Flashback Websites: Domain Parking Companies

Yesterday on the Flashback Website series we looked at domain name registration companies and how they used look in the past and today we look at Domain Parking Companies… There has been so many parking companies that appeared that have either closed down due to acquisition or simply aren’t at the forefront of domain name parking anymore. The main players today are probably Domain Name Sales, Bodis who also owns TrafficZ,  Sedo, Rook Media who own Domain Sponsor, Parking Crew who recently acquired Name Drive and yes there are some others also who offer a great service such as Michael Gilmour’s company Park Logic and others like Above etc.

NameDrive.com – 13th of December 2006 – Parking Crew now owns Name Drive

NameDrive.com - Feb 28th, 2015

DomainSpa.com – 4th of May 2005 – RIP Igal

DomainSpa.com - Apr 28th, 2015

Bodis.com – 27th of May 2007

Bodis.com - Jan 5th, 2015

RookMedia.Net – 27th of November 2011

RookMedia.net - May 18th, 2015

TrafficZ.com – 25th of October 2007 – Bodis now owns TrafficZ

TrafficZ.com - Jun 28th, 2015

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DomainSponsor.com – 1st of July 2005 – Now owned by Rook Media

DomainSponsor.com - Jun 24th, 2015

Parked.com – 29th of October 2007

Parked.com - Aug 14th, 2013

Sedo.com – 4th of May 2005

Sedo.com - Jun 9th, 2015

WhyPark.com – 28th of November 2006

WhyPark.com - Aug 14th, 2013

DomainNameSales.com (InternetTraffic.com) – 12th of March 2006 Before Frank Schilling turned this domain into a parking company.

DomainNameSales.com - Sep 11th, 2013

Skenzo.com – 17th of November 2006

Skenzo.com - Aug 14th, 2013

HitFarm.com – 30th of January 2008 – This was Kevin Ham’s Parking Company – The Business 2.0 cover story “The Man Who Own’s The Internet”

HitFarm.com - Apr 23rd, 2015

DDC.com – 23rd of June 2007

DDC.com - Aug 15th, 2013

SmartName.com – 6th of July 2006

SmartName.com - Apr 14th, 2014

Above.com – 5th of November 2009

Above.com - Aug 22nd, 2014

ParkLogic.com – 7th of December 2007

ParkLogic.com - Aug 23rd, 2013

TheParkingPlace.com – 21st of November 2011

TheParkingPlace.com - Feb 8th, 2013

HotKeys.com – 27th of April 2009

HotKeys.com - Aug 15th, 2013

DomainParking.co.uk – 25th of February 2008

DomainParking.co.uk - Dec 24th, 2013

Imodo.com – 3rd of January 2008

ImodO.com - Jan 3rd, 2008

RevenueDriver.com – 19th of June 2009

RevenueDriver.com - Aug 20th, 2014

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Robbie Ferguson is an Internet Entrepreneur, Domain Investor, Domain Broker, Blogger and founder of various websites and eCommerce businesses such as ScreenProtectors.co.uk

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