Archives for December 2009

Patrick Gavin Kick-Starts; The $62K BuyDomains Gamble to Beat out .COM

November 27, 2009.  It's already been 1 month and the clock is ticking for Patrick Gavin to take to the top page of Google over its .COM counterpart.  Nov. 27 is when Patrick purchased the name and he plans to take the domain name to the top page of Google within 1 … [Read more...]

New to Domaining? ShoeMoney Looks to Revolutionize How to Make Money Online for the Internet Newbie

With tons of web sites claiming to show you how to make money without giving you the actual means, Jeremy Schoemaker of Shoe Money (a proven moneymaker with a multi million dollar business made famous by his $132,994.97 Google Adsense check) is claiming his brand-new system will more than certainly … [Read more...]

FWCEBOOK.COM Typo Being Sold to Highest Bidder on Sedo for $X,XXX; a look at the Whole Typo Alphabet

FWCEBOOK.COM, an obvious typo of FACEBOOK.COM, hit the Sedo auction block and is being sold to the highest bidder.  At the time of this posting, the current high bid is $1,150. Virtual Investments LLC who own about 45 other domains, listed the name for sale -- but there are literally dozens, if … [Read more...]

Interested in buying one of Yun Ye’s Domains from Marchex? It’ll cost you at least $25,000

According to Marchex' subsidiary MDNH Inc. which lists an inventory of high quality domain names for sale which are rumored to be from Yun Ye's portfolio that was acquired by Marchex - it'll cost you at least $25,000 for names like,, and Those names … [Read more...]

12 out of the Top 25 Domain Sales of 2009, Remain Parked

While 12 domains out of the Top 25 "reported" Domain Sales of 2009 remain parked, 13 have been developed -- or at least hint, in some cases, at the possibility of development with "Coming Soon" or "Under Construction" pages.  The grand total for the names that are parked: $7,681,551.  Amongst the … [Read more...]

MoxyMedia Shows How Long-Tailed Domain Names Can Be Successfully Owned & Operated with Development

MoxyMedia, the online media publishing company that gets over 15 million visitors monthly to its online properties, owns and operates web sites like, and  They also own several popular niche domains like and that they've … [Read more...]

Domainer & Poker Star Dutch Boyd Facing Lawsuit for Infringing Domain, Tells Lawyers “F** Off”

Domainer and World Series of Poker Bracelet Holder Dutch Boyd is back in the news.  Boyd has been known for controversy, and a website that publishes online gambling books is going after Boyd after he registered the domain name While Boyd no longer owns the … [Read more...]

Don’t like Domains ending with “101”? MoxyMedia who get over 15M Visitors Per Month Buy & Build Them

After losing out on the domain landrush of the 90s and early 2000s, many Domainers turned to alternate names - using "THE" starting at the beginning of the name or the term "101" at the end.  With the popularity of social media sites other variations became in demand like "YOU" and "MY" starting … [Read more...] A $62K Bet on taking a DotNet Domain to #1 While Helping Others w/SEO for FREE

Patrick Gavin, who has been involved in search engine optimization since 2000 and previously co-founded Text Link Ads which was acquired by MediaWhiz in 2006 - took a BIG BET this past November when he purchased the DotNet Domain at  Patrick Gavin … [Read more...]