KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 05, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rightside® (Nasdaq:NAME), a leading provider of domain name services that advance the way businesses and individuals define and present themselves online, today announced that it will be participating in an auction of some of the Internet's most valuable domain names as part of NamesCon's January 10-13 celebration of all things domain-related in Las Vegas.
In keeping with the recent boom of 1, 2, and 3-character second-level domain sales, Rightside will be adding premium domains, including the following:
The live auction begins January 11, with the extended auction continuing through January 21 and will be conducted by Internet consulting, brokerage, and licensed auction firm
RightOfTheDot. There are 400+ names included in pre-bidding through RightOfTheDot's online auction partner, NameJet. You can see more details about the auction and bid on the complete list of names at http://www.namejet.com/featuredauctions/liveauction.
"We are very bullish on the new top-level domain extensions, and are pleased that Rightside is placing these premium domain assets into the live and online auction inventory," said Monte Cahn, President and Director of RightOfTheDot, LLC. "The value of short domain names continues to rise,
so we anticipate that this year's auction will set new sales records!"
"NamesCon has become the central event for an industry that is on fire," said Rightside Vice President of Sales, Matt Overman. "We're excited to participate in the auction and expect a lot of activity for these premium names. We also look forward to connecting with fellow domain name enthusiasts as we work together to redefine the way people around the world interact with and think about domains."
If auctions featuring some of the most valuable domains on the market isn't your cup of tequila, the Rightside team is coming prepared with a copy of the latest installment of the Rightside eBook, Domains for Every Name:
Essential Tools to Guide Discovery of Your Brand, Products, and Content.
And, if waving a paddle and brushing up on your digital marketing know-how isn't sufficient enticement, DJ Statton will be in the house performing at the Sunday night Opening Party as well as Monday night at Hakkasan. By day, Statton Hammock is the Vice President of Business & Legal Affairs, but by night (and weekends) Statton mixes it up to keep the domain crowd shaking their booties.
Rightside® inspires and delivers new possibilities for consumers and businesses to define and present themselves online. The company, with its affiliates, is a leading provider of domain name services, offering one of the industry's most
comprehensive platforms for the discovery, registration, usage, and monetization of domain names. In addition to being a new gTLD registry operator, Rightside is home to some of the most admired brands in the industry, including eNom and Name.com. NameJet is a joint venture between Rightside, Web.com, and
Sedo. Headquartered in Kirkland, WA, Rightside has offices in North America, Europe, and Australia. For more information please visit www.rightside.co.
Director, Corporate Communications
Source: Rightside Group, Ltd.
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