Domain News

DropAlert.com is a unique, real time auction tool that I came up with and worked with Jason Cupp to bring it to a reality. What makes the service unique is it works as an “all in one” radar type system for expired domain name auctions on GoDaddy.

I always thought due to the volume of auctions ending at GoDaddy, it was really hard to keep up with the activity and felt I was often missing many auctions due to focusing … Read the rest

HTC Corporation and its new virtual reality hardware brand called Vive have secured the exact match domain (EMD) of the brand as a domain name, Vive.com.

HTC Vive Logo

It may seem “natural” that large companies just “own” these types of domain names as .com’s but often times they do not and need to be acquired from a past owner.

Vive started its life on the web as Brand+Brand via HTCVive.com. That’s cool and all because that is the full name of … Read the rest

Telepathy, Inc. has sold the premium domain name Den.com, which holds a solid six figure valuation in my eyes but the sales price is currently undisclosed.

Den.com

The domain name transferred and went into whois privacy protection about July 29, 2016. The domain name resolves to a coming soon page stating: “Helping you bring your #Homegoals to life”. Based on the image on the website, it appears to be a home services app.

A quick search and Jesse Cravens is … Read the rest

Maybe you heard it, maybe you didn’t… but Walgreens is shutting down two generic domain name websites they own and operate:

  • Drugstore.com
  • Beauty.com

They acquired the two, plus VisionDirect.com and SkinStore.com from some $420+ million in 2011 time frame.

When I read the news yesterday about the decision by Walgreens, Toys.com popped in my head. Toys R Us, which paid $5.1 Million  for only the domain name, killed off that generic/website which I wrote about here.

Two large companies, … Read the rest

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