Tuesday , September 29 2020

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Detour.com buyer revealed

Detour.com was registered in 1994 and sold for $15,000 on Moniker in 2009. The domain name was then developed into a GPS based walking tours website. The company was self funded by Groupon founder and former CEO Andrew Mason. The company was acquired by Bose. The domain name expired last …

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How established .com businesses can benefit from using multiple domain names

Everyone who seriously invests in the new generation of domain names (also sometimes called “new gTLDs” – domain names ending in extensions like .life, .world, or .expert – for example, a domain like alien.life, paradise.world or wealth.expert) should pay attention to something very interesting. Some of the largest global companies and brands like Apple, Amazon, or T-Mobile are …

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$28,888 buyer of Tiger.io revealed

Earlier this month Tiger.io sold for $28,888 at Park.io. The buyer is now revealed to be Tiger Communications PLC out of Hampshire, England. What’s interesting is the company operates a website at TigerComms.com and looks like Tiger.io will be used for what I guess will be one division or specialized …

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$35,000 to shave two letters off the domain name

Upper is a European firm that looks to match companies with freelancers in the tech industry. They believe the future of employment is freelance and remote. They are backed by Cavalry Ventures, along with venture capitalist another.vc as well as business angels Vassil Terziev, co-founder of Telerik, and Christian Rebernik, …

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How A Bad Website Address Is Damaging Your Organization

“Ouch, I just saw a really HORRIBLE website address!”, I complained to my friend after I recently saw an add on LinkedIn. The add, created by a large government organization, was graphically very nice, and apparently they tried their best to attract students to find more information on their website …

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Initial offer on Voice.com was $150,000

Michael J. Saylor is the CEO of MicroStrategy the company that sold Voice.com for $30 million last year. CryptoNews.com published a story (hat tip to George Kirikos) today on how the negotiations went. They apparently started at $150,000 and Saylor would not get on the phone with the buyer until …

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$48,888 buyer of Daring.com revealed

Last week I wrote about Mike Carson of Park.io selling Daring.com for $48,888. Daring.com sold on Flippa in 2015 for $3,500 a bargain price for Mike’s company Introvert.com LLC. The domain name was registered in 1998 and now the buyer is shown to be Daring Foods Inc. which was operating …

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Relation between domain length and sell through %

Darpan Munjal of Squadhelp tweeted out a graph that tested the correlation between domain length and STR. Darpan pointed out this was purely an STR comparison. Also, this analysis may not be valid outside Brandable marketplaces. For example, most 4Ls do not include real words & it can be relatively …

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