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There were five ccTLD domain names in the Domain Name Journal top ten in the week to 14 October, but they were all topped by a duo of .COM domains â vogel.com and mywed.com selling for $75,000 and $50,000 respectively, both through Sedo.
Sedo took the top five positions on the chart of top reported domain name sales, with the first of the five ccTLD sales â doctor.co.uk â coming in third, selling for Â£24,999 ($40,248).
Overall ccTLDs took eight of the top 20 sales with three .co.uk domains and one each for .IT, .com.au, .NL, .TV and .CO.
And Sedo was responsible for 12 of the sales on the top 20 chart, while there were three by MostWantedDomains, two each for Afternic and Domain Name Sales, the latter having one in conjunction with DomainAdvisors.
To check out the Domain Name Journal list of top reported sales in the week to 14 October, go to:
The domain name aftermarket got a little interesting with two six-figure sales topping the Domain Name Journal sales chart for the week ending 30 September.
Topping the chart of top reported sales was restaurantsupply.com, selling for a very nice $150,000 through MostWantedDomains, while buy.me came in a very close second, selling for â¬115,000 ($148,350) through Sedo.
They easily eclipsed the third placed sale for the week, HormoneReplacementTherapy.com, which sold for a still very handy $42,000 through DomainNameSales.
It was a competitive week for the sellers with Sedo topping the chart with six of the top 20 sales, while Go Daddy Auctions was responsible for five sales, including one in conjunction with DomainNameSales who were responsible for an additional two sales. AfternicDLS had four sales while MostWantedDomains and NoktaDomains had one each and there was one private sale for the week.
While there was no domination in regards to who was responsible for the sale of the domain, there was a domination when it came to TLDs making up the top 20 chart with .COM domains taking up 18 places. The two remaining domains were the aforementioned .ME domain while the other was a .NET domain.
To check out the Domain Name Journal sales chart for top reported sales for the week ending 30 September, go to dnjournal.com/archive/domainsales/2012/20121010.htm.
It was a very good week for the owners of platinum.com, which sold for a very nice $250,000 to top the Domain Name Journal list of top reported sales in the week to 26 September.
The sale, through Moniker/SnapNames, easily topped Hobart.com.au in second place, which was a very good sale for the growing .AU aftermarket, selling for A$65,000 (US$67,600) in a private sale. And third was kipi.com which sold for $47,000 through DomainAdvisors/DomainNameSales.
Overall half the sales for the week were sold through Sedo, while four were through DomainNameSales, including one in conjunction with Domain Advisors. There were also three through Moniker/SnapNames and two through AfternicDLS.
On the TLD front, there were 14. COM sales, two co.uk and one each for com.au, .PL. .DE and .INFO.
To check out the Domain Name Journal list of top reported sales in the week to 26 September, go to:
The domain name sales chart has gone quiet, with the top seller of the week to 16 September being afterparty.com selling for $45,000 through DomainAdvisors/DomainNameSales.
The sale was one of five for DomainNameSales on the Domain Name Journal list of reported sales, including one in conjunction with Go Daddy Auctions including the above sale, who tied with AfternicDLS (who took out second and third with cashlady.com – $36,000 â and optiontrade.com – $30,000), but they were pipped by Sedo for the most sales for the week with eight.
As usual .COM domains dominated the list with 13 of the top 20. Others to make the list were two each for .NET and .CO and one each for .DE, .ORG and .PH.
To check out the Domain Name Journal list of reported sales for the week to 16 September, go to:
There were 19 .COM sales in the Domain Name Journal list of the top 20 reported domain name sales for the week ending 9 September. The top selling domain was tracy.com in a $90,000 sale through WebQuest while the only non-.COM sale was cruise.co, sold to the owners of cruises.co.uk, for $82,500 in a private sale.
The top aftermarket seller was DomainNameSales with seven of the top 20, including one in conjunction with Go Daddy Auctions, while Sedo, facing stiffer competition this year, was responsible for five sales, the same as AfternicDLS.
To check out Domain Name Journalâs complete list of reported domain name sales for the week ending 9 September, go to:
Work.org topped the Domain Name Journal chart of top reported sales for the week ending 19 August, selling for $55,000 through Sedo. In a quiet week at the top of the charts, creditreport.com.au came in second, selling for a nice A$30,250 ($31,763) through Australian aftermarket specialists NetFleet.
In a week where many in the northern hemisphere may have been on the beaches and by the lakes, due to the low prices, Sedo was responsible for the most sales with seven, AfternicDLS six and DomainNameSales five (including one in conjunction with DomainAdvisors and another with Domain Holdings).
As usual, there were more .COM sales than any other, and in this week there were 12, while there was one each for .ORG, com.au, .IT, .NET, .DE, .FR, co.uk and .ME.
To check out the complete listing of top reported sales as compiled by Domain Name Journal, go to:
For the fourth week in a row a six-figure sale topped the Domain Name Journal sales chart in the week ending 5 August, with designers.com selling for $118,000 through Sedo, who were responsible for the top three sales for the week.
Second for the week was xinjiang.com, selling for $55,000, followed by wod.com, which sold for $51,570.
Overall Sedo was responsible for eight of the top 21 sales (a two-way tie for 20th place), while AfternicDLS was responsible for five, NameJet and DomainNameSales (although two in conjunction with Go Daddy Auctions) three. Moniker/Snapnames and DNArab/Flippa took out the two remaining sales.
On TLDs, .COM as usual had a dominant week with 17 of the 21 sales as well as two co.uk, and one each for .NET and .FR.
To check out the top selling reported domain names for the week to 5 August as compiled by Domain Name Journal, go to dnjournal.com/archive/domainsales/2012/20120815.htm.
Metal.com was the top seller in Domain Name Journalâs weekly chart of reported sales to the week ending 22 July, selling for $140,000 through Sedo.
It easily beat the second biggest sale of the week, chargepoint.com, selling for $80,000 again through Sedo, who took nine of the top 21 sales for the week â there was a three-way tie for 19th place.
AfternicDLS had the second highest number of sales in the top 21 with five, followed by DomainNameSales with four.
As usual, .COM had the most sales of any TLD with 16 while there was one each for co.uk, .CO, .NET, .US and .NL.
To check out the complete Domain Name Journalâs sales chart for the week ending 22 July, go to:
In a quiet week on the domain name sales week, at least when it comes to notable sales, artdeco.com topped the weekly Domain Name Journal sales chart, selling for $75,000 through Sedo, in the week to 24 June.
The second-biggest sale of the week was diabete.com, which sold for â¬16,900 ($21,125), also through Sedo. And to emphasise the quiet week, the 10th biggest sale of the week was involved in a three-way tie (for eighth place) selling for â¬10,000 ($12,500).
But the quiet week saw Sedo return to somewhere near its normal self, accounting for 12 of the top 20 sales, while AfternicDLS and DomainNameSales were both involved in three sales each.
There were 16 .COM sales in the top 20, two .IT sales and one each for .SE and .TV.
To check out the slow sales week details in full, see the Domain Name Journal chart at: