Religion drives Afternic’s big sales week

Religious domain names fill the collection plate.

Afternic had a big week-before-last, selling nearly $1.6 million worth of domains. It typically sells around $1.0 million, but was aided by several high dollar sales.

Two of the big sales were religious — for $45,000 and for $25,000.

The owner of and bought for $25,000. Although is still in escrow, I’d bet its the same buyer.

Another big sales was for $75,000. A Mark Monitor client bought it. A possible client is CBS, which has a college sports network called ULive.

Medical technology company Associated Medical paid $1,292 for

Law Offices of Steve Whitworth bought for $2,188.

ComfortCare Hospice LLC in Alabama bought for $1,300.

App development company SyncTree bought for $1,595, likely for a new app.

Second Church of Christ in Illinois bought for $1,500.

IT staffing company UDig bought for $1,888. It already owns

The Russian company that owns bought for $1,388. It does not own

Southwestern Firearms, Inc. bought for $1,775.

Canadian job site JobPort bought for $1,000. It owns the .com and .ca.

Pharmacy information site RxWiki paid $2,088 for

Looks like a San Francisco startup bought for $2,188.

Heritage Law Marketing paid $1,400 for

The owner of weight loss site smartly upgraded to for only $2,750.

A New York company called Secure Assets, Inc. paid $1,200 for

From the I-had-no-idea-this-market-existed department, a company that sells products to stop colic in horses bought for $1,103.

American College of Rheumatology bought for $2,088. We’ll have to wait to see what they use it for.

Austin, TX based Professional Contract Services Inc. bought for $2,488. Its web site is

Sports and leisure company Pulse bought for $1,495.

Credit risk management company Automated Financial Systems bought for $7,000.

New York University bought for $1,877.

Mountain Real Estate Group bought for $3,750.

GreenEarth Cleaning in Kansas City bought for $1,088 to complement its .com domain.

Iowa Health System paid $34,500 for

Swift Education Systems upgraded from to .com for $1,200.

Andersen Windows and Doors bought for $1,488.

I really like this upgrade: food company Barbara’s Bakery uses the domain It bought for $17,500.

Landscape company Lavish Gardens paid $1,250 to upgrade from to .com.

Carbon nanotube membrane company Porifera, Inc bought for $2,000. It uses

This one is interesting. California real estate developer Panoramic Interests already owns, but it paid $2,588 for

Corporation for Public Broadcasting paid $1,588 for

The owner of upgraded to for $2,688.

The owner of upgraded to for $1,000.

Farm Credit Mid-America bought for $8,500 and for $3,988. I’d say the seller of the .net did better than the .com, although both are good sale prices.

Manufactured home company Clayton Homes bought for $1,097.

Anderson University in South Carolina picked up for $4,500.

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