Listed below are updates on the top 10 domain sales from a year ago, as ranked by DN Journal.
1. 989.com sold for $818,181
This domain is redirected to BAO.com, which appears to be a Chinese-language domain sales platform.
2. AILV.com sold for $45,000
A Chinese-language for-sale lander is live.
3. 77787.com sold for $26,055
The domain redirects to 2013.com, which is a Chinese-language page promoting a variety of numeric domains.
4. ContentHub.com sold for $22,000
The domain doesn’t resolve. The owner has a Spain address.
5 (tie). Cosmetics.org sold for $20,000
Domain is parked and under privacy protection.
5 (tie). Jainism.com sold for $20,000
The site is focused on Jainism, an ancient Indian religion. “In 2013, with the support of Pradeep Ghisulal Rathod, we started exploring Jainism as Project Anveshan. Through our research and multimedia storytelling, we grew into Jainism.com, a new platform dedicated to answering two broad questions: what is Jainism and how is it relevant today?”
5 (tie). Watches.ca sold for $20,000
The domain redirects to the developed Watches.com, which was just acquired in June 2016 (long after the sale of Watches.ca in October 2015). Per this Huffington Post article, the Watches.com site was acquired by the group behind the Watchismo brand. “Watchismo is one of the biggest names in watch selling. Founded in 1998, it’s an organization that has grown alongside the rise of the Internet. It currently sells one of the most diverse ranges of watches available. Many agree that it has been a major contributor to the overall success of the online watch market.”
8. Paypro.com sold for $16,830
This acquisition was an upgrade from Paypro.nl, which is where the .com is still redirected, and it’s the home of a Dutch-language online payment processor.
9. Everpress.com sold for $15,300
Based in the UK, “We’re on a mission to help independen
10 (tie). Dowin.com sold for $15,000
This Chinese company describes itself as “a comprehensive trading platform which is meet the foreign trade needs in Internet age.” Alexa rank near 4 million.
10 (tie). FarmFacts.com sold for $15,000
The owner of the developed, German-language FarmFacts.de picked up the .com, and has the start of an English language site on the .com, while the .de is still live. “Your farm has been managed successfully since generations. But the surrounding conditions are becoming tougher, without professional data management and without „digital farming“ many tasks are no longer manageable. Since 30 years, FarmFacts assists you with field tested solutions.”
10 (tie). GossipLanka.com sold for $15,000
This is the traffic leader for the week, with its Alexa rank near 150,000. The domain was an upgrade from GossipLankaNews.com, and the site promotes itself as “underground news from Sri Lanka”.
10 (tie). QualifyMe.com sold for $15,000
This domain was an upgrade from QualifyMe.edu.au. “Qualify Me is an education facilitator which uses various government incentives to equip Australian workers with accredited qualifications that reflect their skills.”