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lsland.com sold today Newbies Beware!!
September 4, 2021
lsland.com sold for $5,400 USD. Be careful buying domain names with i and l in them.
Capital i looks like lower case L in many font faces. Many have been tricked into buying lsland.com instead of island.com.
island.com spelled with an i would sell for $500,000 or into the millions, which is a red flag that something is not right.
Brightstar.com Rebrands to Likewize.com
August 19, 2021
Here are some poster’s comments at a popular forum:
- Downgrade in my opinion.
- Brightstar is brighter.
- Congratulations to likewise.com, they are about to see an increase in traffic from all the typos.
- I’m constantly amazed how the fundamentals of branding/marketing are lost even at the highest levels. What do you pay these people for?
- Radio test results from Radiotest.me:
9 respondents out of 10 spelled “brightstar”
0 respondents out of 10 spelled “likewize”
I feel the same as the comments above.
Sports.com to be aquired
July 28, 2021
According to a new SEC filing, the Sports.com domain name is to be acquired for $6 million USD. Trident Acquisitions Corp. is the buyer.
The total purchase price was $6,000,000 with $3,000,000 to be paid within six months of the close of the Business Combination or December 31, 2021 at the latest. The initial $3,000,000 of the purchase price was funded through the issuance of Series B Convertible Notes.
Is the name available?
July 13, 2021
One of the first criteria to look at is ownability and URL availability. Nowadays you will be hard pressed to find a name where the .com is still available. I often will look at .io, .co, get(word).com, or (word)hq.com as my top alternatives to a dot com, but I always prefer the dot com if available or it’s attainable in the future. It maybe parked by a domain investor or someone is asking a ridiculous price, but that’s always better than an established business using your preferred .com. If not, you will always be fighting a search battle with some other brand that owns your dot com.
June 23, 2021
ebike.com sold for $1 Million at domain broker Buckley Media. The Buyer is Bosch. Bosch is the creator of an ebike system with motors, batteries, and displays for ebikes. Bosch’s ebike website is now at bosch-ebike.com.
June 22, 2021
Condizionatore.it sold for $29,750 USD at Sedo. Condizionatore is an Italian word that means air conditioner in English. Condizionatore.it was purchased by Nettbureau AS, a Scandinavian company that provides comparison and tender services.
June 19, 2021
Vitae.com sold for $42,550 USD on DropCatch. What is the word Vitae? It is the 2nd word in CV “Curriculum Vitae” (resume). Vitae.com was purchased by blogger Ammar Kubba, the owner of AfterThought.com.
Comparison of 1 word and 2 word domain name sales
June 16, 2021
One word domain names usually sell for a lot more dollars than 2 word domains. As you can see these single dictionary words sold for much more.
tattoo.com 812,000 USD 2021-05-09 RightOfTheDot
wolf.com 550,000 USD 2021-05-09 Private Sale
james.com 440,000 USD 2021-05-09 DomainBooth
snappy.com 415,000 USD 2021-05-09 GetYourDomain
exodus.com 1,945,000 USD 2021-05-06 Private
fivenines.com 100,000 USD 2020-06-30 GoDaddy
fanbase.com 151,000 USD 2020-08-16 GoDaddy
expireddomains.com 125,000 USD 2020-09-15 NameMarket.com
selfmade.com 977,500 USD 2020-10-31 GoDaddy
foreveryoung.com 150,000 USD 2020-11-08 DomainSource
homefinance.com 100,890 USD 2020-11-08 BuckleyMedia
clearstreet.com 125,000 USD 2020-11-30 GoDaddy
hairplus.com 110,000 USD 2020-11-30 GoDaddy
candyshop.com 112,125 USD 2021-03-28 PerfectName
copymarkets.com 181,188 USD 2021-04-27 Sedo
exchangerates.com 180,000 USD 2021-05-09 RightOfTheDot
FanTokens.com and Twitter handle Sold
May 31, 2021
FanTokens.com and Twitter handle Sold.
Alexandre Dreyfus Tweeted: Excited to announce that we acquired the domain name FanTokens.com and Twitter account @FanTokens
for more than $3 Million USD. This new digital real estate for us consolidates our leadership and authority in a market we created 3 years ago.
Fan Tokens by Socios.com
May 30, 2021
BoatsForSale.com sold for $396,769 privately August 22, 2020.
The new owner is One Water Assets & Operations LLC. One Water Assets is owned by One Water Marine Holdings. They own a
number of marina websites with one site that lists boats for sale. BoatsForSale.com is a perfect fit for their boat sales.
CopyMarkets.com sells for $150,000 Euro on Sedo.com
May 26, 2021
CopyMarkets.com was purchased by RoboMarkets Ltd.
RoboMarkets is a multi-asset broker offering 8 asset types and more than 12,000 instruments for trading. The domain name is now forwarding to their website CopyFX.com. This could be a rebranding of their CopyFX website to CopyMarkets or a new website with new services. We will wait to see what use they have for their new domain name.
April 20, 2021
iFun.com sold for $43,000 at GoDaddy.com
DrugHelp.com sold for $8,818 at Sedo. DrugHelp is a great brand name for a rehab clinic. CrisisCentre.com is for sale at NewMedium.com if you are looking for similar brand.
February 15, 2021
Christmas is over but an early present arrived last November for the owner of the dot com. VIPbrokerage.com has arranged the sale of Christmas.com for $3.15 million a month before Santa’s arrival. The new owner is Gordon Companies – Christmas Central provides one of the largest online selections of Christmas decorations, home decor and outdoor living items.
BestOdds.com sold for $3.6 MILLION
January 29, 2021
The Domain King Rick Schwartz has sold another rock solid domain. Congrats to him! He sure knows how to
own the best domain names, but lets say the odds were in his favor.
BetterCare.com sells for $30,000
January 27, 2021
BetterCare.com sells for $30,000 at Sedo.com and is now pointing to Media Options. Let’s see what plans they have for this domain, or it may be soon resold to another owner.
If you are looking for a health care domain name then CertainCare.com is for sale at NewMedium.com. CertainCare.com may be a better domain name for you.
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