The Clubcard Websites team is currently booked through the Spring of 2016 Please check back in March 2016 when we will be happy to build your online presence.

Most Expensive Domain Names

Category: Internet, Release Date: 19-May-2011

The value of an easy-to-remember domain name cannot be underestimated in helping users find your site. Back in the early days of the internet (when domain names were free!) people were able to snap up popular words or phrases easily and resell a few years later for massive profits. Here is a sampling of some of the highest-priced domains and what they sold for:

  •, sold to QuinStreet for $16 million in 2009.
  • sold for $14 million in 2006
  • sold for $9,999,950 in 2008.
  • sold for $9.5 million in 2007.
  • sold for $7.5 million in 1999.
  • sold for $7.5 million. 
  • sold for $7 million dollars. 
  •, sold for $5.88 million in 2004.
  •, sold for $5.5 million in 2003. 
  •, sold to Toys ‘R Us for $5.1 million in 2009.
  • sold for $5.1 million in 2000. 
  • sold for $5 million. 
  • sold for $3.25 million. 

It’s hard to find a dot com that is available, but with new domains being released often (such as .co or the newly approved .xxx) there is still a chance you could secure the perfect domain for your business. Or who knows, maybe you’ll get lucky and your new domain will be at the top of the list above.

Other Stories You Might Like

  • How fast is your site? Ask Google....

    Last week Google introduced a new tool to their Google Labs toolbox, Page Speed Online (http://pages..

  • Landscape Architect Tracy Penner: New Site Launch

    We’re proud to say we recently launched a site for Vancouver based landscape architect Tracy P..

  • The Page of the Month is here!!

    ( Its March and at ClubcardWebsites it means we have a..

  • Goodbye IE6!

    Microsoft is slowly letting go of its baby Internet Explorer 6. It’s setup the Internet Explor..

  • Pat Patricelli: Importing site example

    We are happy to announce that we've gone live with a new website for Realtor - Top Producer - Pat Pa..

  • Microsoft.NET vs Java

    The discussion between Microsoft vs Java technology has gone beyond the developers' online forms and..

  • Using Twitter to Promote your Business - A Beginners Guide

    Twitter is a great way to connect with friends and accquiantances, but how do you use that power to ..