Domain Spotlight:

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

1. sold for $459,000

This was picked up by Chinese company Qunar, which is publicly traded and has a market cap over $5 billion. They’re working on a travel portal, “ is a sub-brand of targeting international market. Qunar is popular Chinese travel search site which aims at helping travelers to find travel products and information.” The site has an Alexa rank near 650,000.


2. sold for $127,500

A big upgrade from, although identical sites are live at each domain. “AMRA is the first of its kind — a global digital music collection society, built on technology and trust. AMRA is designed to maximize value for songwriters and publishers in today’s digital age, while providing the highest level of transparency and efficiency.”


3. sold for $100,980

This sale got a few headlines when it was announced. The former presidential candidate now has his site geared back towards Kentucky, vs the nation as a whole. This site is the traffic leader for the week, with its Alexa rank near 225,000.


4. sold for $100,000

No site resolves, and the owner is under privacy protection.

5. sold for $84,750

No site resolves.

6. sold for $75,000

Google Translate is tough on this Chinese language site, but it appears that a type of music site, or even a specific artist’s site, is live. Alexa rank near 13 million.


7. sold for $60,000

You can see the placeholder below, which has been live for nearly the full year. Alexa rank near 4.8 million.


8. sold for $35,000

9. sold for $32,220

Both of the above are owned by the same individual in China, and no sites resolve at either.

10. sold for $29,412

You can see the placeholder below, part of which translates as follows, “Xinhua Finance ( is an independent financial information and financial data provider, was established in Beijing in 2015, and set up overseas offices in London, Hong Kong and New York.


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