Salesforce starts redirecting $2.6MM domain social.com to its Salesforce Marketing Cloud site [UPDATED]

Social.com

After acquiring the domain name social.com nearly two years ago, Salesforce.com is finally putting it to use. Earlier today, the cloud computing company began redirecting the name to its Salesforce Marketing Cloud website, located at www.salesforcemarketingcloud.com. The purchase of … [Read more...]

Top 10 Stories of 2011: #5 Salesforce revealed as $2.6MM social.com buyer

Marc Benioff

The biggest domain sale of 2011, with a price tag of $2.6 million, was social.com.  The domain sold in June and was co-brokered by Marksmen's Cyntia King and Moniker.com's John Mauriello. As to who purchased the domain name remained a mystery, that is until I broke the story that the buyer was … [Read more...]

Salesforce’s Do.com moves into Private Beta, app almost ready for prime time

Do.com Beta

Salesforce's latest product Do.com, a business productivity application whose slogan is "Do and it's Done", has come out of alpha and moved into private beta.  According to the Beta sign up page, which popped up online this week, Do.com is near release and invitations are being sent out as fast as … [Read more...]

Salesforce.com is the mystery buyer of $2.6 million Social.com [UPDATED]

Salesforce.com Social Enterprise

Salesforce.com appears to be the buyer who paid $2.6 million in late June 2011 for social.com, this year's top selling domain to date, that has been publicly reported. The buyer in the social.com sale, which was co-brokered by Marksmen's Cyntia King and Moniker.com's John Mauriello, was never … [Read more...]

Salesforce to launch yet to be revealed Do.com, get things done with anyone

Do.com by Salesforce

Salesforce.com has been announcing a number of new products recently, but one product that it hasn't publicly announced as of yet, is a productivity app called "do" which can be found on the website Do.com. The slogan on the homepage reads: "The app to get things done with anyone" The Coming … [Read more...]

Microsoft acquires socl.com from same broker as social.com

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Could Microsoft be planning to launch its own social networking service to compete with Facebook and the new Google Plus? What's definitely not speculation is that Microsoft has acquired the four-letter domain name socl.com.  Today, the Whois record revealed Microsoft Corporation as the new … [Read more...]

After co-brokering sale of Social.com for $2.6 million, Marksmen acquires the domain name socl.com

Marksmen's sales division, NameQuiver

Marksmen, the IP and brand protection company, who made headlines in June after co-brokering the sale of social.com for $2.6 million, appears to have just acquired a related domain for one of its clients. Whois records for the short four-letter domain name, socl.com, switched from YummyNames (by … [Read more...]

Social.com for $2.6 million: What about the domain Social.org for only $950?

social

The word on the street is that the domain name social.com has sold for $2.6 million according to Ron Jackson of DNJournal.  News of the sale created a flurry of interest online, with TechCrunch even publishing an article that included links to domain industry blogs that had covered the social.com … [Read more...]

Social.com goes dark after failed auction

Although social.com received a $2.5 million bid at SnapNames by the time bidding closed online, it still fell far short of the $5 million+ price tag the owner Scott Carter was looking for. Since the auction closed on June 15, the website has since gone offline. Scott Carter who tweets under … [Read more...]

[UPDATED] $5 million and up reserve, Social.com receives no bids

social.com

With less than 12 hours left in bidding, the domain Social.com has received no offers at SnapNames, where the name is being auctioned as part of the Barcelona DOMAINfest Premium Auction. SnapNames was forced to cancel the June 8th live auction in Barcelona due to technical problems with its … [Read more...]