Market Recap 2-27-15 Marchex down 4% – Verisign takes a breather from recent run

Market Recap 2-27-15 Marchex (MCHX) was off 4.1% today after being up close to 9% yesterday. InvestorPlace.com mentioned the company today as of 11 Internet and Web Service stocks to sell. Verisign (VRSN) cooled off a little after hitting new highs everyday for about a week, the stock was down 1.24% and closed at $64.02. Google (GOOG) was up $2.92 on the day and closed at $558.40. The … [Read more...]

Selling a Domain Name – NamesCon Session with Adam Dicker

Selling a Domain Name – NamesCon Session with Adam Dicker Well, I received some good feedback regarding the first summary article I wrote for Namescon 2015 session, Identifying and Appraising a Valuable Domain, by Adam Dicker.  As such, I thought I’d write another and summarize the second session that was put on by Adam Dicker at Namescon, which was titled Selling A Domain Name. Once again, … [Read more...]

Daily Sales Recap 2-26-15 Musix.com sells for $8,699 on Sedo

Daily Sales Recap 2-26-15 A lot of solid four figure sales all around, no five figures or up. Sedo's Great Domains Auction did see some nice closing prices on their auctions with Videos.de, selling  for $55,975, MNB.com  selling for $25,192 and JUR.com selling for $16,055. Musix.com sold of Sedo for $8,699, besides being a brandable playing off of Music in a plural sounding way, it is a … [Read more...]

Market Recap 2-26-15 Marchex Up Almost 9%

Market Recap 2-26-15 Marchex (MCHX) was up close to 9% today on big volume. The stock traded as high as $4.59 and closed at $4.31. Google (GOOG) was up 2.1% on the day and traded back over $550, closing at $555.48. Verisign (VRSN) made a new high today trading at $64.95, and closed at $64.82. Minds + Machines Group... MMX 8.50 Marchex, … [Read more...]

Daily Sales Recap 2-25-15 BuyHosting.com sells for $2,500 on Sedo

Daily Sales Recap 2-25-15 Another day without any five figure action, BeautyWorks.com was a nice name that sold for $1,500. Beauty has been one niche I have focused on in domains and I think that was an excellent buy. BuyHosting.com was also a nice name, Buy.hosting looks to be a reserved name with Uniregistry. Davor.com sold for $1,133 on NameJet, I liked that 5L.com, I will not be … [Read more...]

Market Recap 2-25-15 Marchex down 3.1% – Reports Earnings After The Close

Market Recap 2-25-15 Marchex (MCHX) reported earnings today after the close, the stock was off 3.1% on the day before the earnings were released. The stock traded below $4 for the first time since Feb 2. As far as the earnings, here are some of the highlights from Q4 2014: Q4 2014 Financial Highlights1 GAAP revenue was $33.3 million for the fourth quarter of 2014, compared to $39.7 … [Read more...]

ENTREPRENEURradio Interview With Lori Anne Wardi Neustar/DotCo

Entrepreneur Radio did a podcast with Lori Anne Wardi on her journey in business and the birth of Dot Co. Lori Anne talked about how she became immersed and read everything she could on domain names. She said she did not intend to make the business of domain names her business but rather build out ideas on domain names. She talks about the life changing moment of buying a domain name for $1,200 … [Read more...]

Daily Sales Recap 2-24-15 RedRoom.com closes at $5,050 on Flippa

Daily Sales Recap 2-24-15 No big sales today, each marketplace was able to ring up some mid four figure sales. Sedo sold FirstStrike.com for $4,000 while RedRoom.com closed at $5,050 on Flippa. The listing noted that it was a popular website previously and was still getting good traffic on a monthly basis. I like the name, I think a short Color - Keyword name makes an excellent brand and it is … [Read more...]

Market Recap 2-24-15 Neustar up 2% – Tucows up 1.1% on the day

Market Recap 2-24-15 Neustar (NSR) was up 2% on the day and closed at $26.85. Zacks released a ratings update on the stock Neustar Inc (NYSE:NSR) is a hold, according to the latest average broker rating of 2.67. The number of analysts in this rating is 6. Research Analysts at Zacks has the counter a rating of 3, which implies that the firms recommendation is Neutral on the company. It is … [Read more...]

Daily Sales Recap 2-23-15 Five Figure Sales All Around Led by OnlineChat.com at $24,000

Daily Sales Recap 2-23-15 A lot of action all over the place today, we start with Sedo and OnlineChat.com sold for $24,000. This domain was in the NamesCon Auction back in January. There were a few four and one five figure .de sales, Ofen.de sold for 15,000 Euros ( $16,974). Foj.com sold for $11,200 on NameJet, there were three bidders at $10,000 or more. Sell.org closed at $20,000 on … [Read more...]