Bidding Starts At $5.5 Million

    May 15, 2008
    WebProNews Staff plans to part with a number of domain names at auction on May 23rd. One of the domains will be, with the highest starting bid in the group.

A number of premium domain names hit the auction block next week. plans to sell a bunch of them, including the aforementioned big ticket domain,

Moniker disclosed a lengthy list of domains to be auctioned during the T.R.A.F.F.I.C. East conference in Orlando. Several intriguing names reside on the list, though none will start with a higher bid than the domain. should be of interest to someone in the financial world. Three-letter domains have been bought up for years, and an actual word possesses even more value. It’s an instant branding boost to whoever buys it.

Some of the million-dollar and up domains include,, and Moniker CEO Monte Cahn expects to see these domains in the $1 million to $5 million range.

Another domain,, could draw much more interest than its $250,000 to $500,000 range. We think interest in this could come from several sectors, like legal, insurance, and financial companies.

If the show’s fortunes were as strong as they have been in prior years, we think would be a lock to draw interest from Fox and American Idol. Many of the domains may be found on Moniker’s site.