Archives for May 2010

Bill Kara of Hallpassmedia, shows how its done with Domains and Development, Wanna be like Bill?

Bill Kara is a lot different than many domain investors who buy up domain names for hundreds of thousands of dollars. It's development that's key to his success, and that means developing his "casual games" internet properties and getting those names out of parked and into the top of the search … [Read more...]

Six Months Later: statistics show interesting results about Reader’s preferences is the best website to get up-to-the-minute news and information from over 100 blog and website feeds in the Domain Industry.  Last year Steve Morales wrote a story titled "Is Your Blog Popular on Content Kings Identified". The story caused a stir in the comments … [Read more...]

Professional Poker Player Dutch Boyd Gets Back to Poker, Blogging and …Domain Names

WSOP Bracelet Winner Dutch Boyd returned to one of his favorite past times on his personal blog: domain names.  Dutch Boyd began the month of May with a new website look on  The website title even has the word "Domainer" added and reads "A professional poker player and domainer".  … [Read more...]

Corporate Blunder by Bloomberg leads to Valuable Domain Expiring:

Bloomberg the company that was the winning bidder for BusinessWeek magazine in 2009, recently incorporated the Bloomberg name in the logo and updated the website. As some writers suggested, the acquisition of BusinessWeek presented Bloomberg with a challenge of having to … [Read more...]

Are owners of “Group Buying” domains poised to cash in?

Do owners of "group buying" domains stand to cash in on their relevant domain names? Type in into your browser and a parked page hosted by appears. Type in and a blank page with whitespace appears. One reader asked the question, "I wonder how much … [Read more...]

Opportunity: Number of “Group Buying” sites offering daily deals is up from 10 to 80 in less than a year started covering the craze with "Group Buying" web sites in early February when the domain name sold for $130,000 at Moniker. The domain was purchased by who recently launched their own group buying website. As "group buying" ventures continue to … [Read more...],, other Great Domains easily exceed $100,000 in early bidding, still 5 days left

One of the world's leading auction websites, Sedo's GreatDomains, is eyeing another successful auction.  This month's featured auction which started May 20th and ends May 27th, 2010 has yielded over 100 bids and over $100,000 in bidding - and there are still over five days remaining. The auction so … [Read more...]

Hallpass Media Launches New Site for $350,000 “Casual Gaming” Domain Name:

After redesigning its own website, HallPass Media the entertainment network has launched - the domain name that sold for $350,000 in January at Noktadomains and caused many to question the reasoning behind the purchase.  Maybe because the fact that only sold for … [Read more...]

The Domain Name Almost Every Marketer Wants, (and someone lets it expire)

Retire Rich.  Retire Young.  Retire Wealthy.  The goals that everyone would like to reach.  And the words that marketers love to use when coaxing people into buying their get-rich-quick products or services. Most of the names that grab attention on aftermarket sites like NameJet are product … [Read more...] sells for $10,500; Another Hot New “Group Buying” web site in the making?

It appears another "group buying" site could be in the making with the sale of on Sedo's for $10,500. Group buying sites like LivingSocial have raised millions in venture capital, with LivingSocial raising $14 million in its third round this past April. Group … [Read more...]