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Some of the “Most Expensive Domain Names of All Time” (and their .co.com prices)

Business Insider published a list of the most expensive domains of all time here. Following are some of the generic terms on the list that are available in .co.com along with the asking price:

MM.com ($1,200,000) – MM.co.com $6,860 

Cameras.com ($1,500,000) – Cameras.co.com $3,200 

Ticket.co.com ($1,525,000) – Ticket.co.com $3,000 

DataRecovery.com ($1,659,000) DataRecovery.co.com $3,830 

Auction.com ($1,700,000) Auction.co.com $5,770 

Dating.com (1,750,000) Dating.co.com $10,000

Fly.com ($1,760,000) Fly.co.com $9,650 

37.com ($1,968,000) 37.co.com $2,540 

Computer.com ($2,100,000) Computer.co.com $8450 

KK.co.com ($2,400,000) KK.co.com $3,950 

Click on any of the links above to make an offer on Afternic, or email .co.com Registry at DomainSales (@) .co.com

 

.co.com – 10,000 Domains and Gaining Momentum at 1 Year Anniversary

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; February 24, 2015

.co.com Registry celebrated its 1 year anniversary by announcing more than 10,000 domains have been registered – more than most ICANN new gTLDs – and demand is accelerating.

“Momentum began building in December when .co.com Registry had more domain registrations and revenue than any month since launch. Most encouraging is the quality of the websites going live on .co.com”, said Ken Hansen, CEO, co.com LLC.

Countries with existing third-level domain extensions (e.g. co.uk, com.au) have generated the strongest demand for .co.com. In fact, 40% of all .co.com registrations have come from companies and organizations located in the UK where there are 7MM+ .co.uk domains. Many companies are using their .co.com domain rather than their country code top-level domain to better reach potential outside of their borders.

Following are some of the highlights from the past year:

Sunrise Period for Trademark Holders. Architelos Partnership. .co.com Registry announces the start of Sunrise Period during which trademark holder can register .co.com domain, and partnership with Architelos LLC,  use of NameSentry service to monitor phishing, pharming, spamming and malware. Read more.

Landrush Begins. Premium Domains Released. .co.com Registry releases tens of thousands of premium names to get .co.com domains to encourage adoption and development. Read more.

.co.com General Availability Begins with 200+ accredited Registrars. .co.com launches with 200+ registrars become accredited to sell .co.com domain names. Read more.

Sedo and CentralNic Announce .co.com on MLS. – Sedo announces .co.com premium domain first extension available under a Sedo MLS partnership with CentralNic. Read More.

Mobile.co.com Sells for $25K, Makes Top 10 Sales on DNJournal. mobile.co.com sells for $25K and makes DNJournal’s top ten sales, coming in at #4. Read More.

.co.com City Domain Auction Nets $22K. co.com partners with NameJet to conduct an auction of popular city domains. The auction nets $22K in sales. Read More.

Legal Brand Marketing Acquires .co.com Legal Domains.  Braden Pollock’s Legal Brand Marketing acquires 14 legal themed .co.com premium domains for development. Read More.

Those interested in registering a .co.com domain name, or in .co.com premium names can learn more, and find a .co.com registrar at https://registry.co.com

About co.com LLC – The co.com LLC domain registry offers businesses short and memorable .co.com domain names ending in the popular .com extension. .co.com domain names are available through a worldwide distribution network of domain name registrars and resellers.

MEDIA CONTACT
co.com, LLC
Ken Hansen
media@co.com
+1(513) 580-4222

 

Legal Brand Marketing Acquires Premium .co.com Domains

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; November 19, 2014

co.com LLC, announced today that Legal Brand Marketing, LLC has acquired a premium portfolio of law-related .co.com domain names, including Law.co.com and Attorney.co.com.  Legal Brand Marketing, plans to develop and launch websites for each domain.  Financial terms were not disclosed.

Legal Brand Marketing is a leading publisher of law-related websites and provider of marketing services to law firms including: lead generation, website development, graphic design and domain names.

The launch of .co.com represents a second opportunity to register keyword domains that end in the popular .com.  “We are very pleased to have the opportunity to develop the very best law-related keyword domains into websites,” said Braden Pollock, Founder of Legal Brand Marketing.

The full list of domain names includes:

Law.co.com
Attorney.co.com
Attorneys.co.com
Lawyer.co.com
Lawyers.co.com
DUI.co.com
DWI.co.com
Divorce.co.com
Bankruptcy.co.com
Injury.co.com
Accident.co.com
Accidents.co.com
DUIattorneys.co.com
DWIattorneys.co.com

“New .co.com websites are going live every day.  Given the reputation and track record of Braden Pollock and the Legal Brand Marketing team, we are especially pleased about their plans to develop this legal domain portfolio,” said Ken Hansen, CEO, co.com LLC.

There are still many premium .co.com domains available. .co.com and NameJet are currently conducting a NO RESERVE auction of 50 of the world’s most well known cities at http://www.namejet.com/featuredauctions/codotcom  Those interested in registering a .co.com domain name, or in .co.com premium names can learn more, and find a co.com registrar at https://registry.co.com

About co.com LLC – The .co.com domain registry offers businesses short and memorable .co.com domain names ending in the popular .com extension. .co.com domain names are available through a worldwide distribution network of domain name registrars and resellers.

MEDIA CONTACT
co.com, LLC
Ken Hansen
media@co.com
+1(513) 580-4222

 

Mobile.co.com, Movil.co.com Sell for $32K

Registry for .co.com Announces Premium Domain Sales to Mobile Corporation

 

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; November 17, 2014

co.com LLC announced today that the premium domains names mobile.co.com and movil.co.com have been sold to the freelancing and mobile “micro jobbing” company, Mobile Inc. for $32K. Mobile.co.com was sold for $25K and Movil.co.com sold for $7K. Igloo.com represented co.com Registry as the broker on this sale.

“We are very pleased to have an innovative company like Mobile Corporation acquire these domains names. Their interest in securing these premium .co.com domains, further validates the value of short memorable domain names ending in .com,” said Ken Hansen, CEO. Co.com LLC.

“The .co.com extension is an attractive alternative given the many keywords and brandable names that are available. Companies in the countries with existing .co.ccTLD and com.ccTLD extensions (e.g. co.uk, com.au) will find .co.com particularly attractive given the ubiquity of third-level domain names in those markets.” said Tessa Holcomb, CEO, Igloo.

There are still many premium .co.com domains available. .co.com and NameJet are currently conducting a NO RESERVE auction of 50 of the world’s most well known cities at http://www.namejet.com/featuredauctions/codotcom

Those interested in registering a .co.com domain name, or in .co.com premium names can learn more, and find a co.com registrar at https://registry.co.com.

About co.com LLC – The .co.com domain registry offers businesses short and memorable .co.com domain names ending in the popular .com extension. .co.com domain names are available through a worldwide distribution network of domain name registrars and resellers.

MEDIA CONTACT
co.com, LLC
Ken Hansen
media@co.com
+1(513) 580-4222

Major City .co.com Domain Names Offered at No Reserve on NameJet

NameJet in partnership with co.com Registry are bringing 50 worldwide major city domain names to the domain name aftermarket.

Kirkland, WA (PRWEB) November 04, 2014

NameJet, the world’s leading aftermarket domain name auction platform, has partnered with the co.com Registry to make available 50 domain names of some of the most recognizable cities in the world. These highly desirable domains are being offered for auction with no reserve prices and include names like london.co.com, paris.co.com, nyc.co.com, beijing.co.com, moscow.co.com, and many more.

“These are great .co.com names, ending in the popular .com, and are being offered with no reserve prices, creating an opportunity to own a major city domain at a fraction of what the .com version would cost,” said Jonathan Tenenbaum, General Manager, NameJet.

The window to backorder these domains will begin to close on 11/20/2014, followed by three day private auctions for domains that have multiple bidders. Visit http://www.namejet.com/featuredauctions/codotcom to see the complete listing.

About NameJet
NameJet, a joint venture between eNom, Inc., a subsidiary of Rightside (NASDAQ: NAME) and Network Solutions, LLC, a subsidiary of Web.com (NASDAQ: WWWW), is the world’s leading domain name auction platform. Launched in 2007, NameJet has since processed more than 200,000 domain auctions on its award-winning and easy-to-use website. With an exclusive inventory of expired and deleted domains from several of the largest registrars, plus top-quality premium name listings and drop-catching services, NameJet is the industry’s most trusted auction and aftermarket services provider.

About co.com Registry
The .co.com domain registry offers businesses short and memorable .co.com domain names ending in the popular .com extension. .co.com domain names are available through a worldwide distribution network of domain name registrars and resellers. Learn more, and find a co.com registrar at https://registry.co.com.

Why register .co.com? #1: Short Memorable Domains Ending in .com

I am often asked, “why should I get a .co.com domain name?”  It’s an obvious and fair question. Over the next few weeks, in a series of posts, I will share with you what I believe are very compelling reasons to register a .co.com. So, reason #1…

Reason #1 Availability: Short memorable domain names ending in the popular .com

It is now common practice to check the availability of the .com domain name when attempting to come up with a company or product name. Anyone who has tried to hand-register an English dictionary word .com can tell you, “they’re gone”. There are literally none. Even two word names (that make sense) are hard to find. Oh sure, you can still buy premium .com domain names on marketplaces, through brokers, at auction or directly from their current owners. Prices for those domains are typically in the hundreds, thousands, tens-of-thousand, and sometimes in the millions of dollars. If your business can afford to do that, assuming the ROI makes it justifiable, by all means you should get it. In fact, investing in the very best .com domains can often be the difference between success and failure… if the name is available, and you can afford it.

co.com domainsFor most small businesses (most businesses are small), however, buying the very best .com domain name for their business is just not possible. Large companies, or the well funded, end up with the very best .com names.

Despite the scarcity of “good” .com domains, every year 20-30 million new .com domains are registered. Most of these registrations are 3+ words, made up words, or hyphenated words. In other words, registrants are settling for ugly long, unmemorable third, fourth or fifth choice .com domain names because their first choice was gone. Some registrants will opt for a shorter name in .info, .biz, .net, .us, etc. or one of the new gTLDs.

Although there are hundreds of alternatives now, most registrars can expect most of their registrations this year to be .com domain names. Some registrants simply prefer a domain that ends in .com to the tune of 75,000-100,000 each day.

If you are one of those businesses or individuals that simply prefer a domain that ends in .com, don’t settle for a long, hyphenated, made up, or 3+ word domain name. Register a .co.com domain and get your first choice – a short, memorable, single word .co.com domain.

Find your .co.com domain and register at one of our featured registrars: https://registry.co.com/registrars

 

.co.com Enters “General Availability” Phase Today! (July 8th)

We are excited to announce that .co.com will enter the live General Availability registration phase today, Tuesday, July 8th at 16:00 GMT (12 noon EDT). This is a major milestone for .co.com and for our company.

As we look ahead with great anticipation, it is also a good time to reflect on the past few months. Our Landrush registrations were strong. It’s a very competitive market with an increasing number of choices. In this environment, despite our pricing being much higher than many of the new gTLDs, total registrations are now in the single-digit thousands, without deep discounting, giveaways or gimmicks.

.co.com is getting the greatest uptake in the 218 countries where third level names are commonplace (UK, Australia, South Africa, Brazil, Korea, Japan, etc.). Registrants have been able to get the keyword names they’ve wanted, but have long gone in .com or their respective ccTLD.

Some registrants in those countries also realize that a .co.com domain will rank better in global search than a ccTLD (all else being equal). As most of our readers know, ccTLDs rarely rank high in search engines when searches come from someplace other than a company’s home country.

Registrants are also finding that .co.com, unlike new gTLDs, often come with existing traffic they can monetize. That can either be a boost to their existing traffic, or get their new site off to a running start. Traffic is something you typically do not get when registering a new gTLD or a third choice .com or ccTLD.

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Having said that, the biggest factor influencing registrants is that .co.com ends in the familiar and popular .com extension. There are still 30 million+ .com ads every year and most of them are hyphenated multi-word, third or fourth choice domains. The .co.com extension provides a chance for companies to get the short memorable keywords that are long gone in .com, and .co, and ccTLDs for that matter.

We’ve been suggesting that registrars show a .co.com in search results when the .com is not available, and there is no strong signal for a new gTLD. Registrars who are doing this are seeing excellent conversion rates, even at the higher Landrush pricing. We’re looking forward to seeing the results when lower General Availability pricing takes effect today.

Most importantly, we are very encouraged to see websites going live. Here are some of the sites that have chosen to brand themselves with a short memorable .co.com domain:

http://Programmer.co.com/
Code recipes for the daily programmer

http://aska.co.com
Geneva-based ASKA provides moving services for valuable assets (“Vauling”)

http://GlobalEnglish.co.com
Hola! Learn English via Skype

http://Quingo.co.com
.co.com gets around… on mobility scooters

New sites appear every day. We’ve been posting and tweeting about them, and will begin featuring them on this website as well. If you see a .co.com “in the wild” please let us know!

Thank you again to those who have registered a .co.com during our Landrush Phase, and to those in the domain name industry who have been so supportive. A special thanks goes to our registrar distribution channel for all their excellent work to promote .co.com during a very busy time for them. More registrars are going live today, with others to follow. We now look forward to continuing our journey with you as we grow the .co.com community.

https://registry.co.com

.co.com Releases Tens-of-Thousands Premium Domain Names

Release Aimed at Encouraging Website Development

If you are looking for short memorable domain names that end in the popular .com extension, we have big news. We are excited to announce the release of most of our premium .co.com domain names for “hand-registration”. The domain names we are releasing are far more valuable than the standard registration fee, but getting .co.com domain names registered and into the hands of those who would develop them, will raise the visibility and awareness of .co.com, and generate even stronger registration volumes.

.co.com Domain Names Despite the number of early-bird registrations we’re seeing each day, there are still thousands of ultra premium .co.com domains left on the table to pick up during our Landrush phase.  Also note that the .co.com Landrush is a little different to other new gTLDs because there are no auctions – if you see a name you want, register it, and it’s yours immediately, first-come, first-served. Many of the names being released have existing traffic, but are best monetized through development or sold to a retail buyer (who will then develop a website). Some of the domains we are releasing are amongst the top 500 public name sales of all time.

Here is a small sample of names that can be hand-registered now:

…and tens of thousand more.

(Source: Namebio.com and DNPric.es. Prices accurate at time of posting)

In the coming days, we will also be announcing a significant adjustment to our remaining premium domain name pricing as well. Many of those with traffic will likely to be cash-flow positive in year-one if simply parked. If developed, of course, the potential is even greater. How do we know? We are seeing the traffic now, and have historical data going back for years. In the coming weeks we plan to make traffic data for specific domain names available publicly, so you can see for yourself.

Get the best of these domain names now, because the name you want may be gone when General Availability starts on July 8th.

Search for your .co.com at https://registry.co.com, or at one of our participating registrars at https://registry.co.com/registrars.

Download the full list of released names at https://registry.co.com/co.com-released-names-june2014.xls

 

Landrush Period Open! Early bird .co.com domains now available on a first-come first-served basis

We hit another exciting milestone here at .co.com LLC as we launch the official “Landrush Period”, meaning that .co.com domain names are now open to any and all registrants on a first-come, first-served basis, and go live within minutes of registration. So far more than 200 Registrars have partnered with us to offer .co.com to the public, and there are still more coming on board.

From today (April 8th) through July 8th, .co.com registrations are fully open to any Registrant on a first-come, first-served basis. General availability will begin on July 8th.

“Demand for domain names ending in .com remains very strong. Last year over 30 million .com domains were registered. “Most of those names were very long, hard to remember, and not ideal for marketing”, says Ken Hansen, CEO, co.com LLC. “When given a choice, many users will opt for the shorter name with a .co.com extension”, he continued.

Find a participating Registrar and get your .co.com domain here: http://registry.co.com/registrars/

Read the full press release here: http://registry.co.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/co.com-Landrush-Press-Release-Apr08-2014.pdf