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  • BitcoinWallet.com Sells For $250,000 Name talent (Thursday, 6 February) - In a Tweet and Facebook post by domainer and Bitcoin guru Niko Younts, he announced the sale of BitcoinWallet.com and BitcoinWallets.com for a combined $450,000. BitcoinWallet (.com) just sold for $250,000 and BitcoinWallets (.com) is pending at $200k. #bitcoin #wallstreet The sale was just announced on CoinDesk.com and goes into...
  • Help Escrow.com Get A Free Super Bowl Commercial Elliots Blog (Monday, 12 August, 2013) - I would guess that more money from the domain industry flows through Escrow.com than just about any other company (Google, Yahoo and similar giants aside). In addition to its domain business, Escrow.com is also the recommended escrow service of Ebay, Cars.com, and other companies whose customers have large transaction. The...
  • Heritage Auctions Acquires GameUsed.com Elliots Blog (Monday, 12 August, 2013) - Earlier today, I mentioned that I thought the sale of GameUsed.com for $4,500 was a great deal for the buyer, and I might have bought it for that price had it been offered to me. After doing a Whois search this morning following my article, I see that the domain...
  • Getting Great Deals on Domain Names Elliots Blog (Monday, 12 August, 2013) - After I posted an article on my blog listing three types of domain names I am looking to buy, a couple people commented that there was no way I would be able to find those types of domain names for sale at the prices I needed. I deleted all comments...
  • 2 Domain Investor Finalists in Dynadot Scholarship Contest Elliots Blog (Sunday, 11 August, 2013) - Back in April, I wrote about the Dynadot scholarship contest, and five finalists have been chosen. The winner of the contest will receive a $2,500 college scholarship. Two of the finalists may be names you recognize because they are both domain investors: Jacob Fedosky and Brian Diener, both of whom also...
  • Read About How Lori Anne Wardi Switched Careers to Find Her Dream Job Elliots Blog (Sunday, 11 August, 2013) - I went to a very small liberal arts college in Pennsylvania called Muhlenberg College, and there aren’t many people in the domain space who have even heard of Muhlenberg. In December of 2007, I checked to see if anyone at all connected with the domain industry had attended Muhlenberg College,...
  • Christine Jones, Former EVP of Go Daddy, to Run for Arizona Governor Elliots Blog (Friday, 9 August, 2013) - Filed papers for Gov campaign today. Time to work for AZ since AZ has been so good to me. Formal announcement in Sep. #humbled #azgop — Christine Jones (@JonesForGov) August 9, 2013   According to a tweet this afternoon, Christine Jones, the former Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate...
  • Go Daddy Promoting Domain Buy Service on Landing Pages Elliots Blog (Friday, 9 August, 2013) - Recently, I’ve noticed that Go Daddy appears to be promoting its Domain Buy Service more heavily on default landing pages. Have a look at the screenshots below, and as you can see in the first screenshot, the most prominent link on the page is a link to “Learn how you...
  • What I Am Buying Right Now Elliots Blog (Thursday, 8 August, 2013) - I thought I would share this with you in the hopes that someone is looking to sell what I am currently looking to buy. Please contact me directly if you have something that matches exactly what I want to buy, and please be sure to give me your price. I...
  • Public Biotechnology Company Buys Cancer Vaccine Domain Names Elliots Blog (Thursday, 8 August, 2013) - In the most recent DNJournal weekly domain sales report, Ron Jackson reported the sale of two cancer vaccine domain names: CancerVaccine.org sold for $18,000 and CancerVaccine.net sold for $10,000. According to the updated Whois records for both domain names, the company that acquired them is a publicly traded pharmaceutical company...