PALM BEACH, FL – On May 30, 2019, the domain name “Voice.com” was sold in a record-breaking all-cash transaction that has officially gone down in the history books as the highest valued domain name sale ever on record when Blockchain company “Block.one” purchased the .com web address from MicroStrategy Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR) for $30,000,000.00. The sale lit-up the domain industry when it was announced in June of this year in a MicroStrategy press release. Domain … [Read more...]
Sedo.com’s Buy, Sell, Park Domains Venue Getting More Competitively Priced?
PALM BEACH - Things at SEDO are usually fairly quiet. Outside of their weekly sales list releases for domain names sold, I hear very little from the sales venue, which acts sort of like an MLS system for domain names. However, the last few weeks has been different. On Tuesday May 7, 2019, Ron Jacksoon's DNJournal.com reported what was characterized as a “major change” at Sedo, which would eliminate the minimum sale fee that takes a big chunk out of proceeds from smaller … [Read more...]
Google Say’s Don’t Buy Domains for Past Rankings; Knows When They Change Hands
NEW YORK, NY – In an article that came out in Search Engine Roundtable the other day, long-time search marketing expert Barry Schwartz points out that a Google employee named Aaseesh, tasked with monitoring Google’s Webmaster Central Help Forum, posted a comment which suggests that Google zaps a domains ranking juice, not only when the domain expires (which most have already suspected), but also when the domain merely changes hands or is sold. This adds a new layer of … [Read more...]