Listed below are updates to the top 10 domain sales from a year ago this week, as ranked by DN Journal.

1. ConnectNow.com for $120,000

  • Connectnow is a free service that connects you to the home services and providers you need including electricity, phone, Internet, television, home security and other related offerings.” Owned by Australia-based ComputerShare.  “Connectnow has served Australia as the country’s number one moving home service for more than a decade. In 2008, connectnow launched in New Zealand, and now we’re serving the U.S.” As you would expect, they also control the .com.au. Alexa rank near 5.8 million for the .com.

connect now

2. DublinHotels.com for $38,250

  • Redirects to EuropeHotels.com, with its screenshot below. Acquired by the folks behind Otels.com, “OTELS is the largest family of hotel websites in the world, offering you the fastest way to find a hotel.” I’ve mentioned some of their other acquisitions, such as MexicoCityHotels.com for $45,000, DominicanHotels.com, and HotelSydney.com. They own dozens and dozens (hundreds?) more hotel domains.

DublinHotels

3. TribalWars.com for $34,910

  • An upgrade from the .net, which is where this domain is redirected. Owned by game developer Inno Games, “With over 110 million registered players, InnoGames is one of the worldwide leading developers and publishers of online games. Currently, 300 people from 25 nations are working in the Hamburg-based headquarters.”

TribalWars

4. Build.de for $33,000

  • No site resolves. Whois shows it’s registered to Marcaria, a domain name and trademark protection company.

5. CasualDating.com for $30,000

  • A German-language dating lead gen site. Per Google Translate, this site is for “all who are looking for horny, passionate and sex without commitment.” Alexa rank near 500,000.

CasualDating

6. Salata.com for $24,500

  • An upgrade from MySalata.com. “Salata, the Latin origin of the word salad, is the next generation salad bar, where you can create your own, tossed-to-order fresh and healthy salads and salad wraps. Our service is fast and friendly and our setting is warm, chic and inviting.” Their press page is outdated……they had 11 stores back in 2011, but have opened more since then. 

Salata

7. Able.eu for $23,580

  • With offices in the Netherlands and Belgium, “Able is the specialist in the field of development and (business) processing of innovative software platforms for investment and savings. As a result of a high level of computerisation at a low price, and transparently, we are the trusted partner of asset managers, banks, insurers and pension organisations.”

Able

8. Dissolve.com for $23,000

  • Stock photos are soooo last year. Dissolve is “Royalty-free stock footage for designers and storytellers”. They raised $4.9 million in funding last year. Prices range from $5 – $500, depending upon the type of video clip you choose. Traffic leader for the week, with an Alexa rank near 170,000. They smartly own the typo disolve.com (one s). The video below the screenshot is a nice intro to the company.

Dissolve

You Might Need a Giraffe from Dissolve on Vimeo.

9. Tempt.com for $20,000

  • A photo discovery app, “Tempt is a simple and fun way to consume interesting photos endlessly.”

Tempt

10. Adoor.com for $19,000

  • Domain is parked. Owned by a marketing agency in Hawaii.
 

2 Responses to Update On Top 10 Sales From A Year Ago This Week: Dissolve.com, Salata.com, DublinHotels.com, More

  1. Tory says:

    I look forward to these each week. Dissolve.com might be a good new resource for stock footage…thanks for the tip!

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