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Top Topics: Sold for $2 Million; What's Your Strategy - Passive or Active?...

By James Iles, Oct 3, 2021
  1. In this week's Top Topics, we get confirmation that the domain name sold for $2 million earlier in 2021. Elsewhere, domainers get the chance to showcase their most popular domain name and we ask you to share your strategy, are you passive or active? Sold for $2 Million

    NFTs, also known as Non Fungible Tokens, have skyrocketed in popularity this year, making headlines in major news outlets around the world. Auction house Christie’s has even been auctioning off Bored Apes and Crypto Punks for millions of dollars.

    As @DomainSherpa host, Jonathan Tenenbaum says, however, “all roads lead to domains.” This time, it leads to, a domain sold earlier in the year by Media Options’ CEO, Andrew Rosener.

    This week, George Kirikos discovered that sold for $2 million in details revealed in a Canadian securities filing.

    Topic by: @GeorgeK

    Showcase Your Most Popular Domain by Extensions

    Domain investors are usually eager to share their prized domain names given the chance. Here though, you’re invited to showcase just one domain name that you own.

    The domain that you showcase must be the name in your portfolio that is the most popular in terms of the number of extensions your domain is registered in. One example is, which is registered in 413 extensions, according to DotDB.

    Topic by: @Amit V

    What’s Your Strategy - Passive or Active?

    As a domain name investor, there are several potential strategies that involve different amounts of work. From sitting on your domains and waiting for a buyer to come to you through to actively seeking out potential purchasers.

    Each strategy comes with both benefits and drawbacks, but which do you prefer? Are you an active seller that needs to churn names, do you wait for the right buyer to approach you, or do you adopt a hybrid style?

    Topic by: @PatrickV Sold for $269,000 - What Would You Do With It?

    Another mammoth sale was announced this week as sold for $269,000 in a deal facilitated by Uniregistry. What, though, are the potentially profitable uses for a domain name like this?

    Aside from tourism, what could be used for? Other domain investors have responded to this question with examples of other country identifier domains and how they’re used., for example, is a language platform, while is used by a pet company.

    Topic by: @abstractdomainer

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  4. James Iles

    About The Author — James Iles

    James is a domain name industry writer. Contact james (at) For all inquiries relating to NamePros stories and interviews, please email: [email protected] For James' own blog, visit

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    Felipelayoun Established Member

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    Thanks! Awesome! I have the domain ☺️😃
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    Ty Mr. James. :)
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