End user domain purchases from the past week, namely last week of July 2012.
Before we jump in with this week’s end user sales report, I have a warning for the famous TED conferences: be careful with your new domain.
TED bought xNetwork.org for $1,788. I’m not sure what it plans to use it for, but it should think twice before using this domain. The problem is that xNetwork.com is owned by an adult entertainment company offering “free legal images” for webmasters. Although the site’s homepage is safe for work, many people trying to reach xNetwork.org will undoubtedly end up going to xNetwork.com.
Now, to the sales!
Universal Music Group bought SavvyMusic.com for $2,200.
Shoe store Road Runner Sports bought TopRunningShoes.com for $1,188.
Work uniform company UniFirst Corporation paid $4,988 for CompanyUniforms.com and $1,888 for UniformPrograms.com.
Picture frame company Evald Moulding Co. bought…wait for it…PictureFrameCompany.com for $1,888.
Executive Electronics of Southwest Florida, Inc. purchased ExecutiveGroup.net for $2,188.
Cashback shopping site eBates.com bought OneReward.com for $6,500 and ManyRewards.com for $1,750.
Florida’s The Alternative Daily dropped “the” off its domain name for $1,000 with AlternativeDaily.com.
Detroit based Black Diamond Fireworks bought ProFireworks.com for $1,500.
The Partnership UK Ltd, and advertising and marketing company, bought ThePartnershipGroup.com for $1,188.
The owner of Observant.com.au bought Observant.net for $2,900.
Bike and Roll Chicago, which offers bike and Segway tours of Chicago, paid $1,277 for BikeShare.org. It also owns BikeChicago.com.
The famous TED Conferences bought xNetwork.org for $1,788 (see intro).
Virtual office company Virtual Headquarters Pty Ltd paid $2,500 for VirtualOfficeHQ.com. It also owns VirtualHeadquarters.com.au
Magic Jack, the popular VOIP service that doesn’t require a computer, bought USPhoneNumbers.com for $1,850.
London courier service Churchill Express bought the highly descriptive domain name LondonCourier.co.uk for 1,098 GBP.
The company behind TheSouthAfrican.com bought SAtimes.co.uk, which forwards to its news site, for $750.
India Times paid $1,495 for GiftMeUp.com
(Source: Domain Name Wire)
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