Update on Top 10 Sales from A Year Ago: QR.com, XZ.com, 5.co.uk, Jobs.ca, Symbols.com, More

Dec 05 2014

Listed below are updates to the top 10 domain sales from a year ago this week, as ranked by DN Journal.

1. Jobs.ca for $450,000

  • The flagship domain for a network of jobs sites. “Founded in 2001, jobWings Careers is the largest editor of specialized career sites in Canada with a network of 20 niche boards, federated within jobs.ca” Other sites include HRJob.ca, Retail.ca, TemporaryJobs.ca and more. Alexa rank near 650,000.


2. QR.com for $230,000

  • No site resolves. Owned by a Vincent Cheng of New Zealand, per Whois. One of two LL.com domains sold in the first Heritage Auctions event.

3. XZ.com for $138,000

  • No site resolves. Owned by a Xiaofeng Lin of China, per Whois. The second LL.com sold in the Heritage Auctions event. The value has likely doubled in a year, and there is some good discussion of LL.com’s at this DomainInvesting.com post.

4. Animation.com for $112,125

  • Parked and the owner is under privacy protection.

5. Musique.com for $103,500

  • Strange site, “A place to relax to calm and soothing music. Enjoy the background of nature as you immerse yourself in another part of the world you’ve never experienced. Sit back and enjoy! “


5. Pizza.nl for $103,500

  • Per Google Translate, “On Pizza.NL you find lots of pizza recipes. You can also find here other Italian dishes such as pasta, salad and ice cream!Alexa rank near 5.3 million.


7. Symbols.com for $85,000

  • Traffic leader for the week, with an Alexa rank near 285,000. Owned by Stand4.com, LLC, and they own a related network of sites which includes Abbreviations.com, Phrases.net and Quotes.net. “Praised by the press and awarded several prestigious prizes, including Writer’s Digest’s “Best websites for 2005” and the American Library Association “Best Free Reference Web Sites 2010″, STANDS4 LLC is a leading provider of free online reference resources, serving millions of unique visitors worldwide with genuine content through its network of reference websites and content partners.”


8. 5.co.uk for $67,611

  • A rare single number domain, which redirects to 5.uk. A daily deals site.


9. Humble.com for $50,000

  • An upgrade from HumbleBundle.com. “Name your price for digital bundles of games, books, comics and more! Support charity with your purchase and get cool stuff.


9. LoanCenter.com for $50,000

  • A lead gen site for loans. Alexa rank near 300,000.

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