Archives for July 2010

.CO speculators turn hand registered domains into quick profits, already

Many of the .co domain names registered in the last week were web addresses purchased by speculators in the quest for quick profits.  The .co domain, which reportedly has over 366,000 domains registered to date, could prove to be lucrative. No matter your opinion of the domain, everyone from … [Read more...]

OutdoorFountains.com receives $22,000 bid at GreatDomains

The domain name OutdoorFountains.com has received 1 bid at GreatDomains for $22,000.   While $22,000 may sound like a lot of money to plunk down for some investors, it's not a lot of money for the sole bidder who could very well be a company selling outdoor fountains as a product ---- a company … [Read more...]

The .CO Domain King: Mike Mann of DomainMarket has 100+ .co domains, as much as $350K per name

Mike Berkens of TheDomains has been writing in recent days about Mike Mann and his domain portfolio listed for sale on his website at DomainMarket.com.  The DomainMarket.com portfolio, includes names such as Angola.com, Tasty.com, Favorites.com, SportsDrinks.com, and literally thousands of other … [Read more...]

DressupGamesforGirls.com sells for $15,000 at GreatDomains

More domain sales news in the Casual Gaming niche.  On top of announcing earlier that Bill Kara's Hallpass Media will be launching is biggest name to date with Dressup.com,  GreatDomains is reporting that DressupGamesforGirls.com sold for $15,000. The keywords "dress up games for girls", has … [Read more...]

Hallpass Media set for its biggest website launch to date of a Casual Gaming Domain

Hallpass Media has massive plans underway to launch the crown jewel of all the casual gaming properties in its portfolio.    A portfolio that includes entertainment properties like VirtualPets.com and StickGames.com.    Despite owning some of the best gaming domains and web properties online, … [Read more...]

Domain Investor Elliot Silver could be the best marketing weapon in the .CO Arsenal

Already marketed by well-established online companies like GoDaddy (www.x.co) and Twitter (www.t.co), there is no doubt that the .co registry has done a better job marketing the domain to companies and individuals than any previous country-code top level domain. What sets apart .CO from other … [Read more...]

Idol.com owner unveils plans for website, Domain purchased for $155K in July 2010

Earlier this month, Sedo GreatDomains reported the sale of Idol.com for 120,000 Euro (which converts to about $155,000 USD).  The website, which has no affiliation with the popular T.V. Show American Idol, has plans to launch an online video contest and reality TV platform. As one of the single … [Read more...]

Flipping.co posts sales of .co domains, Establishes itself as major player in .co Aftermarket

While the .co domain is literally only days old, Flipping.co has been posting sales of .co on the aftermarket already.  To date, the .CO registry has sold over 360,000 web addresses with no signs of slowing down.  And that means a lot of speculators are looking for a platform to "flip" their … [Read more...]

Gambling Domains could be worth a whole lot more money

If you've been following the news headlines today, you've probably seen all the news on the possibility of legalizing online gambling in the U.S.  SO what does that mean for you, if you've invested in gambling domains?  Gambling operators need land to build on, and what better land to build on … [Read more...]

What’s so great about GreatDomains? The names aren’t so great after all

GreatDomains.com has had some blockbuster sales that would lead you to believe they only accept premium domain names in their online auctions, but that's not always the case.  Once again, GreatDomains has another auction scheduled to start on August 19th, with names some might call "low … [Read more...]