Big news:2020 is extraordinary,another two big domain names are sold!

Industry Information 28 Aug 2023 02:47:58 AM By:DN platform editor
Abstract:

As the saying goes, "Rare things are precious." There are only 100 two-digit .com domain names worldwide, and the ones available for trading are even fewer. Short domain names are valued for being "concise and memorable," "easy to input," "

As the saying goes, "Rare things are precious." There are only 100 two-digit .com domain names worldwide, and the ones available for trading are even fewer. Short domain names are valued for being "concise and memorable," "easy to input," "globally recognizable," and "symbolic of strength." They are considered as valuable assets for website building and investment appreciation, highly sought after by both end-users and investors. Recently, according to reports from the Leye platform, a two-character domain name, 84.com, was sold for a price exceeding tens of millions through an intermediary platform. The buyer is a prominent figure known as "Shield Brother," further confirming the allure of premium domain names.

Signifying excellence, holding substantial value.

According to publicly available WHOIS information, the domain name 84.com was registered in 1996, making it 24 years old. Comprising the beloved auspicious numbers "8" and "4" in Chinese culture, "8" sounds like "wealth," and "4" signifies "prosperity all year round." With its short and memorable structure, it is easy to pronounce and remember. In terms of meaning, 84.com has a phonetic resemblance to "bus," and as a universally comprehensible numeric domain name, it is not restricted by regional culture or industry, making it suitable for a wide range of applications.

The buyer revealed that acquiring the domain name 84.com for a high price was not merely an investment or collection move, but rather a strategic decision for a new project. They believe that the domain name's value extends far beyond being a simple web address; it will play a crucial role in later stages of market promotion, product marketing, traffic enhancement, and brand establishment. The buyer firmly believes that utilizing the domain name 84.com for their project will generate a value far beyond the purchase price.

Although the exact details of the project the domain name will be used for remain undisclosed, the buyer's proactive approach aligns with a strategic mindset that not all entrepreneurs possess. It's clear that premium domain names are becoming increasingly vital for enterprises in terms of both application and protection. A quality domain name is akin to a memorable storefront sign, playing a significant role in company promotion and brand image building. Two-digit .com domain names hold immense commercial application value for businesses as well as substantial investment return potential.

Recent transaction records of two-digit .com domain names in recent years:

60.com

The two-digit domain name 60.com was reported to be used by a cryptocurrency platform known as "Coin Lord." According to official announcements from Coin Lord, the domain name 60.com was purchased for 1,000 bitcoins, amounting to over 40 million Chinese Yuan based on the exchange rate at that time.

77.com

In May 2017, the domain name 77.com was reported to be traded. In fact, back in December 2015, it was reported to have been sold for over 5 million USD (about 32 million Chinese Yuan), and its latest transaction price is surely higher than that.

55.com

In 2011, the group buying site WoWoTuan spent $3 million USD (about 21 million Chinese Yuan) to purchase the domain name 55.com, which was then used for their official website. In 2017, this premium domain name was sold to a cryptocurrency platform for trading purposes. The transaction price was likely higher than its previous sale price.

21.com

In 2012, the domain name 21.com was priced at a staggering $2 million USD. In April 2018, foreign media reported that 21.com was acquired by a gambling company. Although the exact transaction price was not disclosed, the gambling industry is financially strong, leading foreign media to speculate that the price exceeded 7 figures in USD.

01.com

In February 2017, the two-digit domain name 01.com was sold for $1.82 million USD (about 12.28 million Chinese Yuan), representing its symbolic value as the number "1."

20.com

In April 2017, the domain name 20.com was reportedly sold for around $1.204 million USD (about 8.1 million Chinese Yuan). The seller, Jason Calacanis, had bought it for $75,000 USD in 2006, making a substantial profit over the span of a decade.

Package of Five Two-Digit Domain Names

On October 15, 2019, a domain name investor known as "Smelly Egg Smashes Cannon" revealed on social media that they sold all their two-digit .com domain names, including 23.com, 32.com, 80.com, 08.com, and 63.com. While the exact transaction price wasn't disclosed, considering the market for two-digit .com domain names, the price for this package of five domain names likely exceeded tens of millions of USD.

Big news:2020 is extraordinary,another two big domain names are sold!

According to incomplete statistics, there are 69 two-digit .com domain names owned by Chinese individuals, representing a significant portion of the market. Short domain names, as virtual assets, serve as solid currency that can be used to earn money through projects or appreciating in value as an investment. Whether in times of prosperity or adversity, holding quality domain names can accompany one's journey, and selling them during challenges can lead to new opportunities for growth.

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