Update on Top 10 Sales from A Year Ago: BIX.com, NWN.com, Kentwood.com, SEOBlog.com, More

Nov 07 2014

Listed below are updates to the top 10 domain sales from a year this week, as ranked by DN Journal.

1. Mega.co for $60,000

  • Right after this acquisition, the domain redirected to the cloud storage provider JustCloud.com. Now, it redirects to YO.com, which is in private beta, “Our mission is to connect every person on the planet, whether they are connected to the internet or off the grid entirely.

2. BIX.com for $46,000

  • Another data storage provider. “Bix was developed and set up by One.com – a world leading web hosting company, currently serving more than 1.000.000 customers.” Alexa rank near 240,000.


3. Kentwood.com for $40,000

  • An upgrade for Denver-based Kentwood Real Estate, and this domain redirects to DenverRealEstate.com. Peter Neiderman, who is the owner of the company, knows a little something about domain names, as the owner of Denver.com and Boulder.com. The company sold nearly $2.2 Billion in properties in 2013.


4. ToughPad.com for $37,000

  • Ownership is under privacy protection, but all signs point to Panasonic.com, which is where this domain is redirected…..specifically to their “toughpad” page. “Panasonic Toughbook® rugged laptops and Toughpad® durable tablets are engineered with enterprise-grade security to withstand drops, spills, dust and grime, and to perform in the harshest environments.”


5. SEOBlog.com for $30,000

  • It makes sense an SEO domain would be the traffic leader for the week, with an Alexa rank near 70,000. You’ll find exactly what you’d expect from the domain name. “SEOBlog.com was founded in November 2013 by a few small SEO professionals. “


6. NWN.com for $29,000

  • Not fully launched yet, “Northwest News will provide live updated news for Northwest United States including: Washington, Oregon, Northern California, Idaho and Northern Nevada. Please check back we will be launching soon.


7. TAMR.com for $25,000

  •  “Tamr, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, was founded in 2013 by database industry veterans Andy Palmer, Mike Stonebraker and Ihab Ilyas with George Beskales, Daniel Bruckner and Alex Pagan.” “Launched in the spring of 2014 and backed by a series of investors, such as Google Ventures and New Enterprise Associates, Tamr is deployed in production at a variety organizations, including information services providers, pharmaceutical firms and retailers.” Alexa rank near 800,000.


8. 247Casino.com for $22,950

  • “Soon” placeholder below, ownership under privacy protection.


9. DanielBoutique.com for $20,250

  • Redirects to DanielOnline.ru. A Russian-language site, and according to Google Translate, “Boutique children’s clothing, Daniel – a world of luxury and refinement, in which the best offers from leading European couturiers.

10. IndustryCity.com for $20,000

  • Whois shows Frank Schilling’s Name Administration as the owner, but the site is developed to promote a big chunk of available space in NYC. “Industry City is a 6 million square-foot 21st Century innovation and manufacturing district that is situated on the waterfront in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The complex was developed by Irving T. Bush as Brooklyn’s first major industrial, shipping and distribution center, and was so successful that it helped to spur the economic and industrial development of the entire borough.” Alexa rank of 1.6 million.


10. Rags.com for $20,000

  • Domain doesn’t resolve. Owned by an individual in North Carolina who is behind the developed Heels.com.
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