Several companies buy “matching” domain names.
Sedo had a fairly slow sales week over the U.S holiday, handling 416 domain name transactions for about $1 million.
Despite the lower-than-usual transaction total, there were plenty of examples of end users buying domain names. A company paid €27,500 to add the .com to go with its .ch, a fitness company paid $15,000 for a two character .co domain, and the owners of TackleDirect.com bought Tackle.direct, which it now forwards to its .com.
Here are 16 end user domain name purchases from the past week at Sedo: Click to continue reading…