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146 Domain Discoveries for March 26th

Every day we scan more than one hundred thousand domains across all the major marketplaces and pending delete lists to find domains you can buy that have sold in the past. Sale history, like the age of a domain name, is a great proxy for quality to hel…

$192k in Sales on March 25th – Simon.group sold for $6,500 – Daily Market Report

The top sale of the day was Simon.group which sold for $6,500 at Sedo. NameBio recorded 327 sales $100+ for a total of $162,788 with an average sale price of $498. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 18% in the number of sales and the…

#Istanbul Airport .com : Seventeen year old #domain name hit with #UDRP in #Turkey

The geo-domain name IstanbulAirport.com was hit with a UDRP at the WIPO. This 2002 registration was sharing information about airport hotels in Istanbul, Turkey at the time. Can a generic geo-domain be hit with a UDRP? Apparently so, as Complainant is …

Epik on free speech : Disclaimer attempts damage control after #Christchurch fiasco

Epik, the domain registrar founded by entrepreneur Rob Monster, is performing “damage control” on Twitter. In a pinned Tweet, Epik.com refers to its stewardship of freedom of speech on the Internet, along with references to providing no end…

146 Domain Discoveries for March 26th

Every day we scan more than one hundred thousand domains across all the major marketplaces and pending delete lists to find domains you can buy that have sold in the past. Sale history, like the age of a domain name, is a great proxy for quality to help the cream rise to the top. Today’s list has 146 domains for sale with history. […]

$192k in Sales on March 25th – Simon.group sold for $6,500 – Daily Market Report

The top sale of the day was Simon.group which sold for $6,500 at Sedo. NameBio recorded 327 sales $100+ for a total of $162,788 with an average sale price of $498. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 18% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount increased by 3%. We also recorded an additional 1,391 sales below $100 for a total of $29,451. […]

#Istanbul Airport .com : Seventeen year old #domain name hit with #UDRP in #Turkey

The geo-domain name IstanbulAirport.com was hit with a UDRP at the WIPO. This 2002 registration was sharing information about airport hotels in Istanbul, Turkey at the time. Can a generic geo-domain be hit with a UDRP? Apparently so, as Complainant is a Turkish company, IGA Havalimanı İşletmesi Anonim Şirketi, operators of the new Istanbul Airport. […]

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Epik on free speech : Disclaimer attempts damage control after #Christchurch fiasco

Epik, the domain registrar founded by entrepreneur Rob Monster, is performing “damage control” on Twitter. In a pinned Tweet, Epik.com refers to its stewardship of freedom of speech on the Internet, along with references to providing no endorsement of content for domain names it services. Says Epik: “Epik.com has a long history of standing for […]

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4×5.com : 21 year old #domain dropped despite famous owner

The ultra short domain 4×5.com dropped and was auctioned off at DropCatch. The auction involved 29 bidders and a total of 62 bids. The domain went for $2,100 dollars, with Dropcatch user “CatchOnTheBeach” winning the domain. 4×5.com was registered in 1998, and in late 2007 it changed hands, being acquired by Stéphane Pictet, founder of […]

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AUCTION RECAP OF MARCH 24, 2019

A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on March 24, 2019.

If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring name) and may have had a reserve.  I’m only showing where the price was when the domain auction ended, but the name may not have sold if a reserve was in place.

GoDaddy Names at Auction

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Namejet Names at Auction

lvbo.com $10,249
streetmaps.com $6,601
goodwall.com $5,961
calculatebmi.com $3,488
gocom.com $3,477
katzlaw.com $2,888
helpfoundation.com $2,345
44060.com $1,000
gwtw.com $975
housesupply.com $922

 

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Future Media Architects : Elequa’s #domain portfolio company is under new management

Future Media Architects (FMA) is under new management. FMA.com, the company co-founded by domain investor Thunayan Alghanim, known as Elequa, is now under the control of his sister, Shareefah Khalid Alghanim. The change in management is the result of several years of litigation between the two siblings. According to court documents, Mrs. Alghanim asserted that […]

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.Scot dumps GBP over Brexit

Currency fluctuations force DotScot to reprice its services in the Euro.

It’s fascinating to watch the upheaval Brexit is having across the economy and then with domain names. You’ve probably already heard that UK residents might have to surrender their .EU domain names after Brexit, although that’s still up in the air.

Here’s another example: DotScot Registry Ltd, the small non-profit that runs the .Scot top level domain name, is switching its fees from Sterling (GBP) to the Euro (EUR). The currency switchover happens on March 29.

DotScot director Gavin McCutcheon explained to Domain Name Wire that currency fluctuations with the pound sterling are impacting its business. In an email he wrote:

…by far and away our largest overheads are denominated in USD (ICANN fees and escrow fees) and EUR (back-end services, etc), whereas our income has up until now been denominated in Sterling. Because of this we are hugely exposed to volatility in the exchange rate between Sterling vs. the Euro/ US Dollar and the best guidance we have is that there is expected to be a high degree of volatility in Sterling following Brexit…

Indeed, Sterling is still down about 17% since the Brexit vote even though it has rebounded from its lows.

McCutcheon notes that registries have to give six months’ notice of any price change, so should the GBP fall substantially, it would be stuck in limbo for a long time.

He wrote:

Ultimately our registrants need price stability and what we are doing has the aim of ensuring that we can maintain a stable base-price moving forwards, which will also make life easier for our registrars who benefit from – and require us to provide – stable pricing too.

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7 ways to sell your domains – DNW Podcast #229

Hobi Michalec shares tips to sell your domain names.

dnw-podcastThis week I chat with domain broker Hobi Michalec with domain brokerage Lumis. Hobi shares 7 methods to sell your domain names. While you’ve surely thought of some of them, I learned a lot from listening to these tips of the trade. Hobi also has some advice for people who struggle to get on the phone to close sales.

Also: Unlimited .org prices? Tucows buys Ascio, AppDetex raises funding, dot-brands, Honeywell and more.

This week’s sponsor: Name.com.

Subscribe via iTunes to listen to the Domain Name Wire podcast on your iPhone or iPad, view on Google Play Music, or click play above or download to begin listening. (Listen to previous podcasts here.)

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A dozen tax deductions for domain investors

Domain investors may be able to deduct these expenses associated with their business.

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U.S. tax returns are due April 15 this year, which means it’s crunch time.

If you’re like me and are still waiting for K-1s from investments, you can extend your tax filing deadline to October 15, 2019. Just be sure to make an estimated payment with your extension request.

Hopefully you had a great year with your domain investments. While working on your taxes, here are some business expenses to consider. Please note that I’m not an accountant and you should always check with a qualified tax professional before filing your taxes.

  1. Domain conferences – Did you go to Namescon last year? Perhaps an ICANN meeting or Merge? Add up the cost of admission, hotel, airfare, and ground transportation to report on your expenses.
  2. Annual domain registrations – These add up! Get all of your domain registration receipts together.
  3. Internet access – Whether at home or an office, consider if your internet access bills should be deducted as an expense.
  4. Home office – Have a room (or area) in your house that you use exclusively for your business? Talk to your accountant about taking a home office deduction (which may include a portion of your utilities and house maintenance, too). This deduction applies to both homeowners and renters.
  5. Mobile phone – A lot of domain transactions take place on the phone. If you use your mobile phone for business, you may be able to expense a portion or all of it.
  6. Domain services and software – Subscribe to DomainTools, Efty, keyword finders, or other recurring services? Don’t forget to tally these expenses.
  7. Web hosting – Especially for domainer-developers, your AWS or hosting bill is an expense.
  8. Meals and Entertainment – Did you go to a business lunch with someone? 50% of these expenses can be deducted.
  9. Legal expenses – It sucks if you faced a UDRP in 2018. The good news is you can deduct these expenses.
  10. Office supplies – Even if you don’t have an “office” per se, you may use various supplies in running your domain business. Think paper, printer ink, etc.
  11. The cost of tax preparation – You might have read that people can no longer deduct tax prep fees on their taxes. My understanding is that this does not apply to businesses that pay an accountant to prepare their taxes.
  12. Business taxes – While state and local tax deductions are now limited to $10,000, this doesn’t apply to taxes certain businesses pay. Double check with your accountant to see how this applies to you.

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Joe Uddeme Brokers the Sale of Storm.com

 NamePros.com: On this blog, one-word domain names are highly covered thanks to a large number of premium, single-word names that trade on a regular basis. These highly desirable assets are snapped up by investors and end users alike, often in deals facilitated by brokers. Today, domain broker @Joe Uddeme announced the sale of a one-word domain, S...

Pardon my French, but WTF DJ Snake?

 Domain Name Wire: DJ Snake and Pardon My French tried to get PardonMyFrench.com through a domain dispute. A World Intellectual Property Organization panelist has found against William Samy Etienne Grigahcine, aka DJ Snake, in a dispute over the domain name PardonMyFrench.com. DJ Snake is part of a collective of French DJs called Pardon My French. Pard...

4×5.com : 21 year old #domain dropped despite famous owner

 DomainGang.com: The ultra short domain 4×5.com dropped and was auctioned off at DropCatch. The auction involved 29 bidders and a total of 62 bids. The domain went for $2,100 dollars, with Dropcatch user “CatchOnTheBeach” winning the domain. 4×5.com was registered in 1998, and in late 2007 it changed hands, being acquired by Sté...

Daily Domain Picks 3-25-19

Daily Domain Picks 3-25-19

Alternative.to was the top close on Sunday at $11,100, was a developed alternative search engine.

Top sales/closes from yesterday:

*data courtesy of Namebio

Go Daddy Auction Picks 3-25-19 Powered by ExpiredDomains.com

69311.com
DeskKit.com
EWEH.com
FasterFast.com
FreshFinder.com
GreenIsBetter.com
InvestmentNeeded.com
Kotomo.com
KYNU.com
LLQO.com
ProgressivePlans.com
QTOU.com
SolarDevelopment.com
TutorSolutions.com

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161 Domain Discoveries for March 25th

Every day we scan more than one hundred thousand domains across all the major marketplaces and pending delete lists to find domains you can buy that have sold in the past. Sale history, like the age of a domain name, is a great proxy for quality to help the cream rise to the top. Today’s list has 161 domains for sale with history. […]

DomainSherpa Review – Mar 25: Surround.com, Chocolate.com, Organabis.com

 DomainSherpa.com: What do successful domain name investors think when they value domain names? In this show: • We learn what the Sherpas bought or sold recently: Surround.com, Chocolate.com, Organabis.com • An investor's portfolio is appraised: Brekin.com, SmartHomeSecurity.com... • Get your bids in soon for PureCoffee.com, VirtualCasin...

$190k in Sales on March 24th – Alternative.to sold for $11,100 – Daily Market Report

The top sale of the day was Alternative.to which sold for $11,100 at Park.io. NameBio recorded 278 sales $100+ for a total of $158,070 with an average sale price of $569. Compared to the previous day there was a decrease of 11% in the number of sales but the total dollar amount increased by 14%. We also recorded an additional 1,458 sales below $100 for a total of $31,962. […]

AUCTION RECAP OF MARCH 24, 2019

 DSAD.com: A look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the domain auction list posted on March 24, 2019. If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring name) and may have had a reserve.  I’m only showing where the price was when the domain a...

A third of Y Combinator startups branded on non .COMs

 MorganLinton.com: I found a really interesting report recently on NamePros written by James Iles about the domain extensions used by startups in Y Combinator. Just in case you don’t know what Y Combinator is, it’s an accelerator based in Silicon Valley that has some pretty well-known alums like AirBnB and accepts batches of startups that g...

IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Monday, March 25th

Escrow.com

I had a long weekend of soaking baits in Virginia. I didn’t say fishing, because we didn’t catch many fish. Someone asked me today if I had fun, I thought about it for a minute, and said something like, “I suppose it was fun in a way: it wasn’t fun only catching a few fish in 18 hours of fishing, but now that it’s over I have that worn out, tired, satisfied sense that I didn’t sit in front of a computer all weekend.”

The first day, Saturday there was crazy winds and huge waves in the open sections of the river.

It was the first time we ever fished the James River, so hopefully we learned a few things and will do better next time. We weren’t the worst, there was a total of around 125 boats, and at the end of day one, 30 or 40 boats had not weighed in at all.

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5StarChef.com  One star better than a 4 star chef

ProSiteBuilder.com  Plugin or app

Main List

The No Bid List

ABetterColorado.com  Sounds like a campaign slogan

AlterMyPayments.com  A lending service to lower loan payments

BarrelPress.com A periodical on whiskey, or an actual machine that presses barrels together

BetterPromise.com  Declarative  like Make a Better Promise, or Imperative like You Better Promise!

CardiacCheck.com  Get the old ticker checked

CheapLeap.com  Sky diving on a budget

DigiTournament.com  Online tournaments

EquipmentForAll.com  Apparently they sell all the equipment for everyone

EveryoneThink.com  What does everyone think? Are you a lemming?

FullWeekend.com

InstantDebate.com  Ignition topics that start debates right away

LegitMe.com

ManManual.com  The instruction for a man

MentalCounselor.com

OutAlong.com

OverAfter.com  I’ll be over after work

PsychSecurity.com  Protect your mental health

PureReady.com

RentSelf.com  Rent your stuff or yourself out

SureSwift.com  guaranteed fast

ThisIsEveryday.com  Groundhog day

TourConcert.com  See who’s on tour

UltraBrokerage.com  Top notch brokers

UnionOfUs.com

VehicleCube.com  A container for shipping vehicles

WinStrength.com

YouRebate.com

YourHustle.com

More Names With No Bids

Names With Bids

IsPay.com

FlyFishingRods.com

StylePost.com

Alexas.com

TrueDollar.com

eGrower.com

Gebot.com

Eviso.com

Divcon.com

HomecareStudy.com

DepthPerception.com

WinRush.com

FreshFinder.com

GreenIsBetter.com

FlexiCash.com

SavingSolution.com

PureKush.com

SolarDevelopment.com

HerbDay.com

Zusik.com

TimeStops.com

CrossMinTon.com

LoveTax.com

MemeHero.com

IndiaConsult.com

WeSlide.com

ShipRail.com

VetYou.com

OldStandard.com

Wouder.com

Pordeo.com

bmuch.com

iWishForYou.com

HouseBrokers.com

More Names With No Bids

Namejet

OnRoute.com
TheWeddingGuide.com
AlanLee.com
CropDuster.com
Flattery.com
CurrentTimes.com
PlumberAsap.com
MemoryClips.com
CenturyWar.com
WeFill.com
SquareTrack.com
SpreadingHappiness.com
Risques.com
EngagedWorld.com
IdealOutcome.com

Flippa/SEDO

Your LLLL.coms of The Day

kynu.com
qtou.com
llqo.com
eweh.com

LLLL’s that End Users Might use someday

hlss.us

LLL’s, CCC’s, 5L’s

Brandables

anoru.com
ayian.com
deseeker.com
evizon.com
famaka.com
ilopa.com
inlumo.com
inplena.com
ododos.com
pullog.com
rallergy.com
spiriter.com
tekany.com
twikky.com
verbito.com
wikifold.com
zinaan.com

Some Numbers

69311.com
625288.com
678618.com
630307.com

One Worders and Other TLD’s

Married.biz
Nemesis.cc
Ropes.me
Reunion.cc
Civilized.us
Sinning.org
Atter.org

Vape, Weed and Vegan Names and  VR

CoreVapor.com
PotPulse.com
PulseCanna.com

Snap Names/DropCatch

NamePros

HWUV.COM
ZQVU.com
Evzd.com
G8X.com
MyBowlingBalls.com

LLDS.net 
81G.net
Preachings.net
Ringhan.com
SeedInsider.com

5566799.com
IndoAdd.com
OriginOrigin.com
Mightiest.net
Sëx.com (IDN)
Net24x.com
FundCrypto.co
Need4Want.com
Degree.company
FreeWebsite.top

Godaddy Value BIN

Godaddy Value BIN

Available Names

Available for Reg Fee big list

Have a name at auction and need more exposure? Send me an email. We Charge $10 per name per day. We may be able to help. If you have an auction you want to promote, email us for details.*All names chosen by us, Shane and Josh . (ie you click through and purchase a name you like) or an occasional paid listing. Everything we say is based on our own research or is opinion. Do your own due diligence. That means look it up yourself if you don’t think the stats or our opinion is correct. We hand choose the names but we are paid to make this list by both the auction houses, individuals that are auctioning names, and Godaddy affiliate links. Keep that in mind and only buy names that YOU think are good

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