End users line up to find the perfect domain name.
There were a lot of great end user domain purchases at Afternic this week. Here’s a look at some of the ones that caught my eye.
Franklin Debt Relief, LLC of Chicago picked up Chapter7Bankruptcy.com for $18,000 and Chapter13Bankruptcy.com for $13,000. Smart move.
Las Vegas based iPrepaid, which had been using the domain name iPrepaids.com, bought iPrepaid.com for $8,000.
Cooper Safety Ltd, maker of Cooper Fire Systems, bought FireCurtain.com for $5,000.
LaGrange College bought MusicMajor.com for $4,800 — a fantastic purchase.
Key Publishing, which bills itself as “Europes leading aviation publisher”, bought AirportsInternational.com for $3,645.
Healthcare company The Schumacher Group bought PatientSolutions.com for $3,400.
Fog Creek Software paid $3,188 for Trello.com. I can’t find any product named Trello on its web site, but maybe its forthcoming.
Marriage site The Knot Inc. bought ItIsSafe.com for $2,988.
Baby Introductions Brand Inc. paid $2,750 for BibInc.com, its company initials.
RNJobs.com bought JobsInNursing.com for $2,600.
A company using brand protection company MarkMonitor bought IBDOnline.com for $2,500. Perhaps Investors’ Business Daily?
Playback Media, maker of the of the Playback Drive for churches, bought PlaybackMedia.com for $2,500. It previously used PlaybackDrive.com as its web site.
Private-equity owned food giant US Foodservice bought USKitchens.com for $2,300.
SocialGift, a site that lets friends chip in for a big gift, bought SocialRegistry.com for $2,088.
Ask.com, aka Ask Jeeves, bought PageSets.com for $1,700. A new search product?
Dr. Menks Mobile Vet Care LLC bought an ideal domain name, MobileVeterinarian.com, for $1,488.