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Uniregistry Market Names Merged Into Afternic

If you have domain names listed for sale in your Uniregistry Market account, they may have been added to Afternic. This is notable and important to follow because sellers need to ensure their Uniregistry Market names and prices are updated to current market prices and availability.

This morning, I was tracking down a domain name I owned and sold on a payment plan via Escrow.com. When I was checking the Whois record, I noticed the DomainTools message stating, “This domain is listed for sale at one of our partner sites.” I clicked the link and was taken to a for sale page at Afternic indicating the domain name was actively listed for sale on the Afternic platform.

GoDaddy and Afternic Take Step to Work More Seamlessly

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If you regularly log in to your Afternic account, you probably noticed a change to the login screen earlier this week. There is now a “Login with GoDaddy” button below the password field to allow Afternic customers to log in to their Afternic accounts using their GoDaddy credentials:

It’s Not Always the Obvious Buyer

When a blind offer to buy a domain name is received, assumptions are made about who the buyer could be or how the domain name will be used if sold. This is often the case when a domain broker submits an offer on behalf of a prospective buyer, or an offer is made via Afternic or Sedo.

More often than not, the prospective buyer is the most obvious buyer. Perhaps the owner of the matching .IO or .CO domain name is interested in buying the brand match .com domain name, or maybe a startup using an off-brand domain name wants its brand match domain name.

This morning, I saw a retweet of a tweet from Kefah Makhamre announcing the $21,000 sale of Elmt.com via Afternic:

My DAN + GoDaddy / Afternic Pricing Strategy

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I had a rare phone conversation with a friend about domain names yesterday. We chatted about the overall market, and I shared some of the recent pricing strategy I use when listing my domain names for sale on DAN.com and GoDaddy / Afternic. I thought I would share it here as well.

Somewhere around 60% of my domain names are listed via DAN, most with their buy it now landing pages. I have done fairly well selling domain names on DAN this year, and I have what amounts to a majority of my inventory-quality domain names listed there with BIN prices. I have nearly all of my inventory domain names listed for sale via Afternic / GoDaddy. I do not use GoDaddy landing pages, preferring to send the domain names not parked at DAN to my Embrace.com inquiry pages instead.

AngelCity.com Acquired for $60,000

According to an article in the New York Times a little over a week ago, a new professional US women’s soccer team has been established. The NWSL expansion team will begin playing during the 2022 season, and it will call Los Angeles its home. A number of famous women make up the ownership group, including Mia Hamm, Natalie Portman, Eva Longoria, Serena Williams, and many others. The franchise will be known as Angel City.

Don’t Blindly Authorize a Listing on Afternic


This afternoon, I received an email from GoDaddy with the subject: “Action required: Authorize your domain listings.” This is a fairly standard type of email that I get on a somewhat regular basis. The domain name included in the email is one that I own and have registered in my GoDaddy account. A quick check in my Afternic account revealed that the domain name was not yet listed for sale there.

I believe this means someone else added this domain name to their Afternic account, and GoDaddy sent the authorization email to confirm the registrant authorizes the domain name to be listed for sale via Afternic.

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