Dating.com Sells for $1.75 Million at Moniker and SnapNames Live Auction at DOMAINfest Fort Lauderdale
Auction Yields Nearly $2.4 Million, Follows String of Impressive Domain Name Sales Numbers
LOS ANGELES, CA (May 17, 2010) - Moniker® and SnapNames®, both Oversee.net® companies, announced that the live auction at DOMAINfest® Fort Lauderdale, yielded nearly $2.4 million in total live auction sales.
The highlight of the auction was the sale of Dating.com, which sold for $1.75 million.
The sales figures punctuate a string of impressive recent sales by the Oversee.net companies including:
In total, 35 domains were bought at the Ft. Lauderdale event. Auction results are available at:
“Premium domain names are valuable assets and are essential in establishing a strong online presence,” said Jeff Kupietzky, CEO and President of Oversee.net. “Investments in Internet real estate are valuable tools in building brand identity and market presence. Clearly, the Internet is the place to do business, and these investments in premium names will grow in value and produce measurable returns.”
Winning bids for domains at all price points included:
A total of 100 premium names were available at the live auction, selected from thousands of domain names submitted by sellers interested in leveraging the company’s live auction expertise, global client base and reliable technology platform to sell their names.
Extended Online Auction
SnapNames is currently hosting an extended online auction that will run through Thursday, May 20 at 5:00 p.m. US Eastern time. To join the auction:
Founded and hosted by DomainSponsor®, the domain monetization division of Oversee.net, the DOMAINfest® conference brings domain industry and Internet professionals together to learn, network, and do business. Attendees include online advertising experts, domain publishers, domain monetization experts, SEO and SEM specialists, website developers, online marketers, ad or affiliate network suppliers, search advertising providers, venture capitalists, bankers and trademark/legal advisors. Visit http://www.domainfest.com for more information.
About Oversee.net’s Aftermarket and Registrar DivisionComprised of Moniker® and SnapNames®, Oversee.net's Aftermarket and Registrar Division offers businesses and individual investors an array of services for domain name registration, acquisition, management, appraisal, brokerage and sales. A top ten registrar, Moniker introduced the live domain name auction concept. SnapNames operates the largest auction of expired and deleting domain names and gives its customers exclusive first access to the world's most valuable names every day. For more information, visit www.moniker.com and www.snapnames.com.
Oversee.net® is the leader in Internet real estate, specializing in monetizing, registering, selling and developing domain names. The company provides an array of managed services to domain investors, corporations, and individuals across more than ten million web sites. Oversee.net owns one of the largest portfolios of domain names in the world. The company’s unique optimized technology connects consumers and advertisers with highly relevant advertisements. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the company’s core brands include DomainSponsor®, SnapNames®, Moniker® and LowFares.comTM. To learn more, please visit www.oversee.net.