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Short .com domains : Sedo breaks down its sales numbers for 2016

Dave Evanson, sold the highest priced domain for Sedo: Broker.com.

Sedo announced today the trends that marked its sales throughout 2016.

Short .com domains continued to dominate sales, as expected, along with generic domain names.

For example, Broker.com had the highest price tag among domains sold through Sedo in 2016, at $375,000 dollars. Dave Evanson was the broker of this highest sale.

Short domains were particularly popular; the trend was demonstrated by having the most bids on domains with one to three characters.

The Top 5 Sedo domain sales for 2016 were:

  1. broker.com $375,000
  2. mikihouse.com $224,224
  3. ada.com $200,000
  4. hotbot.com $155,000
  5. circa.com $150,000

Regarding the Top 5 most popular domain auctions by the number of bids, there is a three-way tie for the most popular domain, with 84 bids.

The trend towards short, concise domains continued in 2016, clearly reflected in this category: all five of the chart toppers have no more than three characters. The release of new .AT short domains fueled this trend even further.

  1. ΓΆ.at – 84 Bids – EUR 7,400
  2. cun.com – 84 Bids – EUR 113,611
  3. 4.at – 84 Bids – EUR 6,900
  4. 111.club – 82 Bids – $5,320
  5. dj.at – 78 Bids – EUR 3,600

Sedo also announced the longest domains to be sold in 2016.

These are significantly lower in price and are usually related to a particular niche topic. Domain names can be a maximum of 63 characters and 2016’s winner proudly stands at a whopping 60 characters!

60 Characters, $250

59 Characters, $148

41 Characters, EUR 500

40 Characters, EUR 100

36 Characters, $404

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