I came across this video speaking about the significance of domains to entrepreneurs and business owners. As sellers of awesome domains, you are part of the story for someone trying to name their “unicorn”. Enjoy this video, it had an ending I wasn’t expecting… in a good way!
Here are the top ten biggest domain name sales of 2017, according to Namebio.com
|2||ETH.COM||2,000,000 USD||10/22/2017||Sharjil Saleem|
|3||FREEDOM.COM||2,000,000 USD||5/21/2017||Ali Zandi|
|4||01.COM||1,820,000 USD||1/29/2017||VIP Brokerage|
|10||REFI.COM||500,000 USD||3/12/2017||Buckley Media Group|
Oracle announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Dyn, the leading cloud-based Internet Performance and DNS provider that monitors, controls, and optimizes Internet applications and cloud services to deliver faster access, reduced page load times, and higher end-user satisfaction. The proposed transaction is subject to customary closing conditions. Until the transaction closes, each company will continue to operate independently.
Dyn’s solution is powered by a global network that drives 40 billion traffic optimization decisions daily for more than 3,500 enterprise customers, including preeminent digital brands such as Netflix, Twitter, Pfizer and CNBC. Adding Dyn’s best-in-class DNS solution extends the Oracle cloud computing platform and provides enterprise customers with a one-stop shop for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS).
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HTC Corporation and its new virtual reality hardware brand called Vive have secured the exact match domain (EMD) of the brand as a domain name, Vive.com. It may seem “natural” that large companies just “own” these types of domain names as .com’s but often times they do not and need to be acquired from from a past owner.
The top sale of the day was maggie.com which sold for $48,100. @ Namejet.com
What impact has having such an ultra premium domain name had on the business?
“Having a premium domain has helped tremendously, I would say by a factor of at least 10x. When you have a premium domain name, people recognize that and it gives you instant credibility,” John explained.
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