The Domain Name Market

By Deane Barker on April 14, 2006

Sellers of Internet addresses surf for and get some big payoffs: The domain name market is thriving, apparently.

Sales of 5,851 domain names generated $29 million in 2005, compared with the sale of 3,813 names for $15 million in 2004, says market researcher Zetetic. And the pace is quickening: In the first three months of this year, 1,949 names have generated $14.2 million […]

A sign that the end is near?

Even frequently misspelled names sell: Mortage.com went for $242,400 this month.

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Comments

  1. Interestingly, if you exclude the one gigantonormous sale this year (Sex.com for $12 million), the average sale price is actually way down from previous years.

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