Data Driven: Which Extensions Are Startups Using in 2020?

Trends. Domain name investing is very often about profiting from trends. Many investors have made significant money from selling names in trending niches such as cryptocurrency, and CBD while some have even carved out a profitable corner by becoming experts in a specific domain extension.

One of the primary buyers of domains in alternative extensions, such as .CO…

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RedX.com: The $59,777 Buyer is Revealed

Last week, the domain name RedX.com sold for $59,777 at an expiration auction at GoDaddy, leading many investors to speculate who the buyer is. At such a high sales price, many assumed that the new owner is an end-user. Those assumptions are correct.

The WHOIS details for the RedX.com domain name have now changed to show the new owner is Green Seed Technologies, an incubation company based in Utah.…

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The Sales Roundup: Why January.com Sold for $107,000, and More

In the domain industry, we see sales figures daily. Services such as NameBio post hundreds of closed deals allowing investors to find comparisons that can be useful for both buying and selling domain names. What we often don’t see is why a domain sold for a certain amount.

This new weekly sales roundup series will focus on the stories behind the numbers.…

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Strategy Scrutiny: Why CoolShop Paid $100,000 for CoolShop.com

Recently, domain investor Michael Bilde of Embrand found a story in a Danish newspaper that revealed that a company called CoolShop acquired the CoolShop.com domain name for $100,000. This fee surpasses many other “shop” domain sales prices. It beats:

  • PopupShop.com for $57,000
  • BookShop..com for $47,500
  • VideoShop.com for $30,990

So why did CoolShop pay $100,000 to acquire CoolShop.com?…

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Giuseppe Graziano Launches LMX.com

Liquid domain name broker Giuseppe Graziano, the founder of GGRG, has announced that he is launching a new service. Developing from his LXME platform which enabled users to liquidate certain short domain names, Giuseppe has now launched LMX using the LMX.com domain.

According to an email from Giuseppe, the switch to the new LMX brand still offers the chance to acquire high value domains in the following categories:



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