Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Wed July 19th

Jul 19 2017

Escrow.com

 

Two word generics have become the dot nets of 2017.  Very tough to move.   Unless it is a major category or product, end users are searching for a brand.  Their name in its shortest form.  For instance, a hobby company (made up) that is  called Bright Hobby is either looking for Bright.com or BrightHobby.com .  They most likely aren’t going to use HobbyCompany.com or HobbySupplies.com because they want to build their name.  They could have a stand alone site called HobbySupplies that they run but its not going to represent their entire company.  And BrightHobby lets you know that they are a hobby company.   Right now the best market is pawning the second tier generics off on a buyer that doesn’t realize they are second tier.  I’m sure there are exceptions but I am just as sure there are a great deal of domain investors that don’t know which names are the exceptions.

On another note, our tagline for this site is “Domain Auction Specialist”.  Which means we make our living using the domain name auction houses.  I have not talked about it publicly but I have talked about it with the people that manage the auction houses.  In order to keep the faith of the buyer and sellers on these platforms the bidding must be natural.  An unnatural bid is a bid that was made by an owner or collaborator that somehow effects the natural flow of the auction.  ANY bid.  It doesn’t matter if it was first, in the middle or last.  Adding in those bids effects the natural flow of the auction that would have happened without the shill bid.   TLDPros was a part of unnatural bidding at Namejet and I reported it and Namejet took care of it.    I refused to take advertising money from TLD Pros because of this   The other blogs may or may not have known.    But I won’t be a part of it.  I have never EVER bid on my own auctions or any that I had anything to do with.  The auction house are too big of a part of my income to do anything ethically or legally wrong.

Jonathan at Namepros has ALWAYS handled my concerns professionally when I had a problem with someone I thought was effecting the natural flow of the auction. Always.  He either imposed a ban if he saw it again or showed me data to prove my accusations were not correct.   I can only speak for what I know but I have 100% confidence in NameJet and not because they pay me.  I have proven that I am willing to pass up thousands of dollars in income if I think the people I am working with aren’t on the up and up.   I am positive Namejet will do what it takes to make sure their platform is a natural bid auction platform.  Our industry needs it to be.  And I don’t care who is abusing the system.  I don’t care if Ghandi is bidding on his own names.  I want Ghandi either stop bidding or leave the platform.   And second, you all need Namejet.

Here are today’s names. Click for most recent price  

Quote of the Day:   This industry needs legit aftermarket auction houses.  It’s the lifeblood of the resale market and the resale market keeps the industry churning names   -Shane Cultra” 


Domain of the Day: CoinBusiness.com  The Cryptocoin business is only going to grow from here

Namejet Auctions 

OrangeJuice.com  Something everyone knows and that’s the most important part of a brand.   Actually dropped in 1998

MGP.com   I think it actually makes reserves.  Some pretty good letters

BridalStars.com  Sounds like a show or even a shop

ModernLiving.com    Modern is always up to date

EarthFresh.com    Another organic, raw name.  Seems to be the rage.  Hard finding “normal’ stuff here in Boulder.  Heaven forbid I try and buy a can of Pringles

SoundBay.com  Sounds like a place or an app.   Or a really cheap motel

MathTrack.com  Get your kid on the right track in Math.  Tutor service comes to mind.  No bids

 

 Godaddy Domains That I Like With Multiple Bids

Stillo.com   I love seeing 5 and 6L names like this hit 4 figures. I have quite a few and of course we all like to see nice comps.  I like this name but its reached a bit above where I like the returns

ColoSoft.com  Originally registered in 1993 for all you aged domain collectors

34868.com    I think every portfolio needs to own a few numerics.  I think portfolios need to have a few domain categories and this is one of them

SpyAlert.com   People are and should be worried about people watching and hacking online. Here’s a tool to put your fears at ease.   17 years old

FreeViewer.com    I’m always surprised how much money is made on free stuff

893.info   NNN.info are still moving

WPZR.com and XYRG.com   These are the type of CHiPs I’m a seller on.  Terrible Western letters and they’re going to go for $1000 or more most likely

VRCK.com    The VR will bring the action

ProSecrets.com     People love to think they have an inside advantage

AppsHub.com    Find the best Apps through a third party instead of Apple. Getting some great bids

SouthernArts.com   Pretty sure they have art down south . 1998 registration

 

 

Some Other LLLL.coms Expiring

ONZD.com

ORXN.com

OXFN.com

PVEV.com

PvXA.com

PWVR.com

RZUZ.com

UYFM.com

Domains That I Like With One or No Bids 

TheIronGate.com Upgrade name for a lot of entities

JustLikeCash.com Good marketing name for an alternate payment company. Should be cheap with no bidders

GetFish.com I watched Merlin pay $50K for GoFish back in the day so maybe get fish has some value. Getting some bids

RareFuel.com Anything that gets you going

VeggieFuel.com Two fuel names, one list. Veggie everything seems to be popular right now. If Veggie Straws can sell then Veggie Fuel can too. One bidder

TheSingleMan.com Its a blog type name so you won’t get much for it but it doesn’t have any bids

Knockr.com We still doing these types of names? No bidders so I guess not

 

Other Domains With Bids

563799.com
568299.com
645.us
786366.com
ACityWedding.com
ArkansasRailPlan.com
Base5.com
BenHayattayken.com
bgkoa.com
BlackLabelBoutique.com
BoatStar.com
BoothRental.com
BuyCab.com
CarbonManagers.com
Cleaning-Services.org
CreditDvd.net
CSGOCasino.com
Desigana.net
DigitalClickMoney.com
EmilyStroud.com
FatsMarket.com
FDPhotos.com
FindYourFaceMate.com
FireflyMovie.com
FlashNews.net
FlowBot.com
Fluwikie.com
FreeFastrack.com
GameGoldBase.com
gb-whats-app.com
GetFish.com
HolisticDentistryNY.com
HotelLakeStar.com
HowToDoHack.com
IAmARefugee.org
Inforte.com
JessicaForCongress.com
KidsBuddy.com
LOBFishingCharters.com
MenuBee.com
MyGSMRPhotos.com
NewBrowserGames.com
Noviaguia.com
NYHSBronx.com
PestScan.com
PlushBoutique.net
RadioGodHuli.com
RAJPackers.net
RelentlessWomen.com
ResultsGovtJobs.com
RZXS.net
ScholarshipScouts.org
Shory.com
SimplyVacuums.com
skycloudcampus.com
SolarMobilePhones.com
SolidGoldEats.com
Solidica.com
SpitfirePharma.com
StyleMinded.com
Subtechnique.com
TakeActionCalifornia.com
TalkOfTheTownNews.com
TallahasseeArborist.com
Telehaus.com
ThatFits.com
top10wearables.com
TrustLog.com
UASensing.com
WonderWeBlabs.com
Zunglee.com
Have a name at auction and need more exposure? Send me an emailI Charge $10 per name per day. We may be able to help. If you have an auction you want to promote, email us for details.*All names chosen by me, Shane . (ie you click through and purchase a name you like) or an occasional paid listing. Everything I say is based on my own research or is opinion. Do your own due diligence. That means look it up yourself if you don’t think the stats or my opinion is correct. I hand choose my names but I am paid to make this list by the auction houses, individuals that are auctioning names, and Godaddy affiliate links. Keep that in mind and only buy names that YOU think are good

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10 comments

  1. Gurmi Kahlon

    Anyway I am totally against shill bidding and this shouldn’t be allowed in any auction platform whether it’s domains, cars, houses, antiques or anything else.

    Namejet clearly state when listing domains that you won’t bid or tell anyone you know to bid on domains that you are listing for auction. So I don’t understand who can argue for shill bidding, like I am seeing on the namepros post about this.

  2. Stu

    You cannot get any worse than on godaddy, i have never seen a platform with so many fake registrations.

    The problem lies where godaddy offer you the name when the first bidder pulls out so when you see two bids taking a domain to a ridiculous price you know its the same person and they know that by not paying for the domain with their fake account allows them to buy the domain next to nothing with their real account.

    This is a serious problem with godaddy and it happens everyday and i have raised concerns about it and it just falls on deaf ears.


    1. Post author
      ShaneCultra

      Stu,

      The lack of transparency at Godaddy makes no sense to me but I love the inventory. And I really do think the guys running the show there care about the platform as well.


    1. Post author
      ShaneCultra

      Jonathan,

      Long story short, TLD claimed they didn’t realize what they were doing was wrong. Namejet gave them a chance to continue if they let the auctions continue naturally.

  3. Michael

    Good to see one of our industry’s most well-known names making his standpoint clear.

    It has happened too often that new “stars” show up on the scene and later it turns out all was not right. I hope it is not the case this time around, but it needs to be investigated.

  4. George in Miami

    “The lack of transparency at Godaddy makes no sense to me but I love the inventory. And I really do think the guys running the show there care about the platform as well.”

    That answer will be the envy from any guy from the US Congress reading this post.

    If there’s “care”, how come can it be “lack of transparency..?

  5. Josh E

    Not to stick up for Godaddy, but I don’t worry about it that much because the vast majority of names listed and the names I bid on are expired inventory. I doubt they’re bidding their own inventory up. Often the weird bidding at Godaddy comes from API scripts.

  6. Samit

    “I am positive Namejet will do what it takes to make sure their platform is a natural bid auction platform. ”

    This should already be the case though.

    “I don’t care if Ghandi is bidding on his own names. I want Ghandi either stop bidding or leave the platform. ”

    It’s spelt Gandhi.

    “And second, you all need Namejet.”

    On the contrary, NJ needs the buyers, people with money to spend will always have options.

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