Sedo Announces Top 10 Domain Sales of 2013

December Sale of Jobs.ca Wins Most Valuable Public Domain Sale from Leading Domain Marketplace

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – December 19, 2013 – Sedo, the world’s largest domain marketplace and monetization provider, today announced its 2013 list of the highest-valued public domain sales of the year. Leading the list is Jobs.ca, which closed just days ago at $450,000, stealing the top honors from Body.com at $380,000. Another notable name in the top ten is Sandwich.com, one of the names sold as part of Yahoo’s auction of more than 100 domain names in late November, which sold for $137,500.

The complete list of public top domain sales includes:

jobs.ca                 $450,000 USD
body.com           $380,000 USD
yinhang.com     $300,000 USD
dji.com                $300,000 USD
moms.com        $252,000 USD
apuestas.com   $165,000 EUR
moneta.com     $150,000 USD
elend.com         $140,000 USD
sandwich.com  $137,500 USD
partners.com    $125,000 USD

Historically, .com names have accounted for most spots on annual sales list a trend that continued in 2013 with the exception of Jobs.ca ranking as this year’s highest valued sale. As ICANN, the Internet’s governing body, manages its historic rollout of hundreds of new domain extensions in 2014, the inclusion of non-.com extensions in top annual sales lists could likely continue.

“Despite the looming changes to the domain industry, the top ten list shows that it has been an incredibly successful year for .com, and the appearance of Jobs.ca on the top sales list points to the fact that non-.com TLDs are selling at high values as well,” said Tobias Flaitz, CEO at Sedo. “.Com names are clearly still valuable and making big sales, and next year it will be exciting to see if we will have a wider array of domain extensions in the top sales list as consumers and businesses open up to the idea of new domain endings such as .shop, .web and many more.”

About Sedo
Sedo, an acronym for “Search Engine for Domain Offers,” is the leading domain marketplace and monetization provider. Headquartered in Cologne, Germany and with offices in London, England and Cambridge, Mass., Sedo has assembled the world’s largest database of domain names for sale, with more than 17 million listings. The success of Sedo’s model has attracted a global base of more than 2 million members.