A look at the biggest domain sales containing a hyphen

Taking a look at the hyphen. Many hate them, some like them. The debate wages back and forth. Namebio has recorded 21,938 sales. $24.2m Dollar Volume. $1,101 Average Price 5 of the top 10 hyphenated sales are gaming related. hotel-reservation.com 209,916 USD 2009-09-23 Sedo free-sms.de 162,150 USD 2010-01-26 Sedo online-casino.de …

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PCWeek.com old school tech publication at auction

A piece of old time publishing memorabilia is at auction on GoDaddy and closed 6/1. PCWeek.com. Starting on Feb. 28, 1984, PC WEEK followed the introduction of the early PCs produced by IBM, Compaq, Apple and a host of other manufacturers. The publication would go on to change it’s name …

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Industry growth driven by new gTLD(s) in Q1

The number of domain names registered worldwide increased by 4.5 million in the first quarter, a sequential growth of 1.2%, largely due to new gTLDs and one new gTLD in particular, judging by Verisign’s latest data. According to the company’s latest Domain Name Industry Brief, ShortDot’s .icu grew by 1.6 …

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Is domain investing worth your time?

Some time spent is wasted, but trying new approaches is essential. There was an interesting discussion on twitter this week about domain names and the time you spend investing. It kicked off with George Kirikos sharing details of his experiment listing domains on NameLiquidate. He was going to let the …

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Google to consider “page experience” in rankings

Experience metrics to be used in rankings. Google is going to start using “Core Web Vitals” as a ranking signal for websites. Core Web Vitals measure critical aspects of the user experience. These include load time, interactivity, and the stability of content as it loads. Google said the changes wouldn’t …

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Short domain with a long history sells for $70,050

Once owned by CNET China, 55BBS.com sells for big bucks at DropCatch.com. As someone who enjoyed the golden days of BBS, I thought I knew exactly what 55BBS.com was developed for. How wrong I was! BBS is the acronym for “Bulletin Board System”, an internet service very popular in the …

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