Puzzle Sold for $500k as Afternic Sells Over $1m in Domain Names

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Afternic reported its weekly sales results, and the leading sale was Puzzle.com at $500,000.  This ranks as the second highest publicly reported sale of 2011, in a tie with GamesForGirls.com. This domain name was a NameMedia property, and it was acquired by a company in Amsterdam. It’s not clear how the domain name will be used yet.

EJU.com was the second leading sale of the week, just shy of $100,000. This also appears to be a NameMedia house sale. Overall, Afternic sold $1.06 million in public .com domain names (above $1,000/each) this past week.

Reported sales from last week are below:

puzzle.com $500,000.00
eju.com $96,000.00
pursu.com $13,200.00
claimit.com $8,000.00
consolidateyourdebts.com $7,000.00
epicgear.com $6,988.00
gamenavigator.com $6,800.00
groupgifting.com $6,777.00
hvhc.com $6,500.00
winenow.com $6,288.00
FQK.com $6,000.00
firekeeper.com $5,000.00
pelak.com $5,000.00
downworld.com $5,000.00
interludio.com $4,888.00
banyak.com $4,500.00
cashteam.com $4,388.00
nbins.com $4,088.00
fastflights.com $3,988.00
hulon.com $3,912.00
scholarshiponline.com $3,888.00
secureanywhere.com $3,788.00
rmap.com $3,750.00
thefitnesszone.com $3,750.00
amishbuilt.com $3,688.00
higear.com $3,550.00
iterms.com $3,500.00
powerbat.com $3,500.00
newoption.com $3,488.00
gizmoguide.com $3,288.00
digitalhaven.com $3,288.00
tldesigns.com $3,230.00
thexray.com $3,188.00
titlenet.com $3,188.00
bestwell.com $3,188.00
urbantouch.com $3,188.00
golddeal.com $3,000.00
plaza21.com $3,000.00
Go2Team.com $2,995.00
oito.com $2,988.00
careerviews.com $2,988.00
zaptap.com $2,988.00
localprojects.com $2,917.00
bringthekids.com $2,900.00
creditcardfinance.com $2,900.00
ratecalculator.com $2,900.00
aebrasil.com $2,888.00
songhub.com $2,888.00
effectivemanager.com $2,888.00
activationgroup.com $2,870.44
ladaily.com $2,800.00
winefrance.com $2,788.00
gridway.com $2,750.00
ecocyber.com $2,700.00
carolinacardiology.com $2,688.00
vikingtechnology.com $2,600.00
vectorsoft.com $2,600.00
slipware.com $2,588.00
skinwell.com $2,588.00
taxpolls.com $2,588.00
sustainableperformance.com $2,500.00
beye.com $2,500.00
dopper.com $2,500.00
essentialcommodities.com $2,488.00
dealerpad.com $2,488.00
canadianborder.com $2,488.00
newbreakingnews.com $2,488.00
finishtime.com $2,400.00
taximall.com $2,399.00
reinraum.com $2,390.00
accessmore.com $2,388.00
managepay.com $2,388.00
justbids.com $2,300.00
dreamsigns.com $2,300.00
seobacklinks.com $2,250.00
airtravelagent.com $2,188.00
neologica.com $2,100.00
acnservices.com $2,100.00
robotservice.com $2,100.00
humanguide.com $2,100.00
ashcan.com $2,088.00
cowboyexpress.com $2,088.00
schoolscene.com $2,088.00
ichemist.com $2,088.00
waldenmanagement.com $2,000.00
entertainmentmobile.com $2,000.00
localuniversities.com $2,000.00
exads.com $2,000.00
powerofideas.com $2,000.00
klaver.com $2,000.00
aeronomy.com $2,000.00
thehydro.com $2,000.00
acceleratedsuccess.com $1,988.00
madracers.com $1,950.00
janitorialexpress.com $1,888.00
launchworks.com $1,888.00
voicesintime.com $1,888.00
travel-companion.com $1,888.00
blacktoppaving.com $1,888.00
needasitter.com $1,880.00
datadiary.com $1,850.00
thebagel.com $1,812.00
fundingauthority.com $1,811.00
reiseschutz.com $1,800.00
budgetmotelchain.com $1,800.00
mesave.com $1,800.00
heartsign.com $1,800.00
devilskitchen.com $1,800.00
rachelsboutique.com $1,788.00
northmoor.com $1,750.00
healthyhotel.com $1,750.00
theendeavor.com $1,700.00
incomeproducingproperties.com $1,688.00
flashmedical.com $1,688.00
taxitoairport.com $1,688.00
relaxintheair.com $1,688.00
familyandco.com $1,688.00
logonstore.com $1,688.00
paradisesports.com $1,650.00
diamondinvest.com $1,650.00
databackupservice.com $1,600.00
urbantennis.com $1,595.00
printitgreen.com $1,588.00
cyberconsortium.com $1,580.00
campartners.com $1,530.00
thebraindoctor.com $1,520.44
islandrepublic.com $1,520.00
solutionsales.com $1,500.00
brewreview.com $1,500.00
dialus.com $1,500.00
locallandscaping.com $1,500.00
rbenet.com $1,500.00
textgeneration.com $1,500.00
selectview.com $1,500.00
beatnet.com $1,500.00
texasproductions.com $1,500.00
mmgp.com $1,500.00
equitycomp.com $1,500.00
pfresh.com $1,500.00
techroute.com $1,500.00
topreturns.com $1,500.00
naturalforces.com $1,488.00
buildingmarkets.com $1,430.00
sourcejet.com $1,400.00
faithresources.com $1,400.00
seniorsaccess.com $1,388.00
homeshine.com $1,388.00
definedcontributionplans.com $1,355.00
householdbargains.com $1,350.00
firstclassrelocation.com $1,350.00
wildgardens.com $1,350.00
areaprofessionals.com $1,350.00
athomephysicaltherapy.com $1,325.00
indexoption.com $1,300.00
thepodiatrycenter.com $1,300.00
omahafashion.com $1,300.00
merchantmate.com $1,288.00
healthnewsreport.com $1,288.00
travelinsurancedirectory.com $1,288.00
bedfordhouse.com $1,288.00
unicord.com $1,288.00
pianoaccessories.com $1,280.00
scribesolutions.com $1,250.00
skatemasters.com $1,200.00
transferrates.com $1,200.00
papercomputer.com $1,200.00
domainfinders.com $1,200.00
miscelaneo.com $1,188.00
weknowbabies.com $1,188.00
groupfunding.com $1,150.00
lobbycentral.com $1,100.00
hatscaps.com $1,100.00
niftythrifty.com $1,100.00
rentalmarketing.com $1,100.00
cataractdoctors.com $1,088.00
whitejade.com $1,050.00
marylandfinancial.com $1,025.00
runandfun.com $1,000.00
justicedenied.com $1,000.00
pressprints.com $1,000.00
tillmann.com $1,000.00
studybridge.com $1,000.00
sushitokyo.com $1,000.00
softtissuetherapy.com $1,000.00
brainpc.com $1,000.00
signaturerooms.com $1,000.00
splittingimage.com $1,000.00
DealFanatic.com $1,895.00
ViralTrend.com $1,895.00
splashresorts.com $1,870.00
n2t.com $1,750.00
skegguard.com $1,750.00
cloudset.com $1,725.00
MindTracks.com $1,695.00
PlayMillion.com $1,350.00
GeorgeHurrell.com $1,350.00
alrodo.com $1,200.00
WWWFUTBOLTOTAL.com $1,200.00
grolo.com $1,120.00
biwen.com $1,100.00
UrSolutions.com $1,095.00
dentalhandpiecerepair.com $1,063.00
madcam.com $1,055.00
energymanagementtechnologies.com $1,000.00
tantraschool.com $1,000.00
defeataddiction.com $1,000.00

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9 COMMENTS

  1. Which is greater, puzzle.com or puzzles.com? I think puzzle is more brandable, while puzzles would be more of a category killer.

    Is WWWFUTBOLTOTAL.com a typo? The only thing I’m seeing in Google is futboltotal.com.mx & futboltotal.com.co, and futboltotal.com doesn’t resolve. Maybe I’m missing something, but that is one of the worst names I’ve seen in a while.

    • @ Steve

      I don’t mind. From memory, I’ve sold 100% of my domain names on my own, without assistance from aftermarket sites or brokers. I am a full time domain investor though, so it’s essential that I sell my domain names and I am more aggressive than most.

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