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Video King : Rick Schwartz’s latest #domain registrations hint of new ventures

The Domain King, Rick Schwartz, has taken Twitter by storm by sharing videos carrying his domainer wisdom. Our favorite one, “back pocket“, is one of many such videos that Rick shares, a few months after returning to Twitter. Rick enjoys shooting the videos as much as sharing advice with his followers. It’s fun seeing the […]

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RIP #GrumpyCat, .com is parked at #Sedo

Tardar Sauce, also known as Grumpy Cat, recently passed at the age of 7 from UTI complications. Since 2012, the owners of this cat whose permanent frown spawned countless memes, used her likeness on licensed merchandise and products. Grenade Beverage LLC appears to have acquired the domain GrumpyCat.com in 2014, while they prepared to launch […]

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#Collagen .ORG : Another dropped #domain keyword sells for $XXXX

Collagen.org, a nice keyword, ended at DropCatch’s auction. Whoever is this guy “dgdgdggg” on DropCatch, he seems to be going after .ORG keywords, and this one ended up at $1,951 dollars. There were 60 bids by 16 bidders, battling it up from $15 dollars. So what is collagen anyway, you may ask. Collagen is the […]

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#Sunglasses! A #domain keyword with 1.7 billion results just sold in the .ORG TLD

Sunglasses! It’s what you absolutely need if you live in Florida, and the domain Sunglasses.org just got auctioned. The “sunglasses” keyword returns a massive 1.78 billion results in Google, making it a niche market with plenty of popularity. It’s a lucrative market, and when one’s sunglass business gets disrupted due to domain name hijacking, it […]

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#Sunglasses! A #domain keyword with 1.7 billion results just sold in the .ORG TLD

Sunglasses! It’s what you absolutely need if you live in Florida, and the domain Sunglasses.org just got auctioned. The “sunglasses” keyword returns a massive 1.78 billion results in Google, making it a niche market with plenty of popularity. It’s a lucrative market, and when one’s sunglass business gets disrupted due to domain name hijacking, it […]

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Escrow.com : Internet #Domain Index report for Q1 of 2019

Escrow.com, a premium DomainGang sponsor, produced an Internet “domain index” report, that provides insight into the domain name market for the first quarter of 2019, and as compared to previous quarters. The Escrow.com report reveals a variety of factors influence the value of domain names. In particular, the value of domain names with existing content […]

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Escrow.com : Internet #Domain Index report for Q1 of 2019

Escrow.com, a premium DomainGang sponsor, produced an Internet “domain index” report, that provides insight into the domain name market for the first quarter of 2019, and as compared to previous quarters. The Escrow.com report reveals a variety of factors influence the value of domain names. In particular, the value of domain names with existing content […]

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Ten years of #domain industry posts! What crazy news did we blog about on May 15?

As we are getting closer to clocking a full decade of blogging about the domain industry, tech and social media, it’d be great to look back and see what news we shared on this day through the years. Whether it was parody posts, or real news about domain names, we were definitely busy churning out […]

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Ten years of #domain industry posts! What crazy news did we blog about on May 15?

As we are getting closer to clocking a full decade of blogging about the domain industry, tech and social media, it’d be great to look back and see what news we shared on this day through the years. Whether it was parody posts, or real news about domain names, we were definitely busy churning out […]

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#Sedo sales report : #Domain names sold between 5/6/2019 – 5/12/2019 topped by Presale.com at $45444 dollars

Welcome to the latest edition of reporting on the Sedo domain sales; this time we cover the days spanning May 6th, 2019 – May 12th, 2019. This information has been provided by Sedo.com, sponsors of DomainGang. As a side note, Sedo has rolled out its separate Expiring Domains portal. This report contains 10 domains sold […]

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Sale of Uber.com #domain could have made history at #Uber IPO time

Universal Music sold the domain name Uber.com to the now popular car hailing company, Uber, when it was still a startup in 2010. At the time, the company’s name was still UberCab. Until now, no financial records on the transaction were available; Michael Jackson, an American investor, made an astounding revelation on Twitter. According to […]

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Decade of #domain industry posts : What crazy news did we blog about on May 14?

As we are getting closer to clocking a full decade of blogging about the domain industry, tech and social media, it’d be great to look back and see what news we shared on this day through the years. Whether it was parody posts, or real news about domain names, we were definitely busy churning out […]

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Michele Neylon’s photo wins #domainer selfie of the year award!

Michele Neylon, founder of the popular Irish Internet services company, Blacknight, won yet another award on Sunday. After winning best Irish foodie porn blog in 2016, the dot .ie supporter claimed yet another prestigious win, this time in portrait photography. His self-portrait, “Image of a happy domainer,” won the 1st prize at the International Selfie […]

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Lumis brokerage : #Domain newsletter includes some million dollar names

The latest domain newsletter from Lumis, the domain brokerage powerhouse co-founded by the Michalec brothers, contains some big domain names. There are domains for every budget, from a few thousand all the way up to $2.2 million dollars! Here’s a selection of domains included in the latest Lumis newsletter, in no particular order: Castle.com – […]

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#GDPR bullshit : Cause of #WHOIS nightmare is not a Euro money maker

GDPR, the bullshit Euro-law crafted to generate penalty money for the Eurocrats, is failing its privacy claims. According to a report from Digi.me, GDPR driven data breaches result in penalties only for 0.25% of the cases! This astonishing fact makes everyone in the domain world wonder why in fuck’s sake did ICANN push for WHOIS […]

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Back pocket story : Is this Rick Schwartz’s best advice ever?

Rick Schwartz has been using Twitter as his video blogging platform, for the past few days. The Domain King, who once quit Twitter in protest of how its support system treated a hacked account incident, uses Twitter as his direct megaphone. In a recent article at his blog, RicksBlog.com, Rick links to the video blogging […]

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Mike Mann’s unstoppable #domain sales end in lucky “888”

Mike Mann’s been unstoppable recently, and his domain sales have been causing a lot of discussion. The serial entrepreneur who once sold Sex.com, came up with a sales system that quotes prices ending in “888.” This non-round pricing creates a system reminiscent of the “999” figures, only cheaper, and luckier. The Chinese love the number […]

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#Responsibilty : Aussie banknote typo in the hands of Frank Schilling since 2004

If you can’t spell “responsibility” on a bank note, there’s an obvious irony right there. Australia‘s national bank failed to check its $50 AUD banknote for typographical errors, printing its text with “responsibilty” instead. The small print on the banknote is truly small, and can only be seen with a magnifying lens, but still, the […]

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Pay Mike Mann : #Avoro .com sale is 229X the acquisition price!

Domain investor, Mike Mann, doesn’t care what your intended use is for the domains you buy from him. As long as you “pay the Mann,” you’re all good. The Domain Market founder and serial entrepreneur often shares his domain sales, achieving spectacular returns on investment. In a recent announcement, Mike Mann shared the news of […]

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#DropCatch battle : Grow bigger or increase size?

The battle of domain investors for two word .com domains is heating up, and DropCatch is once again the battlefield for such domain auctions. Two domain auctions that ended today at DropCatch appear to have attracted the same crowd: domainers bidding on the penis size niche. Nothing wrong with that! It’s just funny seeing these […]

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