Domain name value: Use in culture and in commerce establishes it

Domain name value is not simply a matter of metrics or specific characteristics of the domain itself. Simply put, while .com domains, short domains, and dictionary domains all hold “de facto” or intrinsic value, the domain itself needs further validation of its value. How is that achieved? According to domain investor Andrew Rosener who stakes […]

Copyright © 2023 · All Rights Reserved. Failed fintech’s domain finds home at Media Options RIP, long live the new! German fintech startup Monedo closed down shop in 2020 and two years later its domain name expired and dropped. Following a three day auction at DropCatch, the domain found a new owner that paid the $1,550 dollars already. The domain is now parked at Bodis. Media Options, […]

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Andrew Rosener’s epic “frozen seafood & domain names” interview

A little over ten years ago, Andrew Rosener, founder of Media Options, was interviewed by Mike Sullivan for a candid talk about domain names. In that video interview conducted in 2011, Rosener—then still the owner of—spoke about his career and eventual transition from “frozen seafood to domain names.” It’s hard to believe but Drew […]

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Drew Rosener hints that has been sold

Domain investor, George Kirikos, took a break from the analysis of the Oscars last night to share the big news: has been sold, apparently. Noting WHOIS changes pointing in that direction—a change of registrar—Kirikos identified Drew Rosener of Media Options as the domain’s recent broker: It looks like the elite 2-letter dot-com domain LA(.)com, […]

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Media Options: Two new “metaverse domains” moved in ownership

The metaverse is here to stay with or without the support of Meta, mother company of Facebook. Metaverse domains were all the rage in 2021 and this new year continues on the same tune. Media Options, the elite domain brokerage founded by Drew Rosener, sold in November of 2021. So what does one do […]

Copyright © 2023 · All Rights Reserved. reportedly sold by Media Options

Media Options didn’t take long to sell the domain; one of the hottest keywords in the market, in a TLD that offers great exposure. Just days after announcing the exclusive brokerage of, Media Options founder, Drew Rosener, broke the news about the sale: Well that didn’t take long! is sold.  NOBODY does […]

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Impressive: in the hands of Drew Rosener is an impressive domain name, as it defines an entire class of painters whose art is worth billions of dollars collectively. It just so happened that the domain is now in the possession of domain investor & broker, crypto-lover, and NFT supporter Drew Rosener. An impressionist is an artist utilizing impressionism, a 19th-century art […]

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#NFT madness: Drew goes “ape” with 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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Drew Rosener is among the few domain investors who can claim access to brokering millions of dollars in domain names. Operating MediaOptions, DomainX,, and other domain-focused platforms, Drew Rosener’s personal web site sits comfortably at And now, Drew Rosener announced the acquisition of, an aged, ultra-premium LLL .com domain. was registered […]

Copyright © 2023 · All Rights Reserved. : #Domain changes hands in EPIC sale was just sold by domain power brokers, Media Options, and this “crypto” domain is not about cryptocurrency—it’s about cryptography. The domain was registered in 1996 and it was acquired by EPIC, that itself operates from What is EPIC? It’s a public interest research center in Washington, DC. EPIC was established in 1994 […]

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Video: The ecosystem plans to unite and propel the #domain industry CEO, Reza Sardeha, hosted a fun panel of domain entrepreneurs during NamesCon Online 2021. The guests were prominent domain investors and brokers: Doron Vermaat of Efty, Josh Reason of DNWE, and Drew Rosener of Media Options. Note: is a premium sponsor of DomainGang. These professionals are teaming up with to create a […]

Copyright © 2023 · All Rights Reserved. reveals its Top 10 roster of domain brokers

Each year, recognizes the Top 10 highest-grossing domain brokers for the total deals they’ve closed. The first place was taken by domain investor, broker and super cool entrepreneur, Drew Rosener. This is the 3rd time in a row that he receives the award! Here’s the full list: Drew Rosener – Media Options Keith […]

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