Back in 2011, I think that was around when Epik.com announced it’s dropcatching service, I had purchased one credit for $59 to see how well the service worked.

I have attempted 12 different times to use my backorder credit, that you must pay for in advance before even catching the domain. (dumb, I know)

Not knowing how “good” the service would be at grabbing expired domain names, my first backorder was for the expired domain: Frap.com . I placed the order on 12/13/2011 and the domain dropped on 12/16/2011.… Read the rest

Welcome to the latest company domain movers which I like to call DotWeekly Discoveries. This series is always interesting to see what large companies are buying and registering domain names. I try to include some information related to the purchase and or registration of domains when I can find it, so enjoy!

Amazon Inc.m

Registered AmazonLocalMerchant.com, AmazonLocalMerchants.com and the double hyphen versions of both domains. I really do not understand why these companies think they need to register
these double and sometimes triple hyphen domains like this.… Read the rest

This post is written by the website broker team from DigitalExits.com . Reach out to them if you want a value on your developed domains.

So you bought a killer category domain name and decided to develop it into a business. You’ve put in the hard work to get it developed, drive traffic to it and convert sales. It’s making a tidy income for you and is relatively hands off. Did you know that site now has tremendous value to an investor looking to acquire an Internet business?… Read the rest

People often do some shady things in the domain industry or simply related to the industry, so I find it funny when they try it with me!

Today, I got an email from “Rhonda Starr” using the email address rhondamstarr@gmail.com which included:

Hello,

Any interest in the mybudgethome(com) domain name?

Sincerely,
Rhonda

No shit I’m going to reply! This is going to be fun!!!!!! So I replied with:

Wow, that is really a great domain name! I’d love to buy it but I’m currently attending college and am not sure if I could afford this amazing domain name.

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Here is another round of large company domain purchases from the series DotWeekly Discoveries. The following domain names were either recently registered or purchased in the domain name aftermarket or directly from the past owner of the domain name. Big list today with several interesting situations.

Fiserv, Inc.

Has purchased the domain name Navigator1.com from Sedo. I thought I had seen a price on this one, but I couldn’t find it now.

Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV) is a leading global provider of information management and electronic commerce systems for the financial services industry, providing integrated technology and
services that create value and results for our clients.… Read the rest

Here we go with the latest movers from large companies and the domain names they recently purchased or registered and some info along with each if I was able to find something. These article are fun to make and share, so I hope you keep enjoying them as much as I like sharing!

Nokia Corporation

This shouldn’t come as any surprise from any “tech” type company, but Nokia registered the domain names NokiaWear.com .net/.org . Clearly wearables is becoming “the” products to be pushing
to market right now and many companies are racing to do so.… Read the rest