Brandable domain name sales week 22.

It was a great week for brandable domain name sales as we can report the second 6 figure sale of the year with Mera.com selling for a cool $132,500. It is the highest reported brandable domain name sale of the year so far and it has all the characteristics of a great brandable. The buyer is Mera Software Services and is an upgrade from the meranetworks.com url. We have a couple of other large sales with Bando.com and Dopo.com both fetching 5 figures on Sedo. Alternative spellings are hot at the moment with Krush.com going for $6,652 on DropCatch and Tunez.com pulling in $5,999 at auction site Flippa. Other names I like on this list are Lero.com, Vinder.com and SpaceCoin.com

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CyberSquatter.com offered for sale on Flippa with terrible “development ideas”.

I just noticed that the domain name CyberSquatter.com is being offered for sale on Flippa at no reserve which means it will sell regardless of the price. The term cyber squatter and cybersquatting are often incorrectly used by many journalist and news outlets across the globe to much dismay from domain name investors (including myself).

As DomainSherpa’s Michael Cyger writes “Cybersquatters have given domain investing a bad reputation, fueled by the frenzy of media that usually surrounds high-profile cybersquatting cases. As a result, the public often confuses legitimate domain investors with unsavory Internet speculators.” (more…)

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Brandable domain name sales week 20.

It was a bit of a slow week for brandable domain name sales compared to last week but there are quite a few names on this list that I really like. HotBird.com which went for $6,278 at Sedo is a very cool brand and already developed into what seems to be a Turkish social site with a Pinterest inspired UX. Another two word brandable that I like from this list is SilentFox.com which also sold at Sedo for $4,000. I like animal inspired brand names and have successfully sold a few of them in a similar price range such as LionCub.com, ShowCat.com and FoxPaw.com. My favourite name on the list this week is Chatly.com which fetched $3,175 on auction site NameJet. Although it might seem on the high side for a NameJet buy I still believe there’s plenty of room for a solid ROI as I would personally price this name in the low five figure range when offering it for sale. MusicKing.com took $2,500 on Flippa when someone hit the BIN button and I think it’s a terrific deal for the buyer. I own a few two word brandables ending with King but none as good as this one.

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