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New year, new promises: How the #domain market will fare in 2021

New year, new promises: How the #domain market will fare in 2021

January 2, 2021 · SPECIAL REPORT

Happy New Year! It’s 2021 finally and everyone hopes that the legacy of 2020 will miraculously disappear. The domain investor community is looking ahead with a positive outlook, anticipating bigger and better domain sales in 2021. With global travel pretty much stunted for the better part of the... [Read more]

Epik : No current plans to provide hosting infrastructure to #Parler

Domain News: January 16, 2021 - 3:25 pmdomain-news

Parler logo Parler, a controversial right-wing app mimicking Twitter was ostracized by Google, Apple, and Amazon, effectively shutting down its service. The domain Parler.com moved to the open arms of Epik, a domain registrar with a long...

Ninja.com rolls out CheapShit.com with pending trademark application

Domain News: January 16, 2021 - 11:50 amdomain-news

The people of Ninja.com own some spectacular domains, including the one for their brand. They also own some “cheap shit” in the form of the matching .com domain, CheapShit.com. đŸ˜€ What would you do with such a fun combination...

Details on the #GoDaddy closeout auctions with an official diagram

Domain News: January 15, 2021 - 7:58 pmdomain-news

News of a new price structure at the GoDaddy expiring auctions was *cough* leaked *cough* earlier today. The bottom line is that the price hike serves as a motivation for those that want to get the domain to pony up more cash, as opposed...

Operation Warp Speed #domains worthless after January 20th

Domain News: January 15, 2021 - 4:02 pmdomain-news

If you own “Operation Warp Speed” domains, take them off the automatic renewal. Better still, hit the delete button! The term is being retired once the Joe Biden administration takes over on January 20th and will no longer...

#Domain lander heatmaps: Squadhelp features move to sci-fi mode

Domain News: January 15, 2021 - 1:48 pmdomain-news

Brand naming platform Squadhelp offers white label marketplaces for your domain names. The company is now offering two new features that elevate the technology of domain marketplaces to science fiction levels! Both heatmaps and the ability...

#GoDaddy to release Q4/2020 results next month

Domain News: January 15, 2021 - 12:31 pmdomain-news

GoDaddy Domain registrar, GoDaddy will be sharing its financial results for the fourth quarter of last year (Q4/2020) on February 11th. The results will be part of a conference call scheduled for 5:00pm Eastern time. Here is the announcement: GoDaddy...

#Bytedance grabs Tiktoks.com and other #domains via the #UDRP process

Domain News: January 15, 2021 - 10:31 amdomain-law

Bytedance Ltd. filed a UDRP from its Cayman Islands headquarters, targeting a group of “Tik tok” domains, including Tiktoks.com. The rest of the disputed domains are growtiktok.com, tiktokcharts.com, tiktokexposure.com, and...

GameRoom.com #UDRP: Rare case with #Facebook as the Respondent!

Domain News: January 15, 2021 - 9:35 amdomain-law

This is a rare UDRP case with Facebook as the Respondent and not the Complainant. My Gameroom LLC filed the UDRP with the National Arbitration Forum, to contest the domain Gameroom.com, owned and operated by Facebook. The Complainant noted...

#Batman comics vs. #domains : Seven figure sale!

Domain News: January 14, 2021 - 2:37 pmdomain-news

It might take a lot of effort to sell a domain name for seven figures, but it’s even harder for comic books! A mint copy of the first issue of Batman, printed in 1940, just sold for $2.22 million dollars. The Heritage Auctions lot...

#Domain sightings: MSIFLA .com on a parked utility vehicle

Domain News: January 14, 2021 - 12:05 pmdomain-news

What are domain sightings anyway? Simply put, they are encounters with domain names in the real, tangible, 3D world we live in. No, we’re not talking about virtual reality and the internet—these are encounters with domains emblazoned...

Can’t get the .COM? Get the .KOM

Domain News: January 14, 2021 - 11:13 amdomain-news

Gotta love homophones, words that sound alike. When you think of dot .COM, there’s only one way to spell it, right? Wrong. How about writing it as “.KOM” then, and even if that’s not a real TLD it can still become...

BeckysFlowers.com : Florist puts up sign they didn’t storm the #Capitol

Domain News: January 14, 2021 - 9:23 amdomain-news

The owners of BeckysFlowers.com are distraught; news of the “Becky’s Flowers” owner being part of the mob that stormed the US Capitol is spreading faster than the Covid-19 virus. But this is not the company whose owner...

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