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What domains Kanye West and others bought this week

May 25, 2012Afternic, Domain Sales, Domaining, Domainnamewire, kanye west, sedoComments Off on What domains Kanye West and others bought this week

Kanye West buys domain name for new short film.

Kanye West has made some interesting naming decisions in the past. So let’s give him credit for buying CruelSummer.com for $3,000. Cruel Summer is the name of his new short film.

Here are some other end user domain buys from the past week. All sales took place at Afternic unless otherwise noted.

Forbes writer Rich Karlgaard, who has written about the “Power of Pairs”, paid $1,595 for PowerPairs.com.

I wrote about this one yesterday: Warner Bros bought Injustice.com for $7,500 for a new online game.

Columbus, Ohio insurance company Smart Financial bought FreeMortgageRates.com for $2,100.

Heifer Project International, the non-profit that lets you give charity gifts of animals such as a sheep and llama, bought BeyondHunger.com for $1,995.

Bank marketing company Financial Marketing Solutions picked up BankSimply.com for $2,500 at Sedo.

The owner of VideoResults.tv upgraded to VideoResults.com for $1,300. Smart idea at that price.

DekBrands, which markets a “floating foundation” deck system, bought AllAboutDecks.com for a hefty $15,995. Congrats to fellow domainer Gregg Ostrick on the sale.

Printer cartridge recycling company Advantage Cartridge bought RecyclingAdvantage.com for $2,500.

Marketing firm GO media LLC, which owns Go-Media.com, paid $835 for Go-Social.com at Sedo.

Social Sector Ventures, LLC, a fundraising company, bought SocialSector.com for $1,288.

Corpac Steel Products bought Corpac.net for $1,388. Its web site is CorpacSteel.com.

Applications2U shortened its URL from Applications2u.com to a2u.net for $1,500.

iCrossing UK, a Hearst company, bought DirectDigitalBroadband.com and FreeBroadbandNow.org at Sedo for $1,250 each.

Dating site One2One.com paid $2,000 for AmericasMostEligible.com

Washington State Parks paid $4,388 for the clever marketing domain AdventureAwaits.com.

Louisville heating and cooling company Allgeier Air bought LouisvilleHeating.com for $796 at Sedo. This company gets it; it already owns LouisvilleAir.com.


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