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Former Moniker VP Victor Pitts Moves to DomainItcom Sexcom Auction Called Off PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jerry Nolte   
Wednesday, 17 March 2010 21:30
Today in the Lowdown at DNJournal.com: Industry veteran Victor Pitts, who recently left his position as a Vice President at Moniker.com, has accepted a new executive position with Cincinnati, Ohio based registrar DomainIt.com. Also, a legal move has resulted in cancellation of the Sex.com auction that was scheduled tomorrow.
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One of the Years 5 Biggest Domain Sales Tops This Weeks Chart at DNJournalcom PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jerry Nolte   
Wednesday, 17 March 2010 18:44
The new weekly domain sales report is out at DNJournal.com. One of the five biggest sales of 2010 took the top spot on our leader board and we also saw the year's biggest .info sale to date. The ccTLDs also rocked again with five charted domains including one that hit #3 on the all extension Top 20 list.
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Sedo announces premium .tv Domain Auction PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sedo   
Tuesday, 16 March 2010 21:11

Sedo, the leading online domain marketplace and monetization provider, today announced that it has teamed with VeriSign, the global registry operator for the .tv internet domain, to hold an exclusive auction for the entire available catalog of 115 premium .tv domain names at the standard registry renewal fee, which is a greatly reduced renewal price. Sedo has the exclusive right to offer this broad selection of highly valuable numeric, generic and geographic .tv online destinations, including Beauty.tv, Bloopers.tv, Business.tv, Cable.tv, Films.tv, Finance.tv, Home.tv, Jobs.tv, Lifestyle.tv, Real.tv, and Vacation.tv. This marks the first time that these .tv domain names have been offered in a public auction, free of high annual renewal fees. The auction begins on Sedo.com on April 1, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. EDT and ends on April 8, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. EDT.

Sedo is honored to work with VeriSign to give the business community, content creators, portfolio managers, and online marketers the rare opportunity to register these .tv domain names at affordable price points.”

The prevalence of television and video on the internet makes .tv a relevant and desirable extension for many companies and brands. Major broadcast networks, leading music publishers, and savvy businesses are all taking advantage of .tv domain names to create new revenue streams for their businesses. Organizations with engaging online video content are using .tv websites to engage their members in new and exciting ways. In fact, the extension has been successfully used by high profile brands such as MTV Networks and Major League Baseball to extend their reach to targeted audiences and visitors. Individuals are also creating .tv websites to get their creative voices heard.

“Descriptive and numeric domains are some of the most valuable and sought-after online destinations in the domain industry, and there are many excellent .tv choices in this auction,” said Jeremiah Johnston, chief operating officer at Sedo. “Sedo is honored to work with VeriSign to give the business community, content creators, portfolio managers, and online marketers the rare opportunity to register these .tv domain names at affordable price points.”

“VeriSign is pleased to offer these highly desired .tv domain names through auction. These web addresses have tremendous appeal, as they are industry neutral, with a great number of possible applications for each name,” said Tom Correia, VeriSign’s .tv Product Manager. “We selected Sedo, an industry leader with a large global reach, to be the auction platform for our first-ever .tv Registry auction.”

The complete list of .tv domain names available for auction at Sedo can be found at www.sedo.tv.

Last Updated on Thursday, 25 March 2010 19:23
 
Sedo and Verisign Teaming Up to Auction Off the Entire Available Catalog of Premium TV Domains PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jerry Nolte   
Tuesday, 16 March 2010 17:09
Sedo announced today that they are teaming up with Verisign (the operator of the .tv registry) to stage an exclusive auction for the entire available catalog of 115 premium .tv domain names. Unlike other premium .tv domains, those sold in this auction will have a standard registry renewal fee. The online auction will run April 1-8.
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Demand Media Featured in Special Issue of Time Magazine Com Celebrates 25th Anniversary PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jerry Nolte   
Monday, 15 March 2010 13:47
Time Magazine has published an Annual Special Issue that features an article about one of the biggest companies in the domain industry - Demand Media (the parent company of popular registrar Enom.com). Also, mainstream media is reporting on today's 25th anniversary of the 1st .com domain registration.
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