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Behind the $35k Purchase of Testimonial.io

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According to its founder, Testimonial, is "a platform that helps businesses collect, manage and distribute testimonials in a single place." The company has used the Testimonial.to domain name for its website. According to Testimonial founder Damon Chen, the company just acquired Testimonial.io for $35,000 via SquadHelp: I spent $35,000 on a domain. Here is why 👇https://t.co/rBh9N31RT7 — Damon Chen (@damengchen) June 24, 2022 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js In the tweet, Damon linked to a blog post he published on the Medium...

Turning Down a Big Opening Offer

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A few weeks ago, I received a $500k opening offer for one of my one word .com domain names via Dan.com. This was a strong offer well above the $100k minimum offer I had set for this unpriced domain name. I declined the offer and tried to negotiate a deal, but unfortunately a deal was not reached. When I received the offer, my first thought was the offer wasn't genuine. Even though someone needs to...

Chill.com Acquired for $1.6 Million

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The Chill.com domain name is used by a company called Chill Brands that sells CBD-infused products. Chill.com was reportedly acquired by the company for $1.6 million. The deal involved two payment installments of $800,000 so it could not be recorded as a sale until the final installment was made. The final payment was made, according to a press release that was shared by George Kirikos: The USD $1.6 million transaction for the Chillcom domain name is...

Sedo Adds 6 New Payment Options

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Sedo announced the addition of six new payment options for domain name buyers using its platform. According to a representative from Sedo, "hese additional payment methods are particularly advantageous for domain sellers: they ensure that buyers worldwide can now choose their preferred local payment method, making it even easier to purchase domains." Buyers can now purchase domain names using these six options: American Express (CC) Cartes Bancaires (CC) iDeal Trustly giropay Klarna Pay Now Notably, the...

Identity Digital: Donuts & Afilias Unveil Rebrand

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At the end of 2020, Donuts acquired Afilias and its registry business. The two companies continued to operate and are now uniting under one brand name called Identity Digital. The rebrand was introduced in a press release this morning. Identity Digital uses the Identity.Digital domain name for its website. The company also acquired IdentityDigital.com, which forwards to the .Digital domain name. Interestingly, it looks like the company had to privately acquire the Identity.Digital domain name...