For those of you who may have missed Saturday’s Phoenix Forum domain auction or were unable to bid for some reason, you have an opportunity to bid in the extended auction. There were some notable sales on Saturday, including my personal favorite StripClubs.com, and several top domain names remain on the auction block, including XXX.com – Yes – you read it right. See the news release below for more information.
Rick Latona Auctions started their first extended domain auction. There are 600 adult domains currently for sale at very low reserves and the auction is over Sunday at 2:00 EDT.
Atlanta, Georgia USA – April 6, 2009 – Today, Rick Latona Auctions started their first extended domain auction. The sale will be over this Sunday at 2:00PM EDT. “Domain names aren’t selling for the kind of money we saw a year ago, or even 6 months ago.” said Rick Latona, CEO of www.RickLatona.com. “This is great news if you are a BUYER…there are really some good values on our list that rolled over from the live sale in Phoenix. Our minimum sale price is $300 and I think there are over 350 names that would sell for $300 and if you are willing to go up to $500 you would hit the reserve price on over 75% of the domain names in our sale.”
There are over 600 adult domain names featured in this auction, including:
This is the first time Rick Latona Auctions has had an extended sale and it comes off of the heels of the live auction at The Phoenix Forum on Saturday, April 4 which had sales below hoped for levels. This is really good news to buyers because they were able to pick up domain assets for below market values at the live sale and there are still a lot of domain names with very low reserve prices in the extended sale.
The entire list of names can be viewed at www.proxibid.com/ricklatona. Registration and bidding are also at www.proxibid.com/ricklatona. All technical questions regarding Proxibid registration and bidding can be answered by calling toll free 877.505.7770 from inside the US or +1.402.505.7770 from outside the US.
About Rick Latona:
Rick Latona Auctions was founded as a natural extension to www.RickLatona.com to pursue other avenues in the domain marketplace to sell domain names. When asked why he made the decision to launch now, Rick said, “I had been considering the idea for years. When I realized that I was one of the largest individual resellers and brokers of domains it really became an issue of timing. Rick Schwartz created that timing for us…I understand what names people want and what prices will get them to bite. It’ll be more than interesting to see how this winning formula will perform in a live format.”
Mr. Latona has been in the internet and domain industry since the mid-90s and Rick Latona Auctions is just one of several companies that Mr. Latona has founded during that time. Other ventures include:
www.RickLatona.com – RickLatona.com stays busy Buying, Hosting, Transferring, and Selling more than 1,000,000 USD worth of domain names per month.
www.DigiPawn.com – DigiPawn is the first company to recognize domain names as assets and loan money on them. Today, it remains one of the largest companies of its kind in the world.
www.aeiou.com – Aeiou.com offers an affordable development solution for domain owners ready to move forward with their internet properties.