Paula Deen Ventures Let Expire

According to NameBio, was last sold for $27,900 via Sedo in July of 2014. Whois records show the buyer was Paula Deen Ventures. Paula Deen is a chef, cookbook author, and is perhaps most well-known for her Food Network television shows.

I don’t believe Paula Deen or her company ever used as a standalone website. records show that was used as a forwarder to Deen’s website, for quite some time until it expired.

Recently, expired, and it was deleted. The domain name was caught by, and it is currently in an open auction that ends later on this afternoon. The high bid stands at $36,500.

It’s peculiar to see a valuable 3 letter .com domain name expire like this. Just a handful of domain names expire and hit the auction block each year.

Elliot Silver
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  1. Stupid Q: how does dropcatch get domains that are expired?

    If I catch a salmon and release back …it goes back to the ocean for the next lucky angler to enjoy the catch.
    So when a domain is expired and deleted, what does it go?

  2. opps
    sorri…trying to tie the knot

    There are so many scams and many unknowns in this industry esp the bidding process….money changing hands… transparencies at all especially between buyers and sellers.

    People should be asking the simplest questions— who are the buyers? how come we can’t identify the real buyers? are they the real buyers?

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