Big companies, small companies, and universities make domain purchases.
A broad mix of end users made domain purchases this past week.
The proprietor behind the BetterBaseball.com baseball equipment site expanded with BetterVolleyball.com for $1,250.
Home decor company Rowley Company paid $1.888 for InternationalHomeDecor.com.
The company behind LocalEats.com, a directory of local (presumably independent) restaurants bought TryLocalFirst.com for $1,000.
I frequently buy Driscoll’s berries at the grocery store. Driscolls Strawberry Associates, Inc. just picked up BerryValley.com for $1,195.
Stock photo site Shutterstock bought Monographic.com for $8,588 and Monographic.net for $1,354.
Internet security company TrendMicro bought CustomDefense.com for $1,595.
Vehicle topper/rack seller RhinoRack bought StealthBar.com for $2,495.
The Daytona Beach Area Convention & Visitors Bureau bought DiscoverDaytonaBeach.com for $1,650. I’m surprised to see they already own DaytonaBeach.com.
The Texas A&M Athletics Department paid $1,277 for JuniorAggieClub.com.
Final Coat Painting in Minnesota already owns FinalCoatPainting.com It bought FCPservices.com for $1,088.
Missouri based On-Line Taxes Inc. bought FTAX.com for $6,500.
I don’t quite understand this one, but at $60,000 it must be an end user: Meechy.com.
Measurement and testing systems company Sierra Instruments bought SierraFlow.com for $1,795.
Jayco Capital Group bought jcap.net for $1,511.
Robertson Brothers home builders bought RobertsonHomes.com for $1,877.
Firecode Safety Equipment Inc owns Firecode.com and added Firecode.org for $1,188.
Tufts University bought StrongWomen.org for $5,577 to complement its StrongWomen.com domain.
Moody Bible Institute bought MoodyMedia.com for $1,250.
Biotechnology company DFI Corp, which produces sweeteners, bought eSweet.com for $2,000.
The owner of ThriftStore.com bought Thriftstore.net for $1,788 and Thriftstore.org for $4,488.
Elite Loans and Mortgages Ltd in the United Kingdom bought secured-loan.co.uk for 1,095 GBP.
Local Tool Hire Ltd in London owns LocalToolHireLondon.co.uk and LocalToolHire.com. It just bought LocalToolHire.co.uk for $800 GBP.
Cruise Direct/Cruise Reward Miles LTD bought Cruisemiles.co.uk for 10,000 GBP.
Redeye Media Ltd bought Redeye.co.uk for 950 GBP.
Travel perks company Want Me Get Me owns WantMeGetMe.com, but that’s kind of long. It just paid $2,000 for the shorter WMGM.com.
Australian Wool Innovation Ltd, owner of the category defining Wool.com domain name, bought Wool.co for $3,500.
Independent medical examination provider ExamWorks picked up NexWorks.com for $5,000.
The Rocket Science Group, LLC, the company behind the MailChimp enewsletter product, bought MonkeyMail.com for $10,500.
Flower shop Flor e Flores owns Floreflores.com. It protected itself by purchasing Florflores.com (missing the ‘e’ in the middle) for 1,000 EUR.
Empirical Financial Services, LLC bought Empirical.net for $1,540. It currently uses EmpiricalFS.com.
Far West Capital, which is right down the road from me in Austin, bought FarWestCapital.com for $4,000. It already owns FarWestCap.com.