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Google’s Domain Buying Spree Continues With ABCAlphabet.com & Alphabet.kr

August 29th, 2015 Comments off
Google Inc. continues to buy domain names relating to the early August 2015 announcement of holding company Alphabet Inc. and has acquired ABCAlphabet.com that was a developed kids website. Alphabet.kr was also recently acquired by MarkMonitor.

Add ABC.cm to the list of Google Names

August 24th, 2015 Comments off
Looking at whois records for other cctlds on the heels of the .mx purchase, it looks like ABC.cm changed hands on 8/7. The domain looked to have been owned by a Chinese registrant. Of course .cm has been in the news before, Kevin Ham was once profiled in a Business 2.0 article that is published […]
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Did Google Buy ABC.mx for $17,700 ?

August 24th, 2015 Comments off
I came across a blog post on PublicDomains.com and it talked about ABC.mx being sold by the owner of the blog. To our surprise one of our domains sold last week (08/04/1) and matches Google’s new site, that domain is ABC.mx. We purchased the domain back in September of 2009 from the landrush phase at a price of […]
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Facebook Surpasses Google as top Referrer for Digital Publishers

August 20th, 2015 Comments off
Facebook has now surpassed Google when it comes to referrer traffic, a recent report from Parse.ly revealed data showing that Facebook has become number one when it comes to referring traffic to websites. I can say that does not hold true for TheDomains.com, this relates more to the largest online publishers. SocialMediaTimes.com reports: Until recently […]

So What Happens When There Is a .ABC? Disney Applied For It & Its Coming

August 18th, 2015 Comments off
After announcing it selected the domain name abc.xyz for its holding company Alphabet, Google has been going around buying all sorts of “abc” domain names. Last week we told you that Google bought ABC.Global. Onlinedomain.com spotted 78 new gTLD’s that Google registered using “abc. Last night .Club registry announced on Twitter that Google bought ABC.club. […]

Another New gTLD For Google: Buys/Registered Premium Domain ABC.Global

August 13th, 2015 Comments off
Google has bought another new gTLD for its Alphabet brand which is using the domain name abc.xyz Google registered/bought the premium domain name ABC.Global yesterday though its registrar Mark Monitor. .Global has around 4,000 domain names that are priced with premium registration fees through the domain name registrar channel (however many registrars will not be […]
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Report: Traffic to Alphabet.com Surges 5,000%; ABC.XYZ Gets 4 Million Visits in 2 Days

August 13th, 2015 Comments off
According to a story in the telegraph.co.uk today, traffic to Alphabet.com surged 5,000% since Google announcement on Monday. The Telegraph siting stats from Similar Web a “digital measurement service” says traffic to BMW owned Alphabet.com that saw “an average of 3,000 desktop visits” prior to Google announcement ” surged to almost 60,000 visits following Google’s […]

Google Didn’t Even Contact BMW To Offer To Buy Alphabet.com

August 12th, 2015 Comments off
According to a story today in the KansasCity.com, it seems that Google did not even contact BMW, that owns the domain name  Alphabet.com, to see if they would sell it before going with abc.xyz The article quotes a spokesman at BMW, who said “that the automaker was not informed ahead of time of plans by […]

.XYZ Sees Nearly 20K New Domain Registrations In 2 Days Since ABC.XYZ Announcement

August 12th, 2015 Comments off
.xyz registry is smiling all the way to the bank after Google announced Alphabet Inc. and the domain name used, ABC.XYZ with nearly 20,000 newly registered .xyz domain names since the announcement.

$670.44 Per Click Advertising VS $10 Domain Name? 100 Most Expensive Keywords 2015

August 12th, 2015 Comments off
Would you pay $670.44 Per Click Advertising or invest in a $10 a year domain name to target the same keyword? Here are the 100 most expensive keywords for 2015.