The new weekly domain sales report is out at DNJournal.com. A $300,000 sale that ranks among the year’s ten biggest headlines our new Top 20 chart with a second six-figure blockbuster in the #2 slot. The latter domain, a ccTLD representing Spain, ranks as the year’s 2nd biggest country code sale.
Both of Chicago’s daily newspapers are now in bankruptcy after the Sun Times files for court protection…You can now view videos of the seminars from January’s DOMAINfest Global conference online at no charge…plus some other notes about upcoming events.
DN Journal’s latest monthly newsletter features a conversation with Rick Schwartz that reveals what is in store for the upcoming T.R.A.F.F.I.C. conference in Silicon Valley as well as Schwartz’s views on the future of domain monetization, live auctions & the domain industry itself.
In the last big economic downturn domainers like Frank Schilling and Kevin Ham made their fortunes by buying up assets few others wanted. Could history repeat itself in the current slump? Rick Schwartz predicts some domainers will indeed hit it big, but the new fortunes will come from something other than domains!
The theme for next month’s GeoDomain Expo in San Diego will be “Freefall! (How to Monetize the Collapse of Traditional Media).” A stunning new report on revenue declines in the newspaper industry underscores the timeliness of the Expo’s theme and the huge opportunity opening up for geodomain owners.