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Thoughts on the 1 million's auction in LasVegas
1. The auction sold just shy of $1 million worth of domain names. It’s not the glory years of 7 or 8 years ago, but that’s a total I don’t think we’ve seen in a while at a domainer conference auction.

2. The sell-through rate of about 65% is excellent. ROTD was able to seed the auction with domains guaranteed to sell by doing pre-bidding on the SnapNames platform.

3. You might say the headline sale was at $350,000. I’d argue it was at $140,000. That’s a headline-grabbing number for a new TLD. This is certainly one of .Club’s best domain names, and it’s a record setting price for a new TLD (at least that is public information). This is an all cash, upfront purchase, unlike and (both of which sold in deals valued at $100,000).

4. A lot of good keywords in new TLDs sold for about $1,000-$3,000, which seems reasonable to me:,,,, for example

5. With the exception of a few new TLDs, the auction results were dominated by .com.

From Domain Name Wire

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