July 21, 2005 — Domain registrar and marketplace operator Sedo (sedo.com) said on Thursday that the domain name website.com was sold through its domain brokerage program for $750,000, the highest valued domain sale this year. Sedo facilitated each phase of the negotiation and domain transfer process.
“The $750,000 price tag of website.com represents the highest-valued sale in the domain name market this year, and Sedo is honored to serve as the marketplace that matched its seller with an eager buyer,” says Matt Bentley, CEO of Sedo.com. “By utilizing Sedo’s premium domain brokerage program, website.com was able to maximize interest among domain buyers, enabling the seller to get the optimal price for a premium domain name.”
The company says its program helped generate more than 50 bids for the website.com domain.