From the Monday whine department: A domain backorder flaw at NameJet

NameJet has generated lots of sales over the years, and it’s one of these domain auction platforms that seem to attract dependable buyers. Naturally, its expansion into the exclusive sales territory added more inventory, but there is a fundamental flaw that can be frustrating at times. Domains that are being auctioned exclusively – that is, […]

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Synagogue, Through, Extinct: Who got those premium .com domains for a pittance?

Not too long ago, the ultra premium domains Synagogue.com, Through.com, Extinct.com and others were sold by their owner, New Ventures Services, via Sedo. The price for each one of these was $1,277 dollars – by all means, a shocking undervaluation of what they are truly worth. Now, the lucky owner of the three domains above […]

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Animal Rescue (.)com auction fetches low five figures

The auction for the quality domain AnimalRescue.com has ended at NameJet, with a total of 282 bids from 247 bidders. That’s one of the highest participation numbers in recent memory, due to the high quality and potential of this domain. After a three day bidding battle, the winner – ryansaeucf – placed the winning bid […]

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NOC: Premium .org sells for four figures on NameJet

The auction for NOC.org, a premium, aged .org domain has ended over at NameJet. Registered in 1994, according to DomainTools, NOC.org represents an acronym popular with the network guru crowd: Network Operations Center. The final price of $2,060 dollars came after 110 bidders placed a total of 137 bids. The winner, hxcai, has been covered […]

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Say (feta) cheese! Dot com sold on NameJet

There is nothing quite like feta cheese, the most popular of several traditional Greek cheeses. Remember: if it’s not made from sheep or goat milk, it’s not feta, and cow milk feta is imitation feta. Get it? In the European Union, feta cheese is also a product with protected designation of origin; only Greece can […]

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Boston rocks: Man’s best friend generates 5-figure domain sale

You know what they say about dogs: they’re a man’s best friend. Unlike some fair weather human friends, dogs remain loyal and supportive of the humans that care for them. And what a great moment when they generate some money as well. That’s exactly what happened to Boston domainer, Kurt O’Leary, whose two year old […]

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White .net and maidouxiangdangdang on NameJet

We love weird NameJet handles, and this is one of the weirdest in a while: user ‘maidouxiangdangdang” placed a series of bids today, raising the offers for the domain name White.net. NameJet has implemented stricter measures when verifying accounts, so let’s hope that the final bid by ‘maidouxiangdangdang’ was a valid offer. Most likely it […]

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NameJet: Trillian.com ends at $7,599 but there is a catch

The domain name Trillian.com ended at $7,599 a few minutes ago at NameJet, after several bidders battled it out into extended time. Trillian.com was registered in 1995 and gained notoriety and insane amounts of traffic in the very early 2000′s, due to the existence of a popular chat software by the same name, that never […]

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DomainShield .com sold – Justifies own name

The domain name DomainShield.com – registered in 1999, according to top WHOIS tool, DomainTools – was sold on NameJet a couple of days ago. Sure enough, it justifies its own name by having a “domain shield” plastered on its contact information, but those familiar with NameJet user names will not have a problem guessing who […]

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NameJet bid: Domainer given a second chance via funded surgery

When Peter Pappas was injured in a fiery car accident, little did he know that his text message would scar him – for life. The 27 year old domain investor from Milwaukee was giving his sister a ride home after a party, when he decided to respond to an SMS sent by one of his […]

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On a frugal budget: Frank Schilling goes after LLLL .com domains

Uber-domainer Frank Schilling went on a frugal shopping spree on NameJet at the end of last week, grabbing EDAP.com for $1,310 and EDSE.com for $700. These LLLL .com domains would normally sell for thousands of dollars a couple of years ago! Also, Frank didn’t want to spend $1,712 for Barrister.net which was won by someone […]

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Holy cow! Frank Schilling avoids yet another trademark trap!

We told you that 2011 will be the year of uber-domainer, Frank Schilling – one of the three pillars of domaining (the other two being Rick Schwartz and Dr. Kevin Ham a.k.a “The Man Who Owns the Internet“.) Frank started the new year with a smart move, as he avoided yet another trademark trap. We […]

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