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Notable Single-Word Dotcom Domain Name Sales

Domain Name Price Source Date Reported
Insure.com $16,000,000 TechCrunch Feb-2009
Sex.com $13,000,000 Reuters Nov-2010
China.com $11,700,000 South China Morning Post Jan-2014
Hotels.com* $11,000,000 The BBC & Forbes Nov-2012
Fund.com $9,999,950 Marketwire Mar-2008
Porno.com $8,888,888 South Florida Business Journal Feb-2015
Diamond.com $7,500,000 CNN
May-2006
Business.com** $7,500,000 TechCrunch Dec-1999
Beer.com $7,000,000 Marketwire          2007

* In 2001, a “company purchased the name Hotels.com for around $11 million“. In 2003, USA Interactive says it struck a $1.1 billion deal to buy…  the site Hotels.com.”

**In 2007, Business.com Inc (company and domain) was successfully resold for more than $340 Million.

Generic single-word dotcom domain names are among the most valuable. They form the foundation of many billion-dollar companies, such as Amazon.com and Hotels.com.

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