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Metaverse "Meta" is the hot Pie!

Since FB rebranded their "parent" company to Meta, the domain crowd has gone wild, creating meta brands for tech companies to launch on!

Meta domain names have been selling fast and for high ROI: $175k $149k $100k $100k $60k $53k $45k$40k $35k ...the list goes on and on!

SquareUP rebrands to

The rebrand to an .xyz domain has caused some what of a stir among domainers, some view this extension to be inferior to other extensions like the .com or .io

This rebrand is certainly good news for the owner of whose traffic has rocketed due to the publicity and people hitting up the .com apposed to .xyz which is why it's important to own your .com in addition to other extensions. Brand perception and familiarity - people automatically presume big brands own the .com The rebrand however has also been a massive boost for .xyz extension as investors ears perk up!

During 2021, 145,660 sales $100+ were recorded totalling over $171m An additional 650,993 sales below $100 were recorded totalling over $12m

2021 Domain Sales:

7 figure sales - $3.3m $3.1m $2.5m $2m $2m $2m $1.94m $1.35m $1.25m $1.15m $1m
6 figure sales - $850k $812k $792k $750k $632k $625k $600k $550k $542k $503k $450k $450k
5 figure sales - $99k $96k $96k $92k $92k $90k $89k $88k $88k $88k $87k $86k
French President Files UDRP For

Emmanuel Macron has filed a UDRP at the World Intellectual Property Organization to take control of his name . WIPO Case number D2022-0035 filed this week along with 3 other UDRP's

In addition to, the French President filed UDRPs against;

Domain names as an investment class

Domain names are often over looked by so many "mainstream investors" who these days pay 6/7 figures for a cartoon monkey but don't see the value in owning what is the original NFT of the web, an IP name which can be turned into a global brand like or

Domain names are appreciating assets, balance sheet assets not P&L expense! just like a silly NFT cartoon monkey, domain names have value, but real life applicable value which can yield an extremely high ROI without even developing the name.

In a world turning digital, having a domain name portfolio as an asset should be more logical than spending money on an NFT cat!

Quick flip or long term either way the ROI can be substantial for example;

Quick flip: acquired for $9 sold it 14 days later for $7500 that's a yield of over 83233%

Long term yield: (not mine) registered in 1995 for probably around $20 sold in 2009 for $275k then again in 2021 $3.14m

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