Joseph Peterson takes an in-depth look at January’s domain name sales on NameJet.
January 2016 was a busy month for NameJet. Not only did the auction platform deliver its customary mix of expired domains and seller-managed inventory; it also handled the NamesCon auctions in conjunction with Right Of The Dot and (in many cases) a live auctioneer at the Las Vegas conference.
In presenting these January sales data, I’ve decided to exclude all domains associated with NamesCon, whether they were part of the live auction or not. This way, we can make apples-to-apples comparisons when looking at market performance over time. Inventory attached to the domain conference received extra exposure and included a big dose of nTLD domains. That’s perfectly fine, but such special circumstances obscure long-term trends. Better to write a separate article devoted to the NamesCon results than to mix them up with January’s regular auctions.
By excluding NamesCon, the statistics change in an interesting way: Click here to continue…