#PerfectDomain : New #domain marketplace launches

PerfectDomain.com is a new domain name marketplace, catering to new and seasoned domainers. We received the following press release, that delivers detailed information about PerfectDomain and its features: Perfectdomain.Com Debuts New Services to Streamline the Purchase and Sale of Domains – List your domains with us today! And get noticed! PerfectDomain has officially announced the […]

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Internet manager’s phonebook : #Domain ownership in 1990

The Internet already existed in 1990, well before Al Gore took whiff of it. Domain names have been registered since 1985, and although commercially the Internet was in its embryonic stages, information about domain names existed in printed format. That’s right. In 1990, the “Internet Manager’s Phonebook” shared all available information about domain ownership, and […]

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#HugeDomains has priced the #domain UtahJizz .com quite affordably!

HugeDomains has more than four million domain names under management, and its portfolio is growing daily. It is the largest privately held domain portfolio in the world. A big player at expiring auctions as well, HugeDomains often dips into the services of its DropCatch drop-catching service. We’ve seen HugeDomains going after anything under the sun: […]

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Plated : From a $9.99 domain at GoDaddy, to a $300 million acquisition by Albertsons

Plated, operating from Plated.com, sends its customers the necessary ingredients to cook their own meals. This is what a “meal kit service” is all about. Instead of shipping pre-made, soggy food, Plated took the novel approach when it was founded in 2012. Its main competitor, Blue Apron, operates around the same principles. There is a […]

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No longer stolen : Domains 988.com and 864.com back with legitimate owners

The premium numeric domain 988.com is no longer stolen, as it has been returned to its legitimate owner, Mr. Luo. In June, we reported on the theft of 988.com that was facilitated using a number of persistent methods targeting the owner of this premium domain. At the time, the thief, made the mistake to announce […]

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420beginner.com : One year old web site sold on Flippa for six figures

Who says you need an old domain to reap the traffic? The web site at 420beginner.com sold at Flippa for six figures, as a high performing Amazon affiliate web site. According to its seller, the $165,000 dollar sale was based on the following performance parameters: Traffic : 36,056 uniques per month Revenue : $8,097 per […]

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Mind’s an abyss : Sedo offer wants to pay in ICO tokens for domain

Cryptocurrencies are all the rage currently, and new ones are popping with initial coin offering (ICO) rollouts. What that means is, that people are printing their own digital money – or “tokens” as they are described, for legal reasons. Once on the exchange, those new cryptocurrencies begin their dubious appreciation game, and they can be […]

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HugeDomains crosses 3 million domain threshold !

HugeDomains has more than 3 million domains in its domain portfolio, currently. The milestone was achieved in recent months, and it’s without doubt the biggest self-managed domain portfolio in the world. DomainTools reports the HugeDomains inventory as follows: “domains@hugedomains.com is associated with ~3,104,104 domains” They need to update their website’s masthead, that currently states “Shop […]

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DigitalTown acquires travel affiliate solutions provider Comencia

Rob Monster, founder and CEO of DigitalTown, Inc., announced the acquisition of Comencia, a travel affiliate solutions provider. Domain investors with travel-related domains can make money through hotel bookings. DigitalTown began integrating the Comencia hotel booking capability a few months ago, and here is an example of such integration. Comencia founder, Mike Cartwright, was previously […]

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GST and domains : Goods and Services Tax to mess things up in India

On July 1st, the new Goods and Services Tax (GST) is hitting online transactions in India. The measure has a lot of potential to disrupt online activities, including those related to domain name registration, negatively. What is the Indian Goods and Services Tax? Currently, Indian e-commerce web sites do not collect any tax in any […]

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Editorial : What worked for others might not work for you

Time for the monthly editorial column here on DomainGang. Let’s be blunt: a lot of bullshit advice circulates currently, about what to do as a newcomer to the domain industry. The good news first: people are still flocking to become domain investors, whether part time or full time. The latter type, usually went through the […]

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AOL acquires Oath.com and Oath.co domains

Oath is the new face of an AOL/Yahoo merger, and for that matter they acquired the domain Oath.com. Canadian domain investor, George Kirikos, identified the buyers of Oath.com as stealth acquisitions firm, Treadstone Group. Oath.com belonged to the World Media Group, owners of a large generic domain portfolio. AOL also acquired Oath.co which was up […]

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