Who paid $500,000 for Gamesforgirls.com, the top-selling domain so far in 2011?

One thing is for sure: Bill Kara of Hallpass Media didn't pay $500,000 USD for the casual games domain name, gamesforgirls.com.  While the buyer may not be known as of yet, the seller is.  As pointed out by Jamie Zoch over at DotWeekly, what is known, is that the domain name was sold by Garry … [Read more...]

Top domain sale of 2011 blown out of the water by sale of Action.com for $270,000

It wasn't like the sale of Soulmate.com was expected to stay at the top of DNJournal's year-to-date domain sales charts at $100,000.  Soulmate.com, which sold at AfternicDLS for $100,000 in early January has now been blown out of the water by the sale of Action.com over at GreatDomains for … [Read more...]

EUROBOTS GmbH goes on a buying spree for robot domains

EUROBOTS GmbH, an internet retailer based in Germany that is authorized to sell autonomous robot helpers like the Roomba, has been on a robot domain name shopping spree.  The company which used Eurobots.de as its home page, acquired Eurobots.com this month for 22,000 Euro (or about $29,000 USD) … [Read more...]

IrishFood.com sells for $14,000; Food domains enjoying several five-figure sales over the last year

Over the past year, food-related domain sales have been enjoying some of their strongest sales.  According to Sedo's GreatDomains, IrishFood.com is the latest in the group, selling for $14,000 USD.  2010, appears to be the strongest year for food domain sales, with the majority being brokered by … [Read more...]

Next Navigation putting several category-killing domain names up for auction at GreatDomains

Feline.com for $1,000 USD?  Some very highly valued, category-killing domain names are being put up for auction at the next Sedo/GreatDomains auction starting January 20, 2011.  And it looks like Sedo, has one company in particular to thank for making the auction so great - Next Navigation Pty Ltd, … [Read more...]

Business incubator provides startup with capital, advice, office space – and the right domain name

AlphaLab, a startup incubator that is one of the nation’s most active seed-stage investors officially accepted Devotee into its startup program back in June 2010.  Here's how Devotee works: You earn rewards by sharing things about your visits to restaurants with your friends online through Facebook, … [Read more...]

For $70,000, buyer picks up WHReviews.com at GreatDomains for “Web Hosting Reviews” site

Sedo is reporting that the domain name WHReviews.com has sold for $70,000 USD, from its premium domain auction website GreatDomains. The domain WHreviews.com is now host to a Web Hosting Reviews web site that was created to help people find independent, credible web hosting reviews and comments, … [Read more...]

NHN Corporation Korea’s premier Internet company, new owners of Like.me

NHN Corporation, Korea's premier Internet company which operates some of the largest portals are the new owners of Like.me which sold during the Premium .ME auction held in November at Sedo's GreatDomains.  The sale price: $26,500 USD.  According to the company's website, NHN operates Korea's top … [Read more...]

Powered by the popularity of Citizen Journalism, YouNews.com sells at Sedo’s GreatDomains for $40,000

It can't be confirmed until the name transfers to the new registrant, but I'm guessing YouNewsTV a site that lets people share videos, photos and stories has purchased the domain name YouNews.com from Sedo's GreatDomains.  The name is currently in Sedo's Transfer Service. GreatDomains reported … [Read more...]

Premium auction at Sedo’s GreatDomains exceeds half a million dollars with 4 days left

With 4 days left of bidding, the latest GreatDomains auction has drawn in over $500,000 in from buyers. There are more than 200 domain names up for sale, including several two-letter domain names that hit the auction block. The two-letter domain name KF.com has already topped $80,000 in … [Read more...]