moving the price of the …
Continue Reading... Sells for $3.85 Million

Posted on 12/30/2008 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

According to SEC filings, sold to for $3.85 million.…
Continue Reading... Sells for Big Bucks

Posted on 04/06/2008 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

After hearing about the sale of, owner Chris Clark decided to put his own name up for sale. The name was put up for auction at Sedo and ended up fetching $2.6 million.…
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What is Worth?

Posted on 06/22/2007 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:, which was purchased in 1999 for an incredible $7.5 million is now on the auction block again. Unnamed sources speculate that the site could fetch as much as $300 million as it has been developed into a business related search engine, complete with pay-per-click income.…
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Lines Between Trademarks and Domains Blur

Posted on 05/01/2003 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The Government of New Zealand, who was slow in registering, was instead forced pay $1 million to a US company who had already registered the domain. As the difference between domain names and trademarks blurs, New Zealand claimed the name was trademarked and filed a suit with the World …
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New York City Domains Fetch Bids of $2 Million

Posted on 05/03/2001 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The owner of and has put the domains up for sale on the auction site eBay. According to the registrant, the names currently have a bid of $2 million. The 2 names are for sale as a package, but the reserve has not been met.…
Continue Reading... Bought For $200 Grand

Posted on 05/10/2000 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The .org domains got a boost of confidence when the price paid for, $198,895, made it to the ‘top 25 prices ever paid for a domain name’ list.…
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Top Dollar Paid For

Posted on 12/02/1999 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The domain name sold for $7.5 million yesterday. Marc Ostrofsky bought the domain only two years ago for just $150,000. The buyer, Canadian start-up eCompanies, made this the most expensive domain sale to date.…
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Korea Claiming Domain Real Estate Value

Posted on 11/22/1999 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The Bank of Korea now considers domain names to be collateral and they are lending money based on 30% of the estimated value of the domain name.…
Continue Reading... For Sale – Price Starts at Half a Million

Posted on 11/26/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Kevin Sinclair has owned the domain name since 1994, but now plans to sell it to the highest bidder. The starting price for the domain is $500,000, but Sinclair believes he’ll get much more.…
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Clinton’s Scandal Making Domain Brokers Rich

Posted on 01/24/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

As the story of Bill Clinton’s scandal hit the streets, web savvy domain brokers were buying any and all related domain names.,, and were just a few of the domains purchased in the span of a few hours.…
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$150,000 Record Set For Domain Name Price

Posted on 06/04/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

A company in Texas purchased the domain name ‘’ for $150,000. This sales price is the highest recorded price paid for a domain name yet.…
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Mecklermedia Buys

Posted on 05/08/1996 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

A new bill that recently passed through the California Senate would make it illegal for you to use a trademarked word in your email address, domain names, or Internet log-in names. For instance, if your email address were, you would have to change it. The bill will be addressed …
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Domain Names Sell for Big Money

Posted on 05/04/1996 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

There’s a sudden scramble to register domain names after Minnesota native Mike O’Connor received substantial offers for his name Mark registered the domain 2 years ago for a fee of $50/year. Now, more and more people are registering unique and generic domain names in the hopes of selling them …
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