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Rightside releases all new gTLD sales they can publish. Video.Games is the 2nd highest Non .com new gTLD domain sale ever.

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Video.Games – 2nd highest new gTLD domain sale ever.

Just reported last week was the highest reported new gTLD sale ever.
Radix reported that they sold Casino.Online for $201,250 thru Sedo. This highest new gTLD domain sale was just reported on Ron Jackson’s DNJournal.com last week.

Fast forward to just a few minutes ago. Rightside just reported a list of their high 5 and 6 figure new gTLD domain sales…

“a full list of every five- and six-figure direct Platinum domain sale we are allowed to publish. Just a few of these have been publicly revealed until now. This includes the sale of Video.games which was sold in February for $183,000—our biggest Platinum sale to date, and the second largest in the entire new gTLD program.”
Read more HERE

video.games $183,000
sex.live $160,000
porn.live $120,000
homes.forsale $75,000
personalinjury.attorney $60,000
for.sale $50,000
art.market $50,000
job.market $50,000
caraccident.attorney $50,000
auto.market $40,000
accident.lawyer $40,000
global.market $40,000
organic.market $35,000
luxury.market $35,000
app.market $35,000
insurance.market $35,000
i.news $35,000
local.market $35,000
live.live $25,000
finance.market $25,000
medical.market $25,000
stream.live $20,000
church.live $20,000
berlin.immobilien $20,000
solar.engineer $20,000
drug.rehab $20,000
sex.forsale $20,000
sex.social $20,000
hollywood.live $15,000
design.studio $15,000
energy.market $15,000
flower.market $15,000
the.market $15,000
meat.market $15,000
fish.market $15,000
bitcoin.market $15,000
furniture.market $15,000
ferien.haus $15,000
houses.forsale $15,000
wetter.live $15,000
irish.pub $15,000
neworleans.attorney $15,000
edu.video $15,000
hamburg.immobilien $15,000
water.engineer $15,000
accident.attorney $15,000
injury.lawyer $15,000
porn.reviews $15,000
dot.market $10,000
koeln.immobilien $10,000
stuttgart.immobilien $10,000
adult.reviews $10,000
wrongfuldeath.attorney $10,000

Message to the new gTLD domainer big boys, yes I am talking about the new gTLD Registries. Not too shabby. Definitely not .com money, but some of these sales are starting to look like some of the dot tv sales of recent and past. Just please get all of your pricing/renewals in order or you will alienate all of your current users and any potential new customers. All of those recent discussions about renewal rates increasing and nobody knowing if they will be paying $30 next year or $3000 next year for their renewals could be the quick downfall to your recent successes. Congrats to Rightside on an impressive list of new G sales.

Casino.Online – Highest Non .com new gTLD domain name sale ever ($201,250), just released.

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Casino.Online – Highest Non .com new gTLD domain name sale ever just released.

Radix just released that they sold Casino.online thru Sedo for a record high new gTLD salesprice of $201,250. This was verified and published in Ron Jackson’s DNJournal.com last week.

The weird thing about this sale is the order of the wording. “Casino online” doesn’t sound natural to me at all. I can see it the other way around, “Online Casino”. I think that order would make much more sense. So with that being said, will casino.online sell for more one day???

The new gTLD fans will be very happy about this sale but I bet you any amount of money, all of the new gTLD Registries are much more happy about this sale!

Do Domain Names Matter? – You bet your $5 million dollars they matter!

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Everywhere I look the more I see how domain names matter every day. I was driving past O’Hare airport yesterday and saw 2 interesting billboards. These billboards didn’t just have their domain name url’s on the billboard. Of course everyone has their url placed strategically on their billboards.

These billboards were for website building and branding companies. Each and every brand/site needs to start with a domain name.

Same story as I was watching the SuperBowl. There were all of the commercials that had their own domain name addresses placed in their commercials which of course is a must to drive traffic towards your products and/or services. What I noticed is deeper though, exponentially deeper in the grand scheme of domain investing.

There were 3 commercials for website building platforms. GoDaddy.com had the 9th spot during the Super Bowl. Well, GoDaddy is also a Domain Registrar, aftermarket domain auction house, hosting platform, Site building, etc.

SquareSpace.com had the 34th spot. They are a web building platform.

Wix.com had the 52nd spot in the Super Bowl. They are also a website building platform. Their pitch is “Free Website Builder”.

So, whether these companies offer other services or not is not my point. My point is Marketing money that usually sells cars, snacks and drinks, that money is now selling branding/hosting/websites and of course they all exist on their business foundations which are domain names. It cost $5 million dollars for a 30 second spot during the game!

$5 million dollars were spent by 3 separate but yet competing companies for website creation. Each one of those companies have multiples upon multiples of sites that they are hosting, building, maintaining and selling. Each and every one of those sites that they are servicing all need their own individual domain name!

Domaining – Pretty darn impressive business to be in during this very early stage of the internet, if you ask me.

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