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Jan 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Domains Marketing News


The domain name has been listed for sale on the popular website marketplace, The sale type is “private sale waiting for an acceptable offer” and is listed for a six month term.

From the auction description:, a domain name that arguably defines the World Wide Web, is a spectacular name for any corporation that is seeking to brand a new product or service with a name that is both instantaneously memorable and so strongly connected with the Internet.

“We have chosen the very popular and highly regarded marketplace,, as our initial platform so that the sale of our super premium domain gets the maximum amount of visibility among our target audience including international corporations, technology startups, brand managers, and worldwide enterprise investors. We feel that the time is right to sell which can be a superb brand for any organization entering into cloud computing, mobile computing, telecommunications, social-Web services, dating, and many other Internet-based marketplaces.”

Dave Slutzkin, Flippa General Manager, added that “We’re seeing an increasing number of great domains like becoming available on Flippa. This trend is largely due to domain owners choosing to get their assets in front of our highly qualified buyer-audience who are looking to add value to the existing domain.”

It is rare for a short and memorable domain name such as to come to the market, and expectations are that there will be substantial interest in the name. The values of generic names such as have been rising dramatically over the last decade as corporations and domain name investors continue to acquire these names for future development opportunities. Recent publicly announced sales of high quality, premium domains include: $5,500,000 $5,100,000 $3,000,000 $1,750,000 $1,700,000 $1,525,000 $1,250,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,058,830 $770,000 $725,000 $675,000 $500,000 $500,000

Reuters recently reported that sold for $8.5 million to Facebook. Once high quality names are acquired, it is rare for them to ever be available again. Website Vital Statistics

Registration Date: 04/01/1993 (Transferred to current registrant in 1996)
Domain Name Characteristics: 5 character, generic, dictionary word
Google Page Rank: 4
Avg. Unique Visitors: 14,000/month
Avg. Page Views: 23,000/month

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