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Carman’s Fine Foods is a reverse domain name hijacker

February 11, 2016Domaining, DomainnamewireComments Off

Australian company nailed for abusing cybersquatting dispute policy proceedings.

An Australian seller of cereals and granola has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking in a .au Dispute Resolution Policy dispute.

Carman’s Fine Foods went after the owner of Carmans.com, whose name is Ross Wayne Carman.

Mr. Carmen used the domain name for one of his businesses.

The complainant made some silly arguments, including:

The Respondent’s surname is distinct from his former business name and the Disputed Domain Name in that it is “carman” (singular) rather than “carmans”, signifying either a plural or possessive. This is a significant differentiation between the Disputed Domain Name and the Respondent’s surname, which is what he is likely to have been commonly known as.

In finding reverse domain name hijacking, panelist John Swinson wrote:

The Panel considers the Complainant launched the proceedings following several failed attempts to purchase the Disputed Domain Name at what it considered to be a reasonable price. The Complainant ought to have known its Complaint was doomed to fail.

The Panel considers that the Complainant neglected to address the fact that the registered trade marks it claimed to own are in fact not registered in the Complainant’s name but are governed by a license. This fact was only brought to light by the Respondent, and the Complainant addressed this only through a supplemental filing. Further, the Complainant misrepresents the statements, and the effect of the statements, made by the Respondent in email correspondence in relation to the sale of the Disputed Domain Name.



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Two interesting GoDaddy patent applications

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Applications describe system for recommending different domain names for a website, and making it easy to transition.

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has published two interesting patent applications from GoDaddy related to search engine optimization and localization.

Applications number 14/453415 and 14/453418 (pdf) are for “Optimized domain names and websites based on incoming traffic” and “Search engine optimization of domain names and websites”.

Both describe essentially the same thing: ways to create new SEO-optimized domain names and sites based on certain elements of the existing domain name, website content and traffic.

Here’s the abstract for 14/453418:

The present invention may create a search engine optimized domain name and update a website based on the current domain name, website, forwarding URLs and/or the locations of incoming traffic to the website. The present invention may create a new domain name and a new website based on an initial domain name and an initial website and allow a user to register the new domain name and host the new website with a single purchase. The present invention may also create a new domain name and/or update the language of a website based on the location of incoming traffic to the website. The present invention may also map an IP address/name server to a category of a website and then map the category to one or more top-level domains used in suggested domain names. The present invention may also tokenize a forwarding URL and spin the tokens into additional tokens that may be used to create domain names for registration.

For example, if a website gets the majority of its traffic from New York City, it could add NYC or NewYork to the second level domain name (or even change the top level domain name).

It could also suggest that a site with a blog section create SLD.blog, and easily transfer the content from the original site to the new one.

The listed inventors are Nitin Gupta (former Director of Product Management – Domains and now at GoFundMe), Raj Nijjer (former Sr. Director of Product Management and now at Yext) and Tapan Kamdar (current Sr. Director of Product Management at GoDaddy).



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Not Quite What You’re Thinking: Tesila.com (Expired Domain Report)

February 11, 2016Domaining, DomainnamewireComments Off

Here are expired domain names that sold within the past week.

Here’s something you’re going to see more and more as brands contend with the vagaries of foreign pronunciation and transliteration: Tesila.com ($14.0k). As you must have guessed, that price was based on an electric car company. But it’s not a typo.

In Romania, there is a town called Teșila – evidently too small to appear in the list of cities with 2000+ residents. Small size notwithstanding, you can book a luxury ski hotel there. Plenty of ski resorts own their name in .COM. And it’s not inconceivable that Tesila.com might have been purchased for this reason, as LaPlagne.com was just 2 weeks ago.

For all I know, this town’s name may share a common origin with Nikola Tesla, the Serb-born inventor and eponym of Tesla Motors. After all, borders in the Balkans jump about like grasshoppers. Even today Serbian is spoken in parts of Romania. Tesla’s birth place has belonged to multiple nation states since it produced that genius. So Tesila may simply be a European variant of “Tesla”.

Ha! That’s all a red herring, a dead end; and I’ve misled you unconscionably. In fact, TeSiLa.com is Chinese. Well, sort of. First we had Nikola Tesla’s name in the Cyrillic alphabet, “Тесла”. Then it passed through our Latin alphabet as “Tesla” (when he emigrated to the USA in 1884). Then it went into Chinese ideograms as “特斯拉” (after the man became world famous). Finally, it bounced back to the internet’s default Latin alphabet, slightly distorted as the Pinyin “Tè Sī Lā” (once domain names for electric car companies found big market value in China).

Yep. “Te Si La” is Chinese, and it means simply “Tesla”. Lawyers for Tesla Motors will have a hard time proving their company was targeted by this purchase. After all, TeSiLa.com denotes “Tesla” in every sense – the man himself, the electric car, even the unit for magnetic flux density: 1 Tesla = 1 Weber / Meter^2 =1 Kilogram / ( Amp * Second^2). Such meanings predate electric car companies; for “Tesla” went to China along with AC electricity long ago. Actually, while Tesla Motors doesn’t yet own Tesla.com, the company has a history of buying domains for brand protection. If they plan on selling many cars in China, they’d be wise to acquire TeSiLa.com.

Domain End $ At Domain End $ At
Tesila.com 14,000 SN OldPirateBay.org 4544 SN
PotLocker.com 4444 SN MegaBits.com 3450 SN
TedTalk.com 3433 SN AAndD.com 3120 SN
Vandelay.com 3099 NJ EverCode.com 2815 NJ
NewState.com 2609 SN DDST.com 2600 NJ
Toptanci.com 2600 NJ GreenStream.com 2300 NJ
QFWM.com 2240 SN Maxwells.com 2205 NJ
GSBT.com 2107 NJ RMRP.com 2047 NJ

Speaking of automotive companies, AAndD.com ($3.1k) is a potential upgrade for AandDTech.com, which develops tests and simulators for vehicle power trains – including electric cars. “A + D” is also a skin ointment for diaper rash.

While I’d love to believe that Maxwells.com ($2.2k) is an homage to another giant of electromagnetism, James Clerk Maxwell, that fellow didn’t provide the name for anything as trendy as a Tesla car – just the backbone of modern technology, Maxwell’s equations, without which nothing from electrical power to the internet would exist. Time for my inner electrical engineer to shut up, huh. In the real world, Maxwells.com will probably upgrade 1 of half a dozen bars, bakeries, or restaurants with websites like MaxwellsECE.com, MaxwellsNYC.com, Maxwells-Market.com, MaxwellsNJ.com, etc.

If Vandelay.com sounds familiar, then that’s probably because George Costanza lied to you about “Vandelay Industries” in the show “Seinfeld”. Still, there are a couple of real sites named Vandelay – including a genuine IT company called Vandelay Industries, believe it or not.

PotLocker.com ($4.4k) should upgrade PotLocker.me, which (despite its name and logo) is a site for videos not marijuana. OldPirateBay.org ($4.5k) was a P2P file-sharing site that ran afoul of Swedish courts for copyright infringement. Clearly the site was quite popular, since its clunky 3-word .ORG ranks 2nd out of hundreds of auctions for the week.

Toptanci.com ($2.6k) means “wholesaler” in Turkish. Consequently, the word is found in the names of various drop-shipping websites and suppliers: YeniToptanci.com, ToptanciKapinda.com, ToptanciIletisim.com, etc.

TedTalk.com ($3.4k) is the sort of domain I’d recommend domainers avoid. To me it looks like cyber squatting and a UDRP risk. Not only is the “TED Talks” series a well known brand, popular enough that attempted resale could lead to bad publicity for our industry; the organization already owns TED.com and ranks first in SERPs, giving them little motivation to buy anyway.

Domain End $ At Domain End $ At
KWHZ.com 1850 SN Parenthood
Web.com
1600 NJ
YEO.net 1515 NJ LongLashes.com 1515 NJ
ILLS.com 1405 NJ 79022.com 1269 SN
InfoPartners.com 1242 NJ JiaoMen.com 1210 SN
SHQ.org 1210 NJ ShuangXuan.com 1200 NJ
Satia.com 1122 NJ GDStarRating.com 1110 NJ
FTO.org 1100 NJ PYJ.org 1100 NJ
SalaryCap.com 1010 NJ ReedLaw.com 1010 NJ
Filem.com 1005 SN YiQiFu.com 995 SN

JiaoMen.com apparently translates as “corner gate” (角门 / jiǎo mén), though why such a notion would be worth $1.2k wholesale … who knows? Cultural overtones are frequently lost in translation. If you know the meaning of ShuangXuan.com ($1.2k) or YiQiFu.com ($1.0k), do tell!

Just as we ended up with an extra “i” in Tesila.com after “Tesla” bounced back from Chinese, so too we end up with an extra “e” in the Malay word for “film”: Filem.com ($1.0k). Yes, the domain can be regarded as a brandable derived from the word “file”. (Think: “File ’em!”) But it’s important for the owner to know (if he doesn’t already) that the National Film Department of Malaysia is called “Filem Negara“.

LLLL.com “CHIPs” are balanced on that $2k number as if it were the fulcrum of a seesaw. After 1 item with repeating letters at $2.6k, you’ll see a trio at $2.2k, $2.1k, and $2.0k. Then there’s another at $1850. These weekly articles only show expired domains. But among non-expired inventory, at NameJet I count 2 more above $2k and 2 more below, going as low as $1720.

Domain End $ At Domain End $ At
Gene
Sequencing.com
986 NJ ZGD.org 973 NJ
OyunZamani.com 929 SN Cartelia.net 910 NJ
LeanBeef.com 910 NJ Ardesia.com 898 NJ
MetroMax.com 875 SN VJNano.org 863 NJ
YZT.org 855 NJ ZNW.org 830 NJ
YQS.org 760 NJ Ashdale.com 757 SN
NewYork
DUILawyer.com
755 NJ TongSong.com 750 SN
DeLucca.com 735 SN YBW.org 720 NJ
TheSlant.com 718 NJ Schoenfelder.com 694 SN
MZQ.org 692 NJ MQB.org 689 NJ
VDYA.com 688 NJ FFAT.com 661 NJ
XZR.org 650 NJ WQT.org 640 NJ
IndianMarket.com 625 NJ XHM.org 621 NJ
F1Z.com 610 NJ Lardy.com 606 NJ
GoldenBrick.com 605 SN ITFox.com 603 SN
XJM.org 600 NJ IIMMGG.com 599 SN

In case you haven’t noticed by now, the Turkish domain market is exceptionally well developed and recently quite active. OyunZamani.com ($929) is Turkish for “play time”, and it can serve as an upgrade for this children’s game site built on .ORG. Ashdale.com ($757) looks like a city name, but it may be nothing more than fictional place in a video game called RuneScape, which has its own encyclopedia entry – heaven help us!

Ardesia.com ($898) matches a NY restaurant or bar. DeLucca.com ($735) can upgrade the website of either a handbag / jewelry designer named Montserat De Lucca (based in L.A.) or an Uruguayan winery. Any bets which?

Lardy.com ($606) is a nickname no teenager wants – nor any adult trying to lose weight, for that matter. Curious how that brand name will be put to use … As clear and memorable as it is, for its most intuitive application it’s quite insulting. Interesting to see $910 for what looks to be a brandable or surname .NET: Cartelia.net. The corresponding Cartelia.com is an electronics website.

Domain End $ At Domain End $ At
MQU.org 599 NJ DMMLaw.com 599 NJ
SRAE.com 595 NJ VJBio.org 590 NJ
J7P.com 587 SN Reseal.com 586 NJ
EITY.com 585 SN SingleCell.com 581 NJ
ToggleText.com 575 SN YKH.org 573 NJ
GuiterCenter.com
[sic]
552 SN SolarZellen.com 550 SN
CPTryOn.org 540 SN YJL.org 540 NJ
YLR.org 540 NJ 6518.co 530 NJ
Slonce.com 530 SN LongNong.com 530 NJ
WatchCenter.com 530 NJ Cawthorne.com 529 NJ
Captains
Choice.com
527 NJ ZLN.org 520 NJ
TXAL.com 513 NJ IQAP.com 512 NJ
Socialed.com 511 NJ Global
TalkRadio.com
510 NJ
SNQ.org 510 NJ PTOU.com 510 NJ
ZJA.org 509 NJ SYB.biz 505 SN
BackPak.com
[sic]
500 SN Soulard
OktoberFest.com
497 NJ

SolarZellen.com ($550) would be photovoltaic cells in German, I believe. Reseal.com ($586) has applications for repackaging opened goods, including food. Quite a good buy. My guess (with no time for research) is that LongNong.com is Thai or Vietnamese … or a ribald bit of English.

At first, I couldn’t make hide nor hair of SLOnce.com ($530). Turns out, it’s a vital Polish word – “Słońce”, meaning the sun. CPTryOn.com ($540) is even more puzzling. Archive.org has no record of it, but it seems to be about CP = Catholic Prayers. Purchased for the back links, one would assume.

Domain End $ At Domain End $ At
JonesDesign.com 487 SN XJN.org 483 NJ
ParaGroup.com 479 SN WZN.org 470 NJ
SeaPure.com 463 NJ LCSU.com 460 NJ
BinHun.com 460 NJ 2119999.com 456 SN
NEKJ.com 451 NJ 3773.biz 445 SN
Amami-
Setouchi.org
436 SN MedInt.com 435 NJ
PeaGreen.com 429 NJ BigEddie
Radio.com
425 NJ
CiberPostales.com 425 SN Camera.us 425 SN
MathShop.com 425 SN IhuWai.com 423 NJ
XPU.org 420 NJ YJG.org 413 NJ
Boundary
Institute.org
411 NJ Davro.com 410 NJ
Bankology.com 410 NJ ZYM.biz 405 SN
PointerGroup.com 404 SN FishingCabins.com 395 NJ

Whether it’s MathShop.com or MathsHop.com that sold for $425 depends on whether you watch “sports” or “sport” … whether you’d sing “Let freedom ring!” or “God save The Queen! My hunch was the American version, but the Brits do have a consulting firm at Mathshop.co.uk that offers “mathematical modelling” (Oh, those double “L”s!) and data “visualisation” (Where did the “Z” go?); so this may wind up British after all.

Camera.us ($425) is notable for being the only expired .US domain to appear in these charts since November 2014. We Americans certainly pay less attention to our ccTLD than people in the UK do theirs.

SeaPure.com ($463) matches the brand name of a seaweed extract used for skin care. Going now to a country that loves to eat seaweed, Amami-Setouchi.com ($436) defines the tiny Japanese town of Setouchi on the island of Amami Ōshima, near Okinawa. Apparently, they prefer a word order opposite ours – moving inward rather than outward.

Domain End $ At Domain End $ At
TXWI.com 393 NJ WildOrchid
Baking.com
390 NJ
SRAU.com 380 NJ ODesk-Tests.com 379 SN
622878.com 379 SN 2127.biz 376 SN
MyNetSohbet.net 375 SN DongBups.com 369 SN
LombardMaps.com 361 NJ LyricsCafe.com 359 NJ
XB365.com 358 SN Ionta.com 356 NJ
WeightOfThe
Nation.org
355 NJ ClockCenter.com 352 NJ
Pornopolis.com 350 NJ 7785555.com 350 SN
MaryMe.com [sic] 350 SN ZFV.org 349 NJ
GLGL.net 346 SN XUAF.com 345 SN
VZH.org 343 NJ 0321.co 341 NJ
VGQ.org 340 NJ VYU.org 340 NJ
UYP.org 340 NJ UQX.org 340 NJ
UOX.org 340 NJ UQS.org 340 NJ
UZG.org 340 NJ XKV.org 340 NJ
UZQ.org 340 NJ ZCE.org 339 NJ

It’s striking how many LLL.org domains sold during the past week – definitely the most surprising feature of these charts. The week before, I could only report 1 of them at $600. This time there are 43!  Price-wise, they’re all over the place, ranging from $330 to $1.2k. Really, the distribution is heavily weighted at the lower end: 3/43 surpassed $1k, but 18/43 (nearly half) fell within a narrow $330-$349 range.

Turkey strikes again! As near as I can tell, MyNetSohbet.net ($375) is English plus the Turkish word for “chat” (“sohbet”). There is still an active website called EskiMynetSohbet.com.

Domain End $ At Domain End $ At
Mudavim.com 334 NJ HG0765.com 334 SN
Abedo.com 333 SN ForexTrade.net 332 SN
SteakBurgers.com 331 NJ XFV.org 330 NJ
UYJ.org 330 NJ UYH.org 330 NJ
XVJ.org 330 NJ YQO.org 330 NJ
UXV.org 330 NJ VisualNovel
Games.com
326 SN
Fundacion
Veo.com
326 SN ErongSuo.com 325 SN
1098.co 321 NJ WVNR.com 320 NJ
Pender
Harbour.com
315 NJ ComfortSpa.com 311 NJ
Rasker.com 310 NJ 252218.com 310 SN
DingDangDai.com 309 SN DVRCenter.com 302 SN
SecretPolice.com 301 NJ 318088.com 300 NJ
Austin
Chiropractic.com
300 NJ ITAustralia.com 300 NJ
516883.com 300 SN MP3Fil.com [sic] 294 SN

Mudavim.com ($334) is the 4th Turkish domain sale I’ve discussed in this week’s article. It appears “müdavim” means a “regular customer”. In Spanish, FundacionVeo.com ($326) translates as the “I See” Foundation. There’s an arts organization in Valencia going by that name; so in this case “VEO” may be an acronym.

Rasker.com ($310) is a surname. Based on PenderHarbour.com ($315) in British Columbia, Canada, it looks like our North American neighbors have stuck with the British spelling of “harbor” rather than be neighborly – “neighbourly”?

Domain End $ At Domain End $ At
ImageHQ.com 292 NJ 51385.net 289 NJ
CYDR.net 288 SN NTNN.net 281 SN
CTZJ.net 280 SN BJBJR.com 280 SN
Sands
RealEstate.com
280 SN 755698.com 280 NJ
GNJB.net 278 SN LSMW.net 278 SN
CYRK.net 278 SN FJQJ.net 278 SN
ZZGS.net 275 SN ArchiVideo.com 275 SN
SkillTrader.org 275 SN 8223888.com 274 SN
566397.com 271 NJ FTCN.net 270 NJ
596896.com 270 NJ HeavenAnd
HellLive.com
269 NJ

Apparently Dante wasn’t the only guy who’ll get to see HeavenAndHellLive.com ($269). SandsRealEstate.com ($280) has nothing to do with desert sand. Most likely that’d be Fred Sands, who “sold the largest independent residential real estate brokerage in California” but “won’t quit real estate”.

Last week I described LLLL.net “CHIPs” barely holding onto the cliff’s edge at $250. Apparently, they heard me because they defiantly haven’t let go of my charts yet! The highest of these, CYDR.net ($288) looks to me almost like a brandable misspelling of “cyder”; so I expect that resemblance added to the bidding. Repeating letters tend to outperform the average; so that explains NTNN.net at $281. Thereafter, this category ranged $209 – $280. Out of more than 60 auction results at SnapNames and NameJet, the median sale price for LLLL.net “CHIPs” was $251. Right now they’re hanging on, but I still think they’re about to fall off.

Domain End $ At Domain End $ At
WDNR.net 267 NJ HarborLanding.com 265 NJ
KLGW.net 265 SN TBDS.net 265 SN
CJXG.net 265 SN FMHB.net 264 SN
DJRT.net 263 SN XBGB.net 263 SN
517836.com 263 SN ZBLT.net 262 SN
XPJB.net 262 SN LSWS.net 261 SN
CTZS.net 261 SN WRKG.net 260 SN
CYCP.net 260 SN YQFF.net 260 SN
LGSS.net 260 SN TBWH.net 256 SN
BusinessBlog
Wire.com
255 SN MMBH.net 255 SN
XYJK.net 254 SN TKTC.net 253 SN
MTHZ.net 253 SN MXZH.net 253 SN
WDJK.net 253 SN GTFW.net 252 NJ
BH-HCHR.org 251 SN SKRY.net 251 SN
PRMQ.net 251 SN QDGG.net 251 NJ
819121.com 250 SN 359869.com 250 SN
Anniversaire.net 250 SN MNSF.net 250 SN
SAMA-KSA.org 250 NJ

That’s it.



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.Music domain name applicant fails in community bid

February 10, 2016Domaining, DomainnamewireComments Off

A second applicant fails to get community status for .music top level domain name.

DotMusic Limited, an applicant for the .music top level domain name, has failed to pass its Community Priority Evaluation. Had it passed, the group would have automatically been awarded .music. Now an auction will be held to determine who gets to operate the domain name.

The applicant scored 10 out of 16 points (pdf) on its application. 14 are necessary to get community status.

It scored 0 out of 4 on “community establishment”, which sunk the rest of the application.

The panel determined that, although the applicant defined a community, “The community as defined in the application does not demonstrate an awareness and recognition among its members.”

It continues, “…While the Panel acknowledges that many of these individuals would share a “commonality of interest” in music, according to the AGB this is not sufficient to demonstrate the requisite awareness and recognition of a community among its members.”

The panel also found a lack of “organization” and that the community, as defined, did not pre-exist by the guidebook cut off of 2007. Yes, the individual “members” existed in 2007 but “the fact that each organization was active prior to 2007 does not mean that these organizations were active as a community prior to 2007.”

While DotMusic didn’t pass the Community Priority Evaluation, it scored much better than a rival applicant’s 3 points.

It will probably be a while before a .music top level domain name becomes a reality. Ten bucks says DotMusic Limited founder Constantine Roussos will file some sort of appeal with ICANN.



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Verisign files opening brief in appeal against .XYZ

February 10, 2016Domaining, DomainnamewireComments Off

David v. Goliath battle continues in appeals court.

Verisign has filed its opening brief (pdf) with the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, in its dispute with new top level domain name company XYZ.

In October 2015, a federal district judge dismissed Verisign’s lawsuit against the operator of the .xyz domain name. Verisign subsequently appealed.

Verisign argues that the district judge misapplied the standards for summary judgment and misinterpreted statements of fact.

At the heart of Verisign’s overall false advertising case against .XYZ is a deal XYZ did with domain name registrar Network Solutions.

XYZ entered into a barter transaction with Network Solutions in which the registrar gave away hundreds of thousands of .xyz domain names. XYZ then purchased an equivalent amount of advertising from the registrar.

According to Verisign, XYZ used the registration of these free domain names as evidence of demand to show that .xyz was a popular top level domain name. Verisign calls the Network Solutions transaction “a scam”.

Verisign also alleges that XYZ harmed .com (and apparently .net) by saying that all of the good .com domain names are taken.

XYZ pointed to a statistic that 99% of .com registration searches fail; Verisign said this number is inflated because it includes registrars pinging the registry to try to catch dropping domain names.

According to Verisign, “Substantial evidence showed that XYZ’s advertising campaign eroded
goodwill in Verisign’s .com domain and caused substantial lost profits by diverting
.net sales to .xyz.”

Verisign also says that it spent money on corrective advertising. The actual number is redacted in its brief. (Verisign certainly has made a marketing push that .com domains are still available, although this began before .xyz came onto the market. I’ll be curious to learn what it counts as corrective advertising, and how it can prove that .net sales dropped because of .xyz.)

The district judge certainly left a couple of softballs for Verisign to pick through. For example, he said it was a fact that NPR called .xyz the next .com. The NPR report actually said it “could try to become the next .COM”.

XYZ’s response is due April 4.



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FundMe.com and GoFundMe.com in trademark spat

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Two similarly-named companies are on a collision course.

Not to be confused with GoFundMe.

Not to be confused with GoFundMe.

The owner of FundMe.com has filed a lawsuit against personal fundraising site GoFundMe.com over the similarity of their names and trademarks, and a bit of nuance around types of crowfunding.

FundMe.com has a trademark related to business funding. GoFundMe is a site for personal or charitable crowdfnding.

Earlier this year, legal counsel for GoFundMe sent a cease & desist letter to FundMe.com regarding FundMe.com offering personal and charitable crowdfunding. Apparently someone copied a personal crowdfunding request from GoFundMe.com and put it on FundMe.com.

GoFundMe requested that FundMe.com stop offering personal crowdfunding services.

But once FundMe.com started researching GoFundMe’s arguments, it found that GoFundMe was apparently getting into the business crowdfunding space, which it believes infringes on its own trademark.

I’ve always thought GoFundMe.com was a horrible domain name choice. It looks like that’s coming to a head now.

You can view the lawsuit and cease & desist letter here.



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Big companies recently registered these domain names

February 10, 2016Domaining, DomainnamewireComments Off

Here are some interesting domain name registrations undertaken by large companies in recent days.

Companies made a bunch of hand registrations and domain acquisitions the past couple days. Although none of them rise to the level of writing a dedicated article about them, I think it’s worth combining them into a single article…

I don’t know what to make of the registration of MakeAmericaGreatAgainApp.com. It currently uses Mark Monitor’s whois privacy service, but Donald Trump‘s campaign domains are over at GoDaddy.

Salesforce.com bought Quotable.com. The company is big on generic domains, including Data.com and Work.com.

Amazon.com continues to register dozens of domain names related to its recently-announced AWS tools Lumberyard, GameLift and GameDev, such as amazonlumberyard.cn, amazon-gamelift.com and awsgamedev.jp.

CBS Studios registered a bunch of domains: bayouandbbq.com, delineatedirection.com, drakemotelva.com, picketfencewatch.com, rowfinder.com, and tracebearing.com. I don’t watch much TV, so someone more in tune with CBS might be able to shed some light on these.

What do you make of Warner Bros‘ registration of bendenoncesen.combendenoncesenFilm.com and sendenonceben.com? It also registered domains for its Fly A Little Higher movie, such as theflyalittlehighermovie.net.

Wonga, a UK payday loans company, registered a slew of defensive domain names along the lines of installmentswonga.com

Conair must be getting ready to release a new product. They registered Optima3000.com, Prima3000.net

Security company Kaspersky registered PureCharger.com. I’m surprised this domain was available for registration.



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January domain name sales in-depth

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Joseph Peterson takes an in-depth look at January’s domain name sales on NameJet.

January 2016 was a busy month for NameJet. Not only did the auction platform deliver its customary mix of expired domains and seller-managed inventory; it also handled the NamesCon auctions in conjunction with Right Of The Dot and (in many cases) a live auctioneer at the Las Vegas conference.

In presenting these January sales data, I’ve decided to exclude all domains associated with NamesCon, whether they were part of the live auction or not. This way, we can make apples-to-apples comparisons when looking at market performance over time. Inventory attached to the domain conference received extra exposure and included a big dose of nTLD domains. That’s perfectly fine, but such special circumstances obscure long-term trends. Better to write a separate article devoted to the NamesCon results than to mix them up with January’s regular auctions.

By excluding NamesCon, the statistics change in an interesting way:

  1. From 300 sales to 219.  NamesCon contributed 81.
  2. From $2.46 million to $1.53.  NamesCon contributed $931k.
  3. From a mean of $8.2k to $6.9k. NamesCon’s mean was $11.5k.
  4. From an upper quartile (75th percentile) of $5.0k to $4.1k. NamesCon’s upper quartile was $8.8k.
  5. Median and lower quartile (25th percentile) are $3.4k and $2.7k, respectively. That’s with and without the NamesCon data – i.e. no change. By itself, NamesCon had a median of $4.1k and lower quartile of $2.7k.

This suggests that NamesCon auctions skewed toward a higher price range than regular NameJet auctions. In other words, some mixture of extra promotion, assiduous curation, and conference high spirits translated into bigger price tags. However, this mainly affected the conference “headliners”, since the lower half of prices for NamesCon and non-NamesCon auctions look similar.

Even with NamesCon results, NameJet fell about 20% shy of its December sales. However, that previous month did set the all-time record … and by a huge margin. More importantly, even without NamesCon results, NameJet nearly tied its 2nd best month ever, coming within 2.2% of November sales. Keep in mind, NameJet never broke $1 million until last July; but it has done so every month save 1 since then.

The reason for that uplift is easy to identify: China. But China must wait. This month, I’ve put the most active categories at the bottom and the smaller, less predictable categories nearer the top.

Domain End $ Domain End $
Oceans.org 3050 Apotheke.org 2877
Contract.org 2500

Let’s start with .ORG – 1.4% by count, 0.6% by revenue. Inside NamesCon, nTLD registries featured prominently at auction. Outside NamesCon, the only TLDs to cross $2k at NameJet last month were the usual suspects: .COM, .NET, .ORG.

Domain End $ Domain End $
Milford.com 7500 LaPlagne.com 7055
PineHill.com 5126 Milford.com 2500

Here’s a list of GEO domains. La Plagne is a ski resort; the other 2 match several U.S. cities and towns. No, your eyes do not deceive you; NameJet reported 2 different prices for Milford.com – both on the same date. As a matter of fact, I reported a third price a month before, during December. Apparently that $15.4k bidder didn’t pay, however, because no sale for Milford.com was included in NameJet’s December report. What then was the price: $15.4k? $7.5k? $2.5k? Until informed otherwise, I’d assume the lowest amount: $2.5k.

Domain End $ Domain End $
ePhoto.com 37,000 NPost.com 3200
eVirtual.com 2400 eSeminar.com 2352

Recently, I’ve heard bloggers say that prefix domains are a thing of the past. Maybe in the future they’ll feel dated. But right now market appetite for “e” + [keyword] names is demonstrably healthy. That $37k sale ranks 7th out of 200 during January. No categories outrank it but NNN, NNNN, and a minority of LLLLs.

Domain End $ Domain End $
58R.com 7300 TT11.com 4601
HG267.com 3376 HG7767.com 2679

Here’s your first glimpse of Chinese-style domains – a pair of short mixed-character items and a couple of numerical domains with that peculiar “HG” prefix. To date, NameJet has sold 23 “HG” numerics. At the peak of the Chinese surge last October, a single month cleared half a dozen of them above $2k. Actually, they first made the monthly reports in July 2014. And here’s a surprise: In terms of price, “HG” domains peaked earlier than you might think – April ($5.0k), July ($7.2k), and August ($4.4k) of last year.

Domain End $ Domain End $
Kabei.com 10,099 JieQin.com 9000
JunGong.com 8100 XiSen.com 7800
MaLing.com 6500 TouBai.com 2420
PaoJia.com 2033

Some of these appeared already in my weekly articles on the expired domain market: Kabei, Jun Gong, Tou Bai, Pao Jia. My assumption is that they’re all Chinese Pinyin, but that may be incorrect. If you have translations to add, comments are welcome. The highest Pinyin sale has been lumped with all the 4-letter .COMs later in the article: ReYi.com ($18.5k) actually means “heated debate” (热议 / rè yì).

Domain End $ Domain End $
Cousins.com 12,522 Minty.com 6888
Cathleen.com 3800 Prisoners.com 2622
Sueno.com 2526 Scabs.com 2300
Brasa.com 2226 Existential.com 2101
Nilton.com 2010

Next up: 9 single-word domains. Three you may not recognize I’ve written about already: Sueño, Nilton, and Brasa. Interestingly, the .ORGs we saw above all belong to this single-word category as well.

Actually, the top-selling LLL.com, LLLL.com, and .NET were all dictionary words. “BLT” ($65.5k) = a bacon-lettuce-&-tomato sandwich. DJ.net ($55.5k) implies music. And “TOOT” ($31.8k) is a word I wrote about at length.

Categorization can be a bit arbitrary. We could deprive those 3 short-domain categories of their 3 star sales, assigning them to a group of single words. That would raise sales from 9 to 15 and from $34.8k to$196.0k. Thus, depending on interpretation, single-word domains amounted to 4.5% / 7.5% by count and 2.3% / 12.8% by revenue.

Domain End $ Domain End $
BLT.com 65,500 TPZ.com 60,900
QNE.com 27,600 NVL.com 25,000
VDN.com 23,800 QVK.com 23,433
JGU.com 23,100 AZG.com 21,800
XZE.com 19,200 XVV.com 18,800
QVJ.com 17,600

Much as I enjoy the sandwich, BLT.com seems to have sold at a value not based on its scrumptiousness. After all, $65.5k is comparable to the price of TPZ.com ($60.9k), an acronym with no such popular meaning; and the buyer is Chinese. So I’d credit the LLL.com category. Altogether, LLL.com domains comprise 5.5% by count but 17.9% by weight.

Beneath that top pair, the remaining 9 LLL.com domains all contain either a vowel or a “V” – letters widely understood to lower the market value in China. While those “bad” letters do account for the steep drop-off in price under $60.9k, we’re left with something unexplained. Why is the price range among “non-CHIP” (CHInese Premium) LLLs so wide? Normally, China-favored categories sell at prices tightly clustered around a recognized market price. By comparison, $17.6k – $27.6k is an enormous spread.

I can offer 3 hypotheses:

  1. Market uncertainty leading to erratic buyer behavior.
  2. Hidden criteria that really do justify spending $10k more or less.
  3. Declining prices during the month of January.

There is some evidence to support the third hypothesis. The first 3 non-CHIP LLL.com domains to sell during January averaged $24.7k, but the next half dozen averaged only $21.0k. A least-squares regression suggests that (beneath the noise) prices were dropping $189 per day – a rate of $5.9k per month – during this period. Granted, it’s a small data set; and the correlation is fairly weak (R = -0.452). But the decline is plainly visible, whether or not it holds true generally or continues.

Many pundits with money at stake will tell you that the Chinese surge isn’t over, that this market sector will grow later in 2016. Perhaps. Neither they nor I know the future. But we ought to look for facts about the present. During December, 19 non-CHIP LLL.com domains sold between $24.0k and $55.6k. Their median then was $33.3k. A month later, January’s median dropped $10.2k to $23.1k. Let’s repeat: Prices dropped by 1/3 in a single month.

A theory I run across regularly says we’re seeing a lull in sales due to the Chinese New Year (February 8). Optimists proclaim that the Chinese surge will resume once that event (with its celebrations and symbolism) is out of the way. Yet that theory fails to explain 2 months of declining prices.

That plot shows non-CHIP LLL.com sales for December plus January. If we remove the single $55.6k outlier (AUD.com = “Australian Dollar”), then we see prices dropping at a rate of $237 per day ($7229 per month) over the course of 2 months. This 2-month data set gives us more confidence (R = −0.633). Does Chinese spending always decline steadily for 9 weeks prior to the Chinese New Year?

Domain End $ Domain End $
417.com 169,000 3568.com 45,700
4728.com 41,200 1251.com 39,210
70777.com 34,501 3405.com 18,000
89911.com 8600 13713.com 5900
5755555.com 3519 998777.com 3400
688818.com 2333

NameJet’s top auction during January was a 3-digit .COM. Considering NNNs sometimes clear $800k, that $169k sale – big as it is – isn’t jaw dropping. In general, prices for numerical domains follow the number of digits. Yet there are 2 instances of leapfrogging in the chart above: (1) 5N ($34.5k) > 4N ($18.0k); and (2) 7N ($3.5k) > 6N ($3.4k / $2.3k). Repeating patterns are the rationale.

It’s remarkable that domains containing the unlucky “4” rank 1st, 3rd, and 6th. This isn’t strictly chance. It’s seller behavior. Look back at the LLL.com chart. Why do 9/11 of the domains contain vowels or “V”? Overall, 45.5% of LLLs are CHIPs; yet we see that best-selling group appearing as just 18.2% of NameJet’s top results!

This vanishing-CHIP trend began during December when 19/23 of LLLs contained “bad” letters. So it’s quite real. Compare that to January 2015, a year prior. That month also saw 23 LLL.com sales; but back then 39% were CHIPs – matching the broad 45% we’d expect.

I could explain this discrepancy in 2 ways:

  1. Sellers have already sold their best domains to China. If they now have few domains left to sell, then NameJet will now disproportionately find itself selling the “dregs”.
  2. While prices remain near the 2015 high, sellers are liquidating some of their Chinese-style assets, beginning with the weakest subcategories. However optimistic their predictions, actions speak louder than words.

If you have another explanation for the prevalence of “4”, vowels, and “V”, then I’d be happy to hear it.

Domain End $ Domain End $
WineGrower.com 10,746 BeanTown.com 7600
GreenRock.com 7200 BlueSquare.com 5756
BikeWorks.com 4957 CurlyHair.com 4900
ChinaTech.com 4712 Cable
Companies.com
4100
PrimeMortgage.com 3450 PayRight.com 3315
SoulMan.com 3100 United
Technologies.com
3100
IsItDown.com 3000 StyleLab.com 2988
BaseCapital.com 2967 ShopGreen.com 2655
VideoInsight.com 2650 HangTough.com 2611
SunProperties.com 2601 Korean
Restaurants.com
2566
Business
Automation.com
2408 ALXNet.com 2351
DietRecipes.com 2320 SnapBox.com 2300
SodFarm.com 2200 ExpressPizza.com 2000
Malpractice
Cases.com
2000 PennyLoafers.com 2000

Among these 28 multi-word domains, you’ll see a mixture of

  • Invented “brandables” – PayRight.com, SnapBox.com, VideoInsight.com
  • “Veristic” phrases – WineGrower.com, CurlyHair.com, KoreanRestaurants
  • Colloquial phrases long used already – BeanTown.com, HangTough.com

Some of the brandables can act as upgrades for existing brands, which tends to raise the price. In this regard, I’ve already written about several: BlueSquare, ChinaTech, IsItDown, etc.

It’s worth noting that NameJet sold more multi-word domains during January than LLL.com and numerical domains combined: 14% by count if only 6.7% by weight.

Domain End $ Domain End $
TOOT.com 31,805 REYI.com 18,500
SSEE.com 7500 VGAS.com 5800
SIHI.com 5101 DOAC.com 4700
MEAS.com 4200 HSNC.com 4195
MAGG.com 3955 BEGS.com 3900
BDSD.com 3399 CACS.com 3333
JDJW.com 3300 DBPW.com 3209
XMBW.com 3200 JPHL.com 3100
YWEB.com 3060 FAIS.com 2950
WJLN.com 2700 QMCC.com 2671
SCNY.com 2622 KMFK.com 2601
YTQQ.com 2600 BDSD.com 2500
JCNB.com 2500 MRGT.com 2500
SWHT.com 2422 AXIE.com 2400
FWMK.com 2320 XHDW.com 2319
RRQM.com 2301 HKNT.com 2290
ZYTP.com 2260 PHPZ.com 2238
CPPY.com 2210 LYZW.com 2201
JMCL.com 2200 JHRR.com 2150
SBTF.com 2124 FHTQ.com 2119
BQDS.com 2100 MJNX.com 2100
TFKW.com 2100 YPTY.com 2100
SPLK.com 2098 RNDP.com 2085
KFMJ.com 2050 QBPL.com 2010
SGXP.com 2010

Aside from numerical domains, no category is more closely associated with the Chinese surge than LLLLs, for which the word “CHIP” was coined. During January, LLLL .COMs were the second biggest category – 24.5% by count. Yet they contributed only 11.9% of revenue.

However, the highest 2 sales don’t necessarily belong here. “Toot” is an English dictionary word, and REYI.com is Chinese Pinyin. (See above.) They’re not alone: Other words such as “begs” and “fais” can be found in the chart. Merely removing the top 2, however, reduces this category’s revenue contribution to 8.5%. In that case, their mean price is 1/3 NameJet’s mean price overall.

Here’s a summary:

Statistic Dec 2015 Jan 2015
 Sold: LLLL .COMs  142  49
 Sold: CHIPs  107  34
 Sold: Non-CHIPs  35  13
 Mean: CHIPs  $3004  $2441
 Mean: Non-CHIPs  $7668  $7477
 Median: CHIPs  $2600  $2238
 Median: Non-CHIPs  $3200  $4200
 % CHIP by Count  75.4%  69.4%
 % CHIP by Weight  54.5%  46.1%

Let me emphasize: These are not the real median and mean prices within today’s market. Remember, nothing below $2k is included in NameJet’s monthly reports. Lately we’re seeing many (perhaps most) CHIPs selling beneath $2k. Yet here we’re looking at averages of whatever rises above that threshold. By definition, these averages are always at least $2k. And they’re biased higher than reality. That upward bias will become more pronounced as the real average slips farther beneath $2k. Therefore, because of declining prices, January sees more upward bias than December did. And this effect especially distorts the median. So January’s real median price for CHIPs is quite a bit lower.

Here’s what you can see:

  1. The number of LLLLs / CHIPs / non-CHIPs selling above $2k has dropped by a factor of 3 in a single month.
  2. At the high end, non-CHIPs are not seeing any decline in prices. January’s mean resembles December’s, and its median actually increased.
  3. CHIP prices fell by 15-20% based even on the shrinking number of sales that do clear $2k. If sales beneath $2k were included, a more severe decline in prices would be observed.
  4. At the high end, non-CHIPs continue to outperform CHIPs in terms of median, mean, and max sale.
  5. If present trends continue, CHIPs will constitute a smaller percentage of LLLL.com sales at NameJet. Also, LLLLs themselves will represent a smaller slice of the pie.

Earlier in this article, I looked at non-CHIP 3-letter .COMs and showed 2 months of declining value. Why non-CHIPs? Because January gave us 9 sales in that area but only 2 with Chinese premium letters. No point doing linear regression on 2 data points!

Still, it can be argued with some justice that we ought to examine CHIPs, since they’re the letters China actually prefers. Fair enough! Here are 2 months of declining prices in 4-letter CHIPs. Looking at that scatter plot, you’ll notice 3 high-priced outliers. That’s because December sold a trio of triple repeaters: RCCC.com, MMMY.com, PPPJ.com. It would be unfair to make comparisons while those high sales are present in December but lacking in January. Setting them aside, the decline is less steep but far easier to see.

Even with so many sales submerged beneath that $2k surface, the upper part of the ice berg has – for 2 months now – been visibly sinking. CHIPs have been losing value at a rate of $15.52 per day ($473 per month). If you were to draw a line along the upper edge of that scatter plot, you’d see a much steeper downward trajectory – roughly $1000 per month. Likewise, if sub-$2k sales were visible, we’d see most of them during January not December; and that would tilt the regression line more sharply.

Domain End $ Domain End $
DJ.net 55,500 YWY.net 4400
ZHZ.net 4300 ZPW.net 4300
RQW.net 4200 RXW.net 4200
PGG.net 4100 YZN.net 4100
ZMY.net 4009 ZKZ.net 3866
ZLH.net 3810 DKX.net 3800
WMY.net 3800 YXS.net 3800
ZNH.net 3800 ZRX.net 3800
ZSY.net 3800 SJQ.net 3700
YZK.net 3700 ZJK.net 3700
ZQC.net 3700 ZXL.net 3700
ZJD.net 3660 DQY.net 3600
RYF.net 3600 TQZ.net 3600
YZL.net 3600 ZNB.net 3577
DQH.net 3510 ZJY.net 3502
MLQ.net 3500 QQD.net 3500
YXD.net 3500 ZBK.net 3500
ZCX.net 3500 ZDY.net 3500
ZFJ.net 3500 ZGH.net 3500
ZHC.net 3500 ZHK.net 3500
ZJR.net 3500 ZJT.net 3500
ZKD.net 3500 ZKJ.net 3500
ZHR.net 3420 XKR.net 3411
HRX.net 3401 LDJ.net 3400
ZBY.net 3400 ZKG.net 3400
ZNJ.net 3390 ZPK.net 3390
ZCT.net 3388 ZLM.net 3377
ZLY.net 3377 LYR.net 3376
NYQ.net 3360 ZBX.net 3350
ZCD.net 3350 ZQM.net 3350
ZKX.net 3319 KPZ.net 3312
ZDQ.net 3310 BXK.net 3300
SFQ.net 3300 XMF.net 3300
ZHP.net 3300 ZQD.net 3300
ZQG.net 3300 ZQX.net 3250
ZQZ.net 3250 ZRB.net 3250
ZRJ.net 3250 ZTD.net 3250
CQJ.net 3243 ZWR.net 3220
KQN.net 3210 ZTB.net 3210
LHQ.net 3202 ZTJ.net 3202
YZM.net 3200 ZCG.net 3200
ZJN.net 3200 YZS.net 3110
RQD.net 3100 ZSQ.net 3100
RBY.net 3010 KQF.net 3000
QWM.net 3000 MAK.net 2350

During the record month of December, 100 .NET domains amounted to 26.1% by count. NameJet sold less overall during January, making its 90 .NET items proportionally much more important. A staggering 40.9% of domains belonged to this TLD.

Price-wise, it seems every short Chinese category has been slipping; so this 40.9% category only contributed 23.9% of revenue. That’s slightly higher than December’s 19.9% … but with double representation.

By far the highest price was $55.5k for DJ.net. Not only was it the only 2-letter item, it’s a word with commercial relevance. No wonder it came in 13 times higher than the runner up! Of the remaining 89 items, all but the very lowest-priced – MAK.net – are vowelless, “V”-less, LLL.net “CHIPs”.

Are LLL .NETs the late bloomers of the Chinese surge? For the first 9 months of 2015, NameJet sold a meager 1-5 .NETs per month, averaging just 3. Then this category suddenly cleared the $2k reporting threshold with 22 sales in October, 48 in November, 100 in December, and now 90 during the first month of 2016.

In reality, this category began its upward price climb much earlier during 2015, underneath the $2k threshold. And it is now experiencing the market downturn along with other Chinese categories. In this raw scatter plot of LLL.net CHIPs for the past 2 months, you’ll see 1 conspicuous outlier (an $11.2k sale from December). Removing it softens the slope, but you can still see we’re on the downhill.

Even so, that’s a much slower rate of decline than we’re seeing with other Chinese categories. Losing $130 per month from a median LLL.net value of $3.5k is far better than losing more than $473 per month from a median LLLL.com value of less than $2.2k.

Perhaps because LLL.net seems like a “late bloomer”, having only lately crossed the $2k and then $3k threshold, buyer optimism remains higher for this category than for others. It’s within the budgetof those who can’t afford 3-letter .COMs; and it hasn’t been observed plummeting in value as fast as 3-letter non-CHIPs or 4-letter CHIPs, the comparably priced alternative.

Whatever the reason, Chinese domain categories don’t rise and fall in unison. Some lead; some lag. For the time being, LLL.net lags. In the heat of a bear market, some will view assets that exhibit lagging behavior as a safe haven. They don’t need to be right. In the short term, that perception becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy.



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Donuts signs piracy deal with MPAA

February 9, 2016Domaining, DomainnamewireComments Off

Agreement says Donuts will investigate piracy claims as a last resort.

mpaaNew top level domain name company Donuts has inked a deal with Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) in which Donuts will investigate cases of large-scale piracy on the domain names it operates.

The deal isn’t a rapid takedown sort of agreement. It only says that the MPAA will be a “Trusted Notifier” of movie piracy sites. If the MPAA gets no resolution from working with a domain name registrar and hosting company to take down a piracy site, Donuts will agree to investigate. It won’t shut a site down right away. Instead, it will seek more evidence. Then, Donuts has the option of suspending the domain name.

I’m not surprised Donuts entered into a friendly deal with the MPAA. Donuts operates the .movie domain name, and has worked with studios to get them to use .movie domain names instead of .com. Signing an anti-piracy deal with the MPAA will make these studios happy.

Donuts operates nearly 200 top level domain names. In addition to .movie, it also runs .theater (not to be confused with .theatre, which is operated by XYZ).



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What domain names to buy this week

February 8, 2016Domaining, DomainnamewireComments Off

Here are some good domain names you can order this week.

Back in the day, I did posts about what upcoming expired domain names to backorder. I haven’t done these in a while, but my recent post about selling domains on NameJet sent about 400 clicks to NameJet in 24 hours. That, along with some requests, made me think there’s some value to this.

For example, did you know that LegalTender.com was recently on a Sedo auction? I doubt it. Only three people bid in the auction.

With that in mind, I’m going to test bringing attention to domain names on expired and marketplace sites with auctions ending during the week. Hopefully these are ones you overlooked Depending on feedback, I’ll continue doing posts like this.

All of the domains on this list are aged and alternative versions of the .com have been registered at some point.

(Please see my disclosure about trademarks below).

SnapNames

YourArtist.com – I’m a fan of “your” domains like this.

HawaiiSecurity.com – security services are a big business. A good geo domain.

FairyCrafts.com – great brandability for a store selling whimsical gifts.

ElectionPoll.com – it’s timely.

NameJet

DogPros.com – a great brandable name for a dog site.

ForeclosureGuy.com – remember when foreclosures were all the rage? That time will come again. A 16-year-old domain.

TVparts.com – No one fixes broken TVs anymore, right? Guess again. 17-year-old domain, with many registered extensions.

NotebookBatteries.com – this is another name that might become less popular overtime as “notebook” becomes an outdated computer term, but it’s worth ordering at a good price.

UltimateCloset.com – closet organization is a huge business.

Uvent.com – Good play on the word “event”.

GoDaddy

WebDesignTools.com – There are so many web design tools out there now. Create a site aggregating them all, and join their affiliate programs.

CouponFun.com – great brandable for a coupon site.

SoHealthy.com – I like this one for a health blog, weight loss program or recipe site. Registered in 1998.

RefiSavings.com – great mortgage domain name.

Frowns.com – it has a negative connotation, but there’s some brandable value in this one.

TLDConsulting.com – Hmmm, domain name consulting?

SiteWorth.com – For a website valuation tool.

KidsCalendar.com – one of the most popular websites for parents in Austin highlights all of the upcoming events for kids and families. This domain isn’t related to that site but could be used for something similar. Reg’d 17 years ago.

GotHealthcare.com – lots of opportunity with the current healthcare requirements in the United States.

Disclaimer: I have not run trademark checks on any of these domain names. Buyers should consider doing so before placing a backorder.



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