Archives for August 2009

Rick Schwartz Puts Together Another Strong Domain Name Sale; PunchBowl.com Re-Directs to MyPunchBowl.com

Each domain sale by Rick Schwartz is always exciting and always big.  Last week Rick announced the upcoming sale of the domain PunchBowl.com - which re-directs to MyPunchbowl - a website that helps you plan a party that your guests will always remember by bringing your party to life with ideas, … [Read more...]

Twitter domain news: TweetLater.com changing its name to SocialOomph.com

TweetLater, the popular third-party application Twitter tool which gets over 200,000 visitors per month, has decided to rebrand themselves by changing their domain name.  Although Twitter encourages the use of the word 'Tweet' (as long as their users are protected), TweetLater has decided to go … [Read more...]

Taking a Look at Domain Name Purchases with the word ‘Domain’ in the Name Over the Past year

Indeed many domain names that are purchased with the word 'domain' in them, end up in the hands of domainers, aftermarket websites or registrars.  During the last year there have been several notable purchases like YummyDomains.com, GamingDomains.com, ByuDomains.com, Domain.pl and many more.  We … [Read more...]

Pre-Bidding for HongKongHotel.com Reaches $5,000 on NameJet

UPDATE: The final closing price was $10,000. The domain name HongKongHotel.com has reached $5,000 in pre-bidding over at NameJet, with over 100 bidders.  Estibot gives this name an appraisal of $75,000.   The Global Monthly Search volume for this exact phrase last month topped 33,000.   … [Read more...]

Domain Name Melodious.com Expires, Up for Auction at NameJet

The domain name Melodious.com expired, and it's set for auction over at NameJet.  According to Domain Tools, the name was originally registered in 1997.  Estibot gives the name an appraisal of $15,000, but with a current high pre-bid of $120 and 29 bidders, the appraisal sounds pretty high. Using … [Read more...]

Tweet.me Launches T-Shirt Website after Purchase of Domain for $11,505

After investing over $11,000 in the domain name tweet.me, the owner has launched a website dedicated to twitter related t-shirts. Congratulations to the owner of this great name. News of the purchase of the name had sparked some lively discussion over at DNUnderground, but apparently, the owner … [Read more...]