Hello, happy Friday, and welcome to my Domain Investing News Highlights for the last week. First things first, the photo above isn’t really what I look like any more so this will be the last time you see it…I shaved my beard this morning, so I’m getting a new cartoon drawn to reflect the new Morgan.
I originally grew the beard because my wife said that she liked it, then yesterday she said, “you know, I think I’ve had enough of the beard” so poof – this morning, shaved it off!
I’m going to a passover sedar at my Dad’s house tonight so safe to say I’m going to surprise a lot of people tonight. Okay, well enough beard news, or lack-of-beard news, onto Domaining News. Here are some of the stories that caught my eye this week.
- Popular sales CRM Close.io acquired Close.com, so now they can call themselves “Close” rather than “Close.io” which is pretty awesome (read more on TheDomains.com)
- Someone listed a ton of keyword .XYZ domains on NameJet and it looks like a lot of them could be pre-releases (read more on DomainGang)
- A Chinese company called XAG announced the acquisition of XA.com for $1.79M (Read more on DomainInvesting.com)
- Mike Sullivan wrote a great article/interview with the founder of Drillers.com on how he went from a few thousand to over 30,000 visitors/month (Read more on DSAD.com)
- Expired domain Toni.com closed at $42,500 on Go Daddy and some people are saying the new buyer overpaid (read more on TheDomains.com)
As usual, if you think I missed anything feel free to include it in the comment section below. Either way, I’d love to hear from you, comment and let your voice be heard!