Mike Berken’s Worldwide Media publicly reported sales of five new domain names totalling nearly $100,000 USD.
The reported sales include a pair of domains, electronicsignature.com and electronicsignatures.com, for $50,000. Electronicsignature.com was purchased for $1,298 in 2006 at the T.R.A.F.F.I.C East 2006/Moniker.com Live Domain Auction – the very same auction where Flowers.mobi was purchased by T.R.A.F.F.I.C co-founder Rick Schwartz for $200,000 and the three-letter domain, own.com, sold for a mere $115,000 to National A-1.
While flowers.mobi went onto sell for significantly less money in 2010 at just $6,500, if own.com went up for sale, it would likely sell for a tad more than $115,000 now that Oprah Winfrey has launched the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) on own.tv. According to a rough estimate provided by Compete, site traffic to own.com jumped from a few thousand visitors per month to well over 50,000 unique visitors in January 2011 when Oprah launched her network.
Worldwide Media’s other new publicly reported sales included lovemybody.com for $20,000, freewarranty.com for $15,000, and nationalart.com $6,500.
Just counting publicly reported sales, Worldwide Media has easily reached its target of $750,000 – the cost of the company’s estimated domain registration fees in 2011. The company’s top two recent domain name sales (within the last 4 months) include visitberlin.com for $230,000 and visitstockholm.com for $77,000. Worldwide Media also reported the sale of discountbags.com earlier this year for $50,000, tying it for the #3 top domain name sale with electronicsignature.com/electronicsignatures.com.