have released the initial list of
premium domain names available for pre-bidding
leading up to their live (in-person and online)
domain name auction at the NamesCon Global
2019 conference. As our
regular readers know, NamesCon
Global, the largest annual domain
industry conference, will be
returning to the Tropicana Hotel
in Las Vegas January
27-30, 2019. The NameJet/ROTD
live auction has consistently been a
highlight of the show and that will
be the case again on Monday, January
28 when the 2019 sale will be
held. It will run from 4pm-7pm (U.S.
Pacific Standard Time) in front of a
standing room online crowd at the
Trop along with a global audience
Pre-bidding and the extended auction will take place on the
NameJet.com auction platform.
The top tier domain names scheduled
to go on the block include Leads.com,
Give.com, Drone.com, TexasHoldem.com,
Prize.com, Bride.com, Broker.com,
Tablets.com and a natural for this
audience, DomainNames.com, to name
just a few. NameJet/ROTD has also
assembled an impressive list of non
.com domains for the auction,
and Boater.club. There will be an estimated
400 names in the overall auction with an estimated
120 domains offered at the live auction.
Last year’s auction resulted in the highest sale in NameJet’s history with
Super.com selling for a $1.2
million. That domain has since been used to create a
$50 million venture-capital fund for the video-game industry.
Another huge sale at last year's auction
was Great.com at $900,000.
& below: Scenes from the
NameJet/RightOfTheDot Live Domain
Auction at the 2018 NamesCon
Conference in Las Vegas last January.
President and Director Monte Cahn
noted, "RightOfTheDot and NameJet have generated
millions in revenue for our clients and sold domain names never before available to a wide array of established companies, start-ups and
individuals. Continuing to raise the overall value for the domain industry is our joint mission, and we look to further that effort with this year’s list of fantastic domain names.”
NameJet General Manager Jonathan
Tenenbaum added, "We are thrilled to once again partner with RightOfTheDot to support the live domain auction at
organizers said that many of the premium domains
up for bid will be priced at no and low reserves to promote competitive bidding and true market prices.
They are also considering
additional domain names for inclusion
in the auction. If you have any that
are of quality comparable to those
already mentioned above you can
submit them at http://rotd.com/auction-submission.
Again, only ultra-premium names will be
Bidders need to know that a NameJet account is required to participate
in the online and live
auctions. Bids for domains may be placed now on the NameJet website. Accepted names will
be continually added to pre-bidding before the start of NamesCon so participants should check the auction page often for new additions and bidding activity. Following the live auction, the online auction will continue on the NameJet website for an additional 16 days, closing on February
December 20, 2018)