Domain Sales Made By

In my last post I discussed the sale of by WebsiteProperties and later found out that they are brokering or own some of the very nice premium names as pointed out by AbdulBasit . I found it interesting to compile a list of domains they’ve brokered and sold which are reported at DNJournal

The List includes:
1. for $1,261,000
2. for $875,000
3. for $850,000
4. for $450,000
5. for $230,000
6. for $200,000
7. for $45,000
8. for $32,500 (Earlier sold by SEDO in July,2010 for $24,712)
9. for $250,000 (I could locate it in DNJournal’s Lowdown section)

And, this is the list of premium names listed at their website. Prices listed are just an indicative of the value of the domain name but I think there may be a room for negotiation. for $5,000,000 for $5,000,000 for $1,900,000 for $1,750,000 for $1,500,000 for $1,500,000 for $1,500,000 for $1,250,000 for $1,000,000 for $1,000,000 for $900,000 for $850,000 for $750,000 for $750,000 for $750,000 for $650,000 for $450,000 for $350,000 for $350,000 for $325,000 for $295,000 for $295,000 for $280,000 for $275,000 for $275,000
BaHero for $250,000 for $175,000 for $125,000 for $120,000 for $75,000 for $75,000 for $35,000 for $25,000 for ? for ? for ? for ? for ? for ? for ?

Some domanins URL I’ve checked directly and found active websites for, and some land you at such as

And, here is an interesting link at DomainSherpa Where David Fairley has posted some useful comments about It seems there focus is more on selling website businesses and domain names is an another business model which is gaining momentum with them.

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The Sale of By WebsiteProperties

In DNJournal’s report Jan 5, 2015 – Jan. 18, 2015, is listed and ranked 5th. It is sold for $32500 by I visited WebsiteProperties to learn more and found listed there under premium domain names section for $250,000 as asking price but you’ll see that as a deleted figure with a note ‘SOLD’ just below.

It has a nice pitch about “ is a rare premium three letter dot com that has a multitude of uses. Synonymous with “Rock & Roll” or “Rest & Relaxation” this name has high applicability in the entire music industry, travel and resort marketplaces. Couple this with the thousands of companies and products that could use RNR as an acronym and the potential of this exclusive domain name becomes apparent.”

It is quite difficult to accept why a company sets an asking price so high and sells it for not even 15%-20% of that asking price! Well, I understand it could be due to some cash flow problems. And, I think the buyer got a good deal. At present, it seems the name is picked-up by another Domainer or a Domain company, new registration details showing EPIK Inc as the current owner and I found it listed for sale at for $51750 but I’m not sure whether it’s a fresh listing or previously listed one.

With regards to I notice some very good other premium domains listed there and I think they may consider a wholesale price too, the premium list includes Hero, IA, Ergonomics, TeleMarketers, Divorces, etc. under .com top level domains.

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Why Some Companies Don’t Invest in Domain Names

In today’s virtual space having a killer domain name is important because it enhances the brand as well as increases the revenue. A domain name which is just been registered for the sake of web presence offers little or no value at all. And, there are some companies who think that investing in a good domain name is not necessary. In my observation the following maybe the reasons why some companies don’t invest in quality domain names. Here they are:

Lack of awareness: Some companies and their respective management team are just not aware that there exist a secondary market for quality domain names. They are not aware of the term Domainers too. This is the case with a lot of companies around the globe. If there is no awareness that domain names can change the fate of the company then there will be no action to correct the existing name on which the company has built their businesses. We often see hyphenated versions, long versions and other weird versions of a domain when in fact the right version is available for them to register. Even while hand registering a domain name some companies don’t choose the right one.

Cost Factor: Right domain name comes with a cost. And, if the Sales manager together with IT manager succeeds in making a conclusion that cheap name can also be used in place of a costly one then those companies are unlikely to contact the right domainer or bid in an aftermarket for a good name.

IT Team: IT department exists in almost all companies and IT team often are not aware of the value of domain name. Some times the IT is deployed to do an effective SEO on a cheap domain name to get results on top. They may succeed as a SEO specialist but just fails in understanding how brands and domains work.

Choices: Why invest in a good name when there are lot of new-gTLDS as well as ccTLDs are available? This too is a strong reason why some companies don’t invest in a strong domain name.

Above some of the reasons in my opinion backed by some companies to continue using their existing name over a good one.

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LL+Mobile Following Domains Are Available

When there is not something very interesting to write I think finding available domains and then sharing it is a task which I think fills the gaps in blogging. For Domainers writing everyday for available names or names listed at aftermarket is a good practice and domains are like a never ending cycle.

Well, here is a list of Domains starting with LL and then using ‘Mobile’ as a keyword. I especially try to find domains in a niche like this one to locate any missing registrations. After running the query to find 676 LL+Mobile names the following 14 I found were available to register as of this time: with 7610 search results with 56500 search results with 59,100,000 search results (Because it’s ‘of mobile’) with 485,000 search results with 3,350 search results with 7950 search results with 1710 search results with 1560 search results with 5550 search results with 1870 search results with 6060 search results with 931 search results with 6380 search results -> There is a .De registered for this one with 27500 search results

Among the above I like the VJ Mobile as it sounds well but not because there is a .de registration. list TVMobile sold for $18500 and WeMobile for $13500 but of course those are known prefixes. With so many companies involved in mobile businesses directly or indirectly I see some value in the above names especially for companies/individuals who are looking to have a short and memorable name.

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LL3D OR 3DLL Names All Are Reserved Except

As domainers we are well aware that 3D names are valuable and owning the right 3D name is in itself an asset. Recently, I made a check to see if some 3D names are available under 4 character range. And I found the following as available names: – I registered this one.

There are more than 1352 such combinations and to my surprise all are reserved and taken. Some of the developed domains I went through were using the first 2 letters as acronym for example: as Andre Kutscherauer 3D engaged in providing 3D services and 3D tools as Brian Gottlieb 3D a site showcasing 3D skills of a 3D artist as Dimensional 3D is a facial performance capture company as Focal Point 3D as Jonathan Williamson 3D a topology specialist and tool designer

and, there are quite good number of websites developed with these acronym combinations. The acronyms were used for first and last name combinations of persons or companies. I think most of the names of LL3D or 3DLL taken because there are very limited combinations available under .com series.

I checked to see what price the domainers are listing such names for and I came across one which was for $1519 and most of the other names were listed for sale with a make an offer option. Well, if you like any of the the above name you can register it using GoDaddy coupon code for less and let me know if you do register.

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It’s always interesting to read sales every week. Most interesting part of this weekly listing is the Domain name and the price. But most of us not give much attention to ‘Where Sold’ column. As generally we assume big players like SEDO, GoDaddy, DNS etc as the sales venue and we miss others. In the DNJournal report from Mon. Dec. 8, 2014 – Sun. Dec. 14, 2014 you can notice a sale of for $7,500 and in the where sold column it’s written as ‘IamPowerful’. I came across about it for the first time. I searched DNJournal to find if IamPowerful has reported some previous sales or not but couldn’t find any other except

I visited site and there I found lots of domains related to positive affirmations. Some examples of such domains as listed by are:

I Am $20,000.
I Am $20,000.
I Am $20,000.
I Am $17,500.
I Am $15,000.
I Am $17,500.
I Am $17,500.
I Am $15,000.

The sales pitch reads as: Positive Affirmation Domains (PAD’s) are unique domains that have piqued the interest of buyers who want to own a domain name that specifically define the owner or their niche of interest. Similar to vanity numbers and license plates for individuals, PAD’s are a statement or declaration of being

My opinion is that it’s a nice niche and companies maybe interested in such domains for their marketing and promotion activities as such names are memorable and roll off the tongue easily. Well, is now up and running and it seems a life insurance company has bought it.

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General Availability List of New gTLDs as of Year End 2014

The following new gTLDs are now available to register by anyone. All these new gTLDs entered the general availability phase in this year. Most of these extensions are available to register at well-known domain sites like Godaddy,, etc.

.ltda SPR

Data courtesy of

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