Posts Tagged ‘Namemedia’

Congratulations to NameMedia on Smartname and Afternic sale.

Written on September 20th, 2013 by directnavigationno shouts

About 7 years ago, we sold Smartname.com to Namemedia. At that time we built the company from one of the first domain parking programs to a leader in it’s field. […]

SmartName Shuts Down Smartname Classic- The End of An Era

Written on June 3rd, 2010 by directnavigation7 shouts

A week or so before June 1st, I received a call from Namemedia telling me that Smartname Classic, the last system that Ari and I used when we ran Smartname, […]

Jeff Bennett, President/COO of NameMedia, Leaves Direct Navigation Industry

Written on May 24th, 2010 by directnavigation4 shouts

Jeff Bennett, an icon in the Search, Direct Navigation and Domain Media business, Is leaving NameMedia. He has taken on the role of CEO for Swaptree.com. Jeff is one of […]

Afternic Weekly Sales keeps hitting $600K

Written on December 23rd, 2009 by directnavigationno shouts

Afternic Sales has been pretty steady this quarter. $600,000 in sales with about 400 names selling last week. Nice buys include upholsterers.com for $4,000.00, firstserve.com $3,000.00 and davefitzgerald.com $488.00. Why […]

Over 600k in Afternic Sales Last Week

Written on December 15th, 2009 by directnavigationno shouts

There were ~500 domain sales representing nearly $600k worth of domain sales. Additionally, there were many private sales, including one’s for $67.5k, $12.5k and $12k, that could not be reported. […]