Sedo

  • And The First $1 Million Domain Name Sale Of 2012 Is … dudu.com?

    And The First $1 Million Domain Name Sale Of 2012 Is … dudu.com?

    Domain name marketplace operator Sedo this morning announced that it has brokered a big domain name sale before the first week of the new year is over. The company has negotiated a sale of the domain dudu.com to a Dubai-based social networking service provider called – you guessed it – DUDU Communications. Amazingly, the domain name went for as much as $1 million, which is right… Read More

  • WTF
    Canadian Rock Band Wants To Cash In On TeaParty.com Sale

    Canadian Rock Band Wants To Cash In On TeaParty.com Sale

    Domain name marketplace Sedo this morning announced that Canadian rock band The Tea Party has decided to sell their domain name, TeaParty.com, exclusively at Sedo.com. With the 2012 election season approaching, the band – which actually broke up years ago – probably figured selling the domain name just might be very lucrative. Says Stuart Chatwood, bass player of The Tea Party… Read More

  • Media Corp sells Gambling.com to unnamed UK company for £1.5 million in cash

    Sedo will announce shortly that it has sold the most expensive domain name of this year so far in its third biggest public sale ever handled behind sex.com ($13 million) and vodka.com ($3 million). The company has brokered the sale of gambling.com for $2.5 million in cash. UK-based Media Corporation sold the domain to an unnamed company also based in the United Kingdom for £1.5 million in cash. Read More

  • Media Corporation Sells Gambling.com To Unnamed UK Company For $2.5 Million

    Media Corporation Sells Gambling.com To Unnamed UK Company For $2.5 Million

    Sedo will announce shortly that it has sold the most expensive domain name of this year so far in its third biggest public sale ever handled behind sex.com ($13 million) and vodka.com ($3 million). The company has brokered the sale of gambling.com for $2.5 million in cash. UK-based Media Corpporation sold the domain to an unnamed company also based in the United Kingdom for £1.5 million in cash. Read More

  • Sex.com: Now Officially The Most Expensive Domain Name In The World

    Sex.com: Now Officially The Most Expensive Domain Name In The World

    The recent sale of sex.com, brokered by domain marketplace operator Sedo, has resulted in a Guinness World Record for “most expensive internet address domain name”. Sex.com was sold for $13 million by Escom to Clover Holdings on 17 November 2010. Read More

  • Logo.com Buys Logo.com For $500,000

    Logo.com Buys Logo.com For $500,000

    Logo.com, LLC this morning announced that they have bought the domain name Logo.com for $500,000 through domain marketplace Sedo. The company was – obviously – formed in order to act as the parent corporation of what the site will become, and to facilitate the domain purchase. Read More

  • Bada Bing: Sex.com And Two Related Trademarks Up For Sale At Sedo

    Bada Bing: Sex.com And Two Related Trademarks Up For Sale At Sedo

    Sex.com, considered to be one of the world’s most valuable domain names for obvious reasons, is up for sale at domain broker Sedo along with two related USPTO trademark registrations. Sedo has entered an exclusive agreement with Sex.com owner Escom to privately broker the sale of the domain name. Read More

  • B52 Media, Bookmarks.com Buy Single Letter Domain E.CO For $81,000

    B52 Media, Bookmarks.com Buy Single Letter Domain E.CO For $81,000

    Moments ago, a rare single letter domain name was auctioned off live over the Internet. The domain name is E.CO, and it was sold through Sedo for $81,000, as reported by several industry blogs. All proceeds from the first .CO domain auction goes to a charity of the buyers’ choice. The seller, .CO Internet, which operates the .CO top-level domain, will soon be announcing the winners of… Read More

  • Sedo Sold More Than $23 Million Worth Of Domain Names Last Quarter

    Sedo Sold More Than $23 Million Worth Of Domain Names Last Quarter

    In its highest quarter for domain sales since 2008, Sedo has sold close to 12,000 domain names via its online marketplace in Q1 2010, accounting for more than $23 million in transactions. Based on numbers presented in its Q1 2010 Domain Market Study, this represents an 18.6 percent increase in the number of sales compared to Q4 2009 for the AdLink company. Read More

  • Mystery Buyer Coughs Up $1.5 Million For Russia.com

    Mystery Buyer Coughs Up $1.5 Million For Russia.com

    The domain name russia.com has been purchased by an undisclosed buyer for $1.5 million through marketplace Sedo, reports Yakov Sadchikov over on the Quintura blog. Currently an online guide for travelers who would like to visit the country, Russia.com is an operation of Paley Media, a Seattle, WA-based consultancy firm that runs the show for many a country domain name, including… Read More

  • Server.com Sold For A Solid $770,000

    Server.com Sold For A Solid $770,000

    You’d think in the midst of a recession domain name sales would become less common and be negotiated for far less than the high-priced .com acquisitions we remember from the late nineties and during the dotcom boom. The reality, however, is that we’ve been seen a remarkable amount of high-profile, generic domain names go at fairly high prices for the past 8 months or so (e.g. Read More

  • Domain Monetizer Parked.com Picks Up WhyPark

    Domain Monetizer Parked.com Picks Up WhyPark

    Parked.com, a company that specializes in monetizing – you guessed it – parked domain names, has acquired WhyPark, a 3-year old startup based in Willoughby, OH that provides domain name owners with tools to attract traffic to the web addresses with simple, user-made sites as well as tools to manage their portfolio and buy and sell domains on a virtual marketplace. The terms of… Read More

  • Sedo Pushes For More U.S. Domain Parking Business With RevenueDirect Acquisition

    Sedo Pushes For More U.S. Domain Parking Business With RevenueDirect Acquisition

    Online domain name marketplace Sedo has acquired RevenueDirect, a domain parking and monetization service, from its parent company and registrar Dotster. Sedo, itself owned by the German internet marketing and media company AdLINK Group, is pushing for a bigger foothold inside the United States as it does in the rest of the world. As DomainNameWire points out, the deal makes sense because Sedo… Read More