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MAY 24, 2020

Workforce Software provides workforce management software using the domain name

For decades, the shorter domain was used by Workforce Magazine to deliver human resources news.

But last year, a competitor to Workforce Software acquired the publisher of Workforce Magazine. It then changed the use of from human resources news to promoting its own workforce management software, rebranded as Suddenly, Workforce Software had a big problem: confusion. It didn’t have the best domain for its business, and now a competitor was using the best domain.

Tucows: Domain registrations are way up during pandemic

MAY 7, 2020

The domains business has seen the most remarkable immediate impact, which will not really show up until the second quarter. New domain registrations are way up in the past month or so. We are seeing first-hand the rush for offline businesses to market, transact and fulfill online. We are seeing years of economic transformation jammed into weeks or months…

…In the last few weeks we have seen a significant bump in transactions as businesses globally try to quickly move online, and as displaced workers look to entrepreneurship as the next stage in their career paths. We saw this begin to emerge in late March and it is still going strong. With tens of thousands of resellers and millions of end user customers, our Domains business has proven resilient through several economic cycles, but we are seeing something singular in this current, unprecedented environment. It feels like years of change being crammed into weeks or months. This is more interesting for what it says about the economy than it is material to our business, as new registrations make up only 20% of total transactions historically.

Top Sales for May 6th, 2020 at Godaddy

MAY 6, 2020​ for $32,500​​ for $20,153​ for $12,750​​ for $10,250​​ for $9,600​ 

Buy a quality domain name or pay for Linkedin ads

APRIL 6, 2020
You have got to be kidding me. ads are $9 per click? So 1000 clicks through to my website and it’s going to cost me $9000 bucks? One of my websites is a 2 keyword domain name that receives close to 1000 new visitors per day. Yes the website is Search engine optimized and has good content that people are looking for. The domain name keywords match the search terms people are using in Google. This is a good example of the value a quality keyword domain name is to your company. Google will serve you free customers without you paying for them.


APRIL 3, 2020 for $2,688 for $1,088 for $1,088

Shopify buys

APRIL 1, 2020 $200,000 – Shopify now owns and $24,000 – Now forwards to $12,000

End User Domain Sales

MARCH 25, 2020 €45,000 – An individual in China bought this domain for his own site. $20,000 – Giftee, Inc. is a Japanese company that enables people to give gifts electronically, similar to Starbuck drink coupons. The company is upgrading from their domain name. $5,000 – Forwards to This is a new website to service recent school closures and provide education for students 6-18 years old.

Companies Upgraded Their Domain Names $22,200 – Holocare says it is the worlds first innovation centre for mixed reality in health. $15,000 – Open Road Auto Group is a car dealer. $10,000 – The buyer forwards the domain to an Airbnb in Jaco, Costa Rica. sold for $17,500 sells for $17,500. We don’t know who the buyer is yet but I am sure it will be used appropriately. Learning Plus was a previous owner of this domain name.

I got scammed for $314 @ (should have checked the whois!)

So I “thought” I was buying a 50 pack of N95 masks for $314 check the current prices online and you will see this price is not too far fetched from ebay. Anyways, I bought these from this website below. It “looked” legit. yea yea I know stupid right? see the extra s.
Then I got an email from them. And guess what was missing in the confirmed payment email? THE TRACKING NUMBER!!!!!

I Called the number on their site, someone did pick up. With all due respect sounded like some skinny white boy in the middle of Utah. He told me he has received over 600 calls already from people about their orders not showing up.

And then he said I’ve been scammed.

UnoEuro Rebrans to

UnoEuro hosting company based in Denmark announced that it was re-branding as If you type in you will be redirected to The move was designed to make it easier for customers to remember and type-in the company’s brand name. for 1.5M

MARCH 14, 2020 Rick Schwartz says “After 3 months of negotiating, TODAY was the day that I signed the contract”! Now we are not sure if Rick sold for cash and shares in a new online venture. More info to come.

End User Domain Sales sold for $41,000 – Skymorials Pty Ltd in Australia bought this .net. It appears they operate the memorials site sold for $7,000 Euro – And is forwarded to They are a UK company that provides professional translation and interpretation services.

It’s time for domain name renewals beyond 10 years

Domain name renewal prices are going up and .Com prices will likely be 70% higher within 10 years. So save some money when renewing your domain names pick 5 years or longer and lock-in at today’s prices.

Betting domain names selling

Betting domain names selling like hotcakes. sold for $150,000 sold for $487,867 sold for $60,000

Mike Mann does it again sold

MARCH 5, 2020
Mike Mann says “Sold $169,888. Ready to sell my remaining 349,999 domain names.” Sold for $24,250 and for $20,000

MARCH 1, 2020
The top domain name sale of the day was selling for $24,250.00 at GoDaddy.​ sold for $20,000​ at Should be interesting to see what kind of website will eventually become.

Shark Tank judge Barbara Corcoran lost nearly $400,000

Shark Tank judge Barbara Corcoran lost nearly $400,000 in an email scam that tricked her staff. She said someone faking as her assistant sent an invoice to her bookkeeper earlier this week for a renovation payment. She had no reason to be suspicious about the email because she invests in real estate, so the bookkeeper wired $388,700 to the email address. The problem was that the email address didn’t belong to her assistant. The scammer imitated her assistant’s email address and misspelled it with one letter. The mistake wasn’t caught until the bookkeeper emailed the assistant’s correct address for a follow-up. brand is very important. The less confusing a domain will make it easier for you and your customers to spot a spoof scam email address.

Companies Upgraded Their Domain Names $22,200 – Holocare says it is the worlds first innovation centre for mixed reality in health. $15,000 – Open Road Auto Group is a car dealer. $10,000 – The buyer forwards the domain to an Airbnb in Jaco, Costa Rica.

RUBIX FX Announces Rebranding To

FEBRUARY 25, 2020
Sedo released their weekly sales and led the way at $150,000. was second at $50,000 and was third at 34,000 Euro.


Companies look at a major domain purchase as buying the dot com would be nice for our business, rather than it being a necessity for their company to grow. But only one company will get the dot com brand and that creates a problem for other businesses with the same brand name. When that happens companies will need to re-brand to distinguish their product. This can be expensive and will create a distraction from growing their business. A re-brand will definitely be required if 2 companies are in the same niche field with the same brand name.


He mentioned the trademark for Tesla was $75,000. Buying the domain was a whole different nightmare that took us 10 years to buy the Tesla com domain. That cost was like 10 million dollars yeah that was crazy.

Musk talks about the name might have been changed to Farraday which later a competitor took. Faraday Future, who bought for $1.4 million.

GOLFBET.COM SELLS FOR $100,000 sells Pierluigi Buccioli said.

Since he didn’t sign a NDA, Pierluige can announce the sale of GolfBet․com for $100k. The buyer was a law firm representing a third party. We are guessing that the PGA Tour bought the domain name. Time will tell.

Comcast has launched its SportsTech

Comcast has launched its SportsTech accelerator program, and the multi-billion conglomerate is branding in the right order. Comcast is using the domain name, which they registered in late 2019. Unfortunately they do not own

Sedo weekly sales led by

JANUARY 18, 2020
Sedo released their weekly sales and led the way at $44,200. was second at $25,000. Asia.Casino sold for $10,000.

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