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Information.com has been sold
I have just heard that the domain name Information.com has been sold, It was listed for sale at DomainAdvisors.com for $600k and I reached out to Brooke Hernandez the senior sales advisor at Domain Advisors who was handling the sale to get the details and I got back confirmation that the domain name information.com has been sold but unfortunately all the information pertaining to the sale is confidential.
The owner of the domain was Oversee.net and they had it parked through their company DomainSponsor.com, The domain is now under privacy protection using GoDaddy’s Domains by Proxy service and is now parked at Frank Schilling’s Internet Traffic.
Information.com has an Alexa ranking of 12,253 and was registered back in 1994
So what price do you think Information.com Sold for?
This was the press release back on the 20th of June 2012 when it hit the market.
DomainAdvisors, a leading broker of ultra premium domain names, announced today that Information.com has been listed exclusively for sale with their firm. Highly marketable and easy to remember, Information.com offers a unique branding opportunity for a new or established company to capitalize on a universally recognized word included in over 68 million Google searches each month. “A domain name like Information.com offers limitless subdomain possibilities and has a strong and memorable branding association,” said Tessa Holcomb, CEO of DomainAdvisors.
Geoffrey Nunberg, professor at UC Berkeley’s School of Information, created a timeline of the history of information dating back to 20,000 B.C. when cave paintings were used to document important facts and details. Flash forward to 1998 when President Clinton’s full testimony receives millions of hits when it is released on the web, marking the coming of age of the Web as a means for the dissemination of public information. The Information.com domain name offers significant potential to a new or established player to capitalize on the Information Age by creating a convenient channel for both new and savvy Internet users.
Descriptive, generic domain names have historically been the most valuable properties on the Internet. Similar domains that have sold in the past show the potential value of the sale of this domain. Some examples include Social.com that sold for $2.6 million, Find.com for $1.2 million, Files.com for $725,000, Local.com for $700,000, and Answer.com that sold for $550,000.
For additional information or offer guidelines on Information.com, please contact Brooke Hernandez at +1 508 689 9569, ext. 201 or brooke(at)domainadvisors(dot)com.
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