Yahoo! buys a sports domain name and other end user domain name purchases.
Afternic and GoDaddy sold $1.7 million worth of aftermarket domain names from 1/6/14 – 1/12/14. Here are some of the sales that were to end users. You can see more end user reports here.
JiveCloud.com $3,650 and LCloud.com $13,700 – Community software and social media marketing firm Lithium.
WarehouseCleaning.com $1,199 – Web design company Ambidextrous Services, which specializes in sites for powerwashing companies, presumably bought this for a client.
EZEstimate.com $2,400 – the company that sells EZInvoice software at EZInvoice.com.
ApartmentGuys.com $1,200 – Denver apartment finding service Apartment Guyz LLC made an important acquisition. It uses ApartmentGuyz.com for its web address.
MobileGyms.com $2,495 – InForm Fitness, which has a gym on wheels.
Brandvertising.com $1,888 – Borns, a B2B branding company.
OPST.com $1,500 – Miami company Operational Streamlining, which owns the domain hack op.st.
DeltaZero.com $2,277 – deltaZERO sa, an architecture/urban design firm that uses DeltaZero.net for its website.
EssentialWater.com $2,950 – Essential Water Solutions, which uses the matching .net domain name.
Dawgvent.com $5,225 – Yahoo!, which owns Rivals.com, which operates UGASports.com for University of Georgia football coverage. The message board on the site is called Dawgvent.
OthersLike.us $1,000 – Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission bought this cute domain hack.
MaintenanceUSA.com $2,930 – Interline Brands, seller of maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) products.
EnergyInnovators.com $1,250 – WattShocks.com, which sells “regenerative suspension retrofit shocks.”
DFN.net $5,000 – Douglas Fast Net, an internet service provider, bought its acronym.
Fitbit.org $3,088 – Fitbit, manufacturer of wearable activity trackers. They use Fitbit.com.
RadiationTherapy.org $1,988 – Creekside Cancer Care in Lafayette, Colorado.
ThePerformanceCompany.com $1,550 – The owner of AffiliateManager.com, a solution for affiliates and online merchants.
MyClarify.com $2,000 – Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Delaware Valley changed its name to Clarifi and uses the domain name Clarifi.org. They have MyClarifi.com, so this is a protective purchase.
FIA.org $18,000 – Futures Industry Association, which uses FuturesIndustry.org.
ElanHotels.com $1,520 – the owner of ElanSoHoSuites.com in Australia.
XRayEyeWear.com $1,777 – XRay Vision Sunglass LLC. Yes, that’s a company.
PAWork.org $1,200 – PA Workforce Development Association. It appears they may have previously used paworkforce.state.pa.us