Archive for April, 2010

Median Domain Sale Prices Increased In 1Q-2010 But Total Dollar Volume Was Down

An analysis of domain sales reported to us in the 1st quarter of 2010 showed that total dollar volume was down 18% from the same quarter a year ago, however the entire year over year difference can be attributed to three big sales made in 1Q-2009. On …

DN Journal Cover Story: How Bill Karamouzis is Cooking Up an Online Gaming Empire

A new cover story is out at DNJournal.com. Few domain sales have set more tongues wagging than the $350,000 sale of CookingGames.com in January. A lot of people didn’t believe the price but it was real and it was worth every penny to buyer Bill Karamou…

News Roundup Led By Revelations Embarrassing to Domain Arbitrators & Complainants

In the Lowdown at DNJournal.com we’re closing the week with a roundup of recent developments led by some embarrassing shenanigans involving both complainants in UDRP proceedings and NAF panelists. New revelations cast doubt on how well justice is being…

GeoDomainers in the News: Scottsdale.com’s Fred Mercaldo & Missouri.me’s Bruce Marler

When I head over to New Orleans for the GeoDomain Expo next week I will be looking forward to seeing two of the sharpest developers in the space again; Scottsdale.com’s Fred Mercaldo and Bruce Marler of the Missouri.me Network. Both will be coming to t…

1-800-BUSINESS LLC to Auction Off Domain Name and Matching Toll Free Phone Number

1-800-BUSINESS LLC, a company that was formed to operate a business around the toll-free vanity number, 1-800-BUSINESS and its numerous URL’s, including www.1-800-BUSINESS.com plans to sell off essentially all of its assets in a May 27 auction.

Blockbuster $300,000 Brazilian ccTLD Sale Tops This Week’s DN Journal Sales Chart

The new weekly domain sales report is out at DNJournal.com, The year’s 2nd biggest ccTLD sale and the largest sale ever reported for Brazil’s .com.br extension leads our latest Top 20 Sales Chart. The .com.br domain changed hands for $300,000.

New Site Devoted Entirely to .Tel Domain Owners Goes Live

Fans of the .tel extension got a new resource to draw on today when the TelMasters.com website went live. The site was founded by Mark Kolb and Scott Smith, two early adopter .tel evangelists who saw a need for an exclusive .tel “domain boutique” to ad…