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By Derek Iwasiuk
May 11, 2006

Austin, TX - The four letter domain name, is now for sale on

The opening bid is listed at $7,500 usd, for what may soon start a seven day auction. The reserve price is set at a level close to the first few bids, so the highest bidder is sure to soon get the domain at a secure and open market environment. is not identifiable with any specific industry, so it can be associated with an industry that has not yet developed a strong presence on the Internet. This neutrality allows the domain to be applied and branded as you wish, with little residual traffic from intuitive portal searches or browser type-ins.

“On the Internet a proper name is more important for brand building than a generic or common name. For example, the leading auction site on the net is not, it is”, said Federico Iglesias, Global Brands consultant who originally registered the domain in 1999 to launch Project RedX in Mexico. “RedX dot COM is available now, and it is a great domain name: simple, short and easy to spell. The term is also easy to remember as a meaningful two-word phrase in the English language and many other languages like Spanish where “red” means “network”.

This offering also includes domain name Both domain names help achieve valuable higher positioning in search engine results, and are ideal for a business looking to develop a strong brand on the Internet.


A leading domain-name exchange based in Orlando, Fla., is the most recognized name in the secondary domain name industry. The company boasts an extensive exchange network, where partner domain name registrars refer buyers of aftermarket domains and earn commissions from Afternic. Afternic provides a "one-stop shop" where consumers can buy secondary domains in a secure, anonymous environment. Some of the industry's leading registrars-including, and -- are Afternic partners. The company has experienced triple-digit annual growth since its acquisition in 2002 from

About Federico Iglesias

Federico Iglesias is an Internet Strategist specialized on Business Development for Global Brands. He leads executive teams responsible for the introduction of innovative products and services in Mexico and Latin America.

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