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March Makes Domain Market Merry With Hundreds of Solid Sales in All Price Ranges 

Maybe I would should go on vacation more often. While I was away the domain aftermarket kicked into high gear with hundreds of sales reported, including three of the year's four biggest to date. This double length report covering sales from March 1 - March 15 will bring you completely up to date on what has happened since my last column two weeks ago.

For starters, the biggest sale of 2009 (and one of the ten biggest ever reported to us) was booked when the transfer of Toys.com to Toys R Us was completed. The giant toy store chain won the name in a bankruptcy court auction with a $5.1 million bid. A pair of 6-figure blockbusters also hit the Big Board this week after #2 Top.com closed at €357,500 ($464,750) and #3 Body.com brought $400,000. Sedo.com handled both of those sales.

In another sign that the high end of the market is stirring back to life, a report came out just as we were wrapping up this article saying that Auction.com has been sold for $1.7 million. I want to take a closer look at this news, but it looks legit and I expect to be charting that sale next week.

  

By Ron Jackson

While we are talking about big sales I should also mention that I have learned that Gaokao.com changed hand at the end of October for the Chinese equivalent of $555,951. The gaokao is China's college entrance examination and it is reputed to be the largest exam in the world. This sale is outside the date eligibility range for our weekly chart but we will be adding it to our 2008 Top 100 sales chart for posterity's sake (it will rank #12 on last year's list).

We are expanding all three of our charts from the usual 20 positions to 40 this week to accommodate the backlog of sales that built up while I was away. The expanded all extension top sellers list is made up of 25 .coms, 11 ccTLDs, three .nets and a .org. Sedo accounted for 9 of those 11 country code sales and wound up with more chart entries than any other venue, 24 in all.

.Coms swept the first eight positions before the country codes muscled in with a pair of $45,500 sales that tied for #9. Those were LOL.de (German ccTLD) and Campings.fr (French ccTLD). This is the second time LOL.de has sold in the past month and someone made a nice profit on the flip since the first sale, also at Sedo, closed at €17,000 ($21,420).

Two other country code sales reached the top half of the chart. #12 Kino.pl ("cinema" in Polish), representing Poland, brought $43,500 in a private transaction and #13 SexCamera.nl (Dutch country code) captured $42,250 at Sedo.

#18 (tie) Cosmetics.net led the non .com global TLD brigade with a $25,000 sale from the Moniker live auction at DOMAINfest Global that just closed. Here is how all of the leaders stack up for the two weeks ending Sunday, March 15:

 

The DN Journal Top 40 
Reported Domain Sales - Mon. March 1, 2009 - Sun. March 15, 2009
Euro to Dollar Conversion (€ to $) is Based on Rates in Effect March 17

  Domain

Sold For

Where Sold
1. Toys.com $5,100,000 Bankruptcy Auction
2. Top.com €357,500 = $464,750 Sedo
3. Body.com $400,000 Sedo
4. Anwalt.com €52,000 = $67,600 Sedo
5. Gonghui.com $63,000 Sedo
6. BachelorsDegree.com $62,500 AfternicDLS
7. Blooms.com $58,830 SnapNames
8. FreeWireless.com $50,000 Moniker/
DOMAINfest Global
9.
tie
LOL.de €35,000 = $45,500 Sedo
9.
tie
Campings.fr €35,000 = $45,500 Sedo
11. 34.com $45,000 Sedo
12. Kino.pl
("cinema" in Polish)
150,000PLN = $43,500 Pvt Sale
13. SexCamera.nl €32,500 = $42,250 Sedo
14. MyRealEstate.com $35,000 KevinWood.com
15. FindADate.com $31,000 Sedo
16. CareerInstitute.com $30,100 NameJet
17. ATO.com €22,500 = $29,250 Sedo/GreatDomains
18.
tie
PsychologyDegree.com $25,000 AfternicDLS
18.
tie
Husband.com $25,000 Moniker/
DOMAINfest Global
18.
tie
Fleece.com $25,000 Sedo
18.
tie
Cosmetics.net $25,000 Moniker/
DOMAINfest Global

22. Porno24.de €17,000 = $22,100 Sedo
23.
tie
Range.com $22,000 Moniker/
DOMAINfest Global
23.
tie
ASQ.com $22,000 Sedo
25. Click.net $20,000 Sedo
26. Undergarments.com $17,650 SnapNames
27. Mobieletelefoon.nl
("mobile phone" in Dutch)
€13,000 = $16,900 Pvt Sale
28. Zoloto.com $16,700 Sedo
29. Badewanne.de
("bath tub" in German)
€12,500 = $16,250 Sedo
30. Billigemarken.de €12,166 = $15,816 Sedo
31. Arapahoe.com $15,300 SnapNames
32.
tie
Money360.com $15,000 Sedo
32.
tie
Eat.net $15,000 Moniker/
DOMAINfest Global
32.
tie
Deposits.com $15,000 Sedo
35. DE.tv €11,505 = $14,957 Sedo
36. Forums.org $14,886 Sedo
37. Rinse.com $14,830 SnapNames
38. Wein-Kontor.de €11,400 = $14,820 Sedo
39.
tie
Skyport.eu £10,100 = $14,000 Sedo
39.
tie
DiamondClub.com $14,000 Sedo

Keep in mind that these are the highest value sales that have been reported to us in the past week. This column is meant to be an educational tool, not a complete list documenting ALL high value domain sales. Such a list is impossible to produce because many sales are kept private at the insistence of buyers, sellers or both. Our procedure for verifying the accuracy of domain sales reports is available here.

For the many newcomers entering the domain industry we also want to point out that the reasons why a domain name sells for a certain price can be varied and are not always clear to those who are unfamiliar with the domain market. If you do not understand why specific domain names command the prices they do, you are likely to make unwise domain registrations or purchases. We highly recommend that you do some basic research before you buy anything! As a starting point we have built a sister site specifically for you at NameNewbie.com.

CLICK HERE for our Year-To-Date Charts.

 

There were 20 more five-figure sales off the chart and Sedo accounted for the majority of those, including the three largest (all country codes); 123.es ($13,650), Abnehmen-Ratgeber.de ($13,000) and UV.TV ($13,000). Sedo also sold Kolibri.com ($11,700), SkyTV.de ($11,050) and Caffe.com ($10,530). Huzz.com added $10,500, Esqui.net notched $10,400, VIP.mobi posted $10,099 and UltimatePoints.com provided $10,000. Sedo also sold Shelf.com for $12,000 through their GreatDomains premium auction site. 

At the AfternicDLS, RIA.org rang up $12,000 while three others; CarInsuranceQuote.net, FoxMedia.com and GivingBirth.com delivered $10,000 each. In additional sales from Moniker's live auction at DOMAINfest Global that just closed, Alert.me landed $11,000 and three others; Contact.me, ArtistManagement.com and Bridgette.com kicked in $10,000 apiece. Filmmakers.tv also changed hand for $10,000 in a private sale. 

.Com Supporting Cast

A pair of sales at Sedo topped the .com supporting cast; 1H.com and EuroSports.com, each of which brought €7,500 ($9,750). 9B.com was right behind at $9,700. TopMercato.com tallied €7,000 ($9,100), Conheo.com corralled $8,625, 3DWeb.com drew $8,100 and GlobalChat.com chalked up $8,000

Sedo's other winners included Jeux-En-Ligne.com ("online games" in French) at $7,363, VRV.com at $7,150 and Neohw.com at $7,020. RockleyPark.com and Welcome-Cottages.com went for $7,000 each while iSpaces.com spawned $6,250 and DGPS.com contributed $6,200. SkinnyInTheCity.com sold for $6,000, and two others; MKM.com and Gardien.com garnered $5,850 apiece.

Sedo had 90 more .com sales ranging from $2,000 to $5,000 that are listed in the table below.

Additional Sedo .Com Sales Between $2,000 - $5,000
livecompanions.com $5,000   supportonline.com $3,000
nathankhan.com $5,000 investingold.com $2,995
spritz.com $5,000 smartclass.com $2,990
villatech.com $5,000 lovegaming.com $2,900
gvu.com $4,900 golojo.com $2,800
identite.com $4,745 icephone.com $2,800
ferreterias.com $4,723 neurosmart.com $2,800
hiding.com $4,555 simplephones.com $2,750
totaldramaaction.com $4,500 patrocinador.com $2,665
worldofpoker.com $4,100 etig.com $2,654
avantus.com $4,000 exclusivetravel.com $2,650
dentique.com $4,000 dumi.com $2,604
infodeportes.com $4,000 autographes.com $2,600
ojq.com $4,000 buxz.com $2,600
ibookmaker.com $3,900 erdwδrmeheizung.com $2,600
offshore-capital.com $3,900 jaroo.com $2,600
talan.com $3,900 spolex.com $2,600
tmq.com $3,900 deqq.com $2,580
video2mobile.com $3,900 skidestinations.com $2,510
lasvegasinsurance.com $3,750 bgin.com $2,500
eqk.com $3,700 clubeo.com $2,500
jxv.com $3,600 openmenu.com $2,500
kqk.com $3,600 photosnack.com $2,500
accente.com $3,575 returnbuy.com $2,500
lowbook.com $3,575 suntrax.com $2,500
cfd360.com $3,500 vosm.com $2,500
driverhire.com $3,500 yespoker.com $2,450
kxf.com $3,400 localknowledge.com $2,400
xah.com $3,400 huobi.com $2,300
zapon.com $3,302 westraven.com $2,300
doehring.com $3,250 gettingfound.com $2,250
speechshop.com $3,250 localhires.com $2,250
dbrain.com $3,200 realheroes.com $2,250
fqv.com $3,200 illia.com $2,222
prebuilt.com $3,160 rxcash.com $2,200
kbq.com $3,100 salonprofessional.com $2,112
ip-config.com $3,080 onux.com $2,059
worldofsofas.com $3,080 erge.com $2,000
couplecams.com $3,000 kolloidales-silber.com $2,000
dreamstock.com $3,000 perlead.com $2,000
factsarefacts.com $3,000 safety-first.com $2,000
findwomen.com $3,000 scottquill.com $2,000
kfq.com $3,000 service-direct.com $2,000
kqh.com $3,000 youjzz.com $2,000
kxv.com $3,000 yourlawsuit.com $2,000

In sales from their GreatDomains premium auction site, Sedo added $6,101 for Nominal.com followed by a pair of 3-letter .coms, VSM.com ($5,975) and JXW.com ($5,601). Blizzards.com blew in $4,600, SJQ.com clicked for $3,300, MetroSexuals.com massaged $2,500 and Punctuations.com penciled in $2,000

Back at the AfternicDLS NetFoto.com focused on $8,688, Vertech.com tacked on $7,500 and PlayersLife.com plucked $6,800. CrewLinks.com crested at $6,000 while Envoke.com and MedicalFinancing.com floated $5,000 each. 

KidsMeals.com downed $4,888 while Paie.com and MedArts.com dispensed $4,500 each. OfficeEasy.com fetched $4,488 and two others; DesignTribe.com and CheeseWheel.com chipped in $4,388 apiece. VTFS.com claimed $4,379, CareToday.com dispatched $4,288, Teexpress.com paid $4,188 and OneTab.com wangled $4,088

The AfternicDLS had 120 more .com sales ranging from $2,000 to $4,000. You can check those out in the table below:

Additional AfternicDLS .Com Sales Between $2,000 - $4,000
opentec.com $4,000   deveron.com $2,588
zylla.com $4,000 gardenvillage.com $2,588
flatrates.com $3,988 hopeplus.com $2,588
friendcam.com $3,988 onesweetworld.com $2,588
whitehousereport.com $3,888 thedossier.com $2,588
imagingtechnology.com $3,840 vascularcenters.com $2,588
archerycenter.com $3,788 videodoc.com $2,588
binaryconcepts.com $3,788 wildphotography.com $2,530
pbworks.com $3,788 championofchampions .com $2,500
watchseek .com $3,750 exclusivegetaways.com $2,500
erecording.com $3,688 fullreview.com $2,500
kingoftheworld.com $3,688 nyofficespace.com $2,500
strudl.com $3,588 personalsavings.com $2,500
kaartje.com $3,500 PetLIVING .com $2,500
revelator.com $3,500 salesfloor.com $2,500
thelyceum.com $3,500 thebigwin.com $2,500
toptechs.com $3,500 wrestlingmoves.com $2,500
featherdown.com $3,454 cocktailkitchen.com $2,488
outpay.com $3,388 housegear.com $2,488
simplemath.com $3,388 myworldhistory.com $2,488
brandbroker.com $3,300 theprintcenter.com $2,488
bigdif.com $3,288 valuedrivers.com $2,488
loans-usa.com $3,288 menofintegrity.com $2,400
paintaroom.com $3,288 higherself.com $2,395
zvrs.com $3,288 goldfirst.com $2,388
singlesscene.com $3,240 prospectnow.com $2,388
4luggage.com $3,188 fuwo.com $2,328
catalyticconvertors.com $3,188 realchocolate.com $2,300
firstlegacy.com $3,188 resortweddings.com $2,300
guialocal.com $3,188 saleskit.com $2,300
nowplus.com $3,188 healthyfuture.com $2,250
sponsornow.com $3,188 finefragrance.com $2,200
venturecapitalnetwork.com $3,188 goserbia.com $2,200
attorneysnow.com $3,170 gopayroll.com $2,188
broadband4all.com $3,090 environmentalstore.com $2,150
universalbroadcasting.com $3,088 paymentpartner.com $2,100
civicsource.com $3,000 alphalounge.com $2,088
fashionandbeauty.com $3,000 arizonalegal.com $2,088
jennette.com $3,000 guycode.com $2,088
myrz .com $3,000 jobfund.com $2,088
foodget.com $2,988 sarisa.com $2,088
totalnetworks.com $2,932 stimulusresponse.com $2,088
domainaddresses.com $2,921 thegardenproject.com $2,088
cspservices.com $2,900 toolauctions.com $2,088
djonly.com $2,900 traderscircle.com $2,088
afbs.com $2,837 unipages.com $2,088
gunsellers.com $2,830 5starholidays.com $2,000
emart .com $2,805 bankmarketing.com $2,000
newcolor.com $2,800 carati.com $2,000
newvistas.com $2,800 craneweb.com $2,000
checkyou.com $2,788 digitallighthouse.com $2,000
salonique.com $2,788 eventsphotography.com $2,000
thefitnessexperts.com $2,788 memorymate.com $2,000
webconversion.com $2,788 rubbersolutions.com $2,000
worldoutdoor.com $2,788 screeningservice.com $2,000
wealthdynamics.com $2,750 taketurns.com $2,000
onpatrol.com $2,700 takingcredit.com $2,000
trendchat.com $2,688 theultimatefan.com $2,000
vivavox.com $2,600 triclub.com $2,000
bigcactus.com $2,588 wastebuster.com $2,000

The AfternicDLS also sold four others through expanded promotion listings at Sedo. Those were 3Deep.com ($5,461), Geophysik.com ($4,212), PackService.com ($3,588) and HistoricVehicle.com ($2,488)

In more completed sales from the Moniker/DOMAINfest Global live auction SanFranciscoRestaurant.com served $7,500, ElectricOven.com baked $7,000 and AutoInsurancePolicy.com protected $6,000. Pucks.com netted $5,500, CustomizedHomes.com housed $5,000 and TravelInsurancePolicy.com produced $4,750.

Evaluated.com coaxed $3,000 while VirtualMaps.com and Boiled.com cooked up $2,500 each. LastTreatmentCenter.com and SepticTankCleaning.com cleared $2,000 each and in a sale from Moniker's T.R.A.F.F.I.C. New York auction, CommonStock.com cornered $2,500. From their online platform, Moniker also sold HomeEnergySurvey.com ($5,149), Existential.com ($5,075) and GangMinds.com ($4,125)

At SnapNames.com, Spectacle.com spotted $7,000, FalseTeeth.com bit off $5,890 and NTCC.com secured $5,450. PartyBoat.com booked $5,000, ClassicsAndCustoms.com cultivated $4,100 and DiscoverHawaii.com docked at $3,855. Hunu.com hauled in $3,050, EuroSpeed.com yielded $3,011 and OnlineTaxSoftware.com untangled $2,900.

ExploreFairbanks.com and PressReleaseDistribution.com distributed $2,600 each while HotelsBrisbaneAustralia.com and MyEras.com recalled $2,200 apiece. HaworthPressInc.com probed $2,166 while Blueberrys.com and JoBoom.com bagged $2,150 each. 8699.com dialed up $2,051 and BioInnovations.com discovered $2,022

At NameJet.com, NTES.com uncorked $6,350, BigButtMania.com cracked $5,600 and JunglePoker.com raked in a $3,900 pot. LaFrance.com located $3,088, MarketingBusiness.com banked $2,801 and two others; ElegantTouch.com and TwinLabs.com took in $2,600 each. 

Aerator.com rejuvenated $2,500, ExecutivePay.com pulled $2,339 and EdibleBouquets.com chewed up $2,322. AACA.com commanded $2,270, NewYorkGolfCourses.com holed out at $2,200 and eIdea.com thought up $2,110. StrictlyWoodFurniture.com polished off $2,101, TorontoWeddings.com celebrated $2,100 and two others; DoubledayBooks.com and IrishCottage.com welcomed $2,000 apiece. 

Elsewhere, KevinWood.com sold 1800Trucking.com for $5,500 and RickLatona.com sold Gawkers.com for $2,750

 Afternic Domain Auctions

Global Contenders (.biz, .info, .mobi, .name, .net & .org)

.Nets swept the first three spots on our expanded Global Contenders chart this week and wound up taking 20 of the 40 positions overall. The first eight names on this chart all broke the five figure mark, so we've already covered those in the all extension section at the top of this report.  

The biggest sale you haven't seen yet is #9 TTS.org, sold through the AfternicDLS for $8,000. That was one of eight .orgs on the leader board. .Mobi was right behind with seven entries while .Info claimed three spots and .travel got two - the first appearances ever on our charts for that extension.

Here's how all of the Global Contenders stacked up for the two weeks ending March 15:

Global Contenders Top 40
 Highest Reported Non .Com Global TLD  Sales 
(.Net, .Org, .Biz & .Info) Mon. March 2, 2009 - Sun. March 15, 2009
Euro to Dollar Conversion (€ to $) is Based on Rates in Effect March 17

  Domain

Sold For

Where Sold
1. Cosmetics.net $25,000 Moniker/
DomainfestGlobal
2. Click.net $20,000 Sedo
3. Eat.net $15,000 Moniker/
DomainfestGlobal
4. Forums.org $14,886 Sedo
5. RIA.org $12,000 AfternicDLS
6. Esqui.net €8,000 = $10,400 SnapNames
7. VIP.mobi $10,099 Sedo
8. CarInsuranceQuote.net $10,000 AfternicDLS
9. TTS.org $8,000 AfternicDLS
10. Banker.net $6,500 Sedo
11. Pelaut.net $5,288 AfternicDLS
12. Europe.travel $5,000 Moniker/
DomainfestGlobal
13. Funds.mobi $4,900 Sedo
14. Shoes.mobi $4,600 Sedo
15.
tie
BST.net €3,500 = $4,550 Sedo
15.
tie
RSS.mobi £3,250 = $4,550 Sedo
17. iWay.net $4,400 AfternicDLS/Sedo
18. KeyWest.net $4,290 NameJet
19.
tie
Meteo.mobi $4,200 Sedo
19.
tie
VideoLab.net $4,200 AfternicDLS

21. BeachVacation.net $4,070 AfternicDLS
22.
tie
Auto.mobi $3,900 Sedo
22.
tie
Facts.info €3,000 = $3,900 Sedo
24. Sperm.net $3,750 Moniker/
T.R.A.F.F.I.C. NY
25.
tie
ISCSLP2006.org $3,600 NameJet
25.
tie
Meterorites.org $3,600 Sedo
25.
tie
OnlineDate.net $3,600 Sedo
25.
tie
Strippers.mobi $3,600 Sedo
29. Intact.net $3,588 AfternicDLS
30.
tie
BASC.org $3,500 AfternicDLS
30.
tie
Cuencas.net $3,500 AfternicDLS
30.
tie
Elevate.net $3,500 AfternicDLS
33. Itcom.org $3,388 AfternicDLS
34. TicketsAndTours.net $3,350 AfternicDLS
35. StreetMarket.net $3,188 AfternicDLS
36.
tie
Bacias.info $3,000 AfternicDLS
36.
tie
Bassins.info $3,000 AfternicDLS
36.
tie
CyberSecurity.net $3,000 AfternicDLS
36.
tie
FastCash.org $3,000 AfternicDLS
36.
tie
Information.travel $3,000 Moniker/
DomainfestGlobal

CLICK HERE for our Year-To-Date Charts.

 

There were dozens of additional four-figure GC sales just off the chart. SnapNames had the highest of those with Motivation.net at $2,800. They also sold NYStockMarket.net ($2,599), V7.net ($2,314), AmericanRenewables.org ($1,455) and Spielbank.org ($1,400)

At the AfternicDLS the supplemental roster was led by Procura.net ($2,788), HGAC.net ($2,500) and OnNews.net ($2,388). YourTel.net nabbed $2,300 and ChangeManagement.net added $2,250

The AfternicDLS had 33 more four-figure GC sales ranging from $1,000 to $2,200. You can check those out in the chart below. 

Additional AfternicDLS GC Sales Between $1,000-$2,200
vaporizer.org $2,200   lifecorp.net $1,388
institutionalinvestor.org $2,188 altimate.net $1,291
hotshot.org $2,088 byappointment.net $1,288
gallop.net $1,700 greened.net $1,288
techsource.net $1,700 netfoto.net $1,288
softcity.net $1,688 electronicdata.net $1,250
wicm.net $1,621 cheapauto.net $1,188
rasf.net $1,505 testimonials .org $1,141
hardstyle.org $1,500 haarteile.net $1,100
ibcom.net $1,500 usedcnc.net $1,088
servicemax.net $1,500 BUYAFRANCHISE .org $1,000
thbc.net $1,500 lazygirl .info $1,000
nextera.org $1,488 moderndesign.org $1,000
goodtravel.net $1,400 motorcyclerental.net $1,000
hairworld.net $1,400 quixote.net $1,000
beanblossom.net $1,388 serverdata.net $1,000
instantreplay.net $1,388  

The AfternicDLS sold five others with expanded promotion listings at Sedo: CubaLibre.net ($2,388), PartTimeJobs.org ($1,600), VoiceServer.net ($1,500), AlternativeMedia.org ($1,260) and CityCards.net ($1,250)

At Sedo .mobi resurfaced with Cruise.mobi ($2,680), Store.mobi ($2,650), Sell.mobi ($2,300) and Discount.mobi ($2,050). They also sold Images.info ($2,301), Religions.net ($2,300) and King.info ($2,089). Sedo had 36 more four-figure GC sales ranging from $1,000 to $1,950. You can check those out in the table below:

Additional Sedo GC Sales Between $1,000-$1,950
aaa.info $1,950   ocimf.org $1,300
ctp.biz $1,950 stimulus.net $1,275
heimkino.org $1,950 expert.mobi $1,250
profession.net $1,950 cht.net $1,248
myyp.net $1,798 compraryvender.net $1,235
lishi.org $1,680 gamesdownload.mobi $1,205
she.mobi $1,600 lims.net $1,200
motorbikes.org $1,559 ikariam.info $1,170
homeloansmobi $1,557 flachdach.net $1,157
stratego.net $1,500 addict.org $1,100
ufos.net $1,365 lua.net $1,100
sauna.pro.pro $1,350 tcd.net $1,100
divorce.mobi $1,320 rate.mobi $1,060
aln.net $1,307 bra.info $1,050
chaussettes.net $1,301 vita.mobi $1,050
kfz-bewertung.net $1,300 bricabrac.net $1,025
ksf.net $1,300 eagleranch.net $1,001
lens.info $1,300 sandiegobankruptcy.net $1,000

Elsewhere, Moniker closed three GC sales from their DOMAINfest Global live auction; MusicDownloads.info ($1,300), PokerGame.org ($1,000) and Vote.info ($1,000). They also finally wrapped up one from T.R.A.F.F.I.C. New York, Wool.net at $1,200.  

Country Codes

The era of the country code is definitely here. We had 19 five-figure ccTLD sales reported over the past two weeks (the most ever for that time frame), all of which were either charted or noted in the all extension section at the top of this report. The highest sale you haven't seen yet is #20 Holdem.it (Italian country code) at €6,800 ($8,840) via Sedo. 

Sedo wound up sweeping 33 of the 40 entries on our expanded Country Code leader board. Germany's .de had more entries than any other extension with 13. Great Britain's .co.uk was next with six and many others had multiple chart entries including Poland (.pl), the Netherlands (.nl), Switzerland (.ch), Tuvalu (.tv) and Montenegro (.me).

Here is how all of the country code top sellers stacked up for the two weeks ending March 15:

Country Code Top 40
 Highest Reported ccTLD  Sales: March 2, 2009 - Sun. March 15, 2009
Euro to Dollar Conversion (€ to $) is Based on Rates in Effect Tue. March 17

  Domain

Sold For

Where Sold
1.
tie
LOL.de €35,000 = $45,500 Sedo
1.
tie
Campings.fr €35,000 = $45,500 Sedo
3. Kino.pl
("cinema" in Polish)
150,000 PLN = $43,500 Pvt Sale
4. SexCamera.nl €17,000 = $42,250 Sedo
5. Porno24.de €17,000 = $22,100 Sedo
6. Mobieletelefoon.nl €13,000 = $16,900 Sedo
7. Badewanne.de
("bath tub" in German)
€12,500 = $16,250 Sedo
8. Billigemarken.de €12,166 = $15,816 Sedo
9. DE.tv €11,505 = $14,957 Sedo
10. Wein-Kontor.de €11,400 = $14,820 Sedo
11. Skyport.eu £10,000 = $14,000 Sedo
12.
tie
123.es €10,500 = $13,650 Sedo
12.
tie
Abnehmen-Ratgeber.de €10,000 = $13,650 Sedo
12.
tie
UV.tv €10,000 = $13,650 Sedo
15. SkyTV.de €8,500 = $11,050 Sedo
16. Alert.me $11,000 Moniker/
DOMAINfest Global
17.
tie
Contact.me $10,000 Moniker/
DOMAINfest Global
17.
tie
Filmmakers.tv $10,000 Pvt Sale
19. Holdem.it €6,800 = $8,840 Sedo
20. Modern.co.uk £6,000 = $8,400 Sedo

21. Biontech.de €5,950 = $7,735 Sedo
22. Strefabiznesu.pl
("business zone" in Polish)
24,400 PLN = $7,076 Pvt Sale
23. Receiver.de €4,900 = $6,370 Sedo
24.
tie
Domain.tv £4,100 = $5,740 Sedo
24.
tie
SpainHolidays.co.uk £4,100 = $5,740 Sedo
26. Wilo.lu €4,175 = $5,428 Sedo
27. Save.me $5,000 Moniker/
DOMAINfest Global
28. AerospaceJobs.co.uk £3,500 = $4,900 Sedo
29. JobsMine.co.uk £3,500 = $4,900 Sedo
30.
tie
Waala.co.uk €3,750 = $4,875 Sedo
30.
tie
Waala.com.ar €3,750 = $4,875 Sedo
30.
tie
Waala.de €3,750 = $4,875 Sedo
33.
tie
Akku.ch €3,200 = $4,160 Sedo
33.
tie
Batterie.ch €3,200 = $4,160 Sedo
35. PornStars.co.uk $4,000 Moniker/Internext
36. Batterien.ch €3,010 = $3,913 Sedo
37.
tie
OnSale.de €3,000 = $3,900 Sedo
37.
tie
Tagesgeldrechner.de €3,000 = $3,900 Sedo
39. e-Career.de €2,800 = $3,640 Sedo
40. Remote.me $3,535 Sedo

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Domain Name Industry Newsletter

There were dozens of additional four-figure ccTLD sales and Sedo accounted for the vast majority of those - more than a hundred in all. It wasn't long ago that we didn't have enough ccTLD sales recorded to even fill out a Top 20 chart. Quite a different story today! 

Sedo's hit list included BroadbandCompare.co.uk ($3,501) and Schmidmeier.de ($3,445). Godeceinture.fr and Patientenschutzorganisation.de added $3,380 each while Newcastle.tv tuned in $3,360

That was followed by a five-name logjam at $3,250 apiece that included AEL.eu, Fun-Parc.de, Hochzeitsforum24.de, Hotelverwaltung.de and Umzugskostenrechner.de. MegaClub.de added another $3,094. Sedo had 95 more country code sales ranging from $1,000 to $3,000. Those are listed in the table below.

Additional Sedo .Com Sales Between $1,000 - $3,000
wow.cc $3,000   carsite.eu $1,540
slots.at $2,860 aidacruises.com.ar $1,500
badcreditmortgage.us $2,825 erdnόsse.de $1,481
wyspager.pl $2,730 mortgagerates.us $1,475
dailymotion.de $2,600 hausverlosung.eu $1,430
mobielinternet.nl $2,600 boat24.co.uk $1,400
marktmonitor.de $2,535 creditzone.co.uk $1,400
cash4partner.de $2,340 cricketworld.co.uk $1,400
ziegler.co.uk $2,340 dogbed.co.uk $1,400
bettwaescheshop.de $2,275 internetvideo.cn $1,400
skyhigh.de $2,275 sunnewspaper.co.uk $1,400
caesarscasino.co.uk $2,250 lipsylondon.eu $1,376
fahrstunden.de $2,210 goal.cc $1,365
gonet.ch $2,210 electronictoys.co.uk $1,330
planschtempel.de $2,210 durance.eu $1,300
sonnenschein.eu $2,210 musicclub.fr $1,300
musicalinsurance.co.uk $2,100 neophone.de $1,300
gmg.eu $2,015 salle.fr $1,300
awomo.fr $2,000 tescon.eu $1,300
za.bz $2,000 trustservice.de $1,300
belang.nl $1,950 wer-kennt-sie.de $1,300
digitalserver.de $1,950 energetiker.eu $1,235
hhp.be $1,950 rimini.me $1,216
ich-bin-neu.de $1,950 anwaltregister.de $1,170
klinikfinder.de $1,950 diashowproducer.de $1,170
livejobs.de $1,950 doityourselfscout.de $1,170
newcar.de $1,950 removalquote.co.uk $1,170
poncha.de $1,950 aimport.de $1,161
sarasin.nl $1,950 extensions.fr $1,105
vlaanderenvakantieland.nl $1,950 kleertjesmarkt.nl $1,105
youth.de $1,950 trabajando.com.ar $1,100
adultfriendsfinder.co.uk $1,850 youmove.co.uk $1,100
occ.ch $1,820 moral.de $1,079
syltblog.de $1,820 voiture-hybride.fr $1,053
carmel.eu $1,755 eventcenter.de $1,040
tassenshop.nl $1,755 fxo.fr $1,040
PA.be $1,750 hediard.lt.lt $1,040
wooden-flooring.co.uk $1,750 heilbad.eu $1,040
besuchen.de $1,690 konzertwelten.de $1,040
urlaubsfuchs.de $1,690 lichtundliebe.de $1,040
hww.eu $1,658 mcneill.com.cn $1,040
easyhotels.de $1,625 webinare.at $1,040
gewinnen.EU $1,625 goodies.de $1,039
boat-shop.de $1,560 123dsl.de $1,008
helmnot.de $1,560 vanlease.co.uk $1,002
wechselstube.de $1,560 websitedesign.co.in $1,000
grundrechte.de $1,559 xine.nl $1,000
511tactical.de $1,547  

Elsewhere Darmowyhosting .pl changed hands for $3,451 in a private sale and Allegro.pl sold Hurtownicy .pl ("wholesalers" in Polish) for $3,184. The AfternicDLS sold PreventitiveMedicine.ca ($1,980), Property.cr ($1,799) and RVDealers.ca ($1,200) while Bokweb.com sold SatellitePhones .co.za for $1,950

If there are country code extensions you are not familiar with, you can look up the nation each extension goes with here.

Now that you're up to date on what happened over the past week, check out how the leaders stand year to date in all categories by visiting our Year To Date Charts page.

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We truly appreciate the industry leading companies who share their sales information with us to help everyone in the business get a handle on current domain values. Richard Meyer of Domain Sales Center also provides invaluable help in collecting data for these sales reports each week.

Every Tuesday we publish the highest reported domain name sales for the previous week. On Monday our contributors send us their sales data for the previous 7 days. We then compile that information and write this report for Tuesday night publication to give you the freshest sales report in the industry. 

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