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information Top Topics: Gems.com Sells for $1.5 Million; Some Differences I’ve Noticed in 2022 Domain Sales...

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In this week’s Top Topics, we discuss the latest seven-figure sale to be revealed, and a brand gets a major domain upgrade after its latest round of funding. Elsewhere, an investor shares their observations on domain sales in 2022, and domain names are fuelling the latest NFT craze.


Gems.com Sells for $1.5 Million

This week, another seven-figure sale was disclosed, making it the fourth deal north of $1 million to be publicly revealed this year. The domain in question is Gems.com, which sold for $1.5 million in a deal brokered by VIP Brokerage.

How much do you value Gems.com at? In this discussion, domain investors are offering their opinion on whether the domain is worth more than the $1.5 million figure it sold for.

Topic by: @URLU


GetUpside Rebrands to Upside.com

Another week, another domain name upgrade. This time, it’s cash-back app creator GetUpside, which has rebranded to Upside after raising $65 million in equity financing and $100 million in debt financing.

The rebrand to Upside also revealed that the company had acquired Upside.com. According to DomainIQ’s Whois history, the domain in late 2021, securing the name from a recently-closed business travel startup.

Topic by: @Samer


Some Differences I’ve Noticed in 2022 Domain Sales

After their latest domain sale, this investor has compiled a list of their observations about domain sales in 2022. Notably, the list contains comments on discounting domains and the use of fixed-price listings.

The list also contains guidance about the importance of proper domain name valuations and the effect on your sell-through rate.

Topic by: @twiki


Domain Names Are Fuelling the Latest NFT Craze

There’s quite a cross-over between domain name investors and NFT investors, with many leading domainers spending significant time and funds in the NFT market. It makes sense, then, that domainers could be at the heart of the latest NFT craze.

The Ethereum Name Service has seen .ETH domain sales surge 2,300%, with a 119% increase in domain registrations this past week. There seems to be a hive of activity around three- and four-number .ETH domains in particular.

Topic by: @Lox


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