3 Reasons I Am Not a Domain Broker – DomainInvesting.com (blog)

3 Reasons I Am Not a Domain Broker
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Being a domain name broker seems like it could be lucrative, and for the best domain brokers, it is a great job. Domain brokers represent domain name owners who are trying to sell their valuable domain names and they make a commission on successful …

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Stephen Colbert Scoops Up Sarah Palin’s Domain Name – TIME


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Stephen Colbert Scoops Up Sarah Palin's Domain Name
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(emphasis theirs). The website also happens to be a parody concocted by Stephen Colbert, who announced on Tuesday night's episode of the Colbert Report that he had exclusive rights to TheSarahPalinChannel.com. Unlike its rival, the Colbert version will …
Stephen Colbert Grabs Sarah Palin Domain NameTheDomains.com
Stephen Colbert Buys TheSarahPalinChannel.com, Promises His Own 'Angry Huffington Post (satire)
Stephen Colbert Launches Fake Sarah Palin WebsiteNewsmax.com

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Big names buy domains: Under Armour, Mary Kay, SAP and more – Domain Name Wire

Big names buy domains: Under Armour, Mary Kay, SAP and more
Domain Name Wire
This week's Sedo end user sales list is packed with big name end user buyers. Fortune 500 companies bought domains for under $2,000. The list follows. You can view previous lists like this here. If you'd like to learn how to sell your domain names like

.London’s unique “SunPriorityRush” period ends tomorrow – Domain Name Wire


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.London's unique “SunPriorityRush” period ends tomorrow
Domain Name Wire
The .London domain name is launching, and it's very different from previous domain name launches. I reached out to Antony Van Couvering with Minds + Machines to learn more about the .London launch. One key thing to note: the London Priority Period, …

.XXX worth more with .Sex in the bag? – Domain Name Wire

.XXX worth more with .Sex in the bag?
Domain Name Wire
Kevin Murphy at Domain Incite reports this morning that ICM Registry, the company behind .xxx, has settled the contention set for .sex. That means ICM is the only remaining applicant for .sex, .porn and .adult. This may be good news for .xxx domain
ICM Registry Operator of .XXX Wins Rights to The New gTLD .SexTheDomains.com

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Decline in number of dot.ie domain names – Irish Examiner

Decline in number of dot.ie domain names
Irish Examiner
According to the IE Domain Registry — the body which manages registration for Irish internet addresses — 16,687 new dot.ie domain names were registered in the six months to the end of June, down by 3.8% on the same period last year. However, the net …

Company wants to trademark the term “Domain Auction” – Domain Name Wire

Company wants to trademark the term “Domain Auction”
Domain Name Wire
Coracao's trademark applications seem to be spurred by its recent launch of a domain name and website sales site at DomainAuction.xyz. The goods and services in the applications list “On-line auction services featuring domain names and web sites”.

Finally, well-targeted new top level domain name marketing – Domain Name Wire


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Finally, well-targeted new top level domain name marketing
Domain Name Wire
Republican is one of Rightside's domain names. I wouldn't be surprised if Rightside furnished some of the matching data that Network Solutions used for this promotion. Registries need to work with registrars to make this type of targeted promotion as

.XYZ now has over 400000 domain name registrations – Domain Name Wire

.XYZ now has over 400000 domain name registrations
Domain Name Wire
Of course, the majority of these registrations were given away free to Network Solutions customers on an opt-out basis. nTLDStats.com shows that about 353,000 .xyz domain names were registered at Network Solutions. If it charged full price, then you'd …

Domain Holdings nearly triples sales in second quarter – Domain Name Wire

Domain Holdings nearly triples sales in second quarter
Domain Name Wire
Domain name brokerage Domain Holdings had a big second quarter, turning in almost 3x the sales of its first quarter. The company reported today that it sold $9.9M worth of domain names in the second quarter of this year. That compares to just $3.4
DomainHoldings.com Reports Amost $10M in Domain Name Sales In Q2TheDomains.com

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