GWOP Report: Multimillion Dollar Domain Names

A typical domain name might cost you around $12 bucks, but not if your looking for one that captures a popular industry in cyberspace.  From sex to money to shopping, check out these pricey domain names and how much they have sold for.
Business.com has reigned as the world’s most expensive domain name, founded by former Walt Disney Internet Group chairman Jake Winebaum and Earthlink founder Sky Dayton.  
Match.com founder and entrepreneur Gary Kremen decided to get out of the adult entertainment industry and sold Sex.com for $15 million in cash and stock back in 2006.
Popular kids store, Toys R Us bought domain Toys.com in 2009 for $5.5 million.
Checkout full list below:
Notable Names, Pricey Domains
Business.com
$350 million (2007)
Internet.com
$18 million (2009)
Sex.com
$15 million (2010)
Diamond.com
$7.5 million (2006)
Beer.com
$7 million (2004)
Toys.com
$5.5 million (2008)
Clothes.com
$4.9 million (2008)
Vodka.com
$3 million (2006)

Source: Domain Name Journal

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