Listed below are updates to the top 10 domain sales from a year ago, as ranked by DN Journal.
1. QUA.com sold for $459,000
This was picked up by Chinese company Qunar, which is publicly traded and has a market cap over $5 billion. They’re working on a travel portal, “Qua.com is a sub-brand of Qunar.com targeting international market. Qunar is popular Chinese travel search site which aims at helping travelers to find travel products and information.” The site has an Alexa rank near 650,000.
2. Amra.com sold for $127,500
A big upgrade from Amra-Music.com, although identical sites are live at each domain. “AMRA is the first of its kind — a global digital music collection society, built on technology and trust. AMRA is designed to maximize value for songwriters and publishers in today’s digital age, while providing the highest level of transparency and efficiency.”
3. RandPaul.com sold for $100,980
This sale got a few headlines when it was announced. The former presidential candidate now has his site geared back towards Kentucky, vs the nation as a whole. This site is the traffic leader for the week, with its Alexa rank near 225,000.
4. BSH.com sold for $100,000
No site resolves, and the owner is under privacy protection.
5. Daikuan.cn sold for $84,750
No site resolves.
6. ATF.com sold for $75,000
Google Translate is tough on this Chinese language site, but it appears that a type of music site, or even a specific artist’s site, is live. Alexa rank near 13 million.
7. Historia.com sold for $60,000
You can see the placeholder below, which has been live for nearly the full year. Alexa rank near 4.8 million.
8. PWX.com sold for $35,000
9. NWN.com sold for $32,220
Both of the LLL.com above are owned by the same individual in China, and no sites resolve at either.
10. XHF.com sold for $29,412
You can see the placeholder below, part of which translates as follows, “Xinhua Finance (XHF.com) is an independent financial information and financial data provider, was established in Beijing in 2015, and set up overseas offices in London, Hong Kong and New York.“