A car dealer, a dog poop bag seller, and a church bought domain names last month.
Afternic sold about $1.2 million worth of domain names in the week ending September 1. Here are 22 domain names that were purchased by end users.
Dentl.com sold for a whopping $50,000. The domain is under whois privacy and has been for a while, but briefly changed to the owner of MyDentist.co. I’m not sure if that was the seller or buyer.
Compass Healthcare Marketers bought SkipAhead.com for $15,000.
Earth Rated, seller of biodegradable dog waste bags, paid $1,300 for WasteBags.com.
The group behind TrueGreece.com, a vacation travel company, bought TrueRestaurants.com for $2,000.
The owner of PrimulaFlorist.com, a Singapore florist, bought SingaporeGarden.com for $2,188.
A Coldwell Banker real estate agent bought SantaBarbaraRealtors.com for $1,500.
VC firm Tugboat Ventures bought TugboatLabs.com for $1,277.
Whole Life Pet Products bought Tailmix.com for $2,295.
Internet Business Japan Co., Ltd., owner of InternetAcademy.co.up, bought InternetAcademy.net for $4,188. It does not own the .com.
Resnick Auto Group in Illinois paid $1,095 for ResnickAuto.com.
Now this was a very necessary upgrade: Inside Social, which had been using the awful domain name insidesoci.al, bought InsideSocial.com for $3,000.
Build.com bought Miseno.com for $3,088. Earlier this year the company applied for a trademark on the term for use in plumbing fixtures.
Wireless communications company Cambium Networks bought ConnectingTheUnconnected.com for $1,488.
Stainless steel cable railings are big business. I just got them installed for a fence and it’s not cheap. Inline Design sells these rail systems. It just bought InlineDesign.com for $3,000; it had been using various ccTLDs.
Citadel Insurance Services bought FedGuard.com for $2,588.
First Advisors Capital Inc. in Birmingham, Alabama paid $1,188 for myFAC.com.
The owner of GoSecure.ca bought GoSecure.net for $2,000. They do not own the .com.
Ubicon Banking Supplies in Scottsdale, Arizona bought Ubicon.com for $2,000. It has been using UbiconUSA.com for its website.
Class.ly, an online education startup, bought GraduatePrograms.net for $3,000.
Collaborating.com, a startup that hasn’t formally launched yet, bought Entrepreneurialism.com for $1,159. That’s quite difficult to type.
Watermark, a church in Dallas, bought MarriageHelp.org for $1,335.
Marshfield Clinic, a healthcare chain in Wisconsin, bought FamilyHealthCenter.org for $2,088.