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#Domain sightings: Finally, a REAL pigeon domain in .US!

The Domain King talks about “pigeon domains” and we just came across a domain sighting of a REAL pigeon domain! The remarkable encounter with Pigeon Freight and their domain, PigeonFreight.us, marks a rare sighting of the .US TLD. Pigeon Freight Services Inc is a transportation company based in Illinois that was opened in 2013 by […]

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#NFT madness: Drew goes “ape” with ApeWorld.com acquisition

The NFT craze has penetrated the very core of many domain investors, and a popular NFT art set is that of the Bored Ape Yacht Club. Featuring 10,000 “randomly” generated ape illustrations, these collector’s items are based on the non-fungible token approach: they are unique within the set. Bored Ape prices in the secondary market […]

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GDDY drops following disappointing Q2/2021 results

GoDaddy missed its Q2/2021 earnings estimates, as released yesterday. The company reported quarterly earnings of $0.27 per share. This is a 8% increase over earnings of $0.25 per share from the same period last year. The company reported quarterly sales of $931.30 million which beat the analyst consensus estimate of $919.70 million by 1.26 percent. […]

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Wine fans rejoice: Moscato.com coming up!

Fans of wine and Moscato in particular, rejoice: Moscato.com has been acquired and is under development as a wine portal. What is Moscato, for the uninitiated? Moscato (pronounced mo-ska-toh) is a sweet Italian wine known for its fruity notes. Made from the Muscat grape, Moscato is a white wine typically thought of as a dessert […]

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Is Frank Schilling a billionaire?

Frank Schilling is perhaps the most successful domain entrepreneur in recent memory. The Uniregistry founder sold the bulk of his domain portfolio, along with Uniregistry to GoDaddy last year; since then, Frank Schilling has switched the scope of his investments to real estate development in the Cayman Islands. Frank Schilling is also expanding into air […]

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#Sedo : Domain sales report for August 2, 2021 — Officially.com for $43000

Sedo domain sales report: Top sale is that of Officially.com for $43,000 dollars. Welcome to the latest domain sales report by Sedo; this time we cover the week ending on August 2, 2021. This information has been provided by Sedo.com, kind sponsors of DomainGang. The Sedo marketplace sells great domains 24/7 providing a great service. […]

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Twitter sinks its #fleets and dozens of squatted #domains are now useless

Twitter has pulled the plug on Fleets—ephemeral tweets designed to compete with Instagram Stories, Facebook Stories, and Snapchat. The feature didn’t catch on, and Twitter is now sinking Fleets, effective tomorrow. Although fleets is the plural of fleet, Twitter Fleets is a portmanteau of “fleeting tweets.” When Twitter announced the launch of Fleets last November, […]

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Numeric domains: 996 is not a great number in China

The Chinese utilize a combination of numbers to denote words and phrases; the system works well with numeric domain names, making them appealing to domain investors in China. How does this work exactly? Words for numbers are homophones for other words, so for example: In Chinese,  number five is pronounced wu, which sounds like wo, […]

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Domain sightings: LQ.com is used by La Quinta hotels

Seeing a two letter (LL) .com domain in the wild is rare; LQ.com is one of these remarkable “domain sighting” encounters. LQ.com is a two letter domain used as a domain forwarder by La Quinta Inns and Resorts. La Quinta is part of the Wyndham conglomerate, as seen on their corporate web site: At La […]

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Domain sold for $3 bucks by accident!

From the “you can’t make this up” domain department comes a story about a $3 dollar domain sale. A distraught domainer shared his painful experience of selling a domain he intended to list with a $3,499 BIN – only to erroneously send it to auction where it sold for just three bucks. The incident occurred […]

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Domain sightings: IDEAL Pest Solutions runs on a .net forwarder

IDEAL Pest Solutions is “Central Florida’s Premier Residential And Commercial Pest Control” service provider, according to their web site. Jason Fleming, President of Ideal Pest Solutions, says: My family has resided in the Central Florida area since the early 1930’s and I have seen many changes throughout that time. I have over 30 years in […]

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Rick Schwartz goes all out on Stud brand!

Rick Schwartz is having fun with his choice of Stud.com as his upcoming domain brokerage brand. The Domain King has been registering satellite domains that will assist with the Stud brand’s recognition, beyond the obvious, short, and memorable domain Stud.com. Rick’s launched a separate Twitter account, @StudDomains. But that’s not all! Here’s a list of […]

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