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3 Six-Figure Sales (2 That Rank Among the Year's Top 20) Lead This Week's Aftermarket Action
The new weekly domain sales report is out at The pace remained quick in the aftermarket with a trio of 6-figure sales at the front of the pack. In addition to leading this week's all extension Top 20 two newcomers cracked the first 20 on our Year to Date Top 100.
DNJournal - 19 hr 43 min ago
Some First Impressions as Six More New gTLDs Entered General Availability Today
New gTLDs continue to sprout in numbers that are threatening to put the spring flower population to shame. 6 more entered general availability today, with 5 of those coming from Frank Schilling's Uniregistry. Will they blossom or wilt in a very competitive environment?
DNJournal - Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 18:44
That's a Wrap! Wall to Wall Photos & Highlights from DomainFest 2014 in Hollywood
The 2014 DomainFest conference wrapped up its three-day run at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Hollywood, California April 2 and we have previously unseen wall to wall photos and highlights from the big event in Tinseltown.
DNJournal - Friday, April 11, 2014 - 18:19
Companies in the News: Verisign, Famous Four's .PARTY, Heritage Auctions & DomainNameWire
Today in the Lowdown at, news from Verisign, Famous Four Media who just won the right to .PARTY, Heritage Auctions and DomainNameWire.
DNJournal - Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 18:10
Huge Wave of New Domain Sales Data Floods This Week's Chart With BIG Numbers
A tsunami of new domain sales data hit our office this week - flooding our weekly charts with the highest number of sales ever gathered in a single week. The big wave included three six-figure sales and an unprecedented 148 five-figure sales!
DNJournal - Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 14:32
DomainNameSales Sets a New Record for a .Net Sale Banking $500,000 for Vice President of Sales Jeff Gabriel has confirmed the company has sold for $500,000 in the highest .net sale on record. Gabriel credited DNS broker Andrew Mathias for making the landmark sale of a domain that was owned by Frank Schilling.
DNJournal - Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 12:43
.CO.COM Land Rush Starts Tomorrow Then HA's 2nd Big Domain Auction Happens Wednesday
A couple of notable domain sales events will be happening over the next 48 hours. The new .CO.COM registry opens their 90-day Land Rush period tomorrow, then on Wednesday, giant mainstream auction house Heritage Auctions stages their 2nd domain name auction with 103 lots available online.
DNJournal - Monday, April 7, 2014 - 15:32
Three for Three?: Frank Schilling Offers Yet Another Way for Domain Owners to Make Money
Frank Schilling has already produced 2 big hits as a domain service provider with a disruptive domain monetization service & an innovative domain sales platform. Now he is trying to make it 3 with a new registrar/registry operation that offers an unusually generous affiliate program.
DNJournal - Friday, April 4, 2014 - 18:26
The DNA Completes Its Board With New Members from Afilias,, Neustar, Amazon & Asiamix
The Domain Name Assocation has finalized its 12-member Board of Directors with the election of five new Directors. The DNA has been operating with an interim board since the trade group was founded last year by Donuts, GoDaddy, Google, Rightside and What Box?
DNJournal - Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 16:45 Attracts a Lot of Greenbacks to Top This Week's Domain Sales Chart
After hitting the second half of last week's all extension Top 20 Sales Chart with Bilal Kapadia is back with a much bigger sale this week. In fact this time he went straight to the head of the class with a big sale of in a private transaction.
DNJournal - Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 22:52
Clubbing the Competition? Land Rush for New .CLUB gTLD Buoyed By Major Marketing Push 
I'm hearing that the new .CLUB gTLD that opened its Land Rush period today can be seen just about everywhere you look at this week's DomainFest conference. That comes as no surprise to me as .CLUB continues to follow the .CO playbook on how to roll out a new extension.
DNJournal - Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 18:49
New Facebook Page Offers Exclusive Content and New Article Alerts
DNJournal has had a presence on Facebook since 2007 however, since I joined before Facebook started offering company pages, I have always posted domain news on my personal account. With the launch of DNJournal's new FB Page anybody can follow those posts now.
DNJournal - Monday, March 31, 2014 - 12:54
DomainFest: Organizers Talk About What Has Changed & What's Ahead Next Week in Hollywood
DomainFest opens Monday morning in Hollywood, California. Show organizers are switching things up this year with changes in dates, the show's name, location and format. To get the Lowdown on Domainfest we connected with Debra Domeyer & Dwayne Walker for a special preview interview.
DNJournal - Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 16:53
High End Domain Buyers Take a Break - Non .Com Domains Claim 3 of Week's Top 5 Sales
The new weekly domain sales report is out at After four consecutive weeks highlighted by six and seven figure sales, the buyers at the high end of the market finally took a breather. That opened the door for non .com domains to take more places in the top 10 than .coms.
DNJournal - Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 18:27
Rick Schwartz Says Domain Investors Will Be Top Dogs When TRAFFIC West Returns in May
With TRAFFIC West 2014 just two months away Co-Founder Rick Schwartz sent out a conference update letter promising domain investors that in a world flooded with new gTLDs they will remain the sole focus of the pioneering show that returns to the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas May 28-31.
DNJournal - Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 14:47
NamesCon Returning in 2015 - Las Vegas Show Will Run January 11-14 at the Tropicana Hotel
After a very successful debut show this past January in Las Vegas the NamesCon conference today announced dates for a return engagement in 2015. The conference will return to the Tropicana Hotel for an event that will run January 11-14, 2015.
DNJournal - Monday, March 24, 2014 - 14:38
Finalists Named in DCA Award Balloting - Field Narrowed to Top Three in 16 Industry Categories
The first stage of balloting for the 2014 Domainers Choice Awards was completed over the weekend with the field narrowed to the top three nominees in 16 different industry categories. The award winners will be selected in a final round of voting in May and will be announced at a June dinner.
DNJournal - Monday, March 24, 2014 - 12:31
DCA Noms Close Saturday Night...Calling All SoCal Domainers...Larry Fischer Lands a BIG One!
Today in the Lowdown at time is running out if you want to vote in the 2014 Domainers Choice Awards, plus the Southern California Domainers Group will be meeting again next week and domain industry veteran Larry Fischer helps chalk up a huge sale of
DNJournal - Friday, March 21, 2014 - 19:17
Rockin' Day for Registries! Neustar Buys .CO, TLD Registry Takes Bow in Macau, Sun Rises on .XYZ
What a big news day for domain registries - one that culminated late this afternoon when Neustar announced an agreement to acquire .CO for $109 million. Elsewhere, the TLD Registry is celebrating the launch of two new Chinese gTLDs in Macau & .XYZ entered sunrise.
DNJournal - Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 18:43
2 More Big Sales (One Ranking Among the Year's Top Ten) Lead This Week's DNJ Chart
The domain aftermarket 's long streak of big sales continued this week with two more that cracked the six-figure mark. One of those, at more than a quarter of a million dollars, ranks among the year's 10 biggest sales.
DNJournal - Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 21:23

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